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thread's 11th Annual Book Party in the Park

Thursday, August 10, 2017

4:00 - 7:00 PM

Mt. View Garden Art Park, 3350 Commercial Drive, Anchorage, 99501

thread's annual Book Party in the Park is a FREE event that celebrates early childhood development. Children from infant to school-age take home free books donated by the community and enjoy lots of fun activities.

PARKING: The parking lot 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.

WEATHER: This is an outdoor event. Please dress for the weather.

For FREE at the Book Party, your family can:
  • Choose books to take home and enjoy together
  • Get your groove on with our live band and dance party
  • Savor healthy snacks
  • Listen to stories read aloud by special guests
  • Win fun door prizes
  • Blow bubbles
  • Build something in our cardboard box construction zone
  • Get temporary tattoos

Visit booths from these organizations:
  • Alaska Injury Prevention Center
  • Anchorage Imagination Library
  • Anchorage Neighborhood Health Center
  • Anchorage Public Library's Ready to Read Resource Center
  • Anchorage Realizing Indigenous Student Excellence (ARISE)
  • Countdown to Kindergarten
  • Focus
  • thread
  • Timbre Music Studio
  • United Way's 90% by 2020 initiative
This year the Book Party in the Park will feature a multi-lingual story time with stories in: 
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Arabic
  • Siberian Yupik
This event is supported by:

     

 

     

Alaska DHSS Division of Public Assistance

Senator Bill Wielechowski

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