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Monthly Puppet Shows at Durant Arts Center

Title:Monthly Puppet Shows at Durant Arts Center
Date & Time:Sat May 19, 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:Dr. Oswald Durant Memorial Center, 1605 Cameron St. (Map This)
Dr. Oswald Durant Memorial Center
Event Details:The Office of the Arts in collaboration with the National Capital Puppetry Guild, a 501(c) 3 nonprofit charitable organization, will launch a series of monthly family-friendly puppet shows at the Durant Arts Center.

On Saturday, May 19, Bob Brown Puppets performing Old McDonald's Farm. The puppet show series is designed especially for the very youngest of audiences so toddlers are welcome. Two shows will be offered 10 a.m. and 11:15 a.m.

Reservations per show are $5 for all ages. Children must be accompanied by at least one adult. To purchase tickets online, visit, select activity number:
455211.06 Saturday, May 19, 10 a.m.
455211.07 Saturday, May 19, 11:15 a.m.

For over 60 years, Bob Brown Puppets have enriched the lives, the imaginations,and the potential creative abilities of hundreds of thousands of children. Each year,they play to thousands of youngsters. It is impossible to separate the work of these master puppeteers, as each serves a vital role in each other's creative process. A perfect process that has resulted in wonderful creations that bring together art, music and story-telling to the delight of children (and grown-ups) everywhere.

For further information about the National Capital Puppetry Guild, please contact Jeff Bragg at 703.424.5553 or email:

The “Puppet Shows” at Durant Arts Center” Series is a family-friendly project of the Office of the Arts, a division of the Alexandria Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities. For additional information contact Cheryl Anne Colton at 703.746.5565, or visit the Office of the Arts web site at

The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the City’s Human Rights Code and the Americans with Disabilities Act. To request a reasonable accommodation or to request materials in an alternative format, contact Cheryl Anne Colton at 703.746.5565 (Virginia Relay 711) or
Contact Person:Cheryl Anne Colton, Regional Program Director
Contact Phone No.:703.746.5565
Fees:Reservations per show are $5 for all ages. Children must be accompanied by at least one adult.
Audience:Anyone may attend
Tags:Arts, Family, Performing Arts, Recreation, Recreation Centers, Toddlers, Tourism

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