Book Bonanza Brings Literary Fun to Martin County

The Education Foundation of Martin County is hosting family-friendly literacy events at elementary schools around the school district

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Event attendees are having fun playing Book Bingo at the Book Bonanza. (rear L-R, standing) Emily Li, Li Ting Lin, (sitting) Angelina Ni (standing) Megan Devoto, (sitting) Lorelai Devoto. Photo by Lisa Rhodes
Event attendees are having fun playing Book Bingo at the Book Bonanza. (rear L-R, standing) Emily Li, Li Ting Lin, (sitting) Angelina Ni (standing) Megan Devoto, (sitting) Lorelai Devoto. Photo by Lisa Rhodes

The Education Foundation of Martin County will host Book Bonanza 2024, a series of family-friendly literacy events at elementary schools around the Martin County School District, continuing on January 18. Book Bonanza events will provide a dinner for families and a variety of literacy-themed activities to support the district’s efforts to increase family engagement and instill a love of reading. The events are free to attend.

McKenna Lukas shows off her new book and stuffed Arthur. Photo by Lisa Rhodes
McKenna Lukas shows off her new book and stuffed Arthur. Photo by Lisa Rhodes

In addition to a barbecue dinner and literacy activities, there also will be book giveaways, celebrity guests, and prizes. The remaining 2024 schedule is as follows:

  • January 18: J.D. Parker School of Science, Math & Technology
  • January 24: Port Salerno Elementary School
  • February 8: SeaWind Elementary School
  • March 22: Crystal Lake Elementary School
  • March 26: Warfield Elementary School
  • May 1: Felix A. Williams Elementary School

The event is free to the first 200 registered guests at each location. Event attendees must pre-register at educationfoundationmc.org. If the online event registration is full, guests can join the waiting list by calling the office at 772-600-8062.

Volunteers interested in assisting at the events may email Leigh Anne Pike at LPike@EducationFoundationMC.org.

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