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Jan
20
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 UMass Amherst, and she teaches classes and works with private students in ...
Start Date
Monday, January 20th
Duration
January 20th - March 10th
Time
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Elise Mandel

Venue
Online
Apr
14
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 UMass Amherst, and she teaches classes and works with private students in ...
Start Date
Tuesday, April 14th
Duration
April 14th - May 19th
Time
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Elise Mandel

Venue
Online
Dec
12
3-5-YEAR-OLDS & THEIR GROWN-UPS: Join us for a virtual 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, December 12th
Note
Saturdays
Time
11:30am - 12:15pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Glenna Holloway

Venue
Online
Dec
12
2-YEAR-OLDS & THEIR GROWN-UPS: Join us virtually 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 class will be friendly to busy toddlers and preschoolers and is a great first introduction to a story time setting ...
Start Date
Saturday, December 12th
Note
Saturdays
Time
10:30am - 11:15am
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Glenna Holloway

Venue
Online
Jan
7
NEWBORNS TO 5-YEAR-OLDS & THEIR GROWN-UPS: Join Rosa virtually as she explores the wild world of stories in both Spanish and English! In this interactive, fun-filled story time, you and your child will embark on an imagination adventure and become familiarized with common Spanish phrases, the alphabet, colors, and numbers ...
Start Date
Thursday, January 7th
Duration
January 7th - January 28th
Time
10:30am - 11:15am
Cost
Free
Instructor

Rosa Paulin

Venue
Online
Jan
11
GRADES 10-12: This class is a focused review of specific math skills needed to ace the math test on the ACT. Space is limited! Rajiv Khanna has extensive experience teaching math and science classes at the college and high school levels. Required text: The Official ACT Prep Guide 2020-2021 ...
Start Date
Monday, January 11th
Note
No class on Jan. 18
Duration
January 11th - February 15th
Time
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Cost
$45
Instructor

Rajiv Khanna

Venue
Online
Jan
14
GRADES 10-12: This class is a focused review of specific math skills needed to ace the science, English, and reading tests on the ACT. Space is limited! Rajiv Khanna has extensive experience teaching math and science classes at the college and high school levels. Required text: The Official ACT Prep ...
Start Date
Thursday, January 14th
Duration
January 14th - February 11th
Time
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Cost
$45
Instructor

Rajiv Khanna

Venue
Online
Jan
20
GRADES 9–12: As a teenager, discovering what you really care about unlocks your ability to change the world. Through guided discussion and personal writing, participants will develop self-awareness, drive, and their own unique leadership ability. Participants will first better understand what they really care about, then turn those passions into ...
Start Date
Wednesday, January 20th
Duration
January 20th - March 24th
Time
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Mike Hilton

Venue
Online
Jan
20
GRADES 6–8: Hone your creative writing skills and practice getting the stories in your mind down to the page. We’ll discuss storytelling basics and spend time writing in each class, trying different writing styles to find your best fit. Come ready to read, write, and explore! Randi Ewing’s short fiction ...
Start Date
Wednesday, January 20th
Duration
January 20th - February 24th
Time
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Randi Ewing

Venue
Online
Jan
21
GRADES 6–8: In this class, we will review and practice fundamental concepts that lay the foundation for middle school math success through games, discussion, worksheets, and more! Examples and problems will be conducted virtually via Zoom, and some homework help will provided. Elise Mandel holds a master’s degree in education ...
Start Date
Thursday, January 21st
Duration
January 21st - March 11th
Time
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Elise Mandel

Venue
Online
Jan
23
AGES 3-5 YEARS OLD & THEIR GROWN-UPS: Join us for a virtual 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 ...
Start Date
Saturday, January 23rd
Note
One-Time
Time
10:30am - 11:15am
Cost
Free
Instructor

Glenna Holloway

Venue
Online
Jan
25
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 25th
Duration
January 25th - March 1st
Time
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Sulaiman & Raphael Jackson

