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Literacy program to host Dr. Seuss party at Flynn Elementary March 2

February 20, 2013

EAU CLAIRE — The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire ECLIPSE program will present a birthday celebration in honor of Dr. Seuss at an Eau Claire elementary school.

The event will run from 10 a.m.-noon March 2 at Flynn Elementary School.

The event, intended for families with children ages 3-6, is free and open to the public. Activities will include literacy games, literacy crafts, storytelling, face painting and more.

ECLIPSE — Early Childhood Literacy Intervention Program, Services and Evaluation — is an AmeriCorps program that focuses on early childhood literacy in Eau Claire and Altoona. The Dr. Seuss event is a collaborative effort between ECLIPSE and the Eau Claire Area School District's early learning program.

For more information, contact Joshua Swalheim, ECLIPSE volunteer coordinator, at ECLIPSE@uwec.edu.

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