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Esmond Station K-8

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9400 S. Atterbury Wash Way
Vail, AZ 85747 United States
520-419-4428 http://es.vail.k12.az.us/

October 2014

Arizona History and Storytelling for Students of All Ages: Inspiring Imagination, Finding Your Own Voice, Acquiring Insight and Skills 

October 16, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Esmond Station K-8, 9400 S. Atterbury Wash Way
Vail, AZ 85747 United States
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Inspiring students!  A Cowboy Christmas An American Tale, Van Dyke’s exciting, adventure-filled book, tells the story of a boy and girl not yet sixteen coming of age in Arizona, 1873.  Experiencing a hostile frontier, they persevere in search of each other and discover strengths, skills and values.  Education will be served on the plate of entertainment.  Van Dyke’s presentation provides moments of self-discovery, inspiring student imagination and provoking insights and talking points for happy, positive lifestyles.   Tom Van Dyke…

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November 2014

INYAHOSKIE (The Stone Boy): A Lakota Legend

November 13, 2014 @ 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm
Esmond Station K-8, 9400 S. Atterbury Wash Way
Vail, AZ 85747 United States
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In ancient times the lessons of life and guides to a moralistic life were taught via fables of ancestors and their adventures in a magical world fraught with monsters and heroes.  INYAHOSKIE is one of those heroes who sets out to explore the world and journeys to the Southwest where he encounters a rude and mean tribe all covered with mud. They are hostile towards strangers and INYAHOSKIE is taken captive and prepared for sacrifice to the feathered serpent.  But,…

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December 2014

Pauline Weaver and the Mountain Men of Arizona

December 11, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Esmond Station K-8, 9400 S. Atterbury Wash Way
Vail, AZ 85747 United States
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This presentation explains who the mountain men were, how they lived, and why they were in Arizona. Using a colorful presentation, Weber, clad in buckskins, focuses on the life and times of Pauline Weaver, Prescott, Arizona's first white citizen, and other famous mountain men who made their way through this territory. Using photos, maps and filmed demonstrations, Weber explains the work these men did, the routes they traveled, and the arms, tools and accoutrements they used for commerce and everyday…

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April 2015

Deceptions, Lies and Alibis

April 11, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Esmond Station K-8, 9400 S. Atterbury Wash Way
Vail, AZ 85747 United States
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A killer camel, a tornado-riding con man, a dead dragon, and a naked horse thief are some of the characters in the quirky stories from Southwest history that Peach loves to share in his original cowboy poetry.  Laugh at and learn from these very tall and mostly true tales, like how Arizona forfeited a seaport for beer, how nature foiled the perfect bank robbery and how a bobcat terrorized a tavern.  Leave this presentation with a smile and a few…

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