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Bloomfield, Ontario K0K 1G0 Canada
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February 2018

Creative Hands open studio

February 20, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 6, 2018

Baxter Arts Centre, 3 Stanley Street
Bloomfield, Ontario K0K 1G0 Canada
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JANUARY 2 to JUNE 26 (no class March 13) Tuesday afternoons
 from 1 to 4 pm Registration is not necessary, and there is NO fee. All welcome! Donations kindly accepted.   Feeling creative? Join us for an afternoon of creativity and conversation. Work on your chosen art form – quilting, knitting, rug hooking, creating miniatures, sketching, painting, or ... ?! Work among the friendly encouragement of others. Everyone is welcome from beginner to accomplished. If you require further information call…

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Pre-School Music

February 21, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating until February 21, 2018

Baxter Arts Centre, 3 Stanley Street
Bloomfield, Ontario K0K 1G0 Canada
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Baby Music & Preparatory Music WEDNESDAY MORNINGS January 10, 17, 24, 31 February 7, 14, 21 (please note: snow day make up class on February 28) TO REGISTER: Contact Denise at 613-393-1714 or dkswan@live.com BABY MUSIC 9:45 to 10:30 am 4 months to 3 years $84 ($12/class/child) This 45 minute class is packed with singing, movement, bouncing games, finger and toe plays, storytelling, puppets and activities using simple musical instruments. Every class starts with a hello and ends with a…

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Yin Yang Yoga

February 21, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 21, 2018

Baxter Arts Centre, 3 Stanley Street
Bloomfield, Ontario K0K 1G0 Canada
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Come BACK TO BALANCE with this combination Yin and Yang yoga. Yin/Yang yoga allows for a foundation for inner and outer balance. Through active and passive poses students connect with their inner messenger and learn how to nurture themselves. Hot stones are incorporated during savasana giving a spa like feel to the class. A perfect way to end a busy day. Wednesdays from 7:00 - 8:30 pm FEBRUARY 14 to MARCH 21 with CARRIE TAYLOR $75 for 6 week session…

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Life Drawing

February 22, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Thursday, repeating until March 8, 2018

Baxter Arts Centre, 3 Stanley Street
Bloomfield, Ontario K0K 1G0 Canada
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Nude but occasionally draped live models will pose for short periods starting at 2 minutes and increasing in time up to 20 and sometimes 30 minutes. Recommended for adults who want to work on drawing/painting the figure in any medium. All skill levels welcome. No instruction, just mutual encouragement and support. Tables, chairs and drawing donkeys are provided. If you give us permission, we will include your email address on our weekly email which will provide the name of the…

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Country Western Dancing

February 22, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating until March 15, 2018

Baxter Arts Centre, 3 Stanley Street
Bloomfield, Ontario K0K 1G0 Canada
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Come and learn various steps and how to line dance and partner dance “Country Western Style”. Come kick up your heels and have some fun! NO experience necessary! Thursday evenings 7:00 to 9:00 JANUARY 11 to MARCH 15 $5 per person a night payable at the door or $50 for 10 weeks! Contact: Charlie or Colette 613-921-8105 or email candc.country@sympatico.ca “We love to teach and we are always anxious to help new dancers learn this fun style of dancing that…

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Paint with Kato! Abstraction workshop

February 24, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Baxter Arts Centre, 3 Stanley Street
Bloomfield, Ontario K0K 1G0 Canada
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ABSTRACTION BY DESIGN Saturday February 24 10:00am to 4:00pm Creating abstracts through paint, mixed media or collage enables you to focus on texture, colour mixing, surface manipulation, deconstruction, placement, and visual balance. It can often be as much about what we remove as what we choose to keep. We’ll start working with small black and white compositions, before moving onto larger and colourful pieces. What may look deceptively simple is in fact very challenging! Classes take place at Baxter Arts…

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Wild by Design Lecture

February 25, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Baxter Arts Centre, 3 Stanley Street
Bloomfield, Ontario K0K 1G0 Canada
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“Naturalistic Planting Design: Hyper-nature and the Horticulture of the Future” Sunday, 25 February 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm $12.00 AUDIENCE: Those interested in creating a garden that captivates, delights and deeply resonates with people. The unique position that naturalistic planting design occupies will be introduced and explored. Naturalistic gardens are neither formal, static works of art, nor are they re-creations of some idealized version of “pristine nature.” They’re something in between and therein lies their power. The roots of naturalistic…

