All posts by Mike Slawson

Teen members of YAC

Youth Advisory Council Meeting – March 25th at 6:30

If you are not a member of the Youth Advisory Council but are interested in learning more about it, we would love to have you join us at a meeting.  Pizza and drinks will be provided.  This meeting can be used for community service.

Please call 781-585-0517 x 6284 to sign up or find out more. Ask for Hannele.

April 13th – Introduction to Drawing with the Apple Pencil for Kids

The Apple Pencil is a remarkable tool for learning to draw and create really impressive art work! It’s also really fun!

The Kingston Public Library is offering a three week course to introduce children ages 9-12 to the iPad and Apple Pencil. This course will run on consecutive Saturdays: April 13, 20, and May 4 from 9:30am until 11:00am.The instructor for this program is artist and Kingston resident, Stephen Clinch Please register online using the form below or call the library at 781-585-0517 and ask for Stephanie or Mike. Class size is limited and registration is required.

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April 17th – Introduction to Drawing With the Apple Pencil for Adults

The Apple Pencil is a remarkable tool for learning to draw and create really impressive art work! It’s also really fun! The Kingston Public Library is offering a three week course to introduce you to the iPad and Apple Pencil. This course will run on consecutive Wednesdays April 10, 17, and 24 from 7 PM to 9 PM and is for folks ages 13 and older. The instructor for this program is artist and Kingston resident, Stephen Clinch  Registration should be done prior to the April 10th class and is for all three sessions. Class size is limited and registration is required.     

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March 20th at 5:00 – Wednesday Afternoon Reading Club

Stack of colorful books

Come join a new children’s Reading Club for children aged 7-10. We’ll meet every other week and read from a group-selected book. In addition, we’ll be mixing it up–discussing favorite characters; adding a related craft, game or activity; reading from a kid-friendly theater script and adding costumes for role-playing fun. The goal of this group is to support young readers! Please register your child (or children ) to help with materials planning. The instructor for this program is Angela Ball.

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April 4th at 7pm – Astronomy for Everyone: Size and Scale of the Universe

Come experience an inspiring and uplifting presentation that will draw you into a deeper understanding of the workings of the universe.

In a time where there is concern for our nation and welfare, the purpose of Look Up to the Stars is to help everyone do just that, to think big, dream big, and to foster interest, curiosity and literacy in science through the delivery of awe-inspiring, education and entertaining astronomy programs.
Join us for this family-friendly presentation, learning more about the beauty and harmony of the universe. Astronomy for Everyone: Size & Scale of the Universe explores the universe from the very small to the very large. It’s a virtual journey throughout the cosmos.
The presentation will be followed by an opportunity to view the night sky (weather permitting) through a high powered telescope.
Kevin Manning worked as a consultant with NASA and the Chandra X-Ray Observatory launched on the space shuttle with the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.
This is a Kingston Community Fun Event for ages 7+.  This program is free and will take place at the Kingston council on Aging.  To register, click the button below.
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March 27th at 7pm – Crime in the Catacombs – A True Crime Podcast Club

Join us on March 27th at 7pm for our first monthly meeting of Crime in the Catacombs – A True Crime Podcast Club. This month we’ll be discussing the podcast “Dirty John” as well as picking our discussion topic for April. The “Dirty John” podcast can be found for free on various apps including Apple Podcasts, iHeartRadio, and Spotify.
 
Our monthly meetings will take place at the Adams Center located at 33 Summer Street in Kingston. For more information contact Lindsey at Lmb71583@yahoo.com.
 
Dirty John contains themes of abuse and violence and may not be appropriate for sensitive listeners. This event is for ages 18 and up.