Maurice Sendak

Copy of Book Jacket from 'Where the Wild Things Are' by Maurice SendakMaurice Sendak, innovative children’s author and illustrator, died today, Tuesday, May 08, 2012. He was 83. He wrote and illustrated such books as the trilogy Where the Wild Things Are (1963), In the Night Kitchen (1970), and Outside Over There (1981); The Sign on Rosie’s Door (1960); Higglety Pigglety Pop! (1967) and his latest Bumble-ardy (2011).  Sendak also was an illustrator for numerous children’s authors, such as Else Holmelund Minarik and Ruth Krauss. His stories and drawings have thrilled a generation of young readers born in the 1960s, 70s, and 80s who are now sharing their love of these classics with the children in their lives. 

Hawaii's Last Queen Documentary Viewing Party

In honor of Asian Pacific Heritage Month join us for a showing of the documentary "Hawaii's Last Queen." We will explore the history of our 50th state circa 1890 through the story of Queen Lili'Uokalani. The showing begins Thursday, May 10 at 10:00am.

 

 

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Asian-Pacific Heritage Month Paper Lantern Craft

Clipart from Jupiterimages of Three Paper Lanterns.Create a paper lantern craft to celebrate Asian-Pacific Heritage Month! Program is free and all materials are provided.  Wednesday, May 2 at 3:15 p.m. For school-age children.

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Afterschool Science Time

Hey kids join Mr. D for Afterschool Science Time, Wednesday, April 25 at 3:15 pm. He will be exploring the world of computer science. 

 

 

 

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Blue Santa Garage Sale

Clipart from Jupiterimages of Police HatLa Porte Police Department and their Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association will be hosting a Blue Santa Garage Sale in the front parking lot of the Police Department, 3001 N. 23rd St., on Saturday, April 21, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, contact Robyn Galleon at 281-842-3162. 

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