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March 2017

Raku Pottery with Al Hansen

March 28 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until March 28, 2017
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Al Hansen DATES: Tuesdays, March 14, 28 Join local potter and Bay College instructor, Al Hansen in the pottery studio for a session of hand building and a session of glazing and firing raku pottery. Raku is a traditional form of Japanese pottery that has historically used in the Japanese tea ceremony. This is a low-fire, reduction process that involves handling red-hot clay pieces and combustible material. The result is an exciting firing process and flashes of beautiful metallic…

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Spring Break Camp

March 29 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Daily until March 31, 2017
YMCA of Delta County, 2001 N Lincoln Road
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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This spring break, kids can stretch their bodies and creativity at a well-rounded day camp March 27-31 at the YMCA. For the first time, the Bonifas Arts Center and YMCA will be working together to offer kids (grades K-fifth) five days of art, athletics, singing, and more. The full-day program runs from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., with kids welcome to enjoy the YMCA, with staff-supervision, starting at 7:50 a.m. and until 5:30 p.m. A half-day program also is available…

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April 2017

Ashtanga Yoga – April

April 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until April 17, 2017
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Heather Budkis DATES: April 3, 10, 17 Yoga provides a great way to strengthen and tone muscles, build strength and increase flexibility. Studies by the National Institute of Health have proven the effectiveness of yoga for mental alertness, stress relief & increased immune system function. Students will learn how to synchronize breath with standing postures and increase the benefits of their workout. Ashtanga yoga uses the same sequence each time so improvements are easy to see. With this repetition,…

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Kid’s Culinary Series — Around the World in 8 Days

April 5 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until May 17, 2017
Upper Elementary School, 1500 Ludington Street
Escanaba, 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Carla Meyer DATES: February 1, 15, March 1, 15, April 5, 19, May 3, 17, 2017   With so many countries around the globe, our Junior Chefs will be going on many cooking adventures. Our students will be dabbling in everything, from bento boxes from Japan to Solyanka soup from Russia. There’s something in here for everyone! It will be held the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month at EUE, from 2:30 p.m.- 4:30 p.m.   Artist Biography:…

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Belly Dancing – Beginner Level S2

April 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until May 10, 2017
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Jeana Harmon DATES: Wednesdays, April 5, 12, 19, 26, May 3, 10 Come have fun, and experience the benefits of learning basic belly dance moves. Jeana Harmon will have you in fluid motion and putting together a routine by the end of six weeks. What is referred to in the West as “belly dancing” is actually raqs sharqi or Dance of the East. Based on movements that come naturally to the female form, it provides a wealth of healthful…

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Toddler Art — Session 2

April 6 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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Weekly on the same day until April 6, 2017
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Lorne Watson DATES: Thursdays: February 23-April 6 (No Class March 30 for Spring Break)   Join us for creative play activities and music fun! Lead by professional teachers and musicians, toddlers will be combining fun and learning to help nurture imagination, problem solving and developing motor skills. Art stations and music provide hands on fun. For toddlers (mobile to age 3) and their caregivers.   Session: $25.00 | Per Day: $5.00

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Friday Night Live!: “Spotlight” A Musical Showcase

April 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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Enjoy live entertainment right here in our Bonifas studio. This event makes a perfect date night for the special couple or come in solo to make some new friends. Look for downtown restaurant specials to enjoy a meal before the performance. We’ll bring dessert and you’re welcome to bring a beverage of your choice. Tickets are available at the Bonifas, Leigh’s Garden Winery on Ludington Street, Pat’s Foods in Gladstone and online below. Also, Leigh’s will be remaining open an…

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Snap to it with Kate Oman

April 8 @ 2:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until April 15, 2017
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Kate Oman DATES: Saturdays, April 8 & 15 Join photographer, Kate Oman, as she shows you how to find your own photographic voice. Learn how to snap photos of Nature, Architecture, and People with different technics and then walk through the basics of photo editing. With outdoor adventures around the Bonifas Art Center we will find our subject, talk about different ways to frame the shot, and then snap away! We will then enter into the digital darkroom and…

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Magic Marble Kaleidoscopes with Rose Peltier

April 8 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Rose Peltier
 Rose will guide participants through the process of constructing their very own Magic Marble Kaleidoscope. With the marble lens acting somewhat like your peripheral vision by catching a wider view it also bends the light and images turning everything you look at into a work of abstract art. Decorate the body with your choice of fabric or take home to add your own personal touch.
 3rd through 7th Grade, (Ages 8 – 12) are invited to attend…

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Pen & Ink with Eddie Moritz

April 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until April 17, 2017
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Eddie Moritz DATES: Mondays, April 10 & 17 Learn to draw your favorite subjects in pen and ink. Artist, Eddie Moritz will demonstrate several techniques including hatching, cross hatching, cross contour, stippling and more. Learn about the tools and techniques that can add a new look to your drawing repertoire! Bring your own landscape photo or one will be provided for you.   Members: $18.00 | Non-Members: $22.00

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