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April 2017

Free Drop-In Writing Workshop

April 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

DROP-IN WORKSHOP FOR ADULTS is The Cabin’s free and open writing workshop, held from 6:30-8:00 PM on the first Tuesday of each month. Drop-in is hosted by alternately by writers Danny Stewart and Heidi Kraay who create unique prompts designed to inspire a supportive community of local writers. Danny Stewart leads every other workshop starting in January, and Heidi Kraay leads every other workshop starting in February. April 4th with Heidi Kraay!

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A Constellation of Memoir with Susan Rowe- Spring 2017

April 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Cabin in the Jean B. Wilson conference room, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, ID 83702
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A Constellation of Memoir with Susan Rowe This workshop will meet on Thursdays from 6:30-8:30pm, on April 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th, May 4th, and May 11th REGISTER HERE We live life as a series of moments, says memoirist Abigail Thomas. “With luck (and later a lot of hard work) throwing them up in the air can make a kind of constellation.” In this class we’ll look at extraordinary examples of memoir to see how it’s possible to write our life stories…

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Tendings, a craft talk with Stephanie Heit and Petra Kuppers

April 9 @ 2:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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Writers, this one's for you! On Sunday, April 9th at 2 PM, Stephanie Heit and Petra Kuppers will offer Tendings, a craft talk, thinking about writing and artful ways of being as methods to build sustainable (queer/crip/mad) spaces. They will share insights from small everyday collaborative practices that combine experiential anatomy, eco-specific investigations, somatic exercises, and writing. Interspersed in the talk will be audience engagement invitations to explore silence, a free-write, and other moments of embodied writerly play (so bring…

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Cocktails at The Cabin with Lauren Groff – CANCELLED

April 13 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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On April 13th The Cabin is bringing the bar home for Cocktails at The Cabin with 2016-17 Readings & Conversations author Lauren Groff. Signature cocktails come with your ticket for this one and we can comfortably fit 30 people in our lobby, so snag your spot quickly! Transportation from The Cabin to Groff's evening lecture at the Egyptian is available — don't forget to buy your ticket separately.

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Lauren Groff

April 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Egyptian Theatre, 700 W. Main St.
Boise, ID 83705
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Lauren Groff is the award-winning and bestselling author of the celebrated short story collection, Delicate Edible Birds, as well as the author of three novels- The Monsters of Templeton, shortlisted for the Orange Prize for New Writers, Arcadia, winner of the Medici Book Club Prize, and Fates and Furies, a finalist for the National Book Award and Amazon's pick for Best Book of the Year. She lives in Gainsville, Florida with her husband and two sons. Individual tickets are available HERE: INDIVIDUAL TICKETS TO LAUREN…

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May 2017

Free Drop-In Writing Workshop

May 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Cabin in the Jean B. Wilson conference room, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, ID 83702
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DROP-IN WORKSHOP  is The Cabin’s free and open writing workshop, held from 6:30-8:00 PM on the first Tuesday of each month. Drop-in is hosted by alternately by writers Danny Stewart and Heidi Kraay who create unique prompts designed to inspire a supportive community of local writers. Danny Stewart leads every other workshop starting in January, and Heidi Kraay leads every other workshop starting in February. May 2nd with Danny Stewart

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June 2017

Writing Wild AM 2017 Grades 3-4

June 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Foothills Learning Center, 3188 Sunset Peak Road
Boise, ID 83702 United States
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June 5th- June 9th. Camp meets Monday through Friday from 9 am - 12 pm each day. This camp is for kids going into 3rd and 4th grade. Creative writing makes science come alive at The Foothills Learning Center Register Now Explore Boise’s foothills with a pencil and notebook in hand. Together with a Cabin teaching-writer and a naturalist from the Foothills Learning Center, you’ll observe our native environment and translate what you learn into wildly original poetry and stories.…

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Writing Wild AM 2017 Grades 5-6

