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Feb
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Presentation: Marching Down Freedom’s Road
Feb 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

 

As part of Black History Month, Deb Smith will give a Marching Down Freedom’s Road presentation. This will include highlights of her Civil Rights trip with the Classrooms Without Borders group. The presentation starts in Atlanta and ends in Memphis. Some sites include the Legacy Museum, the Rosa Parks Museum, the Edmund Pettus Bridge, and the National Civil Rights Museum.

Join us on Tuesday, February 7th at 7:00 pm at YWCA Hanover.

Feb
18
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African Dance Workshop
Feb 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Celebrate Black History Month by participating in an African Dance Workshop on Saturday, February 18, 2023. The workshop is presented by Imani Edu-Tainers African Dance Company from Lancaster, PA. 

There are two workshops:

  • 12:00-12:30 Mommy/Daddy and Me (ages 4-10)
  • 12:45-1:30 Adult/Teen/Kids (ages 11+)
  • The cost is $5 per person
  • Registration is required! See below.

 

Feb
28
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Living Room Movie and Discussion
Feb 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

 

Sit in the comfort of a living room and watch The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks with 4 other people. Following the movie, you will discuss the film and how it impacts the world today.

Register below. There are only 5 spots. Once you register, you will receive the address of our movie host.

Participants should bring a snack to share.

Our first get-together is on February 28 at 6:00 pm.

 

Mar
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Holocaust Memorial Museum Bus Trip
Mar 5 @ 7:45 am – 5:00 pm

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Bus Trip

A living memorial to the Holocaust, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum inspires citizens and leaders worldwide to confront hatred, prevent genocide, and promote human dignity. Federal support guarantees the Museum’s permanent place on the National Mall, and its far-reaching educational programs and global impact are made possible by generous donors.

The trip is Sunday, March 5th, and will leave YWCA Hanover at 7:45 am and return by 5:00 pm.
The cost is $50 per person, which covers the cost of transportation.
Please register below, as seating is limited.

 

Mar
6
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Theater Class with Deb Smith
Mar 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Children ages 5-10 years are invited to spend once a week working with puppets, playing theatre games, acting basics, improvisation, and performing skits. Snack is also included. The cost for the class is $45.00 per child.

Mondays: March 6, March 13, March 20, April 3, and April 10.

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED See below.

Questions? Contact Deb Smith at 717.637.2125 or dsmith@ywcahanover.org


 

Mar
7
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Diversity and Inclusion in the Elementary Classroom
Mar 7 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

We are excited to invite you to Diversity and Inclusion in the Elementary Classroom

  • What: Workshop for elementary teachers
  • When: Tuesday, March 7, 2023 – 4:00 pm-6:00 pm
  • Where: YWCA Hanover
  • Who: Dr. Barbara Rupp, Dr. MaryKay Kelly, & Mrs. Deb Smith

Each teacher participant will receive three free books for their classroom library and a $25 Amazon gift card for classroom supplies. This will be an interactive workshop with time for collaboration. Teachers will leave with lesson plans! There will be pizza, soda, and snacks provided. This is a FREE workshop, but registration is required. See below.

Mar
9
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Banned Book CLub
Mar 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Banned Book Club will meet on Thursday, March 9, at 6 pm at Something Wicked.

Register below. Seats are limited. If, after registering, you are unable to attend, please let us know so we can open the seat.

Amanda Stuckey will be leading our discussion for the evening. Amanda Stuckey is an assistant professor of English at Central Penn College in Harrisburg, PA, where she teaches writing, literature, and humanities classes. Along with pursuing antiracist, inclusive, and student-centered teaching, she is active in St. Mark Lutheran Church, the Southwestern School District, and other local community initiatives. 

 

 

All Boys Aren’t Blue covers topics such as gender identity, toxic masculinity, brotherhood, family, structural marginalization, consent, and Black joy. Johnson’s emotionally frank style of writing will appeal directly to adults.

Register below. Seats are limited. If, after registering, you are unable to attend, please let us know so we can open the seat.

Mar
13
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Theater Class with Deb Smith
Mar 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Children ages 5-10 years are invited to spend once a week working with puppets, playing theatre games, acting basics, improvisation, and performing skits. Snack is also included. The cost for the class is $45.00 per child.

Mondays: March 6, March 13, March 20, April 3, and April 10.

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED See below.

Questions? Contact Deb Smith at 717.637.2125 or dsmith@ywcahanover.org


 

Mar
18
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Malala Workshop 2023
Mar 18 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

 

YWCA Hanover is hosting a Malala Workshop on Saturday, March 18, from 9 am-11 am. Girls in grades first thru sixth will learn about Malala, create art projects, learn basic Spanish, play games, have snacks, and more. Space is limited, and the cost is $15. ALL money will be donated to the Malala Fund, which advocates for girls’ education. Register below.

As a young girl, Malala Yousafzai defied the Taliban in Pakistan and demanded that girls be allowed to receive an education. She was shot in the head by a Taliban gunman in 2012 but survived. In 2014, she became the youngest person to receive the Nobel Peace Prize.

 

Mar
20
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Theater Class with Deb Smith
Mar 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Children ages 5-10 years are invited to spend once a week working with puppets, playing theatre games, acting basics, improvisation, and performing skits. Snack is also included. The cost for the class is $45.00 per child.

Mondays: March 6, March 13, March 20, April 3, and April 10.

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED See below.

Questions? Contact Deb Smith at 717.637.2125 or dsmith@ywcahanover.org