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Preschool Storytime starts Jan. 24 at Tarleton's Gordon Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

STEPHENVILLE, Texas — Preschool Storytime at Tarleton’s W.K. Gordon Center for Industrial History of Texas begins Thursday, Jan. 24, with Michael Rosen’s “We’re Going on a Bear Hunt.”

Children ages 3-5 and their parents are invited to the center for stories and crafts at 10 a.m. on the second and fourth Thursday of each month through May.

Besides a story, each session includes a themed craft and a snack. The program is free and open to the public. Reservations are requested to ensure an appropriate inventory of craft supplies. , Call 254-968-1886 or email at Gordon Center@tarleton.edu.

Story schedule:

Jan. 24             “We’re Going on a Bear Hunt” by Michael Rosen

Feb. 14            “Love Monster” by Rachel Bright

Feb. 28            “Presidents’ Day” by Margaret McNamara

March 14         “There was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Clover!” by Lucille Colandro

March 28         “Legend of the Bluebonnet” by Tomie DePaolo

April 11           “Strange Trees: And the Stories Behind Them” by Bernadette Pourquie

April 25           “If You Give a Monster a Cookie” by Laura Numeroff

May 9              “Rainbow Fish” by Marcus Pfister

May 23            “Rhoda’s Rock Hunt,” by Molly Beth Griffin

The museum, in historic Thurber, is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays. It is located at Exit 367 on Interstate 20 between Fort Worth and Abilene.

Tarleton, founding member of The Texas A&M University System, provides a student-focused, value-driven education marked by academic innovation and a dedication to transform today’s scholars into tomorrow’s leaders. It offers degree programs to more than 13,000 students at Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian, RELLIS Academic Alliance in Bryan, and online, emphasizing real-world learning experiences that address societal needs while maintaining its core values of tradition, integrity, civility, excellence, leadership and service.

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Contact: Phil Riddle, News and Information Specialist

817-484-4415

priddle@tarleton.edu

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