The Cat in the Hat is back in St. Paul! In honor of Dr. Seuss’s birthday, you are invited to an extra-special Seussy storytime with everyone’s favorite feline troublemaker, the Cat in the Hat. Our storytellers are working hard with the Cat to plan all sorts of stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and games guaranteed to entertain you when your mother is out. Space is limited - reserve your Cat Pass today!
TICKETS: Due to space limitations, a ticket is required to attend Super Seussy Storytime*. Tickets may be obtained by purchasing a Family Cat Pass for $5 from Red Balloon Bookshop. Each Cat Pass comes with enough tickets to admit your family group* and is redeemable for $5 off any purchase made at Red Balloon on Saturday, March 3. Cat Passes may be purchased in-store or over the phone by calling 651-224-8320.
*infants under 1 do not need tickets
WHAT TO EXPECT
- When you purchase your Cat Pass, you will be asked how many will be in your party.
- Doors will open for ticket holders at 9:15 am on Saturday, March 3. A bookseller will greet you at the door.
- Storytime will begin at 9:30 am on the main floor. Storytime attendees will receive a grab bag full of special Dr. Seuss activities, stickers, and swag.
- Cat Meet & Greet will begin after storytime in the party room on the lower level*. Families will be called in order of the numbers on their tickets. Family groups may meet the Cat together.
*If you have any special needs, please contact us ahead of time by email or phone at 651-224-8320 and we will do our best to accommodate you.
PHOTOGRAPHY GUIDELINES: Video and photography are strongly encouraged during this event! Following storytime, families will have a chance to take brief posed photos with the Cat in the Hat.
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