Storytime at the Zoo
Saturdays: April 14, May 12, June 9
1:00-1:45 p.m. in the Zoo Classroom
Listen in on some wild stories at Sequoia Park Zoo, courtesy of Ink People for the Arts' North Coast Storytellers! Kids of all ages can enjoy tales, fables, myths and legends of animals here in the North Coast and beyond.
Storytime at the Zoo is free with Zoo entry. Call (707) 441-4263 for more information.
|April 14: Ali Freedlund
Ali has lived on the North Coast for over 30 years. Many of her stories are a celebration of this beautiful area and the many creatures that live here. Through these stories, Ali hopes to empower all ages to love and respect this place and each other.
|May 12: Mary Lawrence and Dan O’Gara
Mary is a former actress, drama instructor and award-winning classroom teacher. For many years, Mary wrote, directed and produced plays for children. She enjoys telling a wide variety of tales, especially stories with a bit of magic and surprise.
Dan is the founder of the Storytelling Festival by the Sea, and learned many tales when teaching in South America. He brings a treasury of tales from many lands and cultures, but near to his heart are the legends from his home on the North Coast.
|June 9: Nancy McQuillan
Nancy is a professional storyteller who was instrumental in the creation of the South Coast Storytellers Guild in Southern California. She is a librarian, loves to tell stories with humor and action, and also runs a Storytelling Club for children.