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Convention Center

  1. Abilene Cultural Affairs Council - Children's Art & Literacy Festival

    June 11, 2021, 9:00 AM - June 12, 2021, 3:45 PM @ South Plaza, Foyer, Meeting Room 203/4

    The 9th annual Children's Art & Literacy Festival celebrating the summer artist on display at the National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature is a two and a half day event where books come to life. Enjoy fun activities nearly 20 venues in downtown Abilene as we celebrate the books and characters of Loren Long.

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  2. Abilene Quilters Guild - Quilt Show

    June 12, 2021, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Exhibit Hall

    Over 200 quilts and more than 22 vendors will gather to celebrate the art of quilting. Attendees on Friday will be able to vote for their favorite quilts. Ribbons will be awarded Friday evening. We will raffle off our "Nine Sisters" quilt to benefit the West Central Texas Food Bank of Abilene.

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  3. Abilene Philharmonic Guild - Instrumental Brunch

    June 12, 2021, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Conference Center

    The Instrumental Brunch will offer a sneak peak to the evenings Gala. Twelve senior Belles and Beau will be honored and three scholarships will be presented.

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  4. Abilene Philharmonic Guild - 2021 Patron Reception & Heritage Gala

    June 12, 2021, 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM @ Conference Center

    The annual Abilene Philharmonic Guild gala honoring outstanding supporters of the program and Belles and Beaus. A night of wonderful food, music, dancing and silent auction benefiting the orchestra.

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  1. Family Flix: "Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey"

    June 12, 2021, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM @ Meeting Room

    Kids and parents are invited to join your South Branch Library for a great mid-morning movie. This time we’re watching 1993’s “Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey” with the voices of Michael J. Fox, Sally Field, and Don Ameche. In this film, a fun-loving American bulldog pup, a hilarious Himalayan cat, and a wise old golden retriever embark on a long trek through the rugged wilderness of the Sierra Nevada mountains in a quest to reach home and their beloved owners. This film is rated G for all audiences and has a run time of 1 hour and 24 minutes. Light snacks will be served, or feel free to bring your own snacks to the show. For additional information, contact staff at 325-698-7565.

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  2. ABCD's of Medicare

    June 12, 2021, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Teen Room

    If it’s time for you to sign-up for Medicare, and you don’t know where to begin, be sure to register and attend a free Medicare Class at your Abilene Public Library. Multiple sessions will be hosted each month and led by specialist & Breanna Maichel. Each session will run up to 1-hour long and designed with the goal of providing seniors with the tools needed to be able to make the right decisions going into Medicare. From understanding the parts of Medicare to prescription drug plans, learning how to enroll to reviewing health plans, you’ll be sure to get all the answers you need. Be sure to come with a pen and paper for taking notes, and you’re encouraged to ask questions too. For more information, visit our website at

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  3. Saturday Matinee: "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them"

    June 12, 2021, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Meeting Room

    Catch a great movie during the South Branch Library’s Saturday Matinee event where we play great hits. At this session we’ll be showing 2016’s “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” starring Eddie Redmayne in this Harry Potter spinoff series. In this film, the adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York’s secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school. This film is rated PG-13 for some fantasy action violence and has a run time of 2 hours and 12 minutes. Feel free to bring your own food and drinks to enjoy.

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