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Read Across America Day!

  • Mother Road Market 1124 South Lewis Avenue Tulsa, OK, 74104 United States (map)

To kick off our book drive and to celebrate in a nationwide day of reading, "Read Across America Day," we are having a special kids event from 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Here's the schedule of the day:

10:30-11:30 a.m. Jeff Martin, Magic City Books Reading (Where the Wild Things Are, Cat in the Hat, and Giraffe & a Half)

11:00-11:30 a.m. Costume Contest Round Up & Announcement of the Winner. Bring your child dressed as their favorite character from their favorite book!

- Kids Line Up (Kids Play Area): 11:00 a.m.

- Parade through the market: 11:15 a.m.

- Winner Announced: 11:30 a.m.

12:00-12:30 p.m. Judy Glenn, Bilingual Story Time in French

Ongoing Activities from 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.:

- Face Painting with Wonderworks Tulsa ($5.00)

- Children’s Museum Discovery Lab Come-and-Go STEAM Exploration. Your kids can explore the power of electricity with Circuit Block Spin Art, at the Paper Engineering Station where your kids can design habitats for animals, investigate the properties & formations of bubbles, and dive into our hands-on Oobleck tub. (FREE)

- Drop off your book donation! Don't forget books can be new or gently used and should be for children aged birth through 5 years. We will have drop boxes at our entrances inside Mother Road Market.

- Magic City Books Pop Up in The Vault!

Earlier Event: March 2
In the Vault: Split Log Farms
Later Event: March 2
Vegetable Gardening