A day to enjoy storytelling for adults and children. Continuous storytelling by Master Storytellers of New Jersey at three age appropriate stages.
* Come for some, or stay for all!
* Children’s activities with Museum re-enactors
* Picnic lunch and blanket are suggested, restaurants nearby
* Free parking available nearby (maps provided)
* Rain or shine – featuring indoor and outdoor events.
Admission: $9 for adults, $7 for Seniors, Veterans and Active Duty Military Personnel, $6 for Children ages 6-12 (under age 6 free)
Celebrating out 21th Year!!! * The Annual New Jersey Storytelling Festival
Sept. 22th, 2013 * Grounds For Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ
Enjoy a fun-filled day of storytelling at a fantastic sculpture park!
Hear stories from your favorite storytellers from 20 Festivals!!!
Rain or Shine • Indoor and Outdoor Sites
Performances for Adults and Families • 12 Noon – 6 PM
Come for some or stay for all!!
Festival Free with Park Admission
$12 Adult • $10 Senior • $8 Child (under 5 Free)
4 DIFFERENT PERFORMANCES EVERY HOUR
Back by Popular Demand – STORY SLAM – Have a story to tell on the theme “Coming of Age”
Come prepared with a 5 minute story on the theme and you may be chosen at random to perform it.
Two Morning Storytelling Workshops offered 10 am to noon (choose one workshop)
Fee includes park admission and Storytelling Festival 12-6 pm
3 Professional Development Credits available
for Educators and those who work with Children and Adolescents
Walk the Talk: Hands on Storytelling Techniques with Eva Grayzel
for Storytellers and anyone interested in honing their skill.
How do you Remember That?: Telling long stories without getting lost
with Paula Davidoff
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 9th – 7:30 pm Workshop: Universal Experiences & Personal Stories – Telling & Hearing 9/11 Stories -with Rivka Willick.
October 7th – 7:30 pm Story Swap Come to tell a story or to listen. We need both.
November 4th – 3 pm (Workshop postponed due to weather)
December 2nd– 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 6th – 3 pm (Rescheduled from Nov 4) Workshop: “Change is Good!
February 10th – 3 pm Story Swap – Come to tell a story or to listen. We need both.
March 3rd – 3 pm Workshop: ”Whose Story Is It, Anyway?” – considering class and gender when we tell stories/folktales/fairy tales/etc. with Robin Bady
April 7th – 7:30 Story Swap – Come to tell a story or to listen. We need both.
May 5th – 7:30 Workshop: Props/Puppets/Paridigms with Judy England-McCarthy.
Using stories to gain great insight into how we see the world. Judy will demonstrate how shifting our paradigms allows us to interact more fully with each other. She says “Props and puppets can free us from ourselves and help us to expand our storytelling skills. Full of surprises, the session will begin wth drawing from a hat. To find out and share in what happens next, come join us.
June 2nd – 7:30 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.
Nearby Storytelling Events:
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