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YPG Cares: Volunteer at the 2015 Brooklyn Book Festival

YPG Cares: Volunteer at the 2015 Brooklyn Book Festival
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Don’t forget to join YPG Cares at the Brooklyn Book Festival Children’s Day on Saturday, September 19th from 10:00am-6:00pm at Brooklyn Borough Hall and Plaza (209 Joralemon Street, Brooklyn NY 11201). The Brooklyn Book Festival is the largest free literary event in New York City, presenting an array of national and international literary stars...
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Read Ahead Fall Kickoff Event with YPG Cares

Read Ahead Fall Kickoff Event with YPG Cares
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Read Ahead is a non-profit committed to improving children’s literacy in the New York City area. If this organization and its mission sound like something you would be interested in, please join us for a networking reception and recruiting event on Tuesday, September 15th from 6:30 to 8:30pm at SideBAR (118 E 15th St,...
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YPG Cares: Join CBC’s Early Career Committee at Camp Win

YPG Cares: Join CBC’s Early Career Committee at Camp Win
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YPG Cares has been invited to join the Children’s Book Council’s Early Career Committee (ECC) for a fun afternoon volunteering at Camp Win. Every summer Women In Need NYC gives homeless children the break they deserve with Camp Win! This year, we’re joining them by hosting an afternoon of good ole’ bookish fun for...
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YPG Cares: Story Love #17

YPG Cares: Story Love #17
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Adult coloring books aren’t the only way you can get in touch with your inner child. Revisit your inner kid by diving deep into the adventures of paintings that come to life and speedy goat racers at Story Love #17. On Tuesday, August 4th at 7:15 pm at The Drama Book Shop (250 W....
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FULL EVENT: YPG Cares’ PS 64Q Summer Mural Painting Event!

FULL EVENT: YPG Cares’ PS 64Q Summer Mural Painting Event!
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WHAT:  PS 64Q: The Raymond York Elementary School has asked YPG to come back this summer to paint a mural at their school lunchroom after YPG Cares volunteers painted “Dream Board” art for New York Cares Day this past year, and also went back and painted a fun aquatic-themed mural.  The talented Annie Ericsson has graciously volunteered again to etch the...
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YPG Cares: Housing Works Open Air Street Fair

YPG Cares: Housing Works Open Air Street Fair
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Every year Housing Works Bookstore puts on a festive, all-day shopping bazaar called the Open Air Street Fair. Books are sold along with other items like records, CDs, clothing, and accessories to benefit the dual crises of homelessness and AIDS. Housing Works has asked YPG to be a part of making the day possible!...
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Story Love #16: The Prettiest Bandit in the Animal Olympics

Story Love #16: The Prettiest Bandit in the Animal Olympics
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On Wednesday, April 29, 2015, a fleet of a dozen YPG Cares volunteers from several AAP member houses, captained by two Story Pirates, gathered at Midtown Manhattan’s Drama Book Shop to give lots of love to grade schoolers’ stories. This was the latest edition of Story Love, in which YPG-ers provide encouragement and positive...
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YPG Cares: Housing Works Open Air Street Fair

YPG Cares: Housing Works Open Air Street Fair
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Every year, Housing Works Bookstore puts on a festive, all-day shopping bazaar called the Open Air Street Fair. Books are sold along with other items like records, CDs, clothing, and accessories to benefit the dual crises of homelessness and AIDS. Housing Works has asked YPG to be a part of making the day possible!...
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We Want You! Support Soldiers Overseas with YPG’s Operation Paperback Happy Hour

We Want You! Support Soldiers Overseas with YPG’s Operation Paperback Happy Hour
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Come armed with children’s book donations to McGee’s Pub, the inspiration behind How I Met Your Mother’s MacLaren’s Bar, for a YPG Happy Hour. This event has been moved to Monday, May 4th from 6:00 to *wait for it* 8:00pm to celebrate Memorial Day early and to collect children’s books for Operation Paperback. McGee’s is located at...
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YPG Cares: Story Love #16

YPG Cares: Story Love #16
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Do you long for the days when you had childlike imagination and limitless creativity? Revisit your inner kid by diving deep into the adventures of cats in sea shells, robot gorillas, or ticklish giants at Story Love #16. On Wednesday, April 29th, from 7:30-9:00pm, at The Drama Book Shop (250 W. 40th Street), join...
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