2009-03-07 / Schools

After school program offered

NEWARK - The Works in downtown Newark is offering an After School Program for students age six to ten. The program features a series of classes in art and science. Registration for the series is ongoing.

Each program contains a literacy connection and is tailored to the needs of the attendees.

"Abraca-dabble: Multi-Arts Club" is a four-week multi-disciplinary arts class that allows students to "dabble" in a variety of visual art mediums through hands-on experiences, storytelling, games and experimentation. Classes are held on Mondays from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. and/or 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. through March 16th. April classes will be held at the same times on April 6, 13, 20 & 27.

The fee to attend a series of four, 1-hour art classes is $30 for members of The Works and $35 for non-members. Fees for the series of 2-hour classes are $60 for members and $70 for nonmembers. Classes are held at 46 S. Second Street in Newark.

The "Jr. Scientists" class is a four-week, hands-on experience designed to make learning fun. The classes will teach students about chemistry, electricity and physics. Classes are held on Thursdays from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m., March 5 - 26, April 9 - 30 and May 7 - 28. The fee to attend a series of four, 2-hour classes is $60 for members and $70 for non-members.

To register for a class by phone, call Janet Dillon at The Works, 740-349-9277, or stop by The Works' museum office.

The Works: Ohio Center for History, Art & Technology is a family destination and educational complex located at 55 S. 1st Street in Newark. The museum is open year round, Tuesday through Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and from October through April the museum is also open on Sundays, noon to 5:00 p.m. For more information, call 740-349-9277 or visit www. attheworks.org.

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