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If you're planning on attending one of these events, please call ahead. Dates and times—and in some cases, location or venue—are subject to change.

January

January 3, 2003: Hootenanny every first Friday at the Anderson Arts Center [Kenosha], 7:00pm. Contact Marialyce Kornkven at (262) 654-6840.

January 3, 2003: Heartland Story League meeting every first Friday at the Tinley Park Library [Tinley Park, IL], 6:30pm. Contact Shirley Elms at (708) 371-9436 or Lee Cunningham at (708) 799-1133.

January 7, 2003: W.H.A.T. guild meeting every first Tuesday at Five Fields Condominiums Community Room [Pewaukee], 7:00pm. Contact Lucia Dorneden at (414) 383-0303.

January 8, 2003: Karen Wendt and middle school students present Family Storytime at Monona Public Library (every second Wednesday, September through April) [Monona], 6:30pm. Stories are geared for families with young children, but everyone is welcome. For additional information, contact Karen at (608) 222-6127 or kmwendt@scls.lib.wi.us.

January 11, 2003: Storytelling coach Don Falkos offers an informal, small-group coaching session for storytellers [Madison], 1:00pm to 4:00pm. $30 registration fee per person. To reserve your spot, or for additional information, contact Don at (608) 441-2476 or StoryCoachDon@hotmail.com.

January 14, 2003: McHenry Storytelling Guild meeting every second Tuesday at Family Alliance Building [Woodstock, IL], 7:00pm. For information, call (815) 337-0126.

January 17, 2003: M.A.S.T. guild meeting every third Friday at Mount Mary College [Milwaukee], 7:00pm. Contact Jean-Andrew Dickmann at (414) 962-4425.

January 17, 2003: Amy Beth and Friends present folk sing-alongs and storytelling every third Friday [Woodstock, IL], 7:30pm. $3.00 donation at the door. For information, call (815) 338-4245.

January 18, 2003: N.E.W.T.S. (North East Wisconsin Tellers of Stories) presents "Winter Tales" at Muehl Public Library [Seymour], 1:00pm. To participate or for additional information, contact Colleen Sutherland at mathom@juno.com.

January 18, 2003: "In the Beginning": Madison Storytellers' Guild meeting (every third Saturday, September through May) [Madison], 7:30pm. Contact Susan Gilchrist at (608) 249-5030 for meeting location.

January 21, 2003: W.O.W. guild meeting every third Tuesday at West Bend Community Memorial Library [West Bend], 7:00pm. Contact Judy Farrow-Busack at (262) 334-7868.

January 24-26, 2003: Northwoods Storyteller Retreat, a weekend to practice the art of storytelling, at Northern Lights Lodge [Ely, MN]. To register, or for additional information, contact Kevin Strauss at (218) 365-5221 or kevin@naturestory.com.

January 26, 2003: Open Mike every fourth Sunday at the Old Corner Bookstore [Racine], 7:30pm. Contact Tom Clark at (414) 652-5194.

February

February 1, 2003: Masthouse meeting every first Saturday, featuring music, storytelling and sing-alongs for teens and up [Woodstock, IL], 7:00pm. $3.00 donation at the door. For information, call (847) 836-6278.

February 4, 2003: W.H.A.T. guild meeting every first Tuesday at Five Fields Condominiums Community Room [Pewaukee], 7:00pm. Contact Lucia Dorneden at (414) 383-0303.

February 7, 2003: Hootenanny every first Friday at the Anderson Arts Center [Kenosha], 7:00pm. Contact Marialyce Kornkven at (262) 654-6840.

February 7, 2003: Heartland Story League meeting every first Friday at the Tinley Park Library [Tinley Park, IL], 6:30pm. Contact Shirley Elms at (708) 371-9436 or Lee Cunningham at (708) 799-1133.

Febuary 11, 2003: Storyteller-teacher Jean-Andrew offers "Introduction and First Foibles ... er, Fables", part of a six-week "Storytelling Basics" series, two-hour workshop sessions in the art and techniques of storytelling. Designed for beginners, these classes are for anyone wishing to explore and practice the skills that help to bring storytelling alive. Additional coaching available. All classes held at St. Peter & Paul School [Milwaukee], Tuesday evenings, 7:00pm to 9:00pm. Registration is limited. To register, or for additional information, contact Jean-Andrew at (414) 962-4425 or storylore@yahoo.com.

February 11, 2003: McHenry Storytelling Guild meeting every second Tuesday at Family Alliance Building [Woodstock, IL], 7:00pm. For information, call (815) 337-0126.

February 12, 2003: Karen Wendt and middle school students present Family Storytime at Monona Public Library (every second Wednesday, September through April) [Monona], 6:30pm. Stories are geared for families with young children, but everyone is welcome. For additional information, contact Karen at (608) 222-6127 or kmwendt@scls.lib.wi.us.

February 15, 2003: "A Man and a Woman": Madison Storytellers' Guild meeting (every third Saturday, September through May) [Madison], 7:30pm. Contact Susan Gilchrist at (608) 249-5030 for meeting location.

