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Winter Storyland


Ages: 5 - 8
Sunday - 03:30 pm - 05:30 PM
Sunday, Dec 08, 2019 - Sunday, Dec 15, 2019

We'll read winter-themed stories, act out portions of them, and create our own wintry stories and crafts. Early writers and children not quite writing yet are welcome as well as children who are already authors in their own right. Hot chocolate served!

Location: MW South
Instructor(s): Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow

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Letters to a Young Black Girl


Ages: 10 - 13
Tuesday - 06:00 pm - 07:30 PM
Tuesday, Jan 14, 2020 - Tuesday, Feb 11, 2020

With Black culture writer and editor, Zahara Hill, girls will explore self-love, #BlackGirlMagic, and Black women in pop culture and history. As we go, we'll create art and write letters to ourselves, other Black girls/women--even letters to our hair!

Location: MW South
Instructor(s): Zahara Hill

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Mighty Elementary Academy


Ages: 8 - 11
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - 03:00 pm - 06:00 PM
Monday, Sep 09, 2019 - Thursday, Jun 04, 2020

This after school program for grades 3-5 helps children develop proficient/advanced writing skills. We'll complete writing projects, build community, and have fun along the way! Homework help and snack provided. Orientation and application is required.

Location: MW South
Instructor(s): Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow

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Mighty Teen Scholars 2019-20


Ages: 14 - 18
Wednesday - 06:00 pm - 08:00 PM
Wednesday, Sep 11, 2019 - Wednesday, Jun 03, 2020

We read literature that is not seen in schools. Our reading & writing leads to thought-provoking discussions about issues effecting us & our community. We write persuasive & informative essays, creative fiction! College trips TBD. We are now waitlisting.

Location: MW South
Instructor(s): Shanise Redmon

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Mighty Tutors


Ages: 5 - 18
Monday, Thursday - 06:00 pm - 07:30 PM
Monday, Oct 07, 2019 - Monday, Dec 16, 2019

Need some help with homework? Want to strengthen writing skills? Mighty Writers to the rescue! Sign up or drop-in to work one-on-one or in small groups with a Mighty volunteer. Whatever your writing and homework needs are, be sure to bring them to us!

Location: MW South
Instructor(s): Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow

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Mighty Toddlers


Ages: 2 - 5
Sunday - 11:00 am - 12:00 PM
Sunday, Sep 15, 2019 - Sunday, Dec 15, 2019

Parents come and spend a few hours in educational fun with your toddlers and preschoolers. This weekly play session teaches early literacy skills. Mighty Toddlers have an amazing time sharing and creating stories while preparing for kindergarten.

Location: MW South
Instructor(s): Azizah Grant

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January Family Write Night


Ages: 1 - 100
Tuesday - 06:00 pm - 07:30 PM
Tuesday, Jan 07, 2020 - Tuesday, Jan 07, 2020

Join us for a night of intergenerational writing. We’ll explore topics like culture, family history & mightiness, providing opportunities for kids and adults to share ideas, share stories & write together! Be ready to play games, too. Pizza served

Location: MW South
Instructor(s): Cara Schneider Bongiorno

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Reading Buddies


Ages: 5 - 9
Sunday - 02:00 pm - 03:30 PM
Sunday, Oct 20, 2019 - Sunday, Dec 15, 2019

Mighty Writers knows just how critical it is for kids to read on grade level by 4th grade. Kids in this program will read with an adult each week to strengthen literacy skills, journal, and develop a love of reading.

Location: MW South
Instructor(s): Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow

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Middle Grades Academy


Ages: 11 - 14
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - 03:00 pm - 06:00 PM
Monday, Sep 09, 2019 - Thursday, Jun 04, 2020

This after school program for grades 6-8 helps youth develop proficient/advanced writing skills. We'll complete writing projects, build community, and have fun along the way! Homework help and snack provided. Orientation and application required.

Location: MW South
Instructor(s): Shanise Redmon

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Mighty Mindfulness


Ages: 18 - 80
Tuesday - 06:00 pm - 07:30 PM
Tuesday, Dec 17, 2019 - Tuesday, Dec 17, 2019

The MW community comes together to learn mindfulness tools, strategies & activities. Learn ways to teach youth to relax and feel centered all while helping them develop. Parents, youth, volunteers & everyone welcome!

Location: MW South
Instructor(s): Amy Perez, Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow

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Greedy Readers


Ages: 13 - 18
Tuesday - 06:30 pm - 08:00 PM
Tuesday, Oct 29, 2019 - Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Youth who like to read: Join our book club! We meet the last Tuesday of each month and discuss books you'll help choose! Books provided. Get your free copy of The Hate U Give in our first session. Pizza served at 6:30, discussion starts at 7.

Location: MW South
Instructor(s): Katherine Rogers

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