April 26, 2010

JUNE 2009

Some hot storytelling events are warming up. Enjoy!
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6/01/09
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  • FREE! Don’t miss a Michigan Favorite – July 17 & 18, Flint’s Michigan Storytellers’ Festival, in front of Flint Public Library
Flint Public Library is located at the Flint Cultural Center at 1026 E. Kearsley St. Take Robert T. Longway Exit east off I-475. Come for the whole feast or just a nibble. Bring a picnic, bring a story to tell, bring your friends! Info: (810) 232-7111 #5.http://www.flint.lib.mi.us/msf/index.shtml
  • Through May
2012 - Storytelling calendar on www.MichiganStorytelling.COM
JUNE
June 7, Ann Arbor 2:00 pm
“Kerry Tales:  Make June Jolly with Mother Goose” Storyteller, Trudy Bulkley, entertains as Mother Goose with rhymes and stories. 1/2 hour program for young and old alike.  2 p.m., Kerrytown Market and Shops in Hollander’s, 410 N. Fourth Avenue, Ann Arbor, . Free.  734-769-3115
June 11, Marlette 11:00 am
All ages are invited to “ActUP with Stories” Yvonne Healy’s dynamic performance chockfull of ways for kids to be Creative @ the Library. Summer Reading Program, Marlette District Library, 3116 Main St., Marlette. Info: 989-635-2838.
June 12, West Bloomfield, 7:00pm
“Campfire Tales” West Bloomfield Parks and Recreation presents fun for the whole family with Judy Sima at Bloomer Park, 7581 Richardson Road.  Contact: Laurel Zoet, 248-451-1917. Rain date, June 13.
June 13, Williamston 11:00am
“Stone Soup Storytelling” – a concert of story & song featuring storyteller/vocalist Dawn Daniels – for adults and children ages 5 & up. The Williamston Theatre, 122 South Putnam, Williamston, 48895. For info/tickets call: (517) 655-SHOW. Tickets: $5.00
June 14, Ypsilanti 2:00 pm
You’re invited to tell or listen at the monthly series, “2nd Sunday Story Swap”. Always located at Bombadill’s Coffee House, 217 W. Michigan Ave.. Always presented on the 2nd Sunday of each month at 2:00 pm. Always hosted by the Ann Arbor Storytellers Guild. And always Free! Info: www.AnnArborStorytelling.org or Bombadill’s 734.544.5080
June 14, Detroit, 2:00, p.m.
Karen Czarnik presents Talkin’ Tales & Tunes. A Storytelling & Song performance programs for families. Detroit Institute of Arts, 5200 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, , 313-833-4005
June 15-19, Farngton Hills
“Art Adventure Camp,” Camp runs 9:00 am-4:00 pm Storyteller, Karen Czarnik presents the Storytelling performance section of this 4 section arts camp which offers Music, Photography, xed Media Art and Storytelling to students in the following age groups (5 to 7 and 8 to 12)  Heritage Park, Farmington Road, Farmington Hills. Camp fee.  Go to www.ci.farngton-hills..us (248) 473-1857
June 16, Marshall 10:30 am
All ages are invited to “Play with Words”, a dynamic performance by Yvonne Healy which is chockfull of ways for kids to be Creative @ the Library. Summer Reading Program, Marshall District Library, 124 W. Green St., Marshall. Info: 269.781.7821.
June 16, Marshall 3:00 pm
Teens ActUP! with Yvonne Healy at the Marshall District Library with boatload of creative theatre games, improvisation, word play and general mayhem. Summer Reading Program. Free at the Main Branch, 124 W. Green St., Marshall. To register contact 269.781.7821
June 17, Vassar, 1:30pm
Award winning storyteller, Judy Sima creates Summer Reading excitement in”Stories Alive!” with this highly interactive program where every child becomes part of the tale. Bullard Sandford Memorial Library. 520 W. Huron, 989-823-2171.
June 18, Armada 6:30 pm
Teens and Young Adults are invited to “ActUp!: the Workshop” with storyteller, Yvonne Healy. Kids enjoy this popular workshop with theatre games and improvisation based on Yvonne’s decades in professional New York theaters and comedy clubs. Summer Reading Program. Armada Free Public Library, 73930 Church, Armada 48005. 586-784-5921. Info: bairdd@libcoop.net
June 21, Detroit, 2:00, p.m.
Karen Czarnik presents Talkin’ Tales & Tunes. A Storytelling & Song performance programs for families. Detroit Institute of Arts, 5200 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, , 313-833-4005
June 22, Orion Township 3:00 pm
Ages 4-10 and families are invited to “Playing with Words”, a dynamic interactive performance by Yvonne Healy which is chockfull of ways for kids to be Creative @ the Library. Summer Reading Program, Orion Township Public Library, 825 Joslyn Road, Lake Orion, 48362 Phone: 248-693-3000
June 22, Orion Township 6:00 pm
Teens ActUP! with Yvonne Healy at the Marshall District Library with boatload of creative theatre games, improvisation, word play and general mayhem. Summer Reading Program. Free at the Orion Township Public Library, 825 Joslyn Road, Lake Orion, 48362 Phone: 248-693-3000
June 22-26, Walled Lake
“CAST – Crafts, Arts & Storytelling Theatre” Storyteller, Karen Czarnik presents this Storytelling performance and art & crafts based camp for ages 6 to 12.  Camp runs 9:00 am-3:00 pm. Walled Lake Comm Ed Center, 615 N. Pontiac Trail, Walled Lake.  Camp fee.  Go to http://www.walledlake.k12..us/cec/ or call 248-956-5000
June 29, Hale, 12:30 p.m.
