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2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States

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December 2018

Countdown to Happy Noon Year

Monday, December 31, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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We're giving kids an exciting way to ring in 2019 with a countdown, noisemakers, crafts and fun -- at an hour that won't keep them up way past their bedtimes.

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January 2019

Babytime

Wednesday, January 2 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Delight and engage your baby with songs, a story and playtime. Get to know other families and help your baby develop listening and language skills. For babies from birth to 18 months with a caregiver.

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CreativiTea

Monday, January 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Unwind from the holidays and indulge in an artsy adventure. Sip a warm beverage and munch on a snack while you create your own masterpiece.

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Babytime

Wednesday, January 9 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Delight and engage your baby with songs, a story and playtime. Get to know other families and help your baby develop listening and language skills. For babies from birth to 18 months with a caregiver.

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Yoga for Preschoolers

Friday, January 11 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Breathe, bend stretch! Children will develop body awareness and mindfulness with simple poses and exercises. The library has a limited number of yoga mats. First come, first served. Please bring your own if possible and join us! In partnership with Mary Free Bed YMCA.

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Teen Exam Cram

Sunday, January 13 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Come to the library for a concentrated study jam. Have the library to yourselves while you prep for exams and enjoy delicious snacks. Bring your assignments, study partners and your brain.

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String Circle

Monday, January 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Bring your guitar, ukulele, mandolin, banjo or voice to join other novice string instrument players in a casual and fun setting. All ability levels welcome. Sessions led by Fred Willson. Sponsored by the Friends of the Cascade Library.

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Babytime

Wednesday, January 16 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Delight and engage your baby with songs, a story and playtime. Get to know other families and help your baby develop listening and language skills. For babies from birth to 18 months with a caregiver.

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Papa Time

Wednesday, January 16 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Here's a chance for fathers and grandfathers and their toddlers to share books, learn new skills and enjoy fun activities together. We will meet in the History Room.

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Yoga for Preschoolers

Friday, January 18 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Breathe, bend stretch! Children will develop body awareness and mindfulness with simple poses and exercises. The library has a limited number of yoga mats. First come, first served. Please bring your own if possible and join us! In partnership with Mary Free Bed YMCA.

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Jimmy Stagger – Sunday Afternoon LIVE!

Sunday, January 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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The Cascade Township Branch brings concerts inside for Sunday Afternoon LIVE. Eight concerts from October 2018 through April 2019 featuring your favorite local artists. Sponsors include Cascade Community Foundation, Cascade Charter Township, Cascade DDA, Friends of the Cascade Township Library, and Kingsland Ace Hardware. Jimmie Stagger's Blues Odyssey began in 1965 when bought his first guitar. After gigging with various…

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Book Discussion: Before We Were Yours

Monday, January 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Put your copy on hold today: https://catalog.kdl.org/client/en_US/default/search/results?qu=before+we+were+yours+wingate&te= Memphis, 1939. Twelve-year-old Rill Foss and her four younger siblings live a magical life aboard their family's Mississippi River shantyboat. But when their father must rush their mother to the hospital one stormy night, Rill is left in charge, until strangers arrive in force. Wrenched from all that is familiar and thrown into…

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Decoupage Personal Barn Quilts

Monday, January 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Pre-registration opens November 19 and is required. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed. To register, visit: https://www.kdl.org/events/cascade-township-branch/2019-01-21/decoupage-personal-barn-quilts Create your own personal barn quilt. It's easier than ever, no artistic or sewing ability necessary just personality! We will be putting together a 5"x 5" barn quilt using wooden pieces, scrapbook paper, paint and decoupage.…

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Babytime

Wednesday, January 23 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Delight and engage your baby with songs, a story and playtime. Get to know other families and help your baby develop listening and language skills. For babies from birth to 18 months with a caregiver.

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Papa Time

Wednesday, January 23 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Here's a chance for fathers and grandfathers and their toddlers to share books, learn new skills and enjoy fun activities together. We will meet in the History Room.

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Yoga for Preschoolers

Friday, January 25 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Breathe, bend stretch! Children will develop body awareness and mindfulness with simple poses and exercises. The library has a limited number of yoga mats. First come, first served. Please bring your own if possible and join us! In partnership with Mary Free Bed YMCA.

