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The online Indwelling Spirit 4 week Christian childbirth class is an engaging and interactive course which will ensure that each attendee learns about stages of pregnancy, wellness, coping techniques, newborn care and breastfeeding.
Every Tuesday in April 6pm-8:30pm EST
Contact Kerry-Ann for payment arrangements or questions at 850-296-0987
Florida Housing Finance Corporation is hosting a statewide art contest inviting kids across all counties in Florida to submit their unique designs showcasing what the word “home” means to them.
The top 40 designs, chosen by an internal review committee, will be prominently displayed in the Florida Housing Finance Corporation building in Tallahassee throughout the month of June in honor of National Homeownership Month. The artwork will also be published on Florida Housing’s website.
Kids & teens between the ages 5-18 are invited to create a drawing on a plain piece of paper and submit the design by May 3, 2021. Scan or take a photo of your design and upload it at www.floridahousing.org or mail it to us at the following address:
Florida Housing Finance Corporation
Attn: External Affairs Department
227 N. Bronough Street, Suite 5000
Tallahassee, FL 32301
Michael Rosato specializes in designing and painting large-scale murals for public and private spaces. Mr. Rosato has been commissioned to create artworks for display in museum exhibits, corporate headquarters, retail spaces, restaurants, sports arenas, outdoor venues and private residences. His recent mural of abolitionist and conductor on the Underground Railroad, Harriet Tubman, has received international acclaim.
Mr. Rosato describes his style as representational realism and he enjoys telling vivid and often emotional stories through his work. His murals can be seen in venues across the country, including the Oklahoma City National Memorial in Oklahoma City, OK; Texas Motor Speedway, in Fort Worth, TX; the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History in Washington, DC; the Headquarters of Bacardi in San Juan, Puerto Rico; Globe Life Park, home to the Texas Rangers, in Arlington, TX; the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Museum in Cape Charles, VA; the Chesapeake Country Mural Trail in Dorchester County, MD and the National Museum of the Marine Corps in Triangle, VA.
THIS YEAR ONLY, the Chain of Parks Art Festival is asking only serious art patrons and enthusiasts to attend the festival in the parks to support the exhibiting artists. To control crowd size and adhere to safety guidelines, this festival will be a FREE TICKETED event. Attendees will need to reserve a ticket online and select a time slot to see artists in the parks. The festival will be following CDC guidelines and will have safety precautions visibly placed throughout the event. to view additional safety precautions, visit www.chainofparks.com.
The festival has expanded this year to offer new and exciting programs to bring the community unique fine art experiences in a COVID-safe way leading up to the festival weekend in the parks. The “newly expanded” 10-day event kicks off with the Zerbe Zelebration, for reknown artist Karl Zerbe April 9-18. Other exciting news for this year’s festival includes FSU’s Opening Nights Special Presenting Artist event with artist Michael Rosato on April 15 and an Artist Workshop with Jim Sherraden, formerly of Hatch Printing, at LeMoyne Arts on April 15. All leading up to the fstival weekend with Artists in the Park April 17-18.
Spring Floral Design Lunch and Learn Event at Pebble Hill Plantation
Date: Saturday, April 24, 2021
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Instructor: Jimmy Singletary, Thomasville, Georgia
Location: Stable Courtyard at Pebble Hill Plantation
Tickets: $40.00 per person (includes box lunch)
Space is limited and registration is required.
Registration deadline: Tuesday, April 20, 2021
To register: https://pebble-hill-plantation.ticketleap.com/
Celebrate spring with your friends at Pebble Hill and enjoy a box lunch while learning from local floral design legend, Jimmy Singletary. In the historic stable courtyard, Jimmy will demonstrate his expert floral placement tips that have earned him multiple statewide recognitions.
Jimmy Singletary’s arrangements are whimsical and original, each created for his clients as meticulously as a bespoke suit. Textured and elegant, Jimmy often includes foraged flora such as ferns, boxwood, and local camellias in his designs. His arrangements have brought beauty and elegance to the tables of luminaries such as Jimmy Buffett, Jane Fonda, and First Lady Barbara Bush.
Jimmy has been winning floral design competitions since he was 17 and was twice awarded The Georgia State Floral Designer of the Year. His excellence has also been recognized by the FTD Americas Cup for Georgia, the world’s most prestigious floral competition. He’s a twelve-time recipient of the Southwest Georgia Florist Association’s Designer of the Year award.
Added safety measures will be in place for the protection of the guests, speaker, and staff. In case of inclement weather, the event will be moved to Sugar Hill Barn at Pebble Hill Plantation.
Tickets are $40 per person and include a box lunch. Space is limited and advance registration is required by Tuesday, April 20, 2021. Visit https://pebble-hill-plantation.ticketleap.com/ to register.
For more information, visit www.pebblehill.com or call 229-226-2344
Join us for our 14th Annual Baby & Family Fair and first ever Virtual Speaker Series!
This free virtual event offers new and expecting families the opportunity to connect with our community’s leading pregnancy and parenting experts virtually via Zoom. Whether you’re a first-time parent or expecting your fifth, come learn something new and discover community resources.
From Monday, April 26 through Friday, May 7, join our expert panelists, ranging from leading OBGYNs and pediatric specialists to certified nurse midwives and speech language pathologists, for virtual panels and classes, including:
– Pregnancy & Parenting in a Pandemic
– So, You’re Pregnant: Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy
– When Things Don’t Go As Planned: Navigating High-Risk Pregnancy
– Preparing for an Unmedicated, Hospital-Based Birth
– Breastfeeding Basics
– Navigating Perinatal Depression
– Toys & Tools for Healthy Child Development
– Recognizing Early Signs of Autism
– Preparing for Parenthood
– Preventing Childhood Injury
– Little Ones Music Play
Sign up today at TMH.ORG/Fair!