Free Family Theater & Art Making ! May 9

Jonathan Mirin as Innocenzo.MagnifyingGlassTwo free family activities with an ecological focus are planned for
Saturday, May 9th in Turners Falls.

The Piti Theatre will present Innocenzo, a play that blends live music, comedy and magic to tell the tale of a clown who falls sick. After visiting many doctors and healers unable to explain his bewildering symptoms, he finally understands his illness is being caused by electromagnetic pollution. The Great Falls Discovery Center, 11am . Appropriate for all ages. Then…

Create cardboard parade creatures inspired by river wildlife with Art Garden artists Laura Iverson and Jane Beatrice Wegscheider from 1-4pm at The Brick House Community Center, 24 Third Street. These large painted cardboard cut-out fish will be carried in the River Song Parade on May 16. This workshop is free and open to all ages! No prior art experience is necessary. Questions? Call The Art Garden at (413) 625-2782. This program is supported in part by a grant from the Montague Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency and Turners Falls RIverCulture.

Piti Theatre Company was founded in 2004 by American playwright/actor Jonathan Mirin and Swiss choreographer, dancer and visual artist Godeliève Richard. They are based in Shelburne Falls and Les Ponts-de-Martel, Switzerland. Their aim is to create new work for the stage which lends itself to the happiness of artists and audiences.
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Also located in Shelburne Falls, The Art Garden seeks to create a nurturing, non-judgmental and inspirational environment where people of all ages and experience can engage in the creative process and the exploration and exchange of ideas through individual and collaborative art-making. Relationships between materials, images, ideas, self, and community are cultivated with questioning, poetic vision and social/ecological consciousness. More at

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