TUPELO, MS – The Natchez Trace Parkway invites children and their families to come enjoy the Read with a Ranger program at 10:00 am on Saturday, February 9, 2019, at the Parkway Visitor Center. This month’s featured story is “Stellaluna,” a book about a bat that lives with a family of birds. Participants will hear how the animals accept each other’s differences.
Read with a Ranger is a 45-minute program that is most appropriate for ages six and under, but all ages are welcome. Participants will listen to a story and join in a fun activity to explore each other’s differences and similarities. Afterward, they may go on an optional and easy half-mile hike. Read with a Ranger features a new story on the second Saturday of the month. To confirm the time and program scheduled each month, please visit our website calendar at www.nps.gov/natr/planyourvisit/calendar.htm.
This program is free to the public. The Parkway Visitor Center is located at milepost 266 on the Natchez Trace Parkway, near Tupelo, Mississippi. For additional information, call (800) 305-7417.
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