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An Entertaining Storyteller

Note: Performances with times listed were open to the public.

2020

Fridays, January 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

Villa Veritas Foundation

Kerhonkson, NY

 

Monday, January 6

“La Befana”

Ulster County Italian Foundation

Diamond Mills

Saugerties, NY

 

Wednesday, January 8

Stories of Ananse

Grade 2

Crosby Elementary School

Lake Katrine, NY

 

Thursday, January 9

 9 p.m.

A Winter Night’s Stories

Mohonk Mountain House

New Paltz, NY

 

Friday, January 10

After School Stories

Everett Hodge Center

Kingston, NY

 

Friday, January 24

After School Stories

Everett Hodge Center

Kingston, NY

 

Friday, February 21,28

Villa Veritas Foundation

Kerhonkson, NY

 

Sunday, February 2, 2 p.m.

15th Annual Peace Concert

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship

67 Randolph Ave.

Poughkeepsie, NY

 

Tuesday, February 4

Story By Story Public Access TV Show Interview

With Christie Keegan about Sharing the Fire – the Northeast Storytelling Conference

 

February 10-14

GW Elementary School

“Stories of Three” – Fourth Grade Storytelling Residency

 

Wednesday, February 19

“Apples, Apples Everywhere”

Grade 1

Crosby Elementary School

Lake Katrine, NY

 

Sunday, February 23, 9 p.m.

A Winter Night’s Stories

Mohonk Mountain House

New Paltz, NY

 

Tuesday, March 3

Science Night Out

“Flight”

Miller Middle School

Lake Katrine, NY

 

Monday, March 9

A Basket of Stories

Kindergarten

Crosby Elementary School

Lake Katrine, NY

 

March 11

SUNY New Paltz

Diversity Class

“The Importance of Story’

 

Thursday, March 12, 9 p.m.

A Winter Night’s Stories

Mohonk Mountain House

New Paltz, NY

 

March 16-20

JFK Elementary School

Kingston, NY

"Stories of Three" - Fourth Grade Storytelling Residency

 

Monday, March 16

Finding the Leprechaun

Everett Hodge Center

Kingston, NY

 

Cancelled due to COVID-19

 

Friday, March 20

A Night of Stories

Kingston Catholic School

Kingston, NY

 

Sunday, March 22, 2 p.m.

Tales for Our Times:

An Afternoon of Stories

Traditional tales to uplift the spirit, touch the heart and tickle the funny bone!

St. Joseph’s Catholic Church

34 South Chestnut Street, New Paltz

 

Tuesday, March 24, 7 p.m. 

Storytelling Open Mic, Caffe Lena       $5; students free.

Featured Tellers: Lorraine Hartin-Gelardi and Karen Pillsworth

47 Phila St., Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

 

Friday, March 27

Villa Veritas Foundation

Kerhonkson, NY

 

Monday, March 30

A Night of Stories

Mohonk Mountain House

New Paltz, NY

 

Friday – Sunday, April 3-5

Sharing the Fire – the Northeast Storytelling Conference and Festival

Karen was selected to share her Betsy Bubblegum story as part of the New York Teller Showcase, Sat. April 4, 3:30 – 5 p.m.

Gideon Putnam Spa & Resort, Saratoga Springs, NY

 

Fridays, April 10, 17, 24

Villa Veritas Foundation

Kerhonkson, NY

 

Monday, April 27

Myer Elementary School

Hurley, NY

 

Fridays, May 1, 8, 15, 29

Villa Veritas Foundation

Kerhonkson, NY

 

Tuesday, May 12

A Night of Stories

Mohonk Mountain House

New Paltz, NY

 

May 18-22

Kingston Catholic School

Kingston, NY

"Stories of Three" -Fourth Grade Residency 

 

July 1, 15, 29, August 12

Camp Ramapo

Rhinebeck, NY

 

April 21

Ulster County Community College

Oral Interruption Class

“How to Tell a Great Story”

ZOOM

 

