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October 2019

Teen Writers Circle

October 5, 2019 @ EST 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Writers & Books, 740 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607 United States
$140

Youth Workshop: 5 Saturdays October 5, 19, November 2, 16, 23, 10:30 am-12:30 pm Instructor: Sarah Cedeño Ages: 13+ Deadline to register September 27, 11:59 pm Avid and accomplished teen writers meet to explore new approaches to their craft, give one another feedback under the guidance of published writers, and plot world domination, or at least the future domination of the publishing industry! Using examples, prompts, and optional outside assignments, participants explore literary genres, techniques, and approaches, and receive encouraging,…

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Writers ROC!

October 11, 2019 @ EST 3:45 pm - 5:00 pm
Writers & Books, 740 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607 United States

Youth Writing Group : 7 Sessions Fridays 3:45 pm - 5 pm September 27, October 11 & 25, November 8 & 15, December 6 & 13 Free and open to the public - Registration not required Ages: 10-12 In this young writers group you’ll do some new writing, share your work, and hone your skills. This will be a supportive community mentored by MCC creative writing major, Misty Yarnall who will present writing prompts, offer tips for revising and editing,…

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Teen Writers Circle

October 19, 2019 @ EST 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Writers & Books, 740 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607 United States

Youth Workshop: 5 Saturdays October 5, 19, November 2, 16, 23, 10:30 am-12:30 pm Instructor: Sarah Cedeño Ages: 13+ Deadline to register September 27, 11:59 pm Avid and accomplished teen writers meet to explore new approaches to their craft, give one another feedback under the guidance of published writers, and plot world domination, or at least the future domination of the publishing industry! Using examples, prompts, and optional outside assignments, participants explore literary genres, techniques, and approaches, and receive encouraging,…

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Writers ROC!

October 25, 2019 @ EST 3:45 pm - 5:00 pm
Writers & Books, 740 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607 United States

Youth Writing Group : 7 Sessions Fridays 3:45 pm - 5 pm September 27, October 11 & 25, November 8 & 15, December 6 & 13 Free and open to the public - Registration not required Ages: 10-12 In this young writers group you’ll do some new writing, share your work, and hone your skills. This will be a supportive community mentored by MCC creative writing major, Misty Yarnall who will present writing prompts, offer tips for revising and editing,…

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November 2019

Rochester Children’s Book Festival

November 2, 2019 @ EST 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monroe Community College, 1000 Henrietta Road
Rochester, NY United States
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Free and open to the public Come visit our sponsor table at the Rochester Children's Book Festival and meet Robin L. Flanigan, author of forthcoming M is for Mindful. This children’s abecedarian poetry book cultivates self-awareness, compassion, respect for diversity, and other practices that shape the way we think and act. The book’s short, easy-to-learn verses empower young readers to attain—and maintain—a happy, balanced, and considerate life. Copies of the book will be available for purchase.

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Teen Writers Circle

November 2, 2019 @ EST 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Writers & Books, 740 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607 United States

Youth Workshop: 5 Saturdays October 5, 19, November 2, 16, 23, 10:30 am-12:30 pm Instructor: Sarah Cedeño Ages: 13+ Deadline to register September 27, 11:59 pm Avid and accomplished teen writers meet to explore new approaches to their craft, give one another feedback under the guidance of published writers, and plot world domination, or at least the future domination of the publishing industry! Using examples, prompts, and optional outside assignments, participants explore literary genres, techniques, and approaches, and receive encouraging,…

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Writers ROC!

November 8, 2019 @ EST 3:45 pm - 5:00 pm
Writers & Books, 740 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607 United States

Youth Writing Group : 7 Sessions Fridays 3:45 pm - 5 pm September 27, October 11 & 25, November 8 & 15, December 6 & 13 Free and open to the public - Registration not required Ages: 10-12 In this young writers group you’ll do some new writing, share your work, and hone your skills. This will be a supportive community mentored by MCC creative writing major, Misty Yarnall who will present writing prompts, offer tips for revising and editing,…

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Writers ROC!

