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279 Main St
Mathews, VA 23109 United States
8047251278 http://www.bayschool-arts.com/collections/adult-classes/products/bs-964

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June 2017
$160.00

Intro to Hand-Built Pottery

June 8 @ 10:00 am - July 27 @ 1:00 pm
Bay School Community Arts Center, 279 Main St
Mathews, VA 23109 United States
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Linda Brent, Instructor Learn the pleasure of building useful objects out of clay with minimal equipment. Pinch, coil, roll and slump are a few of the terms you’ll learn to use with new meanings. It’s amazing what you can do with a ball of clay and not much else. If you have pottery tools bring them to class. This class is all about stress relief with clay! Don't have time for all 5 or 6 weeks? Check out our a-la-carte…

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“The Pearl & It’s People; A celebration of Mathews”

June 10 @ 10:00 am - August 5 @ 4:00 pm
Bay School Community Arts Center, 279 Main St
Mathews, VA 23109 United States
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Our next gallery show is almost upon us. An Art Speaks Gallery exhibition celebrating the history and Culture of Mathews The show is called "The Pearl & Its People: A Celebration of Mathews". The vision for this show is really just to allow the "come-heres" to remember why they did and to make the "born-heres" remember why they stayed. We have invited artists from within the community to display their work and work they've collected over the years that celebrate…

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Free Weeks of Art at The Bay School Community Arts Center Ages 4-5, 6-9, 10-13, and Teen Art Camp

June 26 @ 10:00 am - August 11 @ 4:00 pm
Bay School Community Arts Center, 279 Main St
Mathews, VA 23109 United States
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Steph Brown and Virginia Coyle, Instructors Free Weeks of Art begin June 26 and go thru August 11th.....Call the Bay School 804-725-1278 or go to our website https://www.bayschool-arts.com/ for more information on the times and dates. Art from the Americas, India, Africa and Oceania will come to life as you create your own works of Folk & Tribal Art through painting, mask making, weaving, mud painting and so much more. Children are limited to one free week of art class.…

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Free Weeks of Art at The Bay School Community Arts Center Ages 4-5, 6-9, 10-13 and Teen Art Camp

June 26 @ 10:00 am - August 11 @ 4:00 pm
Bay School Community Arts Center, 279 Main St
Mathews, VA 23109 United States
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Steph Brown and Virginia Coyle, Instructors Free Weeks of Art begin June 26 and go thru August 11th.....Call the Bay School 804-725-1278 or go to our website https://www.bayschool-arts.com/ for more information on the times and dates. Art from the Americas, India, Africa and Oceania will come to life as you create your own works of Folk & Tribal Art through painting, mask making, weaving, mud painting and so much more. Children are limited to one free week of art class.…

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July 2017
$100.00

Pastels for Beginners

July 18 @ 10:00 am - July 25 @ 4:00 pm
Bay School Community Arts Center, 279 Main St
Mathews, VA 23109 United States
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Steph Brown, Instructor The emphasis of this class will be on experimenting with a variety of papers, use of color and becoming comfortable with the mediums. Week one will focus on soft pastels, while week two will involve oil pastels. Students will develop their own style while learning about composition, value, and technique. A materials list will be provided prior to class.

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$100.00

Pastels for Beginners

July 18 @ 10:00 am - July 25 @ 4:00 pm
Bay School Community Arts Center, 279 Main St
Mathews, VA 23109 United States
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Steph Brown, Instructor The emphasis of this class will be on experimenting with a variety of papers, use of color and becoming comfortable with the mediums. Week one will focus on soft pastels, while week two will involve oil pastels. Students will develop their own style while learning about composition, value, and technique. A materials list will be provided prior to class.

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$150.00

Painting Summer: Shimmering Reflections

July 21 @ 10:00 am - July 22 @ 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until July 22, 2017

Bay School Community Arts Center, 279 Main St
Mathews, VA 23109 United States
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Kathleen Noffsinger, Instructor Learn how to paint the sparkle and shimmer of water in this new watercolor class! Artists should bring their own resource photos of river, bay and beach scenes as well as beautiful skies for reflected colors. All levels welcome. A materials list will be provided.

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$20.00

Mermaid Craft Bash (Ages 7+ )

July 22 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Bay School Community Arts Center, 279 Main St
Mathews, VA 23109 United States
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Jennifer Schroeder, Instructor Young artists will make at least 3 mermaid-inspired pieces of art including jewelry and a canvas painting. We will also have some fun learning mermaid folklore and enjoy some yummy mermaid-inspired snacks. Please note any food allergies with registration. Please note this class has been rescheduled to Saturday, July 22.

