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Blackout Poetry – Adult Hackley Craft

Hackley Public Library MI

Embrace your voice and create a new poem during this Blackout Poetry craft. Using sheets of existing text, you’ll use markers and colors to blackout words and create imagery, therefore making an entirely new story – you can even turn your creation into a bookmark! Registration is required, and will open March 9. Register on […]

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Basic Intro to Computers Class

Hackley Public Library MI

Are you new to computers and don’t know where to start? Enjoy free computer classes at Hackley Library! These classes are designed for beginners, and provide hands-on learning from expert De’Ondra Pentecost. On April 9, we'll learn the basics of using a computer. Registration is required. Register on the online event calendar at hackleylibrary.org, call […]

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LEGO WeDo (Drop-in program)

Hackley Public Library MI

Enjoy LEGO WeDo at Hackley Library! This drop-in program is a good opportunity to get hands on with robots, coding, and LEGOs. It works best for 2nd grade students and up. Younger children will need adult assistance. This in-program will be self-guided with some assistance. Free.

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Folias Duo – Music at HPL

Hackley Public Library MI

Enjoy the regional favorite flute and guitar duo, Folias Duo, as they join with vocalist Olivia Vargas to share their love of music, poetry, and Earth Day at Hackley Public Library! They'll share a selection of original songs and poems with their audience to celebrate the natural beauty of the earth. Seating is limited - […]

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Soil, Seeds, and Sunlight! Growing Your Garden

Hackley Public Library MI

Join Community Gardeners at Hackley Library to learn the latest on growing productive and beautiful gardens – plus help save our pollinators – butterflies and honeybees! During this in-person program we’ll learn about Muskegon Community Gardens, the Four Elements (air, soil, sun, water), what to grow & when, pests/weeds/solutions, and more! To register, visit the […]

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What’s a Zine?

Hackley Public Library MI

Do you know what a zine is? During this all-day, drop-in program, we will provide supplies where you can make your own mini-zine*! Additionally, there will be informational videos and takeaways available all day. This program is designed for teens and adults, but the whole family is welcome to participate! *Please know that zines come […]

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Robot Open House!

Hackley Public Library MI

During our Robot Open House, try out all the different robots Hackley Library has to offer for youth, including: Cue, Sphero, Lego WeDo, and Ozobots! This is a self-guided exploration with minimal staff assistance. Robots will be available on a first come, first served basis. Free!

Free

Murder a the Crimson Asylum – Teen Escape Room!

Hackley Public Library MI

Calling all teens!! We've got an ESCAPE ROOM for you! Murder at the Crimson Asylum is an immersive investigation game, where you are responsible to find Nicholas Harrison's murderer. Bring your sleuthing skills to Hackley Library's Young Adult room and help us find whodunit! Free.

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Murder at the Crimson Asylum – Teen Mystery Month Escape Room

Hackley Public Library MI

Calling all teens!! Hackley Library has an escape room for YOU to solve! Murder at the Crimson Asylum is an immersive investigation game, where you are responsible to find Nicholas Harrison's murderer. Bring your sleuthing skills to Hackley Library's Young Adult room and help us find whodunit! This escape room will be on Monday, May […]

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Faerie Craft Day

Hackley Public Library MI

What does a faerie house look like? What would you do with a faerie wand? We will be making BOTH of those during our Faerie Craft Day at Hackley Library, plus you can make your very own faerie to take home with you! Free.

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Pressure-Free Living with Elle Ingalls

Hackley Public Library MI

Join us for a presentation on pressure-free living! Elle Ingalls is an international performance and stress-management coach. She is the creator of the Pressure-Free Method which helps you up-level your health, relationships and mental and physical performance fast and effectively. Elle will be at Hackley Library on May 24th to share her method on helping […]

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Pet Adoption Awareness Day!

Hackley Park MI

Hackley Library is teaming up with area shelters to bring you Pet Adoption Awareness Day in Hackley Park! During the event, you can meet pets that are up for adoption, ask questions about adopting/fostering, and kids can grab some take and make crafts! If you’d like, you can bring a donation for an area shelter […]

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Pride Plays: A History

Hackley Public Library MI

In celebration of Pride Month, visit Hackley Library for an evening of scenes and monologues from some of the most influential plays and musicals in Queer Theatre history! Listen to the steady march of social progress as actors read from works such as The Boys in the Band, The Lonely Hearts, Angels in America, Indecent, […]

LEGO Building Day

Hackley Public Library MI

Decorate the tops of Hackley Library's bookshelves by building some awesome LEGO creations! We’ll bring the bricks – all you need to bring is your imagination. LEGO Building Day will be from 12-2pm on Saturday, June 18 at Hackley Library. All ages welcome! Free.

