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The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art

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125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
www.carlemuseum.org

August 2018

Little Kids Yoga

August 21 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday, repeating until August 28, 2018

The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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Tuesdays in July and August Ages 3-5 with a caregiver This specially designed yoga class for children and their adult caregivers brings everyone together to join in the yoga fun! Classes take place outside in the new meadow! Yoga activities include a welcoming circle, breathing time, sun salutations, and movements inspired by what we see in nature. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned yogi family, there is something for everyone. Yoga Instructor, Sara Holmes did her 200hr Yoga…

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Word Play with Center Dance Studio

August 22 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Wednesday, repeating until August 29, 2018

The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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Wednesdays in July and August Ages 3 and up; caregiver participation welcome Free with museum admission. Join The Center Dance Studio for creative movement and narrative dance inspired by picture books. Bring your imagination and your dancing feet! Reservations required; call 413-559-6336 or email info@carlemuseum.org.

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Summer Reading Buddies with Bright Spot Therapy Dogs

August 23 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until August 27, 2018

The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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Mondays in July and August Children ages 4-11 will enjoy reading aloud to Reading Buddy dogs, who provide a gentle, comforting listener to readers as they practice their fluency and strengthen their confidence in reading. Reservations required; call 413-559-6336 or email info@carlemuseum.org.

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Little Kids Yoga

August 28 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday, repeating until August 28, 2018

The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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Tuesdays in July and August Ages 3-5 with a caregiver This specially designed yoga class for children and their adult caregivers brings everyone together to join in the yoga fun! Classes take place outside in the new meadow! Yoga activities include a welcoming circle, breathing time, sun salutations, and movements inspired by what we see in nature. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned yogi family, there is something for everyone. Yoga Instructor, Sara Holmes did her 200hr Yoga…

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Word Play with Center Dance Studio

August 29 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Wednesday, repeating until August 29, 2018

The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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Wednesdays in July and August Ages 3 and up; caregiver participation welcome Free with museum admission. Join The Center Dance Studio for creative movement and narrative dance inspired by picture books. Bring your imagination and your dancing feet! Reservations required; call 413-559-6336 or email info@carlemuseum.org.

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September 2018

Special Storytime with Deborah Blumenthal and Masha D’yans

September 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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September 1, 2018 2:00pm Free with Museum Admission Join author Deborah Blumenthal and artist Masha D’yans as they read from their new picture book Polka Dot Parade. Highlighting the life and work of legendary New York Times street fashion photographer, Bill Cunningham, this book will encourage kids of all ages to search for inspiration and decide for themselves what is truly beautiful. Book signing to follow. Can’t make it to the event? You may reserve signed books online or contact…

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Special Storytime: Heidi Stemple and Jane Yolen

September 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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September 8, 2018 2:00pm Free with Museum Admission In Monster Academy, authors Heidi Stemple and Jane Yolen present colorful monster children who have familiar human issues such as making friends and learning to help others. Come along with Principal Frank N. Stein into a bright, energetic classroom where the class pet is a big purple boa constrictor, recess is in a swamp, and class bats help build a Creepy Castle in the Monster Maker's Lab. An irresistible romp from start…

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A Community Celebration: The Very Hungry Caterpillar Turns 50!

September 15 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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September 15, 2018 11:00am - 3:00pm Free with Museum Admission Join us for a variety of programs in celebration of The Carle’s special exhibition, The Very Hungry Caterpillar Turns 50. 11:00 am Gallery Talk with Ellen Keiter, Chief Curator 12:00 – 1:00 pm Meet The Very Hungry Caterpillar (Great Hall) 1:00 pm Presentation with Magic Wings Butterfly Conservatory and Gardens 2:00 pm Very Hungry Caterpillar Storytime (Gallery) 2:30 pm Refreshments (Great Hall) Exhibitions in West Gallery are generously supported by…

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Happier Family Comedy Show

September 15 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on September 15, 2018 at 3:00pm

The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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$4.50 – $10

Founded in 2015, Happier Valley Comedy is the heart of improv comedy in Western Mass! Their Happier Family Comedy Show is all about letting creativity flourish in an accepting atmosphere. Each improv show is an hour-long, all new, and created on the spot based on audience members’ suggestions and participation. Geared for kids ages 5-12, you won’t want to miss this program packed full of high energy and family-friendly funnies! Tickets may be purchased in advance at the Museum Admissions…

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Special Sundays in the Studio: Caterpillar Creativity!

September 16 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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Free with Museum Admission
Special Sundays in the Studio: Caterpillar Creativity!

Come explore the Eric Carle Art Studio during one of the museum's Special Sundays in the Studio: Caterpillar Creativity!  Create your very own caterpillars in celebration of the 50th Birthday of The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Published in 1969 many special events will take place in the upcoming year along with a limited edition book, a new board game, and many novelty items.  The Very Hunger Caterpillar is one of the most read children's books in the world. The mission of…

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Paddington PJ Party

September 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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$5

September 27, 2018 6:00pm - 8:00pm $5 per child (Members Free) Come see the Paddington Comes to America exhibition in your PJs, and don’t forget to bring along your favorite stuffed animal! In addition to art projects, storytimes, films, and milk and cookies, guests can get drawings of their stuffed animal by local artists. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets may be purchased in advance at the Museum Admission desk or by calling 413-559-6336. R. W. Alley, Illustration…

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Drawing Paddington with R.W. Alley

September 29 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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September 29, 2018 1:30pm Free with Museum Admission R.W. Alley has been illustrating Michael Bond’s Paddington books for over twenty years. Guests of all ages will enjoy watching Alley capture Paddington’s likeness and personality in this lively drawing demonstration, which includes a Q&A with the audience. Paper and drawing supplies will be provided for those who wish to draw along with Alley! Book signing to follow program. Can’t make it to the event? You may reserve signed books online or…

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