Opportunities To Volunteer And Attend
Do Good Jamaica and Kingston Book Festival
- Public Awareness
Location: Emancipation Park
Start: Mar 17, 2012, 10:00 AM
End: Mar 17, 2012, 6:00 PM
Contact: Deika Morrison
Come out and participate in the
Do Good Jamaica/Kingston Book Festival
A joint initiative of Do Good Jamaica and Book Industry Association of Jamaica
Find out about Jamaica's leading foundations and NGOs.
Hear leading authors, see books, buy books!
DIGICEL Wifi Hotpot for the day!
FREE Activities For Kids!
Sesame Street Walk Around Characters in conjunction with Beaches
arts and crafts by El Centro, robotics by Lego Yuh Mind Jrs., puppet making/recycling by DGMT
and, of course, readings!
Support Crayons Count! - an innovative camapign to support Early Childhood Education endorsed by the Early Childhood Commission. We are collecting items to put in learning kits for all basic school across Jamaica in time for back to school. A Golden Jubilee Project.
Together we can shape a generation!
Bring to Emancipation Park any or all of the following:
books for kids under 8, non-toxic crayons, puppets, packs of paper, non-toxic play dough, kids scissors, balls, sets of blocks - 123/abc and building, non-toxic kids paint, kids paintbrushes, non-toxic glue sticks, kids puzzles with the big pieces for kids under 8, manipulatives
Also bring crayon bits to recycle!
Main Stage Schedule and Select Children’s Activities
Donor Photo Opportunities ALL Day In The Crayons Count! Tent
10:00 am FESTIVAL OPENS! Visit all exhibitors and come to Kid's Section
10:30am – 11:00am Sezi Sings Alphabet with the Kids SUPREME KIDS’ TENT
LIST OF PARTICIPANTS
LOTS OF ACTIVITIES IN THEIR OWN TENTS!
It's a long, long list! More than 50 writers, publishers, booksellers, NGOs, foundations and companies will share their work in Emancipation Park next Saturday. Tons of free activities for children. Discounts and special promotions from booksellers. Come out and bring a donation for Crayons Count too! :)
Here's who will be there:
Foundations & Corporations
Camara Jamaica Foundation
Do Good Jamaica
Environmental Foundation of Jamaica
Mutual Building Society Foundation
National Baking Company
Affiliated Entities & NGOs
Bazba Theatrical Players
Connect with your Baby
Corporate Services Associates
Dudley Grant Memorial Trust
Early Childhood Commission
Global Institute for Freedom, Transformation and Enlightenment
Halls of Learning/Lego Yuh Mind
Institute of Jamaica
Jamaica Cosmetic Dental Services
Jamaica Library Service
Jamaica Social Investment Fund
Kiwanis Club of Constant Spring
Ministry of Education
National Library of Jamaica
Salvation Army Band
Women’s Media Watch
Publishers & Booksellers
Blue Moon Publishing
Book Industry Association of Jamaica
Colour Your Thoughts
Davies Books and Publishing
Educational Concepts Limited
Great House Books
Ian Randle Publishers
Jamaica Business Lab
Kingston Book Shop
Lady Bird Designs (Dotty Beetle Books)
Novelty Trading Company
Planning Institute of Jamaica
Authors & Illustrators
Anji Worton (Love Art Workbook Series)
Joel McGowan (child poet)
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