Ponca City Library offers summer full of fun

Ponca City Now - May 25, 2016 12:01 pm

The Ponca City Library is ready to start the summer with special activities almost daily!

All events are free and take place at the Ponca City Library, 515 E. Grand. For more information on any of these events, call ( 580) 767-0345.

In June:

June 1- Summer Reading Kick-off at the Ponca City Library. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Join other library lovers in a scavenger hunt, virtual gaming, and summer crafts and get registered for the Summer Reading Program. This year’s theme is "On Your Mark, Get Set, Read."

June 2- Origami 101 at the Ponca City Library from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Learn to make origami shapes for free. Welcome to all ages able to fold paper and follow instruction.

June 4- Healthy Living Celebration at the Ponca City Library. All activities free!

  • 9 a.m. to noon – OBI Blood Drive (call 580-767-0345 to sign up for a time to give.)
  • 9:30 a.m.- 1-mile family fun walk through downtown Ponca City (free). First 50 registrants will get a free water bottle
  • 10 a.m.-noon- Health Fair with several local organizations promoting safety and health. Fitness Bingo with prizes too.
  • 10:30-11:30 a.m.- Kids Olympics on the library lawn
  • Noon – Free family concert by the Sugar Free Allstars

June 7- Free yoga at the Ponca City Library. 6 p.m.

June 11- Rodeo Day 10:30-12 on the library lawn. Free Western-themed games and activities for families including a petting zoo, money in the hay dive, stick-horse racing, cow patty toss, and more.

June 14- Free yoga at the Ponca City Library. 6 p.m.

June 16- Container Gardening class at the Ponca City Library from 6-7 p.m. Free to attend. Limited to 30 people. Please register in advance by calling 580-767-0345, e-mailing [email protected] , or coming by the library at 515 E. Grand Ave.

June 20- Healthy Cooking Demonstration 6-7 p.m. at the Ponca City Library. Free to attend and all supplies provided. Limited to 30 people. Please register in advance by calling 580-767-0345, e-mailing [email protected] , or coming by the library at 515 E. Grand Ave.

June 21- Free yoga at the Ponca City Library. 6 p.m.

June 22- Using Medications Safely presentation via the Oklahoma Healthy Aging Initiative video conference. 2:30-3:30 p.m. Free to attend.

June 23- Healthy Cooking Demonstration 6-7 p.m. at the Ponca City Library. Free to attend and all supplies provided. Limited to 30 people. Please register in advance by calling 580-767-0345, e-mailing [email protected] , or coming by the library at 515 E. Grand Ave.

June 23- “What’s in your food?” presentation by the OSU Extension Office 5-6 p.m. at the Ponca City Library. What does GMO mean? What do nutrition labels actually say? Find out the answers to these questions and more information at this presentation. Free to attend.

June 27 – Backyard Chicken Raising from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Ponca City Library. Free to attend. Presented by the OSU Extension Office.

June 28- Free yoga at the Ponca City Library. 6 p.m.

June 29- How to Communicate Effectively presentation via the Oklahoma Healthy Aging Initiative video conference. 2:30-3:30 p.m. Free to attend.

June 30- Homemade Baby Food class by the Kay County Health Department 3:30 p.m. at the Ponca City Library. Class is free, but limited to 30 participants. Call the library at 580-767-0345, e-mail [email protected] , or visit 515 E. Grand Ave. to register.

In July:

July 5- Free Jazzercise at the Ponca City Library. 6 p.m.

July 7- Origami 101 at the Ponca City Library from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Learn to make origami shapes for free. Welcome to all ages able to fold paper and follow instruction.

July 9- Tips for Coaching Little League at the Ponca City Library 1 p.m. Hear the tips and tricks of coaching the littles from an experiences pro.

July 12- Free Jazzercise at the Ponca City Library. 6 p.m.

July 14- Home Food Preservation 6 to 8 p.m. at the Ponca City Library. This program is free. Please register at by calling 580-767-0345, e-mailing [email protected] , or stopping by 515 E. Grand Ave.

July 15- Staying Safe in the Oklahoma Heat presentation via the Oklahoma Healthy Aging Initiative video conference. 10 to 11 a.m.Free to attend.

July 19- Free Jazzercise at the Ponca City Library. 6 p.m.

July 26- Free Jazzercise at the Ponca City Library. 6 p.m.

 

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