Apr 2014
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Thursday, April 3, 2014 - Thursday, April 24, 2014
Sharing Our Stories: A Memoir-Writing Workshop

Everyone has a story to tell, and writing a memoir is a great way to share yours. One way to make your memoir stand out from the crowd is to apply the techniques of fiction to writing nonfiction.  We will cover story elements such as characterization, story structure, scene construction, setting, and dialogue, so writers of all genres can benefit from this workshop Award-winning author Barbara Morrison will provide pointers useful for beginners and experienced writers and lead writing exercises to ignite your creativity.

Thursdays, April 3, 10, 17, 24

Thursday, April 10, 2014 - Sunday, April 27, 2014
Golda’s Balcony starring Tovah Feldshuh

On Stage at Theater J

April 10-27, 2014

Voices From A Changing Middle East Festival

By William Gibson
Starring Tovah Feldshuh
Broadway Production supervised by Scott Schwartz

A riveting portrait of one of the great women of our time, Golda Meir, Golda’s Balcony is the final work from Tony® Award-winning playwright William Gibson (The Miracle Worker, Two for the Seesaw), and an award-winning smash that, in 15 sold-out months on Broadway, set the record for the longest one-woman show in Broadway history.

From the pogroms of Russia to the halls of the Knesset, the story of Golda Meir is the story of the state of Israel in the 20th century. Starring four-time Tony® and two-time Emmy® Award-nominated TOVAH FELDSHUH, this one-woman tour de force promises to be a thrilling, deeply moving and unforgettable night of theatre.

“An incisive, powerfully-varied portrait of a remarkable woman!” – Time Out NY

More information and tickets at theaterj.org

Saturday, April 19, 2014 - Sunday, April 20, 2014
Earth Day Celebration at the National Aquarium

Join the National Aquarium for a celebration of our planet! Throughout the weekend leading up to Earth Day, which is officially recognized on April 22, National Aquarium guests can enjoy a variety of activities that promote earth friendly practices.

Experts will teach guests how to celebrate Earth Day every day by bringing green practices into their daily lives, and will demonstrate how human action can positively or negatively impact the environment and animals like those in the care of the National Aquarium. While learning new ways to preserve our planet, guests will participate in making recycled crafts, as well as other interactive activities and educational workshops.

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