EAST KINGSTON —Boys and Girls bring your doll, bear or favorite stuffed animal and enjoy an afternoon of fun sponsored by The Friends of the East Kingston Library. The picnic is on Sat., August 17, from 2:00-4:00 p.m. at the East Kingston Public Library, 47 Maplevale Road, East Kingston. There will be refreshments, games, face painting and a balloon artist.
You can also purchase raffle tickets for an American Girl Doll, donated by American Girl. The doll is a model of Cecile Rey, a young girl growing up in New Orleans in 1853, one of the two American Girl historical characters from this era in New Orleans. Visit the www.americangirl.com website to find Cecile and her accessories. Gisela Lloyd has also donated one of her designer doll outfits for a total value $185.00 Tickets are $1.00 each; six for $5.00, fifteen for $10.00, or thirty-five for $20.00. The winning ticket will be drawn at the end of the event.
The event is free; refreshments must be purchased in advance, so please sign up at the library or online at www.eastkingstonlibrary.org.