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Fall/Winter Program Magazine

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Fall/Winter Programs are coming to The Bridge Teen Center

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Teen Center and Thrift Store Preparing Teens for Workforce

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FNL: Tourney Night & Football: Group 1

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It’s going to be an action-packed night! Come on out and enjoy a night filled with fun competitive spirits. Our Garage has classic games like skee ball, billiards, air hockey, and much more. Come find out which ones will be a part of the tourney! This night only gets better…

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FNL: Tourney Night & Football: Group 2

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It’s going to be an action-packed night! Come on out and enjoy a night filled with fun competitive spirits. Our Garage has classic games like skee ball, billiards, air hockey, and much more. Come find out which ones will be a part of the tourney! This night only gets better…

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FNL: Taco Bout A Fiesta: Group 1

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Get ready for NACHO average night; no need for a siesta at this fiesta! Put on your party pants, amigos! Need we say more? Enjoy some food from our neighborhood Chuy’s. Yum! Our estudio de arte (Art Studio) will also be open so that you can show off your creative…

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FNL: Taco Bout A Fiesta: Group 2

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Get ready for NACHO average night; no need for a siesta at this fiesta! Put on your party pants, amigos! Need we say more? Enjoy some food from our neighborhood Chuy’s. Yum! Our estudio de arte (Art Studio) will also be open so that you can show off your creative…

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FNL: Flannel Fest: Group 1

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Bring a friend, wear your fav flannel, and get ready for the start of the official fall season! If you plan to bring a friend, make sure they complete a Student Membership Application before arriving. Maybe all this excitement will make you want a treat so get ready to dash on…

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FNL: Flannel Fest: Group 2

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Bring a friend, wear your fav flannel, and get ready for the start of the official fall season! If you plan to bring a friend, make sure they complete a Student Membership Application before arriving. Maybe all this excitement will make you want a treat so get ready to dash on…

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FNL: Mega S'mores & Bonfire: Group 1

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Everyone knows the best way to take in the crisp, cool air of early fall in September is kicking back around the campfire. Burnt, crispy golden, or however you prefer, toast a marshmallow to perfection tonight! What makes a s’more mega you ask? Come to The Bridge and find out!…

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FNL: Mega S'mores & Bonfire: Group 2

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Everyone knows the best way to take in the crisp, cool air of early fall in September is kicking back around the campfire. Burnt, crispy golden, or however you prefer, toast a marshmallow to perfection tonight! What makes a s’more mega you ask? Come to The Bridge and find out!…

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#SKILLS: Sew Your Own Mask

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Let’s stay safe and healthy together! Sew a washable, cloth face mask from a simple pattern and fabric of your choice. You’ll actually get to try out the whole sewing process - from measuring your fabric, learning the parts of a sewing machine, threading the needle, stitching, and ironing. Maybe…

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ZOOM LOUNGE: Video Game Chat w/ Brock, Bridge Staffer

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Attention gamers! This program is for you. Get together with other gamers to share your knowledge. Discuss new and upcoming games, old favorites, winning strategies and creative ideas of how you’d design your own video game. Sign up with a friend and get ready to make some new ones as…

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Yoga

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Build strength, increase flexibility and feel relaxed - all at the same time! Yoga is an ancient practice that includes tons of different styles of fitness and relaxation. Practice simple calming techniques that will bring happiness to your day. Enjoy other health benefits of yoga, like decreased stress, increased energy…

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DIY: Cork Magnets w/ Becca, Bridge Staffer

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Dust off your creative hats in this DIY program. Recycle old bottle corks into fun mini sculptures! Create tiny dogs, cats, people, or anything else you can think of. Turn them into magnets for your fridge or use twine to hang them up as a decoration in your room. These…

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Project Serve: Litter Pick

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Did you know that The Bridge is a charity? Yep, that’s right! The Bridge Teen Center is able to provide free programs to thousands of teens because of the generosity of others. This is your chance to give back by helping us keep the surrounding area free of trash and…

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STEM: Mini Foosball Game

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In this program where games meet engineering, you’ll get to combine your building skills and love for foosball. You will be given a pile of “building materials” (cardboard, marbles, sticks, duct tape, etc.) and a time limit. The rest will be up to you! Figure out how to create your…

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Garage Hangout

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Come spend time with Bridge friends and play some of your favorite games in the Garage! Challenge someone to a match of foosball, pick out a board game, or play a few rounds of pool. Our video game area will also be open for you to kick back on our…

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Brewing Tea Leaves w/ Pekoe & Bean

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Discover the art of brewing loose teas! Audrey is the owner of Pekoe & Bean, a new neighborhood tea room and coffee bar in Tinley Park. She’s passionate about tea and will take you through the various loose teas in her collection. You’ll smell and taste the difference in teas…

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Dot Painting

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Are you tired of painting with just a regular old paint brush? In this program, try a cool new technique to paint a colorful pumpkin, the Eiffel Tower, or a butterfly. Dip Q-tips into acrylic paint and "dot" them onto canvas to create your masterpiece. Don’t forget to autograph the…

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