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Jun
7
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 more than ...
Start Date
Monday, June 7th
Note
Meets Mondays
Duration
June 7th - June 21st
Time
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Martha Crumbie

Venue
Carnegie Center (in-person)
Address
251 W. Second Street
Jun
7
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, June 7th
Note
Meets Mondays
Duration
June 7th - June 21st
Time
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Martha Crumbie

Venue
Carnegie Center (in-person)
Address
251 W. Second Street
Jun
8
RISING FIRST GRADERS: Get ready to grow, ready to learn, and ready to ignite. Designed to encourage excitement for learning literacy, numeracy, and fine motor skills through hands-on projects and interactive activities that allow students to improve their skills while having fun! Led by Martha Crumbie, who has her master’s ...
Start Date
Tuesday, June 8th
Note
Meets Tuesdays
Duration
June 8th - June 22nd
Time
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Martha Crumbie

Venue
Carnegie Center (in-person)
Address
251 W. Second Street
Jun
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, June 8th
Note
Meets Tuesdays
Duration
June 8th - June 22nd
Time
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Manya Tiwari

Venue
Online
Jun
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! Ms. Creel is a language enthusiast, and is passionate about successfully delivering quality Spanish instruction for children. Originally from Honduras, ...
Start Date
Tuesday, June 8th
Note
Meets Tuesdays
Duration
June 8th - July 13th
Time
10:00am - 11:00am
Cost
Free
Instructor

Eba Creel

Venue
Online
Jun
9
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 UMass Amherst, and she teaches classes and works with private students in ...
Start Date
Wednesday, June 9th
Note
Meets Wednesdays
Duration
June 9th - June 23rd
Time
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Elise Mandel

Venue
Online
Jun
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 Lafayette in the area of Literary Arts; she is also a former student ...
Start Date
Wednesday, June 9th
Note
Meets Wednesdays
Duration
June 9th - June 23rd
Time
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Manya Tiwari

Venue
Carnegie Center (in-person)
Address
251 W. Second Street
Jun
9
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, June 9th
Note
Meets Wednesdays
Duration
June 9th - June 23rd
Time
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Carole Johnston

Venue
Carnegie Center (in-person)
Address
251 W. Second Street
Jun
9
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
Wednesday, June 9th
Note
Meets Wednesdays
Duration
June 9th - June 23rd
Time
5:15pm - 6:15pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Elise Mandel

Venue
Online
Jun
10
GIRLS IN GRADES 7–8: Dragon Girls Club provides opportunities for girls to share stories and experiences in a safe, creative atmosphere including craft making, activities, and fun. Dragons can be symbolic of amazing strength, deep magic, and creativity. This club will empower girls through self-expression using reading, writing, and poetry ...
Start Date
Thursday, June 10th
Note
Meets Thursdays
Duration
June 10th - June 24th
Time
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Carole Johnston

Venue
Carnegie Center (in-person)
Address
251 W. Second Street
Jun
10
GIRLS IN GRADES 5–6: Dragon Girls Club provides opportunities for girls to share stories and experiences in a safe, creative atmosphere including craft making, activities, and fun. Dragons can be symbolic of amazing strength, deep magic, and creativity. This club will empower girls through self-expression using reading, writing, and poetry ...
Start Date
Thursday, June 10th
Duration
June 10th - June 24th
Time
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Carole Johnston

Venue
Carnegie Center (in-person)
Address
251 W. Second Street
Jun
10
GRADES 3–5: This is an 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 weekly for four weeks to ...
Start Date
Thursday, June 10th
Duration
June 10th - July 1st
Time
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Cierra Pickens-Spaulding

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 W. Second Street
Jun
11
NEWBORNS TO 18-MONTH-OLDS & THEIR GROWN-UPS: Join us on Fridays throughout the month of June for a 15-minute Mommy & Me yoga flow followed by a 15-minute storytime. Engage with other mothers and their little ones from the comfort of your own home. Monet Proctor, founder of Grow with Mo, ...
Start Date
Friday, June 11th
Note
Meets Fridays
Duration
June 11th - July 2nd
Time
11:00am - 11:30am
Cost
$26
Instructor

Monet Proctor

Venue
Online
Jun
14
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, June 14th
Note
Meets Mondays; No class July 5
Duration
June 14th - July 26th
Time
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Sulaiman & Raphael Jackson

Venue
Online
Jun
19
AGES 2–5 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, June 19th
Note
One-Time
Time
10:30am - 11:15am
Cost
Free
Instructor

Glenna Holloway

Venue
Online
Jun
21
GRADES 10-12: This class is a focused review of specific skills needed to ace the science, English, and reading sections of the ACT test. 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
Monday, June 21st
Note
Meets Mondays; No class July 5
Duration
June 21st - July 26th
Time
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Cost
$45
Instructor

