Family-Friendly Fun at Florence Night Out 2022

Each year Florence Night Out is grateful for support from local businesses, artists, musicians, and more to bring FREE family-friendly fun to the streets of Florence. Read on to learn about what we have in store for September 24th, and check back as we announce more activities throughout the coming weeks!

MuZen THEATER PUPPETS “PUPPET PARADE”

MuZen Theater has been producing puppet theater and parades about environmental and social justice issues for over 15 years in Western Mass. Co-founded by Beth Fairservis and Stephen Katz they seek to inspire and uplift humanity through music, visual art and theater.

Be sure to catch MuZen’s Puppets in action during the Puppet Parade beginning @ 6:30 pm processing from Brick Mill Square to Bombyx at the festival!

BLOCK PRINTED POSTERS & TOTES W/ RESILIENT COMMUNITY ARTS

Resilient Community Arts (RCA) exists to provide an accessible, community-driven arts space that fosters meaningful independent creativity and nurtures collaborative efforts to bring marginalized identities into the center of the arts.

RCA will be bringing posters, rollers, ink, and totes for a free community art making activity!

Location @ FNO: Florence Bank

CHALK ART W/ MATEA HERNANDEZ & NHS VOLUNTEERS

Hernandez is an artist who enjoys explore different mediums from paint, printmaking, and even chalk! She will be helping facilitate the chalk art activity at Florence Night Out 2022!

Location @ FNO: Friendly’s Restaurant

“POETRY VENDING MACHINE” WITH ATTACK BEAR PRESS

Stop by Attack Bear Press’s Poetry Station to get your fill of the written word! You can type up a poem on any of Alex Woolner’s typewriters that will be available or visit the Poetry Vending Machine a retro coin-operated machine that cranks out poetry one by one for 50 cents each.

Location & Time: 5:00pm-6:45pm @ Florence Bank