Events Calendar

Thursday, October 6

Needle Night at Wayne Public Library

Work on your creative projects with our Needle Night group Thursday nights at 6:30 PM at the library. Enjoy conversation and good company while working on your personal needlework projects. All kinds of decorative sewing and textile arts handicrafts are welcome.

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Thursday, October 6 – Sunday, October 9

Wayne State College Theatre Production Love/Sick

It’s Friday night in suburban USA. Flawed lovers mingle with idyllic dreamers. Sooner or later the thrill of love transforms into the torment of loss. “Love/Sick” is presented by the Wayne State College Theatre Program October 6-9 in the Black Box Theatre. Shows are 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday; and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $5 per person, with free admission for WSC students, faculty, and staff. Tickets are available at the door, with no reserved seats. Seating is limited. “Love/Sick” contains mature themes and imagery. For more information, contact Rusty Ruth at ruruth1@wsc.edu.

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Friday, October 7

Chanticleer Concert at Wayne State College

Grammy Award-winning a cappella ensemble, Chanticleer perform Friday, October 7 at 7:30 p.m.in Ley Theatre at Wayne State College. Chanticleer’s “orchestra of voices,” are world-renowned for their vocal artistry. Repertoire for the 12-member group spans ten centuries including Renaissance, Romantic art song, contemporary, jazz, and spirituals. This concert is free and open to the public. It is not a ticketed event. The Chanticleer concert is part of the Wayne State College Black and Gold Performing Arts Series. For more information, contact the WSC Music Department at (402) 375-7359.

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Friday, October 7

Alumni & Faculty Exhibit at Wayne State College

Wayne State College opens the Alumni and Faculty Exhibit Friday, October 7 at 3:30 p.m. in the Nordstrand Visual Arts Gallery in Conn Library. Featuring artwork by five alumni and eight faculty, the opening reception coincides with WSC’s homecoming celebration. The exhibit is free and open to the public through November 9. For more information, contact Andy Haslit at (402) 375-7031.

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Saturday, October 8

The Little Red Hen Presents Daniel Christian 

Sunday, October 9

Wayne Fireman’s Breakfast

Tuesday, October 11

Adult Coloring at Wayne Public Library

Head to the back of the library on Tuesday, October 11th at 6 PM for Adult Coloring. Stop in for a relaxing night and good company. Colors, coloring sheets, and snacks are provided. Adult Coloring Night is sponsored by Pac N’ Save.

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Wednesday, October 12

Events at Wayne Public Library

Hang out with Kim Wednesdays or Thursdays at 10 AM for Toddler Time in the library for stories, music, dancing, busy bags, and more. Meet other parents and kids in the area, and learn about the various services and reading programs our library offers. On the 19th and the 20th, join us for a special Toddler Time with Pumpkin Painting! Wear messy clothes and prepare to paint your masterpieces for our Pumpkin Painting Contest! Pumpkins will be provided.

Join us for after-school story & craft times on Wednesdays! Dates and times are as follows: October 12th at 2:15 pm: After school story time with Kim; October 19th at 2:15 pm: After school Pumpkin Painting. Paint a pumpkin to enter our Pumpkin Painting Contest. Pumpkins will be provided; October 26th at 2:15 pm: After school story time with Kim.

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Thursday, October 13

Events at Wayne Public Library

Hang out with Kim Wednesdays or Thursdays at 10 AM for Toddler Time in the library for stories, music, dancing, busy bags, and more. Meet other parents and kids in the area, and learn about the various services and reading programs our library offers. On the 19th and the 20th, join us for a special Toddler Time with Pumpkin Painting! Wear messy clothes and prepare to paint your masterpieces for our Pumpkin Painting Contest! Pumpkins will be provided.

Work on your creative projects with our Needle Night group Thursday nights at 6:30 PM at the library. Enjoy conversation and good company while working on your
personal needlework projects. All kinds of decorative sewing and textile arts handicrafts are welcome.

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Friday, October 14

Events at Wayne Public Library

After School coloring will take place on Friday, October 14th, and Friday, October 28th at 3:30 PM. Relax and get creative after a busy school week. Adults will be on hand for conversation. Coloring pages, art utensils of all kinds, and a light snack will be provided. On the 14th, join us for a special After School Coloring with Pumpkin Painting! Paint a pumpkin to enter our Pumpkin Painting Contest. Pumpkins will be provided.

Test your knowledge of all things end of the 20th century with our decade-themed 90’s Trivia Night on Friday October 14th, at 7 PM at Jonnie Byrd’s (in The Coop). Costumes and themed costume groups are highly encouraged! Please stop in or call the library to register your team of 4-6. Space is limited, first-come, first serve. Awards will be given to trivia winners, as well as for best costumes.

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Saturday, October 15

Gifts for Kids Applications Available

Could you share that the Gifts for Kids applications will be available October 15th and due back on Friday November 11th.  To receive one contact Kathy Berry 402-375-3066.  Must meet income guidelines required on the application.

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Monday, October 17

Pumpkin Painting Contest at Wayne Public Library

Show off your skills in our Pumpkin Painting Contest! Bring in your already-painted pumpkins to the library beginning Monday, October 17th through the 24th. Pumpkins will be displayed around the Library and will be evaluated by guest judges on Tuesday, October 25th from 1-2 PM. Age ranges for pumpkin judging and ribbon awards: 0-4, 5-8, 9-12, 13-18, and 19 years of age and older. Grand prizes will be awarded to each age group. We urge pumpkin painting contestants to pick up their work after awards are issued.

