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Join in or listen as we host Native American Flute Circle performance

Musical notesNorman Public Library West hosts a unique evening of music as it presents an Oklahoma Native American Flute Circle at 6:15 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22.

It’s a chance to learn about Native American flute history, beginning and advanced flute techniques and experience the tradition of the musical community of the flute circle.

Musicians are welcome to bring their own flute and join in the circle as part of the event. Either teen or adult musicians may attend and participate.

No advance registration is required.

Duo to perform in September Lunch and Listen concert

Sheet musicNorman Public Library West continues its monthly Lunch and Listen concert series at noon Wednesday, Sept. 27.

This month’s performers are the duo of Erica Thomas and Terri Hlubek. Thomas, a vocalist, has performed as a soprano in Oklahoma for more than 20 years. She is former director of the Cimarron Circuit Opera Company, based in Norman.

Hlubek is a national certified piano teacher who directs Hlubek Piano Studio in Oklahoma City. She is the MTNA Certification Commissioner for the South Central Division, Immediate Past President of the Oklahoma Music Teachers Association and the Past President of the Central Oklahoma Music Teachers Association.

All ages may attend the concert. Guests may bring their lunch or purchase lunch from Paisley Café, located inside the library.

Registration is not required in advance to attend.

Do It Yourself with our Saturday series

PumpkinsNorman Public Library West will be a haven for creativity in its Do It Yourself series, scheduled on Saturday afternoons this fall.

The series brings a variety of programs for different age groups and includes events at the following dates and times:

2 p.m. Sept. 30, DIY Felt Succulents – Plant a garden of felt plants that make a colorful arrangement but will never die because, well, they’re made of felt. For teens ages 12 to 17.

2 p.m. Oct. 7, Tween Fall Trick or Treat Bags – Make a unique bag for this year’s trick-or-treating using duct tape. For ages 8 to 14.

2 p.m. Oct. 21, Day of the Dead Ceramic Skills – Commemorate the Day of the Dead by creating a ceramic skull by hand. For ages 12 and up.

All supplies will be provided by library staff. So enough materials are available, registration is required separately for each of the programs.