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2017 STORYTELLING SCHEDULE space
JUNE | JULY | AUGUST | SEPTEMBER | OCTOBER

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J U N E

  Artistic Director: Laura Simms
June Monitor: TBD

Saturdays at 11AM

Youth story teller(s) at early June sessions
  Story tellers:
Story by:
Jun 3 | The Nightingale told by Laura Simms,
Ambassador Riggelsen
– H C Andersen
  | A Very Happy Donkey told by Joy Kelly (Art Baron, Music) – origin Haiti
Jun 10 | What the Moon Saw told by Gerald Fierst – H C Andersen
  | The Legend of Mansa Musa told by Linda Humes – origin Mali
Jun 17 | Hairy Rouchy told by Jeannine Laverty – origin Ireland
  | More than a Cup of Kindness told by Carol Birch – Original
Jun 24 | Storm Child told by Mary Ann Schmidt – E Haywood
  | Triona in the Land Below the Well told by Marianne McShane – origin Ireland
         

J U L Y

  July Monitor: TBD

Saturdays at 11AM

Story tellers: Story:
Jul 1 | King Thrushbeard told by Megan Hicks – origin English
| Old Woman and the Pumpkin told by Navida Stein – origin India
Jul 8 | Three Daughters and a Motherís Blessing told by Bill Gordh – origin Ireland
  | The Wild Rose
told by Laura Simms – origin Romanian
Jul 15 | Kurdish Cinderella told by Diane Edgecomb – origin Kurdish
  | Anansi Stories told by April Armstrong – origin West Africa
Jul 22 | Blue Hippopotamus told by LuAnn Adams – origin Egypt
  | The Hunchback told by Heather Forest – origin Persian
Jul 29 | Will-OíWisp told by Katie Green – H C Andersen
  | The Rooster Who Would be King told by Peninnah Schram – origin Jewish
         

A U G U S T

August Monitors: TBD

Saturdays at 11AM

Story tellers: Story:
Aug 5 | Great Joy told by Karen de Mauro – origin India
  | The Most Amazing Thing
told by Ron Sopyla – H C Andersen
Aug 12 | The Magic Teapot told by Ellen Shapiro – origin Japan
  | The Well of Sweetness, Rainbow Crow
told by Arif Choudhury, Jean Hale – origin Arabian, Lenape
Aug 19 | The Camel Husband told by Marc Young – origin Palestine
  | The Wooden Sword told by Judith Heineman – origin Afghanistan
Aug 26 | The Beetle Who Went on a Journey told by Robin Bady – H C Andersen
  | Jack and the Beanstalk told by Megan Wells – origin English
         

S E P T E M B E R

Youth story teller(s)
at late September sessions

Saturdays at 11AM

Story tellers: Story:
Sep 2 | Hansel and Gretel told by Loren Niemi – Grimm
  | Mother Earth told by Valentina Ortiz (Alda Reuter, Music) – origin Mexican
Sep 9 | Irish Tales told by Liz Weir – origin Ireland
  | The Golden Lamb told by Angela Halvorson Borg – origin Iraq
Sep 16 | The Emperorís New Clothes told by Melissa Heckler
– H C Andersen
| The Princess and the Pea told by Therese Folkes Plair
– H C Andersen
Sep 23   Celebration of Diane Wolkstein
      Storytelling,
Curated by Rachel Zucker
– Various
Sep 30 ducklingThe Ugly Duckling's Birthday Party
 
with Rolf Stang (as H C Andersen)
Cookies served! from ASS
  | The Ugly Duckling told by Laura Simms – H C Andersen
  | Wild Swans told by Laura Simms – H C Andersen
    please click here for a pdf of this summer's Storytelling Program. (2pgs)  

 

Fairy and Folk Tales
From Around The World!

Appropriate for children ages 6 and up.
Fun for Adults as well.
Where:
At the Hans Christian Andersen statue
"The Ugly Duckling"
near 72nd Street & Fifth Avenue.
in Central Park, New York.

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When:
Saturdays in
June, July, August & September
Time:
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Storytelling is held rain or shine.
Cost: Free
Children are asked to sit with
parents or guardians.

young storyteller

There will be Youth story tellers at all June sessions.

Sponsored by the Hans Christian Andersen Storytelling Center, Inc.
in cooperation with the City of New York / Parks & Recreation and The Central Park Conservancy.

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