Roll & Read – Powered by Parents as Teachers is a community awareness opportunity that promotes early literacy and healthy families. It features a one-mile walk and stroller roll for families, and community partner booths with food and activities. The walk is designed to have three reading stations; a stop every one-quarter mile, and a place for children to gather and for someone to read a designated book to them.
Roll & Read also promotes school readiness and is an enjoyable group activity for families, and an opportunity to engage community partners and community officials. This 35th anniversary year, Parents as Teachers will be a festival partner at the Great Rivers Greenway 4th Annual Life Outside Festival, a free outdoor festival for the St. Louis region.
It will be held from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Saturday, June 8, in Creve Coeur Lake Memorial Park, and is designed to help people explore and enjoy the great outdoors in the region.
For additional information, or to volunteer at the event, contact Bart Holland, Parents as Teachers National Center Director of Marketing Communications, and Events, at 314-432-4330 x 1258.