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March 20, 2017 at 4:47 pm


March Break at Blue Heron Books

Are you taking a Staycation this year? 

We have your March Break covered at Blue Heron Books. Join us for a week of author visits, stories, parties, and art classes!


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Saturday March 11 – 1:30pm
Solve a dog-napping with award winning, junior fiction author Sylvia McNicoll. Meet the suspects. Discover the criminal. Rescue Ping and Pong. Want to take the mystery home with you? Signed copies of The Best Mistake Mystery will be available for purchase.

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Tuesday March 14 – 10:30am
Join Cathy Baker for a robot themed story time! Try on the robot costume in our window and have your picture taken.

 

bounce staycatFriday March 17 – 10:30am
It’s a St. Patty’s party with author Ted Staunton!
Ted’s bringing his guitar for a morning filled with music, dancing and smiles.
Pick up Ted’s new picture book, junior novel or some of your old favourites and get them signed.

Call today to reserve your spot!!


We didn’t forget the adults!

caricaturesMarch 15th – 7:00pm
Artist Rob Westall brings caricature art to our studio. Learn the basics of caricature drawing and try your hand at a new art form.
($20 class fee)

March 4, 2017 at 5:38 pm


March Break fun is not just for the kids…teen to adult caricature class with artist Rob Westall

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Learn to draw caricatures with Rob Westall

Imagine the fun you could have at your next family gathering with nothing more than a pad of paper and a marker…

Caricature artist Rob Westall brings caricature art to our studio. Learn the basics of caricature drawing and try your hand at a new art form.
($20 class fee). Rob is a professional artist who has made a career out of exaggerating the things that make each one of us unique.

 

March 15th – 7:00pm

February 24, 2017 at 8:05 pm


Canvas, Corks & Cocktails – Cancelled

February 22nd, put on your best painting smock and meet us at 7pm. Come join us for a Valentines special evening, bring your significant other or a friend fora few laughs, a few refreshments, and a lot of fun! As a bonus, you’ll have a beautiful piece of art to take home.


Let Birgitta guide you through that special thing she does for you to paint! Tickets are $45 and available at Blue Heron Books.

Don’t forget that part of Canvas Corks and Cocktails is CORKS! Which means a chilled white or a mellow red to enjoy while you paint your masterpiece. Music is also a part of this fun artistic experience.

Relax with your friends, savour a glass of wine or beer (or both?) with your “me time” and create a beautiful piece of art to hang, or to give as a special gift from your own hand. Even if you’ve never picked up a paintbrush before.

(Cash bar – service provided by the Tin Mill Restaurant)

To reserve your spot, please visit Blue Heron Books or phone (905) 852-4282 with your visa or mastercard ready. Please note that your spot is not secure until payment.

January 10, 2017 at 7:50 pm


Inspiration Station Art Club for Kids…starts at the end of the month

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January 9, 2017 at 7:58 pm


It’s the most wonderful time of the year… Handmade in Uxbridge Pop-up Shop in the Studio

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December 11, 2016 at 5:27 pm


Canvas, Corks & Cocktails – November 30th

November 30th, put on your best painting smock and meet us at 7pm. We’ll have a few laughs, a few refreshments, and a lot of fun! As a bonus, you’ll have a beautiful piece of art to take home.

f955aaebeea3437b3d9d53005d23d748Together we’ll be painting this beautiful winter landscape. Tickets are $45 and available at Blue Heron Books.

Don’t forget that part of Canvas Corks and Cocktails is CORKS! Which means a chilled white or a mellow red to enjoy while you paint your masterpiece. Music is also a part of this fun artistic experience.

Relax with your friends, savour a glass of wine or beer (or both?) with your “me time” and create a beautiful piece of art to hang, or to give as a special gift from your own hand. Even if you’ve never picked up a paintbrush before.

(Cash bar – service provided by the Tin Mill Restaurant)

To reserve your spot, please visit Blue Heron Books or phone (905) 852-4282 with your visa or mastercard ready. Please note that your spot is not secure until payment.

November 22, 2016 at 11:56 pm


Canvas Corks & Cocktails: October 24th

At Blue Heron Books, we love your passion for the arts and invite you to our second Canvas, Corks & Cocktails event at Blue Heron Studio.

