Michigan History: Native Americans of the Great Lakes

MICHIGAN HISTORY
Thursday, July 21 @ 6 PM
At the Croswell Library
Randy Baker Presents:
Michigan’s Native Americans
Through hands-on experiences, demonstrations, the use of actual artifacts and materials that range from 600 – to 12,000 years of age, and other materials students develop a better understanding of what life was like for the 3-Fires and other Native American Nations that used Michigan’s natural resources in their everyday life. Everything from, cooking methods and food storage, to growing crops, or living as hunters and gatherers is covered. Medicinal plants, foods, building materials, tool construction, transportation methods, and clothing are also discussed.

Michigan History: Life During the Great Lakes Fur Trading Era

MICHIGAN HISTORY
Thursday, July 14 @ 6 PM
At the Croswell Library
Randy Baker Presents:
Michigan’s French Voyageurs: Life During the Great Lakes Fur Trading Era.
Experience what it was like for the first Europeans that explored Michigan and the Great Lakes Region. Explorations, concepts of trade, cultures, and the importance of Michigan’s waterways and other natural resources in the development of Michigan are covered. Our naturalist brings with him the experiences of having canoed hundreds of miles in the arctic, hundreds of miles upon the dangerous waters of the Great Lakes, and in other remote locations as well.

Summer Reading Kickoff: Paleo Joe

PaleoJoe – Paleontologist, Author, and Storyteller takes the students on a wild ride through the ancient world while describing and reinforcing reasons necessary to read as well as give an insight into the mind of a writer. Reinforcing journal writing, language arts, reading – he describes his adventures that sometimes appear in his work.

Monday Movie: Death on the Nile

DEATH ON THE NILE
Belgian sleuth Hercule Poirot’s vacation aboard a glamorous river steamer turns into a terrifying search for a murderer when a picture-perfect couple’s idyllic honeymoon is tragically cut short. Set against an epic landscape of sweeping Egyptian desert vistas and the majestic Giza pyramids, this tale of unbridled passion and incapacitating jealousy features a cosmopolitan group of impeccably dressed travelers, and enough wicked twists and turns to leave audiences guessing until the final, shocking denouement.
Movie will be played with closed captioning
Licensed by Swank Motion Pictures, INC

Comic Movie Series

Summer Comic Book Movie Series
Saturdays in July
11 AM
Croswell Library
View movies on Blu Ray on a widescreen TV with surround sound.
July Schedule
2—Spiderman (2021)
9—Black Widow (2021)
16—Shang-Chi…(2021)
23—Lego Batman (2017)
30—Eternals (2021)

Monday Movies: Arrival

Monday Movie Night
At the Library
May 23 @ 5 PM
ARRIVAL
Arrival is a 2016 American science fiction drama film directed by Denis Villeneuve and starring Amy Adams as Louise Banks, a linguist enlisted by the United States Army to discover how to communicate with extraterrestrial aliens who have arrived on Earth, before tensions lead to war.
It received eight nominations at the 89th Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Cinematography, Best Adapted Screenplay, and won for Best Sound Editing.
Movie will be played with closed captioning
Licensed by Swank Motion Pictures, INC

Jam & Singalong

Enjoy an all-acoustic instrument singalong every First Thursday of the month from 5 pm to 7 pm at Rae’s Restaurant and Coffeehouse.

The lyrics and chords will be provided for you to chose a song and perform

First Tuesday Concert: Pine River Legacy Band

Enjoy “Front Porch” music enjoyed on hammered dulcimers, fiddles, guitars, mandolins, banjos, stand-up bass, gut bucket bass, autoharp, penny whistles, and human voices.
Hammered dulcimers are sometimes called lumberjack pianos and along fiddles, were used a lot in Michigan in the 19th Century.

Monday Movies: Dunkirk

Our next movie in our new movie series is Dunkirk. Movies will be played at 5 PM on the last Monday of the month (unless otherwise noted)
licensed by swank studios