August 1, 2017

August 2017

Public Storytelling Events throughout Michigan - August through October - 2017

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** Storytelling Event Calendar
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** www.MichiganStorytelling.org
Free Since 2001
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*Judy Sima  Editor*
All events are located in Michigan unless otherwise noted.

Submission: Judy@JudySima.com (mailto:Judy@JudySima.com)   by the 15th of the month.



** August 1, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS
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Save the date:
September 16, Farmington Hills 12:00-3:00 pm.
The Detroit Story League is looking for people who enjoy telling or listening to stories. Come to our September meeting. We will provide lunch, stories, and an afternoon of fun! Come see what we’re all about. Join us for a “Meet and Greet: Food, Fun and Stories at the John Grant Community Center, 29260 Grand River Avenue. or call Judy Sima at 248-644-3951. RSVP

Many storytelling groups take a break or change locations for the summer. If a storytelling group in your area is not listed in June, July, and/or August, check back in September

AUGUST

August 1, Auburn Hills 10:30.m.
Build a Better World: Music and Stories features musical selections, captivating stories, and hands-on fun with musical instruments from around the world, as well as a short interactive poem and a hilarious musical skit with The Storytellers - Bob and Audrey Allison. Auburn Hills Central Library, 3400 E Seyburn Dr., 248-370-9466 (http://judysima.us5.list-manage2.com/track/click?u=a0fbbb48c1512ccb7993af6fc&id=5292f46dba&e=2dfd5c103f) .
www.auburn-hills.lib.mi.us (http://judysima.us5.list-manage.com/track/click?u=a0fbbb48c1512ccb7993af6fc&id=e9631b127a&e=2dfd5c103f)

August 1, Ann Arbor 6:30 p.m. Doors Open, 7:30 p.m. stories begin
The Moth Story Slam at the Ann Arbor Distillery, 220 Felch thanks to Michigan Public Radio. Prepare a 5 minute story on the theme, toss your name in the hat, and if your name is pulled, step up and tell your true personal story live without notes.  Volunteers from the audience judge the stories. Info:   Note: adults only. Language and topics are often unsuitable for children. Tickets $8 at the door. This month’s theme “Caution.” Check website to confirm listing and purchase tickets.

August 3, Detroit 6:30 p.m.
The families of Conley Library, 4800 Martin St. will travel with  songs and stories to Africa with Gwendolyn Lewis. This event is part of their Passport Adventure Throughout The World Series. For information: contact Librarian Charlene Hyland at 313-481-1590.

August 3, Detroit 7:00 p.m. doors open/7:00 p.m. stories begin
The monthly Moth Story Slam located at the Marble Bar, 1501 Holden St. Prepare a 5 minute story on the theme, toss your name in the hat, and if your name is pulled, step up and tell your true personal story live without notes.  Volunteers from the audience judge the stories. Note: adults only. Info:  Language and topics are often unsuitable for children. Tickets $5 at the door. This month’s theme is: “ Grease”

August 4-6, Dublin, OH
Yvonne Healy returns to the Midwest as the featured storyteller at the Dublin Irish Fest, Cultural Tent, Festival Park, Dublin OH, http://judysima.us5.list-manage.com/track/click?u=a0fbbb48c1512ccb7993af6fc&id=a207189d01&e=2dfd5c103f (http://judysima.us5.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=a0fbbb48c1512ccb7993af6fc&id=d7de34584d&e=2dfd5c103f)

August 5, Livonia 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
North Oakland Storytellers bring Scottish heritage in stories to children in the Wee Bairns area of the annual St. Andrew's Society of Detroit Highland Games. www.highlandgames.com/> Greenmead Historical Park|20501 Newburgh Road.

August 5, Elk Rapids 9:00 p.m.
Bring a story, poem or song to celebrate Stone Circle’ s 33^rd summer of gatherings around a fire in a unique outdoor setting. Hosted by poet bard, Terry Wooten. Sit under a canopy of stars perched on a boulder, or bring a blanket or chair to enjoy the ever-changing variety of entertainment that is woven throughout the evening. Regular admission is $5/adults, $3/kids. Stone Circle is located 10 miles north of Elk Rapids on Stone Circle Drive off U.S. 31. From the north - five miles south of Eastport. Info: or 231-264-9467 or terry-wooten.com (http://judysima.us5.list-manage.com/track/click?u=a0fbbb48c1512ccb7993af6fc&id=18ef2d11a6&e=2dfd5c103f) .

August 6, Ann  Arbor 2:00 p.m.
“Kerry Tales:  Dogs Laugh with Mother Goose.” Storyteller, Trudy Bulkley, entertains as Mother Goose with rhymes and stories. 1/2 hour program for young and old alike.  Kerrytown Market and Shops in Hollander’s, 410 N. Fourth Avenue. Free. 734-769-3115

August 7-11, Farmington Hills, Camp runs from 9:00 a.m., 4:00 p.m.
Session 2 - “Art Adventure Camp,” Storyteller, Karen Czarnik presents the Storytelling performance section of this 4 section arts camp which offers Music, Photography, Mixed Media Art and Storytelling to students from (5 to 14)  Heritage Park, Farmington Road, (Camp fee) www.ci.farmington-hills.mi.us (http://judysima.us5.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=a0fbbb48c1512ccb7993af6fc&id=f4168b6fd1&e=2dfd5c103f) or call (248) 473-1859

August 9, Muskegon 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Muskegon Yarnspinners: welcome new members at their monthly meetings from October through May at the Hope Reformed Church, 1878 Evanston, (Corner of Quarterline and Evanston).  Monthly meetings continue from June through September at members' homes. Contact Ned Carter, 231-755-2383 or email him at

August 10, Ann Arbor 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Story Night: Crazy Wisdom Bookstore & Tea Room. Listen to old tales and new during an evening of adult stories. Ann Arbor Storytellers’ Guild members perform for the first hour, with an open mic for the 2^nd hour. So if you have a 5 - minute tale, we’ll try to fit you in! Desserts, exotic teas, or light supper, all available for purchase. Crazy Wisdom Tea Room, 114 S Main Free but donations accepted. Info: annarborstorytelling.org (http://judysima.us5.list-manage2.com/track/click?u=a0fbbb48c1512ccb7993af6fc&id=03e9de6e0e&e=2dfd5c103f) or facebook.com/annarborstorytellers (http://judysima.us5.list-manage.com/track/click?u=a0fbbb48c1512ccb7993af6fc&id=70b859ae43&e=2dfd5c103f)

August 12, Elk Rapids 9:00 p.m.
Bring a story, poem or song to celebrate Stone Circle’ s 33^rd summer of gatherings around a fire in a unique outdoor setting. Hosted by poet bard, Terry Wooten. Sit under a canopy of stars perched on a boulder, or bring a blanket or chair to enjoy the ever-changing variety of entertainment that is woven throughout the evening. Regular admission is $5/adults, $3/kids. Stone Circle is located 10 miles north of Elk Rapids on Stone Circle Drive off U.S. 31. From the north - five miles south of Eastport. Info: or 231-264-9467 or terry-wooten.com (http://judysima.us5.list-manage.com/track/click?u=a0fbbb48c1512ccb7993af6fc&id=b034ba2961&e=2dfd5c103f) .

August 15, Mt Pleasant 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Mid-Michigan Area Storytellers, M.A.S.T., welcomes new members to their monthly meeting at Veteran's Memorial Library Annex Community Room, 301 S. University. Info. Joe Remenar

August 15, Ann Arbor 6:30 p.m. Doors Open, 7:30 p.m. stories begin
The Moth Story Slam at the Ann Arbor Distillery, 220 Felch thanks to Michigan Public Radio. Prepare a 5 minute story on the theme, toss your name in the hat, and if your name is pulled, step up and tell your true personal story live without notes.  Volunteers from the audience judge the stories. Info:   Note: adults only. Language and topics are often unsuitable for children. Tickets $8 at the door. This month’s theme “Good Intentions” Check website to confirm listing and purchase tickets.

August 16-17 Mt. Pleasant 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Blooming Yogis- RedBloom Mindfulness Kids camps. Join red bloom, Simple Dharma Wisdom, and storyteller, Eileen DeLorenzo for two days of Joy! Move your body, listen to the playfulness within yourself, connect with others through laughter, storytelling, and other mindfulness activities. Find the joy inside you and let it shine! 206 W. Michigan. $60 for Budding Yogis (ages 4-7),$100 for Blooming Yogis (ages 8-11) call: 989.317.0657. or register on line:

August 17, Mt. Pleasant 10:45 a.m.
Storyteller, Eileen DeLorenzo (http://judysima.us5.list-manage.com/track/click?u=a0fbbb48c1512ccb7993af6fc&id=5345d3d572&e=2dfd5c103f) will present MARKET FRESH! Stories, Produce & Tasty Treats at Mt. Pleasant Farmers’ Market at Island Park. stories will delight listeners young and old. Bring a chair or blanket and come enjoy interactive folktales and fables that are full of participation, rhyme, rhythm, giggles and song. 331 North Main Street.
989-779-5331

August 18-20, Detroit 11:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.
The annual African World Festival features Detroit Association of Black Storytellers and Guest Tellers. Our guests will enjoy storytellers sharing stories under the tent on Fri Sat and Sunday in the Watoto “Children’s Village.”  Charles Wright Museum of African American History, 315 East Warren. For info contact: 313-494-5800 (tel:(313)%20494-5800) ,  313-442-3227, http://judysima.us5.list-manage.com/track/click?u=a0fbbb48c1512ccb7993af6fc&id=526e37c7a1&e=2dfd5c103f  www.detroitassociationofblackstoryteller.com (http://judysima.us5.list-manage.com/track/click?u=a0fbbb48c1512ccb7993af6fc&id=3beeda8c4e&e=2dfd5c103f)  or
Detroit Association of Black  Storytellers facebook.com (http://judysima.us5.list-manage.com/track/click?u=a0fbbb48c1512ccb7993af6fc&id=9e0e15f788&e=2dfd5c103f) .

August 18, Detroit 8 p.m. Doors @7:00 p.m.
The award-winning Secret Society Of Twisted Storytellers, presents  a curated, live storytelling event. Real People. True Stories. Told Live. Featuring Five Twisted Storytellers with Musical and Dance Guests. Local Artisans/Exhibitors and Cash Bar! Hosted by Satori Shakoor. Charles H. Wright Museum 315 E. Warren Avenue,  For Info, Tickets & Video visit: www.twistedtellers.org/events or call 313-744-6037 (http://judysima.us5.list-manage2.com/track/click?u=a0fbbb48c1512ccb7993af6fc&id=db04ae8405&e=2dfd5c103f or%20call%20313-744-6037)

August 19, Detroit 12:00-3:00 p.m.
Detroit Story League invites you to enjoy our monthly meeting. Visitors welcome. 12:00 Bring a lunch - our hosts will provide coffee and dessert. 1:00 stories and workshop, 2:30 Business meeting. Detroit Main Library (N of Warren, free parking in Library lot off Putnam) Information:   or call: 248-644-3951. www.DetroitStorytelling.org

August 19, Elk Rapids 9:00 p.m.
Bring a story, poem or song to celebrate Stone Circle’ s 33^rd summer of gatherings around a fire in a unique outdoor setting. Hosted by poet bard, Terry Wooten. Sit under a canopy of stars perched on a boulder, or bring a blanket or chair to enjoy the ever-changing variety of entertainment that is woven throughout the evening. Regular admission is $5/adults, $3/kids. Stone Circle is located 10 miles north of Elk Rapids on Stone Circle Drive off U.S. 31. From the north - five miles south of Eastport. Info: or 231-264-9467 or terry-wooten.com (http://judysima.us5.list-manage.com/track/click?u=a0fbbb48c1512ccb7993af6fc&id=8817eef068&e=2dfd5c103f) .

August 26, Elk Rapids 9:00 p.m.
Bring a story, poem or song to celebrate Stone Circle’ s 33^rd summer of gatherings around a fire in a unique outdoor setting. Hosted by poet bard, Terry Wooten. Sit under a canopy of stars perched on a boulder, or bring a blanket or chair to enjoy the ever-changing variety of entertainment that is woven throughout the evening. Regular admission is $5/adults, $3/kids. Stone Circle is located 10 miles north of Elk Rapids on Stone Circle Drive off U.S. 31. From the north - five miles south of Eastport. Info: or 231-264-9467 or terry-wooten.com (http://judysima.us5.list-manage.com/track/click?u=a0fbbb48c1512ccb7993af6fc&id=e5c131a9b1&e=2dfd5c103f) .

