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February 3, 2014
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Club News: Encourage children’s literacy in Roseburg Feb. 8

Enjoy reading with Altrusa

Altrusa of Roseburg will sponsor “Reading is Out of This World” from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Roseburg Valley Mall.

This 13th annual reading fair is designed for pre-school through fifth-grade children and is the opening event for Celebration of Literacy. The reading fair comprises of 14 reading-related booths lining the aisles of the mall. The booths include a book walk, an inflatable fish the children enter for reading, several craft booths about reading, face painting, and a book exchange booth; bring a book and take one home free. Participation in three of these reading-related booths will earn children entry into a bounce house.

There will also be a puppet show at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., showcasing the importance of learning to read.

Information: 541-672-2998.


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