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Tuesday, October 18

Make Your Own Monster Craft Night at Wayne Public Library

Monster Craft Night will take place Tuesday, October 18th at 6 PM. Create and decorate your very own pet monster with us! This craft is free to attend. Space is limited, please stop by circulation desk or give us a call at 402-375-3135 to participate.

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Wednesday, October 19

Events at Wayne Public Library

Hang out with Kim Wednesdays or Thursdays at 10 AM for Toddler Time in the library for stories, music, dancing, busy bags, and more. Meet other parents and kids in the area, and learn about the various services and reading programs our library offers. On the 19th and the 20th, join us for a special Toddler Time with Pumpkin Painting! Wear messy clothes and prepare to paint your masterpieces for our Pumpkin Painting Contest! Pumpkins will be provided.

Join us for after-school story & craft times on Wednesdays! Dates and times are as follows: October 12th at 2:15 pm: After school story time with Kim; October 19th at 2:15 pm: After school Pumpkin Painting. Paint a pumpkin to enter our Pumpkin Painting Contest. Pumpkins will be provided; October 26th at 2:15 pm: After school story time with Kim.

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Thursday, October 20

Events at Wayne Public Library

Hang out with Kim Wednesdays or Thursdays at 10 AM for Toddler Time in the library for stories, music, dancing, busy bags, and more. Meet other parents and kids in the area, and learn about the various services and reading programs our library offers. On the 19th and the 20th, join us for a special Toddler Time with Pumpkin Painting! Wear messy clothes and prepare to paint your masterpieces for our Pumpkin Painting Contest! Pumpkins will be provided.

Work on your creative projects with our Needle Night group Thursday nights at 6:30 PM at the library. Enjoy conversation and good company while working on your
personal needlework projects. All kinds of decorative sewing and textile arts handicrafts are welcome.

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Saturday, October 22

Chamber Fall Thing/Fall Photo Shoot at Wayne Public Library

In correspondence with the Chamber Fall Thing, the library will be hosting Halloween/Fall-themed photo shoot sessions on Saturday, October 22nd from 1-3 PM in the back of the library. Stop in and sign up the day of the event to participate. Digital versions of the photos will be sent to email patrons list on the sign-up sheet. Participating is free!

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Tuesday, October 25

Book Club at Wayne Public Library

Book Club will be returning for discussion on October 25th at 6:30 PM in the library conference room. This month’s discussion book will be The Midnight Library by Matt Haig. Matt Haig’s unique novel The Midnight Library ponders the infinite possibilities of life. It is about a young woman named Nora Seed, who lives a monotonous, ordinary life and feels unwanted and unaccomplished.

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Wednesday, October 26

Events at Wayne Public Library

Hang out with Kim Wednesdays or Thursdays at 10 AM for Toddler Time in the library for stories, music, dancing, busy bags, and more. Meet other parents and kids in the area, and learn about the various services and reading programs our library offers. On the 19th and the 20th, join us for a special Toddler Time with Pumpkin Painting! Wear messy clothes and prepare to paint your masterpieces for our Pumpkin Painting Contest! Pumpkins will be provided.

Join us for after-school story & craft times on Wednesdays! Dates and times are as follows: October 12th at 2:15 pm: After school story time with Kim; October 19th at 2:15 pm: After school Pumpkin Painting. Paint a pumpkin to enter our Pumpkin Painting Contest. Pumpkins will be provided; October 26th at 2:15 pm: After school story time with Kim.

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Thursday, October 27

Events at Wayne Public Library

Hang out with Kim Wednesdays or Thursdays at 10 AM for Toddler Time in the library for stories, music, dancing, busy bags, and more. Meet other parents and kids in the area, and learn about the various services and reading programs our library offers. On the 19th and the 20th, join us for a special Toddler Time with Pumpkin Painting! Wear messy clothes and prepare to paint your masterpieces for our Pumpkin Painting Contest! Pumpkins will be provided.

Work on your creative projects with our Needle Night group Thursday nights at 6:30 PM at the library. Enjoy conversation and good company while working on your
personal needlework projects. All kinds of decorative sewing and textile arts handicrafts are welcome.

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Thursday, October 27

An Evening of Choirs at Wayne State College

An Evening of Choirs blends inspirational repertoire with guest appearances Thursday, October 27 at 7:30 p.m. in Ley Theatre. This performance is free and open to the public. It will also be livestreamed. To view the livestream, go to www.wsc.edu/watch-live. The concert features four Wayne State College choirs, faculty and staff solos, and student conductors. For more information, contact the WSC Music Department at (402) 375-7359.

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Friday, October 28

After School Coloring at Wayne Public Library

After School coloring will take place on Friday, October 14th, and Friday, October 28th at 3:30 PM. Relax and get creative after a busy school week. Adults will be on hand for conversation. Coloring pages, art utensils of all kinds, and a light snack will be provided.

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Monday, October 31

Trick or Treat at Wayne Public Library

Stop by the library to trick or treat on Halloween, October 31st from 4-6 PM. Play our sidewalk challenge, grab a treat, and take pictures with our spooky decorations!

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