Little BIPOC Book Fest at Discovery Green

March 11, 2023

10:00 am

2:00 pm

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

10 am: Reading by Tyrone Void author of “Bradley Knows Everything”
10 am: Writers Workshop
10:30 am: Storybook Opera Performance: Lula the Mighty Griot
11:05 am: Reading by Saadia Faruqi author of “Yasmin” series
11:45 am: Reading in Spanish by Erika Said author of “El cumpleaños de mi hermana Dulce” and Lauren Harris, author of “The Gifts We Leave Behind” reading in English.
12:45 pm: Reading by Jasminne Mendez, author of “Aniana Del Mar Jumps In”
1:15 pm: Reading by Varsha Bajaj, author of “Thirst” a New York Times Bestseller

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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.