Giving to Quality Early Care and Education
thread works with and supports thousands of Alaska’s families and early educators by providing resources like teaching materials and books, family friendly events and high quality training for early educators. We invite you to join us in supporting quality early care and education for Alaska’s children.
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thread's 12th Annual Book Party in the Park
Thursday, August 9, 2018
4:00 - 7:00 PM
Mt. View Garden Art Park, 3350 Commercial Drive, Anchorage, 99501
(Corner of Mt. View Drive and Commercial Drive)
thread's annual Book Party in the Park is a FREE outdoor family event that celebrates early learning and healthy childhood development. Children from infant to school-age take home free books donated by the community and enjoy lots of fun as they build skills to help them get ready for school.
This year, the first 120 children entering kindergarten in the Anchorage School District will receive a free T-shirt, thanks to Countdown To Kindergarten!
PARKING: Parking next to the Garden Art Park is limited. Please plan to park at Clark Middle School, located a block east of the park at 150 Bragaw Street, Anchorage, 99508.
ASD SCHOOL REGISTRATION: This year, families will be able to register their children for school during the Book Party in the Park at Clark Middle School. Online registration will be available for returning students, and registration packets will be available for new or incoming students. More enrollment info and registration forms at www.asdk12.org/Page/3299.
WEATHER: This is an outdoor event, and the party goes on, rain or shine. Please dress for the weather.
DR. SEUSS STORY TIME: Each year we invite all of our elected officials, and this year U.S. Congressman Don Young, Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz, AK Representative Geran Tarr, and AK Senator Bill Wielechowski will be able to join us for a special Dr. Seuss story time.
For FREE at the Book Party, your family can:
Visit booths from these organizations:
This event is supported by:
Alaska DHSS Division of Public Assistance
Senator Bill Wielechowski
Title Wave Books