November 15, 2019 @ EST 3:45 pm - 5:00 pm
Writers & Books, 740 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607 United States

Youth Writing Group : 7 Sessions Fridays 3:45 pm - 5 pm September 27, October 11 & 25, November 8 & 15, December 6 & 13 Free and open to the public - Registration not required Ages: 10-12 In this young writers group you’ll do some new writing, share your work, and hone your skills. This will be a supportive community mentored by MCC creative writing major, Misty Yarnall who will present writing prompts, offer tips for revising and editing,…

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Teen Writers Circle

November 16, 2019 @ EST 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Writers & Books, 740 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607 United States

Youth Workshop: 5 Saturdays October 5, 19, November 2, 16, 23, 10:30 am-12:30 pm Instructor: Sarah Cedeño Ages: 13+ Deadline to register September 27, 11:59 pm Avid and accomplished teen writers meet to explore new approaches to their craft, give one another feedback under the guidance of published writers, and plot world domination, or at least the future domination of the publishing industry! Using examples, prompts, and optional outside assignments, participants explore literary genres, techniques, and approaches, and receive encouraging,…

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Teen Writers Circle

November 23, 2019 @ EST 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Writers & Books, 740 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607 United States

Youth Workshop: 5 Saturdays October 5, 19, November 2, 16, 23, 10:30 am-12:30 pm Instructor: Sarah Cedeño Ages: 13+ Deadline to register September 27, 11:59 pm Avid and accomplished teen writers meet to explore new approaches to their craft, give one another feedback under the guidance of published writers, and plot world domination, or at least the future domination of the publishing industry! Using examples, prompts, and optional outside assignments, participants explore literary genres, techniques, and approaches, and receive encouraging,…

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December 2019

Writers ROC!

December 6, 2019 @ EST 3:45 pm - 5:00 pm
Writers & Books, 740 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607 United States
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Youth Writing Group : 7 Sessions Fridays 3:45 pm - 5 pm September 27, October 11 & 25, November 8 & 15, December 6 & 13 Free and open to the public - Registration not required Ages: 10-12 In this young writers group you’ll do some new writing, share your work, and hone your skills. This will be a supportive community mentored by MCC creative writing major, Misty Yarnall who will present writing prompts, offer tips for revising and editing,…

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Writers ROC!

December 13, 2019 @ EST 3:45 pm - 5:00 pm
Writers & Books, 740 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607 United States

Youth Writing Group : 7 Sessions Fridays 3:45 pm - 5 pm September 27, October 11 & 25, November 8 & 15, December 6 & 13 Free and open to the public - Registration not required Ages: 10-12 In this young writers group you’ll do some new writing, share your work, and hone your skills. This will be a supportive community mentored by MCC creative writing major, Misty Yarnall who will present writing prompts, offer tips for revising and editing,…

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January 2020

Writers ROC!

January 3 @ EST 3:45 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:45 pm on Friday, repeating until June 12, 2020

Writers & Books, 740 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607 United States
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Free

  Free and open to the public Ages 10-12 In this young writers group you’ll do some new writing, share your work, and hone your skills. This will be a supportive community mentored by MCC creative writing major Misty Yarnall, who will present writing prompts, offer tips for revising and editing, and most of all create space for young writers to gather!

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Write On for Homeschoolers

January 8 @ EST 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 25, 2020

Writers & Books, 740 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607 United States
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$206

Member price: $182 Wednesdays, January 8 - March 25 (no class Feb. 19) Instructor: Caren Barth Ages 13+ We live to create at Write On. Students develop their own stories and poems. Weekly workshops focus on constructive, encouraging feedback and analysis. Classes include writing prompts or games, time to work on projects, and skill-building as needed. Content will be student-directed, so expect lots of creativity!

