Children's Book Fest at Franklin Elementary
The 13th Annual Children's Book Fest will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, October 6, 2012, at Franklin Elementary School, 428 South Alvord St. This year's theme is Reading is Nutritious! Come join us for stories, fun reading games and activities, live entertainment, snacks, zoo animals and more. The entire event is free and all children, ages 2-10, are welcome to attend with their families.
Clifford the Big Red Dog and Dr. Healthy Hound will be on hand to meet and greet children and their families. The event will feature 10 different classrooms that spotlight a book and activities. Among the featured books are The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Carla’s Sandwich.
In addition, Zoo to You, representatives from the Onondaga County Public Library and Channel 9 will be at the event. Children can learn about what zoo animals eat and how it keeps them healthy, sign up for a library card and be interviewed by local news anchors.
If you have any questions, please call the United Way of Central New York at 428-2211.