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KIDS Story Time Stars Mondays, Sept. 11 - Nov. 13 @ 10:30 a.m. | Ages 5 and under Join us weekly for stories, songs and a craft! Little Adventures Wednesdays, Sept. 13 - Nov. 15 @ 10:30 a.m. | Ages 5 and under Adventure with us into exciting stories with songs and crafts. On Theme: a Book Club 2nd Wednesday of the month @ 2 p.m. | Ages 8 - 12 Read a book based on the monthly theme. Then, bring the book to chat, have a snack, and complete an activity. Registration is required. Sept. 13: Reader’s Choice Oct. 11: Spooky Stories Nov. 8: Fantasy Dec. 13: Award Winners Playdough Playtime 2nd Thursday of the month @ 10:30 a.m. | Ages 2 - 5 Be hands-on with a doughy mess. Homeschool STEM Jr: Chemistry 3rd Monday of the month @ 2 p.m. | Ages 7 - 9 Visit stations and do activities to learn about chemistry. Registration is required. Sept. 18: States of Matter Oct. 16: Physical vs. Chemical Changes Nov. 20: Acids and Bases Homeschool STEM: Chemistry 3rd Monday of the month @ 2 p.m. | Ages 10 - 14 Learn about areas of chemistry and complete an activity. Registration is required. Sept 18: States of Matter Oct. 16: Physical vs. Chemical Changes Nov. 20: Acids and Bases Lego® Club 3rd Wednesday of the month @ 4 p.m. | Ages 5 - 12 Drop in to show off your block building skills and creativity! Cookies and Crafts Select Wednesdays @ 6 p.m. | Ages 6 - 10 What’s better than crafting? Crafting with a cookie! Join us for a different craft and a sweet treat each month. Registration is required. Sept. 27: Paper Quilled Fall Tree Oct. 25: Halloween Silhouette Art Nov. 29: Book Page Animals Bluey Party Friday, Sept. 29 @ 10:30 a.m. | Ages 2 - 5 Celebrate everyone’s favorite Blue Heeler puppy, Bluey! Registration is required. Greater Cleveland Aquarium: Creature Science Investigators Friday, Oct. 13 @ 11 a.m. | Ages 6 and older Fill your no-school day with some science fun. See below for details on this virtual event. Halloween Party Friday, Oct. 20 @ 10:30 a.m. | Ages 2 - 5 Wear your costume and join us for some preschool pint-sized Halloween fun! Registration is required. Pokéthon Monday, Oct. 23 | All Day Trivia at 2 & 6 p.m. | Ages 6 - 12 Stop by the Children’s Room for various Pokémon crafts and activities! If you want to test your knowledge, join us for trivia at listed times above. Dinovember Story Time Friday, Nov. 3 @ 10:30 a.m. | Ages 3 - 6 Roar into November, and enjoy some dino songs, stories, crafts, and more! Registration is required. Holiday Story Time & Singalong Friday, Dec. 8 @ 10:30 a.m. | Ages 2 - 5 Join us for festive stories, songs, and crafts! Registration is required. FAMILY Coloring Club 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month @ 4 p.m. | All Ages Join us for relaxing creative sessions of coloring and art activities for the whole family! Family Movie Nights Tuesdays, Sept. 19 | Oct. 24 | Nov. 21 | Dec. 19 @ 6 p.m. | Families Come for a family fun movie and a popcorn treat! Super Spooky Party Tuesday, Oct. 17 @ 6 p.m. | Families Come for scary-good Halloween fun with crafts, activities and a ghostbuster as well! Registration is required. Stranger Things Escape Room Saturday, Oct. 28 @ 1 - 4:30 p.m. | All Ages Strange things have been happening around Hawkins, IN. Can you and your friends solve the puzzles and escape in time? Call 440-324-9823 to register for your 30-minute slot. Registration is required. Elf Workshop Tuesday, Dec. 5 @ 6 p.m. | All Ages Get into the holiday spirit and celebrate the season with family by making some festive crafts! Registration is required. \ TEEN Mario Kart Relay 2nd Thursday of the month @ 6 p.m. | Ages 12 and older Test your skills and race against others in a friendly Mario Kart Relay! Snacks will be provided. Freestyle Art Night Tuesday, Sept. 26 @ 6 p.m. | Ages 10 - 17 Express yourself making collages out of old magazines! Registration is required. Nail Art Tuesday, Oct. 3 @ 6 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 7 @ 2 p.m. Ages 10 - 17 Learn the basics of painting your nails, along with how to use nail stickers. Registration is required. Honey Heist Saturday, Nov. 11 @ 2 p.m. | Ages 10 - 17 You and your friends are bears at a honey convention, and you have one goal: steal the honey. Work together in this RPG, and see if you can successfully complete the heist! Registration is required. Pom-Pom Cactus Tuesday, Nov. 14 @ 6 p.m. | Ages 10 - 17 Make a cute pom-pom cactus you can touch without fear! Registration is required. WEST RIVER 1194 West River Road North | Elyria, Ohio 44035 | 440.324.2270 6 Greater Cleveland Aquarium Creature Science Investigators Friday, Oct. 13, 11:00am, ages 6 and up, registration required Join us for the Greater Cleveland Aquarium’s Virtual - CSI program! Animals look different from each other because of how and where they live. Explore how the Aquarium’s wide array of animal residents get oxygen, find food, use water and seek shelter. Recommended for ages kindergarten-2nd grade.

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