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  1. Wed Oct. 14 - Wed Nov. 4

    VIRTUAL BEGINNER'S WATERCOLOR Four 2-hour virtual classes. Learn watercolor techniques and how to apply them to a painting. Techniques include washes, brush work, glazing and color mixing. Practice each skill and combine them in a final project. Students will receive a list of materials they are asked to purchase on their own prior to the start of class. Zoom meeting invitation and material list will be sent out after registration. Ages: 16+
  2. Fri Oct. 16 - Fri Nov. 6

    VIRTUAL BEGINNING ACRYLIC PAINTING Four 2-hour virtual classes. Learn fundamental painting techniques and create a painting from still life, landscapes or colorful abstraction. Explore adding mediums for transparency, texture, color mixing and mark making. Students will receive a list of materials they are asked to purchase on their own prior to the start of class. Zoom meeting invitation and material list will be sent out after registration. Ages: 16+
  3. Thu Oct. 29

    Quilting with Maryann: Virtual Senior Programs with AbJones Senior Center Maryann introduces you to the materials and equipment needed to get started quilting with your sewing machine. About this Event Maryann introduces you to the materials, equipment, and quilt square designs you need to get started quilting with your sewing machine. New Castle County's Virtual Senior Programs with Absalom Jones Senior Center is presented in part with a grant from Delaware Health and Social Services and the Delaware Aging Services COVID-19 Response Virtual Social Activities Program Materials used in this episode: Electronic sewing machine Thread (cotton or polyester, cotton recommended) Bobbin ¼-inch seem foot (for quilting) Scissors just quilting Clips 45mm Rotary Cutter (60mm for heavy fabrics) Fiskars Rotary Blade 45mm Titanium Quilting Ruler OLFA Rotating Cutting Matt Iron Ironing Matt Seem Ripper
  4. Thu Oct. 29

    Wheels & Reels: Despicable Me 3 at the Route 9 Library Free movies from the comfort of your car! Pile your car full of blankets, and snacks and join us for a fun outdoor movie night with your family! Despicable Me 3, PG Learn more about this film: https://www.commonsensemedia.org/movie.../despicable-me-3 Doors open at 5:45 p.m. No entry after 6:20 p.m. Movies begin at 6:30 p.m. Registration required by calling (302) 657-8020. Library buildings are closed during this this event. Thank you for observing social distancing and wearing your mask when not at your car. Worried about the weather? Call the NCC Special Event Hotline at (302) 395-5659 This event is presented in partnership with New Castle County Police, New Castle County Libraries, and New Castle County Events
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