Education

Upcoming educational events (all venues):

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Thu. Aug. 17, 2017
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Youth Arts Arise - Experimental Movement
Class Description: In this workshop, we will express ourselves through movement while including various modalities. Participants will gain insight into how dances get made, where...
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Thu. Aug. 17, 2017
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Youth Arts Arise - Creating a Short Film
Class Description: In our five days together, we will go over the dynamics of how to create a short story from script to screen. We'll...
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Fri. Aug. 18, 2017
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Youth Arts Arise - Experimental Movement
Class Description: In this workshop, we will express ourselves through movement while including various modalities. Participants will gain insight into how dances get made, where...
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Fri. Aug. 18, 2017
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Youth Arts Arise - Creating a Short Film
Class Description: In our five days together, we will go over the dynamics of how to create a short story from script to screen. We'll...
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Sun. Aug. 20, 2017
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Baby Basics
Baby Beginnings New England: Baby Basics This “Parents-To-Be Survival Guide” will help you navigate your first weeks at home with your new addition (or additions!)....
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Sun. Aug. 20, 2017
12:15 pm - 2:15 pm
Advanced Comfort Measures for a Natural Birth
Baby Beginnings New England presents: Advanced Comfort Measures for a Natural Birth Considering natural childbirth? Or looking to explore your options, whether you desire a...
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Mon. Aug. 21, 2017
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Arts Discovery Week - Creative Scribbling: Midsummer Night's Dream Skies
  Class Description: Participants will learn a crayon resist technique to create breathtaking night skies. By using their imagination and literally no boundaries, they will get...
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Mon. Aug. 21, 2017
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Visual Arts Week-Origami Printmaking
Class Description: We will be exploring the different techniques of printmaking, pop art and designing patterns. We will experiment with scratch foam prints, collagraph prints,...
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Mon. Aug. 21, 2017
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Arts Discovery Week: Mask-Making and Mime
Class Description: The use of masks in theater goes all the way back to the 5th Century BCE. This class will teach the creation of two...
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Mon. Aug. 21, 2017
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Visual Arts Week-The Constructed Portrait
Image © Eva O'Leary 2 faced girl (if you are going to be two faced, at least make one of them pretty), 2017 From the series Concealer  ...
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Tue. Aug. 22, 2017
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Arts Discovery Week: Tackling Texture
Class Description: We'll be exploring texture through four different techniques of printmaking. We will experiment with materials such as scratch foam prints, shaving cream prints, and...
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Tue. Aug. 22, 2017
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Visual Arts Week-Removing Our Mask
  Class Description: Participants will have fun exploring their inner and outer selves and creating masks that represent each layer.  The class will culminate in...
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Tue. Aug. 22, 2017
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Arts Discovery Week - Pirate Prop Making
Class Description: In this class, we will become pirates through props (something you hold during a play like a fork or a phone or even a...
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Tue. Aug. 22, 2017
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Visual Arts Week-Fluid Abstraction:Painting with Splashes, Drips, and Swirls
Class Description: In this class students will learn techniques for manipulating fluid acrylic paint to create a variety of abstract effects. About the Facilitator: James Neville...
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Tue. Aug. 22, 2017
6:15 pm - 7:15 pm
Parkour: Summer Session (ages 6-9)
Summer'17 Season Tuesdays 6:15-7:15pm This class is for children of all ability and fitness levels, and will include instruction in the basic movements and techniques of...
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Tue. Aug. 22, 2017
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Parkour: Summer Session (ages 10-13)
Summer'17 Season This class is for children of all ability and fitness levels, and will include instruction in the basic movements and techniques of parkour,...
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Wed. Aug. 23, 2017
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Arts Discovery Week: Art and the Ocean
Class Description: In this class, participants will create art that celebrates beauty found in the ocean. Painting and multimedia projects will include driftwood fish mobiles and...
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Wed. Aug. 23, 2017
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Visual Arts Week-Assemblage Self-Portraits
Class Description: Using assorted natural and household objects as well as other sculptural materials, participants will create  their own portrait. The images that they create...
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Wed. Aug. 23, 2017
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Arts Discovery Week - Exploring Your Voice
Class Description: In this session, participants will discover the instrument they always carry around with them, their voice! Working together and using only their voices,...
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Wed. Aug. 23, 2017
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Visual Arts Week-Wave Your Freak Flag
Class Description: Participants will have fun meeting their “inner freaks”, embracing those unique qualities, and identifying those pesky life situations that keep them from proudly waving...
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Wed. Aug. 23, 2017
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Childbirth Education and Preparation
Baby Beginnings New England presents: Childbirth Education and Preparation   This class incorporates everything you need to know from the early stages of labor up...
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Wed. Aug. 23, 2017
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hearth Book Club
After twenty-five readers responded to our Hearth Book Club Survey, we learned that the Hearth Community is evenly interested in fiction and non-fiction books about creativity, communication,...
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Thu. Aug. 24, 2017
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Arts Discovery Week: Rhythm & Rhyme
  Class Description: During this workshop, participants will be listening to age-appropriate songs and focus on the rhythm of the existing lyrics first, before discovering...
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Thu. Aug. 24, 2017
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Visual Arts Week-Funny Faces
Class Description: Learn the proportions of the face and head, and tips on drawing facial features. With that knowledge we’ll then create funny and grotesque faces....