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Teen Zone

Saturday, January 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Teen-only fun for you and your friends at the library! Stop by for activities that may include board games, food and more.

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Dot Mandala Lids

Tuesday, January 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Pre-registration opens November 19 and is required. When the waitlist is full, the registration buttons disappear because registration is closed. To register, visit: https://www.kdl.org/events/cascade-township-branch/2019-01-29/dot-mandala-lids Create and take home a dot mandala painted jar lid and jar. Learn how to paint in color tints and patterns. You will apply dots using special tools, and learn to layer paint dots for a…

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Babytime

Wednesday, January 30 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Delight and engage your baby with songs, a story and playtime. Get to know other families and help your baby develop listening and language skills. For babies from birth to 18 months with a caregiver.

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Papa Time

Wednesday, January 30 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Here's a chance for fathers and grandfathers and their toddlers to share books, learn new skills and enjoy fun activities together. We will meet in the History Room.

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February 2019

Yoga for Preschoolers

Friday, February 1 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Breathe, bend stretch! Children will develop body awareness and mindfulness with simple poses and exercises. The library has a limited number of yoga mats. First come, first served. Please bring your own if possible and join us! In partnership with Mary Free Bed YMCA.

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Community Blood Drive

Wednesday, February 6 @ 12:15 pm - 7:00 pm
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Cascade Community Donor Center - Bringing the opportunity to save a life closer to you! Call MiBlood at 1-866-MiBlood (642-5663) if you prefer an appointed time.

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Papa Time

Wednesday, February 6 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Here's a chance for fathers and grandfathers and their toddlers to share books, learn new skills and enjoy fun activities together. We will meet in the History Room.

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Apple Users Group

Thursday, February 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Not sure how to use your Apple device? Bring your own MacBook, iPad, iPhone, Apple Watch, etc. to the library to learn and share tips about everything from apps to iCloud.

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Yoga for Preschoolers

Friday, February 8 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Breathe, bend stretch! Children will develop body awareness and mindfulness with simple poses and exercises. The library has a limited number of yoga mats. First come, first served. Please bring your own if possible and join us! In partnership with Mary Free Bed YMCA.

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String Circle

Monday, February 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Bring your guitar, ukulele, mandolin, banjo or voice to join other novice string instrument players in a casual and fun setting. All ability levels welcome. Sessions led by Fred Willson. Sponsored by the Friends of the Cascade Library.

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Babytime

Wednesday, February 13 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Delight and engage your baby with songs, a story and playtime. Get to know other families and help your baby develop listening and language skills. For babies from birth to 18 months with a caregiver.

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Papa Time

Wednesday, February 13 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Here's a chance for fathers and grandfathers and their toddlers to share books, learn new skills and enjoy fun activities together. We will meet in the History Room.

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Yoga for Preschoolers

Friday, February 15 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Breathe, bend stretch! Children will develop body awareness and mindfulness with simple poses and exercises. The library has a limited number of yoga mats. First come, first served. Please bring your own if possible and join us! In partnership with Mary Free Bed YMCA.

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Teen Zone

Friday, February 15 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Teen-only fun for you and your friends at the library! Stop by for activities that may include board games, food and more.

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Preschool Storytime

Tuesday, February 19 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Preschoolers enjoy stories, rhymes, music, movement and more as they build their early literacy skills and develop a love of reading.

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Preschool Storytime

Wednesday, February 20 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Preschoolers enjoy stories, rhymes, music, movement and more as they build their early literacy skills and develop a love of reading.

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Babytime

Wednesday, February 20 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Delight and engage your baby with songs, a story and playtime. Get to know other families and help your baby develop listening and language skills. For babies from birth to 18 months with a caregiver.

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Papa Time

Wednesday, February 20 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Here's a chance for fathers and grandfathers and their toddlers to share books, learn new skills and enjoy fun activities together. We will meet in the History Room.

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Teen Zone

Saturday, February 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Teen-only fun for you and your friends at the library! Stop by for activities that may include board games, food and more.

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Preschool Storytime

Tuesday, February 26 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Preschoolers enjoy stories, rhymes, music, movement and more as they build their early literacy skills and develop a love of reading.