Karen Czarnik presents Talkin’ Tales, Tunes and Tappin’ a Storytelling & Song Program for families. Plainfield Township Library
220 N Washington St. Hale, call (989) 362-2651 for more info
June 29, Hale, , 3:00 p.m.
Karen Czarnik presents Talkin’ Tales, Tunes and Tappin’ a Storytelling & Song Program for families. Mary Johnston Memorial Library, 114 Court Street, Standish , call (989) 362-2651 for more info
JULY
July 2, Indian River, 11:00am
Award winning storyteller, Judy Sima creates Summer Reading excitement in “Stories Alive!” with this highly interactive program where every child becomes part of the tale. Indian River Area Library, 3546 S. Straits Highway, 231-238-8581.
July 7, Charlotte, , 11:00 a.m.
Karen Czarnik presents Talkin’ Tales, Tunes and Tappin’ a Storytelling & Song Program for families. Charlotte Community Library, 226 S. Bostwick Street, Charlotte, call (517) 543-8859 for more info
July 7, Portland, , 2:30 p.m.
Karen Czarnik presents Talkin’ Tales, Tunes and Tappin’ a Storytelling & Song Program for families. Portland District Library, 334 Kent Street, Portland , call (517) 647-6981 for more info
July 11, Williamston 11:00am
“Stone Soup Storytelling” – a concert of story & song featuring storyteller/vocalist Dawn Daniels – for adults and children ages 5 & up. The Williamston Theatre, 122 South Putnam, Williamston, 48895. For info/tickets call: (517) 655-SHOW. Tickets: $5.00
July 12, Ypsilanti 2:00 pm
You’re invited to tell or listen at the monthly series, “2nd Sunday Story Swap”. Always located at Bombadill’s Coffee House, 217 W. chigan Ave.. Always presented on the 2nd Sunday of each month at 2:00 pm. Always hosted by the Ann Arbor Storytellers Guild. And always Free! Info: www.AnnArborStorytelling.org or Bombadill’s 734.544.5080
July 13, Allen Park 10:30 am
Little ones, aged 3-6, will enjoy the interactive games and stories in “Word Play” presented by Yvonne Healy at the Allen Park Library, 8100 Allen Road, Allen Park. Summer Reading Program. Free, but registration required. Info: 313-381-2425
July 13, Allen Park 3:30 pm
Little ones, aged 3-6, will enjoy the interactive games and stories in “Word Play” presented by Yvonne Healy at the Allen Park Library, 8100 Allen Road, Allen Park. Summer Reading Program. Free, but registration required. Info: 313-381-2425
July 13, Allen Park 7:00 pm
Little ones, aged 3-6, will enjoy the interactive games and stories in “Word Play” presented by Yvonne Healy at the Allen Park Library, 8100 Allen Road, Allen Park. Summer Reading Program. Free, but registration required. Info: 313-381-2425.
July 13, Marshall, 10:30am
Award winning storyteller, Judy Sima creates Summer Reading excitement in “Stories Alive!” with this highly interactive program where every child becomes part of the tale. Marshall Public Library, 124 W Green Street, 269-781-7821.
July 14, Niles, , 2:00 p.m.
Karen Czarnik presents Talkin’ Tales, Tunes and Tappin’ a Storytelling & Song Program for families. Cass District Library – Howard Branch, 2341 Yankee Street, Niles, call 269-684-1680 for more info
July 14, Cassopolis, , 6:00 p.m.
Karen Czarnik presents Talkin’ Tales, Tunes and Tappin’ a Storytelling & Song Program for families. Cass District Library – Main Branch, 319 M 62 North, Cassopolis, call 269-445-3400 for more info
July 15, Allen Park 10:30 am
Little ones, aged 3-6, will enjoy the interactive games and stories in “Word Play” presented by Yvonne Healy at the Allen Park Library, 8100 Allen Road, Allen Park. Summer Reading Program. Free, but registration required. Info: 313-381-2425
July 15, Allen Park 3:30 pm
Little ones, aged 3-6, will enjoy the interactive games and stories in “Word Play” presented by Yvonne Healy at the Allen Park Library, 8100 Allen Road, Allen Park. Summer Reading Program. Free, but registration required. Info: 313-381-2425
July 15, Allen Park 7:00 pm
Little ones, aged 3-6, will enjoy the interactive games and stories in “Word Play” presented by Yvonne Healy at the Allen Park Library, 8100 Allen Road, Allen Park. Summer Reading Program. Free, but registration required. Info: 313-381-2425.
July 16, Hartland, , 1:00 p.m.
