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PBS Kids Go! Young Writers Contest     go to website

Reading, writing and imagination are all part of the national PBS KIDS GO! Writers Contest initiative, operated in conjunction with local schools across the country. This year, WQED is partnering with West Virginia Public Broadcasting, WPSU, and the EQT Foundation to offer the contest, which encourages children in grades K through 3 to submit their own original stories and illustrations for local, regional and national recognition. Enter to win the 2012 contest!


Teens On Q

Teens On Q is a television program, produced by WQED, that takes teens behind the scenes of a particular career or industry to meet professionals already at work there, provides teens with some basis for career exploration, and gives them the chance to think about academic, volunteer, and job-shadowing opportunities they can pursue now to prepare for that career. Click to watch Teens On Q Online On-Demand, and check out the Online Job Shadowing Guide (pdf).

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upcoming events

Children's Theater: Big Nate
November 23 at 11am & 2pm
Nate Wright is a detention-riddled sixth grader (and drummer for the greatest garage band in the history of the galaxy) who hopes to woo his beautiful classmate – if only he could win first prize in his school’s Battle of the Bands! But when Nate’s arch-rival Gina forms a pop band, he needs to take his game to an all-star level. What will he do? Find out in this musical based on the comic strip and bestselling books by Lincoln Peirce. (Ages 5+) Adventure Theatre MTC
See trustarts.org/kids for details.

Children's Theater: SKINK
November 16-22, 2014

A captivating show for all audiences, SKINK uses dance and physical theater to portray the journey of a grumpy old man who, with the help of some friends, eventually comes to believe in his own use of imagination. Set to a wide range of music, from pop to classical, SKINK portrays the dream-like story told through a series of fast-paced vignettes. Performers combine acrobatics, dance and comedy with unusual props, costumes and lighting effects to teach children about dance in a fun, exciting way. 

(Ages 3+) Brian Sanders' Junk

 

Various times and locations. See trustarts.org/kids for details. 

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