You Can’t Handle the Fun

Well, okay.  Maybe you can.

I got a little carried away at the Greenmarket today.  But, oh, the bountiful goodness!  It all looked so fabulous that I had to take a picture.  In fact, you can see M’s silly-banded wrist in the corner of the picture because I couldn’t get her to move any further from the food–she was hovering, waiting to take another apricot.

Yum.

As I rinsed and put food away, the girls conducted side-by-side comparisons of grocery-store apricots, cherries, broccoli, and lettuce vs. the farmers’ market stuff.  The farmers’ market won resoundingly in all four categories.  In fact, the girls were so enthusiastic in their approval of the market lettuce that for a moment, I was deluded into thinging that they might evolve into children who choose to eat greens.  Alas, that fluttery little hope was crushed quickly.  When I suggested that they might eat some later, they looked appalled.  No, they didn’t want to actually eat any more.  It was just fun to do the contest.

Hoping things dry out a bit this week.  Here’s some of what’s happening. . .

All week, you can pick up supplies to make a Father’s Day craft at the William K. Sanford Library‘s Youth Services Desk.

Monday, June 14th

  • At 10:15 am, the 3-and-under set is invited to a Baby Playtime at Guilderland Public Library.  No registration is required.
  • At 4:30 pm, kids in grades 6 and up will get together to watch Sydney White at the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Library. No registration required.
  • I wish that I’d caught this earlier:  at the Albany Public Library, there’s a program called Meet Your Newest Refugee Neighbors from 6-8 pm.  On Monday the guests will be folks from Burma, and on Tuesday, folks from Iraq.  Interesting for older kids and/or homeschoolers, right?  There’s a family-friendly event coming up this weekend.
  • It’s Pajamarama at the Bethlehem Public Library at 7 pm.
  • At 7 pm, there’s a program called Ready, Set, College! for students who’ll be entering 10th, 11th, or 12th grades at the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Library.  Parents are welcome, too, and pre-registration is requested.
  • There’s a Classical Music Concert at 7 pm by the Music Company Orchestra at the Crossings in Colonie.
  • At 7 pm, the Colonie Town Band will be playing at the Pruyn House Barn.

Tuesday, June 15th

Wednesday, June 16th

Thursday, June 17th

Friday, June 18th

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