NEWFIELDS — If the recent first heat wave did not give it away; summer vacation is just around the corner. While the kids are obviously bedsides themselves, it could be a whole other story for parents. Thoughts abound on how to keep them entertained and engaged all summer long. Lucky for us, we live on the seacoast, so that means plenty of opportunities.One opportunity that you may have missed are the week long “summer art camp” programs being offered by Main Street Art in Newfields. located in a repurposed town building situated on quaint Newfields, Main Street. Programs are available to all children ages 5-12. Two different programs run weekly, one for ages 5-8, from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., and another for ages 9-12, from 1:00-4:00 p.m., throughout the summer. The next session is July 29-August 2. Classes are $150.00 for five days, three hours a day. Some of the programs that will be offered include Landscape Drawing, Art Inspired by Food, Costume and Mask Design. For a complete list of offerings and to sign-up, visit www.newfieldsart.org, or call 603-580-5835.
Main Street Art will also offer; Teen Tuesday, art workshops just for ages 12 and up. Workshops are only $20.00 each and are held for four Tuesday nights throughout the summer, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. July 9 – Abstraction, July 16 – Drawing Games, July 23 – Collaborative Comics, July 30 – Surrealism. Sign-up online at www.newfieldsart.org or call 603-580-5835 to reserve your spot.
Bring out your children’s creative side, enhance their artistic skills or let them discover new skills this summer and make Main Street Art, Summer Art Camp a part of your kid’s summer. Sign them up for one session or all five. But hurry, spots are filling up quickly!