Summer Greenhouse Days
Aug
27
10:30 AM10:30

Summer Greenhouse Days

TUE AUG 27 · 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

GRADES 2 - 8 · Join Spark Central at the Food For All greenhouses located at 925 N A St in West Central for activities around art, science, and physical activity! After each session, students will leave with a new work of art, a deeper knowledge of how plants grow, and an appreciation for where their food comes from. No registration required!

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Drop in & Write
Aug
27
5:30 PM17:30

Drop in & Write

EVERY TUESDAY · 5:30 - 7 PM

Aspiring writers unite! You're invited to be a part of our supportive writers' community. Bring works in progress to share, get inspired with creative prompts and spend some focused time writing. Hosted by local writers Jenny Davis and Charles Montgomery. 

This program is free thanks to community support. Join us for Drop in & Write on any Tuesday!

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Creative Studio for Variously-Abled Adults
Aug
28
10:00 AM10:00

Creative Studio for Variously-Abled Adults

EVERY 2ND & 4TH WED · 10 - 11 am

We invite people of all abilities to gather for social interaction and the chance to explore creative interests on the second Wednesday of each month. Browse books, work on puzzles, use computers, draw, color, or just hang out!

This program is free thanks to community support. Join us for Creative Studio on the second Wednesday of each month.

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Drop in & Draw
Aug
28
5:30 PM17:30

Drop in & Draw

EVERY WEDNESDAY · 5:30 - 7 PM

Adults & Teens • Beginning or experienced drawers, painters, crafters and artists of all ages, join us to explore mediums, develop skill and cultivate imaginative thinking. Supplies and projects are provided - all you need to bring is your imagination!

This program is free thanks to community support. Join us for Drop in & Draw on any Wednesday!

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Spark Central Radio Theatre: Treasure Island!
Aug
29
7:00 PM19:00

Spark Central Radio Theatre: Treasure Island!

THU AUG 29, SEPT 5, 12, 26, & OCT 3

Teens & Adults · Join us for a revival of radio theatre! We'll form the cast of a radio theatre production, create sound effects, and ultimately perform a version of the classic Treasure Island at Spark Central. Come experiment with the arts of voice acting and making sound effects, and experience the joy of radio theatre! Casting, rehearsal, and performance dates are listed. Please only register to attend if you are able to attend at least three rehearsal dates AND the performance on October 10th.

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Drop in & Read
Sep
3
3:30 PM15:30

Drop in & Read

FIRST & THIRD TUESDAY OF THE MONTH  ·  3:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Grades 1 - 8  ·  Read great books from our collection and play games based on what you’ve read! Repeat participants can earn prizes and have their picture displayed at Spark Central with their favorite books.

This program is free thanks to community support. Join us for Drop in & Read on the first and third Tuesday of each month!

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Drop in & Write
Sep
3
5:30 PM17:30

Drop in & Write

EVERY TUESDAY · 5:30 - 7 PM

Aspiring writers unite! You're invited to be a part of our supportive writers' community. Bring works in progress to share, get inspired with creative prompts and spend some focused time writing. Hosted by local writers Jenny Davis and Charles Montgomery. 

This program is free thanks to community support. Join us for Drop in & Write on any Tuesday!

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Diverse Voices Writing Group
Sep
5
5:30 PM17:30

Diverse Voices Writing Group

THU AUG 1 · 5:30 PM

ADULTS & TEENS · A writing group for all experience levels that supports and elevates diverse voices.

Long ago, when we had only darkness at night, people came together around miraculous fire to tell stories and describe visions. When you come to this writing group, whoever you might be outside of this circle, you are now a storyteller, a maker of visions, and a story-listener, too. In this circle there is only support and caring.

This program is free thanks to community support. Join us for Diverse Voices on the first Thursday of each month.

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Drop in & Craft
Sep
7
5:00 PM17:00

Drop in & Craft

FIRST SAT OF EACH MONTH · 5:00 - 6:30 PM

All Ages • Join us for crafting projects that are fun for all ages, creating art that is as simple or complex as you like. Our second session will focus on macramé. We've got the supplies you'll need, so just bring your creativity and imagination!

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Creative Studio for Variously-Abled Adults
Sep
10
10:00 AM10:00

Creative Studio for Variously-Abled Adults

EVERY SECOND & FOURTH WEDNESDAY · 10 - 11 AM

We invite people of all abilities to gather for social interaction and the chance to explore creative interests on the second Wednesday of each month. Browse books, work on puzzles, use computers, draw, color, or just hang out!

