family-friendly

TV Time Machine

Location: Main Library
Date: Monday, October 17, 2011 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

 

October 17th--The Avengers—Two episodes of the stylish and quirky British spy series first shown on ABC in 1966 starring Patrick McNee as the debonair John Steed and Diana Rigg as the leather-clad and deadly Mrs. Emma Peel.  Guest speaker Anissa Graham will talk about Diana Rigg’s groundbreaking character.

The shows are free and participants are encouraged to bring food and snacks.  You can even bring a TV dinner!Main Library, 915 Monroe Street

Second Floor Events Room, 6:30 p.m.

Meet the Huntsville Feminist Chorus

Location: Main Library
Date: Sunday, October 9, 2011 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Enjoy a musical performance by the Huntsville Feminist Chorus followed by a question and answer period about the chorus, their history and purpose.

This event will take place in the Main branch auditorium. It is free and open to the public.

Please contact Luisa with any questions at lmorenilla [at] hmcpl [dot] org

Artucopia: Arts and Humanities Kickoff Celebration

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, October 1, 2011 - 9:00am - 1:00pm

The Arts Council and Huntsville Madison County Public Library are joining efforts to celebrate "National Arts & Humanities Month" throughout October, with a kick-off event taking place Saturday, October 1 at Lowe Mill Arts & Entertainment.

Come out at 9am for a SPACES Sculpture workshop creating a recycled art project, 10am for Panoply's Homegrown Talent Competition FINALS, and 12pm to enjoy US Army Materiel Command Band's "Tennessee River Ramblers", then hang around the mill for the Artist Market! What a fun day!

Madison Bollywood Film Series

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Monday, October 24, 2011 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm

 

Madison Bollywood Film SeriesJoin in the Bollywood fun at Madison in October with the Bollywood Film Series!

Join us at the HMCPL Madison Branch Library for a Bollywood Film Series!   We'll supply the popcorn and lemonade!  

 

  • October 3 , 5:30PM

              Band Baaja Baaraat (Comedy)

  • October 17, 5:30PM

              I Hate Luv Storys (Comedy)

Madison Bollywood Film Series

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Monday, October 3, 2011 - 5:30pm - 8:00pmMonday, October 17, 2011 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Join in the Bollywood fun at Madison in October with the Bollywood Film Series!

The Science of Thunderstorms

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Wednesday, September 21, 2011 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

How does a cloud transform into a strong thunderstorm?

Learn the answer to this question and many others in an hour-long program on weather at 3pm, Wednesday, Sept 21, 2011 at the Eleanor Murphy Library.

The instructor, Russell Page, will present a child safe multi-sensory class on weather in a “Mr. Wizard’ format where children have a hands-on learning experience. Educators and parents homeschooling their children are welcome. The program is appropriate for children in kindergarten to the 4th grade.

Movie Madness: Halloweentown

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, October 20, 2011 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm

In a place called Halloweentown, good and evil look very different than one might expect. Thanks to a visit from Grandmother Aggie (Debbie Reynolds), Marnie (Kimberly J. Brown) and her family's tradition of ignoring the Halloween holiday are about to change in the extreme. It seems that Marnie's mother Gwen (Judith Hoag) has been hiding a big secret from her three children--all of them possess supernatural powers. Now that it's Marnie's thirteenth birthday, she must begin her training as a witch or lose her powers forever.

Movie Madness: Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs Evil

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, October 13, 2011 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm

The sequel to Hoodinked finds our heroine, Red (Hayden Panettiere), training with a mysterious covert group called the Sisters of the Hood. But Red is forced to cut her training short when she gets an urgent call from Nicky Flippers (David Ogden Stiers), who returns as head of the super-secret Happily Ever After Agency, aka the HEA.

Movie Madness: Rango

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, October 6, 2011 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm

Rango is a sheltered chameleon living as an ordinary family pet facing a major identity crisis. After all, how high can you aim when your whole purpose in life is to blend in? When Rango accidentally winds up in the gritty, gun-slinging town of Dirt -- a lawless outpost populated by the desert's most wily and whimsical creatures -- the less-than-courageous lizard suddenly finds he stands out. Welcomed as the last hope the town has been waiting for, new Sheriff Rango is forced to play his new role to the hilt... until he starts to become the hero he once only pretended to be.

Movie Madness: Phineas and Ferb, The Movie: Across the 2nd Dimension

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, September 29, 2011 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm

When Phineas, Ferb, and Perry follow Dr. Doofenshmirtz through his "Otherdimensionator", they find themselves in an alternate universe where a second, truly evil Dr. Doof rules over his Tri-state Area with an army of iron-fisted robots. To save his friends from certain doom, Perry makes the ultimate sacrifice by revealing his secret identity as Agent P. Phineas and Ferb escape, meet their 2nd dimension selves, and begin their own mission to rescue Perry. 

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