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75 Melville Street
Elora, Ontario N0B1S0 Canada
(519) 846-9698

January 2022

January PD Day: DESIGN + BUILD Paper Architecture

January 28 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
ECFTA, 75 Melville Street
Elora, Ontario N0B1S0 Canada
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CAD$60.00 Sold out

FRIDAY, JANUARY 28, 2022 (cancelled)  Ages 6-11 $60 per student Please note: This PD Day camp has been cancelled due to the lockdown. 12 students maximum Our first PD day of the year will find us exploring ways to turn 2-D designs into intuitive 3-D builds!  Using cardboard, paper and paint, young designers will draw plans and make buildings that form a miniature town full of surprises! We will look at scale, function, landscaping… anything you think your town needs. While we make plans, we will also practice adaptation,…

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February 2022

Youth Outreach: The Healing Power of Art & Creative Expression | Addiction & Recovery Program, a partnership with Portage

February 1 - March 14
ECFTA, 75 Melville Street
Elora, Ontario N0B1S0 Canada
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Youth Addiction & Recovery Program: The Healing Power of Art and Creative Expression. This program curriculum incorporates art and creative expression as the conduit for acceptance, sharing and healing. It allows for emotional exploration, development of coping strategies and sharing the challenges of recovery. Run by arts educators, engagement facilitators and a social worker. Each 6 week session will run twice weekly in the gallery and classroom at the Elora Centre for the Arts.   We are so thankful for…

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Big Brothers Big Sisters BEYOND THE BOX! in Elora

February 3 @ 6:00 pm - March 17 @ 7:30 pm
ECFTA, 75 Melville Street
Elora, Ontario N0B1S0 Canada
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Beyond The Box! is a group mentoring program for all youth ages 12 - 15. The program aims to empower all youth and build a sense of belonging through group activities, friendship and fun. Beyond The Box! works towards filling the gaps in services and resources for 2SLGBTQIA+ youth in our community and will build on existing Go Girls! and Game On! programming to create a more inclusive experience. As such, this program promotes mental health and well-being, social emotional…

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Chunky Knit Blanket Workshop with the Blanket Babes!

February 6 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
ECFTA, 75 Melville Street
Elora, Ontario N0B1S0 Canada
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CAD$150.00 Sold out

Sunday, February 6, 2022  |  1 - 4 PM Ages 16+  | Maximum 10 in the workshop $150 + HST Sold out Please note: This class has been rescheduled to Sunday Feb 6, 1-4 pm You’ve seen these big squishy blankets on Instagram, now here’s your chance to make your own! Come join us for this beginner-friendly workshop! Martina from The Blanket Babes will teach you everything that you need to know from casting on to finishing your blanket. No needles…

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Bungalow Community Lunch Program: “Feeding the Soul”

February 8 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until October 25, 2022

An event every month that begins at 12:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until October 25, 2022

ECFTA, 75 Melville Street
Elora, Ontario N0B1S0 Canada
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Every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month!  FREE | Everyone welcome Revitalized for 2022!  A consistent calendar of lunches are planned for the year (2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month), with a central location for hosting the lunches at the Elora Centre for the Arts. The goal of the Bungalow lunch program is to help create more resilient, equitable communities for individuals and families; improve mental well-being and COVID recovery though connection with others; address nutrition needs in…

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Drawing humans for kids! | Saturday Morning Workshop

February 12 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
ECFTA, 75 Melville Street
Elora, Ontario N0B1S0 Canada
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CAD$45.00 4 tickets left

Ages 8-15 $45 per student Max 10 All materials provided, but feel free to bring your favourite pencils or sketchbook to share with Katherine. Gesture drawing is one of the most important, but least understood parts of the figure drawing process. Join digital artist, illustrator and instructor Katherine Olenic to guide you through the figure drawing process. This is a great beginner class for any young artist interested in learning to draw people!   About the Instructor: Katherine Olenic is…

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Drop-in artist reception: ‘Beyond Words’ student exhibition

February 12 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
ECFTA, 75 Melville Street
Elora, Ontario N0B1S0 Canada
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1:00 - 4:00 PM You are invited to meet the student artists of 'Beyond Words' in the gallery at the Elora Centre for the Arts.  Everyone is welcome to attend. Public health protocols in effect, social distancing and masks required. About the Exhibition: The Elora Centre for the Arts presents 'Beyond Words' in partnership with the University of Guelph’s School of Fine Arts & Music (SOFAM) department to present a student exhibition that is sure to leave a lasting impression. …

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Drawing Humans for Kids! | Saturday Afternoon Workshop

February 12 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
ECFTA, 75 Melville Street
Elora, Ontario N0B1S0 Canada
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CAD$45.00 Sold out

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2022  |  1:30-4:30 PM  Ages 8-15 sold out $45 per student Max 10 All materials provided, but feel free to bring your favourite pencils or sketchbook to share with Katherine. Gesture drawing is one of the most important, but least understood parts of the figure drawing process. Join digital artist, illustrator and instructor Katherine Olenic to guide you through the figure drawing process. This is a great beginner class for any young artist interested in learning to…

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CLAY + KIDS | Saturday workshop for ages 4 – 6

February 19 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
ECFTA, 75 Melville Street
Elora, Ontario N0B1S0 Canada
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CAD$45.00 Sold out

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2022   |   9:30-12 PM Ages 4-6 sold out $45 per student |  Fee includes all materials; clay, slip glaze and 2 firings. Max 10 kids in the class.  This morning class is for our 4-6-year-old “clay enthusiasts”! Join clay artist Annette Hansen for a get-messy, hands-on morning of texture, tools and best of all, CLAY-play! Designed specifically for our youngest artists, this workshop is a perfect introduction to the basics of hand building for curious makers with BIG imaginations! PLEASE…

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CLAY + KIDS | Saturday workshop for ages 7 – 11

February 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
ECFTA, 75 Melville Street
Elora, Ontario N0B1S0 Canada
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CAD$45.00 Sold out

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2022   |   1:00 - 3:30 PM Ages 7-12 $45 per student |  Fee includes all materials; clay, slip glaze and 2 firings. sold out  Max 10 kids in the class. This afternoon class is for 7-12-year-old future ceramicists! Join clay artist Annette Hansen to create your own nature or animal-inspired plate! Learn different hand building techniques and create your own unique piece of ceramics, perfect for your lunch sammy or after school snack! Just bring your BIG imagination! PLEASE…

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CTRL ALT PAINT! Digital Art Den | Saturday Workshop for Kids

February 26 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
ECFTA, 75 Melville Street
Elora, Ontario N0B1S0 Canada
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CAD$45.00 8 tickets left

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2022  |  1:30-4:30 PM Ages 8-15 $45 per student Max 10 Please note: 4 students minimum, required to run this class, Students are required to bring their own device (tablet or laptop) and have Medipaintbang software downloaded. This is a free app available from the app store. Learn how to create digital illustrations, applying concepts and tools from the film industry with artist, illustrator and instructor Katherine Olenic. In this fast-paced 3-hour class, aspiring artists will develop and create…

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