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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.

Girl Diaries.
Join us for a girls only discussion where we chat about issues facing teens today
Kitchen Chemistry: Fluffernutter Puppy Chow
Celebrate Fluffernutter Day by making a fluffernutter version of the popular snack.
Prompt Impromptu
Teens partake in spontaneous skits demanding them to think creatively, and draw ideas from personal experiences. Skits will be filmed.
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Robotics Club
Work alongside The YETI FIRST Robotics Team as they assist you each week with a different activity dealing with robots
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Learn, Quest, Play: Monopoly
Participate in this board games that encourage cooperation, problem solving, and critical thinking skills
ImaginOn Tenth Anniversary Celebration
A free festival celebrating ten years, with events for children, teens and families.
Community Read: Read and Recycle
Re-purpose used books to create useable items. Teens will have the opportunity to discuss the books they selected as well as fiction and non-fiction they have enjoyed.
Kitchen Chemistry: National Dessert Day!
Celebrate National Dessert Day with guilt-free treats: find out how to make a healthier chocolate brownie and sugar-free ice cream .
Learn, Quest, Play: Pick your own game
Enjoy a board game or card game in the loft teen area with your friends or staff
Bored by her colorless surroundings, Coraline goes exploring through a magic door & gets trapped in a strange parallel world. Get scared out of your wits for Halloween with this creepy musical version of the popular fantasy novel by Neil Gaiman.
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YETI Robotics: JAVA Programming
Learn computer programming skills with robots while working with instructors from YETI Robotics Club.
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Community Read: Teen Video Book Review
Drop by the Teen Loft at ImaginOn to create your own audio or video book review for the Community Read teen selection The Book Thief or your own favorite Young Adult novel!
Theatre 360: Coraline Pre-Show Workshop
Drop in early with your family to discover the haunts of the Otherworld where we will create a spooky atmosphere to prepare for the arrival of CTC's Coraline!
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Teen Read Week: Meet the Author: Isabel Quintero
Celebrate Teen Read Week and meet Isabel Quintero, author of Gabi, A Girl in Pieces. Learn about her writing process, inspiration, career path, and the importance of diversity in literature.
Guy Talk: School Edition
Join us for a guys only discussion where we chat about issues facing male teens today.
Kitchen Chemistry: Oatmeal Scrub
Kick off the final National Food Month Kitchen Chemistry program by making this learning how to make an oatmeal face scrub to soothe, smooth and soften your skin.
Sip and Paint: Your Other Self
In partnership with the Children's Theatre performance of Coraline, teens are invited to imagine and paint their 'other self in an alternate universe' which is a major theme of the book by the same title. Supplies provided.
Learn, Quest, Play: Giant Chess
Come play giant chess with your friends in The Loft, improve your reasoning skills, and give your brain a workout.
Theatre 360: Coraline Post-Show Workshop
Further explore the Coraline adventures, when families use their imagination to “turn their fears into dragons”! Then we will slay them . . . or perhaps invite them to tea?
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Library Art Club
Exercise your creativity and learn new skills in a group setting.
Cooking on a Budget
Learn how to prepare tasty meals with an extremely low budget. Review coupons and ingredient measurements and enjoy your dish!
Career Exploration: Architects
Join us to hear from local area architects from LS3P to learn about the types of education and experience they have received from the career. Explore a typical work day, as well as the highs and lows of the profession.
Cypher Circle
Join the Cypher Circle where teens come together to learn various elements of writing. Teens apply elements into their own body of work and share them with each other.
Learn, Quest, Play: Would You Rather?
Play against other teens in this conversation card game of mind-boggling questions.
Doctor Who-lloween
Join us for this after hours Halloween program for fun games and activities and a marathon of the scariest Doctor Who episodes Register at
Art Club: Build with Strawbees
Strawbees are connectors that allwo sculpturing in 3D and building toys and structures possible! Put your engineering skills to the test and see what you can make.
Hot Cocoa and Haikus
Learn how to write traditional Japanese poetry while keeping warm with hot chocolate!
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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