Reading on the River will be held Saturday, November 7, 2015, at the Boys and Girls Club at 660 Martin Luther King Junior Drive from 9 am until noon. This is a free, fun family event for children ages 3 – 8 years old and their parents sponsored by the Service League of Natchitoches. There will be book-related activities that children will enjoy and provide parents with ideas for activities they can do at home that will help their children become better readers. There will be at least one free book for each child that attends.
A variety of activities have been planned for this year’s Reading on the River. There will be Literacy Tents where the children will be entertained with stories and craft projects. Representatives from various local agencies and businesses will have booths providing information of interest to all. There will also be face painting and t-shirts for sale. And last, but not least, there will be the Book Zone where each child may select at least one book that they can take home. If you would like to donate books to this cause, you can drop them off at Terrell Brothers of Natchitoches at 310 Texas Street. For more information you can contact Mary Beth Van Sickle, Service League of Natchitoches, Reading on the River Chairman at 318-315-1745.