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Preschool Storytime

Wednesday, February 27 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Preschoolers enjoy stories, rhymes, music, movement and more as they build their early literacy skills and develop a love of reading.

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Babytime

Wednesday, February 27 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Delight and engage your baby with songs, a story and playtime. Get to know other families and help your baby develop listening and language skills. For babies from birth to 18 months with a caregiver.

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March 2019

Preschool Storytime

Tuesday, March 5 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Preschoolers enjoy stories, rhymes, music, movement and more as they build their early literacy skills and develop a love of reading.

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Preschool Storytime

Wednesday, March 6 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Preschoolers enjoy stories, rhymes, music, movement and more as they build their early literacy skills and develop a love of reading.

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Preschool Storytime

Tuesday, March 12 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Preschoolers enjoy stories, rhymes, music, movement and more as they build their early literacy skills and develop a love of reading.

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Preschool Storytime

Wednesday, March 13 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Preschoolers enjoy stories, rhymes, music, movement and more as they build their early literacy skills and develop a love of reading.

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Preschool Storytime

Tuesday, March 19 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Preschoolers enjoy stories, rhymes, music, movement and more as they build their early literacy skills and develop a love of reading.

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Preschool Storytime

Wednesday, March 20 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Preschoolers enjoy stories, rhymes, music, movement and more as they build their early literacy skills and develop a love of reading.

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Preschool Storytime

Tuesday, March 26 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Preschoolers enjoy stories, rhymes, music, movement and more as they build their early literacy skills and develop a love of reading.

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Preschool Storytime

Wednesday, March 27 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Preschoolers enjoy stories, rhymes, music, movement and more as they build their early literacy skills and develop a love of reading.

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April 2019

Preschool Storytime

Tuesday, April 2 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Preschoolers enjoy stories, rhymes, music, movement and more as they build their early literacy skills and develop a love of reading.

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Preschool Storytime

Wednesday, April 3 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Preschoolers enjoy stories, rhymes, music, movement and more as they build their early literacy skills and develop a love of reading.

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Community Blood Drive

Wednesday, April 3 @ 12:15 pm - 7:00 pm
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Cascade Community Donor Center - Bringing the opportunity to save a life closer to you! Call MiBlood at 1-866-MiBlood (642-5663) if you prefer an appointed time.

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Preschool Storytime

Tuesday, April 9 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Preschoolers enjoy stories, rhymes, music, movement and more as they build their early literacy skills and develop a love of reading.

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Preschool Storytime

Wednesday, April 10 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Preschoolers enjoy stories, rhymes, music, movement and more as they build their early literacy skills and develop a love of reading.

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Preschool Storytime

Tuesday, April 16 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Preschoolers enjoy stories, rhymes, music, movement and more as they build their early literacy skills and develop a love of reading.

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Toddler Time

Tuesday, April 16 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills. For children ages 3 and younger with an adult.

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String Circle

Tuesday, April 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Bring your guitar, ukulele, mandolin, banjo or voice to join other novice string instrument players in a casual and fun setting. All ability levels welcome. Sessions led by Fred Willson. Sponsored by the Friends of the Cascade Library.

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Preschool Storytime

Wednesday, April 17 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Preschoolers enjoy stories, rhymes, music, movement and more as they build their early literacy skills and develop a love of reading.

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Toddler Time

Wednesday, April 17 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills. For children ages 3 and younger with an adult.

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Toddler Time

Wednesday, April 17 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills. For children ages 3 and younger with an adult.

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Babytime

Wednesday, April 17 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Delight and engage your baby with songs, a story and playtime. Get to know other families and help your baby develop listening and language skills. For babies from birth to 18 months with a caregiver.

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Money Smart Week: Teen Game Night and Pizza Party

Wednesday, April 17 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Everyone needs some practice at adulting! Prepare for your future with an action-packed board game – will you go broke early, or make smart financial decisions and come out on top? Pizza and pop are provided whether you win or lose. Provided by the West Michigan Edward Jones Foundation Fund of Grand Rapids Community Foundation.

