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Sponsored by BMW Manufacturing, Lollipops is a free program held at local libraries that introduces classical music, orchestral instruments and the musicians of the GSO to our very youngest audience members: preschoolers and early elementary schoolchildren.

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July 2019

Summer Lollipops Series: Here We DRUM!

22 Jul, 2019 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm 25 Heritage Green Place
Greenville, SC 29601 United States

Featuring Daniel Kirkpatrick, GSO Principal Timpani & DRUM Percussion Studio Monday, July 22, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. Hughes Main Library, Downtown Greenville ADMISSION IS FREE! No matter what kind of music you hear, rhythm makes the music world go round!  Come explore all the ways to make music with Daniel Kirkpatrick and our friends from DRUM Percussion Studio, as we DRUM together! Lollipops concerts introduce children to classical music and the instruments of the orchestra through interactive concerts presented by…

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Summer Lollipops Series: Basses Loaded

29 Jul, 2019 10:30 am - 11:00 am 304 Biltmore Road
Easley, 29640 United States

Monday, July 29, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. Hampton Memorial Library, Easley ADMISSION IS FREE! It's a summertime grand slam with the GIANTS of the GSO!  Join Education Director & GSO Bassist, Braxton Ballew, as he shows off the biggest "bats" (a.k.a. "bass") of the orchestra.  "We're gonna need a bigger car...!" Lollipops concerts introduce children to classical music and the instruments of the orchestra through interactive concerts presented by members of the Greenville Symphony Orchestra.  During each concert, chamber ensembles…

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September 2019

Lollipops: Martina the Beautiful Cockroach

14 Sep, 2019 10:00 am - 10:30 am 626 NE Main Street
Simpsonville, SC 29681 United States

by Carmen Agra Deedy 10:00 am: Hendricks Library, Simpsonville 11:30 am: Hughes Main Library, Greenville Featuring Daniel Kirkpatrick, Percussion ADMISSION IS FREE! Martina the beautiful cockroach doesn't know coffee beans about love and marriage.  That's where her Cuban family comes in.  While some of the Cucarachas offer her gifts to make her more attractive, only Abuela, her grandmother, gives her something really useful: un consejo increible, some shocking advice.  At first, Martina is skeptical of her Abueala's unorthodox suggestion, but…

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Lollipops: Martina the Beautiful Cockroach

14 Sep, 2019 11:30 am - 12:00 pm 25 Heritage Green Place
Greenville, SC 29601 United States

by Carmen Agra Deedy 10:00 am: Hendricks Library, Simpsonville 11:30 am: Hughes Main Library, Greenville Featuring Daniel Kirkpatrick, Percussion ADMISSION IS FREE! Martina the beautiful cockroach doesn't know coffee beans about love and marriage.  That's where her Cuban family comes in.  While some of the Cucarachas offer her gifts to make her more attractive, only Abuela, her grandmother, gives her something really useful: un consejo increible, some shocking advice.  At first, Martina is skeptical of her Abueala's unorthodox suggestion, but…

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November 2019

Lollipops: Olivia…and the Missing Toy

9 Nov, 2019 10:00 am - 10:30 am 316 W Main St
Taylors, SC 29687 United States

10:00 am: Taylors (Burdette) Library, Taylors 11:30 am: Hughes Main Library, Greenville Featuring the GSO Wind Quintet ADMISSION IS FREE! Olivia has one toy that she loves more than anything.  She feeds him, dresses him and takes him everywhere.  So when he disappears, Olivia is FURIOUS!  She looks under the rug, under the sofa, under the cat.  She shouts at Ian and baby William, she cries, she stomps...all to no avail.  Then, one dark and stormy night, Olivia hears a…

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Lollipops: Olivia…and the Missing Toy

9 Nov, 2019 11:30 am - 12:00 pm 25 Heritage Green Place
Greenville, SC 29601 United States

10:00 am: Taylors (Burdette) Library, Taylors 11:30 am: Hughes Main Library, Greenville Featuring the GSO Wind Quintet ADMISSION IS FREE! Olivia has one toy that she loves more than anything.  She feeds him, dresses him and takes him everywhere.  So when he disappears, Olivia is FURIOUS!  She looks under the rug, under the sofa, under the cat.  She shouts at Ian and baby William, she cries, she stomps...all to no avail.  Then, one dark and stormy night, Olivia hears a…

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December 2019

Lollipops: A Visit from St. Nicholas

7 Dec, 2019 10:00 am - 10:30 am 626 NE Main Street
Simpsonville, SC 29681 United States

10:00 am: Hendricks Library, Simpsonville 11:30 am: Hughes Main Library, Greenville Featuring the GSO Strings ADMISSION IS FREE! Lollipops ushers in the holidays for your little ones with "A Visit from St. Nicholas."  Once upon a time, children imagined St. Nicholas as a stern, skinny bishop who was as likely to dole out discipline as Christmas presents.  But thanks to the anonymous publication of the poem, "Account of a Visit from St. Nicholas" (also known as "Twas the Night Before…

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Lollipops: A Visit from St. Nicholas

7 Dec, 2019 11:30 am - 12:00 pm 25 Heritage Green Place
Greenville, SC 29601 United States

10:00 am: Hendricks Library, Simpsonville 11:30 am: Hughes Main Library, Greenville Featuring the GSO Strings ADMISSION IS FREE! Lollipops ushers in the holidays for your little ones with "A Visit from St. Nicholas."  Once upon a time, children imagined St. Nicholas as a stern, skinny bishop who was as likely to dole out discipline as Christmas presents.  But thanks to the anonymous publication of the poem, "Account of a Visit from St. Nicholas" (also known as "Twas the Night Before…

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February 2020

Lollipops: Stick and Stone

February 1 10:00 am - 10:30 am 505 Pennsylvania Avenue
Greer, 29650 United States

10:00 am: Jean M. Smith Library, Greer 11:30 am: Hughes Main Library, Greenville Featuring Daniel Kirkpatrick, Percussion ADMISSION IS FREE! When Stick rescues Stone from a prickly situation with a Pinecone, the pair becomes fast friends.  But when Stick gets stuck, can Stone return the favor?  This unforgettable friendship story features a warm, rhyming text that includes a subtle anti-bullying message even the youngest Lollipop-goer will understand.  Stick and Stone join George and Martha, Frog and Toad, and Elephant and…

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Lollipops: Stick and Stone

February 1 11:30 am - 12:00 pm 25 Heritage Green Place
Greenville, SC 29601 United States

10:00 am: Jean M. Smith Library, Greer 11:30 am: Hughes Main Library, Greenville Featuring Daniel Kirkpatrick, Percussion ADMISSION IS FREE! When Stick rescues Stone from a prickly situation with a Pinecone, the pair becomes fast friends.  But when Stick gets stuck, can Stone return the favor?  This unforgettable friendship story features a warm, rhyming text that includes a subtle anti-bullying message even the youngest Lollipop-goer will understand.  Stick and Stone join George and Martha, Frog and Toad, and Elephant and…

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