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May
18
Have you ever wondered what it takes to be a children’s book author? This seminar introduces the children’s market subgenres and provides pointers for targeting your story. Led by Marcia Thornton Jones, an award-winning author who has published more than 130 books for children with sales totaling more than 43 ...
Start Date
Wednesday, May 18th
Note
one-time ONLINE
Duration
May 18th - May 18th
Time
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Cost
$35
Instructor

Marcia Thornton Jones

Venue
Online
May
21
In Mastering Your Query, Alice will cover the basic structure of a query letter, tips and tricks for improving it, and tactics to avoid. Participants will then write (or revise) a query letter for their book, which they can then share for critiquing. The goal of this workshop is for ...
Start Date
Saturday, May 21st
Note
One-time
Time
10:30am - 12:30pm
Cost
$35
Instructor

Alice Speilburg

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 W. Second Street
May
21
3–5 YEAR-OLDS & THEIR GROWN-UPS: Join us for storytime, parent-assisted activities, snacks, and free books designed to encourage early excitement for reading through hands-on activities for parent and child. This laid-back atmosphere is friendly to busy toddlers and preschoolers and is a great first introduction to a storytime setting. A ...
Start Date
Saturday, May 21st
Note
One-Time
Time
11:30am - 12:30pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Glenna Holloway

Venue
Online
May
21
2 YEAR-OLDS & THEIR GROWN-UPS: ONLINE Join us for story time, parent-assisted activities, and free books designed to encourage early excitement for reading through hands-on activities for parent and child. This laid-back atmosphere is friendly to busy toddlers and preschoolers and is a great first introduction to a story time ...
Start Date
Saturday, May 21st
Note
Meets ONLINE
Time
10:15am - 11:15am
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Glenna Holloway

Address
251 W. Second Street
Jun
6
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, June 6th
Note
Meets Mondays
Duration
June 6th - July 11th
Time
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Martha Crumbie

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 W. Second St.
Jun
6
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, June 6th
Note
Meets Mondays
Duration
June 6th - July 11th
Time
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Martha Crumbie

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 W. Second St.
Jun
6
This course will focus on developing oral communication skills through thoughtful conversations and enlightening debates. Students will choose which topics they wish to discuss in each class, such as giving recommendations on what to do in Lexington, talking about a past trip, or commenting on a particular current event. Dr ...
Start Date
Monday, June 6th
Note
Meets Mondays
Duration
June 6th - August 15th
Time
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Cost
$140
Instructor

Kiersty Lemon-Rogers, Ph.D.

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 W. Second Street
Jun
7
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. Lynsey Crumbie has a BA in Public Health and her Master of Public Health (MPH) with a concentration in Health Promotion ...
Start Date
Tuesday, June 7th
Note
Meets Tuesdays
Duration
June 7th - July 12th
Time
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Lynsey Crumbie

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 W. Second St.
Jun
7
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, June 7th
Note
Meets Tuesdays
Duration
June 7th - July 12th
Time
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Martha Crumbie

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 W. Second St.
Jun
7
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, June 7th
Note
Meets Tuesdays
Duration
June 7th - July 12th
Time
10:00am - 11:00am
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Eba Creel

Venue
Online
Jun
7
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 Dorbad 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 from ...
Start Date
Tuesday, June 7th
Note
Meets Tuesdays
Duration
June 7th - July 12th
Time
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Claire Dorbad

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 W. Second St.
Jun
7
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, June 7th
Note
Meets Tuesdays
Duration
June 7th - June 28th
Time
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Manya Tiwari

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 W. Second St.
Jun
8
GRADES 2-3: Inspire your writing skills in a creative, hands-on environment! Together, we’ll explore how fun writing can be as we play writing games and write stories, poems, and more. Manya Tiwari is a junior at SCAPA Lafayette in the area of Literary Arts – she is also a former ...
Start Date
Wednesday, June 8th
Note
Meets Wednesdays
Duration
June 8th - June 29th
Time
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Manya Tiwari

