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Isabel O'Neill


Looking for some kid-friendly activities at NorthPark Center this summer? Beat the heat and enjoy a variety of Bookmarks events in NothCourt during July and August! These creative events sponsored by Atmos Energy are fun filled for all ages. For more information about a specific event, please contact Bookmarks at 214.671.1381.
 


JULY EVENTS
 

Snake Encounters
July 5 – 10:30AM, NorthCourt
Snake Encounters presented by Daryl Sprout: The surreptitious world of snakes will be presented with comedy, magic and slithering tales.

 

Storytime Serendipity
July 6 – 10:30AM, NorthCourt
Sit, scrabble, sing-a-long and waggle. Toddlers will experience tales that awake and excite. Preschoolers will naturally be stimulated by sounds and by sight. Words and pictures, props and sounds – a storytime adventure awaits and happy endings will be found.

 

Kid Yoga with Yogees Yoga for Kids!
July 7 – 10:30AM, NorthCourt
Please join us for a literary journey through yoga breathing, stretching, story and shavasana led by Stephanie Spett. (Please bring a yoga mat.)

 

Dallas Public Library Craft
July 8 – 10:30AM, NorthCourt
Join us for a special craft with the Dallas Public Library.

 

Jamming with Jason
July 8 – 11AM, NorthCourt
Join Rhythm and Blues musician, former Kidville entertainer and the voice of Clifford the Big Red Dog television theme song, Mr. Jason, in an upbeat yet down to earth musical storytelling session.

 

Mad Science presents Engineers Build a Better World
July 8 – 2PM, NorthCourt
Mad Science teachers are trained to captivate and ignite developing minds. Step into the world of Madly Magnificent Science with your child and you will leave with an inspired young individual who will want to talk “science chat” with you and his friends today and for years to come.

 

Baby Basics
July 10 – 10:30AM, NorthCourt
Lots of fun for moms/caregivers and infants up to 24 months with interactive music, nursery rhymes and stories! 

 

Where the Wild Things Are
July 12 – 10:30AM, NorthCourt
Where the Wild Things Are presented by Doryane Breedlove. A creative rendition of the 1964 Caldecott Medal winner is presented by local storytelling talent Dorayne Breedlove, featuring interpretive dance, a wolf suit, and a journey to the land where your children will become the “Wild Things” as they roar their terrible roars!

 

Storytime Serendipity
July 13 – 10:30AM, NorthCourt
Sit, scrabble, sing-a-long and waggle. Toddlers will experience tales that awake and excite. Preschoolers will naturally be stimulated by sounds and by sight. Words and pictures, props and sounds – a storytime adventure awaits and happy endings will be found.

 

Kid Yoga with Yogees Yoga for Kids!
July 14 – 10:30AM, NorthCourt
Please join us for a literary journey through yoga breathing, stretching, story and shavasana led by Stephanie Spett. (Please bring a yoga mat.)

 

Story Art with Miss Leena
July 15 – 10:30AM, NorthCourt
Leena uses interactive storytelling to engage listeners and encourage audience participation. "We sing. We move. We get to know the characters as we explore the literary landscape and make discoveries in the creative environment" Leena explains. A vocal musician and dancer, she uses the power of imagination to bring stories to life through words and dance.

 

Jamming with Jason
July 15 – 11AM, NorthCourt
Join Rhythm and Blues musician, former Kidville entertainer and the voice of Clifford the Big Red Dog television theme song, Mr. Jason, in an upbeat yet down to earth musical storytelling session.

 

Griot Storytelling with Afiah Bey
July 15 – 2PM, NorthCourt
HARAMBEE!! Griot Storyteller, musician and poet Afiah Bey loves to share fables from around the world with children. Morals, lessons and history are taught through words, instruments and interactive dancing.

 

Baby Basics
July 17 – 10:30AM, NorthCourt
Lots of fun for moms/caregivers and infants up to 24 months with interactive music, nursery rhymes and stories!

 

Professor Branius Show
July 19 – 10:30AM, NorthCourt     
Go on an exciting journey through the world of science, with the Professor Brainius Show presented by Team Family! The Professor's show is the perfect formula for family fun.

 

Storytime Serendipity
July 20 – 10:30AM, NorthCourt
Sit, scrabble, sing-a-long and waggle. Toddlers will experience tales that awake and excite. Preschoolers will naturally be stimulated by sounds and by sight. Words and pictures, props and sounds – a storytime adventure awaits and happy endings will be found.


Kid Yoga with Yogees Yoga for Kids
July 21 – 10:30AM, NorthCourt
Please join us for a literary journey through yoga breathing, stretching, story and shavasana led by Stephanie Spett. (Please bring a yoga mat.)

