Catching Joy is pleased to support Reach Out and Read (ROR), a national pediatric literacy non-profit, which makes literacy a standard part of pediatric primary care so that children grow up with books and love of reading. Read and Romp is a unique family event which allows children to travel through the pages of some of their favorite storybooks. Activity booths, games, and arts and crafts based on such family favorites as If You Give a Mouse a Cookie, Frog and Toad, and Runaway Bunny are designed to provide hours of fun for children and their families. Along with interactive storybook stations, there will be a buffet lunch with musical entertainment, and a visit from storybook characters like Clifford, the Big Red Dog. Participation in Read and Romp supports ROR’s mission. Catching Joy will have booth at the event where children will make bookmarks to bring home. Catching Joy will also be having events at various schools, libraries , and book stores around the area to promote the Read and Romp event and support ROR’s mission. Joy Olaes Surprenant, Catching Joy Founder and President, will serve as co-chair of 2009 Read and Romp.
Date: Sunday, November 15th, 2009
Time: 10:30a.m. – 2p.m.
Place: Seaport Hotel Ballroom, Boston, MA
Questions or Ticket Information:
Please call 617-455-0644 or email jennifer.