Program Description: The Link Project and OutHudson in collaboration with the library are hosting Merrie Cherry for Drag Queen Story Time. There will be a drag queen treasure chest of costumes for kids. Complimentary cookies provided by Trixie’s Oven. The first 15 families will receive a free copy of “I Am Jazz”, a story of a transgender child based on the real-life experience of Jazz Jennings.
Date/Time: Saturday, July 14, 11am – 12pm
What do drag queens and children have in common? They love dressing up and all things sparkly! Named one of “Brooklyn’s most beautiful people” by Paper magazine, Merrie Cherry is a drag queen and nightlife event planner based in New York City. She created the Brooklyn Nightlife Awards, an annual awards show honoring the creative output of the Brooklyn borough. She is the host and creator of DRAGnet, the longest running drag competition in Brooklyn. She has performed in various festivals and shows across the United States, including the Austin International Drag Festival, Bushwig, and the Queer New York International Arts Festival.