Avenue A Teen & Community Center

As a program of The Grapevine Family & Community Resource Center, Avenue A is a Teen Center offering after school and evening enrichment programs for rural New Hampshire teens in 5th thru 12th grade. We are located at 42 Main Street in Antrim.

From Pick-Up Basketball to Creative Writing Clubs, our programs encourage social development, healthy living, and creative expression!

Our space is also a community gathering place for groups like AA (meeting Sundays at 6pm) and Al-Anon (Wednesdays at 6pm). It is available to rent as well.

For more info email Jacqueline Roland, Avenue A Coordinator,  at avenuea@grapevinenh.org or find us on Facebook.

ONGOING SCHEDULE OF TEEN PROGRAMS:

Mondays – Tabletop Game Club – 5:30-8pm
Tuesdays – Middle School Writers’ Society – 2:15-4:15pm
High School Creative Writing Club – 6-8pm
Wednesdays – The Avenue A Club for Middle Schoolers – 2:15-4:15pm
Teen Peer Support Group 6-7pm
Thursdays – Monthly Art Workshops
Fridays – Open Hours – 6:30-9pm

Saturdays – Monthly Open Mics

Click HERE for our Avenue A Club 2018/2019 registration form! Check out our Avenue A Club Parent Information Letter HERE.

Family Safety Seminar

Click HERE for information shared at our recent Internet Safety Seminar at the Avenue A Teen and Community Center….

Special thanks to our our co-sponsor, The River Center, and our panelists, parenting educators Carol Lunan and Bonnie Harris, Conval School District Technology Integration Specialist Helfried Zrzavy and Mark Gallagher, Owner of MoonRivers Technology Group.

Involvement with the Community

Avenue A is not limited to the brick and mortar space of 42 Main Street. We are involved with all kinds of groups who are looking to make a difference in the community. Avenue A is a part of Monadnock Community Hospital’s Be The Change substance misuse and behavioral health task force and the HOPE Committee ­ (Antrim’s substance misuse and prevention committee) Avenue A also collaborates with groups that also value child development and community building, such as Great Brook School, Antrim’s Brown Bag Coalition and Monadnock Roller Derby. Please contact us if you would like to discuss your community group working with Avenue A.

Volunteers needed!

We are always looking for volunteers from the community to chaperone  our open hours and to help with various clubs and initiatives. Volunteers are required to have a background check completed, with the cost covered by The Grapevine.

A special thank you goes out to the towns of Antrim, Bennington and Hancock for generously providing direct funding to Avenue A. We could not exist without you! A hearty thanks to Rick Fitzgerald, who organized the Heard It Through The Grapevine open mic night, and to all of our volunteers and community members who donate time and dollars, so that Avenue A can exist.

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