ARTpath, June 1-September 1, 10 locations on the River Trail, Lansing, MI, FREE.  (ARTpath)  ARTpath entails 10 outdoor art installations along the River Trail–it is amazing!  My artwork is by the Old Town Bridge, near the intersection of Grand River and Turner.  “Follow Your Bliss” includes colorful umbrellas and yarn bombing along a section of the Trail—check it out!  ARTpathScan


Introduction to Zentangle, Tuesday, June 19, 10:00AM-NOON, Houghton Lake Public Library, 4431 West Houghton Lake Drive, Houghton Lake, MI, FREE.  Learn the basics of Zentangle, which is a meditative and reflective drawing practice.  Explore creating simple abstract patterns on a 3 1/2″ square of paper, using a black pen.  It is a wonderful way to make art, especially if you feel you cannot draw anything!  No previous experience necessary–all supplies furnished in the session. (HLPL)

Make an Art Journal, Tuesday, June 26, Howell Carnegie District Library, (Howell) 314 West Grand River, Howell, MI, FREE.  6:30-8:00PM, FREE.  Start with a simple spiral notebook and create a basic journal for artistic inspiration. Learn how to utilize scissors, glue, paper clips, stickers, tape and more to begin a special journal. You can record ideas, draw, collage or write notes to yourself’—journaling is fun! No previous experience needed. You must pre-register with the Library. For 9th graders through Adults.

Senior Discovery Coffee Hour, Wednesday, June 27, 10:00AM-NOON, Allen Neighborhood Center, 1611 East Kalamazoo Street, Lansing, MI, FREE.  (Seniors Join me and this lively group to create your own Artists’ Trading Cards!  I will provide the supplies and instructions and we’ll make cool ATC’s about friendship–and we’ll trade cards before the morning is over.  No previous experience necessary.

Coloring Club, Thursday, June 28, 1:00-3:00PM, Delta Township District Library, 5130 Davenport Drive, Lansing, MI (DTDL), FREE.  Join me the fourth Thursday each month for a pleasant activity for adults, 18+!  Engage in calming, relaxing coloring—supplies provided but you are welcome to bring your own “stuff.”  We convene in the Lissa McLean Room on the south side of the library.  2018 schedule;  July 26, Aug. 23, Sept. 27, October 25, Nov. 29, and December 27.