The Curtis Contemporaries invite you to celebrate Ashley Bryan's 94th Birthday on July 13th!
- Welcome and Introduction by James Ford
- Screening of the acclaimed new documentary by Richard Kane and Robert Shetterly - I KNOW A MAN . . . ASHLEY BRYAN
- Signing of a Community Birthday Card for Ashley, along with Video Messages we will send along to Ashley
- Birthday Cake, Sing-a-Longs, Poetry Readings, Puppets and more!
While Mr. Bryan is not able to be at Curtis that day, we will celebrate his incredible life and contributions to literature, art and humanity with flare!
Ashley Bryan has written and illustrated over 50 beloved children’s books, and resides on Little Cranberry Island, Maine.
Visit the I Know a Man… Ashley Bryan website. The film is 73 minutes, and will be inspiring for all ages (suggested older grade school and above, comfortable sitting for an hour.)
SUPPORTING EVENT FOR KIDS!
Friday, July 7 from 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM in the Morrell Meeting Room
Ashley Bryan-Inspired Art Puppets - Contact: Youth Services 725-5242 x225 email@example.com
Use fabric, feathers, yarn, shells, buttons, and other odds and ends to make Ashley Bryan-inspired wooden spoon puppets. (Check out the book, Ashley Bryan's Puppets, to see what we mean.) The puppets will be on display for the Ashley Bryan film screening and 94th birthday celebration on July 13, then participants may take their puppets home. Grades 5 and under.
View film synopsis and trailer here!