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Senior Social Hour: Jerry Barlow, Celtic Guitar Player and Story

Garland Library (TX), 625 Austin St, Garland, United States     MUSIC

Senior citizens can learn about the history of Celtic music and hear it played by guitarist Jerry Barlow at the Nicholson Memorial Library System’s Senior Social Hour program. Jerry Barlow is a guitarist who performs Celtic music from Ireland, Scotland, Wales, and Britain. He uses fingerstyle techniques that imitate instruments, like the harp, bagpipes, and fiddle, for which the music was originally written. He is also a storyteller and enjoys regaling audiences with the history, legend, and humor of the music he plays. 2 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 21 Central Library 972-205-2502 Sponsored by...

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Block Party at the South Garland Branch Library

Garland Library (TX), 625 Austin St, Garland, United States     GAMES

Your children can develop their engineering skills, an important STEAM concept, by attending Block Party at the Library, a program from the Nicholson Memorial Library System for children ages 4 through 12. Block Party at the Library is designed to help children test their building skills and stretch their imaginations while having fun. The program consists of one hour of free play with the bricks. 3 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 30 South Garland Branch Library 972-205-3933 Block Party at the Library is a free event open to children ages 4 through 12 and their caregivers. Children ages 6 and under m...

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