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Philadelphia Stories Junior presents….

On Saturday, May 11th, at 2pm, Philadelphia Stories Junior will be holding a release party for its Spring 2013 issue at the Musehouse, in Chestnut Hill, PA.

Click here for more information about the release party.

The release of the spring issue is very exciting for Appel Farm… Artwork created at Appel Farm by these 7 campers will be published in the issue: Victoria Appel, Katie Gaynor, Rebekah Kline, Grant Pavol, Kathryn  Prouse, Vanessa Roser, and Claire Walter. The painting featured on this blog is by Vanessa Roser, who has majored in Painting and Drawing for the past two summers at Appel Farm, and is returning for First Session this summer.

Everyone is welcome to come to the release party! There will be refreshments and entertainment, and it’s FREE.

Philadelphia Stories is also excited to announce another opportunity for young writers, artists, and Appel Farm Campers!

In partnership with the Arden Theatre Company, PS Junior announces it’s first-ever writing and art competition: “The Pinocchio Writing and Art Contest.”

Click here for more information about the contest.

Children in grades K-12 are invited to re-imagine the story of Pinocchio through an original poem, short story, or work of art, and then submit their entries by June 30, 2013. Grand Prizes will be awarded for grades K-4, 5-8, and 9-12. Each winner will receive a $50 cash prize, a one-day workshop at the Arden Drama School, a Pinocchio T-shirt, and publication in the Fall/Winter 2013-14 print issue of PS Junior! All 9 finalists will win 4 tickets to the first show of the Arden’s 2013-14 Children’s Theatre season!