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Events and Special Announcements

April 13, 2019
  • Easthampton Bookfest Story Slam - FREE EVENT!
    April 13, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    Easthampton Media, 116 Pleasant Street, Suite 102, Easthampton, MA 01027

    Student Storytelling Festival
    April 13th at 1:30pm at Easthampton Media, Eastworks Building, Suite 102

    The Student Storytelling Festival is for school age children who like to talk and tell tales. It will include prizes for those who register to tell a story. The story can be a true story about themselves or a family member. Or, the story can be a folktale, a fable, a legend, a myth, or a tall tale. Or, a suggested theme for a story could be “Trouble: Before I Knew Better.”

    To register as a teller, parents or student may call Gail N. Herman 413-203-5247 or email gail@gailherman.net.

    Dr. Herman will also be available to register students and to answer questions from 10:00 to 11:00 AM on March 23rd upstairs at the Emily Williston Library, 9 Park St. Free workshops will also be scheduled at the Mill 180 Park on Pleasant St. in Easthampton on March 24th. This program is supported in part by a grant from the Easthampton Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

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    The Adult Story Slam
    April 13th at 3:00 pm at Easthampton Media, Eastworks Building, Suite 102

    The Easthampton Arts gives a $50 prize to the winning Teller! Dr. Gail Herman is the organizer and MC. To register email gail@gailherman.net with Book Fest in the Subject Line, or call 413-203-5247. Give your name, phone, address, and story title.

    The suggested theme is “Bridges.” You can fit that into your story any number of ways. Other themes are accepted, also. Gail is willing to help you with your story. You have a chance to be videoed if you like and you will receive a link for all your friends. The event is free and the public is welcome to attend.

    This event is made possible through partial funding from the Easthampton City Arts and the Massachusetts Cultural Council, which is a state agency.

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