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SPECIAL EVENTS

Tour La Música del Sur de Tejas Gallery
Location: Ben F. McDonald Library
Dates: Last Tuesday of each month from 2- 3 pm
“The Music of South Texas Photo & Memorabilia Gallery”

Pláticas Musicales
Location: Ben F. McDonald Library
Dates: Last Wednesday each month from 6 - 7:30 pm
Live Performers! Performances subject to change. For more information call 361-826-2356

1-2-3 Grow With Me: 5 Week Workshop
Location: Ben F. McDonald Library
Dates: Wednesdays at 11 am. March 20 & 27, April 3, 10 and 17.
Play environment promoting early learning and parent/toddler bonding. Contact for registration and information.
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CRECEMOS: Health & Nutrition Series (Heart disease)
Location: Ben F. McDonald Library
Dates: Feb. 1 from 12 – 1 pm
Join us for a general talk and Q&A with Dr. Xavier F. Gonzales. Bring your own lunch. Everyone welcome. Focus on 55+.
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CRECEMOS: Health & Nutrition Series (Falls, nutrition, strength)
Location: Ben F. McDonald Library
Dates: Mar. 22 from 12 – 1 pm
Join us for a general talk and Q&A with Dr. Xavier F. Gonzales. Bring your own lunch. Everyone welcome. Focus on 55+.
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CRECEMOS: Health & Nutrition Series (Parkinson’s)
Location: Ben F. McDonald Library
Dates: April 12 from 12 – 1 pm
Join us for a general talk and Q&A with Dr. Xavier F. Gonzales. Bring your own lunch. Everyone welcome. Focus on 55+.
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CRECEMOS: Health & Nutrition Series (Infections & allergies)
Location: Ben F. McDonald Library
Dates: May 10 from 12 – 1 pm
Join us for a general talk and Q&A with Dr. Xavier F. Gonzales. Bring your own lunch. Everyone welcome. Focus on 55+.
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EVENTS FOR KIDS

Family Storytime (Ages 1-6)
Location: Ben F. McDonald Library
Dates: Mondays at 10 am
Stories, rhymes, songs, and activities to build early literacy and learning skills for families.

Lapsit Storytime (Ages 0-18 mo.)
Location: Ben F. McDonald Library
Dates: Mondays at 11:15 am
Stories, songs, rhymes, and finger plays that build early literacy skills.

Terrific Tuesdays (Ages 3-12)
Location: Ben F. McDonald Library
Dates: Tuesdays at 4 pm
Thinking games and hands-on activities for children.

Creator’s Club (Ages 8-12)
Location: Ben F. McDonald Library
Dates: First Wednesday of every month at 4 pm
S.T.R.E.A.M. program to facilitate the creativity of children.

Valentine’s Day Party (Ages 4+)
Location: Ben F. McDonald Library
Dates: February 14 at 4 pm
Drop in between 4:00 and 5:30 for light refreshments and Valentine’s Day activities to celebrate all the people and things you love.

After Hours Cozy Read
Location: Ben F. McDonald Library
Dates: March 28 at 6:30 pm
Families welcome to come by for this special after-hours event! Come attired in your coziest PJ’s and have fun building a blanket fort, eat some delicious walking s’mores, and enjoy books as a family.

Music and Motion (Ages 0-5)
Location: Ben F. McDonald Library
Dates: Second Saturdays of each month at 10:30 am
Fun with musical instruments, dance, songs, and parachute play.

Destructomania! (Ages 8-12)
Location: Ben F. McDonald Library
Dates: Feb. 28 and April 25 at 4 pm
S.T.R.E.A.M. program to facilitate learning with tailored instruction in disassembling, breaking, & remaking projects.

Earth Day Upcycling (Ages 6+)
Location: Ben F. McDonald Library
Dates: April 22 at 4 pm
Learn about different ways to recycle and up-cycle common household goods into arts and crafts projects.

Spring Break Discovery Dome Series!
Location: Ben F. McDonald Library
Dates: Registration begins Feb. 12. Shows March 12, 13 and 14.
Featuring shows in the Discovery Dome. Spots are limited. Call 361-826-2356 for show information.

El Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros
Location: Ben F. McDonald Library
Dates: April 30 at 5:30 pm
Celebration of children and books with special guests and activities.

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EVENTS FOR TEENS

Teen Break (Ages 12-18)
Location: Ben F. McDonald Library
Dates: Second Tuesday each month at 6 pm. First Tuesday in March only.
Teens take a break and de-stress with calming projects, book swaps, light refreshments, and more!