DFRA to read stories at Durango Library
Durango Fire & Rescue Authority will present "Fired Up Stories" for kids in the Storytime Room of the Durango Public Library at 10:30 a.m. Friday.
The firefighters will read stories to the kids and introduce them to firefighting equipment. This is a great and entertaining way to learn about fire safety from the pros.
For more information, call Rita at 375-3385
The Durango Arts Center invites artists in all media to submit an application for the 2010 Group Exhibits Program. The deadline for entry is Aug. 15.
Applications are available in hard copy at the DAC, via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or send a self-addressed, stamped #10 envelope to 2010 Group Exhibits, Durango Arts Center, 802 E. Second Ave., Durango, CO 81301.
Renowned artist and papermaker Mary Ellen Long will teach teens and "tweens" how to make their own art books and journals from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday at the Lavenia McCoy Public Library in Bayfield. Long is a mixed-media artist who creates outdoor and gallery installations, artists' books and collages.
Her class is part of the Collaborative Summer Library Program, a grass-roots consortium of states, including Colorado, working to provide high-quality, low-cost summer reading program materials for children at public libraries.
For more information, visit www.pineriverlibrarydistrict.org.