It’s a Puppets for the Planet Festival: December 6

It’s a Puppets for the Planet Festival: December 6

Ice Mouse close upStoneLion Puppet Theatre and Kansas City Parks and Recreation are teaming up to GO GREEN FOR THE HOLIDAYS!

Join us at Westport Roanoke Community Center as StoneLion Puppet Theatre and KC Parks  combine The Mayor’s Christmas Tree Fund with community art. This interactive day of fun celebrates the holidays with green alternatives for the season including making ornaments and gifts from recycled products, world class entertainment, and community action.  Enjoy live music, juggling, interactive art making, Sister Act Face Painting, exhibits by local environmental groups, make and take crafts with local artists and SANTA along with StoneLion’s puppets and that holiday tradition of “Twas the Night Before Christmas.” This is a free event.

When: Sunday, December 6, 2015

Time: Noon – 4 p.m.

Schedule of Events:
Noon- 4 p.m.: Art and Interactive fun
2 p.m.: StoneLion Puppet Theatre’s marionette version of “Twas the Night Before Christmas”
2:30 p.m.: Santa arrives
2:30-4 p.m.: Mayor’s toy give away (preregistration required. Call for more information, 816-221-5351)

Where: Westport Roanoke Community Center, 3601 Roanoke KC, MO

StoneLion’s goal is to bring awareness to environmental issues in our own area and to provide realistic opportunities for change and involvement through the art of puppetry. Clean water, clean planet. Additional festivals will be held at Lakeside Nature Center, and The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.

Sponsored by The Missouri Arts Council, a state agency, Kansas City Parks and Recreation, KC Water Services, The ArtsKC Fund and The Law Offices of Lance Loewenstein LLC.