Kids’ Orchestra to Rally for Afterschool Programs – Lights On Afterschool: Open House to Feature Student Performances, Games, and STEM

Kids’ Orchestra to Rally for Afterschool Programs – Lights On Afterschool: Open House to Feature Student Performances, Games, and STEM

October 19, 2018 – On Thursday, October 25, Kids’ Orchestra’s Greenbrier Elementary School 21st Century Community Learning Center Teaching Site will join the 19th annual Lights On Afterschool, a nationwide series of rallies for afterschool organized by the Afterschool Alliance.

The Lights On Afterschool Open House will feature student performances, teacher and staff meet-and-greets, tours of our afterschool music training and academic enrichment program, carnival games, and STEM-focused activities. Hundreds of parents, educators, and community members are expected to attend.

  • What: Kids’ Orchestra Lights On Afterschool: Open House
  • When: 4 p.m. – 6 p.m., Thursday, October 25, 2018
  • Where: Greenbrier Elementary School, 12203 Canterbury Dr, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70814

Last year, 1 million people participated in more than 8,000 Lights On Afterschool events; the Afterschool Alliance expects the same level of participation this year. The events give youth a chance to showcase the skills and talents they learn and develop at their afterschool programs, and to send the message that millions more children and youth need quality afterschool programs. (A growing list of events is at http://www.afterschoolalliance.org/loaFindEvent.cfm.)

 About Kids’ Orchestra

Baton Rouge-based Kids’ Orchestra, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is the largest after-school music program for elementary-age students in the Nation. In its eighth year, the program provides nearly 800 students from public, private, and charter schools from all corners of East Baton Rouge Parish the opportunity to study an array of instruments, perform in an ensemble, and/or sing in a choir. To learn more visit kidsorchestra.org

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