Mar
23
Sat
Call for Entries – Young Artists’ Exhibition: Works on Paper @ Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery
Mar 23 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Call for Entries - Young Artists' Exhibition: Works on Paper @ Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery | Kankakee | Illinois | United States

Call for Young Artists
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery Young Artists’ Exhibition
Invitation to Artists Ages Preschool through 5th Grade

Exhibition dates: April 27 – June 22
Final Entry Deadline: April 19, 2019
Reception: Saturday, May 4, 2019, 1 – 3 p.m.

Exhibition Description:
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery announces a CALL FOR ENTRIES to the Young Artists’ Works on Paper Exhibition.

This exhibition is open to all artists ages preschool through 5th grade within 100 miles of the Kankakee region. Bring your best works on paper in any style or medium (paint, collage, found items, etc). Artworks must not exceed 45” vertically or project off the wall more than 6”. Not eligible are coloring pages, functional pottery, jewelry, clothing, accessories, furniture, other primarily functional art, or time-art such as video and film.

All work must be ready to hang. If the work requires special hanging hardware, it must be provided and already installed upon delivery. All other works will be hung using teacher’s tape. For a finished look, please consider mounting the work on construction paper or using picture frame matting. Please no framed work.

We will do our very best to display all work submitted. Selection of artwork will be guided by space and aesthetic consideration for the overall exhibition.

Submission instructions:
Artists may submit up to two works. All applicants should submit their name, title, medium (what the work is made of), year it was made, and age of the artist to:
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery
c/o Victoria Strole, Gallery Director
901 N Entrance Ave
Kankakee, IL 60901

Work must be delivered (or received by mail) by April 19, 2019. Pickup/return of work will be June 24-28. If you require your work to be mailed back at the conclusion of the show, please provide a self-addressed and stamped envelope.

If you have questions, please contact Victoria Strole at Victoria.strole@presencehealth.org or 815.939.4506

 

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Mar
24
Sun
Call for Entries – Young Artists’ Exhibition: Works on Paper @ Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery
Mar 24 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Call for Entries - Young Artists' Exhibition: Works on Paper @ Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery | Kankakee | Illinois | United States

Call for Young Artists
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery Young Artists’ Exhibition
Invitation to Artists Ages Preschool through 5th Grade

Exhibition dates: April 27 – June 22
Final Entry Deadline: April 19, 2019
Reception: Saturday, May 4, 2019, 1 – 3 p.m.

Exhibition Description:
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery announces a CALL FOR ENTRIES to the Young Artists’ Works on Paper Exhibition.

This exhibition is open to all artists ages preschool through 5th grade within 100 miles of the Kankakee region. Bring your best works on paper in any style or medium (paint, collage, found items, etc). Artworks must not exceed 45” vertically or project off the wall more than 6”. Not eligible are coloring pages, functional pottery, jewelry, clothing, accessories, furniture, other primarily functional art, or time-art such as video and film.

All work must be ready to hang. If the work requires special hanging hardware, it must be provided and already installed upon delivery. All other works will be hung using teacher’s tape. For a finished look, please consider mounting the work on construction paper or using picture frame matting. Please no framed work.

We will do our very best to display all work submitted. Selection of artwork will be guided by space and aesthetic consideration for the overall exhibition.

Submission instructions:
Artists may submit up to two works. All applicants should submit their name, title, medium (what the work is made of), year it was made, and age of the artist to:
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery
c/o Victoria Strole, Gallery Director
901 N Entrance Ave
Kankakee, IL 60901

Work must be delivered (or received by mail) by April 19, 2019. Pickup/return of work will be June 24-28. If you require your work to be mailed back at the conclusion of the show, please provide a self-addressed and stamped envelope.

