the living art of storytelling in Massachusetts

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FAIR Program

Time: March 5, 2011 at 1pm to April 16, 2011 at 1pm
Location: Main Branch Library New Bedford
Street: 613 Pleasant St.
City/Town: New Bedford
Website or Map:
Phone: 1-508-991-6214
Event Type: reading, program
Organized By: andrea lovett
Latest Activity: Feb 27, 2011

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Event Description

reading program at two of the  New Bedford Libraries supported by MassHumanities called Fair(family adventures in

reading) Families will enjoy beautiful books. Professional storytellers lead families and children 6 and older in discussions about children's stories on topics such as

fairness,courage, and dreams.

Healthy snacks and a craft are provided.

Families who attend regularly will receive a canvas book bag and a free book.

Saturdays 1 to 2:30pm

At the Main Library on Pleasant St.  dates are 2/26 , 3/5 3/12 3/26  and 4/2  4/16 with storyteller

Andrea Lovett

At the Wilks Library

 Saturdays 1 to 2:30pm

3/5 3/12 3/26 and 4/2 4/9 4/16  with storyteller Karen Chace

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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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