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North Street Community Connector Story Walk (various times)
November 5, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dec 18 all-day
Have fun with the Waterville Public Library and the Story Walk. it promotes reading, movement, relationships, outside time, and exploration and offers laminated pages of children’s books along a walking trail. As you stroll down the trail, discover the unfolding of a story with engaging prompts. The North Street Community Connector Trail Story Walk starts at the trailhead across the street from Quarry Road in Waterville.
Saturday, October 23 @ 1p-2p. (Rain date: 10/24). Guided tours led by staff of the Children’s Discovery Museum, Waterville Creates, and Waterville Public Library! Cider, donuts, and apples! Free copies of “Daniel Finds a Poem” available while supplies last. Free for all ages – adults welcome!
– Outdoor Adventure, Tuesday, October 26 @ 10a-11a. (Weather permitting). The Children’s Discovery Museum’s weekly Outdoor Adventure program will take place on the StoryWalk® trail this week. Collect leaves during the walk to use to create leaf rubbings. Free for youth and their caregivers!
– Art and Nature Walk, Saturday, November 6 @ 1p-2p. (Weather permitting). We will walk and create a mini art journal using collage methods as seen in the book, Daniel Finds a Poem. Led by Serena Sanborn, Waterville Creates. Free for all ages – adults welcome!
– Homeschool Hub, Thursday, November 18 @ 1p-2p. (Weather permitting). Meet Mrs. Liz to walk the StoryWalk® trail followed by writing gratitude poems. Feel free to bring a snack to enjoy with each other after the program. Free for youth and their caregivers!
Waterville StoryWalk® is a fun way for children and adults to enjoy both the great outdoors and great children’s books. StoryWalk® helps build children’s interest in reading while encouraging healthy activity for both adults and children. Waterville StoryWalk® is made possible through a community partnership of the Waterville Public Library, Waterville Parks & Recreation, Waterville Creates, Children’s Discovery Museum, and the Colby College Civic Engagement and Community Partnerships Program along with financial support from the Mollusca Fund, Waterville Area Women’s Club, and other anonymous donors.