Venue
Online
Jan
25
GRADES 1–2: Reading aloud to children has been shown to improve their reading skill—but did you also know that it helps their writing, communication skills, logical thinking, and concentration? Join us for an interactive reading session that kids, even struggling readers, are sure to love. We'll make a book come ...
Start Date
Monday, January 25th
Duration
January 25th - March 15th
Time
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Martha Crumbie

Venue
Online
Jan
26
GRADES 3–5: Reading aloud to children has been shown to improve their reading skill—but did you also know that it helps their writing, communication skills, logical thinking, and concentration? Join us for an interactive reading session that kids, even struggling readers, are sure to love. We'll make a book come ...
Start Date
Tuesday, January 26th
Duration
January 26th - March 16th
Time
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Martha Crumbie

Venue
Online
Feb
2
NEWBORNS TO 3-YEAR-OLDS & THEIR GROWN-UPS: (Formerly Click, Clack, Moo: Fun with Sounds) It’s never too early to have fun with books and sounds. This weekly virtual newsletter and class will help you introduce your little one to oral language skills. Through engaging book-themed activities, we will encourage children to ...
Start Date
Tuesday, February 2nd
Duration
February 2nd - February 23rd
Time
10:00am - 10:45am
Cost
Free
Instructor

Melissa Johnson-Farris

Venue
Online
Feb
2
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 2nd
Duration
February 2nd - February 23rd
Time
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Erica House

Venue
Online
Feb
10
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. This class will be online, but may also have outdoor meetings at the Carnegie Center, dependent upon community health guidelines ...
Start Date
Wednesday, February 10th
Duration
February 10th - March 24th
Time
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Manya Tiwari

Venue
Online
Feb
10
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, February 10th
Duration
February 10th - March 24th
Time
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Carole Johnston

Venue
Online
Feb
11
GIRLS IN GRADES 5–6: Dragons can be symbolic of amazing strength, deep magic, and creativity. This club will empower girls through self-expression usingreading, writing, and poetry. We will read and discuss various books of fiction and poetry that feature strong girls who can take care of themselves. Our protagonists will ...
Start Date
Thursday, February 11th
Duration
February 11th - March 25th
Time
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Carole Johnston

Venue
Online
Feb
20
AGES 3-5 YEARS OLD & THEIR GROWN-UPS: Join us for a virtual 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 ...
Start Date
Saturday, February 20th
Note
One-Time
Time
10:30am - 11:15am
Cost
Free
Instructor

Glenna Holloway

Venue
Online
Mar
20
AGES 3–5 YEARS OLD & THEIR GROWN-UPS: Join us for a virtual 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 ...
Start Date
Saturday, March 20th
Note
One-Time
Time
10:30am - 11:15am
Cost
Free
Instructor

Glenna Holloway

Venue
Online
Apr
5
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, April 5th
Duration
April 5th - May 10th
Time
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Sulaiman & Raphael Jackson

Venue
Online
Apr
5
GRADES 1–2: Reading aloud to children has been shown to improve their reading skill—but did you also know that it helps their writing, communication skills, logical thinking, and concentration? Join us for an interactive reading session that kids, even struggling readers, are sure to love. We'll make a book come ...
Start Date
Monday, April 5th
Duration
April 5th - May 24th
Time
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Martha Crumbie

Venue
Online
Apr
5
GRADES 10-12: This class is a focused review of specific math skills needed to ace the math test on the ACT. Space is limited! Rajiv Khanna has extensive experience teaching math and science classes at the college and high school levels. Required text: The Official ACT Prep Guide 2020-2021 ...
Start Date
Monday, April 5th
Duration
April 5th - May 3rd
Time
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Cost
$45
Instructor

Rajiv Khanna

Venue
Online
Apr
6
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, April 6th
Duration
April 6th - April 27th
Time
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Erica House

Venue
Online
Apr
6
GRADES 3–5: Reading aloud to children has been shown to improve their reading skill—but did you also know that it helps their writing, communication skills, logical thinking, and concentration? Join us for an interactive reading session that kids, even struggling readers, are sure to love. We'll make a book come ...
Start Date
Tuesday, April 6th
Duration
April 6th - May 25th
Time
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Martha Crumbie

