March Break Drop-Ins, Rescheduled Afterlight Book Club Meeting, Sex-Ed Workshop for Parents, NOT LOST Grief Workshop and Our Upcoming Podcasting 101 Workshop

Space travellers, we had to make a few changes to our programming for the upcoming week so, if you’ve signed up to join us, please read the following posts carefully. Also, note that Homework Club is CANCELLED this week for March Break. See you soon!

March Break Vacation into Space Workshop

March Break Drop-ins: March 17th and 18th

Unfortunately, we had to cancel our March Break Camp (we apologize for any inconvenience!), but we’ll be hosting “Vacation in to Space” drop-in workshops in its place for kids aged 6-12 this Tuesday, March 17 and Wednesday, March 18 from 10am-12pm.

Venture into another galaxy and return to Earth with amazing souvenirs, posters and gifts from your intergalactic adventures!

We’ll provide snacks and supplies. A minimum donation of $5 is suggested to help support Story Planet programming.

Call 416-645-1049 or email Michelle at volunteer@storyplanet.ca for more information or to sign up.

Afterlight Book Club

This Tuesday’s Afterlight Book Club meeting has been pushed to next Tuesday (March 24). We apologize for any inconvenience.

This time, we will be discussing The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson — a book that is every bit as good as the title is long!

RSVP to the Meetup event page for more information and updates. The cost of admission is pay-what-you-can. Feel free to bring a friend and please contact us on the Meetup event page if you have any dietary restrictions we should be aware of.

Happy reading!

Sex-Ed Workshop for Parents of Teens

Join certified Sexual Health Educator, Sonya JF Barnett on March 29 at 10 am for a 3-hour workshop on how to talk to your teen about sex. Learn how to discuss openly and comfortably about topics such as: basic biology, puberty, safe sex, online relationships, consent and more.

The cost for this event is $25. For more information and to register, visit sjfbarnett.com.

NOT LOST Grief Workshop

NOT LOST is a FREE 10-week creative writing workshop for youth living with grief caused by the loss of a loved one. This workshop will provide an opportunity for participants to share, grieve, and create.

NOT LOST welcomes youth aged 18-28.

Registration closes Tuesday, March 31, 2015. Classes start Sunday, April 19, 2015.

Space is limited. Please email notlostworkshop@gmail.com for more information or to register.

Podcasting 101

Hitch a ride with Story Planet as we explore the brave new frontier of podcasting! In this program starting Monday, March 23, youth in grades 7-12 will join our production team to write, edit and record a brand new podcast series starring and produced by them! Through a variety of hands-on workshops, our students will learn podcast production skills including: field recording, writing for the spoken word, interviewing techniques, and audio editing with Pro Tools.

Over the course of this workshop, students will write and broadcast two new podcasts for Story Planet.

For more information, contact us at info@storyplanet.ca!