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Marvelous Music

A sampling of sounds for music lovers of all ages.

June 27, 7 p.m.: History of Rock and Roll with Boitumelo
Musical duo Boitumelo will have everyone shake, rattle, and rolling in the aisles as they use stories and live music to tell the colorful history of rock and roll. See a sampling of their work: https://youtu.be/-hbtYMz_vGE.

June 30, 2 p.m.: Elvis Tribute Concert
Hail to the King! Elvis tribute artist Jeff Mew will perform hits form the legendary musician. Learn more about Jeff Mew: https://justanotherelvistributeartist.com/.

July 11, 7 p.m.: HarpEssence
This four piece harp ensemble will perform all styles of music, often in intricate four part harmonies. Learn more about HarpEssence: https://www.harpessence.net/.

Events for Children

Music Maker Mondays for Grades K-5

Mondays in June and July, 3-4:30 p.m.
Drop in and make a musical instrument with us! We'll make a different instrument each week.

June 11Tambourines
June 18Maracas
June 25Pan pipes
July 2Drum
July 9Kazoo
July 16Aboriginal clapping sticks
July 23Castanets
July 30Harmonica

Wondrous Wednesdays for All Ages

Wednesdays in June and July at 7 p.m. Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.
Entertainment the whole family will enjoy.

June 13: Tales at Twilight with DeeCee Cornish
Award winning storyteller DeeCee Cornish will entrance all ages with his riveting storytelling style. Learn more about DeeCee: http://www.deceecornish.com/index.html.

June 20: Family Storytime: Pirates
Get ready to do some timber shivering! Gather up your hearties for stories, songs, and crafts. Grownups caught talking may have to walk the plank!

June 27: History of Rock and Roll with Boitumelo
Musical duo Boitumelo will have everyone shake, rattle, and rolling in the aisles as they use stories and live music to tell the colorful history of rock and roll. See a sampling of their work: https://youtu.be/-hbtYMz_vGE.

July 11: HarpEssence
This four piece harp ensemble will perform all styles of music, often in intricate four part harmonies. Learn more about HarpEssence: https://www.harpessence.net/.

July 18: Family Storytime: Make Some Music!
We'll celebrate the wonder of music with stories, a craft, and songs!

July 25: Blackland Prairie Raptor Center - 3 p.m. and 6 p.m.
Each day and night the raptors are on patrol. Their mission: finding a meal. How do they do it? Discover their unique adaptations to hunt in woodland, wetlands and prairies. There’s no better way to learn about the birds of prey in North Texas than to meet them in person! Learn more about the Blackland Prairie Raptor Center http://www.bpraptorcenter.org/. Tickets are required for this event. Tickets will be available beginning at 9 a.m. on the day of the event.

Thrilling Thursdays for ages 4 and up

Thursdays in June and July at 2 p.m. and 3:15 p.m.

June 14: Gregg KaZam
Magician Gregg KaZam will wow kids with his sense of humor and magic tricks. Learn more about Gregg KaZam: http://greggtheballoonguy.com/index.html.

June 21: Dangerous Edison
Dangerous Edison will perform scientific feats to illustrate the wonders of sound. Learn more about Dangerous Edison's: http://www.dangerousedison.com.

June 28: Marty Westerman
Magician Marty Westerman will wow kids with his sense of humor and magic tricks. Learn more about Marty: http://amagicalexperience.net/.

July 5: Professor Pop
Professor Pop will perform tricks with bubbles of all shapes and sizes. Learn more about Professor Pop: http://comedian4kids.com/prof-pop-bubble-show.html.

July 12: Carolina Storyteller
Listen as Carolina Storyteller brings to life enchanting stories from South and Central America. Learn more about Carolina Storyteller: https://www.carolinastoryteller.com/.

July 19: David Slick
World record holding juggler David Slick will wow us with amazing tricks. Learn more about David Slick: http://www.slickjugglers.com/.

July 26: Austin Reptile Shows
See live reptiles from around the world! Learn more about Austin Reptile Shows: http://www.austinreptileshows.com/index.html.

Monthly Events for Teens

June 13, 4:30-5:30 p.m.: Teen Writing Group
Join us for creative writing exercises. For grades 6-12.

June 15, 3-5 p.m.: Random Fandom: Percy Jackson
Fandom related crafts, games, and trivia. For grades 6-12.

June 20, 4:30-5:30 p.m.: Bibliomaniacs
Hang out and talk about your favorite books. For grades 6-12.

June 22, 4-5 p.m.: Drum Circle
Experience the excitement of instant music creation with drummer Mark Shelton. Learn more about Mark Shelton: https://www.marksheltonmusic.com/. For grades 6-12.

July 11, 4:30-5:30 p.m.: Teen Writing Group
Join us for creative writing exercises. For grades 6-12.

July 13: 3-5 p.m.: Random Fandom: Harry Potter
Fandom related crafts, games, and trivia. For grades 6-12.

July 18, 4:30-5:30 p.m.: Bibliomaniacs
Hang out and talk about your favorite books. For grades 6-12.

July 20, 4-5 p.m.: Theater Audition Workshop
Discover audition tips and tricks from the staff of Creative After School Theater (C.A.S.T.) Learn more about C.A.S.T.: http://www.creativeafterschooltheatre.com/. For grades 6-12.

July 27, 4:30-8:30 p.m.: Middle School Lock In
Log 1,000 minutes in Wandoo Reader to earn an invitation for you and a friend to our after-hours event for MIDDLE SCHOOLERS ONLY. For grades 6-8.

July 28, 4:30-9:00 p.m.: High School Lock In
Log 1,000 minutes in Wandoo Reader to earn an invitation for you and a friend to our after-hours event for HIGH SCHOOLERS ONLY. For grades 9-12.

Events for Adults

To register for Adult Programs, call 972-874-6165 or email fmpl@flower-mound.com

June 5, 7 p.m.: Create a Macramé Wall Hanging
Library staff will cover tips and tricks as well as how to make tassels to enhance your piece. For ages 16+.

June 11, 7 p.m.: Book Lovers' Social
Share your love for your favorite books and authors with others. Dessert and beverages will be served. For ages 18+.

June 13,1 p.m.: Create a Macramé Wall Hanging
Library staff will cover tips and tricks as well as how to make tassels to enhance your piece. For ages 16+.

July 17, 7 p.m.: Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior
Speakers from The Alzheimer's Association will discuss behavioral messages and triggers and identify strategies to help intervene with some of the most common behavioral challenges of the disease. Presented in partnership with the Flower Mound Senior Center. For ages 18+.

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