Essential Playzone aka "The Zone" Tutorial Resource Center             



News and Events:

Monthly Newsletters 

September 2015       January 2016     April 2016    July 2016           December 2016  March 2017   June 2017 

October 2015            February 2016   May 2016     September 2016  January 2017     April 2017    July 2017 

November 2015        March 2016        June 2016    October 2016      February 2017    May 2017    August 2017

2017 Events


2016 Events                                      


2015 Events 


Math & Reading Winter Boot Camps

Rhonda Rainey-Stuart Book Signing 

Stop The Stigma: Mental Health & Homelessness

Poetry Slam  

Don't Call It A Come Back: Grand Opening 

Everyday, I'm Calculating

Summer Slam 


Hours of Operations: 

All programs are overseen by a licensed educator 

Monday- Academic Bootcamps, Tutoring, and Homework Help                              4 pm-9 pm 

Tuesday - Academic Bootcamps, Tutoring, and Homework Help                            4 pm-9 pm 

Wednesday- Academic Bootcamps, Tutoring, and Homework Help                        4 pm-9 pm

Thursday- Academic BootcampsTutoring, and Homework Help                           4 pm-9 pm

Friday-                                                                               CLOSED    

Saturday-Tutoring and Homework Help                                                                   10 am- 6 pm (By Appointment Only)

Sunday-                                                                                                                 CLOSED


To improve the skills of young people by fostering better communication (reading, writing, speaking, and listening) for improved leadership to better prepare youth for the world of work/careers and their community.

The Essential Playzone is Closed on the Following Holidays:

New Years Eve and New Years Day 


Mother's Day 

Memorial Day

Father's Day 

Independence Day 

Labor Day

Thanksgiving (the day before and the day after) 

Christmas (the day before and after) 

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