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CANCELED: Teen Writers Circle

January 11 @ EST 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on February 29, 2020 at 10:30 am

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One event on March 28, 2020 at 10:30 am

Writers & Books, 740 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607 United States
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Member price: $144 Saturdays, January 11, 25, February 8, 29, March 14, 28 Instructor: TBD Ages 13+ Avid and accomplished teen writers meet to explore new approaches to their craft, give one another feedback under the guidance of published writers, and plot world domination, or at least the future domination of the publishing industry! Using examples, prompts, and optional outside assignments, participants explore literary genres, techniques, and approaches, and receive encouraging, strategic feedback on whatever works-in-progress are underway. We’ll set…

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February 2020

CANCELED: Fiction Workshop: Daydream Your Hero’s Journey

February 17 @ EST 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until February 19, 2020

Writers & Books, 740 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607 United States
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$150

Member price: $132 Deadline to register: February 10, 11:59 pm February 17 - 19 Instructor: Wendy Low Ages 10 - 13 “We all—adults and children, writers and readers—have an obligation to daydream.” —Neil Gaiman Good at daydreaming? Writing fiction is one place to apply your talent! You can experience the world through the senses of your main character, whether they are a mouse, a dragon, a shy middle-schooler, or someone never yet encountered in fiction.  By learning the basic structures…

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FLASH! Fiction and Photography

February 17 @ EST 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until February 21, 2020

Writers & Books, 740 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607 United States
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$275

Member price: $275 Deadline to register: February 10, 11:59 pm February 17 - 21 Instructors: Juliana Muniz and Christine Green Ages 14 - 17 In this collaborative experience with Flower City Arts Center, participants will create their own fictional stories with a skilled writer, then learn how to create their own black- and- white photographs to illustrate their writing. Participants will enjoy craft lessons in setting, character, and story arc; gain hands-on experience using a professional lighting studio; learn how…

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Comedy Improv

February 20 @ EST 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until February 21, 2020

Writers & Books, 740 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607 United States
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$100

Member price: $88 Deadline to register: February 10, 11:59 pm February 20, 21 Instructor: Julie Donofrio Ages 10 - 13 In this two-day workshop, students will learn the basic rules of improvisation and some basic comedy techniques, as well as a variety of theater games and comedy improv games, such as those featured on the television show, Whose Line Is It Anyway? The class will present some of their favorite games for family members at the end of the second…

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April 2020

MONDAY: Start Your Story

April 6 @ EST 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Writers & Books, 740 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607 United States
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$50

We’ve moved online! All workshops will be conducted through Zoom, an interactive platform that allows you to participate in exercises and contribute to group conversation in your workshops. The day before your workshop you’ll receive an email with a link to Zoom for your workshop session.    Member price: $44 Deadline to register: April 5, 3 pm Instructor: Wendy Low Ages 7-9 Are stories constantly running through your imagination? Get your ideas out of your head and onto paper! This camp will give…

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MONDAY: Comedy Improvisation

April 6 @ EST 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Writers & Books, 740 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607 United States
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$50

We’ve moved online! All workshops will be conducted through Zoom, an interactive platform that allows you to participate in exercises and contribute to group conversation in your workshops. The day before your workshop you’ll receive an email with a link to Zoom for your workshop session.    Member price:$44 Deadline to register: April 5, 3 pm Instructor: Julie Donofrio Ages 10-13 Improvisation is acting without a script, and often includes audience participation. Students will learn the basic rules of improv, and then a…

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WEDNESDAY: Stories to Grow On

April 8 @ EST 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Writers & Books, 740 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607 United States
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$50

We’ve moved online! All workshops will be conducted through Zoom, an interactive platform that allows you to participate in exercises and contribute to group conversation in your workshops. The day before your workshop you’ll receive an email with a link to Zoom for your workshop session.    Member price: $44 Deadline to register: April 7, 3 pm Instructor: Tracy Nemecek Ages 7-9 Stories can help us to take a closer look at our own thoughts and feelings and to appreciate moments of joy…

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WEDNESDAY: Flash Your Fiction

April 8 @ EST 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Writers & Books, 740 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607 United States
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$50

We’ve moved online! All workshops will be conducted through Zoom, an interactive platform that allows you to participate in exercises and contribute to group conversation in your workshops. The day before your workshop you’ll receive an email with a link to Zoom for your workshop session.    Member price:$44 Deadline to register: April 7, 3 pm Instructor: Wendy Low Ages 10-13 Flash fiction is a short form of writing in which every word is essential. These stories have a rhythm, and foundation of…

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THURSDAY: Heroes of Social Justice

April 9 @ EST 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Writers & Books, 740 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607 United States
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$50

We’ve moved online! All workshops will be conducted through Zoom, an interactive platform that allows you to participate in exercises and contribute to group conversation in your workshops. The day before your workshop you’ll receive an email with a link to Zoom for your workshop session.    Member price: $44 Deadline to register: April 8, 3 pm Instructor: Marna Rossi Ages 7-9 Celebrate heroes around the world who stand up for justice and freedom. We will learn about local and international heroes, decide…

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THURSDAY: Hogwarts Day One

April 9 @ EST 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Writers & Books, 740 University Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607 United States
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$50

We’ve moved online! All workshops will be conducted through Zoom, an interactive platform that allows you to participate in exercises and contribute to group conversation in your workshops. The day before your workshop you’ll receive an email with a link to Zoom for your workshop session.    Member price:$44 Deadline to register: April 8, 3 pm Ages 10-13 Jump into the world of all things Harry Potter! You will make a wand, write for the Daily Prophet, and take several classes central to…

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Write On for Homeschoolers – Session 1

April 15 @ EST 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$60

Member price: $50 Scholarships Available Instructor: Caren Barth 3 Wednesdays, April 15, 22, 29 We live to create at Write On. The heart of this class is the weekly workshop of student writing, moderated so that each writer feels encouraged and supported by the others, while also receiving constructive suggestions for growth. Short lessons connect current student work to relevant published writing, classical literary structures, and mechanics. Classes include writing prompts or games and time to work on projects. Content…

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May 2020

Improv Games for Kids #1

May 5 @ EST 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$18

Member Price: $15 Deadline to Register: May 4, 5 pm Instructor: Julie Donofrio AGES 7-9 • weekly drop-in session • In this workshop, students will learn the basic rules of improvisation, some basic comedy techniques, and a variety of comedy improv games such as those featured on the television show, Whose Line is it Anyway? The games allow students to think quickly and enhance social and communication skills, while having fun!

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Comedy Improv #1

May 5 @ EST 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$36

Member Price: $30 Deadline to Register: May 4, 5 pm Instructor: Julie Donofrio AGES 10-13 • weekly drop-in session • In this workshop, students will learn the basic rules of improvisation, some basic comedy techniques, and a variety of comedy improv games such as those featured on the television show, Whose Line is it Anyway? The games allow students to think quickly and enhance social and communication skills, while having fun!

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Write On for Homeschoolers – Session 2

May 6 @ EST 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$70

Member price: $70 Scholarships Available Instructor: Caren Barth 4 Wednesdays, May 6, 13, 20, 27 We live to create at Write On. The heart of this class is the weekly workshop of student writing, moderated so that each writer feels encouraged and supported by the others, while also receiving constructive suggestions for growth. Short lessons connect current student work to relevant published writing, classical literary structures, and mechanics. Classes include writing prompts or games and time to work on projects.…

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Hogwarts: Defense Against the Dark Arts Special Topics #1

May 6 @ EST 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$18

Member Price: $15 Deadline to Register: May 5, 5 pm Instructor: Chris Fanning AGES 10-13 • drop-in session • Join Professor Dalton for a deep dive into a specific topic relating to the world of DADA. Spells, creatures, history, and more. Come ready to discuss, write, and share! All 7 books will be discussed. New topic each session.

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Build Your Narrative Skills #1: Daydreaming Scenes

May 7 @ EST 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$18

Member Price: $15 Deadline to Register: May 6, 5 pm Instructor: Wendy Low AGES 10-13 • drop-in session • Learn how you can translate your imagination into stories on the page.

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Improv Games for Kids #2

May 12 @ EST 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$18

Member Price: $15 Deadline to Register: May 11, 5 pm Instructor: Julie Donofrio AGES 7-9 • weekly drop-in session • In this workshop, students will learn the basic rules of improvisation, some basic comedy techniques, and a variety of comedy improv games such as those featured on the television show, Whose Line is it Anyway? The games allow students to think quickly and enhance social and communication skills, while having fun!

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Journalling

May 12 @ EST 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$18

Member Price: $15 Deadline to Register: May 11, 5 pm Instructor: Katherine Varga AGES 12-14 • One-time session • Do you currently feel like you're living in an historical novel? No matter what time period you're living in, journaling is a great way to understand your feelings, relieve stress, improve your writing, and record memories. This class will offer ideas, encouragement, and writing prompts from someone who has been obsessed with journaling since age 10.

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Comedy Improv #2

May 12 @ EST 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$36

Member Price: $30 Deadline to Register: May 11, 5 pm Instructor: Julie Donofrio AGES 10-13 • weekly drop-in session • In this workshop, students will learn the basic rules of improvisation, some basic comedy techniques, and a variety of comedy improv games such as those featured on the television show, Whose Line is it Anyway? The games allow students to think quickly and enhance social and communication skills, while having fun!

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Spilling Your Guts (Exploring Raina Telgemeier’s Graphic Novel Guts)

May 13 @ EST 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$36

Member Price: $30 Deadline to Register: May 12, 5 pm Instructor: Tracy Nemecek AGES 10-13 • One-time session • In this virtual book club, we will meet together to discuss the book, learn relaxation strategies, and create expressive arts projects to assist with communicating worries and managing anxiety.

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Springtime Poems

May 13 @ EST 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$36

Member Price: $30 Deadline to Register: May 12, 5 pm Instructor: Marna Rossi AGES 7-9 • Two sessions • May 13 & 20 Springtime chirps, sings, patters, and splashes; poems can sing, honk, hoot, and sizzle. We will craft springtime words into different forms of springtime poems that capture the sights and sounds of spring and cheer us up. Between classes, go for a nature walk, or just look out your window for wondrous sounds and sights of new life.

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Erasure Poetry and Photography

May 13 @ EST 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$72

Member Price: $60 Deadline to Register: May 12, 5 pm Instructor: Kylie Newcomber and Anderson Allen AGES teen • Four sessions, once a week • May 13, 20, 27, and June 3 Erasure Poetry is a process of finding poems within already written text. The author blacks out or erases words, leaving visible only the lines for the poem. Newspaper articles, magazines, and old books can all be used as source materials. This way of writing poetry relates to photograph…

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Poetry and Adversity

May 13 @ EST 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$18

Member Price: $15 Deadline to Register: May 12, 5 pm Instructor: Jessica Merrills AGES teen • One-time session • Teen years are hard enough when you have acne, crushes, mixed emotions and now a quarantine on your mind. This workshop is a chance to channel a snapshot of the challenges you’re facing right now. Use poetic literary styles including free verse, haiku, and limerick to figure out the best way to have your voice be heard during the tough times.

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Let’s Play Theatre Games!

May 14 @ EST 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$18

Member Price: $15 Deadline to Register: May 13, 5 pm Instructor: Sara Penner AGES 7-9 • One-time session • Explore the structure of devising a short play with your friends. We will get to know one another and then create our own made up plays in this silly, fun class expressive class. Let’s play!

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You Finish the Story

May 14 @ EST 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$72

Member Price: $60 Deadline to Register: May 13, 5 pm Instructor: Almeta Whitis AGES 10-13 • 4 sessions, once a week • May 14, 21, 28, and June 5 How many times have you heard or read a story that "hits home"? Or a story that doesn't hit home, but sends your imagination off in search of something different that would make that story work better for you? Whether it be a different character, story-line, outcome or resolution, in this…

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Build Your Narrative Skills #2: Fantasy World Building

May 14 @ EST 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$18

Member Price: $15 Deadline to Register: May 13, 5 pm Instructor: Wendy Low AGES 10-13 • drop-in session • What makes a new fictional world feel real to us readers? Answer questions that help a writer develop a believable world.

