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.

Full Details are available at www.lcnv.org/events/rafa

 

Follow Brighid on Twitter a @BrighidMoret and receive updates when new columns post on Facebook or Google+. Read more about first time parenting issues in Parenting the First Time Through at The Communities at The Washington Times. Find more reviews of children’s picture books at Big Reads For Little Hands.

 

 

 


This article is the copyrighted property of the writer and Communities @ WashingtonTimes.com. Written permission must be obtained before reprint in online or print media. REPRINTING TWTC CONTENT WITHOUT PERMISSION AND/OR PAYMENT IS THEFT AND PUNISHABLE BY LAW.

More from Big Reads For Little Hands
 
blog comments powered by Disqus
Brighid Moret

Brighid is a freelance writer and first time mother.  She holds an MA in Writing from Johns Hopkins University.  Find her on Facebook @Brighid Moret

 

Contact Brighid Moret

Error

Please enable pop-ups to use this feature, don't worry you can always turn them off later.

Question of the Day
Featured
Photo Galleries
Popular Threads
Powered by Disqus