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March 2018

Wild by Design workshop

March 3, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Baxter Arts Centre, 3 Stanley Street
Bloomfield, Ontario K0K 1G0 Canada
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“Naturalistic Planting: Putting Plants Together” Saturday, 3 March 10:00 am – 4:00 pm $55.00 AUDIENCE: Those interested in creating beautiful, diverse and low maintenance perennial gardens. While naturalistic planting may look remarkably carefree and informal, it actually requires a tremendous amount of planning to execute. The focus of the workshop will be helping participants understand the methods used by the various designers profiled in the lecture to create their plantings. Exercises will help participants see how plants can fit together…

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Yoga Sound Healing

March 4, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Sunday, repeating until April 8, 2018

Baxter Arts Centre, 3 Stanley Street
Bloomfield, Ontario K0K 1G0 Canada
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Peace Practices with Megan Marie Gates Sunday nights MARCH 4 to APRIL 8 5:00 - 6:30pm $65 for full six weeks / $15 drop-in Join yoga teacher and sound healer Megan Marie Gates for Peace Practices: a six week series of classes to sooth and find spaciousness in our whole being. We will combine the practices of hatha vinyasa yoga / slow flow, meditation, restorative body work, and sound healing to close our weekend and welcome the beginning of our…

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Qigong Practitioner Training

March 9, 2018 - March 11, 2018
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One event on June 1, 2018 at 12:00am

Baxter Arts Centre, 3 Stanley Street
Bloomfield, Ontario K0K 1G0 Canada
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Qigong Practitioner Training  Two weekends: March 9 to 11, and June 1 to 3 (see below for schedule) Cost: Per weekend: $ 375+HST, includes handouts, Meditation CDs, Practice DVDs This two weekend training session will give you an outline of the basic Qigong movement and quiescent exercises, meditations and breath techniques that form the MQP training as set out by Dr. Jerry Alan Johnson, International Institute   of Medical Qigong. You can take this introductory 2 weekend course for your personal health…

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Writing@Baxter K. Kuitenbrouwer

March 19, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Baxter Arts Centre, 3 Stanley Street
Bloomfield, Ontario K0K 1G0 Canada
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What is Creativity? Monday, March 19,2018 9:30 am to 12.30 pm $45 Materials for drawing exercises supplied by Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer What is creativity? Where does your imagination come from? In this workshop you will have an opportunity to get your hands dirty. You will work through a series of exercises designed to remind your body and your mind how to play. You will draw and doodle (play!) your way toward story. Mess around! Stop thinking and start doing! Let’s see…

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Creative Hands open studio

March 20, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 26, 2018

Baxter Arts Centre, 3 Stanley Street
Bloomfield, Ontario K0K 1G0 Canada
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JANUARY 2 to JUNE 26 (no class March 13) Tuesday afternoons
 from 1 to 4 pm Registration is not necessary, and there is NO fee. All welcome! Donations kindly accepted.   Feeling creative? Join us for an afternoon of creativity and conversation. Work on your chosen art form – quilting, knitting, rug hooking, creating miniatures, sketching, painting, or ... ?! Work among the friendly encouragement of others. Everyone is welcome from beginner to accomplished. If you require further information call…

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Life Drawing

March 22, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Baxter Arts Centre, 3 Stanley Street
Bloomfield, Ontario K0K 1G0 Canada
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Nude but occasionally draped live models will pose for short periods starting at 2 minutes and increasing in time up to 20 and sometimes 30 minutes. Recommended for adults who want to work on drawing/painting the figure in any medium. All skill levels welcome. No instruction, just mutual encouragement and support. Tables, chairs and drawing donkeys are provided. If you give us permission, we will include your email address on our weekly email which will provide the name of the…

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Spring smART CLUB for Kids

March 24, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Saturday, repeating until May 12, 2018

Baxter Arts Centre, 3 Stanley Street
Bloomfield, Ontario K0K 1G0 Canada
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8 weeks from March 24th till May 12th Saturday mornings 9:30 till noon. Ages 7 to 12 COST: ONE CHILD $120, additional siblings $100 each   For Children: Saturday morning SmART Club! An exciting group of instructors will provide workshops including Clay, jewelry making, expressive painting, textiles/fibre art, sculptural collage, theatre arts and more.  Have fun and be creative!  New art projects and creative skills will be learnt as well as making art a truly enjoyable and fun part of life!…

