Theater For Young Children is coming to Ballard and it’s FREE!

Theater For Young Children is coming to Ballard and it’s FREE!

Sponsored by Arts in the Parks Grant from Office of Arts & Culture Seattle and Seattle Parks and Recreation, Theater For Young Children will bring their summer show to Ballard Commons and Salmon Bay Parks this July.


o Ballard Commons (5701 22nd Ave NW): Friday, July 14th at 6 PM and Saturday, July 15th at noon.

o Salmon Bay Park (2001 NW Canoe Place): Friday July 21st at 6 PM and Saturday, July 22nd at noon.

Families are encouraged to bring blankets, a picnic lunch/dinner, and sit and enjoy 45 min. of theater in the park. All shows are FREE, with a suggested $5/person donation.

About the Shows:

This summer’s show is Tales from the African Continent and features stories, games, and songs gathered from many countries and cultures.

“We perform the Tanzanian Folk Tale: Two Ways to Count to Ten and from West Africa: Why Mosquitos Buzz in People’s Ears. Our interactive storytelling allows children of all ages to participate by singing along to songs by famous Smithsonian Folkways artist, Ella Jenkins and join us on stage to play the Liberian children’s game Who is in the Garden.”

About Theater For Young Children:

Theater for Young Children is an outreach division of Sweet Pea Cottage Enterprises and part of the North Seattle Arts Initiative.

For more information about their programming or initiatives please visit or contact Cara Anderson-Ahrens at

This post was first shared via Facebook on June 28, 2017.  Access here.  

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