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Recent and Upcoming Events 2011 * denotes a public event - if you're nearby, please come join us!

* 7 p.m. Friday, October 21
First United Methodist Church
352 S. Main Street
Crown Point, Indiana
Itís the full story of "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" PLUS a couple of other Creepy Classics! A BRAND NEW piece youíve never seen me do before, the tale of the Headless Horseman in the author's own words ... plus Iíll let YOU pick the other stories! There is a small ticket price on this one, but I promise itís worth it. :) Thereís a costume contest and pumpkin contest too!

11 a.m. Sunday, October 23
First Presbyterian Church of Merrillville
7898 Taft Street
Merrillville, IN 46410
Creepy Classics at First Presbyterian! They like me there :)

* 7 p.m. Monday, October 24
Elmhurst Public Library
125 S. Prospect Avenue
Elmhurst, IL 60126
A mix of creepy and silly for middle schoolers at the library!

* 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct 25
Crown Point Community Library
214 South Court Street
Crown Point, IN 46307
Ghosts & Giggles! Scary stories with 'gotcha' endings, tales of trick-or-treating, and silly-spooky picture books, along with a Ghost Hunt and a "13 Days of Halloween" sing-along. Kids are invited to come in costume! I always get a good turnout at Crown Point ...

10 a.m. Thursday, October 27
Prairie State College Childrenís Learning Center
202 S. Halsted St.
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
Halloween stories and fun for ages 2-5!

* 5:30 Ė 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct 27
Glencoe Park District Ė Takiff Center
999 Green Bay Rd.
Glencoe, Illinois 60022
Ghosts & Giggles storytelling at a big Halloween party! From the park district website,
"Donít miss this night of Halloween fun! Enjoy a hayride, carnival games, childrenís entertainment, candy, prizes, and a pizza and pop dinner. Be sure to wear your costume and bring a trick-or-treat bag to hold your goodies. Tickets can be purchased at the Park District beginning October 10. This event is for children in Preschool-Grade 3; children must be accompanied by an adult for this festive event.
Tickets: Advance Purchase: $7/child, $4/adult
At the Door: $10/child, $5/adult"

* 5-9 p.m. Friday, October 28
La Porte County Historical Museum
2405 Indiana Avenue
La Porte, IN 46350
Sharing some spooky stories with teens among the antique furniture at the Night at the Museum! It was such fun last year, I'm going again!

Chatting with a few friends, getting ready for my Shakespeare retrospective at the Portage Library ... Earlier This Year . . .

Monday, March 7
Protsman Elementary School
1121 Harrison Avenue
Dyer, IN 46311
Back to one of my favorite schools for a day full of stories, reminding students to READ this summer! :)

* 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 21
Lansing Public Library
2750 Indiana Ave.
Lansing, IL 60438
A family storytime celebrating the works of Dr. Seuss. Lansing Library always pulls out all the stops for Seuss Day!

* 4 p.m. Fridays, April 8 and 22
Southlake Mall, Merrillville, IN
Storytelling at Southlake Mall for W Family Days! (Down at the JCPenneys end)

2:30 p.m. Sunday, April 10
Albertine Sisters Retirement Home
1501 Hoffman St, Hammond, IN
Some sweet and heartwarming stories for retirees and nuns!

* 7 p.m. Thursday, April 21
Portage Public Library
2665 Irving Street, Portage, IN

A celebration of SHAKESPEARE! In honor of his birthday, I'll be performing some of his best scenes, comic moments, and dramatic monologues, from some of his greatest plays. Expect laughs, chills, and even some audience participation! Recommended equally for big Shakespeare fans and folks who know nothing about him, but want a little sampler ... or a little entertainment! (Some highbrow, and some lowbrow, lol.)

* 4 p.m. Friday, April 22
Southlake Mall, Merrillville, IN
Storytelling at Southlake Mall for W Family Days! (Down at the JCPenneys end)

Tuesday, April 26
Trinity Lutheran School
891 S. Linda St, Hobart, IN
All-school assembly, K-8, storytelling

6 pm Tuesday, May 10
Mother-Daughter Salad Bar
Rolling Prairie, IN
Laugh-Out-Loud Favorites

* 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 28
Calumet City Public Library
660 Manistee Avenue
Calumet City, IL 60409
One World, Many Stories - Fairy Tales & Folk Tales from Around the World - part of the Summer Reading Program!

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