Variety of events on tap at Bradford Public Library


For the Daily Call



BRADFORD — Bradford Public Library has a host of activities planned this month, including:

• Thursday, Oct. 18 — Darke County Health Department give flu shots from 3:30-5:30 p.m. on a first-come, first-served basis. The cost is $30 per shot. The health department also file your insurance claim for you. Flu shots will be available for babies 6 months old and up.

Also on Oct. 18, Hannah Pennington will be at the library for a make-and-take workshop on optimal digestion. Learn how essential oils can help you uncover simple ways to have a healthy digestive system. Class will be $10 per person. Participants will take home a glass water bottle and roller to help aid digestion. Registration is required. Please call the library at 448-2612 or stop by (138 E. Main St., Bradford) to sign up.

• Tuesday, Oct. 23 — Bob Daugherty will be back to entertain with his spooktacular storytelling from 7-8:15 p.m. This popular program will fill up quickly, so be sure to arrive early to get a seat. The Haunted Tales program is for patrons in grades 6 and up. There will be a movie for younger patrons that night. Snacks will be provided.

• Thursday, Oct. 25 —The Harvest Party for children in grades K-5 w ill be held from 6:30-7:30 p.m., with old-fashioned games, activities and treats. No costumes please — the library staff wants to be sure kids can participate in all the fun safely. Pre-registration is required by calling the library or signing up in person.

Cardio drumming will be returning, with the first class taking place from 7-8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29. Subsequent classes will be from 7-8 p.m. each Monday, as well as 9-10 a.m. on Wednesdays. Advance sign-up is required. Classes are free; the only cost will be your equipment. Participants will need to have a stability ball (yoga ball), a large garden tub or laundry basket and a set of drumsticks. All can be purchased for less than $30.

As with any new workout, we recommend you consult your doctor before beginning. Workout routines can be modified by individuals to suit their fitness level and physical limitations.

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