Schedule

What is Zentangle®?, Saturday, January 25, 2020, NOON-1:30PM, Charlotte Community Library, 226 South Bostwick, Charlotte, MI 48813, FREE. Learn about the peaceful meditative drawing process of Zentangle®. We will go over the basics behind Zentangle plus draw a patterned tile (3 1/2″ square). This method is perfect for anyone who thinks that they cannot draw! Please pre-register with the Library since seating is limited. Call 517-543-8859 to register.

Senior Discovery Coffee Hour, Wednesday, February 5, 2020, 10:00-11:30AM, Allen Neighborhood Center, 1611 Kalamazoo Street, Lansing, FREE. Join me to create sunshine jars. To combat the dreariness of winter you need to make your own sunshine. Supplies provided–and there is coffee! http://allenneighborhoodcenter.org/senior-discovery-group/

The 19th Amendment at 100:  Women’s Voices Then and Now, January 24-February 29, 2020, Swords into Plowshares Peace Center & Gallery, 33 East Adams Street, Detroit, MI, 48226, FREE (http://www.swordsintoplowsharesdetroit.org).  Commemorate and celebrate the suffrage centennial with art!  See a wide variety of media recognizing voting rights.  This exhibition (https://www.facebook.com/19at100/) is hosted by the Women’s Caucus for Art/Michigan Chapter (https://wcami.org/). Free parking behind the Gallery in the shared parking lot. Opening reception is Friday, January 24th, 6-8:00PM–join me!

Make Simple Books, Saturday, February 15, 2020, 1:00-3:00PM, Swords into Plowshares Peace Center & Gallery, 33 East Adams Street, Detroit, MI, 48226, FREE (http://www.swordsintoplowsharesdetroit.org).  Join me for a creative afternoon making our own books about voting rights. Jump in with paper, markers, pencils and big imagination–make a statement! Supplies and instruction provided–teens and adults welcome. Register with me at retreadart@gmail.com / 517.327.0938.

Inspire Your Stitching with Zentangle®, Saturday, March 21, 2020, Greater Ann Arbor Quilt Guild Quilt Day, Washtenaw Community College, 4800 East Huron River Drive, Ann Arbor, MI, 48105, FREE. Join me for a demonstration before and after the meeting (9:15AM) to see how stitching fabric and/or paper offers tangling fun. Spark your imagination with samples, resources, and ideas provided by me, a Certified Zentangle Teacher. See you there!

Make Little Art!, Saturday, March 28, 2020, 1:00-3:00PM, East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road, East Lansing, MI, FREE. Meet me in the Maker Studio for a fun afternoon of creating tiny works of art–no more than 4X6” maximum. We will use markers, crayons, paper, 3X5″ index cards along with our imaginations! Supplies and instruction provided–no previous experience necessary. Register with Cathy Blatnik of All Faith Ministry for disABILITIES at 517.381.1410 or lcblatnik@juno.com.

Make an Inspiration Folder, Tuesday, April 14, 2020, 6:30-8:30PM, Greater Lansing Weavers Guild, St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Door 5, 2418 Aurelius Road, Holt, MI. Start with a fastener file folder and create a special journal for personal artistic inspiration. Explore using quotes, images, handouts, stickers, tape, markers, and more for a customized and unique journal. Whenever stuck for inspiration pull out your journal and get a creative jolt! Supplies provided—no previous experience needed. https://www.facebook.com/Greater-Lansing-Weavers-Guild-201035969942093/

Senior Discovery Coffee Hour, Wednesday, April 29, 2020, 10:00-11:30AM, Allen Neighborhood Center, 1611 Kalamazoo Street, Lansing, FREE. Join me to have some hands-on fun doing something crafty. Supplies provided–and there is coffee! http://allenneighborhoodcenter.org/senior-discovery-group/