Arts Council Events Through July 2009

May

May 1-30: Spring Classes continue at the Centre for the Arts in Centreville. Tap, Ballroom Dance, Mixed Media Art & Guitar Jam for homeschoolers, Travel Writing, Zumba, and Digital Editing for Photographers. 206 South Commerce Street, Centreville, MD. 410.758.2520

May 1-30: Member’s Best Exhibits. Area artist and artisan members of the Queen Anne’s County Arts Council display their work at the following Centreville locations: The Centreville National Bank, PNC Bank, Ashley Premier Properties, The Liberty Building, Queen Anne’s County Partnerships for Children, and Delmarva Financial Group. Area artists featured at all locations. Works are for sale in a variety of media. The exhibits are open during regular business hours. 410.758.2520.

May 1-28: Exhibit, “New Perspectives”: Featuring photographs by members of the Benedictine School Photography Club. Open to the public. Free. Exhibit hours are T-F, 9 am – 5 pm, Sat, 10 am – 2 pm. The Centre for the Arts, Centreville. 410.758.2520

May 31: Crop Club: Join paper crafter Cathy Downes on the last Sunday of each month having fun and making progress on your memories with unique album designs. All experience levels are welcome. Supplies are available for purchase. No fees for meeting, donations to the Centre for the Arts welcome. Please call Cathy at 410.758.1251 if you plan to attend. Held at 206 S. Commerce St., Centreville. 410.758.2520

June

June 11: Thursdays in the Park: 7-9 PM, Kent Island Volunteer Band at Millstream Park, Centreville, MD. Free. QAC Arts Council invites the public to enjoy an evening of American standards and more with this great local band. Rain or shine. Call the Arts Council in the event of severe weather warnings. 410.758.2520.

June 13: Retro Dance Party with championship dancer Amanda Showell. Prizes for best retro look, twist contest and door prizes. Sponsored by Prime Outlets and Accents. Only 100 tickets on sale for this fundraising party at the QAC Arts Council, 7 pm. $18 advance tickets, $20 at door. 410.758.2520

June 16-18, June 23-25, June 30, July 1-10: Mini Summer Art Camp for Kids. Adventures in exercise, dance, wood sculpture, art and more. Held at the Centre for the Arts. Call the Arts Council for details, 206 South Commerce St., Centreville. 410.758.2520. Fee. Pre-registration required.

June 25: Thursdays in the Park. 7-9 PM: Sean Fleming. Kent Manor Inn, Stevensville, MD. Free. QAC Arts Council invites the public to enjoy an evening of music from Ireland, Scotland, England and Wales. Rain or shine. Call the Arts Council in the event of severe weather warnings. 410.758.2520.

June 27: Art of the Deals: 9am-1pm. Community wide event featuring an indoor yard sale at the Centre for the Arts, a farmers market, music, demonstrations and information tables on the Courthouse Green. Downtown merchants will have specials and sidewalk sales. Interested artists and civic groups should call the Arts Council about renting a table. Rescheduled from June 20. 410.758.2520.

July

July 1-10: Mini Summer Art Camp for Kids continues. Adventures in exercise, dance, wood working, and art. Held at the Centre for the Arts. Call the Arts Council for details, 206 South Commerce St., Centreville. 410.758.2520. Fee. Pre-registration required.

1-24: Member’s Best Exhibits. Area artist and artisan members of the Queen Anne’s County Arts Council display their work at the following Centreville locations: The Centreville National Bank, PNC Bank, Ashley Premier Properties, The Liberty Building, Queen Anne’s County Partnerships for Children, and Delmarva Financial Group. Area artists featured at all locations. Works are for sale in a variety of media. The exhibits are open during regular business hours. 410.758.2520.

July 1-31: Summer Classes in Zumba and Ballroom continue at the Centre for the Arts in Centreville, 206 South Commerce Street, Centreville, MD. 410.758.2520

July 9: Thursdays in the Park. 7-9 PM: The Shoremen at Millstream Park, Centreville, MD. Free. QAC Arts Council invites the public to enjoy an evening of great Bluegrass music. Rain or shine. Call the Arts Council in the event of severe weather warnings. 410.758.2520.

July 11: Dance Party with championship dancer Amanda Showell. 7-8 pm Early Bird Bolero Lesson. Enjoy an evening of Ballroom and Latin Dancing. 8-11 pm Dance Party. $10 members/$12 nonmembers. Held at QAC Arts Council, Centre for the arts, 206 S. Commerce St., Centreville. 410.758.2520

July 11: Stamp Club: Fun with paper, rubber stamps, inks and ephemera. The topics and materials may change from month to month, but the fun and creativity is always there. You can work on your own projects if you like. Please call Cathy Downes at 410.758.1251 to RSVP and obtain a materials list. No fees for meeting, donations to the Centre for the Arts welcome. Held at 206 S. Commerce St., Centreville, MD. 410.758.2520

July 22: Ballroom Dance Review Workshop with Amanda Showell: This is a great time to review both Smooth and Latin dance during this 2-hour class from 7-9 pm. Held at QAC Arts Council, Centre for the Arts, 206 s. Commerce St., Centreville. Cost is $25. 410.758.2520

July 23: Thursdays in the Park. 7-9 PM: The Satyr Hill Band at Chesapeake Exploration Center in Chester, MD. Free. QAC Arts Council invites the public to enjoy an evening of traditional and contemporary Bluegrass and just plain fun. Rain or shine. Call the Arts Council in the event of severe weather warnings. 410.758.2520.

July 26: Crop Club: Join paper crafter Cathy Downes on the last Sunday of each month having fun and making progress on your memories with unique album designs. All experience levels are welcome. Supplies are available for purchase. No fees for meeting, donations to the Centre for the Arts welcome. Please call Cathy at 410.758.1251 if you plan to attend. Held at 206 S. Commerce St., Centreville. 410.758.2520

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