Join us in honoring the history, design and stories of the Steam Towboat: W.P. Snyder Jr. Help us commemorate the 100th Birthday of this National Historic Landmark. We will be hosting an Old Fashioned Community Picnic; complete with free food, games, activities, and entertainment. Suitable for all ages! Celebrate with us as we re-christen the boat, hear the calliopes and bells ring throughout all of Marietta, and grab your own celebratory cupcake as we mark this momentous occasion. Bring your own blanket and join in the fun!
Join us at the Belpre Public Library for an Abstract Painting Party on Wednesday, September 26 from 6-8 pm! Parkersburg artist Nicole Harris will be here to lead us in creating a beautiful piece of abstract art using different paint layering techniques and utilizing palette knives and brushes! Come out for a relaxing evening of painting! Light refreshments will be provided! The cost of the class is $20 and must be paid at the time of sign up. Space is limited so please RSVP by calling the library at (740) 423-8381 by September 21.
Join us for October's Brown Baggin' Thru History on Friday, October 5th, featuring guest speaker Cathy Nelson! Cathy will speak on the 1850's Women's Rights Convention in Salem, OH and the fight for women's equality. This is a free program, which includes discounted admission for a tour of the museum.
The Barlow and Belpre Libraries are hosting a day of fun at the Howe's Grove Park in Belpre on Saturday, October 13th from 12:00 to 4:00pm. Activities include Madcap Puppets Theatre- The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, JD Williamson show and cariacature drawing, live music by Tom Roddey, Antill Farms petting zoo, reading of three stories, photo props and much more! Refreshments will be available. Bring your own blanket or chairs for the programs.