 

Bilingual Books and Boogie
July 22 – 10:30AM, NorthCourt
A bilingual storytime for children ages 6 and under featuring music, movement, songs and crafts! 

 

Jamming with Jason
July 22 – 11AM, NorthCourt
Join Rhythm and Blues musician, former Kidville entertainer and the voice of Clifford the Big Red Dog television theme song, Mr. Jason, in an upbeat yet down to earth musical storytelling session.

 

David Slick
July 22 – 2PM, NorthCourt
David Slick: Juggler, Unicyclist, Clown, Stilt Walker, Magician and Escape Artist. Guinness World Record holder, David Slick has entertained laughing and cheering audiences from Shanghai to Scottish Rite.

 

Baby Basics
July 24 – 10:30AM, NorthCourt
Lots of fun for moms/caregivers and infants up to 24 months with interactive music, nursery rhymes and stories!

 

Le Theatre de Marionette
July 26 – 10:30AM, NorthCourt     
The magic of marionettes will delightfully engage the imaginative, curious minds of young children and the hearts of parents. An unforgettable theatrical and interactive experience awaits as you enter the mysterious and fun world of Le Theatre de Marionette.

 

Storytime Serendipity
July 27 – 10:30AM, NorthCourt      
Sit, scrabble, sing-a-long and waggle. Toddlers will experience tales that awake and excite. Preschoolers will naturally be stimulated by sounds and by sight. Words and pictures, props and sounds – a storytime adventure awaits and happy endings will be found.

 

Kid Yoga with Yogees Yoga for Kids
July 28 – 10:30AM, NorthCourt
Please join us for a literary journey through yoga breathing, stretching, story and shavasana led by Stephanie Spett. (Please bring a yoga mat.)

 

Manjhi Moves a Mountain
July 29 – 10:30AM, NorthCourt
Journalist, theater critic, author and mother, Nancy Churnin, will present her inspirational books about real people who possess extraordinary determination:

  • The William Hoy Story: How a Deaf Baseball Player Changed the Game (2016)
  • And the recently published Manjhi Moves a Mountain, available September 1.

Nancy Churnin will read from the books and answer questions.
 

Jamming with Jason
July 29 – 11AM, NorthCourt
Join Rhythm and Blues musician, former Kidville entertainer and the voice of Clifford the Big Red Dog television theme song, Mr. Jason, in an upbeat yet down to earth musical storytelling session.

 

Snake Encounters
July 29 – 2PM, NorthCourt
Snake Encounters presented by Daryl Sprout: The surreptitious world of snakes will be presented with comedy, magic and slithering tales.

 


AUGUST EVENTS
 

Marshall Mitchell the Singing Cowboy
August 2 – 10:30AM, NorthCourt   
Marshall Mitchell’s Cowboy Music for Kids is fun and engaging. He and his trusty side-kicks intertwine character traits with interactive songs and stories. Come and enjoy a foot tapping, hand clapping, coyote howling good time with the entire family.

 

Storytime Serendipity
August 3 – 10:30AM, NorthCourt
Sit, scrabble, sing-a-long and waggle. Toddlers will experience tales that awake and excite. Preschoolers will naturally be stimulated by sounds and by sight. Words and pictures, props and sounds – a storytime adventure awaits and happy endings will be found.

 

Kid Yoga
August 4 – 10:30AM, NorthCourt
Please join us for a literary journey through yoga breathing, stretching, story and shavasana. (Please bring a yoga mat.)

 

Craft Time with the Dallas Public Library
August 5 – 10:30AM, NorthCourt
Join the library staff in making seasonal crafts.

 

The Mr. Phil Show
August 5 – 11AM, NorthCourt
Mr. Phil, the Song and Dance Man, will charm and delight the family with classic stories, contemporary tales, traditional nursery rhymes and a few tunes from his ukulele.

 

Lizza Connor
August 5 – 2PM, NorthCourt
Parents’ Choice award winner Lizza Connor provides an interactive experience through sing-a-longs, live instrument play and dance!

 

Baby Basics
August 7 – 10:30AM, NorthCourt
Lots of fun for moms/caregivers and infants up to 24 months with interactive music, nursery rhymes and stories! 

 

Circus Chicken Dog
August 9 – 10:30AM, NorthCourt
Circus Chicken Dog, presented by Darren Peterson, is a suspenseful surprise of narrative storytelling combined with a wild array of animal showmanship skills by his acrobatically trained trick dogs and pretentious pet parrot!

 

Storytime Serendipity
August 10 – 10:30AM, NorthCourt
Sit, scrabble, sing-a-long and waggle. Toddlers will experience tales that awake and excite. Preschoolers will naturally be stimulated by sounds and by sight. Words and pictures, props and sounds – a storytime adventure awaits and happy endings will be found.