May 6

Mr. Tom’s Class

George Washington School

Kingston, NY

ZOOM

 

May 7

Senora Kinnon’s Class

George Washington School

Kingston, NY

ZOOM

 

May 13

Ms. Felipa’s Class

George Washington School

Kingston, NY

ZOOM

 

May 13

Mr. Tom’s Class

George Washington School

Kingston, NY

ZOOM

 

May 20

Ms. Felipa’s Class

George Washington School

Kingston, NY

ZOOM

 

May 20

Mr. Tom’s Class

George Washington School

Kingston, NY

ZOOM

 

May 21

Mrs. Cook’s Class

Edson School

Kingston, NY

ZOOM

 

May 21

Mrs. VanValkenburgh’s Class

Edson School

Kingston, NY

ZOOM

 

June 3

Mrs. Cook’s Class

Edson School

Kingston, NY

ZOOM

 

June 3

Mrs. VanValkenburgh’s Class

Edson School
Kingston, NY

ZOOM

 

June 3

Ms. Felipa’s Class

George Washington School

Kingston, NY

ZOOM

 

June 3

Mr. Tom’s Class

George Washington School

Kingston, NY

ZOOM

 

June 10

Elmsford “Stay” Camp

Stories for the Little Ones

ZOOM

 

June 11

Senora Kinnon’s Class

George Washington School

Kingston, NY

ZOOM

 

June 13

Athens Cultural Center Summer Camp

Stories for the Campers

Zoom

 

July 15

Storytelling Around the Campfire

Mohonk Mountain House

9 p.m.

 

July 29

Storytelling Around the Campfire

Mohonk Mountain House

9 p.m.

 

August 5

Storytelling Around the Campfire

Mohonk Mountain House

9 p.m.

 

August 11

Athens Cultural Center

Day Camp Stories

Athens, NY

9:30 A.M.

 

August 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27

Family Inn

Stories for Happy Days

 

August 12

Storytelling Around the Campfire

Mohonk Mountain House

9 p.m.

 

August 18, 20, 25, 28

Center for Creative Education

“Learn How to be a Storyteller”

 

August 26

Storytelling Around the Campfire

Mohonk Mountain House

9 p.m.

 

September 2

Storytelling Around the Campfire

Mohonk Mountain House

9 p.m.

 

Wednesday, September 16

9:00 p.m.

A Night of Stories

Mohonk Mountain House

New Paltz, NY

 

Monday, October 26

9:00 p.m.

A Night of Stories

Mohonk Mountain House

New Paltz, NY

 

October 21, 28, November 4

A Time for Stories

Linwood Spiritual Center

Rhinecliff, NY

 

Tuesday, October 27

6:30 p.m.

Caffe Lena

Saratoga, NY

 

Saturday, October 31

Opus 40

A Night of Scary Stories

 

Wednesday, November 11

9:00 p.m.

A Night of Stories

Mohonk Mountain House

New Paltz, NY

 

Tuesday, December 1

9:00 p.m.

A Night of Stories

Mohonk Mountain House

New Paltz, NY

 

Monday, December 14

9:00 p.m.

A Night of Stories

Mohonk Mountain House

New Paltz, NY

 

Thursday, December 24

5:00 p.m.

The Night Before Christmas

Mohonk Mountain House

New Platz, NY

photo of Karen Pillsworth with Odds Bodkin and Simon Brooks

 

photo of March 2020 Concert New Paltz

 

photo of Caffe Lena Mar 24 2020 flyer

 

photo of participants at Paper Bag Princess program, Children's Museum at Saratoga

 

photo of Paper Bag Princess and storyteller Karen Pillsworth, Children's Museum at Saratoga

 

photo of storyteller Karen Pillsworth and helpers, Children's Museum at Saratoga

 

photo of storyteller Karen Pillsworth

 

photo of storyteller Karen Pillsworth at Forsyth Nature Festival

A new friend with Karen at Forsyth Nature Festival

 

photo of storyteller Karen Pillsworth

Karen at Italian Festival

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