Children Activities in Norwood in August!

Bella Caggiano
Issue Date: 
August, 2018
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By August, many parents are starting to run out of ideas to keep the kids occupied and engaged with activities. Instead of packing the car and tackling the crowds at the beach and amusement parks, stay local and take advantage of all Norwood has to offer!
August 1
Coakley Middle School, Gym
11:30 a.m.
The programs start with an assembly where students are introduced to whales off the Coast of New England. After the initial assembly, each group has the opportunity to come back for another half hour to go inside of Nile to learn about how humans and whales are similar and different. Registration is required. For K-6th grade. To sign up, email [email protected], or call 781-769-0200, x225.
August 2
Zombie Survival
Morrill Memorial Library
6:30 p.m.
What would you do if there was a Zombie Apocalypse? Join Matt Gabriel to learn survival skills. You never know!!! For ages 10 and up. Registration is required. To register, email [email protected], or call 781-769-0200, x225.
August 7
Kids Summer Concert
Town Common
7 p.m.
DJ Sean Connelly will close out the Kids Summer Concert Series. In addition to entertaining the crowd with music, there is also games and party dances! FREE!
August 8
Bollywood Dance Class
Morrill Memorial Library
5 p.m.
Join the dance party to learn basic Bollywood steps and dance to the latest upbeat Bollywood music! Swasti Bhargava is a Bollywood and a Bollyx certified dance instructor from the Academy for Creative Arts in Burlington. For ages 5-12 years old. To register, call the children’s department, at 781-769-0200 x225 or use the form below! For interested teens and adults,
August 10
Books N Bites YA Book Club
Morrill Memorial Library
3 p.m.
Join in for light book discussion, snacks, and a craft! For 7th - 12th graders. Copies will be available at the children's room desk for check out.
August 17
Norwood Family Flick
Father Mac’s Pool, 295 Vernon St.
Bring the entire family, chairs, blankets, and even snacks and watch a family movie under the stars. FREE! Park at the Savage Center, 275 Prospect St.
August 22
Brush! Brush! Dental Storytime
Morrill Memorial Library
10 a.m.
Miss Liz from Dental Associates of Walpole will host this special story time. She'll bring puppets, books and teach those young ones how to brush your teeth! Registration is required. This program is designed for Preschoolers.
6th Grade Book Club: Schooled
Morrill Memorial Library
6:30 p.m.
Read Gordon Korman’s Schooled and help prepare for summer reading assignments for school. Snacks and the assignment sheets will be available! To register, call the library, at 781-769-0200, x225.
Toddler Time
Morrill Memorial Library
9:30 a.m.
Join us on Tuesday mornings for short stories, movement activities and songs! For children ages 1 -3, but older and younger siblings welcome! Drop in program. No registration necessary.
Drop-in Family Story Time
10:30 a.m.
Join in for short stories, movement activities, and songs! Geared toward children ages 1 – 4, but older and younger siblings welcome! Drop-in program. No registration necessary.

Summer Crafts
Morrill Memorial Library
10 a.m.-12 noon
Stop by to make some cool crafts with library volunteers! No registration required.