WriteGirl MEMBER EVENTS
Season 16 (2016-2017)
WriteGirl Workshops are only open for WriteGirl Members. WriteGirl Members will receive invitations for the events 10 days prior to workshops and events. RSVP is required for each event. QUESTIONS? Call the WriteGirl office at 213-253-2655 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday, January 28 – 10am - 1pm OR 2pm - 5pm
Black Holes & Bubblegum: Poetry Workshop – Pasadena Public Library (Central Library)
Saturday, February 11 – 10:30 AM to 4 PM
The Lyrical Life: A Songwriting Pop-Up– The Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens
Ever had a catchy song stuck in your head? Heard a song that made you cry? This workshop focuses on different elements of songwriting including structure, rhythm, and lyricism. Come and write your heart out into a new hit tune!
Saturday, March 11 – 10:30 AM to 4 PM
Convince Me: Advertising, Blogging & Advocacy – 72andSunny
Your journal will be your reporter’s notebook as you explore the world of journalism in the first full-length genre workshop of the season. Learn how to get to the bottom of a good scoop, research and interview, and really dig into a story.
Saturday, April 22
Los Angeles Time Festival of Books Reading - USC Campus
WriteGirl teens will read onstage. Also, WALKING WRITING WORKSHOP
Saturday, May 20
Making the Scene: A Character and Dialogue Pop-Up – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences’ Linwood Dunn Theater, Hollywood.
Make a scene! In your journal, that is. Learn how to write a monologue, read a script, and make something for the stage. Also, get ready to make a scene that can be ready to perform later that evening at Lights, Camera, WriteGirl!
(includes SECOND parent meeting for the season at 2pm)
Saturday, May 20 - 6:30 - 9pm
Lights, Camera, WriteGirl! Benefit – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences’ Linwood Dunn Theater, Hollywood
This fundraising event is perhaps the most Instagram-worthy event of the WriteGirl season. Watch actors (seriously, real red carpet actors!) perform pieces written by the girls earlier in that day’s workshop.
Saturday, June 17 – 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Don't Drop the Mic: A Performance Pop-Up – TBA
Does the thought of speaking in front of an audience make you sweat like it’s nobody’s business? No prob. Get ready for the season-end celebration and learn the basics of being on stage in this workshop. Get tips on how to become comfortable and confident speaking to a crowd.
Saturday, June 24 – 1 PM to 5 PM
Book Launch and Season-End Celebration - Writers Guild Theater
Let’s party! Mentees will share their work onstage and we’ll even have an actor or two perform the girls’ work. You won’t want to miss it!
Sunday, July 17
Volunteer Appreciation Event – TBA
past events this season
Saturday, December 10 - 8am - 5pm
The Business of Me: Personal Branding – Dodger Stadium
Saturday, December 17 - 10:30 AM to 4 PM
COLLEGE WORKSHOP (Open house/essay clinic) – WriteGirl office
Saturday, November 19 - 10:30 AM to 4 PM
COLLEGE WORKSHOP (FAFSA/Application Completion) – WriteGirl office
AUGUST - NOVEMBER 2016 COLLEGE WORKSHOPS
Required For All WriteGirl Seniors - watch your email for details to RSVP
Saturday, October 8
COLLEGE WORKSHOP (Part B, Session 1) - WriteGirl office
Saturday, October 15
WriteGirl Season Opener - NBC Universal
Mentee Interview Day
Saturday, October 15 - 10:30 AM to 4 PM
COLLEGE WORKSHOP (Part B, Session 2)
Saturday, October 29
TEDxPasadenaWomen – The Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens
15 WriteGirl teens will attend, thanks to scholarships from TedXPasadenaWomen. WriteGirl teen Eve Ahmad will be a speaker at this event!
Sunday, October 30 - 12pm - 4pm
Larchmont Community Event – Larchmont Blvd.
Saturday, November 12 - 10:30 AM to 4 PM
A Story of Me: a Memoir and Journaling Pop-Up – The Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens
In this workshop, WriteGirls will put their own personal experiences to paper and relate components of personal essaying, blogging, and journaling into pieces of creative nonfiction and memoir work.
(Includes first parent meeting of the season)