Mark your calendars for Sundays on Stage this summer with the Free Library of Philadelphia as it a continues this series of cultural programs featuring live performances by a variety of artists and entertainers. These family programs celebrate diversity through music, dance, storytelling, and more.
Sundays on Stage start at 2 pm in the Montgomery Auditorium of the Parkway Central Library. Look for these great programs on these select Sundays this Summer:
June 9th – Aesop’s Shop
Aesop’s Fables for the 21st Century! Enjoy classic stories like The Fox and The Grapes, The Wolf and Mother Pig and more set to original music by Cy Young. Get ready to laugh with the Pig that Zigs, the Fox that Rocks, the Hare that’s Rare, and the Crab that Blabs!
July 14th – Two of a Kind presents “I Dig Reading!”
Musical duo Two of a Kind get everyone involved in this interactive concert. With songs about the joys of reading, books and burrowing animals the whole family will be singing and moving along!
July 21st – Oba William King
An engaging, interactive presentation of story and rhyme designed for the entire family. Oba William King uses rhythmic African drumming with just the right blend of audience participation to create a sing-a-long, dance-a-long good time event.
July 28th – Dragons & Dreams
Amidst castles, kings and dragons, join in on the adventure as the Piccirillo Sciencetellers take children on journey exploring the science of fire and ice. Using flash paper, “cool” dry ice and much more, this unique performance allows kids to witness first-hand, the elusive nature of “dragon’s breath”. August
August 4th – Poetry in Motion
Using a trunk of costumes, masks and puppets, David Zucker brings poetry to life in this fun and interactive show for children of all ages! This special program is part of the Margaret S. Halloran Family Literacy Programming Series at the Parkway Central Library.
August 11th – ILLStyle & Peace
With incredible energy and personalities to match, the local hip-hop dance company ILLstyle & Peace demonstrate that perseverance and focus can help you reach your goals! Think it – do it – become it! This special program is part of the Margaret S. Halloran Family Literacy Programming Series at the Parkway Central Library.