Karen Czarnik presents CAST – Crafts, Arts & Storytelling Theatre, An interactive craft, song & storytelling performance program for families. Story Sticks will be our featured craft. Cromaine Library, 3688 North Hartland Rd., Hartland, call 810.632.5200 ext. 3 for more info
July 16, Hartland, , 4:00 p.m.
Karen Czarnik presents LOL – Laugh Out Loud, Teen Improv – A highly interactive 1.5 hour workshop for teens featuring improvisational theatre games & comedy skits to build confidence, stretch imaginations, & explore dramatic expression. Cromaine Library, 3688 North Hartland Rd., Hartland, call 810.632.5200 ext. 3 for more info
July 17-18, Flint
Unforgettable? Un-missable! The 29th annual Michigan Storytellers’ Festival features storytellers Onawumi Jean Moss (MA) and Yvonne Healy (MI) and Ivory Williams in concerts and workshops. Also see Michigan’s up & comers in the Michigan Showcase. Bring your own story to tell at the swap. It’s all Free! Schedule and other information posted at http://www.flint.lib.mi.us/msf/index.shtml
Friday July 17,
10:00 am – Workshop with Yvonne Healy (Downstairs Meeting Room)
1:00 pm – Performance for Youth Groups with Ivory Williams (Tent)
2:00 pm – Performance for Senior Citizens with Onawumi Jean Moss (Krapohl Senior Center)
2:00 pm – Meet & Greet with Ivory Williams (Tent)
4:00 pm – Meet & Greet with Onawu Jean Moss (Tent)
5:30 pm – Story Swap (Tent)
7:00-10:00 pm – Concert with Yvonne Healy, Onawumi Jean Moss & Ivory Williams (Tent)
Saturday July 18
10:00 am – Workshop with Onawumi Jean Moss (downstairs meeting room)
11:00 am – Childrens’ Turn to Tell (upstairs meeting room)
12:00 noon – Performance for Children with Yvonne Healy
1:00 pmMichigan Showcase (Tent)
1:30 pm- Stories for Seniors (Lockwood of Burton Retirement Community) with Onawumi Jean Moss
2:30 pm – workshop with Ivory Williams (downstairs meeting room)
4:00 pm – Meet & Greet with Yvonne Healy
5:30 pm – Story Swap (Tent)
7:00 pm – Concert with Onawumi Jean Moss, Yvonne Healy & Ivory Williams (Tent)
July 19, White Lake 1:30 pm
Tales & Tails at the Barn.  North Oakland County Storytellers & animals at Fisk Farm Barn & Yard, Fisk Road just off M-59 (9180 Highland Rd, White Lake). Info: LoiS-sez@LoiS-sez.com or Lois Keel, 248-625-5848.
July 21, Macomb Township, 1:00pm
Award winning storyteller, Judy Sima creates Summer Reading excitement in “Stories Alive!” with this highly interactive program where every child becomes part of the tale. Clinton Macomb Public Library – North Branch, 586-226-5080.
July 21, Clinton Township, 3:00pm
Award winning storyteller, Judy Sima creates Summer Reading excitement in “Stories Alive!” with this highly interactive program where every child becomes part of the tale. Clinton Macomb Public Library – Main Branch, 586-226-5000.
July 21, Clinton Township, 6:30pm
Award winning storyteller, Judy Sima creates Summer Reading excitement in “Stories Alive!” with this highly interactive program where every child becomes part of the tale. Clinton Macomb Public Library – South Branch. 586-226-5070
August
August 4, Ann Arbor 8:00 pm
Adults and teens will enjoy an evening of storytelling with Bat Burns from County Kerry, Ireland at The Ark, 316 S. Main St., Ann Arbor. Tickets can be purchased at Ticketmaster or at the door. Info: www.theArk.org.
August 8, Detroit 11:30 am
A cultural milestone for storytelling in Michigan! Show your support. Tell the cultural community that storytelling belongs on the stage with classical music and high art! The Detroit Symphony Orchestra integrates storytelling into its musical concert with thanks to its partnership with the Detroit Institute of Art and the Riverfront Conservancy. The lucky teller is Yvonne Healy. Support storytelling by coming to this free concert. Bring all your friends and neighbors. Heck, bring complete strangers. The more the merrier. More info to follow at www.detroitriverfront.org
August 9, Ypsilanti 2:00 pm
You’re invited to tell or listen at the monthly series, “2nd Sunday Story Swap”. Always located at Bombadill’s Coffee House, 217 W. chigan Ave.. Always presented on the 2nd Sunday of each month at 2:00 pm. Always hosted by the Ann Arbor Storytellers Guild. And always Free! Info: www.AnnArborStorytelling.org or Bombadill’s 734.544.5080
Find-A-Storyteller:
STORYTELLER DIRECTORIES links at http://www.Michiganstorytelling.com
STORYTELLING ORGANIZATIONS/MEETINGS
Michigan guilds are also found at www.chiganStorytelling.org
Yvonne Healy, storyteller
www.YHealy.com
Managing Editor, Story
810-225-2204
Judy Sima
Storyteller-Author-Educator
248-644-3951
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