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AROUND TOWN
RIVER NEWS
JUNE
2017
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Lois M. Tryon and
Arts on the River.
RIVER CURRENTS
HAPPENINGS
For events around the area
www.calendarcolumbusga.com/
ltryon@infionline.net
Check out our updated class schedule at www.columbusga.org/parks.
We have
classes for all age groups posted    . Come by Britt David and sign up
or over the phone with a credit card.

Spring Pottery & Art Sale continues through the month of May. Come
and find one-of-a-kind pottery and glass art from over 30 local artists.  
Mondays 9am till 8:30pm. Tuesdays 9am till 10pm, Wednesdays 10am
till 5pm, Thursdays 9am till 10pm.

GEORGIA ARTIST GUILD  (Albany, Ga.)
2017

Lian Zhen                Watercolor Workshop   www.lianspainting.com
                         3 day Workshop
                          June 26, 27 & 28, 2017
                          Workshop fee 195.00

Suzanna Winton       Watercolor Workshop    Suzanna Winton watercolors
                          3 day Workshop
                          October 16, 17 & 18, 2017
                          Workshop fee 180.00

2018

Janet Rogers               Watercolor Workshop    
www.watercolorsbyrogers.com
                            5 day "Watercolor Impressions-                                
Flowers,                   Faces                                         &                 Figures"
                             May 14 - 18, 2018
                             Workshop fee 300.00

Fealing Lin                   Watercolor Workshop       
www.fealingwatercolor.com
                             5 day Workshop
                             Date to be announced
                             Workshop fee 300.00

                   For more information contact:
                            Carole Hall Gum
      Georgia Artists' Guild--Education/Workshop Coordinator
       229-432-5417                         klgum@mchsi.com  
ENTRY FORM FOR 2017:   

ACRYLIC ART CLASS AT THE CENTRAL ACTIVITIES CENTER IN PHENIX CITY

Blue Heron on the Hootch!
Central Activities Acrylics class for May will be held on Tuesdays 2, 9, & 16, after which our
summer vacation begins and we will resume classes July 11-18  25.

The center is located at 1500 14th street in Phenix City (old Central High School) and is open to all
Seniors over the age of 50, for a $10 annual membership fee.  
Cost is $40 per month and all supplies but brushes are provided.  Contact: Tom Corley @
334-298-7480 or email   
tomcorley3@bellsouth.net

Class size is limited so please sign up early, or notify Tom Corley (334-298-7480)  to
reserve your spot.     Beginners are welcome.
HARMONY PARK
GARDEN HOTEI
BLUE HERON ON THE HOOCH
BRUSHES AND BEVERAGES:  Adult painting classes on Wednesday from 1:00-3:00. And also the
wine and painting Monday through Saturday from 7:00-9:00p.m. There is a family friendly time
from 4:00-6:00 on Saturday's and we open for children's parties on Saturday's from 1:30-3:30.
And of course available during the day for corporate events  
.http://brushesandbeverages.com/
WINTER JUMPED INTO SUMMER, and all the "summer things" are ready to be done, like
planting, raking, cleaning the garage, wishing you had time and money for a vacation ..... all that
good stuff.  Remember, all those things you plant will need water, or all will be lost.  Good lock on
getting help from the so-called home improvement stores --- chances are you know more about
the problem than they do.  

When you see that nice red "hummingbird nectar"  save your money.  Make your own with 1 part
sugar to 4 part water.  (Example:   3 tablespoons sugar mixed with 12 tablespoons water.  Heat in
microwave or small sauce pan till sugar is dissolved, and cool.  To keep ants from your feeder,
spray the hook and hanging bracket with cooking spray.  It's not as messy as olive oil or other
liquids.
Britt David Studio
Cultural Arts
Columbus Parks and Recreation
http://www.columbusga.org/parks/arts/arts.htm
706-653-4196
BUDDHA
ARTS IN THE PARK
Front Porch Gallery
1309 Wildwood Ave
Columbus.
Gallery Hours
Tuesday - Friday 10 - 5:30. Saturday 10 - 4
Www.thefrontporchcolumbus.com
oxbowmeadows@columbusstate.edu

Call Britt David for registration, 706-653-4196,
Mondays 9am till 8:30pm. Tuesdays 9am till 10pm, Wednesdays 10am till
5pm, Thursdays 9am till 10pm.

Britt David Studio
Cultural Arts
Columbus Parks and Recreation
http://www.columbusga.org/parks/arts/arts.htm
706-653-4196
Interested in History?

Like meeting new people? Have some time to volunteer? This is your
perfect opportunity. The museum is looking for volunteers to serve as tour
guides and guest services representatives. Scheduling is flexible and no
extensive knowledge of Civil War naval history is necessary. Training will
be provided. Attend our informationalmeet-up and see if this is a good fit
for you. RSVP appreciated but not required.