This program is free thanks to community support. Join us for Creative Studio on the second Wednesday of each month.

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Drop in & Write
Sep
10
5:30 PM17:30

Drop in & Write

EVERY TUESDAY · 5:30 - 7 PM

Aspiring writers unite! You're invited to be a part of our supportive writers' community. Bring works in progress to share, get inspired with creative prompts and spend some focused time writing. Hosted by local writers Jenny Davis and Charles Montgomery. 

This program is free thanks to community support. Join us for Drop in & Write on any Tuesday!

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Drop in & RPG · Tabletop Roleplaying Games (RPGs) for All Experience Levels
Sep
13
4:00 PM16:00

Drop in & RPG · Tabletop Roleplaying Games (RPGs) for All Experience Levels

SECOND AND FOURTH FRIDAY OF THE MONTH  ·  4 - 7 PM

AGES 5 - 105 · Bring your curiosity, imagination, and thirst for adventure, and we will supply the rest! If you have ever been curious about role-playing games, join us to experience this unique form of game-playing — we'll build a shared narrative using cooperative problem solving, exploration, imagination, and rich social interaction. 

Priority seating will be provided for participants age 17 or younger. We gladly make every effort to accommodate persons with accessibility requirements.

This program is free thanks to community support and is provided in partnership with RPG Research. Join us for Drop in & RPG on the 2nd and 4th Friday of every month!

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Global Kidical Massive
Sep
14
1:00 PM13:00

Global Kidical Massive

SAT SEPT 14 · 1 - 2:30 PM

Just like the regular Kidical Mass, this is a fun, safe bike ride especially for kids. On this special day Spokane joins thousands of kids all over the planet for a worldwide "Kidical Mass" bike ride. This fun, family friendly afternoon bike ride of about 3 miles heads out from Spark Central through Kendall Yards and back on the Centennial Trail. Meet at Spark Central in Kendall Yards.

Hosted in partnership with Spokane Summer Parkways. For more details visit: www.summerparkways.com

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Creative Studio for Variously-Abled Adults
Sep
17
10:00 AM10:00

Creative Studio for Variously-Abled Adults

EVERY SECOND & FOURTH WEDNESDAY · 10 - 11 AM

We invite people of all abilities to gather for social interaction and the chance to explore creative interests on the second Wednesday of each month. Browse books, work on puzzles, use computers, draw, color, or just hang out!

This program is free thanks to community support. Join us for Creative Studio on the second Wednesday of each month.

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Imaginarium: Creative Play for Toddlers
Sep
17
10:00 AM10:00

Imaginarium: Creative Play for Toddlers

THIRD TUE OF THE MONTH ·  10 - 11 AM

Ages 1 - 5  ·  Discover new ways to play together and spark your young one's healthy mental, social, and emotional growth. Meet other families, eat a healthy snack, and get creative in a relaxed and supportive environment. 

This program is free thanks to community support. Join us for Imaginarium on the third Tuesday of each month!

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Drop in & Read
Sep
17
3:30 PM15:30

Drop in & Read

FIRST & THIRD TUESDAY OF THE MONTH  ·  3:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Grades 1 - 8  ·  Read great books from our collection and play games based on what you’ve read! Repeat participants can earn prizes and have their picture displayed at Spark Central with their favorite books.

This program is free thanks to community support. Join us for Drop in & Read on the first and third Tuesday of each month!

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Make Your Own Postcard Stories
Sep
18
7:00 PM19:00

Make Your Own Postcard Stories

Adults & Teens  ·  Join Dorian Karahalios, an alumnus of the MFA at EWU and co-founder of Spokane Print & Publishing Center, for an evening of postcard stories! Hone your writing skills, learn about flash and micro fiction, and have a blast writing stories that fit onto a postcard. Postcards and stamps will be provided. Register online.

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Drop in & Collage
Sep
20
5:30 PM17:30

Drop in & Collage

THIRD FRIDAY OF THE MONTH · 5:30 - 6:45 PM

All Ages · Join our team of collage experts to express your creativity, relax, and socialize through the versatile technique of collage!

This program is free thanks to community support. Join us for Drop in & Collage on the third Friday of each month!

