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May 2017

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

May 17, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Wednesday, repeating 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 3

May 18, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating 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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Snap to it 2 with Kate Oman

May 27, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating 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 Registration for this class has closed. If you are interested in a class like this or something similar, please call the Bonifas and we will add you to an interest list. 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…

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June 2017

Missoula Workshops

June 15, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 3:30pm, repeating until June 15, 2017

Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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Free to students grades K - 12 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 13: Acting - Grades K - 3 The basic tools of an actor’s trade - observation, memorization, concentration, and imagination are presented and explored in an entertaining manner. Wednesday, June 14: Let’s Make Up - Grades 4 - 7 Makeup is the foundation and most basic visual image for all performers. This workshop demonstrates corrective, character and special effects makeup for the theatre. Note: This is…

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Missoula Children’s Theatre

June 16, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until June 16, 2017

Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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Missoula Children’s Theatre is a world renowned children’s theatre company based in Missoula, Montana, and has been touring for more than 35 years. This year’s performance of Missoula Children’s Theatre will be Gulliver’s Travels. A team of two professional tour actor/directors will arrive in Escanaba with scenery, costumes, props, make-up and basic lighting – everything it takes to put on a play….except the cast. The residency begins with an audition. 50-60 students, grades 1-12 are cast and well-rehearsed throughout the…

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July 2017

Art in the Park — Tuesday Ludington Park

July 11, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 11, 2017

Ludington Park, Lakeshore Drive
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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The Art in the Park program will feature Art and Craft experiences from multiple cultures, including Africa, India, Japan, and the USA. The program will be held outside in the beautiful natural setting combining the sensory outdoors experience with creative efforts. Week 1: Animal Nose Masks (Africa) Week 2: Paper Mache Bowls (USA) Week 3: Twirling Palm Puppets (India) Week 4: Kokeshi Doll (Japan) Open to students ages 7 to 11. Scholarships available for families with 3+ kids. $8 per…

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Family Fun Day — Discover Our Great Lakes

July 15, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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Learn how a boat floats and make your own with our friends from Michigan Sea Grant. Explore Great Lakes Science and the Wooden Boats Afloat exhibit with activities, games, and a scavenger hunt. A family concert with Great Lakes maritime musician Lee Murdock will be held at noon. Stories and songs of adventure on the freshwater seas. Murdock arranges Great Lakes ballads, sea chanteys and work songs dating back to the 1880’s. Family Fund Days are sponsored in part by:…

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Art in the Park — Bark River Township Pavilion

July 19, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until July 19, 2017

Bark River Township Pavilion Bark River, MI 49807 United States + Google Map

The Art in the Park program will feature Art and Craft experiences from multiple cultures, including Africa, India, Japan, and the USA. The program will be held outside in the beautiful natural setting combining the sensory outdoors experience with creative efforts. Week 1: Animal Nose Masks (Africa) Week 2: Paper Mache Bowls (USA) Week 3: Twirling Palm Puppets (India) Week 4: Kokeshi Doll (Japan) Open to students ages 7 to 11. Scholarships available for families with 3+ kids. $8 per…

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Escanaba Music Camp

July 21, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30am, repeating 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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Summer Art at the Bonifas — Morning

July 27, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until July 27, 2017

Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South
Escanaba, MI 49829 United States
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Get “Drawn Into Summer” with instructor Eddie Moritz. Have fun learning about four famous artists and how they make their art. Students will experiment with collage, colored pencils, tempera paint, and watercolor paints while practicing the same styles of Frida Kahlo, Andy Warhol, Monet, and James A. McNeill Whistler. Open to students grades K - 6. July 6: Frida Kahlo July 13: Andy Warhol July 20: Monet July 27: James A. McNeill Whistler SESSIONS: Morning 10:30 a.m. - Noon OR…

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