Storybook Weekend at Sister Cities Park

Event Date: 
Repeats every day until Sun May 13 2018.
Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 11:00am to 3:00pm
Sunday, May 13, 2018 - 11:00am to 3:00pm
Event Info
Cost: 
Free
Contact Phone: 
asnopek@centercityphila.org
Recommended Age: 
All ages
Editor's Pick: 

Enjoy hearing stories read by special guests and local authors every 30 minutes, along with live music, make-and-take crafts, face painting, and balloon art at Sister Cities Park.

Head House Books is the official book seller of Storybook Weekend!

May 12th
11 AM: Sheila Hess, City of Philadelphia Office of the City Representative – Reading of The Tree Lady: the True Story of How One Tree-Loving Woman Changed the City Forever
11:15 AM: Marty the Moose from the The Academy of Natural Sciences
11:30 AM: Cynthia Kreilick – Reading of Lucha and Lola, followed by a fun craft
11:45 AM: Meet Cat in the Hat and enjoy hearing some of your favorite Dr. Seuss stories
12 PM: Reading and meet-and-greet from Mother Goose
12:15 PM: Reading from the Free Library of Philadelphia
12:30 PM: Marie Lamba – Reading of Green Green, followed by an activity
12:45 PM: Meet Cat in the Hat and enjoy hearing some of your favorite Dr. Seuss stories
1 PM: Cynthia Kreilick – Reading of Yellow Daffodil, followed by a fun craft
1:15 PM: Marty the Moose from the Academy of Natural Sciences
1:30 PM: Soccer Shots Philadelphia – Reading of a soccer-themed book, plus soccer activities
1:45 PM:Meet Cat in the Hat and enjoy hearing some of your favorite Dr. Seuss stories
2 PM: Reading from the Free Library of Philadelphia
2:15 PM: Jennifer Hansen Rolli reading of Claudia & Moth, plus an illustration demonstration and activity
2:30 PM: Philadelphia Police Department – K-9 and Horse units making interactive appearance

May 13th
11 AM: Reading and meet-and-greet from Mother Goose
11:15 AM: Marty the Moose from the Academy of Natural Sciences
11:30 AM: Cynthia Kreilick – Reading of Lucha and Lola, followed by a fun craft
12 PM: Soccer Shots – Reading of a soccer-themed book, plus soccer activities
12:15 PM: Philadelphia's Office of Sustainability – Reading of The Tree Lady: the True Story of How One Tree-Loving Woman Changed the City Forever
12:30 PM: Marie Lamba – Reading of Green Green, followed by an activity
1 PM: Cynthia Kreilick – Reading of Yellow Daffodil, followed by a fun craft
1 PM Philadelphia Fire Department – visit and tour a fire truck
1:15 PM: Marty the Moose from the Academy of Natural Sciences
1:30 PM: Office of Sustainability – Reading of The Tree Lady: the True Story of How One Tree-Loving Woman Changed the City Forever
2 PM: Donna Jo Napoli – Reading of Take Your Time
2:30 PM: Police Department – K-9 and Horse units making interactive appearance

In addition, guests can expect entertainment and live music, face painting, balloon art, crafts, and educational demonstrations!

Partners: Free Library of Philadelphia, WHYY and Logan Square Cafe

Location: 
Sister Cities Park
200 North 18th Street
19103 Philadelphia , PA
Phone: 215.440.5500
39° 57' 28.4616" N, 75° 10' 8.9508" W
Pennsylvania
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