SEPTEMBER

September 2, Elk Rapids 9:00 p.m.
Bring a story, poem or song to celebrate Stone Circle’ s 33^rd summer of gatherings around a fire in a unique outdoor setting. Hosted by poet bard, Terry Wooten. Sit under a canopy of stars perched on a boulder, or bring a blanket or chair to enjoy the ever-changing variety of entertainment that is woven throughout the evening. Regular admission is $5/adults, $3/kids. Stone Circle is located 10 miles north of Elk Rapids on Stone Circle Drive off U.S. 31. From the north - five miles south of Eastport. Info: or 231-264-9467 or terry-wooten.com (http://judysima.us5.list-manage.com/track/click?u=a0fbbb48c1512ccb7993af6fc&id=d2232a9b0c&e=2dfd5c103f)

September 3, Ann Arbor 2:00 p.m.
“Kerry Tales:  School Starts with Mother Goose.”Storyteller, Trudy Bulkley, entertains as Mother Goose with rhymes and stories. 1/2 hour program for young and old alike.  Kerrytown Market and Shops in Hollander’s, 410 N. Fourth Avenue. Free. 734-769-3115

September 4, Ann Arbor 6:30 p.m. Doors Open,  7:30 p.m. stories begin
Monthly Moth Story Slam – new venue: Ann Arbor Distillery 220 Felch thanks to Michigan Public Radio. Prepare a 5 minute story on the theme, toss your name in the hat, and if your name is pulled, step up and tell your true personal story live without notes.  Volunteers from the audience judge the stories. Info:   Note: adults only. Language and topics are often unsuitable for children. Tickets $8 at the door. This month’s theme “Bouncing Backs” Check website to confirm listing and purchase tickets.

September 4, White Lake 7:00-9:00 p.m. p.m.
North Oakland County Storytellers (NOCS) welcomes new members to their monthly meetings. Contact Carolyn Graves, 258-363-6149 for location and more information http://judysima.us5.list-manage.com/track/click?u=a0fbbb48c1512ccb7993af6fc&id=3eb82464aa&e=2dfd5c103f (http://judysima.us5.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=a0fbbb48c1512ccb7993af6fc&id=f36490f5b3&e=2dfd5c103f)

September 5, Ann Arbor 6:30 p.m. Doors Open, 7:30 p.m. stories begin
The Moth Story Slam at the Ann Arbor Distillery, 220 Felch thanks to Michigan Public Radio. Prepare a 5 minute story on the theme, toss your name in the hat, and if your name is pulled, step up and tell your true personal story live without notes.  Volunteers from the audience judge the stories. Info:   Note: adults only. Language and topics are often unsuitable for children. Tickets $8 at the door. This month’s theme “Schooled.” Check website to confirm listing and purchase tickets.

September 7, Detroit 7:00 p.m. doors open/7:00 p.m. stories begin
The monthly Moth Story Slam located at the Marble Bar, 1501 Holden St. Prepare a 5 minute story on the theme, toss your name in the hat, and if your name is pulled, step up and tell your true personal story live without notes.  Volunteers from the audience judge the stories. Note: adults only. Info:  Language and topics are often unsuitable for children. Tickets $5 at the door. This month’s theme is: “Comfort.”

September 8, Royal Oak 7:30 p.m.
Unity of Royal Oak presents Corinne Savish “When Good People Do Something.” With all the horror stories of the Holocaust, we forget sometimes that there were people who responded with humanity. In one instance, it was an entire country that saved 98% of its Jewish population. Come hear Denmark’s remarkable story. 2500 Crooks, Cost: $10. Open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. RSVP to songandspirit@gmail.com (http://judysima.us5.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=a0fbbb48c1512ccb7993af6fc&id=ca2ed59d99&e=2dfd5c103f)

September 13, Muskegon 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Muskegon Yarnspinners: welcome new members at their monthly meetings from October through May at the Hope Reformed Church, 1878 Evanston, (Corner of Quarterline and Evanston).  Monthly meetings continue from June through September at members' homes. Contact Ned Carter, 231-755-2383 or email him at

September 14, Ann Arbor 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Story Night: Crazy Wisdom Bookstore & Tea Room. Listen to old tales and new during an evening of adult stories. Ann Arbor Storytellers’ Guild members perform for the first hour, with an open mic for the 2^nd hour. So if you have a 5 - minute tale, we’ll try to fit you in! Desserts, exotic teas, or light supper, all available for purchase. Crazy Wisdom Tea Room, 114 S Main Free but donations accepted. Info: annarborstorytelling.org (http://judysima.us5.list-manage.com/track/click?u=a0fbbb48c1512ccb7993af6fc&id=27ea0941d3&e=2dfd5c103f) or facebook.com/annarborstorytellers (http://judysima.us5.list-manage.com/track/click?u=a0fbbb48c1512ccb7993af6fc&id=b8545e986f&e=2dfd5c103f)

September 15, Detroit 8 p.m. Doors @7:00 p.m.
The award-winning Secret Society Of Twisted Storytellers, presents a curated, live storytelling event. Real People. True Stories. Told Live. Featuring Five Twisted Storytellers with Musical and Dance Guests. Local Artisans/Exhibitors and Cash Bar! Hosted by Satori Shakoor. Charles H. Wright Museum 315 E. Warren Avenue,  For Info, Tickets & Video visit: www.twistedtellers.org/events or call 313-744-6037 (http://judysima.us5.list-manage2.com/track/click?u=a0fbbb48c1512ccb7993af6fc&id=c2efa42e6b&e=2dfd5c103f or%20call%20313-744-6037)

September 16, Farmington Hills 12:00-3:00 pm.
The Detroit Story League is looking for people who enjoy telling or listening to stories. Come to our September meeting. We will provide lunch, stories, and an afternoon of fun! Come see what we’re all about. Join us for a “Meet and Greet: Food, Fun and Stories at the John Grant Community Center, 29260 Grand River Avenue. or call Judy Sima at 248-644-3951. RSVP

September 16, East Lansing 7:00 p.m.
The Lansing Storytellers Guild presents an: “Evening of Storytelling for Grown-Ups” Hannah Center at 819 Abbot Road. Suggested donation $5.00. For more info contact Jean Bolley: or call 516-281-8036.

September 17, Detroit doors open at 3:30 p.m. concert begins at 4:00 p.m.
The Detroit Association of Black Storytellers presents their annual “Sky’s the Limit” storytelling concert featuring The Storytellers: Bob and Audrey Allison and youth from the Community. Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, 315 E. Warren. Admission is $5 for youth under 17 years old and includes membership to the museum. Adult ticket are $10 and goes to support the Museum. Additional information 313-442-3227. www.thedetroitassociationofblackstorytellers.com (http://judysima.us5.list-manage.com/track/click?u=a0fbbb48c1512ccb7993af6fc&id=c932643550&e=2dfd5c103f) .

September 18, Lansing 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Lansing Storytellers Guild invites new members to their monthly meeting. Schuler Books in Eastwood Town Center. Contact for more information: Jean Bolley, phone 517-281-8036 or email  and/or Shirley Bradley

September 19, Mt Pleasant 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Mid-Michigan Area Storytellers, M.A.S.T., welcomes new members to their monthly meeting at Veteran's Memorial Library Annex Community Room, 301 S. University. Info. Joe Remenar

September 19, Grand Rapids 7:00-9:00 p.m.
StorySpinners of GrandRapids welcomes new members to their monthly meeting in members’ homes call Gloria Cangelosi for more information

September 19, Ann Arbor 6:30 p.m. Doors Open, 7:30 p.m. stories begin
The Moth Story Slam at the Ann Arbor Distillery, 220 Felch thanks to Michigan Public Radio. Prepare a 5 minute story on the theme, toss your name in the hat, and if your name is pulled, step up and tell your true personal story live without notes.  Volunteers from the audience judge the stories. Info:   Note: adults only. Language and topics are often unsuitable for children. Tickets $8 at the door. This month’s theme “Confrontation.” Check website to confirm listing and purchase tickets.

September 22, Detroit 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Detroit Association of Black Storytellers invites you to attend their monthly meeting at the Charles Wright Museum of African American History, 315 E Warren Ave. Join us for a story, workshop, refreshments and business meeting. www.detroitassociationofblackstorytellers.com (http://judysima.us5.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=a0fbbb48c1512ccb7993af6fc&id=f468df37f0&e=2dfd5c103f) or call: Amy Jackson 313-567-5949.  New members welcome.

September 22, Detroit 6:00 p.m.
"She Said ~ He Said Storytelling Event & Fundraiser" featuring Tone Ross, Brandon T. Marsh & Chiquita McKenzie with mixed media artist Martin McNeely. Spend an evening laughing, Enjoy 2-Timed Wine Tastings & Silent Art Auction in support of young males. Hosted by Focused Intent supporting Gentlemen's Round Table Location: Northwest Activity Center, Lower Level Glass Room. 18100 Meyers, ample parking/entrance in rear. Tickets: $35; Timed tastings limited to 12 people per session(21 and older, first session promptly at 6:45pm-advance tickets highly suggested).Confirm Tickets-Send Electronic Request/Confirmation to:   (Chiquita 313/268-9065) or  (Brandon T. Marsh, 734/717-7934)

September 24, Ann Arbor 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Ann Arbor Storytellers’ Guild monthly meeting: Ann Arbor District Library. 343 S. Fifth Ave., (3^rd floor, free space room) Meetings always start with stories, and then, more stories!  Listeners and tellers welcome.  More information: www.annarborstorytelling.org (http://judysima.us5.list-manage.com/track/click?u=a0fbbb48c1512ccb7993af6fc&id=c5e3acfed1&e=2dfd5c103f) or www.facebook.com/annarborstorytellers. Contact Susanne Zoumbaris, 734-997-5388. . Meetings are free.

September 29, Grosse Pte Woods 6:30 p.m.
“Family Fun Night” with fun being the operative word as Master Storyteller Ivory D. Williams brings all the bells, whistles and of course, stories to this annual community event. Grosse Pte. Woods Library, 20680 Mack. Free admission, for info contact: 313-343-2072 ext-200

OCTOBER

October 1, Ann Arbor 2:00 p.m.
“Kerry Tales:  Jack Sprat and Mother Goose.”Storyteller, Trudy Bulkley, entertains as Mother Goose with rhymes and stories. 1/2 hour program for young and old alike.  Kerrytown Market and Shops in Hollander’s, 410 N. Fourth Avenue. Free. 734-769-3115

October 3, Ann Arbor 6:30 p.m. Doors Open,  7:30 p.m. stories begin
Monthly Moth Story Slam – new venue: Ann Arbor Distillery 220 Felch thanks to Michigan Public Radio. Prepare a 5 minute story on the theme, toss your name in the hat, and if your name is pulled, step up and tell your true personal story live without notes.  Volunteers from the audience judge the stories. Info:   Note: adults only. Language and topics are often unsuitable for children. Tickets $8 at the door. This month’s theme “Creepy” Check website to confirm listing and purchase tickets.

October 3, White Lake 7:00-9:00 p.m. p.m.
North Oakland County Storytellers (NOCS) welcomes new members to their monthly meetings. contact Carolyn Graves, 258-363-6149 for location and more information http://judysima.us5.list-manage.com/track/click?u=a0fbbb48c1512ccb7993af6fc&id=94493c50ca&e=2dfd5c103f (http://judysima.us5.list-manage.com/track/click?u=a0fbbb48c1512ccb7993af6fc&id=bfbadea03e&e=2dfd5c103f)

October 5, Detroit 7:00 p.m. doors open/7:00 p.m. stories begin
The monthly Moth Story Slam located at the Marble Bar, 1501 Holden St. Prepare a 5 minute story on the theme, toss your name in the hat, and if your name is pulled, step up and tell your true personal story live without notes.  Volunteers from the audience judge the stories. Note: adults only. Info:  Language and topics are often unsuitable for children. Tickets $5 at the door. This month’s theme is: “Competition.”

