Still time left for summer fun
The children’s summer reading program, Pages Through the Ages, will have its final program on Aug. 16, but there is still plenty to do this week. On Friday, Aug. 9, Dancing Through the Decades presents “Outrageous Dances of the 90s,” from 3 to 4 p.m., when kids will get a taste of dances from Grunge to Hip-Hop. Professional dancer Debra MacDonald from Wilton Dance Studio will lead the lesson. Registration is required. On Monday, Aug. 12, kids of all ages will have Drop-in Summer Crafts from 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Drop-in Story Times take place on Tuesday, Aug. 13 at various times for babies under 12 months to eight-year olds. Age-appropriate sessions are listed on the library’s website. The Wonderful Wednesdays program on Aug. 14 promises to be an enchanting time with Meet and Greet with Disney Princesses, from 2 to 4 p.m. Children can dress up and get the autographs of visiting princesses such as Merida, Aurora, Belle, Mulan, Cinderella, Snow White, and even The Fairy Godmother. There is no registration; kids can just drop in with their caregivers during the two-hour event. Movie Theater Thursdays on Aug. 15 will be showing The Little Mermaid, from 10:15 to 11:30 a.m.; at 2 p.m. kids can see Beauty and the Beast. Caregivers must stay with children under age 8, and remain in the building for kids between 8 and 12. The summer reading program wraps up with Magic by Scott Jameson on Friday, Aug. 16, from 3 to 4 p.m. Registration is required; the program is for kids in grades K and up with caregivers. All of this week’s programs are sponsored by the Coyle Family Young Readers Fund.