Childish Films at Central Library — Snowy Days — Saturday, December 17, 2011

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Childish Films is at Minneapolis Central Library Saturday. This is a free program of children’s cinema and arts for all ages. Each screening features a pre-show activity, an educational introduction, and complimentary healthy snacks. Admission is free with open seating to the public. This month the theme is Snowy Days.  Bring your family to Central Library to decorate cookies with the Whole Foods Market staff and enjoy two magical wintertime tales celebrating the joy of snowfall.

The Snowy Day, Weston Woods, 1964, Ezra Keat’s tale of a boy’s playful experiences in the snowy city. 6 min.  If you want to extend the fun, Weston Woods offers this Study Guide.

The Bear, Miramax, 1998. A girl befriends a polar bear after a trip to the zoo. He escapes to her home and brings her out on a moonlit adventure–flying over London. Another beautiful hand-drawn tale from the creator of ‘The Snowman,’ Raymond Briggs. 26 min

Doors open at 10 am for seating, snacks, and hands-on activities. Live pre-show performances begin at 10:30 am.  Most films are best enjoyed by ages 3 and older, but children and people of all ages are welcome to attend.

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