EVENTS FOR THE FAMILY
Bring your family out and enjoy great live music and theatrical
performances. Great fun for children of all ages!
~ALL FAMILY EVENTS ARE FREE EXCEPT WHERE INDICATED~
Januarry 8 - 22, 2014
1ST ANNUAL COMMUNITY READ-A-THON JOIN US IN CELEBRATING READING!
Sponsored by the Free Library of New Hope & Solebury. www.nhslibrary.org for info. JOIN US IN CELEBRATING READING!
Download PDF Info Flyer
Ask friends and relatives to sponsor your reading by making a single donation right away or pledging to donate a small amount of money for each minute you read during the 2-week event.
From Wednesday, January 8th through Wednesday, January 22, record every minute you read each day in your Reading Log (even young children can participate by having someone read to them!). Completed Reading Logs should be brought to your school (if you are a student) or the Library by 5pm on Friday, January 24th. Donations and pledges from your supporters should be turned in to your school or the Library by Friday, January 31st (instructions, reading logs and donation envelopes will be provided by the Library).
Make it fun!
Have contests between family members, within your neighborhood, or in your book club as to who can read the most!
• Monday, January 20th (MLK, Jr. Holiday) - Read-In & Day of Service at the Library (book drive for other libraries and schools in need, and other fun service activities)
• Sunday, January 26th- Read-a-thon prize winners will be announced at the Winter Festival Pancake Breakfast at in the New Hope-Solebury High School Cafeteria. At 9:30 a.m. prizes will be awarded for the most minutes read in each age category (all ages are welcome to participate!).
Saturday, January 25, 2014
10:00 - 11:00 TUCKER TALES PUPPET THEATRE
St. John's Church Auditorium. Aesop is one of the greatest storytellers of the ancient world. Tuckers' Tales will tell some of his stories….The Tortoise & the Hare - The Fox & the Crow - The Ant & the Grasshopper and The Frog & the Ox. For Complete Information about Tuckers' Tales, including a schedule of upcoming events, go to www.tuckerstales.com
11:00 - 11:45 BALLET TIME
St. John's Church Auditorium. The trainee students of the Mill Ballet and select dancers from the Roxey Ballet will perform "winter" inspired pieces and work with children in the audience to choreograph a "winter" dance. For more information go to www.millballetschool.com and www.roxeyballet.org.
11:45 - 12:00 STORY TIME
Join the children's librarian from Lambertville in a full "winter" story
12:00- 1:00 - WINTER FESTIVAL PARADE
1:15 – 2:00 DOWNTOWN PERFORMING ARTS CENTER PRESENTS "SLEEPING BEAUTY"
St. John's Church AuditoriumJoin DPAC Company members as they bring the story of Sleeping Beauty and her friends to you in this musical. To learn more about this dynamic theatrical group and the professional training and performance opportunities that DPAC offers, go to www.downtownpac.com.
2:00- 2:15 GLEE PAC
St. John's Church Auditorium
Glee Pac- If you like Glee, enjoy the Glee choir from Downtown Performing Arts Center perform a variety of show stoppers. Interested in joining Gleepac? Go to www.downtownpac.com
2:15- 3:00 THEATRE ARTS CENTER
Theatre Arts Center is pleased to have the members of the Kidz , Junior and Senior Performance Companies perform a Broadway Medley for you today. From shows such as "Legally Blonde", "Honk", "Avenue Q", "Sweeny Todd" and "Matilda". TAC offers classes in musical theatre, dance, acting, vocal performance, plus yoga and hip hop for adults.Go to www.theatreartscenter.com for more information and audition dates for our summer performing arts camp. Remember, we have open enrollment, so stop by and check us out!
Sunday, January 26, 2014
8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. PANCAKE BREAKFAST - NHS Girls Soccer
New Hope-Solebury High School
Pancakes, eggs, French toast, sausages and beverages. All you can eat. Adults $6.50, Seniors $5.00, Children (3 - 12 yrs) $3.50. Buy Tickets on-line via Tickets Page.
8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. SOLEBURY TOWNSHIP PARKS & RECREATION
CHILDREN'S ACTIVITY CENTER
Located in the gyms at the New Hope-Solebury High School (coincides with the Pancake Breakfast.)
The event is free, open to children ages 2-12, and will include an unusual obstacle
course, organized games, arts and crafts, sports event challenges and more.
Classroom 310 will host our Arts and Crafts Programs and face painting. The middle school gym will have our soccer and dodge-ball sports events. The high school gym will have the obstacle course, basketball, and other events. A special appearance by Buzz Light Year is planned!
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m SNOW FOLK ART EXHIBITION
New Hope-Solebury High School
View colorfully decorated Snow Folk characters created by talented artists of all ages. Winners will be announced at the Pancake Breakfast.
Directions to St. John's Auditorium
To get to the school, follow directions to St. John the Evangelist Church. The entrance is at 44 Bridge St. Once you enter the church parking lot, you can see the back entrance of the school at the far right corner of the lot.
St John the Evangelist
44 Bridge Street
If the lot is filled, exit using the Church Street driveway (go all the way through the parking lot to other side), then look for a parking space on the street.