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FIBER ARTS Open Studio 1:00 pm
FIBER ARTS Open Studio
Jul 2 @ 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
Jul 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
Jul 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
Jul 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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Practice Writing 10:30 am
Practice Writing
Jul 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[...]
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Life Drawing Co-op 10:00 am
Life Drawing Co-op
Jul 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
Jul 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[...]
Summer Teen Perspectives: Build a Lay-Flat Nature Journal 6:00 pm
Summer Teen Perspectives: Build a Lay-Flat Nature Journal
Jul 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Summer Teen Perspectives: Build a Lay-Flat Nature Journal
Build a Lay-Flat Nature Journal Learn the art of the Japanese style marbling called Suminagashi through hands-on practice and experimentation. Craft your own lay-flat journal/sketchbook[...]
Board Meeting 7:00 pm
Board Meeting
Jul 12 @ 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
Jul 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[...]
Summer Teen Perspectives: Build a Lay-Flat Nature Journal 6:00 pm
Summer Teen Perspectives: Build a Lay-Flat Nature Journal
Jul 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Summer Teen Perspectives: Build a Lay-Flat Nature Journal
Build a Lay-Flat Nature Journal Learn the art of the Japanese style marbling called Suminagashi through hands-on practice and experimentation. Craft your own lay-flat journal/sketchbook[...]
Practice Writing Group 6:30 pm
Practice Writing Group
Jul 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 Buildings 1:00 pm
Drawing Buildings
Jul 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Drawing Buildings  Friday, July 14 1-3:30 pm $30       (B, I)                        [...]
Summer Teen Perspectives: Build a Lay-Flat Nature Journal 6:00 pm
Summer Teen Perspectives: Build a Lay-Flat Nature Journal
Jul 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Summer Teen Perspectives: Build a Lay-Flat Nature Journal
Build a Lay-Flat Nature Journal Learn the art of the Japanese style marbling called Suminagashi through hands-on practice and experimentation. Craft your own lay-flat journal/sketchbook[...]
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Writing Through the Body 1:00 pm
Writing Through the Body
Jul 15 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Writing Through the Body Saturdays; July 15, 22 and 29 1-3 pm Tuition: $65     (ALL) Instructor: Lara Mimosa Montes Where is the poetry[...]
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Watercolor Effects 5:30 pm
Watercolor Effects
Jul 17 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Watercolor Effects                Mondays; July 17 and 24 5:30-7:30 pm Tuition: $45; teens $25   (B,I)       [...]
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Practice Writing 10:30 am
Practice Writing
Jul 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
Jul 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
Jul 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[...]
Wednesday Night Art Academy for Grownups: Oil Painting Sampler 5:00 pm
Wednesday Night Art Academy for Grownups: Oil Painting Sampler
Jul 19 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Oil Painting Sampler   July 19 Instructor: Greg Lecker In this short course, you will learn painting vocabulary and techniques (block-in, underpainting, glazing, scumbling, and more!)[...]
Wednesday Night Art Academy for Grownups: Paint a Mandala Rock 5:00 pm
Wednesday Night Art Academy for Grownups: Paint a Mandala Rock
Jul 19 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Paint a Mandala Rock   July 19 Instructor: Joyce Nelson Shellhart Using found rocks, students will paint a beautiful mandala of their own design using acrylic[...]
Summer Teen Perspectives: Fantasy Monsters and Sci-Fi 6:00 pm
Summer Teen Perspectives: Fantasy Monsters and Sci-Fi
Jul 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Summer Teen Perspectives: Fantasy Monsters and Sci-Fi
July 19-21, 2017 Fantasy, Monsters & Sci-Fi Get a real feel for what goes into coming up with the characters that you see in movies,[...]
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Summer Teen Perspectives: Fantasy Monsters and Sci-Fi 6:00 pm
Summer Teen Perspectives: Fantasy Monsters and Sci-Fi
Jul 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Summer Teen Perspectives: Fantasy Monsters and Sci-Fi
July 19-21, 2017 Fantasy, Monsters & Sci-Fi Get a real feel for what goes into coming up with the characters that you see in movies,[...]
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Summer Teen Perspectives: Fantasy Monsters and Sci-Fi 6:00 pm
Summer Teen Perspectives: Fantasy Monsters and Sci-Fi
Jul 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Summer Teen Perspectives: Fantasy Monsters and Sci-Fi
July 19-21, 2017 Fantasy, Monsters & Sci-Fi Get a real feel for what goes into coming up with the characters that you see in movies,[...]
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NorthWords Writers 10:00 am
NorthWords Writers
Jul 22 @ 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 Through the Body 1:00 pm
Writing Through the Body
Jul 22 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Writing Through the Body Saturdays; July 15, 22 and 29 1-3 pm Tuition: $65     (ALL) Instructor: Lara Mimosa Montes Where is the poetry[...]
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Watercolor Effects 5:30 pm
Watercolor Effects
Jul 24 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Watercolor Effects                Mondays; July 17 and 24 5:30-7:30 pm Tuition: $45; teens $25   (B,I)       [...]
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Practice Writing 10:30 am
Practice Writing
Jul 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[...]
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Life Drawing Co-op 10:00 am
Life Drawing Co-op
Jul 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
Jul 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[...]
Wednesday Night Art Academy for Grownups: Butterfly Plaque 5:00 pm
Wednesday Night Art Academy for Grownups: Butterfly Plaque
Jul 26 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Butterfly Plaque  July 26 Instructor: Jimi Parker Using an unfinished clay tile, students will learn to paint with underglaze to get vibrant colors on their[...]
Wednesday Night Art Academy for Grownups: Easy Landscape Painting 5:00 pm
Wednesday Night Art Academy for Grownups: Easy Landscape Painting
Jul 26 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Ridiculously Easy Landscape Painting    July 26 Instructor: Tracie Thompson Create an acrylic prairie landscape while learning the basics of color mixing, brush strokes, and[...]
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Works in Progress Reading Series 7:30 pm
Works in Progress Reading Series
Jul 28 @ 7:30 pm
Works in Progress Reading Series is hosted by BLCA Writer in Residence, Diego Vazquez, Jr.
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Writing Through the Body 1:00 pm
Writing Through the Body
Jul 29 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Writing Through the Body Saturdays; July 15, 22 and 29 1-3 pm Tuition: $65     (ALL) Instructor: Lara Mimosa Montes Where is the poetry[...]
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