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Koo Koo Kanga Roo to perform family-friendly concert

The music duo Koo Koo Kanga Roo will present a family-friendly concert for all ages on Monday, Feb. 20, at 6:30 p.m. at Lincoln Elementary gym in Alexandria. (Contributed)

The Douglas County Library will host music group Koo Koo Kanga Roo on Monday, Feb. 20, at 6:30 p.m. at the Lincoln Elementary gymnasium in Alexandria. Doors open at 6 p.m.

This program is free and open to the public. All ages are welcome for this family-friendly concert.

Since 2008, Koo Koo Kanga Roo has been touring and putting on shows at elementary school gyms, bars, church basements and even nursing homes. The duo has toured statewide and internationally with the likes of Frank Turner, The Aquabats, MC Lars, Yo Gabba Gabba Live and has been featured on the Vans Warped Tour. In 2015 and 2016, the band played in more than 250 live shows.

This project was funded in part or in whole with money from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. This program is sponsored by Douglas County Library and Viking Library System.

For more information, call youth librarian Sarah Wethern at (320) 762-3013.

Jessica Sly

Jessica Sly has been working as a content writer at the Echo Press since May 2012, contributing, proofreading and editing content for both the Echo and Osakis Review. A Wadena native, she graduated from Verndale High School in 2009 and worked that summer at the Wadena Pioneer Journal as an intern reporter. She attended Northwestern College in St. Paul (now the University of Northwestern - St. Paul), where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in English with a concentration in writing and a minor in Bible. In her spare time, she enjoys playing the piano (and learning the violin), reading, writing novels, going to the movies, and exploring Alexandria.

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