Bluegrass Band, Paper Clay Session at Library

Little Sparrow plays July 25, art workshop July 29

The four-piece band Little Sparrow will play on Saturday, July 25, from 1 to 2:30 p.m., at the Howland Public Library, performing an acoustic mix of traditional bluegrass and Americana music with a combination of vocals and guitar, mandolin, fiddle and bass instruments. Songs will be mixed with music history, stories and humor. Little Sparrow is from Sullivan County and has been performing since 2008 at venues that include Bethel Woods. The event is free and no registration is required.

Paper clay heads by Debbie Lane

Paper clay heads by Debbie Lane

On Wednesday, July 29, from 1 to 2:30 p.m., artist Debbie Lane will teach adults how to create paper clay heads at the library. This art project will be easy to make and paint. This adult event is free and registration is required as space is limited. Register at the front desk of the Howland Public Library. Learn more about Debbie Lane and her art at

Both events are part of the Escape the Ordinary 2015 Adult Summer Reading Program. The Howland Public Library is at 313 Main St. in Beacon. For more information, contact Alison Herrero, adult services librarian, at 845-831-1134. To see all upcoming events at the Howland Public Library, go to and click on “Calendar.”

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