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Hood River Library Celebrates Shakespeare Week

April 09, 2018
Hood River Library Celebrates Shakespeare Week

Shakespeare Week celebrates the world's most famous playwright with fun events for kids and families. The week begins with a Knight's Quest treasure hunt on Sunday, April 22, from noon-2pm. April 23, the Bard's birthday, will be celebrated with birthday cake and a performance of The Tempest, performed by The Original Practice Shakespeare Festival of Portland. On Wednesday, April 25, students of Little Oak Montessori School will present an abridged performance of Midsummer Night's Dream at 5:30pm. A calligraphy workshop, with parchment and quills made from real feathers, will be offered Thursday, April 26 from 3-5pm. Saturday, April 28 from noon-1pm, a swordplay workshop, covering basic skills and a scene from Macbeth, will be offered for ages 7 and up. 
This program is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact the Hood River County Library District at 541-386-2535,, or visit their website at
For more information, contact:
Jana Hannigan
Children's Services Librarian
Hood River County Library District
Phone: 541-385-2535