Enter the tasty world of food-themed books using all five senses. Each story comes to life as books are read aloud and then explored through a thematic craft activity and snack-making. All attendees must purchase a ticket to attend. Advanced registration is strongly recommended.
All supplies included. Programming is held from 10:30 AM - 12 PM. Recommended for preschool-aged children (ages 2 - 8). Admission is $5 per person, limit 2 adults per participating child.
- Saturday, February 29, 2020 - Bring Me Some Apples and I’ll Make You a Pie
Long before the natural-food movement gained popularity, Edna Lewis championed purity of ingredients, regional cuisine, and farm-to-table eating. She was a chef when female chefs, let alone African American female chefs, were few and far between. With lyrical text and watercolor illustrations, Robbin Gourley traces the roots of Edna's appreciation for the bounties of nature through the seasons. Folk rhymes & songs about food are sprinkled throughout the text
- Saturday, March 28, 2020 - Julia, Child
Join Julia and her friend Simca as they use cooking and their love of butter to inspire a group of grown ups to stay young with a feast. Loosely inspired by the life & spirit of Julia Child, this tale will leave you craving delicious French treats and the wish to enjoy being a child.
- Saturday, April 4, 2020 - Just Ask
“Just Ask,” by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, celebrates all of the things that make us different. Much like the variety of flowers and vegetables in a garden, our differences help make the world exciting & wonderful.
- Saturday, May 2, 2020 - Dragons Love Tacos 2: The Sequel
Discover what dragons do when there are no more tacos left in the world!
- Saturday, June 6, 2020 - Too Many Mangos: A Story About Sharing
Kama and Nani learn the value of community when they share their mangos with neighbors in Hawaii.