Fall Offerings for Families from The Story Barn in Somers


Somers, CT— 9.10.20 Looking for a socially-distanced nature-based activity for your child, your family? Would your child love to be part of a creative virtual Writers Workshop with Frieda B. author Renata Bowers? Do you love the idea of a virtual Writers Workshop with Renata, for yourself?

The Story Barn in Somers (952 Main Street) – home to Frieda B., LLC and the Frieda B. book series – welcomes you to join them for any/all of these enriching opportunities this Fall.

AWEtumn Afternoons. Building on the success of their Summer of Wonder outdoor events, The Story Barn is offering eight AWEtumn Afternoons (Wednesdays and Fridays, 1-4pm) from September through November for kids and the adults who love them, to explore a different assortment of nature-based activities each week, at their own pace, in their own unique way. Participants will be given all supplies, plus a dedicated space on The Story Barn’s expansive front acreage; they’ll then have three hours to use as they like (come and leave when they like) to explore, observe, play, create. Dress warmly and get ready to be awed in the great outdoors! Children are $20pp. Adults and children under 3 are FREE. Sept. 30; Oct. 2, 14, 16, 28, 30; Nov. 11 & 13. Learn more and register at www.FriedaB.com/AWEtumnAfternoons.

New! Virtual Writers Workshop for Kids. Kids 8-12 who want to develop a deeper love and skill for writing are welcomed to join Frieda B. children’s author Renata Bowers – virtually via Zoom – as she leads this new, fun, engaging monthly writers workshop. Renata creates a creative and encouraging space in which a child can explore different avenues for expanding his or her love of writing… including the why, for whom, and how he/she writes. Renata shares a different compelling topic at each workshop. Thursdays from 4-5pm. $15 per child. Currently scheduled: Oct. 8, Nov. 12, Dec. 17. Learn more and register at www.FriedaB.com/Calendar.

Virtual Writers Workshop for Ages 13-100! Join Frieda B. author Renata Bowers – virtually via Zoom – as she leads this monthly workshop for teens, adults and seniors of all stages and genres of writing… a creative and encouraging space in which to explore different avenues for expanding your love of writing, and for exploring the why, for whom, and how you write. Renata shares a compelling topic at each workshop.  October’s topic is Immersion Writing… “An effective tool for producing writing that authentically captures what you, the writer, want to relay is to immerse yourself in a ‘like’ form of prose.”  $20pp. Thursdays from 6-7:30pm. Currently scheduled: Oct. 8 with future dates to come. Learn more and register at www.FriedaB.com/Calendar.

Questions about any of these events can be directed to info@FriedaB.com or 860.763.0330.  The Story Barn is located at 952 Main Street in Somers. Learn more about Frieda B. and The Story Barn at www.FriedaB.com.

About Frieda B.: Frieda B., LLC, located in Somers, CT, exists to provide education, inspiration and validation to children, families, schools and communities, via the national-award-winning Frieda B. children’s book series and curriculum as well as other branded products and services – all created to “encourage the story within”.  The company’s website and online store can be found at www.FriedaB.com.  The family-owned and -operated company launched The Story Barn in August 2019 to offer events for all ages focused on exploring the beauty and significance of personal and written story.


Frieda B. is a registered trademark and The Story Barn is a trademark of Frieda B., LLC.

For more information and/or an interview, contact

Renata Bowers, heyrenata@friedab.com or 413.519.1396.

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