If you have questions, please contact Victoria Strole at Victoria.strole@presencehealth.org or 815.939.4506

 

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Kids “Drive-In” Movie at the Arts Center
Mar 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Mar
25
Mon
Call for Entries – Young Artists’ Exhibition: Works on Paper @ Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery
Mar 25 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Call for Entries - Young Artists' Exhibition: Works on Paper @ Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery | Kankakee | Illinois | United States

Call for Young Artists
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery Young Artists’ Exhibition
Invitation to Artists Ages Preschool through 5th Grade

Exhibition dates: April 27 – June 22
Final Entry Deadline: April 19, 2019
Reception: Saturday, May 4, 2019, 1 – 3 p.m.

Exhibition Description:
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery announces a CALL FOR ENTRIES to the Young Artists’ Works on Paper Exhibition.

This exhibition is open to all artists ages preschool through 5th grade within 100 miles of the Kankakee region. Bring your best works on paper in any style or medium (paint, collage, found items, etc). Artworks must not exceed 45” vertically or project off the wall more than 6”. Not eligible are coloring pages, functional pottery, jewelry, clothing, accessories, furniture, other primarily functional art, or time-art such as video and film.

All work must be ready to hang. If the work requires special hanging hardware, it must be provided and already installed upon delivery. All other works will be hung using teacher’s tape. For a finished look, please consider mounting the work on construction paper or using picture frame matting. Please no framed work.

We will do our very best to display all work submitted. Selection of artwork will be guided by space and aesthetic consideration for the overall exhibition.

Submission instructions:
Artists may submit up to two works. All applicants should submit their name, title, medium (what the work is made of), year it was made, and age of the artist to:
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery
c/o Victoria Strole, Gallery Director
901 N Entrance Ave
Kankakee, IL 60901

Work must be delivered (or received by mail) by April 19, 2019. Pickup/return of work will be June 24-28. If you require your work to be mailed back at the conclusion of the show, please provide a self-addressed and stamped envelope.

If you have questions, please contact Victoria Strole at Victoria.strole@presencehealth.org or 815.939.4506

 

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Painting Studio with Fly’n Gypsy Arts @ Arts Center of Kankakee County
Mar 25 @ 11:30 am – 2:30 pm
Painting Studio with Fly’n Gypsy Arts @ Arts Center of Kankakee County | Bourbonnais | Illinois | United States

Painting Studio with Fly’n Gypsy Arts
Jessica Kronika
$40.00 a day
@ Arts Center @ Northfield Square Mall

Learn techniques for a variety of painting media. Material options include: watercolor, acrylic or oil paints. Projects include sketching with painting materials, composition, perspective proportions, underpainting, volume, shape and value, brush and tool textures, glazed layering, impasto and painting mediums.

For more information please contact instructor, Jessica Kronika at: artist@flyngypsyarts.com or 847.722.7032 Students should confirm class attendance by noon the Friday before class with Instructor by phone or email.

K3 Writers
Mar 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

K3 Writers   Meeting Schedule 3

Come join us at our next meeting.   Whatever your writing format.  (Fiction Non-Fiction, Memory/Autobiography, Song, Performance Art, Children’s, Poetry)

We are a sharing non-judgmental group.   We write for the fun of it.  Meetings are the Second and Fourth Mondays of the  month.

Kankakee Public Library

201 East Merchant Street Kankakee,

Illinois  Meeting Room One A 7-8:30 p.m.

 

Winter/ Spring   2019

 

Monday   January     28

Monday   February    11

Monday   February    25

Monday   March        11

Monday   March        25

Monday   April          08

Monday   April          22

Monday   May           13

Tuesday  May            28

 

Contact    emjekemp@gmail.com

Mar
26
Tue
Call for Entries – Young Artists’ Exhibition: Works on Paper @ Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery
Mar 26 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Call for Entries - Young Artists' Exhibition: Works on Paper @ Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery | Kankakee | Illinois | United States

Call for Young Artists
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery Young Artists’ Exhibition
Invitation to Artists Ages Preschool through 5th Grade

Exhibition dates: April 27 – June 22
Final Entry Deadline: April 19, 2019
Reception: Saturday, May 4, 2019, 1 – 3 p.m.

