Catherine Lusted on upcoming events for children and young people in the borough
There are lots of fun and exciting events for children of all ages taking place in Barnet Libraries throughout February half term. Best of all they are all free!
An exciting, eco-friendly adventure in kitchen gardening and upcycling awaits in ‘Waste Not, Want Not’ with author and ecologist Michael Holland. Learn how to upcycle, transform everyday items, and help to look after the planet in this fun workshop for ages 6 and over.
It will be frieze-ing in February at Golders Green Library! Come along and design the cover of your favourite book, for display on the children’s library frieze.
Show your love for libraries and celebrate Library Lovers’ Day on Wednesday 14th February with a Valentine’s Day Art & Craft at Burnt Oak Library and a special Sing, Story, and Sign session for 3–6-year-olds at Osidge Library. There will be plenty of rhymes, a story celebrating books and some simple British Sign Language- a chance to learn and have fun communicating together.
If you love music, ‘Superstar DJs’ is for you! Come along and learn how to DJ at this free workshop from London’s finest instructors, the DJ and MC Academy. They will show you how to mix songs and match rhythms to become a music superstar! Two sessions run. One for 9–12-year-olds and one for 13–16-year-olds.
Join Drama Hub Barnet for the magical ‘Journey to the Northern Lights’, an interactive workshop featuring drama and movement. This event is suitable for 3-6-year-olds.
Come along and learn Bollywood dancing, India’s most popular dance culture, at ‘Bollywood Beats’. Get fit and have fun in this energetic workout for all and learn the latest Bollywood dance styles and moves. This event is suitable for ages 5 and over.
There is so much more to experience and discover in Barnet Libraries during February half term and beyond.
For more information and booking details visit www.barnet.gov.uk/half-term-events.