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Steinbeck Birthday Celebration

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Steinbeck Birthday Celebration

February 23, 2019

Free

Join us as we celebrate John Steinbeck’s 117th birthday with a variety of fun family-centered activities.

Schedule:

10:00 | Museum Opens

10:30 | Americorps Storytime and Craft – What to Do With An Idea, by Kobi Yamada

11:00 | Story Slam! First 5 people to sign up can read an originally written story. Prompt: a story about a mistake. Must be no longer than 5 minutes.

12:00 | Steinbeck Elementary Musical Performance & Cake Cutting

1:00 | Princess Activity

2:00 | Raffle – complete our survey to obtain a raffle ticket. Winners could win special prizes from the Pigasus Bookshop

3:00 | Storytime – Birthday Monsters! by Sandra Boynton

Ongoing:

  • MyMuseum’s Wheelie Mobilee
  • SPCA dog adoptions
  • Music, hula hoops
  • Scavenger Hunts
  • Crafts
  • Salinas Public Library
  • Salinas Public Arts Commission table