Queen Ann Nzinga Center to Host Open House for Children & Teens & Will have a Booth at the New Britain’s Main Street USA
NEW BRITAIN – The Queen Ann Nzinga Center, Inc., which provides arts enrichment activities for children and teens ages 5 to 17, is accepting new participants.
The Queen Ann Nzinga Center promotes positive youth development among children of all races and abilities throughout Connecticut, but primarily to children in the greater Plainville, Berlin, Bristol and New Britain area. The Center offers educational and performance-based programs to children and youth throughout the school year. The programs are designed to build self-esteem, enhance life skills and foster creativity in an environment that celebrates diversity and provides inter-generational mentoring.
The Center will have a booth at New Britain’s Main Street USA Saturday September 9, 2017 from 12 – 5 in Walnut Hill Park. Children, teens and their parents a chance to learn more about the Center and its programs, sample games and sign up for the program. In addition An Open House, will be held at Trinity on Main on Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017 from 1 to 4 p.m., 19 Chestnut St., New Britain. Children and teens will get a sampling of the kinds of activities they can expect, including snacks, creative arts, games and fun.
In addition to the fun, program staff will be available at both locations to answer question and sign up for the program. Information for QANC Volunteer and student community learning hours are also available for students. An information table will allow visitors the opportunity to learn about the program, its goals and accomplishments. Everyone will be invited to meet current participants, teachers and mentors.
Tuition is modest and based on a sliding scale. No one is turned away because of inability to pay. Children and teens of all abilities are welcome. Center Programs include the Nzinga’s Watoto, PRIDE and the Male Mentor Program, and participants meet on Saturday afternoons.