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FIBER ARTS Open Studio 1:00 pm
FIBER ARTS Open Studio
Sep 3 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
An open studio for artists working with fiber. Bring your latest project to work on and share as you socialize with other fiber artists and[...]
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Practice Writing 10:30 am
Practice Writing
Sep 5 @ 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 6 @ 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 6 @ 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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Reading Series: Donte Collins, Norita Dittberner-Jax & Roy Guzman 7:30 pm
Reading Series: Donte Collins, Norita Dittberner-Jax & Roy Guzman @ Mississippi Branch - Anoka Library
Sep 8 @ 7:30 pm
Reading Series: Donte Collins, Norita Dittberner-Jax & Roy Guzman @ Mississippi Branch - Anoka Library
Please note, this reading event will be held at the Anoka Library -Mississippi Branch. On Friday, September 8 at 7:30 pm you are invited to join Banfill-Locke Center[...]
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18th Annual Art at Rice Creek 10:00 am
18th Annual Art at Rice Creek
Sep 9 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Entertainment by Lyric Arts Theater, Hoop Twin Cities, Michael Betz / Joshua Weinberg Duo, and The Fridley Community Band. Many art making activies such as[...]
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Practice Writing 10:30 am
Practice Writing
Sep 12 @ 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 13 @ 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 13 @ 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[...]
Board Meeting 7:00 pm
Board Meeting
Sep 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
BLCA is governed by a board of directors who provide financial oversight, governance, vision, and volunteer support to BLCA. The board meets on the second[...]
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Writing Critique Group 12:00 pm
Writing Critique Group
Sep 14 @ 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 14 @ 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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Artist Reception for texture/imperfection/life 4:00 pm
Artist Reception for texture/imperfection/life
Sep 16 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Join the artists of the texture/imperfection/life exhibition to view their work and ask them questions.
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Composition in Watercolors 5:30 pm
Composition in Watercolors
Sep 18 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
18  Composition in Watercolors     Code A 5:30-8 pm (B) Teens and Adults $25, supplies provided Instructor: Joyce Vander Wyst This class will have[...]
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Practice Writing 10:30 am
Practice Writing
Sep 19 @ 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[...]
Basics of Gold Leaf 6:00 pm
Basics of Gold Leaf
Sep 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Basics of Gold Leaf                  Code B 6-8pm  (ALL) Adults $25 + $5 fee to instructor In this[...]
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Life Drawing Co-op 10:00 am
Life Drawing Co-op
Sep 20 @ 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 20 @ 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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Illuminated Pages 10:00 am
Illuminated Pages
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Illuminated Pages                  Code C  10 am-12:30 pm (B,I) Teens and Adults $30 Instructor: Kerrie Workmann This course[...]
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Fall Trees in Watercolor 10:00 am
Fall Trees in Watercolor
Sep 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Fall Trees in Watercolor        Code D 10 am-12:30 pm (B) Adults $30 supplies provided Instructor: Cheryl Barr Learn color mixing tips while[...]
Works in Progress Reading Series – Generations Elevated 7:30 pm
Works in Progress Reading Series – Generations Elevated
Sep 22 @ 7:30 pm
“Generations Elevated” A tribute to Elders and stories of the New Generation. Tou SaiK will be reading new pieces from his future project writing memoirs[...]
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NorthWords Writers 10:00 am
NorthWords Writers
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The NorthWords Writers meet together monthly to critique each other’s work.  The meetings are facilitated by Diego Vázquez, the Writer-in-Residence. There is a $5 fee payable[...]
Writing with all the Senses 2:00 pm
Writing with all the Senses
Sep 23 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Writing with all the Senses             Code AA 2-4 pm (B,I) Teens and Adults $25 Instructor: Janna Knittel In this[...]
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Practice Writing 10:30 am
Practice Writing
Sep 26 @ 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[...]
Watercolor Demo with Gitte Mohr 6:00 pm
Watercolor Demo with Gitte Mohr
Sep 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Watercolor Flowers Join Artist Gitte Mohr as she demonstrates her varied techniques of watercolor painting to create beautiful florals. September 26, 6-8 pm Code E
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Life Drawing Co-op 10:00 am
Life Drawing Co-op
Sep 27 @ 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 27 @ 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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Playdate with Words 6:00 pm
Playdate with Words
Sep 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Playdate with Words                        Code BB 6-8 pm (ALL) Adults $60 Instructor: Michael Kiesow Moore[...]
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Anoka-Ramsey Community College’s English Department Annual Faculty Reading 7:00 pm
Anoka-Ramsey Community College’s English Department Annual Faculty Reading
Sep 29 @ 7:00 pm
Anoka-Ramsey Community College’s English Department is hosting its annual faculty reading. Readers will include Melody Heide, William Breen, and Paige Riehl.  The event is free[...]
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Acrylic Still Life 12:00 pm
Acrylic Still Life
Sep 30 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Acrylic Still Life                      Code F 12-3 pm (B,I) Teens and Adults $35, supplies provided Instructor:[...]