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Jan
10
GRADES K–2: The class is structured to provide your child with strategies, skills, and concepts that are the building blocks for higher-level and more complex math through a hands-on, active, and engaging approach. Led by Martha Crumbie, who has her master’s degree in K–12 special education and has over 25 ...
Start Date
Monday, January 10th
Note
Meets Mondays; No class January 17
Duration
January 10th - March 21st
Time
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Martha Crumbie

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 W. Second Street
Jan
10
GRADES K–2: This is a fun, hands-on, and interactive class. Students will play games and learn strategies that will help with their reading skills including vocabulary development, alphabet knowledge, letter-sound correlation, concepts of print, listening comprehension, and comprehension skills that make for good reading. Led by Martha Crumbie, who has ...
Start Date
Monday, January 10th
Note
Meets Mondays; No class January 17
Duration
January 10th - March 21st
Time
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Martha Crumbie

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 W. Second Street
Jan
11
GRADES 3-5: In this fun, hands-on class, we’ll work on reading strategies and comprehension techniques. Students will play games that help to boost their reading skills and engage in activities that demonstrate their reading comprehension. Led by Martha Crumbie, who has her master’s degree in K–12 special education and has ...
Start Date
Tuesday, January 11th
Note
Meets Tuesdays
Duration
January 11th - March 15th
Time
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Martha Crumbie

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 W. Second Street
Jan
12
GRADES 3–5: Work and play together! This class uses games and cooperative activities to introduce and reinforce math skills such as addition, subtraction, logic, multiplication, division, fractions, and more. Elise Mandel holds a master’s degree in education from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and she teaches classes and works with ...
Start Date
Wednesday, January 12th
Note
Meets Wednesdays
Duration
January 12th - March 16th
Time
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Elise Mandel

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 W. Second Street
Jan
12
GRADES 2–5: Keep your brain sharp! In this fun class, we will do word games, number games, logic puzzles, and all kinds of challenges to keep your brain moving! Elise Mandel holds a master’s degree in education from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and she teaches classes and works with ...
Start Date
Wednesday, January 12th
Note
Meets Wednesdays
Duration
January 12th - March 16th
Time
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Elise Mandel

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 W. Second Street
Jan
18
GRADES K–3: This weekly class will help English language learners develop necessary speaking, reading, and writing skills through a variety of hands-on, collaborative activities. Claire Johnson holds two bachelor’s degrees in English and journalism from the University of Kentucky, is TEFL and TESOL certified, and has taught ESL to children ...
Start Date
Tuesday, January 18th
Note
Meets Tuesdays
Duration
January 18th - February 22nd
Time
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Claire Johnson

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 W. Second Street
Jan
19
GRADES 6–8: As you grow up, discovering what you really care about unlocks your ability to change the world. Through guided discussion and fun exercises, we will work to develop self-awareness, drive, and our own unique leadership ability. We’ll use these tools to figure out what you really care about ...
Start Date
Wednesday, January 19th
Note
Meets Wednesdays
Duration
January 19th - March 9th
Time
4:45pm - 5:30pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Mike Hilton

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 W. Second Street
Jan
19
GRADES 4–5: Hone your writing skills in a creative, hands-on environment! Together, we’ll explore how writing can be fun as we play writing games and write stories, poems, and more. This class will be online, but may also have outdoor meetings at the Carnegie Center, dependent upon community health guidelines ...
Start Date
Wednesday, January 19th
Note
Meets Wednesdays
Duration
January 19th - February 23rd
Time
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Carole Johnston

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 W. Second Street
Jan
20
GRADES 5–7: From Harry Potter to The BFG, from Percy Jackson to The Martian Chronicles… We will read excerpts from various fantasy and science fiction books and graphic novels to learn how to create amazing worlds and heroic characters. We will discuss how these stories fit the model of Joseph ...
Start Date
Thursday, January 20th
Note
Meets Thursdays
Duration
January 20th - February 24th
Time
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Carole Johnston

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 W. Second Street
Jan
20
GRADES 6–9: Join us for an adventure in learning! This class uses the fantasy role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons to show kids how fun critical thinking, teamwork, and math can be. Through cooperative storytelling, kids learn to work together to solve problems with the tools provided. Math topics covered range ...
Start Date
Thursday, January 20th
Note
Meets Thursdays
Duration
January 20th - March 10th
Time
5:15pm - 7:15pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Elaphe Crabb

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 W. Second Street
Jan
24
GRADES 3–8: Have you ever wondered how video games are made? Want to take your skills to the next level? Go behind the screen with Scratch 3.0. Join us virtually to learn all the basics you need to make your first arcade game or upgrade your coding proficiency. You will ...
Start Date
Monday, January 24th
Note
Meets Mondays; No class January 17
Duration
January 24th - March 21st
Time
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Sulaiman & Raphael Jackson

Venue
Online
Jan
25
GRADES 1–5: ¡Hola! Join us for this fun, hands-on workshop for kids. You’ll learn the basics of the Spanish language through fun games, crafts, songs, activities, and more. Te esperamos! Ms. Creel is a language enthusiast and is passionate about successfully delivering quality Spanish instruction for children. Originally from Honduras, ...
Start Date
Tuesday, January 25th
Note
Meets Tuesdays
Duration
January 25th - March 1st
Time
3:30pm - 4:15pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Eba Creel

Venue
Online
Feb
1
GRADES 1–5: Give your child the advantage of learning French at an early age. Besides enhancing memory and developing better problem-solving and critical thinking skills, learning a foreign language can be FUN! We will learn French through songs, games, stories, and more. À bientôt! Erica House has lived in various ...
Start Date
Tuesday, February 1st
Note
Meets Tuesdays
Duration
February 1st - February 22nd
Time
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Erica House

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 W. Second Street
Feb
8
GRADES 6–8: Come hone your creative writing skills and practice getting the stories in your mind down to the page. We’ll discuss some storytelling basics and spend time writing in each class, trying on different writing styles to find your best fit. Come ready to read, write, and explore! Manya ...
Start Date
Tuesday, February 8th
Note
Meets Tuesdays
Duration
February 8th - March 22nd
Time
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Manya Tiwari

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 W. Second Street
Feb
9
GRADES 2–3: Inspire your writing skills in a creative, hands-on environment! Together, we’ll explore how writing can be fun as we play writing games and write stories, poems, and more. Manya Tiwari is a junior at SCAPA studying literary arts. She is also a former student of Carole Johnston, who ...
Start Date
Wednesday, February 9th
Note
Meets Wednesdays
Duration
February 9th - March 23rd
Time
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Manya Tiwari

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 W. Second Street
Mar
5
GRADES K–3: Have fun with friends making a variety of hand-folded books using colorful paper and embellishments. Students will learn simple accordion and pamphlet folds with pockets, as well as share creative ideas for using their books to start the creative writing process. Students are encouraged to bring from home ...
Start Date
Saturday, March 5th
Note
One-Time
Time
10:30am - 12:30pm
Cost
$5
Instructor

Adrienne Gilley

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 W. Second Street
Mar
12
GRADES 6–8: Interested in creating an art journal but not sure where to start? In this class, we’ll make our own art journals using a variety of papers, found materials, and embellishments. Get ready to be inspired with a handmade journal to start your creative writing process. Students are encouraged ...
Start Date
Saturday, March 12th
Note
One-Time
Time
10:30am - 12:30pm
Cost
$5
Instructor

Adrienne Gilley

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 W. Second Street

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