July 3, July 4, July 5 MuCCC Family Festival


6:00 pm
11:00 am
2:00 pm
2:00 pm

Families at MuCCC logo in colorFREE Fourth of July Family Fest at the MuCCC Theater!
Friday, Saturday, Sunday July 3-5th
For Immediate Release
Fourth of July weekend is Family Fest Weekend at the MuCCC Theater, 142 Atlantic Avenue, Rochester, New York.  A wide variety of events will celebrate diverse aspects of family through entertainment and educational theater.
Friday, July 3rd  6 PM:  
The Tiny Coqui Wins the Race:  This play for children stars the animals of the Puerto Rican rainforest who learn a powerful lesson when they run the race to see who is the fastest animal.  Written and directed by Delores Jackson Radney.  Free!
Saturday, July 4th
11 AM.  Sixty Minute Cartoon Spectacular for the whole family assembled by cartoonologist Philip Frey.  Free!
2:00 PM. Musical Storytelling with Topher Holt.  Enjoy interactive storytelling through song and dance that is bound to have your little one moving about, shaking a maraca or beating a drum. Free!
2:30 PM.  The Wildlife Educators Coalition.  Animal education by way of appearances with live animals. Come meet 5 kool creatures including Hiawatha the Macaw and learn their stories and enjoy the adventure of this interactive presentationFree!
3-4 PM  Lisa McTwister. Balloon artist Lisa McTwister specializes in advanced balloon modeling and makes princesses, superheroes and amazing animals.  As part of the Airigami team she creates large scale balloon projects that delight all ages. Free!
Sunday, July 5th   
2 PM. The School to Prison Pipeline, an original drama. Inner city youth share their struggles, hopes and dreams of overcoming the challenges they face every day.  Written and directed by Robert Ricks.  Free!
All events are free. Seating in the theater is limited and will be provided on a first come basis.
This event is made possible by a generous grant from the Guido and Ellen Palma Foundation.
For further information, contact:  John Borek, MuCCC Director of Artist Development:
Families at MuCCC logo by Louie Podlaski