Miramar Cultural Center | ArtsPark looks for creative name for family theater mascot


MIRAMAR – The new bookworm mascot for the Miramar Cultural Center | ArtsPark Family Theater Series is nearly ready for the season. The bookworm just needs a name.

The Cultural Center has launched a search for the best, most creative name for the new bookworm whose duties include hosting pre-show entertainment as well as attending community events.

The winner will receive two family four packs to the Family Theater Series performances of One Night in Frog Town on Saturday, Jan. 12, a show by Emmy-winning author/composer Philip Pelletier that uses music to teach lessons about cultural diversity, and the nationally-acclaimed Story Pirates on Saturday, Feb. 2, which is a hilarious and interactive sketch comedy show which received rave reviews from comedian Jon Stewart. The runner-up will receive one family four pack to the Family Theater Series.

To submit a name for the bookworm, log onto http://bit.ly/MiramarBookWormEntryForm.

Entries will be accepted through Friday, Dec. 21. The winning name will chosen by Friday, Dec. 28. “This is open to anyone who thinks they have a creative, fun name for our adorable new bookworm,” said Valerie Williams, Education Program Coordinator for Miramar Cultural Center. “We want to engage the community as much as possible in what we do here.”

One hour before the Family Theater Series performances, presented by WastePro, the bookworm will visit with children and families as they enjoy art activities, face painting and story time, where the bookworm will act out the story as it is read.

Tickets to the Family Theater Series are $15 with two-show subscriptions offering a savings of up to 15 percent. For show tickets and information, call 954-602-4500 or select your seat online at http://www.miramarculturalcenter.org.

The Miramar Cultural Center | ArtsPark is located at 2400 Civic Center Place on Red Road, north of Miramar Parkway, in Miramar. Miramar Cultural Center/ArtsPark can be found on Facebook at facebook.com/MiramarCulturalCenter and on Twitter @MiramarCultural.

About Miramar Cultural Center | ArtsPark
The Miramar Cultural Center | ArtsPark is a collaborative effort of many who share a fundamental commitment to the arts as essential to building a strong and vibrant community. The project is funded in part by Broward County through the Broward County Board of Commissioners with proceeds from the 2000 Safe Parks & Land Preservation Bond. The Center also acknowledges the support of the State of Florida Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, the Florida Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts.