Free Arts & Crafts Sessions… For Parents!

Hey, parents, how about a mom’s or dad’s afternoon out? You are invited to stop by the Bailey Cove Library to pick up a paintbrush and get out of your own way.

Remember that sense of excitement when coloring with crayons or cutting & pasting were the best things EVER? Well, that kid that you used to be is waiting in line to take his or her turn again.

Remember that sense of excitement when coloring with crayons or cutting & pasting were the best things ever? Well, that kid that you used to be is waiting in line to take his or her turn again. And you have a lot to learn from that kid!

Join us once a month for Studio Arts @ the Bailey Cove Library – ignite your creative spark with like minds! Each session is a hybrid of learning, experimenting, and letting your creative side take over. Do you think you don’t even have a creative side?  I dare you to show up and enjoy yourself, anyway.

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With each class, we start with a slide show to get your imagination moving, then we energize our skill set with a hands-on demonstration of techniques, followed by free and guided time to let the magic math of Inspiration + Skills come out to play.

My name is Patsy Ducote, I am the Branch Manager of the Bailey Cove Library, as well as a trained and experienced artist, and I look forward to being your guide and coach through these sessions. Don’t overthink this – these classes are about the fun of discovery, maybe learning some new skills, guaranteed laughter, nothing more. And I suspect it might be the mental/emotional break you deserve.

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Oh, and did I mention FREE? Thanks to the Bailey Cove Friends of the Library, all our supplies are provided for this glorified make & take. Classes are limited to 30 participants, ages 14 to adult, and sign-ups are required. Call 256-881-0257 to reserve your space in any of these cool classes listed below – see you @ your library!

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Saturday, June 28, 2014 – 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Studio Arts @ the Bailey Cove Library: Paper Flowers & Origami

Saturday, July 19, 2014 – 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Studio Arts @ the Bailey Cove Library: Jewelry Making

Saturday, August 16, 2014 – 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Studio Arts @ the Bailey Cove Library: Mandala Collage (Cut & Paste Outside the Box!)

Saturday, September 27, 2014 – 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Studio Night @ the Bailey Cove Library: Paint an Autumn “Reading Tree”

Saturday, October 18, 2014 – 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Studio Night @ Bailey Cove Library: Pumpkinology & Maskmaking

Patsy pic.jpgABOUT THE AUTHOR

Patsy Ducote is a librarian and manager at the Bailey Cove Public Library in Huntsville, as well as an accomplished artist and fellow Rocket City mom. Get some of her excellent book recommendations by visiting the library or see her list on Goodreads.

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