October 6-8, Jonesborough, Tennessee
Michigan’s very on Corinne Stavish will be a featured teller at the National Storytelling Festival. Click here for the National Storytelling Festival website (http://judysima.us5.list-manage2.com/track/click?u=a0fbbb48c1512ccb7993af6fc&id=4577a5ac0b&e=2dfd5c103f) .

October 11, Muskegon 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Muskegon Yarnspinners: welcome new members at their monthly meetings from October through May at the Hope Reformed Church, 1878 Evanston, (Corner of Quarterline and Evanston).  Monthly meetings continue from June through September at members' homes. Contact Ned Carter, 231-755-2383 or email him at

October 12, Ann Arbor 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Story Night: Crazy Wisdom Bookstore & Tea Room. Listen to old tales and new during an evening of adult stories. Ann Arbor Storytellers’ Guild members perform for the first hour, with an open mic for the 2^nd hour. So if you have a 5 - minute tale, we’ll try to fit you in! Desserts, exotic teas, or light supper, all available for purchase. Crazy Wisdom Tea Room, 114 S Main Free but donations accepted. Info: annarborstorytelling.org (http://judysima.us5.list-manage.com/track/click?u=a0fbbb48c1512ccb7993af6fc&id=eb0c4c3a77&e=2dfd5c103f) or facebook.com/annarborstorytellers (http://judysima.us5.list-manage.com/track/click?u=a0fbbb48c1512ccb7993af6fc&id=0d98a28e39&e=2dfd5c103f)

October 16, Lansing 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Lansing Storytellers Guild invites new members to their monthly meeting. Schuler Books in Eastwood Town Center. Contact for more information: Jean Bolley, phone 517-281-8036 or email  and/or Shirley Bradley

October 16, Traverse City 7:00 p.m.
Here:Say is a live, monthly storytelling series held on the third Monday of each month at new location: Workshop Brewing Company, 221 Garland St.  This month’s theme: “Go Here:Say It’s Your Birthday.” Free. Visit heresaystorytelling.com (http://judysima.us5.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=a0fbbb48c1512ccb7993af6fc&id=07bfc758d0&e=2dfd5c103f) to listen to the podcast of past shows and write to us at if you're interested in performing at an upcoming show.

October 17, Mt Pleasant 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Mid-Michigan Area Storytellers, M.A.S.T., welcomes new members to their monthly meeting at Veteran's Memorial Library Annex Community Room, 301 S. University. Info. Joe Remenar

October 17, Ann Arbor 6:30 p.m. Doors Open,  7:30 p.m. stories begin
Monthly Moth Story Slam – new venue: Ann Arbor Distillery 220 Felch thanks to Michigan Public Radio. Prepare a 5 minute story on the theme, toss your name in the hat, and if your name is pulled, step up and tell your true personal story live without notes.  Volunteers from the audience judge the stories. Info:   Note: adults only. Language and topics are often unsuitable for children. Tickets $8 at the door. This month’s theme “Discovery” Check website to confirm listing and purchase tickets.

October 7, Grand Rapids 7:00-9:00 p.m.
StorySpinners of Grand Rapids welcomes new members to their monthly meeting in members’ homes call Gloria Cangelosi for more information

October 20, Detroit 8 p.m. Doors @7:00 p.m.
The award-winning Secret Society Of Twisted Storytellers, presents a curated, live storytelling event. Real People. True Stories. Told Live. Featuring Five Twisted Storytellers with Musical and Dance Guests. Local Artisans/Exhibitors and Cash Bar! Hosted by Satori Shakoor. Charles H. Wright Museum 315 E. Warren Avenue,  For Info, Tickets & Video visit: www.twistedtellers.org/events or call 313-744-6037 (http://judysima.us5.list-manage.com/track/click?u=a0fbbb48c1512ccb7993af6fc&id=8fedb8e7a6&e=2dfd5c103f or%20call%20313-744-6037)

October 21, Northville 12:00-3:00 p.m.
Detroit Story League invites you to enjoy our monthly meeting. Visitors welcome. 12:00 Bring a lunch - our hosts will provide coffee and dessert. 1:00 stories and workshop (Storytelling? Yes! You Can!), 2:30 Business meeting. Northville Public Library, 313 W. Cady (West of Center St., South of W. Main St.) Six Mile Road Information:   or call: 248-644-3951. www.DetroitStorytelling.org (http://judysima.us5.list-manage.com/track/click?u=a0fbbb48c1512ccb7993af6fc&id=9cdcd46226&e=2dfd5c103f)

October 25, Grosse Pointe Shores, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Edsel & Eleanor Ford House Fairytale Festival - The enchanting Ford House gardens and grounds will be transformed into Camelot. Enjoy a variety of activities along with storytelling by Karen Bonnici Czarnik. www.fordhouse.org/events/  1100 Lake Shore Road, Grosse Pointe Shores

October 28, Detroit 10:00 am-12:00 p.m.
Detroit Association of Black Storytellers invites you to attend their monthly meeting at the Charles Wright Museum of African American History, 315 E Warren Ave. Join us for a story, workshop, refreshments and business meeting. www.detroitassociationofblackstorytellers.com (http://judysima.us5.list-manage2.com/track/click?u=a0fbbb48c1512ccb7993af6fc&id=9eb98d8f74&e=2dfd5c103f) or call: Amy Jackson 313-567-5949.  New members welcome.

October 22, Ann Arbor 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Ann Arbor Storytellers’ Guild monthly meeting: Ann Arbor District Library. 343 S. Fifth Ave., (3^rd floor, free space room) Meetings always start with stories, and then, more stories!  Listeners and tellers welcome.  More information: www.annarborstorytelling.org (http://judysima.us5.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=a0fbbb48c1512ccb7993af6fc&id=efc393a48b&e=2dfd5c103f) or www.facebook.com/annarborstorytellers. Contact Susanne Zoumbaris, 734-997-5388. . Meetings are free.


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July 2017

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 Judy Sima  Editor
All events are located in Michigan unless otherwise noted.

Submission: Judy@JudySima.com  by the 15th of the month.
 

July 1, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS


Save the date:
September 16, Farmington Hills 12:00-3:00 pm.
The Detroit Story League is looking for people who enjoy telling or listening to stories. Come to our September meeting. We will provide lunch, stories, and an afternoon of fun! Come see what we’re all about. Join us for a “Meet and Greet: Food, Fun and Stories at the John Grant Community Center, 29260 Grand River Avenue. RSVP: detroitstorytelling@gmail.com or call Judy Sima at 248-644-3951.

JUNE
Many storytelling groups take a break or change locations for the summer. If a storytelling group in your area is not listed in June, July, and/or August, check back in September
 
June 29-July 2, Kansas City, MO
The National Storytelling Conference & Fringe, open to all levels from beginners to experts and people who simply love stories. Michigan presenters: Mary Grant and Vickie Slaughter (Workshop “Researching and Telling the Stories of African American Migration from the South”), Yvonne Healy (Fringe Performance “Irish and American”), Barbara Shutzgruber (Conference Showcase Performer), Judy Sima (Workshop “Capturing the ‘Story’ Behind the Facts.” Jeff Doyle will receive the NSN Oracle Award for North Central Service and Leadership.  http://storynet.org.

JULY
July 1, Elk Rapids 9:00 p.m.
Bring a story, poem or song to celebrate Stone Circle’ s 33rd summer of gatherings around a fire in a unique outdoor setting. Hosted by poet bard, Terry Wooten. Sit under a canopy of stars perched on a boulder, or bring a blanket or chair to enjoy the ever-changing variety of entertainment that is woven throughout the evening. Regular admission is $5/adults, $3/kids. Stone Circle is located 10 miles north of Elk Rapids on Stone Circle Drive off U.S. 31. From the north - five miles south of Eastport. Info: stonecir@aol.com or 231-264-9467 or terry-wooten.com.

July 1, Goodrich 2:00 p.m.
 Genesee District Library, Goodrich Branch presents Genot Picor, “Building Michigan One Log at a Time,” 10237 Hegel Rd, (810) 636-2489. evoyageur@aol.com

July 2, DeTour 8:00-9:00 p.m.
The Second Annual Haunted Tales Kick-off for the DeTour 4th of July Weekend with Storyteller, Jenifer Straus “Tales From the Haunted Shores of Michigan.” De Tour Performance Pavillion. Sue Lehman lehmans@eupsschools.org

July 6, Lapeer 12:30 p.m.
Lapeer District Library, de Angeli Branch, presents Genot Picor“Building Michigan One Log at a Time,” 921 W Nepessing St.,. (810) 664-6971evoyageur@aol.com.

July 6, Garden City 6:00 p/m.
Build a Better World: Music and Stories features musical selections, captivating stories, and hands-on fun with musical instruments from around the world, as well as a short interactive poem and a hilarious musical skit with The Storytellers - Bob and Audrey Allison.  31735 Maplewood St., 734- 793-1830 www.gardencitylib.org/

July 6, Detroit 7:00 p.m. doors open/7:00 p.m. stories begin
The monthly Moth Story Slam located at the Marble Bar, 1501 Holden St. Prepare a 5 minute story on the theme, toss your name in the hat, and if your name is pulled, step up and tell your true personal story live without notes.  Volunteers from the audience judge the stories. Note: adults only. Info:  www.theMoth.org Language and topics are often unsuitable for children. Tickets $5 at the door. This month’s theme is: “Beauty.”

July 8, St. Ignace 7:00-8:00 p.m.
Join Alaska (and Yooper)Storyteller Pete Griffin for an evening of his personal Alaska and growing up stories at the St. Ignace Public Library, 110 West Spruce Street, Free to the public.  Contact Pete (tongasstrails@gmail.com) or the St. Ignace Library for more information.

July 8, Elk Rapids 9:00 p.m.
Bring a story, poem or song to celebrate Stone Circle’ s 33rd summer of gatherings around a fire in a unique outdoor setting. Hosted by poet bard, Terry Wooten. Sit under a canopy of stars perched on a boulder, or bring a blanket or chair to enjoy the ever-changing variety of entertainment that is woven throughout the evening. Regular admission is $5/adults, $3/kids. Stone Circle is located 10 miles north of Elk Rapids on Stone Circle Drive off U.S. 31. From the north - five miles south of Eastport. Info: stonecir@aol.com or 231-264-9467 or terry-wooten.com.

July 9, Ann Arbor 2:00 p.m.
“Kerry Tales:  Cows Jump with Mother Goose” Storyteller, Trudy Bulkley, entertains as Mother Goose with rhymes and stories. 1/2 hour program for young and old alike.  Kerrytown Market and Shops in Hollander’s, 410 N. Fourth Avenue. Free. 734-769-3115

July 10,  Waterford 10:00 a.m.
Waterford Public Library, presents Genot Picor, “Stories, Songs and Dances of the Voyageur,” 5168 Civic Center Dr, (248) 674-4831evoyageur@aol.com

July 10, Clarkston 6:00 p.m.
Build a Better World: Music and Stories features musical selections, captivating stories, and hands-on fun with musical instruments from around the world, as well as a short interactive poem and a hilarious musical skit with The Storytellers - Bob and Audrey Allison. Independence Township Public Library. 6495 Clarkston Rd. 248-625-2212. https://cidlibrary.org/

July 11, Charlotte, 11:00-11:45 a.m.
Join Karen Bonnici Czarnik for her Tunes & Tales Together program for children and families at the Charlotte Community Library, 226 S. Bostwick St., 48813, 517-543-8859

July 11, Lansing 2:00 p.m.
Build a Better World: Music and Stories features musical selections, captivating stories, and hands-on fun with musical instruments from around the world, as well as a short interactive poem and a hilarious musical skit with The Storytellers - Bob and Audrey Allison. CADL Lansing Main Library. 401 S Capitol Ave., 517-367-6363. .www.cadl.org

July 12, Mason 10:30 a.m.
Build a Better World: Music and Stories features musical selections, captivating stories, and hands-on fun with musical instruments from around the world, as well as a short interactive poem and a hilarious musical skit with The Storytellers - Bob and Audrey Allison 1939 South Aurelius Road. 517.628.3743. www.cadl.org

July 12, Muskegon 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Muskegon Yarnspinners: welcome new members at their monthly meetings from October through May at the Hope Reformed Church, 1878 Evanston, (Corner of Quarterline and Evanston).  Monthly meetings continue from June through September at members' homes. Contact Ned Carter, 231-755-2383 or email him at carteredwin93@yahoo.com

