Food Truck and Family Reading Night

Join us on May 9th for a family night of fun with food trucks and family author event led by Barry Louis Polisar. Come hang out with friends and make some new ones!

Little Dragons that attend the event can log an extra 60 minutes of reading time in their Readathon logs! REMINDER: Children should return their Week 1 Readathon logs to their teachers this Friday, May 10th.

We’re excited to offer a fantastic line-up of food trucks to tempt our taste buds! They are*:

  • Carmen’s Italian Ice
  • Firehouse Subs
  • Hardy’s BBQ
  • Cheeze on Wheels

Arrive early for dinner, then join everyone in the Beall Gym for Family Reading Night. Wear PJs and bring a blanket!

We welcome a special guest – Barry Louis Polisar at about 6:30pm.

He is an author, songwriter, poet, and story-teller for children who also writes songs and books for adults. Mr. Polisar has performed his songs on two different Grammy Award-winning albums and sings his song All I Want is You in the opening credits of the Academy Award winning movie Juno.  A five time Parents’ Choice Award winner, Mr. Polisar is a pioneer in the world of music for children. He has recorded and shared his songs, poems, stories, and books with audiences throughout the world and has performed at The White House, The Smithsonian, and The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. He gives concerts and author visits in schools and performing art centers from Washington DC to Fairbanks, Alaska and was given a Special Library Recognition Award for his “ability to communicate with and excite children to read.”

Barry Louis Polisar books and CD's will be available to purchase and have autographed. Following his formal program, Mr. Polisar will meet with students and parents to answer questions. For more information about Mr. Polisar or his book/album titles, please see the attached information. You can also visit his website:

May 09, 2019 at 6:30pm
Lisa Chen Jennifer Mehren

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