Archive for October, 2015

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Craft Bazaar

craft bazaar poster letter

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Harvest Homecoming Date

Please note, this event was incorrectly listed as taking place tomorrow, Saturday Oct. 3, in Thursday’s edition of the Chillicothe Gazette. The event is taking place this Sunday, as listed in the flyer.

Harvest Homecoming

 

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Canvas Creations at Carver Community Center 

Two large black lines were carved across a canvas nearly 2 feet wide and 3 feet tall in a curve reminiscent of some local country roads. It was difficult at that point to see where everyone would end up but it was clear it would be a rewarding journey.

Twenty art enthusiasts met in the gymnasium at Carver Community Center in downtown Chillicothe last Wednesday to create paintings for a follow-the-leader-style class. The event was the second in a series of activities designed to increase community integration for adults in our community with developmental disabilities.

Carol Uhrig, a former teacher at The Pioneer Center, led the class, with assistance from Patti Smith, a veteran teacher at Pioneer who undertakes a number of art projects with her class throughout the school year. Several members of the public joined the group, all of whom walked away with a new connection and a piece or art (some of whom jokingly admitted they were reluctant to call their painted canvas by that three-letter word). By the end of the two-hour class, the road that Ms. Uhrig was leading the participants down had become clear – a bevy of beautiful flowers filled the canvases and Carver Community Center’s gymnasium.

For more information on upcoming events and how to get involved, contact Ric McConnell at 740-773-2165.