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  1. Calendar Overlay Boards & Commissions (2)
  2. Calendar Overlay Library (3)
  3. Calendar Overlay Library - Storytimes (3)
  4. Calendar Overlay Parks & Recreation (2)

Boards & Commissions

  1. [Cancelled] Parks & Recreation Board

    February 18, 2020, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM @ 2nd Floor Council Chambers

    *Board Meetings are Subject to Change

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  2. Abilene MPO Policy Board

    February 18, 2020, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ 2nd Floor Council Chambers

    *Board Meetings are Subject to Change

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Library

  1. Stories in the Mall

    February 18, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Dippin' Dots in the Mall of Abilene

    The entire family is invited out for the next Stories at the Mall session, hosted next to the Dippin’ Dots station near Chick-fil-A. At each session, kids of all ages will join in to hear great stories, sing songs, and get hands-on with a craft too. Even better, kids will also get a free ice cream, thanks to our friends at Dippin’ Dots, just for coming out. Don’t miss out on this great monthly activity in the mall, and for additional information, contact staff at 325-698-7565.

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  2. Youth Chess Club

    February 18, 2020, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Meeting Room

    Tweens and teens are invited to be a part of the library’s Youth Chess Club, providing a great opportunity to learn and play chess in a supportive environment. At each session, youth will get the chance to socialize, learn about the club, develop skills and techniques for better play, watch demonstrations, and then try their hand at playing friendly games with their peers. Chess is a great game of strategy, and we invite you all to build up your skills at your library. Sessions will be hosted across all branch locations. For more information, contact staff at 325-698-7565.

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  3. Fandom Club

    February 18, 2020, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ 1st Floor, Teen Zone

    Calling all teens. If you have a fandom you love, and we know you know, then you’re invited to be a part of the Fandom Club at your Main Library. At these sessions, you’re invited to meetup at the Teen Zone to meet other fans, discuss your fandoms, create fandom based art, play fandom games, and so much more. For additional information, contact staff at 325-676-6067.

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Library - Storytimes

  1. Play & Learn at Mockingbird Branch

    February 18, 2020, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM @ Activity Room

    Play & Learn is a weekly series designed for parents and youth ages 1-3. At this session, guests will participate in a series of sensory activities to facilitate exploration and stimulate a young child's senses.

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  2. Toddler Time at Mockingbird Branch

    February 18, 2020, 10:15 AM - 10:45 AM @ Activity Room

    Toddler Times are a weekly storytime session aimed at youth ages 2-3, and parents. Led by children's staff at the library, these sessions will help prepare youth for longer stories in preparation for engaging in all other children's programming for older youth at the library such as Preschool Storytime, Family Fun, and Super Storytime events.

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  3. Lapsit at South Branch

    February 18, 2020, 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM @ Meeting Room

    Lapsits are a weekly storytime series aimed at parents and youth ages 1-2. Led by children's staff at the library, they'll be on hand to share rhymes, music, short stories, and more that's designed to keep a child's interest. Parents are encouraged to join in on activities with youth as they grow.

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Parks & Recreation

  1. Basic Dog Manners Obedience Class

    February 18, 2020, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Cobb Recreation Center

    This class is for dogs aged 7 months and up. For your dogs safety, they must have completed all of their puppy shots prior to the first class.You will need to bring proof of shots with you the first day of class. In this class, your dog will learn basic manners: Settle, sit, down, heeling, recalls, stays, touch, place and manners when meeting others. You will learn how to build a relationship with your dog that will keep him eager to work with you! This class focuses on accomplishing the elements to pass the CGC (AKC's Canine Good Citizenship) Test. The CGC test is offered, free of charge, to those participants who would like to test on the last day of class. Please bring flat or training collar and a six foot leash, as well as any treats your dog loves!

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  2. Puppy Obedience Class

    February 18, 2020, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Cobb Recreation Center

    This class is for puppies aged 4-6 months. For your puppy's safety, they must have completed all of their puppy shots prior to the first class. The only exception is rabies prior to 6 months of age (as some veterinarians will not administer the rabies vaccine until 6 months). you will need to bring proof of shots with you the first day of class. In this class, you will learn training techniques that will seem like "fun and games" to your puppy but will actually be building a strong foundation of excellent manners! Your puppy will learn to sit, down, settle, begin the stays, and recall exercises, as well as, meeting strangers and being polite around other dogs. Your puppy will gain confidence through positive reinforcement and the gentle use of instability equipment. Please bring a flat or training collar and a six foot leash, as well as, any treats or kibble your puppy loves!

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