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Make NSU’s Library Your One-Stop Entertainment Spot to Have a Great Summer Without Spending a Dime
10th Annual “Summer of Fun” kicks off June 12, and lasts through Aug. 6


FT. LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Savvy Broward County insiders recognize the one-stop-spot for FREE summer time amusing for every age is Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Alvin Sherman Library, Research, and Information Technology Center.

That’s proper, we said library! For the tenth yr in a row, FREE offerings for kids, young adults, families and adults will take vicinity June 12 via Aug. 6 on the Alvin Sherman Library, 3100 Ray Ferrero, Jr. Blvd. In Davie.

The festivities begin with the FREE Summer Reading “One World, Many Stories” Kick-off Party on Sunday, June 12 from 1 to four p.M. On the handiest library open on Sundays in Broward County. The birthday party, hosted with South Florida Parenting, capabilities an island-hopping journey, which includes a limbo contest with prizes, hula contest, Polynesian lei crafts and a display. Participants also can sign up to win prizes for reading all summer lengthy (get a jumpstart at www.Nova.Edu/library/summer time).

The party is a splendid time to study the various different FREE summer season sports available. Check out the Special Super Saturday family-oriented activities from 2-three p.M. On each date, suitable for every age (with a caregiver):

June 18 – Swami Salami & Professor O Puppet Show: Duck in a Truck’s puppet show is guaranteed to quack you up.
June 25 – Aesop’s Tortoise and the Hare Puppet Show: Professional puppeteer Bob Nathanson entertains with this classic kids’s tale.
July 9 – Geddy the Gecko’s Multi-Cultural Dances from Around the World: Participate in dances from 8 nations with a pinnacle-ranked performer.
July sixteen – Fantasy Stew Show: Laugh out loud at the hilarious antics of this comedy display.
July 23 – Louines-Louinis Haitian Dance Theater: Enjoy musical storytelling from Haiti.
July 30 – Jiggleman’s Out of this World, Wild & Wacky Show: Don’t pass over this comedic balancing act; he has done on The Late Show with David Letterman seven times.
Aug. 6 – Fantasy Factory Theatre’s Comedy Review: Round out your summer fun with this special display.

Additional FREE amusing sports consist of:

Totally Tweens, every Tuesday from 2-three p.M. For ages nine-12:
June 14: The Gods of Olympus
June 21: Puppetry from Asia to Hollywood with Puppeteers Bob and Elise Nathanson
June 28: A New York kosher kitchen with chef Robyne Friedland *
July five: Morikami Japanese Craft Workshop *
July 12: Acting Workshop with stage actor Larry Fields *
July 19: Learn to dance the Brooklyn Disco, Dominican Merengue, Israeli Hora and more
July 26: Hear stay African track
Aug. 2: Interactive Storytelling Workshop
* Some activities might also require pre-registration, name 954-262-5477 to shop your spot.

Lunch Bunch, each Wednesday from 12:30-1:30 p.M. For a long time 7 and up. Bring lunch and discover:
June 15: From Aphrodite to Zeus, Greek mythology games and crafts
June 22: Puppetry Craft Workshop, make your very own puppets and placed on a show
June 29: Edible Architecture, with an Egyptian sugar cube pyramid and pretzel log cabin
July 5: Asian Craft Workshop, with Japanese fish printing
July thirteen: Drama Games and Reader’s Theater to study performing strategies
July 20: Caribbean Dance Party and Limbo Contest
July 27: Book Bingo and Trivia Games; win a unfastened e-book
Aug. 3: Professional Storyteller Melinda Munger’s Floridian memories
Silly Stories with The Shermanettes, every Thursday from 10:30-eleven:15 a.M. For all ages with caregiver. Take a global, whirlwind voyage with our very very own Shermanettes, winners of the South Florida Parenting Kid’s Crown Award! Every week we are able to journey the arena via books, artwork, literature and puppetry with silly tales and songs. Special Shermanettes visitors include:
June 23: Jerry’s Jungle Adventure Puppet Show with Bob Nathanson
July 28: Safari Sue’s Adventure Show
Aug. 4: The Book Worm Show

