Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Teen Events for March 2010

Pre-Teen/Teen Writing Club
Friday, March 12
New monthly club, for teens by teens. For anyone ages 11-14 who is interested in creative writing. Must sign up in advance, call the library to register.

Pizzamania Book Club
Thursday, March 18
Eat some pizza and chat about great books! Sign up and check out a copy of the current book at the library reference desk. This month's book is "The Secret of Zoom" by Lynne Jonell.

Teen Jeopardy
Monday, March 22
Test your wits by playing the library’s version of the popular T.V. game show "Jeopardy". Prizes and snacks! (Note: the real Jeopardy game show is having online tryouts for the Teen edition on March 2. Click here for details).

Other Events You Might Enjoy

Family Chess Club
Tuesdays, March 2 & 16
Play and learn with chess enthusiast Oscar Afsahi. All levels and ages welcome! Chess sets will be available or bring your own.

Party Like It's 1939!
Saturday, March 6
In honor of the Big Read, the library is holding many events relating to the 1930s and the Great Depression era. At this event, we'll have an afternoon of old-fashioned entertainment such as families might have enjoyed during the 1930’s. Several board games, including Monopoly (introduced by Parker Bros. in 1935) and jigsaw puzzles will be available to play, plus prizes, free refreshments and a Three Stooges mini movie marathon!

Concert: Damaru
Sunday, March 7
Free concert from local band Damaru, that mixes African and middle-eastern rhythms with an incredibly energetic and danceable groove.

Concert: Veronica May
Thursday, March 11
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! A scratch-and-slap acoustic virtuoso who needs to be seen to be believed, Veronica May astonishes audiences with what she can do with a guitar all the while with soulful and heartfelt songs and a killer voice.

Concert: Hutchins Consort's "Musica de los Californios Part II"
Saturday, March 13
This month's show by the Hutchins Consort focuses on California's heritage, through the eyes of its composers and cultural traditions. Consuela Velazquez’ enduring lullaby, Besame Mucho; Stravinsky’s Pulcinella Suite; a Mingus composition’ Surfer Music; and a whole lot more!

Words Aloud- Open Mic at the Encinitas Library
Tuesday, March 16
Bring up to four minutes of your best prose: fiction, memoir, personal narrative, creative nonfiction, fragments and snippets, and join this friendly and diverse group of writers and readers. All ages and genres of prose are welcome so be mindful that children might be present when making your selection of what to read. Sign ups start at 5:30 and we turn off the mic by 7:45; readers are chosen at random. The event is cosponsored by The Encinitas Library and San Diego Writers, Ink.