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April 2017
15 April

As Seen on TV: Creating Silly Solutions to Everyday Problems

April 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
826DC, 3333 14th St NW M120
Washington, DC 20010 United States
Writers will learn the basic principles of the sketch format “the commercial,” and write funny solutions to problems that bother us in everyday life – anything from not enough chocolate mike in the cafeteria or gum under your desk. Find out more
18 April

Out There: Drawing and Writing New Worlds

April 18 @ 1:00 pm - April 20 @ 3:00 pm
826DC, 3333 14th St NW M120
Washington, DC 20010 United States
Using Space Art as inspiration, students are invited to create visions of their universe and write a story about it. Find out more
18 April

If I Were a King or Queen: Creating Your Own Country

April 18 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
826DC, 3333 14th St NW M120
Washington, DC 20010 United States
Imagination gets a thorough workout as students are invited to imagine their own country, from geography to government. Find out more
19 April

New Constellations

April 19 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
826DC, 3333 14th St NW M120
Washington, DC 20010 United States
Students will create a new constellation, collaboratively write the myth for the constellation, then perform the myth. Find out more
20 April

Kid’s TV

April 20 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
826DC, 3333 14th St NW M120
Washington, DC 20010 United States
826DC-TV needs a new show for kids and has hired your team! Use your imagination to create a new television show for all kids to enjoy. Find out more
21 April

Best Imagination Vacation Ever!

April 21 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
826DC, 3333 14th St NW M120
Washington, DC 20010 United States
This lesson plan invites students to imagine their dream vacation and turn their fantasy into a compelling story. Find out more
May 2017
1 May

Volunteer Happy Hour

May 1 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Petworth Citizen, 829 Upshur St NW
Washington, DC 20011 United States
Has it been a while since you’ve seen your 826DC pals? Join us for a volunteer appreciation happy hour at our old stand-by, Petworth Citizen. Find out more
6 May

Space!

May 6 @ 1:00 pm - May 13 @ 3:00 pm
826DC, 3333 14th St NW M120
Washington, DC 20010 United States
Rocky quagmires and space blobs galore! Be the captain of your own ship as you explore outer space and record what you see! Find out more
11 May

Volunteer Information Session

May 11 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
826DC, 3333 14th St NW M120
Washington, DC 20010 United States
Would you make an awesome volunteer? Attend one of our info sessions! You will have a chance to meet the staff and learn about all the great things we have planned for the upcoming school year. Find out more
17 May

Young Authors’ Book Project Release Party

May 17 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Bruce-Monroe Elementary at Park View, 3560 Warder St NW
Washington, DC, 20010 United States
The students of Bruce-Monroe Elementary and the SEED School of Washington, DC have worked hard all year, and now we’re excited to release their Young Authors’ Book Project! Find out more
20 May

Profiles In Courage

May 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
826DC, 3333 14th St NW M120
Washington, DC 20010 United States
What do journalists even do? What kinds of questions do they ask? Writers will learn exactly that in this workshop geared towards questions as a tool for understanding. Find out more
23 May

Volunteer Information Session

May 23 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
826DC, 3333 14th St NW M120
Washington, DC 20010 United States
Would you make an awesome volunteer? Attend one of our info sessions! You will have a chance to meet the staff and learn about all the great things we have planned for the upcoming school year. Find out more
30 May

Volunteer Training Session

May 30 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
826DC, 3333 14th St NW M120
Washington, DC 20010 United States
So, you’ve already found out that you will make an awesome volunteer at one of our Volunteer Information Sessions. Find out more
June 2017
3 June

Me, Myself, And I: Changing Perspectives in First-Person Storytelling

June 3 @ 1:00 pm - June 10 @ 3:00 pm
826DC, 3333 14th St NW M120
Washington, DC 20010 United States
Writers will work together to create a narrative, each choosing a different character’s perspective to shape their story. Find out more
7 June

the lowercase | Do More 24 kickoff w/ 826DC + Story District

June 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Petworth Citizen, 829 Upshur St NW
Washington, DC 20011 United States
Story District and 826DC have decided to join forces this year as we prepare for Do More 24, the area’s largest regional day of giving hosted by United Way NCA. Find out more
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