Programs Newton Free Library
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Tuesday October 24, 2017
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Programming with Alice
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Alice is a block-based programming language which allows you to code a 3-Dimensional environment with all kinds of characters and animate your world. There are endless options for what you can make, you just have to drag and drop blocks with functions in whatever way you would like.  MassCSSparks is offering this introduction to Alice for kids in grades 5-7.  Online registration (required) begins on Tuesday, October 3rd.

LOCATION: Computer Center
There are 2 spaces available.
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Wednesday October 25, 2017
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Engineering Club
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Be a problem solver!  Take on a new engineering challenge each week.  Get creative, think outside the box, and hang out with other like-minded kids. Club members get to choose the projects! At each meeting, members can bring project ideas and we'll vote on the one we want to do the next month.  When you register, you register for ALL 4 sessions (10/25, 11/29, 12/20 and 1/24).  Online registration (required) begins on Wednesday, October 4th. Grades 5-7.

LOCATION: Back of First Floor
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Wednesday November 1, 2017
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Anime/Manga Club
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
anime clubCome meet and hang out with lovers of all things anime!  Together we'll watch our favorite animes, share manga, talk anime culture, and nibble on yummy Japanese snacks. Activities will range from: anime screenings, discussion on our favorite series, manga share and swap, anime-themed crafts, cosplay workshops, art trades and more! Grades 5-7. Register online. 
LOCATION: Computer Center
There are 19 spaces available.
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Monday November 6, 2017
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Creative Writing Series
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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Discover what you are interested in writing about and then to practice the skills needed to create your own form of writing.  You are encouraged to try out new things, be willing to struggle so you can get better, and write from the heart. This is a four-part series, led by Bobby Uttaro, author of To the Survivors. Registration is for all four workshops, 4-6 pm on: 11/6, 11/8, 11/13 & 11/15. Grades 5-8.

Your Friends' membership made this program possible.  Join us!  friends@newtonfreelibrary.net

LOCATION: Computer Center
There are 5 spaces available.
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Wednesday November 8, 2017
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Creative Writing Series
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

writingDiscover what you are interested in writing about and then to practice the skills needed to create your own form of writing.  You are encouraged to try out new things, be willing to struggle so you can get better, and write from the heart. This is a four-part series, led by Bobby Uttaro, author of To the Survivors. Registration is for all four workshops, 4-6 pm on: 11/6, 11/8, 11/13 & 11/15. Grades 5-8.

Your Friends' membership made this program possible.  Join us!  friends@newtonfreelibrary.net

LOCATION: Computer Center
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Monday November 13, 2017
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Creative Writing Series
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

writingDiscover what you are interested in writing about and then to practice the skills needed to create your own form of writing.  You are encouraged to try out new things, be willing to struggle so you can get better, and write from the heart. This is a four-part series, led by Bobby Uttaro, author of To the Survivors. Registration is for all four workshops, 4-6 pm on: 11/6, 11/8, 11/13 & 11/15. Grades 5-8.

Your Friends' membership made this program possible.  Join us!  friends@newtonfreelibrary.net

LOCATION: Computer Center
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Tuesday November 14, 2017
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Tween Crafternoons
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

We meet on the second Tuesday of every month to make crafts and eat snacks. This month: Floam! Grades 5-7. 

LOCATION: Teen Area
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Grade 5/6 Book Discussion
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM


Kids in grades 5-6 and their parents come together to talk about a new book each month.All are expected to read the book in advance in order to discuss it together in the book group.  We meet once a month on 9/12, 10/10, 11/14, 12/12, 1/9, 2/13, 3/13, 4/10, 5/8, and 6/12..  Online registration (required) begins on Tuesday, June 20 . When you register, you register at the same time for ALL 10 months.

LOCATION: Story Room
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Wednesday November 15, 2017
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Creative Writing Series
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

writingDiscover what you are interested in writing about and then to practice the skills needed to create your own form of writing.  You are encouraged to try out new things, be willing to struggle so you can get better, and write from the heart. This is a four-part series, led by Bobby Uttaro, author of To the Survivors. Registration is for all four workshops, 4-6 pm on: 11/6, 11/8, 11/13 & 11/15. Grades 5-8.

