Yakima Valley Museum

Wonders of Light
14th Annual Rotary Storyfest
Yakima Valley Museum, May 20-22, 2009

Nancy Stewart and MaryLee Sunseri return to the museum with an all new storytelling and song program called Wonders of Light, designed to help students learn about natural and artifical light. From starlight to sunlight, candelight to neon, light is part of our everyday lives.

Students will learn about the role light has played in the history of Yakima, including agriculture and urban development, and how light can be used in the future in energy conservation and new technologies. Nancy and MaryLee will present both traditional songs and many which were written specifically for this venue.

Wonders of Light is a program of storytelling and music designed for students which helps fulfill the Museum's education mission. Thanks to the sponsorship of the Yakima Sunrise Rotary Club, all performances are free. Seating, however, is limited and fills up quickly. Please contact the Yakima Valley Museum Education Department at (509)248-0747 to reserve a time for your class. To reduce disturbances during this event, your class must arrive on time and remain for the entire program. The museum exhibits will be open before and after the program.

Children and their families are invited to a special public performance on Wednesday evening at 7:00 P.M. Reservations are not needed for the Wednesday evening performance.

Program Schedule
Wednesday, May 20, 2009
9:30 - 10:30AM 3th - 4th grades
11:00 - 12:00NOON 1st - 2nd grade
7PM Family performance
Thursday, May 21, 2009
9:30 - 10:30AM Preschool - 2nd
11:00 - 12:00NOON 1st-2nd grade
1:00-2:00pm Preschool - 2nd
Friday, May 22, 2009
9:30 - 10:30AM 2nd - 3rd grades
11:00 - 12:00NOON 1st & 2nd grades
1:00-2:00pm 3rd - 5th grades
greyed out areas are full

Previous Tales
Tales of the Rails 2008
Tales of the Rails 2007
Tales of the Rails 2006
Tales of the Trails 2004
Tales of the Trails 2003
Tales of the Trails 2002
Tales of the Trails 2001
Tales of the Trails 2000
Tales of the Trails 1999
Tales of the Trails 1998


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