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Family FUN Day

  • South Side Cultural Center 393 Broad Street Providence, RI, 02907 United States (map)

10:00 am -12:00 am:

 Work Shop: Teacher Tales - Weaving Stories into your Curriculum!

Founding RIBS member Abigail Ifatola Jefferson  

Experience the vibrant world of storytelling as a vehicle to spark creativity, ignite imagination, build self-esteem, and develop better oral communication skills. Participants will learn basic storytelling techniques and explore ways stories can be used to enrich the curriculum, increase literacy, celebrate diversity, and meet academic goals.  Participants will be guided in how to feel comfortable telling a story and how to use storytelling activities to build a strong classroom community.  

Good for teachers, parents, storytellers. Sign up here.

12: 00 pm - 1:00 pm:

Lunch and Market Place

1:00 pm -3:00 pm:

Family Storytelling Concert

Abigail will share the stage with RIBS members, local artists, and invited guests including festival favorite Teju Ologboni, of Milwaukee, WI, and Christylez Bacon, Grammy nominated artist from Washington DC

Stories and storytelling make learning  and cultural experiences fun for all ages.

 Free Event

Earlier Event: February 1
Liar’s Contest
Later Event: February 2
Storytelling For Grown Folks