June 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Foothills Learning Center, 3188 Sunset Peak Road
Boise, ID 83702 United States
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June 5th- June 9th. Camp meets Monday through Friday from 9 am - 12 pm each day. This camp is for kids going into 5th and 6th grade. Creative writing makes science come alive at The Foothills Learning Center Register Now Explore Boise’s foothills with a pencil and notebook in hand. Together with a Cabin teaching-writer and a naturalist from the Foothills Learning Center, you’ll observe our native environment and translate what you learn into wildly original poetry and stories.…

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Writing Wild AM 2017 Grades 7-9

June 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Foothills Learning Center, 3188 Sunset Peak Road
Boise, ID 83702 United States
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June 5th- June 9th. Camp meets Monday through Friday from 9 am - 12 pm each day. This camp is for kids going into grades 7-9  Creative writing makes science come alive at The Foothills Learning Center Register Now Explore Boise’s foothills with a pencil and notebook in hand. Together with a Cabin teaching-writer and a naturalist from the Foothills Learning Center, you’ll observe our native environment and translate what you learn into wildly original poetry and stories. Please arrive at…

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Word Play/Cabin Writers AM 2017 Grades 3-5

June 5 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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Meets daily June 5th-9th. This camp is for 3rd-5th graders. Camp meets Monday through Friday from 1pm - 4 pm each day. Engage in play that wakes up all five senses, sparks creativity and encourages new paths to writing imaginative poems and stories. You’ll explore nearby parks, the rose garden, the library, and take a field trip to the zoo for inspiration. During the last half-hour of camp on Friday, family and friends are invited to The Cabin for lemonade and a…

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Urban Ink 2017 PM Grades 6-9

June 5 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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Meets daily June 5th-9th. This camp is for kids going into 6th - 9th grade. Camp meets Monday through Friday from 1pm - 4 pm each day.  Explore cityscapes, coffee shops, public art, and urban life in Boise’s downtown. A professional teaching-writer from The Cabin will be your guide as you find inspiration to write original short stories with unique characters and settings, and create super-alive poems rooted in observation. Because this particular section of Urban Ink has a wider age…

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Free Drop-In Writing Workshop

June 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Cabin in the Jean B. Wilson conference room, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, ID 83702
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DROP-IN WORKSHOP  is The Cabin’s free and open writing workshop, held from 6:30-8:00 PM on the first Tuesday of each month. Drop-in is hosted by alternately by writers Danny Stewart and Heidi Kraay who create unique prompts designed to inspire a supportive community of local writers. Danny Stewart leads every other workshop starting in January, and Heidi Kraay leads every other workshop starting in February. June 6th with Heidi Kraay

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Writing Wild AM 2017 Grades 4-6

June 12 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Foothills Learning Center, 3188 Sunset Peak Road
Boise, ID 83702 United States
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June 12th- June 16th. Camp meets Monday through Friday from 9 am - 12 pm each day. This camp is for kids going into grades 4 through 6.  Creative writing makes science come alive at The Foothills Learning Center Register Now Explore Boise’s foothills with a pencil and notebook in hand. Together with a Cabin teaching-writer and a naturalist from the Foothills Learning Center, you’ll observe our native environment and translate what you learn into wildly original poetry and stories.…

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Urban Ink AM 2017 Grades 7-9

June 12 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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Meets daily June 12th-16th. This camp is for kids going into 7th - 9th grade. Camp meets Monday through Friday from 9am - 12 pm each day. Explore cityscapes, coffee shops, public art, and urban life in Boise’s downtown. A professional teaching-writer from The Cabin will be your guide as you find inspiration to write original short stories with unique characters and settings, and create super-alive poems rooted in observation.During the last half-hour of camp on Friday, family and friends are…

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Urban Ink PM 2017 Grades 7-9

June 12 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Cabin, 801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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Meets daily June 12th-16th. This camp is for kids going into 7th - 9th grade. Camp meets Monday through Friday from 1pm - 4 pm each day. Explore cityscapes, coffee shops, public art, and urban life in Boise’s downtown. A professional teaching-writer from The Cabin will be your guide as you find inspiration to write original short stories with unique characters and settings, and create super-alive poems rooted in observation.During the last half-hour of camp on Friday, family and friends are…

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