Events

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Apr
27
Sat
2019
Plein-Air Watercolor Painting Workshop @ Mission San Luis
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Plein-Air Watercolor Painting Workshop @ Mission San Luis

Learn to use watercolors to achieve beautiful results in plein-air (outdoor) painting!

Prior to going outside to enjoy painting on the historic site, participants will be shown basic techniques in watercolor. Instructor Fiona Borger is our historic gardener as well as an artist and she will be assisting workshop attendees with their paintings. There will be a short demo on natural pigments/dyes that can be extracted from sources grown on site.

Paints, palette, brushes, and paper will be provided for use during the class, but if you already have supplies you favor, please bring them — along with a cushion or outdoor portable chair. Please dress appropriately for outdoors and remember your sunscreen and hat!

Ages: 13 and up
Class size: Minimum 2 / Maximum 5 participants

Registration deadline one week before workshop (April 20, 2019)
Call 850-245-6406

May
13
Mon
2019
Leon County Lecture Series @ Meek-Eaton Black Archives Research Center and Museum
May 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Leon County Lecture Series @ Meek-Eaton Black Archives Research Center and Museum

Join Leon County for the first Library Lecture series of 2019 on Monday, May 13 for, “African-American Ascension: The Rise of The Black Middle Class 1865 to 1935,” at the Meek-Eaton Black Archives on the campus of Florida A&M University. Dr. Nashid Madyun will take a look at the fleeting consciousness of the Historically African, the enslaved, the enfranchised, and the caste and class residue of separate but equal. This lecture is a part of the Annual Festival of Freedom commemorating the first reading of the Emancipation Proclamation in Tallahassee at the Knott House on Park Avenue.

Jun
3
Mon
2019
Performing Arts Summer Program @ The Next Step Performing Arts Studio
Jun 3 – Jul 26 all-day
Performing Arts Summer Program @ The Next Step Performing Arts Studio

At The Next Step we change the lives of young people through the power of the performing arts!

In this 8 weeks program, Students 1st – 12th grades will learn fundamentals and advanced techniques for their discipline within their age group while joining the other ages for a final production. Students will have fun learning acting, singing, and theatre dance for the stage. The summer will conclude with a huge stage production July 26, 2019!

At The Next Step Performing Arts studio everyone gets the chance to be Center Stage. Solos, Duets, Small Ensembles, Large Groups! Get your registration form, fill it out, bring it by or mail it. But HURRY you don’t want to miss taking “The Next Step” this summer!

Registration deadling is May 15th, 2019.