Curtis Manley is the author of The Summer Nick Taught His Cats to Read. Join us for a very special visit and talk, with the author, himself!
This event is sponsored by the Washington Center for the Book.
PEGASUS PUPPET THEATRE
Space is full of stars. But how did those stars get their names? Join us for a fun puppet show that brings Roman and Greek myths to life, illuminating the stories behind constellations such as Hydra, Leo and Pegasus! Bring the whole family and cheer for heroes and titans, alike!
Selah Community Library Friday, June 14th @ 11am
Southeast Community Library Friday, June 14th @ 3pm
Moxee Community Library Monday, August 5th @ 11am
Granger Community Library Monday, August 5th @ 4pm
PRESTO THE MAGICIAN
Magic is in the air…and at the library! Join us for an out of this world magic show with Presto the Magician.
Moxee Community Library Monday, June 24th @ 11am
Sunnyside Community Library Monday, June 24th @ 3:30pm
Yakima Central Library Thursday, June 27th @ 11am
Buena Community Library Thursday, June 27th @ 3pm
ESCAPE ROOM IN A BOX
Put your problem-solving skills to the test while you work with teammates to solve clues and beat the clock in order to break into outer space-themed “escape” boxes. For kids ages 9+ years old.
Zillah Community Library Tuesday, June 25th @ 3pm
White Swan Community Library Wednesday, July 10th @ 2pm
Harrah Community Library Thursday, July 11th @ 2pm
Mabton Community Library Thursday, July 18th @ 2pm
Southeast Community Library Thursday, July 18th @ 3pm
Naches Community Library Wednesday, August 7th @ 1pm
SCOTT WONDER - MAGICIAN
Enjoy a fun, family-friendly magic show with one of the Yakima Valley’s favorite magicians!
Terrace Heights Community Library Tuesday, July 9th @ 10:30am
Wapato Community Library Tuesday, July 9th @ 4pm
Naches Community Library Wednesday, July 10th @ 11am
Mabton Community Library Wednesday, July 10th @ 3pm
TRAVELING LANTERN THEATRE
It’s “Take Your Child to Work Day” at NASA, and you’re invited to tag along to find out what it’s like to be in space! Visit Mission Control, meet scientists and engineers, and learn all about space travel.
West Valley Community Library Friday, July 12th @ 11am and 3pm
WHERE IN THE WORLDS - WORKSHOPS
During these educational workshops, presented by the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, young astronomers will learn how the solar system orbits the sun, make their own meteorite impact craters, and compare the sizes of the planets from the tiniest terrestrial worlds to the most gargantuan gas giants.
For ages 5-9. Space is limited; please call Yakima Central Library at (509) 575-3430 to sign up.
Yakima Central Library Monday, July 15th @ 1pm & 3pm
PACIFIC SCIENCE CENTER - SPACE ODYSSEY EXHIBIT
Blast off on an amazing celestial journey with these hands-on exhibits hosted by the Pacific Science Center. Explore meteorites, constellations and Jupiter’s storms. Manipulate a robot arm and explore the Martian terrain. What would the Big Dipper look like from the other side of the universe? How much do you weigh on Venus? Find out answers to these questions and more!
Sunnyside Community Library Friday, July 19th, 1pm – 4pm
West Valley Community Library Saturday, July 20th 11am – 2pm
MIKEY MIKE THE RAD SCIENTIST
Enjoy a fun, kid-friendly, science-themed concert with Seattle-based musician, Mike Gervais!
Wixson Park (216 S. 3rd St, Selah) Monday, July 22nd @ 12pm
Terrace Heights Community Library Monday, July 22nd @ 3pm
WORLD OF MUSIC - DRUMMING WORKSHOPS
Learn all about the world of music while you learn to play the African djembe drum and other percussion instruments. Space is limited. Pre-registration required.
Toppenish Community Library Thursday, August 1st @ 1pm
Space is limited. Please call (509) 865-3600 to sign up.
Granger Community Library Thursday, August 1st @ 4pm
Space is limited. Please call (509) 854-1446 to sign up.
SENSORY NATURE WALK
What can you feel, hear, see and smell in nature? Find out during an evening scavenger hunt that uses (almost) all of your five senses!
Yakima Area Arboretum (1401 Arboretum Dr, Yakima) Friday August 2nd, from 7pm -9pm
Nature walk & scavenger hunt: 7pm – 8pm
Crafts & activities: 8pm-9pm
3-D PRINTING WORKSHOPS
Learn all about 3-D printing and design a 3-D printed item that you get to take home! For children 8+ years old. Pre-registration required.
West Valley Community Library Thursday, August 8th @ 11am & 4pm
Please call the West Valley Library at (509) 966-7070 to sign up.
Sunnyside Community Library Friday, August 9th @11am
Please call the Sunnyside Library at (509) 837-3234 to sign up.
Buena Community Library Friday, August 9th @ 4pm
Please call the Buena Library at (509) 865-2298 to sign up.