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 W. Second St.
Jun
8
This class will explore how writers of fiction and nonfiction capture vibrant history on the page. Through prompts, examples, and discussion, participants will discover methods for writing effective dialogue without “historical-ese,” learn tips for connecting characters from the past with present-day readers, craft era-appropriate scenes, and explore innovative research methods ...
Start Date
Wednesday, June 8th
Note
Meets Wednesdays
Time
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Cost
$48
Instructor

Jessica Handler

Venue
Online
Jun
8
GRADES 4–5: Hone your writing skills in a creative, hands-on environment! Together, we’ll explore how fun writing can be as we play writing games and write stories, poems, and more. Led by poet Carole Johnston, former school library media specialist for grades K–8 and former creative writing instructor for the ...
Start Date
Wednesday, June 8th
Note
Meets Wednesdays
Time
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Carole Johnston

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 W. Second St.
Jun
8
We will continue to add vocabulary, verbs, and verb tenses. Students will apply skills learned in Spanish Level 1 and will engage in more active conversation, expressions, and general scenarios related to work, travel, business, health, and others. Required text: Spanish Now! Level 1, 8th ed. Please purchase on your own ...
Start Date
Wednesday, June 8th
Note
Meets Wednesdays
Duration
June 8th - August 10th
Time
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Cost
$140
Instructor

Kiersty Lemon-Rogers, Ph.D.

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 W. Second Street
Jun
9
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, June 9th
Note
Meets Thursdays
Duration
June 9th - July 14th
Time
5:15pm - 7:15pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Elaphe Crabb

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 W. Second St.
Jun
9
GRADES 5–7: From Harry Potter to The BFG, from Percy Jackson to The Martian Chronicles, and whatever is your favorite…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 ...
Start Date
Thursday, June 9th
Note
Meets Thursdays
Time
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Carole Johnston

Venue
Online
Jun
9
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
Thursday, June 9th
Note
No class July 4
Duration
June 9th - July 7th
Time
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Sulaiman & Raphael Jackson

Venue
Online
Jun
10
If you’ve reached that golden age, join this group, which features cross-genre writing prompts; feedback for family stories, memoirs, poems, and fiction; tips for reading and publishing your work; and lively conversation and fellowship. Sarah Combs is the author of the YA novels Breakfast Served Anytime and The Light Fantastic, ...
Start Date
Friday, June 10th
Note
Meets Fridays
Duration
June 10th - August 13th
Time
10:30am - 12:00pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Sarah Combs

Venue
Lexington Senior Center
Address
195 Life Lane
Jun
10
This writing experience offers attendees the opportunity to engage in a creative and communicative loop without judgment. We write from a variety of prompts, designed to release the inner censor and simply get words on a page. After each timed session, writers read aloud their new work to participating attendees ...
Start Date
Friday, June 10th
Note
Meets Fridays
Duration
June 10th - August 12th
Time
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Leslie Dodd

Venue
Online
Jun
13
Join an imaginative, diverse group of genre writers looking to improve and expand their abilities in these forms of fiction. This is a chance to learn sci-fi and fantasy writing tips, get feedback from others, and gain confidence as you write in these genres. Horror is also welcome. Z Knight ...
Start Date
Monday, June 13th
Note
No class July 4
Time
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Cost
$84
Instructor

Z Knight

Venue
Online
Jun
13
Are you ready to continue on a new writing journey? Or do you feel lost as a writer and need to reprogram your writing GPS? Let us help you on your way to your writing destination. Learn how to lay out a road map, overcome common setbacks, even kickstart new ...
Start Date
Monday, June 13th
Note
Meets Mondays
Duration
June 13th - June 27th
Time
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Cost
$42
Instructor

Eugenia Johnson-Smith

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 W. Second Street
Jun
14
Join Tiffany Reisz in an MFA-style fiction workshop. Writers should be published or pursuing publication with a finished novel or short story. Writers must provide 10–20 pages for workshopping. Limit: 8 participants. Tiffany Reisz is a USA Today bestselling and Lambda Award winning author, and lives in Louisville. Her novel ...
Start Date
Tuesday, June 14th
Note
Meets Tuesdays
Time
5:15pm - 7:15pm
Cost
$150
Instructor