February 18, 2003: W.O.W. guild meeting every third Tuesday at West Bend Community Memorial Library [West Bend], 7:00pm. Contact Judy Farrow-Busack at (262) 334-7868.

Febuary 18, 2003: Storyteller-teacher Jean-Andrew offers "True Stories: Learning to Craft Personal Tales", part of a six-week "Storytelling Basics" series, two-hour workshop sessions in the art and techniques of storytelling. Designed for beginners, these classes are for anyone wishing to explore and practice the skills that help to bring storytelling alive. Additional coaching available. All classes held at St. Peter & Paul School [Milwaukee], Tuesday evenings, 7:00pm to 9:00pm. Registration is limited. To register, or for additional information, contact Jean-Andrew at (414) 962-4425 or storylore@yahoo.com.

February 21, 2003: M.A.S.T. guild meeting every third Friday at Mount Mary College [Milwaukee], 7:00pm. Contact Jean-Andrew Dickmann at (414) 962-4425.

February 21, 2003: Amy Beth and Friends present folk sing-alongs and storytelling every third Friday [Woodstock, IL], 7:30pm. $3.00 donation at the door. For information, call (815) 338-4245.

February 22, 2003: Storytelling coach Don Falkos offers an informal, small-group coaching session for storytellers [Madison], 1:00pm to 4:00pm. $30 registration fee per person. To reserve your spot, or for additional information, contact Don at (608) 441-2476 or StoryCoachDon@hotmail.com.

February 23, 2003: Open Mike every fourth Sunday at the Old Corner Bookstore [Racine], 7:30pm. Contact Tom Clark at (414) 652-5194.

Febuary 25, 2003: Storyteller-teacher Jean-Andrew offers "Search and Selection: Finding the 'Right' Story", part of a six-week "Storytelling Basics" series, two-hour workshop sessions in the art and techniques of storytelling. Designed for beginners, these classes are for anyone wishing to explore and practice the skills that help to bring storytelling alive. Additional coaching available. All classes held at St. Peter & Paul School [Milwaukee], Tuesday evenings, 7:00pm to 9:00pm. Registration is limited. To register, or for additional information, contact Jean-Andrew at (414) 962-4425 or storylore@yahoo.com.

March

March 1, 2003: Masthouse meeting every first Saturday, featuring music, storytelling and sing-alongs for teens and up [Woodstock, IL], 7:00pm. $3.00 donation at the door. For information, call (847) 836-6278.

March 4, 2003: W.H.A.T. guild meeting every first Tuesday at Five Fields Condominiums Community Room [Pewaukee], 7:00pm. Contact Lucia Dorneden at (414) 383-0303.

March 4, 2003: Storyteller-teacher Jean-Andrew offers "What a Character! (Bringing Them to Life)", part of a six-week "Storytelling Basics" series, two-hour workshop sessions in the art and techniques of storytelling. Designed for beginners, these classes are for anyone wishing to explore and practice the skills that help to bring storytelling alive. Additional coaching available. All classes held at St. Peter & Paul School [Milwaukee], Tuesday evenings, 7:00pm to 9:00pm. Registration is limited. To register, or for additional information, contact Jean-Andrew at (414) 962-4425 or storylore@yahoo.com.

March 7, 2003: Hootenanny every first Friday at the Anderson Arts Center [Kenosha], 7:00pm. Contact Marialyce Kornkven at (262) 654-6840.

March 7, 2003: Madison Storytellers' Guild presents David Keesey-Berg telling "Tall Tales for Terrifying Times: Wildly Improbable Stories That Help Us Face Our Fears", part of a new adult storytelling series at Canterbury Booksellers [Madison], 7:00pm. The program is free. For additional information, contact Susan Gilchrist at (608) 249-5030, evenings or weekends.

March 7, 2003: Heartland Story League meeting every first Friday at the Tinley Park Library [Tinley Park, IL], 6:30pm. Contact Shirley Elms at (708) 371-9436 or Lee Cunningham at (708) 799-1133.

March 7-9, 2003: Minnesota Storytelling Festival at Holiday Inn, Paramount Theatre, and St. Olaf's Lutheran Church [Austin, MN]. Featured tellers include Michael Cotter, "Iron Mike" Hillman, Vicki Juditz, Michael Johnson, and Jack Koppa. For additional information, contact Bev Jackson at (507) 373-4748 or bjjackson@smig.net.

 

March 11, 2003: Storyteller-teacher Jean-Andrew offers "Various Versions: Learning to Adapt a Story", part of a six-week "Storytelling Basics" series, two-hour workshop sessions in the art and techniques of storytelling. Designed for beginners, these classes are for anyone wishing to explore and practice the skills that help to bring storytelling alive. Additional coaching available. All classes held at St. Peter & Paul School [Milwaukee], Tuesday evenings, 7:00pm to 9:00pm. Registration is limited. To register, or for additional information, contact Jean-Andrew at (414) 962-4425 or storylore@yahoo.com.

