Monday, March 11, 2013
Wendell visited Tufts University Sunday as part of the "Read by the River" fair.
New England Patriots player Ryan Wendell, an offensive lineman, was at Tufts University Sunday as part of the 13th annual "Read by the River" carnival, organized by Tufts Hillel. The event promotes education and early childhood literacy. Wendell read to elementary-school kids from Somerville and Medford, and he also signed a few autographs. According to the New England Patriots Facebook page, he read from the children's book, "Let's Go, Patriots!"
Friday, March 8, 2013
The Patriots player will read to as many as 850 kids from Somerville and Medford.
New England Patriots offensive lineman Ryan Wendell is scheduled to visit Tufts University Sunday to read to children and sign some autographs, according to an announcement from the university. Wendell is visiting as part of the "Read by the River" carnival, sponsored by Tufts Hillel. This year marks the 13th annual "Read by the River" event. About 850 elementary school kids from Somerville and Medford, and their families, are expected to attend, and there will be face painting, arts and crafts and performances for kids. The carnival promotes literacy. It takes place from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Gantcher Center, 161 College Ave., Medford.
Saturday, November 24, 2012
Somerville Public Schools is welcoming volunteers, and there's a volunteer training on Nov. 28,
Saturday, November 17, 2012
The fair includes animals, activities, a book swap and more.