Archive for Art

4th Annual Hill Town Draw-Around

Coming April 28, 2018 from noon-midnight, this event is a pay-what-you-can fundraiser for the Art Garden’s ARTeens. It is a 12-hour event inspired by a draw-a-thon in New Orleans. It takes place at Cowell Gym, 51 Maple St., Shelburne Falls, MA.  

Free Fun Fridays

Fridays during the summer brings us Free Fun Fridays. Museums all over the Commonwealth are free to visit on Fridays. You can read all about it here.  I have always wanted to go to the Norman Rockwell Museum, Hancock Shaker Village, and Old Deerfield. They are all on the list. Maybe this year I will

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Updates from the Athol Bird and Nature Club

Friday, May 26, 7 a.m.                                 “Early Bird” Birding with Jeff
 Join Jeff here at the Center before heading out to explore the North Quabbin area for spring migrant birds. Come for as long as your schedule allows. Severe weather cancels. Info: Jeff Johnstone, 978-249-9052. MREC 100 Main Street Athol   Sunday May 28 10 am

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Valentine Swap

From the Hilltown Families website: 9th Annual Handmade Valentine Swap for Western MA Families January 8, 2017 at 12:01 pm (Craft Ideas, Hilltown Families Event, Press Release, Suggested Activity, Valentine’s Day) Tags: Commercial Free, Creative Free Play, papercraft, Placemaking, Valentine, valentine swap, Valentine’s Day, western massachusetts Hilltown Families 9th Annual Community Handmade Valentine Swap It’s that

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Upcoming Events at the Eric Carle Museum

H/T and the Eric Carle Museum website IN THE READING LIBRARY Toddler and Preschooler Play Series: Open Book, Open Play January 27, 2017 10:30am – 11:30am February 3, 2017 10:30am – 11:30am February 10, 2017 10:30am – 11:30am Free with Museum Admission (Toddlers and Preschoolers with parents/caregivers/teachers) Share picture books at story time in

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Art Always Winter 2017 Schedule

For those who haven’t registered, there’s still space available. Sculpture Extravaganza (Ages 6 – 12) Mondays, January 9 – March 6 (no class 1/16 or 2/20) 7 weeks 3:30pm – 5:00pm $135 (materials included) Instructor: Lindsay Fogg-Willits Children in this class will turn their ideas into 3- dimensional pieces of art! We will work with clay,

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Form Drawing and Cursive Handwriting

Form Drawing and Cursive Handwriting for ages 8-10 taught by Beth Anne Moonstone 5 weeks Mondays 10:30-11:45am Jan 23rd – Feb 27th (no class Feb 20th) Cost is $100. for the 5 week session (if there is interest we will have another 5 week session Feb/Mar) *Pre-requisite: students should be able to print write all

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Storytime at the Eric Carle Museum

  The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art 125 West Bay Road Amherst, MA 01002 413.559.6307 Special Storytime: Jonathan Bean October 30, 2016 2:00pm Free with Museum Admission In Real Cowboys, Kate Hoefler’s realistic and poetic picture book debut about the wide open West, the myth of rowdy, rough-riding cowboys and cowgirls is remade.

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New Classes at Sheep and Shawl

Sheep and Shawl is located in South Deerfield. These classes do not list ages, so call and ask if you are interested. Even more new classes have been added to our Fall schedule. (see below) Please call 413-397-3680 or come in to register for your class. Payment is due with registration. [50% non-refundable deposit, unless

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Upcoming Programs at Holyoke Codes

Lab Night Monday, August 1 5:30 – 7:30 pm Stop by and play with LEGO Mindstorms EV3 or WeDo robotics kits, work on a Scratch project with some friends, get some help learning HTML, Javascript, or another programming language, learn how to create your own Minecraft mods, write mobile apps for Android with App Inventor, or

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