MightyWriters

South Philly Writing Classes

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Mighty Toddlers - Tuesdays
For Philadelphia students ages 2 to 5
Tuesday, 10am-11am
Feb. 7 to May 23 (ongoing)
This workshop will take place at 1501 Christian Street

Come and spend a few hours in educational fun with your toddlers. Taught by Kimberly Garrison, Philadelphia actress, mother and entrepreneur, this weekly play session is family fun. Bring your toddlers and prepare to have an amazing time learning with your Mighty Toddler. Instructor: Kimberly Garrison
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Mighty Toddlers - Sundays
For Philadelphia students ages 2 to 5
Sundays, 12:00-1:00pm
Feb. 26 to June 4 (ongoing)
This workshop will take place at 1501 Christian Street

Come and spend a few hours in educational fun with your toddlers. Taught by Martha Cooney of StoryUP!, this weekly play session is family fun. Bring your toddlers and prepare to have an amazing time learning with your Mighty Toddler. Parents welcome!
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Once Upon a Time...
For Philadelphia students ages 7 to 9
Sundays, 12:30-2:00pm
Mar. 19, 26; Apr. 2, 9, 23 (five sessions)
This workshop will take place at 1501 Christian Street

Do you have a favorite fairy tale? Do you like movies such as Brave or Tangled? This is perfect for you! During this workshop, we will look at the classic fairy tales we know and love, and how changing the ending or making the villain the hero can transform these fairy tales into something new. Then, we will write our own! On the last day of the workshop, we welcome parents to come and listen to us share our fairy tales. Instructor: Christina Rosso
This workshop is currently full. Sign up to be placed on a waitlist.
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How to Build a Kite!
For Philadelphia students ages 8 to 10
Sundays, 2:00-3:30pm
March 5, 12, 19, 26 (four sessions)
This workshop will take place at 1501 Christian Street

Learn how to blog fun and interesting pieces for our own Mighty South Blog. In this workshop, we will learn how to build our own kites from scratch and each one of us will write a "how to" article for our readers. After we have built our amazing new toys, (weather permitting) we will go to Marian Anderson Park to fly them. Parents are welcome to join the fun! Instructor: Tanesha Ford
This workshop is currently full. Sign up to be placed on a waitlist.
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Write Like an Egyptian
For Philadelphia students ages 9 to 12
Sunday, 2:30-4:00pm
Mar. 19, 26; Apr. 2, 9, (four sessions)
This workshop will take place at 1501 Christian Street

How do myths begin? The Egyptian myth of Osiris tells a story of an evil brother and a vengeful son. Is it true? How were myths spread? We'll investigate ancient Egyptian myths, and create our own for 2017! Workshop participants will receive a free book on Egyptian myths. Instructor: Maggie Schepcaro
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Recipe for Food Writing
For Philadelphia students ages 10 to 13
Tuesdays, 6:30-8:00pm
Mar. 8, 15, 22, 29; Apr. 5 (five Sessions)
This workshop will take place at 1501 Christian Street

You demanded it and we responded. "Recipe for Food Writing" returns with MORE cooking and MORE recipe creations. Do you like to get creative in the kitchen? Have you ever made yourself a snack that turned out so tasty? In this workshop we’ll write about cooking the foods you love – describing tastes, textures, and smells along the way. We’ll also create a collection of simple recipes you’ll get to take home! Instructor: Katherine Rapin
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Building Brotherhood Sundays - He Got Game
For Philadelphia students ages 12 to 17
Sundays, 3:30-5:00pm
Jan. 8 to June 4, 2017 (ongoing)
This workshop will take place at 1501 Christian Street

Find your “writer’s voice” through sports and music. We will focus on these industries and learn how to recap games and develop reviews on songs of the day. Together we will explore the symbiotic relationship between Hip Hop and sports through history and today. Taught by Mr. James, a recording artist, sports aficionado and a five-year member of the Mighty Writer Staff family. Instructor: James Owk
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*Once you enroll in a free-to-all Mighty Writers class, you are expected to be present for every session. If you have to miss a session for whatever reason, you must email hello@mightywriters.org at least 24 hours in advance to let us know.

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