Rajiv Khanna

Venue
Online
Jun
24
GRADES 10-12: This class is a focused review of specific skills needed to ace the math section of the ACT test. 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 2021-2022 (publisher: WILEY) ...
Start Date
Thursday, June 24th
Note
Meets Thursdays
Duration
June 24th - July 22nd
Time
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Cost
$45
Instructor

Rajiv Khanna

Venue
Online
Jul
6
RISING FIRST GRADERS: Get ready to grow, ready to learn, and ready to ignite. Designed to encourage excitement for learning literacy, numeracy, and fine motor skills through hands-on projects and interactive activities that allow students to improve their skills while having fun! Led by Martha Crumbie, who has her master’s ...
Start Date
Tuesday, July 6th
Note
Meets Tuesdays
Duration
July 6th - July 20th
Time
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Martha Crumbie

Venue
Carnegie Center (in-person)
Address
251 W. Second Street
Jul
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, July 6th
Note
Meets Tuesdays
Duration
July 6th - July 20th
Time
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Martha Crumbie

Venue
Carnegie Center (in-person)
Address
251 W. Second Street
Jul
6
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, July 6th
Note
Meets Tuesdays
Duration
July 6th - July 27th
Time
10:15am - 11:00am
Cost
Free
Instructor

Melissa Johnson-Farris

Venue
Carnegie Center (in-person)
Address
251 W. Second Street
Jul
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, July 6th
Note
Meets Tuesdays
Duration
July 6th - July 27th
Time
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Erica House

Venue
Online
Jul
7
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
Wednesday, July 7th
Note
Meets Wednesdays
Duration
July 7th - July 21st
Time
5:15pm - 6:15pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Elise Mandel

Venue
Online
Jul
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. Elise Mandel holds a master’s degree in education from UMass Amherst, and she teaches classes and works with private students in ...
Start Date
Wednesday, July 7th
Note
Meets Wednesdays
Duration
July 7th - July 21st
Time
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Elise Mandel

Venue
Online
Jul
7
This workshop-based class will help writers feel confident about choosing a suitable essay topic, writing for an audience, organizing their writing, and editing for clarity and effect. Students can expect to produce two completed essays and to help classmates workshop their ideas and peer-edit their drafts. Open to all people ...
Start Date
Wednesday, July 7th
Note
Meets Wednesdays
Duration
July 7th - July 28th
Time
4:30pm - 5:45pm
Cost
$45
Instructor

Tim Corkran

Venue
Carnegie Center (in-person)
Address
251 W. Second Street
Jul
8
GIRLS IN GRADES 7–8: Dragon Girls Club provides opportunities for girls to share stories and experiences in a safe, creative atmosphere including craft making, activities, and fun. Dragons can be symbolic of amazing strength, deep magic, and creativity. This club will empower girls through self-expression using reading, writing, and poetry ...
Start Date
Thursday, July 8th
Note
Meets Thursdays
Duration
July 8th - July 22nd
Time
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Carole Johnston

Venue
Carnegie Center (in-person)
Address
251 W. Second Street
Jul
8
GIRLS IN GRADES 5–6: Dragon Girls Club provides opportunities for girls to share stories and experiences in a safe, creative atmosphere including craft making, activities, and fun. Dragons can be symbolic of amazing strength, deep magic, and creativity. This club will empower girls through self-expression using reading, writing, and poetry ...
Start Date
Thursday, July 8th
Duration
July 8th - July 22nd
Time
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Carole Johnston

Venue
Carnegie Center (in-person)
Address
251 W. Second Street
Jul
12
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 more than ...
Start Date
Monday, July 12th
Note
Meets Mondays
Duration
July 12th - July 26th
Time
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Martha Crumbie

Venue
Carnegie Center (in-person)
Address
251 W. Second Street
Jul
12
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, July 12th
Note
Meets Mondays
Duration
July 12th - July 26th
Time
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Martha Crumbie

Venue
Carnegie Center (in-person)
Address
251 W. Second Street
Jul
24
AGES 2–5 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, July 24th
Note
One-Time
Time
10:30am - 11:15am
Cost
Free
Instructor

Glenna Holloway

Venue
Online
Jul
29
GRADES 9–12: Join us for this one-of-a-kind retreat for the next great generation of writers. You’ll work with talented authors, spend free time putting words on the page in an inspiring environment, and get to know peers who share similar passions. Instructors include Sarah Combs (author of The Light Fantastic), ...
Start Date
Thursday, July 29th
Note
Two days
Duration
July 29th - July 30th
Time
10:00am - 4:30pm
Cost
$75
Instructor

Sarah Combs, Mariama Lockington, & Jay McCoy

Venue
Carnegie Center (in-person)
Address
251 W. Second Street
Aug
21
AGES 2–5 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, August 21st
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
Sunday: CLOSED

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