July 13, Union City 1:00-2:30 p.m.,
LOL - Laugh Out Loud Improv & Storytelling program for tweens and up - Join Storyteller Karen Bonnici Czarnik for this fun & interactive storytelling and improv program. Co-sponsored by Dearth Union Township Library & Community Unlimited - 430 St. Joseph Street, (517) 741-5061

July 13, Ann Arbor 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Story Night: Crazy Wisdom Bookstore & Tea Room.  Listen to old tales and new during an evening of adult stories.  Ann Arbor Storytellers’ Guild members perform for the first hour, with an open mic for the 2nd hour. So if you have a 5 - minute tale, we’ll try to fit you in!   Desserts, exotic teas, or light supper, all available for purchase.  Crazy Wisdom Tea Room, 114 S Main Free but donations accepted.  Info: annarborstorytelling.org or facebook.com/annarborstorytellers

July 13, Traverse City 6:00-7:30np.m.
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Road, presents Storyteller, Jenifer Strauss, an interactive evening of Storytelling for all family members to enjoy. Come reawaken the storytelling tradition in your family and go home with stories to tell! Vicki SHurly 231-223-7700. http://www.peninsulacommunitylibrary.org/

July 14, St Ignace 7:00 p.m.
St. Ignace Public Library, “Stories, Songs and Dances of the Voyageur,” 110 W Spruce St (906) 643-8318
 evoyageur@aol.com

July 15, Flint 9:30 a.m to 9:30 p.m.
37th annual Michigan Storytellers Festival featuring:  Illinois storytellers: Sadarri Saskill and Missy, Toronto storyteller Kathy Reid-Naiman and Michigan’s own Robin Nott. Workshops, Michigan Storytellers Showcase, children’s performances and an evening performance with deaf language interpreters. All event are free. The Flint Public Library, 1026 E. Kearsley, Main Library Phone: 810-232-7111. For additional information contact Brenda Harris bharris@fpl.info, www.fpl.info

July 15, Downtown Farmington, 2:00-3:00 p.m.
2017 Farmington Founders Festival - Story Rhythms! - Join storyteller Karen Bonnici Czarnik for this song & storytelling performance program for families. At the mainstage on Grand River in downtown

July 15, St Ignace 7:00 p.m.
Outdoor Concert at the Marina, St. Ignace Marina, presents Genot Picor “Stories, Songs and Dances of the Voyageur,” with La Compagnie Musical Dance Troupe. 13 S State St. (906) 643-8131 evoyageur@aol.com

July 15, Elk Rapids 9:00 p.m.
Bring a story, poem or song to celebrate Stone Circle’ s 33rd summer of gatherings around a fire in a unique outdoor setting. Hosted by poet bard, Terry Wooten. Sit under a canopy of stars perched on a boulder, or bring a blanket or chair to enjoy the ever-changing variety of entertainment that is woven throughout the evening. Regular admission is $5/adults, $3/kids. Stone Circle is located 10 miles north of Elk Rapids on Stone Circle Drive off U.S. 31. From the north - five miles south of Eastport. Info: stonecir@aol.com or 231-264-9467 or terry-wooten.com.

July 16, St. Ignace 11:00 a.m.
Meet Genot “Winter Elk” Picor, writer for Michigan History for Kids Magazine, The Mackinac Journal, and The Great Lakes Pilot.  Genot performs original stories from his upcoming collection “Stories that Mimi and Pipi Told,” Fort de Buade Museum, 334 N State St (906) 643-6627evoyageur@aol.com

July 16, Interlochen 6:30 p.m.
Here:Say Presents: Summer Reruns! Interlochen Center for the Arts. Join us at the Upton-Morley Stage in Interlochen for some of our favorite stories from past seasons. Featured performers include Elon Cameron, Ben Whiting, Dave Murphy, Christal Frost, Jonelle Bowers, Jeff Smith, and Karen Stein. This show will be recorded by Interlochen Public Radio.

July 17, Lansing 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Lansing Storytellers Guild invites new members to their monthly meeting. Schuler Books in Eastwood Town Center. Contact for more information: Jean Bolley, phone 517-281-8036 or email bolleyj@hotmail.com  and/or Shirley Bradley shirleyjane24@yahoo.com

July 17, Traverse City 7:00 p.m.
Here:Say is a live, monthly storytelling series held on the third Monday of each month at InsideOut Gallery, 229 Garland Street. At this show, performers will tell tales of international travel. Free. Visit heresaystorytelling.com to listen to the podcast of past shows and write to us at heresaytc@gmail.com if you're interested in performing at an upcoming show.

July 18, Ann Arbor 6:30 p.m. Doors Open, 7:30 p.m. stories begin
The Moth Story Slam – new venue: Ann Arbor Distillery, 220 Felch thanks to Michigan Public Radio. Prepare a 5 minute story on the theme, toss your name in the hat, and if your name is pulled, step up and tell your true personal story live without notes.  Volunteers from the audience judge the stories. Info:  www.theMoth.org  Note: adults only. Language and topics are often unsuitable for children. Tickets $8 at the door. This month’s theme “Denial” Check website to confirm listing and purchase tickets.

July 20, Mount Pleasant 10:45 a.m.
Storyteller, Eileen DeLorenzo will present MARKET FRESH! Stories, Produce & Tasty Treats at Mt. Pleasant Farmers’ Market at Island Park, 10:45 - 11:30 a.m. These stories will delight listeners young and old. Bring a chair or blanket and come enjoy interactive folktales and fables that are full of participation, rhyme, rhythm, giggles and song. 331 North Main Street.989-779-5331

July 20, Detroit 4:00 p.m.
Lois Keel and her cheerleading puppet, Priscilla Gorilla, present stories with ways to get along as they are "Cheering You on to Build a Better World."  Bowen Branch Library, 3648 Vernor Highway.  Free admission, for info. contact: 313-297-9381.

July 21, Detroit 8 p.m. Doors @7:00 p.m.
The award-winning Secret Society Of Twisted Storytellers, presents a curated, live storytelling event. Real People. True Stories. Told Live. Featuring Five Twisted Storytellers with Musical and Dance Guests. Local Artisans/Exhibitors and Cash Bar! Hosted by Satori Shakoor. Charles H. Wright Museum 315 E. Warren Avenue,  For Info, Tickets & Video visit: www.twistedtellers.org/events   or call 313-744-6037

July 21, Grand Rapids, MI 9:00-11:00 p.m.
Stories, music, laughter and a bonfire - come listen and join in! Musical guests: Larry and Roberta Barton - Songs of Love and Laughter. Blandford School/Farm 3143 Milo NW   Contact info: Gloria Cangelosi   616-821-4106. Free to public. Bring a chair or blanker and bug spray.

July 22, Elk Rapids 9:00 p.m.
Bring a story, poem or song to celebrate Stone Circle’ s 33rd summer of gatherings around a fire in a unique outdoor setting. Hosted by poet bard, Terry Wooten. Sit under a canopy of stars perched on a boulder, or bring a blanket or chair to enjoy the ever-changing variety of entertainment that is woven throughout the evening. Regular admission is $5/adults, $3/kids. Stone Circle is located 10 miles north of Elk Rapids on Stone Circle Drive off U.S. 31. From the north - five miles south of Eastport. Info: stonecir@aol.com or 231-264-9467 or terry-wooten.com.

July 24, Bay City 2:00 p.m.
Build a Better World: Music and Stories features musical selections, captivating stories, and hands-on fun with musical instruments from around the world, as well as a short interactive poem and a hilarious musical skit with The Storytellers - Bob and Audrey Allison. Alice and Jack Wirt Public Library. 500 Center Ave., 989-893-9566. www.baycountylibrary.org/hours-locations/alice-jack-wirt-library

July 24-28, Farmington Hills from 9:00 a.m., 4:00 p.m.
Session 1 - “Art Adventure Camp,” Storyteller, Karen Czarnik presents the Storytelling performance section of this 4 section arts camp which offers Music, Photography, Mixed Media Art and Storytelling to students from (5 to 14)  Heritage Park, Farmington Road, (Camp fee) www.ci.farmington-hills.mi.us or call (248) 473-1859

July 25, East Lansing, MI 7:00pm-8:00pm
Bring your funnybone and your thinking caps as Master storyteller Ivory D. Williams displays his trademark brand of wit, wisdom and humor in a highly interactive, entertaining, educational and fun storytelling performance designed for both youth and adults. Valley Court, 280 Valley Court, Contact info: Katelyn Perry 517-319-6823. Free to the public

July 27, Lapeer 12:30 p.m.
Build a Better World: Music and Stories features musical selections, captivating stories, and hands-on fun with musical instruments from around the world, as well as a short interactive poem and a hilarious musical skit with The Storytellers - Bob and Audrey Allison. DeAngeli Branch Library. 921 W Nepessing St.,810-664-6971. http://www.library.lapeer.org/about-us/locations-hours/marguerite-deangeli-branch

July 29, Elk Rapids 9:00 p.m.
Bring a story, poem or song to celebrate Stone Circle’ s 33rd summer of gatherings around a fire in a unique outdoor setting. Hosted by poet bard, Terry Wooten. Sit under a canopy of stars perched on a boulder, or bring a blanket or chair to enjoy the ever-changing variety of entertainment that is woven throughout the evening. Regular admission is $5/adults, $3/kids. Stone Circle is located 10 miles north of Elk Rapids on Stone Circle Drive off U.S. 31. From the north - five miles south of Eastport. Info: stonecir@aol.com or 231-264-9467 or terry-wooten.com.

July 29, Pontiac 3:15 p.m.
The annual Summer Social is 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tour the mansion of Governor Moses Wisner at his Pine Grove estate,  refreshments, antique appraisal, antique cars, Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln and the late Governor will be on the grounds, Lois Keel as a World War I "Hello Girl" tells in the schoolhouse about these bi-lingual phone operators who were the first female combatants and their 60 year fight for veterans status.  Oakland County Pioneer and Historical Society, 405 Cesar Chavez Ave., admission $7 per person or $15 for a family (5 maximum), contact 248-338-6732, http://www.ocphs.org.

July 29 & 30, Sault Ste. Marie 11:00 a.m and 2:00 p.m. both days
Rendezvous at the Soo, “Stories, Songs and Dances of the Voyageur,” and “Stories that Mimi and Pipi Told evoyageur@aol.com


July 31-Aug 4, Farmington Hills, Camp runs from 9:00 a.m., 4:00 p.m.
Session 2 - “Art Adventure Camp,” Storyteller, Karen Czarnik presents the Storytelling performance section of this 4 section arts camp which offers Music, Photography, Mixed Media Art and Storytelling to students from (5 to 14)  Heritage Park, Farmington Road, (Camp fee) www.ci.farmington-hills.mi.us or call (248) 473-1859

AUGUST

August 1, Auburn Hills 10:30.m.
Build a Better World: Music and Stories features musical selections, captivating stories, and hands-on fun with musical instruments from around the world, as well as a short interactive poem and a hilarious musical skit with The Storytellers - Bob and Audrey Allison. Auburn Hills Central Library, 3400 E Seyburn Dr., 248-370-9466.
 www.auburn-hills.lib.mi.us

August 1, Ann Arbor 6:30 p.m. Doors Open, 7:30 p.m. stories begin
The Moth Story Slam at the Ann Arbor Distillery, 220 Felch thanks to Michigan Public Radio. Prepare a 5 minute story on the theme, toss your name in the hat, and if your name is pulled, step up and tell your true personal story live without notes.  Volunteers from the audience judge the stories. Info:  www.theMoth.org  Note: adults only. Language and topics are often unsuitable for children. Tickets $8 at the door. This month’s theme “Caution.” Check website to confirm listing and purchase tickets.

