with K.F. Griffin on March 12th and April 9th
K.F. Griffin was born in Boston and earned a master’s degree from Boston College. In 1981 she read a newspaper article on the discovery of Thomas Nickerson’s eyewitness account of the Essex tragedy. In 1820, a whaling ship was attacked and sunk by an enraged sperm whale. This tragedy inspired Herman Melville to write Moby Dick.
She has lectured at libraries and historical societies on this incident, considered one of the of greatest sea stories of all time.
She lives on a gentleman’s farm in Rome, Maine where she enjoys writing children’s books and spending time with her family.
March 12th with K.F. Griffin
Come one and all to visit with Maine Author K. F. Griffin as she talks about her book, Wreck of the Essex and how children can further develop their writing skills on March 12th from 10:00 to 11:30 AM at Grace Academy Learning Center on Route 3 in South China, Maine. This is a FREE event. Books will be available for sale and signing. See you there!
April 9th with Kathryn Griffin Swegart, OFS
Kathryn Griffin Swegart, OFS of the Catholic Writer’s Guild will be speaking about her second book, Heavenly Hosts: Eucharistic Miracles for Kids. This unique book and presentation introduces children to the miracle and mystery of the Eucharist! Join us for this special event will be held on April 9th from 10:00 to 11:30 AM at Grace Academy Learning Center on Route 3 in South China, Maine. This is a FREE event. Books will be available for sale and signing. See you there!
SPACE DAY – May 1st at 1:30 PM
with presenter Brian Ewenson
Living and Working in Space…No Shoes, No Shower… No Problem!.
Brian Ewenson is recognized as a top aerospace expert in Canada and NASA’s Space programs. He shares his experiences as an aerospace educator with over 100,000 youth each year across North America in a hands-on/minds-on presentation using authentic space program hardware.
Mark your calendars TODAY!