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Kids stuff, Nov. 26


Monday, November 26, 2018

Puppet show

The Sheppard Memorial Library Children’s Library, 530 Evans St., will present the puppet show “Rumpelstiltskin” for children 5 and younger at 10:45 a.m. on Tuesday and at 9:45 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. on Wednesday and Thursday. Free. Call 329-4581 or visit sheppardlibrary.org.

Moonlight hayride

River Park North, 1000 Mumford Road, will host Moonlight Hayride and Campfire from 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday. Participants will go on a 45-minute hayride and have s’mores around a campfire. Cost is $4 each for city residents and $6 for others. Free for ages 2 and younger. Call 329-4560.

Christmas Past

The Eastern Carolina Village & Farm Museum, 4570 County Home Road, will host “Christmas Past at the Village: Old-Fashioned Crafts & Treats” from 10 a.m.-noon Saturday.. Parents are invited to bring their children, ages 6-9, out to the village/​farm to make some handmade holiday decorations and sample seasonal treats. All craft supplies will be provided for the craft activities. All children participating must be accompanied by an adult. Space is limited. Admission is $10 per child; $5 per adult. Contact Bonnie Pulver at 916-5141.

Polar Express

The Jolly Trolley Polar Express will run Saturday and Dec. 14-15. This is a 20-minute joyride around Uptown Greenville, including a reading of Chris Van Allsburg’s”The Polar Express,” cocoa and cookies and an art activity at Emerge Gallery and Art Center, 404 S. Evans St. Time slots begin at 4:25 p.m. and the last train boards at 8:25 p.m. Registration is limited. Tickets are $35 for the first ticket and $10 each for additional tickets. Visit emergegallery.com.

‘Elf, Jr.’

Magnolia Arts Center, 1703 E. 14th St., will host youth musical productions of “Elf, Jr.” at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 6-8 and Dec. 14-15. Matinee performances will begin at 2 p.m. on Dec. 8-9 and Dec. 16. Tickets are $20 for general admission and $15 for students and seniors. Visit magnoliaartscenter.com.

Nutcracker ballet

Dance Arts Theatre will present “The Nutcracker Ballet” at 2 and 7 p.m. Dec. 8 and 2 p.m. Dec. 9 at ECU’s Wright Auditorium. Net proceeds from this event will be donated to the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals to benefit the James and Connie Maynard Children’s Hospital at Vidant Medical Center. Tickets are $35 for adults and $28 for children. Call 328-4788.

Breakfast with Santa

The Greenville Museum of Art, 802 S. Evans St., will host Breakfast with Santa from 9-11 a.m. Dec. 8. The event will include a holiday breakfast, a visit with Santa Claus, a digital photo of each child and a keepsake craft. Tickets are $35 per family for members and $50 for others. Call 758-1946 or visit gmoa.org.

Story hours

The following children’s story hours are scheduled locally:

Sheppard Memorial Library, 530 Evans St.

■ 10 and 11 a.m. Tuesday, Toddler Story Hour

■ 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Thursday, Preschool Story Hour

■ 10 and 11 a.m. first and third Monday, Baby & Me @ the Library for ages 18 months and younger.

Farmville Public Library, 4276 W. Church St., Farmville.

■ 3:30 p.m. first and third Mondays, STEAM Central for grades one-five

■ 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Toddlers Story Time, for ages 1-3 years

■ 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Preschool Story Time for ages 3-5

■ 11 a.m. Wednesdays, Music Together, songs, stories, music and movement for children younger than 5

Carver Branch Library, 618 W. 14th Ave. Call 329-4583.

■ Preschool Story Hour, ages 2-5, 10 a.m. Thursday

East Branch Library, 2000 Cedar Lane. Call 329-4582.

■ Preschool Story Hour, ages 2-5, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday

Winterville Public Library, 2613 Railroad St.

■ Preschool Story Hour, ages 2-5, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday

Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 3040 Evans St.

■ 11 a.m. Saturday

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