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, January 25, 2020 - My First Chinese New Year
Chinese New Year is a time of new beginnings. Follow one little girl as she learns how to welcome the coming year & experience all the festivities surrounding it. This warm and lively introduction to a special holiday will make even the youngest child want to start a Chinese New Year tradition.
- 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.