Due to inclement weather, UVa-Wise is closed on Thursday, March 5.

Children invited to the Hallo-Read Carnival at UVa-Wise

A little magic and mischief are sure to be in the air at the Hallo-Read Carnival, Thursday, Oct. 20 at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise. 

Created for children age 12 and under, the Hallo-Read Carnival offers games, food and lots of activities focused on making reading fun. 

Festivities begin at 6 p.m. and end at 8 p.m. in the Fred B. Greear Gymnasium. 

A $5 admission fee per child covers all the games, crafts and events at the carnival.  Accompanying adults are admitted free. 

Costumes are allowed provided they are not scary.

The Student Virginia Education Association sponsors the Hallo-Read Carnival.  Proceeds provide assistance to underprivileged children. For more information, contact Sandra Richardson at 276-328-0187 or by e-mail at or Linda Davidson at 276-328-0184 or by e-mail at