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Oba William King, ‘The Poetic Storyteller’
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Oba William King effortlessly captures the audience’s attention and gently releases them into the playful realm of rhythm and rhyme. He masterfully combines his professional theatrical training, with a distinct poetic style. Oba is an entertaining educator, sharing a traditional art form, as if it were a sacred gift. Oba uses storytelling, poetry and interactive lecture to encourage the participants and increase their confidence and desire to participate in their child’s education.

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Today: February 19, 2017
Monday, February 20, 2017 - 10:30am
Need to learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse and practice your typing/keyboarding skills....
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 10:00am
Staff from Wayne-Metro Community Action Agency will be on hand to assist qualifying persons prepare...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 10:00am
Each week our morning storytimes highlight a different concept or seasonal theme explored through...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 10:30am
Bring your toddlers and preschoolers for a brief story time, followed by open play. Refreshments...
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