Classes (K-8)

  • July 6, 2015

    Jabberwocky & Other Wacky Words: Creating Your Own Language

    With Carole Johnston *Grades 3-5 Let’s slay the “Frumious Bandersnatch” with our imaginations and some crayons. This class will take us on some strange adventures. The only way to be heroes will be to make up our own words, use them to act out stories and write them down. Register Now for Jabberwocky & Other Wacky Words: Creating Your Own Language

    • Venue:
      The Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning
    • Time:
      1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second St.
      Lexington, KY, 40507
    • Cost:
      $10
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      Monday, July 6-Thursday, July 9 (4 days)

  • June 29, 2015

    Inner City Wilderness: Where Lexington’s Wild Things Are

    With Karen Lanier *Grades 6-8 Explore the city’s wild side! Understanding the creatures and plants that live in urban spaces can reconnect you with nature right where you live. This class explores urban wildlife through walking field trips. Students will enhance their writing skills by journaling about their observations, creating compelling stories from clues discovered out in the field. We will also read inspiring pieces published by professional naturalists. Register Now for

  • June 16, 2015

    Summer Fun & Games

    With Elise Mandel *Grades 1-5 Summer is here! Attend this workshop and learn about fun games, activities, and ways to keep your brain sharp and your skills high over the summer. We’ll learn magic tricks, play dice games, and have fun with friends! Parents are welcome to stay for the fun (although not required). Register Now for Summer Fun & Games

    • Venue:
      The Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning
    • Time:
      10:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Address:
      251 West Second St.
      Lexington, KY, 40507
    • Cost:
      $5
    • Addl Info:
         

      Tuesdays & Thursdays, June 16-25

  • June 18, 2015

    Upper Elementary Math

    With Alison Ward *Grades 3-5 Come practice your math skills! This class offers students a chance to review some old and learn some new math skills. Math games, lessons, practice, and review will give your child an opportunity to continue learning math in the summer and to retain more when school begins in the fall. Register Now for Upper Elementary Math

    • Venue:
      The Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning
    • Meets On:
          Thursdays, June 18 - July 30
    • Time:
      4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second St.
      Lexington, KY, 40507
    • Cost:
      Free
  • June 18, 2015

    Lower Elementary Math

    With Sharron Brown *Grades K-2 In this hands-on class, we will use games, music/songs, hands-on activities, manipulatives, and art to learn basic math concepts such as telling time, counting money, fractions, number sense, addition/subtraction facts, geometry, and more! Register Now for Lower Elementary Math

    • Venue:
      The Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning
    • Meets On:
          Thursdays, June 18 - July 30
    • Time:
      5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second St.
      Lexington, KY, 40507
    • Cost:
      Free
    • Addl Info:
         

      No class July 9

  • June 15, 2015

    Lower Elementary Writing

    With Sharron Brown *Grades K-2 This hands-on class will help you develop writing skills through activities designed to make writing more colorful and engaging. Writing types include narratives, poetry, letters, and more. Funded by Blue Grass Community Foundation. Register Now for Lower Elementary Writing

    • Venue:
      The Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning
    • Meets On:
          Mondays, June 15 - July 27
    • Time:
      4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second St.
      Lexington, KY, 40507
    • Cost:
      Free
    • Addl Info:
         

      No class July 6

  • June 27, 2015

    LEGO® & Books: Windmills

    With Tracy Morris. *Grades K-3 This class combines books and LEGO® bricks to explore windmills, which are machines that use sails and gears to capture and transfer the energy of the wind. People have used windmills since at least 500 A.D. to grind grain, pump water, and in modern times, as wind turbines to convert wind energy into stored electrical energy. We will use this versatile invention to learn about gears, energy, inventions, and history. Register Now for

  • July 25, 2015

    LEGO® & Books: Helicopters

    With Tracy Morris. *Grades K-3 This class combines books and LEGO® bricks to explore the history of the helicopter, beginning with Leonardo da Vinci’s drawing of a “helical air screw.” We will learn about how a helicopter works and construct a motorized model of a helicopter. We will also discuss why helicopters are useful in different situations. Register Now for LEGO & Books: Helicopters

    • Venue:
      The Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Meets On:
          Saturday, July 25
    • Time:
      10:00 am - Noon
    • Address:
      251 West Second Street
      Lexington, Kentucky, 40507
      United States
    • Cost:
      $10
  • June 18, 2015

    Lower Elementary Reading

    With Sharron Brown *Grades K-2Chldn's Charity of the BG_website This hands-on class will focus on reading fluency, letters and letter sounds, decoding skills, vocabulary and comprehension using readers theater/play reading, songs, poems, read-a-longs, repetiti...

    • Venue:
      The Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Meets On:
          Thursdays, June 18 - July 30
    • Time:
      4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second Street
      Lexington, Kentucky, 40507
      United States
    • Cost:
      FREE
    • Addl Info:
         

      No class July 9

  • June 16, 2015

    Upper Elementary Reading

    With Katie Weddington *Grades 3-5Chldn's Charity of the BG_website This class will focus on two main goals: (1) phonemic awareness and sight word practice [alphabet, letter sounds, rhyming, blending], and (2) comprehension of stories read aloud. Students will ...

    • Venue:
      The Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Meets On:
          Tuesdays, June 16 - July 28
    • Time:
      4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second Street
      Lexington, Kentucky, 40507
      United States
    • Cost:
      FREE
  • June 17, 2015

    Spanish for Kids

    With Jackie Garrido *Grades 1-5 ¡Hola! Join us for this fun, hands-on workshop for kids. You’ll learn the basics of the Spanish language from a native Spanish speaker through fun games, crafts, songs, activities, and more! Register Now for Spanish for Kids

    • Venue:
      The Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Meets On:
          Wednesdays, June 17 - July 29
    • Time:
      5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second Street
      Lexington, Kentucky, 40507
      United States
    • Cost:
      FREE