Queen Anne’s Arts Council Events July Through October 2011

July

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.

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. www.arts4u.info

July 25 – August 26: Boot Camp: A five-week total 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 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. Summer 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 17 – September 7: 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 17 – September 7: Ballroom Dance: Beginner Levels 3 & 4 Waltz, ages 14+: Wednesday, 8-8:50 p.m. Prior experience is necessary for 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 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. www.arts4u.info

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: Fall Classes begin in Musical Theatre, Modeling, Jewelry Making, Ballroom, Boot Camp and Arts and Crafts at the Centre for the Arts in Centreville, 206 South Commerce Street, Centreville, MD. 410.758.2520. www.arts4u.info.

September 10: Dance Party. 8-10:30 p.m. Wear your favorite Hawaiian Shirt and celebrate the end of summer with us. Early bird Merengue 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. $10 Members/$12 non members. 410.758.2520.

September 12 – December 5: Beginning and Intermediate Oil Painting, ages 16+: Monday, 6:30-9 p.m. (no class 10/24) Create an original oil painting that will last forever. 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 9/2. $140 members, $161 non members. Centre for the Arts, 206 S. Commerce St., Centreville, MD. 410.758.2520. www.arts4u.info.

September 14 – October 5: Ballroom Dance: Beginner Level 1 Rumba ages 14+: 7-7:50 p.m. Beginners and experienced students practice and learn a romantic slow dance with world class dancer and instructor Amanda Showell. Register by 9/7. $50 members/$55 non members. Centre for the Arts, 206 S. Commerce St.,, Centreville, MD. 410.758.2520. www.arts4u.info.

September 14 – October 5: Ballroom Dance: Argentine Tango Review Class ages 14+: 8-8:50 p.m. Experienced students will review Argentine Tango with world class dancer and instructor Amanda Showell. Register by 9/7. $50 members/$55 non members. Centre for the Arts, 206 S. Commerce St.,, Centreville, MD. 410.758.2520. www.arts4u.info.

September 17 – October 22: Members’ Best Exhibit: Fiber artists will be represented in this unique exhibit. 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.

September 23: Members’ Best Exhibit Public Reception 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Centre for the Arts, 206 S. Commerce St., Centreville, MD. 410.758.2520. www.arts4u.info.

September 24: Bronze Basics ages 16+: 9:30 a.m.-2p.m. Learn how to use Precious Metal Clay (PMC) to create unique pieces of jewelry with artist Janice Colvin. Materials and tools included in the class cost. Register by 9/16. $35 members, $42 non members. Centre for the Arts, 206 S. Commerce St., Centreville, MD. 410.758.2520. www.arts4u.info.

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.

October

October 3 – November 4: Boot Camp: A five-week total workout with Pam Thaxton and Mary Messick that will have you in great shape just in time for the holidays. Mon, Wed, Fri, 5:30 to 6:30 a.m. Register by 9/23. $104 per student, $80 for returning students. Queen Anne’s County Arts Council’s Centre for the Arts, 206 S. Commerce St., Centreville, MD. For more information call 410.758.2520. www.arts4u.info

October 8: Nature Painting Workshop for Kids ages 7-14: 1 – 4 p.m. Students use acrylic paints, canvases and easels to paint subjects in nature. Taught by artist and art educator Dawn Malosh, www.outsideartlessons.com. Location: Millstream Park, Centreville, MD. Register by 9/30. $35 members $42 non-members. Centre for the Arts, 206 S. Commerce St., Centreville, MD. 410-758-2520. www.arts4u.info.

October 8: Dance Party. 8-10:30 p.m. Don’t forget your cowboy boots, hat and jeans as Amanda Showell mixes in some country music with your favorite ballroom dances. Early Bird Country Two Step lesson from 7:15-8 p.m. Held at the Centre for the Arts, 206 S. Commerce St., Centreville, MD. 410.758.2520. $10 members/$12 non members. 410.758.2520.

October 12 – November 2: Ballroom Dance: Beginner Level 2 Rumba ages 14+: 7-7:50 p.m. This class is a continuation in Rumba instruction taught by world class dancer and instructor Amanda Showell (www.dancingontheshore.com). Register by 10/5. $50 members, $55 non members. Centre for the Arts, 206 S. Commerce St., Centreville, MD. 410.758.2520. www.arts4u.info.

October 12 – November 2: Ballroom Dance: Beginner Level 2 Hustle ages 14+: 8-8:50 p.m.. Prior Experience necessary for Level 2 Hustle instruction taught by world class dancer and instructor Amanda Showell (www.dancingontheshore.com). Register by 10/5. $50 members, $55 non members. Centre for the Arts, 206 S. Commerce St., Centreville, MD. 410.758.2520. www.arts4u.info.

October 22: 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 10/14. $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.

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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