elementary

Art Zone: Heroes in Art

Date: 
Friday, August 7, 2015 - 4:00pm to 4:30pm
Every artist has a story. In this class we will explore several artists’ stories and discover how they have become important heroes in their communities. Participants will then create their own piece of art inspired from these artists. All tools and materials will be provided. No previous drawing experience is necessary.

Art Zone: Design Your Own Superhero

Date: 
Friday, June 5, 2015 - 4:00pm to 4:30pm
Every superhero has a story. In this beginning drawing class each participant will use their creativity to design their very own superhero. Participants will choose from several different designs and drawing techniques to create their superhero. All tools and materials will be provided. No previous drawing experience is necessary.

Art Zone: Create Your Own Comic

Date: 
Friday, July 10, 2015 - 4:00pm to 4:30pm
Every comic needs a hero. Do you love drawing and have story to tell? In this class we will learn about drawing comics. Participants will design their very own comic strip illustrating their hero’s story. All tools and materials will be provided. No previous drawing experience is necessary.

R.E.A.D. ® with Wags for Hope

Date: 
Saturday, May 23, 2015 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Improve your reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to a specially trained "listening" animal! The Reading Education Assistance Dogs (R.E.A.D.) program works to improve children's reading and communication skills by providing registered therapy animals who volunteer with their owner/handler (as a team)to meet with and listen to children read.

*Allergy Alert! The dogs and cats are live animals.*


WAGS for Hope comes to the Thurmont Library on the 4th Saturday of every month at 11am.

Read to a New Dog Friend - PAWS to Read

Date: 
Sunday, August 16, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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Improve your reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to a therapy dog! The PAWS to Read program improves children's reading and communication skills by employing a powerful method: reading to a dog. But not just any dog. PAWS to Read dogs are registered therapy animals who volunteer with their owner/handlers as a team, going to schools, libraries and many other settings as reading companions for children.
*Allergy Alert! The dogs are live animals.*

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