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$19.00

Mermaid Craft Bash (Ages 7+ )

July 22 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Bay School Community Arts Center, 279 Main St
Mathews, VA 23109 United States
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Jennifer Schroeder, Instructor Young artists will make at least 3 mermaid-inspired pieces of art including jewelry and a canvas painting. We will also have some fun learning mermaid folklore and enjoy some yummy mermaid-inspired snacks. Please note any food allergies with registration

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$18.00

Amazing Dragon Crafts (Ages Ages 7+ )

July 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bay School Community Arts Center, 279 Main St
Mathews, VA 23109 United States
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Jennifer Schroeder, Instructor Artists will use their imagination to create life-like dragon eyes and several types of dragon eggs. We will use the dragon eyes for some other crafts. Dragon activities and snacks will be offered also. Please note any food allergies with registration.

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$40.00

Blush & Brush – Japanese Kokeshi Doll

July 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Bay School Community Arts Center, 279 Main St
Mathews, VA 23109 United States
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Virginia Coyle, Instructor We supply the canvas, paint, & brushes in order for you to make art as entertainment! From landscapes, abstracts and cityscapes to creative renderings of animals, iconic buildings and florals, brush stroke after brush stroke will bring you closer to completing your own brilliant creation. No experience is necessary! This is NOT serious painting! You will start with a pre-sketched canvas and your instructor will assist you with hands-on assistance, to make this simple and fun even…

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$150.00

Metalsmithing Mobile

July 26 @ 6:00 pm - August 23 @ 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 30, 2017

Bay School Community Arts Center, 279 Main St
Mathews, VA 23109 United States
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John Latell, Instructor Each student will have time to perfect a hanging mobile made of metal.  Tools and guidance from the instructor and plenty of studio time will be available.  Poetry, storytelling, animal and insect inspired ideas are encouraged.  Small metal shears, anvils, hammers, drill press, forming tools and rivets are provided.  Please bring your pliers, work gloves, and eye protection to class.  All skill levels are welcome. July 26-August 30 (skip July 16), Wednesdays,  6pm-8:30pm

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$8.00

Mommy and Me – Hand Print Fish Puppets (Ages Ages 3 – 6 )

July 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Bay School Community Arts Center, 279 Main St
Mathews, VA 23109 United States
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Virginia Coyle, Instructor Your little ones will have fun choosing pretty papers, tracing, cutting, and gluing to make hand-shaped puppets. Don’t forget to dress for mess! As always, we welcome other family members to come for the class if mommy can’t make it. An adult must stay for this class.

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August 2017
$50.00

Fundamentals of Clay – Summer (Ages 8+ )

August 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Friday, repeating until August 25, 2017

Bay School Community Arts Center, 279 Main St
Mathews, VA 23109 United States
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Wendy Marshall, Instructor In this class, kids will get a chance to try their hand at the wheel. Learn a short lesson in wedging, centering and then working the wheel. They will also learn basic hand-building. Pieces will be bisque fired then glazed on the last date and the students will have to return to pick up their work.

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$225.00

Take Your Throwing to the Next Level with Nan Rothwell

August 5 @ 9:30 am - August 6 @ 5:00 pm
Bay School Community Arts Center, 279 Main St
Mathews, VA 23109 United States
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Nan Rothwell, Instructor A two-day hands-on workshop with Nan Rothwell designed to focus on projects and techniques you are interested in pursuing. Projects will be set by the group, but may include multi-part pieces, thrown in sections; texturing using wiggle-wires and carving; altering thrown components into new forms, and adding thrown feet and pedestals to leather-hard bowls.

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$35.00

Wine Cork Wreath

August 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Bay School Community Arts Center, 279 Main St
Mathews, VA 23109 United States
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Come join us for a fun wreath making class. We will provide the straw wreaths, corks, mossy fillers and other supplies. Students should bring artificial grapes, vines, ribbon, florals or other wine-related objects they would like to use to complete their wreath.

