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Queen’s Barefoot Players tell of Touques and Tales at Picton library

The Queen’s University Barefoot Players presented adaptations of French Canadian Folk Tales  in the Toques & Tales show Saturday, at the Picton Branch Public Library.

The players took their audience on a storytelling portage with flying canoes, heaps of poutine, singing about Big Joe Mufferaw, a folk hero from the Ottawa Valley, and dancing to the tune of “Ah! Si Mon Moine Voulait Danser”.

The cast includes, Lizzie, Blair, Sarah, Julia, Evan and Maddy – members of Queen’s School of Drama and Music’s theatre troup for young audiences.

Drop by any branch of the library to pick up a Summer Reading Club brochure to see all the events listed for the summer.

Coming up:

August 2 – Learn about Mehndi Body Art henna and create your own designs with Saiqa Sheikh 1-4 p.m. at the Picton Branch Library.

Aug. 15-18 – 3D Printing Camp – Learn how 3D printing works and design your own custom 3D print. No experience required. Wellington Branch Library. Ages 6-15. 10 a.m. to noon.

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