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Norah Dooley as Mary Read/pirate

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Norah Dooley as Mary Read/pirate

Time: April 20, 2011 from 11am to 12pm
Location: Coolidge Corner Library
Street: 31 Pleasant Street
City/Town: Brookline, MA 02446
Website or Map: http://www.brooklinelibrary.o…
Phone: (617) 730-2380
Event Type: storytelling
Organized By: Paula Sharaga and Norah Dooley
Latest Activity: Apr 19, 2011

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Salt, Sea and Piracy
with Mary Read - retired pirate.
salty stories from the sea, pirate lore and sea songs for ages 3- 6 years old

Dressed as pirate Mary Read, Norah Dooley puts into port in Brookline on April 20,2011 At Coolidge Corner Library  - free and open to the public... Mary Read will tell tales she heard from the people she sailed with in the Golden Age of Piracy. She also tells folk tales from and the wonders of the 7 seas, teaches sea chanteys and plays her pennywhistle.
31 Pleasant Street
Brookline, MA 02446
(617) 730-2380

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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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