Virtual Story Circle, August 12th – 7:30 pm

Join us via Zoom to share stories from your very own living/dining/hanging out room.  This event is free, open to all. Here is the sign in info for the August Story Circle on August 12th at 7:30 pm. Charles Kiernan is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: Charles Kiernan’s Zoom Meeting Time: Aug 12, 2020 07:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87909767644?pwd=YUgzSmpDWlVCL0QzUjJubVNsM3Jzdz09 Meeting ID: 879 0976 7644 Passcode: Circle One tap mobile +19294362866,,87909767644#,,,,,,0#,,489593# US {Read More}

Judy England-McCarthy Tells NJ Myths and Legends

Judy England McCarthy will tell New Jersey Myths and Legends to YOU in YOUR home – through the miracle of technology and Zoom – on August 10th at 6:30 pm.  The Zoom address is below. Please click this URL to join. https://us02web.zoom.us/w/84313373565?tk=LVv6U9itzE1Os6iUuxuIKbJuJV2PeTooj3RmZRUQ7Aw.DQIAAAAToXf7fRZhZnNBb3NLQlQtdVVBbDZsQnY1d3BRAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA&pwd=VElnRUdvMnlCWVl0K1g2OStZLzZadz09 The meeting ID is 848 1337 3565 Judy England-McCarthy is an energetic performer whose expressions and antics are so much fun to watch. Drop into this meeting for a diverting evening.  

Family Storytelling Series Plans are Underway!

    The tellers have been chosen! LVSG Family Storytelling Series will happen on the third Sunday of the month – November through April – and perhaps BEYOND!!! Watch this space for updates. Virtual events are planned for the Fall. Whether virtual or in real time and space, the Family Storytelling Series always feels personal because our storytellers want to entertain, enlighten and enthrall all of you.      

We Stand By You

The members of the Lehigh Valley Storytelling Guild stand in solidarity with and support our black members, our neighbors, friends, families, and all marginalized people, as we struggle together as a community against racism, bigotry, cruelty and violence. We support all Front Line workers and offer our heartfelt sympathy to all who have lost loved ones to Covid-19. Stories can help. We find stories of people working together. We remember times of kindness. We encourage everyone to learn the stories {Read More}

Virtual Story Circle May 13th, 7:30 pm

Join us via Zoom to share stories from your very own living/dining/hanging out room.  This event is free, open to all. If you want to join us, please send us an email  for a Zoom invite. Click on Contact Us, up there in the right hand corner.   Our next attempt at virtual story sharing is on May 13th at 7:30 pm. PS: Zoom tips. Even if you are not talking, other participants can SEE and HEAR you unless you {Read More}

How to Deal with the Pandemic

Here are some ways that the tellers of the LVSG are dealing with the pandemic. Chris O. revises his new novel, writes music for organ and takes walks.  Walking on uncrowded sidewalks offers mind-clearing views and fodder for stories. Robin R. completes her book on an historic figure, bakes, hikes and blogs. Check her Facebook feed to read amazing stories, fed to us in daily chunks. Oni L. has jewelry to make. Active with Keepers of the Culture in the {Read More}

Family Series News!

Due to COVID- 19, the last two Family Series sessions were cancelled. DO NOT DESPAIR! Plans for the 2020-2021 Family Series are under way. Family Series events are held at 2 pm on the third Sunday of the month at Godfrey Daniels, 7 East 4th Street, Bethlehem , PA 18015. These performances are open to the public for an admission price. Cops’n’Kids hands out free books to all children in attendance. Ingrid Bohn, who ably piloted the Family Series for {Read More}

The Many Muses of Oni Lasana, Storyteller & Poet

Oni Lasana finishes up the 2019/2020 Family Series at Godfrey Daniels with great stories and tales. Join her on April 19th, 2020 at 2 pm on the stage at Godfrey Daniels, 7 East 4th Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018. Oni Lasana’s fairy tales, folktales, real tales and fake tales have floated around in her head since she was a little girl growing up in the row home in North Philadelphia. Since, 1984 she has shared her passion of storytelling worldwide. Her {Read More}

Story Circle – April 8th

Tonight is the first night of Passover, a story worthy of many retellings.  Do you have a story of escape and transformation to share? Join us for the Story Circle, a circle of friends – new and old – who gather to share folk tales, personal stories, humorous yarns, tall tales and whoppers.  We meet on the 2nd Wednesday of the month (except August) at Godfrey Daniels, 7 East 4th Street, Bethlehem, 18015.  Attendance is FREE.  Beverages are available for {Read More}

Cancelled!!! Folktales Woven from Real Life with Kathy Long

Drat that Covid-19! Dastardly coronavirus!  Until testing kits are readily available and health professionals know how to effectively treat this infection, we need to be overly cautious.  Our venue is small and Kathy Long is very popular. Please don’t cry.  We will bring her back as soon as we can! Just wait!  More Family Series fun is in stories with Lehigh Valley favorite, Kathy Long. Kathy Long is a natural-born storyteller. From her earliest childhood, she has been regaling audiences {Read More}