Martin County Library System Press Releases

July 13, 2011

Puppeteer Katie Adams Presents Latin American Tales July 30

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                               

DATE:  JULY 13, 2011                                                                                  

CONTACT:  PUBLIC RELATIONS (772) 221-1403    

 

WHO:              The Friends of the Blake Library in Stuart, Inc.; advertising provided by the Library Foundation of Martin County

 

WHAT:            MCLS Children’s Summer Reading Program

 

Katie Adams’ Make Believe Theater

Mariposa Martinez and More Tales from Latin America           

             

Lights!  Color!  Action!  Storyteller and puppeteer Katie Adams performs

Hispanic stories with a dash of Spanish words and a splash of colorful shadow

puppets. 

 

Stories include “How Color Came to the World,” an Aztec myth about the

origin of the rainbow, “The Proud Cuckoo Bird,” a Mayan tale from Mexico,

“Mariposa Martinez,” a favorite tale from Cuba about a butterfly, and “Medio

Pollito,” a folktale from Spain that has traveled all over Latin America.

 

This forty-five minute show is suitable for children of all ages.

 

WHEN:           Saturday, July 30, 2:00-2:45 p.m.

 

WHERE:        Blake Library, John F. Armstrong Wing, 2351 SE Monterey Road, Stuart

 

HOW:             Free and open to the public.

 

To learn more about the Martin County Library System, pick up a Library Connection at any Martin County library, call (772) 221-1403, or visit the library website at http://www.library.martin.fl.us.

 

 

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