Folk Art Workshops – Pysanky

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 1:00 PM
Located at the Arts & Science Discovery Center
Learn the fascinating art of making pysanky, or Ukrainian Easter Eggs! Decorated using a unique wax-resist batik method and traditionally created during Lent, pysanky were then given as treasured gifts. Dye and decorate your own in the final insallment of this 3-part workshop, led by local folk art teacher Evie Michon.

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Contra Costa Performing Arts Society: Piano Composers Concert

Friday, April 7, 2017 7:00 PM
Located at the Community Hall
Join us for an evening with the Contra Costa Performing Arts Society Piano Composers Group.

Enjoy a spirited and inspiring evening of Original Compositions for Piano from the CCPAS Piano Composers group. The composers group is a collection of talented composers who create original music in several different styles and genres. These performances are unique and not to be missed!

This is a free event sponsored by the Lafayette Library and Learning Center Foundation. RSVP / Optional
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All Ears Reading®

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 3:00 PM
Located at the Children's Room
Children can have fun and practice their literacy skills by reading to a dog. Breeja (Bree-uh), a sweet Lab from ARF's Pet Hug Pack, is a great listener! Bring your own book or pick up a library book.
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Spring Woodwinds Performance

Saturday, April 29, 2017 2:00 PM
Located at the Community Hall
Do you like music? Thinking about picking up an instrument? Join us for a special all ages musical lecture and demonstration featuring a wind quintet composed of four woodwind instruments (flute, clarinet, oboe, bassoon) plus one brass instrument (French horn).

Each musician will demonstrate their instrument's sound and musical range and the group will perform an 11 minute narrated version of Prokofiev's "Peter and the Wolf", featuring solos by each instrument serving to represent the animals in the story.

This is a free event sponsored by the Lafayette Library and Learning Center Foundation.

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