Jul
20
12:00 PM12:00

Space Crafts

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

All Ages | More Information

Three...two...one...liftoff! Travel to the moon and back with us in this cosmic art program. Learn about the atmosphere beyond our planet and contemplate navigating these extreme environments. Inspired by scientific discoveries, explore the depths of our galaxy and your imagination to create a three-dimensional up-cycled galactic scene.

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Jul
20
2:00 PM14:00

Light Impressions

San Bruno Library | 701 Angus Ave W, San Bruno, CA 94066

Adults | 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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Aug
6
3:00 PM15:00

Light Impressions

Pacifica Sharp Park Library | 104 Hilton Way, Pacifica, CA 94044

K+ | 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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Aug
13
6:00 PM18:00

Musical Mobiles

Kensington Library | 61 Arlington Ave, Kensington, CA 94707

All Ages | More Information

Play with vintage kitchen gadgets, mis-cut keys, metal scraps, wire, and more! Then, use each objects unique properties to construct a whimsical kinetic sound sculpture for a special place inside or outside your home.

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Aug
17
2:00 PM14:00

Eco Jewelry

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

All Ages | More Information

Discover how to upcycle paper, metal, and other natural objects into one-of-a-kind wearable art! Play with your favorite eco-friendly materials and design earrings, pendants, necklaces, and other accessories.

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Aug
24
11:00 AM11:00

Space Crafts

Half Moon Bay Library | 620 Correas St, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019

All Ages | More Information

Three...two...one...liftoff! Travel to the moon and back with us in this cosmic art program. Learn about the atmosphere beyond our planet and contemplate navigating these extreme environments. Inspired by scientific discoveries, explore the depths of our galaxy and your imagination to create a three-dimensional up-cycled galactic scene.

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Jul
17
3:00 PM15:00

Musical Mobiles

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

3rd grade + | More Information

Play with vintage kitchen gadgets, mis-cut keys, metal scraps, wire, and more! Then, use each objects unique properties to construct a whimsical kinetic sound sculpture for a special place inside or outside your home.

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Jul
9
3:30 PM15:30

Stitches In Time

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

All Ages | More Information

Learn about the role textiles have played in women’s history through the art of embroidery. Embedded in each intricate stitch are stories of social activism and personal expression. Using found fabrics and thread, practice needlework techniques by creating a sampler and begin making a piece that tells your own story.  

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Jul
2
6:00 PM18:00

Upcycled Instruments

East Palo Alto Library | 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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Jul
1
4:00 PM16:00

Upcycled Instruments

Brisbane Library | 250 Visitacion Ave, Brisbane, CA 94005

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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Jun
20
3:30 PM15:30

Upcycled Instruments

Mill Valley Library | 375 Throckmorton Ave, Mill Valley, CA 94941

K-5 | 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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Jun
18
6:00 PM18:00

Space Crafts

Kensington Library | 61 Arlington Ave, Kensington, CA 94707

All Ages | More Information

Three...two...one...liftoff! Travel to the moon and back with us in this cosmic art program. Learn about the atmosphere beyond our planet and contemplate navigating these extreme environments. Inspired by scientific discoveries, explore the depths of our galaxy and your imagination to create a three-dimensional up-cycled galactic scene.

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Jun
1
1:00 PM13:00

Paper Pottery

Youth Art Exchange - xSpace | 5137 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94112

All Ages | More Information

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

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Jun
1
11:00 AM11:00

Stitches In Time

Museum of Craft & Design | 2569 3rd St, San Francisco, CA 94107

All Ages | More Information

*Museum Admission Required

Learn about the role textiles have played in women’s history through the art of embroidery. Embedded in each intricate stitch are stories of social activism and personal expression. Using found fabrics and thread, practice needlework techniques by creating a sampler and begin making a piece that tells your own story.

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May
11
1:00 PM13:00

Green Zines: 101

Youth Art Exchange - xSpace | 5137 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94112
All Ages | More Information

Learn about the history of zines and create your own personal zine! Through community building participants will deepen their knowledge of local social justice histories. Using vintage national geographic magazines and historical images from local social justice archives participants will create their own zines.

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Apr
30
6:30 PM18:30

Whimsical Weavings

Parkside Library | 1200 Taraval Street, San Francisco, 94116
Adults | 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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Apr
13
10:00 AM10:00

Itsy Bitsy Beings

Mission Dolores Academy’s Spring Fair | 3371 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94114
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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Apr
5
1:00 PM13:00

Whimsical Weavings

East Palo Alto Library | 1198, 2415 University Ave, East Palo Alto, CA 94303
All Ages | 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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Mar
23
2:00 PM14:00

Stitches in Time

Parkside Library | 1200 Taraval, San Francisco, CA 94116
10-18 years of age | More Information

Learn about the role textiles have played in women’s history through the art of embroidery. Embedded in each intricate stitch are stories of social activism and personal expression. Using found fabrics and thread, practice needlework techniques by creating a sampler and begin making a piece that tells your own story.  

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Mar
19
3:30 PM15:30

Stitches in Time

Richmond Library | 351 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94118
10-18 years of age | More Information

Learn about the role textiles have played in women’s history through the art of embroidery. Embedded in each intricate stitch are stories of social activism and personal expression. Using found fabrics and thread, practice needlework techniques by creating a sampler and begin making a piece that tells your own story.

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Mar
6
4:00 PM16:00

Stitches in Time

North Beach Library | 850 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133
10-18 years of age | More Information

Learn about the role textiles have played in women’s history through the art of embroidery. Embedded in each intricate stitch are stories of social activism and personal expression. Using found fabrics and thread, practice needlework techniques by creating a sampler and begin making a piece that tells your own story.  

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Mar
2
1:00 PM13:00

Paper Quilling

Youth Art Exchange - xSpace | 5137 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94112
All Ages | More Information

Using newspapers, advertising inserts and recycled papers, create works of art, both functional as well as decorative. Come learn a simple paper rolling techniques that transforms everyday materials into something new. You’ll be making gifts and unique items for years to come!

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Feb
9
1:30 PM13:30

Whimsical Weavings

Memorial Hall Library | 2 N. Main St, Andover, MA 01810
Multigenerational (Ages 8+) | 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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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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Jan
5
1:00 PM13:00

Corks - From Tree to Bottle to Sculpture

Youth Art Exchange - xSpace | 5137 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94112

All Ages | More Information

Used wine and champagne corks will serve as a window into Quercus Suber, the Cork Oak Tree. Students will learn where this tree grows, how cork bark is renewably harvested every nine years, and what makes this material so versatile and valuable. Then the class will turn to hand-skills, cutting and gluing corks into a small hand-held sculpture.

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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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Dec
10
6:00 PM18:00

Holiday Art Cards & 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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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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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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