Lower Similkameen celebrates Literacy Day

Similkameen Family Literacy is joining with ntamtqen snma’a?m’aya?tn, the LSIB band school, to present a Family Literacy Day celebration at Cawston Hall from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 27.

  • Jan. 18, 2011 6:00 p.m.

Similkameen Family Literacy is joining with ntamtqen snma’a?m’aya?tn, the LSIB band school, to present a Family Literacy Day celebration at Cawston Hall from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 27.

The event is free of charge and includes door prizes, games, contests and a 4:30 appearance by Majica, the aboriginal clown.

Michele Thrush, playing Majica, is a television actress with many years of experience in professional acting. Kokum Martha is another of Michelle Thrush’s popular personas.

Volunteers from ntamtqen snma’a?m’aya?tn are coordinated by Stacey Donovan. Lower Similkameen Community Services and its Similkameen Family Literacy program will assist.

Catherine Jameson will read Zoe and The Fawn and Sarah Peterson, an Okanagan Elder, will tell a story.

Keremeos Mayor, Walter Despot, and Lower Similkameen Band Chief, Robert Edward, will be on hand.

There will be a light dinner and dessert provided. Everyone is welcome.