Join the Super Puppies for A Wellness Adventure

Free Books for the First 20 Pre-Registered Families

The Super Puppies are on the move, this time going on A Wellness Adventure at the Sutter Theater Center for the Art.  Join author Tonya Flores as audience members experience an array of adventures presented as a live theatrical production by the Marysville Charter Academy for the Arts (MCAA). Enjoy fun exercises as part of a “stretch and groove,” along with tasty treat samples and a demo provided by Yuba-Sutter Blue Zones! 

The program will be held on Saturday, January 20 at 10:30 am. The event is free and open to the public and is being presented in collaboration with Yuba Sutter Arts & Culture.  Register for the free event at yubasutterarts.org. The first 20 registrants will receive a free signed copy of Zuko and Allie Puff and The Magical Meteorite (one per family please) courtesy of the Sutter County Children and Families Commission. 

The Super Puppies A Wellness Adventure is a play that has been adapted from Tonya’s books by MCAA students as an assignment in their drama classes under the direction of Matthew DeMeritt. The original adaptation was done last year and toured MJUSD elementary schools in the spring.  Current MCAA intermediate drama students updated the script and added some elements. The students who are performing are this year’s MCAA intermediate drama students.

Children’s book author, Tonya Flores, is a long-time Yuba City resident. She is an outgoing, energetic, busy mom of two who believes in real-life superheroes! Her children’s book series features super cute puppies, Zuko and Allie Puff who deal with many timely subjects and social issues. The books are written for 3 – 10-year-olds.   The fun and sometimes lofty Super Puppies book titles include several that connect with Aristotle’s virtues; Tsunami Trouble: Aristotle’s Virtues-Bravery, and Halloween Rescue: Aristotle’s Virtues-Generosity. Other timely and relevant titles include Ozone Overhaul: Aristotle’s Virtues – Truthfulness and Sea Ice and Polar Bears: Aristotle’s Virtues-Confidence that connect with environmental issues as well as virtues. And just for fun, there’s New Friends and Superpower Practice. The books are delightfully illustrated by California artists, Darren Drda and Kara Reed.



About YSA: Yuba Sutter Arts is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide arts programming, education, advocacy, assistance, and service to artists, organizations, and residents of Yuba and Sutter Counties. The local affiliate for Yuba and Sutter of the California Arts Council, its programs include Arts in Education, Veterans Initiatives in the Arts, Arts in Corrections, Very Special Arts Festival, Center Stage Youth Performing Arts, the Yuba-Sutter Big Band, Convergence Theater Co., and many more.

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