Back to School Bash 2009

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Do you remember that looming feeling that accompanied the end of summer and the approaching beginning of school?  Well, so do we.   To help kids forget (and parents celebrate!) the impending start of the school year, we’re throwing a kickin’ party here at Habana Outpost!  Here are the deets:

Habana Outpost’s Back to School Bash
Monday, September 7th 2009 – Labor Day
12 noon – 5 pm          FREE!

Schedule of Events

All Day (12-5 pm):
-Face Painting
-Recycled Arts & Crafts
-Coloring Pages & Crayons
-Joey the Clown
-Free Habana Spiral Notebooks
-Live kid-friendly DJs
-Beanbag Toss, Bubbles, and Games! 

Kid’s Corner brought to you by Habana Works and Leadership Learning Lab – Join Marivi as she creates, inspires, and turns recycled materials into fun, usable “new” items!  http://www.cafehabana.com/planet

The Scrap Kins – Kids will make crafts like bookmarks and memo pads from recycled goods and decorate them for the upcoming school year!  http://www.thescrapkins.com

Brooklyn Public Library – Librarians will be on site signing kids up for library cards … and the best part is – anyone who signs up for a library card at the event gets a free piece of corn!  http://www.brooklynpubliclibrary.org

1:30-2:30 pm:  Storytime with Brownstone Books – Join storytellers for books out loud (geared toward the under 6 crowd).  Titles will include:  “Llama, Llama Misses Mama,” “Jazz Baby,” “A Fine, Fine School,” and “Miss Bindergarten.”  http://www.brownstonebooks.com

2:30-3:30 pm:  John Howe, The Bee Man – Join John in a hands-on, kid-friendly workshop called “Pollinators: Honeybees Make a Difference,” where children will learn how bees pollinate flowers in an interactive way.  http://www.thebrooklynbee.com

3:00-5:00 pm:  Cherub Rock: Dance Party for Kids – Join DJ Juice E for a kid-friendly dance party in the Lowpost (downstairs in Habana Outpost).  http://www.djjuicee.com

 Directions: G to Fulton, C to Lafayette, B/D/N/R/Q/2/3/4/5 to Atlantic/Pacific. 

Many thanks to our friends at:  Habana Works, Brownstone Book, Brooklyn Public Library, Scrap Kins, Leadership Learning Lab, DJ Juice E, and The Brooklyn Bee.

Check out some pics from last year’s event on the next page!

Our info table:
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John Howe, of the Brooklyn Bee:
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Owner Sean Meenan hangin’ with some of the attendees:
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Brooklyn Public Library signing people up for cards:
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Hope to see you here on Labor Day!

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