Local

September 6, 2013

Parent to Parent to host reading workshop, book exchange

Lewis Elementary School students and their siblings attended an Early Literacy Workshop hosted by Fort Irwin Parent to Parent at the post library, Aug. 29. The 32 children who attended listened to the story Desert Night Desert Day and learned about characteristics of desert animals. They made desert sunset collages to take home.

 

The Fort Irwin Parent to Parent team and the Post Library are offering parents a chance to exchange gently used books their kids have outgrown for “new” ones. Parent to Parent will host a reading workshop and book exchange, Sept. 24.

The event, called Growing a Great Reader, will take place at the Post Library located at 331 2nd Street. Registration will begin at 11:40 a.m., and the workshop begins promptly at noon. Attendees must attend the 20-minute workshop in order to participate in the book exchange.

Here’s how it works: Parents bring children’s books in good condition to exchange. For every book they bring, they receive one ticket. After the workshop, parents can use their tickets to “shop” for other used books. The event will conclude by 1 p.m. Any leftover books will be donated to the Post Library or the Military and Civilian Spouses Club Thrift Store.

Active duty parents are welcome to attend the workshop and book exchange. Parents should note that childcare is not provided at this event.

Parent to Parent welcomes used book donations from those who are unable to attend the exchange. More information about this and other Parent to Parent events can be found on the Parent to Parent – Fort Irwin, CA Facebook page. For details call Karen Knott at 386-0007 or Shari Dailey at 386-8495.




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 
Gustavo Bahena

Cantonment burros moved to wilder pastures

Gustavo Bahena Louis Andreas, lead wrangler with Bureau of Land Management at Ridgecrest, Calif., oversees three burros moving toward a trailer, Dec. 4. Six burros – three females and three males – trotted off a trailer and...
 
 
Photo by Casey Slusser, TASC

Sharing holiday cheer with military, community leaders

Photo by Casey Slusser, TASC (Left to right) Aide-de-camp 1st Lt. Daniel Bukema, Kim Creed, and National Training Center and Fort Irwin Commander Maj. Gen. Ted Martin. Martin presented Creed with a commemorative medal he hand-c...
 
 

News Briefs January 9, 2015

Now through Jan. 28 Enrollment for Theater Arts Drama Club by SKIESUnlimited. Parent Central, building 109, or webtrac.mwr.army.mil. Ages 8-18. Session 1, Jan. 13-29, $30. Session 2, Jan. 29-March 31, $112. Class held at Ingalls Rec., building 361, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4-5 p.m. Must be enrolled to audition, Jan. 29, for production of “Frozen,” which...
 

 
TVIS-Dodgers

Santa sometimes wears blue – Dodger blue!

Tiefort View Intermediate School students had the privilege of attending the annual Los Angeles Dodgers Children’s Holiday Party in December. The school sent 21 students to Dodger Stadium where they received toys and new shoe...
 
 
916th_check_presentation

Giving back to families

The 916th Support Brigade commander, Col. Matthew Ruedi (center, right), holds a ceremonial check for $3,000 with his maintenance section staff, Dec. 9. The other check is for $1,000. Continuing a tradition for the past few yea...
 
 
Photo by Silvia Moreno, Army Community Service

Youth gives donated toys to Angel Tree

Photo by Silvia Moreno, Army Community Service Adam Wolf, 15, and his mom, Ali Wolf, delivered a load of toys for the Angel Tree program here, Dec. 13. A young man, no stranger to the National Training Center and Fort Irwin, ha...
 




0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>


Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin