Classes & Workshops

A Taste of Writers & Books! (Ages 7-9)

Instructor(s): Donna Marbach Henry Padrón Marna Rossi

March 28 – April 1, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Full week: $190 Members / $210 General Public (use code W16-Y4)
Single Day: $44 Members / $48 General Public (see below for codes for individual classes)

MONDAY: Word Art & Art Words
Instructor: Donna Marbach
Words and art can work together! Poems can be shaped into a picture (concrete poetry), stories can be illustrated, writing can be inspired by visual art, and collages can be made from images and words. We will have fun exploring with both words and art and where they intersect.

TUESDAY: Bienvenidos: Fun With Spanish
Instructor: Henry Padrón
Welcome to a fun and creative day of Spanish! We will learn the language through songs, games, African Carribean drumming, and multi-media. This is one of our most popular SummerWrite classes, and now students can play with the language for a day during spring!

Instructor: Donna Marbach
All work and no play makes for a dull writer. Come stretch your language brain! We’ll uncover the magic in words through fun games and exercises. We’ll play with palindromes and anagrams. We’ll expand our vocabularies and play with words by writing special kinds of poems, riddles, and tongue twisters! Come, play with words!

THURSDAY: Magic Tree House Adventures
Instructor: Marna Rossi
Take part in wonderful magical adventures from the Magic Tree House Series. Join Annie and Jack as they solve problems, help people, and travel around the world and through time. We will explore the places, animals, cultures and people from some of the Magic Tree House books. Activities will include acting out adventure skits from the series, playing games, and trying crafts based on the stories.

FRIDAY: Percy Jackson Greek Theatre
Instructor: Marna Rossi
Adventure into the world of Greek Demi-god, Percy Jackson. Learn about Greek gods, heroes, and present-day Demi-gods. Explore the books through readers theater skits, games and a craft.

To register for this class, or to get more information, please call (585)-473-2590 x107.