AuSABLE FORKS — The Tahawus Center for Learning in Au Sable Forks has thanked its local partners for support for the activities planned for the TLC Discovery Program this summer. Support comes from Community Bank, Feeks Pharmacy, HoneyBee Community Fund, the Newton Family Fund, Stewarts Shops and the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature administered by the North Country Cultural Center for the Arts.
The facility is transforming a historic building into a new place of commerce and cultural and education activities.
This summer, area residents and visitors, youth to seniors, can explore a variety of activities including swing dance, ballet barre craft workshops, science labs and a new program “Leap into Listening.” Details on each offering are available on the TLC website www.TahawusCenter.org or by telephone: 646-734-7151. Some scholarship aid is available for workshop participation. All classes are subject to enrollment.
July 1-3, July 15-18 and Aug 5-15: Dance Classes include Gentle Ballet Barre, Swing Dance and early Childhood Creative Movement. Instructors are from Rebecca Kelly Ballet and Kids Co-Motion. Most classes are conducted for mixed ages and experience.
July 15-18: Science Lab Camp For Youth, 8-14 years, two mixed levels, mornings Monday through Thursday. Instructor Gary Dreiblatt, a teacher of 26-years, says the one-week camp is a place where “Young scientists use professional instruments and build their own equipment to discover the small, the large and the invisible worlds we inhabit.”
August 5-15: Leap-Into-Listening, two four-day sessions, Mondays through Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., two groups, young readers and movers in first and second grades. A dynamic summer program that combines dance and literature-based activities to promote active listening and active play. Some scholarships are available.