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Teen Swap Meet!

Reuse, Recycle, Reinvent.

Bring in your stuff and swap it for something new! Clothing, accessories, room decor…as long as it’s in good shape, we’ll set it up for the swap. Tickets will be awarded for items submitted which can be used to “purchase” items that other teens have brought to the meet.

When: Friday, July 27, 2012

Where: Library Auditorium

Time: 1:30-3:00 pm

Open to teens in grades 7-12. Please call 785-843-3833 x121 for more info.

Teen Summer Reading for Globe Trotters

This year’s summer reading program is full of fun and food, games and prizes – but what about the books?  Not to worry, we still have scads of those, too!  Summer in the City just wouldn’t be complete without great reads to jog your mind on these lazy days.  A trip around the world is waiting for you within one of these books!

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Harry Potter Edible Books

Have your cake and READ it too!  Create a work of art inspired by Harry Potter completely out of food, bring it to the library, and enter it into our show. Everyone who attends will judge the entries. Prizes will be awarded for: best in show and most edible.

 

 

When: Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Where: Library Auditorium

Time: 1:30-3:00 pm

Open to teens in grades 7-12. Please call 785-843-3833 x121 for more info.

Photo by Erik Abderhalden.

Gaming with the Pro

The Teen Zone’s very own Philip holds court on gaming and gives advice on Super Smash Bros Brawl. Come play in the Teen Zone and Philip will give you pointers and tips on how to improve your game. Think you can take him on? We challenge you to beat Philip!

When: Wednesday, July 18
Where: Teen Zone
Time: 3:00-4:00pm

Open to teens in grades 7-12. Questions? Please call the Teen Zone at 785-843-3833 x121.

Super Smash Brothers Tourney

Got what it takes to be the champion? Show your stuff and compete for prizes.

When: Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Where: Library Auditorium
Time: 1:30-3:30 pm

Open to teens in grades 7-12. Questions? Please call the Teen Zone at 785-843-3833 x121.

Letters in the City Scavenger Hunt

We had so much fun with our Art in the City scavenger hunt last month, we’re doing another one for July! You can find the letters in the city map and pictures here.

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LAC Summer Youth Theater: Cabaret

See it here first! Catch a glimpse of the show before it hits the stage. Come to the Cabaret! Lawrence Arts Center Summer Youth Theater presents this Broadway favorite. The decadence of Berlin in the late 1920s and early ’30s serves as the backdrop for this Broadway classic by Kander and Ebb. Based on the John Van Druten play, “I am a Camera,” this fascinating musical explores the effect of the rise of Nazi Germany on the lives of everyday people. Directed by Diana Dresser with choreography by Barb Wasson.

When: Friday, July 20, 2012

Where: Library Auditorium

Time: 1:30pm-3:00 pm

Open to teens in grades 7-12. Please call 785-843-3833 x121 for more info.

DIY Fractal Tees

Discover the world of fractals and make unique T-shirts with Albuquerque’s Fractal Foundation. Please bring your own t-shirt.

When: Friday, July 13
Where: Library Auditorium
Time: 1:30pm-3:00pm

Open to teens in grades 7-12. Please call 785-843-3833 x121 for more info.

 

Tae Kwon Do

Learn how to develop control, balance, and power in this introductory session. Tae Kwon Do will improve your coordination and reflexes as well as self-discipline and physical conditioning. This free fitness class for Summer in the City is presented by Lawrence Parks & Recreation.

 

When: Tuesday, July 10

Where: Library Auditorium

Time: 1:30-3:00 pm

Open to teens in grades 7-12. Questions? Please call the Teen Zone at 785-843-3833 x121.

Teen Summer Reading for Bookworms

This year’s summer reading program is full of fun and food, games and prizes – but what about the books?  Not to worry, we still have scads of those, too!  Summer in the City just wouldn’t be complete without great reads to jog your mind on these lazy days. This list features stories for bibliophiles!

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