Special Teen Events:
June 15: Cook! International cooking and tasting with chef Robyne Friedland, 4-five p.M.
June 17: Dance! Zumba exercising with Elsa Vasquez, 6-7 p.M.
June 22: Drama! “Puppetry Isn’t Just For Kids” with Puppets To Go, four-5 p.M.
June 29: Draw! Drawing caricatures with artist Wendy Reingold, four-6 p.M.
July 21: Perform! Open mic night with musician Steve Miko, 7-eight p.M.
July 6, 7, 13, 14: HP Marathons! At 1:30 p.M.
Get your recreation on! Hang out within the teen room and play PS3 & Xbox360. Call 954-262-5477 for times.
Programs for Adults: Whisk away to a one of a kind region or time by means of participating in our Summer Adult Reading Program with Novel Destinations. Register for events at http://sherman.Library.Nova.Edu/helios/occasions/ or call 954-262-5477.
June 18: Computer Camp’s Fiction Connection – find out titles similar to books you already enjoy or discover new genres the use of the database, Fiction Connection, eleven a.M. – 12 p.M.
June 19: Henna Body Art – Sabah Raja will take you on a adventure through the sector of Indian henna tattooing, traditions and alertness strategies, 1-three p.M.
July 10: Japanese Tea Ceremony – Chieko Mihori will carry out the 400-yr-vintage way of life of chanoyu, the Japanese tea rite, with an evidence of the method, use, and symbolic identification of vital utensils, 1-2 p.M.
July sixteen: Computer Camp’s Discover E-books – Find and study e-books the use of the NovaCat on line catalog. E-ebook readers are not important, eleven a.M. – 12 p.M.
July 24: Egyptian Belly Dance – Rosemary San Nicholas demonstrates primary present day Egyptian “cabaret” stomach dancing movements and discusses the origins, 1-2 p.M.
While at the library, don’t overlook to keep away from condo prices by way of stocking up on loose checkouts of the present day Blu-Rays, DVDs and video video games. Teens also can earn carrier hours by way of volunteering over the summer.

For more records, please visit www.Nova.Edu/library/summer season or call 954-262-5477.


About the Library: The Alvin Sherman Library is a joint-use facility, that is the result of an modern settlement between NSU and the Broward County Board of County Commissioners. The 5-story Library, Research, and Information Technology Center is Florida’s largest library constructing at 325,000 rectangular feet. It serves the residents of and people who paintings in Broward County, in addition to NSU college students, college, and body of workers contributors. For more statistics visit www.Nova.Edu/library/important/. To sign up for a library card, go to www.Nova.Edu/library/card.

About Nova Southeastern University: Located in Davie, Florida, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is a dynamic fully accepted Florida University committed to imparting first rate educational applications of difference from preschool thru the expert and doctoral degrees. NSU has extra than 29,000 students and is the seventh biggest no longer-for-income impartial institution nationally. The University awards accomplice’s, bachelor’s ranges, master’s degrees, professional, and first-professional stages in a huge range of fields, such as enterprise, counseling, laptop and facts sciences, education, medication, optometry, pharmacy, dentistry, numerous health professions, regulation, marine sciences, early formative years, psychology and different social sciences. Classified as a research university with “excessive studies pastime” by using the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, NSU turned into additionally awarded Carnegie’s Community Engagement Classification in 2010 for the University’s sizable dedication to and demonstration of network engagement. For more statistics about NSU go to www.Nova.Edu.


Media Contact:
Andra Liwag, NSU Office of Public Affairs
954-262-5309 (office), 954-873-8494 (mobile), andrali@nova.Edu

Posted: May 27, 2011
Categories: News Releases Tags: summer packages, summer time studying application
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