On Saturday, April 9, Panera Bread and United Way for Southeastern Michigan will host a free family fun day from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. The event is open to all ages.
United Way will share information with parents about the free resources available through its Early Learning Communities – a program that helps ensure children start school prepared and ready to learn.
Children will have the opportunity to participate in educational crafts, cookie decorating and reading activities. Local authors will also be on-site reading their books to the kids.
Participating Panera locations:
Lathrup Village – 27651 Southfield Road
- Author: Tara Michener- The “Who I Am” series and Summer Camp Survival
Sterling Heights – 16 Mile & Van Dyke
- Author: Jim Miller – A Spider Lives In My Belly Button
Southgate – 13665 Eureka Road
- Author: Gary Wise – The Parents of Flannery McKracken
Troy – 15 Mile & Coolidge
- Author: Suzanne Conti – Chloe Finds a Lucky Secret (Tuttle Town Tales)
To learn more about United Way for Southeastern Michigan, visit www.liveunitedsem.org.