June 25 | Throw Back Thursday
Let’s kick it old school and pay tribute to 15 years of TNOTS with these crafts from the past! Kids will get Stuck on the Square creating their own duct tape wallet (from 8/8/04), get into Monkey Business making wild animal tails (from 7/12/07), and get personal with their own Sock It To Me puppet pal (from 7/14/11). Visit Camp TNOTS for all new Washi World crafts. R&B by Lorena Mackey & the Hi-Lites.
July 2 | Heavy Metal Madness
Go mad on the Square with this metal filled night! Kids will create a ribbon soda can tab bracelet, handmade foil art, and a personalized stamped metal necklace. Enjoy Washi World activities at Camp TNOTS. R&B by The Ambassadors of Soul.
July 9 | Ultimate Fan Frenzy
Who let the fans out! Kids can customize their own #1 sports fan finger, create a sports-inspired light switch cover, and sport a colorful slap bracelet decorated with their favorite sports team logos. Rockin’ Art is back at Camp TNOTS. Join local artists at Legacy Commons for the second year of ARTown Fusion, 6-8 pm. R&B by Bump City.
July 16 | Just Say Gnome
Look around the Square and what do you see? Gnomes! Gnomes everywhere! Kids can make their own gnome cone hat and fuzzy white beard. Don’t forget to take a leisurely stroll down to the ol’ fishing hole to make your fishing pole. Try your hand at Rockin’ Art. Swing by Phat Cat Swinger.
July 23 | Home On The Range
Round up the family, we’re taking a trip to the good ol’ Midwest! Kids can create barnyard animal paint stick pals, bottle cap magnet animals and a felt finger puppet farm animal of their choice. Discover what’s new at Washi World. Country by Runaway.
July 30 | Capes & Crusaders
It’s a bird, it’s a plane, its capes and crusaders! Kids can make a super power photo frame, a flashlight signal with a superhero emblem, and create and wear a superhero mask. All superhero kids should suit up in their favorite gear because this night needs saving! Paint Rockin’ Art at Camp TNOTS. Journey over to ARTown Fusion at Legacy Commons from 6-8 pm. R&B by Tesserae.
August 6 | Movies Come to Life
Enter the world of animation as we bring some of your favorite film features to life. Kids can “Let It Go” with frozen flubber, “Everything Is Awesome” with a stenciled brick Lego© jar head, and let their imaginations soar “Up©” with a mixed media balloon art piece. Enjoy Washi World at Camp TNOTS. Country by Jacob Nelson & The Tone Wranglers.
August 13 | Game Board Round-Up
Dust off those old doohickeys and thingamajigs because retro games are making a comeback! Kids can make a Scrabble® piece magnet, stamp funny faces onto wooden discs to create a memory pocket game, and use retro game board art to decorate their own keepsake box. Camp TNOTS will feature Rockin’ Art. Latin Rock by Boulevard Knights.
Free Parking. Handicapped Accessible. Pets are not permitted except service dogs and dogs at Prehistoric Pooches event on July 18. No bicycles, skateboards, skates or roller blades permitted. Children age 12 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Alcohol is not allowed.
Getting to Thursday Night on the Square:
From the Antelope Valley Freeway (SR14), exit at Palmdale Blvd.; turn east. Take Palmdale Blvd. to Sierra Hwy.; turn south. At Avenue Q-11, turn east. Parking is available along Avenue Q-11, Q-10, Q-9 and 9th Street East. Limited parking is available at Palmdale City Library accessible from Palmdale Blvd. just east of Sierra Hwy.
Back by popular demand:
Get caught green-handed! One lucky person caught disposing of trash in the correct container will win a backpack courtesy of Waste Management.
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