Workshops with 826 Boston | Feb 16-20

826 boston workshops calendar

826 Boston in Roxbury is hosting a handful of enriching workshops this month!

Tuesday February 17:

10:00am - 12:00pm Floating Islands, Buried Cities (ages 8-11) - The Dictionary of Imaginary Places is full of made-up worlds like Wonderland and Oz. Create your own imaginary place and tell the tale of your adventures. Leave with your own map!

1:00pm - 3:00pm Don’t Kill My Scribe (ages 11-14) - What inspires you to create? Your favorite park down the street? A song you can’t stop listening to? Using inspiration from your community, develop colorful characters and make them come to life through interactive theater games. No acting experience necessary!

Wednesday February 18:

10:00am - 12:00pm The Case of the Missing Scene (ages 6-8) - Get out your magnifying glass. You’ve been assigned to the case of the missing scene. Play YouTube detective by writing the untold beginnings and endings of mysterious video clips

1:00pm - 3:00pm Write It. Tell It. Slam It. (ages 14+) - Knowing how to tell a good story is a powerful key to success. Take a memory and develop an oral narrative through fun verbal and physical exercises. Everybody has a story. You lived it, so tell it.

Thursday February 19:

10:00am - 12:00pm Snapshot Stories (ages 8-11) -  You have three pictures: a palm tree, a set of skis, and an empty photo frame. Can these photographs tell a story? What would it say? Pull from our collection of printed photographs, weave images into stories, and leave with your own bound book of photography and writing.

1:00pm - 3:00pm Mixed & Mastered (ages 11-14) - You just got signed to an independent record label. You’ve got talent, but do you have the style and message that will entice consumers? Write lyrics and song titles as you create your own CD. Prove that you’ve got what it takes!

Friday February 20:

10:00am - 12:00pm Walk with Me (ages 6-8) - You live and play in your neighborhood, but do you really notice it? Get inspired to write about what makes your street special by answering exciting questions. You’ll never look at your neighborhood the same way again! 

1:00pm - 3:00pm Zombie Math! (ages 14+) - You need supplies. You need protection. You need shelter. You need...math! Yes, learn how math can protect you during a zombie apocalypse by writing your own screenplay in response to the end of the world. All math levels welcome!


Where: 826 Boston

3035 Washington St, Roxbury


To sign up:  call 617.442.5400, or email