Market at Five Points Every First Saturday

Photo of Five Points Town Plaza from City of La Porte, Texas WebsiteA variety of vendors and produce growers set up booths for Market at Five Points at Five Points Plaza, 201 S. Broadway in La Porte, every first Saturday of the month from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The next Market is Saturday, June 2, 2012. There will be a raffle for prizes. For more information, see www.marketatfivepoints.com or call Leticia Rollins at 281-830-1529.

Get Ready for Get a Clue

Guess what? The time is almost here for the 2012 Summer Reading Program. There is something for all ages. So sign up online at www.hcpl.net  beginning June 4 and let's make this a great summer of reading in La Porte!

Annual Circle of Death Bean Bag Championship

Hey kids! join Mr. D. for the 2012 edition of our annual Circle of Death Bean Bag Toss Championship. The fun begins at Wednesday, May 16 at 3:15 pm in the Children's Activity Room. 

Disclaimer : No actual deaths will occur during the championship play off. smiley

 

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Teen Craft: Kite Making

Clipart of Kites flying from JupiterimagesCreate and design a kite in honor of Asian Pacific Heritage Month. Ages 10-17. All materials provided. Wednesday, May 16 at 4 pm.

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Maurice Sendak

Copy of Book Jacket from 'Where the Wild Things Are' by Maurice SendakMaurice Sendak, innovative children’s author and illustrator, died today, Tuesday, May 08, 2012. He was 83. He wrote and illustrated such books as the trilogy Where the Wild Things Are (1963), In the Night Kitchen (1970), and Outside Over There (1981); The Sign on Rosie’s Door (1960); Higglety Pigglety Pop! (1967) and his latest Bumble-ardy (2011).  Sendak also was an illustrator for numerous children’s authors, such as Else Holmelund Minarik and Ruth Krauss. His stories and drawings have thrilled a generation of young readers born in the 1960s, 70s, and 80s who are now sharing their love of these classics with the children in their lives.