|Youth Briefs: 02-28-13|
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff|
|Thursday, 28 February 2013 10:20|
Skype with 'Lunch Lady' author at library on Wednesday
Skype with the author of the "Lunch Lady" series Wednesday from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Wood County District Public Library.
Jarrett J. Krosoczka is the author and illustrator of 18 published books, including 10 picture books and eight graphic novels. His "Lunch Lady" series has twice won a Children's Choice Book Award, in the Third to Fourth Grade Book of the Year category, and was nominated for a Will Eisner Comic Industry Award.
Krosoczka's chapter book debut will be this summer, with the publication of "Platypus Police Squad: The Frog Who Croaked."
The library program is part of Paws for Reading.
Also at the library next week, there will be no Puppet Pals due to Bowling Green State University's spring break.
Girls get a night out
Bowling Green Teen Central is hosting a Girls Night Out for girls ages 11-14, or in grades six through eight.
The program is Saturday in the Veterans Building in City Park from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The girls will play games, eat munchies and meet new girlfriends.
This is a free event, but pre-registration is required. Spaces are limited. For more information call (419) 354-6223.
Hear a story, make a craft at Books-A-Million program
PERRYSBURG - Celebrate Read Across America Saturday at the Books-A-Million store in the Town Square at Levis Commons.
At 10 a.m. there will be a storytime celebrating Read Across America Day and Dr. Seuss's birthday. There will also be crafts, coloring and games.
FLASH focuses on Legos
PERRYSBURG - Come to a Lego Adventure and build on March 21 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Way Public Library.
This Fun Library After School Happenings program is for children in grades two through five. A snack will be provided.
Online registration has started and can be done either from home or at the library at www.waylibrary.info. For more information, call the Youth Services Department at (419) 874-3135, ext. 116.
Teddy Bear Care Fair at zoo
TOLEDO - The Toledo Zoo celebrates animal care in all its forms at the Teddy Bear Care Fair on March 16 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
There will be animal demonstrations, keeper talks and an opportunity for kids to bring in stuffed pals for a check-up or a minor repair.
Children can bring their favorite teddy bear or other stuffed pal to Nature's Neighborhood, where they will receive an examination and a few small repairs, from a teddy bear care specialist. Hear from the people who care for the zoo's animals.
The Toledo Area Humane Society will have an adoption station in the zoo's Museum of Science.
Visit toledozoo.org/teddybear for more information. Online admission discounts, for use through March 22, are available at toledozoo.org.
The zoo is open daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is located on the Anthony Wayne Trail. For more information, call (419) 385-4040.
Pop into Toledo workshop
TOLEDO - The Toledo Ballet will host a Broadway Dance Master Class by "Mary Poppins" cast member Callan Bergmann Saturday from 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in its Westfield Franklin Park Mall studio.
Bergmann holds a bachelor's degree in musical theater and a minor in dance from Point Park University and has performed in numerous musicals and concerts. Participants must be intermediate and advanced levels and at least 11 years old. The fee is $30. To register, call (419) 471-0049.
"Mary Poppins" is on stage at the Stranahan Theater in Toledo through Sunday.
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