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A modest art fair in a charming setting that has easy-in-and-out access and an appealing range of objects and prices is Art on the Mall. The show will be 10 a. m. to 5 p. m. July 26 on Centennial Mall in the heart of University of Toledo’s main campus. There’s neither admission nor parking fees. Glass blower Mark Wagar has brought his colorful pieces here for a good 20 of the 23 years it’s been presented by UT’s Alumni Association. He creates a 3-D effect via dimension and optics in his work, be it paperweights, large sculptural vessels, or scooped-out bowls. “I try to get color contrast,” said Wagar, of Riga, Mich. , a 34-year glassblower, 18 years full-time. For textile artists Carrie Mickey and Kathy Bella from Ypsilanti, Mich. , and Blissfield respectively, next Sunday’s event will be their first. Using multiple fabrics, they make ladies’ accessories such as long, draping vests, mobius wraps, infinity scarves, ponchos, tunics, and hats with matching pins, said Mickey, a graduate of Adrian College. Janey Payne-Short is another newbie. From her home on 40 acres outside Frankfort on the northwestern Michigan coast, she uses vintage and antique materials along with handmade clay and mosaics to embellish shadowboxes, dimensional pictures, and even small cabinets ranging from $38 to... The 109 artists each pay a $100 booth fee — modest by art-fair standards — and were selected from a pool of 140 who applied, said Ansley Abrams-Frederick, UT’s director of alumni programming. Crowds average 12,000, depending on weather, and the alumni group nets about $15,000. Especially popular is jewelry and garden art, said Ms. Abrams-Frederick. John Ladd crafts copper, brass, nickel, and silver into jewelry that appeals to the steam punk (Victorian, mechanical, fantasy) and bohemian (earthy, organic) cultures. A web designer by day, he moved to Toledo from Fort Wayne two years ago and works out of a home studio in Deveaux Village. Artists who describe their genre as "mixed media" sometimes create pieces suitable for outdoor as well as indoor. Rick Heard's been assembling garden and household art from old copper, brass, and silver teapots, casserole dishes, and pots, for 43 years. The metals don't rust, he said, in fact silver tarnishes much more slowly. Source: www.toledoblade.com
HENDERSON, Ky. (7/23/15) — The following are campground activities, open to the public, through Aug. 8 and programs and events for July and August. This Friday night from 7-9 p. m. , join us for an astronomy program "Voyages to the Moon" by Joe Caruso at the Audubon Museum. Thursday, July 23. 6 p. m. - Fishing Fun- Join us for a fun evening of fishing on Recreation Lake. All you need to bring is a smile and a little bit of luck. Recreation Lake boat dock. All, children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult. 16 and older must have a valid Kentucky fishing license to fish. Friday, July 24. 5 p. m. - Tissue Paper Flowers - Fill your room or camper with fun flowers when you create your own beautiful bouquet of colorful tissue paper flowers. Campground Shelter. 45 minutes. Ages 7-adult. - Voyages to the Moon - Joe Caruso will "time travel" us back to the earliest attempts at voyaging to the moon. FOA Room in Museum How Long. 1 hour Who. Saturday, July 25. 10 a. m. - Constellations of the Night Sky - Learn three major constellations that light up the August night sky. You will make take-home glow-in-the-dark Constellation Charts that will help you to find your new 'friends'. Campground Shelter. - Mosaic Tile Coasters – Choose your own tiles to make a colorful coaster for your ice-cold summer beverage. Design possibilities are unlimited. Campground Shelter. - Picture Perfect – Create a one-of-a-kind nature design for the front cover of your 4 x 6" photograph album. This would be a great way to keep and show off the pictures from your vacation at Audubon Park. : Campground Shelter How Long. 45 minutes. Fee: $1 per album. - Bingo – Bring out the whole family and enjoy an hour of bingo. We will play a variety of bingo games including traditional, coverall, and more. Come test your luck and possibly win a prize. Campground Shelter. Adults and supervised children are welcome. Thursday, July 30. 6 p. m. - Fishing Fun- Join us for a fun evening of fishing on Recreation Lake. Source: surfky.com
Children and young people with a range of visual and hearing impairments enjoyed a packed programme of activities at Jordanstown School’s annual summer scheme. Organised by teacher Frances Stroud, the programme included arts and crafts (making bird houses and feeders, photo frames, badge making, jewellery making and mosaics ) and cooking (French pizzas, cupcakes and smoothies). What is a Cookie. What is a Flash Cookie. Can I opt out of receiving Cookies. About our Cookies Cookies are small data files which are sent to your browser (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome etc) from a website you visit. They are stored on your electronic device. This is a type of cookie which is collected by Adobe Flash media player (it is also called a Local Shared Object) - a piece of software you may already have on your electronic device to help you watch online videos and listen to podcasts. Yes there are a number of options available, you can set your browser either to reject all cookies, to allow only "trusted" sites to set them, or to only accept them from the site you are currently on. However, please note - if you block/delete... The types of cookies we, our ad network and technology partners use are listed below:. Revenue Science Source: www.newtownabbeytoday.co.uk
From her home on 40 acres outside Frankfort on the northwestern Michigan coast, she uses vintage and antique materials along with handmade clay and mosaics to embellish shadowboxes, dimensional pictures, and even small cabinets ranging from $38 to $400
12 p.m. - Mosaic Tile Coasters – Choose your own tiles to make a colorful coaster for your ice-cold summer beverage. Design You can do your part when you make a hummingbird feeder and a bird seed feeder out of number 1 and number 2 plastic bottles.
annual summer scheme. Organised by teacher Frances Stroud, the programme included arts and crafts (making bird houses and feeders, photo frames, badge making, jewellery making and mosaics ) and cooking (French pizzas, cupcakes and smoothies).
“We push more for bird baths rather than bird feeders,” said Cliff Shackelford, an ornithologist with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department in Nacogdoches. “In 2010 and 2011, bird baths were really critical because of the drought. This year may be
The bear got up close and personal, breaking a bird feeder in the yard on Murry Highlands Circle, as seen in a photo that Colaizzi submitted to u local. "He bent that post down, broke it in half," Colaizzi said. "He grabbed the peanuts in the container
Last year, Anastasia Branch Library held a bird’s nest contest and it was swamped with many, cleverly decorated entries. This year, the Bird Feeder Decorating Contest ... Manilla Clough’s stained glass mosaic art, featuring sea birds, is prominently ...