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Author for reading children’s books on Union Square

Author Joe Garrick will read some of his books Thursday from noon to 1 p.m. on the CommScope Stage in Union Square in Hickory. Books will be available for sale before and after reading. Garrick will also sign copies of his books. This event is free to the public and should take place rain or shine.

Garrick is the author of “Whose Hoof Is That? “,” Billy the Dentist “and” The Best Bagel Book “. He grew up in Hickory and attended Appalachian State University. You can find Joe at 35.

Free tai chi classes will be held at the library in January

Beginner Tai Chi classes will be held at the Patrick Beaver Memorial Library every Wednesday from January at 6 p.m. Classes will be led by Diane Christensen of the Highland Recreation Center. Tai chi is an ancient Chinese tradition that involves a series of movements performed in a slow and targeted manner, accompanied by deep breathing to increase balance and flexibility. Classes will take place on January 5, 12, 19 and 26. Each session is limited to 45 people. Admission will be on a first come basis.

For more information, call 828-304-0500. The Patrick Beaver Memorial Library is located at 375 Third St. NE on the SALT block. All library programs are free and open to the public. Prior registration is not required for this program.


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