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    Wade Robertson: Outdoorsman & Columnist

    Join us Tuesday, August 28 at 6:30 pm at the Cuba Library for an evening with Wade Robertson, weekly columnist for the Bradford Era and Olean Times Herald. He has been published in national and state magazines as well. As an outdoor writer, Wade has won both National and State awards for his newspaper columns. His poetry has been published in 6 countries in the small press. Wade is an avid fisherman and hunter, and has recently returned from a safari to Africa. Wade intends to speak about some of his adventures, perhaps read some poetry, tell interesting stories and answer any questions the audience may have. Sponsored by Friends…

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    Two of a Kind

    Join us Wednesday, August 1 at 10 a.m. at the Cuba Library as TWO OF A KIND delights audiences of all ages with their music, good humor and audience participation. David and Jenny Heitler-Klevans of TWO OF A KIND love bringing people together and building community through music. Their beautiful harmonies accompanied by David’s powerful, rhythmic guitar playing and Jenny’s multi-ethnic percussion instruments create magic on stage. An award-winning husband-wife duo, TWO OF A KIND presents concerts for families and children of all ages, including songs, puppets, movement, and stories, making a show that is fun for the whole family. **Please note that this event was originally advertised for Thursday, August…

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    Hooping for Everybody

    Please note the time change: Join us at Chamberlain Park on Wednesday, July 18 at 9 a.m. for Hooping for Everybody. No matter what age, size, or ability, anyone can tap into the many benefits that the hula hoop has to offer. Exercise, expression, excitement; this plastic circle truly serves as a multi-generational source of wellness and playfulness. Learn about the history of the hula hoop and the modern hoop dance movement, as well as the physical, emotional, and social benefits of hoop dance. See a variety of hoops and learn the appropriate uses for each. Then try a fool-proof beginner lesson breaking down the basic fundamentals of hooping. Guests may also see a…

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    MadCap Puppets – The Case of the Kidnapped Backpack

    Join us Monday, July 16th at 1 pm at the Palmer Opera House as MadCap Puppets performs The Case of the Kidnapped Backpack. Caw Lumbo, child crow and amateur sleuth extraordinaire, is on the case!  Billy the Raccoon misplaces his backpack… or was it stolen? Everyone is a suspect in this hilarious musical-puppet-whodunnit! **Please note the date as there has been conflicting advertising, and we apologize for the miscommunication**   This project is made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by Tri-County…

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    The Wondermakers “Libraries Rock”

    Come to the Cuba Library on Thursday, July 12th at 1 p.m. for interactive folktales with music as the Wondermakers teach the audience songs with words in other languages! Songs will feature percussion instruments from around the world.   This project is made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by Tri-County Arts Council