Big Easy Jr. Stage & Workshop Schedule

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1st

2:00 PM Dreamworks Screening – Enjoy 1-hour screenings of Dreamworks’ Spirit: Riding Free and She-Ra!
3:00 PM Tubby & Coo’s Board Game Demos – Peel your eyes off the screens and learn how to play some super fun games!
4:00 PM A Reading w/ Local Children’s Author Vernon Smith – Join Vernon Smith for a live reading of his book, The Littlest Streetcar!
4:30 PM A Reading w/ Local Children’s Author Tiger Chaplain – Join Tiger Chaplain for a live reading of his book.
5:00 PM Ghostbuster Training – Who you gonna call? How about yourself! Learn the finer points of bustin’ ghosts from some serious experts!
5:30 PM Make Your Own Ectoplasm – More commonly known as SLIME, make some ectoplasm with the Louisiana Ghostbusters.
6:00 PM PaintJam – Paint, brushes, canvas. What he does with them is nothing short of amazing! Watch as his creations take form in minutes right before your eyes! Get ready for PaintJam!

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2nd

10:30 AM Dreamworks Screening – Enjoy 1-hour screenings of Dreamworks’ Spirit: Riding Free and She-Ra!
11:30 AM A Reading w/ Local Children’s Author Vernon Smith – Join Vernon Smith for a live reading of his book, The Littlest Streetcar!
12:00 PM Create Your Own Fairytale w/ Z.W. Mohr – Love fairytales? What if you could make up your very own story?! With a little help from local author Z.W. Mohr, come dream up a tale that’s truly amazing!
1:00 PM National Wildlife Federation Animal Presentation with Naturalist David Mizejewski, in partnership with Audubon Nature Institute – Meet celebrity naturalist David Mizejewski of the National Wildlife Federation as he hosts an amazing wildlife showcase with Audubon Nature Institute animals from around the globe.
2:00 PM Dreaming Up Dragons with Tiger Chaplain – Dragons can look any way you want them too. Design your very own dragon friend with your imagination!
2:30 PM PaintJam – Paint, brushes, canvas. What he does with them is nothing short of amazing! Watch as his creations take form in minutes right before your eyes! Get ready for PaintJam!
3:00 PM Tubby & Coo’s Board Game Demos – Peel your eyes off the screens and learn how to play some super fun games!
4:00 PM Capoeira & Fencing Demonstrations – Curious about alternative sports such as fencing or the Afro-Brazilian martial art of Capoeira? Watch incredible demonstrations from Athletes Without Borders and see what these cool activities are all about!
4:45 PM A Conversation with Urban Fantasy & DC Comics Author Alys Arden – Tubby & Coo’s Mid-City Book Shop presents a special conversation between owner Candice Huber and urban fantasy and DC Comics author Alys Arden about everything from vampires, ghosts, and the supernatural to writing Zatanna, the most powerful magical character in the DC Universe.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 3rd

10:30 AM Dreamworks Screening – Enjoy 1-hour screenings of Dreamworks’ Spirit: Riding Free and She-Ra!
11:30 AM Ghostbuster Training – Who you gonna call? How about yourself! Learn the finer points of bustin’ ghosts from some serious experts!
12:00 PM Kid’s Costume Parade – Kids line up and take the stage one at a time to showcase their costume. All contestants under 15 will receive a sticker. 
1:00 PM How to be Spidey – With all the additions to the Spider-Verse there is many young Spideys in training. Join Spidey-Team as they give a crash course on the inner-workings of being a Spidey, from teamwork to important stretches; learn it all!
1:30 PM A Reading w/ Local Children’s Author Z.W. Mohr – Join Z.W. Mohr for a live reading from his book series, Desdemona’s Dreams!
2:00 PM PaintJam – Paint, brushes, canvas. What he does with them is nothing short of amazing! Watch as his creations take form in minutes right before your eyes! Get ready for PaintJam!
2:30 PM Reading is Magic Celebration! – Did your child participate in the Reading is Magic program this month? Now is the time for them to be recognized for their hard work and claim their prize!  
3:00 PM Tubby & Coo’s Board Game Demos – Peel your eyes off the screens and learn how to play some super fun games!