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Jul
28
Overwhelmed by the college search, selection, and application process? Let an expert help. Through her work in college admissions and private consulting, Beth Murner has guided hundreds of students through the college admissions process. Services include: pre-college planning, scholarship search, college search, ACT preparation, interview skills, essay writing, application navigation, ...
Start Date
Thursday, July 28th
Time
12:00am - 12:00am
Cost
$45
Instructor

Beth Murner

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 West Second St.
Sep
1
AGES 13–19 • Submissions are due September 30,2022 to Contest@CarnegieCenterLex.org September 1st is World Letter Writing Day. The day is all about paying tribute to this age-old form of communication. In observation of this day, the Carnegie Center is accepting letter submissions from young writers to any person or entity ...
Start Date
Thursday, September 1st
Note
Ages 13-19
Time
12:00am - 12:00am
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Contest

Venue
Online
Sep
8
GRADES 8–12: Unlock your creativity and create unforgettable characters in this six-week novel planning workshop for teens (ages 13-18). Learn how to plot a storyline and build a world where your characters jump off the page and into the hearts and minds of your readers. Writers will participate in interactive ...
Start Date
Thursday, September 8th
Note
No class October 6
Time
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Liz Prather

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 West Second St.
Sep
8
GRADES 2–5: Keep your brain sharp this fall! 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 University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She teaches classes and works with ...
Start Date
Thursday, September 8th
Note
Meets Thursdays
Time
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Elise Mandel

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 West Second St.
Sep
8
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! Elise Mandel holds a master’s degree in education from University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She teaches classes and works with private ...
Start Date
Thursday, September 8th
Note
Meets Thursdays
Duration
September 8th - November 10th
Time
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Elise Mandel

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 West Second St.
Sep
12
GRADES K–2: This class is structured to provide your child with strategies, skills, and concepts that are the building blocks for higher level math through an engaging and hands-on approach. Led by Martha Crumbie, who has her master’s degree in K–12 special education and has over 25 years of teaching ...
Start Date
Monday, September 12th
Note
No class October 3
Duration
September 12th - November 14th
Time
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Martha Crumbie

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 West Second St.
Sep
12
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 and reading comprehension skills. Led by Martha Crumbie, who has her master’s degree in K–12 ...
Start Date
Monday, September 12th
Note
No class October 3
Duration
September 12th - November 14th
Time
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Martha Crumbie

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 West Second St.
Sep
13
GRADES 3–5: Let’s rescue cursive and bring it back to life! Penmanship is an important skill that every student should take pride in learning. When paired with cursive writing, students’ spelling and fine motor skills can soar. Join us to bring your handwriting to life by learning to write the ...
Start Date
Tuesday, September 13th
Note
No class October 4 & November 8
Time
6:00pm - 6:45pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Lynsey Crumbie

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 West Second St.
Sep
13
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. Some homework help will also be available. Lynsey Crumbie has a BA in Public Health and a Master of Public Health ...
Start Date
Tuesday, September 13th
Note
No class October 4 & November 8
Duration
September 13th - November 15th
Time
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Lynsey Crumbie

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 West Second St.
Sep
13
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, September 13th
Note
No class October 4 & November 8
Duration
September 13th - November 15th
Time
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Martha Crumbie

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 West Second St.
Sep
19
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, September 19th
Note
No class October 3
Duration
September 19th - October 24th
Time
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Sulaiman & Raphael Jackson

Venue
Online
Sep
20
GRADES 6–8: 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! Sonya Pavona ...
Start Date
Tuesday, September 20th
Note
No class October 4
Duration
September 20th - November 1st
Time
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Sonya Pavona

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 West Second St.
Sep
22
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. Sonya Pavona is a recent graduate of SCAPA Literary Arts at Lafayette High School and set to attend Georgetown College ...
Start Date
Thursday, September 22nd
Note
No class October 6
Duration
September 22nd - November 3rd
Time
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Sonya Pavona

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 West Second St.
Sep
22
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, September 22nd
Note
No class October 6
Duration
September 22nd - November 3rd
Time
5:15pm - 7:15pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Elaphe Crabb

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 West Second St.
Sep
28
GRADES 6– 7: In this class, students will find their writer’s voice and create many more voices and characters. We will write monologues, dialogues, and short scripts. Students will perform their own work for the class and take on parts in short plays written by other students. Shy students might ...
Start Date
Wednesday, September 28th
Note
No class October 5
Time
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Carole Johnston

