Literacy Council of Northern Virginia hosts Reading: A Family Affair

The Literacy Council of Northern Virginia host Reading: A Family Affair, Saturday, March 2, 2013. Photo: StacyZ aka Adore_One via Flickr

Silver Spring, MD, March 1, 2013 – Looking for something fun to do with the whole family this weekend?  You can support literacy and the arts in one event. The Literacy Council of Northern Virginia is hosting a family event designed to get children reading. The seventh annual Reading: A Family Affair is a fun way to support the literacy and the arts in your community.  The event will be held at the James Lee Community Center, Saturday, March 2, 2013 from 9:30am to 2pm.

The Literacy Council of Northern Virginia hosts events to promote literacy.


This is a family event designed to bring books to life through performance art. Performers will include puppets, dance, magic and music. There is no admission charge, but a $5 donation to benefit The Literary Council of Northern Virginia’s Student Scholarship & Advancement Fund.  In the effort to promote literacy among children, each child will take home a book.

Photo by J. Aaron Farr. Click to enlarge.


Babies are welcome, but for safety and space reasons, strollers are not allowed.

Where: James Lee Community Center, 2855 Annandale Rd, Falls Church, VA 22042

When: Saturday, March 2, 2013, 9:30am to 2pm.

Performers: Zurii Conroy, Lulu Delacre, Jane Dorfman, Goodlife Theater, Groovy Nate, Kalavaridhi Dance School, Kaydee Puppets, Tom Lily, One Step MagiCompany, Oh, Susannah!, The Rainbow Company, and Sing Books with Emily.

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