August 3, Detroit 7:00 p.m. doors open/7:00 p.m. stories begin
The monthly Moth Story Slam located at the Marble Bar, 1501 Holden St. Prepare a 5 minute story on the theme, toss your name in the hat, and if your name is pulled, step up and tell your true personal story live without notes.  Volunteers from the audience judge the stories. Note: adults only. Info:  www.theMoth.org Language and topics are often unsuitable for children. Tickets $5 at the door. This month’s theme is: “ Grease”

August 4-6, Dublin, OH
Yvonne Healy returns to the Midwest as the featured storyteller at the Dublin Irish Fest, Cultural Tent, Festival Park, Dublin OH, http://dublinirishfestival.org

August 5, Elk Rapids 9:00 p.m.
Bring a story, poem or song to celebrate Stone Circle’ s 33rd summer of gatherings around a fire in a unique outdoor setting. Hosted by poet bard, Terry Wooten. Sit under a canopy of stars perched on a boulder, or bring a blanket or chair to enjoy the ever-changing variety of entertainment that is woven throughout the evening. Regular admission is $5/adults, $3/kids. Stone Circle is located 10 miles north of Elk Rapids on Stone Circle Drive off U.S. 31. From the north - five miles south of Eastport. Info: stonecir@aol.com or 231-264-9467 or terry-wooten.com.

August 6, Ann  Arbor 2:00 p.m.
“Kerry Tales:  Dogs Laugh with Mother Goose.” Storyteller, Trudy Bulkley, entertains as Mother Goose with rhymes and stories. 1/2 hour program for young and old alike.  Kerrytown Market and Shops in Hollander’s, 410 N. Fourth Avenue. Free. 734-769-3115

August 7-11, Farmington Hills, Camp runs from 9:00 a.m., 4:00 p.m.
Session 2 - “Art Adventure Camp,” Storyteller, Karen Czarnik presents the Storytelling performance section of this 4 section arts camp which offers Music, Photography, Mixed Media Art and Storytelling to students from (5 to 14)  Heritage Park, Farmington Road, (Camp fee) www.ci.farmington-hills.mi.us or call (248) 473-1859

August 9, Muskegon 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Muskegon Yarnspinners: welcome new members at their monthly meetings from October through May at the Hope Reformed Church, 1878 Evanston, (Corner of Quarterline and Evanston).  Monthly meetings continue from June through September at members' homes. Contact Ned Carter, 231-755-2383 or email him at carteredwin93@yahoo.com

August 10, Ann Arbor 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Story Night: Crazy Wisdom Bookstore & Tea Room.  Listen to old tales and new during an evening of adult stories.  Ann Arbor Storytellers’ Guild members perform for the first hour, with an open mic for the 2nd hour. So if you have a 5 - minute tale, we’ll try to fit you in!   Desserts, exotic teas, or light supper, all available for purchase.  Crazy Wisdom Tea Room, 114 S Main Free but donations accepted.  Info: annarborstorytelling.org or facebook.com/annarborstorytellers

August 12, Elk Rapids 9:00 p.m.
Bring a story, poem or song to celebrate Stone Circle’ s 33rd summer of gatherings around a fire in a unique outdoor setting. Hosted by poet bard, Terry Wooten. Sit under a canopy of stars perched on a boulder, or bring a blanket or chair to enjoy the ever-changing variety of entertainment that is woven throughout the evening. Regular admission is $5/adults, $3/kids. Stone Circle is located 10 miles north of Elk Rapids on Stone Circle Drive off U.S. 31. From the north - five miles south of Eastport. Info: stonecir@aol.com or 231-264-9467 or terry-wooten.com.

August 15, Mt Pleasant 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Mid-Michigan Area Storytellers, M.A.S.T., welcomes new members to their monthly meeting at Veteran's Memorial Library Annex Community Room, 301 S. University. Info. Joe Remenar jremenar66@yahoo.com

August 15, Ann Arbor 6:30 p.m. Doors Open, 7:30 p.m. stories begin
The Moth Story Slam at the Ann Arbor Distillery, 220 Felch thanks to Michigan Public Radio. Prepare a 5 minute story on the theme, toss your name in the hat, and if your name is pulled, step up and tell your true personal story live without notes.  Volunteers from the audience judge the stories. Info:  www.theMoth.org  Note: adults only. Language and topics are often unsuitable for children. Tickets $8 at the door. This month’s theme “Good Intentions” Check website to confirm listing and purchase tickets.

August 17, Mt. Pleasant 10:45 a.m.
Storyteller, Eileen DeLorenzo will present MARKET FRESH! Stories, Produce & Tasty Treats at Mt. Pleasant Farmers’ Market at Island Park. stories will delight listeners young and old. Bring a chair or blanket and come enjoy interactive folktales and fables that are full of participation, rhyme, rhythm, giggles and song. 331 North Main Street. 989-779-5331

August 18, Detroit 8 p.m. Doors @7:00 p.m.
The award-winning Secret Society Of Twisted Storytellers, presents  a curated, live storytelling event. Real People. True Stories. Told Live. Featuring Five Twisted Storytellers with Musical and Dance Guests. Local Artisans/Exhibitors and Cash Bar! Hosted by Satori Shakoor. Charles H. Wright Museum 315 E. Warren Avenue, For Info, Tickets & Video visit: www.twistedtellers.org/events or call 313-744-6037

August 19, Detroit 12:00-3:00 p.m.
Detroit Story League invites you to enjoy our monthly meeting. Visitors welcome. 12:00 Bring a lunch - our hosts will provide coffee and dessert. 1:00 stories and workshop, 2:30 Business meeting. Detroit Main Library (N of Warren, free parking in Library lot off Putnam) Information: Judy@JudySima.com  or call: 248-644-3951. www.DetroitStorytelling.org

August 19, Elk Rapids 9:00 p.m.
Bring a story, poem or song to celebrate Stone Circle’ s 33rd summer of gatherings around a fire in a unique outdoor setting. Hosted by poet bard, Terry Wooten. Sit under a canopy of stars perched on a boulder, or bring a blanket or chair to enjoy the ever-changing variety of entertainment that is woven throughout the evening. Regular admission is $5/adults, $3/kids. Stone Circle is located 10 miles north of Elk Rapids on Stone Circle Drive off U.S. 31. From the north - five miles south of Eastport. Info: stonecir@aol.com or 231-264-9467 or terry-wooten.com.

August 21, Traverse City 7:00 p.m.
Here:Say is a live, monthly storytelling series held on the third Monday of each month at InsideOut Gallery, 229 Garland Street. At this show, performers will tell tales of international travel. Free. Visit heresaystorytelling.com to listen to the podcast of past shows and write to us at heresaytc@gmail.com if you're interested in performing at an upcoming show.

August 21, Lansing 6:00 p.m.
Lansing Storytellers Guild  annual picnic at Patriarch Park for more information: Jean Bolley, phone 517-281-8036 or email bolleyj@hotmail.com  and/or Shirley Bradley, shirleyjane24@yahoo.com     

August 26, Elk Rapids 9:00 p.m.
Bring a story, poem or song to celebrate Stone Circle’ s 33rd summer of gatherings around a fire in a unique outdoor setting. Hosted by poet bard, Terry Wooten. Sit under a canopy of stars perched on a boulder, or bring a blanket or chair to enjoy the ever-changing variety of entertainment that is woven throughout the evening. Regular admission is $5/adults, $3/kids. Stone Circle is located 10 miles north of Elk Rapids on Stone Circle Drive off U.S. 31. From the north - five miles south of Eastport. Info: stonecir@aol.com or 231-264-9467 or terry-wooten.com.

SEPTEMBER
September 2, Elk Rapids 9:00 p.m.
Bring a story, poem or song to celebrate Stone Circle’ s 33rd summer of gatherings around a fire in a unique outdoor setting. Hosted by poet bard, Terry Wooten. Sit under a canopy of stars perched on a boulder, or bring a blanket or chair to enjoy the ever-changing variety of entertainment that is woven throughout the evening. Regular admission is $5/adults, $3/kids. Stone Circle is located 10 miles north of Elk Rapids on Stone Circle Drive off U.S. 31. From the north - five miles south of Eastport. Info: stonecir@aol.com or 231-264-9467 or terry-wooten.com

September 3, Ann Arbor 2:00 p.m.
“Kerry Tales:  School Starts with Mother Goose. ”Storyteller, Trudy Bulkley, entertains as Mother Goose with rhymes and stories. 1/2 hour program for young and old alike.  Kerrytown Market and Shops in Hollander’s, 410 N. Fourth Avenue. Free. 734-769-3115

September 4, Ann Arbor 6:30 p.m. Doors Open,  7:30 p.m. stories begin
Monthly Moth Story Slam – new venue: Ann Arbor Distillery 220 Felch thanks to Michigan Public Radio. Prepare a 5 minute story on the theme, toss your name in the hat, and if your name is pulled, step up and tell your true personal story live without notes.  Volunteers from the audience judge the stories. Info:  www.theMoth.org  Note: adults only. Language and topics are often unsuitable for children. Tickets $8 at the door. This month’s theme “Bouncing Backs” Check website to confirm listing and purchase tickets.

September 4, White Lake 7:00-9:00 p.m. p.m.
North Oakland County Storytellers (NOCS) welcomes new members to their monthly meetings. Contact Carolyn Graves, 258-363-6149 for location and more information http://www.NorthOaklandCountyStorytellers.org>

September 5, Ann Arbor 6:30 p.m. Doors Open, 7:30 p.m. stories begin
The Moth Story Slam at the Ann Arbor Distillery, 220 Felch thanks to Michigan Public Radio. Prepare a 5 minute story on the theme, toss your name in the hat, and if your name is pulled, step up and tell your true personal story live without notes.  Volunteers from the audience judge the stories. Info:  www.theMoth.org  Note: adults only. Language and topics are often unsuitable for children. Tickets $8 at the door. This month’s theme “Schooled.” Check website to confirm listing and purchase tickets.

September 7, Detroit 7:00 p.m. doors open/7:00 p.m. stories begin
The monthly Moth Story Slam located at the Marble Bar, 1501 Holden St. Prepare a 5 minute story on the theme, toss your name in the hat, and if your name is pulled, step up and tell your true personal story live without notes.  Volunteers from the audience judge the stories. Note: adults only. Info:  www.theMoth.org Language and topics are often unsuitable for children. Tickets $5 at the door. This month’s theme is: “Comfort.”

September 13, Muskegon 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Muskegon Yarnspinners: welcome new members at their monthly meetings from October through May at the Hope Reformed Church, 1878 Evanston, (Corner of Quarterline and Evanston).  Monthly meetings continue from June through September at members' homes. Contact Ned Carter, 231-755-2383 or email him at carteredwin93@yahoo.com

September14, Ann Arbor 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Story Night: Crazy Wisdom Bookstore & Tea Room.  Listen to old tales and new during an evening of adult stories.  Ann Arbor Storytellers’ Guild members perform for the first hour, with an open mic for the 2nd hour. So if you have a 5 - minute tale, we’ll try to fit you in!   Desserts, exotic teas, or light supper, all available for purchase.  Crazy Wisdom Tea Room, 114 S Main Free but donations accepted.  Info: annarborstorytelling.org or facebook.com/annarborstorytellers

September 15, Detroit 8 p.m. Doors @7:00 p.m.
The award-winning Secret Society Of Twisted Storytellers, presents “       " a curated, live storytelling event. Real People. True Stories. Told Live. Featuring Five Twisted Storytellers with Musical and Dance Guests. Local Artisans/Exhibitors and Cash Bar! Hosted by Satori Shakoor. Charles H. Wright Museum 315 E. Warren Avenue,  For Info, Tickets & Video visit: www.twistedtellers.org/events or call 313-744-6037

September 16, Farmington Hills 12:00-3:00 pm.
The Detroit Story League is looking for people who enjoy telling or listening to stories. Come to our September meeting. We will provide lunch, stories, and an afternoon of fun! Come see what we’re all about. Join us for a “Meet and Greet: Food, Fun and Stories at the John Grant Community Center, 29260 Grand River Avenue. RSVP: detroitstorytelling@gmail.com or call Judy Sima at 248-644-3951.

September 17, Detroit doors open at 3:30 p.m concert begins at 4:00 p.m
The Detroit Association of Black Storytellers presents their annual “Sky’s the Limit” storytelling concert featuring The Storytellers: Bob and Audrey Allison and youth from the Community. Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, 315 E. Warren. Admission is $5 for youth under 17 years old and includes membership to the museum. Adult ticket are $10 and goes to support the Museum. Additional information 313-442-3227. www.thedetroitassociationofblackstorytellers.com.

