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Monday
Jan 22

Pottery for Teens and Adults

10:00 am, The Art Studio

Instructors: Brenda Kingham and Ray Lewis Ten 3-hour classes, $232 for Residents/$242 for Non-Residents Learn hand-building, throwing, wheel techniques and glazing. All levels. Additional $60 fee for glazing and firing. Clay and tools may be purchased in class.

Tuesday
Jan 23

Drop-In Open Studio

6:00 pm, The Art Studio

Artist Instructor Studio Monitors Tuesdays, 6-9 p.m. 3-hour session, $15 cash drop-in fee/session Bring your own drawing, painting, and sculpting materials to this multi-media open studio opportunity. Art Studio artist/instructors monitor the studio over eight weeks. Monitor creates still-life scenes for drawing, and offers basic guidance. Open Studio time is a great way to practice your skills in a supportive group setting. There may be additional opportunities to set up group critiques, and draw from live models for an additional…

Thursday
Feb 1

Stained Glass Class

6:00 pm, The Art Studio

Instructor: Jan Stratton Six 3-hour classes, $140 for those Registered/$145 for those Non-Registered. Thursdays 6-9 p.m. February 1st-March 8th Beginner students have a choice of a panel or lamp project using copper foil construction, intermediate students learn lead construction and larger projects. Additional $10 fee for tools, if needed. Materials may be purchased outside of class. Teens/Adults.

Monday
Feb 5

Monday Mindfulness

7:00 pm, The Art Studio

Instructors: Ann-Marie Lavelle and Sara Monserrat Teixido Four 1-½ hour sessions, $63 for those Registered/$68 for those Non-Registered ($20 for Drop-ins) Mondays 7-8:30 p.m. February 5th through March 19th. What is mindfulness practice? How can this practice bring you more peace, productivity, and creativity in your life? Through the approach of guided mindfulness meditation and creative practice, explore a new way to center and focus on what it really means to live in the moment. Students are asked to bring…

Wednesday
Feb 14

St. Anthony of Padua Via Crucis

7:30 pm, Saint Anthony's Church

St. Anthony of Padua Church invites you to participate in its 2018 presentation of the Via Crucis, a live re-enactment of the last days of Christ by area schoolchildren. The one-hour performance, blending traditional music, pantomime, and the words of the Gospel, is staged at 7:30 pm at St. Anthony’s Church. Performances for 2018 are Ash Wednesday, February 14, Friday, February 23, Friday, March 2, Friday, March 9, Friday, March 16, Friday, March 23 and ending on Good Friday, March…

Wednesday
Feb 21

Watercolor Landscapes: Level 2

6:00 pm, The Art Studio

Instructor: Mary Birmingham Four 1 ½-hour classes, $63 for those Registered/$68 for Non-Registered. Wednesdays, February 21st through March 14th, 6-7:30 p.m. Expand your experience in watercolor techniques by painting landscapes. Pre-requisite Watercolor Techniques: Level One. $15 materials fee covers paper and small watercolor kit (brushes not included). Teens/Adults.

Friday
Feb 23

Dollars for Scholars Book Sale

Concord Mall

The 49th annual Dollars for Scholars Book Sale returns to the Concord Mall the weekend of February 23! The area’s largest sale of gently used books, CDs and DVDs benefits the American Association of University Women’s college scholarships for Delaware women!

Monday
Feb 26

Intermediate Drawing

6:30 pm, The Art Studio

Instructor: Bob Palandrani Four 2-hour classes, $62 for those Registered/$67 for Non-Registered. Mondays, February 26th through March 19th, 6:30-8:30 p.m. This intermediate class continues gesture drawing and observation skills with more emphasis on shading and perspective, as learned in the basic drawing class. Bring a pencil and any sized sketch pad. Teens/Adults.

Tuesday
Feb 27

Eyeball It!™ Art Workshop

6:00 pm, The Art Studio

Instructor: Ellen Priest One 2-hour workshop; FREE! Intended for Adults. Eyeball It!™ is a real art program for children that’s free online at eyeballitart4kids.org. Attend this free workshop with the creator of Eyeball It!™ to learn how to use this resource with children at home or in groups at public libraries, summer and after-school programs, youth groups. Any adult can guide children through the program, no art experience needed! Projects are fun, build creative thinking and problem-solving and encourage both…

Friday
Mar 2

Cokesbury White Elephant Sale

8:00 am, Cokesbury Village

Don't miss the Cokesbury Village White Elephant Sale March 2nd & 3rd, 2018! Furniture, clothing, jewelry, china, kitchenware, tools, appliances, pictures and picture frames, luggage, lamps, books and more!