Columbia Heights Public Library, 820 40th Ave. NE, has lots of activities for kids this summer.
Wacky Wednesdays: Come to the library each Wednesday (June 18-July 23) at 2 p.m. for a free, live performance. Programs are open to all, but geared towards children grades K-6. Come early to sign in. Schedule: June 18: Dazzling Dave: National Yo-Yo Master; June 25: Magic Mia: A Dazzling Magic Show; July 2: Reptile & Amphibian Discovery Zoo; July 9: Wendy’s Wiggle, Jiggle and Jam; July 16: Mad Science: Mystery of Chemistry; and July 23: Rich Wieber’s Bicycle Stunt Show.
The Great Outdoors: Head outdoors Thursday, June 12, 2 p.m., and draw with sidewalk chalk, blow bubbles, jump rope, play spray bottle tag and other games, and take a story walk. All ages.
Heavy Equipment Encounter: Come to the library Tuesday, June 17,10:30 a.m., for an all-ages story time about the big machines that build, bulldoze and move our world. Meet in the parking lot afterward to get up close and personal with some of the equipment from the Columbia Heights Public Works Department.
Star Wars: Make a light saber or an origami Pod racer. Create your own X-Wing and learn to create Star Wars characters with your fingerprints. Grades 1-5. Thursday, June 19 and Friday, June 20, 2 p.m. Registration required; call the library at 763-706-3690.
Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book Day: Celebrate this popular book series with games and crafts, Monday, June 23, 2 p.m.