Arts around: the word on bees knees and fest-ivities

if there's arts around Alberni then the News is there.

Meet shooter at Rollin

Port Alberni photographer, Pauline Hannaford, is exhibiting her work in the Rollin Art Centre Gallery from Friday, July 22 to Tuesday, Aug. 16,

The gallery is open from Tuesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Meet Pauline in the Gallery on Saturday, July 23 from 1-3 p.m.

Tea is the bee’s knees

Tea on the Terrace at the Rollin Art Centre is booking quickly.

Some dates are already sold out so book early to avoid disappointment by calling  250-724-3412.

The Alberni Valley Old Time Fiddlers will entertain you Aug. 4 from 1-3 p.m.  There are only two seats left for this tea.

Forest fest coming up

On Saturday, July 30 at 11 a.m, Bobs and Lolo will be performing a children’s concert at McLean Mill.

At 2 p.m. out-of-town featured writers will perform their works and at 7 p.m. David Francey and Craig Werth will perform on the Sawmill Deck.

All of this for the advanced ticket price (ticket purchased by July 29) of $15 adult/senior and $5 children 12 and under.

Tickets are available at the Rollin Art Centre and Echo Centre.

Check the website www.forestfest.ca for more info. on the following days and events.

Week of fame at Rollin

Week six (Aug. 9, 10, 12) in the Rollin Art Centre’s summer arts programs for children 5-7 years of age is a week of fame.

Calling all movie stars.  This week you will find your true talents.

The fee is $15 per week per child that includes all craft supplies and a healthy snack.

Register at the Rollin Art Centre, on the corner of Eighth Ave. and Argyle Street.

Friday night theatre sports

The Loggers Stomp Tournament, featuring The Whistle Punks and The Chokers, takes place at McLean Mill on Friday, July 22 at 7:30 p.m.

Purchase your tickets on site at the Steam Pot Café, $5 adult/senior and $2.50 children/youth.   This is theatre Sports at it’s best.

 

~ Gareth Flostrand writes Arts Around for the Community Arts Council.