Writing Instruction

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    Taxonomy Code: PL-7400.9500

    Programs that provide classes, individualized instruction or other opportunities for people who want to develop or perfect their writing skills. Included are classes that address basic craft and technique as well as those that focus on writing in plain language or writing fiction, poetry, plays, screenplays, journals, business correspondence, reports and other specializations.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    ADULT SERVICESProvides Reference, Information and Referral, Reader's Advisory, and a wide range of programs which may include arts/crafts, cooking, book discussions, performances and films, yoga and travel. Also offers a variety of health related programs including blood pressure screening.SuffolkADULT SERVICESRIVERHEAD FREE LIBRARY
    CONTINUING EDUCATIONOffers courses in: Computers Microsoft Excel, Internet, Finance, Defensive Driving, Calligraphy, Painting, Woodcarving, Quilting, Floral Design, Drawing, Knitting, Upholstery, Bridge, Creative Writing, Ebay, Weight Loss, Notary Public, Smoking Cessation, Aerobics, Ballroom Dancing, Swing Dancing, Tennis, Volleyball, Yoga, Cooking, Sports, Recreation, Arts and Crafts, Personal Enrichment, Money Management, Exercise, and Personal Health courses. Courses vary each semester. Call for the most current class list.SuffolkCONTINUING EDUCATIONTHREE VILLAGE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
    CREATIVE WRITINGOffers a variety of courses for all interests in creative writing. Sample course offering includes: Expressive Writing. Courses vary each semester. Call for details and a brochure. NassauCREATIVE WRITINGNASSAU COMMUNITY COLLEGE OFFICE OF WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT AND LIFELONG LEARNING
    DAY HABILITATION-THEATRICAL ARTSOffers a community-based waiver program with emphasis on theatrical arts including: acting, voice, dance, costume/set design, music, creative writing and presentation skills. Call for further information.NassauDAY HABILITATION-THEATRICAL ARTSFAMILY RESIDENCES AND ESSENTIAL ENTERPRISES, INC.
    DIVISION OF CULTURAL AFFAIRSProvides a wide variety of cultural programs for children and adults, including crafts, music instruction, Kid in Nature, Children's Theater Workshops, dance programs, Americana Fair, Summer Concert Series, Creative Writing Workshop, Atlantique Beach Camps, trips, fairs, Snapper Derby, fairs, festivals, specialty camps, special events and sunset cruises.DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION AND CULTURAL AFFAIRSTOWN OF ISLIP
    EDUCATIONProvides a variety of innovative, hands-on school discovery programs to actively involve students in discovering and analyzing many aspects of Long Island history. These programs include role playing, handling objects, house hunts, creative writing, and art workshops. Call for more information.SuffolkEDUCATIONSOCIETY FOR THE PRESERVATION OF LONG ISLAND ANTIQUITIES
    HERSTORY WRITERS WORKSHOPProvides a community writing project for women interested in memoir form and who desire support in changing personal memories into narratives that will be moving to others. Writing projects range from short stories to book length manuscripts. In addition to the weekly writing workshops, there are public readings and demonstration workshops. There is also a bi-lingual workshop and magazine focused on the Latina community. Call for more information and schedule of workshops and locations.SuffolkHERSTORY WRITERS WORKSHOPHERSTORY WRITERS WORKSHOP
    QUEENS-NASSAU BRANCHEncourages and fosters women's roles in the fields of art, writing and music. Offers workshops, discussion groups and lectures related to the creative process. Conducts writing and poetry contests, art exhibitions and music composition competitions at various levels within the organization.NassauQUEENS-NASSAU BRANCHNATIONAL LEAGUE OF AMERICAN PEN WOMEN, INC.
    ROBERT W. GREENE SUMMER INSTITUTE FOR HIGH SCHOOL JOURNALISTSOffers an intensive, seven-day residential summer workshop at Stony Brook University which is designed for current Long Island and NYC high school sophomores and juniors considering careers in journalism. The workshop introduces students to basic skills in news reporting, writing and editing and the use of video and still photography. Classes are taught by professional journalists. Students will live at the University and work in the School of Journalism’s multimedia newsroom. As a culminating activity, students will produce original work across several media platforms. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkROBERT W. GREENE SUMMER INSTITUTE FOR HIGH SCHOOL JOURNALISTSSTONY BROOK UNIVERSITY
    SCHOOL TOURS OF THE WALT WHITMAN BIRTHPLACEOffers students an interdisciplinary historical and literary experience, directly related to the New York State Social Studies curriculum and enables students to develop a greater knowledge and appreciation of American and Long Island history. Students are encouraged to develop critical thinking skills and enhance creativity by actually producing poetry. Call for further information.SuffolkSCHOOL TOURS OF THE WALT WHITMAN BIRTHPLACENEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF PARKS, RECREATION, AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION/LONG ISLAND REGION
    SENIOR SERVICESServices designed to meet the needs and interests of older adults, include Taproot creative writing program, senior bus transportation program, tax counseling and AARP Defensive Driver Safety Courses.SuffolkSENIOR SERVICESEMMA S. CLARK MEMORIAL LIBRARY
    TAPROOT WORKSHOPS AND JOURNALOffers writing workshops for senior citizens in libraries, senior centers, and nursing homes throughout Long Island. Also produces a semi-annual journal containing the best work of senior writers, which is distributed to libraries, schools, senior centers, universities, and the general public through subscription. Workshop locations throughout Nassau and Suffolk. Call for information.SuffolkTAPROOT WORKSHOPS AND JOURNALTAPROOT WORKSHOPS, INC.
    YMCA EAST HAMPTON RECENTERProvides programs to promote youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Programs include summer camp, fitness classes, competitive swim, swimming lessons, dance, singing lessons, dance recitals, karate, activities for special populations as well as collaboration with local schools in delivering school programs. An indoor fitness center and indoors pools are available. On-site child care is provided during the summer months.Call for more information.SuffolkYMCA EAST HAMPTON RECENTERYMCA OF LONG ISLAND, INC.

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