Family Day includes activities for youth; author appearances

A Family Day filled with crafts, stories, bounce house, food, face-painting and more is set for Sunday, Sept. 22, 10-4 p.m.

Dana Joy of Shelton will be at the event 1:30-3:30 p.m. to sign her cookbook, Dana’s Famous Quiche Recipes … & More! and provide a sampling of her quiche.

Also, best-selling children’s book author Tish Rabe, who has penned dozens of books for Dr. Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat Learning Library, will be appearing from 11 to 1 p.m. to greet kids and sign books. Books presented for signing must be purchased from Written Words.

Hosted by The Giggling Pig Art Studio and Written Words Bookstore, the event is at the Oakdale Shopping Plaza on Route 110: 478 and 482 River Road. The event is open to the public. Most activities are free.

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