+Home | +News | +Weather | +Calendar | +Restaurants | +Education | +Shopping | +Pets | +Travel | +Boating | +Pictures | +Links
Magazine
Subscribe
Editorial
Media Kit
Talk to us

News Jun 1, 2018 - 5:31:30 AM


Pequot Library's Miss Susan's Potluck and Campout kicks off summer reading challenge

By Pequot Library’


Font size: Small Big
Email this article
 Printer friendly page
Share this article:
facebook del.icio.us Yahoo! MyWeb Digg reddit Furl Blinklist Spurl
Buy the "As seen on" mug
spinnaker_play_library-backgound.jpg
contributed photo
Southport, CT – The public is invited to Pequot Library’s Great Lawn on Friday, June 8, 2018, for the 13th annual potluck, outdoor concert, and campout to kick off its summer reading program. This favorite community event is now held in memory of Susan Ei, long-time Children’s Librarian at Pequot Library. It is free, open to all, and takes place on Pequot Library's one-of-a-kind expansive front lawn. Throughout the evening attendees can sit and listen to the music or roast s'mores by a campfire, tell ghost stories, and enjoy fun lawn activities including badminton and playing with a huge spinnaker from a sailboat.

Potluck supper begins at 6:30 p.m. At 7:15 p.m. the outdoor concert begins with the Merwin Mountain Band, a group formed by four neighbors in Fairfield, CT. The band came together because they were drawn to the music they all grew up with: Motown, country, rock 'n' roll, pop standards, and jazz. With two guitars, three-part harmonies, and the occasional bongos, the Merwin Mountain Band offers brilliant interpretations of a diverse song list. To sign up for the potluck, please visit pequotlibrary.org. For more information contact childrens@pequotlibrary.org or (203) 259-0346 ext. 116.

Families are invited to stay until 9:00 p.m. for the Big Pillow Fight, or pitch their tents and camp out all night on the Great Lawn. The public is welcome to come for any part of the evening.

The community can also learn about Pequot Library’s children, teen, and adult 2018 Summer Reading Challenge: Libraries Rock! while enjoying the early summer evening at Pequot Library. "This year's reading challenge is engaging, fun, and open to all ages," says Children's Librarian Jane Manners. “It’s a game really, with an exciting end-of-the summer party celebration out on the Great Lawn on August 28, complete with prizes for all those who have finished the challenge. After the August party, and in keeping with the Summer Reading music theme, there will be an outdoor showing of the movie musical Coco, which will be open to the public.”

Garden Catering is the event sponsor.

Pequot Library’s public programs are supported in part by the Town of Fairfield.




© Copyright by NorwalkPlus.com. Some articles and pictures posted on our website, as indicated by their bylines, were submitted as press releases and do not necessarily reflect the position and opinion of NorwalkPlus.com, Norwalk Plus magazine, Canaiden LLC or any of its associated entities. Articles may have been edited for brevity and grammar. Photos without a credit line are "contributed photos".







Note: We reserve the right to delete posts at any time if we decide that they are offensive or distasteful.
CURRENT HEADLINES:
New Special Collections Exhibition "Egyptomania" the Western Fascination with Egypt" Opens at Pequot Library
Tracee Ellis Ross Announced as Keynote Speaker at Fairfield County’s Community Foundation’s Fund for Women & Girls Annual Luncheon on April 4, 2019
31st Americares Airlift Benefit Raises Over $3 Million
UConn Stamford Art Gallery presents The Connecticut Pastel Society’s 25th Annual National Juried Exhibition, “Renaissance in Pastel”
AMERKS 3, SOUND TIGERS 2 (OT)



Top of Page






StamfordPlus.com is part of the Canaiden Online Media Network.
Stamford Plus Online | Norwalk Plus Online | Canaiden.com | Best of Norwalk | Best of Stamford | Hauterfly Magazine | SummerCampPlus.com

Copyright ©2005-2010 Canaiden,LLC All Rights Reserved.