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Stories at the Statue of Hans Christian Andersen

Saturday, June 24, 2017

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.

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Each summer on Saturday morning for the past 60 years, New Yorkers of all ages have listened to Andersen tales and other stories, folktales, and fairytales from around the world told by a group of brilliant storytellers at the Hans Christian Andersen Statue in Central Park. This landmark New York event continues this summer, with storytelling happening every Saturday from June through September.

Mary Ann Schmidt will share the E. Haywood story "Storm Child" and Marianne McShane will share the Irish tale "Triona in the Land Below the Well."

Storytelling is held rain or shine. The stories are appropriate for children six years old and up. Parents or guardians are asked to sit with their children.

This free program is funded by the Hans Christian Andersen Story Telling Center, Inc.

Location

Hans Christian Andersen Statue in Central Park
Near 74th Street and Fifth Avenue
Manhattan
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Cost

Free  

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