August 2012 Teen Schedule of Events

Double Dueling: Yu-Gi-Oh [11–18 years] and Magic the Gathering [14+ years]
Bring your cards and pit your wits against other Yu-Gi-Oh and Magic players as we host tournaments for both games.
■ The Edge
Mon    Aug 6, 20    4:00–6:00 pm

Teen Board Game Night [12–18 years]    
If you’ve never been chased by zombies, escaped from a haunted house or triumphed at world domination, here is your chance. Play some of our board games to curb your appetite for perilous exploration and world conquest. They’re more fun than the real thing.
■ The Edge
Fri    Aug 10    7:00–8:30 pm

Wet & Wild! Papermaking [all ages] Come discover the art of traditional Western hand papermaking.  You can “pull” a sheet of paper made from recycled and natural materials to take home with you.
■ Main Entrance Sidewalk
Fri     Aug 10    10:00 am–12:00 pm

World, Art and You [teens and adults]    
Free art classes for all experience levels. Try new materials, techniques and styles of artmaking. Learn creative processes to inspire your designs. Supplies provided. Registration required. Call 580-4515.
■ Marvin Auditorium 101A
Topic: Creating a portfolio
Sat     Aug 11    11:00 am–1:00 pm
■ Lingo Story Room
Topic: Plein-air drawing
Sat     Aug 25    11:00 am–1:00 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      Aug 13, 27    7:00–8:00 pm

Open Mic Night [12–18 years]
Move your band out of the garage and onto a stage. Tell jokes or dance. Whatever your talent, we have a place for you. Come to our Open Mic Night and perform if you wish.
■ The Edge
Wed     Aug 29    4:00–5:30 pm

Homework Center [11–18 years]
Homework coaches help children with questions and assignments.
■ Homework Center 121D
Mon-Thu     4:00–8:00 pm
Sun        2:00–6:00 pm

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