The Picture Book Princess; Florence Parry Heide
Downtown windows will be fashioned after the numerous books written by our most famous resident! Come stroll the streets to take in the tremendous positive impact this wonderful author has made during the past 50 years of her absolutely amazing life!!
Come join us on Sixth Avenue, between 58th and 59th Street
Festivities will begin promptly at 10am with Mayor Keith Bosman’s proclamation that September 26th is officially Florence Parry Heide Day
Keep Kenosha Beautiful will dedicate The Florence Parry Heide Children’s Garden. The garden will be christened by receiving it’s first water sprinkling by the original Sunny Squad.
- Sign a gigantic card for Miss Florence! Our way of saying “thank you” for the enormous contribution she has made to children’s literature and to our community!
- Clap & sing along to family friendly live music from 10:30am until 2pm
- Sit and listen to Miss Florence’s books being read aloud in small reading circles from 10:30am until 1pm
- FREE ice cream cones for kids, courtesy of Scoops Ice Cream, from 10:30am until 12:30pm