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Cocoa & Pomanders Get Together

Tuesday, December 30th 11-1pm

Make us part of your holiday season. Bring the family or come on your own!

Join us in making pomanders to take home. We'll decorate fruits with fragrant spices and beautiful ribbons . Enjoy a cup of cocoa after the workshop. Come savor our old-fashioned hospitality. Suggested donation $5.|


Frozen Follies - Winter Classic Cartoons

Sunday, January 25th at 2:00pm

Warm-up with laughter when you join us for an afternoon of 1920s-1930s animated cartoons.

Curated by local preservationist- animation historian Tom Stathes, the film prints are drawn from his personal archive. It's a program of winter fun with a cast of human and animal characters enjoying all that the cold months have to offer.

Experience the magical world of vintage animation, projected on 16mm film seen as it often was in homes through much of the 20th century. Tom Stathes has put together a special program for the Voelker Orth – suitable to children and adults of all ages.

Admission: $5. Children under 3 admitted free. Light refreshments served after the screening.


Storybook Discovery Days

We take a break in December and return January 10th, February14th, March 14th and the second Saturday of the month through the spring, from 11– noon.

In our cozy parlor setting, the joys of reading are shared with young children, well before they can ready on their own. Each month, join storyteller Karyn Monney Balan for a fun-filled morning of reading and sharing, plus a hands-on nature or art activity. Recommended for children under 6 and their families

Suggested Donation: $5 per family

Winter 2015 Storybook Schedule:

January 10th : Let it Snow!

Celebrate the snowy season and make your own paper plate snowman to take home.

February 14th: Spread the Love

A special Valentines Day storytime. Handcraft your own Valentines to share with friends and family!

March 14th: The Luck of the Irish!

Share stories about Leprechauns and shamrocks, explore our garden, and craft your own rainbow with a pot of gold

This series made possible with support from Dr. Marge Hendler, a specialist in children's literature and early childhood education.


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