Once Upon an Island Story Centre

March 25, 2007

Programme of Events – Stories Ring the World Sunday 1st April

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10.00 – 10.45 Mark Sommerset & Rowan Book:Cork on the Ocean (Theatre) 10.45 – 11.15 Stories Ring the World – Children’s readings(Theatre Foyer)

11.15 – 12.00 Tessa and Georgia DuderBook: Pacific Lullabies(Library) 12.00 – 12.30 Stories Ring the World – Children’s readings(Library)

12.30 – 1.00 Book launch of ‘Out of the Deep’ ‘Out of the Deep’ is a collection of short stories written by sixteen NZ authors, including Margaret Mahy ,Joy Cowley and island resident Tanya Batt. The stories are bought to life by top NZ illustrator, Bruce Potter. The stories have a distinctive New Zealand/Pacifica flavour and are targeted at the children aged eight – twelve years. (Theatre Foyer)

1.00 – 1.30 Stories Ring the World – Children’s readings(Library) 1.30 – 2.00 Book Parade(Courtyard – Theatre if weather poor)Come dressed as your favourtie story book characters.There will be book prizes for each category.Under five yearsFive – Eight yearsEight – Twelve Years

2.00 – 3.00 Stu DuvalBook: Room with a Hundred Locks(Theatre)

Programme of Events – April School Holidays

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Sweeten your Easter with Stories

The Story Centre, Artworks is offering an exciting programme of events this Easter Holidays.

From the 6th – 13th April the Story Centre will be open from 12noon – 4.00pm

Come up and share a story using puppets and storytelling resources from around the world or book into a storytelling session or workshop.

All workshops are limited to 15 people.

Saturday 14th April

2pm Sly Fox Tales – Fox Stories from around the world. (All ages) Cost: $5

Sunday 15th April

11am Sunday of Stories. Come for a pot of story surprises (All ages) Cost: $5

Monday 16th April

11am – 2pm The Necklace of Raindrops

Come and listen to this fabulous fairytale and stay onto create the beaded necklace of your dreams.

Cost $20.00. (Ages: 7 years +) Limited to 15 places.

Tuesday 17th April

11am & 2pm The Happy Man’s Shirt

What does the shirt of the happiest man in the world look like? Hear the story and create your own design.

Cost $10. (Ages: 5 years +)

Wednesday 18th April

11am & 2pm The Minotaur’s Maze

Do you dare to enter the Minotaur’s Maze? Be brave and book your place? A story drama.

Cost $10 (Ages: 7 years +)

Thursday 19th April

11am & 2pm The Musical Story

Come and help create and tell a story using musical instruments. The story will be shared at the end of the session.

Cost $10.00 (Ages: 5 years +)

6 – 8pm Tell me a Story Dad in conjunction with the Hey Dads Network.

A special evening of stories and supper for dad, granddads, uncles, brothers and their children.

Bring a plate for a shred supper at 6pm. Stories start at 7pm.

Cost $5 per person (all ages)

Friday 20th April

11am & 2pm Dance Upon a Time

Come and dance your favorite stories. A special session for younger children and their caregivers.

Cost: $10 (Ages: 3-5 years )


Saturday 21st April

2pm Stories from
India (All ages)

Cost $5 (All ages)

For bookings please book in person at the Centre phone Judith 372 2834 or email jdalley@xtra.co.nz

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