The Bronx Council on the Arts & the Huntington Free Library present A “Journal Making” Workshop

The Bronx Council on the Arts and the Huntington Free Library present
A “Journal Making” Workshop on Saturday, January 18, from 12:30-3:00pm.
A Free, Family-Friendly Craft Workshop at Huntington Free Library

(Bronx, NY – January 2, 2014) The Bronx Council on the Arts (BCA) and the Huntington Free Library (HFL) present a family-friendly, hands-on “Journal Making” craft workshop with Lis Ortiz on Saturday, January 18, from 12:30 to 3:00 pm at the Huntington Free Library (9 Westchester Square, next to the Apple Savings Bank). This workshop is free and open to the public. All are welcome.

New year, new beginnings… So come and create your own handmade personal journal to capture your new year’s thoughts, hopes and dreams. Journals will be made of recycled items, so please feel free to bring images, fabric and/or items to make yours extra special! NOTE: This workshop is labor intensive. Please arrive on time so that you can leave with a completed piece.

Seats are limited. Reserve your seat at https://011813journalmaking.eventbrite.com.

The family craft workshop series continues on Saturday, February 15, 2014 from 12:30-3:00pm, when BCA presents Headdresses with Lucrecia Novoa at the Huntington Free Library. Master mask-maker Lucrecia Novoa shares her techniques on how to build headdresses. Choose a simple character, create it, develop a feeling over the head, and leave with a beautiful and unique piece.

Admission to all workshops is free, but space is limited. For information, call 718-931-9500 x33 or 718-829-7770, or visit www.bronxarts.org. On the day of the workshop, please call 917-972-2386 for information.

Visit www.bronxarts.org regularly for updates on the 2014 Saturday Family Craft workshop series as well as other programs and activities of the Bronx Council on the Arts.

Directions: The Huntington Free Library is located at 9 Westchester Square (next to the Apple Savings Bank) in the Bronx and can be reached by the #6 subway and BX 4, 21, 31, 40 and 42 buses. All destinations are to Westchester Square. For additional directions or information, call 718-829-7770.

These workshops are made possible with the support and contributions from the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, the NYS Council on the Arts, Lambent Foundation Fund of Tides Foundation, Scherman Foundation, and NYC Council Member James Vacca.

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