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Family Fun Night with Storyteller Lyn Ford, Activities, and More: Outdoor Summer Series

July 21, 2021 5:30 pm @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

This event will be held in-person on the Thurber House lawn (77 Jefferson Ave., Columbus, OH 43215). Our outdoor events remain a great way to enjoy an evening of good friends, good food, and great books, nestled comfortably on the side lawn of Thurber House, and celebrate some of the best authors Ohio has to offer.

ABOUT:

During this family fun night on the Thurber House lawn, award-winning Affrilachian storyteller Lyn Ford will entertain young and old with her tales! Join us at 5:30 pm for family-friendly activities and sweet treats on the Thurber House lawn. Optional: bring your own family picnic to enjoy. At 6:00 pm, buckle up for an evening of some of the best storytelling Columbus has to offer with the incredible Lyn Ford. Kids under 12 get in FREE with an adult.

Lyn Ford is fourth-generation, nationally recognized Affrilachian* storyteller (*a person of African American heritage and history from Appalachia). She is a mentor and teacher at Thurber House, and a teaching artist and workshop facilitator with the Ohio Alliance for Arts Education. As a writer, Lyn is published in storytelling magazines and newsletters, as well as teachers’ enrichment books and story anthologies. Lyn is also a Laughter Yoga Teacher and breath mechanic, a recording artist with award-winning CDs, and a storytelling, creative writing workshop, and interactive keynote presenter.

EVENT SCHEDULE:

5:30–6:00 pm — Join us on the Thurber House lawn for family-friendly activities, sweet treats, a raffle, and more! Optional: bring your own picnic dinner to enjoy.

6:00–7:00 pm — Sit back, relax, and enjoy award-winning storyteller Lyn Ford’s spoken word tales.

7:00 pm — Purchase books and get them signed on the lawn.

MORE INFO, FAQ, AND TICKETS:

https://www.thurberhouse.org/outdoor-summer-series/family-fun-night-lyn-ford

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Date:
July 21, 2021 5:30 pm
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost:
$15
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Thurber House
Phone:
614-464-1032
Email:
thurberhouse@thurberhouse.org
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Venue

Thurber House
77 Jefferson Ave.
Columbus, OH 43215 United States
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Phone:
614-464-1032
Website:
www.thurberhouse.org

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