The United Way of Greater Chattanooga hosts its annual Readapalooza event this Saturday on the center stage of Hamilton Place mall from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
"The purpose of this fulfilled event is to promote early childhood literacy by providing activities for kids from community partners like the Creative Discovery museum, the Tennessee aquarium, Chattanooga Basics, and more. Parents will also be able to sign their kids up for early learning checkups and free books from Dolly Parton’s Imagination library for ages birth until five years old," officials said.
“We at United Way of Greater Chattanooga have found that early childhood development is very essential to education,” said United Way of Greater Chattanooga’s President and CEO Lesley Scearce. “And events like Readapalooza are a great way to bring families together with fun-filled activities centered around early childhood literacy. We are excited about everyone coming together to win the fight for education, stability, and support for our community.”
Readapalooza will also have game, picture booths, and celebrity readers throughout the day.
To find out more about Readapalooza or how to join the fight, visit www.unitedwaycha.org, or contact United Way of Greater Chattanooga’s Director of Impact Engagement Donna L. Harrison at 423-752-0300.