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Little BIPOC book festival at Discovery Green

Little BIPOC Book Fest at Discovery Green

March 9, 2024

10:30 am

2:30 pm

The Little BIPOC Book Fest invites children ages 3-10 to come explore diverse books featuring Black, Indigenous, People of Color experiences. The celebration on March 9 offers a unique Storybook Opera performance, readings from local authors, arts and crafts, free books and lots of fun!


Families and children programming is supported by the Vivian L. Smith Foundation.



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Pequeña fiesta del libro BIPOC en Discovery Green Sábado 9 de marzo 10:30 a.m. a 2:30 p.m. La pequeña fiesta del libro BIPOC invita a los niños de 3 a 10 años a descubrir libros diversos que presentan las experiencias de las personas de raza negra, indígena y de color. Los participantes disfrutarán de un espectáculo único de ópera de cuentos, lecturas de autores locales, manualidades, libros gratuitos y mucho más.

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The Sarofim Picnic Lawn is a wide-open lawn space that is perfect for more than just a picnic. The Lawn is near the John P. McGovern Playground, the Mist Tree, and the Kinder Large Dog and the Harriet and Joe Foster Dog Runs, making it a perfect place for family get-togethers, such as reunions or birthday parties. The Lawn can also accommodate small private corporate events or client receptions. The Lawn has two permanent picnic tables, and borders the Andrea and Bill White Promenade.

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Discovery Green’s location in the heart of downtown, as well as its beautifully maintained landscape, makes it a much sought-after outdoor venue for events. From company picnics, fundraisers and product launches to concerts, festivals, birthday parties and weddings, the Discovery Green campus has the perfect spot for any event from 20 people to 20,000.