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Knitting Club Meets Thursdays 4:00 PM

knit heartCome join our knitting club.  The Bear Creek Knitters Club is a place to share ideas, to learn new knitting techniques or to teach someone else a new knitting skill. Don't miss out on the weekly fun! Make sure to bring your needles and yarn. All ages welcome!

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Toddler Time, Wednesday 10:30 & 11:00


Join us for Toddler Time every Wednesday morning.  We have two programs at 10:30 & 11:00 for children 18 months to 3 years old. Tickets for these programs are required for each toddler, tickets are available starting at 10:00 AM at the information desk on Wednesday morning.  A craft is also available in the children's area.  

 

Chihuly Art Preschool Picassos

Picture of two peices of art work by Dave Chihuly.Join us 10:30AM Thursday, April 18th for Chihuly inspired art project.  We will have coffee filters and markers for our canvas and painting materials.  After the filters are filled in with colors we will spray them down with heavy laundry starch. After they dry you can glue them down to create a beautiful installation.  This program is intended for children ages 3 +.

Free Play Thursday 10:30 AM

Children Playing in sensory tubs full of rice

 

This Thursday is Free Play! We are going to have different toys for different developmental ages 0-6 for your children to come and explore.  You can expect some building block, puppets, and the ever popular sand box among other toys.  You are welcome to come in and play anytime from 10:30AM- 11:30AM. We’ll see you there. Want a preview? Click here!

It’s Spring! For Preschool Story time Tuesday, March 26th

Picture of spring flower craft for stroytimeMs. Andleeb will be reading books and inviting you to participate in a spring craft!  Make sure to get a ticket from the information desk and join us in the meeting room.  Preschool Storytime starts at 10:30AM and is geared towards children ages 3-6.    

Infant Rhyme Time 11:15 Tuesday

Join us Tuesday for our weekly Infant Rhyme Time at 11:15.  Our community of infants ages 0 - 18 months are treated to songs, rhymes and bubbles.  It's a fun place for babies and their caretakers.  

Infant Explorers: Bread Painting! Thursday

picture of an infant with paint around his/her mouthJoin us 10:30AM Thursday, March 6th for bread painting.  Babies 0-18 months are welcome to come and explore colors and textures for complete messy sensory exploration. We will be using thick slices of bread as our canvas and different versions of homemade “infant paints.”  This craft is intended as a squishy squeezy experience.  We don’t actually intend for the babies to snack on the bread but we making all the ingredients edible, just in case a few pieces get swallowed.

Thursday 10:30 AM Gumdrop & Toothpick Structures

Picture of gumdrop and toothpick bridge holding up rail road ties.Join us 10:30 AM Thursday, February 28 for a tasty bit of building.  We are building with gumdrops and toothpicks.  You can get serious and build bridges and buildings or just make funny looking creatures with your materials.  Just come and have fun.  This program is intended for children 3 +. 

The Legendary Fats Waller voted #1 Harlem Renaissance Musician 2013!

The Bear Creek community has voted Fats Waller as their favorite Harlem Renaissance musician at our 6th Annual Harlem Renaissance Party!  We danced and jumped and all around boogied to the tunes of Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday and Fats Waller.  After a good spread of tunes representing our nominees for the year the families voted on which performing artist tickled their toes the most.  The votes were close.  Ella came in as runner up with 26 votes and Fats Waller won with 27 votes!  Hope you can join us next year!    For more on Fats Waller click read more.

Harlem Renaissance Party Thursday!


Picture of Louis Armstrong

Join us Thursday, February 14 at 10:30 AM for our annual Harlem Renaissance Celebration.  Bring out your dancing feet and get ready to shake it!  It’s a fun chance to expose your kids to the incredible music created by legendary black musicians like Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday to name a few. 

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