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Yin Yang Yoga

March 28, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 2, 2018

Baxter Arts Centre, 3 Stanley Street
Bloomfield, Ontario K0K 1G0 Canada
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Come BACK TO BALANCE with this combination Yin and Yang yoga. Yin/Yang yoga allows for a foundation for inner and outer balance. Through active and passive poses students connect with their inner messenger and learn how to nurture themselves. Hot stones are incorporated during savasana giving a spa like feel to the class. A perfect way to end a busy day. Wednesdays from 7:00 - 8:30 pm MARCH 28 to MAY 2 with CARRIE TAYLOR $75 for 6 week session…

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April 2018

Life Drawing

April 3, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 5, 2018

Baxter Arts Centre, 3 Stanley Street
Bloomfield, Ontario K0K 1G0 Canada
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Nude but occasionally draped live models will pose for short periods starting at 2 minutes and increasing in time up to 20 and sometimes 30 minutes. Recommended for adults who want to work on drawing/painting the figure in any medium. All skill levels welcome. No instruction, just mutual encouragement and support. Tables, chairs and drawing donkeys are provided. If you give us permission, we will include your email address on our weekly email which will provide the name of the…

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Spring Pre-school and Preparatory Music Classes

April 4, 2018 @ 9:45 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:45am on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2018

Baxter Arts Centre, 3 Stanley Street
Bloomfield, Ontario K0K 1G0 Canada
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$84

WEDNESDAY MORNINGS April 4, 11, 18, 25 and May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 TO REGISTER: Contact Denise at 613-393-1714 or dkswan@live.com BABY MUSIC 9:45 to 10:30 am 4 months to 4 years $84 ($12/class/child)   This 45 minute class is packed with singing, movement, bouncing games, finger and toe plays, storytelling, puppets and activities using simple musical instruments. Every class starts with a hello and ends with a lullaby and cuddles. Adult accompaniment is mandatory, so come prepared to…

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Graphic Narratives: Intro to Making Comics with Martha Newbigging

April 14, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Baxter Arts Centre, 3 Stanley Street
Bloomfield, Ontario K0K 1G0 Canada
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Graphic from “Research Ate My Brain: The Panic-Proof Guide to Surviving Homework”, by Martha Newbigging, Annick Press Make a Comic Book! Graphic Narratives with Martha Newbigging Writing with pictures for non-artists - an introduction to making comics. SATURDAY APRIL 14, 2018 1:00 to 4:00pm COST: $45 Materials: All materials supplied by the artist. Audience:  Ages 14 and up. No drawing experience necessary. Course is limited to 10 students. Please register early. Questions? Email Elizabeth Etue: writing@baxterartscentre.org Writing with pictures for non-artists: an…

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Paint with Kato! Open Studio

April 16, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until May 7, 2018

Baxter Arts Centre, 3 Stanley Street
Bloomfield, Ontario K0K 1G0 Canada
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MONDAY MORNINGS APRIL 16 to MAY 7 10:00 am to 1:00 pm 4 week session, with shared potluck for both classes from 1 to 2pm Each week a particular technique or subject matter will be addressed – such as painting clouds, working with a palette knife, colour mixing, composition, abstraction, landscape, or figurative work. Topics will be decided collectively. If you are needing more structure and discipline, this is the class for you. Each week we’ll look at painting images…

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Paint with Kato! Technique & Inspiration

April 16, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Monday, repeating until May 7, 2018

Baxter Arts Centre, 3 Stanley Street
Bloomfield, Ontario K0K 1G0 Canada
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TECHNIQUE & INSPIRATION MONDAY AFTERNOONS APRIL 16 to MAY 7 2:00 to 5:00pm 4 week session, with shared potluck for both classes from 1 to 2pm Each week a particular technique or subject matter will be addressed – such as painting clouds, working with a palette knife, colour mixing, composition, abstraction, landscape, or figurative work. Topics will be decided collectively. If you are needing more structure and discipline, this is the class for you. Each week we’ll look at painting…

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Paint with Kato! New to Painting

April 19, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Thursday, repeating until May 10, 2018

Baxter Arts Centre, 3 Stanley Street
Bloomfield, Ontario K0K 1G0 Canada
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NEW TO PAINTING CLASS THURSDAY MORNINGS APRIL 19 to MAY 10 9:30 am to 12:30 pm 4 week session, with shared potluck for both classes from 12:30 to 1:30 This is a follow up class for those who have taken a beginner’s class before, or for those who want to brush up on basics and art fundamentals. We’ll work on colour mixing and colour theory, and tackle realism and abstraction. We’ll paint clouds, landscapes, portraits and abstracts. And have lots…

