Active Minds: National Parks

Performance and Presentations
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The world's first national park, Yellowstone, was created by an act of Congress in 1872. Today, the national park system includes 392 sites (58 national parks), over 83 million acres of land, and hosts over a quarter million visitors per year. Join Active Minds as we tell the story of the development of our national parks system and highlight some of the more notable parks and their stories.
Active Minds

From Garden Bounty to Delectable Dishes with Monika Kadillak

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Nothing can compare to tasting all the freshness found at the farmer's markets. But how do you decide how or what you’re going to cook with all your fresh produce? Learn how to transform your garden produce or your farmer’s market bounty into some amazing dishes.

Novel Ideas - Crafting with Books

Arts and Crafts
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Use your imagination to create on-of-a-kind mini masterpieces with upcycled books and maps during a night of Modge Podge, magnets, sewing machines, and silk screening. We'll keep you going with tasty treats by Monika Kadillak, our favorite caterer, and coffee by Starbucks.

A Quilter's Journey by Valerie C. White Exhibit and Reception

Cousins Gallery - Level 3

Award-winning multi-media artist and educator Valerie C. White has been creating quilts for almost 25 years. Come and peruse pieces of White's art, from traditional work to contemporary expression.

Opening Reception:
Wednesday, June 10, 5-7 p.m.
Blair-Caldwell Library

Valerie C. White - Quilt Artist & Educator
An award winning Fiber Artist Valerie C. White has been creating quilts for almost twenty years. A retired Art educator from the District of Columbia Public Schools in Washington DC, she continues to share her passion for textiles, teaching and presenting lectures nationally.

Saturday Matinee: Footloose

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Revisit your favorite classics with a different film selection each week--popcorn supplied! Contact the Hampden branch for specific film listings.

Swimming Dragon / Dragón nadador

Health and Wellness
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Come enjoy the beauty and energy generated by a simple Chinese exercise​, the Swimming Dragon. A self-contained form of Qi Gong and brought to the United States by acupuncturist and Qi Gong master Dr. T.K. Shih. This technique takes only 20 minutes a day and the benefits you will reap are countless.

Family Storytime and Craft

Arts and Crafts
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Meeting Room

Fun, summer-inspired stories and crafts for the whole family. Bring your imagination, and we’ll provide the materials! All ages are welcome, but children under 8 must have an adult present.


Life Skills
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Meeting Room

Learn tips and secrets to extreme savings, in a FREE Coupon Class taught by an Authorized Couponing Instructor, Erin Lamberte! You will learn the couponing secrets the pros use to slash your grocery bill by hundreds of dollars a month. You'll learn all about an effortless weekly method that eliminates the needless busy work from your couponing! It is a simple system that only takes a few hours during the week! Please register at:

Tai Chi Class / Clase de taichí

Health and Wellness
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Meeting Room

Come and discover the health benefits of Tai Chi presented by Mile High Fitness. Reduce stress, increase vitality, just to name a few.

Ven a descubrir cómo taichí beneficia la salud en este taller presentado por Mile High Fitness. Reduce el estrés, mejora la vitalidad, y más.

Computer Hardware 101

Computers and Tech
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Large Classroom, Community Technology Center - Level 4

Ever wondered what the inside of your computer looks like? Have you heard terms like "RAM" and "Hard Drive" but don't know what they mean? Come learn about key hardware components and see how a computer is constructed.

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