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ArtsConnect™ Events

  1. Improv Comedy Show - "The Middle Child"

    September 22, 2017, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ The Grove Banquet & Event Center

    If you’ve seen Whose Line Is It Anyway?,then consider yourself now part of the live studio audience. The Middle Child, based in Cincinnati, proudly sports some of the best improv talent in the Midwest. With your suggestions, the troupe brings to life your ideas, characters, and situations, using intelligence, class, ease, and humor. Prepare to laugh, non-stop - all night long!

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  2. ArtsConnect Cafe Lunchtime Concert - "Cherry on Top" and Bones Brothers Wings

    September 29, 2017, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM @ Springfield Township Senior & Community Arts Center Back Deck & Picnic Grove

    At the end of a long week, we all need a break! Take your lunch break to the next level with music and a unique food truck the last Friday of each month, May thru September. These lunchtime concerts are held on the back deck of the Springfield Township Community Arts Center, under a canopy of trees from 11:30 - 1:00pm. No reservations needed! Open to all! (9150 Winton Road). Friday September 29 Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Band: Cherry on Top Food Truck: Bones Brother Wings Presented by ArtsConnect Sponsored by Springfield Township, Energy Alliance, Constellation, Powel Crosley YMCA, Northside Bank, Forrest Lytle & Evergreen Senior Lifestyle Communities

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ArtsConnect™ Classes

  1. Watercolors with Roger Ross (Session 5: Wednesdays, September 13 - October 18, 2017

    September 20, 2017, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Art Room

    You can explore the soft flow of watercolor painting. In each class, a new painting and watercolor technique will be taught. Roger will hold a demonstration - then set you free to try the new subject matter. Classes will be held once a week, for a six week session. This program is ideal for beginners, as well as advanced students. Some drawing abilities are helpful. Class members are asked to bring their own paint supplies.

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  2. Drawing Fundamentals (Session 5: Thursdays, September 14 - October 19, 2017)

    September 21, 2017, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Art Room

    Learning how to draw just became easier with step-by-step instruction from our talented drawing instructor! Classes will focus on building basic drawing techniques using proportions and contours of observed objects. The curriculum will build on itself so that participants who choose to take all 6 sessions will learn progressively. Critiques develop students’ abilities to think critically about their own work and to support other people in their own journey.

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  3. Woodshop Classes (Session 5: Thursdays, September 14 - October 19, 2017)

    September 21, 2017, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Woodshop

    The ArtsConnect woodshop class is a semi-traditional woodshop class in which participants will learn how to create different pieces of furniture or woodworking projects. Master craftsman and artist, Patrick Walker, will guide participants through the steps of building a piece from either reclaimed or new materials. Each session is designed for participants to hone their craftsmanship and explore the reaches of their creativity.

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  4. Beginning/Intermediate Painting (Session 5: Fridays, September 15 - October 20, 2017)

    September 22, 2017, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Art Room

    Have you wanted to learn how to paint? This class is for you with its introduction to color theory, paint mixing and painting techniques. Participants are encouraged to bring either watercolor or acrylic paints. Exercises and handouts will help to teach participants how to compose a painting, emphasize a focal point and create a mood. Fellow participants will support each other in the process of learning how to paint what is observed.

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  5. Ceramic Hand-building for Children and Teens (Session 5: Tuesdays, September 12 - October 17, 2017

    September 26, 2017, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM @ Springfield Township Community Art Center, Art Room

    Score, slip, and press! Those are the first steps to working in clay. Participants will learn how to make slip properly and to use hand-building techniques such as making coils and slabs. These techniques are the foundation to making clay pots. Be inspired to create the most unique pot that is possible! Clay and glaze will be supplied.

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  6. Painting and Drawing for Children and Teens (Session 5: Tuesdays, September 12 - October 17, 2017)

    September 26, 2017, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM @ Springfield Township Community Art Center, Room C

    The ArtsConnect painting and drawing classes for children, ages 7 - 9, and teens, ages 10 - 13, present the opportunity for participants to dive into visual arts even deeper than they can elsewhere. The curriculum combines relevant themes, issues, and topics integrated with skill development in drawing and painting. Various drawing and painting media will be explored through studies and projects.

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  7. Sew-Sew Class (Session 5: Tuesdays, September - October 2017)

    September 26, 2017, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM @ Community Art Center, room A

    Both boys and girls can learn how to sew by creating fun pillows, stuffed animals, bags, pins, and many more creative projects.

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  8. Woodshop Classes for Teens (Session 5: Tuesdays, September 12 - October 17, 2017)

    September 26, 2017, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM @ Springfield Township Community Art Center, Wood shop

    The ArtsConnect woodshop class is semi-traditional. Participants will learn how to both design and build different woodworking projects.

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  9. Ceramic Hand-building (Session 5: Tuesdays, September 12 - October 17, 2017

    September 26, 2017, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Art Room

    Score, slip, and press! Those are the first steps to working in clay. Participants will learn how to make slip properly. Hand-building techniques such as making coils are the foundation of making clay pots. Be inspired to create the most unique pot that is possible! Clay and glaze will be supplied.

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  10. Watercolors with Roger Ross (Session 5: Wednesdays, September 13 - October 18, 2017

    September 27, 2017, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Art Room

    You can explore the soft flow of watercolor painting. In each class, a new painting and watercolor technique will be taught. Roger will hold a demonstration - then set you free to try the new subject matter. Classes will be held once a week, for a six week session. This program is ideal for beginners, as well as advanced students. Some drawing abilities are helpful. Class members are asked to bring their own paint supplies.

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  11. Drawing Fundamentals (Session 5: Thursdays, September 14 - October 19, 2017)

    September 28, 2017, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Art Room

    Learning how to draw just became easier with step-by-step instruction from our talented drawing instructor! Classes will focus on building basic drawing techniques using proportions and contours of observed objects. The curriculum will build on itself so that participants who choose to take all 6 sessions will learn progressively. Critiques develop students’ abilities to think critically about their own work and to support other people in their own journey.

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  12. Woodshop Classes (Session 5: Thursdays, September 14 - October 19, 2017)

    September 28, 2017, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Woodshop

    The ArtsConnect woodshop class is a semi-traditional woodshop class in which participants will learn how to create different pieces of furniture or woodworking projects. Master craftsman and artist, Patrick Walker, will guide participants through the steps of building a piece from either reclaimed or new materials. Each session is designed for participants to hone their craftsmanship and explore the reaches of their creativity.

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  13. Beginning/Intermediate Painting (Session 5: Fridays, September 15 - October 20, 2017)

    September 29, 2017, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Art Room

    Have you wanted to learn how to paint? This class is for you with its introduction to color theory, paint mixing and painting techniques. Participants are encouraged to bring either watercolor or acrylic paints. Exercises and handouts will help to teach participants how to compose a painting, emphasize a focal point and create a mood. Fellow participants will support each other in the process of learning how to paint what is observed.

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