Tuesday, April 05, 2011

Hancock Library to host "Drawing Families into Nature" Apr. 6

HANCOCK -- Award-winning author-illustrator Wendy Halperin will teach youngsters about nature and how to draw birds, wildflowers, bugs, trees and more. The free event will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Wednesday, April 6, at Hancock Public Library at Hancock High School on Campus Drive. All ages are welcome.

Halperin will also give a workshop for K-12 teachers from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 6, at the Nara Nature Center.

On April 7-8, she will visit area schools for one-hour workshops with students.

To learn more about Halperin's work, see www.drawingchildrenintoreading.com.

The events are cosponsored by Copper Country Reading Council and Lake Superior Stewardship Initiative.

For more information, contact Evie Johnson at evjohnso@mtu.edu or Joan Chadde at jchadde@mtu.edu .

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