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Cooks and Books

“Waiting for the Biblioburro”

2021-04-24 13:00:00 2021-04-24 14:15:00 America/New_York Cooks and Books Virtual

Saturday, April 24
1:00pm - 2:15pm

Add to Calendar 2021-04-24 13:00:00 2021-04-24 14:15:00 America/New_York Cooks and Books Join a chef instructor from Sticky Fingers Cooking to hear a story; then follow along in your home kitchen as they show you how to make a menu inspired by the book! Virtual

Join a chef instructor from Sticky Fingers Cooking to hear a story; then follow along in your home kitchen as they show you how to make a menu inspired by the book!

Menu: Ana’s Cheesy Pea and Corn Arepas + Mama’s Garden Pea Guacamole + Citrus Story Time Spritzers.

This program is targeted toward ages 5-8, but siblings of other ages may join in.  Adult supervision is required, and space is limited. 

Please register only once per family and for only one date of the program.

Registration for each occurrence of this event will close 48 hours before the scheduled start time. You will receive an email with instructions on how to access this event, recipes, a shopping list, and an equipment list at least 24 hours before the program begins.

AGE GROUP: | Children | Ages 6-12 |

EVENT TYPE: | Maker | Children | All Alexandria Reads |

TAGS: | virtual | cooking class | children |

Virtual


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Mon, Apr 12 Closed
Tue, Apr 13 Closed
Wed, Apr 14 Closed
Thu, Apr 15 Closed
Fri, Apr 16 Closed
Sat, Apr 17 Closed
Sun, Apr 18 Closed

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Spend Tuesday Morning with us! Join us virtually for your favorite songs and stories to share with Miss Venetta! Register

Tue, Apr 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual
Join Ms. Eli from her home for this virtual Spanish-English storytime. Sing songs and she'll read a book or two. Intended for ages 2 to 4, but all children and families are welcome to join in! Register

Tue, Apr 20, 11:00am - 11:30am
Virtual
Join us for baby time before your mid-morning nap for singing, fingerplay and books with Miss Venetta! Register

Tue, Apr 20, 11:00am - 11:40am
Virtual
Join Miss Lisa and explore our non-fiction collection with songs, stories, games and more  in a program for ages 2+.Register

Tue, Apr 20, 11:00am - 6:00pm
Pick Up - Pick Up
Make an accordion book to fill with your own stories, photos or artwork (ages 6-12). Pick up supplies and instructions at the Beatley Central Library.

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