The Desert Island Supply Co. offers free workshops to Birmingham-area students, ages 6-18. Don't miss these February workshops! All are free to attend, but space is limited and registration is required. Once you sign up, we’ll get back to you within a few days about your registration status.
Mapper's Delight: Oh, the Places You Have Gone
Ages 8-12 | Thursday, February 9 • 4-5:30 p.m. • Limit 12 students | Woodrow Hall
In this first installment of Mapper's Delight, our awesome new mapping series, you, young explorer, will look at a bunch of different maps and then chart your experiences on your very own hand-drawn map. – Led by Kate LeCroy
Writing a Novel is not Impossible: Character
Ages 13-18 | Saturday, February 11, 4-5:30 p.m. | Limit 12 students | Woodrow Hall
Attention, aspiring novelists: This stand-alone session is the first in a series of five workshops that take a practical approach to all the elements that go into writing a novel. Next up in March: Conflict! - Led by Nadria Tucker
Bathtub Snack Cake: Creating Menus for Imaginary Restaurants
Ages 8-12 | Thursday, February 16, 4-5:30 p.m. | Limit 12 students | Woodrow Hall
Back by popular demand! Inspired by favorite storybooks and poetry, you will create a menu for your own imaginary restaurant. Does your menu have Bathtub Snack Cake with a Pink Icing Ring (The Cat in the Hat Comes Back), Pixie-Dusted Flying Potato Chips (PeterPan), or a Cookwitch Sandwich (Silverstein’s Falling Up)? Come invent your own story-inspired dishes and create your menu to show them off. – Led by Scott Jones
Solving the Mysteries of Harris Burdick
Mapper's Delight: Here Be Dragons!
Ages 8-12 | Thursday, February 23, 4-5:30 p.m. | Limit 12 students | Woodrow Hall
You will use old nautical maps and scrolls to chart some of the Unchartered Territory in your mind. Come explore! This is part two of our Mapper’s Delight workshop series. – Led by Kate LeCroy