Tiffany Reisz

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 W. Second St.
Jun
14
Join a lively, diverse group of people exploring nonfiction writing, including personal essays, columns, magazine pieces, and autobiography. This is a chance to share your work in progress, receive and offer feedback, and gain confidence in an affirming atmosphere. Led by Neil Chethik, Carnegie Center Executive Director (2012-2022) and author ...
Start Date
Tuesday, June 14th
Note
Meets Tuesdays
Duration
June 14th - July 19th
Time
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Cost
$84
Instructor

Neil Chethik

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 W. Second Street
Jun
15
Would you like to learn how to write fiction? This interactive six-week skill-building workshop is ideal for newer writers or those new to fiction. Each week, we’ll explore, discuss, and do in-class practice exercises for one area of focus: plot & point of view, setting & theme, characterization, action, description, ...
Start Date
Wednesday, June 15th
Note
Meets Wednesdays
Duration
June 15th - July 20th
Time
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Cost
$98
Instructor

Lisa Haneberg

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 W. Second Street
Jun
16
We need to expand our understanding of memoir; it is actually the writing of history from often ignored points of view. From researching a time period, to fearlessly making use of family letters and other papers, to unfettering your imagination to fill in the blanks, this writing intensive will inspire ...
Start Date
Thursday, June 16th
Note
Two day class
Time
10:00am - 3:00pm
Cost
$130
Instructor

Sallie Bingham

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 W. Second St.
Jun
16
Students will learn basic Spanish grammar, vocabulary, common expressions, greetings, survival phrases, and some discussion of cultural aspects in Spanish-speaking countries. Open to beginners and students who would like to refresh their knowledge of basic Spanish. The goal is to complete the first 5 units from the textbook during class ...
Start Date
Thursday, June 16th
Note
Meets Thursdays
Duration
June 16th - August 18th
Time
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Cost
$140
Instructor

Dr. Maria Gomez

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 W. Second Street
Jun
18
2 YEAR-OLDS & THEIR GROWN-UPS: ONLINE Join us for story time, parent-assisted activities, and free books designed to encourage early excitement for reading through hands-on activities for parent and child. This laid-back atmosphere is friendly to busy toddlers and preschoolers and is a great first introduction to a story time ...
Start Date
Saturday, June 18th
Note
Online
Time
10:15am - 11:15am
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Glenna Holloway

Venue
Online
Jun
18
As a writer, you can earn money through many different ways. That’s the philosophy of freelance writer Liz Carey. By writing about places she’s been, people she’s met and things she’s done, Carey has made selling her life a part of her successful career. In this four hour class, you’ll ...
Start Date
Saturday, June 18th
Note
One-time
Time
10:30am - 2:00pm
Cost
$45
Instructor

Liz Carey

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 W. Second St.
Jun
18
Do you know someone- a friend, relative or a figure from the past who never received an obituary in your local newspaper or in the New York Times? Honor their life and remedy this injustice by writing the obituary yourself. Bring an example of someone who has been left out ...
Start Date
Saturday, June 18th
Note
One-time
Time
10:00am - 2:00pm
Cost
$60
Instructor

Sallie Bingham

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 W. Second St.
Jun
18
This seminar introduces the children’s market subgenres and provides pointers for targeting your story. Led by Marcia Thornton Jones, an award-winning author who has published more than 130 books for children with sales totaling more than 43 million copies world-wide. This class is suitable for beginning levels ...
Start Date
Saturday, June 18th
Note
One-time
Time
10:30am - 12:30pm
Cost
$35
Instructor

