Programs at Coliseum
840 coliseum Blvd.
Thursday at 10:00 am
Oct. 5 It’s nice when you support your friends!
Up and Down, by Oliver Jeffers
Even though the penguin and the boy are close friends and do many things together,
the penguin decides that he wants to fly and he wants to do it on his own.
Cowboy Kid, by Max Eilenberg
A young boy has difficulty in getting to sleep because his toys seem to need so many
hugs and kisses at bedtime.
Craft – Penguin craft
Oct. 12 We need to learn to accept others!
That New Animal, by Emily Jenkins
The lives of two dogs change after a new animal, a baby, come to their house.
Zinnia and Dot, by Lisa Campbell Ernst
Zinnia and Dot, self-satisfied hens who bicker constantly about who lays better eggs
Put aside their differences to protect a prime specimen from a marauding weasel.
Craft – Dog craft
Oct. 19 Do you want to go to school?
Bad Boris Goes to School, by Susie Jenkin-Pearce
Boris does not want to go to school until he gets there and sees that he enjoys it.
Dabble Duck, by Anne Leo Ellis
A lonesome pet, Duck finally solves her own problem by befriending a bedraggled boy.
Craft – Elephant craft
Oct. 26 Halloween is near!
You may wear you Halloween costumes today for group pictures.
Halloween Monster, by Catherine Stock
Tommy is reluctant to dress up and go out on Halloween until his mother convinces
him that there are no real ghosts, monsters, or witches.
Have No Fear! Halloween is Here!, by Tish Rabe
The Cat in the hat shows the boys and girls where to find the best Halloween
Craft – Flying bats and ghouls craft
Parent Pre-School Activity Center
Every three weeks we will have a new activity to enhance the five senses and further develop your child’s thought processes. This is an activity where parent and child explore together.
Tai Chi Classes
10:00 – 11:00 am
This will be our last class for this series of Tai Chi classes taught by Jim Caldwell. You will need to come by to pre-register before attending this last class.
Arts and Crafts for Adults
October 4, 2017
Today we will be transforming ordinary flameless candles into lacy Halloween candles. Please bring your own flameless 4” to 6” inch candle, and we will provide all other materials.
Genealogical Research – Ancestry Library Edition
Each Thursday from 10:00 to 12:00, you can register for an appointment with our volunteer. She will guide you in how to get started with Ancestry or your next steps. You must pre-register to assure our volunteer will be available to assist. 271-7005
Computer Class for Seniors
October 3, 10, 17, and 24
We will be concentrating on Microsoft Power Point during the month of October.
Pre-registration is required. 271-7005
Coliseum Adult Program
October 18, 2017
Sandra Whatley, Central Alabama Aging Consortium, will be here to discuss the Medicare revisions and will be meeting individually with patrons who need additional assistance.
October 19, 2017
Do you have something you can teach, or would you like to learn how to do something? We still have looms and yarn, so bring your knitting needles and crochet hooks. Also, bring any projects you are working on that you would like to share.
Coliseum Adult Book Clubs
Southern Charms Book Club
October 12, 2017
Today we will be discussing “All the Light We Cannot See”, by Anthony Doerr. This is a story of two people whose paths cross during the Nazi’s occupation, and against all odds, try to be good to one another. Then, we will receive our book for November titled, “Hollow Ground”, by Stephen Marion.
Eastbrook Mystery Book Club
October 26, 2017
“The Buzzard Table” by Margaret Maron. Judge Deborah Knott and her husband, Sheriff’s Deputy Dwight Bryant, are back home in Colleton County amid family and old friends. But the winter winds have blown in several new faces as well. Lt. Sigrid Harald and her mother, Anne, a well-known photographer, are down from New York to visit Mrs. Lattimore, Anne’s dying mother. When the group gathers for dinner at Mrs. Lattimore’s Victorian home, they meet the enigmatic Martin Crawford, an ornithologist researching a book on Southern vultures. He’s also Mrs. Lattimore’s long-lost nephew. With her health in decline, Mrs. Lattimore wants to make amends with her family-a desire Deborah can understand, as she, too, works to strengthen her relationship with her young stepson, Cal. http://www.margaretmaron.com/deborah/buzzard-table/
“Free” Extracurricular Activities for Your Kids
Fun with Ukuleles
October 4, 2017
Come join a ukulele jam and share in the fun of making music together.
See the Facebook page “Dewberry Jam” for ongoing educational links and announcements. This program is for teens.
Being Creative with Legos
October 10 and October 24
4:00 – 5:00 pm
Come join the fun and creativity in our Lego League.
The Tinkering Table
October 17, 2017
4:00 – 5:00 pm
Come join us as we help develop your creative abilities. Once a month, on the third Friday of the month, we will have an activity that will enhance the arts or encourage your engineering skills by providing math and science projects. This program is geared specifically for boys and girls ages 8 – 10.
October 3, 10, 17, and 24. We will not schedule a session for October 31 due to Halloween.
5:00 – 5:45 pm
Our tutors offer assistance in Math, English, and Reading. Students in grades 1 – 12 are invited. Please bring your own materials and homework, or the lesson you will need assistance with.
Registration is required of students, and adults who are interested in tutoring are invited to assist, with pre-registration required.
Coding Club for Boys and Girls
October 16, 23, and 30
4:00 – 5:30 pm
Come join the fun and the great educational experience in learning to “Code” on computers. This is a wonderful opportunity for boys and girls in grades 4 and up. The class will have limited seating for this series of classes.