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Children’s Story Time @ Lincoln Log Cabin

October 5 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Join us at 10:30 a.m. for story time! Featuring the reading of a historically-themed children’s book followed by activities and crafts, this program help to engage youngsters in American history and bring the stories to life. The programs, geared towards ages 5-10, are free and open to the public. All youth must be accompanied by an adult. Space is limited. Please email education@lincolnlogcabin.org to RSVP.  Click on The Reserve A Spot button on our Facebook event page https://www.facebook.com/events

The featured story on October 5th is “Apples to Oregon” by Deborah Hopkinson, illustrated by Nancy Carpenter…

“When Papa decides to pull up roots and move from Iowa to Oregon, he can’t bear to leave his precious apple trees behind. Or his peaches, plums, grapes, cherries, and pears. Oh, and he takes his family along too. But the trail is cruel — first there’s a river to cross that’s wider than Texas…and then there are hailstones as big as plums…and there’s even a drought, sure to crisp the cherries. Those poor pippins! Luckily Delicious (the nonedible apple of Daddy’s eye) is strong — as young ‘uns raised on apples are — and won’t let anything stop her father’s darling saps from tasting the sweet Oregon soil.”

Details

Date:
October 5
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site – Lerna
402 South Lincoln Highway Road
Lerna,IL62440United States
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Phone:
217-345-1845
Website:
http://www.lincolnlogcabin.org/