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March 2017
28 March

Volunteer Information Session

March 28 @ 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
April 2017
1 April

Luck of the Roll

April 1 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
826DC, 3333 14th St NW M120
Washington, DC 20010 United States
Let fate decide your story for you! Writers will use the tried and true format of every story in this workshop with one twist: the Story Cubes die will determine for them what to write about. Find out more
8 April

Volunteer Training Session

April 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 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. What's next? At this training session, we will be covering basic volunteering expectations, cultural competency, and how to handle difficult situations with students. Find out more
8 April

Tales of Delicious Adventure

April 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
826DC, 3333 14th St NW M120
Washington, DC 20010 United States
From red beans and rice to chicken burgers to ceviche, students will explore memoir in this food-centered workshop. Find out more
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
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