The Carle has teamed up with friends from First Book to observe their Friendiversary, an annual celebration of friendship and reading. So bring a friend and join us as we celebrate books with Elephant, Piggie and a host of other Museum friends, plus a FREE Elephant and Piggie book to the first 500 children who attend! Free books compliments of Disney Publishing Worldwide. Museum admission is free.
FREE round-trip buses from Springfield and Holyoke locations will be provided, with thanks to Peter Pan Bus Company. Seating is limited — call (413) 658-1126 or email firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday, January 29 to reserve. Please arrive for bus at least 15 minutes before departure.
Bus 1: Leaves Springfield Station at 10:00 am; departs Museum at 2:00 pm
(The Springfield bus is full. Please contact The Carle to be added to wait list.)
Bus 2: Leaves Holyoke Mall (Sears parking lot) at 10:30 am; departs Museum at 2:30 pm
Pack a lunch or enjoy food by Foley’s Franks! In the event of snow, please call (413) 658-1100 for cancellation news.
10:30 am Frog and Toad films in the Auditorium
11:00 am Storytime Program in the Reading Library
11:30 am Knuffle Bunny films in the Auditorium
12:30 pm Elephant and Piggie Appearance (15 min.)
1:00 pm Celebrate Lunar New Year with Grace Lin
2:00 pm Storytime Program in the Reading Library
2:30 pm Elephant and Piggie Appearance (15 min.)
3:30 pm Max & Ruby films in the Auditorium
4:00 pm Storytime Program in the Reading Library
Ongoing activities include: Picture book character tattoos in the Great Hall, Every Day Art Program (Bleezer’s Ice Cream) in the Art Studio, and Elephant and Piggie: Make your own pennant in the Great Hall.