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Cecilia Nasmith

By Cecilia Nasmith, Northumberland Today

COBOURG / HAMILTON TOWNSHIP - 

Registrations begins Feb. 25 for the Lego, sculpting, Disasters at Sea and other March Break programming at the Cobourg Public Library.

Between March 8 and 15, a variety of fun is planned for all three library locations.

In Bewdley:

• March 8, 10 a.m. — Young people aged seven and older are invited to a Captain Underpants Party to celebrate the release of Captain Underpants and the Revolting Revenge of the Radioactive Robo-Boxers.

• March 13, 3:30 p.m. — Young computer gamers aged eight to 11 can take part in the Battle of the Games.

• March 15, 10:30 a.m. to noon — It's Lego At The Library time for young people aged eight to 12.

In Gore's Landing:

• March 12, 3 p.m. — Barbara Hunter, owner of Bear's Beads in Cobourg, shows young people aged seven to 12 how to make beaded bookmarks.

At the main branch in Cobourg:

• March 8, 10:30 a.m. — Young people aged three to five can enjoy fun and entertainment at Musical Farm Animals.

• March 8, 2 p.m. — It's Lego At The Library time for young people aged eight to 12.

• March 11, 10:30 a.m. — Barbara Hunter, owner of Bear's Beads in Cobourg, shows young people aged seven to 12 how to make beaded bookmarks.

• March 11, 2 p.m. — All ages will enjoy the magical pirate show called Captain Corbin.

• March 11, 6 to 7 p.m. — It's PJ Dinner Theatre, where the whole family will enjoy pizza and a play in your jammies. The $2-per-person cost includes pizza, a drink and the show.

• March 12, 2 p.m. — The Centre for Conservation of Specialized Species brings a hawk, a falcon, an owl and perhaps even some bats for an interactive presentation for young people aged five and older.

• March 13 — Krazy Kids Sculpture with Rod introduces young people to the art of sculpture (at 10 a.m. for those aged five to seven, and at 12:30 p.m. for those aged eight to 12).

• March 14, 10:30 a.m. — Young people aged six to 12 are invited to the Disasters At Sea program to learn about icebergs, the Titanic and other famous disasters.

• March 14, 2 p.m. — Budding scientists aged six to 11 will enjoy entertaining experiments at the Messy Gooey Goodness program.

• March 15, 2 p.m. — Young people aged seven and older are invited to the Jillian Jiggs Pigs program. Enjoy the Jillian Jiggs story, and make a pig to take home with you.

As well, the Cobourg branch hosts the Red Cross Babysitting Course for young people aged 11 and older on March 15 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Bring your own peanut-free lunch plus a doll or stuffy to use as a prop. Registration is $45 at the door.

Otherwise, programs are free, though registration is required.

Due to the popularity of the programs, registration is restricted until March 4 to the members at each branch. After that, it is open to all.

For more information, call 905-372-9271 ext. 6130.

cecilia.nasmith@sunmedia.ca

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