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July 2020

Jason Talks About Dinosaurs

Saturday, July 25, 2020, 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Jason Talks About Dinosaurs Saturday, July 25, 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Join us for the first in our series of Family Arts Kaleidoscope virtual events. Jason Talks about Dinosaurs is a live, interactive Zoom meeting for kids ages 6-12 and their families. Registration is free and is limited to 12 participants. Jason Sheldon is a lifelong dinosaur lover, birdwatcher, and environmentalist. Currently studying for a master's degree in adolescent science education, Jason loves nothing more than to share his passion for nature (both past and present). Come learn about the origins…

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August 2020

Heroes & the Art of Greek Mythology with Tom Lee

Saturday, August 8, 2020, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Heroes and the art of Greek Mythology with Tom Lee

This FREE, live and interactive, online experience is the second in the Family Arts Kaleidoscope series, designed to engage children and their families from home. Mr. Lee will lead a virtual tour of museums around the world, highlighting artifacts from Ancient Greece. Many ancient pots and vases illustrate scenes from classical mythology of gods and heroes. Tom Lee connects stories, art, and ancient culture with suggestions for artmaking and writing activities at home. Participants should have pencil and paper on…

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African American Dance with Elena Mosley

Saturday, August 22, 2020, 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Elena Mosley will lead an interactive class in African American dance. Participants will experience traditional dance and improvisational movement, while connecting to African rhythmic music. Bring a scarf or ribbon to hold in your hand and plan to have fun! Children ages 8 and up, family members welcome. Elena Mosley, Director and Founder of Kuumba Dance and Drum, began her dance career in various community centers in New York City. She performed with the Lady Helena Walquer Dance Company, Harlem,…

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October 2020

It’s All About Reading! with Steve Charney

Thursday, October 1, 2020, 10:00 am - Sunday, October 18, 2020, 8:00 pm
Steve Charney and Harry

Join us for a specially recorded Family Arts Kaleidoscope program about the fun and magic of books with performing artist Steve Charney!

This program is FREE with registration and can be accessed at any time during the above dates.

BONUS FUN! Win a copy of Steve's classic book, Hokus Jokus.... How to Do Funny Magic! Ten people who register will be selected at random to receive the book!

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Style and Rhythms of West African Drumming with Greg Mosley

Saturday, October 24, 2020, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Djembe Drum - Drumming with Greg Mosely

Style and Rhythms of West African Drumming offers a basic understanding of djembe drum fundamentals. Greg Mosely Join us for this interactive Zoom program which offers a basic understanding of djembe drum fundamentals. Participants may use African hand drums or any available hand drums (drums that don't require sticks). Table tops and plastic buckets are also fine for this program. Come prepared to listen, try new things, and have fun! Mr. Mosley is a lead drummer for the Kuumba Dance…

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November 2020

Raw Resonance

Saturday, November 21, 2020, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
We are sorry to announce that this event has been canceled.

We are sorry to announce that this event has been cancelled.  We hope to reschedule this creative duo at a later date. Ages 8 and up. Live Zoom Presentation. Free, registration required. In this energetic 50-minute Zoom session from Amsterdam, Raw Resonance invites you to join them on an interactive musical journey. Make music together, share creative ideas, see some of their work in the Netherlands, and most of all, have fun! Connect and make music in an online space, listen and…

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December 2020

Drawing & Storytelling at the Holidays

Monday, December 28, 2020, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Local artist/illustrator Jacqueline Rogers

This workshop is sold out. Local artist/illustrator Jacqueline Rogers leading an interactive Zoom workshop, Drawing and Storytelling at the Holidays. The program is free and recommended for children age 8 and up, and their families. Support for this program is provided by MetzWood Insurance, Stewart's Shops and Hudson River Bank and Trust Company.

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Drawing & Storytelling at the Holidays

Wednesday, December 30, 2020, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Local artist/illustrator Jacqueline Rogers

This workshop is sold out. Local artist/illustrator Jacqueline Rogers leading an interactive Zoom workshop, Drawing and Storytelling at the Holidays. The program is free and recommended for children age 8 and up, and their families. Support for this program is provided by Metzwood Insurance.

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February 2021

Mixed Media Art Workshop with Jackie Rogers

Friday, February 19, 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every 2 days that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until Friday, February 19, 2021

Jackie Rogers Charcoal Elephant

Winter Break Session for ages 11 to 17, limited to 15 participants. $45 for this three session workshop or $20 each for Session 1 (charcoal) and/or Session 2 (collage). Session 3 is only available with participation in the first 2 sessions as it is a culmination of learned techniques. Registration is required. This is a virtual series of three related art classes. We'll explore different materials and techniques - charcoal for the first session, collage/ assorted papers for the second…

All three sessions: $45
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