We're offering a new community class called "The Word Party" in partnership with Berkeley-based tutoring center, Classroom Matters. Open to kids from any school, our focus will be on imagination and inspiration. We'll provide lots of innovative ways for kids to jump into writing and work with some tried and true methods for getting ideas down onto the page.

The class will be taught by "Take My Word For It!" Director, Sondra hall, who leads Classroom Matters' Summer Essay Writing course. For kids in 5th-8th grade.

Location: Classroom Matters, 2436 Sacramento Street, Berkeley

Dates & Times: four consecutive Wednesdays - 10/2, 10/9, 10/23 and 10/30 from 4:30pm - 6:00pm

Cost: $100, all materials included

Registration: Please contact frontdesk@classroommatters.com