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Writing Political Poems Workshop

Orange County Public Library

February 23, 2019 @ 1:00 PM

Poets everywhere are speaking out about what they believe in. In this generative workshop, we'll examine techniques used in poems that tackle tough topics like racial inequality, immigration, war, climate change, and governmental incompetence. We'll then use those techniques to begin our own poems. The event is free and open to the public. Writers working at all levels and in other...

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March Story Time, Puppet Show and Make & Take Art Activity

Carrboro Library

March 2, 2019 @ 10:30 AM

Enjoy a St. Patrick’s Day-themed puppetry performance inspired by the children’s book "Lucky Tucker" by Leslie McGuirk.  Activities include a story time, puppet show, and an art activity. Puppetry programs will be held at four community locations. Recommended ages are 4-8. Sat., March  2nd at 10:30-11:30 Carrboro Branch Library. FREE Sun., March...

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Star Party

Orange County Public Library

April 13, 2019 @ 4:00 PM

Join us along with the "Man in the Moon" for this skywatching event. Kids and their families will learn about the moon through observations and hands-on astronomy activities. Jayme Hanzak, president of CHAOS (Chapel Hill Astronomical and Observational Society) will be here with his telescope and a wealth of knowledge to share. Part of the NC Science Festival. All ages.

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Interactive Light Installation

Gregg Museum of Art & Design

April 25, 2019 @ 7:30 PM

Join artist Jacklyn Bowie for an immersive and collaborative project that will be projected on the exterior walls of the Gregg Museum. The projections will be inspired by the museum’s spring exhibitions and the natural surroundings of the surrounding pollinator garden. Bowie develops narratives with audiences and translates them into interdisciplinary works and exhibitions including...

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The Secrets of Stone

GREGG MUSEUM OF ART & DESIGN

May 3, 2019 @ 5:30 PM

PLEASE NOTE: THERE ARE MULTIPLE DATES FOR THESE TOURS. PLEASE VISIT THE WEB SITE TO SCHEDULE YOUR TOUR. Tilden Stone’s furniture is indeed beautifully carved and masterfully built. But one of the most interesting aspects to his designs is the inclusion of secret compartments, fool-the-eye false fronts, and other surprising features and visual puns. Beginning April 17 at 1pm and at...

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Writing Political Poems Workshop

Orange County Public Library

February 23, 2019 @ 1:00 PM

Poets everywhere are speaking out about what they believe in. In this generative workshop, we'll examine techniques used in poems that tackle tough topics like racial inequality, immigration, war, climate change, and governmental incompetence. We'll then use those techniques to begin our own poems. The event is free and open to the public. Writers working at all levels and in other...

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March Story Time, Puppet Show and Make & Take Art Activity

Carrboro Library

March 2, 2019 @ 10:30 AM

Enjoy a St. Patrick’s Day-themed puppetry performance inspired by the children’s book "Lucky Tucker" by Leslie McGuirk.  Activities include a story time, puppet show, and an art activity. Puppetry programs will be held at four community locations. Recommended ages are 4-8. Sat., March  2nd at 10:30-11:30 Carrboro Branch Library. FREE Sun., March...

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Star Party

Orange County Public Library

April 13, 2019 @ 4:00 PM

Join us along with the "Man in the Moon" for this skywatching event. Kids and their families will learn about the moon through observations and hands-on astronomy activities. Jayme Hanzak, president of CHAOS (Chapel Hill Astronomical and Observational Society) will be here with his telescope and a wealth of knowledge to share. Part of the NC Science Festival. All ages.

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Interactive Light Installation

Gregg Museum of Art & Design

April 25, 2019 @ 7:30 PM

Join artist Jacklyn Bowie for an immersive and collaborative project that will be projected on the exterior walls of the Gregg Museum. The projections will be inspired by the museum’s spring exhibitions and the natural surroundings of the surrounding pollinator garden. Bowie develops narratives with audiences and translates them into interdisciplinary works and exhibitions including...

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The Secrets of Stone

GREGG MUSEUM OF ART & DESIGN

May 3, 2019 @ 5:30 PM

PLEASE NOTE: THERE ARE MULTIPLE DATES FOR THESE TOURS. PLEASE VISIT THE WEB SITE TO SCHEDULE YOUR TOUR. Tilden Stone’s furniture is indeed beautifully carved and masterfully built. But one of the most interesting aspects to his designs is the inclusion of secret compartments, fool-the-eye false fronts, and other surprising features and visual puns. Beginning April 17 at 1pm and at...

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