River Tree Arts February News, Events, Workshops & Classes.
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February Newsletter

Join us...

Saturday, Feb. 4th

...for a winter craft market featuring local artists and artisans.  Buy your sweetheart something special, something original and something locally made this Valentines Day.

Gifts include: 
Scarves, Jewelry, Soaps, Hand-Spun Hats and more!


February is

"Share the Love"

month at RTA

~ Caricature Drawing ~

Steve Hrehovcik will be drawing caricatures for couples and singles, and there will be a Valentine’s craft table for you to make your own cards!
First come first served, Feb. 4th, 10-2pm

Calendar of Events, Workshops, Camps & Classes

All programs require registration
FEBRUARY - Calendar of Events

Feb. 4
Valentine's Artisan Market 10-2pm
Join us on Saturday, Feb. 4 from 10 to 2pm for a winter craft market featuring local artists and artisans.  Buy your sweetheart something special, something original and something locally made this Valentines Day. A Valentine’s craft table will be available for you to make your own valentine’s day cards.

Feb. 7
Love, Lost & Found - Music Recital
Love, whether repressed, fulfilled, unrequited or innocent, is behind the music of this evening.  Join us as students from River Tree Arts perform heartfelt renditions of songs of love, lost and found.

Feb. 9
Paint Night with Rebekah Lowell, 6-8pm
Bring a date to tonights Valentines themed paint night and create your own acrylic painting with local artist, Rebekah Lowell.  Students will learn new tips and tricks while following step by step instruction to complete a finished painting. Registration required.

Fee $30 (members $25)

Register Here

Feb. 19
"Dress A Girl" 1-5pm
February is “Share the Love” month at River Tree Arts and we are thrilled to be teaming up with local seamstress, Lucy Hardy, to host this wonderful event in our Community Art Room. “Dress A Girl Around the World” is a campaign to provide girls from all over the world with a new dress. If you love sewing and having a positive impact on the world, please bring a child size T-shirt, a yard of fabric, embellishments and your own sewing machine, if you have one.  Come for an hour, or for the duration of the event. Please RSVP to

Feb. 20-24
February Vacation, Art Camp! 9-12pm & 1-4pm
The creativity will be flying at River Tree Arts this February Vacation as instructor, Abbeth Russell, takes students on a journey of fantasy and imagination. Students will learn the art of puppetry and create their own characters and stories. Game making will be the afternoon focus and students will use a wide range of art supplies to design and build their very own games. Join us for mornings or afternoons only, or join us from 9-4pm all week! Space is limited and registration is required. FMI please see:

Register HERE

Register for Winter Session II 
February 27 - April 13

Enrollment is open for the following classes.
Space is limited, register early to avoid disappointment.
For Kids (after school art program)
Creative Kids Grades K+
Mondays 3:30 to 5:30pm
7 week session: Feb. 27 to April 10
Metalsmithing Grades 4+
Mondays 3:30 to 5:30pm
7 week session: Feb. 27 to April 10 
Print Making w. Ms Gayle Grades 2+
Tuesdays 3:30 to 5:30pm
7 week session: Feb. 28 to April 11
Pottery 101 Grades 1+
Tuesdays 3:30 to 5:30pm
7 weeks session: Feb. 28 to 4/11
Clay Club I Grades 1-5
Wednesdays 3:30 to 5:30pm
7 week session: March 1 to April 12
Clay Club II Grades 1-5
Thursdays 3:30 to 5:30pm
7 week session:
March 2 to April 13

Students of RSU 21 can take the bus right to RTA!
* KES/SRS Bus #32
* Consolidated Bus #12

For Adults (and young adults)

Watercolors 101 w. Russel Whitten
Wednesdays 1 to 4pm
7 week session:
March 1 - April 12
Intro to Etching w/ Gayle Fitzpatrick 
Mondays 6:30 to 8:30pm 
4 week session:
March 6 - March 27
Intro to Pottery w. Megan Holtham
Tuesdays 6 to 8pm
6 week session: March 7 -April 11

Later on this Spring...
Fearless Landscape Painting w. Caren-Marie Michel
Thursdays 10 to 12:30pm
6 week session: April 13 - May 25 (no class April 20)

** Registration is open - Sign up TODAY **
(Space is limited in each class - register early to avoid disappointment)
Register for Winter Session II

March 2
Custom Sign Making, 6-8pm
Back by popular demand! Tonight we will explore ways of altering old weathered boards to create beautiful personalized signs. Students will use paint and basic hand tools and will be provided with hanging hardware to complete their sign. Registration required. $30 per person (members $25)

March 16
PYO Beer Steins, 6-8pm

We’ve done wine glasses, we’ve done mason jars, we’ve done cocktail glasses… Now is the time for Beer Steins! An what better time of year to introduce this workshop than the day before St. Patricks Day?!  Ideas and stencils will be provided, and all participants will leave this workshop with a finished set of unique glasses. Cheers! Registration required. Fee $30 (members $25)
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