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Children's Book and Film Festival

by Clean Sweep Frederiksted
Children's Book and Film Festival
Children's Book and Film Festival
Children's Book and Film Festival
Children's Book and Film Festival
Children's Book and Film Festival
Children's Book and Film Festival
Children's Book and Film Festival
Children's Book and Film Festival
Jul 1, 2019

June Report - Children's Book and Film Festival

CBFF Flyer
CBFF Flyer

The 5th Annual Children's Book and Film Festival (CBFF) will take place Fridays, July 26, Aug 2, 9 and 16 at Buddhoe Park in Frederiksted. This year's featured books and movies are:

  • The Wizard of Oz
  • Tale of Despereaux
  • The Jungle Book, and 
  • Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

Participating families will receive one free copy of each book and dinner at no cost. We also hope to provide participating families with free school supplies. This year we have invited several government agencies and nonprofits to provide educational resources at the CBFF.  Clean Sweep Frederiksted is making a concerted effort to ensure the majority of funds raised are spent within the local St. Croix economy.

To date, we have raised $1475 for the CBFF. $900 is allocated for 25 copies of each book and will be purchased from Undercover Books, a local book store. The remaining funds will be used to pay for food, DVD purchases, and other minor miscellaneous expenses. These expenses will be detailed in the final report. 

Additional support of the CBFF include:

  • Reliable Rentals - in-kind contribution of a speaker system, tables, chairs, cooler, table cloths, and balloons.
  • Sports, Park and Recreation - Donated use of Buddhoe Park free of charge
  • Fort Frederik Oasis - Food Prep
  • Child Party Services - Clown and Children activities

The Children's Book and Film festival is the only event of it's kind in the Virgin Islands and possibly the Caribbean. We thank you for sporting this literacy and family friend initiative. 

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Clean Sweep Frederiksted

Location: Frederiksted, VI - USA
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Twitter: @fstednice
Project Leader:
Virginia Clairmont
Frederiksted, VI United States
$550 raised of $5,000 goal
 
13 donations
$4,450 to go
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