Holiday Programs Sunday, December 8th 2013
East Jersey Olde Towne Village, 1050 River Rd Piscataway
1:00 – 2:00 pm ~ Stories & Flavors from Jewish Winters
Rivka Willick brings the stories and flavors of the season with an all new mix of traditional and modern tales and a tasting of the kosher treatsmentioned in the winter tales.
2:00 – 3:00 pm ~ Reception & Tour the Village
2:00 – 3:00 pm ~ Children’s Craft Children will create two different crafts, foam Holiday Stocking to decorate then lace up the sides and a Happy Snowman Mobile with snowflakes. Appropriate for children ages 5 – 9. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
3:00~ Dickens-era Caroling Concert with Spiced Punch
The historical vocal quartet will present 19th century holiday songs accompanied by guitar, concertina, and whistles.
All Programs are without charge but Registration is a MUST
For details and to register, visit: http://co.middlesex.nj.us/culturalheritage/whatsnew.asp
Come and treat yourself! Get into the spirit of the Christmas season with storyteller Julie Sibbald on Saturday, December 14, 12:30 – 3:30 pm at Mariandale Retreat and Conference Center in Ossining, New York! This afternoon program will celebrate the power and joy of human and holy stories. Simple art materials and storybooks will assist us as we explore the stories and give voice to our own stories.
Fee: $30 -$50 (as you are able)
For more information call: Phone: (914) 941-4455 or visit www.mariandale.org
Bring your listening ears and your speaking heart to this very special holiday program!
New Jersey Storytelling Guild
The New Jersey Storytelling Guild meets once a month at the Vincent Building, to the right of the Union Congregational Church, 176 Cooper Ave., Upper Montclair NJ. For information and details, please call: 973-625-8548
Workshops alternate with story swaps. Times vary according to the season.
NJSG annual dues are $30 per year, which includes workshops and Story Swaps.
Individual workshops $10 unless otherwise noted. Story Swaps are free.
September 8th – 7:00 pm Workshop – “Imagine That – Stories Travel Beyond Fiction Writing”
October 6th – 7:00 pm Story Swap Come to tell a story or to listen. We need both.
November 3rd – 3 pm Workshop - Telling Your Family Stories.
December 1st– 3 pm Story Swap, Holiday Party and Book Sale Tell or hear some Holiday stories; Bring sweets, salties and beverages to share; Bring books and media of interest to storytellers to sell to benefit the Guild.
January 5th – 3 pm Workshop - “Crack Me Up! – A Break-it-up / Shake-it-down Approach to Fracturing Fairy Tales” Bring a sense of humor and a mischievous streak. We’ll discuss material that lends itself to parody and learn several ways to crack a story up and put it back together. This workshop is 30% talking head, 70% hands-on. Participants acquire a “Tool-Kit Full of Little Hammers” they can use immediately. Megan Hicks is author, performer, producer, director and distributor of the award-winning story collection “Groundhogs Meet Grimm.”
“ … a hoot!” Free Lance Star
“… as good as it gets …” AudiobooksTODAY.com
“Groundhogs Meet Grimm is a homerun. A game-winning grand-slam in the bottom
of the ninth inning kind of homerun.” Michael Parent
February 9th – 3 pm Story Swap – Come to tell a story or to listen. We need both.
March 2nd – 3 pm Workshop with the fabulous Julie Pasqual “Back from Trinidad & Full of Stories”
April 6th – 7:00 pm Story Swap – Come to tell a story or to listen. We need both.
May 4th – 7:00 Simcha Willick – “Storytelling as Therapy”
June 1st – 7:00 pm Story Swap and Indoor Picnic. Bring sweets, salties or beverages to share, a story to tell and/or your best listening ears to enjoy the stories and support the tellers.
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