Youth and Family Programs, This Weekend and BEYOND!
May, 2012WRITERS IN NEIGHBORHOODS & SCHOOLS (WINS)The Writer's Garret connects with people out in the community through Writers inNeighborhoods & Schools (WINS). WINS places professional writers into schools, after-school programs, and community organizations to engage children and adultsin the literary arts. WINS offerings include creative writing classes, book clubs,poetry clubs, writing mentorships, literary magazines, visual arts and writing courses,and poetry slam workshops.Our instructors have diverse backgrounds, with intense writing experience as thefoundation. Many have MFAs in the arts. In addition to being widely published writers,many are photographers, musicians, and performers who have taught in unique locationshere and abroad. All are committed to exploration of the self and the world throughthe written word.To learn more, visit The Writer's Garret website [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001kCLDiuOVGZjfB0o8snxROD5NQzPTJ4vPWOIMm0ulkDUkbLWfISs93-FxM8viKy3b_mKCL4LGOEoybWDw7tULLvjS1mhdxbmerSCSpttBEuoB1IPimylvMMB21l8OSSQXwfcTYWPQt60k1kK8vBqfeA==].~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~================================================================================~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~"STAYING ALIVE" SUMMER SURVIVE MEMBERSHIP DRIVE* Memberships renewed NOW will be good through December 31, 2013 (that's half ayear's membership FREE!)* Current members who refer 4 NEW members before June 1 2012 will receive a voucherfor up to $50 off of one class (or special event) at The Writer's Garret! (New members:Please enter the name of the individual referring you in the designated area of the membership order form.)* Current members who refer 7 NEW members before June 1 2012 will receive a voucherfor up to $100 off of one class (or special event) at The Writer's Garret! (New members: Please enter the name of the individual referring you in the designatedarea of the membership order form.)* The current member who refers the most NEW members before June 1 2012 will receivea signed first edition by a noted author.~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~GoodSearch cause banner [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001kCLDiuOVGZguwL6nm0XX4oEBdo5u4AaZ7eNdL8VswbnmLkJAH_d-nDnVXeV7i_eOUGruhKqOSLCDGNl1w39ELYpFa1T-Mbc3BEGjVj32aTaccvq-ypxjdA==]~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~SATURDAY, MAY 19!New FAMILY Programming at the Crown Collection of Asian Art!Families! Join us this Saturday, May 19, from 12-1 PM at the Crow Collection of Asian Art for our brand new Family Writing Workshop. Using pieces from the CrowCollection's exhibitions, Evan Cleveland will lead families in a creative writingexercise. This workshop is great for all ages, provided parents participate withtheir children. The cost is only $10 per family, and we'd love to have yours joinus!Where:Crow Collection of Asian Art [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001kCLDiuOVGZjOkbrfMdCP2LknGcx-kl7IEk1u97CKiHpFs9bX2lV-xmYREn_zQoUk531ZYnJxABy-HDHxjOIXK9X1FoBrFr0CX5eFu22qSzYN_dpW7iQwKr6B9AAzEk5_]2010 Flora St.Dallas, TX 75201When:Saturday, May 19, 12 - 1 PM, immediately following the Yogiños: Yoga for Youth [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001kCLDiuOVGZhkJIov0kbxbMtHB5gmc09SPWJYeizzVZdMcBpBbf3PxFoor0mjgigHKj-MXEITjTW19Rx5itScq16-0suRuaTvhtxiE-wSId3FPurSriEW1b1XjL7VC98zEt19YYk5X9PAsZ2kfhkmsXDJfF8jX8qP]®family classes.