Arts around: Student art to banner start

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Student are rises at Rollin

Art in the Schools will be the next Art exhibit at Rollin Art Centre, starting May 14 and running until June 8. Students from local elementary schools and Community Living who took part with local artists in Art in the Schools will have their artwork on display during this unique exhibit.

An artists’ reception will be held on Saturday, May 25 from 1-3 p.m. at the Rollin gallery. Come out and meet these up-and-coming artists and help them experience what being an artist is all about.

Banner project deadline close

Children, adults and school groups can partake in the 2013 community banner paint-in later this month.

Arrowsmith Rotary Club is again sponsoring the banner program. There is a $10 registration fee to cover the cost of supplies. Forms can be picked up at the Rollin Art Centre anytime between Tuesday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Deadline is May 18. The paint-in is planned for May 23–26 at the Kinsmen Community Centre.

Check out book sale May 11

The Community Arts Council will be having its giant book sale this Saturday, May 11, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Echo Centre.

This is the Community Arts Council’s biggest fundraiser for the year and based on the thousands of donated books we have received, you won’t want to miss out.

Get there early as the doors open at 9 a.m. sharp. Don’t miss out on all the wonderful books we have been collecting.

Book our garden

Book your wedding or special event now to be held in the beautiful gardens at the Rollin Art Centre. Make those special days last forever with photographs taken on our beautifully landscaped gardens and grounds amongst a gazebo, bridge or in a field of flowers.

Call the Rollin Art Centre today for more info at 250-724-3412.

Grab a bag and start planting

The Mount Klitsa Garden Club presents its 14th annual Community Plant Sale at Rollin Art Centre this Saturday, May 11 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon.

Make your gardens beautiful with annuals, perennials, hanging baskets, containers and more. Sorry, no earlybirds.

What’s on at Char’s Landing

Joan Wallace and The Martys, Friday, May 10 from 8–10 p.m. Tickets $12.

The Barley Show open mic, Saturday, May 11 from 7–9 p.m. Tickets $5.

The Ugly Duckling: A Fun for the Whole Family Puppet Show, Sunday, May 12, 3 p.m. Tickets $12.

Saturday, May 18, Arts Day—Mudflaps w/Gwynne Hunt.

 

Melissa Martin is the Arts Administrator for the Community Arts Council.