Ring in the winter holidays with music, crafts & classic films

November 25, 2015 1:53 pm
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holiday ornamentsLooking for winter holiday fun? We’re offering music in the library, holiday crafts, classic films and more throughout December! Check out the list below, also displayed in calendar format on our online calendar of events.

Make It: Holiday Cards
Friday, December 4, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Adults
SkillShare Space at the Central Library
Get started on your holiday greeting cards! Some materials and instruction provided.

Music in the Library: Featuring Bob’s Your Uncle
Sunday, December 6, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Friday, December 11, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
All ages
SkillShare Space at the Central Library
As part of our Music in the Library series, the Bellingham Public Library welcomes the acoustic mandolin and guitar duo, Bob’s Your Uncle. They perform a wide range of musical genres, including children’s music, bluegrass, Irish, Disney princess songs, Gypsy jazz, country, oldies and holiday songs.

Make It: Snow Flakes and Paper Chains
Wednesday, December 9, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Adults
SkillShare Space at the Central Library
Make your own snowflakes and mini-paper chains using pages from recycled books. Some materials and instruction provided.

Music in the Library: Featuring Kid’Sax Ensemble
Friday, December 11, 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
All Ages
Lecture Room at the Central Library
As part of our Music in the Library Series, the Bellingham Public Library is pleased to present a free concert by the Kid’Sax Ensemble, a group of five local high school musicians that perform jazz, classical and holiday music as a saxophone quintet.

Music in the Library: Featuring Richard and Helen Scholtz
Tuesday, December 15, 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
All ages
SkillShare Space at the Central Library
The Bellingham Public Library is pleased to present a free concert by Richard and Helen Scholtz. Richard and Helen have been making music together for 45 years and primarily perform folk music. For this event, they will perform a combination of instrumentals and songs.

Music in the Library: Featuring Bellingham Ukulele Orchestra
Friday, December 18, 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
All Ages
Lecture Room at the Central Library
Come enjoy a Ukulele Christmas with the 20-member Bellingham Ukulele Orchestra. This free to the public concert at the downtown library will feature mostly holiday songs, some sing-a-long and guaranteed fun!

Onscreen: Holiday Animation Classics
Saturday, December 19, 2:00 – 6:00 p.m.
All ages
SkillShare Space at the Central Library
We will be showing a selection of animated holiday classics on our digital screen. Join us in SkillShare and enjoy!

Music in the Library: Featuring Bellingham Damekor Singers
Sunday, December 20, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
All ages
Lecture Room at the Central Library
The Bellingham Public Library is pleased to present a free concert by the Bellingham Damekor Singers. Damekor is “Ladies Chorus” in Norwegian, and the Bellingham Damekor singers have performed at a number of venues, including internationally. They will be singing songs in English, Norwegian, Icelandic and Swedish.

Drop-in Winter Crafts
Monday, December 21: 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Ages 4 – 12
Lecture Room at the Central Library
Drop by the library and create an array of fun winter crafts and enjoy a cup of warm apple cider! All craft supplies will be provided.

Onscreen: A Classic Holiday Ballet
Monday, December 21, 1:00 – 7:30 p.m.
All ages
SkillShare Space at the Central Library
We will be showing a film recording of a classic holiday ballet on our digital screen. Showtimes: 1:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.

Winter Movie Matinees
Tuesday, December 22: 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday, December 23: 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Monday, December 28: 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday, December 30: 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Thursday, December 31: 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
All ages welcome
Lecture Room at the Central Library
It’s Winter Break! Come down to the Central Library and watch a movie!
Call 778-7200 for movie titles.

Onscreen: Holiday Concerts from Around the World
Wednesday, December 23, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
All ages
SkillShare Space at the Central Library
Join us in SkillShare as we screen a variety of holiday concerts from around the world. Films will be playing continuously throughout the day. Stop in to catch a few minutes, or a few hours!

Music in the Library: Featuring members of the Bellingham Ukulele Orchestra
Monday, December 28, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
All ages
SkillShare Space at the Central Library
Members of the Bellingham Ukulele Orchestra will perform a free mini-concert in our SkillShare Space. They will play a variety of music, ranging from classical to folk.

25th Annual Note of Thanks
Tuesday, December 29: 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
All ages welcome
Lecture Room at the Central Library
Come join us for our annual tradition of giving thanks and make your own fun and creative thank you notes. Materials will be provided. 

For more information about these holiday-themed events, contact Jenni at jjohnson@cob.org or 360-778-7217.