Countdown to #38!

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Story Stitchers are proud to perform LIVE as Regional Storytellers in the
38th Annual St. Louis Storytelling Festival!
University of Missouri Extension Services Community Arts Program

Saturday, May 6th as a part of “Parks Come Alive.” 

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Old Courthouse Gallery
11 North 4th St., St. Louis, MO 63102

Free and open to the public. All ages!

11 am – 12 pm: Park Rangers share stories, emceed by Bobby Norfolk!
12 pm – 1 pm: Community arts projects created by Grand Center Arts Academy Students, Adams Park Boys and Girls Club youth and Saint Louis Story Stitchers Urban Storytelling Troupe

1 pm – 2 pm: Meet the Arch Builders, informal story-sharing and panel discussion. Reception follows at 2 pm.

As part of the NEA-funded “Parks Come Alive” project, a collaboration between Jefferson National Expansion Memorial and St. Louis Storytelling Festival, a variety of storytellers will showcase community reflections of what this iconic national park in the heart of St. Louis means to them. Featured will be the Arch Builders, Bobby Norfolk and other park rangers, Story Stitchers (an urban storytelling troupe), and school and community groups presenting community art projects. Reception follows.

nea-lockup-aThis project is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. To learn more about how National Endowment for the Arts grants impact individuals and communities, visit

Saint Louis Story Stitchers performance is also supported in part by the Kranzberg Arts Foundation.