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Bob’s BMW brings Comfort & Joy to Howard County Holiday Drive Campaign is in full swing. Bob’s BMW Motorcycles of Jessup, MD  is raising money for Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center. As a local business and/or resident please help Bob’s BMW help the less fortunate in Howard County by graciously donating or sharing the poster on social media. Please note: Bob’s BMW is matching donations up to $2,500!

Make Secure Online Donation TODAY!

Holiday Cheer Celebration

The team at Bob’s BMW invites you to its Holiday Cheer Celebration on December 13th. Whether you ride or not does not matter. Bob’s BMW Motorcycles is filled with fun for all of its visitors. Bob’s offers a FREE vintage BMW motorcycle museum dating back to the early 1900’s including rare 2 and 3 wheeled machines, and many one of a kind collectibles, PLUS on December 13th Bob’s will be serving complimentary soups, snacks, and beverages to all its guests to help spread holiday cheer! Please mark your calendars to detour to Bob’s BMW (Jessup, MD) 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. on December 13th!

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Special Notice - Columbia Senior Circle Special Meeting "Fraud & Scams"

The Columbia Senior Circle, sponsored by the Villages of Columbia will host a special meeting on "Fraud & Scams" on Tuesday, October 21, 10:30am, at Historic Oakland Manor, 5430 Vantage Point Road. There will be a presentation by Howard County Police Officer Andre Lingham on the issue of how seniors can protect themselves from "Frauds & Scams".
The Columbia Senior Circle is an ongoing group that meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month. These informal gatherings are open to seniors throughout Columbia, for the purpose of discussing and sharing common interests and concerns.
For information, contact Patricia Laidig at villagemanager@columbiatowncenter.org (410-730-4744) or Kristin Shulder at wlca@wildelake.org (410-730-3987).


Columbia Gym KidSpace
KidSpace is an interactive play area within CA’s fitness facilities.
There’s a  lot of family fun this winter at the Columbia Gym’s KidSpace, with events scheduled for nearly every weekend in 2014. 
Call Columbia Gym KidSpace to register or inquire about our many ongoing activities and programs!
Columbia Gym 6151 Daylong Lane in Clarksville, 410-531-8984
www.columbiaassociation.org

New! All Together Now!
Ages 3-5
Every Wednesdays · 10-10:45am
KidSpace Members Free
All Others $8 per child
A Class for parents and children to enjoy. Come learn about “my” world through books, songs and activities! 
Activities each month will be selected based on the books. Call ahead to register!
                    
 Pre-K Play
Ages 3-5
6 week session beginning November 2nd
Wednesday 10-10:45am
KidSpace Member $40 per child
All Other $50 per child
Help your child prepare for school while having fun! 
Class will provide children with opportunities to develop cognitive skills, self-awareness and social skills needed for Kindergarten success!

Movie Night
Ages 4+
                                  October 18th and November 15th   · 6pm-9pm  
                                   KidSpace/PPP Mbrs. $10 per child, $16 per family
 PP/Facility Mbrs $12 per child, $18 per family
All Others $14 per child, $20 per family
Participants enjoy a night of playing games with friends, creating arts and crafts and top it off with a pizza dinner and movie!

For more information & registration on any KidSpace program at the Columbia Gym please call 410-531-8984. Registration is required and begins one month prior to each event and closes 2 days prior to the event.  Minimum of 5 participants required for each event.
YOU CAN NOW REGISTER ONLINE BY GOING TO columbiaassociation.org
click ‘login’ at the top right corner.  If you are a member create your account.  If you are a non-member and you attend our special programs or visit KidSpace regularly, we can create you a non-member account number.  That can be done by calling the KidSpace facility that you attend.

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Back-to-School Time is a Great Time to Make a Difference!
Join Neighbor Ride any Tuesday at 9:30 am to learn more about how you can make a world of difference in the lives
of local seniors.

Neighbor Ride office, 5570 Sterrett Place, Suite 102 - Columbia, MD 21044 (410) 884-7433

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Back-to-School Time is a Great Time to Make a Difference!

