Tuesday, October 2, 2012

WFamily hosts Star Wars Reads Day at Westfield Old Orchard October 6

October 6 is National Star Wars Reads Day and Westfield Old Orchard (Skokie Blvd. & Old Orchard Rd.; 847-673-6800) is gearing up to celebrate it Wfamily style.  The monthly series continues 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, October 6 at Westfield’s Barnes & Noble, where the iconic movie trilogy will be celebrated with North Shore and Chicagoland families.  Kids will enjoy a story time followed by event activities such as coloring, Star Wars Mad Libs and card making. Participating kids will receive themed prizes to take home including stickers, tattoos, bookmarks and pins. 

As an added bonus, some of Star Wars’ favorite costumed characters will be present to take photos with their fans.  The hour-long event is open to pre-school aged children and will be facilitated by the Skokie Public Library.  Westfield’s Wfamily event series’ goal is to celebrate learning through literacy and creativity; it is free and open to the public and no registration is required
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