Marcia Thornton Jones

Venue
Online
Jun
18
3–5 YEAR-OLDS & THEIR GROWN-UPS: Join us for story time, parent-assisted activities, and free books designed to encourage early excitement for reading through hands-on activities for parent and child. This laid-back atmosphere is friendly to busy toddlers and preschoolers and is a great first introduction to a story time setting ...
Start Date
Saturday, June 18th
Note
Online
Time
11:30am - 12:30pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Glenna Holloway

Venue
Online
Jun
20
Find focus, gain confidence, and learn about writing fiction for kids through discussion, peer-sharing, and writing exercises. Come with a work-in-progress–or at least an idea for one. Led by Marcia Thornton Jones, an award-winning author who has published more than 130 books for children with sales totaling more than 43 ...
Start Date
Monday, June 20th
Note
Meets Mondays ONLINE
Time
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Cost
$128
Instructor

Marcia Thornton Jones

Venue
Online
Jun
20
This class is a focused review of specific skills needed to ace the science, English, and reading sections of the ACT. Required text: The Official ACT Prep Guide 2022-2023 (Publisher: WILEY). Please purchase on your own; you must have the book at the first class meeting. Rajiv Khanna has extensive experience ...
Start Date
Monday, June 20th
Note
Meets Mondays
Duration
June 20th - July 25th
Time
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Cost
$56
Instructor

Rajiv Khanna

Venue
Online
Jun
21
In need of feedback on your poetry? Looking to engage, or reengage, with a serious, welcoming, uplifting writing community? Join poet Sean Corbin as he explores the best ways to interact with the work of other poets, and offers a platform for you to send your ideas, your images, your ...
Start Date
Tuesday, June 21st
Note
Meets Tuesdays
Duration
June 21st - July 26th
Time
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Cost
$84
Instructor

Sean L. Corbin

Venue
Online
Jun
21
There’s no better way to connect us universally than to divulge fearlessly our individuality. Memoir is the art of capturing our memories, vividly and passionately, molding them into pieces of literature, pieces of art. We’ll study masters of memoir over the centuries and work to craft your own stories. Erin ...
Start Date
Tuesday, June 21st
Note
Meets Tuesdays
Duration
June 21st - July 26th
Time
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Cost
$84
Instructor

Erin Chandler

Venue
Online
Jun
22
ONLINE: Grades 10–12: This class is a focused review of specific skills needed to ace the Math test on the ACT. Space is limited! This class is a focused review of specific skills needed to ace the math section of the ACT. Required text: The Official ACT Prep Guide 2022-2023 (Publisher: ...
Start Date
Wednesday, June 22nd
Note
Meets Wednesdays
Duration
June 22nd - July 20th
Time
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Cost
$56
Instructor

Rajiv Khanna

Venue
Online
Jun
23
Gothic fiction is a vibrant, exciting genre—encompassing authors as diverse as Shelley and Faulkner and Moreno-Garcia. This group will dive into the world of gothic fiction through writing exercises, exploration of the breadth of the Gothic through readings, as well as sharing writing. It will pay close attention to elements ...
Start Date
Thursday, June 23rd
Note
Meets Thursdays
Time
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Cost
$84
Instructor

Cassie E. Brown

Venue
Online
Jun
26
Have you ever read a piece in a magazine or newspaper that you just can’t put down? How do writers for magazines and newspapers pull readers in? We’ll teach you the secrets of how to craft a piece that really grabs your readers and takes them on a journey. From ...
Start Date
Sunday, June 26th
Note
Meets Wednesdays
Duration
June 26th - August 3rd
Time
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Cost
$84
Instructor

Liz Carey

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 W. Second St.
Jun
28
Get a cup of tea and settle in with all your journals before you. We are going to glean from our journals from March 2020 until now. We will use various poetic and fictional techniques to find stories we didn’t know were there, to find beauty, to tilt at windmills, ...
Start Date
Tuesday, June 28th
Note
Meets twice
Time
5:30pm - 8:30pm
Cost
$50
Instructor

