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700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
781/316/3200 https://www.robbinslibrary.org

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March 2017

Story Time for ages 3-5

March 29 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until March 29, 2017

Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Stories for kids who love books, songs and wiggling!  For ages 3-5.  Pick up a free ticket 1/2 hour prior.

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April 2017

Moving and Grooving for ages 1-3 with a parent / caregiver

April 1 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Join Marina for moving and exploring with your little one!  For ages 1-3 with a parent / caregiver.  Pick up a free ticket 1/2 hour prior.

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Story Time Session 1 for ages 1.5-2.5

April 3 @ 10:00 am - 10:20 am
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One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Songs, finger play, short stories and silliness!  For ages 1.5-2.5.  Pick up a free ticket 1/2 hour prior.

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Story Time Session 2 for ages 1.5-2.5

April 3 @ 10:30 am - 10:50 am
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One event on an unspecified date at 10:30am

One event on an unspecified date at 10:30am

Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Songs, finger play, short stories and silliness!  For ages 1.5-2.5.  Pick up a free ticket 1/2 hour prior.

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Story Time for ages 2.5-3.5

April 3 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on an unspecified date at 11:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 11:00am

Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Stories, songs and crafts!  For ages 2.5-3.5.  Pick up a free ticket 1/2 hour prior.

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Let’s Play Chess (beginners) for ages 7-10

April 3 @ 3:15 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:15pm on Monday, repeating until April 10, 2017

Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Learn how to play chess!  This program is a 6-week series for ages 7-10.  Kids must sign-up for all 6 sessions.  March 6, 13, 20, 27, April 3, 10.  Registration is required and opens on February 27 at 9am at https://letsplaychessspring.eventbrite.com

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Chess Club (Intermediate) for ages 7-12

April 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Monday, repeating until April 10, 2017

Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Strengthen existing skills and play chess! This program is a 6-week series for ages 7-12.  Kids must sign-up for all 6 sessions.  March 6, 13, 20, 27, April 3, 10.  Registration is required and opens on February 27 at 9am at https://chessclubspring.eventbrite.com

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Sing-A-Long at the Robbins for ages 0-5

April 4 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Singing and dancing fun!  For ages 0-5.  Pick up a free ticket beginning at 9:00am (space is limited).

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Bookmarks Book Club for 2nd & 3rd Graders

April 4 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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This month's read is George's Marvelous Medicine by Roald Dahl!  For kids in the 2nd and 3rd grade.  Registration is required and opens on 3/14 at https://bookmarksapril2017.eventbrite.com

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Story Time for ages 3-5

April 5 @ 10:00 am
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One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Stories for kids who love books, songs and wiggling!  For ages 3-5.  Pick up a free ticket 1/2 hour prior.

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Friends of Robbins Library Annual Children and Young Adult Book Sale – Now accepting donations!

April 10
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday and Friday, repeating until April 21, 2017

Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Donations will be accepted at the Robbins Library beginning Monday, April 10th. Donations will be accepted until Friday April 21st.   Start cleaning off those bookshelves now for the Friends of the Robbins Library’s annual Children and Young Adult Book Sale on Saturday, April 22nd from 9:00 to 2:00 pm in the Robbins Library Community Room.

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Story Time Session 1 for ages 1.5-2.5

April 10 @ 10:00 am - 10:20 am
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One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Songs, finger play, short stories and silliness!  For ages 1.5-2.5.  Pick up a free ticket 1/2 hour prior.

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Story Time Session 2 for ages 1.5-2.5

April 10 @ 10:30 am - 10:50 am
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One event on an unspecified date at 10:30am

One event on an unspecified date at 10:30am

Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Songs, finger play, short stories and silliness!  For ages 1.5-2.5.  Pick up a free ticket 1/2 hour prior.

Find out more »

Story Time for ages 2.5-3.5

April 10 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on an unspecified date at 11:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 11:00am

Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Stories, songs and crafts!  For ages 2.5-3.5.  Pick up a free ticket 1/2 hour prior.

