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For Immediate Release (01-65)
Date: November 21, 2001
Contact: Steve Simon, 240-567-7952; Dave Willingham, 240-567-7970
 
Montgomery College to Offer Arts Extravaganza for Children
One-Day Program for Budding Artists Set for Saturday, Dec. 8

Montgomery College’s Workforce Development & Continuing Education unit is offering a one-day “Art Explosion” enrichment program for second through fourth graders on Saturday, December 8, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the College’s Takoma Park Campus. The program is designed to enable students to explore art topics outside the traditional school curriculum.

Students will select three small group workshops from among the following: Odyssey in Videography; Basic Photography; Collagraphs; Come On Everybody, Let’s Sing; Discover Plants in Nature; Get Off Your Duff and Dance; New Look Art; Shadow Puppet Theater; The Art of Storytelling; and When Clay Sings.

Instructors are drawn from the Montgomery College faculty and staff, Montgomery County Public Schools, and the Montgomery County community.

Parents can accompany their children to the workshops at no charge, or attend an optional parent workshop on charcoal portrait drawing for a small fee.

The fee for this one-day program is $70; non-Maryland residents add $20. The optional parent workshop fee is $25, $45 for non-Maryland residents.

For more information, call 240-567-7917 or visit: www.montgomerycollege.org/wdce/youth.html

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