Join Neighbor Ride any Tuesday at 9:30 am to learn more about how you can make a world of difference in the lives of local seniors. As a volunteer driver, you make it possible for seniors to remain active and independent by providing rides for medical appointments, shopping, social outings, religious services, fitness activities, volunteer commitments and other day-to-day needs. Flexible daytime, evening and weekend opportunities are available. NO SET SCHEDULE IS REQUIRED! Volunteers simply choose the rides that are convenient to their homes, offices and daily routines. Parent volunteers are welcome to bring their little ones along when driving for a wonderful inter-generational experience. Contact Volunteer Coordinators, Rosemary Noble or Patrice Cerwonka, at volunteer@neighborride.org or 410-884-7433 for details.


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10475 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia, MD 21044 - Information: 410.715.5550 / Fax: 410.715.5560
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Symphony of Lights 2014
November 15, 2014 - December 31, 2014
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Symphony of Lights is a spectacular display of 70 larger-than-life, animated and stationary light creations.  It is a treasured community tradition and a "must-see" during the holiday season. Enjoy the Symphony of Lights and all of the festivities!

The Symphony of Lights is the largest annual fundraising event benefitting Howard County General Hospital, the only hospital in Howard County. Thank you for your support!

This Year's Festivities
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Dazzle Dash Weekend
Dazzle Dash Weekend

Saturday, November 15 / 5:00 - 7:30 p.m. - Runners only
Sunday, November 16 / 4:00 - 7:30  p.m. - Walkers only
A fun filled kick-off community event to celebrate the opening of the 21st Annual Symphony of Lights. Friends and families gather to walk or run 1.4 miles through the magical outdoor display of lights. Come and experience the excitement as the holiday season begins. Enjoy games and activities for children of all ages, healthy food, entertainment and giveaways. Click here for details.

Drive Through the Lights
Drive Through the Lights
Monday, November 17, 2014 - Sunday, January 4, 2015
Open 6 days a week, Wednesdays-Mondays, 6:00-10:00 p.m., including holidays.
CLOSED to drive-through traffic on Tuesdays.
CLOSED December 31st for the Midnight at 7 event
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Cars, vans and buses can take a 20-30 minute drive-through the Symphony of Lights. Enjoy a beautiful display of holiday light creations, illuminated by a fantasy of color, design, and animation. Delightful for all ages!  Click here for details.

Group Walk Through the Lights
Group Walk Through the Lights
Tuesdays, November 18 - December 30
Perfect for work groups, scout groups, school groups and more!  Experience the Symphony of Lights in a group setting by taking a 1.4 mile stroll through the light displays and make this your group’s holiday tradition.  *Registration Required!*  Pets are not permitted.  Click here for details.

Military Appreciation Nights
Monday, December 1 and Monday, December 8, 2014
Bring your valid military ID (CAC cards will be accepted) and receive $10 off the cost of drive-through admission. Not valid with any other discounts.

Bike the Lights *NEW*
Bike the Lights
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Experience the Symphony of Lights on two wheels! Bikers of all ages and abilities are welcome. Family and friends may walk with the bikers. Click here for details.

Twinkling Tots
Twinkling Tots
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Families can celebrate the season with a leisurely 1.4 mile stroll through the dazzling light displays. Children in strollers and wagons are welcome. Click here for details.

Tail Lights Photo

Tail Lights
Tail Lights
Thursday, December 4, 2014
Back by popular demand! Treat your dog to a walk through the 1.4 mile Symphony of Lights. Prizes will be awarded for the "best dressed" pets! Click here for details.

Midnight at 7
Midnight at 7
Wednesday, December 31, 2014 / 5:00-8:00 p.m.
See Howard County dazzle with a New Year's Eve fireworks display!  Celebrate with your family and friends. Walk through the Symphony of Lights, enjoy the toasty bonfire, food for purchase, music, party favors and more! Click here for details.