Exhibition Description:
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery announces a CALL FOR ENTRIES to the Young Artists’ Works on Paper Exhibition.

This exhibition is open to all artists ages preschool through 5th grade within 100 miles of the Kankakee region. Bring your best works on paper in any style or medium (paint, collage, found items, etc). Artworks must not exceed 45” vertically or project off the wall more than 6”. Not eligible are coloring pages, functional pottery, jewelry, clothing, accessories, furniture, other primarily functional art, or time-art such as video and film.

All work must be ready to hang. If the work requires special hanging hardware, it must be provided and already installed upon delivery. All other works will be hung using teacher’s tape. For a finished look, please consider mounting the work on construction paper or using picture frame matting. Please no framed work.

We will do our very best to display all work submitted. Selection of artwork will be guided by space and aesthetic consideration for the overall exhibition.

Submission instructions:
Artists may submit up to two works. All applicants should submit their name, title, medium (what the work is made of), year it was made, and age of the artist to:
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery
c/o Victoria Strole, Gallery Director
901 N Entrance Ave
Kankakee, IL 60901

Work must be delivered (or received by mail) by April 19, 2019. Pickup/return of work will be June 24-28. If you require your work to be mailed back at the conclusion of the show, please provide a self-addressed and stamped envelope.

If you have questions, please contact Victoria Strole at Victoria.strole@presencehealth.org or 815.939.4506

 

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Art Happenings Workshops 2019
Mar 26 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Mar
27
Wed
Call for Entries – Young Artists’ Exhibition: Works on Paper @ Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery
Mar 27 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Call for Entries - Young Artists' Exhibition: Works on Paper @ Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery | Kankakee | Illinois | United States

Call for Young Artists
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery Young Artists’ Exhibition
Invitation to Artists Ages Preschool through 5th Grade

Exhibition dates: April 27 – June 22
Final Entry Deadline: April 19, 2019
Reception: Saturday, May 4, 2019, 1 – 3 p.m.

Exhibition Description:
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery announces a CALL FOR ENTRIES to the Young Artists’ Works on Paper Exhibition.

This exhibition is open to all artists ages preschool through 5th grade within 100 miles of the Kankakee region. Bring your best works on paper in any style or medium (paint, collage, found items, etc). Artworks must not exceed 45” vertically or project off the wall more than 6”. Not eligible are coloring pages, functional pottery, jewelry, clothing, accessories, furniture, other primarily functional art, or time-art such as video and film.

All work must be ready to hang. If the work requires special hanging hardware, it must be provided and already installed upon delivery. All other works will be hung using teacher’s tape. For a finished look, please consider mounting the work on construction paper or using picture frame matting. Please no framed work.

We will do our very best to display all work submitted. Selection of artwork will be guided by space and aesthetic consideration for the overall exhibition.

Submission instructions:
Artists may submit up to two works. All applicants should submit their name, title, medium (what the work is made of), year it was made, and age of the artist to:
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery
c/o Victoria Strole, Gallery Director
901 N Entrance Ave
Kankakee, IL 60901

Work must be delivered (or received by mail) by April 19, 2019. Pickup/return of work will be June 24-28. If you require your work to be mailed back at the conclusion of the show, please provide a self-addressed and stamped envelope.

If you have questions, please contact Victoria Strole at Victoria.strole@presencehealth.org or 815.939.4506

 

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Baby Book Club!
Mar 27 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Baby Book Club! @ Bradley | Illinois | United States

Join us at our Bradley Jumpstart office for Baby Book Club on Wednesdays through May! Come at 5pm each week as we read a book, do a craft, and engage in a developmentally appropriate activity. This event is open to the public!

Mar
28
Thu
Call for Entries – Young Artists’ Exhibition: Works on Paper @ Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery
Mar 28 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Call for Entries - Young Artists' Exhibition: Works on Paper @ Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery | Kankakee | Illinois | United States

Call for Young Artists
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery Young Artists’ Exhibition
Invitation to Artists Ages Preschool through 5th Grade

Exhibition dates: April 27 – June 22
Final Entry Deadline: April 19, 2019
Reception: Saturday, May 4, 2019, 1 – 3 p.m.

