Oct
24
6:45 PM18:45

Earth Prints

Lucius Beebe Memorial Library | 345 Main St, Wakefield, MA 01880
Adults | More Information

Experiment with all-natural pigment, mineral, spice, fruit, and vegetables inks while learning a variety of mark-making techniques. Then print and paint until your heart’s content to create one-of-a-kind works on paper.

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Nov
7
4:00 PM16:00

Earth Prints

Pickleweed Library | 50 Canal St, San Rafael, CA 94901
All Ages | More Information

Experiment with all-natural pigment, mineral, spice, fruit, and vegetables inks while learning a variety of mark-making techniques. Then print and paint until your heart’s content to create one-of-a-kind works on paper.

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Dec
10
6:00 PM18:00

Holiday Art Cards and Eco Ornaments

Kensington Public Library | 61 Arlington Ave, Kensington, CA 94707

All Ages | More Information

Make your own handmade cards to give to friends and family this holiday season. In this workshop we will use collage, pop-up, and other craft techniques to turn discarded greeting cards and paper ephemera into expressive pieces of art.

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Learn how to upcycle fabrics, paper, and natural materials into one-of-a-kind decor for the holidays. Choose your favorite eco-friendly materials and design ornaments for your home or to give as a gift.


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Dec
13
5:30 PM17:30

Winter Wonder-Lanterns

Berkshire Co-op Market | 42 Bridge Street, Great Barrington, MA 01230
Teens & Adults | More Information

Discover how to depict your favorite moments of winter through light, shadow, color, and shape. Handmade from a mason jar and other discarded objects, your glowing lantern will be a unique artwork lighting up your cool nights. This makes a great holiday gift!

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Feb
2
1:00 PM13:00

Valentines - The Green Way!

Camp Maude Eaton | 141 Abbot Street, Andover MA
Girl Scouts | More Information

Design handmade Valentine cards for your friends and family in all shapes and sizes. You’ll transform everyday materials such as maps, mail, books, and magazines into whimsical pieces of art using a variety of craft techniques. Volunteer supervision required. Patch included.

1:00-3:00 PM Brownies & Juniors
3:30-5:30 PM Daisies & Brownies

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Mar
2
1:00 PM13:00

Eco-Art Lanterns

Camp Cedar Hill | 241 Forest St. Waltham, MA
Girl Scouts | More Information

Use your five sense to conjure up your favorite moments of the winter season. Then bring your vision to life by transforming a coffee can or mason jar into a glowing winter wonder-lantern, as you up-cycle a variety of materials.

1:00-3:00 PM Daisies & Brownies
3:30-5:30 PM Brownies & Juniors

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Mar
17
1:00 PM13:00

Bookmaking

Camp Rice Moody | Rice Rd, Reading, MA 01867
Girl Scouts (Brownies & Juniors) | More Information

Inspired by the natural world around you, learn how to create a one-of-a-kind haiku book or personal journal. We’ll explore different binding techniques and use images, found text, and natural watercolors to create unique artist books.

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Jun
8
1:00 PM13:00

Paper Pottery

Camp Rice Moody | Rice Rd, Reading, MA 01867
Girl Scouts (Brownies & Juniors) | More Information

Create colorful handmade paper bowls and baskets from discarded magazines, maps, encyclopedias, and more! Choose your favorite style and sculpt decorative and functional art objects using paper craft techniques.

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Sep
30
12:30 PM12:30

Upcycled Instruments

St. Columba Catholic Church | 6401 San Pablo Ave, Oakland, CA 94608
All ages |  More Information

Tap, strum, shake, bang, and clang along with us! Make your own percussive and string instruments from household objects such as cans, bottle caps, utensils, and tools. Once assembled, we will put our sounds together to find our rhythm!

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Sep
29
11:00 AM11:00

Whimsical Weavings

Scoville Memorial Library | 38 Main Street | Salisbury, CT 06068
Multigenerational/Ages 5+ | More Information

Make a colorful weaving using found materials such as jeans, t-shirts, maps, books, fabric scraps, and more! Learn how to construct a simple loom and then re-purpose favorite garments, natural fibers, and other household items as playful textile artworks.

