Georgia's Lake Country - Lake Oconee & Lake Sinclair

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Events This Year

June

June 1-5:

  • COLOR AND TEXTURE IN 3-D WITH MS. DANA Children ages 6-9, $78. Come and enjoy exploring color and texture with Ms. Dana on June 1-5 from 9:00 am – 11:30 am. The week will be filled with making 3-D art and painting. We will be doing print making, painting with acrylics and recycling everyday things into art. For more information or to register, visit www.milledgevillealliedarts.com or call 478-452-3950.

June 1-5:

  • WATERCOLOR PAINTING WITH MS. DANA Children ages 10 & up, $78. Join Ms. Dana on June 1-5 from 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm as she guides you through the essential techniques and concepts of watercolor painting. Students will enjoy trying a ]variety of techniques which will include layering, saving whites, etc. For an outstanding introduction into the possibilities of the medium this is the perfect introductory course. For more information or to register, visit www.milledgevillealliedarts.com or call 478-452-3950.

June 1-5:

  • LOCKERLY ARBORETUM’S CAMP OLIVER WORLEY Rising 6th-9th graders, $85. 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. Lots of hands-on exploring and learning led by Greg Eilers, Lockerly’s Education Director, with assistance from GCSU students. Campers will learn how ec0-systems work by conducting experiments that will challenge their natural curiosity about plants and wildlife. Registration forms and fees are due no later than May 22, 2015. Forms are available at the Lockerly Arboretum office or online at www.lockerly.org/

June 5, 2015:

  • SUMMER KICKOFF BEACH BASH Downtown Milledgeville on June 5 from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Free admission. Downtown Milledgeville is going coastal! Kick off your summer with a stay-cation…because we’re bringing the beach to you. For June’s First Friday, 80 tons of sand will be dropped in the Post Office parking lot, so head downtown for a super fun beach party. Bring your beach chair to relax while the kids enjoy beach toys, games, and more! Better yet, join in with the kiddos for some “Sand-sational” fun! For more info on First Friday & the Beach Bash contact Milledgeville Main Street at 478-414-4014 or mainstreetdesk@milledgevillega.us

June 8-12:

  • FROM PAPER TO PRINT WITH MS. PAM$78 per session. Session 1 (ages 6-9): 9 – 11:30 am. Session 2 (ages 10 & up): 1 – 3:30 pm. Paper making workshop will be an intro to paper making with repurposed paper. We will explore traditional sheet forming techniques and contemporary approaches to art paper making. You will get a little wet but have fun learning the techniques. All materials are nontoxic and water based. Students will learn to use a portable printing press. Limit 15 students. For more information or to register, visit www.milledgevillealliedarts.com or call 478-452-3950.

June 13:

  • PET PORTRAIT WATER COLOR CLASS FOR ADULTS $75. Learn how to paint texture into feathers & fur and life into eyes with this newly offered workshop on June 13 from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm (with an hour break for lunch). Dana Wiggins will teach & show you how to paint pet portraits in watercolor step by step and how to paint black and white animals using true watercolor techniques! We will paint a cat, a dog and a bird. To register, visit milledgevillealliedarts.com where you can both register and pay the registration fee- or you can call 478-452-3950 and visit us at 201 N Wayne St Milledgeville, GA 31061 to register.

June 13:

  • JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION WITH MUSIC IN TOWN PARKPresented by the Morgan County African American Museum 11am - 4pm. To be a vendor or to purchase tickets to this musical celebration in advance, contact 706.342.9191!

June 18:

  • OH, THOSE SUMMER NIGHTS! JUGTIME RAG BAND IN TOWN PARKJoin us in Town Park for an outdoor concerts, movies, and dance/exercise classes. Claim your favorite spot on the Great Lawn. Bring your blankets, chairs, and coolers to enjoy an evening of music under the stars with friends and family. Concerts are Thursday evenings from 7:30-9:30pm.