Volunteer Opportunities
If you are interested in volunteering for Dazzle Dash or Midnight at 7, please call the Howard Hospital Foundation at 410-740-7666.

Sponsorship Opportunities
Sponsorship of the Symphony of Lights offers your business direct exposure to more than 150,000 attendees. Additionally, because all proceeds benefit Howard County General Hospital, sponsoring the Symphony of Lights demonstrates your commitment to community and philanthropy.

Interested in sponsoring? Please contact Emily Shreve at 410-720-8706 or eshreve@jhmi.edu.

Directions to Symphony of Lights at Symphony Woods, Columbia, MD:
From I-95, take Rt. 32 West (Exit 38-B) toward Columbia; exit at Rt. 29 North (Columbia Town Center); proceed to Exit 18-B (Broken Land Parkway) and follow signs to Merriweather Post Pavilion entrance on the right.Mapping your route?  Symphony of Lights is located at the intersection of Broken Land Parkway and Hickory Ridge Road, Columbia, MD  21044.

Parking for Dazzle Dash and Midnight at 7:
Follow driving directions above, continue 2/10 of a mile past Merriweather Post Pavilion entrance on Broken Land Parkway to the Corporate 70 Building; parking lot located at the intersection of Broken Land Parkway and Little Patuxent Parkway; or the Mall in Columbia parking lot, located directly behind the Corporate 70 Building.

Parking for Walk Throughs, Bike the Lights, Twinkling Tots, and Tail Lights:
Follow driving directions above, use the entrance for Merriweather Post Pavilion on the right. Follow the signs to onsite parking. The registration/check-in tables will be located at the entrance of the course.

Contact
Please call 410-740-7666 for more information
All proceeds benefit Howard County General Hospital: A Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine.



Historic Oakland

5430 Vantage Point Road
Columbia, MD 21044
Tel: 410.730.4801
Fax: 410.730.1823
1.800.730.4802
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Historic Oakland
When Jim Rouse was planning Columbia he took special pains to preserve some of Columbia's historic buildings such as Dorsey Manor, the stone house at Wilde Lake, the Barn at Oakland Mills, Oliver's Carriage House... and Oakland, one of the oldest buildings in Howard County. Rouse wanted to make sure that the people of Columbia understood that the city had roots that must be cherished and protected. To that end, the Columbia Association undertook the renovation of Oakland, also known as Oakland Manor, in 1986. Through the careful guidance of Michael Trostel, a fellow of the American Institute of Architecture, Oakland's beauty has emerged. Managed by TCCA

Thanksgiving Dinner & “Mary Poppins”
November 27, 2014 - 12pm

Toby's Dinner Theatre, 5900 Symphony Woods Rd Columbia, MD 21044 / 410-730-8311

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Skip the fuss and have Thanksgiving dinner with us! Bring your family to see the classic “Mary Poppins” a show the whole family will enjoy! The doors open at 12:00 and the show is at 2:00 pm. Please call our box office for details and availability. We look forward to spending Thanksgiving with you and your loved ones! 


Breakfast with Santa
December 6, 2014 - 8:00am to 11:00am

The American Legion, 2 Main Street, Laurel MD

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Dvořák & Gershwin
December 6, 2014 - 7:30pm

The Columbia Orchestra, 5460 Trumpeter Road Columbia, MD 21044 / 410-465-8777

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Antonin Dvořák’s most famous work was inspired by the sights, sounds, and music of the US, while George Gershwin mined the riches of Cuban rhythms for his thrilling overture. Plus, here’s an extraordinary opportunity to hear Christopher Rouse’s Pulitzer Prize-winning work in the hall named for his cousin Jim Rouse, featuring National Symphony Trombonist David Murray.


