Join us for a relaxed evening of traditional holiday and seasonal music presented by local musician and teacher John Dreyer and his young students on cello and violin. You'll know many of these tunes, and singing along is encouraged! In addition to running a private music studio in Fulton, Mr. Dreyer plays cello in the Concord Baptist Church Orchestra. He has taught music in public schools and also holds a degree in cello performance.
Bring a brown bag lunch and join us to discuss “One More Thing” by B.J. Novak. This debut short story collection has received critical acclaim for its insight, humor and sensitivity to the human condition. Exploring questions from the very familiar to the wildly unusual, “One More Thing” takes its inspiration from the deepest human emotions: love, fear, family, ambition, and the search for the soul.
Most people know Edgar Allan Poe for his scary stories, but he also wrote exciting tales about shipwrecks, stolen letters and buried treasure. in this short play by Talking Horse Productions, Edgar Allan Poe, a raven named Nevermind and some friends will embark on a series of grand adventures based on these stories! Ages 4 and older.
Drop by to create ornaments, cards and other holiday items at this annual event for all ages.
Hiroya Tsukamoto is a one of a kind composer, guitarist and singer-songwriter from Kyoto, Japan. He started playing banjo at the age of 13 and, in 2000, he received a scholarship to Berklee College of Music and came to the U.S. Since then, he has been performing internationally and has released five albums. Hiroya has developed a unique sound, which is sometimes described as "cinematic acoustic music." More information at: http://www.hiroyatsukamoto.com  Adults and teens.
The Missouri Building Block Picture Book Award, administered by the Missouri Library Association, is presented annually to the author and illustrator of the picture book voted the best by preschoolers in Missouri's public libraries. We'll read some of the nominees for this year's award and kids can vote for their favorite. Ages 2-5.
Learn how to set up Skype, free software that allows you to make video calls to computers and mobile devices anywhere in the world. Basic computer knowledge and email account required. Registration begins Monday, November 23.
Channel the Force and strengthen your skills as a Jedi Knight. Craft an origami Yoda, practice lightsaber moves, compete in a droid toss and more! Costumes welcome for both children and adults. Ages 5 and older.
"Notes from Boomerang Creek," local author Cathy Salter’s recently published second book, is a collection of meditations on country walks, food shared with friends, travel, art, great books, and the art of writing. The essays have appeared over the past decade in the Columbia Daily Tribune and the Boone County Journal.
Holidays bring families together and they can be good times to have difficult conversations. This presentation offers helpful tips to assist families dealing with dementia, including discussions about going to the doctor, deciding when to stop driving and making legal and financial plans. Presented by the Greater Missouri Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association as part of an ongoing series.