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Copy & Paste: Collage Meets Poetry

May 15 @ EST 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$72

Member Price: $60 Deadline to Register: May 14, 5 pm Instructor: Elizabeth Raymonda and Anderson Allen AGES teen • Four sessions, once a week • May 15, 22, 29, and June 5 In both the written and visual arts, the possibilities are endless. This can be a double edged sword. Sometimes we do not know where to start. In this workshop, students will learn how to combat creative blocks through utilizing collage, both as a starting point and as a…

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The MagiQ MYCOO Monologue Experience

May 19 @ EST 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$18

Member Price: $15 Deadline to Register: May 18, 5 pm Instructor: Gary DeWitt Marshall AGES teen • One-time session • A MYCOO is a unique “self portrait" constructed from randomly chosen words, evocative imagery, and thoughtful reflections from life’s experiences, fantasies, and imagination. Observation, imagination, and guided prompts will be used to create a 150 word MYCOO, which students can share (recite/perform) if they wish.

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Improv Games for Kids #3

May 19 @ EST 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$18

Member Price: $15 Deadline to Register: May 18, 5 pm Instructor: Julie Donofrio AGES 7-9 • weekly drop-in session • In this workshop, students will learn the basic rules of improvisation, some basic comedy techniques, and a variety of comedy improv games such as those featured on the television show, Whose Line is it Anyway? The games allow students to think quickly and enhance social and communication skills, while having fun!

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Comedy Improv #3

May 19 @ EST 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$36

Member Price: $30 Deadline to Register: May 18, 5 pm Instructor: Julie Donofrio AGES 10-13 • weekly drop-in session • In this workshop, students will learn the basic rules of improvisation, some basic comedy techniques, and a variety of comedy improv games such as those featured on the television show, Whose Line is it Anyway? The games allow students to think quickly and enhance social and communication skills, while having fun!

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Stories to Grow On #1: Flexible Thinking

May 20 @ EST 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$18

Member Price: $15 Deadline to Register: May 19, 5 pm Instructor: Tracy Nemecek AGES 7-9 • drop-in session • Get to know YOU through the great world of books. Thinking flexibly allows us to be more adaptable to new and unpredictable situations, a particularly useful skill for the times! Through stories and creative self-expression, we will look at familiar objects, characters and thinking patterns in new ways.

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Hogwarts: Defense Against the Dark Arts Special Topics #2

May 20 @ EST 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$18

Member Price: $15 Deadline to Register: May 19, 5 pm Instructor: Chris Fanning AGES 10-13 • drop-in session • Join Professor Dalton for a deep dive into a specific topic relating to the world of DADA. Spells, creatures, history, and more. Come ready to discuss, write, and share! All 7 books will be discussed. New topic each session.

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Build Your Narrative Skills #3: Main Character Creation

May 21 @ EST 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$18

Member Price: $15 Deadline to Register: May 20, 5 pm Instructor: Wendy Low AGES 10-13 • drop-in session • Find out what makes a good, well-rounded main character and work to develop one.

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June 2020

Stories to Grow On #3: Uniquely Me

June 3 @ EST 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$18

Member Price: $15 Deadline to Register: June 2, 5 pm Instructor: Tracy Nemecek AGES 7-9 • drop-in session • Get to know YOU through the great world of books. Although we are not all superheroes, we do all have skills, talents and abilities that are uniquely ours. Together we will read about some lesser-known superheroes and create a superhero identity for ourselves.

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Let’s Play Theatre Games! #1

June 3 @ EST 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$15

Member Price: $15 Deadline to Register: 5 pm on June 2 Instructor: Sara Penner Age Group: 7-9 Explore the structure of devising a short play with your friends. We will get to know one another and then create our own made up plays in this silly, fun class expressive class. Let’s play! New material each session.

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Write On for Homeschoolers – Session 3

June 3 @ EST 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Virtual Classroom NY United States
$35

Member price: $35 Scholarships Available Instructor: Caren Barth 2 Wednesdays, June 3, 10 We live to create at Write On. The heart of this class is the weekly workshop of student writing, moderated so that each writer feels encouraged and supported by the others, while also receiving constructive suggestions for growth. Short lessons connect current student work to relevant published writing, classical literary structures, and mechanics. Classes include writing prompts or games and time to work on projects. Content will…

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