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Sep
29
10:00 AM10:00

Light Impressions

City Kids Family Fair | 445 Church, San Francisco, 94114
All ages |  More Information

Discover how to depict your favorite moments of autumn through light, shadow, color, and shape. Handmade from a mason jar and other discarded objects, your glowing lantern will be a unique artwork lighting up your cool nights.

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Sep
25
5:00 PM17:00

Eco Jewelry

Hyannis Public Library | 401 Main St, Hyannis, MA 02601
Ages 13+ | More Information

Discover how to upcycle paper, metal, and natural objects into one-of-a-kind decor and wearable art! Play with your favorite eco-friendly materials and design earrings, a pendant, necklace, or adorn existing accessories.

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Sep
25
1:00 PM13:00

Personalized Puzzles

Falmouth Public Library | 300 Main Street, Falmouth, MA, 02540
Ages 13+ |  More Information

Design your own interactive tabletop artwork with images and text harvested from old magazines and books. Your unique collage puzzle, crafted from discarded blocks, game pieces, or puzzles, is fun to keep or give as a gift.

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Sep
18
1:00 PM13:00

Eco Jewelry

Peabody Institute Library | 82 Main Street, Peabody, MA 01960
Adults | More Information

Discover how to upcycle paper, metal, and natural objects into one-of-a-kind decor and wearable art! Play with your favorite eco-friendly materials and design earrings, a pendant, necklace, or adorn existing accessories.

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Sep
17
6:45 PM18:45

Eco Jewelry

Lucius Beebe Memorial Library | 345 Main St, Wakefield, MA 01880
Adults | More Information

Discover how to upcycle paper, metal, and natural objects into one-of-a-kind decor and wearable art! Play with your favorite eco-friendly materials and design earrings, a pendant, necklace, or adorn existing accessories.

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Sep
4
6:45 PM18:45

LGBTQ Art Cards

El Cerrito Library | 6510 Stockton Ave, El Cerrito, CA 94530

All Ages | More Information

Make your own handmade LGBTQ themed cards to give to friends and family. Discover how to use collage, pop-up, and other craft techniques to turn discarded greeting cards and paper ephemera into unique pieces of art using every color in the rainbow.
 

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Aug
16
3:30 PM15:30

Upcycled Instruments

Portola Valley Library | 765 Portola Rd, Portola Valley, CA 94028
All Ages | More Information

Tap, strum, shake, bang, and clang along with us! Make your own percussive and string instruments from household objects such as cans, bottle caps, utensils, and tools. Once assembled, we will put our sounds together to find our rhythm!

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Aug
11
10:00 AM10:00

Upcycled Instruments

Farmer's Market @ Scoville Memorial Library  | 38 Main Street, Salisbury, CT 06068
Multigenerational | More Information

Come to the Farmers Makers to get your favorite produce, bread, cheese, and more! Then join us at our outdoor table to tap, strum, shake, bang, and clang along with us! Make your own percussive and string instruments from household objects such as cans, bottle caps, utensils, and tools. Once assembled, we will put our sounds together to find our rhythm!

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Aug
10
4:00 PM16:00

Light Impressions

The Exploratorium | Pier 15 The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA 94111
All Ages | More Information

Discover how to depict your favorite moments of the spring and summer seasons through light, shadow, color, and shape. Handmade from a mason jar and other discarded objects, your glowing lantern will be a unique artwork lighting up your warm weather nights.

*Museum entrance fee required

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Aug
10
2:30 PM14:30

Upcycled Instruments

Tivoli Free Library | 86 Broadway | Tivoli, NY 12583
Multigenerational | More Information

Tap, strum, shake, bang, and clang along with us! Make your own percussive and string instruments from household objects such as cans, bottle caps, utensils, and tools. Once assembled, we will put our sounds together to find our rhythm!

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Aug
7
3:30 PM15:30

Upcycled Instruments

Reading Public Library | 64 Middlesex Ave. | Reading, MA 01867
Grades K-5th | More Information

Tap, strum, shake, bang, and clang along with us! Make your own percussive and string instruments from household objects such as cans, bottle caps, utensils, and tools. Once assembled, we will put our sounds together to find our rhythm!

