Creek-Con

Fans of all ages are invited to a pop-culture celebration. Whether your favorite is Star Wars, Harry Potter, Game of Thrones, Marvel or SuperWhoLock, we've got you covered—and many more. Attendees will enjoy games, photo opportunities, and loads of fun! Cosplay, or costume play, is highly encouraged.

Saturday, July 21, noon to 4 p.m.,

Lakeview Square Mall,

Please enter through Barnes & Noble

Creek-Con

Fans of all ages are invited to a pop-culture celebration. Whether your favorite is Star Wars, Harry Potter, Game of Thrones, Marvel or SuperWhoLock, we've got you covered—and many more. Attendees will enjoy games, photo opportunities, and loads of fun! Cosplay, or costume play, is highly encouraged.

Saturday, July 20, noon to 4 p.m.,

Lakeview Square Mall,

Please enter through Barnes & Noble

Super Tuesdays: Sing and Dance With Kevin Kammeraad and Friends

Kevin Kammeraad and his friends will inspire kids to get their creativity flowing with poetry, puppetry, music, and movement. Get ready to sing and dance!

Day cares and camps with six or more children must register for the 1 p.m. program. Groups should arrive 15 minutes before the start of the program.

Tuesday, July 24,

1 p.m. Miller Stone Building,

And,

6:30 p.m. Helen Warner Branch



Red Sea Pedestrians Concert

Keep the beat of the Willard Rocks summer theme going by attending a Red Sea Pedestrians concert. The band, which is based in Kalamazoo, will be playing two 45-minute sets with a 15-minute break in between. The Red Sea Pedestrians consider themselves "a warped and beautiful blend of American Roots, Rock, Klezmer, Gypsy, Classical and Jazz music all filtered through the band's original vision." In the past decade of performing, the six-member band has developed a loyal following.

Cold nonalcoholic beverages and light snacks will be provided.

Willard Library programs are free and open to the public.

Thursday, July 26, 7 p.m.,

Friendship Park

Red Sea Pedestrians Concert

Keep the beat of the Willard Rocks summer theme going by attending a Red Sea Pedestrians concert. The band, which is based in Kalamazoo, will be playing two 45-minute sets with a 15-minute break in between. The Red Sea Pedestrians consider themselves "a warped and beautiful blend of American Roots, Rock, Klezmer, Gypsy, Classical and Jazz music all filtered through the band's original vision." In the past decade of performing, the six-member band has developed a loyal following.

Cold nonalcoholic beverages and light snacks will be provided.

Willard Library programs are free and open to the public.

7 p.m., Thursday, July 26,

Friendship Park

Super Tuesdays: Bichini Bia Congo

Take a trip to the Congo with Bichini Bia Congo, an energetic, joyful, and expressive dance theater company whose performances offer a celebration of African culture with Congolese dancing, singing, instrumentation, and drumming.

Day cares and camps with six or more children must register for this program and should arrive 15 minutes before the start of the program.

Tuesday, July 31,

1 and 6:30 p.m.,

Miller Stone Building

Tell Your Art Story Workshop With Jaziel Pugh

Local graphic designer, well-known mural painter, and award-winning artist Jaziel Pugh will demonstrate and encourage kids to create a work of art based on Willard Library's summer reading theme "Willard Rocks." The workshop is for children going into third, fourth, and fifth grades. The completed artwork will be displayed at the library.

Saturday, Aug. 4,

10 a.m. to noon,

Willard Meeting Room

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