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NERF Challenge

Smith Ryerson Park MI

Players will run, dodge, and dive as they try to out-wit and out-blast the competition during NERF Mobile Games. From ‘Capture the Flag’ to ‘Eliminator’ to ‘Zombies vs Humans,’ players will put their physical and mental skills to the test. Best for ages 8 and up. All NERF equipment will be provided. This NERF Challenge […]

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Sea Creatures Drawing Class

Hackley Public Library MI

Explore different types of sea creatures with artist Corinne Roberts. This class is paced for kids of all ages to learn how to draw or sharpen developing skills! Enjoy this drawing class at Hackley Library, from 2-3pm on Wednesday, June 22. Free.

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Illustrative Figure Drawing with Corinne Roberts

Hackley Public Library MI

Visit Hackley Library and learn the basic steps to drawing figures and exaggerated movement using simple shapes and line techniques. No prior drawing experience needed! Basic drawing supplies provided. Suggested for those ages 8+. Free.

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Crafty Afternoon: Seahorses!

Hackley Public Library MI

Visit Hackley Library for an afternoon of crafting seahorses! Which seahorse will you choose to make? We will be creating beautiful impressionistic paper seahorses with tissue paper and water. When finished, you will have a piece of art for a window at home. Or maybe you will choose to make a whimsical pony bead seahorse […]

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Yoga in Hackley Park!

hackley park MI

Join Hackley staff and our friends from Muskegon Yoga for a relaxing, fresh air session of yoga in Hackley Park! This class is suitable for all ability levels so grab your yoga mat and meet us outside to enjoy our beautiful Michigan summer. To register, visit the online event calendar at hackleylibrary.org, stop by the […]

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Zoo to You! at Hackley Library

Hackley Public Library MI

John Ball Zoo is coming to Hackley Library with a few special friends! We'll learn all about these animals, including what they eat, how the zoo takes care of them, and what kind of habitats they come from. Join us on Wednesday, August 10 at 2pm for "Zoo to You" at Hackley Library! All ages […]

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Library Confidential!

Hackley Public Library MI

Come to Hackley Library after hours to get a behind-the-scenes look at how the library works, and learn all of the tips and tricks to get the most out of your library card! Register for this program on the online event calendar at hackleylibrary.org, call 231-722-8000, or stop by Hackley Library. Free.

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Crafty Afternoon – Waves!

Hackley Public Library MI

During this Crafty Afternoon at Hackley Library, we'll be making waves in a bottle and waves on a frame! Ever wonder what makes the waves in the ocean? We will explore ocean waves with our waves in a bottle activity! Great for kids, teens, and families! Free.

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August Event – Muskegon Street Performers Series

W. Western Ave, Downtown Muskegon MI

This series of free community events showcases talented local artists in a family friendly, carnival-like atmosphere. We feature more than 30 artists who perform on the sidewalks, street corners, and stages of downtown Muskegon's beautiful Western Avenue. Past performers include break dancers, puppeteers, belly dancers, a brass quintet, a unicycle rider, folk singers, face painters, […]

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Mariachi Music with Gabriel Estrada

Hackley Public Library MI

Enjoy an evening of traditional Mariachi music and stories with the amazing Gabriel Estrada! As Gabriel shares his talent in this beautiful musical tradition, which expresses many cultural influences, he will also showcase a bit of Mariachi history. This program at Hackley Library is free to enjoy. Registration is preferred, and registration opens July 25. […]

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Movies at the Museum : “Downton Abbey”

Muskegon Museum of Art MI

Join us on Sunday, August 28 at 1 PM for a special free showing of Downton Abbey. This is the first Downton Abbey film, released in 2019, that continues the storyline from the original television series. Downton Abbey (2019) The beloved Crawleys and their intrepid staff prepare for the most important moment of their lives. […]

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