Dec 2: Children’s Reading Festival To Be Held

November 24, 2017

[Updated] The Bermuda Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. will host their 18th Annual Children’s Reading Festival in Victoria Park on Saturday [Nov 25] from 11am to 4:00pm.

The Chairperson of this year’s event, Ms. Shawnette Smith said, “This is a signature event for Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. in Bermuda. It is designed for children from birth to Primary 6. Attendees will participate in storytelling, literacy games, and arts and crafts. There will also be fun castles, face painting and popcorn.

Annual Children’s Reading Festival Bermuda Nov 23 2017

“One of the important components of the day is to provide parents with access to resources about literacy. Representatives from the Department of Health Speech Therapy, the Reading Clinic, and the Youth Library will be available to answer questions.

“With the generous support of our sponsors, everything at the reading festival is free, including the book each child selects to take home. Our sponsors this year are KPMG, BAS, Spa Water, Belvin’s Variety, BGA, Dunkley’s, Live My Life Promotions, and Open Your Heart Foundation.

“I thank everyone involved in this year’s event. Each year we add new elements and encourage children to bring their parents to this exciting free literacy event.”

Update 5.25pm: Due to the inclement weather, the 18th Annual Children’s Reading Festival has been postponed, and is set to take place on Saturday, December 2 at the same time.

CRF Postponed Bermuda Nov 2017

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