Port SEPTA Programs


Creative Chefs Spring 2016 for sixth-ninth graders

Creative Chefs is a cooking program and life-skills class for tweens/teens. The class is geared towards helping tweens who learn differently to become more self-sufficient in the kitchen and develop life skills to make healthy choices both at home, food shopping and in restaurants. Besides hands-on preparation in the kitchen, students will also emphasize socialization skills. This 10-week session begins March 1. Class size is limited to 12 students. Contact Ann Marie Fitzpatrick at creativechefsinport@gmail.com for more details. This program is partially funded by a generous grant from The Community Chest of Port Washington.

  • The 10-week session is held at the cooking lab at Sousa Elementary School at 101 Sands Point Rd. on Tuesdays from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Spring 2016 session dates are March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, April 5, 12, 19, May 3 and 10.
  • Fee: $100 SEPTA members, $150 non-SEPTA members (scholarships upon request)
  • Email septacreativechefs@gmail.com for an application.

Creative Readers Spring 2016 for K-5th graders

Creative Readers is a literary enrichment program facilitated by Elise May and managed by Port SEPTA. It’s a multi-sensory program that uses drama, crafts, art, movement and music to get kids hooked on reading. Each child is mentored by a teen buddy. This program offers a space for children of all abilities to socialize and work together creatively in a community setting.

For more details email Port SEPTA at: creativereadersinport@yahoo.com for an application. Space is limited to 12 participants per group.

  • SEPTA program fees: $30 non-SEPTA members, $20 SEPTA members. This program is funded by Port Washington
  • SEPTA (www.portsepta.org) and the Port Washington Public Library (held in the Lapham Room).
  • Dates of the program: Saturdays (parent must commit child to attend all sessions), March 5, 12, 19, April 2, 9 and 16.
  • Grades K to 2: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., grades 2 to 5: 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.SEPTA022416A copy SEPTA022416B copy


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