‘Bugsy’s Ginko Diner’ is one piece of fibre art hanging in Silk and Stitch

Artists ‘paint’ with fibre

Lots of exhibits and entertainment happening at Rollin Art Centre.

Silk and Stitch is the current exhibit showing at the Rollin Art Centre. The show features a group of six local artisans: Janet Finch, Caroline Leger, Beverly Smith, Susan Shead, Elizabeth Yuen and Cynthia Bonesky.

This is a unique exhibit of artistry that comes from working with fibres in a painterly way. This exhibit runs until Aug. 3.

Take high tea on the terrace

Rollin Art Centre’s Teas on the Terrace run every Thursday until Aug. 22. Tickets are on sale and cost only $10 for an afternoon of delicious delectables and wonderful entertainment. Stop by Rollin Art Centre today and purchase your ticket today as seating is limited.

Reservations and ticket purchase are both necessary.

Upcoming entertainers include:

July 25—Doug Gretsinger and Betty Ann Courtney, jazz, light rock, guitar and vocals.

Aug. 1—Old Time Fiddlers.

Aug. 8—Yvonne Gibbon, harpist.

Aug. 15—Folk Song Circle.

Aug. 22—The Travelers, Kurucz family singers.

Summer smiles with art camps

Rollin Art Centre offers a variety of  summer art camps for children aged five to eight years.

These summer camps run every Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday and offer a different theme each week. Times are 10 a.m. -12 p.m. for children that are five and six years and 1–3 p.m. for seven- and eight-year-olds.

The cost is $25 for each week. Art camps offer a great time for the children to explore their creative side, make friends, and enjoy a healthy snack, while learning.

Don’t miss this fun summer event. These camps fill up quick as space is limited so register today.

Sing, sing songs on stage

Portal Players Dramatic Society presents “Sing Your Heart Out!”, a workshop for beginner adult (18+) singers to be held at The Capitol Theatre in Port Alberni on Sunday, July 21 from 1–4 p.m.

This is a workshop for adults who would like to take a step up from singing in the shower. No other experience necessary.

Cost of the workshop is $35 for members of Portal Players, and $45 for non-members.

To register, or for further information, please call Derek Burke of Portal Players at 250-724-6871 or e-mail derekjburke@gmail.com.

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