FAMILY FUN: Pippi Longstocking 70th Birthday Party!
Pippi 70 years! Photo: Astrid Lindgren/Ingrid Vang Nyman/Saltkråkan AB.
This year Pippi Longstocking, the strongest and kindest girl in the world turns 70 years old! Pippi is not only strong and kind, but she is also independent, generous, playful, funny and adventurous. Come celebrate her birthday with us in Pippi style on November 15.
Sweden's beloved author Astrid Lindgren's Pippi is one of the most popular children’s book characters. Astrid Lindgren had a passion and a very strong conviction that all children need books, and she knew that libraries, preschools and schools play a huge part in stimulating children’s interest in reading.
The birthday party will be held in House of Sweden between 11 am - 3 pm featuring:
-Pippi film screenings
-Arts and craft station
-Book store, in partnership with Politics & Prose
-Villa Villekulla Café in Pippi's garden with Swedish birthday cake
-Fish pond with prizes for all
-Room for Children - Library & Arts Studio
-Raffle with great prizes such as tickets to Astrid Lindgren World in Sweden!
FREE admission. #Pippi70
Partners: Saltkråkan AB and Swedish Institute.
House of Sweden
2900 K Street, NW (Georgetown waterfront)
Washington, DC 20007