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UW-Eau Claire literacy program to host Dr. Seuss party at Flynn Elementary March 3

February 20, 2012

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 celebration will run from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. March 3 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 Malory Peterson, ECLIPSE volunteer coordinator, at 651-380-8761 or petersmm@uwec.edu.

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