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Penguins from Newport Aquarium

Penguins with the Newport Aquarium
December 15 | 11AM - 12PM | Downtown Newark

Do you want a penguin to waddle around you? To learn about everything about penguins—including physical characteristics and why the African penguins are endangered? Examine penguin artifacts? Want to discover more about their natural predators and human threats? If so, then this is the program for you! Join us as we host some very special African penguin guests from the Newport Aquarium!

The first 125 attendees will get a ticket to get up close to the penguins and may even be able to pet one! Please note: tickets will be given out starting at 10:30am on a first come, first served basis. No tickets will be given prior to 10:30am. All attendees may view the program, only the first 125 will have an opportunity to meet the penguins up close.

Winter Wonderland: Santa and his Penguins
December 15 | 12 - 2PM | Buckeye Lake

Santa is coming with his penguin friends from Newport Aquarium! Enjoy the sights and sounds of winter, visit with Santa, while learning about African penguins.

The first 125 attendees will get a ticket to get up close to the penguins and may even be able to pet one! Please note: tickets will be given out starting at 11:30am on a first come, first served basis. No tickets will be given prior to 11:30am. All attendees may view the program, only the first 125 will have an opportunity to meet the penguins up close. Please dress for some outdoor activities.


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    Sensory Story Time - Emerson R. Miller Branch (West Newark)

    9:30 AM @ West Newark (Emerson R. Miller) - Story Time Area

    Enjoy stories, songs, and sensory play for the whole family. This program is specially planned just for kids who need a more gentle, sensory sensitive story time experience.

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    Story Time for Twos

    10:00 AM @ Downtown Newark - Lower Level Story Time Room

    This story time designed to encourage the development of important literacy skills while having fun. Enjoy fingerplays, rhymes, songs, dancing and even occasional parachute play.

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    Preschool Craft Time

    10:30 AM @ Utica (Hervey Memorial)

    Join us for a morning of crafts, friendship and fun!

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    Inside Out Computers

    4:00 PM @ Johnstown (Mary E. Babcock)

    Come prepared to tear apart a computer. No reassembly required.

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    Bookmobile Stops

    4:30 PM @ Bookmobile

    Glenford 4:30-6:30