Normandi Ellis

Venue
Online
Jun
29
Effective communication is crucial in the provision of health. This class is designed to help healthcare workers communicate with Spanish speaking populations. We will learn common phrases in a clinical/medical encounter and patient instructions; common adjectives to describe levels of health issues; common phrases related to health and wellness; and ...
Start Date
Wednesday, June 29th
Note
Meets Wednesdays
Duration
June 29th - August 17th
Time
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Cost
$98
Instructor

Dr. Maria Gomez

Venue
University of Kentucky Hospital
Address
Pavilion A, Room A.01.123
Jun
30
This is an informal discussion group focusing on literature by and about women. Be prepared to buy or check out from the library the works selected. Contact the Carnegie Center for the updated book list. Jan Isenhour, former Executive Director of the Carnegie Center, has facilitated the Brown Bag group ...
Start Date
Thursday, June 30th
Note
Meets Thursdays
Duration
June 30th - August 18th
Time
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Jan Isenhour

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 W. Second Street
Jul
5
Whether you are a White writer who wants to use diverse characters in your work, or you’re a Black writer who wants to decenter whiteness in your work, this 6 week, half generative, half workshop class will have something for you. Based on Ibram X Kendi’s How to Be an ...
Start Date
Tuesday, July 5th
Note
Meets Tuesdays
Time
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Cost
$42
Instructor

Claudia Love Mair & Elizabeth Burton

Venue
Online
Jul
5
BIRTH TO 3-YEAR-OLDS & THEIR GROWN-UPS: Join us for a story and play time that uses seasonally themed books and activities to promote the development of early language skills. We will also provide strategies and share ideas to enable parents to foster a love of reading, writing, speaking and all ...
Start Date
Tuesday, July 5th
Note
Meets Tuesdays
Duration
July 5th - July 26th
Time
10:15am - 11:00am
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Missy Farris

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 W. Second St.
Jul
7
Writing a book is exciting, a chance to put your personal stamp in the canon of human experience. It can also make you pull your hair out with frustration and take up valuable headspace for decades. This deeply personal, peculiar creative journey is something only writers understand. In this class, ...
Start Date
Thursday, July 7th
Note
Meets Thursdays
Time
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Cost
$84
Instructor

Erin Chandler

Venue
Online
Jul
7
Writers of personal essay and short memoir pieces often wonder how to organize disparate stories in a collection. In this workshop, participants will learn strategies to identify common themes and styles among their memoirs and personal essays. We’ll discuss and practice ways to enhance connections and transitions between chapters and ...
Start Date
Thursday, July 7th
Note
Meets Thursdays
Time
5:15pm - 7:15pm
Cost
$48
Instructor

Kimberly Crum

Venue
Online
Jul
9
If you’ve ever found yourself stuck during the revision of a short story—unsure of where to begin, lost in the middle, or still unsatisfied after multiple attempts—then reverse outlining might be useful. This is a simple, customizable technique to help you “re-see” your story from a new perspective so you ...
Start Date
Saturday, July 9th
Note
One-time
Time
10:30am - 12:30pm
Cost
$35
Instructor

Ashley Blooms

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 W. Second St.
Jul
9
Publishing your own work has never been easier. Unfortunately, if you’re new to self-publishing, you can end up thousands of dollars in the hole before ever selling a single book. If you know what pitfalls to avoid, however, you can professionally publish your own books without breaking the bank. Learn ...
Start Date
Saturday, July 9th
Note
One-time
Time
10:30am - 12:30pm
Cost
$35
Instructor

Andrew Shaffer

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 W. Second St.
Jul
9
In this class we will happily get lost in the details of poetry. We will revel in the sounds, zigzag through the commas, tap to the rhythms of the lines, vibrate with the verbs. We will submit poems and workshop them, will study books, dissect examples. As time allows, each ...
Start Date
Saturday, July 9th
Note
Meets Saturdays
Time
10:00am - 12:00pm
Cost
$175
Instructor

