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Arts in the Parks


Geauga Park District is pleased to offer a series of new arts experiences and workshops while the snow flies. Start the season with a visit to The West Woods Nature Center and Meet the Artists on Friday, Feb. 9, from 7 to 9 p.m. Here we will debut Nature-inspired paintings on display by artists Julie Cook of Madison and Hap Howle of Thompson, both of whom will be in attendance, as well as enjoy refreshments and other nature center displays. Registration is required at www.geaugaparkdistrict.org or 440-286-9516.

Robert Kolcum will lead workshop-goers to paint beautiful woodland sugaring scene onto a sap bucket on Feb. 23, 6:30 to 9 p.m. at The West Woods Nature Center. A $35 fee includes all materials and refreshments, but dress for a mess with an old shirt or smock. Ages 21 and up, please.

Jeannie Carder Shimek from Artifacts Gift Studio will instruct as participants paint a set of two drink glasses, which may also be utilized as candleholders, with a “full moon rising” motif on March 30 from, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Observatory Park’s McCullough Science Center. A $30 fee here includes all materials and refreshments, including non-alcoholic beverages, but participants may also bring their beverage of choice. Ages 15 and over.
Call 440-286-9516 or visit www.geaugaparkdistrict.org, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or YouTube.


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