Larry Sceurman – Family and Friends

The fantastic Family Storytelling Series finishes up with the heartfelt, funny and magical storytelling of Larry Sceurman on April 14th. Godfrey Daniels, 7 East 4th Street, Bethlehem, PA 18015 is the venue and 2 pm is the time.  Larry has years of experience keeping listeners of all ages engaged, entertained and enthralled. His theme in 2019 is friends and family. Larry will tell a collection of folk and fairy tales that revolve around these all-important relationships. Expect some magic – {Read More}

Family Storytelling Series – Kathy Long – Let Your Imagination Soar

The fantastic Family Storytelling Series will end its run for 2019 with a performance by Kathy Long.  ON April 7th, at Godfrey Daniels, Long invites her listeners to Let their Imaginations Soar.  Long can spin a tale about anything – and she does.  Known in the Lehigh Valley for her clever original tales, her recapturing of local landmarks like Hess’s department stores and her work as a docent at the Asa Packard house in Jim Thorpe, Long’s tale weaving talents {Read More}

Family Storytelling Series – Judy England-McCarthy – Winter Wonderland

Bid farewell to the snows – and snows – and MORE snows – of winter with Judy England-McCarthy in a Winter Wonderland of stories.  Join her at Godfrey Daniels on March 31st at 2 pm.  An author and storyteller, England-McCarthy’s performances are full of energy and good humor.  She has presented at local, regional and national events to acclaim.  Say goodbye to winter with stories of snow, ice, sleigh rides and more.  Laugh at winter from the warmth of Godfrey {Read More}

Family Storytelling Series – Ingrid Bohn – Knuckleheads and Noodleheads

The fantastic Family Storytelling Series presents Ingrid Bohn as she tells stories about Knuckleheads and Noodleheads. Join her at Godfrey Daniels on February 17th at 2 pm.  Bohn is a member of several storytelling organizations and has theater and telling experience.  She is mesmerizing to listen to and watch.  During this performance, Bohn intends to make us all feel just a little bit smarter as she tells stories of fools, tricksters and the foibles of ordinary folks. February 17th at {Read More}

Family Storytelling Series – Karen Maurer – For the Birds

The fantastic Family Storytelling Series presents Karen Maurer in “For the Birds” – a collection of stories, poems, riddles and games that celebrate our feathered friends.  Karen will tell at Godfrey Daniels, 7 East 4th Street, Bethlehem, PA, 18105, on February 3rd at 2 pm. Rumor has it that feathers have magical powers. From the backyard bird feeders to the frozen wastes of the Antarctic, birds sing and soar, waddle and whistle. Maurer will share folklore, stories and a bird {Read More}

Fright Night with Rob Aptaker and Judy England McCarthy

Halloween!!!!  The day of spirits and wailing demons has arrived.  Rob Aptaker and Judy England-McCarthy will keep families entertained with stories of the scary season on October 31st at the Emmaus Public Library, 11 East Main Street, Emmaus, PA 18049.  The frightful fun begins at 7 pm. This is the library’s Silly and Scary Tales event, suitable for all ages, (attention spans notwithstanding.)  Rob and Judy will not disappoint. Visit the Emmaus Public Library’s website for more details, or call {Read More}

Whitehall Fright Night with Charles Kiernan and Judy England-McCarthy

Oh, the horror continues!  It spreads everywhere.  On October 24th at 6:30 pm, Charles Kiernan and Judy England-McCarthy continue the campaign of horrible tales and frightening vignettes at the Whitehall Township Public Library, 3700 Mechanicsville Road, Whitehall, PA 18052. Expect the unexpected with these experienced tellers.  Their styles are widely different but the fright factor is always there.  This is a family oriented event so there will be material for all ages.  The scariness increases as the evening wears on. {Read More}

A Hoppin’ Halloween at the South Side branch of BAPL

Lehigh Valley Storytelling Guild and Southside Branch of Bethlehem Area Public Library, 400 Webster Street, Bethlehem, PA 18015,  present A Hoppin’ Halloween, featuring Ingrid Bohn and Denise McCormack, a night of stories and other ditties to celebrate a favorite seasonal tradition. This program is recommended for ages 6 and up, but everyone is welcome.  It all happens on October 23rd at 6:30 pm.  This event is free and open to the public.  

Scared Silly with MaryAnn Paterniti and Robin Reichert

MaryAnn Paterniti and Robin Reichert kick off the Fright Night season with Scared Silly -a family scary story event on October 11th at the Parkland Community Library, 4422 Walbert Avenue, Allentown, PA 18103.  The scariness begins at 6:30 pm. This is a family oriented event.  The fright factor of the stories will get more intense as the evening goes on.  There will be stories for all everyone.  Expect chills up and down your spines and tickles in your funny bones. {Read More}

Frightful Nights all over the Valley

Forget pumpkin spice.  The only pumpkins we’re interested in are Jack-o-Lanterns, those glowing grimaces designed to scare evil spirits on the Eve of All Saints’ Day – Hallow E’en.  The History Channel shares the story of Stingy Jack – supposedly the first maker of jack-o-lanterns.   Imagine trying to carve a face into a potato or a turnip!  Those were the very first jack-o-lanterns.  Praise be for pumpkins and their cavernous insides.  Flickering candles cast shadow faces on the walls as {Read More}