CANCELED: NYWC workshops in Ft. Greene Park (8/2)

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All NYWC youth workshops in Fort Greene Park are cancelled today due to inclement weather. These workshops will resume at their normal time next Saturday, August 9. See you next week!

Writing Prompt: Feelin’ Groovy

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In celebration of the summer weather, grab a notebook and pen and pay a visit to your favorite city park. Once you’re there, spend some time observing what’s happening. Using what you’ve observed as inspiration, write a story that takes place entirely inside your park.

Happy Anniversary, Lit Fest!

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When it comes to a community tradition in this ever-changing neighborhood that readers and writers from all generations flock to, there’s very little that matches the power of NYWC’s Fort Greene Park Summer Literary Festival — and this year we’re celebrating our 10th anniversary! Join us Saturday, August 23.

Write with the worms!

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Join us for a new youth workshop at South Brooklyn Children’s Garden. This writing group is FREE and open to the 6-8 year-old writer in your life. Sign your child up to write with the worms!

NYWC Weekly Writing Prompt

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Hot dogs sizzle on backyard grills; the stars and stripes drape themselves over every available surface, and fireworks—amateur and professional—light up the sky at all hours of the night. This past Friday, we celebrated the Fourth of July, the time-honored holiday that marks America’s independence. Back in 1776, however, American independence was anything but certain.