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Preschool Storytime

Tuesday, April 23 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Preschoolers enjoy stories, rhymes, music, movement and more as they build their early literacy skills and develop a love of reading.

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Preschool Storytime

Wednesday, April 24 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Preschoolers enjoy stories, rhymes, music, movement and more as they build their early literacy skills and develop a love of reading.

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Toddler Time

Wednesday, April 24 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills. For children ages 3 and younger with an adult.

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Babytime

Wednesday, April 24 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Delight and engage your baby with songs, a story and playtime. Get to know other families and help your baby develop listening and language skills. For babies from birth to 18 months with a caregiver.

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Teen Zone

Saturday, April 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Teen-only fun for you and your friends at the library! Stop by for activities that may include board games, food and more.

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Cabildo – Sunday Afternoon LIVE!

Sunday, April 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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The Cascade Township Branch brings concerts inside for Sunday Afternoon LIVE. Eight concerts from October 2018 through April 2019 featuring your favorite local artists. Sponsors include Cascade Community Foundation, Cascade Charter Township, Cascade DDA, Friends of the Cascade Township Library, and Kingsland Ace Hardware. Cabildo is a West Michigan based alternative Latin rock collective that delivers a unique blend of…

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Pokémon Club

Monday, April 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Bring your Pokémon cards to trade or battle with friends. A few decks will be provided for players to learn how to play.

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Preschool Storytime

Tuesday, April 30 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Preschoolers enjoy stories, rhymes, music, movement and more as they build their early literacy skills and develop a love of reading.

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Toddler Time

Tuesday, April 30 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills. For children ages 3 and younger with an adult.

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May 2019

Preschool Storytime

Wednesday, May 1 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Preschoolers enjoy stories, rhymes, music, movement and more as they build their early literacy skills and develop a love of reading.

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Toddler Time

Wednesday, May 1 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills. For children ages 3 and younger with an adult.

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Rhyme Time Music and Movement

Wednesday, May 15 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Move and groove together with action rhymes, songs, games and hands-on musical activities that will help children develop motor, listening and literacy skills.

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Book Discussion: Paris in the Present Tense

Monday, May 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Put your copy on hold today: https://catalog.kdl.org/client/en_US/default/search/results?qu=paris+in+the+present+tense+helprin&te= The New York Times bestselling author of Winter's Tale and A Soldier of the Great War, Mark Helprin reveals a powerful, rapturous novel is set in a present-day Paris caught between violent unrest and its well-known, inescapable glories. Seventy-four-year-old Jules Lacour-a maitre at Paris-Sorbonne, cellist, widower, veteran of the war in Algeria, and…

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Pokémon Club

Monday, May 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Bring your Pokémon cards to trade or battle with friends. A few decks will be provided for players to learn how to play.

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WAIT LIST: Guided Painting with Art of LIfe

Monday, May 20 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Pre-registration opens February 18 and is required. To register, please visit: https://www.kdl.org/events/cascade-township-branch/2019-05-20/guided-painting-art-life Create and take home an acrylic painting with guidance from experienced Art of Life staff.

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Rhyme Time Music and Movement

Tuesday, May 21 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Move and groove together with action rhymes, songs, games and hands-on musical activities that will help children develop motor, listening and literacy skills.

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Rhyme Time Music and Movement

Wednesday, May 22 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Move and groove together with action rhymes, songs, games and hands-on musical activities that will help children develop motor, listening and literacy skills.

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Babytime

Wednesday, May 22 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Delight and engage your baby with songs, a story and playtime. Get to know other families and help your baby develop listening and language skills. For babies from birth to 18 months with a caregiver.

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Teen Zone

Saturday, May 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Teen-only fun for you and your friends at the library! Stop by for activities that may include board games, food and more.

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Cascade Friends Booked for Lunch

Thursday, May 30 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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The Friends of Cascade Township Library present a luncheon and talk by authors Linda Nemec Foster and Anne-Marie Oomen who will read from their 2019 Michigan Notable Book, The Lake Michigan Mermaid, a tale in poems with haunting illustrations. Pre-registration is required by 5:00 pm May 27.

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June 2019

Rhyme Time Music and Movement

Tuesday, June 18 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Move and groove together with action rhymes, songs, games and hands-on musical activities that will help children develop motor, listening and literacy skills.