Venue
Online
Apr
7
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. This class will be online, but may also have outdoor meetings at the Carnegie Center, dependent upon community health guidelines ...
Start Date
Wednesday, April 7th
Duration
April 7th - May 19th
Time
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Manya Tiwari

Venue
Online
Apr
7
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, April 7th
Duration
April 7th - May 19th
Time
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Carole Johnston

Venue
Online
Apr
7
GRADES 9–12: As a teenager, discovering what you really care about unlocks your ability to change the world. Through guided discussion and personal writing, participants will develop self-awareness, drive, and their own unique leadership ability. Participants will first better understand what they really care about, then turn those passions into ...
Start Date
Wednesday, April 7th
Duration
April 7th - May 19th
Time
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Mike Hilton

Venue
Online
Apr
7
GRADES 10-12: This class is a focused review of specific math skills needed to ace the science, English, and reading tests on the ACT. Space is limited! Rajiv Khanna has extensive experience teaching math and science classes at the college and high school levels. Required text: The Official ACT Prep ...
Start Date
Wednesday, April 7th
Duration
April 7th - May 5th
Time
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Cost
$45
Instructor

Rajiv Khanna

Venue
Online
Apr
7
GRADES 3–5: This is a virtual, interactive, and engaging book club where Cierra will lead the girls through an empowering book that will build self-esteem and increase social and emotional confidence. Participants will receive a free copy of the featured book and fun craft supplies. We will gather virtually weekly ...
Start Date
Wednesday, April 7th
Duration
April 7th - April 28th
Time
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Cierra Pickens-Spaulding

Venue
Online
Apr
8
GIRLS IN GRADES 5–6: Dragons can be symbolic of amazing strength, deep magic, and creativity. This club will empower girls through self-expression usingreading, writing, and poetry. We will read and discuss various books of fiction and poetry that feature strong girls who can take care of themselves. Our protagonists will ...
Start Date
Thursday, April 8th
Duration
April 8th - May 20th
Time
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Carole Johnston

Venue
Online
Apr
14
GRADES 5–8: In this creative writing workshop, young writers will learn how to use different tools of poetry to express their inner feelings and experiences. Participants leave with a chapbook of poems they created, as well as opportunities for submitting their work for contests and publication. Kentucky poet, folklorist, and ...
Start Date
Wednesday, April 14th
Duration
April 14th - May 5th
Time
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Sarah McCartt-Jackson

Venue
Online
Apr
15
GRADES 6–8: In this class, we will review and practice fundamental concepts that lay the foundation for middle school math success through games, discussion, worksheets, and more! Examples and problems will be conducted virtually via Zoom, and some homework help will provided. Elise Mandel holds a master’s degree in education ...
Start Date
Thursday, April 15th
Duration
April 15th - May 20th
Time
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Elise Mandel

Venue
Online
Apr
17
AGES 3–5 YEARS OLD & THEIR GROWN-UPS: Join us for a virtual 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 ...
Start Date
Saturday, April 17th
Note
One-Time
Time
10:30am - 11:15am
Cost
Free
Instructor

Glenna Holloway

Venue
Online
Apr
27
NEWBORNS TO 3-YEAR-OLDS & THEIR GROWN-UPS: (Formerly Click, Clack, Moo: Fun with Sounds) It’s never too early to have fun with books and sounds. This weekly virtual newsletter and class will help you introduce your little one to oral language skills. Through engaging book-themed activities, we will encourage children to ...
Start Date
Tuesday, April 27th
Duration
April 27th - May 18th
Time
10:00am - 10:45am
Cost
Free
Instructor

Melissa Johnson-Farris

Venue
Online
May
15
AGES 3–5 YEARS OLD & THEIR GROWN-UPS: Join us for a virtual 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 ...
Start Date
Saturday, May 15th
Note
One-Time
Time
10:30am - 11:15am
Cost
Free
Instructor

Glenna Holloway

Venue
Online

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Friday: 10:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am – 2:00pm
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