Western Indiana Community Action Summer Preschool - Summer Preschool Program for children ages 3 through 6 Location: WICAA Head Start Center Dates: Monday, June 9, 2014 to Friday, August 8, 2014 Time: Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Accepting CCDF Vouchers Call Western Indiana Community Action Agency for more details and to register your preschooler at 812-232-1264
Changes coming on June 16, 2014 to St. Ann Clinic - Effective Monday, June 16, 2014 St. Ann Clinic will be operating Monday thru Friday by appointment only. The "open clinic" concept will no longer be available. Please call or stop by the clinic to make an appointment. Our hours are Monday thru Friday, 8:00 am until 5:00 pm.
LEAF Youth Program - The 8-week LEAF Youth Program invites children ages 8-12 to join us at the West Vigo Community Center on Tuesday evenings from 4:00pm-6:00 to learn about food and nutrition, body and mind skills, exercise, and stress management. Children will make and eat food, learn ways to be calm and decisive, and participate in games and activities to help them grow strong. Cost is $65.00 per child (Sliding scale scholarship funding available to those who qualify through a grant from the Wabash Valley Community Foundation)
Habitat Veterans Build - Habitat for Humanity is building its first Veterans Build for a local Veteran and his family.
tRanSfoRM eLearning Conference for Educators - This event is for all educators, both teachers and assistants, who use or plan to use technology in the classroom. We have two full days of sessions that will discuss digital tools, pedagogy, approaches, building curriculum and technology integration. We also have sessions designed specifically for administrators and technology directors. Register at http://svtransform14.weebly.com $15 for one day and $25 for two days.
River City Art Assoc. 'River of Art' Exhibition - River City Art Association in Terre Haute; Group exhibition: “River of Art” July 1-31; Opening Reception 6 to 9 p.m. July 11; The Art Sanctuary, 190 N. Sycamore St., Martinsville, Ind.; Artists available 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays, noon to 4 p.m. Sundays to meet with patrons For gallery information call 765-342-8422, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit artsanctuaryindiana.com and www.facebook.com/ArtSanctuaryIndiana.
Art is Cool! Arts Sampler for Ages 8-10 - Theater: The Imagination Stage This class introduces students to theater. Throughout the week, children learn to project their voices, body movement, and how to build a character through enjoyable workshops and practical applications. The workshops culminate with students performing a short one-act play. Photography FUNdamentals Students must bring a digital camera on the first day of class and for the remainder of the week. This class introduces students to the basics of photography and explores how to create a successful photograph. Students will be shooting in- and out-of-doors on-campus as well as learning basic Photoshop editing skills in ISU’s Mac Lab. Drawing Your World: Thinking about People, Places, and Things! This intermediate drawing class explores the surrounding world. Students learn and improve upon drawing skills. Class begins with designing personal folders that hold students’ drawings. After learning basic perceptual drawing skills, students focus on a different subject every day: people in proportion, places in perspective, and things in their “space”. Piano Pizzazz Throughout the week, students use songs, games and hands-on activities to learn musical basics that prepare them for piano lessons. To learn about the concepts of beat and rhythm, children make their own percussion instruments and participate in group music-making. A variety of different song- and motion-based games and activities are used to learn about pitch. The basics of music notation and the piano keyboard are taught in a fun, game-based format. African Drumming, Singing and Dancing This is an interactive music class focusing on the basics of rhythm, pulse, and musical creativity while promoting social cohesion and self-esteem. Students learn to play a variety of percussion instruments from Africa, such as drums, wood blocks, shakers and bells. The music class also includes African songs, dances, and games.
Music Around the World (Ages: 5-7) - This class provides diverse multicultural learning experience using age appropriate activities, games, singing and stories. Children explore music and instruments from other countries including China, Germany, Africa and more. At the end of the week the class will present an informal recital to share the songs they have learned with family and friends. All materials are provided. Come and join us for a fun and educational musical trip around the world! No previous music experience required.
The World of Clay: Introduction (Ages: 5-7) - This class explores the infinite possibilities of clay! Students study traditional techniques such as coiling as well as mold and slab work, to create personalized clay creations. Slab vases, coil vessels, pinch pots and creatures are some of the projects children complete. Simple wheel throwing is introduced and students have the opportunity to work behind the wheel, with the help of the instructor. Materials are provided. Note to Ceramics Students: students will be underglazing their work before final firing. Clay must be completely dry before glazing and firing. All ceramics students are invited to come to class on Monday, August 4, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. At this time ceramics work will be dry and ready for glazing. After the glazing session, the work will be fired and then ready to take home.
Indiana Private College Week - Private College Week is a chance for you and your family to check out what Indiana Private Colleges have to offer. From Monday, July 21, through Friday, July 25, Indiana’s 31 non-profit independent colleges and universities are inviting students, families, and anyone else interested to come experience their campuses through free tours and informational sessions. Visiting a campus can be an instrumental part of making your college decision. Campus visits can provide information and experiences that cannot be gotten through websites, brochures, or other sources. This is a great opportunity to see what each of our unique campuses has to offer! View a complete list of participating campuses at icindiana.org, as well as information about the tour and event schedules at each. There is no need to register with ICI; simply contact individual admissions departments to set up visits. Now is a great time to start selecting the campuses you want to visit, put your tour schedule together, and find out how to let the campuses know you are coming. Links to driving directions, campus maps, event schedules, admissions officers and other helpful information can be found on college websites. Check us out on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ICI31