June 15-19:

  • TINY ACT WITH MRS. RUBY$30 per session. Session 1 (ages 3-4): 10 – 11:30 am Session 2 (ages 5-6): 1:30 – 3:30 pm. Children will have the opportunity to experience acting, moving, singing, dancing and playing simple musical instruments. This camp will expose young children to fun and games using ribbon sticks, scarves, costumes and lots of creative movement and storytelling. For more information or to register, visit www.milledgevillealliedarts.com or call 478-452-3950.

June 15-19:

  • LOCKERLY ARBORETUM’S CAMP OLIVER WORLEYRising 3rd-5th graders, $85. June 15-19, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. Lots of hands-on exploring and learning led by Greg Eilers, Lockerly’s Education Director, with assistance from GCSU students. Campers will learn how ec0-systems work by conducting experiments that will challenge their natural curiosity about plants and wildlife. Registration forms and fees are due no later than May 22, 2015. Forms are available at the Lockerly Arboretum office or online at www.lockerly.org/

June 15-19:

  • CARTOONING WITH MR. OLLIE9:00 am – 11:30 am for children ages 6-9, $78. Mr. Ollie will teach younger students the basics of drawing using simple shapes for creating their own cartoons. Imagination and originality will be encouraged while students learn to draw characters that have expression and movement, as well as to create colorful backgrounds. For more information or to register, visit www.milledgevillealliedarts.com or call 478-452-3950.

June 15-19:

  • HUMOROUS ILLUSTRATIONS WITH MR. OLLIE1:00 pm – 3:30 pm for children ages 10 years & up, $78. In this class, students will explore humorous illustrations as the unique art of exaggeration. Focus will be placed on cartoon construction fundamentals and ways to simplify the drawing process. Mr. Ollie will work with students to develop skills to express their own individual style. For more information or to register, visit www.milledgevillealliedarts.com or call 478-452-3950.

June 20:

  • CREATE A PLANT CONTAINERLockerly Arboretum, $30. Christi Tate, an artist living in north Georgia, will offer a class on Saturday morning from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. Participants will create a colorful plant container using a bucket and weather resistant paints. Class cost includes all materials. Online registration available soon at www.lockerly.org/ or call 478-452-3950.

June 20:

  • AUDUBON SOCIETY AT THE ARBORETUM8:30 am – 12:00 pm. Lockerly Arboretum. The Ocmulgee Audubon Society will hold its monthly field trip at Lockerly. The trip will include observing birds, butterflies, plants, and trees. Experienced and beginning bird watchers are encouraged to come, along with anyone who wants to learn more about natural habitats that attract birds and butterflies. Call 478-452-2112 or visit www.lockerly.org/ for more information.

June 25:

  • OH, THOSE SUMMER NIGHTS! LITTLE COUNTRY GIANTSJoin us in Town Park for an outdoor concerts, movies, and dance/exercise classes. Claim your favorite spot on the Great Lawn. Bring your blankets, chairs, and coolers to enjoy an evening of music under the stars with friends and family. Concerts are Thursday evenings from 7:30-9:30pm.

June 22-26:

  • THEATRE CAMP WITH MRS. RUBY!9:00 am – 2:00 pm. Children ages 7 & up, $78. Students are expected to “act up” in this camp! Performance skills will be learned using skits, monologue and theatre games. Students will also contribute to the overall production with their own ideas for costumes, script and character development. Emphasis is placed on the process of growth and discovery through theatre arts activities, culminating in a full scale themed production for family and friends on the last day of camp. Students should bring water and a sack lunch.

June 22-26:

  • LOCKERLY ARBORETUM’S CAMP DISCOVERY8:30 am – 12:00 pm for rising 1st-2nd graders, $60. Will provide children with opportunities to learn, examine and explore the many wonders of the Arboretum. Led by Greg Eilers, Lockerly’s Education Director, and GCSU students. Includes hands-on learning that teaches children to be curious about the natural world. Activities range from learning about growing fruits and vegetables, to science and art. Registration and fees are due no later than June 12, 2015. Forms are available at the Lockerly Arboretum office or online at www.lockerly.org/Limited to 10 students.