Special Event

CROSSROADS - A Journey with the Blues

Aug 24
Saturday 2:00 pm
Come and join local jazz legend and music historian Scott Davis ​for a sight and sound journey across the history and cultural impact of a uniquely American music called the Blues. Scott is a versatile musician and also teaches Jazz History at DMACC. He has been inducted into the Community Jazz Center and the Iowa Rock '​​n Roll Hall of Fame. See and hear why the Blues has been called the foundation of much of the world's popular music. This event is being presented in cooperation with the Central Iowa Blues Society and is sponsored by the Forest Avenue Brick Fund.

Play, Grow, Learn!

Play, Grow, Learn! is an opportunity for you to use the Imagination Station to explore early literacy tips and books, play with others, and develop early literacy skills using Forest Avenue Library's space and toys. This is an unsupervised, drop-in playtime where parents and caregivers are encouraged to interact with their children. Many items will be available for free exploration and play.

Play, Grow, Learn!

Play, Grow, Learn! is an opportunity for you to use the Imagination Station to explore early literacy tips and books, play with others, and develop early literacy skills using Forest Avenue Library's space and toys. This is an unsupervised, drop-in playtime where parents and caregivers are encouraged to interact with their children. Many items will be available for free exploration and play.

Play, Grow, Learn!

Play, Grow, Learn! is an opportunity for you to use the Imagination Station to explore early literacy tips and books, play with others, and develop early literacy skills using Forest Avenue Library's space and toys. This is an unsupervised, drop-in playtime where parents and caregivers are encouraged to interact with their children. Many items will be available for free exploration and play.

Crossroads: A Journey with the Blues--Learn to Play Harmonica with Malcolm Wells

Families can come to this program and learn how to play the harmonica from Central Iowa Blues Society member Malcolm Wells. Attendees will receive a free harmonica courtesy of the Central Iowa Blues Society while supplies last, so come early! Recommended for ages six and up.

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