Hudson Valley Storytelling Alliance
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14th Annual Rockland County Storytelling Festival
Rockland County
Saturday, October 17, 2009 AND Sunday, October 25, 2009
Audience: all ages
    Oct. 17: Michael Shaw, (845) 398-4079
    Oct. 25: Elise Krakower, (845) 943-3335

“Celebrating the Hudson River Quadricentennial”

Saturday, October 17, 2009, 1:30 - 4:30 pm

St. Thomas Aquinas College
145 Route 340
Sparkill, NY 10976

Free - open to the public - for adults and chiildren of all ages

Storytellers: Jonathan Kruk, Marni Gillard, Stephanie Mita, Pamela Schembri, Evan Matthews

Storycrafts for children, reading and storytelling to certified trained dogs, free refreshments

“Sailing Along with Stories” A Hudson River Quadricentennial Event

Sunday, October 25, 2009

Haverstraw King’s Daughters Public Library
Route 202, by CVS Pharmacy
Garnerville, NY 10923

Free - open to the public - for adults and chiildren of all ages

Storytellers: Jonathan Kruk, Mary Murphy, David Gonzalez, Elise Krakower and the North Rockland High School Storytelling Club

Free refreshments.

The festival is being presented through the partnership of the Rockland Teachers' Center Institute, Rockland Reading Council, Child Care Resources of Rockland, Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, St. Thomas Aquinas College, North Rockland Central School District, the Town of Haverstraw, the Village of Haverstraw, Clarkstown Town Supervisor Alex Gromack, the Greater Haverstraw Chamber of Commerce, the Library Assoc. of Rockland County, and Palisades Assoc. for the Education of Young Children. In addition, many local businesses are contributing to the success of the event.

Photo of Marni Gillard
Photo of Jonathan Kruk
Photo of Mary Murphy
Photo of Pamela Schembri

           Storytelling in Rockland County Continues with. . . . . 


A Worldwide Event of Storytelling 

 Saturday, November 14, 2009, 1:00 – 3:00 PM

Haverstraw Community Center

50 W. Broad Street, Haverstraw, NY 10927 


Stuart Nager       Elise Krakower

North Rockland HS Student Storytellers 

Our storytellers will delight, captivate, and mesmerize you with their tales.

Join us and tell us your tales, too, because everyone has a story to tell!

For more information contact: Elise Krakower

845-942-3335 or 

Admission is Free 

    Tellabration! is sponsored by: Rockland Teachers’ Center Institute, Rockland Reading Council, Rockland 21st Century Collaborative for Children and Youth, East Ramapo Teachers’ Center, Nyack Teachers’ Center, Teacher Center of Central Westchester, Teacher Institute of Mamaroneck, Richard Gazzola Teacher Center of Yonkers, New Rochelle Staff Resource Center, Scarsdale Teachers’ Institute, and Mid-Hudson Teacher Center. 

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Phone: 845-942-7600

The Rockland County Storytelling Festival is a charter member of the Hudson Valley Storytelling Alliance.