Find out more »

Let’s Play Chess (beginners) for ages 7-10

April 10 @ 3:15 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:15pm on Monday, repeating until April 10, 2017

Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Learn how to play chess!  This program is a 6-week series for ages 7-10.  Kids must sign-up for all 6 sessions.  March 6, 13, 20, 27, April 3, 10.  Registration is required and opens on February 27 at 9am at https://letsplaychessspring.eventbrite.com

Find out more »

Chess Club (Intermediate) for ages 7-12

April 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Monday, repeating until April 10, 2017

Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Strengthen existing skills and play chess! This program is a 6-week series for ages 7-12.  Kids must sign-up for all 6 sessions.  March 6, 13, 20, 27, April 3, 10.  Registration is required and opens on February 27 at 9am at https://chessclubspring.eventbrite.com

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Free

Teen Writer’s Workshop

April 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on February 6, 2017 at 6:00pm

One event on February 13, 2017 at 6:00pm

One event on February 27, 2017 at 6:00pm

One event on March 13, 2017 at 6:00pm

One event on March 27, 2017 at 6:00pm

One event on April 10, 2017 at 6:00pm

One event on April 24, 2017 at 6:00pm

Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Mondays every other week for eight sessions Monday, 1/23, 2/6, 2/13, 2/27, 3/13, 3/27, 4/10, 4/24 Writers' presentation on Sunday, May 7, 3-4:30 pm Work with Lynette Benton, published writer and writing instructor, to begin or move forward on your writing projects. Ms. Benton will inspire and guide you on your writing journey. For students who like to write stories, poems, or essays. For ages 12-18. Location: meet at the Robbins Reference Desk. Registration begins 1/4/17 at: https://writersworkshopwinterspring2017.eventbrite.com

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Sing-A-Long at the Robbins for ages 0-5

April 11 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Singing and dancing fun!  For ages 0-5.  Pick up a free ticket beginning at 9:00am (space is limited).

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Reel Queer – An Intergenerational Queer Movie Series Presents Moonlight

April 11 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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The Robbins Library & the Arlington Council on Aging are proud to present a screening of the 2017 Oscar winner for Best Picture, Moonlight! “This drama charts the life of a black gay youth named Chiron as he grows up in a rough neighborhood in Miami. In the first segment, Chiron is a ten-year-old nicknamed "Little" (Alex Hibbert) who is taken in by a kindhearted Cuban drug dealer (Mahershala Ali) and his girlfriend (Janelle Monáe). In the middle installment, a teenage…

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Story Time for ages 3-5

April 12 @ 10:00 am
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One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Stories for kids who love books, songs and wiggling!  For ages 3-5.  Pick up a free ticket 1/2 hour prior.

Find out more »

Friends of Robbins Library Annual Children and Young Adult Book Sale – Now accepting donations!

April 14
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday and Friday, repeating until April 21, 2017

Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Donations will be accepted at the Robbins Library beginning Monday, April 10th. Donations will be accepted until Friday April 21st.   Start cleaning off those bookshelves now for the Friends of the Robbins Library’s annual Children and Young Adult Book Sale on Saturday, April 22nd from 9:00 to 2:00 pm in the Robbins Library Community Room.

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Robbins Library – Closed

April 16 - April 17
Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Robbins Library will be closed on Sunday, April 16 and Monday, April 17.

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Friends of Robbins Library Annual Children and Young Adult Book Sale – Now accepting donations!

April 17
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday and Friday, repeating until April 21, 2017

Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Donations will be accepted at the Robbins Library beginning Monday, April 10th. Donations will be accepted until Friday April 21st.   Start cleaning off those bookshelves now for the Friends of the Robbins Library’s annual Children and Young Adult Book Sale on Saturday, April 22nd from 9:00 to 2:00 pm in the Robbins Library Community Room.