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$40.00

Sip & Spin

August 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Bay School Community Arts Center, 279 Main St
Mathews, VA 23109 United States
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Wendy Marshall, Instructor Haven't you always thought you would like to try working in clay? Now is your chance! Bring your significant other, your best friend or your coworker, or come make new friends. You will learn some basic techniques for working on the potter's wheel. This can be a messy class so wear clothes and shoes you don’t mind getting dirty. You may have your work fired and we will glaze it for you for an additional $5 fee.…

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$16.00

Summer Fun Cupcakes (Ages Ages 6 – 13 )

August 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bay School Community Arts Center, 279 Main St
Mathews, VA 23109 United States
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Maryann Boho, Instructor Decorate cupcakes for Summer fun! Beach balls, water, floats, sunshine and more! This class will introduce students to basic cupcake decorating skills using buttercream icing. We will be coloring icing and decorating our cupcakes. Please note any food allergies upon registration. Please tie back long hair and bring an apron. Class fee includes all supplies and all decorated cupcakes are taken home.

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$16.00

Summer Sizzler Chocolate Making (Ages Ages 6 – 13 )

August 19 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Bay School Community Arts Center, 279 Main St
Mathews, VA 23109 United States
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Maryann Boho, Instructor Let's make chocolate hamburgers, hot dogs and fries (using candy molds), along with S'mores, marshmallows and some other fun treats! You don't want to miss the fun! Please note any food allergies upon registration. Please tie back long hair and bring an apron. Class fee includes all supplies and all treats are taken home.

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$60.00

Art & Movement (Ages Ages 6 – 11 )

August 21 @ 10:00 am - August 25 @ 12:00 pm
Bay School Community Arts Center, 279 Main St
Mathews, VA 23109 United States
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Saraya Cheney, Instructor In these classes we’ll explore the idea that art-making doesn’t have to be stationary, instead, we’ll focus on all of the ways that art can get you moving. Featuring both 2-D and 3-D projects, participants will utilize movement and art-making in new ways. We’ll enhance our creative experience through dance and yoga. The end of our sessions will culminate with a creative performance, developed by the students, for family and friends.

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$40.00

Blush & Brush – Kayak Family

August 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Bay School Community Arts Center, 279 Main St
Mathews, VA 23109 United States
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Saraya Cheney, Instructor We supply the canvas, paint, & brushes in order for you to make art as entertainment! From landscapes, abstracts and cityscapes to creative renderings of animals, iconic buildings and florals, brush stroke after brush stroke will bring you closer to completing your own brilliant creation. No experience is necessary! This is NOT serious painting! You will start with a pre-sketched canvas and your instructor will assist you with hands-on assistance, to make this simple and fun even…

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$40.00

Blush & Brush – Kayak Family

August 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Bay School Community Arts Center, 279 Main St
Mathews, VA 23109 United States
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Saraya Cheney, Instructor We supply the canvas, paint, & brushes in order for you to make art as entertainment! From landscapes, abstracts and cityscapes to creative renderings of animals, iconic buildings and florals, brush stroke after brush stroke will bring you closer to completing your own brilliant creation. No experience is necessary! This is NOT serious painting! You will start with a pre-sketched canvas and your instructor will assist you with hands-on assistance, to make this simple and fun even…

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$150.00

Everyday Acrylics – August

August 23 @ 9:30 am - August 25 @ 3:30 pm
Bay School Community Arts Center, 279 Main St
Mathews, VA 23109 United States
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All students will be welcome to explore different techniques in the use of paint on canvas, canvas board and watercolor board. Gary will help students to view the different colors in the make-up of the atmosphere, water and the object in still life paintings. Please bring your own photos for reference to help define who you are as a painter. Gary will give individual help and guidance and will critique all work. Please come prepared to see different tools to…

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$75.00

Songwriting Through a Musical Journey

August 23 @ 10:00 am - September 13 @ 12:00 pm
Bay School Community Arts Center, 279 Main St
Mathews, VA 23109 United States
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Learn songwriting with Lana Puckett and Kim Person, recognized nationally for their songwriting, unique vocal styles, precision harmonies and superb musical abilities. They have been selected to showcase their original music at some of the most prestigious showcases in the songwriting and musical industry. They will share their personal musical journey in the classes along with their creative musical process, music and business tips and the process of taking the song from creation to recording it.

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$15.00

Fantastic Foot Wear (Ages Ages 6 – 12 )

August 24 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Bay School Community Arts Center, 279 Main St
Mathews, VA 23109 United States
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Let's dress up some plain old white canvas shoes. We will use Sharpies and paint to add a splash of color and design. Please bring a pair of white canvas shoes to class.

