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Lawrence House Concerts & other fun activities…

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LHCAFriday, February 17, 2017 News…
Announcing two new House Concerts in the Turret Room:
David J. Nichols
“The Power of Melody” Piano Recital
Friday, February 24th, 7 – 9 p.m.
This will be primarily a classical music program featuring the music of Bach, Beethoven, Brahms and Chopin.  David will also perform two of his own compositions for piano and a new work entitled “In Pi.”  David has a Masters Degree in Music Theory and Composition from the University of Toronto and also received his A.R.C.T. in piano performance from the Royal Conservatory of Music.  David taught music at Northern Collegiate in Sarnia and Lambton Central Collegiate in Petrolia for thirty years, during which time he continued his compositional interests.  David’s music has been played in Toronto, Darmstadt, Vancouver, Waterloo, Viet Nam, Sarnia, and on the CBC.  Currently he is the president of the Sarnia Concert Association and the Lambton County Music Festival and an associate composer with the Canadian Music Centre.
“An Evening of Country Music” with international performer Kira-Jade
Friday, March 24th, 7 – 9 p.m.
Kira-Jade will be singing country songs new and old accompanied by veteran musicians Tony Bandoni on guitar and Jeff Black on bass.  As an international artist, she has performed in both North America and Asia, and created an excited and loyal fan base in both.  After opening for country Superstar Tim McGraw at Roger’s Bayfest, this young lady spent the year performing in a girl group for Universal Studios Japan “Hello Kitty and the Kittens”, along with her own solo performances at special club events in Japan. Her Nashville recorded single “Sittin on top of the World” can be heard on the radio in Canada, and a special country cover of “Baby its Cold outside” released through I AM Records has received international radio play.
Tickets are $10 and can be reserved phone call to 519-337-0507.  Please indicate how many tickets you would like set aside, when you plan to stop in to pay for them and a phone number where you can be reached for confirmation.
Registration is open for all 2017 children’s art classes by The City of Sarnia in cooperation with The Lawrence House Centre for the Arts. The dates and information are available on the newly revamped Lawrence House web site. There is PD Day Art, After School Art, Weekend Art (at the Bright’s Grove Library) and March Break Art Camp all for children ages 6 – 12. Phone the direct line to the City Parks and Recreation Department to register: 519-339-1850.
Here are the details from the web site:
PD Day Art
Ages: 6-12 years
Time: 9:00 am- 4:00 pm
Cost: $44.00
REGISTRATION: City of Sarnia, Parks & Recreation, 3rd Floor
New direct number 519-339-1850
 Please provide your child with a lunch, morning and afternoon snack.  NOTE:  NO NUTS PLEASE!
Depending on weather conditions, there will be a break outdoors, within the grounds of the Lawrence House, so it is important that your child dress accordingly.  We recommend that the artists wear older clothing or bring a cover up.
April 28th, 2017: Superheroes
Spiderman, Wonder Woman & Batman are three of the most popular superheroes of all time.  Join us for a fun day creating some of our favourite characters.
June 9th, 2017:  Under the Sea
Have fun sculpting, drawing and painting the amazing life in our seas and oceans!
After School Art
Ages: 6-12 years
Time: Thursdays 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
SPRING Session Starts: Thursday, March 30
Cost: $85.00 for eight week program
REGISTRATION: City of Sarnia, Parks & Recreation, 3rd Floor
New direct number 519-339-1850
An eight week art adventure for ages six to twelve years using a variety of materials and techniques.  Each session has unique projects and is different from the previous year, to accommodate returning artists.  No need to have attended earlier sessions.  New artists can join in at the beginning of any session.
Weekend Art
​Held at the Bright’s Grove Library
Ages: 6-12 years
Time: Saturdays 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
SPRING Session Starts: Saturday, April 1st
Cost: $85.00 for eight week program
REGISTRATION: City of Sarnia, Parks & Recreation, 3rd Floor
New direct number 519-339-1850
An eight week art adventure for ages six to twelve years using a variety of materials and techniques.  Each session has unique projects and is different from the previous year, to accommodate returning artists.  No need to have attended earlier sessions.  New artists can join in at the beginning of any session.
March Break Art Camp
Ages: 6-12 years
Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Dates: March 13th – 17th, 2017
Cost: $44.00 per day or $150 per week
REGISTRATION: City of Sarnia, Parks & Recreation, 3rd Floor
New direct number 519-339-1850
 Please provide your child with a lunch, morning and afternoon snack.  NOTE:  NO NUTS PLEASE!
Depending on weather conditions, there will be a break outdoors, within the grounds of the Lawrence House, so it is important that your child dress accordingly.  We recommend that the artists wear older clothing or bring a cover up.
​​Monday, March 13th – Exotic Animals
Tuesday, March 14th – Terrific Techniques
Wednesday, March 15th – Seasonal Art
Thursday, March 16th – Edible Art
Friday, March 17th – Everyone’s Irish

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