Family Literacy Day

Spelling bees and community readers are on the schedule for Family Literacy Day happening Saturday, January 27 at Northumberland Square mall.

Family Literacy Day activities have been organized by community partners including Miramichi Regional Health Authority’s Early Language Service, Miramichi Literacy Council and the New Brunswick Public Library Service.

The day begins at 11a.m with welcome remarks and registration for the English family spelling bee. A French-speaking spelling bee is scheduled for 1p.m that day. The day will also feature community members who will be reading books to those who gather at the mall for the events. Timberwolves player Josh McCormack, Miramichi author Valerie Sherrard, 99.3 The River morning personality Michelle Roy and Nelson Rural School student Grace Woods will be on hand to read to the crowd.

There will be prizes for the spelling bee and giveaways throughout the day. For further information about the event contact 623-6363.

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