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Through the Eyes of a Refugee: Hmong Storytelling — Lakeville
April 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
One Book, One Lakeville programs
“The Song Poet” by Kao Kalia Yang is this year’s selection for the One Book, One Lakeville series of programs. Upcoming events at the Heritage Library include:
The Hmong Family Kitchen and Garden, 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, April 18. Discover the nutritious and medicinal value of foods from Mhonpaj Lee of Mhonpaj’s Garden, a certified organic farm. Lee will discuss some less common vegetables seen at local farmer’s markets and demonstrate how to prepare them.
Hmong Storytime, 4-5 p.m. Wednesday, April 19. Hear stories from the Hmong tradition and make a related craft. Geared for ages 5 and older.
Through the Eyes of a Refugee: Hmong Storytelling, 7-8 p.m. Monday, April 24. Hmong storyteller and artist Tou Ger Xiong takes listeners on his life’s journey from the jungles of Laos to the refugee camps of Thailand to the public housing projects of America. His storytelling performance combines humor, folk tales, spoken word and personal stories into a high-energy, engaging program for all ages and backgrounds.
For more information, call the Heritage Library at 952-891-0360.