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    Lundi Feb 6, 2023 à 14 h

    Curious about Dungeons and Dragons? Give it a try with this one-session-long adventure for beginners! 

    D&D is a popular fantasy role-playing game in which your characters explore, solve puzzles, and fight or outwit monsters. Learn the basic rules of this popular game as you undertake a mission with fellow players!  

    This adventure uses pre-generated characters, so you must register at least 5 days ahead of time to bid of your preference of character and get your info sheet before game-day. Late registrants will be assigned a random character. 

    Ages 12-17 

  • Mardi Feb 7, 2023 à 18 h / jusqu'à Mardi 28 février 2023

    Join Educator, Writer, Artist, Ariel Clarke for a 4-week session of virtual poetry workshops. For ages 13-18.

    With a focus on Maya Angelou and Amanda Gorman, you will be able to examine and explore Black Poets and their work to make powerful statements. You will learn multiple poetic forms to use and express your own voice as well as learn to perform spoken word. Themes include: Using your voice, the power of voice and expression, Self-identity. 

    Materials you will need: Notebook, pencil/pen, markers (optional) 

    Ariel Clarke is a Drama and Education Alumni from the University of Windsor. She went on to complete a Master’s degree in Teaching at OISE-University of Toronto. She has done various community work with marginalized/racialized youth, as well as has taught across multiple Elementary and Secondary schools in Ontario. Ariel has also done specific work in social justice education targeting systemic racism, which has allowed her to implement anti-racist and anti-colonial perspectives as part of lesson design and planning in the classroom and community. 

    Registration required. Registrants will receive an additional email with the Zoom link ahead of the program.

  • Jeudi Feb 9, 2023 à 18 h 45

    Writing group for teens 13-17, facilitated by the Stittsville Creative Writing Group. A member of the SCWG will help teens express their ideas in writing through a variety of lessons and formats. Encouraging the next generation of writers will strengthen literacy of the future.                                                                Participants are asked to come prepared to write, with a device or pen and paper.

  • Samedi Feb 11, 2023 à 10 h / jusqu'à Samedi 4 mars 2023

    Interested in playing D&D?  Then join us on February 11, 18, 25 and March 4th for a D&D adventure.  Dungeons and Dragons is a fantasy role playing game in which your characters explore the world, solve puzzles and fight monsters. For ages 13-17.  Spaces limited.

  • Storyteller telling a story to a group of children
    Samedi Feb 11, 2023 à 13 h 30 / jusqu'à Samedi 13 mai 2023

    Everyone has a story. Some of us have 1001 stories! Marie Victoria Robertson and Brad Denys will introduce you to the art of storytelling. How do you find a story to tell? Shape the story? Present the story in a way that others want to listen?

    The workshop will weave in the use of digital media: as a learning tool

  • Awesome Authors
    Samedi Feb 11, 2023 à 14 h

    Join local author and contest judge, Amelinda Bérubé, for tips and tricks on how to write a winning short story.

    For teens ages 13-18. 

    Registration required. Registrants will receive an additional email with the Zoom link ahead of the program.

  • Lundi Feb 13, 2023 à 18 h

    Dr. Amadou Ba is a historian, political scientist, researcher and writer with a PhD in History, a Master’s in Political Science and a Bachelor’s in Education. Currently, Amadou Ba teaches in the School of Education and the Department of Political Science at Laurentian University  and teaches African History at Nipissing University. He will talk about some of the history and contributions of the Black community in Canada.  

    Registration required. Registrants will receive an additional email with the Zoom link ahead of the program.

  • Dungeons and Dragons Logo
    Mardi Feb 14, 2023 à 18 h / jusqu'à Mardi 7 mars 2023

    Hail Adventurers! Join us for a 4-session D&D adventure for teens.  Players of all experience levels are welcome.  The first week we will make characters and the following 3 weeks we will adventure. For ages 13-17. 

    Dungeons & Dragons is a fantasy role-playing game in which your characters explore the world, solve puzzles and fight monsters. 

    Space is limited to 6 participants. 

  • Samedi Feb 18, 2023 à 13 h / jusqu'à Samedi 1 avril 2023

    The Republic of Childhood, an extension of the Ottawa Writers Festival programming centred around the creativity of children and youth, was launched in 2017 and is inspired by the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.

    This winter, they are partnering with the Ottawa Public Library on a series of writing workshops for young people.

    Each series includes five 90 minute sessions. A chap book will be produced with each writer's work and will be shared during the Ottawa Writers Festival spring edition May 4-7.

    Join Tu Vuong for a 5-Week Youth Poetry workshop, Saturdays February 18, 25, Saturdays March 4, 25 and Saturday April 1st from 1:00-2:30pm. For ages 11-15.

    Tu Vuong is an educator who has worked as a consultant, teacher and advocate for newcomer families and students. She has been a lead in projects with the Ontario Ministry of Education, Apple Education, and has contributed numerous educational content to various magazines, blogs and podcasts. She is a recipient of the Director of Education Commendation Award 2022. She currently resides in Ottawa, Canada.

  • Samedi Feb 18, 2023 à 15 h / jusqu'à Samedi 4 mars 2023

    Attention anime and manga enthusiasts!​

    Join our Teen Anime Club where we will watch episodes of our favourite anime, discuss the manga we love, and play Japanese-inspired games! Note that we meet bi-weekly.​

    (Parental warning: screened series might be rated Teen and may not be suitable for audiences under the age of thirteen).