Britannica Virtual Quiz Show

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With host and encyclopedia editor, Christopher Lloyd A fantastic virtual event, perfect for schools, festivals, bookshops, and museums! Based on the Britannica All New Kids’ Encyclopedia Held over Zoom, there are 8 rounds of quizzes and a grand finale – with Book & Puppet Company gift-certificate prizes to win! When: Nov 1, 2020 02:00 PM …

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Floyd Cooper Memorial Children’s Story Hour: MAX AND THE TAG-ALONG MOON

Book and Puppet Company 22 Centre Square, Easton, PA, United States

Bring the kids to a delightful storybook reading of the late award-winning children’s book author and Easton’s own Floyd Cooper. The Parents Choice Awards best books list title, Max and the Tag-Along Moon, will be performed by Book and Puppet Co. owner, Andy Laties.   About the Book: Max loves his grandpa. When they must …

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The Three Little Pigs, Puppet Show, with Yippee Skippy Puppet Theater

Book and Puppet Company 22 Centre Square, Easton, PA, United States

The Three Little Pigs with YIPPEE SKIPPY PUPPET THEATER Bring your little ones to this delightful puppet show based upon the beloved children's tale, The Three Little Pigs. Yippee Skippy Puppet Theater performs interactive, improvisational puppetry for children ages 2-8 years old. The shows feature live musical accompaniment and draw on both familiar tales and …

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Children’s Halloween Book Reading and Book Signing, with author Blair Thornburgh,SKULLS!

smARTivities 60 Centre Square, Easton, PA, United States

Join author Blair Thornburgh for this free reading and book signing of her very not scary Halloween-themed children’s book, SKULLS! This smart, skull-positive story cheerfully dispels any fears kids might have about their skeletons. Blair Thornburgh is the author of several books for young readers and teens, including Who's That Girl, Ordinary Girls, Top Banana, …

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Ice Cream Truck outside Fidelity Bank on Centre Square

30 Centre Square, outside Crayola 30 Centre Square, Easton, PA

There’s no doubt that our sponsor Fidelity Bank delivers a refreshing approach to a community bank, so it only makes sense for them to deliver ice cream treats in the Fidelity Bank ice cream truck. This truck is active all summer long providing free pick-me-ups at local community events, nonprofit organizations, our branch locations, and …

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Drag Queen Story Hour, with Eileen O’Brennan

Book and Puppet Company 22 Centre Square, Easton, PA, United States

Your kids and the whole family will be entertained and enlightened by this very special story hour that features PrideFest 2022 Royale Champion drag queen, Eileen O’Brennan. Children learn tolerance early, and what better way to introduce them to the reality of human variety than in the safe, nurturing space of a children’s story hour?

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Games: DEVOUR Card Game Demo and Science on a Sphere

Nurture Nature Center 518 Northampton St, Easton, PA, United States

Enjoy Nurture Nature's Science on a Sphere program about animal habitats. Then, play the game of DEVOUR, taking on the role of one of seven forest-dwelling creatures and feeding upon as many of your opponent's cards as you can. Bout after bout, compete for your very survival. Establish the largest Feed Pile, propel yourself to …

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Cindy Williams Newsome Chasing Baseball for Life and Other Adventures

Sigal Museum’s Auditorium 342 Northampton St, Easton, PA, United States

Join award-winning author Cindy Williams Newsome for a preview of her new release, Chasing Baseball for Life and Other Adventures, a memoir begun by and dedicated to her late brother and baseball enthusiast, Nearo “Bub” Williams Jr. Experience the profound effect the sport has on a number of baseball enthusiasts and professionals, inside and outside …

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Story Hour with Cats: Prince Garrett , with author Jannie Pilgrim

Cat Cafe 452 Northampton Street, Easton, PA, United States

Children’s Book Author Story Hour: Prince Garrett, with author Jannie Pilgrim. Bring your kids to t purrfectly delightful Easton Cat Cafe for a very special story hour, hosted by the Prince Garrett stories author, Jannie Pilgrim. Prince Garrett lives in Garrett Land and loves playing with his dog Zeus (nicknamed Zuzu). The Prince Garrett stories …

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Reading: Author Deborah Mortimer, Zorah and the Very Big Question

Easton Community Center 901 Washington St, Easton, PA, United States

Join children's book author Deborah Mortimer for a very special reading of her newest book Zorah and the Very Big Question, at the Easton Area Community Center.       Deborah Mortimer is an attorney, author, and former homeschool parent with a passion for writing. Inspired by her son and young nieces and nephews, Deborah …

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Author Speak: Lehigh Valley Ghosts,with Katherine Ramsland

Sigal Museum’s Auditorium 342 Northampton St, Easton, PA, United States

Join local celebrity, Dr. Katherine Ramsland and the staff of the Sigal Museum for an evening of ghost stories and tales of mysterious Lehigh Valley murder cases, past and present! Ramsland, author of more than 1500 articles and 68 books about murder and mayhem, is the executive producer of Murder House Flip, has appeared on …

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Grand Launch of the Greater Lehigh Valley Writers Group Permanent Bookshelf!

