Reach Out and Read’s Annual Family Event

Are you a family of bookworms? Or are you trying to get your children interested in the wonderful world of books? If so, join the non-profit literacy organization Reach Out and Read at their 7th annual fundraiser Read and Romp on Sunday, November 7, at 10:30AM-2:00PM at the Seaport Hotel.

More information from Reach Out and Read:

A unique family event that allows children to travel through the pages of some of their favorite storybooks. Experience activity booths, games, and arts & crafts based on family favorites such as Cars and Trucks and Things that Go, Runaway Bunny, and Curious George.

Also, enjoy interactive storybook stations, a buffet lunch with musical entertainment by Steve Blunt and Marty Kelley, and visits from storybook characters.

Special guests joining us this year include Norman Bridwell, the creator of Clifford, Peter H. Reynolds, children’s author and illustrator, and Hallie Durand, author of Dessert First!

Read and Romp benefits Reach Out and Read, the nonprofit literacy organization that prepares America’s youngest children to succeed in school by partnering with medical professionals to prescribe books and encourage families to read together.

Date: Sunday, November 7, 2010
Time: 10:30 am- 2:00 pm
Location: The Seaport Hotel, Boston, MA

Appropriate age range: Families with children ages 2-8.
Fee: $50 per individual, infants under 2 years admitted free.

For tickets: Buy online or call 617-455-0644.

*photo by Ronnie McNeill, Read and Romp 2009

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