Catch up with The Civic Circle:

A Star-Studded “Super Show!”

Posted by encarney on  May 23, 2022
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The Civic Circle brought a star-studded “super show” to William Tyler Page Elementary School yesterday! Big thanks to the amazing Uasuf Gueye, Munit Mesfin, Lea Morris, and Nick Newlin, and the 625 students who participated!
The Civic Circle is excited to be joining Munit and Z Lovebugs in a first-ever musical double bill at Family Funday on June 5 at Hook Hall. Hosted by Pirate Ventures, this family-friendly celebration runs 10 a.m. to noon and features songs for a better world, children’s crafts, and refreshments. Sign up HERE!

Civic Learning Meets Service Learning at Youth Summit

Posted by encarney on  May 11, 2022
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The Civic Circle was extremely honored to take part in The Maryland Civic Education Coalition’s virtual summit to celebrate Global Youth Service Day. Titled “Empowering Maryland Youth Through Service & Civic Engagement,” the summit explored how volunteering opens the door to civic learning and participation. The summit kicked off with a service “slam” led by the coalition’s Youth Advisory Council, and included a virtual performance of a song written by Civic Circle students, “We’ll Get

Animal Advocacy Opens the Door

Posted by encarney on  May 10, 2022
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Civic Circle students at Weller Road Elementary School expressed concern about animal welfare, and this opened up a rich series of civic learning opportunities. First, the students donated supplies to the Humane Rescue Alliance, and created thank you cards for the workers there. (Join!) Then, the Alliance’s Humane Education Director, Debra Duel, gave them a virtual tour of the shelter. (Learn!) Finally, Debra spoke with the students about animal advocacy (Act!), and gave them each

Democracy Day Camp! Register Today

Posted by encarney on  May 10, 2022
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Looking for a summer day camp for Grades 3-5? The Civic Circle and Carpe Diem Arts have you covered! Register today for June 20-24 in Old Town Takoma, where campers will discover the power of ukes and songwriting to make the world a better place! Register HERE.