Celebrate Beverly Cleary's 100th Birthday With Opb!

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Celebrate Beverly Cleary's 100th Birthday With Opb!
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Oregon Public Broadcasting- OPB says
Oregon’s beloved children's author is turning 100! Celebrate Beverly Cleary with OPB and Multnomah County’s Hollywood Library in a neighborhood-wide birthday party.

Noon - 2 p.m.
Hollywood Library

Join the Hollywood Library for a guided walking tour of the neighborhood sites mentioned in Mrs. Cleary’s Ramona and Henry books, with special activities throughout. Tours begin at noon, 12:30 or 1 p.m. at the library. Space is limited and registration is required at multcolib.org/events/beverly-cleary.

2-4 p.m.
Hollywood Theatre

OPB continues the birthday celebration at the Hollywood Theatre with a free, advance screening of our Oregon Art Beat “Discovering Beverly Cleary” special—the first-ever documentary made about Mrs. Cleary’s life and legacy. You can also:

- Sign a birthday card for Beverly Cleary
- Receive a free Beverly Cleary neighborhood walking guidebook “Walking With Ramona: Exploring Beverly Cleary's Portland,” by Laura O. Foster (for the first 100 families)
- Watch Beverly Cleary illustrator Tracy Dockray illustrate Ramona
- Take a photo with Ramona

The screening begins at 2:30 p.m. (seating starts at 2 p.m.). Free and open to the public. Seating is limited.

“Discovering Beverly Cleary” premieres April 7 at 8 p.m. on OPB TV and will be shown throughout the month (check local schedules). You can also view it online at www.opb.org/beverlycleary.
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By: Oregon Public Broadcasting- OPB

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