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First Night - Family Fest

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First Night - Family Fest

Time: December 31, 2013 from 1pm to 6pm
Location: First Night - Hynes Auditorium
Street: 900 Boylston Street
City/Town: Boston MA
Event Type: concert, music, games, fun
Organized By: Norah Dooley
Latest Activity: Dec 28, 2013

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Two rooms filled with professional storytellers from 1pm until 6pm !

First Night web site here

Story Action ( 2- 6 years) Story Action: A world-wide whirlwind of stories through games,movement and songs for young ones (for 2 years -6 years old) by master storytellers who are movers and shakers. Hosted by master storyteller,  Andrea Lovett.  Room 102
Story Dreams (6 years - 60+years) featuring masters of traditional storytelling who are wordsmiths and dreamers. Enjoy theater of the mind from the wide world of folk lore.  Suitable for listeners of all ages these programs with traditional or incidental musical accompaniment explore universal themes like- tricksters, heroes, noodle-heads or one strong cultural tradition and are presented by masters of the art and craft of storytelling. Hosted by children's author and award winning storyteller, Norah Dooley.
Room 103

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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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