Exhibition Description:
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery announces a CALL FOR ENTRIES to the Young Artists’ Works on Paper Exhibition.

This exhibition is open to all artists ages preschool through 5th grade within 100 miles of the Kankakee region. Bring your best works on paper in any style or medium (paint, collage, found items, etc). Artworks must not exceed 45” vertically or project off the wall more than 6”. Not eligible are coloring pages, functional pottery, jewelry, clothing, accessories, furniture, other primarily functional art, or time-art such as video and film.

All work must be ready to hang. If the work requires special hanging hardware, it must be provided and already installed upon delivery. All other works will be hung using teacher’s tape. For a finished look, please consider mounting the work on construction paper or using picture frame matting. Please no framed work.

We will do our very best to display all work submitted. Selection of artwork will be guided by space and aesthetic consideration for the overall exhibition.

Submission instructions:
Artists may submit up to two works. All applicants should submit their name, title, medium (what the work is made of), year it was made, and age of the artist to:
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery
c/o Victoria Strole, Gallery Director
901 N Entrance Ave
Kankakee, IL 60901

Work must be delivered (or received by mail) by April 19, 2019. Pickup/return of work will be June 24-28. If you require your work to be mailed back at the conclusion of the show, please provide a self-addressed and stamped envelope.

If you have questions, please contact Victoria Strole at Victoria.strole@presencehealth.org or 815.939.4506

 

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Puppet Workshop!
Mar 28 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Mar
29
Fri
Call for Entries – Young Artists’ Exhibition: Works on Paper @ Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery
Mar 29 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Call for Entries - Young Artists' Exhibition: Works on Paper @ Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery | Kankakee | Illinois | United States

Call for Young Artists
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery Young Artists’ Exhibition
Invitation to Artists Ages Preschool through 5th Grade

Exhibition dates: April 27 – June 22
Final Entry Deadline: April 19, 2019
Reception: Saturday, May 4, 2019, 1 – 3 p.m.

Exhibition Description:
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery announces a CALL FOR ENTRIES to the Young Artists’ Works on Paper Exhibition.

This exhibition is open to all artists ages preschool through 5th grade within 100 miles of the Kankakee region. Bring your best works on paper in any style or medium (paint, collage, found items, etc). Artworks must not exceed 45” vertically or project off the wall more than 6”. Not eligible are coloring pages, functional pottery, jewelry, clothing, accessories, furniture, other primarily functional art, or time-art such as video and film.

All work must be ready to hang. If the work requires special hanging hardware, it must be provided and already installed upon delivery. All other works will be hung using teacher’s tape. For a finished look, please consider mounting the work on construction paper or using picture frame matting. Please no framed work.

We will do our very best to display all work submitted. Selection of artwork will be guided by space and aesthetic consideration for the overall exhibition.

Submission instructions:
Artists may submit up to two works. All applicants should submit their name, title, medium (what the work is made of), year it was made, and age of the artist to:
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery
c/o Victoria Strole, Gallery Director
901 N Entrance Ave
Kankakee, IL 60901

Work must be delivered (or received by mail) by April 19, 2019. Pickup/return of work will be June 24-28. If you require your work to be mailed back at the conclusion of the show, please provide a self-addressed and stamped envelope.

If you have questions, please contact Victoria Strole at Victoria.strole@presencehealth.org or 815.939.4506

 

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Youth Art 101 at Arts Center
Mar 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Mar
30
Sat
Call for Entries – Young Artists’ Exhibition: Works on Paper @ Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery
Mar 30 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Call for Entries - Young Artists' Exhibition: Works on Paper @ Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery | Kankakee | Illinois | United States

Call for Young Artists
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery Young Artists’ Exhibition
Invitation to Artists Ages Preschool through 5th Grade

Exhibition dates: April 27 – June 22
Final Entry Deadline: April 19, 2019
Reception: Saturday, May 4, 2019, 1 – 3 p.m.

