FARMINGTON — The Arts Institute of Western Maine will present a children’s program of songs and stories with Jennifer Armstrong at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 4, at the Farmington Public Library, 117 Academy St. Families with grade-school aged children are encouraged to attend. There is no charge, but a family contribution of $10 would be appreciated.

Armstrong has spent her life writing, singing and making music with fiddle, bagpipe, banjo and words. She is a storyteller, singer, instrumentalist, poet and published author with humor, warmth and grace. She has worked as an artist-in-residence in folk arts, storytelling and as a performer across the country in many venues, including schools and libraries.

She was a featured storyteller at the National Storytelling Festival in 1998 and 2010, has been heard on NPR, and has both produced music recordings and published children’s books.

Her parents were folk singers and folklorists. Armstrong lives on a farm in Belfast.

For more information, email [email protected].

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