Events Calendar

Wednesday, September 21 2022

September 21, 2022 - 10:30am - 11:00am

Lynden-ClaudiaOrjuela-HOMEStorytime

FREE
This is a virtual event.

HOME Multilingual Story Time features children’s books written or illustrated by authors, illustrators, and artists who have faced forced displacement as refugees, asylum seekers, or immigrants, and come from diverse backgrounds, cultures, and experiences. Designed for children aged 4-8, we believe that reading picture books is a way to share and discuss big ideas with young children. We end each virtual session with an art activity from Lynden art educator Claudia Orjuela. Follow-up activities will be available for download.

Scheduled to screen every third Wednesday of the month, HOME Multilingual Story Time is a collaboration with the Milwaukee Public Library, the Islamic Resource Center, Hanan Refugee Relief Group, Alliance Française de Milwaukee, Milwaukee African Women's Association, and Milwaukee Taiko Group Hibiki. Videos remain on view once they are posted, and can be accessed at any time

Download our resource handout for parents, teachers, and advanced readers here.

Schedule, Recordings, and Activities

September 21: Señorita Mariposa, written by Ben Gundersheimer and illustrated by Marcos Almada Rivero, read in Spanish and English by Claudia Orjuela, with music performed by Julio Pabon. View the recording here and download the activity here.

October 19: Gimanaadenim/You Hold Me Up, written by Monique Gray Smith, illustrated by Danielle Daniel, and translated by Angela Mesic and Margaret Noodin, read in Anishinaabemowin and English by Margaret Noodin. View the recording here.

November 16: Vejigante Masquerader, written and illustrated by Lulu Delacre, read in Spanish and English. View the recording here.

December 21: Yuko-chan and the Daruma Doll: The Adventures of a Blind Japanese Girl Who Saves Her Village, written and illustrated by Sunny Seki, read in Japanese and English by Maika Olveda.

Access prior HOME Story Time videos and activities here.

September 21, 2022 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Fall 2022 Session: (14 weeks) Wednesdays, September 7-December 14, 2022 (no class 11/23) | 3-5 pm | Ages 12 and up
Winter & Spring 2023 Session: (16 weeks) Wednesdays, January 11th-May 3rd, 2023 (no class 4/12) | 3-5 pm | Ages 12 and up

Lynden Art Club

Art club is a community of young artists who are independent in their art practice but value a place to exchange ideas and support and learn from one another. Students will design a long-term independent art project at the beginning of the session and meet for in-progress reviews, take part in creative art challenges, have conversations about contemporary artists and discuss their work with Lynden educators and their peers. Students will present their work at our final art club meeting. Art Club will meet indoors in the studio at Lynden, masked and socially distanced.

In-person safety precautions:
Masks are required indoors (optional outdoors) for adults and children ages 2 and up. To view our Guidelines for Parent-and-Child, Youth Workshops, click here.

Fee: $352/$256 members per 16-week session.
Registration: Group size is limited; advance registration required. Register online now.


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