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SVEA to celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday March 1 at UVa-Wise

Children are invited to celebrate Dr. Seuss' 109th birthday at The University of Virginia's College at Wise on March 1.

The Student Virginia Education Association at UVa-Wise will host the party for children age 12 or younger in honor of the birthday of beloved children's author Theodore Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss.

The Dr. Seuss Birthday Party will be take place from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. in the Fred B. Greear Gymnasium. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

At the party, children will enjoy plays based on Seuss’ books and have access to Seuss book areas, including games and activities. Kids are sure to enjoy birthday cake, Dr. Seuss Juice and Seuss door prizes.

The UVa-Wise Department of Education and SVEA sponsor the free event as a community service. The celebration is part of the National Education Association’s Read Across America nationwide initiative to promote reading. For more information, contact Sandi Richardson at 276-328-0187.