Event Details

Black Lit is LIT! Cultural Literacy Event & STEM Fair

Black Parent Initiative

Barnes & Noble Clackamas Town Center

12000 SE 82nd Ave,, Happy Valley, OR 97086

Start Date: 02/22/2020 9:00 AM

End Date: 02/22/2020 3:00 PM

Featured Authors: April Allen "It's Nice to be Nice" Dr. Arlyne Simon "Abby Invents Unbreakable Crayons" Montrell "Chillin' the Poet" Goss "Chillin' the Courageous Coyote Meets the Young Kids"

*each kid that attends a story time gets a free copy of the book read to be autographed by the author*

Activities & Partners: Mystique's Fancy Faces PACKY Academy, LLC Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) Portland Children's Museum Engineering For Kids of Portland Metro Play-Well TEKnologies PCC STEM Center Community Vision SMART - Start Making A Reader Today

Special Guests: Blaze the Trail Cat (Portland Trail Blazers mascot) Leon the Literacy Lion (BPI mascot) Chillin' the Courageous Coyote

*We are seeking volunteers too.
Volunteers are needed to assist with various tasks including but not limited to:

  • Set up / Take down
  • Activity assistance
  • Story time assistance
  • Giveaways & raffle assistance
  • Greeters
  • Floaters

All volunteers must check in at 7:30am.

For more information, to sponsor or volunteer contact: http://leigh.bohannon@thebpi.org