Handel: Messiah
December 7, 2014 - 7:30pm

Jim Rouse Theatre, 5460 Trumpeter Rd Columbia, MD 21044 / 410-730-8549

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The Columbia Pro Cantare chorus, Festival Orchestra, Amy Van Roekel, soprano; MaryAnn McCormick, mezzo; Charles Reid, tenor; Lester Lynch, baritone; Henry Lowe, positiv organ Tickets:  Advance:  Adults $23; Seniors/Students. $20; $2 more At Door; Group Rates Available


Columbia Pro Cantare December Concerts
Sunday, December 7, 2014, 7:30 pm

Handel: Messiah. Jim Rouse Theatre, 5460 Trumpeter Road, Columbia. Chorus, guest soloists, and orchestra.
Sunday, December 14, 2014, 3 pm, CPC Chamber Singers: A Christmas Noel. Christ Episocopal Church, 6800 Oakland Mills Rd, Columbia. Tickets: www.procantare.org, and 410.799.9321 or 301.854.0107. $15 and $13 (sr. citizens and students); $2 more at door
Drama Learning Center Announces:
its Winter Production Class to Reprise Popular Disney Title

DLC last produced area premiere of stage adaptation in 2007
December 9, 2014 - February 28, 2014

Drama Learning Center Announces:

October 1, 2014 – Columbia, MD – Today, Drama Learning Center (DLC) announced Disney’s High School Musical, Jr. as its Winter 2015 production class title. The stage adaptation is based on the smash Disney Channel movie from 2006. Drama Learning Center made history by producing the area premiere of the stage version of High School Musical in 2007, and this marks the first time that DLC has brought the title back to the iconic Howard County stage.

Described by many critics and the screenplay’s author as a modern-day Romeo & Juliet, High School Musical chronicles the relationship between two high school juniors from rival cliques that try out for the leading roles in their school’s musical. Troy and Gabriella’s alliance, while a threat to the “status quo,” has the potential to open the door for others to shine.

In addition to production classes for students in grades 3-12, Drama Learning Center also offers Beginning Acting classes to students from Kindergarten to second grade and Broadway Babies classes for preschool children aged three to five. Beginning Acting classes will present their very own productions of Grade School Musical. Adjusting to a new elementary school can be tough, but with a little Wildcat pride, the Grade School Musical characters will be breaking free!

DLC will continue their School’s Out Workshops on days when Howard County Public Schools are closed to provide students with a creative outlet in a supervised environment while parents are still at work.

Registration is currently open for all of DLC’s Winter 2015 programs. Registration can be completed by phone, mail, or online. Disney’s High School Musical, Jr. is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. www.MTIShows.com.

Schedule of Classes
Production Classes – Disney’s High School Musical, Jr.

  • Elementary/Middle School Musical Theatre – Tuesdays (December 9 – Februarys 10) 5 – 7:30 PM OR Wednesdays (December 10 – February 4) 5 – 7:30 PM
  • Elementary School Musical Theatre – Fridays (January 9 – February 27) 5 – 7 PM
  • Middle/High School Musical Theatre – Saturdays (January 10 – February 21) 10:30 AM – 1 PM

Beginning Acting ClassesGrade School Musical

  • Beginning Acting – Thursdays (January 15 – February 26) OR Fridays (January 9 – February 6)  – 5 – 7 PM

Preschool Classes

  • Broadway Babies: Winter Stars – Saturdays (January 17 – February 28) 9:15 – 10:15 AM

School’s Out Workshops – held from 9 AM – 4 PM. Before & After Care is offered for an additional fee from 7 AM to 6 PM. Tuition is $75 per day or $150 for the entire series. Sibling discounts are also available.

  • January 19 – Lego Movie Day
  • February 6 – Winter Wonderlands
  • February 16 – Do You Want to Build a Snowman?

