Festivities for El día de los niños / El día de los libros (Children’s Day/Book Day) are held across the country on or near April 30th. Día highlights the importance of advocating literacy for children of all linguistic and cultural backgrounds. These programs are free and open to the public.
Día at Discovery with WITS
Saturdays in April 2014 | 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Join Writers in the Schools (WITS) for Día-inspired workshops at HPL Express at Discovery Green! Explore the joys of expressive arts using imaginative writing exercises and craft activities. Recommended for children in grades 2-12. No registration is required, and walk-ins are welcome.
Thursday, April 17, 2014 | 4 PM
Chinese stories, games, arts and crafts, songs and basic Chinese language writing and speaking.
Once Upon a Time...Fables & Fairytales for Family Film Fun
Saturday, April 19, 2014 | 12 PM
A double feature treat with story-to-screen showings of two Disney films - a classic (1967) and a recent one (2013), too!
Get Happy with Happy the Clown!
Saturday, April 19, 2014 | 2 PM
Face painting, piñata and balloon time, delightful jokes and games — in English and español!
Dale! Dale! Dance & Sing-a-Long Fun
Thursday, April 24, 2014 | 4 PM
Meet bilingual children’s book author Lupe Ruiz-Flores and illustrator Carolyn Dee Flores for entertaining After School Zone presentations for kids and families. Enjoy song and dance performances, crafts, face painting and light refreshments!
Bilingual English/Spanish Storytime with Guest Authors!
Friday, April 25, 2014
3:30 PM | Young Neighborhood Library | 5260 Griggs Rd., Palm Center 77021
Young girls just want to dance and have fun in author Lupe Ruiz-Flores’ Lupita’s First Dance / El primer baile de Lupita and Let’s Salsa / Bailemos salsa.