March into Horizon for a great book!

  LIVE MUSIC: Parallel

Friday, March 27th, 8:30PM to 10:30PM

Unique acoustic original music featuring Spanish classical and flamenco guitar with sister harmony, flute, saxophone, and percussion.

  LIVE MUSIC: Justin "Stovepipe" Stover

Friday, April 3rd, 8:30PM to 10:30PM

Justin is a one-man band, playing drums, guitar, banjo, harmonica, and kazoo, in the folk, punk, and country genres.


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The Forbidden Briefcase Trilogy

Saturday, April 4th, 12PM to 2PM

Ten-year-old Zenia has found an enchanted briefcase that takes human prisoners. Its green meadow and log cabin seem innocent enough, but even the deer and squirrels are captives. The penalty for trying to escape is getting turned into a wooden doll! Despite her father’s warning, Zenia can’t resist the urge to tell her friends – and soon they all find themselves trapped. Their search for escape takes them from icy Interlochen, Michigan all the way to tropical Asuncion, Paraguay. Will they be able to outwit the magical briefcase?



This is the Way the World Ends

Saturday, April 4th, 2PM to 4PM

Leland James is the author of three books of poetry. He has been published worldwide, with over 200 poems in over fifty journal and magazines, including The South Carolina Review; The Spoon River Poetry Review; The Atlanta Review; New Millennium Writings; The London Magazine; Orbis; Magma; and Osprey. Leland has won or received honors in many international poetry completions, including Aesthetica Magazine; Morton Marr, The Southwest Review; and the Bridport Prize. He was nominated for the 40th annual Pushcart Poetry Prize. Leland James will present Reading and Appreciating Poetry: a Program of Readings and Keys to Understanding, featuring poetry both modern and classical by Leland James and many others

STORY HOUR: Jim Bentons's Books

Friday, March 27th, 10:00AM to 11:00AM

Every Friday we have a Story Hour!  We read books to go with the theme, do some activities and create a craft.

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