City living versus the country lifestyle is an age-old debate for humans and in classic literature, also for mice. The children’s theater production of City Mouse-Country Mouse will be staged by the Volunteer State Community College Theater students in October. The Aesop fable gets a modern reworking as the City Mouse visits his cousin in the country. City Mouse isn’t thrilled with rural life and invites Country Mouse to live with him in the city. Plenty of humorous problems arise. In the end, both mice find that home is where you make it.
Someone has stolen Junie B. Jones’ new furry mittens. So when Junie B. finds a wonderful pen of many colors, she should be allowed to keep it, right? Thus begins another episode in the famous kindergartner’s life. The story comes to the stage at Volunteer State Community College in the production “Junie B. Jones, I am not a Crook.” It’s a night of fun for kids and parents presented by the Vol State Theater Department. Junie B. is the creation of New York Times bestselling author Barbara Park. The chapter book series is known for humor and insight.