Hank the Cowdog Author, John Erickson, To Present Concert in Palestine

Friday, September 27, 2013


"PALESTINE — One of the country’s most loved children’s authors known for his “Hank the Cowdog” series is coming to Palestine on Saturday for two special performances.

“Hank the Cowdog” author John R. Erickson will present a concert, reading excerpts from his books and singing songs, at two shows Saturday — 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. at the Palestine High School Auditorium.

The event is sponsored by the Palestine Junior Service League. Admission is free with a canned good item for donation.

“It’s going to be a great family event where all ages can enjoy the ‘Hank the Cowdog’ free performance and at the same time, hopefully collect canned goods to give back to the community through local food banks,” PJSL Arts Committee Co-Chair Brittany Leslie said. “All of the schools are very excited and we have had a bunch of calls from the flyers and ads we have put out there. Many people have grown up reading “Hank the Cowdog” or reading it to their kids.”...

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