season 19 calendar

2019-2020

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The following events are for registered WriteGirl members, unless noted as a public event. For more information, call the WriteGirl office at 213-253-2655 or email membership@writegirl.org

College workshops in the writegirl office

College workshops in the writegirl office

FALL 2019

COLLEGE WORKSHOPS:
For All WriteGirl Seniors

MEntee welcome day

MEntee welcome day

Saturday, August 24
College Kickoff Makeup (if you were unable to attend in June): WriteGirl Office

College Program Open House: WriteGirl Office

Saturday, September 7 
College Workshop - Choosing Colleges: WriteGirl Office

Saturday, September 21 
College Workshop - Financial Aid: WriteGirl Office

Saturday, October 12 
College Workshop - Essays: WriteGirl Office

Saturday, October 19
College Workshop Open House: WriteGirl Office

Saturday, November 9
College Workshop Open House: WriteGirl Office

Sunday, December 8
College Workshop Open House: WriteGirl Office


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Saturday, October 19
WRITEGIRL VOLUNTEER RETREAT
10 AM - 4 PM
For WriteGirl volunteers only. Details will be sent via email.

WORKSHOPS FOR ALL MENTEES & VOLUNTEERS

Saturday, November 2
MENTEE WELCOME DAY: The Huntington
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
For ALL mentees and volunteers. Kick off the new WriteGirl season with a day of writing activities, special guests, and of course...a tasty lunch! Get to know some of our teen girls and women writers. Get ready to hear about all the exciting events and activities in the season ahead!

the poetry workshop

the poetry workshop

Saturday, December 7
POETRY WORKSHOP: Location TBD
10 AM - 4 PM
Art inspires poetry inspires art. Color, shape, texture, sound...your senses will come alive at this all-day extravaganza to help guide your poetic voice. Renowned poets will share insights and techniques, and of course, we will end the day with our annual, “WriteGirl Poetry Cafe,” where girls are invited to share some of their poetry and passion!

Winter 2020

the songwriting workshop

the songwriting workshop

Saturday, January 11
FICTION WORKSHOP: The Autry
10 AM - 1 PM
Tap into your creative mind and create characters and stories that only you can write. You and your mentor will be guided through interactive writing activities to help ignite your imagination and help you invent fantastical worlds or small emotional moments.

Saturday, February 22
SONGWRITING WORKSHOP: The Huntington
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Stellar singer/songwriters will help girls craft lyrics in this day-long lyric writing event. The day culminates in a special showcase where our singer/songwriter guests will set some of the girls’ lyrics to music. Don’t miss this day!

Saturday, March 7
JOURNALISM WORKSHOP: Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
10 AM - 1 PM
Mentees and mentors will explore the museum with a variety of writing experiments in hand!

lights, camera, writegirl!

lights, camera, writegirl!

Spring 2020

Saturday, April 4
CHARACTER & DIALOGUE WORKSHOP: The Huntington
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Discover the secrets of writing scenes and monologues for the stage and screen, including subtext, conflict, “the inciting incident,” character development and much more...directly from Hollywood pros. You may even see writing come to life in the hands of outstanding Los Angeles actors in the afternoon showcase!

The season-end celbration

The season-end celbration

May, 2019
PUBLIC EVENT
LIGHTS, CAMERA, WRITEGIRL!: Location TBD
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Get ready for the red carpet evening benefit, “Lights, Camera, WriteGirl!” where selected scenes and monologues, written by WriteGirl teens and performed by acclaimed actors, will make a packed audience roar with laughter – it’s our special annual fundraiser to support WriteGirl programs! Celebrity actors, silent auction, raffle prizes, dinner and cocktails!

Sunday, June 7
PUBLIC EVENT
SEASON-END CELEBRATION: Writers Guild Theater, Beverly Hills
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Celebrate the 19th Season of WriteGirl! Food, beverages, raffle, special guests and performances by the teen girls of WriteGirl!


Saturday, July 18
VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION EVENT: Location TBD
We thank our dedicated volunteers, for their contributions of time, energy, skills and heart.