Monday, December 03, 2012

Portage Library to host events for kids Dec. 4 and Dec. 8

HOUGHTON -- Portage Lake District Library will host two events by and for children this Tuesday, Dec. 4, and this Saturday, Dec. 8.

Suzuki Violin Performance to include violin "petting zoo" Dec. 4

The Portage Lake District Library will host a Suzuki violin performance for children and their parents from 4 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 4.

"All Things Violin!" will be a musical presentation by Suzuki instructor Robert Hicks and students from the Copper Country Suzuki Association. They will demonstrate how to play the smallest member of the stringed family and show how its versatility and range of tone make it a leading member of the string family.

Children of all ages are invited. They will have an opportunity after the performance to try out an instrument as part of a violin "petting zoo."

Portage Library invites kids to make Christmas cards Dec. 8

The Portage Lake District Library invites young children and elementary age students to make Christmas cards from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 8.

"Let’s Make Christmas Cards!" will be presented by artist Sun-Young Park. Participants will use colored paper, ribbons, and all things that sparkle to make a beautiful Christmas card to take home.

Library programs are free and everyone is welcome. For more information please call the library at 482-4570 or visit

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