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July 2020

Workshop: Making Sun Catchers and Wind Chimes

July 31, 2020 - November 30, 2021
Virtual
Free

Learn how to make sun catchers or wind chimes from objects you find around your house. Metal sculptor Karen Rossi teaches the art of choosing materials and adjusting the right balance. You'll need a hanger, beads and buttons, thin wire and something to cut it with. Everyone in the family will enjoy this one. Download a printable materials list.

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Workshop: Printing with Leaves and Found Materials

July 31, 2020 - November 30, 2021
Virtual
Free

Join artist/printmaker Susan Rood as she demonstrates how to use leaves, found materials, paint and paper to create art. Fun for all ages but the very young will probably need some help. Materials List Leaves with obvious, raised veins are best. Please use care when gathering. Cut or break off gently, don’t pull. Watch out for poison ivy. (Leaves of three = leave them be!) Look for different sizes and shapes. Enjoy the search. Found materials such as clean plastic…

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February 2021

Lego Design Challenge

February 20, 2021 - February 28, 2022
Virtual
Free

Use Legos to build something that represents you, then share your creation with others! At Norfolk's Botelle Elementary School students in grades K-6 participated in this challenge, following the engineering design process: an iterative series of steps that guides engineers as they solve problems. Watch this video to learn more about the process and see the creative ways that students represented themselves with 3D Lego designs. If you are inspired to create your own Lego representation of yourself, share it…

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Spanish Cooking Class: Tortillas de Patatas

February 20, 2021 - February 28, 2022
Virtual
Free

Tortillas de Patatas (Spanish omelet or Spanish tortilla) is a traditional dish from Spain and one of the signature dishes in Spanish cuisine. It is an omelet made with eggs and potatoes, sometimes including onion. It can be served hot, or at room temperature as a tapa. Martiña Gago, who will demonstrate this recipe, is from Santiago de Compostela (Galicia). Although Galicia is less known than some of Spain's more touristed cities and areas like Madrid, Barcelona or Sevilla, and…

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Workshop on Winter Photography

February 20, 2021 - February 28, 2022
Virtual
Free

Chris Keyes and Doug McDevitt are ardent Norfolk photographers. In this virtual workshop they offer tips, tricks and some places to go in the Icebox of Connecticut. You'll also get to see lots of their photos.

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