Paden City Public Library, Paden City, WV. Noon. Summer Reading Program. Susanna Holstein.
Tyler County Public Library, Middlebourne, 1:00pm. Summer Reading Program. Susanna Holstein.
Parkersburg-Wood County Library. Summer Reading program for teens-adults. 1:00pm. Judi Tarowsky.
Affrilachian Storytelling: Root, Replanting and Common Ground. Augusta Heritage. Lyn Ford. Visit Augusta Heritage site for more details.
Stories, Music and Fun in the Library, LaVale (MD) Public Library. 6:30pm. Katie and Otto Ross (email@example.com).
Sept. 7, 2:00pm. Jane Gilchrist Memorial Concert. Folklife Center in Fairmont. Guild-hosted reception at 3:30. Tellers: Mikalena Zuckett, Judi Tarowsky, Katie Ross, June Riffle, Stas’ Ziolkowski, Susanna Holstein, Sue Atkinson, and Bill Hairston. Telling will end at 3:30, followed by reception.
Garrett County Celtic Festival (gccelticfestival.com, Friendsville, MD. 2:00 and 3:00pm, respectively. Judith Clister and Stories by the Score (Katie and Otto Ross). This is the first time our WVSG members have been invited to tell at a prestigious cultural festival. Come support them!
Coal Camp Memories with Kate Long. Madison, WV. Karen Vuranch. (12:00 is a placeholder; contact Karen for actual times)
Stories by James Froemel with the WV Bluegrass Ensemble. Preston Community Arts Center. Kingwood. Time TBD.
On April 27, the WVSG will hold our Annual Meeting in Fairmont, WV at the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center. The schedule follows:
10:00 - 11:00 am
We will offer a FREE workshop on connecting with schools and students to help students become storytellers and schools to understand the benefit of bringing storytellers into the classrooms.
11:15 am - 12:00pm
We will hear from teachers who are practicing their craft in their schools and learning more about the Guild's resources online.
12:00 - 1:15
1:15 - 3:15
We will have two glorious hours for a Storyswap in the concert hall (public invited free of charge). Bring a story and try it out!
January 24-26: Florida Storytelling Festival. Mount Dora. Impromptu Telling: Fred Powers. Please note: dates and times are placeholders. Visit FSF website for more information.
By the Heart from the Heart: Biblical Storytelling for the 21st Century. Hosted by Shepherd’s Spring, Outdoor Ministry Center, 16869 Taylor’s Landing Rd., Sharpsburg, MD 21782. 9:00-3:00. Presenter: Rev. Robert Alley, Church of the Brethren minister. $50 registration includes lunch. Information: Judith Clister: firstname.lastname@example.org or 304-223-8193.