ASIAN HERITAGE MONTH

FAMILY and YOUTH PROGRAMMES

MAY 2007

 

* Registration required. Please consult the May - June Library Guide or visit www.halifaxpubliclibraries.ca for details

 

Family Programmes

 

DRAGON DANCE AND

SA MUL NO RI (KOREAN PERCUSSION MUSIC)

Saturday, May 5, 12 noon

Spring Garden Road Memorial Public Library

5381 Spring Garden Road, Halifax, NS

Program will take place on the library lawn, weather permitting;

rain date Saturday, May 12, 12 noon

 

The Dragon Dance is the fierce and explosive movement of nine people controlling a 20 meter long massive body of a dragon.†† Bringing the majestic creature to life requires speed, coordination and power. Performed by members of the Chinese Society of Nova Scotia. The Dragon Dance will be followed by a presentation of Sa Mul No Ri (Korean Percussion Music) with members of the Korean Association of Nova Scotia.

 

ASIAN KITES FOR EVERYONE

Saturday, May 5, 2pm *

Woodlawn Public Library

Woodlawn Centre, 114 Woodlawn Road, Dartmouth, NS

 

Spring is here and every family needs a kite to fly. Adults and children will join together to make an Asian kite. All materials provided except for string.

 

SUSHI HAND ROLL WORKSHOP for Family

Saturday, May 12, 2:30pm *

Sackville Public Library (869-4450)

636 Sackville Drive, Lower Sackville, NS

 

Saturday, May 19, 2:30pm *

Dartmouth North Public Library (490-5844)

134 Pinecrest Drive, Dartmouth, NS

Ages 5-7 are welcome to attend with an adult

 

In this interactive sushi hand roll workshop, presented by members of The Japanese Society of Halifax, you will learn some simple sushi roll techniques to create this traditional Japanese food.†† Best of all, after all the rolling is complete, you can eat your creations! Children ages 5-7 must be accompanied by an adult. Children 8+ can come on their own!

 

KOREAN PERCUSSION MUSIC (Sa Mul No Ri)

Sunday, May 13, 2:30pm

Keshen Goodman Public Library,

330 Lacewood Drive, Halifax, NS

 

A presentation of Korean Percussion Music with members of the Korean Association of Nova Scotia.

 

 

Youth Programmes

 

Puppet Show(All Ages)

Donít Let the Tiger Get You

Saturday, May 5, 11am

Captain William Spry Public Library

10 Kidston Road, Halifax, NS

 

Puppet Show(All Ages)

The Extraordinary Cat: An Adaptation of a Vietnamese Folktale

Saturday, May 5, 11am

J.D. Shatford Public Library

10353 St. Margaret's Bay Road (Hwy #3), Hubbards, NS

 

Asian Tales Storytime(All Ages)

Tuesday, May 8, 10:30am *

Spring Garden Road Memorial Public Library

 

Asian Kitemaking(Ages 5-7)

Thursday, May 10, 3:30pm

Tantallon Public Library

3646 Hammonds Plains Road, Upper Tantallon, NS

 

Animated Film(Ages 8+)

Nitaboh

Friday, May 11, 2:30pm

Cole Harbour Public Library

51 Forest Hills Parkway, Cole Harbour, NS

 

Wednesday, May 16, 7pm

J.D. Shatford Public Library

 

An award winning animated film from Japan. This event is organized with the cooperation of the Consulate General of Japan in Montreal.

 

Puppet Show(Ages 3+)

Donít Let the Tiger Get You

Wednesday, May 16, 10:30am

Keshen Goodman Public Library

330 Lacewood Drive, Halifax, NS

 

Asian Heritage Month Storytime & Craft(Ages 3-5)

Wednesday, May 16, 10:30am *

Dartmouth North Public Library

134 Pinecrest Drive, Dartmouth, NS

 

Puppet Show(All Ages)

Chopsticks: The Story of a Mouse and a Chinese Dragon

Thursday, May 17, 10:30am

Bedford Public Library

15 Dartmouth Road, Bedford, NS

 

Puppet Show(All Ages)

Mouse Deer and Tiger: An Indonesian Folktale

Thursday, May 17, 3:30pm

Tantallon Public Library

 

Puppet Show(Ages 3+)

Chopsticks: The Story of a Mouse and a Chinese Dragon

Friday, May 18, 10:30am

Sackville Public Library

636 Sackville Drive, Lower Sackville, NS

 

Fun with Origami!†† (Ages 8-12)

Saturday, May 19, 2pm *

Captain William Spry Public Library

 

After-School Special(All Ages)

Where I Grew Up: Memories of Bangladesh and the Philippines

Wednesday, May 23, 3:30pm

Halifax North Memorial Public Library

2285 Gottingen Street, Halifax, NS

 

North Branch staff members Mohammed and Mark will share memories of growing up in Bangladesh and the Philippines. Listen to stories and look at images of these unique countries from two very special library workers.

 

 

 

 

Musha Dragons (Ages 5+)

Wednesday, May 23, 3:30pm

J.D. Shatford Public Library

 

Make a Vietnamese Musha Dragon to take home.

 

Five Animal Kung Fu (All Ages)

Saturday, May 26, 2:30pm

Keshen Goodman Public Library

 

Puppet Show(All Ages)

Toad Visits the Emperor

Thursday, May 31, 10:30am *

Spring Garden Road Memorial Public Library

 

Traditional Japanese Calligraphy (Ages 8-12)

Thursday, May 31, 3:30pm *

Tantallon Public Library