Your Friends' membership made this program possible.  Join us!  friends@newtonfreelibrary.net

LOCATION: Computer Center
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Tuesday November 21, 2017
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Grade 5/6 Book Discussion
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Kids in grades 5-6 and their parents come together to talk about a new book each month.All are expected to read the book in advance in order to discuss it together in the book group.  We meet once a month on 9/19, 11/21, 1/16, 3/20, and 5/15.  Online registration (required) begins on Tuesday, June 20th. When you register, you register at the same time for ALL 5 months.

LOCATION: Story Room
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Wednesday November 29, 2017
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Engineering Club
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Be a problem solver!  Take on a new engineering challenge each week.  Get creative, think outside the box, and hang out with other like-minded kids. Club members get to choose the projects! At each meeting, members can bring project ideas and we'll vote on the one we want to do the next month.  When you register, you register for ALL 4 sessions (10/25, 11/29, 12/20 and 1/24).  Online registration (required) begins on Wednesday, October 4th.

LOCATION: Back of First Floor
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Wednesday December 6, 2017
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Anime/Manga Club
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
anime clubCome meet and hang out with lovers of all things anime!  Together we'll watch our favorite animes, share manga, talk anime culture, and nibble on yummy Japanese snacks. Activities will range from: anime screenings, discussion on our favorite series, manga share and swap, anime-themed crafts, cosplay workshops, art trades and more! Grades 5-7. Register online. 
LOCATION: Computer Center
Registration will begin on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 6:00 AM     
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Tuesday December 12, 2017
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Tween Crafternoons
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

We meet on the second Tuesday of every month to make crafts and eat snacks. This month: stay tuned! Grades 5-7. 

LOCATION: Teen Area
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Grade 5/6 Book Discussion
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM


Kids in grades 5-6 and their parents come together to talk about a new book each month.All are expected to read the book in advance in order to discuss it together in the book group.  We meet once a month on 9/12, 10/10, 11/14, 12/12, 1/9, 2/13, 3/13, 4/10, 5/8, and 6/12..  Online registration (required) begins on Tuesday, June 20 . When you register, you register at the same time for ALL 10 months.

LOCATION: Story Room
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Tuesday December 19, 2017
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Swords Through the Ages
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join us at the library on for an amazing sword presentation by Jeff Goodhind and Jeff Lord from the Association for Renaissance and Medieval Swordsmanship. They’ll demonstrate the art of Western European swordsmanship over the centuries.Try your hand at sword (blunt) combat!  For tweens and teens, grades 5-12. 

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
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Wednesday December 20, 2017
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Engineering Club
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Be a problem solver!  Take on a new engineering challenge each week.  Get creative, think outside the box, and hang out with other like-minded kids. Club members get to choose the projects! At each meeting, members can bring project ideas and we'll vote on the one we want to do the next month.  When you register, you register for ALL 4 sessions (10/25, 11/29, 12/20 and 1/24).  Online registration (required) begins on Wednesday, October 4th.

LOCATION: Back of First Floor
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Wednesday January 3, 2018
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Anime/Manga Club
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
anime clubCome meet and hang out with lovers of all things anime!  Together we'll watch our favorite animes, share manga, talk anime culture, and nibble on yummy Japanese snacks. Activities will range from: anime screenings, discussion on our favorite series, manga share and swap, anime-themed crafts, cosplay workshops, art trades and more! Grades 5-7. Register online. 
LOCATION: Computer Center
Registration will begin on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 6:00 AM     
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Tuesday January 9, 2018
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Tween Crafternoons
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

We meet on the second Tuesday of every month to make crafts and eat snacks. This month: stay tuned! Grades 5-7. 

LOCATION: Teen Area
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Grade 5/6 Book Discussion
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM


Kids in grades 5-6 and their parents come together to talk about a new book each month.All are expected to read the book in advance in order to discuss it together in the book group.  We meet once a month on 9/12, 10/10, 11/14, 12/12, 1/9, 2/13, 3/13, 4/10, 5/8, and 6/12..  Online registration (required) begins on Tuesday, June 20 . When you register, you register at the same time for ALL 10 months.

LOCATION: Story Room
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Tuesday January 16, 2018
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Grade 5/6 Book Discussion
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Kids in grades 5-6 and their parents come together to talk about a new book each month.All are expected to read the book in advance in order to discuss it together in the book group.  We meet once a month on 9/19, 11/21, 1/16, 3/20, and 5/15.  Online registration (required) begins on Tuesday, June 20th. When you register, you register at the same time for ALL 5 months.

