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Mona Lisa Mix-Up! (ages 13-17)
Tuesday, January 12, 2016 @ 7:00pm
FREE
Take Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa out of the museum and put her into a coffee shop...or pasture...or grocery store!  This creative computer program allows you to change the picture's background and bring her into the 21st century.  You'll learn fascinating trivia about Italy's history, too!
Anderson County Library
300 N. McDuffie Street
Anderson, SC 
864.260.4500

Carnevale of Venice (ages 6-12)
Tuesday, January 19, 2016 @ 3:30pm
FREE
Enjoy hearing the stories of "Olivia Goes to Venice" and "Bravo, Zan Angela," making masquerade masks, and eating Italian ices!
Powdersville Branch Library
4 Civic Court & Hwy 81
Powdersville, SC
864.295.1190

Family Night At Your Library (ages 6-12)
Thursday, January 21, 2016 @ 6:30pm
FREE  - RESERVATIONS REQUIRED!!!
Secret Pizza Party at the Venetian Carnevale with Buttons the Clown.  Costumes welcome!
Please call for reservations.
​Anderson County Library
300 N Mc Duffie St, Anderson, SC 29621
864.260.4500
andersonlibrary.org

Mysterious Mona Lisa
January 21, 2016- TBA
FREE
Presented by the Atlantic Coast Theatre for Youth, Mysterious Mona Lisa will take students in grades 4-6 from local schools back in time to Da Vinci's studio to learn about one of his most famous paintings. For more information, please contact the Anderson Arts Center.
Anderson Arts Center
110 W. Federal Street
Anderson, SC 29625
864.222.2787
andersonarts.org

Storytime- Italy for Toddlers (ages 0-5)
Thursday, January 21, 2016 @ 10:30am
FREE
Belton Branch Library
91 Breazeale Street
Belton, SC 
864.338.8330

A&E at The Library (ages 5-12)
Monday, January 25, 2016 @ 4:00pm
FREE
That's Art & Engineering!  Construct your own Leaning Tower of Pisa using toothpicks and marshmallows and compete to build the highest!
​Anderson County Library
300 N Mc Duffie St, Anderson, SC 29621
864.260.4500
andersonlibrary.org

Pizza Pie Story Time (ages 0-5)
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 @ 10:30am
FREE
Pendleton Branch Library
650 S. Mechanic Street
Pendleton, SC
864.646.3045

Little Italian Theatre
Saturday, January 30, 2016 @ 10:00am
FREE
Watch and learn with this wonderful event for children of all ages!
Please call for more information
​Belton Area Museum 
110 N. Main Street
Belton, SC 29627
864.338.7400
beltonalliance.com/belton-museum/

Need for Speed (ages 13-17)
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 @ 6:00pm
FREE
Customize your own Italian sportscar and experience the speed and action of racing in the Italian Grand Prix with Xbox One's "Forza 6."
Anderson County Library
300 N. McDuffie Street
864.260.4500

ACM Preschool Hour
Thursday, February 11, 2016 @ 10:30am
Thursday, February 25, 2016 @ 10:30am
FREE
Ages 2-4 with a caregiver. ACM preschoolers will explore the beloved Italian Marionette “Pinocchio”, read his story and do a fun craft.  (Preschool School Groups will need to reserve another day and time with lbloparo@andersoncountysc.org.) For more information www.andersoncountymuseum.org | 864-260-4737 | https://www.facebook.com/AndersonMuseum/
Anderson County Museum
202 East Greenville Street, Anderson, SC 29621
864.260.4737
andersoncountymuseum.org

Storytime- Strega Nona (ages 6-12)
Saturday, February 16, 2016 @ 10:30am
FREE
A story and craft program featuring Tomie DePaola's popular children's book about "Grandma Witch," set in Calabria in southern Italy.
Belton Branch Library
91 Breazeale Street
Belton, SC 
864.338.8330

Learn to Speak Italian
Saturday, February 20, 2016 @ 10:00am
FREE
Fun for all ages with two groups for children and adults.  Please call for more information.
​Belton Area Museum 
110 N. Main Street
Belton, SC 29627
864.338.7400
beltonalliance.com/belton-museum/

ACM American Girl Club
Saturday, February 20, 2016 @ 11:00am
FREE
Club members will make marionette “dolls” like the Italian doll “Pinocchio.” They will "take a trip back in time to the 1883s" and hear the story of American Girls Marie Grace and Cecile and their life in 1883 in New Orleans. This program is for ages eight years old and older. For more information www.andersoncountymuseum.org | 864-260-4737 | https://www.facebook.com/AndersonMuseum/
​Anderson County Museum
202 East Greenville Street, Anderson, SC 29621
864.260.4737
andersoncountymuseum.org

Anderson Girl Scouts "Thinking Day"
Tuesday, February 23, 2016 @ 4:00pm
Girl Scouts come to the Anderson County Museum and present their "Thinking Day". Italy will be the featured country. For all ages - open to the public. For more information www.andersoncountymuseum.org | 864-260-4737 | https://www.facebook.com/AndersonMuseum/
Anderson County Museum
202 East Greenville Street, Anderson, SC 29621
864.260.4737