Family Reading Festival This Saturday at Tradition Field

PORT ST. LUCIE, FL – The 7th annual Family Reading Festival is slated for Saturday, April 23 from 9 AM – 1 PM at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie.  Families are invited to bring their children to this free event and experience the many joys of literacy.  Meet Mother Goose, read with VIPs, receive free books, and enjoy interactive puppet shows.  And there is more. Bring your gently used books for a book trade, browse the Scholastic Book Fair, visit with authors, and try your hand at a variety of literacy-themed games and activities.

“We look forward to bringing this event to our community each year,” said Reading Council President Lori Beans.  “Literacy is the cornerstone for learning and is a valuable gift for all of our children.”

This event is organized by the St. Lucie Reading Council and supported by the Children’s Services Council as well as the St. Lucie Mets.  Tradition field is located at 525 Peacock Avenue, Port St. Lucie, Florida. For more information on this event, visit

Another free opportunity for the public scheduled at the same time and venue is the St. Lucie Safety Festival.  St. Lucie Public Schools, first responders, and other local agencies and organizations will be present with demonstrations and giveaways.

About St. Lucie Public Schools

The mission of St. Lucie Public Schools is to ensure all students graduate from safe and caring schools equipped with the knowledge, skills and desire to succeed. For more information visit,  or contact Kerry Padrick at

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