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May 2018

Mini-Camp: Bookmaking 101

May 29 - June 1
Next Door @ The Novel Neighbor, 7905 Big Bend Blvd
Webster Groves, MO 63119 United States

Description: Ever wonder what goes into making a book?  Learn different book binding methods, as well as how to marble paper, make book covers, and fill your books with paper for reading, writing, or drawing!  Campers will learn how to fold and bind pages to create various styles of books each day.  Ages 10+ Dates: May 29th – Jun 1st Time: 10am – 3pm Instructor: Moira Smith is a BFA student at Webster University and accomplished local artist. She has led camps and classes…

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Sam Miller – “A Lite Too Bright”

May 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Next Door @ The Novel Neighbor, 7905 Big Bend Blvd
Webster Groves, MO 63119 United States

We’re incredibly excited to welcome musician Sam Miller for his debut book, a young adult novel that reveals a mystery, coping with a loss, growing up, and a railroad adventure. Event is ticketed and advance purchase is required. Your ticket includes: The ticket includes: signed, hardcover copy of A Lite Too Bright (distributed on the day of the event), reserved seat at the ALTB Book Tour, guaranteed meet & greet Tickets may be purchased HERE

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June 2018

Summer Camp: Finding Art In Nature

June 4 - June 8
Next Door @ The Novel Neighbor, 7905 Big Bend Blvd
Webster Groves, MO 63119 United States

Description: Using our local playground, Lockwood Park, as a creative resource, campers will work with a variety of natural materials in order to create colorful weavings, intricate rock mandalas, fairy houses, pinecone gnomes and elves, and many other naturally creative projects for those that love art and the outdoors. Ages 6+ Dates: June 4th – 8th Time: 10am – 3pm Instructor: This camp will be led by Sarah Hassing, the studio art teacher and Early Childhood Coordinator for The College School.…

$175
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Author Event – Carol McCloud, “Buckets, Dippers, and Lids: Secrets To Your Happiness

June 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Next Door @ The Novel Neighbor, 7905 Big Bend Blvd
Webster Groves, MO 63119 United States

Twelve years ago, Carol McCloud wrote her first children’s book, “Have You Filled a Bucket Today? A Guide to Daily Happiness for Kids.” Carol never would have dreamed this now best- selling, award-winning book would introduce millions of people around the world to the concept of bucket filling. In her newest book, Buckets, Dippers and Lids: Secrets to Your Happiness, bucket filling is taken a step further by introducing the idea that, in addition to an invisible bucket and dipper,…

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Summer Camp: Mischief Managed

June 11 - June 15
The Novel Neighbor, 7905 Big Bend Boulevard
Webster Groves, MO 63119 United States

Description: Do you solemnly swear you are up to no good? Join us for a creative camp all about the art and craft of being a wizard. From drawing fantastic beasts to creating your own spell books and more, this camp will appeal to all Harry Potter fans! Ages 7+ Dates: June 11th – 15th Time: 10am – 3pm Instructor: Moira Smith is a BFA student at Webster and accomplished local artist. She has led camps and classes for The Novel…

$175
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Summer Camp: All Things Art!

June 18 - June 22
The Novel Neighbor, 7905 Big Bend Boulevard
Webster Groves, MO 63119 United States

Description: Art! Art! Art! From drawing to painting, from sculpture to collage – this camp will cover it all! Kids will be amazed at what they can create and bring home! Ages 7+ Dates: June 18th – 22nd Time: 10am – 3pm Instructor: Moira Smith is a BFA student at Webster University and accomplished local artist. She has led camps and classes for The Novel Neighbor for several years and is a favorite with our littlest customers! Powered by Eventbrite

$175
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St. Louis Writers Workshop: Fiction Writing For High School Students

June 21
Next Door @ The Novel Neighbor, 7905 Big Bend Blvd
Webster Groves, MO 63119 United States

Join the esteemed St. Louis Writers Workshop for this class designed specially for high school students. Description: This five-week fiction workshop is designed for rising ninth- to twelfth-grade students interested in deepening their narrative-writing skills and revising their existing work. Tina Shen, the instructor, will lead craft discussions, provide experimental writing prompts, and guide students to give each other concrete, actionable, and encouraging feedback on their manuscripts. Students will participate in an end-of-summer reading of their stories. This workshop is limited to 8 participants.…

$180
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Summer Camp: Curious About Clay

June 25 - June 29
The Novel Neighbor, 7905 Big Bend Boulevard
Webster Groves, MO 63119 United States

Description: This week long camp is all about sculpting! Campers will work with traditional and air-dry clay to create hand-built masterpieces that will be kiln fired and colorfully painted. Campers will make their own play-dough and slime to continue fun and creative explorations into three-dimensional sculpting mediums. Ages 6+ Dates: June 25th – 29th Time: 10am – 3pm Instructor: This camp will be led by Sarah Hassing, the studio art teacher and Early Childhood Coordinator for The College School. Sarah is a graduate of…

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July 2018

Summer Camp: The Camp Who Shall Not Be Named

July 9 - July 13
The Novel Neighbor, 7905 Big Bend Boulevard
Webster Groves, MO 63119 United States

Description: Welcome to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry! First Years, this way! This camp is perfect for Harry Potter fans, whether you’re new to the series or know them all by heart! As first year students, all young wizards will gather supplies in Diagon Alley, try on the Sorting Hat to find their houses, participate in classes to earn points for their teams, and play Quidditch. Throughout the week we will make crafts and play games inspired by the Harry…

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Summer Camp: Extreme Weather

July 16 - July 20
Next Door @ The Novel Neighbor, 7905 Big Bend Blvd
Webster Groves, MO 63119 United States

Description: This camp is for the little scientists! Each day will cover topics such as earth science, weather prediction, ecology and pollution, and the forces of nature. Through a wide variety of hands on activities and excursions to Lockwood Park’s restored prairie, kids will learn all about tornadoes, hurricanes, fires, and floods – as well as touching on climate change and how we can help! Ages 7+ Dates: July 16-20 Time: 10am – 3pm Instructor: This camp will be led by Patrick Hurley, a…

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