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Diverse Voices Writing Group
Oct
3
5:30 PM17:30

Diverse Voices Writing Group

THU JUL 11 · 5:30 PM

ADULTS & TEENS · A writing group for all experience levels that supports and elevates diverse voices.

Long ago, when we had only darkness at night, people came together around miraculous fire to tell stories and describe visions. When you come to this writing group, whoever you might be outside of this circle, you are now a storyteller, a maker of visions, and a story-listener, too. In this circle there is only support and caring.

This program is free thanks to community support. Join us for Diverse Voices on the first Thursday of each month.

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Make Your Own 3D Model
Oct
7
6:30 PM18:30

Make Your Own 3D Model

Learn the fundamental ideas and techniques behind 3D modeling.  We'll be using the modeling program SketchUp and some basic geometrical concepts to create objects, structures, and even a setting for our rendered creations.  The skills you learn in this class can be applied to any 3D modeling program and can be useful for many design projects like illustration, architecture, and gaming.

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Creative Studio for Variously-Abled Adults
Oct
8
10:00 AM10:00

Creative Studio for Variously-Abled Adults

EVERY SECOND & FOURTH WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH  ·  10 - 11 AM

We invite people of all abilities to gather for social interaction and the chance to explore creative interests on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month. Browse books, work on puzzles, use computers, draw, color, or just hang out!

This program is free thanks to community support.

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Imaginarium: Creative Play for Toddlers
Oct
15
10:00 AM10:00

Imaginarium: Creative Play for Toddlers

THIRD TUE OF THE MONTH  ·  10 - 11 AM

Ages 1 - 5  ·  Discover new ways to play together and spark your young one's healthy mental, social, and emotional growth. Meet other families, eat a healthy snack, and get creative in a relaxed and supportive environment. 

This program is free thanks to community support. Join us for Imaginarium on the third Tuesday of each month! 

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Creative Studio for Variously-Abled Adults
Oct
22
10:00 AM10:00

Creative Studio for Variously-Abled Adults

EVERY SECOND & FOURTH WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH  ·  10 - 11 AM

We invite people of all abilities to gather for social interaction and the chance to explore creative interests on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month. Browse books, work on puzzles, use computers, draw, color, or just hang out!

This program is free thanks to community support.

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Drop in & RPG · Tabletop Roleplaying Games (RPGs) for All Experience Levels
Aug
23
4:00 PM16:00

Drop in & RPG · Tabletop Roleplaying Games (RPGs) for All Experience Levels

SECOND AND FOURTH FRIDAY OF THE MONTH  ·  4 - 7 PM

AGES 5 - 105 · Bring your curiosity, imagination, and thirst for adventure, and we will supply the rest! If you have ever been curious about role-playing games, join us to experience this unique form of game-playing — we'll build a shared narrative using cooperative problem solving, exploration, imagination, and rich social interaction. 

Priority seating will be provided for participants age 17 or younger. We gladly make every effort to accommodate persons with accessibility requirements.

This program is free thanks to community support and is provided in partnership with RPG Research. Join us for Drop in & RPG on the 2nd and 4th Friday of every month!

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Drop in & Draw
Aug
21
5:30 PM17:30

Drop in & Draw

EVERY WEDNESDAY · 5:30 - 7 PM

Adults & Teens • Beginning or experienced drawers, painters, crafters and artists of all ages, join us to explore mediums, develop skill and cultivate imaginative thinking. Supplies and projects are provided - all you need to bring is your imagination!

This program is free thanks to community support. Join us for Drop in & Draw on any Wednesday!

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Drop in & Write
Aug
20
5:30 PM17:30

Drop in & Write

EVERY TUESDAY · 5:30 - 7 PM

Aspiring writers unite! You're invited to be a part of our supportive writers' community. Bring works in progress to share, get inspired with creative prompts and spend some focused time writing. Hosted by local writer Jenny Davis. 

This program is free thanks to community support. Join us for Drop in & Write on any Tuesday!

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Drop in & Read
Aug
20
3:30 PM15:30

Drop in & Read

FIRST & THIRD TUESDAY OF THE MONTH  ·  3:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Grades 1 - 8  ·  Read great books from our collection and play games based on what you’ve read! Repeat participants can earn prizes and have their picture displayed at Spark Central with their favorite books.

This program is free thanks to community support. Join us for Drop in & Read on the first and third Tuesday of each month!

