Storybook Weekend

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Sister Cities Park

Storybook Weekend

May 12, 2018 - May 13, 2018
11:00am - 3:00pm

2018-05-12 00:00:00 2018-05-13 00:00:00 America/New_York Storybook Weekend Philadelphia, PA

Enjoy hearing stories read by special guests and local authors every 30 minutes, along with live music, make-and-take crafts, face painting, balloon art, and more. Head House Books will be joining us as the official book seller of Storybook Weekend!

SCHEDULE

May 12

  • 10:00 - Mother’s Day Brunch at the Logan Square Café. Meet-and-greet with your favorite superhero mom. (Reservations required, eventbrite.com/e/mothers-day-brunch-tickets-44372238560)
  • 11:00 - Sheila Hess, City Representative – Reading of The Tree Lady: the True Story of How One Tree-Loving Woman Changed the City Forever
  • 11:15 - Marty the Moose from the Academy of Natural Sciences
  • 11:30 - Cynthia Kreilick – Reading of Lucha and Lola, followed by a fun craft  
  • 11:45 - Meet Cat in the Hat and enjoy hearing some of your favorite Dr. Seuss stories
  • 12:00 - Reading and meet-and-greet from Mother Goose
  • 12:15 - Reading from the Free Library of Philadelphia
  • 12:30 - Marie Lamba – Reading of Green Green, followed by an activity
  • 12:45 - Meet Cat in the Hat and enjoy hearing some of your favorite Dr. Seuss stories
  • 1:00 - Cynthia Kreilick – Reading of Yellow Daffodil, followed by a fun craft
  • 1:15 - Marty the Moose from the Academy of Natural Sciences
  • 1:30 - Soccer Shots – Reading of a soccer-themed book, plus soccer activities
  • 1:45 - Meet Cat in the Hat and enjoy hearing some of your favorite Dr. Seuss stories
  • 2:00 - Reading from the Free Library of Philadelphia
  • 2:15 Jennifer Hansen Rolli reading of Claudia & Moth, plus an illustration demonstration and activity
  • 2:30 - Police Department – K-9 and Horse units making interactive appearance
     

May 13

  • 10:00 - Mother’s Day Brunch at the Logan Square Café. Meet-and-greet your favorite superhero mom. (Reservations required, eventbrite.com/e/mothers-day-brunch-tickets-44372238560)
  • 11:00 - Reading and meet-and-greet from Mother Goose
  • 11:15 - Marty the Moose from the Academy of Natural Sciences
  • 11:30 - Cynthia Kreilick – Reading of Lucha and Lola, followed by a fun craft  
  • 12:00 - Soccer Shots – Reading of a soccer-themed book, plus soccer activities
  • 12:15 – Office of Sustainability – Reading of The Tree Lady: the True Story of How One Tree-Loving Woman Changed the City Forever
  • 12:30 - Marie Lamba – Reading of Green Green, followed by an activity
  • 1:00 - Cynthia Kreilick – Reading of Yellow Daffodil, followed by a fun craft
  • 1:00 - Fire Department – visit and tour a fire truck
  • 1:15 - Marty the Moose from the Academy of Natural Sciences
  • 1:30 - Office of Sustainability – Reading of The Tree Lady: the True Story of How One Tree-Loving Woman Changed the City Forever
  • 2:00 - Donna Jo Napoli – Reading of Take Your Time
  • 2:30 - Police Department – K-9 and Horse units making interactive appearance
     

Plus, entertainment and live music, face painting, balloon art, crafts, educational demonstrations, and more all day long!

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