Naval Museum Volunteer Meet Up
Monday, March 27th @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
National Civil War Naval Museum
1002 Victory Drive
Columbus, GA 31901
706-327-9798
PORT COLUMBUS CIVIL WAR NAVAL MUSEUM
THE BANKS BUILDING
You are invited to Darla Bostick’s 10th Annual Ghost Ranch Workshop/Retreat in Abiquiu, NM  1-7 October
2017.  Includes digital photography, watercolors/acrylics, pencil, ink, incorporating text and mixed media work with
options for plein air painting and comfort of a group activity room (floor to ceiling vista views). For 7 days/6 nights you
can relax, enjoy, and create. Lodging and meals included at Ghost Ranch property. The Georgia O'Keeffe Landscape
Tour takes you where she painted from the local, magnificent area scenery. Visit the O’Keeffe studio/home on tour.  
Space is limited to 16 participants. Bring materials you love to work with (or try something new) and join us! The
workshop fee is $550. Room and board at the Ranch are not included and are their rates—which has recently been
redesigned to provide the ultimate discount for those sharing a room, so bring a friend! Unclaimed rooms will be
released 25 August. Currently there are 12 spaces left!

Come and see for yourself why Georgia O’Keeffe loved Ghost Ranch! Last year each participant received $300+ in art
merchandise in their welcome bag…and door prizes exceeded $800!

My website has more details:
 www.darlabostick.com
Darla Bostick, 940.320.5660       Email: darlabostickart@gmail.com
KIDS ART CAMP 2017
starts June 4 for 4 weeks only.
This is our 5th year to hold this art camp at MT ZION church
on Double Churches Rd.
call Rose Ogle 706-289-1326
MOUSSE -
NEW KITTY JUST ADOPTED
LIZ SABATINO AND
RANDY NGUYEN  IN
WERACOBA PARK.
POSTPONED BY RAIN,
THE EVENT TOOK
PLACE JUNE 4.
BUFFALO SOLDIER
MEMORIAL
IN THE GARDEN
QUAN YIN
RED HOT POKER
HUNT FOR THOSE BARGAINS!  It pays to dig for savings sometimes.  We found some wood
picture frames in a weird place with clearance items at Hobby Lobby at 70 and 80% off.  Even if
you don't need something like this at the moment, unless you're "retiring", you'll probably need it  
eventually.  The same goes for paint and brushes.  But $8.50 for a nice looking frame is nothing to
sneeze at!
"LARK"
by Suzanne Reed Fine
Tuesday, June 6th at 6:30-7:30

"Kids Lion" acrylic paint on 8 x 10 canvas. $10.

Thursday, June 8 at 7:30-8:30

"Giraffe" acrylic paint on 12x18 canvas. $20.


Tuesday, June 13 at 6:30-7:30

"Kids Comic Book Art" - acrylic paint on 12x16 canvas. $15.



Thursday, June 15 at 6:30-8:30

"Wonder Woman" - acrylic paint on 12x16 canvas. $15.

Tuesday, June 20 at 6:30-7:30

"Art Journaling: bucket list" $10 and bring a journal .


Thursday, June 22 at 6:30-8:30

"Snow Cardinal" acrylic paint on 12x16 canvas. $20.

Britt David Studio
Recreation Services Division | Cultural Arts
Parks and Recreation Department
2700 W. Britt David Road
Columbus, GA 31909 | 706-653-4196
FOR THOSE WHO WENT RUNNING TO LAKEBOTTOM on Sunday, only to
find it empty, organizers watching the predictions of dangerous weather took
the cautious approach and postponed the event till Sunday June 4th.  Though it
didn't rain, if it had, Weracoba Creek can overspill its banks in a very short
time and put the entire area underwater.  Give them another chance on
Sunday, June 4 from noon to 6 pm.
FORT BENNING CEMETERY
WALK OF HONOR AT NATIONAL
INFANTRY MUSEUM
MEMORIAL FOR COL.
RESCORLA AND 911 HAS BEEN
RESTORED AND PUT BACK IN
PLACE
CONDOLENCES to the family and friends of Columbus artist Marge Tilley, who died
recently.  Marge has been a huge influence on the art world for many years, and taught
many of todays artists.  She introduced many of the local artists to the world of Encaustic
and was very skilled in what could be called a difficult field.  



                                                                   
MARGE TILLEY with
                                                                   one of her Encaustics
My name is Anthony Coal from Brooklyn, New York. I was looking for some artwork online and i found your
contact while searching. Will like to purchase some of your work for my wife as a surprise gift for our 20th
anniversary.  Please kindly send pics and prices of some of your art which are ready for immediate sale
within price range $300- $3,500, i could be flexible with price. So i will hope to hear a lot more about any
available piece in your inventory ready for immediate sale.

Thanks and best regards,
Anthony Coal.
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