Minnesota Legacy Funded programs

Global Games–Monday, June 3, 6:30-7:30pm

Global Games teaches about the fun side of world cultures as families are introduced to a variety of toys  and games from different countries. Of course, there’s  plenty of time for everyone to play.  Global Games helps develop skills and build self esteem while gaining new respect for world cultures.

 Eagle Bluff’s STARLAB–Thursday, June 13, 5-5:45pm and 6-6:45pm

(offered in partnership with the Happy Ramblers 4-H group all. All ages are invited to this event.)
This event will take place in the gymnasium of the Immanuel Lutheran Family Life Center (45 W Broadway, Plainview, MN 55964). The STARLAB program features an inflatable planetarium to showcase 3,000 stars of different colors and sizes, as well as the constellations. Please contact the library the day of the program to obtain a ticket for entrance. Each program is limited to 60 individuals at a time. Attendees without a ticket will be permitted to enter on a first come first serve basis to the shows at 5pm and 6pm. Individuals waiting their turn in the STARLAB are invited to do hands on space activities and crafts with volunteers from the Happy Ramblers.

Author visit with poet Laura  Purdie Salas –Thursday, June 27, 1-2pm

(intended for elementary and up)
In this interactive session, we’ll read some poems and rhyming nonfiction. We’ll also talk about her writing process, and we’ll create one or two group poems!

YogaQuest–Monday, July 15, 1-2pm

(intended for 6th  grade and up)
Participants will follow YogaQuest’s lead in telling a story of “A Series of Unfortunate Events” using a combination of narration and yoga poses. A great way of getting a first taste of yoga fun!

Uke Can Do It!  A Community Collaboration Grant project funded by Minnesota Legacy Fund

Uke and Me! Family Ukulele Night–Monday, June 10th 3:30pm-7:30pm

Families of all ages are invited to sign up for 30 minute small  group (6-8 people) sessions to learn ukulele  together. Grandparents, parents, and kids should bring their best sense of play. The library will bring the ukuleles.
Registration is required for this event. Please sign up using this  webform.

Star Belle Ukulele Band Workshop and Concert–Friday, June 28: 2pm workshop; 6:30pm concert

Star Belle Ukulele Band is a trio of Nebraska based singer-songwriters with folk, country, and Americana roots. These ladies bring tight harmonies, humor, and a commitment to promoting arts in rural locations. Their visit to Plainview will consist of two parts:
A 2:00 pm workshop at Green Prairie Assisted Living’s chapel. Community members are invited to join the band in learning some ukulele tips and tricks and a song or two. Folks who participate in the workshop are invited to come to the evening’s concert and play along with what they learned in the workshop. Registration is required on our Sign-Up Form.
A 6:30 pm concert at the Plainview Public Library. This event is open to the public and does not require a ticket or registration. The library has limited seating, so if you are opposed to sitting on the floor, we recommend bringing lawn chairs.