Archive for December, 2010

Day 147: Spin, Pop, Boom!, Puyallup, WA

This next Thursday 12/30 at the Puyallup Public Library, explore basic science concepts with Mad Science of South Sound.

This is an educational science show with flaming Didgeridoos that play a tune and a foam factory…but that’s only part of the amazing demonstrations.

Plus, witness as water defies gravity and discover how fun science can be!

This event is for children in grades Kindergarten through 6th grade. No registration required.

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Day 146: Saturday Films: Star Trek II: The Wrath of Kahn (PG), Puyallup, WA

This Saturday the Puyallup Library goes old school for all you “Treky” fans out there. Come on, you know you love the old Star Trek films!

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Kahn (1982) – PG

Admiral Kirk’s midlife crisis is interrupted by the return of an old enemy looking for revenge and a potentially destructive device.

Running time: 113 minutes

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Day 145: Winter Music Series: The Tapestry Singers, Puyallup, WA

This 2nd edition to the Winter Music Series will happen on Saturday (12/18) @ 2:00p at the Puyallup Public Library.

The Tapestry Singers are an adult community choir based in our own Puyallup, Washington. They are a local community choir that is also a part of Valley Arts United.

This is a great way to celebrate the Christmas season!

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Day 144: Saturday Films: Fantastic Mr. Fox, Puyallup, WA

Come down to the Puyallup Public Library this Saturday, at 2:00 pm, in the South Meeting Room for another Saturday Film! This will be a great film to include the kids!

Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009) – Rated PG

An urbane fox cannot resist returning to his farm raiding ways and then must help his community survive the farmers’ retaliation. Featuring the voices of George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Bill Murray, Owen Wilson, and Jason Schwartzman.

Running time: 88 minutes

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Day 143: Winter Music Series: The Alleluia Ringers, Puyallup, WA

Music will be ringing through the stacks in December! Come to the Puyallup Public Library for the Winter Music Series, starting this Saturday December 11th at 2:00p.

The Alleluia Ringers English Handbell Choir from First Presbyterian Church will be playing.

This music series is sponsored by the Friends of the Puyallup Public Library.

Click here to download a copy of our Winter Music Series 2010 flyer (pdf)

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Day 142: The Asphalt Jungle – Saturday Film Program, Puyallup, WA

Join the Library this Saturday, at 2:00 pm, in the South Meeting Room for the Saturday Film program. Experience action, adventure, family films, and more at your library!

The Asphalt Jungle (1950) – Not Rated

Tension builds as a couple of small-time losers plan a jewel heist. The plot of this classic film has been borrowed many times, but John Huston’s tight direction gave the film a powerful urgency that has yet to be rivaled. Sterling Hayden is perfect as the thieves’ leader.

Running time: 112 minutes

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Day 141: Santa Parade and Tree Lighting, Puyallup, WA

Don’t miss this years annual Santa Parade, Tree Lighting and Holiday Reception located in Downtown Puyallup at Pioneer Park and Pavilion.

This annual tradition kicks off the holiday season this Saturday (12/4) from 4:00p – 6:30p.

Come downtown for the festive parade and then stick around for the tree lighting! They will have plenty of treats in the Pavilion to keep warm and listen to holiday music.

It will be a great event for the whole family!

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