Coloring Club, Delta Township District Library, 5130 Davenport Drive, Lansing, MI. Join me the 4th Thursday of each month, 1:00-3:00PM, for a fun and free activity for adults, 18+! Enjoy calming and relaxing coloring—crayons, coloring books, sheets, markers and pencils provided. We convene on July 27, August 24, September 28, October 26, November 16 (month of Thanksgiving), and December 28 in the Lissa McLean Room.
Fun With Fiber, Summer Art Camp, Lansing Art Gallery, 119 North Washington, Lansing, MI. August 7-11 I am introducing young artists (ages 7-12) to the many creative possibilities of using fiber, yarn and fabric! We’ll do a bit of crochet, finger knitting, quilting and stitching. Check out http://www.lansingartgallery.org.
Play in the Park Day, Saturday, August 26, 1:00-4:00PM at Sharp Park, 1401 Elmwood Road, Lansing, MI . Play in the Park Day is planned for the enjoyment of all ages by the Delta Township Senior Council. There will be a variety of activities taking place at no charge. I will be demonstrating how to make a simple book with folded paper and supporting the coloring activity table. Supplies provided and we’ll have loads of fun!
Fortuitous Fiber, The Bookend Gallery, Friends of Haslett Library, 1590 Franklin Street, Haslett, MI. August 29-November 6, I will be exhibiting fiber and fabric pieces at the Friends’ gallery space, within the bookstore. Join me for an informal reception and refreshments on Sunday, September 10, in the afternoon.
Make a Card Basket, Mason Library, 145 West Ash Street, Mason, MI. Join me on Thursday, September 21, 6:30-7:45PM, in the basement activity room. I will show you how to recycle greeting cards into a unique, colorful basket! Simple shapes are punched with holes and hand stitched together to create a basket. Supplies provided but you are welcome to bring your own cards, if desired.
Jane & Art, Library Lecture Series, Delta Township Senior Council, Delta Township District Library, 1530 Davenport Drive, Lansing, MI. Join me on Tuesday, October 10, 12:30-2:30PM, for a discussion of my artist’s life and an introduction to Zentangle, a peaceful and meditative approach to drawing patterns. Celebrate National Arts and Humanities Month by recognizing the importance of arts and culture in our nation! Supplies for the introductory, hands-on Zentangle session provided at no charge.
Make Day of the Dead Cards, Mason Library, 145 West Ash Street, Mason, MI. Join me on Thursday, October 19, 6:30-7:45PM, in the basement activity room. We will create Dia de los Muertos greeting cards to remember and honor our loved ones on November 1. Make celebratory cards decorated with stickers, tape, markers, and your own special touch! Supplies provided.
8th Annual Recycled Art Market, City High/Middle School, 1720 Plainfield Avenue NE, Grand Rapids, MI. Saturday, November 4, 9:00AM-4:00PM. Come to RAM and peruse a fabulous selection of upcycled arts and handmade items–WOW! I will be selling knit and crochet kits with recycled yarn, cards, Good Karma Charmas, and more.
Alternative Holiday Sale, Edgewood United Church, 469 Hagadorn Road, East Lansing, MI. The Peace Education Center (https://www.peaceedcenter.org/) hosts this wonderful annual sale of handmade items, goodies to eat, and social justice information. Find me here on Friday, November 17, 5:00-8:00PM (there’s a concert at 8:01!) and Saturday, November 18, 9:00AM-4:00PM.