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Living and learning in Elkhart County, March 9, 2014

Several events in Elkhart County this week are aimed at helping children and adults learn something new or pick up a new hobby.

Posted on March 9, 2014 at 12:38 p.m.

EDUCATION

ELKHART PUBLIC LIBRARY

Main Branch

• A free computer tutor one-on-one session will be at 9:30 a.m. March 10.

• A free computer course will be at 5 p.m. March 19. For kids ages 8-11.

The library is at 300 S. Second St., Elkhart. Information: 522-5669 or myepl.org.

Dunlap Branch

• A free computer tutor one-on-one session will be at 5:30 a.m. March 20.

The library is 58485 C.R. 13 E., Elkhart. Information: 875-3100 or myepl.org.

ETHOS SCIENCE CENTER

• Sneak Peek Science is from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. the third Thursday of each month. Admission: $1.

ETHOS is at 2521 Industrial Parkway, Elkhart. Information: ethosinc.org.

MIDDLEBURY COMMUNITY PUBLIC LIBRARY

• Books and Babies, 11 a.m. Thursdays for kids to 18 months.

• Toddler Time, 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays for kids 18 months to 36 months.

• Preschool Story Time, 11 a.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays for kids ages 3-5.

The library is at 101 E. Winslow St., Middlebury. Information: 825-5601 or mdy.lib.in.us.

OX BOW COUNTY PARK

• A homemade butter program will be offered at 6 p.m. March 14 in the Ox Bow Haus Shelter at the park. Preregister by 4 p.m. March 13 with the Elkhart County Administration Office at 535-6458.

The park is at 23427 C.R. 45, Elkhart. Information: elkhartcountyparks.org.

PURDUE EXTENSION ELKHART COUNTY

• Smart cooking lessons will be at 1 and 7 p.m. March 13 at the Elkhart County 4-H Fairgrounds. Free.

The fairgrounds are at 17746 C.R. 34, Goshen. Registration and information: the extension office at 533-0554.

WOODLAWN NATURE CENTER

• A nature preschool program will be at 9:30 a.m. March 11 at Woodlawn. Admission.

Woodlawn is at 604 Woodlawn Ave., Elkhart. Information: woodlawnnaturecenter.com.

FAMILY

ELKHART PUBLIC LIBRARY

Main Branch

• Lapsit is at 10 a.m. the first Wednesday of each month. To age 2.

• Family movie night will be at 5 p.m. March 17.

The library is at 300 S. Second St., Elkhart. Information: 522-5669 or myepl.org.

Cleveland Branch

• Bedtime Story Time is at 6:30 p.m. the third Thursday of each month.

The library is at 53715 C.R. 1, Elkhart. Information: 266-2030 or myepl.org.

Dunlap Branch

• Story Time is at 10 a.m. Thursdays.

The library is 58485 C.R. 13 E., Elkhart. Information: 875-3100 or myepl.org.

Osolo Branch

• Kids’ Book Club is at 4:30 March 13, 20 and 27.

The library is at 3429 E. Bristol St , Elkhart. Information: 574-264-7234 or www.myepl.org.

Pierre Moran Branch

• Story Time is at 10 a.m. Tuesdays.

The library is at 2400 Benham Ave., Elkhart. Information: 294-6418 or myepl.org.

MIDDLEBURY COMMUNITY PUBLIC LIBRARY

• Teen Craft Night is from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. the first Thursday of each month through spring.

The library is at 101 E. Winslow St., Middlebury. Information: Kelsey at 825-5601 or mdy.lib.in.us.

HOBBIES

ELKHART PUBLIC LIBRARY

Main Branch

• Teen Tech Week will be at 4 p.m. March 11. Convert an old necktie into an iPhone case. Ages 12-18. Free.

• Manga Club will meet at 4 p.m. March 18. Ages 12-18. Free.

The library is at 300 S. Second St., Elkhart. Information: 522-5669 or myepl.org.

Osolo Branch

• "Up Cycled Accessories: T-shirt Fringe Scarves" will be at 4:30 p.m. March 18.

The library is at 3429 E. Bristol St , Elkhart. Information: 574-264-7234 or www.myepl.org.

LINTON’S ENCHANTED GARDENS

• March 15: Front porch door decor at 10 a.m.

• March 15: Garden Q & A at noon

• March 22: Shade plants at 10 a.m.

• March 22: Vertical gardens at noon

All workshops are free at the gardens, 315 C.R. 17, Elkhart. Information: 888-779-9333 or lintons.com.

Living and Learning appears each Sunday in The Elkhart Truth. Deadline for submissions is 5 p.m. Wednesdays. Notice of upcoming events may be submitted at www.elkharttruth.com/​calendar. To make corrections, contact Joe Kuharic at 296-5887.




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