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Young children ages 3-6 are invited to learn Spanish through music! We are partnering with Lessonface, a platform that connects students with great teachers for online classes, to offer free live group music lessons. This beginner course is a 4-week series for young children and their caregivers. It will run for an hour on four consecutive Tuesdays, beginning on July 21 at 11 a.m. Spanish Through Music combines music and language, with songs, rhythmic patterns, specific melodies, and live instruments. Children will be exposed to Spanish for the full duration of the class, learning 5 -10 specific words per class.Participating families do need not need any specific instruments or prior Spanish-speaking experience, but they will need a computer/tablet with a webcam for Zoom. Registration is required once for the entire 4-week session (July 21, July 28, August 4, and August 11). Multiple children (ages 3-6) in each household are welcome to attend together, but please register only one child per household.Please make sure to include your email address to ensure that you receive the Zoom invite.
Beginner piano classes for kids ages 7-12! We are partnering with Lessonface, a platform that connects students with great teachers for online classes, to offer free live group music lessons. This course is a 4-week beginner piano series. It will run for an hour on four consecutive Thursdays, beginning on July 23 at 4 p.m. Participating children will need access to a keyboard or piano, as well as a computer/tablet with a webcam for Zoom. Registration is required once for the entire 4-week session (July 23, July 30, August 6, and August 13). Multiple children (ages 7-12) in each household are welcome to attend together, but please register only one child per household.Please make sure to include your email address to ensure that you receive the Zoom invite.
Kindermusik is the leading music and movement program for children in early childhood development. We offer three sessions, all with a licensed Kindermusik teacher, and all will be live on ZOOM: ages 0-2 (with a caregiver) at 9:30 and 10:30, and ages 3-5 (with or without a caregiver) at 11:30.No equipment or supplies are necessary, but feel free to bring any musical instruments you may have, including shakers, sticks, scarves, bells, etc!Registration is required and begins one month prior to the event. Please register one child per family (no adult registration needed).We will send you the Zoom link prior to the class, so please include your email address!
Join us for a special virtual magic show for the whole family!Magician Mark Wood presents his VIRTUAL Magical Fairy Tales Fun & Magic Show! The zany Mark Wood Fun Show combines comedy, magic, juggling, and balloon sculpting, with a fairy tale spin for this year’s “Imagine Your Story” summer theme. Mark has created a video for us that includes his fun-filled magic show, followed by segments on learning how to make a magic wand, a cool magic trick for kids, and how to twist balloon animals. Perfect for families to watch together, and suitable for kids ages 3-12. Registration is required. You will receive the video link by email prior to the show date. The video will not be live until Saturday, August 15 at 8 a.m.
Join us for Bookworm Buddies, the book club for children K - 2nd grade. Our next monthly meeting will take place on Thusday, August 20th at 4 p.m. In this parent/child book club, you will read a book together and then we will gather for a fun discussion. Grab a snack and share your thoughts about this month's book, Inspector Flytrap. This book is currently available on Hoopla as an e-book only and can be accessed with your library card. Print copies will become available as our interlibrary system continues to get back up to speed. To borrow via Hoopla, go to our main hudsonlibrary.org page, go to “Download It” and then “Hoopla.” This book club event will be via Zoom, so be sure to include your email address when you register. You will receive the invitation to the gathering closer to the event date."The plant detective works tirelessly with his assistant Nina the Goat on his community’s unsolved cases. There’s no case too big, but there are definitely cases too small for this endearingly self-important plant detective. On his first caper, Inspector Flytrap heads to the Art Museum’s Secret Lab to discover what important message lies in a mysterious glob on a recently discovered Da Vinci flower painting."
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