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Discover the many faces of "Nutcracker"

Fitness Arts Center presents an Irish interpretation of “The Nutcracker” on Saturday, Dec. 1, from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Madison Public Library, 130 Plaza Blvd.

Cookies will be served. Guests will have a chance to talk to the performers and learn more about Irish dance.

A family four-pack of tickets to the Dec. 16 performance of “The Irish Nutcracker” at Columbia High School will be given away at the end of the event. Find out more information at 256-461-0046, madison@hmcpl.org. Read more about Discover the many faces of "Nutcracker"

Puppet Show

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Tuesday, November 13, 2012 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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Come out and enjoy stories, songs and rhymes with HMCPL's new puppet show! We'll only be able to offer it here at Madison on the 13th! Don't miss it! Read more about Puppet Show

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Irish Nutcracker @ Madison

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Saturday, December 1, 2012 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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Produced by Fitness Arts Center and performed at the Madison Public Library, this costumed interpretation of the Nutcracker will bring a delightfully Irish style to the holiday classic. 

Enjoy cookies as we experience this holiday treat! Meet the costumed performers and learn about Irish Dance. Photo opportunites are available, just bring your camera!

A family four pack of tickets will be raffled off at the end of the event. Don't miss this exclusive sneak peak for the performance of the season! Read more about Irish Nutcracker @ Madison

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Meet the Feminist Chorus

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Sunday, October 6, 2013 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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This a capella women's chorus, which has been singing in Huntsville since 1993, will sing an hour of songs of peace, freedom, and women's empowerment. Read more about Meet the Feminist Chorus

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Susanna Phillips: Life of an Opera Star

Internationally acclaimed opera star Susanna Phillips will talk about her career and perform selections from various roles in a family-friendly program on Saturday, August 25, from 11 a.m. to noon in the atrium of the main library, 915 Monroe St. Read more about Susanna Phillips: Life of an Opera Star

Microwave Dave heats up the library

The Thursday evening Concerts at the Library series continues with Microwave Dave Gallaher and his classic blues guitar on May 10  at 6 p.m. in the atrium of the Main Library, 915 Monroe St. Admission is free.

Other concerts in the series offer the popular Celtic band SlipJig on May 24, and the annual Dancing with the Library Stars contest over two evenings in June. Sentimental Journey begins the big band showcase on June 7, and the Moondust Big Band takes dancers through the final round on June 21.

Here is a list of other concerts in the series: Read more about Microwave Dave heats up the library

Whoooooo are you! PUPPET SHOW

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Tuesday, June 5, 2012 - 4:00pm to 4:30pm
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Dream Big this summer with our nocturnal friends. We'll host a 1/2 hr long puppet show full of stories, songs & new friends. Read more about Whoooooo are you! PUPPET SHOW

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Meet Mr. Lincoln

Dennis Boggs returns to the Main Library on Tuesday, May 1, from 6:30 to 8 p.m., to kick off our American Library Association exhibit, "Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War."

A Lincoln presenter from Nashville, Tennessee, Mr. Boggs travels from coast to coast presenting President Lincoln for schools, colleges, universities, and libraries. His credits include documentaries for the History Channel, “Being Lincoln” and “Looking for Lincoln.” He has also been featured on several PBS programs. Read more about Meet Mr. Lincoln

A Visit with Harriet Tubman

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Monday, February 27, 2012 - 4:00pm
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This program, appropriate for all ages, features a re-enactment of famous abolitionist Harriet Tubman by local actor, Renee Mobley.   Renee’s beautiful and inspired portrayal of Harriet Tubman was very popular in 2011 and we are so glad she is back for 2012!  At the end of the performance she hosts a question and answer session where children and their families can ask questions about Harriet Tubman, history, and the civil rights movement.  Read more about A Visit with Harriet Tubman

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A Celebration of African American History through Dance

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Thursday, February 16, 2012 - 6:00pm to 6:45pm
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Join Dance Theater of Huntsville as they celebrate the African American History through dance.  During the Black History performance, they will present tributes to Gospel, Alvin Ailey,  African dance and Hip Hop. Read more about A Celebration of African American History through Dance

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