Current Calendar

SEPTEMBER  / OCTOBER CALENDAR

(click HERE for a map of the building locations at Flanders)

Exhibit of Flanders’ Art Committee Works at Walker Road Vineyards

Members of the Flanders Art Committee members will be displaying their work in painting, ceramics, mixed media, mosaic, drawing, and needle felting at an exhibit being held from September 22nd through October 22nd at Walker Road Vineyards located at 17 Walker Road in Woodbury. The vineyard is owned by Art Committee member Jim Frey and his wife.

An opening reception with wine and hors d’oeuvres will be held on Friday, September 22nd from 5 – 7 PM.

Providing acoustic music during the reception will be Sweetcake Mountain & Friends, Connecticut’s newest bluegrass band, featuring Steve Bacher on banjo, Ed Spallina on bass and Alan Zinser on mandolin.

A portion of proceeds from the sale of the artwork will support ongoing efforts to restore the studio and artwork of Natalie Van Vleck. The exhibit will continue through Sunday, October 22nd during the winery’s business hours of Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 5 PM.

  FOR KIDS

 

Kids Cooking After School

Young Chefs will discover local and farm fresh products, use fresh ingredients and find that creative cooking is all part of learning about food, science, and fun to grow up healthy and strong!  Each class the menu will vary from making jams and jellies, cookies and finding out how to make vegetables not appear or even taste like vegetables!  This program is offered to Grades 1 – 5 and Grades 6 – 8.

Grades 1 – 5
Students can take the bus after school from Bethlehem or Mitchell to Flanders (or parents can drop off) at the Van Vleck house on the corner of Flanders and Church Hill Road.
Date/Time: Wednesdays, October 4, 11 & 18 | 3:30 – 5:30 PM
Location:  Van Vleck House
Cost: $60 for the 3-class series
Registration:  Click HERE

Grades 6 – 8
Students can take the bus after school from Woodbury Middle School to Flanders (or parents can drop off) at the Van Vleck house on the corner of Flanders and Church Hill Road.
Date/Time: Tuesdays, October 3, 10 & 17 |3 – 5:30 PM
Location:  Van Vleck House
Cost: $60 for the 3-class series
Registration:  Click HERE

 

Animal Adventure on Columbus Day

On Monday, October 9th , all area students in grades kindergarten through 5th, and children aged 3 – 5 years old are welcome to attend an Animal Adventure.  Children will visit the farm to learn about the farm animals – sheep, goats, horses, cow, pig and chickens.  They will explore the meadow to discover insects, as well as hike to the pond to look for amphibians and reptiles.

The day will be packed with exploring the great outdoors, and age-appropriate stories, games and art projects! Three different sessions are being offered for this special adventure. Please remember to pack a lunch (AM) and a snack (PM) and dress for the weather.

PreK – 5 Years Old
Date:  Monday, October 9
Times:  AM Session 9 AM – 1 PM | PM Session 1 – 5 PM | All Day 9 AM – 5 PM
Location:  Trail House
Cost: AM & PM Session – $30 members / $40 non-members | All Day Session – $60 members / $80 non-members
Registration:  Click HERE

Grades K – 5
Date:  Monday, October 9
Times:  AM Session 9 AM – 1 PM | PM Session 1 – 5 PM | All Day 9 AM – 5 PM
Location:  Sugar House
Cost: AM & PM Session – $30 members / $40 non-members | All Day Session – $60 members / $80 non-members
Registration:  Click HERE

   FOR KIDS AND ADULTS 

Flanders Photography Club Open House

An evening of beautiful outdoor photography; nature, wildlife, and landscape images presented by some of the Flanders Photography Club, along with stories behind the photos. A chance to see some great photography, ask questions “how did they get that shot” and learn a little more about photography. Popcorn and soft drink will be provided.

Date/Time: Tuesday, September 20 / 7 PM
Location: The Studio
Cost: Free, but registration is required, so we know how many to expect

   FOR  ADULTS 

Painting Animal Classes

Accomplished wildlife artist Melody Asbury will be offering a four-week class series on painting animals. Students will have the opportunity to paint from photographs, an assortment of taxidermy animals and/or Flanders own livestock. Individual instruction will be given with the emphasis on structure, anatomy, and learning to see the individual characteristics of each animal. All artistic levels are welcome and any medium can be used. Participants are asked to bring a sketchbook, pencils, a good reference photograph and their own art supplies to the first class.

Date/Time: Wednesdays, September 27, October 4, 11, & 18/7 PM
Location: The Studio
Cost: $100 members/$150 non-members for the 4 class series
Registration: Click HERE

Needle Felting with Rachel Gerowe

Rachel Gerowe of Redbarn Originals will lead a workshop on needle felting an easy-to-learn craft that involves using a barbed needle to sculpt wool. The featured kit of the month are pumpkins and gourds. People also have the option of choosing from a large variety of other available kits ranging in price from $15 to $35. Most kits include enough materials to make one sculpture in class and another at home. Participants can save $5 if they bring their own needles and foam. Have your own needle felting project going? For $10 bring it to class and receive guidance and support on it.

Date/Time: Thursday, September 28/7 PM –  CLOSED.  Please call to sign up for September 21 or October 26th class.
Location: The Studio
Cost: Varies from $15-$35 depending on kit chosen or bring your own project and receive guidance for $10
Registration:  Please call (203) 263-3711  x10

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