Pics, pants and spot of tea: Arts Around for you and me

The word on what's in Alberni's arts and entertainment scene.

'Pink Lily'

'Pink Lily'

Big impact, small exhibit

Your last chance to view the work of the Wednesday Painters at the Rollin Art Centre Gallery will be Tuesday, July 19. Don’t miss this opportunity to experience the works of wonderful local talented artists.   Admission to the gallery is free and the building is wheelchair accessible.

Kids: journey through time

Week five (Aug. 2, 3, 5) in the Rollin Art Centre’s summer arts programs for children five to seven years old is a journey through time.

Kids will discover the wonders of the world with fossils and volcanoes all the way to invisible ink and aliens.

The fee is $15 per week per child and includes all craft supplies and a healthy snack. Please register at the Rollin Art Centre, on the corner of Eighth Avenue and Argyle Street.

Tin Pants talk timber

Join Alberni Valley actors Demi Pedersen and James Brook at McLean Mill’s Tin Pants Theatre production Timbre Talk, Monday to Saturday, 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. and on Sundays at 11:45 a.m. and 3:45 p.m.

The show also features Marie Franceschini (2010 returning performer) and newbies Joseph Goble and Jonathan Greenway.

Tea for two? Terrific!

Tea on the Terrace at the Rollin Art Centre is booking quickly.  Some teas can only take parties of two or four.

Phil’s Harmonic Strings Orchestra will be entertaining patron on July 28 from 1–3 p.m. Avoid disappointment and book early by calling 250-724-3412.

Please note, some dates are sold out.

FOREST FEST

A writers’ panel in the Nikkei Theatre tent will officially open Alberni Forest Fest on Friday, July 29, 7 p.m. at McLean Mill.

Advance tickets are $10 and available at the Rollin Art Centre and Echo Centre.  Check the website www.forestfest.ca for more information on the following days and events.

Fun for kids in Bamfield

On Wednesday, Jul. 20 the Bamfield Community School hosts a reading club and crafts summer camp for children up to 15 years of age.  To register or any questions, please call Catherine at 250-728-1220 or e-mail: bcsa.ct@gmail.com.

Gareth Flostrand writes Arts Around for the Community Arts Council.