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Aug
2
2:30 PM14:30

Light Impressions

Woodside Library | 3140 Woodside Rd, Woodside, CA 94062
All Ages | More Information

Discover how to depict your favorite moments of the summer season through light, shadow, color, and shape. Handmade from a mason jar and other discarded objects, your glowing lantern will be a unique artwork lighting up your warm weather nights.

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Jul
20
4:00 PM16:00

Itsy Bitsy Beings

The Exploratorium | Pier 15 The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA 94111
All Ages | More Information

Make your own insects, microbes, plankton, and tiny sculptures of all kinds in this assemblage workshop. Discover how to upcycle e-waste, hardware, books, and other odds and ends into real and imaginary creatures.

*Museum entrance fee required

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Jul
19
3:30 PM15:30

Itsy Bitsy Beings

Mill Valley Library | 375 Throckmorton Ave, Mill Valley, CA 94941
All Ages | More Information

Make your own insects, microbes, plankton, and tiny sculptures of all kinds in this assemblage workshop. Discover how to upcycle e-waste, hardware, books, and other odds and ends into real and imaginary creatures.

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Jul
13
2:30 PM14:30

Eco Jewelry

Foster City Library | 1000 E Hillsdale Blvd, Foster City, CA 94404

All Ages | More Information

Discover how to upcycle paper, metal, and natural objects into one-of-a-kind decor and wearable art! Play with your favorite eco-friendly materials and design earrings, a pendant, necklace, or adorn existing accessories.

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Jul
13
11:30 AM11:30

Upcycled Instruments

Atherton Library | 2 Dinkelspiel Station Ln, Atherton, CA 94027

All Ages | More Information

Tap, strum, shake, bang, and clang along with us! Make your own percussive and string instruments from household objects such as cans, bottle caps, utensils, and tools. Once assembled, we will put our sounds together to find our rhythm!

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Jul
12
5:30 PM17:30

Eco Jewelry

El Cerrito Library | 6510 Stockton Ave, El Cerrito, CA 94530

Adults | More Information

Discover how to upcycle paper, metal, and natural objects into one-of-a-kind decor and wearable art! Play with your favorite eco-friendly materials and design earrings, a pendant, necklace, or adorn existing accessories.

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Jul
12
1:30 PM13:30

Upcycled Instruments

El Cerrito Library | 6510 Stockton Ave, El Cerrito, CA 94530

Ages 5-12 | More Information

Tap, strum, shake, bang, and clang along with us! Make your own percussive and string instruments from household objects such as cans, bottle caps, utensils, and tools. Once assembled, we will put our sounds together to find our rhythm!

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Jul
11
3:00 PM15:00

Upcycled Instruments

Pacifica Sanchez Library | 1111 Terra Nova Blvd, Pacifica, CA 94044

All Ages| More Information

Tap, strum, shake, bang, and clang along with us! Make your own percussive and string instruments from household objects such as cans, bottle caps, utensils, and tools. Once assembled, we will put our sounds together to find our rhythm!

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Jul
9
4:00 PM16:00

Eco Jewelry

Brisbane Library | 250 Visitacion Ave, Brisbane, CA 94005

All Ages | More Information

Discover how to upcycle paper, metal, and natural objects into one-of-a-kind decor and wearable art! Play with your favorite eco-friendly materials and design earrings, a pendant, necklace, or adorn existing accessories.

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Jun
24
1:00 PM13:00

Natural Selections

All Ages | Purchase Tickets

Bewilder Floral, 2447 Sacramento St Berkeley, Ca 94702

Connect with the colors, textures, and patterns of our world. Inspired by discarded trimmings from Bewilder Floral, experiment with leaves, stems, buds and petals to compose your earth-based artworks. Together, we will arrange nature into abstract patterns, portraits, and more.

 

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Jun
21
6:00 PM18:00

Upcycled Instruments

East Palo Alto Library | 1198, 2415 University Ave, East Palo Alto, CA 94303

All Ages| More Information

Tap, strum, shake, bang, and clang along with us! Make your own percussive and string instruments from household objects such as cans, bottle caps, utensils, and tools. Once assembled, we will put our sounds together to find our rhythm!

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