WCTE Gets Ready for Stations of Imagination 2017 at Fall Fun Fest

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Cindy Putman, PCSS and WCTE Ready To Learn Project manager, invites you to join her along with special guest co-host Jessika Chubb for this week's edition of the WCTE Get Ready To Learn radio show. Jessika is WCTE’s Stations Of Imaginations Project Manager and she and Putman will be sharing exciting things that are going to take place at WCTE’s largest free family event.

WCTE's Stations of Imagination (SOI) will take place on September 8th and 9th around the Putnam Court House Square on Jefferson and Spring Streets and everyone in the community is invited to attend.

This free annual event is held in conjunction with Cookeville's Fall Fun Fest. Stations of Imagination offers hands-on activities, interactive games, live entertainment and more! It's an opportunity for the entire family to come out and have a great time together.

On September 8th & 9th, children of all ages will have the opportunity to meet beloved PBS KIDS characters, participate in fun free activities, enjoy entertaining shows, and learn all sorts of great new things.

This years special guest from Sesame Street Workshop is Elmo.

WCTE's Friday Night Festivities at Stations of Imagination 2017 | September 8 from 5p-8:30p

  • 6:30 - 8:30 Silent Disco
  • 7 p.m. - PBS KIDS Movie 

WCTE’s Main Stage Stations of Imagination 2017 | Saturday September 9 from 10am-5pm

  • 9:30 Music to start the day
  • 10:00 The Johnston Family and Eli Anderson  
  • 10:30 The Centre School of Dance
  • 11:00 Braiden Underwood
  • 11:30 Prescott Middle School Fine Arts
  • 12:00 Monterey High School Drama
  • 12:30 Victory Gymnastics
  • 1:00 Leanne Firestone
  • 1:30 Cookeville Children’s Theatre
  • 6:30 - 8:30 Silent Disco 
  • 7 p.m. PBS KIDS Movie 

More than 25 Booth partners with free kids activities and stage performers on the main stage:

Join WCTE's Get Ready To Learn Community Collaboratives for Early Learning Media members Putnam County School System and Putnam County Library at the 2017 WCTE's Stations Of Imagination. This year Putnam County School System invited a special PBS KIDS guest, Curious George. Stop by the PCSS and PCL "Building Brains" booth, check out the PBS KIDS Design Process, and get "Curious about Learning" with Curious George.

Jesika shares about the team approach that WCTE is taking this year to make SOI a success. Her team consist of Reggie Brown, Jodi Pitts, Carmen Ramey, Celeste Flatt Bennett, and Shannon Terry. Each of them is working with community partners, sponsors, and PBS to make this the best family friendly event in the Upper Cumberland.

If you or your company would like to sponsor or volunteer at SOI contact Jessika at jchubb@wcte.org


Tune in each Saturday morning at 9:30 for the WCTE Get Ready To Learn Radio Show, with host Cindy Putman on Zimmer Broadcasting's The HUB 107.7 FM and 1400 AM. 

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WCTE's Stations of Imagination at Fall FunFest

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Friday, September 11th from 5pm - 9pm Saturday, September 12th from 10am - 9pm on the Cookeville Square

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WCTE’s Educational Team can customize workshops or professional development trainings for your group or organization. For workshop information, or to inquire about scheduling a workshop, call 921-528-2222 x. 227 or email us.

Topics are listed below:

  • Using Media as a learning tool
  • Using PBS kids apps to extend learning
  • How to be your child’s first teacher
  • Sesame Street Workshops
  • How does poverty effect a child’s brain
  • Literacy and Math
  • Brain Development

Workshops can be conducted in English and Spanish.