Location
9130-I Red Branch Road
Columbia, MD 21045
(410) 997-9352
www.dramalearningcenter.com

Contact
Tiffany Underwood Holmes, Arts Administrator
tiffany@dramalearningcenter.com
(410) 997-9352


RED BRANCH THEATRE COMPANY PROMOTES LITERACY IN HOWARD COUNTY THROUGH A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD
Family-friendly page-to-stage adaptation will conclude 2014 season
December 12-13, 19-20 at 7:30 PM; December 14 & 20 at 2 PM

RED BRANCH THEATRE COMPANY PROMOTES LITERACY IN HOWARD COUNTY THROUGH A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD

October 22, 2014Columbia, MD – Red Branch Theatre Company (RBTC) will stage its final production of the 2014 season entitled On Love & Loss with the family-friendly A Year With Frog & ToadA Year With Frog and Toad magically brings the treasured characters created by Arnold Lobel in the “Frog and Toad” book series to life. Best friends Frog and Toad hop through four seasons filled with fun while rejoicing in their differences and reveling in their friendship. The jazzy, upbeat score by Robert Reale is designed to have the entire family tapping their toes with Frog and Toad.

“The core of our mission at Red Branch is to foster a life-long love of theatre in our audiences,” states Executive Producer Stephanie Lynn Williams. “To that end, we always program something in our season for the youngest theatre patrons. It never gets old seeing kids fall in love with theatre for the first time.” Since A Year With Frog and Toad is based on the series of easy-reader children’s books, Red Branch has partnered with Howard County Public Libraries and Greenberries to bring the beloved stories to a new audience. Cast members from Red Branch’s Frog and Toad will read stories in costume from Arnold Lobel’s iconic books at Howard County Library Branches and the local eco-chic consignment store over the next two months.

A Year With Frog and Toad runs at Red Branch Theatre Company from December 12-20, and will include several events for all ages in conjunction with the run. Parents’ Night Out PJ Parties will be held on both Fridays during the run. Parents will be able to drop their children off at 7 PM to be supervised by Drama Learning Center instructional staff until 11 PM. Following the show, PJ Party kids will engage in activities, arts and crafts, and fun related to the show. Red Branch’s annual “Santa Sightings” will also take place following matinee performances on Sunday, December 14 and Saturday, December 20. In an effort to encourage families to spend time together while supporting performing arts, Red Branch will also offer family packages of tickets at select performances.

A Year With Frog & Toad is presented with permission through special arrangement with Music Theatre International.

Cast & Production Staff
A Year With Frog & Toad
Frog – Cory Jones
Toad – Gavin Shown
Man – James Carpenter
Woman 1 – Erin Branigan
Woman 2 – Caroline Griswold

Directed by Jenny Male
Music Direction by Dustin Merrell
Stage Management by Dana Fleischer
Set Design by Heidi Castle
Properties Design by Jerusha Burnett
Costume Design by Camille Petrillo

Performance Dates and Times
December 12-13, 19-20 at 7:30 PM; December 14 & 20 at 2 PM

Special Events
Storytime with the cast of Frog and Toad
·      November 15, 10 AM – Greenberries
·      December 1, 10:30 AM & 11:30 AM: Howard County Library, Elkridge Branch
·      December 5, 10:35 AM & 11:30 AM: Howard County Library, Miller Branch
·      December 12, 10:45 AM: Howard County Library, Glenwood Branch
·      December 17, 10:30 AM: Howard County Library, East Columbia Branch

Parents’ Night Out PJ Parties – 7-11 PM
·      Friday, December 12
·      Friday, December 19

Red Branch Santa Sightings – following the 2 PM performances
·      Sunday, December 14
·      Saturday, December 20

Grandparents’ Days
·      Saturday, December 13 – 7:30 PM
·      Saturday, December 20 – 7:30 PM

Tickets
Individual tickets available for purchase online at www.redbranchtheatrecompany.com or by calling the box office at (410) 997-9352.

$14 – Student/Senior
$16 – Adult
$18 – Admission at the door
$25 – Grandparents’ Days – package of two tickets for one child & one adult
$50 – Family Four-Packs – packages of four tickets for matinee performances

Media
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Location
Drama Learning Center
9130-I Red Branch Road
Columbia, MD 21045
(410) 997-9352

Press Contact
Tiffany Underwood Holmes
Managing Director
info@redbranchtheatre.com
(410) 997-9352


A Year With Frog & Toad
December 12 & 13, 2014 - 7:30pm

Red Branch Theatre Company, 9130-I RED BRANCH RD Columbia, MD 21045 / 410-997-9352

A Year With Frog and Toad magically brings the treasured characters created by Arnold Lobel in the “Frog and Toad” book series to life. Best friends Frog and Toad hop through four seasons filled with fun while rejoicing in their differences and reveling in their friendship. The jazzy, upbeat score by Robert Reale is designed to have the entire family tapping their toes with Frog and Toad.


