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Duluth Public Library
520 W. Superior St.
Duluth, MN 55802

A tax-supported service
of the City of Duluth

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Free summer entertainment programs for kids

Programs are on Tuesdays: July 7, 14, 21, 28, August 4, 11

10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Main Library Plaza -- 520 W. Superior St.


Tuesday, August 11

Magical fun awaits you with our first visit from Brodini! Brodini has dazzled and amazed audiences nationwide for over 30 years. With his unique combination of wit and charm, he's built a reputation on making the impossible look easy. Prepare yourself for magic tricks so cool you won’t believe your eyes.

More about Brodini

Past Kaleidoscope Performances

Jerry Frasier

Tuesday, July 7

Magical fun and fast laughs await with comic magician Jerry Frasier. An experienced entertainer of over 20 years, this former East Coast educator has a distinctive voice and comic energy that brings audience participation to a new level. He gets the audience involved, making everyone a star! From close-up miracles to stage illusions, Jerry delivers excellent entertainment for all ages! 

More about Jerry Frasier

Hans Mayer

Tuesday, July 14

Did you ever eat bugs? Dig for worms? Jump in puddles? Fight with your siblings? Well, Hans Mayer did - and he hasn't forgotten the feeling! His ear-tickling, infectious music captures the tales of real-life childhood and brings it all back to life with an irresistible sense of humor. Hans will have you giggling, singing, and jumping for joy with his original kids’ comedy songs like, "My Brother Eats Bugs” and, "God Bless My Underwear."

More about Hans Mayer

Duke Otherwise

Tuesday, July 21

Using his clever songs and unique showmanship, Duke Otherwise effortlessly engages and inspires children (and adults) of all ages. From Madison, WI, he has been entertaining for many years with his guitar, tap shoes and distinct singing voice. His original songs will make you laugh, clap, dance and interact. Join us for a zany show featuring his clever and thoughtfully composed original songs, wild dancing, and storytelling, all highlighting his offbeat sense of humor and fun.

More about Duke Otherwise

Okee Dokee-3

Tuesday, July 28

The Grammy Award-winning Okee Dokee Brothers are back by popular demand! As childhood friends growing up in Denver, Joe and Justin were always exploring the outdoors. Whether it was rafting down their neighborhood creek or discovering hiking trails through the Rocky Mountains, Joe and Justin were born adventurers. Now they have put this passion for the outdoors at the heart of their Americana Folk music. Kids and parents love to sing and dance along with these three-time Parents Choice Award winners.

More about The Okee Dokee Brothers

Sean Emery-4

Tuesday, August 4

The funny guy who juggles stuff is back with his eccentric talent, comedy, and incredible showmanship. Professionally trained with Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey, Sean Emery wows the crowd with his jaw-dropping juggling stunts! Sean takes a comfortable and familiar schtick and transforms it into something new and refreshingly wonderful. Born in Ireland, he’s the world’s tallest leprechaun!

More about Sean Emery

Kaleidoscope programs are sponsored by:
Arrowhead Library System, Friends of the Duluth Public Library and Port of Duluth Kiwanis

Important Information for Adults

  • Free, fun, educational & entertaining programs for children are held outdoors on the Main Library Plaza, rain or shine.

  • Each program lasts about 45 minutes.

  • Arrive early to park & find a seat.

  • Bring a blanket to sit closer to the stage. Chairs are available. Strollers have special parking - see a volunteer when you arrive.

  • An adult should accompany kids under eight.

  • Groups of 50 or more should arrive at least a half hour early.

  • Sign language interpretation will be provided for all of the afternoon performances.

  • Promotional photos will be taken at the programs. Please talk to program staff if you do not wish your child to be photographed. For more information, call 730-4200/option 4.

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