~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ALSO THIS SATURDAY!Library Live! at the Park Forest Branch LibraryPresented by Target and Big Thought [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001kCLDiuOVGZgfeeyTwZ6iFubZ5qwOmaHY0dEHgDIJBMpRyRYpExvjQhybZnBoiTzzDraH9l8eq7QuDJhe1mgkki5T8Cfl5od1dgcWaVfKZhjakK-rORpOSg==],Library Live! [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001kCLDiuOVGZjf9thhGzsJobS4TMlrlSRHhTqxR1Tado3ILqBBNLcLhwrnimscSCxO5WXBwH4XQuMfhim1CfPFJkFhBZwKREiihKLjqIgWvBEGHvI2NW_4pEXwwl10qy3Li0K1UhseI5auFyD9W_wKI-Zi8RmyCET3pssaWom7Kec=]is a monthly family literacy program which takes place in every Dallas Public Librarybranch. This Saturday, May 19, 11 AM, Our WINS authors will present interactive,educational and culturally-based literacy activities for children and their familiesthrough storytelling and visual art at the Park Forest Branch! Drop in, read, andwrite with us!Where:Dallas Public Library, Park Forest Branch [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001kCLDiuOVGZiChX7HDBNYIWXW4kCalB-DFkD-PSRuzMpHri7HnwF6gJM1Nm5Gs8d9DyHVpVLmAwXNKr96dlF7mbDPX4aHRl3aiPTUP647mcFYdOjinkUxrsQe1NG-4Iov-9FCynmfSdh33ivRnOSQZw==]3421 Forest LaneDallas, TX 75234When:Saturday, May 19, 11 AM~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~PAPER EXPLOSIONS: Zine Camp 2012The Writer's Garret and Oil and Cotton [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001kCLDiuOVGZgJsgTHkoVgDujqGZrfqvQSxjFg-FNQ0vwapvhoUp4eaQpBRWXQKgjmQkSv55v7XD_nXIw4DF-CXkDubOhNEVk1WqkuCCdQjvvmen3CQ273Vw==]are excited to announce Paper Explosions: Zine Camp 2012, an art and literature camp experience for youth ages 8 - 18.Through Paper Explosions, your young adult will create his or her own zine, learningthe tools for written self-expression while exploring the art techniques behind zines and their production methods. We are offering the camp twice: June 18 - 22and July 16 - 20, from 1 - 4 PM. Each camp costs $150, and space will be limited.If you act fast, your young artist could even join both weeks.To double down on the summer art, your child can also join our partner camp TakingIt to the Streets [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001kCLDiuOVGZhqmratchdK2W2llZRLyTGwDlNBPKvi1NN-MWRDgIw_rZZC9zqVfwoNrvtAvH3Ay9kWeU-W--2bMvhW0M4831bCDOLV8wexgou6nVpKcfko8i1QQcbez_OeyJK9vPpaUK4=]with Dallas Contemporary [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001kCLDiuOVGZiwXql8-UcjSBroGwUz2WUDz86VF6Jne9gyikI9oYwzYILXXluqugPRy4qhDsgaa3Q-vxS1S0z82RQ8_11-L_fTcyx4oqo5RkJFU8hBPrByiw==],which will happen during the same weeks from 9 AM - 12 PM. Parents can drop offat the Dallas Contemporary at 9AM and pick up at Oil and Cotton at 4 PM. FREE TRANSPORTATIONfrom the Dallas Contemporary to Oil and Cotton will be provided by DART, and a healthylunch will also be included, with produce provided by Urban Acres [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001kCLDiuOVGZgfmT2CCY6Cl3qrN_c8tgwzN0YRWaesMLrYuu4L0zwGgZbE3KwvYI24G7eVvLbtYbnGn8sbEUSJ0kuQzGAK52T5Xxjov5x-QODZaaZ5nxYndTQyYqAUBklV].This summer, our students will explore their obsessions, define their margins, andgo viral, by hand.To sign your student up, click HERE [http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001kCLDiuOVGZjT_tM_NWHg-dCdd8kvBT4bchPwvxWZ6KvO0JXLYbUfJy2mT0yJsEodmwaBsjV_yLcPgemxIgOTBFDdPBO2AwM04UzhaWJKnY5NjZsg5zcHfUN6E9be5Qemi7lbLRi5kfM6hOcjtHQVXs9MWd674Tn1It0lKKx9xss=].~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~VERY SPECIAL THANKS TOALLOFYOU!The Writer's Garret is made possible by the support of manyindividuals, corporations, foundations, nonprofits, educational institutions, andgovernmental agencies.This season of educational programs and eventshas been made possible by the following:National Endowment for the Arts; Lucky Dog Books; City of Dallas Office of CulturalAffairs; George and Fay Young Foundation; Texas Commission on the Arts; M.B. andEdna Zale Foundation; Target; R.L. & Phyllis Glazer Fund; Heritage Auctions (HA.com);Dallas AfterSchool Network; Big Thought; Gardere Wynne Sewell, LLP; The CattarullaFund of The Dallas Foundation; donors to the Jack Myers and Jacob Myers Funds; andour members, Board of Trustees, and Board of Sponsors.(If we have inadvertently left anyone off this list,please let us know asap. We WANT to thank you!)
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