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The 2021 Charles County Improv Bee!

The 2021 Charles County Improv Bee for Teens is back! This year, we're going virtual, so some of the games have changed

Join a randomly picked team to compete in a series of improvisational games, to determine who will be the BIG (Best Improv Group)! Recommended for ages 12-18.

You can learn more about how to play the games here:


Here is a list of the games:

Expert Panel

As a TV show host, the moderator asks questions about various topics and the performers answer while playing experts in certain fields, like an astronaut or a pro golfer.

Four Corners

Each of four players will be paired up with two other people, one at a time. 

The players take turns doing scenes (ex. Batman and Robin or Getting a pizza) and the two people who have that scene will play it out until a new scene has them move to the next person. They continue their scene when it's their turn, but also need to be ready to do their other scene. It's fun and funny, and allows for scene development to expand.

Freeze

Two team members start a scene, and somebody yells "Freeze" and takes over one person's pose and starts a whole new scene. Movement is essential, so the next person can assume the pose.


TED Talks

Four students lead a talk on the subject that we suggest. The performers must then give a powerpoint-type presentation, but the PowerPoint “slides” are randomly shown, and have never been seen before by the performer. Each team member must explain their slide in the context of the TED Talk, and then the next team member continues with a new slide.

This program will take place on Zoom, and registration is required. Zoom meeting information will be shared to registrants via email 1 hour prior to the program starting. 

Be sure to check your Spam/Junk folder if you haven't received the event login information 45 minutes prior to the event start time in your Inbox.  If you did not receive an email at all, please contact us through our chat feature on our website.

Zoom

AGE GROUP: | Teens |

EVENT TYPE: | Story Time |

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Charles County Public Library events are accessible for all. If you have an accessibility request, please contact programs@ccplonline.org three business days prior to the event.

Virtual


Hours
Mon, Feb 26 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Feb 27 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Feb 28 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Feb 29 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Mar 01 1:00PM to 5:00PM
Sat, Mar 02 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Mar 03 Closed

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Upcoming events

Mon, Feb 26, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Come to our Spanish Virtual Conversational Club and make new amigos as you learn new vocabulary and practice speaking the language. Basic Spanish vocabulary is required. íTe esperamos!
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Wed, Feb 28, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Join us for an afternoon with author Kim Scott to discuss her 2017 release Radical Candor: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity, and the process of giving feedback in the workplace!
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Thu, Feb 29, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Calling all stargazers! Join us for an out-of-this-world program...CCPL Astronomy Club!

Thu, Feb 29, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Hey, teens! Join the Howard County Public Library to celebrate Black History Month with an evening with young adult author Michelle Coles to discuss her novel "Black was the Ink."
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Sat, Mar 02, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Love books? Let's Chat! Join us for our Virtual Saturday Morning Book discussion. This month we are discussing the book, First Ladies by Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray.

Wed, Mar 06, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join us for an afternoon with NPR correspondent Nina Totenberg to discuss her 2022 memoir Dinners With Ruth: A Memoir on the Power of Friendships and her friendship with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg!
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Wed, Mar 06, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Are you interested in practicing introductory sign language skills? Join Ms. Kate to review ASL using fingerspelling, numbers, and other phrases

Thu, Mar 07, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
The Charles County Public Library Board of Trustees holds a meeting on the 1st Thursday of every month, beginning promptly at 6:00 P.M. The public is invited to attend.

Sat, Mar 09, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Join us for our Virtual Dungeons and Dragons Homebrew sessions! From the comfort of your home, you can become a grand adventurer with a story tailored specifically for you!

Mon, Mar 11, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Come to our Spanish Virtual Conversational Club and make new amigos as you learn new vocabulary and practice speaking the language. Basic Spanish vocabulary is required. íTe esperamos!

Thu, Mar 14, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join us for an afternoon with author Christopher Paolini for a discussion of his 2023 release Murtagh, the latest installment in his beloved series The Inheritance Cycle, including the hit Eragon!
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Thu, Mar 14, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
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Thu, Mar 14, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
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Thu, Mar 21, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join us for an evening with author Madeline Miller for a discussion on her 2012 and 2019 releases The Song of Achilles and Circe, and on the process of adapting ancient stories into modern fiction!
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Mon, Mar 25, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Come to our Spanish Virtual Conversational Club and make new amigos as you learn new vocabulary and practice speaking the language. Basic Spanish vocabulary is required. íTe esperamos!