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Community Puppet-Building Workshop

Saturday, September 13, 2014
10:00am – 5:00pm

Repeats weekly until 09/13/2014.

Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry Workshop Space, 1 Royce Circle, Storrs Center

The Ballard Institute invites you to our FREE Community Puppet-Building Workshops on Saturday, September 6 and September 13 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Ballard Institute workshop space.

The workshops will be led by the Director of Boston’s Puppeteers Cooperative, Sara Peattie, and the Director of the Ballard Institute, Dr. John Bell. Workshop attendees will make oversized masks of famous Connecticut authors and are invited to march with their puppets in the Celebrate Mansfield Parade on September 21, beginning at noon.

These workshops are free and open to all who would like to participate. Attendees can drop by anytime between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. to take part.

Pre-registration is recommended. Contact Emily Wicks at the Ballard Institute at 860.486.8585 or For more information, visit


Emily Wicks,, 860.486.8585

Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry (primary), Dramatic Arts, UConn Master Calendar

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