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Cross-Cultural Poetic Forms 1:00 pm
Cross-Cultural Poetic Forms
Dec 1 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Code T December 1 1 – 3 pm This class introduces writers to five poetic forms, The Terza Rima, Caligramme, Epistle, Ghazal, and Sonnet. Students[...]
Open Studio 1:00 pm
Open Studio
Dec 1 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Join us Wednesdays for Open Studio time to enjoy socializing and creating art together! There is no fee to attend, but feel free to make[...]
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Practice Writing 10:30 am
Practice Writing
Dec 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[...]
Find Your Writing Voice 1:00 pm
Find Your Writing Voice
Dec 4 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Code S November 27, December 4 & 11 1 – 3 pm Your writing voice is as unique as your speaking voice, and one of[...]
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Life Drawing Co-op 10:00 am
Life Drawing Co-op
Dec 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[...]
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Holiday Tea 6:00 pm
Holiday Tea
Dec 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Holiday Tea
Each year Banfill-Locke kicks off the holiday season with an Holiday Tea. A $5 donation is recommended for the refreshments and no RSVPs are needed or taken. We’ll serve[...]
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Fiber Arts Group 12:00 pm
Fiber Arts Group
Dec 7 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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 of Finance 10:00 am
Art of Finance
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Code U December 8 & 15 10 am – 12 pm Taxes are as unavoidable as death, and can be even more terrifying. Many artists[...]
Open Studio 1:00 pm
Open Studio
Dec 8 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Join us Wednesdays for Open Studio time to enjoy socializing and creating art together! There is no fee to attend, but feel free to make[...]
Rustic Pine Needle Basket 1:00 pm
Rustic Pine Needle Basket
Dec 8 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Code V December 8 1  – 4 pm You will create a mug mat or small bowl using Minnesota grown Red Pine needles (Norway Pines).[...]
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Family Art Sunday 1:00 pm
Family Art Sunday
Dec 9 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Family Art Sundays are events where families of all definitions are invited to visit the Center, make art, go on an art scavenger hunt, and enjoy[...]
Holiday Gift mART 1:00 pm
Holiday Gift mART
Dec 9 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Holiday Gift mART is open until 4 pm. Stop by for a warm beverage and shop the wide selection of handmade items from Minnesota[...]
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Practice Writing 10:30 am
Practice Writing
Dec 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[...]
Find Your Writing Voice 1:00 pm
Find Your Writing Voice
Dec 11 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Code S November 27, December 4 & 11 1 – 3 pm Your writing voice is as unique as your speaking voice, and one of[...]
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Life Drawing Co-op 10:00 am
Life Drawing Co-op
Dec 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[...]
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Holiday Gift mART 10:00 am
Holiday Gift mART
Dec 13 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Holiday Gift mART
The Holiday Gift mART is open until 8 pm. Stop by for a warm beverage and shop the wide selection of handmade items from Minnesota[...]
Writing Critique Group 12:00 pm
Writing Critique Group
Dec 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
Dec 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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Fiber Arts Group 12:00 pm
Fiber Arts Group
Dec 14 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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
Dec 14 @ 7:30 pm
Reading Series
You are invited to visit Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts to hear from local writers Peter Campion and Janna Knittel.  The events are free and open[...]
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Art of Finance 10:00 am
Art of Finance
Dec 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Code U December 8 & 15 10 am – 12 pm Taxes are as unavoidable as death, and can be even more terrifying. Many artists[...]
Open Studio 1:00 pm
Open Studio
Dec 15 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Join us Wednesdays for Open Studio time to enjoy socializing and creating art together! There is no fee to attend, but feel free to make[...]
Family Art – Polymer Clay Ornaments 3:00 pm
Family Art – Polymer Clay Ornaments
Dec 15 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Code X December 15 3  – 5 pm Parents and kids will work together to make fun and festive holiday ornaments out of polymer clay.[...]
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Holiday Gift mART 1:00 pm
Holiday Gift mART
Dec 16 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Holiday Gift mART is open until 4 pm. Stop by for a warm beverage and shop the wide selection of handmade items from Minnesota[...]
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Practice Writing 10:30 am
Practice Writing
Dec 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[...]
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Life Drawing Co-op 10:00 am
Life Drawing Co-op
Dec 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[...]
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Holiday Gift mART 10:00 am
Holiday Gift mART
Dec 20 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Holiday Gift mART
The Holiday Gift mART is open until 8 pm. Stop by for a warm beverage and shop the wide selection of handmade items from Minnesota[...]
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Fiber Arts Group 12:00 pm
Fiber Arts Group
Dec 21 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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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Last day to shop! 10:00 am
Last day to shop!
Dec 22 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Last day to shop!
This is the last day to shop the Holiday Gift mART! Stop by and find those one of a kind gifts for that hard to[...]
NorthWords Writers 10:00 am
NorthWords Writers
Dec 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.
Open Studio 1:00 pm
Open Studio
Dec 22 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Join us Wednesdays for Open Studio time to enjoy socializing and creating art together! There is no fee to attend, but feel free to make[...]
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Life Drawing Co-op 10:00 am
Life Drawing Co-op
Dec 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[...]
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Winter Mini Kids Art Camp 9:00 am
Winter Mini Kids Art Camp
Dec 27 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Code Y December 27 & 28 9 am – 3 pm If you like to prevent cabin fever, you will love our mini art camp.[...]
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Winter Mini Kids Art Camp 9:00 am
Winter Mini Kids Art Camp
Dec 28 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Code Y December 27 & 28 9 am – 3 pm If you like to prevent cabin fever, you will love our mini art camp.[...]
Fiber Arts Group 12:00 pm
Fiber Arts Group
Dec 28 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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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Open Studio 1:00 pm
Open Studio
Dec 29 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Join us Wednesdays for Open Studio time to enjoy socializing and creating art together! There is no fee to attend, but feel free to make[...]
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