A Christmas Carol
December 12 and 13 at 7:30 PM and December 14 at 3 PM

“Christmas a humbug, Uncle Scrooge? Surely you don’t mean that?” Will Scrooge continue in his miserly ways, or will he give in to Marley and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future? This December, Cedar Ridge Community Theater will stage a production of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, adapted by Tony Reich and directed by Patti Restivo. A small group of actors perform almost 50 roles in telling Dickens’ timeless classic of regret, repentance, and redemption. Performances are December 12 and 13 at 7:30 PM and December 14 at 3 PM. Free refreshments will be served during intermission.Tickets are $5 for ages 6 and up; ages 5 and under are free but do require a ticket. Purchase tickets online at www.crcc.org.2410 Spencerville Road, Spencerville, MD 20868; info@crcc.org
Columbia Pro Cantare Chamber Singers: "A Christmas Noel"
Sunday, December 14, 2014, 3 pm

Christ Episcopal Church, 6800 Oakland Mills Rd, Columbia 21045

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The 28 voice Chamber Singers’ annual December performance of festive music takes the listener on a journey through the centuries, visiting many countries and diverse musical traditions. The program includes works a capella and accompanied, enhanced by the resonant setting of Christ Episcopal Church.
Tickets $15 and $13 (students and sr. citizens) in advance; $2 more at door. To order tickets visit www.procantare.org, or call 410.799.9321 or 301.854.0107.
That’s Dancing Ballroom & Sport Winter Showcase
December 14, 2014 - 5pm-9pm

Columbia Sheraton Town Center Hotel, 10207 Wincopin Circle Columbia, Md 21044 / 301.776.0085

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A winter showcase event! The evening consists of a gourmet dinner buffet, drinks, desserts, cash bar, performances, dance party, show, and awards ceremony.


Howard County Cat Club Upcoming Events
December 14, 2014 - 9-3 pm:

Gift wrapping at Barnes & Noble, Ellicott City, featuring a Special Guest!
Let us Wrap your Holiday Gifts for you!
For info contact Alex 410-489-2612

Clipper's Canine Cafe, Savage Mill
December 20, 2014 - 2-6 pm

A wide variety of Tee Shirts & handmade Jewelry available. They'll make wonderful Holiday gifts!
For info contact Alex 410-489-2612
Tee Shirts can also be ordered at: www.howardcountycats.org/store/c1/Featured_Products.html


Off The Beaten Path Tour Series: The Torpedo factory, Alexandria
December 17, 2014 - 10:00am

Columbia Art Center, 6100 Foreland Garth Columbia, MD 21045 / 410-730-0075

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In the comfort of a driven van, have fun touring local galleries and artists’ studios in the Baltimore, MD and Washington, DC regions. Join Roberta Greenstein for lunch at a trendy restaurant which she has researched and selected. For repeat participants, all visited locations are new. Please arrive at Columbia Art Center promptly at 10am. $45 for each tour (cost of lunch is not included in fee)


A Year With Frog & Toad
December 19 & 20, 2014 - 7:30pm

Red Branch Theatre Company, 9130-I RED BRANCH RD Columbia, MD 21045 / 410-997-9352

| http://www.redbranchtheatrecompany.com/about |

A Year With Frog and Toad magically brings the treasured characters created by Arnold Lobel in the “Frog and Toad” book series to life. Best friends Frog and Toad hop through four seasons filled with fun while rejoicing in their differences and reveling in their friendship. The jazzy, upbeat score by Robert Reale is designed to have the entire family tapping their toes with Frog and Toad.


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