LOCATION: Story Room
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Wednesday January 24, 2018
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Engineering Club
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Be a problem solver!  Take on a new engineering challenge each week.  Get creative, think outside the box, and hang out with other like-minded kids. Club members get to choose the projects! At each meeting, members can bring project ideas and we'll vote on the one we want to do the next month.  When you register, you register for ALL 4 sessions (10/25, 11/29, 12/20 and 1/24).  Online registration (required) begins on Wednesday, October 4th.

LOCATION: Back of First Floor
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Wednesday February 7, 2018
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Anime/Manga Club
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
anime clubCome meet and hang out with lovers of all things anime!  Together we'll watch our favorite animes, share manga, talk anime culture, and nibble on yummy Japanese snacks. Activities will range from: anime screenings, discussion on our favorite series, manga share and swap, anime-themed crafts, cosplay workshops, art trades and more! Grades 5-7. Register online. 
LOCATION: Computer Center
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Tuesday February 13, 2018
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Tween Crafternoons
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

We meet on the second Tuesday of every month to make crafts and eat snacks. This month: stay tuned! Grades 5-7. 

LOCATION: Teen Area
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Grade 5/6 Book Discussion
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM


Kids in grades 5-6 and their parents come together to talk about a new book each month.All are expected to read the book in advance in order to discuss it together in the book group.  We meet once a month on 9/12, 10/10, 11/14, 12/12, 1/9, 2/13, 3/13, 4/10, 5/8, and 6/12..  Online registration (required) begins on Tuesday, June 20 . When you register, you register at the same time for ALL 10 months.

LOCATION: Story Room
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Wednesday February 21, 2018
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Copper Bookmark Workshop
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join us for a riveting afternoon of hammering and stamping in the library. We will leave our mark on copper bookmarks with metalsmithing tools and hammers. You can stamp your favorite book quotes, your name, or create unique designs. You’ll learn all about copper and how to create your vision on its surface with various textures and shapes. We will learn how to blacken the surface with an antiquing patina and have it accentuate your patterns. It’s one of the few times we get to be loud in the library, so let’s make some noise and create together! For tweens and teens,grades 5-12.  Online resgistration (required) begins Wednesday, January 31.

LOCATION: Druker Auditorium
Registration will begin on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
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Wednesday February 28, 2018
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Engineering Club
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Be a problem solver!  Take on a new engineering challeng each week.  Get creative, think outside the box, and hang out with other like-minded kids. Club members get to choose the projects! At each meeting, members can bring project ideas and we'll vote on the one we want to do the next month.  When you register, you register for ALL 5 sessions (2/28, 3/28, 4/25, 5/23, and 6/20).  Online registration (required) begins on Wednesday, February 2nd.

LOCATION: Back of First Floor
Registration will begin on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
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Tuesday March 13, 2018
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Tween Crafternoons
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

We meet on the second Tuesday of every month to make crafts and eat snacks. This month: stay tuned! Grades 5-7. 

LOCATION: Teen Area
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Grade 5/6 Book Discussion
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM


Kids in grades 5-6 and their parents come together to talk about a new book each month.All are expected to read the book in advance in order to discuss it together in the book group.  We meet once a month on 9/12, 10/10, 11/14, 12/12, 1/9, 2/13, 3/13, 4/10, 5/8, and 6/12..  Online registration (required) begins on Tuesday, June 20 . When you register, you register at the same time for ALL 10 months.

LOCATION: Story Room
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Tuesday March 20, 2018
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Grade 5/6 Book Discussion
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Kids in grades 5-6 and their parents come together to talk about a new book each month.All are expected to read the book in advance in order to discuss it together in the book group.  We meet once a month on 9/19, 11/21, 1/16, 3/20, and 5/15.  Online registration (required) begins on Tuesday, June 20th. When you register, you register at the same time for ALL 5 months.

LOCATION: Story Room
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Wednesday March 28, 2018
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Engineering Club
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Be a problem solver!  Take on a new engineering challeng each week.  Get creative, think outside the box, and hang out with other like-minded kids. Club members get to choose the projects! At each meeting, members can bring project ideas and we'll vote on the one we want to do the next month.  When you register, you register for ALL 5 sessions (2/28, 3/28, 4/25, 5/23, and 6/20).  Online registration (required) begins on Wednesday, February 2nd.

