The Big Read: Call of the Wild








Saturday, March 8, 2014, 11am-2pm
The Henry Ford – Anderson Theater
Event is free and open to the public

The adventure begins at The Henry Ford in the Anderson Theater and Prechter Promenade, featuring free books, music, activities, and a film screening of Charlie Chaplin’s The Gold Rush. Join the program in the Anderson Theater with a dramatic reading from The Call of the Wild; then stay to watch The Gold Rush or take part in the activities in the Promenade.

Program in the Anderson Theater

  • Welcome to The Big Read Dearborn Kickoff
  • Dramatic reading from The Call of the Wild by the Players Guild of Dearborn
  • The Gold Rush, a movie starring Charlie Chaplin

Activities in the Prechter Promenade

  • A photo opportunity with a real dog sled and prospectors’ gear
  • Boy Scouts winter camping display
  • Popular music from the time of the Klondike Gold Rush
  • Make-and-take activity: make your own coaster featuring Jack London’s wolf bookplate
  • Display of Call of the Wild artwork from Dearborn Public Schools students