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 West Second St.
Sep
29
GRADES 5–7: From Harry Potter to The BFG, from Percy Jackson to The Martian Chronicles, and many more–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 ...
Start Date
Thursday, September 29th
Note
No class October 6
Time
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Carole Johnston

Venue
Online
Oct
4
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 ...
Start Date
Tuesday, October 4th
Note
Meets Tuesdays
Duration
October 4th - October 25th
Time
10:15am - 11:00am
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Missy Farris

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 West Second St.
Oct
4
GRADES 1–5: Give your child the advantage of learning French at an early age. Learning a foreign language enhances one’s memory, develops better problem-solving and critical thinking skills, and can be lots of FUN! We will learn French through songs, games, stories, and more. À bientôt! Erica House has lived ...
Start Date
Tuesday, October 4th
Note
Meets Tuesdays
Duration
October 4th - October 24th
Time
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Erica House

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 West Second St.
Oct
10
GRADES 10–12: This class is a focused review of the specific skills needed to ace the science, English, and reading sections of the ACT. Space is limited! Rajiv Khanna has extensive experience teaching math and science classes at the college and high school level. Required Text: The Official ACT Prep ...
Start Date
Monday, October 10th
Note
Meets Mondays
Duration
October 10th - November 7th
Time
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Cost
$56
Instructor

Rajiv Khanna

Venue
Online
Oct
13
GRADES 10–12: This class is a focused review of the specific skills needed to ace the math section of the ACT. Space is limited! Required Text: The Official ACT Prep Guide 2022-2023 (Publisher: WILEY). Please purchase your own copy of the book. You must have the book at the first ...
Start Date
Thursday, October 13th
Note
Meets Thursdays
Duration
October 13th - November 10th
Time
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Cost
$56
Instructor

Rajiv Khanna

Venue
Online
Oct
15
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 ...
Start Date
Saturday, October 15th
Note
Meets Saturdays
Time
11:30am - 12:30pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Glenna Holloway

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 West Second St.
Oct
15
2 YEAR-OLDS & THEIR GROWN-UPS: Join us for story time, parent-assisted activities, and free books designed to encourage early excitement for reading. This laid-back atmosphere is friendly to busy toddlers and preschoolers and is a great first introduction to a story time setting. With experience in performance and teaching, Glenna ...
Start Date
Saturday, October 15th
Note
Meets Saturdays
Time
10:15am - 11:15am
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Glenna Holloway

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 West Second St.
Nov
9
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. This class will start online, but may also meet in person. Carole Johnston is a poet, former school library media ...
Start Date
Wednesday, November 9th
Note
No class November 23
Time
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Carole Johnston

Venue
Online
Nov
19
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 ...
Start Date
Saturday, November 19th
Note
Meets Saturdays
Time
11:30am - 12:30pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Glenna Holloway

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 West Second St.
Nov
19
2 YEAR-OLDS & THEIR GROWN-UPS: Join us for story time, parent-assisted activities, and free books designed to encourage early excitement for reading. This laid-back atmosphere is friendly to busy toddlers and preschoolers and is a great first introduction to a story time setting. With experience in performance and teaching, Glenna ...
Start Date
Saturday, November 19th
Note
Meets Saturdays
Time
10:15am - 11:15am
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Glenna Holloway

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 West Second St.
Dec
10
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 ...
Start Date
Saturday, December 10th
Note
Meets Saturdays
Time
11:30am - 12:30pm
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Glenna Holloway

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 West Second St.
Dec
10
2 YEAR-OLDS & THEIR GROWN-UPS: Join us for story time, parent-assisted activities, and free books designed to encourage early excitement for reading. This laid-back atmosphere is friendly to busy toddlers and preschoolers and is a great first introduction to a story time setting. With experience in performance and teaching, Glenna ...
Start Date
Saturday, December 10th
Note
Meets Saturdays
Time
10:15am - 11:15am
Cost
FREE
Instructor

Glenna Holloway

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 West Second St.
Feb
5
Young writers in grades 9–12 are invited to apply to a series of intensive workshops focused on self-expression taught by experienced women writers. Seven sessions, held on Saturdays in February, March, and April 2023, will incorporate creative writing exercises in a variety of genres. The program also includes mentoring support ...
Start Date
Sunday, February 5th
Time
12:00am - 12:00am
Cost
FREE
Instructor

TBD

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 West Second St.

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