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Storytelling Event: Recipes From Brooklyn and Beyond

Hosted by Life Story Club

Storytelling Event: Recipes From Brooklyn and Beyond
The Life Story Club invites you to our summer storytelling event, where a line-up of our older adult storytellers will share their favorite family recipes and the stories that go along with them.

The Life Story Club invites you to our summer storytelling event with the Brooklyn Public Library. A real, New York-style “Soup for the Soul” experience, the event will feature a line-up of Club members who will each perform a short reading of a life story about a family recipe. Please come watch and cool down with an afternoon of hilarious, heart-warming, and meaningful storytelling.

Date: Thursday, August 19, 2021

Time: 2:00 - 3:00 PM Eastern

Place: Virtual Event on Zoom


About Us:

The Life Story Club is a nonprofit dedicated to promoting healthy aging and reducing social isolation of older adults. We do this through the club meetings we run, where participants can socialize and make friends through sharing stories. We've worked with various community-based organizations, including public libraries, the Alzheimer's Foundation of America, as well as hundreds of individuals to preserve the life stories of their loved ones.

Linnea, our workshop facilitator, has a Master’s in Creative Writing and before making the move to New York, she taught English Composition at Minnesota State University. Over the past four years, Linnea has run numerous creative writing and storytelling workshops in Minnesota and New York. She currently lives in Brooklyn with her dog, Icarus, where she enjoys park-hopping and getting lost in museums.


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