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July 2019

Simply Organized with author Heather Rogers

July 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cumming Library, 585 Dahlonega Street
Cumming, GA 30040 United States
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Heather Rogers, author of A Simplified Life, will discuss different methods of tidying and organizing your space.

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Heritage Travel Presented by Lauren Schultheiss

July 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hampton Park Library, 5345 Settingdown Road
Cumming, GA 30041 United States
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The National Trust for Historic Preservation in the United States defines heritage tourism as "traveling to experience the places, artifacts and activities that authentically represent the stories and people of the past," and "heritage tourism can include cultural, historic and natural resources." Lauren Schultheiss, owner of Big Creek Travel in Cumming, will showcase heritage travel as an exciting option for your next vacation. As a seasoned certified travel advisor and genealogy enthusiast, Lauren will share information and guides to creating…

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Cirque Du Todd: Flying Debris Extravaganza Juggle-Palooza!

July 22 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on July 22, 2019 at 1:15 pm

Post Road Library, 5010 Post Road
Cumming, GA 30040 United States
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Todd Key’s “Cirque du Todd: The Flying Debris Extravaganza Juggle-Palooza” combines juggling, circus skills, a little magic, and just the right mix of comedy and reading encouragement for kids of all ages! For all ages. Registration is not required, but space is limited. Please arrive 30 minutes in advance for a ticket. TWO SHOWS: Monday, July 22 at 11:15am Monday, July 22 at 1:15pm

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Cirque Du Todd: Flying Debris Extravaganza Juggle-Palooza!

July 22 @ 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on July 22, 2019 at 1:15 pm

Post Road Library, 5010 Post Road
Cumming, GA 30040 United States
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Todd Key’s “Cirque du Todd: The Flying Debris Extravaganza Juggle-Palooza” combines juggling, circus skills, a little magic, and just the right mix of comedy and reading encouragement for kids of all ages! For all ages. Registration is not required, but space is limited. Please arrive 30 minutes in advance for a ticket. TWO SHOWS: Monday, July 22 at 11:15am Monday, July 22 at 1:15pm

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Fox in a Box: Win passes for a tour of the Fox Theatre!

July 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on July 31, 2019 at 3:00 pm

Cumming Library, 585 Dahlonega Street
Cumming, GA 30040 United States
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The fabulous Fox Theatre has been an Atlanta landmark and destination for almost 100 years. From the twinkling lights that adorn its ceiling to the Egyptian and Arabian inspired decor, the theatre is an architectural masterpiece and the jewel of Atlanta. Take a walk down memory lane or discover the Fox for the first time as we peek behind the curtain. In addition, attend the program and enter to win passes for a tour of the Fox Theatre in Atlanta!…

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Cirque du Todd: The Flying Debris Extravaganza Juggle-Palooza!

July 22 @ 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm
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One event on July 23, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Sharon Forks Library, 2820 Old Atlanta Road
Cumming, GA 30041 United States
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Todd Key’s “Cirque du Todd: The Flying Debris Extravaganza Juggle-Palooza” combines juggling, circus skills, a little magic, and just the right mix of comedy and reading encouragement for kids of all ages! Space in this program is limited. Arrive early to secure your spot. We will begin to hand out tickets 15 minutes prior to the program. TWO SHOWS: Monday, July 22 at 7:00pm Tuesday, July 23 at 2:00pm

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Cirque du Todd: The Flying Debris Extravaganza Juggle-Palooza!

July 23 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
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One event on July 23, 2019 at 2:00 pm

Sharon Forks Library, 2820 Old Atlanta Road
Cumming, GA 30041 United States
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Todd Key’s “Cirque du Todd: The Flying Debris Extravaganza Juggle-Palooza” combines juggling, circus skills, a little magic, and just the right mix of comedy and reading encouragement for kids of all ages! Space in this program is limited. Arrive early to secure your spot. We will begin to hand out tickets 15 minutes prior to the program. TWO SHOWS: Monday, July 22 at 7:00pm Tuesday, July 23 at 2:00pm

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Vedic Philosophy & Ayurveda for Healthy and Peaceful Living

July 23 @ 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Sharon Forks Library, 2820 Old Atlanta Road
Cumming, GA 30041 United States
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Learn an overview of the Vedas and Vedic philosophy, universal values, and applications of Ayurveda in daily life. Ayurvedic medicine (“Ayurveda” for short) is one of the world's oldest holistic healing systems. It was developed more than 3,000 years ago in India. It’s based on the belief that health and wellness depend on a delicate balance between the mind, body, and spirit.

