Family Festivals

The Family Festival Series is designed for parents and their children ages 4 - 12 years and features live performances, dances, and musical events free of charge. Programs are held one Saturday a month at 11:00 a.m., usually in the James & Betty Hall Theatre. Reduce your stress and get the kids out of the house for a cultural or social program that they will surely enjoy.

Jan. 24 – Kit’s Interactive Theatre –
“Mother Nature”

The mythological Mother Nature passionately strives to maintain nature's balance.  Connected to both the real and imaginary worlds, she communicates with the water sprites, fairies and animals that inhabit the countless eco-systems of the Earth.

Feb. 21 – TRANSART – Back-A-Yard Theatre
“Back-a-yard” presents performing works rooted in the folklore traditions of the African Diaspora. Through stories, folk songs, dub poetry and raving “riddims,” Back-a-yard creates a sense of community weaving stories, music and dance the convey to audiences of all ages the vibrancy of African, African American and Caribbean culture.

Apr. 4 – Easter Egg Hunt
Our annual Easter Egg Hunt starts in the Greenspan Cafeteria with entertainment.  The Easter Bunny then leads the children on a search for goodies hidden around campus. Ages 2 – 10 welcome.  In case of rain, the hunt will be held inside.  ADVANCE REGISTRATION REQUIRED.  ENTERTAINMENT STARTS AT 10:30 A.M. AND THE HUNT STARTS AT 11:15 A.M.  OPEN TO CHILDREN OF STUDENTS AND DCC STAFF ONLY.

Apr. 25 – Jim West Puppet Productions – “DINOSAURS!”
Fossil, the Dinosaur detective, mixes fun and facts in this colossal show inspired by everyone's favorite prehistoric creatures. Mozart, Beethoven, Mahler, Stravinsky and Prokofiev provide the rich musical score.