Katerina Stoykova

Venue
Online
Jul
16
Looking to freshen up your memoir? Trying to make your narrative voice come alive in your short stories or novels? This session will offer you the chance to explore the various poetic skills utilized by renowned prose writers to develop their own distinct, unique writing styles. Description, dialogue, exposition— every ...
Start Date
Saturday, July 16th
Note
One-time
Time
10:30am - 12:30pm
Cost
$35
Instructor

Sean Corbin

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 W. Second St.
Jul
18
This class will cover trauma and how as writers we transpose our experiences onto paper. The vulnerability we face in doing so may hinder our writing process and emotional wellbeing. We will dive into the trauma writing process, post trauma processing, apprehensions with publishing lived personal trauma, and suggestions on ...
Start Date
Monday, July 18th
Note
One-time
Time
6:00pm - 7:15pm
Cost
$35
Instructor

Amelia Zachry

Venue
Online
Jul
23
3–5 YEAR-OLDS & THEIR GROWN-UPS: Join us for story time, parent-assisted activities, and free books designed to encourage early excitement for reading through hands-on activities for parent and child. This laid-back atmosphere is friendly to busy toddlers and preschoolers and is a great first introduction to a story time setting ...
Start Date
Saturday, July 23rd
Note
Online
Time
11:30am - 12:30pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Glenna Holloway

Venue
Online
Jul
23
2 YEAR-OLDS & THEIR GROWN-UPS: ONLINE Join us for story time, parent-assisted activities, and free books designed to encourage early excitement for reading through hands-on activities for parent and child. This laid-back atmosphere is friendly to busy toddlers and preschoolers and is a great first introduction to a story time ...
Start Date
Saturday, July 23rd
Note
Online
Time
10:15am - 11:15am
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Glenna Holloway

Venue
Online
Jul
28
GRADES 9–12: Attention teen writers! Join us for this one-of-a-kind retreat for the next great generation of writers! You’ll work with talented writers, spend free time putting words on the page in an inspiring environment, and get to know peers who share similar passions! Instructors include Elizabeth Beck (author of ...
Start Date
Thursday, July 28th
Note
2 days
Time
10:00am - 4:30pm
Cost
$75
Instructor

Elizabeth Beck, Danni Quintos, Sarah Combs, Jay McCoy

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 W. Second St.
Jul
30
As writers of historical fiction, we need to listen to the past and reinterpret it so that modern audiences can understand and relate to it. This workshop will focus on strategies for researching the past and effectively incorporating it into your stories. Angela Jackson-Brown is an award-winning writer, poet and ...
Start Date
Saturday, July 30th
Note
One-time
Time
10:30am - 12:30pm
Cost
$35
Instructor

Angela Jackson-Brown

Venue
Online
Aug
1
An adequate understanding of the written and spoken French word is required. This course is challenging and accessible. Required texts: Grammaire Progressive du Français (Perfectionnement), 4th ed. by Maïa Grégoire and Alina Kostucki. Optional text: Grammaire Progressive du Français-Perfectionnement-Corrigés by Maïa Grégoire. Please purchase texts on your own. Erica House ...
Start Date
Monday, August 1st
Note
Meets Mondays
Duration
August 1st - August 29th
Time
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Cost
$70
Instructor

Erica House

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 W. Second St.
Aug
1
We will review and build from previous levels and apply through creative mediums. We will gain more access to vocabulary, verbs, and grammar. A basic knowledge of the passé composé and imparfait is required. Required text: Grammaire Progressive du Français (Intermédiare), 4th ed. by Maïa Grégoire and Odile Thievenaz. Optional ...
Start Date
Monday, August 1st
Note
Meets Mondays
Duration
August 1st - August 29th
Time
10:30am - 12:00pm
Cost
$70
Instructor

Erica House

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 W. Second St.
Aug
1
We will continue to add verbs, vocabulary, and expressions to our repertoire. We will practice pronunciation and reading comprehension by reading aloud. Required text: Easy French Step-by-Step by Myrna Bell Rochester, Ph.D. Please purchase on your own. Erica House has been teaching French to children and adults for more than ...
Start Date
Monday, August 1st
Note
Meets Mondays
Duration
August 1st - August 29th
Time
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Cost
$70
Instructor

