Arts Council Events June through September 2011

June

June 1- August 31: Summer Hours at the Centre for the Arts. Tuesday-Friday 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

June 11 through July 2: Queen Anne’s County High School Alumni Exhibit Preview and Reception: 5:30-7:30 p.m. featuring artwork by Queen Anne’s County High School Alumni, presented by the Queen Anne’s County Arts Council in cooperation with QACHS Art Educator Stephanie Zeiler. Centre for the Arts, 206 S. Commerce St., Centreville, MD. 410.758.2520. www.arts4u.info.

June 23: Thursdays in the Park. 7-9 p.m.: Annapolis Bluegrass Coalition at the Kent Island Yacht Club, Chester, MD. Free. QAC Arts Council invites the public to enjoy an evening of traditional and contemporary Bluegrass music. Bring blankets or chairs, Food and beverages on sale. Rain or shine. Call the Arts Council in the event of severe weather warnings. 410.758.2520. Sponsored by Maryland State Arts Council, WCTR, Tidewater Trader, United Way of QAC and Petra Quinn for Exit Gold Realty.

June 27 – August 29: Beginning and Intermediate Oil Painting, ages 16+: Monday, 6:30-9 p.m. Create an original oil painting that will last forever. In this 9 week course, popular instructor and award winning artist Tina Williams teaches the use and application of oil paints as well as mixing colors and highlights with this medium. Register by 6/17. No Class 7/4. $100 members, $114 non members. Centre for the Arts, 206 S. Commerce St., Centreville, MD. 410.758.2520. www.arts4u.info.

July

July 5 – 29: Musical Theatre Camp ages 3-5: 9 a.m.–12 p.m.: Students will sing, dance, learn some Spanish and create their own costumes with a Dora the Explorer/Go Diego Go theme. Parents and the community will be wowed with a final performance. Educator, actress, director and model, Tamika Hall is a graduate of Washington College with a degree in Theatre. She is the founder of Mikatoure Academy of Modeling and the Performing Arts (www.mikatoure.com) and held the title Mrs. Maryland Essence 2010. Monday through Friday, four weeks. Register by 6/28. $305 members $347 non-members. $15 materials fee due to the instructor on the first day of class. Centre for the Arts, 206 S. Commerce St., Centreville, MD. 410-758-2520. www.arts4u.info.
July 5 – 29: Musical Theatre Camp ages 6-12: 9 a.m.–12 p.m. students will sing, dance, act, and create their own costumes with a Disney theme. Parents and the community will be delighted with the students final performance. Educator, actress, director and model, Tamika Hall is a graduate of Washington College with a degree in Theatre. She is the founder of Mikatoure Academy of Modeling and the Performing Arts (www.mikatoure.com) and held the title Mrs. Maryland Essence 2010. Monday through Friday, four weeks. Register by 6/28. $305 members $347 non-members. $15 materials fee due to the instructor. Centre for the Arts, 206 S. Commerce St., Centreville, MD. 410-758-2520. www.arts4u.info.
July 5 – 29: Mikatoure Modeling and Self Esteem Camp for Kids ages 6-12: 12:30–3:30 p.m. Young people will develop character, confidence and charisma and have a great time too. Instructor Tamika Hall, held the title of Mrs. Maryland Essence 2010 and is the founder of Mikatoure Academy of Modeling and the Performing Arts (www.mikatoure.com). Her modeling and teaching experience are the hallmarks of her interest in teaching character development through self esteem building activities. Poise and confidence are also incorporated through teaching runway techniques. The class culminates in a fashion show. Monday through Friday, four weeks. Register by 6/28. $305 members $347 non-members. $15 materials fee due to the instructor. Centre for the Arts, 206 S. Commerce St., Centreville, MD. 410-758-2520. www.arts4u.info.

July 7: Thursdays in the Park. 7-9 p.m.: Unified Jazz Ensemble at the Kent Island Yacht Club, Chester, MD. Free. QAC Arts Council invites the public to enjoy an evening of perfectly played Jazz music. Bring blankets or chairs. Food and beverages will be on sale. Rain or shine. Call the Arts Council in the event of severe weather warnings. 410.758.2520. Sponsored by Maryland State Arts Council, WCTR, Tidewater Trader, United Way of QAC and Petra Quinn for Exit Gold Realty.

July 9: Dance Party. 8-10:30 p.m. Sizzling Summer Nights Dance Party. Early bird Cha-Cha lesson from 7:15-8 p.m. Presented by www.dancingontheshore.com. Held at the Centre for the Arts in Centreville, 206 South Commerce St., Centreville, MD. 410.758.2520. $10 members $12 non-members. 410.758.2520. www.arts4u.info.