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Paint with Kato! Abstraction

April 19, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Thursday, repeating until May 10, 2018

Baxter Arts Centre, 3 Stanley Street
Bloomfield, Ontario K0K 1G0 Canada
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ABSTRACTION BY DESIGN Thursday Afternoons 1:30 to 4:30 pm 4 week session, with shared potluck for both classes from 12:30 to 1:30 Creating abstracts through paint, mixed media or collage enables you to focus on texture, colour mixing, surface manipulation, deconstruction, placement, and visual balance. It can often be as much about what we remove as what we choose to keep. We’ll start working with small black and white compositions, before moving onto larger and colourful pieces. What may look…

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Spring Qigong

April 22, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
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One event on May 27, 2018 at 9:30am

Baxter Arts Centre, 3 Stanley Street
Bloomfield, Ontario K0K 1G0 Canada
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$170

Qigong Journey to Self Part 1: Sunday April 22nd 9:30 am - 4:30 pm Part 2: Sunday May 27th 9:30 - 4:30 pm Cost:    $170 each session, includes handouts, pot luck lunch A two part exploration of self through Qigong meditation, movement & breath. Explore essential oils & wellness teas for your health! Learn the effects of sound & colour therapy on your health. Explore the I Ching & meditation as a wellness practice.  Learn to eat healthy foods that support…

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May 2018

Yin Yang Yoga

May 9, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 13, 2018

Baxter Arts Centre, 3 Stanley Street
Bloomfield, Ontario K0K 1G0 Canada
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Come BACK TO BALANCE with this combination Yin and Yang yoga. Yin/Yang yoga allows for a foundation for inner and outer balance. Through active and passive poses students connect with their inner messenger and learn how to nurture themselves. Hot stones are incorporated during savasana giving a spa like feel to the class. A perfect way to end a busy day. Wednesdays from 7:00 - 8:30 pm MAY 9 to JUNE 13 with CARRIE TAYLOR $75 for 6 week session…

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Quarter Moon Coffee House

May 10, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating until September 27, 2018

Baxter Arts Centre, 3 Stanley Street
Bloomfield, Ontario K0K 1G0 Canada
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        OPEN MIKE! Great open stage music, free admission, good coffee and cookies! Doors open at 7pm, music starts at 7:30pm sharp. 2nd and 4th THURSDAY NIGHTS May to September May 10, 24, June 14, 28, July 12, 26, August 9, 23, September 13, 27  

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June 2018

Dance for Everyone!

June 9, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until June 16, 2018

Baxter Arts Centre, 3 Stanley Street
Bloomfield, Ontario K0K 1G0 Canada
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Two Saturdays in June! June 9 and 16 From 2:00 to 4:00 pm Cost: $30 per session or $50 for both Beginner contemporary dance workshops. Classes include warmup, dance technique phrases, moving through space, and guided creative exploration. Classes are designed for movers of all ages from teenagers to elders. Arwyn Carpenter and Carol Anderson share their expertise, skill and love of motion in these lively and fun movement sessions. This pair of June workshops will allow participants to delve…

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The Art of Sheila Davis

June 20, 2018
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until June 21, 2018

Baxter Arts Centre, 3 Stanley Street
Bloomfield, Ontario K0K 1G0 Canada
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The Art of Sheila Davis Gain the confidence to lay down colour using strong brushwork full of vitality and strength. Develop your subject matter to get your point of interest across without losing spontaneity and freshness. Push yourself to think in the abstract while keeping recognizable form and shape. Raise you artistic voice by working larger and stronger. Space is Limited! Register at www.sheiladavis.ca/workshops. Cost: $250 + HST Full days Wednesday June 20 and Thursday June 21 Contact: Sheila Davis,…

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September 2018

Quarter Moon Coffee House

September 27, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Baxter Arts Centre, 3 Stanley Street
Bloomfield, Ontario K0K 1G0 Canada
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        OPEN MIKE! Great open stage music, free admission, good coffee and cookies! Doors open at 7pm, music starts at 7:30pm sharp. 2nd and 4th THURSDAY NIGHTS May to September May 10, 24, June 14, 28, July 12, 26, August 9, 23, September 13, 27  

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