Unravel mysteries through reading at Camana Bay this September in honour of International Literacy Day! Join us for an exciting month of family-friendly events, activities, special offers and community initiatives.
Story Time with Local Authors
Saturdays 10:30 a.m., Books & Books (ages 2-7)
Each week will feature a live reading to different children’s books from a local author. Story Times are free and open to the public. Local authors and books will include:
September 1: Alphabet Island by Kate Ure
September 8: Pedro and the Treasure Map by Erin Connelly
September 15: The Great Caribbean Chicken Caper by Faye Lippitt
September 29: H is for Heritage by Karen Chin (EK Jasmin)
Saturday, September 22
4 p.m., Books & Books (ages 2-7)
Join local author, Kathleen Bodden-Harris, for a book signing from Quest on a Marl Road.
Advent Calendar Competition
10 a.m-7 p.m., Books & Books
Pick up an entry form at Books & Books and tell us your what your favourite book is and why to be entered to win the chance to open an advent calendar door.
Take a photo with our giant “READ” sign located on The Rise, the pedestrian footpath connecting West Bay Road to Camana Bay. Share it on Facebook or Instagram using #CamanaBay to automatically enter to win fantastic weekly prizes.
Click here to download our kids’ activity sheets. These are also available at our restaurants.
Purchase your favourite mystery-themed books at Books & Books during September and we will make a donation to local literacy charity LIFE. Click here to learn about their mission and programmes.
LIFE is in need of enthusiastic volunteers to donate 30 minutes of time, once a week, to help children read. LIFE Paired Reading Programme volunteers work with children in Key Phase 1 in all public schools by having children practicing reading to the adult volunteers. Contact [email protected] to register. (A valid police clearance from within the past three years is required.)
In celebration of Literacy Month, Camana Bay will donate a set of books to LIFE.
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