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First Night Boston

Time: December 31, 2014 from 1pm to 10pm
Location: Hynes Auditorium
Street: 900 Boylston Street
City/Town: Boston
Website or Map: http://www.firstnightboston.o…
Event Type: first, night, new, years
Organized By: andrea lovett
Latest Activity: Dec 11, 2014

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massmouth,inc. helps you bring in the New Year by presenting 10 hours of family programming website atFirst Night, 2015,

Hynes Convention Center at 900  Boylston Street, Back Bay, Boston.  

104 Family Stories, Games and Music

1:00 – 1:45  Stories, Music and Story Games for Lap Sitting Young ones ( Andrea Lovett & Alan WhiteAlicia Quintano, Kerri Schmidt, Anna Adler)

2:00 – 2:45  Imaginary Beasts – animal tales from around the world Tony Toledo

3:00 – 3:45  Stories in the Streets Tales of Tails Andrea Lovett & friends)

4:00 – 4:45  Noodleheads and Leprechauns: Irish/ Italian folktales Norah Dooley

5:00 – 5:45  Joe Pagliuca

Room 105 Family Stories, Games and Music  emceed by Norah Dooley

1:15 – 2:00  Pets Stories  family members Host: KR Glickman and Tony Toledo

2:15 – 3:00  Food Stories about breakfast, lunch and dinners that have gone wrong or right

3:15 – 4:00  Trips/Vacations Stories about travel with children

4:15 – 5:00  Family Tree  Stories about Outliers  Black Sheep  Joe Pagliuca

5:15 – 6:00  Back in the Day Stories about Growing UpFirst Night storytelling  for Adults and Big Kids • Rooms 104 & 105

True Life Stories from story slams

8:00 PM – 8:45 PM Host: Brendyn Schneider

9:15 PM- 10:00 PM Host: Diana Valentine

10:30 PM -11:15 PM Host: Audra Jamai

Room 105  1st Person Plural – True Life Stories longer stories 9:00 PM –   9:45 PM  Host: Brendyn Schneider Sue Schmidt, Peter Carcia and Michael Anderson

10:15 PM – 11:00 PM  Host: HR BrittonBrendyn Schneider, Diana Valentine and Justin Werfel

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Grand Prize for South Shore Grand Slam Story Slam generously donated by Nicolette Heavey and Stories In The Streets (A Maine Get Away)

Stories in the Streets in an outreach literacy program that focuses on families in at-risk areas and fosters community engagement in storytelling by: 1) Creating opportunities for public storytelling wherever families gather — a farmer’s market, laundromat, or food line; and, 2) Offering storytelling workshops that raise family engagement in literacy, cultural awareness and community understanding.  The program is currently active in Lawrence, Brockton and Randolph.


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