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Registration Opens for the May Page Turners Book Club for 4th & 5th Graders

April 18 @ 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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May's' book club selection is Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by JK Rowling!  The Page Turners Book Club is for kids in the 4th and 5th grade.  Book club will meet on Tuesday May 9 at 3:30pm.  Registration is required at https://pageturnersmay2017.eventbrite.com

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Free

Henna tattoos

April 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Henna artist Mandy Roberge of Wicked Good Henna will be at Robbins to give free henna tattoos. Henna is safe for all skin types and the design lasts for several days. Come get your own beautiful henna tattoo at the library!

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Circus Minimus for kids of all ages

April 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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This circus-in-a-suitcase is a whimsical celebration of the imagination!  For kids of all ages.  Pick up a free ticket 1/2 hour prior.

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Drop-In Recycle a T-shirt to a Bag for ages 5+

April 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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In honor of Earth Day, learn how to transform an old t-shirt into a new bag!  Participants should bring a t-shirt to the program.  A special thank you to Arlington Recycles for sponsoring this program!  For ages 5+.  No ticket required.

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Friends of Robbins Library Annual Children and Young Adult Book Sale – Now accepting donations!

April 21
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday and Friday, repeating until April 21, 2017

Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Donations will be accepted at the Robbins Library beginning Monday, April 10th. Donations will be accepted until Friday April 21st.   Start cleaning off those bookshelves now for the Friends of the Robbins Library’s annual Children and Young Adult Book Sale on Saturday, April 22nd from 9:00 to 2:00 pm in the Robbins Library Community Room.

Find out more »

Story Time Session 1 for ages 1.5-2.5

April 24 @ 10:00 am - 10:20 am
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One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Songs, finger play, short stories and silliness!  For ages 1.5-2.5.  Pick up a free ticket 1/2 hour prior.

Find out more »

Story Time Session 2 for ages 1.5-2.5

April 24 @ 10:30 am - 10:50 am
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One event on an unspecified date at 10:30am

One event on an unspecified date at 10:30am

Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Songs, finger play, short stories and silliness!  For ages 1.5-2.5.  Pick up a free ticket 1/2 hour prior.

Find out more »

Story Time for ages 2.5-3.5

April 24 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on an unspecified date at 11:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 11:00am

Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Stories, songs and crafts!  For ages 2.5-3.5.  Pick up a free ticket 1/2 hour prior.

Find out more »
Free

Teen Writer’s Workshop

April 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on February 6, 2017 at 6:00pm

One event on February 13, 2017 at 6:00pm

One event on February 27, 2017 at 6:00pm

One event on March 13, 2017 at 6:00pm

One event on March 27, 2017 at 6:00pm

One event on April 10, 2017 at 6:00pm

One event on April 24, 2017 at 6:00pm

Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Mondays every other week for eight sessions Monday, 1/23, 2/6, 2/13, 2/27, 3/13, 3/27, 4/10, 4/24 Writers' presentation on Sunday, May 7, 3-4:30 pm Work with Lynette Benton, published writer and writing instructor, to begin or move forward on your writing projects. Ms. Benton will inspire and guide you on your writing journey. For students who like to write stories, poems, or essays. For ages 12-18. Location: meet at the Robbins Reference Desk. Registration begins 1/4/17 at: https://writersworkshopwinterspring2017.eventbrite.com

Find out more »

Sing-A-Long at the Robbins for ages 0-5

April 25 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Singing and dancing fun!  For ages 0-5.  Pick up a free ticket beginning at 9:00am (space is limited).

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Friends of Robbins Library Annual Meeting and Climate Change talk

April 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Friends of Robbins Annual Meeting followed by a presentation by Professor Brian Helmuth of Northeastern University on Communicating Climate Change Through Science and Technology Climate change is a global phenomenon, but its impacts play out on very local scales. Specifically, impacts are the result of weather events, which are in turn “trained” by climate. Moreover, the ways in which nonhuman organisms experience their world is radically different from how we humans perceive it, making it difficult for us to comprehend how we are affecting…

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Story Time for ages 3-5

April 26 @ 10:00 am
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One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

Robbins Library, 700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Stories for kids who love books, songs and wiggling!  For ages 3-5.  Pick up a free ticket 1/2 hour prior.

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