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Festival of Tales


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Festival of Tales - 2019

Join us on December 3rd from 9:00-1:00!

Paradise Valley Community College
18401 N. 32nd Street Phoenix, AZ 85032


Check out our action packed schedule of events! 

Showcase Community Theatre in the Black Box Studio Theater
10:00 and 12:30 --Approximately 40 minutes 
The Elf Who Ruined Christmas, presented by Showcase Community Theatre, is a tale about a group of toy-making elves. When clumsy elf Jingle accidentally misplaces Santa's Nice List, she and elf-in-charge North must journey to an unexpected place: an accounting firm in Phoenix, Arizona! This comedy is fun for kids and adults of all ages. 

Dance Performance in the Black Box Studio Theater--Dance
The PVCC Dance Program will perform selected pieces from its Fall Dance Collection "Dancing Through The Lens." A brief movement participation for all children will be included at the end.
*11:30  Approximately 15-25 minutes

Storytelling sessions in M Classrooms (ages 5 and up)

Buxton Library storytime with music and movement (ages 4 and under) Storytimes

Stories by the campfire in M Classrooms (all ages)

E Amphitheater
9:30a - 10:00a - PVCC Union Jazz Institute Combo (Jazz)
10:15a - 11:00a - Rosette Verde (Flamenco/Latin Music)
11:00a - 11:30a - JAM (former PVCC student - singer-songwriter/pop music)
11:45a - 12:15p - Summer & The Rain (singer-songwriter/pop music)
12:30p - 1:00p - Sunkissed (singer-songwriter/pop music)

About Festival of Tales:

The FESTIVAL OF TALES is a fun day of reading, literacy and cultural activities for children that includes storytelling, arts and crafts, games, face painting, live music, food trucks and much more! In its ninth year at Paradise Valley Community College, the event brings books to life through the art of storytelling and provides FREE books to children who participate in the activities.

The event is fully staffed and funded by students, staff and volunteers from Paradise Valley Community College and Southwest Human Development, a 501c3.

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Contact E-mail: meggin.kirk@paradisevalley.edu
Contact Phone: 602-787-6659

Acerca del Festival de Cuentos:

El FESTIVAL DE CUENTOS es un día divertido de lectura, alfabetización y actividades culturales para niños que incluye hora de cuentos bilingüe, proyectos de arte, juegos, pintura facial, música en vivo, camiones de alimento, ¡y mucho más! En su noveno año en el colegio comunitario de Paradise Valley, el evento trae vida a los libros mediante el arte de contar cuentos y provee casi libros gratis a niños que participan en las actividades del día.

El evento está completamente conducido y financiado por los estudiantes, empleados, y voluntarios del colegio comunitario de Paradise Valley y Southwest Human Development, una compañía sin fines de lucro.

Check out this video for a quick peek at past events: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i6Xq_atbfPY&t=6s