Art center to host kids’ summer camp

The William R. “Bill” Ellis Memorial Library celebrated National Unicorn Day on Saturday. April 9. The event honored the horned-mythical creature. Above, Annette Anderson, library clerk, read “Unicorn Day” by Diana Murray and illustrated by Luke Flowers. Following the story time, participants painted wooden unicorns. Staff photo by Kelli Hartig

The William R. “Bill” Ellis Memorial Library celebrated National Unicorn Day on Saturday. April 9. The event honored the horned-mythical creature. Above, Annette Anderson, library clerk, read “Unicorn Day” by Diana Murray and illustrated by Luke Flowers. Following the story time, participants painted wooden unicorns. Staff photo by Kelli Hartig

Kids entering grades fourth through sixth are invited to attend a summer kids’ art camp offered by the Port Aransas Art Center.

The camp is set for Monday through Friday, June 13 to 17, or July 11 to 15, from 1 to 4 p.m.

Art center artist Dylan McCanlies will be the instructor.

The lessons will focus on color, shape, form and pattern. The same class will be taught both sessions.

Each week of the class will be limited to 12 students to ensure individual attention and monitoring.

Students will create three to four pieces of art using paints, brushes, pencils, scissors and other materials.

Classes cost $35 per person per session.

Attendees should bring a water bottle. The art center will provide snacks. If students have specific food allergies they should provide their own snacks.

For more information and to register and pre-pay, stop by the art center or call (361) 749-7334.

Registration also can be completed online at https:// portaransasartcenter.org/.

Art center hours are 11 a. m. to 5 p. m., Monday through Saturday. It is closed on Sunday.

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