Youth in Philanthropy to Provide “Once Upon a Time”

Youth in Philanthropy to Provide Once Upon a Time at the Literacy Council

FORT BEND COUNTY, TX – Come one, come all, it’s story time y’all! Youth in Philanthropy presented by the George Foundation and the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce will be assisting the Literacy Council with Once Upon a Time, an entertaining and interactive reading workshop for children on January 11, 2014 at the Literacy Council. Once Upon a Time is a family literacy event where YIP students will host a children’s story time theater.

All children, age’s three to ten years old, are invited to participate in this free workshop that will include story productions and a craft station. In addition, there will be a presentation on How to Read to Your Child for the parents. There will be recommended reading lists handouts and suggested brochures for parents on reading to their children.

The children will be entertained with the stories of Take Me To Your BBQ, Word Wizard and Walter the Farting Dog. YIP students will dress in costume as characters from these beloved children’s books and act out the book’s events. Once Upon a Time is sure to enhance your child’s love of reading.

The event will be held at the Literacy Council located at 12530 Emily Court, Sugar Land, Texas 77478. There will be two sessions held for children at 11:00 a.m. and at 1:00 p.m. If you are interested in having your child attend this event, please contact Christina at the Literacy Council at 281-240-8181 to reserve a spot for your child at one of the two sessions. Once Upon a Time will be an educational and memorable experience for your child.

About the Literacy Council of Fort Bend County

For twenty-six years, the Literacy Council of Fort Bend County has been Changing Lives Through Literacy. The mission of the Literacy Council is to improve, family, community and professional lives through adult education. The Literacy Council provides several programs for its students: Basic Literacy, English as a Second Language, GED Preparation, U.S. Citizenship Preparation, Computer Skills and Job Readiness Skills.

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