Stories by the Forest

During our seven weeks of summer programs, FSP will host Stories by the Forest weekly on Tuesdays at 11am. Maine authors, storytellers, and musicians will present children's stories and activities. Free and open to the public. Bring a picnic lunch!

Past presenters include Chris Van Dusen, National Book Award winning author Phil Hoose, Katie Clark, Annie Sibley O'Brien, Scott Nash, Cathryn Falwell, Lisa Ellen Jahn-Clough, Jamie Hogan, Reza Jalali, Ellie Chase, Amy McDonald, Beth Cadena, Jeannie Brett, and Sarah Thomsen.


Summer 2019 Schedule
All programs begin at 11:00am

June 18:  Spark’s Ark

June 25:  Linda Ashe-Ford (FSP’s Aftercare Coordinator) tells the story “Brother Bear Holds a Council of the Animals Because There Is a Problem”

July 2: No story

July 9: Jamie Hogan, author and illustrator of “Ana and the Sea Star”

July 16: Kevin Attra and Sharoan Cohen present a story in music and dance

July 23: Brigitte West, illustrator, maker and writer

July 30: Annegret Baier, West African drummer


Do you have a question about our summer programs?

Please email Laura Glendening, Director of FSP’s Summer Programs at laura@friendsschoolportland.org.