Saturday, January 28, 3:00 - 4:00
Amazing Animal Stories - Featuring Elephants Remember and new animal-themed books
by Debbie Levy, Mary Quattlebaum, Susan Stockdale and Joan Waites

Presentations, Book Sale, Signing and a Coloring/Activity Table 
The Connie Morella (Bethesda) Library, 
Bethesda, MD

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Wednesday, February 1
Virtual Reading of Elephants Remember for World Read Aloud Day - WRAD

 Singapore International School, Mumbai, India; Schickler Elementary School, Lapeer Michigan;
Cottage Street School, Sharon, Massachusetts; Archer Street School, Freeport, New York;
Pinecrest School, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Thursday, February 23, 2:30 - 3:30
Virtual Presentation Featuring Elephants Remember

The Village of Montgomery County 
Bethesda, MD

Thursday, March 16
ARTstravaganza - 20th Anniversary Celebration!
Let's Create A Picture Book! Workshops with Five Second Grade Classes

St. Stephens and St. Agnes Lower School
Alexandria, VA

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Tuesday, March 28, 2:00 - 3:00
Presentation Featuring The Eye of the Whale
Coleman Elementary School 
The Plains, VA

Saturday, April 15
Presentation Featuring Elephants Remember
Maryland Asociation of School Librarians Conference - MASL 
Maritime Institute of Technology & Graduate Studies
Linthicum Heights, MD

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Saturday, April 29, 11 am
Presentation, Crafts, Book Sale and Signing Featuring Elephants Remember
Shepherdstown Public Library 

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Monday, May 15, 11:00 - 12:00
Presentation and Craft Featuring The Eye of the Whale
Loudoun Country Day School 
Leesburg, VA

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        After the presentatin the Pre-K students created beautiful underwater whale
         and sea life scenes with collage and oil pastels.

Saturday, May 20
Presentation and Book Signing Featuring Elephants Remember
The Gaithersburg Book Festival 

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Thursday, June 1
A Day of Presentations Featuring Elephants Remember
The German International School's Annual Day of the Book 
Potomac, MD

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     It was a wonderful day with Librarian Ursula Eberhard on my left, and Ingrid Wrausmann on my right, with their
fabulous team of volunteers, who all helped to make it a memorable day for the children and everyone!


Sunday, July 9, 5:00 - 6:30
Art Talk about Elephants Remember
Presentation and Book Sale and Signing
Plaza Art Supply 
Bethesda, MD

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Many of the materials I used for the illustrations in Elephants Remember were purchased at Plaza Art. It was fun to present the book to
"kindred spirits" and discuss my techniques and strategies. Plaza is my candy store! : )                


Saturday, August 12
Celebrating World Elephant Day with Elephants Remember
Presentations, Crafts, Specimen Carts, Book Sale and Signing
Q?rius Science Education Center - The Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History 
Washington, DC

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    What a fantastic day at the museum! Big thanks to Katie and Efrain at Q?rius! Clockwise from the top: showing my painting of a life-size newborn elephant calf; tissue paper collage elephant scenes on paper made of re-purposed elephant dung (!); Efrain Tejada, with a (real) Asian elephant jaw bone; showing my painted life-size adult African savanna elephant ear; and with the team and massive "Henry" who weighed 24,000 pounds!

September 5 - October 28,  Public Reception - Thursday, September 14, 7 - 9
Group Art Exhibit - Animal Kingdom 
Included in the exhibit is my painting of a newborn elephant calf, titled: Dawn.
Strathmore Mansion 
North Bethesda, MD

Saturday, October 14, 11:00 - 2:00
Book Sale & Signing at 
Eat Local - Read Local - Celebration of Authors and Food
Cascades Public Library 
Potomac Falls, VA

Monday, October 16
Presentations Featuring Elephants Remember

Algonkian Elementary School 
Sterling, VA

Monday, October 30
Presentation and Character/Emotion Drawing Exercise
Featuring Ten Timid Ghosts 

Loudoun Country Day School 
Leesburg, VA

Wednesday, November 29
Presentations Featuring Elephants Remember

with An Open Book Foundation
School and location, TBD 
Washington, DC