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The Elf on the Shelf: A Birthday Party!

Barnes & Noble, 711 Texas Avenue, College Station, TX 77840
On Saturday, September 27th, at 11:00 am, Barnes & Noble will host a birthday party celebrating everyone’s favorite holiday hero -- The Elf on the Shelf! Kids miss their elf friends so much that Santa has allowed them to visit on a child’s birthday. Barnes & Noble will celebrate all children with September birthdays at this fun Storytime with birthday-themed activities, decorations and treats from our Cafe!

Mandy Espericueta, (979) 764-8955, crm2875@bn.com


Curiosity Day with Curious George

Barnes & Noble, 711 Texas Avenue, College Station, TX 77840
On Saturday, September 20, Barnes & Noble will celebrate the mischievous monkey Curious George with Curiosity Day. This fun-filled family event will highlight childhood curiosity and a love of learning with a reading of the classic Curious George title, fun activities and giveaways.

Mandy Espericueta, (979) 764-8955, crm2875@bn.com


Don't Let the Crayons Quit! Llama Llama Red Pajama Storytime

Barnes & Noble, 711 Texas Avenue, College Station, TX 77840
The battle lines have been drawn…



Blue, Red, and Gray feel terribly overworked. Beige, Black, Pink, and White feel very under-utilized. And Yellow and Orange just aren’t getting along. We need your help! Join the effort by meeting us at four special Storytimes this month when we come together as a community to convince the Crayons not to quit!



Peach needs our help! Meet at the "Llama Llama Red Pajama" Storytime and show this embarrassed Crayon your support by creating fancy new wardrobe ideas. Customers will also be invited to create a letter, make a list, draw or color a picture and place it in the Support the Crayons! Message Box.

Mandy Espericueta, 979-764-8955, crm2875@bn.com


Don't Let the Crayons Quit! Skippyjon Jones in Mummy Trouble Storytime

Barnes & Noble, 711 Texas Avenue, College Station, TX 77840
The battle lines have been drawn…



Blue, Red, and Gray feel terribly overworked. Beige, Black, Pink, and White feel very under-utilized. And Yellow and Orange just aren’t getting along. We need your help! Join the effort by meeting us at four special Storytimes this month when we come together as a community to convince the Crayons not to quit!



Green needs us to help Yellow and Orange! Meet at the "Skippyjon Jones in Mummy Trouble" Storytime and show these feuding Crayons your support by resolving their dispute over the true color of the sun. Customers will also be invited to create a letter, make a list, draw or color a picture and place it in the Support the Crayons! Message Box.

Mandy Espericueta, 979-764-8955, crm2875@bn.com


Don't Let the Crayons Quit! Will the Crayons Quit? Reveal Event

Barnes & Noble, 711 Texas Avenue, College Station, TX 77840
The battle lines have been drawn…



Blue, Red, and Gray feel terribly overworked. Beige, Black, Pink, and White feel very under-utilized. And Yellow and Orange just aren’t getting along. We need your help! Join the effort by meeting us at four special Storytimes this month when we come together as a community to convince the Crayons not to quit!



The Crayons Decide. Will all of our support convince the Crayons not to quit? Or will they walk away, never to color again? Come to our store and see all of our community's support for the Crayons. Join us for a reading, activities, and more, as we make one final effort to convince them not to quit.

Mandy Espericueta, 979-764-8955, crm2875@bn.com


DivorceCare for Kids (DC4K)

Aldersgate United Methodist Church 2201 Earl Rudder Freeway South College Station TX
“DivorceCare for Kids” (DC4K) is Christ-centered help for children ages 5 – 12 of families experiencing divorce and separation. This 13-week program will begin Wednesday, September 17 at 6:30-8:30 p.m.
DC4K features fun games and activites along with DVD dramas about real-life situations of children in divorce and points children to the Bible and Jesus Christ as their source of healing.



For more information, call the church office at 979-696-1376. Registration is required and there is a $20.00 book fee.


