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The event has already taken a place at this date:  Fri, 07/25/2014
 
Time:  9 a.m.-Noon
Location:  Writers and Books
Come and play in the Musical Sandbox—a place full of fun where you can explore sounds and letters, music and writing!
The event has already taken a place at this date:  Fri, 07/25/2014
 
Time:  1 p.m.-4 p.m.
Location:  Writers and Books
Fairies, elves, and dragons; haiku, free verse, and couplets. Learn about and create your own stories or poems of magical creatures and their worlds.
The event has already taken a place at this date:  Fri, 07/25/2014
 
Time:  9 a.m.-Noon
Location:  Writers and Books
Celebrate the American Girl dolls, magazine, history, and literature and create your own stories inspired by the series. Remember: every girl is already an American Girl!
The event has already taken a place at this date:  Fri, 07/25/2014
 
Time:  1 p.m.-4 p.m.
Location:  Writers and Books
Learn to make a story come alive with how you tell it, practicing techniques of delivery and culminating in a final presentation.
The event has already taken a place at this date:  Fri, 07/25/2014
 
Time:  9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Location:  Writers and Books
Develop your inner writer through time in nature at our retreat in the Bristol Hills, with natural arts activities, observation, hiking, and creating field journals to document your experiences and findings!
The event has already taken a place at this date:  Fri, 07/25/2014
 
Time:  9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Location:  Writers and Books
Develop your inner writer through time in nature at our retreat in the Bristol Hills, with natural arts activities, observation, hiking, and creating field journals to document your experiences and findings!
The event has already taken a place at this date:  Fri, 07/25/2014
 
Time:  9 a.m.-Noon
Location:  Writers and Books
Explore the possibilities of the unusual, creating unique and absurd stories where weird enters the human world.
The event has already taken a place at this date:  Fri, 07/25/2014
 
Time:  1 p.m.-4 p.m.
Location:  Writers and Books
Recreate the magical and fantastical Middle Ages through writing and drawing, based on actual historical kingdoms as well as your own imaginations.
The event has already taken a place at this date:  Fri, 07/25/2014
 
Time:  9 a.m.-Noon
Location:  Writers and Books
Make people laugh – without a script! Learn the craft of comedy improvisation through theatre games and sketches, developing problem-solving and communication skills while having fun at the same time.
The event has already taken a place at this date:  Fri, 07/25/2014
 
Time:  1 p.m.-4 p.m.
Location:  Writers and Books
Receive guidance in finishing your in-progress short stories or novels – bring those pieces you're stuck on to satisfying completion!
The event has already taken a place at this date:  Fri, 07/25/2014
 
Time:  1 p.m.-4 p.m.
Location:  Writers and Books
Write innovative pieces by examining the arrangement of space as it applies to writing, using the Art Walk and Memorial Art Gallery Sculpture Park as inspiration.
Date:  Mon, 07/28/2014
 
Time:  9 a.m.-Noon
Location:  Writers and Books
Become acquainted with the Spanish language through songs, games, drumming, a fiesta, and more!
Date:  Mon, 07/28/2014
 
Time:  1 p.m.-4 p.m.
Location:  Writers and Books
Take part in wonderful magical adventures from the Magic Tree House series. Join Annie and Jack as they solve problems, help people, and travel around the world and through time.
Date:  Mon, 07/28/2014
 
Time:  9 a.m.-Noon
Location:  Writers and Books
Write, write, write! Sharpen your writing and editing skills, work with different genres with imaginative writing prompts, and create a class anthology.
Date:  Mon, 07/28/2014
 
Time:  1 p.m.-4 p.m.
Location:  Writers and Books
Explore the magical world of Harry Potter with fellow fans.
Date:  Mon, 07/28/2014
 
Time:  9 a.m.Noon
Location:  Writers and Books
Create an "idea book" of pictures and words. Explore drawing, painting, and collage in tandem with writing to see the ways in which art and words can work together.
Date:  Mon, 07/28/2014
 
Time:  9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Location:  Writers and Books
Percy Jackson is mighty with his sword, and his creator, Rick Riordan, is mighty with his pen. Use Percy Jackson as a model for writing and examine ancient Greek culture, art, and literature for inspiration.
Date:  Mon, 07/28/2014
 
Time:  9 a.m.-Noon
Location:  Writers and Books
Make people laugh – without a script! Learn the craft of comedy improvisation through theatre games and sketches, developing problem-solving and communication skills while having fun at the same time.
Date:  Mon, 07/28/2014
 
Time:  1 p.m.-4 p.m.
Location:  Writers and Books
Join other teens at the “writers table” to map out one season of a great show in which characters face supernatural conflicts (the guy I like is a werewolf!) as well as normal ones (I am super awkward and can’t talk to him anyway).
Date:  Mon, 07/28/2014
 
Time:  9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Location:  Writers and Books
Serve as a playwright, actor, and director, using professional techniques to create a series of short plays to be shared in a final performance.
Date:  Mon, 08/04/2014
 
Time:  9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Location:  Writers and Books
In this collaboration between Writers & Books and the Genesee Center for the Arts and Education, you’ll have a unique opportunity to merge visual arts with creative writing.
Date:  Mon, 08/04/2014
 
Time:  9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Location:  Writers and Books
In this exciting collaboration between Writers & Books and the Creative Workshop, you’ll create your own characters and explore your own story ideas while learning at the hand of a master writer and a master artist.
Date:  Mon, 08/04/2014
 
Time:  9 a.m.-Noon
Location:  Writers and Books
In a week of creativity and memory, write a story that's yours alone: a story of your life! The story of your experience can become essays, memoirs, or even the basis for fiction.
Date:  Mon, 08/04/2014
 
Time:  9 a.m.-4 p.m. with Thursday overnight
Location:  Writers and Books
Learn hands-on survival skills and play a structured version of the game out in nature at the Gell Center of the Finger Lakes!
Date:  Mon, 08/04/2014
 
Time:  1 p.m.-4 p.m.
Location:  Writers and Books
Explore your creativity, learning about poetic forms, rhyme patterns, and poetry vocabulary! Create an individual chapbook or group anthology.

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