Yee-Ha! We are really getting excited for the upcoming Reading Roundup Literacy Fair here at the Sentinel. The event is on Saturday, August 25(9:00am -1:00pm on Locust St. between the Library and the Sentinel) and we are roping up all of the final details.
The event is free to the public. Yes, FREE! Yes, EVERYTHING! This includes arts and crafts at the vendor tables, balloons, entertainment, pony rides, mascot hugs, reptile visits, face painting, carnival games, coloring books, picture books and more! Guests even get to check out a real ambulance and fire truck! New York Life will be making free identification cards for all of the children. The library will be holding a musical Book Walk. Local thesbians will present Readers Theater presentations. Cheerleaders will perform just for you! Sparkles and Ravioli will be clowning around the entire event making sure there are smiles everywhere. There will be a lot of fun in every corner of this arena.
Make sure to round up your little buckaroos for this exciting event. You will have a chance to visit with all of these vendors as they educate on health, safety and education: Lodi Christian School, MCV Insurance, Farmers and Merchants Bank, Public Health Services of San Joaquin, Lodi Unified School District, American Medical Response, Lodi Police Department, Lodi Fire Department, San Joaquin Sheriffs Foundation, Union Pacific, New York Life, Horace Mann Insurance, published author Danna Smith, American Cancer Society, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, 4-H, Lodi Boys and Girls Club, Golden 1 Credit Union, Catholic Charities, Delta Health Care, Lodi Parks and Recreation, Little Methodist Preschool, St. Peters School, Lodi Montessori, Head Start, First 5 Hugs Program, Community Partnership for Families, Bring-Me-A-Book, Sparkles and Ravioli, Spinning Tunes, Lodi High School Cheer Squad, Lodi High School Drill Team, All Season Carriages, Jim Elliot Christian High School, A&W Bear, Stockton Thunder & Thor, Mokelumne Mounties, City of Lodi Utilities, Stockton Water Suppliers, WOW Museum, Serpentarium, Lodi Library, Friends of the Library, and of course the Lodi News Sentinel!
If you have questions or would like to donate or participate in this event, please call Cyndi Carter (209) 369-2761 ext. 251 or Peter Breech (209) 333-1400 ext. 201