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Girls on the Run Book Club with author Geanna Culbertson

July 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cumming Library, 585 Dahlonega Street
Cumming, GA 30040 United States
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Girls on the Run is excited to host a Summertime Book Club featuring The Crisanta Knight Series! Geanna Culbertson is the award-winning author of The Crisanta Knight Series. Since Book One’s release in May 2016, the series has won many awards, including a Mom’s Choice Award for best family- friendly media, a Living Now Choice Award for “best lifestyle and world- changing books” in adventure fiction, a Benjamin Franklin Award for best books in Teen Fiction, and many more! This…

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Cirque du Todd: The Flying Debris Extravaganza Juggle-Palooza!

July 25 @ 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
Hampton Park Library, 5345 Settingdown Road
Cumming, GA 30041 United States
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Free

Todd Key’s “Cirque du Todd: The Flying Debris Extravaganza Juggle-Palooza” combines juggling, circus skills, a little magic, and just the right mix of comedy and reading encouragement for kids of all ages! Please note: Registration is not required, but space is limited. Please arrive early to secure your place in the program. We will begin to hand out tickets 30 minutes before the program starts.

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Fox in a Box: Win passes for a tour of the Fox Theatre!

July 31 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on July 31, 2019 at 3:00 pm

Cumming Library, 585 Dahlonega Street
Cumming, GA 30040 United States
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Free

The fabulous Fox Theatre has been an Atlanta landmark and destination for almost 100 years. From the twinkling lights that adorn its ceiling to the Egyptian and Arabian inspired decor, the theatre is an architectural masterpiece and the jewel of Atlanta. Take a walk down memory lane or discover the Fox for the first time as we peek behind the curtain. In addition, attend the program and enter to win passes for a tour of the Fox Theatre in Atlanta!…

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August 2019

Epic Story Creation: Building Conflict

August 6 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Post Road Library, 5010 Post Road
Cumming, GA 30040 United States
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Do you have unique ideas for the characters in your novel, comic book, or film series? Attend this interactive workshop and learn the basics of crafting organic conflict specifically for your epic series. About M. Jayson Graham:M. Jayson Graham is the owner of MJG Story Creation LLC, a company whose purpose is to encourage entrepreneurship within the artistic community. After graduating from Howard University, he spent six years in Los Angeles working with a number of independent production companies to…

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Learn How To Play American Mah Jongg

August 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 27, 2019

Sharon Forks Library, 2820 Old Atlanta Road
Cumming, GA 30041 United States
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Learn how to play American Mah Jongg (National Mah Jongg League rules) every Tuesday evening in August from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. In this 4-week class you will: • Become familiar with the tiles, the suits, and terminology • Learn how to read the National Mah Jongg League Card • Rules and Etiquette • How to pick a hand • Strategies for passing during the Charleston • Defensive and offensive play This program requires registration for the entire 4-week…

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Learn How To Play American Mah Jongg

August 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 27, 2019

Sharon Forks Library, 2820 Old Atlanta Road
Cumming, GA 30041 United States
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Free

Learn how to play American Mah Jongg (National Mah Jongg League rules) every Tuesday evening in August from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. In this 4-week class you will: • Become familiar with the tiles, the suits, and terminology • Learn how to read the National Mah Jongg League Card • Rules and Etiquette • How to pick a hand • Strategies for passing during the Charleston • Defensive and offensive play This program requires registration for the entire 4-week…

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Woodstock: Hippie High Water Mark for Peace, Love, & Music

August 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hampton Park Library, 5345 Settingdown Road
Cumming, GA 30041 United States
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Woodstock was the greatest music festival of all time with an audience of more than 400,000 people! Celebrate the 50th anniversary of this historic event with a discussion of the musical personalities involved, its social impact, and its lasting presence in America's collective memory. Learn how the 3 Days of Peace and Music in 1969 influenced American culture for decades to come. Dr. Ben Wynne is a professor of History at the University of North Georgia, where he teaches the…

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Show of Hands: An ASL Storytime

August 17 @ 1:15 pm - 3:00 pm
Post Road Library, 5010 Post Road
Cumming, GA 30040 United States
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Join Tracey Varrone of the Brick and Ivy Studio for a storytime presented in American Sign Language and English where children can explore books, fingerplays, rhythm activities and more in a 45 minute storytime. Afterward, enjoy time for socializing with new friends until 3:00!

