Kids can play with clay this summer in a Rollin art class

Clay art workshops, a new photo exhibit and more on the Alberni arts scene this week.

Yolande Fournier will teach clay work.

Laugh, Explore, Create. This two-day clay workshop is for children ages 9-12 years. Yolande Fournier is a local potter who will present this two day workshop, Sat. July 11 and Sat. July 18, from 9-11 a.m. each morning at the Rollin Art Centre.

Learn the fundamentals of clay. Cost is $35 plus $10 supplies. Register early as space is limited.

Hey kids, get creative!

The Rollin Art Centre will once again  be offer their creative writing workshop, The Write Mindset, this summer to youths and teens, ages 10-12 and 13 and up. Mornings, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. are for 10-12 year olds and afternoons, 1–4 p.m. for ages 13 and up, every Monday.

This program aims to educate and excite youth and teens in the art of creative writing. For more info and to register, call the Rollin Art Centre today, 250-724-3412. Space is limited. $15 each week or sign up for all seven sessions and pay only $95 (No class Aug. 3).The Rollin Art Centre invites children aged 7-12 to participate in our summer art programs; camps run every Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday beginning at 12:30 p.m. and runs until 3:30 p.m. The programs feature a new theme each week.

These summer art programs promise a creative outlet children need and enjoy. The Rollin has employed a summer student, Tess, who has planned fun activities that integrate art with learning.

At each camp the children will create stimulating artwork and foster friendships with peers. Call today for more info and to register, as space is limited. Camps cost $40 per week. Check out the full summer line up on our Facebook page; www.facebook.com/rollinartcentre.

Go wild with photo exhibit

The Rollin Art Centre’s current art exhibit features the work of outdoor photographer, Drew Glaser. Don’t miss this wonderful exhibit capturing wildlife and outdoor photography. Stop by the gallery to meet Glaser at his artist reception, Saturday, June 20 from 1-3 p.m.

Terrace teas start July 2

Tea on the Terrace at the Rollin Art Centre, it doesn’t get much better than that! Listen to live music, catch up with friends and experience the Rollin Art Centre’s “high Tea” under the canopy of trees all begin Thursday, July 2. Dennis Olsen opens the season with his acoustic guitar music.

Tickets are $12 seniors/students, $15 adults and $10 for children under 12.

Teas begin at 1 p.m. and run until 3 p.m.

Christmas tables available

This year’s McLean Mill Christmas market will be back again over two weekends, Nov. 27–29 and Dec. 5–6.

If you are interested in renting a table in one of the heritage buildings, for one weekend or two, there is still room. The train will be arriving at set times during both weekends. For more information or to register for this magical event, stop by the Rollin Art Centre for your application, or call 250-724-3412.

 

Melissa Martin is the arts administrator at the Rollin Art Centre on behalf of the community arts council.

Just Posted

Illegal cannabis club in Port Alberni ticketed again

RCMP seize cannabis, issue fine for second time in five months

Motorists attempted CPR on victim in fatal Highway 4 crash west of Whiskey Creek

Witnesses say three vehicles involved in collision; man in 70s confirmed dead

Chef returns to North Island College to inspire young cooks

Tina Tang shares her culinary journey since graduating

Real-life tsunami threat in Port Alberni prompts evacuation updates

UBC study says some people didn’t recognize the emergency signal

BCHL: Bulldogs announce the departure of head coach Matt Hughes

Hughes led the Alberni Valley Bulldogs for two seasons

Port Alberni Fire Department engages Indigenous youth in fire awareness

Workshop took place as part of Gathering Our Voices event in Port Alberni

‘Families torn apart:’ Truck driver in fatal Broncos crash gets 8-year sentence

Judge Inez Cardinal told court in Melfort, Sask., that Sidhu’s remorse and guilty plea were mitigating factors

Boy who went missing from park remains largest probe in Victoria police history

The four-year old Victoria boy went missing without a trace on March 24, 1991

WestJet sticking with Boeing 737 Max once planes certified to fly

WestJet had expected to add two more of the planes this year to increase its fleet to 13

B.C. driver caught going 207 km/h on motorcycle along Okanagan Highway

A motorcyclist was caught by Kelowna RCMP going 207 km/h on Highway 97C

Protective human chain forms around B.C. mosque for Friday prayer

Vancouver Islanders stand arm-in-arm to show support in aftermath of New Zealand shootings

Motorcyclist dies after three-vehicle crash on old Island Highway

Accident happened at 12:15 p.m. Friday near Country Club Centre in Nanaimo

B.C. fire department offers tips to keep your home safe during wildfire season

With wildfire season getting closer, the Penticton Fire Dept. offer tips to keep your home safe

Fierce house cat spotted as ‘aggressor’ in face off with coyote in B.C. backyard

North Vancouver resident Norm Lee captures orange cat versus coyote in backyard showdown

Most Read