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Sunday, February 19, 2017

Children of Lir Theatre Workshop at Irish Cultural Centre during School Vacation Week

Looking for an educational activitiy for the kids during school vacation week in Greater Boston?  

The Irish Cultural Centre in Canton, in association with the Atlantic Irish Arts Academy, is offering a three day educational learning event entitled “The Children of Lir Theatre Workshop."

It takes place from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on February 21-23, 2017.Cost is $160 per child, and sibling discounts are available.

The workshop provides children ages 6-18 with a chance to explore the Irish language, perform script writing, principles of performance, costume design and theatre production. 

The Children of Lir is an ancient Irish folktale where a jealous wife turns her step-children into swans, as described in Ireland of the Welcomes.   

The mission of Atlantic Irish Arts Academy is to teach our students about the vast literary history of Ireland through performance and enjoyable educational and cultural activities. Students will learn the Ireland's stories, culture, drama and have fun.

For more information or to register, call the Irish Cultural Centre at 781 821-8291.

Here is a calendar of upcoming activities at the Irish Cultural Centre, located off of Route 138 in Canton. 

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