September 18, Lansing 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Lansing Storytellers Guild invites new members to their monthly meeting. Schuler Books in Eastwood Town Center. Contact for more information: Jean Bolley, phone 517-281-8036 or email bolleyj@hotmail.com  and/or Shirley Bradley shirleyjane24@yahoo.com

September 19, Traverse City 7:00 p.m.
Here:Say is a live, monthly storytelling series held on the third Monday of each month at InsideOut Gallery, 229 Garland Street. At this show, performers will tell tales of international travel. Free. Visit heresaystorytelling.com to listen to the podcast of past shows and write to us at heresaytc@gmail.com if you're interested in performing at an upcoming show.

September 19, Mt Pleasant 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Mid-Michigan Area Storytellers, M.A.S.T., welcomes new members to their monthly meeting at Veteran's Memorial Library Annex Community Room, 301 S. University. Info. Joe Remenar jremenar66@yahoo.com

September 19, Grand Rapids 7:00-9:00 p.m.
StorySpinners of GrandRapids welcomes new members to their monthly meeting in members’ homes call Gloria Cangelosi for more information  storyspinnersgr@gmail.com

September 19, Ann Arbor 6:30 p.m. Doors Open, 7:30 p.m. stories begin
The Moth Story Slam at the Ann Arbor Distillery, 220 Felch thanks to Michigan Public Radio. Prepare a 5 minute story on the theme, toss your name in the hat, and if your name is pulled, step up and tell your true personal story live without notes.  Volunteers from the audience judge the stories. Info:  www.theMoth.org  Note: adults only. Language and topics are often unsuitable for children. Tickets $8 at the door. This month’s theme “Confrontation.” Check website to confirm listing and purchase tickets.

September 22, Detroit 10:00 am-12:00 p.m.
Detroit Association of Black Storytellers invites you to attend their monthly meeting at the Charles Wright Museum of African American History, 315 E Warren Ave. Join us for a story, workshop, refreshments and business meeting. www.detroitassociationofblackstorytellers.com or call: Amy Jackson 313-567-5949.  New members welcome.

September 24, Ann Arbor 2:00-4:00 p.m. 
Ann Arbor Storytellers’ Guild monthly meeting: Ann Arbor District Library. 343 S. Fifth Ave., (3rd floor, free space room) Meetings always start with stories, and then, more stories!  Listeners and tellers welcome.  More information: www.annarborstorytelling.org or www.facebook.com/annarborstorytellers. Contact Susanne Zoumbaris, 734-997-5388. Zoumbaris_Susann@comcast.net. Meetings are free.


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September 16, Farmington Hills 12:00-3:00 pm.
The Detroit Story League is looking for people who enjoy telling or listening to stories. Come to our September meeting. We will provide lunch, stories, and an afternoon of fun! Come see what we’re all about. Join us for a “Meet and Greet: Food, Fun and Stories at the John Grant Community Center, 29260 Grand River Avenue. RSVP: detroitstorytelling@gmail.com or call Judy Sima at 248-644-3951.

JUNE
Many storytelling groups take a break or change locations for the summer. If a storytelling group in your area is not listed in June, July, and/or August, check back in September

June 1, Detroit 7:00 p.m. doors open/7:00 p.m. stories begin
The monthly Moth Story Slam located at the Marble Bar, 1501 Holden St. Prepare a 5 minute story on the theme, toss your name in the hat, and if your name is pulled, step up and tell your true personal story live without notes.  Volunteers from the audience judge the stories. Note: adults only. Info:  www.theMoth.org Language and topics are often unsuitable for children. Tickets $5 at the door. This month’s theme is: “Celebration.”

June 4, Detroit 3:00 p.m. doors open/4:00 p.m. stories begin
Detroit Association of Black Storytellers present “The Evolution of African Storytelling,” starting with the African Griot, storytellers Pa’Mela Williams, Ramona Lucius, Ami Jackson and James Graham will share the evolution of African Storytelling from crossing the Atlantic in th 1600’s to the 21st century. Northwest Activity Center, 18100 Meyers Rd.. Admission $10 at the door. www.detroitassociationofblackstorytellers.com 313-442-3227

June 4, Ann Arbor 2:00 p.m.
“Kerry Tales:  Make music with Mother Goose.”Storyteller, Trudy Bulkley, entertains as Mother Goose with rhymes and stories. 1/2 hour program for young and old alike. Kerrytown Market and Shops in Hollander’s, 410 N. Fourth Avenue. Free.  734-769-3115

June 5, Traverse City 7:00 p.m.
Here:Say's Open Season. The Workshop Brewing Company, 221 Garland Street. We're opening up the mic for storytelling! Come and throw your name into the hat for a chance to tell a true story on stage. No theme, just stories, a couple rules, and lots of fun! Information on how it works: https://www.facebook.com/events/1295311970583146/.

June 6, Ann Arbor 6:30 p.m. Doors Open, 7:30 p.m. stories begin
The Moth Story Slam – new venue: Zingerman’s Greyline, 100 N. Ashley. Prepare a 5 minute story on the theme, toss your name in the hat, and if your name is pulled, step up and tell your true personal story live without notes.  Volunteers from the audience judge the stories. Info:  www.theMoth.org  Note: adults only. Language and topics are often unsuitable for children. Tickets $8 at the door. This month’s theme “Mystery” Check website to confirm listing and purchase tickets.

June 6, White Lake 7:00-9:00 p.m.
North Oakland County Storytellers (NOCS) welcomes new members to their monthly meetings. contact Carolyn Graves, 258-363-6149 for location and more information http://www.NorthOaklandCountyStorytellers.org>

June 8, Mt. Pleasant 10:45 a.m.
Storyteller, Eileen DeLorenzo will present MARKET FRESH! Stories, Produce & Tasty Treats at Mt. Pleasant Farmers’ Market at Island Park. These stories will delight listeners young and old. Bring a chair or blanket and come enjoy interactive folktales and fables that are full of participation, rhyme, rhythm, giggles and song. 331 North Main Street 989-779-5331

June 8, Ann Arbor 7:00-9:00 p.m.
““Story Night”: Crazy Wisdom Bookstore & Tea Room.
Listen to old and new tales during an evening of stories for grownups. Desserts, exotic teas, or light supper, all available for purchase.  Ann Arbor Storytellers’ Guild members present from 7:00-8:00 pm.  If you have a 5- minute tale, we’ll try to fit you in!  Crazy Wisdom Tea Room, 114 S Main. Free but donations accepted.

June 10, Southfield 1:30-3:30 p.m.
The Friends of the Southfield Public Library proudly presents:Tea and Tales, featuring storyteller, Judy Sima, plus tea and refreshments. All ages are welcome, children must be accompanied by an adult.  Tickets are available at the Guest Services Desk at Southfield Public Library, 26300 Evergreen Road and must be purchased in person. Tickets are $10 for 1 ticket, $15 for two tickets and $20 for three to five tickets.  Cash only. The tea is not restricted to Southfield residents. Contact Alicia Bell at abell@southfieldlibrary.org, 248-796-4389 for more information.

June 13, Harrison 10:30 a.m.
Harrison Public Library’s Summer Reading Program, presents Genot Picor, “Building Michigan One Log at a Time,” 105 E Main St, Harrison, MI 48625: (989) 539-6711

June 13, Claire 2:00 p.m.
Pere Marquette Public Library’s Summer Reading Program, presents Genot Picor, “Building Michigan One Log at a Time,” 185 E 4th St., 989- 386-7576.

June 14, Muskegon 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Muskegon Yarnspinners: welcome new members at their monthly meetings from October through May at the Hope Reformed Church, 1878 Evanston, (Corner of Quarterline and Evanston).  Monthly meetings continue from June through September at members' homes. Contact Ned Carter, 231-755-2383 or email him at carteredwin93@yahoo.com

June 15, McBain 10:30 a.m.
McBain Community Library Summer Reading Kick Off presents: Storyteller, Jenifer Strauss “Pull the Turnip, Skin the Snake: Cooperative Stories and Games to Build a Better World. 107 E. Maple Street. www.mcbain.michlibrary.org. Diane Eisenga, Library Director 231-825-2197

June 15, Grand Ledge 6:30 p.m.
Come experience songs and stories and hear music and musical instruments from the Caribbean, Western Africa, North America, Australia, Brazil, and more with The Storytellers: Bob and Audrey Allison. Don't miss this chance to hear didgeridoo and a berimbau too! Bridge Street Plaza, 213 S Bridge St. www.grandledge.lib.mi.us

June 16, Detroit 8 p.m. Doors @7:00 p.m.
The award-winning Secret Society Of Twisted Storytellers, presents “Father Father" a curated, live storytelling event. Real People. True Stories. Told Live. Featuring Five Twisted Storytellers with Musical and Dance Guests. Local Artisans/Exhibitors and Cash Bar! Hosted by Satori Shakoor. Charles H. Wright Museum 315 E. Warren Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201. For Info, Tickets & Video visit: www.twistedtellers.org/events or call 313-744-6037

June 17, Lakeview 10:30 a.m.
Tamarack District Library presents Tunes and Tales by Tricia as part of the celebration of Lakeview's sesquicentennial and summerfest event. It is sure to be interactive, musical,  upbeat,..... and pure joy as Tricia celebrates a return to her hometown! Surprises for all! All ages, from toddlers to tweens.

June 17, Farmington 12:00-3:00 p.m.
Detroit Story League invites you to enjoy our monthly meeting. Visitors welcome. 12:00 Bring a lunch - our hosts will provide coffee and dessert. 1:00 stories and workshop (Story Slam – prepare a 5-7 minute story completing the sentence “And then I knew….” There will be judges and prizes), 2:30 Business meeting. Farmington Branch Library, 23500 Liberty (W of Farmington, S of Grand River) Information: Judy@JudySima.com  or call: 248-644-3951. www.DetroitStorytelling.org   

June 19, Lansing 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Lansing Storytellers Guild invites new members to their monthly meeting. Schuler Books in Eastwood Town Center. Contact for more information: Jean Bolley, phone 517-281-8036 or email bolleyj@hotmail.com  and/or Shirley Bradley shirleyjane24@yahoo.com

June 19, Traverse City 7:00 p.m.
Here:Say is a live, monthly storytelling series held on the third Monday of each month at InsideOut Gallery, 229 Garland Street. At this show, performers will tell tales of international travel. Free. Visit heresaystorytelling.com to listen to the podcast of past shows and write to us at heresaytc@gmail.com if you're interested in performing at an upcoming show.

June 20, Allen Park, 10:30 a.m.
Join Karen Czarnik for an interactive and fun storytelling & music program to celebrate National Library Month. Novi Public Library, 45255 West Ten Mile Road, Novi, MI  48375 Contact is Kathleen Alberga - Phone 248-869-7226

June 20, Mount Pleasant 11:00 a.m.
Join us for this unique program that combines interactive storytelling, beautiful music, full audience participation and hands-on fun with musical instruments from many cultures with the Storytellers – Bob and Audrey Allison. Mount Pleasant Veterans Memorial Library, 301 S. University Avenue. Barb Sanford, (989) 773 - 3242 x23. bsanford@crdl.org

June 20, Ann Arbor 6:30 p.m. Doors Open, 7:30 p.m. stories begin
The Moth Story Slam – new venue: Zingerman’s Greyline, 100 N Ashley. Prepare a 5 minute story on the theme, toss your name in the hat, and if your name is pulled, step up and tell your true personal story live without notes.  Volunteers from the audience judge the stories. Info:  www.theMoth.org  Note: adults only. Language and topics are often unsuitable for children. Tickets $8 at the door. This month’s theme “Outnumbered” Check website to confirm listing and purchase tickets.

June 21, Chelsea 2:00 p.m.
Come experience songs and stories and hear music and musical instruments from the Caribbean, Western Africa, North America, Australia, Brazil, and more with The Storytellers: Bob and Audrey Allison. Don't miss this chance to hear didgeridoo and a berimbau too!   221 S Main St., 734-475-8732 www.chelseadistrictlibrary.org

June 24, Ann Arbor 2:00-4:00 p.m.  Please note this is a correction as the date was first printed as the 25th and was incorrect.
Ann Arbor Storytellers’ Guild monthly meeting: Ann Arbor District Library. 343 S. Fifth Ave., (3rd floor, free space room) Meetings always start with stories, and then, more stories!  Listeners and tellers welcome.  More information: www.annarborstorytelling.org or www.facebook.com/annarborstorytellers. Contact Susanne Zoumbaris, 734-997-5388. Zoumbaris_Susann@comcast.net. Meetings are free.

