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Otakus - Anime / Manga ClubManga Drawing for Otakus

Tuesdays, 7:00pm
Ages 11 & up
No registration required

Otakus is Russell Library’s teen group for fans of Anime, Manga and all things Japanese. Meeting twice a month, we view anime shorts, discuss our favorite manga series and explore the culture that has produced such art forms. Food, music, costumes, arts and other expressions of Japan are all parts of Otakus. This is a drop-in program, so come and enjoy the fun!

Hampstead Stage Company Presents Hercules & the Heroes: a Glimpse Into Ancient Greece

All children in grades 3 and up are invited to this exciting production to be held on Thursday,Hercules and Heroes May 8 at 6:30pm in the Hubbard Room at Russell Library, 123 Broad Street, Middletown. Let Epictitus, the mask-maker, and Ovid, the poet, take you on a journey of the imagination, as you explore the ancient Greek heroes.  Follow Greece’s greatest hero, Hercules, on his many adventures, as he battles mythological creatures and warriors. Through mask work, poetry, and swordplay, you will discover the early stories of Greece. This play is designed to bring children closer to early civilizations by appreciating the similarities that we all share. 

Free and open to the public.