Virtual Programs for Week of June 29 - July 3

MAGIC & MOVEMENT

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Magic Minutes! 

"This is a performance of one of my favorite magic tricks!"  Try it! You can do it, too!

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Movement: Yoga!

Kelley Lea is a certified yoga instructor from Lotus Rising Yoga. In this class the basic foundational yoga postures are practiced to align, strengthen and promote flexibility in the body. Breathing techniques and meditation are also integrated. You can expect an emphasis on simplicity, repetition, and ease of movement. Enjoy!

A CLASSIC TALE Performed as a One-Man Play

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The Legend of John Henry

Enjoy this famous story written by Shep O’Neal, performed by Michael McLendon, for the Spring Hill Public Library.

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Check out  YouTube 101:  The Audience

The final video of this series, teaches how to get the word out about your YouTube channel. Learn how to engage the audience and connect through social media using multiple platforms.

The Series

Here is the whole series to learn how to be an influencer on YouTube

The What 

The Shoot

The Edit 

The Channel 

The Audience

Another Legend: Paul Bunyan

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Paul Bunyan is a giant lumberjack and folk hero in American and Canadian folklore. He is based on a real timberman named Fabian Fournier, a French-Canadian who moved south and got a job as foreman of a logging crew in Michigan after the Civil War. His exploits revolve around the tall tales of his superhuman labors, and he is customarily accompanied by Babe the Blue Ox.   

Have some fun changing up his story with this mad lib!

When you go for a walk in the woods you might find some trees. Here’s How to Read Tree Rings

You can Join iNaturalist and become a citizen scientist. 

What is Geocaching?

Enjoy a virtual tour of the U.S. Botanical Gardens

Dream Life: The Next Chapter

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“If your life was a book and you were the author, how would you want it to go?” 

Watch this inspired TedTalk by Amy Purdy, a professional snowboarder who lost both of her legs at the young age of 19 due to Meningitis. She gives little advice on how to dream big even in the light of challenging circumstances.

Now grab that pencil and dream big and write down the next chapter in your life!


ILLUSTRATE YOUR STORY

tim hodgeDraw with a Professional Animator (& Spring Hill resident!) 

Drawing Stories -Part 2 with Tim Hodge

Animator Tim Hodge will take drawing a story board even further, showing you how to tell a story with no words, only pictures, and this time making it as many as 15 panels. Draw along!  Tim worked on Disney features such as The Lion King, Mulan, Pocahontas, and Brother Bear, and directed episodes of VeggieTales. He freelances storyboards, illustrations, and teaches at Lipscomb University.If you missed the first lesson, click here.  

Watercolor Illustration

watercolor illustrationThis week we will explore how to use watercolor in illustrations. Collect your paints, brushes, and paper and tune into this short tutorial video. 

How to Use Watercolor

For more useful tips check out these titles on READS via Overdrive:

Water, Paper, Paint 

Beginner’s Watercolour

Fun Things to Make

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Create your own bingo card for any topic and have fun!

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Check out the hundreds of CubeeCraft Pop Culture printables.

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DIY Craft projects using old t-shirts.