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In the Shadow of the Holocaust – Presented by Andrea Miskewicz, Kennesaw State University

August 17 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sharon Forks Library, 2820 Old Atlanta Road
Cumming, GA 30041 United States
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Accompanying the Museum of History and Holocaust Education's traveling exhibit, In Her Father's Eyes: A Slovak Childhood in the Shadow of the Holocaust, Andrea Miskewicz will cover a broad overview of the Holocaust (1933-1945), as well as stories of children who were victims and survivors of the Nazi regime. Andrea Miskewicz is an educator, historian, and presenter. She earned her Master's Degree in Heritage Preservation (Public History) from Georgia State University and is currently the Onsite Education & Docent Coordinator…

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Learn How To Play American Mah Jongg

August 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 27, 2019

Sharon Forks Library, 2820 Old Atlanta Road
Cumming, GA 30041 United States
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Free

Learn how to play American Mah Jongg (National Mah Jongg League rules) every Tuesday evening in August from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. In this 4-week class you will: • Become familiar with the tiles, the suits, and terminology • Learn how to read the National Mah Jongg League Card • Rules and Etiquette • How to pick a hand • Strategies for passing during the Charleston • Defensive and offensive play This program requires registration for the entire 4-week…

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An Evening with Texas Stready – From Addiction to Recovery

August 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sharon Forks Library, 2820 Old Atlanta Road
Cumming, GA 30041 United States
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Texas Stready ran away from home when she was 17 years old. For 28 years she traveled a path of addiction that took her to places from which few return. This is her story. Texas is the co-founder of the online community A Radical Difference and the author of Deep in the Heart of Texas: A Memoir. Her journey will inspire and confirm that change is possible

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Llama Llama Storytime with 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

August 27 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Cumming Library, 585 Dahlonega Street
Cumming, GA 30040 United States
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This special 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten storytime includes some of our favorite books by Anna Dewdney. Read along, sing songs, and make a simple craft as we learn about the importance of early literacy and practice five easy activities that you can use at home to help your child become reading-ready. We’ll give special recognition to infants, toddlers, and preschoolers who recently reached milestones and provide information on signing up for 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten. Then our special guest, Llama…

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Learn How To Play American Mah Jongg

August 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 27, 2019

Sharon Forks Library, 2820 Old Atlanta Road
Cumming, GA 30041 United States
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Free

Learn how to play American Mah Jongg (National Mah Jongg League rules) every Tuesday evening in August from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. In this 4-week class you will: • Become familiar with the tiles, the suits, and terminology • Learn how to read the National Mah Jongg League Card • Rules and Etiquette • How to pick a hand • Strategies for passing during the Charleston • Defensive and offensive play This program requires registration for the entire 4-week…

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Llama Llama Storytime with 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

August 28 @ 10:15 am - 11:15 am
Sharon Forks Library, 2820 Old Atlanta Road
Cumming, GA 30041 United States
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Free

This special 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten storytime includes some of our favorite books by Anna Dewdney. Read along, sing songs, and make a simple craft as we learn about the importance of early literacy and practice five easy activities that you can use at home to help your child become reading-ready. We’ll give special recognition to infants, toddlers, and preschoolers who recently reached milestones and provide information on signing up for 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten. Then our special guest, Llama…

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Llama Llama Storytime with 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

August 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Hampton Park Library, 5345 Settingdown Road
Cumming, GA 30041 United States
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Free

This special 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten storytime includes some of our favorite books by Anna Dewdney. Read along, sing songs, and make a simple craft as we learn about the importance of early literacy and practice five easy activities that you can use at home to help your child become reading-ready. We’ll give special recognition to infants, toddlers, and preschoolers who recently reached milestones and provide information on signing up for 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten. Then our special guest, Llama…

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Llama Llama Storytime with 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

August 30 @ 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
Post Road Library, 5010 Post Road
Cumming, GA 30040 United States
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This special 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten storytime includes some of our favorite books by Anna Dewdney. Read along, sing songs, and make a simple craft as we learn about the importance of early literacy and practice five easy activities that you can use at home to help your child become reading-ready. We’ll give special recognition to infants, toddlers, and preschoolers who recently reached milestones and provide information on signing up for 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten. Then our special guest, Llama…

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