Storytelling Center Events

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Community Events
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SEVA NYC / Five Boro Story Project / The Laundromat Project
Queens Documented
Queens–Inspired Stories, Music and Open Mic

Terraza 7
40–19 Gleane Street, Elmhurst, New York
(view Google Map)
(MTA subway: 7 train to 82nd Street/Jackson Heights
Sunday, July 20th, 2014, at 6:00 p.m.

Queens Documented, a Queens–centric storytelling and art series, is launching this Sunday at Terraza 7. With the theme of “Coming to Queens,” the launch event will showcase true stories about the journeys that led people to come to Queens, music inspired by the borough, and an open mic session that invites the audience to share stories, memories, music, and reflections on their own experiences in Queens. 

This month’s event will feature stories of family immigration to Queens from Susan Peret, Angy Rivera, and Affandy Yacoob. There will also be music inspired by Queens from Nicholas Howard and Danon & Hosannah from Uppanotch.

Stay to share your own stories in our Open Mic!

Admission: Free
Further details: Visit the Terraza 7 and Five Boro Story Project websites

Queens Documented is produced in partnership with SEVA NYC, and is the second installment in the Neighborhood Portrait Series, commissioned by the Laundromat Project's Create Change Program.


Tammy Hall
The Ezra Jack Keats Story Hour

Imagination Playground
Ocean Ave btw Lincoln Rd and Parside Avenue, Brooklyn, New York
(MTA subway: B, Q, and S trains to Prospect Park Station)
Saturdays in August, at 2:00 p.m.

Admission: Free

BadyHouse Storytelling Concert #12
Lawrence Howard & Lynne Duddy, Andrew Linderman and Arif Choudhury

85 Chester Avenue, Brooklyn, New York

(MTA subway: F train to Church Avenue)
Sunday, August 3rd, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.

Admission: $10.00 (includes homemade cookies & coffee; wine available at an additional cost)
Contact: or 1–718–633–6651

Battery Park City Parks Conservancy
Stories for All Ages

Teardrop Park
River Terrace at Warren Street, Battery Park City, New York
Select Saturdays at 11:00 a.m.

Saturday, August 16th, 2014:
Therese Folkes–Plair
“I Have a Dream” and Other Wishes

Therese Folkes–Plair retells the dream that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. told the world in 1963, and other stories. Children will also get a chance to make a “dream book” to take home. For ages 5 and up.

Saturday, October 25th, 2014:

Julie Pasqual
Just a Little Scary

Julie Pasqual tells exciting stories that will make you wiggle, squiggle and shout with fright and delight — just in time for Hallowe’en.

Admission: Free
Visit the Battery Park City Parks Conservancy website

Tammy Hall
Summer Songs and Stories

Lefferts Historic House (Prospect Park)
452 Flatbush Ave (near Empire Boulevard), Brooklyn, New York
(MTA buses: B16 to Ocean Avenue and Empire Boulevard, B43 to Lincoln Road,
B41 to Flatbush Avenue and Empire Boulevard)
Sundays in August, at 2:00 and 3:00 p.m.

: 1–718–789–2822

African Folk Heritage Circle, Inc.
Folks Telling Tales

Sister’s Uptown Bookstore & Cultural Center
1942 Amsterdam Avenue (at 156th Street, New York City)
Select Tuesdays from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014:
Marcus Mosiah Garvey Tribute

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014:
Tales of Renewal

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014:

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014:
AFHC Tellabration!

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014:

Admission: $10.00
Contact: Dr. Joyce C. Duncan at 1–212–568–1645
or Thelma Ruffin Thomas at 1–212–807–1570

Storytelling with the
Hans Christian Andersen Storytellers


Scandinavia House
58 Park Avenue, New York City
(four blocks south of Grand Central Station)
Select Saturdays from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon

Some of New York's most famous storytellers bring to life exciting tales of mythical creatures and fantastic adventures from Scandinavia and the far North.

Please watch this space for the 2014–2015 schedule when it is finalized and announced.

Free (and suitable for children five and up)
Contact: 1–212–879–9779 or

Storytelling at the Provincetown Playhouse

Provincetown Playhouse
133 MacDougal Street, New York City
(between West 3rd Street & Washington Square)
Closest MTA subway trains:
A,B,C,D,E,F (West 4th Street); #1 (Sheridan Square); #6 (Bleecker Street).

Please watch this space for the Fall 2014 events when they are finalized and announced.

David Montgomery, Program Director, Program in Educational Theatre
Regina Ress, Producer

1–212–998–5867 or visit the program website