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Kids Events

July 19, 2019

10:00am - 11:00am
There are many species of animals that are not recognizable.  They have strange appearances and even more strange behaviors for survival. Presented by Jane Greco Deming, Humane Education Specialist, with generous sponsorship... Read more
Audience: Kids

July 19, 2019

11:00am - 1:00pm
Summer Food Program Feeds Kids For Free With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. Westerly Library & Wilcox Park provides free meals to children during the summer beginning June 24 thru August 23... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

July 20, 2019

11:00am - 3:30pm
CANCELLED DUE TO EXTREME HEAT!  No one wants to stand in a black box in this weather!  See you next week! It's BACK!!! Weather permitting (we need sun!) Come hunt down the Camera Obscura in the park, and get a chance to experience this really cool, naturally occuring, optical phenomenon that you... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 22, 2019

9:30am - 10:30am
Sanity & Tallulah” are best friends who live in the space station at the end of the Galaxy.  Sanity uses her lab skills to create a very cute kitten who quickly wreaks havoc on the space station.  This is a fun read about friendship, science, and adventure.  Join us at the Westerly Library... Read more
Audience: Kids

July 22, 2019

11:00am - 1:00pm
Summer Food Program Feeds Kids For Free With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. Westerly Library & Wilcox Park provides free meals to children during the summer beginning June 24 thru August 23... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

July 23, 2019

10:00am - 11:00am
**PLEASE NOTE: THIS PROGRAM IS AT CRAIG FIELD*** Join Miss Christine from Sunflower Kids Yoga on a yoga storytelling adventure! We will listen to stories from around the world and retell them using our bodies through yoga postures. We will stretch, dance, sing, and breathe... Read more
Audience: Kids

July 23, 2019

11:00am - 1:00pm
Summer Food Program Feeds Kids For Free With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. Westerly Library & Wilcox Park provides free meals to children during the summer beginning June 24 thru August 23... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

July 24, 2019

10:00am - 11:00am
Sensei Dean will teach kids fun, karate-based drills, basic karate moves likes blocks and jump-kicks, and how to show confidence and respect. Some lucky kids will even get to break a real wooden board!
Audience: Kids
10:00am - 10:45am
Special Toddler Music program Wed July 24 at 10:00 am with Chris "Kavi" Carbone  (weather permitting) at the Runaway Bunny statue in our own Wilcox Park. Bring a chair or blanket and a picnic, and enjoy a wonderful musical morning. (In case of inclement weather we'll be in the... Read more
Audience: Kids

July 24, 2019

9:15am - 10:00am
Come join us for a storytime at the Watch Hill Memorial Library & Improvement Society.
Audience: Kids

July 24, 2019

11:00am - 1:00pm
Summer Food Program Feeds Kids For Free With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. Westerly Library & Wilcox Park provides free meals to children during the summer beginning June 24 thru August 23... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

July 24, 2019

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Animation Nation is back! Get ready to enter a Universe of Many Stories, with the return of our stop-motion film making program. Please pre-register online starting June 1st!  Only 25 slots available and they are sure to go fast! Ages 8-12.
Audience: Kids, Teen

July 25, 2019

10:00am - 11:00am
**PLEASE NOTE: THIS PROGRAM IS AT CIMALORE FIELD*** Join Miss Christine from Sunflower Kids Yoga on a yoga storytelling adventure! We will listen to stories from around the world and retell them using our bodies through yoga postures. We will stretch, dance, sing, and... Read more
Audience: Kids

July 25, 2019

10:15am - 11:00am
*REGISTRATION IS FOR SESSION 4 ONLY *IF YOU KNOW YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO MAKE A SESSION, PLEASE LET US KNOW AS SOON AS POSSIBLE, SO THAT WAY ANOTHER CHILD MAY HAVE THAT SPOT Bring your little creatives to learn about different artists through a short story time followed by a group painting class.... Read more
Audience: Kids

July 25, 2019

11:00am - 1:00pm
Summer Food Program Feeds Kids For Free With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. Westerly Library & Wilcox Park provides free meals to children during the summer beginning June 24 thru August 23... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

July 25, 2019

11:30am - 12:30pm
Beat the heat with an ice cream treat and some stories, at Mel's Downtown Creamery!
Audience: Kids

July 25, 2019

5:30pm - 7:30pm
All ages and experience levels are welcome. All you need is a desire to learn more about the game of chess. Chess sets and roll up boards will be provided.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 26, 2019

10:00am - 11:00am
Cats and Dogs and Llamas and horses.  Yes, many animals engage in the work of sharing their beauty, gentle manner and love with the sick, injured and hurting people who look forward to their visits. Presented by Jane Greco... Read more
Audience: Kids

July 26, 2019

11:00am - 1:00pm
Summer Food Program Feeds Kids For Free With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. Westerly Library & Wilcox Park provides free meals to children during the summer beginning June 24 thru August 23... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

July 26, 2019

7:00pm - 10:00pm
The United Theatre in partnership with The Westerly Library & Wilcox Park presents Movies in the Park 2019 Friday, July 26th at Sundown... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 27, 2019

11:00am - 3:30pm
It's BACK!!! Weather permitting (we need sun!) Come hunt down the Camera Obscura in the park, and get a chance to experience this really cool, naturally occuring, optical phenomenon that you won't believe until you see it!
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 29, 2019

10:00am - 10:45am
Come join us for some toe-tapping fun, with this participatory/interactive music program for parents and kids, birth to 5 years old.
Audience: Kids
10:00am - 12:00pm
Movie and Q&A with Westerly's Plastic Reduction Committee Free event, open to everyone. We are grateful to collaborate with Green Planet Films in the Velvet Mill to spread education and awareness regarding reduction of waste in our town. This will be a monthly event with a new movie. Event... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 29, 2019

9:30am - 10:30am
Sanity & Tallulah” are best friends who live in the space station at the end of the Galaxy.  Sanity uses her lab skills to create a very cute kitten who quickly wreaks havoc on the space station.  This is a fun read about friendship, science, and adventure.  Join us at the Westerly Library... Read more
Audience: Kids

July 29, 2019

11:00am - 1:00pm
Summer Food Program Feeds Kids For Free With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. Westerly Library & Wilcox Park provides free meals to children during the summer beginning June 24 thru August 23... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

July 30, 2019

10:00am - 11:00am
***PLEASE NOTE: THIS PROGRAM IS AT CRAIG FIELD*** Fiddle N' Fun is an independent music education program designed for young children. We provide unique, hands-on learning experiences through singing, movement, instruments, and much more! Owned and operated by a certified music... Read more
Audience: Kids

July 30, 2019

11:00am - 1:00pm
Summer Food Program Feeds Kids For Free With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. Westerly Library & Wilcox Park provides free meals to children during the summer beginning June 24 thru August 23... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

July 30, 2019

8:00pm - 10:00pm
Star Party!  Join us after hours for a star viewing picnic. We'll have telescopes set up to view the moon and any prominent planets in the sky. Learn to identify some of the constellations visible in the summer time, the big and small dipper which are viewable all year, and ask questions. We'll... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 31, 2019

10:00am - 11:00am
ONLINE PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED *REGISTRATION OPENS  JUNE 1st Please let the library know by 7/28  if you have registered, but are unable to attend. Failure to do so will result in suspension of registration privileges for future events Intro to... Read more
Audience: Kids

July 31, 2019

9:15am - 10:00am
Come join us for a storytime at the Watch Hill Memorial Library & Improvement Society.
Audience: Kids

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