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May 2019

Star Wars Day Celebration!

May 4 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Blue Manatee Literacy Project Bookstore, 3094 Madison Road
Cincinnati, OH 45209 United States
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Meet Star Wars expert, author and designer Chris Reiff for BMLP's Star War's Day Celebration on May 4th! Chris is a co-author on the upcoming Star Wars Tie Fighters Owners Workshop Manual. He also contributed to The Essential Atlas and the Millennium Falcon Owner's Workshop Manual, and co-illustrated Star Wars Blueprints: The Ultimate Collection and Star Wars Blueprints: Rebel Edition. Chris co-founded The Parts of Star Wars website designed the Riddell miniature Star Wars helmets, and helped in the new-generation…

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Chris Van Dusen and A Piglet Named Mercy!

May 12 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Blue Manatee Literacy Project Bookstore, 3094 Madison Road
Cincinnati, OH 45209 United States
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Discover Mercy Watson’s delightful origin story in A Piglet Named Mercy! Every porcine wonder was once a piglet – celebrate the joy of a new arrival with this endearing picture book prequel to the New York Times-bestselling Mercy Watson series. And meet the illustrator of this beloved series, Chris Van Dusen! This event will be a part of our Mother's Day Celebration! Watch for more details in a separate post.

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Mother’s Day at the Manatee!

May 12 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Blue Manatee Literacy Project Bookstore, 3094 Madison Road
Cincinnati, OH 45209 United States
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Free

Happy Mother's Day! We're planning a special afternoon event for all Moms. Join us for a tea party and meet the adorable piglet Mercy's illustrator, Chris Van Dusen! Tea party 4-4:30pm Chris Van Dusen 4:30pm

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Music & Movement Story Time

May 15 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until 26th June 2019

Blue Manatee Literacy Project Bookstore, 3094 Madison Road
Cincinnati, OH 45209 United States
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Our ManaTeam picks a story each week that includes movement and song! Children get to participate in an interactive story time that develops a love of books and reading. It also assist in learning and retaining new words. It's a lot of fun for the kids...and the ManaTeam too!

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Beginner Ukulele Workshop

May 15 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 23rd May 2019

Blue Manatee Literacy Project Bookstore, 3094 Madison Road
Cincinnati, OH 45209 United States
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$15.00 – $48.00

Where words end, music begins...   Beginner Ukulele Workshop Join us for a 4 week beginner ukulele workshop lead by local musician Julia Higgins. Each Wednesday Julia will lead students through songs and instruction covering the basics of playing.  You will need to bring your own ukulele to the sessions. This workshop is best suited for children ages 6 + and their caregivers.  Pay for all four sessions in advance for only $12/per person (total cost $48.00).  You can pay…

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Baby & Me Story Time

May 16 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until 30th May 2019

Blue Manatee Literacy Project Bookstore, 3094 Madison Road
Cincinnati, OH 45209 United States
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This story time is specially geared toward our littlest Manatees. Parents bring your infants 0-18 months for a story time by one of our manaTeam members. The selected books are staff favorites from the store and they love reading them aloud. This is a wonderful bonding experience and also starts the journey of creating lifelong book readers. Suggested donation: $2.00

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Russian Story Time

May 16 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating until 30th May 2019

Blue Manatee Literacy Project Bookstore, 3094 Madison Road
Cincinnati, OH 45209 United States
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Learn about the Russian culture through a fun and engaging story time! Ms. Kallie will read stories, sing songs and do crafts while teaching kids all about Russian traditions. This is a great way to introduce your children to a new culture and language. Suggested donation $2.00

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Make a Mess with Ms. Kelli!

May 17 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until 26th July 2019

Blue Manatee Literacy Project Bookstore, 3094 Madison Road
Cincinnati, OH 45209 United States
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$6.00

Join us for Make a Mess with Ms. Kelli! There’s no better way to start the day then creating a fun craft inspired by a favorite story. Kids ages 2-5 are welcome to attend. Be sure to RSVP to reserve your spot and ensure we have enough supplies on hand. Cost: $6.00 to cover the cost of supplies

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Spanish Story Time

May 17 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on 24th May 2019 at 4:00 pm

Blue Manatee Literacy Project Bookstore, 3094 Madison Road
Cincinnati, OH 45209 United States
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$5.00 15 tickets left

Hooray for languages! Spanish Play Dates© and the Blue Manatee Children's Bookstore in an effort to support early childhood foreign language education, are hosting a Spanish storytime and play event. In this interactive storytime, children will explore the Spanish language with bilingual stories in a play-based setting. Cost is $5/child/session. It is open to children ages 2-6 and their parents/caregivers. Registration is strongly encouraged as space is limited.

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Bee Day Celebration at the Manatee!

May 18
Blue Manatee Literacy Project Bookstore, 3094 Madison Road
Cincinnati, OH 45209 United States
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$10.00 – $18.00

We've got lots to buzz about on May 18th at the Manatee! On Saturday, May 18th, just a few days before World Bee Day, we're hosting a day full of bee related activities. There will be special story times, we'll build a bee house for your backyard and create a garden that any bee would love to hang out in. Some expert beekeepers will be stopping by to tell us all kinds of interesting facts and why they think bees…

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Story Time with Ms. Erin

May 21 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Blue Manatee Literacy Project Bookstore, 3094 Madison Road
Cincinnati, OH 45209 United States
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Ms. Erin is an amazing , much-loved story teller at the Blue Manatee. Join her every Tuesday and Thursday for story time. She picks a favorite book to read from and creates some magic bringing the story to life for her young audience. Suggested donation: $2.00

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Afternoon Story Time!

May 21 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until 31st July 2019

Blue Manatee Literacy Project Bookstore, 3094 Madison Road
Cincinnati, OH 45209 United States
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Join us every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon for story time with the ManaTeam! A favorite book selected by one of our team members will be read aloud to our little manatee community. The perfect after school activity! Free event. No registration required.

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