Anson County Partnership for Children plans children’s parade, play

By: For the Record

The Anson County Partnership for Children, Anson County Arts Council, and Anson Family Optometric will present “The Commedia Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” at the Ansonia Theatre on Tuesday, April 4, performed by the Charlotte Children’s Theatre as part of the annual Week of the Young Child events.

Kindergarten and N.C. Pre-Kindergarten students will watch the performance in the morning. The classrooms have worked for months to learn the story and characters, enrich vocabulary, communicate ideas and feelings through movement, voice, and writing, and learn about sequencing, which are all shared in the Children’s Theatre study guide, given to each classroom. Organizers say this performance “ensures that all children have the opportunity to see a live theatre performance, which can often bring a book to life and enrich a child’s imagination.”

At 10 a.m., a parade will be held as children march from Rutherford Street near the Ansonia Theatre to Parsons Drug Store, making two round trips, ending back at the Ansonia.

Anson County children are invited to march in the parade and are encouraged to dress as characters from the book “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.” Contact Bonnie Morgan at 704-694-4036 no later than by noon Friday to plan to bring children to march in the parade.

Parents and community members may participate as spectators, cheering on the children who are marching in the parade. The teachers, volunteers and students have worked to create beautiful and funny fairy tale characters.

At 6 p.m. a free performance will be held for any children and families in the community. The event is free of charge but tickets are required and are available at the Anson County Partnership for Children.

Call 704-694-4036 for additional information or visit the Early Childhood Resource Center. Tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

For the Record