All sessions happen on Thursdays from 3:30-5:00. Registrations are appreciated but not required.

To register, click on the date you plan to attend.


Express yourself, gain confidence, de-stress, and meet new people!

Each session of Writing and Doodling club will have a loose theme and some structured activity. 

Youth writers and illustrators are also invited to any/all sessions to use the time to present works in progress, make edits, and get feedback.

Open to all; whether you think of yourself as a writer or artist or not! 

June 22– Special Activity: Exquisite Corpse Game and Collaborative Wall Art

Special Guest: Three legged Therapy Dog Nemo and Dawn McCarthy with Project Paws

June 29– Special Activity: Ekphrastic Writing and Doodling…yes, it’s pronounced eck-fra-stick!

Special Guest: Eddie Vautrain, News Media Now Instructor and Arts and Literary Magazine Coordinator at Old Saybrook High School

July 6: Special Guest: Published and Performing Poet and Zine Maker John Quinones Francis (aka Q)

Special activity: Q will teach us about his studio practices, share his work, and lead us through an activity of his choice

July 13: Special Activity: Time Capsules

Special Guest: A surprise Therapy Dog from Project Paws

July 20: Special Guest: Tattoo Artist and Illustrator Gabby Shea

Special Activity: Gabby’s choice!

July 27: Final Session! Guest and Activity to be decided!

August 1: DUE DATE FOR THE YOUTH ARTS AND LITERARY MAGAZINE. Submissions due by midnight! Full Details HERE.