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George Lucas: A Life by Brian Jay Jones

Author Brian Jay Jones to present “George Lucas: A Life”

  • When: Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 7:00 - 9:00pm
  • Where: Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County Campus, Gilchrist Hall Auditorium
  • What:

    Join us for an in-depth discussion and multi-media presentation of the life and work of George Lucas.

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Book Festival
May 20, 2017 10am - 6pm
City Hall
Book Festival
May 20, 2017 10am - 6pm
City Hall

Multilingual Storytime Tent: Back by Popular Demand

Posted By: Robin Materese

May 10, 2016

The Universities at Shady Grove (USG) is returning to the festival this year with its Multilingual Story Time tent. The tent will focus exclusively on stories in multiple languages and will feature stories read by students and educators. The readings will last 20 minutes, and are scheduled every half hour beginning at 10:30 a.m.

The schedule for the tent will be as follows:

10:30-10:50 — Spanish
11:00-11:20 — Amharic
11:30-11:50 — French
12:00-12:20 — French
12:30-12:50 — Spanish
1:00-1:20 — Spanish
1:30-1:50 — Russian
2:00-2:20 — French
2:30-2:50 — Korean
3:00-3:20 — Spanish
3:30-3:50 — Spanish
4:00-4:20 — Arab

We hope to see you all there!


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The Gaithersburg Book Festival is one of the nation's premier literary events, featuring talks and signings by some of the world's top authors, writing workshops, children's activities and performances, literary exhibitors, book sales, music, food, and fun for everyone!
Starts: 05/21/2016 10:00
Duration: 6 hours:
Gaithersburg City Hall, 31 S. Summit Avenue
Gaithersburg, MD
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