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Story Fest

Event Type: Storytimes and Parenting
Age Group(s): All Ages, Children & Families
Date: 10/5/2013
Start Time: 10:00 AM
End Time: 4:00 PM
 Featuring professional storytellers, workshops and puppetry for all ages.

Sweetening the Tale Workshop with Master Storyteller Lyn Ford
10:00 am – 11:15 am
Play with story-enhancing ideas that nurture your own narrative skills. Spark your creativity, and add exciting descriptive moments and interesting actions and interactions to your storytelling tool kit.

Puppet Show – 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Meet Little Bo Peep, Humpty Dumpty, Little Miss Muffet, and more in our nursery rhyme puppet show.

Foolish Folk and Wise Words by Janelle Reardon – 11:15 am – 12:00 pm
Delight in tales of foolish folk and discover the wisdom illuminated in stories from around the world. Sometimes foolishness and wisdom are found in the same tales! Janelle Reardon shares a selection of stories from three continents. There may be a true "wise fool" tale in the story mix as well.

Lunch and Story Swap - 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Now is the chance to tell your story! Brown bag your lunch and join Janelle Reardon in the lunchtime story swap! Share your story and hear from others!

Home Fried Tales by Lyn Ford – 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Fourth-generation Affrilachian storyteller Lyn Ford shares humor, history, heart and interaction rooted in her family's African-American Appalachian oral traditions. Folktales, fool tales, fables, favorite tricksters and other critters, in stories sweetened, seasoned, and stirred up just for you!

Folk Legends and Tall Tales by Foster Brown 2:30 pm – 3:15 pm
Foster’s physical comedy sense of suspense and elements of surprise enthrall audiences everywhere. Drawing upon ancient (and more recent) folklore from Native American legends and Appalachian tales, Foster delivers valuable life lessons to groups of all ages.

OLIO 3:15 pm – 4:00 pm
The storytellers of the day, Lyn Ford, Janelle Reardon, and Foster Brown, will gather together to present a medley that will entertain and delight.

Library: Medina Library    Map of Library Location
Location: Medina Community Room A+B
Contact: Christine Gramm