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Practice Writing 10:30 am
Practice Writing
Sep 4 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Want to develop your writing practice?  Join other writers each Tuesday morning at BLCA to practice writing in this facilitated group.  Prompts are provided to[...]
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Life Drawing Co-op 10:00 am
Life Drawing Co-op
Sep 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Each week the figure drawing co-op meets at Banfill-Locke. There is a nude model hired each week and attendees to the group share the model’s[...]
Open Studio Wednesdays with Joyce VanderWyst 1:00 pm
Open Studio Wednesdays with Joyce VanderWyst
Sep 5 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Join Joyce every Wednesday for her Open Studio time! She will be here to help if you’re stuck and need some artistic advice, if you[...]
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New Fiber Arts Group 12:00 pm
New Fiber Arts Group
Sep 7 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
New Fiber Arts Group
This is a weekly group for BLCA members working in a variety of fiber media. Bring your project and enjoy this fun social gathering.
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Art at Rice Creek – Makers Fest 10:00 am
Art at Rice Creek – Makers Fest
Sep 8 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Join BLCA for our annual community arts festival. Shop the market, make some art, watch artisans demo their skills, eat delicious festival food.
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Practice Writing 10:30 am
Practice Writing
Sep 11 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Want to develop your writing practice?  Join other writers each Tuesday morning at BLCA to practice writing in this facilitated group.  Prompts are provided to[...]
Rural Landscapes in Watercolor 2:00 pm
Rural Landscapes in Watercolor
Sep 11 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Code N September 11, 18, 25 2 – 4 pm A watercolor class in painting rural landscapes. Instructor:  Gitte Mohr Cost:$60 / $54 for members
Beginning Oil Painting 6:00 pm
Beginning Oil Painting
Sep 11 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Code O September 11, 18, 25 6 – 9 pm This class will cover the basics of a practice in oil painting. We will cover[...]
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Life Drawing Co-op 10:00 am
Life Drawing Co-op
Sep 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Each week the figure drawing co-op meets at Banfill-Locke. There is a nude model hired each week and attendees to the group share the model’s[...]
Open Studio Wednesdays with Joyce VanderWyst 1:00 pm
Open Studio Wednesdays with Joyce VanderWyst
Sep 12 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Join Joyce every Wednesday for her Open Studio time! She will be here to help if you’re stuck and need some artistic advice, if you[...]
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Writing Critique Group 12:00 pm
Writing Critique Group
Sep 13 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Writing Critique Group
Join a group of writers who are interested in having their work critiqued in a workshop setting. All skill levels and genres are welcome! No[...]
Practice Writing Group 6:30 pm
Practice Writing Group
Sep 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Join fellow writers for a time of facilitated writing.  This group employs prompts to help you focus your time writing.   Writers of all ages,[...]
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Drawing Basics 9:30 am
Drawing Basics
Sep 14 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Code P September 14, 21, 28 9:30 – 11:30 am This class is for students who have always wanted to learn to draw but didn’t[...]
TomBow Markers 10:00 am
TomBow Markers
Sep 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Code  Q September 14 10-12:30 pm Combine the linear aspect of drawing with the freedom of a wet brush to achieve amazing effects quickly. Materials[...]
New Fiber Arts Group 12:00 pm
New Fiber Arts Group
Sep 14 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
New Fiber Arts Group
This is a weekly group for BLCA members working in a variety of fiber media. Bring your project and enjoy this fun social gathering.
Reading Series 7:30 pm
Reading Series @ Anoka Library - Mississippi Branch
Sep 14 @ 7:30 pm
Reading Series @ Anoka Library - Mississippi Branch
You are invited to the Mississippi Branch (Fridley) of the Anoka County Library in partnership with Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts to hear from local writers Jennifer[...]
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Where Poetry and Prose Meet: Prose Poems, Lyric Essays, and Haibun 1:00 pm
Where Poetry and Prose Meet: Prose Poems, Lyric Essays, and Haibun
Sep 15 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Code R September 15, 22, 29 1-4 pm In these classes, we’ll experiment with three different literary forms that blur the line between poetry and prose:[...]
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Practice Writing 10:30 am
Practice Writing
Sep 18 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Want to develop your writing practice?  Join other writers each Tuesday morning at BLCA to practice writing in this facilitated group.  Prompts are provided to[...]
Rural Landscapes in Watercolor 2:00 pm
Rural Landscapes in Watercolor
Sep 18 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Code N September 11, 18, 25 2 – 4 pm A watercolor class in painting rural landscapes. Instructor:  Gitte Mohr Cost:$60 / $54 for members
Beginning Oil Painting 6:00 pm
Beginning Oil Painting
Sep 18 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Code O September 11, 18, 25 6 – 9 pm This class will cover the basics of a practice in oil painting. We will cover[...]
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Life Drawing Co-op 10:00 am
Life Drawing Co-op
Sep 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Each week the figure drawing co-op meets at Banfill-Locke. There is a nude model hired each week and attendees to the group share the model’s[...]
Open Studio Wednesdays with Joyce VanderWyst 1:00 pm
Open Studio Wednesdays with Joyce VanderWyst
Sep 19 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Join Joyce every Wednesday for her Open Studio time! She will be here to help if you’re stuck and need some artistic advice, if you[...]
