Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Cedar Mill Festival Celebrates Art, History, and Cultural Heritage


photo, Rocio Espinoza
The Cedar Mill Community Library’s 2009 Winter Reading & Arts Festival continues with an exciting roster of events for the whole family.

These following two Festival events will be held in the library’s upstairs meeting room. They are free, require no registration, and will appeal to all ages. Put on your dancing shoes and join the fun!
  • On Saturday, January 31 1-3 pm, Liina Teose will conduct an Oregon Historical Society (OHS) Folklife workshop on Estonian singing games and dances.

  • On Sunday, February 8, 1-3 pm, Rocio Espinoza will lead an Oregon Historical Society (OHS) Folklife workshop on Mexican Folklorico Dance. Rocio is also a member of the library’s circulation staff.

Registration is required for the two following Festival Events. Space and materials are limited. Please call the reference desk, 503 644-0043 ext 114, to reserve your spot.
photo, origami
photo, Lani Hawkins

  • Sunday, Feb. 1, 2-4 pm: Origami Workshop. Jen Imai, Yasuko Wilson and members of the Japan American Society of Oregon lead this workshop on the art of paper folding. Supplies will be provided. Recommended for ages 10 and up.

  • Saturday, Feb. 14, 1-3 pm: Hawaiian Holiday. Lani Hawkins teaches the art of making leis and dancing the hula. Supplies will be provided for this Oregon Historical Society (OHS) Folklife program that is recommended for ages 10 and up.

Cedar Mill Community Library is located at 12505 NW Cornell Road, at the very back (north) of the parking lot, with an entrance off NW Saltzman Road (just north of Cornell Road and Dogwood St).