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July 2018

Create Your Own Comic Book (Camp for 5th-7th Graders)

Monday, July 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until Friday, July 13, 2018

The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA,VA22180United States
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$159

Are you a Marvel or DC fan? Maybe you prefer Indie comic books. Or movies. Or TV shows. However you get your fix, you're a sucker for a hero or heroine in spandex with a killer origin story who wants to save the world—or at least keep the latest villain in check. Sound familiar? Join Yeah Write! for a week-long, half-day comic book camp! We'll write, we'll draw—we'll explore how different writers and artists have created some of the most…

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Exploring Mosaics Camp! July 16 – 20

Monday, July 16 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until Friday, July 20, 2018

The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA,VA22180United States
$200 – $225

Explore the endlessly-artistic world of mosaics and mosaic design! Camp begins with an introduction and a brief history of mosaics. From there, we explore color theory and design, mosaic terminology, safe handling of materials, etc. before moving on to paper mosaics.  Campers will bring home two of their own creations made of either ceramic or glass. Please note that to ensure safety, materials will not be cut in class. The instructor will provide pre-cut ceramics and glass tesserae. Latex-free gloves…

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Half-Day Playwriting Camp for Teens (8th-12th graders)

Monday, July 16 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00pm, repeating until Friday, July 20, 2018

$225

Get your Shakespeare, Lin-Manuel Miranda, or Nora Ephron on! Join Yeah Write! for a week in July to craft your own short play. We'll cover plot, pacing, character development, and dialogue to help you bring your own story to life. Come with ideas and a character or two, and we'll get you to the next level of development. Ready for a supportive audience to hear your work? Opt into a staged reading at the end of the week in front…

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August 2018

Vienna Community Sing! (FREE)

Sunday, August 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on Sunday, August 26, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on Friday, September 14, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on Friday, October 26, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on Sunday, November 18, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on Sunday, December 16, 2018 at 3:00pm

The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA,VA22180United States
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Free

In Zimbabwe it is said "If you can walk you can dance, and if you can talk you can sing."   A "community sing" is about ordinary people joining their friends and neighbors in a public place to sing, just for the fun of it. At each meeting, participants learn song parts by listening and singing back, not by reading music. By the end, there's often a beautiful three part harmony that emerges. This gathering is a multi-generational, bring-the-family* kind…

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September 2018

Mindfulness for 6th Graders (Six-week series)

Monday, September 17 @ 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Monday, repeating until Monday, October 29, 2018

The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA,VA22180United States
$175

As students enter higher grades, academic and social pressures increase dramatically.  In this 6-week course, students are invited to explore mindfulness and build their own life skills “tool kits” that can help them thrive and navigate life’s challenges most effectively.  Classes are set in a warm and supportive environment, and each includes: Introduction of new topics and skills Time to practice the new skills and discuss or reflect on their experiences Engaging activities, including mindful movement Mindfulness challenges to try…

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Girls’ Voices Writing Workshop for 4th-6th Graders (6 weeks)

Sunday, September 23 @ 4:45 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:45pm on Sunday, repeating until Sunday, October 28, 2018

The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA,VA22180United States
$169

We believe it's so important for girls to have a safe space to work on expressing themselves verbally and in writing that we created a writing class just for them. We use a combination of mindfulness and creative writing to find our unique writing voices. Participants are free to write whatever they want--stories, poems, journal entries, and so forth—but are always given prompts to help them find something to write about if they need inspiration. We will write in class…

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Writing as Craft: for Girls in 7th-9th Grades (6 weeks)

Sunday, September 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Sunday, repeating until Sunday, October 28, 2018

The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA,VA22180United States
$169

For girls in 7th-9th grades            Discount of 10% when you bring a friend! (inquire!) For the budding young writer who wants to hone her craft...  Writing as Craft features longer freewriting time, specific discussions each week about different aspects of the writing process, and longer time working in small groups. Writers who create and share work electronically are more than welcome. Goals for Writing as Craft include: To gain knowledge of the writing process To…

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Mindfulness for 4th & 5th Graders (Six-Week Class)

Thursday, September 27 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, November 1, 2018

The Insight Shop, 114 COURTHOUSE RD SW.
VIENNA,VA22180United States
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$159

We know that our kids are facing challenges we never encountered as youth:  social media, excessive screen time and a dependence on devices to name just a few. Mindfulness - bringing curious attention to what's happening right in front of us - is a life skill that can be practiced and honed, and that studies show leads to a more balanced and healthy life. And the earlier in life these practices are introduced, the better! The specific exercises taught in…

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