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Thu. Aug. 24, 2017
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Arts Discovery Week: Chuko the Marvelous Mouse! Storytelling
Class Description: This is a fun and interactive Storytelling workshop! Participants will first work on enhancing their expressivity through non-vocal theater games, where we emphasize gesture...
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Thu. Aug. 24, 2017
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Visual Arts Week- Utopia Storytelling
Class Description: We will start with an art exercise, prompted by the question, “What does your ideal world look like?” Participants will be prompted to...
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Fri. Aug. 25, 2017
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Visual Arts Week- Silk Hoops Mandalas
Class Description: Participants will use silk hoops to create beautiful, uplifting patterns and designs. They will use watercolor paints to explore how they blend, and how...
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Fri. Aug. 25, 2017
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Arts Discovery Week- Puppet Tales: Goldilock and the Three Bears
Tale:“Goldilocks” was first written down by British poet Robert Southey in the early 1800s. Its actions include dangerous choices. As a class, we will talk...
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Fri. Aug. 25, 2017
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Visual Arts Week- Expressive Improvisation: Sketchy Comedy
Class Description: We will warm up with improvisational comedy exercises to prepare our collective group mind working together on our way to "3 line scene"...
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Sun. Aug. 27, 2017
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Childbirth Education and Preparation
Baby Beginnings New England presents: Childbirth Education and Preparation   This class incorporates everything you need to know from the early stages of labor up...
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Mon. Aug. 28, 2017
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Youth Arts Arise - Creative Mural Making
Class Description: We will brainstorm on a theme (this can also be determined before the course). I will follow this portion by giving a hands-on demo....
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Mon. Aug. 28, 2017
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Youth Arts Arise - Eye to Eye Mural
Class Description: This project will be a collaborative effort between Somerville youth ages 11-16 and seniors in the community. The plan is to create a mural...
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Mon. Aug. 28, 2017
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Herbal Preps from Fresh Plants
Class Description: For most of the year and in many herbal classes we have to get by using or making dried herb preparations. This summer class...
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Tue. Aug. 29, 2017
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Youth Arts Arise - Creative Mural Making
Class Description: We will brainstorm on a theme (this can also be determined before the course). I will follow this portion by giving a hands-on demo....
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Tue. Aug. 29, 2017
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Youth Arts Arise - Eye to Eye Mural
Class Description: This project will be a collaborative effort between Somerville youth ages 11-16 and seniors in the community. The plan is to create a mural...
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Tue. Aug. 29, 2017
6:15 pm - 7:15 pm
Parkour: Summer Session (ages 6-9)
Summer'17 Season Tuesdays 6:15-7:15pm This class is for children of all ability and fitness levels, and will include instruction in the basic movements and techniques of...
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Tue. Aug. 29, 2017
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Parkour: Summer Session (ages 10-13)
Summer'17 Season This class is for children of all ability and fitness levels, and will include instruction in the basic movements and techniques of parkour,...
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Wed. Aug. 30, 2017
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Youth Arts Arise - Creative Mural Making
Class Description: We will brainstorm on a theme (this can also be determined before the course). I will follow this portion by giving a hands-on demo....
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Wed. Aug. 30, 2017
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Youth Arts Arise - Music in Storytelling
Class Description: “Music in Storytelling,” will share how music can express ideas on its own and also how a music can become involved in telling a...
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Thu. Aug. 31, 2017
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Youth Arts Arise - Creative Mural Making
Class Description: We will brainstorm on a theme (this can also be determined before the course). I will follow this portion by giving a hands-on demo....
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Thu. Aug. 31, 2017
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Youth Arts Arise - Eye to Eye Mural
Class Description: This project will be a collaborative effort between Somerville youth ages 11-16 and seniors in the community. The plan is to create a mural...
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Sat. Sep. 16, 2017
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Funny Faces
Class Description: Learn the proportions of the face and head and tips on drawing facial features. With that knowledge, we’ll then create funny and grotesque faces....
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Wed. Sep. 20, 2017
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Amanda Ekery Solo Show + Workshop
Join me for a show and a workshop! We'll be in the cafe at the Armory. I'll start with a solo show and then open...
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Wed. Sep. 27, 2017
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hearth Book Club
After twenty-five readers responded to our Hearth Book Club Survey, we learned that the Hearth Community is evenly interested in fiction and non-fiction books about creativity, communication,...
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Sat. Sep. 30, 2017
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Essential Oils Ingestible Uses & Safety
Class Description: There is a lot of buzz about essential oils.  Can they be ingested or not?  What are the proper uses and safety?  While there are...
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Sat. Sep. 30, 2017
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Scientist Turned Comedian
"You know how Larry the Cable Guy's act pretty much consists of him yelling "Git 'er done!" every five minutes or so? Scientist-turned-comic Tim Lee's...
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Mon. Oct. 02, 2017
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Flute Choir
Description: This flute choir will welcome all levels and abilities. In addition to exploring a variety of styles from Bach to contemporary, we will also work...
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Mon. Oct. 09, 2017
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Flute Choir
Description: This flute choir will welcome all levels and abilities. In addition to exploring a variety of styles from Bach to contemporary, we will also work...
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Mon. Oct. 16, 2017
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Flute Choir
Description: This flute choir will welcome all levels and abilities. In addition to exploring a variety of styles from Bach to contemporary, we will also work...
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Mon. Oct. 23, 2017
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Flute Choir
Description: This flute choir will welcome all levels and abilities. In addition to exploring a variety of styles from Bach to contemporary, we will also work...
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