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Wednesday, April 5: Close Encounters of the Storytelling Kind.Noon - 1 p.m., Red Ridge UMC, Dadeville, AL.Free and all are welcome. Sponsored by the Friends of the Dadeville Public Library.
A wise person once said, "The best part of an adventure is the people you meet along the way." Come hear about some of the “close encounters” Dolores has had along her storytelling journey, including a cooking lesson from Kathryn Tucker Windham and a hair appointment with Dr. Ruth.
Tuesday, April 11: Soldiers in Hoop Skirts ~ Stories of nurses, spies, and other fighting women of the Civil War.2 - 3 p.m. Anniston Public Library, 108 East 10th Street, Anniston, AL. Free. Sponsored by the Alabama Humanities Foundation; all are welcome to attend!
Women on both sides of the conflict did their part for the war effort – as spies, soldiers, nurses, and supporters from the home front. This program shares the true, sometimes funny, sometimes touching, stories of some of the sisters, wives, mothers, and daughters who snooped, smuggled, sewed, nursed, and risked their lives, health, and fortunes for a cause they loved. The program includes photographs, letters, journal entries, and excerpts from memoirs written by these women after the war.
The program is free, and all are welcome to attend. Sponsored by the Alabama Humanities Foundation. For more information, call the library at 256-237-8501.
Thursday, April 13: Footprint on the Sky ~ Voices from Chandler Mountain. 11 a.m. - noon. Norton Library, Ft. Rucker, AL. Free.
Thursday, April 13: Close Encounters of the Storytelling Kind. 2 - 3 p.m., Ozark-Dade County Public Library, Ozark, AL. Free. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Monday, April 24: Footprint on the Sky ~ Voices from Chandler Mountain. 5 p.m. YMCA retirees meeting, Vulcan Park, Birmingham.
Tuesday, April 25: Every Picture Tells a Story ~ The Storytelling of Norman Rockwell.6 - 7 p.m., Fayette Public Library, Fayette, AL. Free and all are welcome. Sponsored by the Alabama Humanities Foundation and the library.
Norman Rockwell didn't just paint pictures; every picture told a story. In this presentation, storyteller Dolores Hydock shares surprising stories from Rockwell's life and career, and gives a behind-the-scenes look at how Rockwell created his one-image stories. Using slide images of his sketches, models, paintings-in-process, and finished work, this program follows the step-by-step creative process Rockwell used in becoming “America’s painter” – and storyteller on canvas.
April 28 - 29:Sounds of the Mountain Storytelling Festival, Camp Bethel, Virginia.
Friday, May 5: It Could Happen! ~ New stories of possibilities.6:30 - 9 p.m. Homewood Public Library, 1721 Oxmoor Road, Homewood, AL. Tickets are $25 and include a light hors d'oeuvres buffet before the show. Reservation info coming soon.
Thursday, May 11: Footprint on the Sky: Voices from Chandler Mountain.Noon to 1 p.m., Fayette Progress Club, Fayette, AL.