July 9: Members’ Best Exhibit Public Brunch Reception 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. featuring artwork by Diana Coslick, Daniel Jeffers, Rebecca Jones, Heberto Ledesma, Susan Mayberry, Douglas Rayfield and Georgette Toews. Centre for the Arts, 206 S. Commerce St., Centreville, MD. 410.758.2520. www.arts4u.info.

July 9 – September 3: Members’ Best Exhibit featuring artwork by Diana Coslick, Daniel Jeffers, Rebecca Jones, Heberto Ledesma, Susan Mayberry, Douglas Rayfield and Georgette Toews. The Centre for the Arts holds Members’ Best shows throughout the year. Member artists can request to be in an exhibit individually, or if they have an idea for a collective show, suggestions will be welcomed. 206 S. Commerce St., Centreville, MD. 410.758.2520. www.arts4u.info.

July 13 – August 3: Ballroom Dance: Beginner Level 1 Bolero, ages 14+: Wednesday, 7-7:50 p.m. This class is a continuation of Basic Beginner Bolero, taught by world class dancer and instructor Amanda Showell (www.dancingontheshore.com). Register by 7/6. $50 members $55 non-members. Centre for the Arts, 206 S. Commerce St., Centreville, MD. 410.758.2520. www.arts4u.info.

July 13 – August 3: Ballroom Dance: Beginner Level 1 Quickstep, ages 14+: Wednesday, 8-8:50 p.m. This class is a continuation of Basic Beginner Quickstep, taught by world class dancer and instructor Amanda Showell (www.dancingontheshore.com). Register by 7/6. $50 members $55 non-members. Centre for the Arts, 206 S. Commerce St., Centreville, MD. 410.758.2520. www.arts4u.info.

July 14: Telling Your Story: Reflections and Dreams ages 14-18: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Instructor Joan Katz assists students organize and write how life experiences influence and shape lives as well as help to create a vision for the future. Register by 7/7. $30 members $37 non-members. Held at the Centre for the Arts in Centreville, 206 South Commerce St., Centreville, MD. 410.758.2520.

July 15: Latin Dance Party. 8:15-10:00 p.m. Dance the night away to your favorite Cha-Cha, Salsa, Rumba, Bolero, Bachata and Merengue music. Early bird Salsa lesson from 7:30-8:15 p.m. Presented by www.dancingontheshore.com. Held at the Centre for the Arts in Centreville, 206 South Commerce St., Centreville, MD. 410.758.2520. $10 members $12 non-members. 410.758.2520. www.arts4u.info.

July 15: Eco Art Kids ages 7-14: 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. Nature enthusiasts will have opportunities to explore with natural materials while expressing themselves creatively in this discovery based art and nature class. Projects include nature prints, mud painting, earth art, animal sculptures, clay pottery, fiber arts and much more. Location: Millstream Park, Centreville, MD. Register by 7/8. $30 members $37 non-members. Taught by artist and art educator Dawn Malosh, www.outsideartlessons.com. Centre for the Arts, 206 S. Commerce St., Centreville, MD. 410-758-2520. www.arts4u.info.

July 15: Mask Making Workshop for Kids ages 7-14: 1 – 3 p.m. Create a unique mask and learn the fascinating history, purposes and varieties of masks from around the world. A variety of materials such as oil clay acrylic paints, feathers, yarn and beads will be explored. Location: Centre for the Arts, Centreville, MD. Register by 7/8. $25 members $32 non-members. Taught by artist and art educator Dawn Malosh, www.outsideartlessons.com. Centre for the Arts, 206 S. Commerce St., Centreville, MD. 410-758-2520. www.arts4u.info.

July 21: Thursdays in the Park. 7-9 p.m.: Sean Fleming at the Kent Manor Inn, Stevensville, MD. Free. QAC Arts Council invites the public to enjoy an evening of Irish, Celtic and Rock music in this unique musical performance. Bring blankets or chairs. Food and beverages will be on sale. Rain or shine. Call the Arts Council in the event of severe weather warnings. 410.758.2520. Sponsored by Maryland State Arts Council, WCTR, Tidewater Trader, United Way of QAC and Petra Quinn for Exit Gold Realty.

July 25 – August 26: Boot Camp: A five-week workout session with fitness instructors Pam Thaxton and Mary Messick. Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 5:30 to 6:30 a.m., Register by 7/19, $104 new students/$80 returning students. Centre for the Arts, 206 S. Commerce St., Centreville, MD. For more information call 410-758-2520. www.arts4u.info

July 29: Nature’s Wonders in Watercolor ages 7-14: 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. In this exciting “plein air” watercolor class students will learn techniques in drawing, composing and painting landscapes, water scenes, wildlife and birds. Location: Millstream Park, Centreville, MD. Register by 7/22. $30 members $37 non-members. Taught by artist and art educator Dawn Malosh, www.outsideartlessons.com. Centre for the Arts, 206 S. Commerce St., Centreville, MD. 410-758-2520. www.arts4u.info.

