A Spooky (but Not So Scary) Storytime!

The leaves are turning and the air is cooling- and it’s just the right time for some Halloween treats, fall fun and spooky stories!   Please join us on Saturday, October 27 in Burnside Park from 10:30 am-12:30 pm for the first-ever Spooky (but Not So Scary) Kidoinfo Storytime event!


Join the fun at the Spooky (but Not So Scary) Storytime where you’ll hear guest authors & illustrators read their books and spooky favorites inlcuding:

  • Author/illustrator Alison Paul‘s The Crow: A Not So Scary Story, an ode to Edgar Allen Poe’s The Raven for kids is a not so scary story about a girl who sees a crow outside her window-and what happens when you let your imagination run away with you!
  • New York-based author/illustrator Cambria Evans,  reads her book Bone Soup about Finnigin the monster – an itinerant Eater, carrying his eating stool, spoon and, of course, “gigantic eating mouth” with him wherever he goes!
  • Jen Corace, illustrator of Gibbous Mooney Wants to Bite You!, a story about an incorrigible young vampire who cannot wait to try out his new grown-up fangs.
  • PLUS reading of  Creepy Monsters, Sleepy Monsters: a lullaby by local favorite, illustrator Kelly Murphy.

Spooky stories followed by a very Haunted Art in the Park where kids will create an interactive haunted house in Burnside Park with artist  Alison Paul! Also learn about our life-size human anatomy skeleton, Mr. Bones (and his guts!) as science educator Nora Barre explains the function of bones and explores human anatomy! Do a fun skeleton craft to hang in the trees and spookify the park!

More fun: Explore our Spooky playground, get FREE Halloween facepainting by artist RattScalion, dance to our special Halloweenie sound-track and enjoy delicious fall treats from food trucks! Plus trick-or-treating around the park! Pirate eye patches for playing on the giant ship! And much much more!

All ages! FREE! Come in costume and get a special treat!

Tell us you will be there on the facebook event page!