Storyteller to visit area communitiesWORTHINGTON — Storyteller and author Kevin Strauss is coming to communities throughout southwest Minnesota to present “MinneStory: 150 Years of Folktales, History Tales and Legends.”
WORTHINGTON — Storyteller and author Kevin Strauss is coming to communities throughout southwest Minnesota to present “MinneStory: 150 Years of Folktales, History Tales and Legends.”
The Plum Creek Library Systems and its member libraries have partnered with the Minnesota State Arts Board to bring Strauss’ entertaining and educational program to all ages. The program features stories about the James brothers and why they got away, how Paul Bunyan got rid of giant Minnesota mosquitoes and how one story a day makes a brain smarter at work and at play.
Based in Rochester, Strauss travels across the Midwest to perform at schools, libraries and community events. He has taught at several nature centers, including a stint as executive director at the Prairie Ecology Bus in Lakefield.
He will appear at the following dates and locations:
10:30 a.m. at the Windom Community Center, 1750 Cottonwood Lake Dr., Windom.
2 p.m. at the Mountain Lake Public Library, 1054 Fourth Ave., Mountain Lake.
10 a.m. at West Elementary, 2640 Forest Ave, Slayton.
1:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall at First Lutheran Church, 1200 Fourth Ave., Worthington.
3:30 p.m. at the Adrian School Commons, 515 Oklahoma Ave., Adrian.
10 a.m. at the Jackson Public Library, 311 Third St., Jackson.
1 p.m. at the Lakefield Library, 410 Main St., Lakefield.
4 p.m. at the Heron Lake Library, 401 Ninth St., Heron Lake.
10 a.m. Westbrook Community Center, 556 First Ave., Westbrook.
1:30 p.m. at the Fulda City Hall, Third St., Fulda.
3:30 p.m. at the Edgerton Public Library, 811 First Ave. West, Edgerton.
6 p.m. at the Rock County Community Center, 201 West Main St., Luverne.