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Read Under the Stars returns to Cardinal Stadium on Nov. 27

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The third annual Read Under the Stars community reading event is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 27 at Cardinal Stadium. Families are invited to bring a book and a flashlight and read under the Melissa stars between 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.

Student reads at 2017 Read Under the Stars event

Student reads a book at Read Under the Stars on Nov. 28, 2017.

Families can bring in flashlights, blankets, and sleeping bags for a comfortable read outside on the turf field. Readers will receive a free glow-in-the-dark bracelet upon entering Cardinal Stadium, while supplies last.

Reading will take place on the field area only. No food or drinks will be allowed on the field and must be discarded at the gate.

Teachers hand out glo-bands

Teachers hand out glo-bands at first annual Read Under the Stars on Nov. 29, 2016.

Read Under the Stars is part of the #Read2Grow reading initiative at Melissa Schools, in addition to the Melissa Middle School book fair which this year runs from Nov. 26-30. To learn more about the reading initiative, visit

Media Contact:
Maddie Coe, Community Relations

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