DOWNTOWN

READ-A-ROUND

THE SNOWY DAY

by EZRA JACK KEATS

presented by Milan Main Street

February 2 - 19, 2021

Stroll through downtown Milan and read The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats. 

Pages of this Caldecott Award-winning book will be featured in windows of businesses throughout the downtown. Discover the magic of winter, like Peter, as you explore the city and read this beautiful story.

Scan the QR codes found on the pages of the book for related activities. You can also download all of the activities from this website and/or follow our Facebook posts sharing links to all of the activities and more.

Be sure to visit the following businesses for fun activities and special offers:

  • Life is Sweet Bakery and Cafe: Giant Snowy Day Snowflake Cookie for $1

  • Plum Tree Yarn Shop: Snowball making kit: $2

  • The Owl: Snowy Day Coloring sheets (free), Snowy Day Hot Cocoa (8 oz.) $2

  • Visit Latham's Hardware for Snowy Day arts & crafts supplies.

  • Download SNOWY DAY BINGO before going on the Downtown Read-a-Round. Once completed, fill out the entry slip at the bottom of the card and turn it into The Owl to be entered into a drawing to win a copy of The Snowy Day.

We would love to display your Snowy Day coloring sheets, Snowy Day Drawings, and other Snowy Day art projects in the Milan Main Street office window downtown or in windows at The Owl. Drop your completed art off at The Owl or the Milan Main Street office (3 E. Main) and we will proudly display your work.

THE SNOWY DAY DOWNTOWN READ-A-ROUND JOURNEY

Start at location #1 and follow the numeric route to read the book from start to finish.

  1. Hamden Law

  2. Hungry Howie's

  3. Christian's Catering

  4. Milan Main Street / Milan Area Chamber

  5. Pepper's Mexican Grill

  6. Marble Memorial United Methodist Church (on the lawn)

  7. The Hair Lounge

  8. Adventure, Ink

  9. Life is Sweet

  10. Plum Tree Yarn Shop

  11. Ray's BBQ

  12. The Collins Center

  13. The Owl

  14. Ink & Dye

  15. Jones Insurance

  16. Latham's Hardware