Kentucky Derby event in Norway

IRON MOUNTAIN — Upcoming Dickinson County Library events for April include —

— Lego Club Jr: 4 p.m. today at the Dickinson County Library in Iron Mountain.

Calling all budding engineers. Kids in kindergarten through second grade will be challenged to build a Spring masterpiece out of Legos at this month’s meeting. Playing with Legos increases fine motor skills, helps gain problem solving skills, builds self-confidence and more. No registration is required.

— The Art of Being: 4 to 6 p.m. today at the Solomonson Branch in Norway.

This drop-in program is designed for patrons in fifth grade and higher that are currently battling cancer, are survivors of cancer, and for those that are/have been caregivers, includes family, friends, medical persons, etc. Each month a craft will be available for attendees to do if they wish; April will be a Denim Pocket Craft. This is also a safe space to share experiences and meet others.

— Semi-Annual Friends of the Library Booksale: The sale will be open to everyone starting at 9 a.m. Wednesday and runs through Sunday. Shoppers can find great deals on books, audiobooks, VHS tapes, DVDs, music CDs and more.

— Sticky Storytime Sessions: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Solomonson Branch in Norway.

Spring into early literacy with books, songs and activities at the Sticky Storytime sessions. These programs for kids up to age 5 and their caregivers will use the five ready-to-read practices: reading, singing, talking, playing and writing to promote early literacy practices and create lifelong readers. No registration is required.

— The Run for the Roses: 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Solomonson Branch in Norway.

A history of the Kentucky Derby will be shared, including origin, traditions, interesting facts and a Derby Winner with a connection to Iron Mountain. Non-alcoholic mint juleps will be available and participants will have a chance to win a Pegasus pin. Fake bets for the 2024 Derby winner will be placed for fun. Please feel free to wear Derby gear, including big hats. Registration is required; call the Solomonson Branch in Norway at 906-563-8617.

— Gamers’ Club: 4 p.m. Monday at the Dickinson County Library in Iron Mountain; and 3:15 p.m. Tuesday, April 30, at the North Dickinson Branch in Felch Township.

Kids in third through eighth grades are invited to play a variety of video and board games. No registration is required.


Today's breaking news and more in your inbox

I'm interested in (please check all that apply)
Are you a paying subscriber to the newspaper? *

Starting at $2.99/week.

Subscribe Today