Three Art Events for Kids, October, New London


Watercolor for Kids– Painting Nature
October 2–23, 3:15 – 4:15pm

Join artist Debbie Campbell as you explore the shapes and colors found in the natural world. Have fun learning about the ways of the Impressionists painters as we experiment with different techniques for creating with watercolor paint. This class is for grades 2-5 and meets once a week for four weeks beginning October 2 at Whipple Hall, 429 Main Street, New London. Cost is $40.

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A Treasure Trove of Tales, told by Simon Brooks
Wednesday October 10, 3:15 – 4:15pm

This Free Youth Art event takes place at Tracy Library, 304 Main St, New London. Award-winning British storyteller and author Simon Brooks, who will enliven your ears and imagination with traditional tales of treasure. A man steals treasure found in a cave, guarded by King Arthur; a young woman battles a dragon and gets riches and her own castle; a peddler travels to London looking for treasure he had dreamed of; and a girl collects pine cones only to find treasure. These European stories will be brought before you by the masterful storyteller Simon Brooks with his voice tricks, animated characters and his bodhrán drum. You will be amazed by how many characters Simon can bring to life in your mind’s eye.

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Musical Instrument “Petting Zoo”
Saturday, October 18th,
3:15 – 4:15pm

This Instrument Petting Zoo with Joan Ebbeson at Whipple Hall, 429 Main Street, New London, offers young children an opportunity to see, touch, hear, and play the instruments! This program provides a unique, free opportunity for children to deepen their understanding of music, and encourages future enjoyment and participation in instrumental music.
Cost: FREE!

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