July 13, at Storytime storyteller Valerie Tutson tells stories drawn from around the world, with an emphasis on African traditions.
Art in the Park will explore Roald Dahl's book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Ever wanted to make your own Wonka bars?!? Me too! We'll be making our own pretend chocolate bars!
There may even be a few golden tickets somewhere...
Kidoinfo Storytime, 10:30am – 11:30am
Art in the Park, 11:30am – 12:30pm
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Thursdays on the Plaza has something for everyone in the family!
At 10:30, join us for STORYTIME in Burnside Park while local authors, illustrators, storytellers and performers bring stories and books to life!
Following Storytime at around 11:30, ART IN THE PARK starts. This year resident creative genius Ricky Katowicz leads us into The Wonky World of Roald Dahl.
During Art in the Park, Heidi Born of Ratt Scallion Face Painting will be doing free face painting in the park.
Expect a summer that is not expected!
As always, a mobile playground, open air reading room and food trucks for lunch add to the all-ages fun and make for a perfect picnic in the park!
Join us each week and watch how construction is progressing on our brand new playground, Brandon’s Beach at Burnside Park.
2017 SCHEDULE for STORYTIME
7/13: Storyteller Valerie Tutson
7/20: Kara LaReau & Miss Katie
7/27: Author + Illustrators Alison Paul + Jen Corace
8/3: Storyteller Len Cabral
8/10: Intergalactic creature troupe BIG NAZO
8/17: Musician, cartoonist, storyteller Keith Munslow
2017 SCHEDULE for ART IN THE PARK with Ricky
7/13: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
7/27: Fantastic Mr. Fox
8/3: The BFG
8/10: James and the Giant Peach
8/17: George’s Marvelous Medicine
We are so excited to share this awesome programming with you for FREE!
You may also like the following events from Downtown Providence Parks Conservancy
- Next month, 13th July, 04:30 pm, Afrimanding at Burnside Music Series + Beer Garden in Providence
- Next month, 20th July, 10:30 am, KidoInfo Storytime + Art in the Park, Kara LaReau & Miss Katie in Providence
- Next month, 20th July, 04:30 pm, Bellerophon at Burnside Music Series + Beer Garden in Providence County
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