Celebrate Family Literacy Day this weekend

The Literacy Center at Georgia Regents University will host its 2014 National Family Literacy Celebration on Friday, Oct. 31 and Saturday, Nov. 1.

On Oct. 31, at 4:30 p.m. in University Hall Room 170, the center will host a free movie night showcasing the film “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs.” The first 50 people who arrive will receive popcorn and meatballs. Costumes are welcomed, but not required.

The celebration will culminate on Saturday, Nov. 1, with a night of entertainment at the Julian Smith Casino in Augusta, Ga. Activities will begin at 6 p.m. with an information session on family literacy. After which, dinner will be served at 7 p.m. followed by a live musical performance and dancing at 8 p.m. However, to attend this portion of the program, attendees must pay $20. The evening will also include a silent auction.

For more information, call the GRU Literacy Center at 706-737-1625.

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