Get the Info!

Freebies, events, and updates by email

A Marathon Reading of “Wonder” by R.J. Palacio

When

Date: 03/16/2013

Time: 09:00 am - 07:30 pm



Where
Newton, Massachusetts, United States 225 Nevada St.
http://www.NewtonYouthPlayers.com


Good for: Family


Price: FREE


Description:
Wonder is the story of an ordinary 10-year-old boy, born with an extraordinary face and his ... Read More >>
Wonder is the story of an ordinary 10-year-old boy, born with an extraordinary face and his experiences trying to enter a mainstream school in the 5th grade. Wonder explores the themes of bullying, empathy, kindness and ultimately acceptance. In a world, which isn’t always kind, this is a hopeful story about friendship and acceptance. Children are invited to submit a Wonder inspired drawing, painting or collage that embrace the themes of inclusiveness, kindness, courage and friendship for an Art Exhibition which will be on display all day. Artwork should be dropped off to the Newton Cultural Center no later than Wednesday, March 13. The public is invited to the entire reading or to parts that they particularly want to hear. The estimated schedule is: Part 1: 9-11:30am; Parts 2&3: Noon-1pm; Parts 4&5:1:30-3:30pm: Parts 6&7: 4-5:30pm; Part 8: 6-7:30pm. FREE (donations welcome). Refreshments , copies of the book and souvenirs will be for sale. Please bring a food donation for one of Newton’s Food Pantries. Hide

More Events Like This:
 

Get driving directions »

Recently Posted Articles
5 First Aid Tips to Teach Kids: Teaching your child these important first aid tips can help save  >>
Aaron’s Presents: Giving Kids ‘A Purpose!’  >>
From the Heart: Local nonprofits that are improving the world one project at a time.  >>
Brush Away Tooth Decay: Expert advice to help prevent tooth decay.  >>
Updated Shops & Services
The Tern Inn: The Tern Inn, a perfect spot for any visit to the Cape. Daily B&B guest rooms or  >>
Peter O'Malley: Peter O'Malley is acclaimed as "a brand new species of one-man show" and is  >>
Commonwealth Learning Center: The Commonwealth Learning Center is a non-profit organization  >>