What’s Happening at CNY Arts Center?

A full day is on tap for all ages Saturday, June 15 with three classes on the calendar starting with Woodworking for Beginners from 1 to 5 p.m. Students will make a flower box and learn about proper tool safety and woodworking techniques. All materials and tools are provided, ages 10 and up, please.

Textured Memories with Kenneth Blount will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m, using things around the house: a child’s toy, a favorite cup/spoon, a treasured keepsake to create a lasting work of art bringing back memories for years to come. Participants are asked to bring items to make a collage. Pre-registration is necessary.

Oil Painting with Bonnie McClellan will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. This class for all skill levels will paint “Abandoned Cabin,” a landscape full of colors. All materials are provided and students will leave with a completed painting.

The focus is also on children June 15 from noon to 2 p.m. with sign-ups for the summer play “Charlotte’s Web.”

Rehearsals will start June 29 and the play will run Aug. 16-18 at the Arts Center. Children should be prepared to tell their favorite story or funny joke.

Wednesday, June 19, the monthly Author Spotlight will be on Lisa Buske’s new book, “Where’s Heidi?” Author Spotlight is open to the public and meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Digital Photography 101 taught by Kendra Matott, CNY Arts Center’s studio arts coordinator and mixed media artist, continues Tuesday June 18. Matott was featured artist opening month at Arts in the HeART Gallery, 47 S. First St. Digital Photography 101 runs Tuesdays through June 25 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at CNY Arts Center.

The second annual ARTY Day Camp is ready for days of fun. This summer camp for ages 5-15 will offer instruction in art, writing, dance and theater, lunch provided with group art projects. Lunch and afternoon art projects are free and open to every child in the community age 5 and older during the weeks of camp, July 15-19 and Aug. 19-23. Scholarships are available for morning classes.

The CNY Arts Center is located in the lower level of State St. Methodist Church, 357 State St., Fulton.

Students are reminded to pre-register for all classes and workshops to avoid missing out. Classes and workshops charge a modest fee. Visit www.CNYArtsCenter.com or call 592-3373 for more information.

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