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Bashirah and the Amazing Bean Pie
Ages: 5+ with adult caregiver
What’s your favorite food? Bashirah’s favorite is bean pie and she can’t wait to share it with her friends! But when someone makes fun of her, will she ever eat bean pie again? Bring the whole family as we explore friendship, forgiveness, and food.
Based on the book, Bashirah and the Amazing Bean Pie: A Celebration of African-American Muslim Culture by Ameenah Muhammad-Diggins.
Full Schedule of Showtimes
May 11 – 12:30pm & 2:30pm
May 12 – 12:30pm & 2:30pm
May 15 – 12pm
May 17 – 2:30pm
May 18 – 12:30pm & 2:30pm
May 19 – 12:30pm & 2:30pm
May 22 – 12pm
May 24 – 12pm
May 26 – 12:30pm & 2:30pm
May 27 – 10:30am (relaxed), 12:30pm, & 2:30pm
May 29 – 12pm
June 4 – 12:30pm & 2:30pm
June 5 – 12:30pm, 2:30pm, 4:30pm
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