June 24, Detroit 10:00 am-12:00 p.m.
Detroit Association of Black Storytellers invites you to attend their monthly meeting at the Charles Wright Museum of African American History, 315 E Warren Ave. Join us for a story, workshop, refreshments and business meeting. www.detroitassociationofblackstorytellers.com or call: Amy Jackson 313-567-5949.  New members welcome.

June 24, Elk Rapids 9:00 p.m.
Bring a story, poem or song to celebrate Stone Circle’ s 33rd summer of gatherings around a fire in a unique outdoor setting. Hosted by poet bard, Terry Wooten. Sit under a canopy of stars perched on a boulder, or bring a blanket or chair to enjoy the ever-changing variety of entertainment that is woven throughout the evening. Regular admission is $5/adults, $3/kids. Stone Circle is located 10 miles north of Elk Rapids on Stone Circle Drive off U.S. 31. From the north - five miles south of Eastport. Info: stonecir@aol.com or 231-264-9467 or terry-wooten.com.

June 25, Redford Township 11:00 a.m.
Summer children's concert in the park. Kick off for summer series. Fun for all ages. Bring mom, dad, grandma and grandpa too. Songs and stories for the young and young at heart. Free! 25320 W 6 Mile Rd, 313-531-5960 redfordlibrary.org


June 26, Saginaw 6:00 p.m.
Build a Better World: Music and Stories features musical selections, captivating stories, and hands-on fun with musical instruments from around the world, as well as a short interactive poem and a hilarious musical skit with The Storytellers - Bob and Audrey Allison. Butman-Fish Branch Library. 1716 Hancock St 989-799-9160. www.saginawlibrary.org

June 26, White Lake 6:30 p.m.
Hear Lois Keel reenact World War I's "Hello Girls" as Oleda Joure, a Marine City girl just out of her teens who became a bilingual phone operator at American headquarters.  Including music, photos, and the story of the first U.S. women soldiers and why it took them 60 years to gain recognition as veterans.  White Lake Township Library, 7527 E. Highland Road.  Free admission, for info. contact: 248-698-4942.

June 27, Ann Arbor 6:30 p.m. Doors Open, 7:30 p.m. stories begin
The Moth Story Slam – new venue: Zingerman’s Greyline, 100 N Ashley. Prepare a 5 minute story on the theme, toss your name in the hat, and if your name is pulled, step up and tell your true personal story live without notes.  Volunteers from the audience judge the stories. Info:  www.theMoth.org  Note: adults only. Language and topics are often unsuitable for children. Tickets $8 at the door. This month’s theme “Breathless” Check website to confirm listing and purchase tickets.

June 28, Lansing 10:00 a.m.
Build a Better World: Music and Stories features musical selections, captivating stories, and hands-on fun with musical instruments from around the world, as well as a short interactive poem and a hilarious musical skit with The Storytellers - Bob and Audrey Allison. South Lansing Branch Library: 3500 S Cedar St, 517-272-9840. http://www.cadl.org.

June 29, Whitmore Lake 11:00-11:45 a.m.
Join Karen Bonnici Czarnik for an interactive and musical storytelling program for children and families at the Northfield Township Area Library. 125 Barker Road, 734-449-0066

June 29, Holly 2:00 p.m.
Build a Better World: Music and Stories features musical selections, captivating stories, and hands-on fun with musical instruments from around the world, as well as a short interactive poem and a hilarious musical skit with The Storytellers - Bob and Audrey Allison. HollyTownship Public Library. 1116 N Saginaw St. 248-634-1754, https://www.hollytownshiplibrary.org/

June 29, Oxford 6:30 p.m.
Build a Better World: Music and Stories features musical selections, captivating stories, and hands-on fun with musical instruments from around the world, as well as a short interactive poem and a hilarious musical skit with The Storytellers - Bob and Audrey Allison. Oxford Public Library. 530 Pontiac St. (248) 628-3034. http://www.miopl.org

June 29, Clinton Township Doors Open 6:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Stories Begin
The Moth Main Stage “Driven in Detroit”  at the Macomb Center for Performing Arts presented by Michigan Radio.  Features simple, old-fashioned storytelling, by five wildly divergent raconteurs who develop and shape their stories with The Moth's directors. 44575 Garfield Road. www.macombcenter.com www.themoth.org

June 29-July 2, Kansas City, MO
 National Storytelling Conference & Fringe, open to all levels from beginners to experts and people who simply love stories. Michigan presenters: Mary Grant and Vickie Slaughter (Workshop “Researching and Telling the Stories of African American Migration from the South”), Yvonne Healy (Fringe Performance “Irish and American”), Barbara Shutzgruber (Conference Showcase Performer), Judy Sima (Workshop “Capturing the ‘Story’ Behind the Facts.” Jeff Doyle will receive the NSN Oracle Award for North Central Service and Leadership.  http://storynet.org.

JULY
July 1, Elk Rapids 9:00 p.m.
Bring a story, poem or song to celebrate Stone Circle’ s 33rd summer of gatherings around a fire in a unique outdoor setting. Hosted by poet bard, Terry Wooten. Sit under a canopy of stars perched on a boulder, or bring a blanket or chair to enjoy the ever-changing variety of entertainment that is woven throughout the evening. Regular admission is $5/adults, $3/kids. Stone Circle is located 10 miles north of Elk Rapids on Stone Circle Drive off U.S. 31. From the north - five miles south of Eastport. Info: stonecir@aol.com or 231-264-9467 or terry-wooten.com.

July 1, Goodrich 2:00 p.m.
 Genesee District Library, Goodrich Branch presents Genot Picor, “Building Michigan One Log at a Time,” 10237 Hegel Rd, (810) 636-2489. evoyageur@aol.com

July 2, DeTour 8:00-9:00 p.m.
The Second Annual Haunted Tales Kick-off for the DeTour 4th of July Weekend with Storyteller, Jenifer Straus “Tales From the Haunted Shores of Michigan.” De Tour Performance Pavillion. Sue Lehman lehmans@eupsschools.org

July 6, Lapeer 12:30 p.m.
Lapeer District Library, de Angeli Branch, presents Genot Picor“Building Michigan One Log at a Time,” 921 W Nepessing St.,. (810) 664-6971evoyageur@aol.com.

July 6, Garden City 6:00 p/m.
Build a Better World: Music and Stories features musical selections, captivating stories, and hands-on fun with musical instruments from around the world, as well as a short interactive poem and a hilarious musical skit with The Storytellers - Bob and Audrey Allison.  31735 Maplewood St., 734- 793-1830 www.gardencitylib.org/

July 6, Detroit 7:00 p.m. doors open/7:00 p.m. stories begin
The monthly Moth Story Slam located at the Marble Bar, 1501 Holden St. Prepare a 5 minute story on the theme, toss your name in the hat, and if your name is pulled, step up and tell your true personal story live without notes.  Volunteers from the audience judge the stories. Note: adults only. Info:  www.theMoth.org Language and topics are often unsuitable for children. Tickets $5 at the door. This month’s theme is: “Beauty.”

July 8, St. Ignace 7:00-8:00 p.m.
Join Alaska (and Yooper)Storyteller Pete Griffin for an evening of his personal Alaska and growing up stories at the St. Ignace Public Library, 110 West Spruce Street, Free to the public.  Contact Pete (tongasstrails@gmail.com) or the St. Ignace Library for more information.

July 8, Elk Rapids 9:00 p.m.
Bring a story, poem or song to celebrate Stone Circle’ s 33rd summer of gatherings around a fire in a unique outdoor setting. Hosted by poet bard, Terry Wooten. Sit under a canopy of stars perched on a boulder, or bring a blanket or chair to enjoy the ever-changing variety of entertainment that is woven throughout the evening. Regular admission is $5/adults, $3/kids. Stone Circle is located 10 miles north of Elk Rapids on Stone Circle Drive off U.S. 31. From the north - five miles south of Eastport. Info: stonecir@aol.com or 231-264-9467 or terry-wooten.com.

July 10,  Waterford 10:00 a.m.
Waterford Public Library, presents Genot Picor, “Stories, Songs and Dances of the Voyageur,” 5168 Civic Center Dr, (248) 674-4831evoyageur@aol.com

July 10, Clarkston 6:00 p.m.
Build a Better World: Music and Stories features musical selections, captivating stories, and hands-on fun with musical instruments from around the world, as well as a short interactive poem and a hilarious musical skit with The Storytellers - Bob and Audrey Allison. Independence Township Public Library. 6495 Clarkston Rd. 248-625-2212. https://cidlibrary.org/

July 11, Charlotte, 11:00-11:45 a.m.
Join Karen Bonnici Czarnik for her Tunes & Tales Together program for children and families at the Charlotte Community Library, 226 S. Bostwick St., 48813, 517-543-8859

July 11, Lansing 2:00 p.m.
Build a Better World: Music and Stories features musical selections, captivating stories, and hands-on fun with musical instruments from around the world, as well as a short interactive poem and a hilarious musical skit with The Storytellers - Bob and Audrey Allison. CADL Lansing Main Library. 401 S Capitol Ave., 517-367-6363. .www.cadl.org

July 12, Mason 10:30 a.m.
Build a Better World: Music and Stories features musical selections, captivating stories, and hands-on fun with musical instruments from around the world, as well as a short interactive poem and a hilarious musical skit with The Storytellers - Bob and Audrey Allison 1939 South Aurelius Road. 517.628.3743. www.cadl.org

July 12, Muskegon 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Muskegon Yarnspinners: welcome new members at their monthly meetings from October through May at the Hope Reformed Church, 1878 Evanston, (Corner of Quarterline and Evanston).  Monthly meetings continue from June through September at members' homes. Contact Ned Carter, 231-755-2383 or email him at carteredwin93@yahoo.com


July 13, Union City 1:00-2:30 p.m.,
LOL - Laugh Out Loud Improv & Storytelling program for tweens and up - Join Storyteller Karen Bonnici Czarnik for this fun & interactive storytelling and improv program. Co-sponsored by Dearth Union Township Library & Community Unlimited - 430 St. Joseph Street, (517) 741-5061

July 13, Traverse City 6:00-7:30np.m.
Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Road, presents Storyteller, Jenifer Strauss, an interactive evening of Storytelling for all family members to enjoy. Come reawaken the storytelling tradition in your family and go home with stories to tell! Vicki SHurly 231-223-7700. http://www.peninsulacommunitylibrary.org/

July 14, St Ignace 7:00 p.m.
St. Ignace Public Library, “Stories, Songs and Dances of the Voyageur,” 110 W Spruce St (906) 643-8318
 evoyageur@aol.com

July 15, Downtown Farmington, 2:00-3:00 p.m.
2017 Farmington Founders Festival - Story Rhythms! - Join storyteller Karen Bonnici Czarnik for this song & storytelling performance program for families. At the mainstage on Grand River in downtown

July 15, St Ignace 7:00 p.m.
Outdoor Concert at the Marina, St. Ignace Marina, presents Genot Picor “Stories, Songs and Dances of the Voyageur,” with La Compagnie Musical Dance Troupe. 13 S State St. (906) 643-8131 evoyageur@aol.com

July 15, Elk Rapids 9:00 p.m.
Bring a story, poem or song to celebrate Stone Circle’ s 33rd summer of gatherings around a fire in a unique outdoor setting. Hosted by poet bard, Terry Wooten. Sit under a canopy of stars perched on a boulder, or bring a blanket or chair to enjoy the ever-changing variety of entertainment that is woven throughout the evening. Regular admission is $5/adults, $3/kids. Stone Circle is located 10 miles north of Elk Rapids on Stone Circle Drive off U.S. 31. From the north - five miles south of Eastport. Info: stonecir@aol.com or 231-264-9467 or terry-wooten.com.

July 16, St. Ignace 11:00 a.m.
Meet Genot “Winter Elk” Picor, writer for Michigan History for Kids Magazine, The Mackinac Journal, and The Great Lakes Pilot.  Genot performs original stories from his upcoming collection “Stories that Mimi and Pipi Told,” Fort de Buade Museum, 334 N State St (906) 643-6627evoyageur@aol.com

July 16, Interlochen 6:30 p.m.
Here:Say Presents: Summer Reruns! Interlochen Center for the Arts. Join us at the Upton-Morley Stage in Interlochen for some of our favorite stories from past seasons. Featured performers include Elon Cameron, Ben Whiting, Dave Murphy, Christal Frost, Jonelle Bowers, Jeff Smith, and Karen Stein. This show will be recorded by Interlochen Public Radio.

