Tonks and the Aurors concert on the Village Green
The Bruce Springsteen of Wizard Rock
Tonks & the Aurors is a wizard rock band (music about Harry Potter) created and fronted by Steph Anderson. Since 2007, Tonks & the Aurors has traveled the country playing in libraries and bookstores and has released four full-length albums and an EP. Recently, Steph has expanded her “Muggle” discography to include an additional album and three EPs featuring songs that draw inspiration from The Hunger Games series, Rick Riordan’s Percy Jackson series, John Green’s books, and even The West Wing.
Tianna and the Cliffhangers, and Losing Lara will join Tonks and the Aurors in concert, so get ready to rock out to your favorite music inspired by Harry Potter, Star Wars, Firefly, the Hunger Games, and more!
This show is FREE and ALL AGES as usual!
Information provided from http://tonksandtheaurors.com
Super Saturday at the Ripon Public Library
April 8 @ 10:00 A.M.
Just in time for EARTH DAY… Celebrate the natural world while discovering the simple beauty of primitive musical instruments. This magical combination inspires all to deeply wonder at the beauty of our planetary home!
On Thursday, April 13th at 6 P.M., Meredith Birmingham, Prevention Educator from ASTOP, will present statistics about sexual assault in America and offer ideas on what we can do as a community to support survivors of sexual abuse. She will also discuss the assistance ASTOP provides, offering treatment, outreach, prevention, and advocacy, emphasizing hope and connection to self and others.
Doctor Strange (PG-13): Film Showing 1h 55m
Movie Description: A disgraced former surgeon named Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) becomes a powerful sorcerer under the tutelage of a mystic known as the Ancient One (Tilda Swinton). Rachel McAdams, Mads Mikkelsen, and Chiwetel Ejiofor co-star in this entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Directed by Scott Derrickson (Sinister).
Movie description from Rotten Tomatoes.
Teens-only (12+) Nerf Battle @ Your Library!
Gear up for some after-hours fun on Friday, April 28th at 6 P.M. at the Ripon Public Library. Outfit yourself with a NERF™ gun and then release your stress with a game of zombies vs. humans & more during this teens-only event brought back by popular demand. NERF™ guns, “Elite” dart-style ammo, glow sticks, and snacks provided. Feel free to B.Y.O.B (bring your own unmodified blaster) too! “Elite” dart-style NERF™ guns only, please. Parents will need to stop by the library before the event to sign a waiver form in order for their teen to participate. Waivers will be available at the circulation desk the week of the event, or at drop off the evening of the event.
An Adults-only version of this much-loved program will be offered on Friday, May 12th at 6 P.M.
**Parent/Guardian will need to sign a waiver for their teen in order for them to participate.**