Meeting A & B

Clara Kensie Visit

Monday, May 5, 2014 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Enjoy a fabulous hour of writing workshop time with Clara Kensie, the author of the Run to You Trilogy as she teaches us the ins and outs of GMC: Goal, Motivation, Conflict. It's the building block of everything that happens in the story world: what the characters want, why they want it, and what's stopping them from getting it. We'll have fun analyzing the GMCs of the characters from The Wizard of Oz and a popular YA novel such as The Hunger Games, and, if there's time, the aspiring authors in the audience can develop GMCs for their own characters.
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The Bully Plays

Saturday, April 26, 2014 - 9:30am to 10:30am
This year, the Studio Theatre class will be presenting The Bully Plays. This is a collection of short (5-10 minute) plays that relate to ideas of bullying. It is an intriguing, provocative collection of plays that is making its way across the country. It is geared for high school students and their families.
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How to Read a Poem

Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
Tania Runyan, author of How to Read a Poem, invites you to open your senses to the combined craft and magic known as poems. This down-to-earth reading workshop will help you read and “get” poetry in a friendly setting—or help you fall in love all over again! Adults and teens in grades 7-12 are welcome.
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Eureka: Invent the Newest Fashion!

Monday, April 21, 2014 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Future fashion designers and inventors will work with newspaper to design a piece of clothing or an accessory (such as a hat or gizmo to carry things on your bike). We will design our prototype, test it, and redesign it. Come join the fun! Registration is required and can be done in person or by phone at 847-356-7711.

ScribbleMonster

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 10:30am to 11:15am
Sing, dance and laugh along with ScribbleMonster! This award-winning music group presents creative play concerts that stimulate kids’ creative expression. Please note, this is the correct date (4/15/14) for this concert--our February/March newsletter inadvertently states the incorrect date. Apologies for any confusion this may have caused!
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Red Cross Blood Drive

Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 1:00pm to 8:30pm
Join LVDL and The American Red Cross to give the gift of life. Donors who are LVDL card holders will receive fine amnesty on LVDL materials up to $50. To schedule an appointment, call Nina Kenney at 847-356-7711 x216.

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