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CABIN READS Presents – DORI KLEBER, CHILDREN’S BOOK AUTHOR

CABIN READS PRESENTS: A book reading and origami craft time with DORI KLEBER Author of MORE-IGAMI Picture Book (Age 4-8) More-igami tells the story of Joey, a boy who loves all things folded. When a classmate's mother makes an origami crane, Joey is determined to master the ancient art. He practices and practices -- sometimes on things that others in his family would prefer be left unfolded -- until his mother demands that he stop. Can he find a way to hone his craft, and maybe find a friend who shares his passion? KIRKUS STARRED REVIEW ". . . encourages patience, practice, and sharing creativity, and finishes with a simple origami lesson for readers to try. A gem." —Kirkus Reviews (starred review) JUNIOR LIBRARY GUILD SELECTION (JLG has selected More-igami to be sent to its member school and public libraries in 2016. Each year, JLG reviews more than 3,000 books and selects fewer than 800 for its collection. Over 95 percent of the titles JLG selects go on to win awards and/or favorable reviews.) "A title for all collections..." -SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL "It’s a quiet but effective reminder of the value of practice." PUBLISHER'S WEEKLY MORE-IGAMI. Text copyright © 2016 by Dori Kleber. Illustrations copyright © 2015 by G. Brian Karas. Reproduced by permission of the publisher, Candlewick Press, Somerville, MA.

Try-A-Tri

The 2nd annual event includes a run, bike ride and kayaking for students in grades 3-7 at Cedar Lakes Conference Center, near Ripley. Kids receive a participation medal and lunch will be provided. The entire event should be over by noon so you will have the rest of the day for other events! But don’t miss this opportunity for elementary and middle schoolers to experience a mini-Triathlon. Bring your helmets and tennis shoes are required. Kayaks will be provided but child may use their own. Participants must have their own bikes. First 50 kids to register receives a free Tee! Registration: http://www.millcreekwatertrail.com/try-registration/

Historic Arts Workshop: Bird House

Bring the kids out and have them make their very own bird house. Pricketts Fort is teaming up with Ducks Unlimited to offer this workshop free of charge to all children who would like to make a bird house. Child must be accompanied by an adult. Limit one bird house per child. Register on line www.prickettsfort.org/shop or call (304)363-3030

Just For Kids Poker Run

Take a beautiful scenic ride through two of southern West Virginia's counties where Just For Kids, Inc. provides services for children. This ride welcomes all types of motorcycles and riders. This event will benefit all children who have and are suffering through child abuse on a daily basis. The ride and registration will start at the Beckley Dream Center at 11 AM and finish at ACE Adventure Resort by 5 PM. Hang out after the ride at ACE for live music, raffles and door prizes.