Members of the Mid-Hudson Japanese Community Association will be on hand to demonstrate the art of origami. Learn to fold colorful papers into simple figures. Compete in fun games filled with laughter. For families with children ages 3+.
*This project is made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a re-grant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by Arts Mid-Hudson.
Learn step-by-step the process of drawing characters and panel works, manga-style! There will also be a slide presentation of Misako's childhood in Japan, her move to the United States, and getting started as an artist. Ages 10 and up.
The Korean Spirit and Culture Promotion Project presents a special Children's Program. Members of the KSCPP will read 5 short stories from their illustrated book, "Chung Hyo Ye" and perform a traditional New Year's Greeting (Sebae) Ceremony. Children will have the opportunity to try on traditional Korean costumes and practice Sebae to their parents. Korean refreshments will be served. Parents, please bring your cameras for a wonderful photo op!
Join us for a reception honoring our Vets of the Vietnam era. This is an opportunity for Veterans and their families to meet others in the community who served at that time and to see the Library's Tribute Display to these Vets.