Being Read To in the Park

Posted: September 29, 2010

      On September 18, 2010 Miramichi Partners in Literacy (MPIL) hosted its 12th Annual Reading in the Park at Ritchie's Wharf, Newcastle-Miramichi,  to mark International Literacy Day. MPIL is a collaborative group made up of four partners: District 16, Public Libraries, Horizon 7  Talk with Me/Parle a Moi, and Miriamichi Literacy Council. The program consisted of readers of all ages sharing their favourite books, both in French and English.  The list of readers included: Norma Crawford, Robert McKay, Marie-Ève Bruguier, Neha Siddartha, Julien Bérubé, Sister Isabel MacLaughlin, Jenna Belliveau, Elizabeth Matheson The crowd was entertained by the Nelson Doyle Dancers and a dance number by Laura Belliveau. Thanks are extended to McDonald's Restaurant and Northumberland Dairy for the provision of refreshments. To see photos visit .