Library’s free concert and family film series continues at 7 p.m. on Friday,
Aug. 4, at the bandstand in Thomas Park in downtown Chesterton with music by
Cynthia Shelhart, followed by the family film, “Finding Dory” at dusk, about
Those who attend
are invited to bring lawn chairs, blankets, picnic dinners, and bug spray to
make the experience more enjoyable. In the case of rain, both events will be
offered in the Baugher Center, 100 W. Indiana Avenue, Chesterton.
This series is
funded in part by the Chesterton-Porter Rotary Club. Library concerts are
free and open to the public.
Cynthia Shelhart, a
resident of Chesterton, is recognized as an outstanding performer of
traditional and contemporary solo harp music. She performs on both a
68-string double-row harp and other single- and double-row lap harps. Her
original compositions are always included in every performance.
In the movie, Dory
is a wide-eyed, blue tang fish who suffers from memory loss every 10 seconds
or so. The one thing she can remember is that she somehow became separated
from her parents as a child. With help from her friends Nemo and Marlin,
Dory embarks on an epic adventure to find them. Her journey brings her to
the Marine Life Institute, a conservatory that houses diverse ocean species.
Dory now knows that her family reunion will only happen if she can save mom
and dad from captivity. This movie is rated PG and has a running time of 1
hour and 45 minutes.
The Summer Concert
and Film Series will conclude on Friday, Aug. 11 at Hawthorne Millennium
Park Gazebo in Porter, with music by Strings and Keys at 7 p.m., followed by
“The Wizard of Oz” which is rated G and has a running time of 1 hour and 42
The complete list
of concerts and films can be obtained at Thomas Library, 200 W. Indiana
Ave., Chesterton; Hageman Library, 100 Francis St., Porter; or the
Westchester Township History Museum at 700 W. Porter Avenue, Chesterton.
information, call the library at 926-7696 or visit wpl.lib.in.us