June 3, 2021
Roy and Helen Hall Library
101 E Hunt St
McKinney, TX 75069
Summer Reading Kick-off: Wild Adventures through Time (All Ages)
Thursday, June 3, 2021
Travel back in time! Join us for a day of fun activities, performances, food trucks and more. Step outside of our library time machine to celebrate unique histories with interactive performances by traditional Chinese Lion Dancers, dueling pirates, Hula and Tahitian dancers, and high-flying circus artists.
• 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Search for tools and clues to fix your time machine and get back to the present in our entertaining scavenger hunt! Complete the Circus Challenge obstacle course, check out pirate- themed activities and make some crafts from the past.
• 11:00 a.m. - Jiu Long Lion Dance Troupe?
Start your summer off with a unique and enchanting performance unlike anything else! Travel through time with an interactive performance of this traditional Chinese dance.
• 12:15 p.m. - Pirates: History vs. Hollywood
Meet some pirates, learn about pirate history and myths, watch a sword fighting demonstration and practice with some tools of their trade. Presented by theatrical company A Play on Swords.
• 2:30 p.m. – Grace Hula
Join us as we watch all kinds of hula dance, from ancient to modern and “Hollywood” to Tahitian, then try it yourself!
This is a come and go event. No registration is required.