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Family Events

Saturday, May 14, 2:00 p.m.
Have Fun with Hamlet
Introduce young children to Shakespeare’s language through familiar lines of Hamlet. Professional teaching artists from The Old Globe will demonstrate and encourage participation in physical activities to reinforce language learning. This free one-hour family program is geared toward younger children (6 to 8 years old) but includes activities for children of all ages.
Location:Carmel Valley Branch Library
Charge and RSVP:Free event, limited availability. Reservations are required. Call (858) 552-1668.

Tuesday, May 17, 4:30 p.m. (English) and 6:00 p.m. (Spanish)
Have Fun with Hamlet
Introduce young children to Shakespeare’s language through familiar lines of Hamlet. Professional teaching artists from The Old Globe will demonstrate and encourage participation in physical activities to reinforce language learning. This free one-hour family program is geared toward younger children but includes activities for children of all ages.
Location:Valencia Park/Malcolm X Branch
Charge and RSVP:Free event, limited availability. Reservations are required. Call (619) 527-3405.

Saturday, May 21, 9:30 a.m. (English) and 11:00 a.m. (Spanish)
Have Fun with Hamlet
Introduce young children to Shakespeare’s language through familiar lines of Hamlet. Professional teaching artists from The Old Globe will demonstrate and encourage participation in physical activities to reinforce language learning. This free one-hour family program is geared toward younger children (6 to 8 years old) but includes activities for children of all ages.
Location:Logan Heights Branch Library
Charge and RSVP: Free event, limited availability. Reservations are required. Call (619) 533-3968.

Saturday, May 21, 2:00 p.m.
Have Fun with Hamlet
Introduce young children to Shakespeare’s language through familiar lines of Hamlet. Professional teaching artists from The Old Globe will demonstrate and encourage participation in physical activities to reinforce language learning. This free one-hour family program is geared toward younger children (6 to 8 years old) but includes activities for children of all ages.
Location:Point Loma/Hervey Branch Library
Charge and RSVP:Free event, limited availability. Reservations are required. Call (619) 531-1539.

Saturday, May 28, 9:30 a.m. (English) and 11:00 a.m. (Spanish)
Have Fun with Hamlet
Introduce young children to Shakespeare’s language through familiar lines of Hamlet. Professional teaching artists from The Old Globe will demonstrate and encourage participation in physical activities to reinforce language learning. This free one-hour family program is geared toward younger children (6 to 8 years old) but includes activities for children of all ages.
Location:City Heights/Weingart Branch Library
Charge and RSVP:Free event, limited availability. Reservations are required. Call (619) 641-6100.

Saturday, May 28, 2:00 p.m.
Have Fun with Hamlet
Introduce young children to Shakespeare’s language through familiar lines of Hamlet. Professional teaching artists from The Old Globe will demonstrate and encourage participation in physical activities to reinforce language learning. This free one-hour family program is geared toward younger children (6 to 8 years old) but includes activities for children of all ages.
Location:La Jolla/Riford Branch Library
Charge and RSVP:Free event, limited availability. Reservations are required. Call (858) 552-1657.

Saturday, May 28, 2:00 p.m.
Have Fun with Hamlet
Introduce young children to Shakespeare’s language through familiar lines of Hamlet. Professional teaching artists from The Old Globe will demonstrate and encourage participation in physical activities to reinforce language learning. This free one-hour family program is geared toward younger children (6 to 8 years old) but includes activities for children of all ages.
Location: Tierrasanta Branch Library
Charge and RSVP:  Free event, limited availability. Reservations are required. Call (858) 573-1384.

Saturday, June 11, 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
A Day at Court
Take part in a family kick-off event in the Sanford Children’s Library to welcome the First Folio, featuring a juggler, crafts, music, and dancing.
Location:Denny Sanford Children’s Library, Central Library @ Joan Λ Irwin Jacobs Common
Charge and RSVP:Free event, reservations are not required.

Sunday, June 12, 1:00 p.m.
Have Fun with Hamlet
Introduce young children to Shakespeare’s language through familiar lines of Hamlet. Professional teaching artists from The Old Globe will demonstrate and encourage participation in physical activities to reinforce language learning. This free one-hour family program is geared toward younger children (6 to 8 years old) but includes activities for children of all ages.
Location:Mary Hollis Clark Conference Center, Central Library @ Joan Λ Irwin Jacobs Common
Charge and RSVP:Free event, limited availability. Reservations are required. Call (619) 236-5831.

