You can celebrate reading and Dr. Seuss' birthday at the 7th Annual Read Across Bakersfield event Sunday.
There will be games, booths, photos with The Cat, face painting and a special movie showing of "The Indian in the Cupboard," a Bakersfield Elementary Teachers Association news release said.
A block party is free and kicks off at 1 p.m. at The Majestic Fox Theater. For ticket information, call Denice Porter at 327-4567.
The awards honor businesses, organizations and individuals who contribute to the quality of life in Bakersfield, a chamber news release said. There are 14 categories.
The deadline for submissions is 5 p.m. March 17. Award recipients will be announced at a May 31 banquet.
Nomination forms can be found at www.bakersfieldchamber.org or call 327-4421.