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FREE TOURING CHILDREN’S THEATER

Artists’ Ensemble Theater presents Tall Tales, Small Tales, a free children's theater tour in July. With help from a grant from the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois, four teens perform a series of wildly imaginative stories that will delight children. Performance partners include the Rockford Park District, the Boys & Girls Club, and the Rockford Police Department.

Stories include the tale of a duck that outwits a treacherous king, a confused baron who can’t master putting on pants, and a clever soldier’s recipe for magical Stone Soup.

Wed.  July 11 – 12:30-1:30 • Park District • SKeye-Mallquist Park (11th St.&16th Ave.)
Wed.  July 11 – 2:15-3:15  •  Park District • Sawyer Park (2249 Sawyer Rd.)
Thurs.July 12 – 1:30-2:30 •  Park District • Lewis Lemon Park (1993 Mulberry Street)
Friday July 13 – 11-Noon  •  Park District • Highland Park (3011 Rural Street)

Mon.  July 16 –  12:30-1:30 • Park District • Wantz Park (Clifford Ave, Loves Park)
Mon.  July 16 –  2:00-3:00 •  Park District • Harmon Park (East Gate Parkway)
Tues.  July 17 –  2:00-3:00 •  Park District • Beattie Park 1251 (Rural Street)
Tues.  July 17 –  3:30-4:30 •  Park District • Bloom Park (2901 Pelham Rd)
Wed.  July 18 –  2:00-3:00 •  Park District • Elliot Park (1000 Mill Rd)
Thurs. July 19 – 1:30-2:30 • Park District • Washington Park (3617 Delaware St)
Friday July 20 –  2:00-3:00 • Police Dept. • District 2 Headquarters (1410 Broadway)

Mon.  July 23 – 2:00-3:00 •  Boys & Girls Clubs • Blackhawk Housing (330 15th Ave.)
Tues.  July 24 – 2:00-3:00 •  Park District • Ridge Park (3317 Ridge Ave)
Wed.  July 25 – 2:00-3:00 •  Park District • Sabrooke Park (2900 Kishwaukee Street)
Thurs.July 26 – 1:30-2:30 •  Park District • Washington Park (3617 Delaware St)
Friday July 27 – 2:00-3:00 • Boys/Girls Clubs • Fairgrounds Housing (1015 W. Jefferson)

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Artists’ Ensemble Theater is an Equity theater company serving the state line area in northern Illinois. Currently in its 14th season of professional theater, AE performs in the Clark Arts Center, located on the beautiful campus of  Rockford University.

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  The Spitfire Grill , 2014 – Linda Abronski, Christina Wheeler, Jodi Beach

The Spitfire Grill, 2014 – Linda Abronski, Christina Wheeler, Jodi Beach

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