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Carnival kicks off summer reading at Shrewsbury library

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer

Jake the Lion, the mascot of the Worcester Bravehearts baseball team, wishes Brian Healy a happy 4th birthday.

Jake the Lion, the mascot of the Worcester Bravehearts baseball team, wishes Brian Healy a happy 4th birthday.

Shrewsbury – Families gathered July 1 for the annual Summer Reading Kickoff Carnival at the Shrewsbury Public Library. Festivities included carnival games, snacks, a magic and juggling show with Flippo the Clown and a belly dance performance by the Silver Moon Gypsies.

Among several authors featured at a meet and greet were N.E. Castle and April Jones Prince, each of Shrewsbury. The carnival concluded with a screening of the film “Frozen.”

Shrewsbury residents Anna Connors and Norma Giumentaro belly dance with the Silver Moon Gypsies.

Shrewsbury residents Anna Connors and Norma Giumentaro belly dance with the Silver Moon Gypsies.

Naomi Ornelas, 8, assists Flippo the Clown with a magic trick.

Naomi Ornelas, 8, assists Flippo the Clown with a magic trick.

Vrinda Punj, a rising sophomore at Shrewsbury High School, tells the fortune of a carnival guest.

Vrinda Punj, a rising sophomore at Shrewsbury High School, tells the fortune of a carnival guest.

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