March 11, 2003: McHenry Storytelling Guild meeting every second Tuesday at Family Alliance Building [Woodstock, IL], 7:00pm. For information, call (815) 337-0126.

March 12, 2003: Karen Wendt and middle school students present Family Storytime at Monona Public Library (every second Wednesday, September through April) [Monona], 6:30pm. Stories are geared for families with young children, but everyone is welcome. For additional information, contact Karen at (608) 222-6127 or kmwendt@scls.lib.wi.us.

March 15, 2003: "Serpents": Madison Storytellers' Guild meeting (every third Saturday, September through May) [Madison], 7:30pm. Contact Susan Gilchrist at (608) 249-5030 for meeting location.

March 18, 2003: Storyteller-teacher Jean-Andrew offers "Trusting the Next Word: Exercises in Spontaneity", part of a six-week "Storytelling Basics" series, two-hour workshop sessions in the art and techniques of storytelling. Designed for beginners, these classes are for anyone wishing to explore and practice the skills that help to bring storytelling alive. Additional coaching available. All classes held at St. Peter & Paul School [Milwaukee], Tuesday evenings, 7:00pm to 9:00pm. Registration is limited. To register, or for additional information, contact Jean-Andrew at (414) 962-4425 or storylore@yahoo.com.

March 21, 2003: M.A.S.T. guild meeting every third Friday at Mount Mary College [Milwaukee], 7:00pm. Contact Jean-Andrew Dickmann at (414) 962-4425.

March 21, 2003: Amy Beth and Friends present folk sing-alongs and storytelling every third Friday [Woodstock, IL], 7:30pm. $3.00 donation at the door. For information, call (815) 338-4245.

March 18, 2003: W.O.W. guild meeting every third Tuesday at West Bend Community Memorial Library [West Bend], 7:00pm. Contact Judy Farrow-Busack at (262) 334-7868.

March 23, 2003: Open Mike every fourth Sunday at the Old Corner Bookstore [Racine], 7:30pm. Contact Tom Clark at (414) 652-5194.

March 29, 2003: Storytelling coach Don Falkos offers an informal, small-group coaching session for storytellers [Madison], 1:00pm to 4:00pm. $30 registration fee per person. To reserve your spot, or for additional information, contact Don at (608) 441-2476 or StoryCoachDon@hotmail.com.

ONGOING EVENTS

Every Fourth Sunday: Open Mike at the Old Corner Bookstore [Racine], 7:30pm. Contact Tom Clark at (414) 652-5194.

Every First Tuesday: W.H.A.T. guild meeting at Five Fields Condominiums Community Room [Pewaukee], 7:00pm. Contact Lucia Dorneden at (414) 383-0303.

Every Second Tuesday: McHenry Storytelling Guild meeting at Family Alliance Building [Woodstock, IL], 7:00pm. For information, call (815) 337-0126.

Every Third Tuesday: W.O.W. guild meeting at West Bend Community Memorial Library [West Bend], 7:00pm. Contact Judy Farrow-Busack at (262) 334-7868.

Every Fifth Tuesday: N.E.W.T.S. guild meeting [Appleton/Neenah/Menasha area]. Contact Tom Rinkoski at (920) 498-9830 or Marge Loch-Wouters at (920) 720-6038 for meeting time and location.

Every Second Wednesday: Karen Wendt and middle school students present Family Storytime at Monona Public Library (September through April) [Monona], 6:30pm. Stories are geared for families with young children, but everyone is welcome. For additional information, contact Karen at (608) 222-6127 or kmwendt@scls.lib.wi.us.

Every Final Wednesday or Thursday: Bluff Country Talespinners meeting (September through May) [LaCrosse area]. Contact Gwyn Calvetti at (608) 786-2526 for meeting date, time, and location.

Every First Friday: Hootenanny at the Anderson Arts Center [Kenosha], 7:00pm. Contact Marialyce Kornkven at (262) 654-6840.

Every First Friday: Heartland Story League meeting at the Tinley Park Library [Tinley Park, IL], 6:30pm. Contact Shirley Elms at (708) 371-9436 or Lee Cunningham at (708) 799-1133.

Every Third Friday: M.A.S.T. guild meeting at Mount Mary College [Milwaukee], 7:00pm. Contact Jean-Andrew Dickmann at (414) 962-4425.

Every Third Friday: Amy Beth and Friends present folk sing-alongs and storytelling [Woodstock, IL], 7:30pm. $3.00 donation at the door. For information, call (815) 338-4245.

Every First Saturday: Masthouse meeting, featuring music, storytelling and sing-alongs for teens and up [Woodstock, IL], 7:00pm. $3.00 donation at the door. For information, call (847) 836-6278.

Every Third Saturday: Madison Storytellers' Guild meeting (September through May) [Madison], 7:30pm. Contact Susan Gilchrist at (608) 249-5030 for meeting location.

 

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