ECO-FIBER ART WORKSHOP SERIES-
Picture Frame Weaving
When: August 23 – 12pm to 2pm
Registration closes August 19, 2018
Join us for this great summer series of fun, hands- on workshops. You will create beautiful pieces made from yarn and dyed from natural, eco- friendly materials. All workshops are $25.00. Payment is accepted at the workshop via check orcash. Sorry, we don’t take credit cards.Workshops are for adults and youth over the age of 15.
Our first workshop is Picture Frame Weaving. You will weave a tapestry of beautifully colored natural yarns in an upcycled picture frame. We will provide frames and yarns. You may bring your own materials to add to your work of art such as colorful fabric, jewelry, beads, stones, bones, and sticks. You will have time to gather materials on- site as well. You will leave with an art piece suitable for any wall.
All workshops are at Beaver Ponds Environmental Education Center, 2234 Busch Run Road, Fairplay, Colorado. Contact Kristin Barrett at (719) 836-0123 or at email@example.com to register. Hurry! Classes sizes are limited, and they fill fast! Light snacks will be provided.
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Events & Programs
Winters are wonderful at Beaver Ponds.
Here are some upcoming programs and events.
Forest Camp at Beaver Ponds - March Friday Sessions
March 1, 8, 15, 22 - 9am to 1pm
COST: $150 per child for all 4 Fridays
A nature immersion camp awakening a sense of wonder and reverence for the natural world.
Forest exploration followed by lunch and nature-inspired art.
For more information, contact Briana Legaspi at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (719) 838-0143,
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SnowSchool at Beaver Ponds
March 16, 2019 - 9:30am to NOON
Class Theme: Winter Survival
COST: $35 per child AGES 8-12
A magical morning of snow science and games while enjoying a snowshoe hike!
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