Crafts and comedy at Howland
The Howland Public Library in Beacon will host three events in the coming week as part of its “Exercise Your Mind” adult summer reading program.
On Saturday, July 9, artist Vickie Raabin will lead a free workshop starting at noon on creating painted parasols. All supplies are included, and participants should dress for messy fun.
On Tuesday, July 12, at 6 p.m., Amina Chaudhri will explain how to make coiled bowls out of magazine paper. The event is free and all supplies are included. Registration is required for these two events at beaconlibrary.org or by calling 845-831-1134.
Finally, on Wednesday, July 13, at 1 p.m., join magician and ventriloquist Bob Conrad for a free show for adults that features comedy, puppets and a touch of magic. No registration is required. The library is located at 313 Main St.