Don’t miss out on Vashon Wilderness Program’s 6th Annual Storytelling Festival on February 2, 2013 at 4pm at the Vashon United Methodist Church.
Tickets are $10 individual/$25 family and include stories, sweet and savory treats, raffle prizes, musical delights of Larry Lawson, and more. Available at Vashon Bookshop and brownpapertickets.com
This family-friendly event features the masterful storytelling of Gene Tagaban, Merna Hecht and Shane Kenode. Hosted by humorist and provocateur Steffon Moody, the StoryFest is a fundraiser for the VWP Scholarship Fund. More than 40% of VWP’s students receive tuition assistance each year from Seattle, Tacoma, Vashon and surrounding Puget Sound communities.
Gene Tagaban is an inspirational speaker, performer and storyteller. He has been sharing laughter and learning for more than 20 years with thousands of people across the country at storytelling festivals and special events including the “Seeds of Compassion” gathering in Seattle, WA with the Dalai Lama, and the Nature Conservancies 50th anniversary with Jane Goodall.
Merna Hecht is an award-winning poet, storyteller and arts and literacy educator, who has built her life work around the vital role of story and spoken word in communities and cultures.
Shane Kenode is a hip-hop artist, storyteller, and youth mentor who works with story as a spoken medicine used to heal people and their relations.
More information at: www.vashonwildernessprogram.org $10 Individuals, $25 Families