Sunday, June 12, 2:30 p.m.
Words, Words, Words
Use witty insults to gain a deeper understanding of Shakespeare’s language. Professional teaching artists from The Old Globe will invite participants to play with words from the famous lines of Shakespeare’s First Folio. This free one-hour family program will include longer scenes that work especially well with older children (9 to 12 years old).
Location:Mary Hollis Clark Conference Center, Central Library @ Joan Λ Irwin Jacobs Common
Charge and RSVP:Free event, limited availability. Reservations are required. Call (619) 236-5831.

Sunday, June 12, 4:00 p.m.
Create a Folio
Learn how early printing processes influence the way we experience Shakespeare’s First Folio today. Professional teaching artists from The Old Globe will lead a hands-on demonstration to show how early modern books were printed. Appropriate for children of all ages, this free one-hour family program includes activities that participants can take home and complete following the workshop.
Location:Mary Hollis Clark Conference Center, Central Library @ Joan Λ Irwin Jacobs Common
Charge and RSVP:Free event, limited availability. Reservations are required. Call (619) 236-5800.

Saturday, June 18, 10:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Globe Family Day
Celebrate William Shakespeare and the First Folio with a festive day of family activities! Tour the inner workings of The Old Globe and discover the magic of theatre. Participate in workshops that provide children and families an experience with the First Folio and Shakespeare’s love of language. Join us for music, crafts, and storytelling for Shakespeare fans of all ages!

Tours are scheduled for 10:30 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. and are 45 minutes in length. Tours are first come, first served and open to age 9 and above.
Location:Copley Plaza at The Old Globe
Charge and RSVP:Free event, reservations not required. Check back here for more information.

Saturday, June 18, 10:30 a.m.
Have Fun with Hamlet
Introduce young children to Shakespeare’s language through familiar lines of Hamlet. Professional teaching artists from The Old Globe will demonstrate and encourage participation in physical activities to reinforce language learning. This free one-hour family program is geared toward younger children (6 to 8 years old) but includes activities for children of all ages.
Location:Hattox Hall in the Karen and Donald Cohn Education Center, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center at The Old Globe

Charge and RSVP:Free event, limited availability.

Tickets available starting April 23 at noon»

Saturday, June 18, 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
A Day at the Theater
Join in the fun with minstrels and story time, followed by children perform The Princess and the Bowling Ball, under the guidance of Stacey Wein and Literature Comes to Life.
Location:Denny Sanford Children’s Library, Central Library @ Joan Λ Irwin Jacobs Common
Charge and RSVP:Free event, reservations are not required.

Saturday, June 18, 12:00 p.m.
Words, Words, Words
Use witty insults to gain a deeper understanding of Shakespeare’s language. Professional teaching artists from The Old Globe will invite participants to play with words from the famous lines of Shakespeare’s First Folio. This free one-hour family program will include longer scenes that work especially well with older children (9 to 12 years old).
Location:Hattox Hall in the Karen and Donald Cohn Education Center, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center at The Old Globe
Charge and RSVP:Free event, limited availability.

Tickets available starting April 23 at noon»

 Saturday, June 18, 1:30 p.m.
Create a Folio
Learn how early printing processes influence the way we experience Shakespeare’s First Folio today. Professional teaching artists from The Old Globe will lead a hands-on demonstration to show how early modern books were printed. Appropriate for children of all ages, this free one-hour family program includes activities that participants can take home and complete following the workshop.
Location:Hattox Hall in the Karen and Donald Cohn Education Center, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center at The Old Globe
Charge and RSVP:Free event, limited availability.

Tickets available starting April 23 at noon»

Saturday, June 25, 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
A Day of Games
Families will learn about and participate in a variety of medieval games, organized tournament-style, to bring the past to vivid, exciting life.
Location:Denny Sanford Children’s Library, Central Library @ Joan Λ Irwin Jacobs Common
Charge and RSVP:Free event, open to all. No reservations required. More info at FirstFolioSanDiego2016.org.