Erica House

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 W. Second St.
Aug
2
Newsletters are the new blogs. They can be about anything you want, no matter how specific (over the last year, writers have started newsletters about topics ranging from tinned fish to life in Appalachia). But how do you transition your newsletter from passion project to profit? Instructor Ashlie Stevens will ...
Start Date
Tuesday, August 2nd
Note
Meets Tuesdays
Time
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Cost
$56
Instructor

Ashlie Stevens

Venue
Online
Aug
2
We have now gained enough tools from the previous levels to delve more easily into reading texts and discussing through conversation. In every season we will plunge a little deeper into grammar nuances. Required text: Grammaire Progressive du Français (Intermédiare), 4th ed. by Maïa Grégoire and Odile Thiévenaz. Optional text: ...
Start Date
Tuesday, August 2nd
Note
Meets Tuesday ONLINE
Duration
August 2nd - August 30th
Time
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Cost
$70
Instructor

Erica House

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 W. Second St.
Aug
3
When “the world is too much with us” (William Wordsworth), let’s offer hope, encouragement and inspiration with our writing. We’ll explore varied forms of spiritual/ inspirational writing, such as devotions, self-help, personal experience and more. Let’s make the world a kinder place through our words. Karen Leet has sold more ...
Start Date
Wednesday, August 3rd
Note
Meets Wednesdays
Time
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Cost
$42
Instructor

Karen Leet

Venue
Online
Aug
3
Join Sylvia Lovely for a three-part seminar series on how to write the stories of your life. From cave wall hieroglyphics to the great literary works, we are hard-wired to describe and understand our lives and the times in which we live through stories. Some say, “I do not have ...
Start Date
Wednesday, August 3rd
Note
Meets Wednesdays
Duration
August 3rd - August 17th
Time
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Cost
$39; $33 for Good Foods Co-op owners)
Instructor

Sylvia Lovely

Venue
Good Foods Co-op
Address
455 Southland Dr.
Aug
3
This very introductory-level class is designed for the ultra beginner. We will introduce salutations, pronouns, vocabulary, some prepositions, and some verb conjugations. We will work on pronunciation, personal interests, and question-asking. Expect role-playing and repetition. By the end of the season, you will be able to present yourself to the ...
Start Date
Wednesday, August 3rd
Note
Meets Wednesdays
Duration
August 3rd - August 31st
Time
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Cost
$70
Instructor

Erica House

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 W. Second St.
Aug
6
When you think about it, any form of art is built on thievery--stealing ideas, images, colors, turns of phrase, etc. and making them something new. Every art is a “found” art. How do you acknowledge this as an artist? How can you use the ideas of borrowing, thievery, homage, allusion, ...
Start Date
Saturday, August 6th
Note
One-time
Time
10:30am - 12:30pm
Cost
$35
Instructor

Sean Corbin

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 W. Second St.
Aug
6
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
Saturday, August 6th
Note
One-time
Duration
August 6th - August 6th
Time
10:30am - 12:30pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Elise Mandel

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 W. Second St.
Aug
20
3–5 YEAR-OLDS & THEIR GROWN-UPS: Join us for story time, parent-assisted activities, and free books designed to encourage early excitement for reading through hands-on activities for parent and child. This laid-back atmosphere is friendly to busy toddlers and preschoolers and is a great first introduction to a story time setting ...
Start Date
Saturday, August 20th
Note
Online
Time
11:30am - 12:30pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Glenna Holloway

Venue
Online
Aug
20
2 YEAR-OLDS & THEIR GROWN-UPS: ONLINE Join us for story time, parent-assisted activities, and free books designed to encourage early excitement for reading through hands-on activities for parent and child. This laid-back atmosphere is friendly to busy toddlers and preschoolers and is a great first introduction to a story time ...
Start Date
Saturday, August 20th
Note
Online
Time
10:15am - 11:15am
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Glenna Holloway

Venue
Online

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