CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The application period is now open for the 2014 FestivALL Capitol Street Art Fair, June 28-29, and the Harvest Gift Boutique, Oct. 25-26. These juried fairs are dedicated to fine art and fine crafts. The early deadline, with reduced fees, is Feb. 15, and the final deadline is March 15.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Kanawha Individual Development Solutions will host several activities during the holiday season.
Writing classes will be offered as two-part workshops; the first class will be offered from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., 2 to 3 p.m. or 5:30 to 7 p.m. Dec. 27; the second part will be offered at those same times on Dec. 30. The classes are designed to address creative and structural approaches to academic and personal writing pursuits. Each session contains instructional, explorative and review-based elements that allow for advancement and customization for each participant. The workshops are for students in grades 5-12. The fee is $25 for one class, $45 for both. Space is limited.
Painting workshops will be offered at 4 p.m. Dec. 27, 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Dec. 28, 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. Dec. 30, and 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. Dec. 31. The two-hour class will explore color using acrylic on prepared canvas. It is a beginner-level workshop open to all ages. The fee is $15. Space is limited.
During the holiday season, KIDS is opening its creative workshop to parents looking for a unique alternative to in-home childcare. An "art sitter" will be available by appointment only at $15 per hour.
Registration is requested for all events. To register, contact Zachery Miller at 304-205-3045. KIDS, 216 Washington St. W., is a comprehensive education-based company. For more information, visit www.wv-kids.com.
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