July 24, 2017, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM @ Weatherford Public Library
It has ended conflicts and claimed lives…
In this exciting sword-fighting presentation for teens aged 12 to 18, the stage combat specialists from A Play on Swords delve into how an archaic rite of etiquette has impacted culture and history and demonstrate basic stage combat techniques.
July 24, 2017, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Weatherford Public Library
We've all heard of The Bard, we may have even seen some movies based on his plays -- but how well do we actually understand the plays? Are you just nodding through the discussion, not really knowing what's going on?
Well, it's time to get past the words and to the meaning of the plays!
• What is a monologue and why should I learn one?
• The line sounds impressive and all, but what is she trying to say?
• Did you know how many words and phrases are first found written in one of Shakespeare's plays?
The best way to learn is from the Bard himself -- or at least someone dressed like him!
July 25, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Weatherford Public Library
Join us on the fourth Tuesday of every month for a book discussion and bagels. It’s a chance to share your thoughts on a book of your choosing that follows our theme for the month, and you will learn new titles to add to your must read list.
July 25, 2017, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Weatherford Public Library
Programming for kids that is both entertaining and educational with two sessions
1st to 3rd grade – Bridges to Everywhere
3rd to 5th grade – Telling the Weather on Jupiter
July 25, 2017, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Weatherford Public Library
Veteran homeschooling mom and reference librarian, Leah Flippin, at Weatherford Public Library presents Homeschool 101: The Basics of Homeschooling. Topics include information on current Texas laws, popular homeschool teaching methods and curricula, helping the challenging student, and how the library can support your choice with excellent resources. The program is specifically designed for those who are homeschooling for the first time, but all homeschooling parents are welcome to attend and offer encouragement.
July 26, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Weatherford Public Library
For babies and toddlers from birth to 3 years in age, Toddler Time offers a variety of movement activities, rhymes and stories perfect for developing cognitive and social skills. Preschool Storytime is just right for kids aged 3 to 6 years who are preparing for Kindergarten, with stories, crafts and games that teach early literacy tools.
July 26, 2017, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Weatherford Public Library
Kubo and the Two Strings - Kubo has made a terrible mistake — hoping to meet the spirit of his father during the Bon Festival, he has instead attracted the attention of his vengeful aunts and dangerous grandfather. Now he must journey across Japan with Monkey and Beetle to find his father’s armor and regain his samurai legacy. Focus Features, PG, 101 minutes
July 27, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Weatherford Public Library
The Show in a Box troupe from Theatre Arlington will attempt the impossible – combining all 209 fairy tales collected by the Brothers Grimm into one wild fable! Everyone in the family will love this hilarious, fast-paced show. Please pick up your free ticket at the library, available starting 7/20/17 at 12:00 p.m.
July 27, 2017, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Weatherford Public Library
Learn the basics of a stage production, from picking a script, choosing actors, getting the word out and getting ready for curtains. Please note: ALL cast members must report to this session in preparation for the performances.
July 27, 2017, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Doss Heritage & Culture Center
1400 Texas Dr., Weatherford, TX 76086
Join the Storm Warrior team as they help our community prepare for severe weather at the Storm Warrior Safety Rally. Come see their amazing storm truck and meet the entire team, including their Search and Rescue Puppy (in training) Rayne. We will also be honoring our first responders. Don’t miss it.
Doss Heritage & Culture Center
1400 Texas Dr., Weatherford, TX 76086
July 28, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Weatherford Public Library
July 28, 2017, 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM @ Weatherford Public Library
WPL Players Preview—A Midsummer Night’s Dream Lite
Time for a sneak preview of our amazing troupe performing a short play inspired by William Shakespeare’s comedy, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. This preview performance in the Weatherford Public Library Auditorium is open to all audiences.
July 29, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Weatherford Public Library
WPL Players Presents—A Midsummer Night’s Dream Lite
Places, please! After weeks of rehearsal, our intrepid teens are ready to perform an adaption of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, written and directed by Sam Nash of A Play on Swords. As a special treat to our audience, WPL Players is performing in the best of all possible venues: Chandor Gardens! The performance will be held on the Courtyard close to the famous Chandor House and is open to all attendees, free of charge. Chandor Gardens
711 W. Lee Avenue
Weatherford, TX 76086
July 31, 2017, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM @ Weatherford Public Library
M.I.T. developed Scratch, a visual programming kit, to teach basic coding, but it’s also a great way for teens aged 12 to 18 to make mini-videogames. Join us for a quick intro to Scratch, followed by a 40-minute coding challenge.
July 24, 2017, 6:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ City Hall Council Chambers
July 25, 2017, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ City Hall Council Chambers
July 26, 2017, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ City Hall Council Chambers
July 27, 2017, 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ City Hall Council Chambers
July 27, 2017, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ City Hall Council Chambers