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Posted on: August 6, 2014

[ARCHIVED] Create! Eugene with Eugene Public Library and Eugene Recreation

boys at Camp Mess covered with soap suds

The Downtown Eugene Public Library will host three free writing workshops in August. Widely published author Melissa Hart will lead a fun, lively workshop on “Writing About Animals.” On Aug. 7, at 6 p.m. On Aug. 18, 6 p.m., Oregon Book Award finalist Toni Hanner will teach “Jump-start! A Poetry Writing Workshop.”

And on Aug. 30 at 1 p.m., learn how to “Write the Perfect 10-Minute Play” at a three-hour workshop with Paul Calandrino and Connie Bennett, playwrights and producers of the annual Northwest Ten Festival at Oregon Contemporary Theatre.

Eugene Recreation’s arts activities in August include a Craft Workshop for adults on how to build a bird house held Aug. 15, 2-4 p.m. at Petersen Barn Center. On Aug. 20, at 11 a.m., adults interested in woodworking can attend a free orientation of the City’s woodshop located at Campbell Community Center.

Arts camps in August include Express Yourself, at Petersen Barn Center that encourages 3-5-year-olds to express themselves through art, dancing, telling stories, and dress up. Idolized, held Aug 18-22, is part of the Art on the Amazon series held every summer at Amazon Center. In this camp, 6-11-year-olds share their singing, acting, dancing or other artistic abilities in a talent show.

Camp Messy, for 6-8-year-olds, and Camp Mess, for 9-11-year-olds, are both held Aug. 18-22 as part of the Art on the Amazon series. These camps encourage campers to play, experiment, create, and not surprisingly – get messy.

Teens age 12-18 years will learn to play African music at the African Marimba Song camp Aug. 18-22 at Petersen Barn Center. And Aug. 25-29 Art on the Amazon offers Hip Hop dance classes for 3-5 and 6-8-year-olds.

For more information about the 100+ creative workshops held in the local area during the month of August, as part of this project of the Arts and Business Alliance of Eugene, visit: Create! Eugene.

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