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The Willows Community School Dedicated to

Life-Long Learning

Events

2•Inspire Oct 2011 through

Mar 2012

E v en t s • 2 •I n spir e Dedicated to

Life-Long Learning


reduced shakespeare Company • All The Great Books (abridged) All proceeds benefit The Willows Community School Financial Assistance Fund

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011 • 7:00 pm

A three-man comedy troupe takes this long, serious subject and reduces it to a short, sharp comedy. Little Dickens. Short Longfellow. Reduced Proust . . . All the Great Books. Less is more! “English class meets Monty Python” The Washington Post Tickets: Adult: $45 Student: $25 (Appropriate for Ages 13+)

Call 310-815-0411 or go to https://thewillows.org/calendars/events.aspx for reservations and additional information

Guest speaker • Allan Yu

Mathematics Consultant and Co-Director of the UCLA Stir, a UCLA Mathematics Project

Thursday, October 13th, 2011 • 7:00 pm A Talk and Breakout Sessions in the Cognitively Guided Instruction (CGI) problem-solving approach to teaching math. Free and open to the public • Reservations Required

Call 310-815-0411 or go to https://thewillows.org/calendars/events.aspx for reservations and additional information

Why Computers Matter • Gary Stager, Ph.d. Internationally Recognized Technology and Education Expert

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011 • 7:00 pm

“Gary Stager is one of today’s leaders who are changing the landscape of ed tech through innovation and leadership.” Tech & Learning Magazine Free and open to the public • Reservations Required

Call 310-815-0411 or go to https://thewillows.org/calendars/events.aspx for reservations and additional information

Guest Author • Lisa Yee Award–winning children’s book author

Monday, November 7th, 2011 Lisa Yee’s lively, entertaining and informative presentation focuses on her books geared toward 3rd to 5th grade including the Millicent Min series, Stanford Wong Flunks Big-Time and So Totally Emily Ebers. Free and open to the public • Reservations Required – Call 310-815-0411 for times, reservations and details

Book Fair • Guest Author • Al Yankovic

Sunday, November 13th, 2011 • 11:00am to 4:00pm

Grammy award – winning comedian/singer/songwriter Al Yankovic will read from and sign his New York Times best selling children’s book, When I Grow Up. Books to browse, refreshments, special readers, games, entertainment and fun for the whole family. Free and open to the public

Guest speaker • Alfie Kohn

Renowned educator, lecturer and author of 12 books including Unconditional Parenting and Homework Myth

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012 • 7:00 pm Featured on the Today Show and Oprah and profiled in The Washington Post and the Los Angeles Times, Mr. Kohn has been described as “perhaps the country’s most outspoken critic of education’s fixation on grades [and] test scores.” Time Magazine Free and open to the public • Reservations Required

Call 310-815-0411 or go to https://thewillows.org/calendars/events.aspx for reservations and additional information

Family Arts night

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012 • 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

A community evening of hands-on activities, performances, video presentations and art gallery walks – geared to all ages!

Free and open to the public

All events at:

The Willows Community School

8509 Higuera Street • Culver City, CA 90232

Parking Information:

310.815.0411

• www.thewillows.org

Free parking is available in the parking lot (8550 Higuera Street) located directly opposite The Willows main entrance

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