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Week of April 22, 2019

Thursday, April 25

Bring music you're working on, something you're having trouble with, play a solo or a duet for the group, play along with your fellow ukers. All skill levels welcome!

Ukers will meet in the first floor Story Time Room.

Drop in for a friendly game of chess every Thursday evening from 6:00pm until 8:00pm. All ages and skill levels are encouraged to attend. Even if you have never played, but are interested in learning, stop by and we will teach you. No registration or chess boards required. Chess is played on the library's second floor.

Join the Neenah Public Library for this free hands-on workshop Thursday, April 25th at 6:30pm. Learn the ABCs of Brush Lettering from instructor Marisol Encarnacion. She will teach you the basic brushstrokes to help you create a minuscule alphabet in script font. With a little practice, you will be on your way to creating your own unique beautiful script pieces. Free pen and notebook provided. You must contact the library at 920-886-6315 to register!

Friday, April 26

It's a family dance party! A half-hour of rhythm, rhyme and movement for children of all ages and their grown ups. There will be interactive songs with scarves and shaker eggs, followed by danceable music from hip-hop to Motown to swing. No talent necessary, dancing is required! The program is free – no registration needed.


Bookworm Yoga

All Ages

• Reading • Yoga • Mindfulness  

Getting bendy with books! Please join us Friday mornings for Bookworm Yoga.  Breathe, bend and read together with seasonal themed stories, rhymes and songs. Children will develop pre-literacy skills with simple poses and mindfulness exercises. Bring a beach towel or mat and join us. All ages welcome.

**Siblings are always welcome!

Saturday, April 27

Honor the Earth by joining us to make a sled kite using recycled materials.


Ages 3+

Sunday, April 28

Are you interested in learning how to play Dungeons and Dragons? Join us every Sunday at 1:00pm in the second floor Aylward Room at the Neenah Public Library. This friendly Dungeons and Dragons group is always looking for few more adventurers. This is a great introduction for newbies, or people simple looking for a gaming group. No registration is required for this free event.

This is group is for adults 18 and older.

This past fall, in partnership with Lawrence University, the Neenah Public Library offered a series of jazz concerts. Each performance highlighted a famous jazz musician. The first event featured the music of renowned composer Thelonious Monk, while the last delivered a stellar performance of saxophone giant John Coltrane's seminal work. Each event found the student quartet offering up lively and approachable takes of the featured artist's tunes. In between songs, the band presented short biographical sketches and antidotes related to each artist; taking the audience on a short spellbinding musical journey.

For an encore, the band is coming back to NPL this spring for two Sunday dates. The featured artists will be the hard bop trumpeter Lee Morgan (Sunday, April 14th at 2:00pm) and the prolific jazz pianist Herbie Hancock (Sunday, April 28th at 2:00pm.) No registration is necessary, but please arrive early if you would like a seat close to the performance.