Parents and kids are invited to join Barefoot Books ambassador Karen Taylor at The Original Leena's Chocolates, 1048 Bloomingdale Ave., in the Plaza Bella shopping center for story time and crafts on Thursday, Aug. 9 at 11 a.m.
The stories and crafts will be suitable for ages 4-7 but all ages are welcome to come.
Robeks Fruit Smoothies & Healthy Eats will provide each child with a healthy smoothie.
The cost is $3 per child. Space is limited. Call to reserve a spot at 813-469-8870.
Barefoot Books began with two mothers who wanted their children to have books that would feed the imagination, while instilling a respect for diversity and a love of the planet. Today, Barefoot Books is a worldwide community of writers, artists, storytellers, musicians and others who are committed to providing timeless stories and captivating art that can help children become happy, engaged members of a global society.