 

Kid Yoga
August 11 – 10:30AM, NorthCourt
Please join us for a literary journey through yoga breathing, stretching, story and shavasana. (Please bring a yoga mat.)

 

Story Art with Miss Leena
August 12 – 10:30AM, NorthCourt
Leena uses interactive storytelling to engage listeners and encourage audience participation. "We sing. We move. We get to know the characters as we explore the literary landscape and make discoveries in the creative environment" Leena explains. A vocal musician and dancer, she uses the power of imagination to bring stories to life through words and dance.

 

Jamming with Jason
August 12 – 11AM, NorthCourt
Join Rhythm and Blues musician, former Kidville entertainer and the voice of Clifford the Big Red Dog television theme song, Mr. Jason, in an upbeat yet down to earth musical storytelling session.

 

ArtROCKS!
August 12 – 1-4PM, NorthCourt
Join us for ArtROCKS! where local artists come to NorthPark Center to share their hands-on crafts with kids.

 

Baby Basics
August 14 – 10:30AM, NorthCourt
Lots of fun for moms/caregivers and infants up to 24 months with interactive music, nursery rhymes and stories!

 

Tommy Terrific’s Wacky Magic Show!
August 16 – 10:30AM, NorthCourt
Tommy Terrific is a big kid that shows up at your event to watch his Uncle Fumpernutter perform his magic show! When no one can find Uncle Fumpernutter, Tommy takes over!

 

Storytime Serendipity
August 17 – 10:30AM, NorthCourt
Sit, scrabble, sing-a-long and waggle. Toddlers will experience tales that awake and excite. Preschoolers will naturally be stimulated by sounds and by sight. Words and pictures, props and sounds – a storytime adventure awaits and happy endings will be found.

 

Kid Yoga
August 18 – 10:30AM, NorthCourt
Please join us for a literary journey through yoga breathing, stretching, story and shavasana. (Please bring a yoga mat.)

 

Bilingual Storytime
August 19 – 10:30AM, NorthCourt
A bilingual storytime for children ages 6 and under featuring music, movement, songs and crafts!
Una hora de cuento bilingue para niños menores de 6 años, con musica, movimiento, canciones y arte!

 

Jamming with Jason
August 19 – 11AM, NorthCourt
Join Rhythm and Blues musician, former Kidville entertainer and the voice of Clifford the Big Red Dog television theme song, Mr. Jason, in an upbeat yet down to earth musical storytelling session.

 

Maricela and her Singing Puppets
August 19 – 2PM, NorthCourt
Give the Gift of Laughter! In English and in Spanish Maricela and her singing puppets encourage good morals such as love, friendship, respect, health, obedience, excellence, self-esteem and laughter.

 

Baby Basics
August 21 – 10:30AM, NorthCourt
Lots of fun for moms/caregivers and infants up to 24 months with interactive music, nursery rhymes and stories! 

 

Slappy’s Puppet Playhouse
August 23 – 10:30AM, NorthCourt
Laughter and happy memories create a mind that enjoys learning, exploring and bonding with others through sharing knowledge. The performances provided by Slappy's Puppet Playhouse is like a visit to a fun factory of musical theater and silly science! Slappy and Monday have the perfect formula to engage the hearts and stimulate the brains of children. It's like Einstein is entertaining himself during recess.

 

Storytime Serendipity
August 24 – 10:30AM, NorthCourt
Sit, scrabble, sing-a-long and waggle. Toddlers will experience tales that awake and excite. Preschoolers will naturally be stimulated by sounds and by sight. Words and pictures, props and sounds – a storytime adventure awaits and happy endings will be found.

 

Kid Yoga
August 25 – 10:30AM, NorthCourt
Please join us for a literary journey through yoga breathing, stretching, story and shavasana. (Please bring a yoga mat.)

 

Guest Author
August 26 – 10:30AM, NorthCourt
Join us for a special guest author!

 

Jamming with Jason
August 26 – 11AM, NorthCourt
Join Rhythm and Blues musician, former Kidville entertainer and the voice of Clifford the Big Red Dog television theme song, Mr. Jason, in an upbeat yet down to earth musical storytelling session.

 

Grace Hula Dance
August 26 – 2PM, NorthCourt
Grace Hula Dance presents Tropical Hula Dance! The children will enjoy joining in the spirit of Aloha through Hula and Tahitian Dancing.

 

Baby Basics
August 28 – 10:30AM, NorthCourt
Lots of fun for moms/caregivers and infants up to 24 months with interactive music, nursery rhymes and stories! 

 

Mr. Mark, Get Set, Go!
August 30 – 10:30AM, NorthCourt
Mister Mark, Get Set, Go presented by Mister Mark.  Award winning songwriter for children and families. Mr. Mark engages children in dance, singing, and interactive educational play with words, feelings and imagination.

 

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