Things to do in Worcester, MA: Earth UP! Nature Tales and Songs for the Planet

Earth UP! Nature Tales and Songs for the Planet

Pearle L. Crawford Memorial Library


Thursday, 4/22   
2:00 pm  




Celebrate Earth Day with Storyteller Diane'€™s '€œEarth UP! Nature Tales and Songs for the Planet!'€ These interactive stories and songs are fun for the whole family and nature too, so join us and all of nature for this celebration of stories and songs about all the simple things we can do to help the planet.

Earth UP! Nature Tales and Songs for the Planet has participatory tales and songs like '€œKate'€™s Acorn.'€ Kate wants to Save the World, but when she starts by saving a bunch of squirmy earthworms she helps a little acorn grow up strong. Before the story is done, the whole audience is acting out a trio of funny bugs as we learn just how important soil creatures are to the life of plants. This original story is complemented by "The Garden Song" by David Mallet accompanied by musical husband Tom Megan on guitar. In '€œThe Tailor'€ the whole audience is invited to join in as we go on a recycling adventure with a very funny tailor! Diane's retelling of this classic Jewish folktale gives us ideas on ways we can recycle more and more things every day! Lots of fun- the whole audience is telling the story by the end.

About Diane Edgecomb: One of America's most beloved storytellers, Diane is known for transforming into the characters in her tales bringing stories to vibrant life. Whether live in the room or present to her audiences via her beautifully recorded videos and/or Zoom events, Diane'€™s warmth and invitation to participate brings today'€™s family audiences into the heart of the moment. Diane has been featured on NPR and is the winner of the ORACLE award for Storytelling Excellence in the Northeast as well as five Storytelling World awards.

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This program is brought to us by the Hugh and Harriet Crawford Endowment.


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