Family Saturday: Build a Skyscraper at the Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery

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After looking at Roger Brown’s sculpture Twin Towers, 1977, in 3-D Doings: The Imagist Object in Chicago Art, 1964-1980, we will talk about images of the city and the enormous skyscrapers that inhabit it. What happens in those tall buildings and what might you see in the windows? Come and create your own skyscraper, outfitted with windows, designs, and patterns using materials such as paper, skinny colored tapes and markers.

Family Saturdays foster multigenerational creative cooperation through looking at artwork, discussing it, and engaging in a hands-on art activity. Most programs run from 2:00 – 3:30 pm and include a tour of a specific exhibition.

All programs are free and open to the public, and suitable for children ages 5 and older, accompanied by their adult companions. All materials will be provided, and be prepared to get messy and have fun. And dress accordingly! Reservations are required and may be made one week in advance of each program. For additional information and reservations, call the Tang’s Visitor Service Desk at 518-580-8080.

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Tang Event Page: https://tang.skidmore.edu/calendar/897-family-saturday-build-a-skyscraper

Worry Box Craft for Grades 3-6 at the Saratoga Springs Public Library 11/14

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Let go of your worries by putting them in a Worry Box at the Saratoga Springs Public Library! Come and create one to bring home. For grades 3-6. Register through their online Events Calendar through this link: https://bit.ly/2RKPwom, in-person, or by calling the Children's Room at 518-584-7860, ext. 305. This event takes place on Wednesday, November 14th from 6 PM – 6:30pm.

Library Babies at the Saratoga Springs Public Library 11/2

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Have you heard about the Library Babies program at the Saratoga Springs Public Library? This is an informal playgroup for babies under the age of 24 months with a parent or caregiver. It will include finger plays, rhymes, songs and stories during the first 15 minutes. No registration required.


Dates: 11/2/2018, 11/9/2018, 11/16/2018
Start Time: 10:30 AM
End Time: 12:00 PM