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Storymobile w/Norah Dooley 3 shows daily AUG

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Storymobile w/Norah  Dooley 3 shows daily AUG

Time: August 1, 2011 at 6pm to August 12, 2011 at 7pm
Location: various
Street: Boston
City/Town: area
Website or Map:
Event Type: storytelling, folk, tales
Organized By: Norah Dooley
Latest Activity: Jul 8, 2011

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Norah Dooley will be working with the ReadBoston Storymobile and  rolling through the streets of Boston this summer providing children with fun, interactive storytelling events. ReadBoston provides free, new books to take home. The Storymobile program will run weekdays July 5th through August 12th to offer the children of Boston a free and fun alternative for summertime adventure. The program is open to all children with 78 convenient locations throughout the city. In addition, ReadBoston will offer a week of special events August 15-August 19. Click here for the schedule. Questions? Call 617-918-5289.

Monday, August 1

Billings Field 10:00-10:45

Centre Street and LaGrange Street

2030 Centre Street, West Roxbury, MA 02132

Ohrenberger C.C. 11:15-12:00

175 West Boundary Road, West Roxbury, MA 02132

Mattapan Library 1:15-2:00

1350 Blue Hill Avenue, Mattapan, MA 02126

Jamaica Pond @ The Gazebo
Tuesdays at 7:00 PM  August 2

Tuesday, August 9

West End House Boys and Girls Club 10:00-10:45

105 Allston Street, Allston, MA 02134

Honan-Allston Library 11:15-12:00

300 North Harvard Street, Allston, MA 02134

Jackson Mann Community Center 1:15-2:00

500 Cambridge Street, Allston, MA 02134


Thursday, August 11, 2011

United South End Settlements, 10:00-10:45

48 Rutland Street, Boston, MA 02118

TADPole Playground 11:00-11:45

Boston Common, Boston (next to the Frog Pond)

Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center/Josiah Quincy School, 1:15-2:00

885 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111

Franklin Park Zoo outside of Zebra Gate
Franklin Road @ Blue Hill Avenue
Thursdays at 5:00 PM 
August  11

Friday, August 12, 2011

Children’s Quarters 10:00-10:45

36 First Avenue (Charlestown Navy Yard), Charlestown, MA 02129

John F. Kennedy Family Service Center 11:15-12:00

23 Moulton Street, Charlestown, MA 02129

Charlestown Library 1:15-2:00

179 Main Street, Charlestown, MA 0212

Norah Dooley tells folk tales, live!  from around the world.

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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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