July 29: Nature Print, Rubbings and Collage ages 7-14: 1 – 3 p.m. Learn how to make patterns, scenes, designs and animal pictures by printing, rubbing and collages using natural objects. Students will explore nature, texture, composition and printmaking while having fun. Location: Centre for the Arts, Centreville, MD. Register by 8/5. $25 members $32 non-members. Taught by artist and art educator Dawn Malosh, www.outsideartlessons.com. Centre for the Arts, 206 S. Commerce St., Centreville, MD. 410-758-2520. www.arts4u.info.

August

August 4: Thursdays in the Park. 7-9 p.m.: D’Vibe & Conga at Millstream Park in Centreville, MD. Free. QAC Arts Council invites the public to enjoy an evening of island music, rock classics and more. Rain or shine. Call the Arts Council in the event of severe weather warnings. 410.758.2520. Sponsored by Maryland State Arts Council, WCTR, Tidewater Trader, United Way of QAC, James J. Lucas, D.D.S. and Petra Quinn for Exit Gold Realty.

August 10 – August 31: Ballroom Dance: Basic Beginner East Coast Swing, ages 14+: Wednesday, 7-7:50 p.m. Taught by world class dancer and instructor Amanda Showell (www.dancingontheshore.com). Register by 8/3. $50 members $55 non-members. Centre for the Arts, 206 S. Commerce St., Centreville, MD. 410.758.2520. www.arts4u.info.

August 10 – August 31: Ballroom Dance: Beginner Levels 3 & 4 Waltz, ages 14+: Wednesday, 8-8:50 p.m. Prior experience is necessary to take this advanced level class taught by world class dancer and instructor Amanda Showell (www.dancingontheshore.com). Register by 8/3. $50 members $55 non-members. Centre for the Arts, 206 S. Commerce St., Centreville, MD. 410.758.2520. www.arts4u.info.

August 12: Animal Art Adventures ages 7-14: 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. Learn the “tricks” artists use to make drawings and paintings look realistic. Location: Millstream Park, Centreville, MD. Register by 8/5. $30 members $35 non-members. Taught by artist and art educator Dawn Malosh, www.outsideartlessons.com. Centre for the Arts, 206 S. Commerce St., Centreville, MD. 410-758-2520. www.arts4u.info.

August 12: Animal Jewelry ages 7-14: 1 – 3 p.m. In this fun and inspiring class, Native Indian art traditions are explored while learning sculpting and jewelry assembly techniques. Location: Centre for the Arts, Centreville, MD. Register by 8/5. $25 members $30 non-members. Taught by artist and art educator Dawn Malosh, www.outsideartlessons.com. 206 S. Commerce St., Centreville, MD. 410-758-2520. www.arts4u.info.

August 13: Dance Party. 8-10:30 p.m. August Fun Dance Party. Early bird Hustle lesson from 7:15-8 p.m. Presented by www.dancingontheshore.com. Held at the Centre for the Arts in Centreville, 206 South Commerce St., Centreville, MD. 410.758.2520. $10 members $12 non-members. 410.758.2520. www.arts4u.info.

August 25: Thursdays in the Park. 7-9 p.m.: Free State Trio at the Kent Manor Inn, Stevensville, MD. Free. QAC Arts Council invites the public to enjoy an evening of traditional Irish dance music, ballads and more in this unique musical performance. Bring blankets or chairs. Food and beverages will be on sale. Rain or shine. Call the Arts Council in the event of severe weather warnings. 410.758.2520. Sponsored by Maryland State Arts Council, WCTR, Tidewater Trader, United Way of QAC and Petra Quinn for Exit Gold Realty.

August 29 – September 30: Boot Camp: A five-week workout session with fitness instructors Pam Thaxton and Mary Messick. Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 5:30 to 6:30 a.m., Register by 8/23, $104 new students/$80 returning students. Centre for the Arts, 206 S. Commerce St., Centreville, MD. For more information call 410-758-2520. www.arts4u.info

September

September 12-30: Fall Classes begin at the Centre for the Arts in Centreville, 206 South Commerce Street, Centreville, MD. 410.758.2520.

September 27: Presentation of Grant Awards, 5:30 p.m., to both Artists in Education (AiE) and Community Arts Development (CAD) recipients. Held at the Centre for the Arts in Centreville, 206 South Commerce Street, Centreville, MD. 410.758.2520.

The Queen Anne’s County Arts Council and Centre for the Arts is a non-profit organization committed to promoting, expanding and sustaining the arts. We receive support from the Maryland State Arts Council, corporate and private giving. Visit us on the web www.arts4u.info

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