Celebrating Thoreau in South Carolina – 2/25/2017

Thoreau: A 200th Birthday Celebration
Date: Saturday, February 25th from 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Location: St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Neglia Hall 1529 Assembly St, Columbia, SC 29202 for directions use Google Maps.

Join us for stories, music and fun!
In honor of nature-lover Henry David Thoreau, there will be a hands-on presentation of animal artifacts from the Congaree National Park, a storyteller and book giveaways for participating children.

Presented by Turning Pages, Congaree National Forest, SC Department of Education, and SC Center for Children’s Books and Literacy.

Turning Pages’ director Chris Mathews will be reading two books for children about Thoreau.

Former Director John Myers has organized this commemoration of Thoreau’s 200th birthday.