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Foundations of Literacy 1
Foundations of Literacy 2
Foundations of Literacy 3
Story Stretchers
The Healing
Rosie Project
Foundations of Literacy 1

The Foundations of Literacy classes will focus on phonemic awareness, alphabetic principles, and phonics for children ages 4-6. Level 1 will meet for five Saturdays beginning May 3rd from 9-10:00am.

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Sat 05/03/2014 09:00 AM-10:00 AM
Foundations of Literacy 2

This class, for those 4-6 year olds who have already completed Foundations of Literacy 1, will continue the grow skills in phonemic awareness, alphabetic principles, and phonics. The class will meet five Saturdays beginning May 3rd from 10:15-11:15am.

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Foundations of Literacy 3

This Foundations of Literacy class, for 4-6 year olds who have already completed levels 1 and 2, will continue developing phonemic awareness, alphabetic principles, and phonics skills. Level 3 will meet for five Saturdays from 11:30am-12:30pm beginning May 3rd.

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Sat 05/03/2014 11:30 AM-12:30 PM
Story Stretchers

Story Stretchers is a literary enrichment opportunity featuring a story and fun activities to enhance children's reading, writing, and creativity. Story Stretchers will meet again on Thursday, April 24th, (the fourth Friday of this month), but will continue to meet the third Thursday of each upcoming month. Any school age child (about 6-10 years old) that can work independently and loves to create is welcome at Story Stretchers, because stories need to be enjoyed and celebrated through art, writing, and drama! Be sure to reserve your spot soon!

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Thu 04/24/2014 04:15 PM-05:15 PM
The Healing

"Plantation mistress Amanda Satterfield’s intense grief over losing her daughter crosses the line into madness when she takes a newborn slave child as her own and names her Granada. Troubled by his wife’s disturbing mental state and concerned about a mysterious plague that is sweeping through the plantation’s slave quarters, Master Satterfield purchases Polly Shine, a slave woman known as a healer who immediately senses a spark of the same gift in Granada. Soon, a domestic battle of wills begins, leading to a tragedy that weaves together three generations of strong Southern women. Rich in mood and atmosphere, The Healing is a powerful, warmhearted novel about unbreakable bonds and the power of story to heal."

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Sat 05/17/2014 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Wed 05/21/2014 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Rosie Project

"Meet Don Tillman, a brilliant yet socially challenged professor of genetics, who’s decided it’s time he found a wife. And so, in the orderly, evidence-based manner with which Don approaches all things, he designs the Wife Project to find his perfect partner: a sixteen-page, scientifically valid survey to filter out the drinkers, the smokers, the late arrivers. Rosie Jarman is all these things. She also is strangely beguiling, fiery, and intelligent. And while Don quickly disqualifies her as a candidate for the Wife Project, as a DNA expert Don is particularly suited to help Rosie on her own quest: identifying her biological father. When an unlikely relationship develops as they collaborate on the Father Project, Don is forced to confront the spontaneous whirlwind that is Rosie—and the realization that, despite your best scientific efforts, you don’t find love, it finds you. Arrestingly endearing and entirely unconventional, Graeme Simsion’s distinctive debut will resonate with anyone who has ever tenaciously gone after life or love in the face of great challenges. The Rosie Project is a rare find: a book that restores our optimism in the power of human connection."

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Sat 06/14/2014 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Wed 06/18/2014 12:00 PM-02:00 PM
Fri 06/20/2014 07:00 PM-09:00 PM

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