You are invited to free family shows

You (yes YOU!) are invited to public performances for children and families.

Professional performers present utilizing a variety of performance art skills. The stories are not merely told, but flipped and activated by two professional performers with some help from the audience.

What can you expect? Non-stop action, a grown woman squeezing through a tennis racket, audience participation, music, American Sign Language, quick costume changes and witty comedy that will tickle the funny bone. Entertaining for the stroller set to grandparents and all ages in between. Presented before what is rumored to be the world's largest picture book.

Kids come 30 minutes early for a chance to be in the show!

Thanks to local libraries and other organizations some performances are free and open to the public. They are marked as such.

Tour Schedule current as of 3/13/15

March Programs

day date time venue city state Open to Public RSVP
Wednesday 3/4 4:00 Larkspur Library, 400 Magnolia Ave, Larkspur CA YES RSVP on FB
Thursday 3/5 4:00 Belvedere-Tiburon Library, 1501 Tiburon Belvedere CA YES RSVP on FB
Monday 3/9 3:30 Atherton Library, 2 Dinkelspiel Station Rd Atherton CA YES RSVP on FB
Tuesday 3/10 7:00 Millbrae Library, 1 Library Avenue, Millbrae Millbrae CA YES RSVP on FB
Tuesday 3/24 9 and 10:30 school San Jose CA no  
Tuesday 3/24 6:30 Rose Garden Library, 1580 Naglee San Jose CA YES RSVP on FB
Wednesday 3/25 all day school residency San Jose CA no  
Monday 3/30 4:00 Mountain House Branch Library, 250 E. Main Street
(Hand Play - interactive American Sign Language workshops)
Mountain House CA YES RSVP with Library 209 831-5661 - limited to 30 participants

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"It is always a fabulously fun event for the kids and I appreciate your enthusiasm and unfailing energy." ~Leslie Anstedt, Youth Services Director, Jacksonville, Illinois


May Shows

day date time venue city state Open to Public
Tuesday 5/12 1:30 school Albuquerque NM no

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Celebrating Heroes in June

day date time venue city state Open to Public
Tuesday 6/9 11:00 Siloam Springs Library 401 W University St Siloam Springs AR YES
Wednesday 6/10 10:00 Rogers Library 711 S Dixieland Rogers AR YES
Thursday 6/11 9:30 nursery school Bentonville AR no
Thursday 6/11 2;00 Bentonville Library 405 S. Main Street Bentonville AR YES
Friday 6/12 11:00 Marion County Library 308 Old Main Yellville AR YES
Saturday 6/13 10:30 Donald W. Reynolds Library 300 Library Hill Mountain Home AR YES
Tuesday 6/16 10:00 Goff Library 323 N. Elm Beebe AR YES
Tuesday 6/16 3:00 Lawrence County Library 115 West Walnut Walnut Ridge AR YES
Wednesday 6/17 10:00 and 2:00 Craighead Library (2 show locations) 10:00 at Parker Park Community Center - 2:00 at The Mall at Turtle Creek Jonesboro AR YES
Thursday 6/18 2:00 Forrest City Library Forrest City AR YES
Tuesday 6/23 10:30 Garland County Library 1427 Malvern Ave Hot Springs AR YES
Thursday 6/25 2:00 J. Austin White Cultural Center Eudora AR no
Monday 6/29 11:00 and 6:30 High Point Library 901 North Main Street High Point NC YES

July Summer Reading Programs in Delaware and Maryland

day date time venue city state Open to Public
Monday 7/6 10:00 Milsboro Library Milsboro DE YES
Monday 7/6 6:30 Greenwood Library Greenwood DE YES
Tuesday 7/7 11:00 Bridgeville Library Bridgeville DE YES
Tuesday 7/7 2:00 Milford Library Milford DE YES
Tuesday 7/7 6:30 Kent County Dover DE YES
Wednesday 7/8 10:00 Selbyville Library Selbyville DE YES
Wednesday 7/8 2:30 Seaford Library Seaford DE YES
Wednesday 7/8 5:30 Milton Library Milton DE YES
Thursday 7/9 10:30 Georgetown Library Georgetown DE YES
Thursday 7/9 2:00 Delmar Library Delmar DE YES
Friday 7/10 10:00 Laurel Library Laurel DE YES
Friday 7/10 7:00 Dover Library Dover DE YES
Monday 7/13 10:30 Newark Library Newark DE YES
Monday 7/13 1:30 Garfield Park Library New Castle DE YES
Monday 7/13 4:30 Brandywine Hundred Library Wilmington DE YES
Tuesday 7/14 10:30 Berlin Library Berlin MD YES
Tuesday 7/14 2:00 Ocean Pines Library Ocean Pines MD YES
Wednesday 7/15 10:30 Ocean City Ocean City MD YES
Thursday 7/16 10:30 Snow Hill Library Snow Hill MD YES
Thursday 7/16 2:00 Pocomoke Library Pocomoke MD YES
Friday 7/17 10:30 Elsmere Library Elsmere DE YES
Monday 7/20 10:30 Appoquinmink Library Middletown DE YES
Monday 7/20 2:00 Woodlawn Library Woodlawn DE YES
Monday 7/20 7:00 Kirkwood Library Kirkwood DE YES
Tuesday 7/21 10:15 Hockessin Library Hockessin DE YES
Tuesday 7/21 6:00 Wilmington Library Wilmington DE YES
Wednesday 7/22 10:00 Claymont Library Claymont DE YES
Wednesday 7/22 2:00 Bear Library Bear DE YES
Wednesday 7/22 6:00 Delaware City Library Delaware DE YES
Thursday 7/23 10:30 N. Wilmington Library North Wilmington DE YES
Thursday 7/23 3:00 New Castle Library New Castle DE YES
Thursday 7/23 7:00 Corbit-Calloway Library Odessa DE YES
Friday 7/24 11:00 Rehoboth Library Rehoboth DE YES
Wednesday 7/29 10:30 South Coastal Library, 43 Kent Ave. Bethany Beach DE YES
Wednesday 7/29 2:00 Frankford Library Frankford DE YES
Thursday 7/30 10:30 Lewes Library Lewes DE YES
Thursday 7/30 2:00 Smyrna Library Smyrna DE YES
Thursday 7/30 6:00 Harrington Library Harrington DE YES
"I attended your show tonight with my 5 yr. old daughter and my 85 year old mother! We had a wonderful time and purchased a tape. Thank you for bringing your talent and business to our library. Our country needs more of this type of entertainment and I applaud you." ~Sincerely, Barbara Nelson


August Shows

day date time venue city state Open to Public
Monday 8/3 9:30 and 10:30 Bankbridge Development Center Sewell NJ no
Friday 8/7 10:30 James V Brown Library, 19 E 4th St. Williamsport PA YES
Wednesday 8/12 2:00 Abington Library Abington MA YES


day date time venue city state Open to Public
Monday 9/14 11:30 Beth El Synagogue Center New Rochelle NY no


day date time venue city state Open to Public
Monday 10/5 10:30 Bryam Shubert Library, 21 Mead Ave. Greenwich CT YES