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FAMILY LITERACY WEEK — 2018 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

 

Take home a FREE book from these events!

 

Saturday, January 20th
2- 4PM – Literacy Week Launch – Merritt Library – FREE – Guest readers at 2 & 3PM. Prizes, crafts, games.
7PM – Cents Home Game – Regular Admission – Bring a new or gently used book to donate to the Interior Savings Credit Union “Unplug & Play” literacy book-drive & enter to win a literacy prize.

 

Sunday, January 21st 
1-3PM – Superhero Swim at the NV Aquatic Centre – Regular Admission – Dress up as your favorite Superhero for an afternoon of fun.

 

Monday, January 22nd
9:30-11:30AM – Healthy Beginnings – 2975 Clapperton Ave. – 0-6 w caregiver – FREE – Play, songs, crafts & snack.
6:45-7:45 pm – FREE Public Skating – Merritt Arena – Helmets strongly recommended.

 

Tuesday, January 23rd
10AM-Noon – Success by 6 FREE Swim – 0-6 yrs w caregiver. Caregivers & children swim for free.
Noon-5PM – Games Day – Merritt Games – FREE – Learn to play a variety of board games. Snacks. Enter to win a literacy prize.
6 -7PM – Active Stories – Merritt Library  – 3-6 yrs w caregiver – FREE – Physical literacy fun!

 

Wednesday, January 24th
10-11AM – Wee Reads -Merritt Library – 0-5 yrs w caregiver – FREE – Stories, songs & fun.

 

Thursday, January 25th 
3:30-4:30PM – 3- 5 yrs & 5:30 to 6:30PM – 6- 9 yrs – Interpretive Dance – Civic Centre (Rm 3) – FREE – Express story through movement. NEW literacy event.

 

Friday, January 26th
6PM – Movie Night – Civic Centre – $2 pp – LEGO NINJAGO on the giant screen. Enter to win a prize.

 

INTERIOR SAVINGS CREDIT UNION “Unplug & Play ” LITERACY BOOK-DRIVE

Support literacy in the Nicola Valley by donating a new or gently used book to the Bright Red Bookshelf program. Bring a book to the Cents home game Saturday, January 20th or to the Interior Savings Credit Union branch until Friday, January 26th. (Ongoing donations are accepted at the Community Policing Office.)

 

ENTER TO WIN A FAMILY LITERACY GIFT BASKET

Games, books, puzzles, skating, movie, and swim passes, Cents tix, & more. Enter at these locations:

  • Community Policing Office
  • Interior Savings Credit Union
  • Lower Nicola Indian Band Office
  • Merritt Aquatic Centre
  • Merritt Centennials Office
  • Merritt Civic Centre
  • Merritt Library
  • Merritt Toys and Games
  • Nicola Valley Advocacy Centre
  • Nicola Valley General Hospital
  • Public Health Unit at NVGH
  • Scw’exmx Child & Family