“Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!” –Dr. Seuss, Happy Birthday to You!
American writer, cartoonist and La Jolla resident, Theodor Seuss Geisel, known as Dr. Seuss, would have turned 110 years old on March 2. Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday with these fun activities with the kiddos around town:
The Art of Dr. Seuss at Legends Gallery
What: Explore the unique artistic talent of Dr. Seuss. The Art of Dr. Seuss features various types of artwork reproduced from Dr. Seuss’ original drawings and paintings. Legends Gallery displays The Art of Dr. Seuss all year long.
When: Hours are 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Mon.-Wed., 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Thurs., 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Fri. & Sat., 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday.
Where: Legends Gallery,1205 Prospect St., Suite B, La Jolla.
Read Across America Day & Reading Workshop
What: San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum will host “Read Across America Day” in conjunction with Dr. Seuss’ birthday celebration. This special workshop will include a story time with Marilyn McPhie and a visit by a storybook character, who will give away Dr. Seuss books. Cost is $6 for adults and kids.
When: 10 a.m.-Noon, Saturday, March 1.
Where: San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum, 320 North Broadway, Escondido.
Dr. Seuss’ Birthday Celebration
What: Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday with free crafts, games, hourly story times and more.
When: 11 a.m.-3p.m. on Saturday, March 1.
Where: Lakeshore Learning , 7510 Hazard Center Dr., Mission Valley.
“Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!” Exhibition
What: Enjoy a birthday party with cake and punch in front of Geisel Library. After the party, visit the library for a selection of original drawings and documents from the personal archive of the beloved children’s author.
When: 10 a.m., Monday March 3.
Where: Geisel Library, UC San Diego, 9500 Gilman Dr., La Jolla.
What are ways you celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday? Share your creative ideas in the comments below.
[Images: wikipedia.com, UC San Diego & Pinterest user Kristine Baust]