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Tanglewood Nature Center

Animal Builders: Birds, Bees, and Burrows

 

How do the animals that live around us
interact with the natural world and the man-made world?
While humans alter their environment,
see how these animals live with their environment
by building their own homes.
Learn about the animals that keep our environment
alive and diverse and also how they live and how we can protect their habitats.

With live animals and hands-on materials.
For all ages.
Free and open to the public.

Tuesday, August 22, at 10:30
at Havana Glen Park

 Rouletta Blowers Gasparian Early Literacy Program


Fourth Friday Concert

Tenzin Chopak

Join the library for the start of a new concert series
on the fourth Friday of every month.

Tenzin Chopak composes and performs music
across the genres of roots and progressive chamber folk,
world beat influenced rock, and experimental and improvisational music
with instruments such as cello, piano, double bass, acoustic/electric guitars and voice.

Listen to Tenzin here.

September 22
6:00 PM
at the Montour Falls Library

We ask for a $10 donation to support the musicians and the library.


New York City Bus Trip

 

Spend the day in the city,
visiting museums and seeing the sights.

There are more than 90 museums in the city;
that should be enough for one day.

The bus drops off and picks up at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
The bus costs $75 per person.

Contact the library soon to reserve a seat.
This is the last trip of the season!

September 24
Leave from the Montour Falls Library at 6:00 AM.
Bus picks up at Jubilee in Horseheads at 5:30 AM.


Montour Falls Farmers Market

300 West Main Street, 4 to 7 p.m., Thursdays, May 4 through October 5

Local Food from Local Farmers

The Village of Montour Falls is pleased to announce the 2017 season of
the farmers market in the village, to benefit our community.
It is an agriculture-based market, providing our community
with healthy, fresh, local, and affordable food.

All eligible vendors accept SNAP/EBT, and the market gives out $2 Fresh Connect Checks.

Local farmers will offer vegetables, fruits, meats, and cheeses.
Food trucks will provide hot meals and treats.
Entertainment including live music
and story time for the children will be scheduled.

Prospective vendor information can be picked up at the library or
downloaded at http://MontourFallsFarmersMarket.com.

We are excited to continue to provide this excellent resource for our community.


Seed Library

The seed library is open.

Take free packets of seeds and start a garden at home.
Check out a book (or several) on gardening and seed saving.

This new seed library is provided for free,
so that you can grow your own food,
so that children can learn first-hand about the wonder and excitement of sprouting plants,
and so that there are always different varieties of plants being grown.

You don’t need acres.
Plant in a pot, a window box, a front yard, or a tea mug.

Take; grow; enjoy; it’s as simple as that.
Anyone can come and take seeds.
You don’t even need a library card.

Limit of 15 packets per family.


Brain Games

Play games, be clever, be thoughtful, have fun.
Laugh and wrap your brain around
amusing, mind-bending puzzles.

Word games, board games, card games, logic games, and more.

Thursdays at 1:00


Handcrafters Circle

Bring your needlecrafts, beading,
coloring, sketching, stamping, papercrafts,
and any other library-friendly handcrafts.

Share ideas and techniques
with other community crafters.

Wednesdays at 1:00


Upcycle Society

Upcycle: To process used goods or scrap material
in order to produce something that is often better than the original.

Join us as we reinvent books, bags, clothing, and other materials
to make unique creations from discarded household items.

Appropriate for ages 8 and up.

Saturday mornings at 10:00


Yoga for Health

Anyone can benefit from Yoga.

Movement of the body with attention to the breath
and proper alignment lead to
an awareness essential to good health.

Join certified Yoga instructor Sue Silhan, R.N.,
for an hour of yoga poses, breathing, and meditation.

A donation to Selah Yoga and Music is needed to attend these classes.
Please bring a mat and a small blanket to class.

Contact Sue with any questions, or just show up.
sue@selahyogaandmusic.com • (607) 703-0010

Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8:00 AM


Essential Oils

Learn about essential oils from local educator Keri Greenberger.

Essential oils, volatile liquids and aromatic compounds
that are distilled or pressed from plants,
have been used for thousands of years for
cosmetic purposes, as well as for their spiritual
and emotionally uplifting properties.

Contact Keri to learn more, or just show up.
(607) 873-4573

Fourth Saturday of every month at 10:00