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Oil Painting without Brushes 6:00 pm
Oil Painting without Brushes
Sep 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Code  S September 20 6-9 pm If you enjoy Greg Lecker’s show, “dis-a-re-”  you will enjoy learning to paint your own abstract or Impressionist representative[...]
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Drawing Basics 9:30 am
Drawing Basics
Sep 21 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Code P September 14, 21, 28 9:30 – 11:30 am This class is for students who have always wanted to learn to draw but didn’t[...]
New Fiber Arts Group 12:00 pm
New Fiber Arts Group
Sep 21 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
New Fiber Arts Group
This is a weekly group for BLCA members working in a variety of fiber media. Bring your project and enjoy this fun social gathering.
Anoka-Ramsey Community College Reading Event 7:00 pm
Anoka-Ramsey Community College Reading Event
Sep 21 @ 7:00 pm
Anoka-Ramsey Community College – English Division Faculty reading event.
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Autumn Sound Garden Site-Specific Poetry Workshop 10:00 am
Autumn Sound Garden Site-Specific Poetry Workshop
Sep 22 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Wavelets Creative presents ~ a free outdoor community Art + Nature workshops for all ages and abilities. Guided nature walks followed by art-making activities for[...]
NorthWords Writers 10:00 am
NorthWords Writers
Sep 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The NorthWords Writers meet together monthly to critique each other’s work.  The meetings are facilitated by Sarah Ratermann Beahan, the Writer-in-Residence.
Where Poetry and Prose Meet: Prose Poems, Lyric Essays, and Haibun 1:00 pm
Where Poetry and Prose Meet: Prose Poems, Lyric Essays, and Haibun
Sep 22 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Code R September 15, 22, 29 1-4 pm In these classes, we’ll experiment with three different literary forms that blur the line between poetry and prose:[...]
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Autumn Sound Garden ~ Site-Specific Dance Workshop 1:00 pm
Autumn Sound Garden ~ Site-Specific Dance Workshop
Sep 23 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Wavelets Creative presents ~ a free outdoor community Art + Nature workshops for all ages and abilities. Guided nature walks followed by art-making activities for[...]
Exploring Creative Ritual 1:00 pm
Exploring Creative Ritual
Sep 23 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Code  T September 23 1-3 pm What if you could unlock your creativity in just a few minutes, with simple tools, that really worked? You[...]
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Practice Writing 10:30 am
Practice Writing
Sep 25 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Want to develop your writing practice?  Join other writers each Tuesday morning at BLCA to practice writing in this facilitated group.  Prompts are provided to[...]
Rural Landscapes in Watercolor 2:00 pm
Rural Landscapes in Watercolor
Sep 25 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Code N September 11, 18, 25 2 – 4 pm A watercolor class in painting rural landscapes. Instructor:  Gitte Mohr Cost:$60 / $54 for members
Beginning Oil Painting 6:00 pm
Beginning Oil Painting
Sep 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Code O September 11, 18, 25 6 – 9 pm This class will cover the basics of a practice in oil painting. We will cover[...]
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Life Drawing Co-op 10:00 am
Life Drawing Co-op
Sep 26 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Each week the figure drawing co-op meets at Banfill-Locke. There is a nude model hired each week and attendees to the group share the model’s[...]
Open Studio Wednesdays with Joyce VanderWyst 1:00 pm
Open Studio Wednesdays with Joyce VanderWyst
Sep 26 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Join Joyce every Wednesday for her Open Studio time! She will be here to help if you’re stuck and need some artistic advice, if you[...]
Fall Trees – Poured Acrylic 6:00 pm
Fall Trees – Poured Acrylic
Sep 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Code  U September 26 6-8 pm This class with use the direct pour method to create expressive fall trees. Instructor:  Vanessa Merry Cost:$30 / $27[...]
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Drawing Basics 9:30 am
Drawing Basics
Sep 28 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Code P September 14, 21, 28 9:30 – 11:30 am This class is for students who have always wanted to learn to draw but didn’t[...]
New Fiber Arts Group 12:00 pm
New Fiber Arts Group
Sep 28 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
New Fiber Arts Group
This is a weekly group for BLCA members working in a variety of fiber media. Bring your project and enjoy this fun social gathering.
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Autumn Sound Garden ~ Natural Sculptures Workshop 9:00 am
Autumn Sound Garden ~ Natural Sculptures Workshop
Sep 29 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Wavelets Creative presents ~ a free outdoor community Art + Nature workshops for all ages and abilities. Guided nature walks followed by art-making activities for[...]
Where Poetry and Prose Meet: Prose Poems, Lyric Essays, and Haibun 1:00 pm
Where Poetry and Prose Meet: Prose Poems, Lyric Essays, and Haibun
Sep 29 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Code R September 15, 22, 29 1-4 pm In these classes, we’ll experiment with three different literary forms that blur the line between poetry and prose:[...]
Autumn Sound Garden ~ Music and Sound Workshop 3:00 pm
Autumn Sound Garden ~ Music and Sound Workshop
Sep 29 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Wavelets Creative presents ~ a free outdoor community Art + Nature workshops for all ages and abilities. Guided nature walks followed by art-making activities for[...]
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Autumn Sound Garden by Wavelets Creative 12:00 pm
Autumn Sound Garden by Wavelets Creative
Sep 30 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
AUTUMN SOUND GARDEN, presented by Wavelets Creative, takes place at Manomin Park at Rice Creek on Sunday, Sept 30 from 12-5pm, to celebrate the Fall Season, the[...]