Tuesday, March 22, 2011

SMU hosts ‘Gathering for E.B. White’ April 2 at Winona Public Library

WINONA, Minn. — Saint Mary’s University will host a “Gathering for E.B. White” — author of the classic children’s favorites “Stuart Little” and “Charlotte’s Web” — Saturday, April 2, at the Winona Public Library.

Join SMU Performance Center staff and members of the Winona Learning Club, beginning at 12:30 p.m., at the Story Time Room of the library’s Children’s Department.

Selections from E.B. White’s books, including “Stuart Little” and “Charlotte’s Web,” will be read aloud, as well as the following “E.B. White Read Aloud Award” winners: “Skippyjon Jones” by Judith Byron Schachner, “When Dinosaurs Came With Everything” by Elise Broach, “Houndsley and Catina” by James Howe, and “A Visitor for Bear” by Bonnie Becker.

A drawing for free tickets will also be held in celebration of SMU’s Page Series performance of “Stuart Little” by Theatre IV. The show is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 7.

For more information about this event, contact the SMU Performance Center Box Office, (507) 457-1715 or the Winona Public Library Children's Department, (507) 452-4592.