Parent and Family Events
Family Literacy Fair/Health Extravaganza/Mighty Teeth Day
Event Location : Florida State College at Jacksonville, North Campus, 4501 Capper Road, Main Courtyard, Jacksonville, FL 32218
Starts: Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 10:00 am
Time: 4 hour(s)
Celebrate the joys and benefits of reading, especially reading as a family activity. Enjoy free books (for all ages) and a wide variety of fun, free and helpful activities designed to foster good reading habits.
Entertainment for the entire family!
- Reading activities
- STAR LAB Planetarium demonstration
- Golf lessons
- Free health screenings for children and adults
- Dental screenings
- Face painting
- Health cooking demonstration
- Zumba® class
- Door prizes
- Kids art station
Free and open to the public, and lunch is provided!
For more information about Family Literacy Fair/Health Extravaganza/Mighty Teeth Day, call (904) 766-6555.
A love for reading often goes hand in hand with a love (and skill) for writing! Enter the North Campus Literacy Fair Writing Contest, and show us your love for reading and your talent for writing.
Prizes - First place winners in each age group will receive $25.
|Age Groups||Length and Topics|
|Grades 3-5||In 100-200 words, write an essay on what your favorite book is and why or who is your favorite author and why.|
|Grades 6-8||In 250 words or less, write an essay on what your favorite book is and why or who is your favorite author and why.|
|Grades 9-12||In 250-500 words, write an essay on what your favorite book is and why or who is your favorite author and why.|
|Adults 18 and older||In 500-750 words, tell what literacy means to you. How has reading contributed to your life or changed your life? What book has had a significant impact on your thinking and why?|
Submissions are due no later than 5 p.m., Sept. 13, 2013. Include your full name, email address, home address and telephone number on your submission. Entries will be judged on content, grammar, originality and adherence to length. Mail, email or hand-deliver writing contest entries to:
Dr. Dana Thomas, Dean of Arts and Sciences
North Campus, 4501 Capper Road, C-105, Jacksonville, FL 32218
Dana.Thomas@fscj.edu; (904) 713-4544