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El Centro Offers Creative Writing and Sketching Classes at Klyde Warren Park

This article appeared in an October 2016 issue of the student newsletter.

​El Centro College is partnering up with one of Dallas’ most popular urban parks — Klyde Warren — to provide two special classes this fall. Sketching and Creative Writing 101 classes will be held in various locations within the park in October and November.

Creative Writing in the Park with Samantha Mabry Schulze

Tuesday, Nov. 1 and 15, and Dec. 6, 6-7 p.m.
The Dallas Morning News Reading & Games Room

Need some dedicated time and a scenic location where you can brainstorm your next short story or novel? Would you like a group to share your work-in-progress and get feedback from a novelist and college professor? El Centro College English professor Samantha Mabry Schulze is facilitating Creative Writing 101 with you in mind. Come as you are and bring your ideas and questions to this informal workshop open to writers of all levels of experience! Class is free.

Sketching in the Park with Kellie Spano

Saturday, Oct. 15 and Nov. 5, 1-3 p.m.
The Dallas Morning News Reading & Games Room

El Centro College art instructors lead participants through the park to sketch urban scenes of downtown Dallas. Participants should bring a sketchbook and their choice of media. Class is free and open to all ages.

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