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Stories at the Statue of Hans Christian Andersen

Saturday, September 16, 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.

Melissa Heckler will share the H.C. Andersen story "The Emperor's New Clothes" and Therese Folkes Plair will share the H.C. Andersen story "The Princess and the Pea."

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.


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