Reading – Saint Peter’s Church

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12.7.13. To benefit Our Town Theatre, Oakland MD’s non-profit community theater, Tenley Circle Books will be featured at OTT’s annual winter fundraiser at Saint Peter’s Church, 208 South 4th Street, Oakland MD. Rhoda will read her books, Punkinhead’s Veggie Adventure, A Book for Elie, and Ben, the Bells and the Peacocks, between 10am and 3pm.

Timeline

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12.7.13. To benefit Our Town Theatre, Oakland MD’s non-profit community theater, Tenley Circle Books will be featured at OTT’s annual winter fundraiser at Saint Peter’s Church, 208 South 4th Street, Oakland MD. Rhoda will read her books, Punkinhead’s Veggie Adventure, A Book for Elie, and Ben, the Bells and the Peacocks, between 10am and 3pm.

7.14.12. Tenley Circle Press books are featured at Deep Creek Lake State Park’s 13th annual Art in the Park, cosponsored by the Garrett County Arts Council and Western Garrett County State Park Volunteers.

4.20.12. Rhoda Trooboff explains steps in book publishing for children at the Bethesda Playseum during the annual Bethesda Literary Festival.

4.14.12. Annie, Veda, and Justine Kenin Hedgepeth read and sign copies of We Grew It–Let’s Eat It at Tenley-Friendship Library as part of the annual Henry Mitchell Gardening Lecture Series.

3.15.12. Rhoda Trooboff is elected Recording Secretary of the Children’s Book Guild of Washington.

11.12.11. (10am-12pm) Annette Abrams signs copies of My Body Needs Help at Starbuck’s, 5500 Connecticut Avenue NW, DC (@ Livingston Street).

11.4.11. (6-9 pm) Rhoda Trooboff reads her poems on the Our Town Theatre Stage (Oakland MD) at the Garrett County (MD) Arts Council’s annual Page-to-Stage evening.

10.14.11 and 9.3.11. Annette Abrams signs copies of My Body Needs Help at two cancer-cure support events in Havre de Grace, Maryland.

9.18.11 and 8.9.11. Annette Abrams greets friends and signs copies of My Body Needs Help at launch parties in Washington, DC and Bethesda, Maryland.

8.4.11. Annette Abrams’s My Body Needs Help is published!

2.23.11. TCP authors Sue Ruff, Justine Kenin, and Mary Carpenter read and discuss their work at Adas Israel Congregation’s Gan HaYeled Inaugural Artisan and Author Fair in Washington, DC.

12.6.10. Mary Carpenter greets friends and signs and reads from Lost and Found in the Mississippi Sound at a Launch Party in Chevy Chase, Maryland.

11.16.10. Justine Kenin reads We Grew It–Let’s Eat It! to Kindergarten, First and Second Grades at Saint Patrick’s School in Washington, DC, as a featured author during the school Book Fair.

11.15.10. At Norwood School in Potomac, Maryland, Justine Kenin reads We Grew It–Let’s Eat It! and Rhoda Trooboff speaks about sustainability and publishing books for children.

9.9.10. Annie and Veda meet and greet fans of We Grew It–Let’s Eat It! at the FarmFresh Market Near the White House and help Loulie’s chefs prepare healthy back-to-school suppers.

5.22.10. Justine Kenin reads and Annie and Veda sign We Grew It–Let’s Eat It! at Politics & Prose bookstore in DC.

5.8.10. Justine Kenin, Becky Lettenberger, and Annie and Veda sign copies of We Grew It–Let’s Eat It! at 10:30 am in the Enid Haupt Garden of the Smithsonian Institution (behind the Castle) as a featured part of the Smithsonian Horticulture Division’s annual Garden Day.

5.7.10. Justine Kenin talks We Grew It–Let’s Eat It! at National Cathedral School’s annual Reunion.

4.25.10. Launch Party for We Grew It–Let’s Eat It! 3-5pm at DC’s Children’s Art Studio.

4.19.10. We Grew It–Let’s Eat It! arrives at Tenley Circle Press in time for Earth Day.

4.17.10. Sue Ruff signs copies of Artie and Merlin at Cockadoodle Zoo, the National Zoo’s special day for FONZ members.

4.8.10. Rhoda Trooboff reads A Book for Elie to the kindergarten classes at DC’s National Child Research Center.

3.14.10. Sue Ruff signs copies of Artie and Merlin at the Wild Side Stage at the National Zoo’s Visitor Center.

2.25.10. Rhoda reads to kindergartners at DC’s Jewish Primary Day School.

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Children’s Comments:

“Ms. T. teached us about books.”
— Shira

“I want to be an author because I want to figure out how they make books.”
— Benji

“I want to be an author so I can read books to the class.”
— Jiayi

“I liked how you read the book upside-down, because I have never seen an author do that before.”
— Pete

Teachers’ Comments:

“Thank you so much for your visit! The kids had a great time and learned a ton.” — Ms. Felman

“The kids were so into it. They kept inching closer and closer during the reading. . . . A great experience for them and for me! We’re all feeling inspired.” — Ms. Wierenga