Multi Arts Youth Camp
The communities of Chardon and Burton are excited to offer this innovative new program in coordination with the Geauga Lyric Theater Guild to bring introduce “Modern Legends” Emerging artists of all skill levels are invited to join in on this week long camp! Multi-Arts Youth Camp is for kids ages 9-13/Grades 4-8.
Monday, June 17 from 9 a.m.-noon: The Art of Innovation, inspired by General Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. Explore the Six Guiding Principles of the Tuskegee Airmen “Triumph Over Adversity—Rise Above the Story of the Tuskegee Airmen.” Campers Receive their own CAF Red Tail dog tags.
Tuesday, June 18 from 9 a.m.–noon: The Art of Cooking, inspired by Julia Child, where kids Make their own cookbook! There will be hands-on cooking demonstration inspired by Julia Child with a local restaurant. Speaker for “The Stories of Food & Fun” is Scholar Karen Veranch.
Wednesday, June 19 from 9 a.m.-noon: The Art of Growing, inspired by Cesar Chavez with a “Si se puede” Visual Art Project, a Farm & Field Craft and Hispanic Dance Experience, Speaker on “Character Development” will be Scholar Fred Blanco.
Thursday, June 20 from 9 a.m.-noon: The Art of Peace & Acceptance inspired by Robert Kennedy with a Peace Rock Project and Restorative Yoga & Meditation. Hear “To Make Gentle the Life of their World: Martin Luther King & Robert Kennedy” by Scholar Jeremy Meier
Friday, June 21 from 9 a.m.-noon: The Art of Storytelling, inspired by Erma Bombeck. Build a Story (Fill a Bucket and Create a Story!) Storytelling Across the Art Forms, Creating Stories through Dance, Music, & Visual Arts. “Legendary Children’s Stories” told by Scholar Susan Marie Frontczak.
Youth Camp is free, but registration is required and space is limited. For information or to register, contact the Geauga Lyric Theater Guild at www.geaugatheater.org or 440-285-7701. Geauga Theater Arts Campus is located at 106 Water St., Chardon (44024).
Ohio Chautauqua Tour Programs
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Tuesday June 18
“NATO, the Key to American Foreign Policy” 1-2 p.m. Speaker Scholar J. Holmes Armstead, PhD. Chardon Library on Chardon Square.
6:30 p.m. Music Performance: Pop Tarts*
7:30 p.m. Scholar Susan Marie Frontczak as Erma Bombeck at Century Village off Burton Square.
Wednesday, June 19
10-11 a.m. “Ruthless Showdown: Kennedy vs. Hoffa” Speaker Scholar Jeremy Meier at Burton Public Library on Burton Square.
11 a.m.-noon “Youngstown Turn Up and Other Mafia Vices: Bobby Kennedy Takes on Organized Crime” Speaker Molly M. Sergi, PhD, Professor, Kent State University at Burton Public Library ob Burton Square
1 – 2 p.m. “Food Fads in America: From Feasting & Fasting, Frozen to Fabulous” Speaker Scholar Karen Vuranch at Heritage House.
6:30 p.m. Musical Performance: IV Effect*
7:30 p.m. Scholar J. Holmes Armstead, Ph.D as General Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. at Century Village off Burton Square.
Thursday, June 20:
1 – 2 p.m. “Zoot Suits Riots” Speaker scholar Fred Blanco AT Chardon Library ON Chardon Square.
6:30 p.m. Musical Performance: In2ative*
7:30 p.m. Scholar Karen Vuranch as Julia Child at Century Village off Burton Square.
Friday, June 21
1 -2 p.m. “Kennedy Men: Father & Sons” Speaker Scholar Jeremy Meier at Chardon Library on Chardon Square.
3 – 4 p.m. “America Emerges as a World Power” Speaker Scholar J. Holmes Armstead, Ph.D at Burton Library, Burton Square.
4 – 5 p.m. Tuskegee Airman from the Northcoast Chapter of Tuskegee Airman at Burton Library, Burton Square with Musical Performance by Jesse Huge.
7:30 p.m. Scholar Fred Blanco as Cesar Chavez at Century Village off Burton Square.
Saturday, June 22
1 – 2 p.m. “Hooked on Humor” Speaker Scholar Susan Marie Frontczak at Chardon Library on Chardon Square.
2-3 p.m. “Erma Bombeck & the Traditions of American Women Newspaper Columnists” with Bonnie Shaker, Professor, Kent State University, Chardon Library.
6:30 p.m. Musical Performance: Beat Brothers at Century Village off Burton Square.
7:30 p.m. Scholar Jeremy Meier as Robert F. Kennedy at Century Village off Burton Square.