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Palm Beach Atlantic University

901 South Flagler Drive

West Palm Beach, FL 33401

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For youth in grades 6-12, a full day of storytelling, visual and performing arts including poetry slam, open mic and urban planning

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Saturday, January 25, 2020 | 10 am – 4 pm

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Urban Stories Festival – Stories from Our Youth

We are super excited to welcome you and your group to the Urban Stories Festival! Check out the full-day schedule of activities for your students below.

Getting ready for the festival

Register your group by January 10. Be sure you have permission for students to be photographed or recorded as part of our programming. Your registration at the festival means you have secured permission. Please let us know about any medical needs/extreme food allergies/ADA accessibility needs. We are an inclusive space. We are respectful of each other in ALL regards. Period. Need a bus pick-up? Contact us!

Your students shine

Students can present their short written stories or spoken word poetry if they like. Get them ready to share and shine! Need any help with this or what to expect? Please contact Serena 561-222-5309 or shoermann@fau.edu. Get excited, get creative, REGISTER TODAY and see you soon.

OVERALL SCHEDULE

8:00 am Volunteers arrive - set-up

8:30 am Glades Central HS Bus pick-up

9:30 am Salvation Army on Rosemary Ave. Bus pick-up

9:45 am Students and faciliators arrive

10:00 am Welcome & dance performance

10:30 am Coffeehouse Storytelling – morning coffee

11:00 am Choice of Activity Build a Better City or Mask making/Story crafting

12:30 pm Lunch

1:00 pm Poetry Slam

1:00 pm Urban Planners Meeting--How Can We Inspire our Young People

2:00 pm Choice of Activity Build a Better City or Mask making/Story crafting

3:30 pm Story Circles – Afternoon snack

4:00 pm Saying farewell - end

4:15 pm Students depart

4:30 pm Salvation Army on Rosemary Ave. bus drop-off

5:00 pm Volunteers depart

5:30 pm Glades Central HS bus drop-off

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Contact Serena Schreiber Hoermann - 561-222-5309 or shoermann@fau.edu

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