As the constellation Virgo or Astraea rises this September so does Astrae’s story ~ this Greek goddess felt such compassion for humanity she asked to be turned into a star so that she might watch over us and never leave. Her tears at our travails transformed into the lovely Asters whose name means “star.” For my Language of Flowers performances this fall I will be telling this myth for the first time.
Upcoming EventsOct26Thu4:00 pm Once Upon A Halloween! @ Boxford Public Library, Boxford, MAOnce Upon A Halloween! @ Boxford Public Library, Boxford, MAOct 26 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pmDiane participates in Boxford Libraries annual costume gala and celebration with a wonderful program of funny/spooky tales and a cauldron the children even get to stir… Once Upon A Halloween What would Halloween be without some chillin’ tales for the … Continue reading →Nov1Wed1:30 pm Folktale Superheroes Around The ... @ Winn Brook School Child Care, Belmont, MAFolktale Superheroes Around The ... @ Winn Brook School Child Care, Belmont, MANov 1 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pmDiane is bringing Folktale Superheroes Around the World to Winn Brook School Child Care for kindergarten through fourth grade students! This will be Diane’s fourth visit to Winn Brook School Child Care. If you wish to preview, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. … Continue reading →Nov4Sat9:05 am Tell Me a Story ~ a storytelling... @ NASA Conference at Newton South High School, Newton, MATell Me a Story ~ a storytelling... @ NASA Conference at Newton South High School, Newton, MANov 4 @ 9:05 am – 10:20 amDiane will be leading Tell Me A Story – an interactive storytelling workshop at the Newton After School Association Conference in Newton, MA. This will be her second year presenting at the conference- called back because of “rave reviews!” About … Continue reading →