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October 2017

Joyce Abell in No Ordinary Person

October 27, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - October 28, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
RAAC Community Theatre, 310 Gay Street
Washington, VA 22747 United States
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$15.00

Join author Joyce Abell and the Little Washington community for their annual No Ordinary Person show, a story-telling event now in its 19th year! There are two performances: 8 pm Friday, October 27th & 8 pm Saturday, October 28th This year's autobiographical line-up includes Bill Dietel, Pete Pazmino, Nadia Itraish, and Joyce Abell, who will be performing stories from her forthcoming memoir, Prickly Roses: Stories from a Life. Catch Abell after the shows for a book sale and signing! The production…

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Booksale & Signing with Prickly Roses author Joyce Abell

October 28, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Gay Street Gallery, 337 Gay Street
Washington, VA 22747 United States
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Free

Stop by the Gay Street Gallery on Saturday, October 28th to purchase your copy of Prickly Roses and have it signed! Light refreshments provided. Free and open to the public!

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December 2017

Old Women Talking Book Launch

December 2, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
First Parish Brewster Unitarian Universalist, 1969 Main St
Brewster, OH 02631 United States
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Free

Wilderness Sarchild, co-author of the play, “Wrinkles, the Musical”, will launch her new poetry collection, “Old Women Talking”, on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, from 2 to 3:30 PM, at First Parish Brewster UU, Rt. 6A, Brewster. Wilderness will read some poems from her book and share how both her book and her play came to fruition in her 70th year. Joining Wilderness at the event will be Lucile Burt reading from her soon to be released poetry collection, “The Cone…

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Joyce Abell – Second Friday Talk

December 8, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Rappahannock County Library, 4 Library Rd.
Washington, VA 22747 United States
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Free

Join the Rappahannock community in December for a special celebration in honor of Joyce Abell and her new book, Prickly Roses: Stories from a Life. Joyce is Rappahannock's newest and oldest author – she is 92 and Prickly Roses, a memoir, is her first book. Marion Winik, a celebrated writer (and Joyce's daughter-in-law), will interview Joyce about her life and her writing, and Joyce will read from her book. Please come to the library to toast Joyce and her work.

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