United Church of Christ - Rev. Janet Parker, First Congregational UCC
United Methodist Church - Rev. Wendy Joy Woodworth , Morningside UMC
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Salem - Rev. Rick Davis
Subject: Salem Public Library Ask the Experts event spans all agesDate: February 13, 2014 at 4:17:47 PM PSTA lively array of activities and information will greet visitors as Salem Public Library hosts the second annual Ask the Experts event.
Visitors will have the chance to learn about everything from bike repair to nail care and from composting to tai chi in this one-of-a-kind gathering of area organizations, businesses, and community groups eager to share what they know.
Ask the Experts1:00-4:00 p.m. Saturday, February 2220 activity and information tables on the main floor at Salem Public LibraryEvent is free and open to the public, with activities to appeal to all agesOpen house, drop-in style, so community members are welcome at any time
This is a chance to try:
· Easy bike repair tips from The Bike Peddler
· Hand massage samples from local massage therapists Gary Hulet, Hope Wilds, and Center 50+
· Knitting basics with the Mill Stream Knitting Guild
· Decorative nail wraps from Jamberry Nails
· Gardening tips from the Marion County Master Gardeners
· Health and self-care tips from the CHEC Center at Salem Hospital
· Animal care information from the Willamette Humane Society
· Upcycled crafts with DIY Studios
· Ceramic art with local artist Kristin Kuhns
· Beekeeping basics with the Willamette Valley Beekeepers Association
· Red worm composting with area expert Sally White
· Beginning bonsai with the Willamette Valley Bonsai Society
· Square dancing with the Salem Swingin' Stars Square Dance Club
· Spanish 101 with the Spanish Conversation Group
· Disaster preparedness with the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)
· Tai chi with Center 50+
· Ukulele and other instruments with ABC Music
· Ecstatic Dance with Julie Masters
· Irish dance with Ceili of the Valley Society
· 24 Math Challenge with students from McKay High School
In addition to the activity tables, there will be two performances in Loucks Auditorium and three interactive demonstrations in the Heritage Room during the event.
The schedule in Loucks Auditorium includes:
- 1:30-2:00 p.m. – Irish Dance from the Ceili of the Valley Society
- 2:15-2:45 p.m. – Square Dance from the Salem Swingin' Stars Square Dance Club
Planned Heritage Room demonstrations are:
- 1:30-2:00 p.m. – Tai chi led by Center 50+
- 2:15-2:45 p.m. – Group ukulele lesson taught by ABC Music
- 3:00-3:30 p.m. – Ecstatic dance taught by Julie Masters of SalemMore information is available at www.salemlibrary.org or from the library Information Desk at 503-588-6052.
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Dianna ClarkOffice Assistant /AdministrationSalem Public Library585 Liberty St. SESalem, OR 97301Phone: 503-588-6071Fax: 503-589-2011Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgVisit Salem Public Library at: http://www.cityofsalem.net/departments/library/Pages/home.aspx
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