CBA LIBRIS BOOKSELLER OF THE YEAR - 2012
August 22nd, 1pm to 3pm $30.00
Zen out with Zentangle® doodling. Drawn to pen and ink drawings that are but aren’t; a doodle that is just a doodle, but so much more. Hard to explain, beautiful to behold, this is an awesome opportunity to learn an art form that will relax and impress. And it’s a practical skill that could be used to beautify ISU’s. If you can put pen to paper, then you can ‘tangle’!
Blue Heron Studio wants to take you back to the promise of summer. We want you to take some time for you!
This summer we are offering a unique series of one-day workshops to experience a taste of the arts.
Learn a new skill, meet some new people or delve further into your creative side and have heaps of fun while you’re at it!
Blue Heron Studio is offering Wednesdays in the Studio…a fabulous, fun day of learning just for YOU!
And the best part is…each action packed day includes a lunchtime cooking class with The Passionate Cook – our neighbouring cooking school (www.passionatecook.ca). Learn how to make an amazing lunch…and then eat it!
Each workshop is from 10 am to 3 pm and is $65 (+HST). Sign up for more than 2 for a 10% discount. Sign up for all seven for $385 (regular $455)+HST. Bring a friend for a 10% discount for both of you, (offers cannot be combined).
July 10 – Digital Photos $65 (+HST)
July 17 – A Day of Soul Collage $65 (+HST)
July 24 - Craft a Memories Necklace $65 (+HST)
July 31 – DIY Trash to Treasures! $65 (+HST)
August 7 – Drama Games $65 (+HST)
August 14 – Hula-Doodle…A Mind-Body Experience! $65 (+HST)
August 21- A Left Brain/Right Brain Day of Writing with the Writing Fairy $65 (+HST)
Are your digital photos stressing you out? $65 +HST
Learn how to upload, store, organize, manipulate, and even make a music backdrop for all your photos. Knowledge is power when it comes to photos – understanding the quirks of digital storage and learning the language of photo retrieval and manipulation will keep your photographed memories alive and at your fingertips.
A Day of Soul Collage $65
Soul Collage is a unique creative collage activity — a fun and visually delightful
process for self-exploration . Impossible to describe, but a joy to experience.
Take the plunge with this one-day intro – we bet you will want more by
the end! “Self-exploration accessible to everyone, even those people who
believe they have no artistic ability,” says instructor Sue Reynolds.
A Left Brain/Right Brain Day of Writing with The Writing Fairy® $65
Let award winning author and ultra-fabulous writing teacher Dorothea Helms take you through her hilarious Grammarama presentation to brush up on those pesky rules, then experience a series of wacky creative exercises designed to coax the closet writer out of you. Prepare to laugh … a lot!
Watch Corey Mintz demonstrate the Five Don’ts of Dinner Parties and then join us to learn what you should do!
Do you love a good dinner party, but are secretly just a little too intimidated to host one? Are you too worried that your culinary talents don’t measure up to those of your friends? Well you are not alone, but fear not as we are here to help!
On June 19th, join Blue Heron books and the Passionate Cook’s Essentials for an intimate dinner party with Corey Mintz. Corey has been hosting dinner parties for years, he also writes a column for the Toronto Star based on the dinner parties he hosts. He has just recently authored the book “How to host a dinner party”
Follow this link for more information or call the store…
The Al Purdy A-Frame Association has issued a call for applications from poets and writers at all stages of their careers who wish to take a residency at Al Purdy’s legendary A-Frame in Ameliasburgh, Prince Edward County. Residencies may be for a period of one to three months between April 1st and November 30th of 2014. Travel expenses and a monthly honorarium will be paid. Follow the link for more details.
The Arthur Ellis Awards honour excellence in CRIME WRITING, and are not restricted to mystery writing. The categoryincludes more than the traditional whodunit. The genre encompasses detective, espionage, mystery, suspense, thriller and the aforementioned crime writing. Fictional or non-fictional accounts are considered.
Here is a link to this years finalists.
The meeting will take place at the Tin Mill, 53 Toronto St. N.
Dinner, for those interested, will be at 6:30 pm.
Book discussion usually starts around 7:30 – 7:45.
All are welcome.
“This graceful, assured first novel tells the remarkable story of the long-lived affair between Frank Lloyd Wright, a passionate and impossible figure, and Mamah Cheney, a married woman whom Wright beguiled and led beyond the restraint of convention. It is engrossing, provocative reading.”
Blue Heron is:
The Blue Heron is a one-of-a-kind bookstore where you are welcomed in by brilliant, warm-hearted, knowledgeable staff. You’ll leave with the exact book your mind and spirit seeks and return again and again. —