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Theater Masks

Improv for All

Wednesday, July 15, 2015, 7 p.m.

This fun and free workshop lead by the Washington Improv Theater encourages participants to break down barriers that negatively impact communication.
Creating Narratives Using Hip Hop, Poetry and Theatre

Creating Narratives Using Hip Hop, Poetry, and Theatre

Thursday, July 16, 2015, 4 p.m.

Got Bars?! Got Poems?! Or just have a story to tell? This interactive cipher is the first step to transform your stories into so much more.  In this program, you’ll explore what Frederick Douglass and Cole have in common, and what drama and poetry have in common. This workshop is for aspiring, inspired, and established writers and fans of hip hop, poetry and theatre.
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Downloadable Media Drop-In Hour

Thursday, July 16, 2015, 6:30 p.m.

Bring your Kindle* and your questions for help with downloadable media. *Other e-readers welcome!

Pajama Movie Night

Thursday, July 16, 2015, 6:30 p.m.

With the help of her fairy godmother and two lovable mice, a fair maiden makes it to the royal ball. (View trailer.) Food, pillows, blankets, and PJs are welcome. 

Wonderful Ones & Twos

Friday, July 17, 2015, 11:30 a.m.

Join us for a fun, interactive story time that encourages early language and literacy skills through stories, songs and rhymes. Wonderful Ones is a caregiver and child program for children that are walking up to and including age two. You must register each week for this program.  Email tenleylibrary@dc.gov to register. 
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Tenley-Friendship Heroic Summer

Saturday, July 18, 2015, 2 p.m.

“A Hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.” –Christopher Reeve Join us as we spotlight people that persevere against overwhelming trials and become heroes in their own right.  From the real life to the fantastical, join us as we explore the idea of heroism. Feel free to bring your own snacks and drinks.
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Improv for All

Sunday, July 19, 2015, 2 p.m.

This fun and free workshop lead by the Washington Improv Theater allows participants to deconstruct barriers that negatively impact communication. Open to all, yet best suited to those age 12 and older. 
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Hatha Yoga

Monday, July 20, 2015, 12 p.m.

Make time for peace and mindfulness on Mondays this summer with free hatha yoga classes.Yoga Activist, a D.C.-based nonprofit, is dedicated to personal empowerment and community awareness through yoga practice. A volunteer from Yoga Activist will teach the classes. Hatha yoga is a gentle and slower-paced form of yoga. The classes are one hour in length. Please note that due to space limitations we will limit the class to 25 participants.
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Tenley Library Book Club

Monday, July 20, 2015, 7:30 p.m.

Join us for a discussion Andrea Levy's tale of race and class in post-war Britain. It is a story of the crushing moment when you feel like a hero but society treats you like a dog. Free and open to the public.
Miniature Fairy Garden

In the Zone: Create a Miniature Fairy Garden

Tuesday, July 21, 2015, 4 p.m.

Come create your own magical, miniature garden world. Paint some mini toadstools and lay some pebbles or sand for a stream. We'll supply the container, soil and decorations. You bring your imagination. Ages 6-12.