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March 2017

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

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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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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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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Toddler Art — Session 3

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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Weekly on the same day until May 18, 2017
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Lorne Watson DATES: Thursdays: April 13-May 18   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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Earth Day’s Upcycle Art

April 22 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Kim Zar   Earth Day at the Bonifas will be celebrated by doing what many artists already do…recycle! Join instructor Kim Zar as we explore the process behind UPcycling and taking what might be thrown into the garbage and turning it into beautiful art. For ages 7 and up. Artist Biography: Kim Zar has been an area Girl Scout leader for over 20 years. She lives in Rapid River and has worked with many children’s organizations regarding recycled art.…

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May 2017

Mother’s Day Pottery Glazing

May 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Vicki Shirley   Moms love gifts that come from the heart. Why not make her something special with hand glazed pottery! Students will be able to choose one piece to glaze and have the option to purchase an additional piece to finish. Pottery instructor, Vicki Shirley, will help you select just the right colors, so you can give a beautiful gift to that special someone. For ages 10 and up.   Members: $20.00 | Non-Members: $25.00

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Snap to it 2 with Kate Oman

May 13 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until May 27, 2017
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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INSTRUCTOR: Kate Oman DATES: May 13 and 27   This class will continue to build on the basics learned in “Snap To It” for 7th & 8th Graders and will focus more on the digital dark room. We will take photos around the Bonifas and then take those photos into the digital darkroom. Students will have hands on learning with editing photos. We will crop, add photo filters, change brightness, color, and contrast. A digital camera or cellphone camera with…

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July 2017

Escanaba Music Camp

July 17 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Daily until July 21, 2017
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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DATES: July 17-21 The Escanaba Summer Music Camp is a week long day camp providing music education opportunities for youth 7th- 12th grade. The music camp will focus on Rock, Jazz and Popular music of all genres. All instruments, including vocals, and all skill levels are invited to join. Young musicians will for bands based on age, skill level and musical interests. These bands will rehearse all week and perform live for the public on Friday afternoon. Download Registration Form…

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