Storytelling events

Marsha P. Johnson State Park hosts fall storytelling events

In a park named after such a vibrant icon as Marsha P. Johnson, it’s great to see so many community-focused events taking place.

Marsha P. Johnson State Park (90 Kent Avenue) is hosting a storytelling series over the next few weeks. All shows are free and open to the public. Events are suitable for all ages.

“We’ve invited some of our favorite storytellers to perform tales, songs and dances to inspire us throughout the fall season,” reads Instagram.

Tonight, stop by for a show of Arm of the Sea Theater5-6pm Arm-of-the-Sea is a 40-year-old mask and puppet theater company that travels the Northeast, performing at schools, community centers and festivals, highlighting the relationship between man and nature.

On Friday, October 28, take part in Drag Story Hour from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

And on November 11, Funiki Jam, a renowned children’s music ensemble described on its website as “the world’s favorite musical action heroes,” will make an appearance from 4-5 p.m. FunikiJam performs world music and regularly presents an off-Broadway show, so it’s a great opportunity for world-class performances without leaving the neighborhood.