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Paper Mache Vessels Family Workshop

Date(s): 12/14/2014


Forsyth Galleries, 2nd floor of the MSC, College Station
Using glue and iridescent tissue, students will create miniature vessels nodding to the work of L.C. Tiffany.

There is a $6 materials fee and it is designed for ages 6-12.
Jennifer Korolenko, Curator of Education and Public Programs - (979) 458-5460

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Alcohol Inks on Glass Workshop

Date(s): 12/4/2014


Forsyth Galleries, 2nd floor of the MSC, College Station
Taking inspiration from the color and composition of L.C. Tiffany’s vessels on view, students will use alcohol based inks to create fascinating works on glass bottles.

$6.00 materials fee for non students, and FREE for TAMU Students! Limited to the first 15 registrants. Please make checks payable to University Art Galleries, 4229 TAMU.
Jennifer Korolenko, Curator of Education and Public Programs - (979) 458-5460

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Charcoal Portraits Family Workshop

Date(s): 11/16/2014


Forsyth Galleries, 2nd floor of the MSC, College Station
Get messy and learn how to draw portraits from life! Students will take turns sketching one another in charcoal after a quick how-to and a visit to our exhibition at the Forsyth. This workshop is FREE to the public.
Jennifer Korolenko, Curator of Education and Public Programs - (979) 458-5460

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Night of Portraits Adult Workshop

Date(s): 11/6/2014


Forsyth Galleries, 2nd floor of the MSC, College Station
Join us in the galleries for a FREE open studio of portrait drawing. Easels, tables and chairs will be provided along with a live model. Students should bring their own sketching mediums. An instructor will be on hand to assist.
Jennifer Korolenko, Curator of Education and Public Programs - (979) 458-5460

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Inkjet Portrait Workshop for Adults

Date(s): 10/30/2014


Forsyth Galleries, second floor of the MSC
Back by popular demand! Use simple printmaking techniques to transfer inkjet images onto paper and fabric. We’ll start by using images from our exhibition, then students will get the chance to create their own image. Participants are encouraged to bring personal images on flash drives for the latter portion of class--must be JPEG format.

$10 for non-students, and FREE for TAMU Students!

The workshop is limited to the first 15 registrants. Please make checks payable to University Art Galleries, 4229 TAMU.
Jennifer Korolenko, Curator of Education and Public Programs - (979) 458-5460

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Spooky Collage Portraits

Date(s): 10/19/2014


The Forsyth Galleries, College Station, Texas
FREE, ages 6 to 12. Limited to the first 15 registrants.
Jenn Korolenko, Curator of Education and Public Programs,

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Creative Drama and Storytelling Workshop for Adults

Date(s): 9/25/2014


George Bush Presidential Library and Museum Classroom, College Station
Barbara Hailey, professional storyteller and author, leads sessions about selection and dramatic creation of historical figures. She will strengthen storytelling programs through dramatic emphasis and organization.

Costumes and props will be discussed. Also, it will be a helpful preparation for teachers and storytellers to engage audiences of all ages with a focus on our youthful audiences.

Free. For adult learners.

For more information email bush.education@nara.gov or call (979) 691-4006.
Dr. Shirley Hammond, bush.education@nara.gov, 979-691-4006

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2014 Presidents Day Event

Date(s): 2/15/2014


George Bush Presidential Library and Museum
9 a.m. to noon, Genealogy Workshop: Exploring President Bush as a Guide to Your Family Research. Do you even wonder who your ancestors were, or if you might be related to someone famous such as a former president? Join us for a free genealogy program designed specifically for novices to this increasingly popular pastime.

1-4 p.m., An Afternoon of Presidential Fun. Our Presidents Day event continues in the afternoon with fun for the whole family. The Mount Rushmore presidents will be welcoming visitors and posing for pictures. Crafts and activities for children will take place in the classroom, and local celebrities will be reading presidential books to children. Refreshments will be served and admission to the event is free.

5:30 - 8:00 p.m., "41" Film Screening. The first documentary to tell George Herbert Walker Bush's story in his own words, "41" is a rare, intimate glimpse at the life and times of the 41st President of the United States. Hailed as one of the most experienced politicians ever to achieve the presidency, George Bush shares anecdotes from his childhood, family, service in World War II and political career. Writer and film director Jeffrey Roth will introduce the film and discuss the time he spent with the former president. DVD sale, signing, and reception will follow.

Register online at bushlibrary.eventbrite.com or for more information call (979) 691-4014 or email reservations.bush@nara.gov.
Tracy Paine, 979-691-4014. reservations.bush@nara.gov

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SHARP Training

10 AM - 5 PM

Texas A&M University Police Department Training Room
SARC, Texas A&M University Police Department and the Brazos County Sheriff's Office are hosting a free Safety Awareness and Self-Defense Workshop. The workshop is appropriate for ages 17 and up (15-16 when accompanied by an adult) and everyone is invited to attend. Participants will also have the opportunity to learn and practice self-defense techniques with law enforcement professionals. The workshop will take place on September 23rd, 2012 from 10:00am - 5:000 pm at the TAMU Police Department Training Room. Lunch will be provided. Space is limited.
Ed Frank, 361-4906
Cary Haynes, 731-1000

To register, please contact Ed Frank at 979-361-4906 or Cary Haynes at 979-731-1000.

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Darkness to Light


Scotty's House 2424 Kent St. Bryan, Texas 77802
Scotty’s House Child Advocacy Center will host the Darkness to Light program at its facility, located at 2424 Kent Street in Bryan.

The program is free and open to any concerned citizen, but registration is required.

Darkness to Light is a non-profit organization whose mission is to reduce the incidents of child sexual abuse by shifting the responsibility from children to adults. This is accomplished through an award winning media campaign which raises public awareness and directs adults to educational tools that will educate them on how to prevent, recognize and respond to sexual child abuse and motivate them to courageous action. To register for this program, please call Linda Patton at 979-703-8813 or email lpatton@scottyshouse.org.

For more information about Scotty’s House Brazos Valley Child Advocacy Center, please visit www.scottyshouse.org.
Linda Patton, Executive Director

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