July 17, Lansing 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Lansing Storytellers Guild invites new members to their monthly meeting. Schuler Books in Eastwood Town Center. Contact for more information: Jean Bolley, phone 517-281-8036 or email bolleyj@hotmail.com  and/or Shirley Bradley shirleyjane24@yahoo.com

July 17, Traverse City 7:00 p.m.
Here:Say is a live, monthly storytelling series held on the third Monday of each month at InsideOut Gallery, 229 Garland Street. At this show, performers will tell tales of international travel. Free. Visit heresaystorytelling.com to listen to the podcast of past shows and write to us at heresaytc@gmail.com if you're interested in performing at an upcoming show.

July 18, Ann Arbor 6:30 p.m. Doors Open, 7:30 p.m. stories begin
The Moth Story Slam – new venue: Ann Arbor Distillery, 220 Felch thanks to Michigan Public Radio. Prepare a 5 minute story on the theme, toss your name in the hat, and if your name is pulled, step up and tell your true personal story live without notes.  Volunteers from the audience judge the stories. Info:  www.theMoth.org  Note: adults only. Language and topics are often unsuitable for children. Tickets $8 at the door. This month’s theme “Denial” Check website to confirm listing and purchase tickets.

July 20, Mount Pleasant 10:45 a.m.
Storyteller, Eileen DeLorenzo will present MARKET FRESH! Stories, Produce & Tasty Treats at Mt. Pleasant Farmers’ Market at Island Park, 10:45 - 11:30 a.m. These stories will delight listeners young and old. Bring a chair or blanket and come enjoy interactive folktales and fables that are full of participation, rhyme, rhythm, giggles and song. 331 North Main Street.989-779-5331

July 20, Detroit 4:00 p.m.
Lois Keel and her cheerleading puppet, Priscilla Gorilla, present stories with ways to get along as they are "Cheering You on to Build a Better World."  Bowen Branch Library, 3648 Vernor Highway.  Free admission, for info. contact: 313-297-9381.

July 21, Detroit 8 p.m. Doors @7:00 p.m.
The award-winning Secret Society Of Twisted Storytellers, presents a curated, live storytelling event. Real People. True Stories. Told Live. Featuring Five Twisted Storytellers with Musical and Dance Guests. Local Artisans/Exhibitors and Cash Bar! Hosted by Satori Shakoor. Charles H. Wright Museum 315 E. Warren Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201. For Info, Tickets & Video visit: www.twistedtellers.org/events   or call 313-744-6037

July 22, Elk Rapids 9:00 p.m.
Bring a story, poem or song to celebrate Stone Circle’ s 33rd summer of gatherings around a fire in a unique outdoor setting. Hosted by poet bard, Terry Wooten. Sit under a canopy of stars perched on a boulder, or bring a blanket or chair to enjoy the ever-changing variety of entertainment that is woven throughout the evening. Regular admission is $5/adults, $3/kids. Stone Circle is located 10 miles north of Elk Rapids on Stone Circle Drive off U.S. 31. From the north - five miles south of Eastport. Info: stonecir@aol.com or 231-264-9467 or terry-wooten.com.

July 24, Bay City 2:00 p.m.
Build a Better World: Music and Stories features musical selections, captivating stories, and hands-on fun with musical instruments from around the world, as well as a short interactive poem and a hilarious musical skit with The Storytellers - Bob and Audrey Allison. Alice and Jack Wirt Public Library. 500 Center Ave., 989-893-9566. www.baycountylibrary.org/hours-locations/alice-jack-wirt-library

July 24-28, Farmington Hills from 9:00 a.m., 4:00 p.m.
Session 1 - “Art Adventure Camp,” Storyteller, Karen Czarnik presents the Storytelling performance section of this 4 section arts camp which offers Music, Photography, Mixed Media Art and Storytelling to students from (5 to 14)  Heritage Park, Farmington Road, (Camp fee) www.ci.farmington-hills.mi.us or call (248) 473-1859

July 27, Lapeer 12:30 p.m.
Build a Better World: Music and Stories features musical selections, captivating stories, and hands-on fun with musical instruments from around the world, as well as a short interactive poem and a hilarious musical skit with The Storytellers - Bob and Audrey Allison. DeAngeli Branch Library. 921 W Nepessing St.,810-664-6971. http://www.library.lapeer.org/about-us/locations-hours/marguerite-deangeli-branch

July 29, Elk Rapids 9:00 p.m.
Bring a story, poem or song to celebrate Stone Circle’ s 33rd summer of gatherings around a fire in a unique outdoor setting. Hosted by poet bard, Terry Wooten. Sit under a canopy of stars perched on a boulder, or bring a blanket or chair to enjoy the ever-changing variety of entertainment that is woven throughout the evening. Regular admission is $5/adults, $3/kids. Stone Circle is located 10 miles north of Elk Rapids on Stone Circle Drive off U.S. 31. From the north - five miles south of Eastport. Info: stonecir@aol.com or 231-264-9467 or terry-wooten.com.

July 29 & 30, Sault Ste. Marie 11:00 a.m and 2:00 p.m. both days
Rendezvous at the Soo, “Stories, Songs and Dances of the Voyageur,” and “Stories that Mimi and Pipi Told evoyageur@aol.com


July 31-Aug 4, Farmington Hills, Camp runs from 9:00 a.m., 4:00 p.m.
Session 2 - “Art Adventure Camp,” Storyteller, Karen Czarnik presents the Storytelling performance section of this 4 section arts camp which offers Music, Photography, Mixed Media Art and Storytelling to students from (5 to 14)  Heritage Park, Farmington Road, (Camp fee) www.ci.farmington-hills.mi.us or call (248) 473-1859

AUGUST
August 1, Auburn Hills 10:30.m.
Build a Better World: Music and Stories features musical selections, captivating stories, and hands-on fun with musical instruments from around the world, as well as a short interactive poem and a hilarious musical skit with The Storytellers - Bob and Audrey Allison. Auburn Hills Central Library, 3400 E Seyburn Dr., 248-370-9466.
 www.auburn-hills.lib.mi.us

 August 3, Detroit 7:00 p.m. doors open/7:00 p.m. stories begin
The monthly Moth Story Slam located at the Marble Bar, 1501 Holden St. Prepare a 5 minute story on the theme, toss your name in the hat, and if your name is pulled, step up and tell your true personal story live without notes.  Volunteers from the audience judge the stories. Note: adults only. Info:  www.theMoth.org Language and topics are often unsuitable for children. Tickets $5 at the door. This month’s theme is:

August 4-6, Dublin, OH
Yvonne Healy returns to the Midwest as the featured storyteller at the Dublin Irish Fest, Cultural Tent, Festival Park, Dublin OH, http://dublinirishfestival.org

August 5, Elk Rapids 9:00 p.m.
Bring a story, poem or song to celebrate Stone Circle’ s 33rd summer of gatherings around a fire in a unique outdoor setting. Hosted by poet bard, Terry Wooten. Sit under a canopy of stars perched on a boulder, or bring a blanket or chair to enjoy the ever-changing variety of entertainment that is woven throughout the evening. Regular admission is $5/adults, $3/kids. Stone Circle is located 10 miles north of Elk Rapids on Stone Circle Drive off U.S. 31. From the north - five miles south of Eastport. Info: stonecir@aol.com or 231-264-9467 or terry-wooten.com.

August 7-11, Farmington Hills, Camp runs from 9:00 a.m., 4:00 p.m.
Session 2 - “Art Adventure Camp,” Storyteller, Karen Czarnik presents the Storytelling performance section of this 4 section arts camp which offers Music, Photography, Mixed Media Art and Storytelling to students from (5 to 14)  Heritage Park, Farmington Road, (Camp fee) www.ci.farmington-hills.mi.us or call (248) 473-1859

August 9, Muskegon 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Muskegon Yarnspinners: welcome new members at their monthly meetings from October through May at the Hope Reformed Church, 1878 Evanston, (Corner of Quarterline and Evanston).  Monthly meetings continue from June through September at members' homes. Contact Ned Carter, 231-755-2383 or email him at carteredwin93@yahoo.com

August 12, Elk Rapids 9:00 p.m.
Bring a story, poem or song to celebrate Stone Circle’ s 33rd summer of gatherings around a fire in a unique outdoor setting. Hosted by poet bard, Terry Wooten. Sit under a canopy of stars perched on a boulder, or bring a blanket or chair to enjoy the ever-changing variety of entertainment that is woven throughout the evening. Regular admission is $5/adults, $3/kids. Stone Circle is located 10 miles north of Elk Rapids on Stone Circle Drive off U.S. 31. From the north - five miles south of Eastport. Info: stonecir@aol.com or 231-264-9467 or terry-wooten.com.

August 15, Mt Pleasant 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Mid-Michigan Area Storytellers, M.A.S.T., welcomes new members to their monthly meeting at Veteran's Memorial Library Annex Community Room, 301 S. University. Info. Joe Remenar jremenar66@yahoo.com

August 17, Mt. Pleasant 10:45 a.m.
Storyteller, Eileen DeLorenzo will present MARKET FRESH! Stories, Produce & Tasty Treats at Mt. Pleasant Farmers’ Market at Island Park. stories will delight listeners young and old. Bring a chair or blanket and come enjoy interactive folktales and fables that are full of participation, rhyme, rhythm, giggles and song. 331 North Main Street.
989-779-5331

August 18, Detroit 8 p.m. Doors @7:00 p.m.
The award-winning Secret Society Of Twisted Storytellers, presents  a curated, live storytelling event. Real People. True Stories. Told Live. Featuring Five Twisted Storytellers with Musical and Dance Guests. Local Artisans/Exhibitors and Cash Bar! Hosted by Satori Shakoor. Charles H. Wright Museum 315 E. Warren Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201. For Info, Tickets & Video visit: www.twistedtellers.org/events or call 313-744-6037

August 19, Detroit 12:00-3:00 p.m.
Detroit Story League invites you to enjoy our monthly meeting. Visitors welcome. 12:00 Bring a lunch - our hosts will provide coffee and dessert. 1:00 stories and workshop, 2:30 Business meeting. Detroit Main Library (N of Warren, free parking in Library lot off Putnam) Information: Judy@JudySima.com  or call: 248-644-3951. www.DetroitStorytelling.org

August 19, Elk Rapids 9:00 p.m.
Bring a story, poem or song to celebrate Stone Circle’ s 33rd summer of gatherings around a fire in a unique outdoor setting. Hosted by poet bard, Terry Wooten. Sit under a canopy of stars perched on a boulder, or bring a blanket or chair to enjoy the ever-changing variety of entertainment that is woven throughout the evening. Regular admission is $5/adults, $3/kids. Stone Circle is located 10 miles north of Elk Rapids on Stone Circle Drive off U.S. 31. From the north - five miles south of Eastport. Info: stonecir@aol.com or 231-264-9467 or terry-wooten.com.

August 21, Traverse City 7:00 p.m.
Here:Say is a live, monthly storytelling series held on the third Monday of each month at InsideOut Gallery, 229 Garland Street. At this show, performers will tell tales of international travel. Free. Visit heresaystorytelling.com to listen to the podcast of past shows and write to us at heresaytc@gmail.com if you're interested in performing at an upcoming show.

August 21, Lansing 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Lansing Storytellers Guild invites new members to their monthly meeting. Schuler Books in Eastwood Town Center. Contact for more information: Jean Bolley, phone 517-281-8036 or email bolleyj@hotmail.com  and/or Shirley Bradley, shirleyjane24@yahoo.com     

August 26, Elk Rapids 9:00 p.m.
Bring a story, poem or song to celebrate Stone Circle’ s 33rd summer of gatherings around a fire in a unique outdoor setting. Hosted by poet bard, Terry Wooten. Sit under a canopy of stars perched on a boulder, or bring a blanket or chair to enjoy the ever-changing variety of entertainment that is woven throughout the evening. Regular admission is $5/adults, $3/kids. Stone Circle is located 10 miles north of Elk Rapids on Stone Circle Drive off U.S. 31. From the north - five miles south of Eastport. Info: stonecir@aol.com or 231-264-9467 or terry-wooten.com.


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