For the Kids: Author Readings at PowerHouse Arena and Dine Out in Dumbo

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I Live in Brooklyn: A Reading by Brooklyn Children Authors

Mari Takabayashi, Emily Jenkins, Paul Jacobs, and Jennifer Swender

When: September 23, 2007, 3-4:30pm
Where: The powerHouse Arena, 37 Main Street at Water Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

The powerHouse Arena, a DUMBO-based photo gallery and art bookstore, invites you to a special family event in celebration of Brooklyn. In conjunction with our photo exhibit, The Brooklynites, three Brooklyn-based children’s authors will read Brooklyn and NYC-themed books. Authors featured are award-winning writer Emily Jenkins, who will read from her upcoming book What Happens on Wednesdays, a story situated in Cobble Hill; Mari Takabayashi will read a local favorite I live in Brooklyn, and author team Paul Jacobs and Jennifer Swender will read from their ever-so popular books My Subway Ride and My Taxi Ride.

Also, on Sunday September 23, DUMBO Parents Organization and DUMBO restaurants are offering a night of family-friendly dining with attractive options for young children—picky eaters and the city’s sophisti’kids alike—so that the whole family can enjoy a night out. This is a great opportunity for families to spend quality time together, while experiencing the diversity of cuisines offered in DUMBO. DPO will be organizing family-friendly attractions throughout the evening, such as a roving photographer for family portraits, clowns, magicians, and other tableside entertainment. For more information, please visit . Don’t forget to mention Dine Out in DUMBO when you make your reservationor walk in the door!