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supports the art of storytelling

The art of storytelling is everywhere, from the classroom,
to the board room, to the kitchen table.

FLORIDA TELLABRATIONS

Mon., November 17
2:00 PM.
Palm Beach Guild Tellabration
at the Glades Road Branch Library
20701 95th Ave. South
Boca Raton
561-482-4554

Thu., November 20
6:30 p.m.
Tellabration: Everybody has a story to tell!
This is a family-friendly youth storytelling event. Free to the public.
Town N’ Country Regional Library
7606 Paula Drive
Tampa

Sat., November 22
8:00 PM
Broward County Storytelling Guild Tellabration
Hawthorn Village Hall
7101 E. Tropical Way
Plantation
954-583-0705

Sat., November 22
2:00 PM
Tamiami Tale Tellers of Fort Myers Tellabration
Lakes Regional Library
15290 Bass Road
Fort Myers
239-533-4000

Sat., November 22
7:30pm
“True Confessions: An International Tellabration Event” by the Storytellers of Central Florida
Lowndes Shakespeare Center
812 E. Rollins St.
Orlando
407-721-1999

Sat., November 22
2:00pm
1st Annual Tellabration in Madison County
“Heartspace” on “O’Toole’s Herb Farm”
305 NE Artemesia Trail
Madison
850-973-8813

Sat., November 22
7:30pm (doors open at 7pm)
Tellabration: The Tampabay Storytelling Guild
Tickets $5.00 or 5/$20.00
Family-friendly storytelling for grown-ups. Silent Auction
Park Station
5851 Park Blvd.
Pinellas Park
727-647-8058

F L O R I D A   H O U S E   O F
R E P R E S E N T A T I V E S

A resolution designating the week of November 16-22, 2014, as “Florida Storytelling Week.”

WHEREAS, the art of storytelling is a valuable method of sharing Florida folklore and contributes to the preservation of the history of our state, and

WHEREAS, the art of storytelling embraces the heritage and oral tradition of diverse cultures within our state, enabling all Floridians to celebrate the strength of community in the richness of diversity, and

WHEREAS, the art of storytelling promotes literacy and character development among the youth of our state while encouraging mastery of language arts and knowledge of the history and folklore of Florida as students learn, tell, and listen to stories in school or community settings, and

WHEREAS, the art of storytelling fosters communication, tolerance, and understanding among Florida citizens of every age and background, and

WHEREAS, the Florida Storytelling Association, Inc.,
consisting of numerous storytellers in all regions of the state, serves to preserve, perpetuate, and promote the art of storytelling in Florida by educating storytellers and encouraging the art of storytelling, NOW, THEREFORE,

Be It Resolved by the House of Representatives of the State of Florida:

That the House of Representatives commends the Florida Storytelling Association, Inc., and designates the week of November 16-22, 2014, as “Florida Storytelling Week.”