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Listed below are the Teen programs taking place in the next 60 days at ImaginOn. In some cases pre-registration is required in order to attend. Information about Children's Theatre Programs for Teens is available on the Children's Theatre website.

Study Zone Sunday
Join us on Sundays and prepare for the week ahead. Complete school projects or make the Loft the place to meet your study group. We promote a quiet study area, provide basic school supplies, and snacks
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Poetry & Pancake
Share your original or a favorite poem with friends for a hot pancake!
Mr. Jay's Holiday Nachos
Learn how to make this delicious treat in time for the holidays
STEM 101: Candy Cane Goo
Have fun with this holiday inspired science experiment.
YETI Robotics: STEAM Activity
Join YETI Robotics students to participate in a guided engineering or technology activity.
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Learn Quest Play: Pick Your Own Game
Come to the loft and play a game of your choosing from our collection
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Ella’s Big Chance: A Jazz Age Cinderella
In this world premiere musical infused with the dance and fashions of the Roaring ‘20s, Ella’s new stepmother and sisters snap up the dazzling dresses she designs, but don’t think she’s worthy of their glamorous life. When the Duke proves them wrong, Ella must look inside to choose the right path for herself.
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Virtual Holiday Cards
Use a festive backdrop to create a card that can be printed out and shared with a friend.
Theatre 360: Ella's Big Chance Pre-Show Workshop
CTC’s production of Ella’s Big Chance is an adaptation of the Cinderella story. Audiences can stop by early and help create their own version of a story we all know.
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Library Art Club
Exercise your creativity and learn new skills in a group setting.
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Kitchen Chemistry: Guilt Free Brownies
Celebrate National Brownie Day and learn how to make your own individual guilt-free chocolate treats!
After Submit: College Admissions Panel
Join admissions counselors from various Charlotte-area colleges and universities for a discussion about what happens after applicants press "submit."
STEM 101: Borax Ornaments
Create your own holiday ornaments in this chemistry-focused activity!
Queen City Robotics Alliance: JAVA Programming
Learn computer programming skills with robots while working with instructors from YETI Robotics Club.
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Theatre 360: Ella's Big Chance Post-Show Workshop
Through costume designs from CTC’s production of Ella’s Big Chance, families will explore what makes each of us unique and how to celebrate that in creative ways.
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3D Printing 101
Come to the Loft for an orientation on the concept of 3D printing, a CAD program, and the LulzBot Mini, one of the 3D printers available in Idea Box.
Lucrative Pop Culture
Teens meet & discuss career ideas that can be lucrative and related to pop culture trends.
Make it Monday Movie: Nightmare Before Christmas
Drop by the Loft to enjoy popcorn and arts & crafts inspired by our movie.
Silent Library
Can you hold it together while enduring challenges geared towards getting you to make noise? Test your endurance in these challenges without making a sound!
Cocoa & Carols: Cypher Circle
Share your original or a favorite holiday carol with friends during this special edition of Cypher Circle.
Week of Making: Chocolate Candy
Celebrate National Chocolate Day and learn how to make your own.
Week of Making: Circuit Scribe
Create an electrifying work of art with our conductive-ink pens and LEDs.
Week of Making: Make a Time Capsule
Create a time capsule for 2015.  Some materials will be provided; feel free to bring your own unique-to-you memory reminders as well.
Week of Making: Light Up 2016 Fun Glasses
Create silly light-up frames to wear to New Years celebrations.
Theatre 360: The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane Pre-Show Workshop
Edward, the china doll rabbit, is swept up in his journey with no say in where he travels. What happens when we become the character in a story that someone else is creating?

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