Kids

Saturday Sessions - Afro Pop Fusion with Nokuthula

Music and Dance
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Schlessman Hall - Level 1

Nokuthula plays contemporary and traditional Afro-pop fusion dance music from Zimbabwe, South Africa, and beyond. The band’s roots are in Zimbabwe- style marimba and mbira, but its music is also influenced by jazz, blues, Latin, Afro- Cuban, and other world music. Nokuthula’s sound is joyous, energetic, and upbeat; guaranteed to entertain audiences of all ages.
Saturday, June 27, 2-3 p.m., Schlessman Hall, Level 1
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Saturday Sessions - Portuguese Romance with Suzanne Morales

Music and Dance
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Schlessman Hall - Level 1

Dazzling concert audiences all over Denver, Suzanne Morales is a favorite performer at our Saturday Sessions. She has created special collections of her cherished Latin music – and each of her concerts at Denver Public Library have a unique sound and rhythm. Her newest set of songs will feature romantic Portuguese ballads and a tribute to the Bossa Nova era. Suzanne’s singing and guitar playing hold listeners in sway.
Saturday, June 13, 2-3 p.m., Schlessman Hall, Level 1
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Saturday Sessions - Fingerstyle Guitar with Michael DeLalla

Music and Dance
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Schlessman Hall - Level 1

Guitarist and composer Michael DeLalla serves up a delicious brew of solo guitar compositions and arrangements drawn from musical traditions gathered worldwide. Matt Fink of All Music Guide describes Michael DeLalla as "One of the very best acoustic guitarists in the world....music of the most exquisite order." And he’s returning to Fresh City Life for another afternoon of evocative compositions, taut arrangements and inspired improvisations. Come join him on a Fingerstyle Guitar Journey that spans a world of traditions.
Saturday, June 6, 2-3 p.m., Schlessman Hall, Level 1

Oscar Wilde’s Lemonade Stand and Queer Button Making

Arts and Crafts
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Acoma Plaza

Fresh City Life celebrates our GLBT community at this year’s Pridefest. When you need a break from all the pageantry in the park, come by to cool down and have some fun. We’ll be serving up festival realness at our lemonade stand in the Acoma Plaza. Sample some cooling beverages from our friends at Whole Foods Market and make a free button or fridge magnet commemorating an important figure or quotable quote from GLBT history.
Saturday, June 20, noon-4 p.m., Acoma Plaza near the west entrance of Central Library
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Ford-Warren Crafters

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Meeting Room

Join this group of neighborhood crafters for fun, conversation and all things craft. Current attendees like to knit, quilt, and crochet. Bring what you are working on and join the fun.

Kids Perform an Original Play Created with Play-Ground Theatre

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

Kids from Valdez-Perry's After School is Cool (ASIC) program perform an original play created with Mia Sole and Jeff Haycock, founders of Play-Ground Theatre.

Performance is at 2 p.m. Participating youth should arrive at 1:30 p.m.

Create and Perform an Original Play with Play-Ground Theatre (Six Sessions)

Performance and Presentations
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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Lights, camera, action!

Play-Ground Theatre will collaborate with After School is Cool (ASIC) students ages 7 and up at Valdez-Perry Branch Library this spring to create an original play to be performed on Saturday, May 16 at 2 p.m.

Founders of Play-Ground Theatre, Mia Sole and Jeff Haycock, will lead acting games, character exploration, dance, singing and rehearsal for this one-of-a-kind spring performance.

Attendance at all six sessions, including the final performance, is strongly encouraged.

Day 1: Tuesday, May 5, 4:30-5:30 p.m
Day 2: Wednesday, May 6, 4:30-5:30 p.m

Denver Public Schools Citywide Middle School Art Exhibition / Exposición de arte de las Escuelas Públicas de Denver

Apr 7, 2015 - Apr 8, 2015
Exhibit
Western Art Gallery - Level 5

The Denver Public Library is pleased to host the annual Denver Public School Citywide Middle School Art Exhibition, featuring 2D and 3D artwork.

La Biblioteca Pública de Denver tiene el placer de albergar la exposición anual de arte de las Escuelas Públicas de Denver, con obras de arte en 2D y 3D creadas por estudiantes de las escuelas secundarias de toda la ciudad.

Craft Bonanza

Arts and Crafts
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Craft Room

Join us for some crafting! A variety of crafting supplies will be available so kids can explore different mediums and art forms. Feel free to stop in anytime between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Roald Dahl Celebration

Books Authors and Writing
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Pavilion

Join us for a scrumdiddlyumptious celebration of the whimsical and wonderful books of Roald Dahl! Create some Wonka-inspired artwork, test your trivia knowledge of Dahl's books, and follow the scavenger hunt clues to find the Golden Ticket. Feel free to stop by anytime between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.

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