Weekly Feature



2013-08-15 / Entertainment

Workshops/Classes

thurs. 15

. Educator Workshop: Schoolyard Habitat — Teaching students outdoors is an effective way to maximize their engagement and revitalize existing curriculum, 9 a.m.-noon Thursday, Aug. 15, at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew; registration required by calling 683-5959. . Introduction to Lace Knitting — Knitters will be introduced to the fascinating world of lace knitting, 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, at the Roycroft Campus Corporation, 31 S. Grove St., East Aurora; $. 655-0261, www.roycroftcampuscorporation.. com

Figure Drawing Sessions — Instructed figure drawing classes with various themes each session and live models, presented by Living Masterpieces, Thursday, Aug. 15, at MAIN(ST)UDIOS, 515 Main St., Buffalo. 866-6603, www.mainstudiosbuffalo.com

sat. 17

. Medicinal Herbs and Concoctions — Learn the origins of medicinal remedies in the plants common to WNY, and prepare some simple formulas using wild and cultivated plants, 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, at the Roycroft Campus Corporation, 31 S. Grove St., East Aurora; $. 655-0261, com.www.roycroftcampuscorporation.

Educator Workshop: Great Lakes Institute — This workshop helps teachers incorporate study of the Great Lakes into their classroom through standards-based, hands-on lesson plans and in-depth instruction in local Great Lakes issues, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew; registration required. 683-5959, www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html sat. 17 & sun. 18 . Weaving the Tapestry of Your Life — In this workshop, students will learn basic techniques of weaving tapestry, but with a focus on seeing the woven tapestry as a metaphor for life. Each student will complete a small wall hanging by the end of this workshop, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, and Sunday, Aug. 18, at the Roycroft Campus Corporation, 31 S. Grove St., East Aurora; $125. 655-0261, www.roycroftcampuscorporation.com tues. 20 . Educator Workshop: Project WILD — Project WILD is an award-winning environmental education program for teachers and youth leaders. Participants receive a Project WILD curriculum and Activity Guide with more than 100 lesson plans. For educators of students in grades K-12, 9 a.m.-noon Tuesday, Aug. 20, at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, 93 Honorine Drive, Depew; registration required. 683-5959, www.dec.ny.gov/education/1837.html

AK Teens Perspective Workshops — “The Artist’s Perspective with Kevin Kline,” for students entering grades 9-12 who will have the opportunity to meet and learn from people who are passionate about the arts, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 1285 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo; $. 882-8700, www.albrightknox.org

wed. 21

Creative Writing III: — “Reading and Recording Your Work and Publishing Tips/Suggestions,” with Susan Marie, along with guest speaker Janna Willoughby-Lohr, aka MC Vendetta, performance artist, musician, and educator, 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, at MAIN(ST)UDIOS, 515 Main St., Buffalo. 866-6603, www.mainstudiosbuffalo.com

AK Teens Perspective Workshops — “The Artist’s Perspective with John A. Sargent III,” for students entering grades 9-12 who will have the opportunity to meet and learn from people who are passionate about the arts, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 1285 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo; $. 882-8700, www.albrightknox.org

Wednesday Morning Adult Drawing Class — You don’t need much more than paper, pencils and an eraser to create beautiful drawings under the tutelage of Joan Saba, professional artist and teacher, all skill levels are welcome, 8:45-10:15 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Ave., Buffalo; $. 827-1584, ext. 291, www.buffalogardens.com

thurs. 22

AK Teens Perspective Workshops — “The Financial Perspective,” for students entering grades 9-12 who will have the opportunity to meet and learn from people who are passionate about the arts, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 1285 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo; $. 882-8700, www.albrightknox.org

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