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Imaginarium: Creative Play for Toddlers
Aug
20
10:00 AM10:00

Imaginarium: Creative Play for Toddlers

TUE AUG 20  ·  10 - 11 AM

Ages 1 - 5  ·  Discover new ways to play together and spark your young one's healthy mental, social, and emotional growth. Meet other families, eat a healthy snack, and get creative in a relaxed and supportive environment. 

This program is free thanks to community support. Join us for Imaginarium on the third Tuesday of each month! 

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Girls Rock Lab Concert @ Downtown Spokane Library
Aug
17
to Aug 20

Girls Rock Lab Concert @ Downtown Spokane Library

SAT AUG 17 · 7 - 9 PM

See the girl bands formed at Girls Rock Lab summer camp perform the songs they've created! Girls Rock Lab camp, for girls grades 3-8, provides workshops, mentors and a space where girls are empowered leaders and collaborators. Camp participants form bands, write songs and perform them at this memorable concert.

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Girls Code @ Spark
Aug
17
10:00 AM10:00

Girls Code @ Spark

SAT AUG 17  ·  10 AM - 12 PM

Grades 4 - 7  ·  Create, collaborate, code! Learn to create your own story using core computer coding concepts. We value diversity and we welcome girls, nonbinary, and transgender kids of any identity and any background to participate. Sign up online.

This program is free thanks to community support. Join us for Girls Code @ Spark or Code Kids (alternating months) on the 3rd Saturday of each month. 

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Drop in & Collage
Aug
16
5:30 PM17:30

Drop in & Collage

THIRD FRIDAY OF THE MONTH · 5:30 - 6:45 PM

All Ages . · . Join our team of collage experts to express your creativity, relax and socialize through the versatile technique of collage!

This program is free thanks to community support. Join us for Drop in & Collage on the third Friday of each month!

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Drop in & Draw
Aug
14
5:30 PM17:30

Drop in & Draw

EVERY WEDNESDAY · 5:30 - 7 PM

Adults & Teens • Beginning or experienced drawers, painters, crafters and artists of all ages, join us to explore mediums, develop skill and cultivate imaginative thinking. Supplies and projects are provided - all you need to bring is your imagination!

This program is free thanks to community support. Join us for Drop in & Draw on any Wednesday!

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Creative Studio for Variously-Abled Adults
Aug
14
10:00 AM10:00

Creative Studio for Variously-Abled Adults

EVERY 2ND & 4TH WED · 10 - 11 am

We invite people of all abilities to gather for social interaction and the chance to explore creative interests on the second Wednesday of each month. Browse books, work on puzzles, use computers, draw, color, or just hang out!

This program is free thanks to community support. Join us for Creative Studio on the second Wednesday of each month.

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Drop in & Write
Aug
13
5:30 PM17:30

Drop in & Write

EVERY TUESDAY · 5:30 - 7 PM

Aspiring writers unite! You're invited to be a part of our supportive writers' community. Bring works in progress to share, get inspired with creative prompts and spend some focused time writing. Hosted by local writer Jenny Davis. 

This program is free thanks to community support. Join us for Drop in & Write on any Tuesday!

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Girls Rock Lab · Four-Day Camp · Session 2
Aug
13
to Aug 16

Girls Rock Lab · Four-Day Camp · Session 2

FOUR-DAY CAMP ·  Tue Aug 13 - Fri Aug 16 · 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
CONCERT · Sat Aug 17  · Rehearsal & Parent Reception from 5 - 7pm, Concert at 7 pm

GRADES 3 - 8 · Join a band, write your own music and play in a concert! Girls Rock Lab camp provides workshops, mentors and a space where girls are empowered leaders and collaborators. We value diversity and we welcome girls and girl-identified kids of any background to participate!

Girls Rock Lab is generously sponsored by Global Credit Union, made possible with funds from Spokane Arts Grant Awards and donors, and held in partnership with the Spokane Public Library. No cost · Registration required.

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Drop in & RPG · Tabletop Roleplaying Games (RPGs) for All Experience Levels
Aug
9
4:00 PM16:00

Drop in & RPG · Tabletop Roleplaying Games (RPGs) for All Experience Levels

SECOND AND FOURTH FRIDAY OF THE MONTH  ·  4 - 7 PM

AGES 5 - 105 · Bring your curiosity, imagination, and thirst for adventure, and we will supply the rest! If you have ever been curious about role-playing games, join us to experience this unique form of game-playing — we'll build a shared narrative using cooperative problem solving, exploration, imagination, and rich social interaction. 