Jan Maddocks, Children's Ministry Director, 979-220-2771


Art and Essay Contest: Community History, Heroes, and Heritage

George Bush Presidential Library and Museum
Call for original art work and essays reflecting local history, heroes and heritage: Let us celebrate the stories and traditions of local history, heroes and heritage! Students in grades K-12 throughout Region VI Education Service Center are invited to participate. Region VI's 15 counties are Austin, Brazos, Burleson, Grimes, Houston, Leon, Madison, Milam, Montgomery, Polk, Robertson, San Jacinto, Trinity, Walker and Washington.

First-place entries become part of the collection of the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum. Download entry forms online at bushlibrary.tamu.edu/education/art_essay_contest.

Monica Lerma, 979-691-4006, bush.education@nara.gov


2014 Presidents Day Event

George Bush Presidential Library and Museum
9 a.m. to noon, Genealogy Workshop: Exploring President Bush as a Guide to Your Family Research. Do you even wonder who your ancestors were, or if you might be related to someone famous such as a former president? Join us for a free genealogy program designed specifically for novices to this increasingly popular pastime.

1-4 p.m., An Afternoon of Presidential Fun. Our Presidents Day event continues in the afternoon with fun for the whole family. The Mount Rushmore presidents will be welcoming visitors and posing for pictures. Crafts and activities for children will take place in the classroom, and local celebrities will be reading presidential books to children. Refreshments will be served and admission to the event is free.

5:30 - 8:00 p.m., "41" Film Screening. The first documentary to tell George Herbert Walker Bush's story in his own words, "41" is a rare, intimate glimpse at the life and times of the 41st President of the United States. Hailed as one of the most experienced politicians ever to achieve the presidency, George Bush shares anecdotes from his childhood, family, service in World War II and political career. Writer and film director Jeffrey Roth will introduce the film and discuss the time he spent with the former president. DVD sale, signing, and reception will follow.

Register online at bushlibrary.eventbrite.com or for more information call (979) 691-4014 or email reservations.bush@nara.gov.

Tracy Paine, 979-691-4014. reservations.bush@nara.gov


Academy of Modern Martial Arts-Back to School Party

Aug 31, 2012 7 - 8:30 PM

Academy of Modern Martial Arts; corner of Texas Ave and Southwest Pkwy next to Little Caesar's
Visit Academy of Modern Martial Arts for our Back-To-School party on August 31 from 7:00-8:30pm! Academy of Modern Martial Arts is holding a Back to School Party! Bring a friend and enjoy martial arts games, board breaking, dodgeball, refreshments and door prizes! This is FREE and open to the public, so stop by! Email info@ammacs.com to sign up!

Sharli Nucker, 979-695-7150


Piccadilly Circus

Sep 21, 2012 4:30PM and 7:30PM

Brazos County Expo Complex
PICCADILLY CIRCUS has everything you’d expect to see at a Circus. PICCADILLY CIRCUS celebrates 25 years entertaining families throughout North America and “we’ve pulled out all the stops!” You’ll see the ‘Elephant Extravaganza’, an elephant stands on one foot; ‘Motorcycle Madness’ has motorcycle daredevils somersaulting and spinning in a big Globe of Doom; ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ a hilariously wild pack of sheep dogs; ‘My Little Pony On Parade’ an outstanding display of the colors of the rainbow, in pony vision; the ‘ White Tiger Spectacular; crazy comedy with circus clowns, even a 1923 Model T with a mind of its own; daring acrobats; cirque artists and much much more! Its 1½ hours of excitement and fun at PICCADILLY CIRCUS.
Special "Buy One Get One Free" adult tickets are available on-line at www.TheFunCircus.com (limited time offer!!)
See site for details and ticket pricing.
Where: Brazos Co Expo Complex 5827 Leonard Drive Bryan, TX 77807
When: Friday September 21st at 4:30 & 7:30
http://www.TheFunCircus.com


941-552-9952


Movie and Carnitas (teens and tweens)

Clara B. Mounce Public Library, 201 E. 26th St., Bryan, TX 77803
Watch a recent movie (rated PG) based on a book by Jeff Kinney; Chipotle will show you how to make carnitas tacos, and you get to eat some.

Sam, (979) 209-5616