Posts Tagged "kids"

Miracles, Spiritual Journeys, Spirits of the Literary Type and More Throughout October in the Garden

Posted by on Sep 25, 2018 in family, festival, In The News | 0 comments

The Book Garden is falling back into autumn with a colorful array of author and lit-themed events. Join us for a conversation with special guest acclaimed author Jonathan Miles about his new novel, Anatomy of a Miracle on Tuesday, Oct. 9th at 7pm during Evening Reads Book Club. Find out the inspiration for this incredible story and chat with one of our favorite authors. And we aren’t the only ones who love him. Check out this review in the LA Review of Books. RSVP for this event is highly recommended as space is limited. Go on a spiritual journey of a different kind with author Sarada Chiruvolu when she visits on Saturday, Oct 13th to discuss her new book, Home at Last. “I felt as though it was preordained and was in a sense imposed on me; a journey meant to be completed because it was my time to pursue it. The book explains how I reached that state without relinquishing the life I was given; having a family, a career, and an active social life with all the responsibilities inherent in those roles….” Come learn more and share your stories of self-discovery at 3pm on October 13th. Frenchtown area writers – both published and aspiring-to-be-published are invited to join in the first Wine-n-Chat Frenchtown Writers gathering on Thursday, Oct. 18 from 7pm to 9ish. Wine and other refreshments will be served and a donation of $5 is requested to defray refreshment costs. Come meet, mingle and be inspired and reassured that the life of a writer is a life worth pursuing. Red Dashboard poets will share their work on Sunday, Oct. 21st from 2pm to 4pm. Featured poets will be Ryan Torres, reading from his new collection, Barry Gross and Kate Nardone. Last but not least, The Book Garden is excited to announce our first ever Haunted Garden brought to you by the Frenchtown Fright Club. Doors will open at 5pm on Tuesday, Oct. 30th. Children of all ages (and brave adults) are invited to come be part of the fun. There is no cost and we promise a few screams, some laughter and surprises. To RSVP for any of the events above or for more information, email caroline@bookgarden.biz or call 908-996-2022; updates are also posted on Facebook....

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Poetry in the Garden Secret Garden Fundraiser

Posted by on Apr 20, 2018 in | 0 comments

Fundraiser for Secret Garden School

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Zombies, Aliens and Parades!

Posted by on Oct 28, 2017 in | 0 comments

The annual Frenchtown Zombie Crawl invites zombies of all ages to celebrate the season of creepy crawly fun! Author Joe McGee will be in town to read from his book series Peanut Butter and Brains and Peanut Butter and Aliens. Zombies shuffle through town from 4pm to 7pm and then are invited to join in the annual Halloween Parade that starts at the American Legion. Need a little make-up assistance? Head to the river starting at 2pm to transform! Visit Frenchtown Today on Facebook for more information or email us at...

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Pig In the City Author Visit

Posted by on Oct 20, 2017 in author, books, family, In The News | 0 comments

The Book Garden in Frenchtown is hosting a book signing and talk for Delaware Valley High School alumna Jodi (Razgaitis) Kendall, author of The Unlikely Story of a Pig in the City. The event will be held on Sunday, Oct. 22nd from 2pm to 4pm. This young adult novel is about finding one’s place in the world – in this case with a pet pig named Hamlet. The main character, 11-year-old Josie Shilling, faces struggles within herself and as a middle child in her big, chaotic, solidly middle class family. “The book’s main audience is kids in grades 3 to 7 but the story is one we can all relate to. The relationship that develops between Josie and Hamlet is heart-warming; the story is funny, sometimes sad and very real. I’m looking forward to hearing Jodi share the real life story that influenced this one,” said Caroline Scutt, co-owner of The Book Garden. When Jodi isn’t writing about fictional animals she is busy writing about elephants, orangutans, manatees and sharks as well as many other topics. Jodi Kendall will be at The Book Garden on Sunday, Oct. 22 from 2pm to 4pm. The Book Garden is located at 28 Bridge Street in Frenchtown, NJ. For details, call 908-996-2022, email contact@bookgarden or or visit The Book Garden on...

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Peanut Butter and Aliens Author Visit

Posted by on Sep 30, 2017 in | 0 comments

We are excited to welcome back Joe McGee to read and sign copies of his new book! All is peaceful between the zombies and the humans of Quirkville . . . until an unexpected alien invasion causes widespread panic and chaos! As the aliens run rampant, demanding something mysterious in their alien language and coating the town in cosmic grape jelly when they’re not understood, the mayor declares a state of emergency. Once again, Reginald the zombie comes to the rescue, bravely suggesting that the seemingly evil aliens try pairing their jelly with some of his favorite peanut butter. Despite their differences, the residents of Quirkville, the zombies, and the aliens work together to create the greatest sandwich in the universe! Full of lots of humor and heart, this entertaining sequel to Peanut Butter & Brains will satisfy readers who are craving...

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