October 11, 2016 Newsletter


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Join us for a Storytime trip “To The Cider Mill” with local author, Danna York

Author Danna YorkLocal author Danna York will make a visit to both Learning Tree locations this week!

Tomorrow, October 12th, she’ll be our special guest at the 10:30am Storytime at Park Place!

This Saturday, October 15th at 10:30am, Danna will join us for a story reading, activities, and apple tasting at Corinth. Let’s hear it for Jonathans, Granny Smiths and Honey Crisps!apples

Danna loves putting art into children’s hands and inspiring them through creativity. Her interactive story, To the Cider Mill, invites the reader to come along, color the illustrations, and add their own drawings to the story pages. Danna takes us on a traditional, Midwestern family outing to enjoy the bounty of Fall!To The Cider Mill by Danna York

Be sure to watch her on KSHB-TV, KC Live channel 41 this Thursday morning at 10:00am! https://www.facebook.com/KCLiveTV/

Danna York is from Belton, Missouri. She fills her sketchbooks with ideas and thoughts collected from her surroundings, using them as the springboard for her work. She teaches art to children and treasures the memories of her creative experiences with her own children when they were young. Danna hopes to encourage this same creative process in children who read her book and is working on a new book with the same format.

Silhouette Artist Clay Rice
Returns to the Learning Tree!

Clay Rice Silhouette
Make your Silhouette Portrait appointment today!

We happily welcome back internationally acclaimed, multi-award winning silhouette artist and children’s author, Clay Rice, for two days in November. On Saturday, Nov. 12th, Clay will be at Corinth Square and on Sunday, Nov. 13th, at Park Place.

Clay Rice, Silhouette artistWith a few snips of Clay’s magic scissors, a silhouette becomes a timeless memory. Framed, a silhouette of your child becomes a treasured gift.

A Silhouette Sitting is $42 for two copies of the same child. Separate appointments must be made for each individual.

Silhouette Artist & Children's Author Clay Rice
Call 913-385-1234 for a Saturday Nov. 12th appointment at Corinth Square.
Call 913-498-1234 for a Sunday Nov. 13th appointment at Park Place.

October is Cookie Month

It’s National Cookie Month. Why not get caught with your hand in the cookie jar? Attend any event at Corinth Square Learning Tree this month and we’ll say “thanks for coming in” with a fun-to-color coupon. We’ve teamed up with our neighbor, Great Harvest Bread Co. Take your coupon next door anytime in October and get a FREE COOKIE when you buy any smoothie, coffee or espresso drink.

We want to put a smile on your face…crumbs optional!

Check out our website or our FaceBook page for an up-to-date listing of events and activities. We’ve made it easy to sign up online! Questions? Give us a call 913-385-1234.

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October Events and Activities:

Author Danna YorkWednesday Oct. 12, 10:30am – Park Place: Our regular Wednesday Storytime will be extra sweet today! We’ll welcome special guest and local author Danna York to celebrate the season with apple activities and her special interactive, coloring storybook, To the Cider Mill.

Saturday Oct. 15, 10:30am – Corinth Square: Local author Danna York is back, this time at our Corinth Square location! Delicious apples are rolling in for Fall and Danna will take us on a trip down an imaginary country road to welcome the season with her special interactive, coloring storybook, To the Cider Mill. Drop in for story reading, activities and apple tasting. Let’s hear it for Jonathans, Granny Smiths and Honey Crisps!

Click here for our full October Calendar!

We have a lot of super fun Halloween activities, so be sure to click the calendar link…

Our Weekly Schedule of Learning Tree Fun:

Mondays at 10:30am – Corinth Square: Storytime with Miss Beth

Wednesdays at 10:30am – Park Place: Storytime with our Toy Experts

Thursdays at 10:30am – Corinth Square: Music and Movement with Jenny ($5/class)

Work With Us At The Learning Tree!

Megan and Harriet - Toy Experts

We are always looking for enthusiastic candidates to join our talented retail staff of toy and playtime experts. We’re currently interviewing for seasonal, full, and part-time openings.

Click here for an application or stop by to pick one up.

Questions? Call our stores or email us anytime at info@the-learning-tree.com and we’ll be happy to help you.

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