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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: April 29, 2016
Friday, April 29, 2016 - 10:00am
Join us for stories, music and play activities! Special programs include; "Rain and Rainbows" on...
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Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 10:15am
Do you need to know computer basics? Do you have questions about using the Web, Email, Word, Excel...
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Short one on one or small group tutorials with open computer questions.    All
Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 10:30am
 Homework help in reading literacy and math “free of charge” for grades K-8. Offered by a...
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