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Toddler Time

Wednesday, June 19 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills. For children ages 3 and younger with an adult.

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Teens: Sushi Creations

Thursday, June 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Pre-registration required. To register, visit: https://www.kdl.org/events/cascade-township-branch/2019-06-20/teen-candy-sushi-creations Get your chopsticks out! Make and eat some delicious candy sushi!

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Voices of Freedom

Thursday, June 20 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Enjoy your favorite patriotic and Americana songs with Voices of Freedom, an 8-part a cappella vocal ensemble.

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Pokémon Club

Monday, June 24 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Bring your Pokémon cards to trade or battle with friends. A few decks will be provided for players to learn how to play.

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Rhyme Time Music and Movement

Tuesday, June 25 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Move and groove together with action rhymes, songs, games and hands-on musical activities that will help children develop motor, listening and literacy skills.

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KDL Lab Build It!

Tuesday, June 25 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Drop-in with your friends and make all kinds of creations using the library's building sets.

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Toddler Time

Wednesday, June 26 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Nurture your toddler's love of books through music, movement and stories while helping to develop their language, motor and social skills. For children ages 3 and younger with an adult.

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Preschool Storytime

Wednesday, June 26 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Preschoolers enjoy stories, rhymes, music, movement and more as they build their early literacy skills and develop a love of reading.

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Kids Club

Wednesday, June 26 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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It's a special time for fun, interactive programs just for school kids! Join our KDL Kids Club programs for crafts, storytimes, games and other activities. For grades K-5.

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Babytime

Wednesday, June 26 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Delight and engage your baby with songs, a story and playtime. Get to know other families and help your baby develop listening and language skills. For babies from birth to 18 months with a caregiver.

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Ruff Readers

Wednesday, June 26 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Ruff Readers is a unique read-aloud program in partnership with West Michigan Therapy Dogs, Inc. that pairs kids with a trained therapy dog and their handler. Kids read their favorite book and the pooches curl up, listen and enjoy. Arrive 15 minutes early to sign in and secure a time slot. First come, first served. Sponsored by Bissell.

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Teens: Drumming Workshop

Thursday, June 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Let’s play drums! Group drumming gets people up and playing together. Participants will learn about different drums from around the world.

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Bangarang Circus

Thursday, June 27 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Bangarang Circus will wow with circus style entertainment ranging from aerial arts to hula hooping, acrobatics and more!

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July 2019

Drums for All

Tuesday, July 16 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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You bring your smiles and hands, I'll bring the drums. Using instruments from cultures around the globe, we'll learn how to express ourselves musically and communicate using a language older than words.

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BuJo with Mo: Using a Bullet Journal

Tuesday, July 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Learn the basics of using a bullet journal to achieve goals and organize your daily, monthly and yearly tasks. Tackle your To-Do lists with confidence. All supplies provided.

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Comic Strip Commandos

Thursday, July 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Comic strip illustrating with Wade Gugino. This is a one hour, high-intensity cartoon creation and layout boot camp. Paper and pencils provided.

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Magic Show: Tom Plunkard’s Amazing Adventures

Thursday, July 18 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Family friendly hilarious magic show filled with live animals, audience participation and amazing magic!

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Laura Doherty: Sing a Song!

Tuesday, July 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Featuring songs from all 5 of Laura’s Parents’ Choice award-winning CDs, including her newest, titled High Five! Laura gets kids engaged from the first strum of her acoustic guitar. Laura’s puppet friends “Jazzasaurus” and “Domingo the Flamingo” often makes an appearance as well.

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Teens: Happy Henna

Thursday, July 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Professional henna artists from Happy Henna will bring homemade, organic, lavender infused henna paste that is safe for the skin for you to experience the intricate art of henna tattooing. Pre-registration required. To register, visit: https://www.kdl.org/events/cascade-township-branch/2019-07-25/teen-happy-henna

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Audacious Hoops

Thursday, July 25 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Kent District Library – Cascade Township Branch, 2870 Jacksmith Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Watch a lively, interactive hula hoop show. There will be hula hoops available for everyone to give it a whirl.

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