October 24th, put on your best painting smock and meet us at 7pm. We’ll have a few laughs, a few refreshments, and a lot of fun! As a bonus, you’ll have a beautiful piece of art to take home.

cccTogether we’ll be painting sheep! Even if you have zero experience, with Brigitta’s help it’s impossible for the result to look ‘baaaaad’. Tickets are $45 and available at Blue Heron Books.

Don’t forget that part of Canvas Corks and Cocktails is CORKS! Which means a chilled white or a mellow red to enjoy while you paint your masterpiece. Music is also a part of this fun artistic experience.

Relax with your friends, savour a glass of wine or beer (or both?) with your “me time” and create a beautiful piece of art to hang, or to give as a special gift from your own hand. Even if you’ve never picked up a paintbrush before.

(Cash bar – service provided by the Tin Mill Restaurant)

To reserve your spot, please visit Blue Heron Books or phone (905) 852-4282 with your visa or mastercard ready. Please note that your spot is not secure until payment.

October 14, 2016 at 3:19 pm


Canvas, Corks & Cocktails: September 14th

At Blue Heron Books, we love your passion for the arts and invite you to our second Canvas, Corks & Cocktails event at Blue Heron Studio.

September 14th, put on your best painting smock and meet us at 7pm. We’ll have a few laughs, a few refreshments, and a lot of fun! As a bonus, you’ll have a beautiful piece of art to take home.

Together we’ll be painting Brigitta’s “Fall Harvest” pictured to the left. Tickets are $45 and available at Blue Heron Books.

Don’t forget that part of Canvas Corks and Cocktails is CORKS! Which means a chilled white or a mellow red to enjoy while you paint your masterpiece. Music is also a part of this fun artistic experience.

Relax with your friends, savour a glass of wine or beer (or both?) with your “me time” and create a beautiful piece of art to hang, or to give as a special gift from your own hand. Even if you’ve never picked up a paintbrush before.

(Cash bar – service provided by the Tin Mill Restaurant)

To reserve your spot, please visit Blue Heron Books or phone (905) 852-4282 with your visa or mastercard ready. Please note that your spot is not secure until payment.

September 10, 2016 at 12:41 am


Inspiration Station

photo-1453749024858-4bca89bd9edcTake a ride to Inspiration Station – a once a week artistic adventure to capture the hearts and minds of kids aged 6-12.

Working with highly qualified instructors in a small class environment, children will have the opportunity to dabble in many art forms.

Sign up for 6 of the 8 classes for $100 or sign up for all 8 for only $115.

 


September 24th

Apple juice lanterns (Caroline Doyle)

The old saying goes: one man’s trash is another man’s treasure. Why should your recycling be someone else’s treasure, when it can be your own? Turn apple juice cans into beautiful lanterns that you’ll want to show off.

 

October 1st

Fun with Still Life (Caroline Doyle)

Inanimate objects have never been more engrossing. Have fun depicting objects in a step-by-step tutorial run by Caroline Doyle.

 

October 15th

Mask making & Decorating (Caroline Doyle)

Disguise yourself with the creatures in your imagination! Using a variety of materials and techniques, Caroline helps transform everyday children into extraordinary creatures!

 

October 29th –

Night landscape (Caroline Doyle)

The night sky has served as a beautiful inspiration for artists for centuries. Create your own rendition of a night landscape with Caroline.

 

November 12th

Express Yourself – Move! Shake! Let it go! (Christina Demunda)

Let it go! In this class led by Expressive Arts Therapist Christina Demunda, kids will let their imagination run free to create a unique and fun story together. Using elements of theatre, this class will utilize creative movement and voice to get kids out of their heads and into their bodies.

 

November 19th – Dreamcatchers (Audra Lalonde)

In Native American tradition, dreamcatchers are thought to trap bad dreams and let only good dreams pass through. Come decorate a unique dreamcatcher for your room. For those who like a challenge, learn to create the webbing as well. This craft is certain to be a dream come true!

 

November 26th

Polymer Clay Necklace (Caroline Doyle)

Polymer clay jewellery pieces are all the rage right now and we would hate for you to miss out on this funky trend. With so many different techniques and styles available, you’re guaranteed to come out of this class with a one-of-a-kind piece that truly represents your style.

 

December 10th

Christmas Tree Watercolour pen & ink (Caroline Doyle)

With only pen and ink as a medium, you’ll be amazed at the beautiful results of this art class. Just in time for the holidays, turn your drawing into a holiday card, or a gift for a special someone.

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