Book and Puppet Company 22 Centre Square, Easton, PA, United States

History is being made here in Easton, so don’t miss it! The Greater Lehigh Valley Writer’s Group (GLVWG), an all-genre writer’s support organization, will be inaugurating its own commemorative and permanent bookshelf at Book and Puppet Co! GLVWG features local writers of fiction or non-fiction, poets, journalists, essayists, and playwrights. All are welcome!   Book …

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Big Nazo Creature Parade with Big Easy Easton Brass during Easton Out Loud 

Book and Puppet Company 22 Centre Square, Easton, PA, United States

    Don’t miss being a part of this very special New Orleans-style Big Easy Easton Brass (BEEB) parade, featuring the international performance group of visual artists, puppet performers, and masked musicians, Big Nazo –and YOU, of course! This program is perfect for everyone in the family. Bring your tambourine or kazoo!       …

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Kids Art Workshop: Floating Painted Cardboard Cut-Outs, with Big Nazo

Easton Farmers' Market Scott Park, Easton, PA

BIG NAZO is an international performance group of visual artists, puppet performers, and masked musicians. During BIG NAZO's “Floating Painted Cardboard” Workshop, images are created through a collaborative drawing process that involves every participant responding to the evolving drawing instead of being concerned with a pre-conceived finished product. Once the “composite personas” are completed, they …

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Reading: Mermaids Fast Asleep, with author Robin Riding

Easton Area Public Library 515 Church Street, Easton, PA, United States

Bring the kids to hear Easton author Robin Riding read her story Mermaids Fast Asleep –a lyrical bedtime picture book that looks at how mermaids sleep in the sea. This wonderful read-aloud book about mythological sea creatures is the perfect nighttime read for your little dreamer, with poetical text from writer Robin Riding and dreamy …

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Writing Graphic Novels with Victoria Jamieson, author of When Stars Are Scattered

Easton Area Public Library 515 Church Street, Easton, PA, United States

Join Newbery Honor winner and National Book Award finalist Victoria Jamieson in a fun, hands-on comics-making workshop! Victoria Jamieson is the author and illustrator of graphic novels for kids, including Roller Girl and When the Stars are Scattered.  She was raised in Havertown, PA until she was twelve years old, and her family moved to …

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The Frog Prince, with Yippee Skippy Puppets

Easton Area Public Library 515 Church Street, Easton, PA, United States

Bring the little ones to see an interactive puppet show version of the children’s classic, The Frog Prince. Yippee Skippy Puppet Theater performs interactive, improvisational puppetry for children ages 2-8 years old. The shows feature live musical accompaniment and draw on both familiar tales and pop culture in a way that invited children to engage …

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Kids Reading: Mummy Makers of Egypt with artist Tamara Bower

Easton Area Public Library 515 Church Street, Easton, PA, United States

Your child will LOVE this mummy-making workshop and story hour, with Tamara Bower, author of the gorgeously illustrated story about a family of Egyptian embalmers that will enthrall kids with its mummy-making details and brilliantly painted pages. A gorgeously illustrated story about a family of Egyptian embalmers that will enthrall kids with its mummy-making details …

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Arts Program: Bonnie Winfield’s Book Making Workshop

smARTivities 60 Centre Square, Easton, PA, United States

You will learn how to create your own artist book in this special workshop at Smartivities Showcase. The materials are free, so this workshop has limited enrollment. Sign up now!         Dr. Bonnie Winfield is an expressive arts facilitator and educator. She has been providing an open studio and safe space for …

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Meet and Greet: Young Adult Author Cyn Balog

Easton Area Public Library 515 Church Street, Easton, PA, United States

Bring your tween or teen to meet Cyn Balog, the Allentown author of many young adult novels, including Alone, which received a starred review from VOYA Magazine. Cyn Balog lives outside Allentown, Pennsylvania with her husband and daughters. Visit her online at www.cynbalog.com.

Story Hour: Author CK Gregory Reads Mr. Sunnyside

Easton Area Public Library 515 Church Street, Easton, PA, United States

Bring the kids to hear Easton author CK Gregory read the story of Tommy, a young boy, who is stuck at home on a rainy day with nothing to do when an eggstraordinary egg named Mr. Sunnyside comes to his rescue. When Tommy, a young boy, is stuck at home on a rainy day with …

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Daedal Doodle with artist Victor Stabin

Easton Area Public Library 515 Church Street, Easton, PA, United States

Fueled by the love he felt for his children, drawing, and the dictionary, acclaimed fine artist Victor Stabin began combing through the pages of the Oxford English, Merriam Webster, and Chambers Concise in search of alliterative couplets that would work well with illustrative narratives. The published result is a whimsical revue of 26 characters known …

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Art WorkshopFloating Painted Cardboard Cut-Out with Big Nazo

Easton Neighborhood Center 902 Philadelphia Road, Easton, PA

BIG NAZO is an international performance group of visual artists, puppet performers, and masked musicians. During BIG NAZO's “Floating Painted Cardboard” Workshop, images are created through a collaborative drawing process that involves every participant responding to the evolving drawing instead of being concerned with a pre-conceived finished product. Once the “composite personas” are completed, they …

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DEVOUR Card Game Demo with David Mazure

Punch Out Games 161 Northampton St., Easton, PA

Test out the new game DEVOUR, at our new Easton games hub, Punch Out Games. Play the game of DEVOUR, taking on the role of one of seven forest-dwelling creatures, and feed upon as many of your opponent's cards as you can. Bout after bout, compete for your very survival. Establish the largest Feed Pile, …

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Author Talk: Sean Ford Only Skin Presentation

Book and Puppet Company 22 Centre Square, Easton, PA, United States

Only Skin is an exploration of the hallucinatory and grim landscape of rural America seen through the eyes of two orphaned siblings searching for answers in a world filled with terrible questions. A pair of siblings return to their rural hometown to investigate the mysterious disappearance of their father. "Sean Ford creates a world that's both …

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Big Nazo and YOU Join the Halloween Parade

Union Station 178 South Main Street, Phillipsburg, New Jersey, United States

Help the Big Nazo surprise the annual Phillipsburg/Easton Halloween parade by suiting up in a monster costume at Union Station in P-Burg, and running out to join the parade peeps when they pass by. Open to all ages and skill levels, this community band is bringing a New Orleans tradition to the streets of Easton. …

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