LOCATION: Back of First Floor
Registration will begin on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
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Tuesday April 10, 2018
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Tween Crafternoons
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

We meet on the second Tuesday of every month to make crafts and eat snacks. This month: stay tuned! Grades 5-7. 

LOCATION: Teen Area
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Grade 5/6 Book Discussion
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM


Kids in grades 5-6 and their parents come together to talk about a new book each month.All are expected to read the book in advance in order to discuss it together in the book group.  We meet once a month on 9/12, 10/10, 11/14, 12/12, 1/9, 2/13, 3/13, 4/10, 5/8, and 6/12..  Online registration (required) begins on Tuesday, June 20 . When you register, you register at the same time for ALL 10 months.

LOCATION: Story Room
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Wednesday April 25, 2018
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Engineering Club
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Be a problem solver!  Take on a new engineering challeng each week.  Get creative, think outside the box, and hang out with other like-minded kids. Club members get to choose the projects! At each meeting, members can bring project ideas and we'll vote on the one we want to do the next month.  When you register, you register for ALL 5 sessions (2/28, 3/28, 4/25, 5/23, and 6/20).  Online registration (required) begins on Wednesday, February 2nd.

LOCATION: Back of First Floor
Registration will begin on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
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Tuesday May 8, 2018
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Tween Crafternoons
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

We meet on the second Tuesday of every month to make crafts and eat snacks. This month: stay tuned! Grades 5-7. 

LOCATION: Teen Area
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Grade 5/6 Book Discussion
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM


Kids in grades 5-6 and their parents come together to talk about a new book each month.All are expected to read the book in advance in order to discuss it together in the book group.  We meet once a month on 9/12, 10/10, 11/14, 12/12, 1/9, 2/13, 3/13, 4/10, 5/8, and 6/12..  Online registration (required) begins on Tuesday, June 20 . When you register, you register at the same time for ALL 10 months.

LOCATION: Story Room
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Tuesday May 15, 2018
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Grade 5/6 Book Discussion
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Kids in grades 5-6 and their parents come together to talk about a new book each month.All are expected to read the book in advance in order to discuss it together in the book group.  We meet once a month on 9/19, 11/21, 1/16, 3/20, and 5/15.  Online registration (required) begins on Tuesday, June 20th. When you register, you register at the same time for ALL 5 months.

LOCATION: Story Room
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Wednesday May 23, 2018
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Engineering Club
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Be a problem solver!  Take on a new engineering challeng each week.  Get creative, think outside the box, and hang out with other like-minded kids. Club members get to choose the projects! At each meeting, members can bring project ideas and we'll vote on the one we want to do the next month.  When you register, you register for ALL 5 sessions (2/28, 3/28, 4/25, 5/23, and 6/20).  Online registration (required) begins on Wednesday, February 2nd.

LOCATION: Back of First Floor
Registration will begin on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
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Tuesday June 12, 2018
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Tween Crafternoons
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

We meet on the second Tuesday of every month to make crafts and eat snacks. This month: stay tuned! Grades 5-7. 

LOCATION: Teen Area
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Grade 5/6 Book Discussion
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM


Kids in grades 5-6 and their parents come together to talk about a new book each month.All are expected to read the book in advance in order to discuss it together in the book group.  We meet once a month on 9/12, 10/10, 11/14, 12/12, 1/9, 2/13, 3/13, 4/10, 5/8, and 6/12..  Online registration (required) begins on Tuesday, June 20 . When you register, you register at the same time for ALL 10 months.

LOCATION: Story Room
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Wednesday June 20, 2018
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Engineering Club
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Be a problem solver!  Take on a new engineering challeng each week.  Get creative, think outside the box, and hang out with other like-minded kids. Club members get to choose the projects! At each meeting, members can bring project ideas and we'll vote on the one we want to do the next month.  When you register, you register for ALL 5 sessions (2/28, 3/28, 4/25, 5/23, and 6/20).  Online registration (required) begins on Wednesday, February 2nd.

LOCATION: Back of First Floor
Registration will begin on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
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