Admission to Lake Elmo’s Sunfish Lake Park and to the Sally Manzara Interpretive Nature Center are free of charge. FREE events and programs are so marked. Registration and payment for most programs with fees is available on-line via Paypal. Follow the links for the events listed below.
(rescheduled from Sunday March 10th due to threat of heavy snow and impassible road)
“Inuit Traditions Meet Modern Science – Changing the Earth Together” in this Presentation Tony and Connie describe their experience working with ICE911 Research and the Ukpeaġvik Iñupiat Corporation to learn how to preserve the Arctic ice during this time of warming. We will describe the unique history and culture of the Inuit people and show lots of pictures from the Utqiagvik (formerly Barrow) area. Sponsored by the Stillwater Schools Native American Parent Advisory Committee and the Sally Manzara Interpretive Nature Center. Donations appreciated.
Thursday, March 28th; 1:00 PM-5:00 PM Mixed Media Workshop: Sunset Hills and Textures by Julie Schroeder Cost: $39.00
Come & have fun painting this lovely sunset with birds, hills & trees. We’ll be laying in textures for dimensions in the foreground and then layering on colors. These paintings will have multiple layers of paint and textures for greater depth and 3-dimension. Just come & enjoy the fun! All supplies included.
Please register for this workshop via the PayPal link:
FREE Mondays in April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 from 9 AM to 12 Noon – Senior Moments – Bring a friend and play Cribbage, Checkers, Chess, Buckthorn Tic-Tac-Toe, work on the Puzzle, or bring your own game. View the video trail walks or photo slideshow. Coffee, Tea, Snacks available.
Tuesday April 2nd, 2019: 1 PM – 4 PM Finish-up your Paintings Workshop by Julie Schroeder
This is a 3 hour small-group workshop to bring all your paintings that need a finishing touch. Bring any painting that you’d like some help finishing, no matter which stage it’s in. Watercolor, acrylics, mixed media all welcome. Please contact Julie Schroeder to register at email@example.com or 651-731-5433 or use this
This medium is very special. It’s not like any other art form. It’s so exciting to watch the inks move & flow & it happens right in your hands! Anyone can do it…no need to have experience. Each painting is totally unique, bright & powerful. Alcohol inks have such a color intensity & personality unmatched by other mediums. Julie will walk you through the steps to beautiful vibrant paintings. We’ll be doing some new techniques and colors with Piñata Inks in the afternoon! We’ll be using the inks on Yupo paper as well as on tiles for amazing effects!
BONUS: We’ll be experimenting with 2 different brands of inks & discussing differences in each kind as we work. Come & have fun with colors & free flow painting. You’ll take home many little gems of paintings as well as some on tiles! All supplies are included, inks, Yupo paper, tiles and everything needed to manipulate the inks. Cost $75 Click below to register and pay –
This is a full-day workshop with Julie Schroeder as you create a beautiful finished painting of a doorway surrounded by ancient stone & flowering vines. A great project for beginners as the scene will be drawn out onto watercolor paper ahead…all you need to do is paint!
Demonstrations and individual instruction will be given to help you enhance your ability to paint in a more intuitive & fluid manner. Let loose as you fling, throw & splatter paint to add dimension, texture and a fresh, spontaneous look to your work. Here is a photo example. Every painting is unique!
Be prepared to uncover the incredible nature and amazing qualities of watercolor! Included: Instructor will bring enough grape leaves, salt & gauze for each student.
Cost $95.00, Here’s a link to register;