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Thurber House Adult Writing Workshop: Introduction to Writing Satire

  Thurber House Adult Writing Workshop: Introduction to Writing Satire

MONDAY, APRIL 30 Introduction to Writing Satire Instructor: Brooke Preston Satire is often called “the comedy of outrage.” In this lively workshop, learn to channel injustices large and small into satirical comedy pieces that make people laugh and think. Participants will learn the building blocks of comedic satire as well as helpful exercises and tools […]

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Fused Glass Workshop

  Fused Glass Workshop

Local glass artist Matt Takacs will guide participants in cutting and layering glass to create a pendant and/or earrings. No experience necessary.

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Thurber House Adult Writing Workshop: So You Want to Be a Travel Writer?

  Thurber House Adult Writing Workshop: So You Want to Be a Travel Writer?

MONDAY, APRIL 23 So You Want to Be a Travel Writer? Instructor: Rich Warren If you love to write and also love to travel, writing travel stories for newspapers, magazines, or online sites may be a way to pick up some extra cash while combining your two passions. Learn how to find potential markets and […]

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Thurber House Adult Writing Workshop: Crafting the Personal Essay

  Thurber House Adult Writing Workshop: Crafting the Personal Essay

MONDAY, APRIL 16 Crafting the Personal Essay Instructor: Lisa Lopez Snyder We all have perceptions about the experiences in our lives. But how do we transform them onto the page? The personal essay is a powerful way to explore these ideas more deeply. In this workshop, we’ll learn techniques for writing the personal essay and […]

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Make & Take Metal Stamping Event

  Make & Take Metal Stamping Event

Join us at The Smithery for our popular Make & Take Stamping Event Choose from our selection of charms to make a special gift or treat yourself! Stop in any time during the event, no need to preregister. First come, first served. Fun for adults and kids alike! Open to all ages, even younger children […]

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Workshop Series: Exploration in Enameling Hand Sawn Shapes

  Workshop Series: Exploration in Enameling Hand Sawn Shapes

Workshop Series: Exploration in Enameling Hand Sawn Shapes Thursdays 6-9pm: April 12 – May 3 Instructor: Jen Townsend In this four-session class, we will explore a variety of kiln fired enameling techniques to create several finished pieces of jewelry. Students will design and cut out their own shapes from copper sheet, with the overall design […]

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Thurber House Adult Writing Workshop: Finding a Literary Agent

  Thurber House Adult Writing Workshop: Finding a Literary Agent

MONDAY, APRIL 9 Ready, Set, Query: Finding a Literary Agent Instructor: Kristen Lepionka So you finished your manuscript—now what? If you want to pursue a path toward traditional publishing, you’ll want a literary agent to represent you. This workshop will explore what an agent does, why it’s good to have one, and (most importantly) how […]

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The Urban Living Tour returns (with strict safety guidelines) on Aug 30!

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