Arlington Libraries

Enjoy family friendly fun with Jane Franklin Dance at Arlington Public Libraries this summer.  Each performance is a delightful blend of movement, theater, music and participation.  Get in on the fun this summer at these FREE performances.

Complete Dogness is a family friendly performance about a delightful little doggy with bad habits.  She can eat a delicious wool sweater or steal a whole block of cheese. But there is hope as Barky learns new tricks and as the whole family adjusts.  The performance incorporates spoken word, movement, music, and interactive participatory activities for young children.

Mouse in House, adapted from the book by Elizabeth Spires, is about a mouse who forms a friendship with reclusive 19th-century poet Emily Dickinson. The mouse’s life changes forever when a gust of wind blows one of Emily’s poems her way. Moved by Emily’s evocative words that capture her own feelings, the mouse becomes determined to be a poet herself.

Arlington Public Library

Mouse in House: Monday, July 8
Cherrydale Branch Library, 2190 Military Rd, Arlington, VA 22207 – 1:30pm
Glencarlyn Branch Library, 300 S Kensington St, Arlington, VA 22204– 4pm

Complete Dogness: Wednesday, July 17
Westover Library, 1644 N McKinley Rd #3, Arlington, VA 22205– 4pm

Mouse in House: Tuesday Aug 6
Shirlington Branch Library, 4200 Campbell Ave, Arlington, VA 22206– 4pm
Columbia Pike Branch Library, 816 S Walter Reed Dr, Arlington, VA 22204– 7pm

Complete Dogness: Thursday, Aug 8
Central Library, 1015 N Quincy St, Arlington VA 22201- 1:30pm
Aurora Hills Branch Library, 735 18th St S, Arlington, VA 22202– 4pm


Jane Franklin Dance

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