April 2013 Teen Schedule

Life 101: Look Good [12–18 years] Look effortlessly put together all the time once you learn the secrets of taking care of yourself and your clothes. Mom won’t always be around to help with laundry and fixing your stuff, so learn how to do it yourself.
■ The Edge
Mon        Apr 8        3:30–4:30 pm
Teen Writing Group [12–18 years] Find inspiration to create. Join others who share your passion as we explore poetry and prose as a way to express ourselves and explore our world.
■ The Edge
Mon    Apr 8, 22    7:00–8:00 pm
Fun After School  [12–18 years] Enjoy cool activities like black-out poetry, unusual board games, intricate coloring pages and crafts. Come see what’s up after school.
■ The Edge
Thu    Apr 11    3:30–4:30 pm
Happy Birthday, Superman!
Faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive, able to leap tall buildings in a single bound…it’s Superman! Join us as we mark the 75th anniversary of this iconic character. Make a superhero craft then stay for a showing of the popular 1978 film Superman: The Movie. Make a Superman-themed craft from 5-6:30pm.
■ Marvin Auditorium
Fri    Apr 12            6:00–8:45 pm
Give Green a Chance! Crafts for Teens
Unleash your metal side. Use your imagination and make a “fly” pendant from a metal washer found at any hardware store. All supplies are provided.
■ The Edge
Sat    Apr 13    2:00–5:00 pm
Double Dueling: Yugioh [11–18 years] Magic the Gathering [14+ years] Bring your cards and pit your wits against other Yugioh and Magic players as we host tournaments for both games.
■ The Edge
Mon    Apr 15    4:00–6:00 pm
Nails with Bling [11–18 years] Rainbow, butterflies or daisies painted on your fingernails? Maybe you would like to experiment with bright blue or sparkly red nail polish – or both! We have the supplies; you bring your imagination.
■ The Edge
Mon    Apr 22    3:30–4:30 pm
Open Mic Night [12–18 years] You are natural performer, and we want you to show off. Take the stage and strut your stuff! You can sing, dance, read poetry or tell jokes. Grab some fame at our monthly talent show.
■ The Edge
Wed        Apr 24    4:00–5:30 pm
Homework Center [5–18 years] Homework coaches help children with questions and assignments.
■ Homework Center
Mon-Thu                   4:00–8:00 pm
Sun                            2:00–6:00 pm

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