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June 2020

Nature Singalong with John: Reptile Songs

Wednesday, June 3,
12:00 pm
to 12:30 pm
YouTube
Hands holding a painted turtle hatchling. (photo © Brett Amy Thelen)

Join Harris Center teacher-naturalist John Benjamin for a good old-fashioned singalong, with a focus on reptiles! John will perform some of his original songs about snakes and turtles, and share the lyrics so you can sing along at home too.

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Storytime with Jaime: Chipmunk Song

Tuesday, June 9,
10:00 am
to 10:15 am
YouTube
A chipmink with a mouth full of nuts. (photo © Alex Lauzon via unsplash)

Join Harris Center teacher-naturalist Jaime Hutchinson as she reads "Chipmunk Song" by Joanne Ryder. Let your imagination come alive as you pretend to be a chipmunk gathering nuts and berries, hiding from a hawk, or curling up inside your burrow.

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Nature Singalong with John: Arthropod Songs

Wednesday, June 10,
12:00 pm
to 12:30 pm
YouTube
An inchworm inches along a mandolin string. (photo © John Benjamin)

Join Harris Center teacher-naturalist John Benjamin for a good old-fashioned singalong, with a focus on arthropods (bugs)! John will perform some of his original songs about bugs, and share the lyrics so you can sing along at home too.

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Fairy House & Gnome Home Solstice Festival

Thursday, June 18
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until Monday, June 22, 2020

Hancock Town Library
A kid making a fairy house out of clay and flowers. (photo © Howard County Library System via the Flickr Creative Commons)

Help Hancock welcome in the summer solstice by making fairy and gnome homes to display on the library lawn and grounds!

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Fairy House & Gnome Home Solstice Festival

Friday, June 19
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until Monday, June 22, 2020

Hancock Town Library
A kid making a fairy house out of clay and flowers. (photo © Howard County Library System via the Flickr Creative Commons)

Help Hancock welcome in the summer solstice by making fairy and gnome homes to display on the library lawn and grounds!

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Fairy House & Gnome Home Solstice Festival

Saturday, June 20
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until Monday, June 22, 2020

Hancock Town Library
A kid making a fairy house out of clay and flowers. (photo © Howard County Library System via the Flickr Creative Commons)

Help Hancock welcome in the summer solstice by making fairy and gnome homes to display on the library lawn and grounds!

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Fairy House & Gnome Home Solstice Festival

Sunday, June 21
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until Monday, June 22, 2020

Hancock Town Library
A kid making a fairy house out of clay and flowers. (photo © Howard County Library System via the Flickr Creative Commons)

Help Hancock welcome in the summer solstice by making fairy and gnome homes to display on the library lawn and grounds!

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Fairy House & Gnome Home Solstice Festival

Monday, June 22
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until Monday, June 22, 2020

Hancock Town Library
A kid making a fairy house out of clay and flowers. (photo © Howard County Library System via the Flickr Creative Commons)

Help Hancock welcome in the summer solstice by making fairy and gnome homes to display on the library lawn and grounds!

Learn more »

Storytime with Jaime: Wonderful Worms

Tuesday, June 23,
10:00 am
to 10:15 am
YouTube

Join Harris Center teacher-naturalist Jaime Hutchinson as she reads as she reads "Wonderful Worms" by Linda Glaser. If you’ve ever wondered, “what’s so wonderful about worms?" this story is for you.

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