- This event has passed.
Kid’s “Swah-ray” Presented by the Opera House Theater
August 6, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pmFree
Click here to see photos from this event!
A Special Children & Family Performance
Featuring Tim Johnson, Storyteller & Puppeteer
Sunday, August 6th, 4pm – 6pm
St. Michael’s Country Day School Lawn
Free & Open to the Public
The Newport Opera House Theater & Performing Arts Center continues the expansion of its youth and educational mission with a very special Kid’s “Swah-Ray” performance for children and families on Sunday, August 6th from 4pm to 6pm at St. Michael’s Country Day School Lawn, featuring Tim Johnson, Storyteller and Puppeteer.
This special event features the talented Mr. Johnson performing the heartwarming story of “The Rainbow Fish” by Marcus Pfister, which celebrates the 25th anniversary of its publication this year. Its powerful message of sharing and caring has found its way into children’s hearts and onto their bookshelves and exemplifies the Opera House Theater’s educational mission.
Bring children, family and friends for a magical, interactive performance!
Children will also enjoy Rainbow Fish-inspired craft activities, courtesy of Island Art Spot of Middletown, R.I., and have access to St. Michael’s playground, making for a full afternoon of summer fun.
This event is free and open to the public. Bring a picnic, chairs and a blanket – tell your friends and family!
Children and families are invited to attend on Sunday, August 6th from 4pm to 6pm for this special performance! If you would like to attend please RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org.
# # #
Where: St. Michael’s Country Day School Lawn, 180 Rhode Island Ave, Newport, RI 02840
When: 4:00pm to 6:00pm
RSVP: If you would like to attend, please RSVP on this Facebook page or email us at email@example.com. Feel free to reach the Opera House Theater Office by phone at 401-619-4599 with any questions!
Food & Beverages: We will have light refreshments for your enjoyment. You can also bring a picnic or pre-order one from PICNIC gourmet + café in Newport. PICNIC has made a special menu for this event and will prepare a picnic for you and your family to enjoy during the performance – see their menu here: http://tiny.cc/picnicmenu.
A percentage of PICNIC’s proceeds will go to the Opera House Theater – thanks, PICNIC!
THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS
Rhode Island State Council on the Arts
St. Michael’s Country Day School
Island Art Spot
PICNIC gourmet + café
A special thanks to Rhode Island State Council on the Arts for their generosity and support of this event:
This activity is made possible in part by a grant from the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, through an appropriation by the Rhode Island General Assembly and a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.
Funding provided in part by a grant from the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, through an appropriation by the Rhode Island General Assembly, a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts and private funders.