Teen Social Media - Presented by Hamilton County Sheriff's Office
Learn the consequences that can occur with social media misuse, receive reference material and resources on cyber-crimes, and obtain strategies for managing the every-changing technology and language teens use!
Monday, March 10, 2014; 7-8pm
Hamilton County 4H Fairgrounds
Audience: Students and Parents
Flyer: click here
Contact: Sheriff's Office, 18100 Cumberland Road, 1-317-773-1872
Thursday, February 27, 10:30-11:00 AM
In the Storytime Room at the Carmel Clay Public Library
This storytime is designed for children with autism spectrum disorders, sensory integration issues, or other developmental disabilities, and their typically developing peers. If your child has trouble sitting through one of our other storytimes, this program of stories, songs, and activities might be just what you are looking for! Come for the half-hour program and then feel free to relax or socialize in the Storytime Room for a little while. Registration is required and begins Thursday, February 20, in person at the Children's Reference Desk or by phone at (317) 844-3363.
Audience: Special needs children ages 2-6 and their caregivers
Re-stock your reading shelves by shopping at the St. Mark’s Library Annual Book Sale held at the church, Friday, Saturday & Sunday, February 28, March 1-2. A wonderful selection of new children’s books along with gently used books, audiobooks and CDs, and DVD movies will be available for purchase 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM each day.
Donations of gently used materials will be accepted at the church, located at 126th St. & Gray Rd. in Carmel, February 16-26. All proceeds from the sale will support the church’s library development. For more information, visit www.stmarkscarmel.org or call 317-846-4912.
Audience: all grades
Hamilton County 4-H Enrollment
A reminder the 2014 4-H Enrollment Deadline is March 1st, and we do not want to miss any of the young people who are interested in joining the club. For more information on how to enroll, call the Purdue Extension Office at 317-776-0854 or go to our website.
Here is a short youtube video you may enjoy. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v8TwBVpArVg
Audience: for all schools - grades 3-12
Sustainable Living: Saving Our Bees
Bees are disappearing all over the planet. These prime pollinators are responsible for one third of the food we eat, including most fruits, vegetables and nuts. Join us on Thursday. Feb. 27, 6:30 p.m. at the Carmel library for the screening of the documentary "Vanishing of the Bees" to learn what you can do to help save the bees. For more information and to RSVP please visit the Carmel Green Initiative website.
Flyer: http://carmelgreen.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=264:sustainable-living-seminar-vanishing-of-the-bees&catid=25:cgi-evemts&Itemid=40 Grades 3 - 12
Lego Mania at the Carmel Clay Public Library
Join us for a fun-filled evening of Legos on Monday, February 24, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. in the storytime room. We'll provide the Legos, you provide the creativity. No registration is required. For more information, call the Children's & Youth Services desk at 844-3363. Since Legos can be a choking hazard, no younger siblings please.
Audience: Grades K-5
Dine on a Dime at the Carmel Clay Public Library
Teens! Learn the secrets of making your favorite treats at home for a fraction of the cost. This month we will have Timey-Wimey Party Food inspired by Dr. Who on Tuesday, February 25, 3:30 - 5:00 p.m. in the program room. No registration is required. For more information, call the Young Adult desk at 814-3983.
Audience: Middle & High School Students
Disability Awareness Day & Sensory-Friendly Performance of THE CAT IN THE HAT at Civic Theatre
The Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre will be hosting a Disability Awareness Day on Saturday, March 1st. This includes a Family Resource Fair from 2:30-5:30pm in the Tarkington Lobby, and a first-ever Sensory-Friendly Performance of (well-loved) THE CAT IN THE HAT at 5pm. Tickets are available for the performance online or by calling 843-3800. The Fair is free to families, and includes many great community organizations who will have booths set up as well as fun puppet shows and other family friendly activities.
Audience: Families dealing with sensory processing issues and other disabilities.