HOT MUGS!, your favorite pottery studio fundraiser where you get a hand-made mug with bottomless hot beverage and breakfast pastry, has joined forces with the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission in a celebration to commemorate children’s author of 19 ‘Oz’ books, RUTH PLUMLY THOMPSON! Thompspn was a West Philly resident and the marker honoring her is right down the street from UCAL–making the Arts Legaue the perfect place to host her celebration.
Schedule of events
10 am: HOT MUGS! begins, get your favorite mug. Oz themed arts and crafts get started.
11 am – 12:45 pm: More arts and crafts, discovery table on Ruth Plumy Thompson, short plays based on Thompson’s book, The Wishing Horse of Oz, exhibit of Oz books.
12:45 pm – 1 pm: Parade walk from UCAL to historical marker.
1 pm: Unveiling of official state historical marker and dedication ceremony of Ruth Plumy Thompson at 254 South Farragut Street.