Storytime at the Museum: “The Story of Inventions”

Chapman Museum 348 Glen Street, Glens Falls, NY, United States

Calling all future inventors! This story is for you! Join us as we read "The Story of Inventions" by Catherine Barr, a captivating journey through the world of famous inventors and their groundbreaking creations, from the past to the present. After the story, we'll bring these inventors to life by coloring pictures of them and...

Free

SPEAKEAZY STORYTELLING OPEN MIC AT ESSEX THEATRE COMPANY

Join host Mac MacDevitt for an evening of storytelling! Come and share your story or just listen as community members and visitors from all walks of life, backgrounds and orientations come together and connect through the sharing of personal stories in a safe, supportive environment free from pressure or judgment. No experience necessary. Any story...

$15

Storytime at the Museum: “Eliza: The Story of Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton”

Chapman Museum 348 Glen Street, Glens Falls, NY, United States

Join us for a reading of “Eliza: The Story of Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton” by Margaret McNamara, a beautifully told and illustrated tale of Alexander Hamilton’s remarkable wife, Eliza. After the story, participants will have the opportunity to color images inspired by the hit musical Hamilton. This program is intended for children ages 5-9 but is...

Free

The Howl Story Slam at Otto’s Abode

Otto's Abode 6 Hamele Street, Wanakena, NY

Join us Wed, July 24, at 7 PM for a night of live storytelling with the theme “Risky Business.” Anyone can sign up to tell a story at the beginning of the night! Stories must be: True Under 5 minutes Adhere to the night’s theme Told with no notes No tickets needed. Admission to each...

$10

Poetry @ DAC

Downtown Artist Cellar 410 East Main Street, Malone, NY

Join us for an evening of poetry at featuring three accomplished poets from Northern and Central Vermont. Julia C. Alter, holding an MFA in Poetry from the Vermont College of Fine Arts, has had her work nominated twice for the Pushcart Prize and her debut collection, Some Dark Familiar, won the 2023 Sundog Poetry Book...

Free

Learning to Live Well in a Troubled World

Adirondack Center for Writing 15 Broadway, Saranac Lake

A Poetry Reading Celebrating the Works of Distinguished Irish Poet, Pádraig Ó Tuama Friday, July 26, at 7 PM Adirondack Center for Writing 15 Broadway, Saranac Lake, NY An evening of poetry reading, pondering music and exploration of Ó Tuama’s works, led by Susie Allen, Lorraine Duvall and Martha Gallagher. An open mic time will...

Free

Portrait of a Bank Robber with Danny Killion & Matthew Klane

Adirondack Center for Writing 15 Broadway, Saranac Lake

Killion will share his story and read from his book, Portrait of a Bank Robber. The event will conclude with an open mic where anyone can share up to five minutes of their own writing. Meet artist, small-business owner, and formerly incarcerated bank robber, Daniel Killion. In the mid-’90s, pre-consciously aware of “wage slavery” and...

Free

Travel Writing: Finding Your Way with Ken Youngblood

Adirondack Center for Writing 15 Broadway, Saranac Lake

Participants will explore how a writer prepares for travel, the writer’s mindset while traveling, and the skills needed to rekindle the experience in the reader’s mind. During the workshop they will experiment with how to choose words, shape sentences and compose the whole of a compelling piece of travel writing. To keep the workshop centered...

Free

Story Publishing Camp (Grades 5-8)

Adirondack Center for Writing 15 Broadway, Saranac Lake

Story Publishing Camp: write, design, and print your own original book For children in grades 5-8 August 12 – 16, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM (5 days, 15 hours of class time) Adirondack Center for Writing – 15 Broadway, Saranac Lake Instructor: Rebecca Donnelly $100 – $250 (Sliding Scale, pay what you can) Goal: Students...

$100 – $250

Howl Story Slam at Ausable Brewing

Ausable Brewing Company 765 Mace Chasm Rd, Keeseville, NY, United States

Join us Wed, Aug 14, at 6:30 PM for a night of live storytelling with the theme “Close Call.” Anyone can sign up to tell a story at the beginning of the night! Stories must be: True Under 5 minutes Adhere to the night’s theme Told with no notes No tickets needed. Admission to each...

$10