Priority seating will be provided for participants age 17 or younger. We gladly make every effort to accommodate persons with accessibility requirements.

This program is free thanks to community support and is provided in partnership with RPG Research. Join us for Drop in & RPG on the 2nd and 4th Friday of every month!

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Graphic Design for Beginners
Aug
8
to Aug 9

Graphic Design for Beginners

THUR AUG 8 & FRI AUG 9 · 7 - 9 PM · Beginner Friendly

Teens & Adults ·  Join us for a two-day workshop where you’ll learn the basics of good graphic design and get a grasp on how to use Adobe Illustrator, one of the main design programs used by professionals. Walk away at the end with the basic skills you'll need to create clean, beautiful designs, whether you’re designing a newsletter, a report, or a flyer, and practice using theses new skills in the workshop by designing your own flyer!

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Drop in & Draw
Aug
7
5:30 PM17:30

Drop in & Draw

EVERY WEDNESDAY · 5:30 - 7 PM

Beginning or experienced drawers, painters, crafters and artists of all ages, join us to explore mediums, develop skill and cultivate imaginative thinking. Supplies and projects are provided - all you need to bring is your imagination!

This program is free thanks to community support. Join us for Drop in & Draw on any Wednesday!

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Drop in & Read
Aug
6
3:30 PM15:30

Drop in & Read

FIRST & THIRD TUESDAY OF THE MONTH  ·  3:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Grades 1 - 8  ·  Read great books from our collection and play games based on what you’ve read! Repeat participants can earn prizes and have their picture displayed at Spark Central with their favorite books.

This program is free thanks to community support. Join us for Drop in & Read on the first and third Tuesday of each month!

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Girls Rock Lab · Four-Day Camp · Session 1
Aug
6
to Aug 9

Girls Rock Lab · Four-Day Camp · Session 1

FOUR-DAY CAMP ·  Tue Aug 6 - Fri Aug 9 · 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
CONCERT · Sat Aug 17  · Rehearsal & Parent Reception from 5 - 7pm, Concert at 7 pm

GRADES 3 - 8 · Join a band, write your own music and play in a concert! Girls Rock Lab camp provides workshops, mentors and a space where girls are empowered leaders and collaborators. We value diversity and we welcome girls and girl-identified kids of any background to participate!

Girls Rock Lab is generously sponsored by Global Credit Union, made possible with funds from Spokane Arts Grant Awards and donors, and held in partnership with the Spokane Public Library. No cost · Registration required.

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Drop in & Craft
Aug
3
5:00 PM17:00

Drop in & Craft

FIRST SAT OF EACH MONTH · 5:00 - 6:30 PM

All Ages • Join us for crafting projects that are fun for all ages, creating art that is as simple or complex as you like. Our second session will focus on macramé. We've got the supplies you'll need, so just bring your creativity and imagination!

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LEGO Mindstorms Two-Day Camp
Aug
1
to Aug 2

LEGO Mindstorms Two-Day Camp

THU AUG 1 & FRI AUG 2 · 8 - 11 AM

GRADES 5 - 7 · Team up with friends to build and program a LEGO robot! In the process of building, students will practice creative and collaborative problem-solving, apply introductory robotics concepts, experiment with block programming (the first step to learning to code) to teach their robot new tricks. Each team will rely on all participant, so it's essential that all students who register attend both sessions. Sign up online.

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Drop in & Draw
Jul
31
5:30 PM17:30

Drop in & Draw

EVERY WEDNESDAY · 5:30 - 7 PM

Adults & Teens • Beginning or experienced drawers, painters, crafters and artists of all ages, join us to explore mediums, develop skill and cultivate imaginative thinking. Supplies and projects are provided - all you need to bring is your imagination!

This program is free thanks to community support. Join us for Drop in & Draw on any Wednesday!

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Drop in & Write
Jul
30
5:30 PM17:30

Drop in & Write

EVERY TUESDAY · 5:30 - 7:00 PM

Adults & Teens • Aspiring writers unite! You're invited to be a part of our supportive writers' community. Bring works in progress to share, get inspired with creative prompts and spend some focused time writing. Hosted by local writers Jenny Davis and Charles Montgomery. 

This program is free thanks to community support. Join us for Drop in & Write on any Tuesday!

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