Tea Time with Barbara Bash

Saturday, January 13, 2 pm
Deyo Hall (6 Broadhead Avenue, New Paltz)

Author/illustrator Barbara Bash will talk about the process of creating her children's book on the Little Brown Bat, and how she became fascinated with this mysterious and often misunderstood creature. She will show images from her sketchbooks and do live illustrating.

Bash has written and illustrated a number of award winning books on natural history for children for Sierra Club and Greenwillow Books, among them Urban Roosts: Where Birds Nest in the City and In the Heart of the Village: The World of the Indian Banyan Tree.

$25 for adults
$20 for children under 13 years of age
$18 for children under 6 years of age

Click here to pre-order Bash’s book, Shadows of Night: The Hidden World of the Little Brown Bat, for pick-up at the event. Please be sure to select “Customer Pick-Up” at check-out. You may also purchase your very own Archie the Archives Bat plush toy for pick-up by clicking here.

For a chance to win your very own Archie the Archives Bat plush toy, we invite you to illustrate your own Huguenot Street mascot. All illustrations can be submitted at the event, during which we will announce the winner! (All who submit an illustration will receive a prize.)

The event will also include raffling of a Felicity Merriman American Girl® Doll. Single raffle tickets will be available for $3, 2 for $5, or 5 for $10.

This event will be catered by Main Course Catering (view the menu). Tea will be provided by PositiviTeas, and guests can purchase their products at the event.

(Snow date: February 10)