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Dr. Louden Early Literacy Event

June 6 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Registration Required – call the Children’s Room at (781) 631-1481, Ext. 217 or 237

10:30 am: Moving and Grooving Playgroup with Brandi

Brandi Howard is a playgroup facilitator for the CFCE of the North Shore. Her groups include activities focusing on children’s fine and gross motor skills, literacy, balance, and coordination. Miss Brandi also ensures that all activities proposed in her groups encourage and support parent and child engagement.

11:00 am: Early Literacy Resources

Early literacy with CFCE community resources available with Director/Parent Child Plus, and of the CFCE Donna Connelly will be available to answer individual parent questions.

11:15 am: Marybeth Maes strolling and singing her favorites

MaryBeth Maes has been working as a music and movement coordinator with the CFCE of the North Shore for 7 years. She has been singing, teaching, and performing locally, as well as traveling in the US and overseas, for over 30 years. She just released her first all-original children’s CD/album, “MaryBeth Maes – Music, Movement and More.” She also performs at local assisted living spots and senior centers, using geriatric music therapy.

11:15 am: Simple crafts available to make and take for young children

11:30 am: Guest Story Time Reader Fran Sheridan

12:00 pm: Parting gift of free books! These will include choices of a board book, reader, or a paperback picture book for each child participant at noon when the program ends.

Register for the event and earn that free book as long as supplies last. Please call the Children’s Room at (781) 631-1481, Ext. 217 or 237.

This event is sponsored by the Dr. Louden Memorial Fund, the Abbot Public Library, and Coordinated Family & Community Engagement Grant from the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care awarded to Peabody Public Schools to serve families on the North Shore.


June 6
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Event Category:


Children’s Room


Meeting Room
235 Pleasant Street
Marblehead, 01945
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