March 3 is Dr. Seuss' birthday and Read Across America Day! We will have guest readers from Centennial Middle School and their media specialist, Robin Willis, visiting Conn to read aloud to all the classes in the morning. The Cat in the Hat can usually be spotted around the building too. Take time today to read with your family and celebrate your right to read whatever you choose!
"Origami Yoda" fans will be excited to her Tom Angleberger will be at Quail Ridge Books and Music at Ridgewood Shopping Center on Monday, March 3 to introduce his newest addition to the series, "Princell Labelmaker to the Rescue!" It starts at 7:00 p.m., but you'll want to get there early to get a seat. I guarantee you won't be disappointed! For more info about upcoming author events, check out www.quailridgebooks.com for both children and adult.
Author/illustrator Mike Artell visits Conn on Tuesday, Feb. 27. He'll be speaking to grades 3-5. It's not too late to order on of his books to be autographed. Please return order forms by Wednesday, Feb 19 to insure personalization. Thanks to Conn PTA, Quail Ridge Books and Music, and Courtyard Crabtree Hotel for their support.
Exciting event at Quail Ridge Books…for kids and parents!
THURSDAY, FEB. 13, 7:00 p.m. Co-authors of the Hank Zipzer series, Henry Winkler and Lin Oliver introduce Here's Hank, a new series starring a younger 2nd grade Hank. The new books are Bookmarks Are People Too! and A Short Tale About a Long Dog. Ages 6+. The event is free and open to all
In addition to reading, I love to play competitive tennis; hike & camp in the mountains; garden and create outdoor art; walk Mocha, my chocolate lab; visit my son in NYC; and learn new things!