Windfest kite weekend
Canaan Valley Resort State Park in Davis will host Windfest with the Wings over Washington Kite Club on Saturday and Sunday.
At 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. Sunday, the group will teach kite building/design workshops for a small fee. At noon and 3 p.m. Saturday and noon Sunday, there will be jumbo and stunt kite flying demonstrations, including an 80-foot scuba diver and a 20-foot lobster kite.
Call 800-622-4121 0r visit canaanresort.com.
Sensory-friendly film screening
At 9:30 a.m. July 11, a sensory-friendly screening of "Monsters University" will be held at Park Place Stadium Cinemas. During this screening, the lights will be up, and the sound will be at levels more comfortable for those with autism, sensory issues and developmental disabilities. Guests will also be free to talk, sing or move about the theater.
Tickets are $6. Call Jennifer McCafferty at 304-344-3403 Arc of the Three Rivers for more information.
Children's arts camps
The Academy of Arts at January's, 615 Tennessee Ave., will host two children's camps in July. First, "Mermaids and Dragons," an arts camp for ages 3-7, runs 9 a.m. to noon July 15-19. The cost is $175, which includes snacks and supplies.
Second, Stage Kicks, a theater arts camp for grades 3-7, runs 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 22-26. Cost is $225 plus supplies.
Registration is open through the first day of camp. Call 304-345-5141 or email janua...@suddenlink.net.
Children's drama camps
The Charleston Theatre Arts Workshops in conjunction with Mountaineer Montessori School will hold three drama camps in July for children ages 3-12. There are half-day camps from 9 a.m. to noon and full day camps from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (which include a swimming lesson at UC).
First is "Hiawatha" July 15-19, which has Native American and African storytelling, creative movement, drumming and oral expression. Next is "CATS" July 22-26, which includes singing, poetry, mask making, creative movement, staging, face painting and character development. Finally is "The Jungle Book" July 29-Aug. 2, which features the use of scripts, blocking, interacting with other characters in addition to arts and crafts and creative movement
For more information or to enroll, call Beth George at 304-342-7870.