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Junior Jesters, childrens program for children with developmental/physical disabilities 
General Event Information
Event Category:
$60 * contact the Venue listed below for ticketing information  
Dates and Times:
September 7, 2013 - March 9, 2014 on
Saturday 10:00AM-2:00PM

The Jesters program of the University of Saint Francis will launch a new program, Junior Jesters, in September 2013 for children ages 6 to 14 with developmental/physical disabilities. Modeled after the traditional Jesters program, which serves adults with disabilities, Junior Jesters will offer customized activities in dance/movement, music (instrumental and voice) and theater, facilitated by local teaching artists. The program will meet weekly from September to March, culminating in the spring with an original multi-media performance featuring children, teen and adult participants. The Jesters and Junior Jesters programs will begin Sept. 7 and meet each Saturday from 10 a.m.-noon at the USF North Campus building at 2702 Spring St., across from the main campus. A visual arts program will be held from noon-2 p.m. in the Rolland Center for Art and Visual Communication. Participants are welcome to attend the morning session only, or both the morning and afternoon sessions. During the morning session, chilren in the Junior Jesters will be served separately from the teens and adults. During the afternoon visual arts session, the children will learn with the teens and adults. The Jesters program will not meet Nov. 30 due to Thanksgiving or Dec. 21and 28 or Jan. 4 and 11 due to holiday break. The program will resume Jan. 18 and will continue meeting each Saturday from 10 a.m-2 p.m. through March 8. The spring 2014 performance will be presented March 8 at 6 p.m. and March 9 at 3 p.m. at the North Campus auditorium. The program is made possible in part through funding by the AWS Foundation. Annual participation fees are $60 per participant. Scholarships are available.
Venue Information
Fort Wayne 
Zip Code:
United States 
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