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$35.00

Essential Oil Blends for Diffusers

August 26 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bay School Community Arts Center, 279 Main St
Mathews, VA 23109 United States
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Robin Wigton, Instructor What is a diffuser? A device or method used to release the aroma of essential oils for therapeutic benefit. There is a tremendous amount of science behind inhaling essential oils. They go straight to our brain and are sent directly to other parts of the body to affect mood, assist with focus & concentration, support relaxation, boost the immune system and create feelings of peace and well-being. They help cleanse the air plus your home will smell…

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$8.00

Mommy and Me – Frog Canvas Painting (Ages Ages 3 – 6 )

August 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Bay School Community Arts Center, 279 Main St
Mathews, VA 23109 United States
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Virginia Coyle, Instructor Join us for a super simple frog canvas painting. Children will get a pre-sketched canvas board to paint. We will be using acrylic paints to complete this project so don’t forget to dress for a mess! As always, we welcome other family members to come for the class if mommy can’t make it. An adult must stay for this class.

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$17.00

American Girl Doll Back to School (Ages Ages 8+ )

August 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bay School Community Arts Center, 279 Main St
Mathews, VA 23109 United States
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Jennifer Schroeder, Instructor Bring your American Girl Doll and help get her ready for a new school year. Back to school crafts will include a messenger bag, notebooks, pencils, crayons, school books, breakfast and lunch.

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September 2017
$60.00

Abstract Watercolor Exploration

September 5 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bay School Community Arts Center, 279 Main St
Mathews, VA 23109 United States
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Dawn Flores, Instructor Watercolors have the reputation of being the most challenging painting medium. The unforgiving white of the paper and the uncontrollable nature of water make this medium intimidating. Through a series of exercises, participants will learn how forgiving white paper can be and how to control water and pigment. Focusing on color and composition, participants will practice techniques while creating small and large abstract paintings. This class is designed to motivate every participant to love watercolors. Class is…

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$100.00

Wheel Refresher – July

September 5 @ 1:00 pm - September 19 @ 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until September 19, 2017

Bay School Community Arts Center, 279 Main St
Mathews, VA 23109 United States
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Doris Hackworth, Instructor This is a short 3 week class for beginner / intermediate wheel throwers who would like to refresh their basic skills and/or learn some new ones in forming and decorating. Class content will be adjusted to the needs and wishes of the participants. Not suitable for absolute beginners.

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$190.00

Intro to Hand-Built Pottery

September 7 @ 6:00 pm - October 12 @ 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until October 12, 2017

Bay School Community Arts Center, 279 Main St
Mathews, VA 23109 United States
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Linda Brent, Instructor Learn the pleasure of building useful objects out of clay with minimal equipment. Pinch, coil, roll and slump are a few of the terms you’ll learn to use with new meanings. It’s amazing what you can do with a ball of clay and not much else. If you have pottery tools bring them to class. This class is all about stress relief with clay! Don't have time for all 5 or 6 weeks? Check out our a-la-carte…

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$95.00

The Art of the Human Body

September 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Mondays, Sept. 9, 16, 23, 30 10am - 12pm
Bay School Community Arts Center, 279 Main St
Mathews, VA 23109 United States
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Steph Brown, Instructor This 4-week workshop begins with the exploration of the human figure and developing an understanding of the body's underlying energy, geometry and anatomical structure. During the first session, we will address proportion, foreshortening, and basic use of light and shadow to draw the figure as a convincing form through rough sketching. In the remaining sessions, we will draw from a live model. A materials list will be provided. The $15 materials fee is to pay the model.…

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$60.00

Exploring Mixed Media

September 12 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bay School Community Arts Center, 279 Main St
Mathews, VA 23109 United States
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Steph Brown, Instructor Explore a variety of paint and textile layering techniques to create sophisticated yet simple, multi-dimensional painting on canvas. Mixed media is all about freedom and creative expression. Come play as you are introduced to simple techniques that take the “work” out of collage and bring back the fun. No artistic skills are needed to enjoy this class. A materials list will be provided prior to class.

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$35.00

Soul Care – Journaling

September 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Bay School Community Arts Center, 279 Main St
Mathews, VA 23109 United States
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Lisa Leavell, Instructor During this class we will slow down from our busy lives and talk about the benefits of journaling. There are so many different reasons to keep a journal so whether you want a place to record your thoughts, express gratitude, gather and save family memories, or if you want to dig deep using journal prompts to discover more about yourself and who you want to become, this class will lead you there. We will talk about all…

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