Exhibition Description:
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery announces a CALL FOR ENTRIES to the Young Artists’ Works on Paper Exhibition.

This exhibition is open to all artists ages preschool through 5th grade within 100 miles of the Kankakee region. Bring your best works on paper in any style or medium (paint, collage, found items, etc). Artworks must not exceed 45” vertically or project off the wall more than 6”. Not eligible are coloring pages, functional pottery, jewelry, clothing, accessories, furniture, other primarily functional art, or time-art such as video and film.

All work must be ready to hang. If the work requires special hanging hardware, it must be provided and already installed upon delivery. All other works will be hung using teacher’s tape. For a finished look, please consider mounting the work on construction paper or using picture frame matting. Please no framed work.

We will do our very best to display all work submitted. Selection of artwork will be guided by space and aesthetic consideration for the overall exhibition.

Submission instructions:
Artists may submit up to two works. All applicants should submit their name, title, medium (what the work is made of), year it was made, and age of the artist to:
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery
c/o Victoria Strole, Gallery Director
901 N Entrance Ave
Kankakee, IL 60901

Work must be delivered (or received by mail) by April 19, 2019. Pickup/return of work will be June 24-28. If you require your work to be mailed back at the conclusion of the show, please provide a self-addressed and stamped envelope.

If you have questions, please contact Victoria Strole at Victoria.strole@presencehealth.org or 815.939.4506

 

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Mar
31
Sun
Call for Entries – Young Artists’ Exhibition: Works on Paper @ Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery
Mar 31 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Call for Entries - Young Artists' Exhibition: Works on Paper @ Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery | Kankakee | Illinois | United States

Call for Young Artists
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery Young Artists’ Exhibition
Invitation to Artists Ages Preschool through 5th Grade

Exhibition dates: April 27 – June 22
Final Entry Deadline: April 19, 2019
Reception: Saturday, May 4, 2019, 1 – 3 p.m.

Exhibition Description:
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery announces a CALL FOR ENTRIES to the Young Artists’ Works on Paper Exhibition.

This exhibition is open to all artists ages preschool through 5th grade within 100 miles of the Kankakee region. Bring your best works on paper in any style or medium (paint, collage, found items, etc). Artworks must not exceed 45” vertically or project off the wall more than 6”. Not eligible are coloring pages, functional pottery, jewelry, clothing, accessories, furniture, other primarily functional art, or time-art such as video and film.

All work must be ready to hang. If the work requires special hanging hardware, it must be provided and already installed upon delivery. All other works will be hung using teacher’s tape. For a finished look, please consider mounting the work on construction paper or using picture frame matting. Please no framed work.

We will do our very best to display all work submitted. Selection of artwork will be guided by space and aesthetic consideration for the overall exhibition.

Submission instructions:
Artists may submit up to two works. All applicants should submit their name, title, medium (what the work is made of), year it was made, and age of the artist to:
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery
c/o Victoria Strole, Gallery Director
901 N Entrance Ave
Kankakee, IL 60901

Work must be delivered (or received by mail) by April 19, 2019. Pickup/return of work will be June 24-28. If you require your work to be mailed back at the conclusion of the show, please provide a self-addressed and stamped envelope.

If you have questions, please contact Victoria Strole at Victoria.strole@presencehealth.org or 815.939.4506

 

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Couples Paint Night at the Arts Center @ Arts Center of Kankakee County
Mar 31 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Apr
1
Mon
Call for Entries – Young Artists’ Exhibition: Works on Paper @ Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery
Apr 1 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Call for Entries - Young Artists' Exhibition: Works on Paper @ Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery | Kankakee | Illinois | United States

Call for Young Artists
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery Young Artists’ Exhibition
Invitation to Artists Ages Preschool through 5th Grade

Exhibition dates: April 27 – June 22
Final Entry Deadline: April 19, 2019
Reception: Saturday, May 4, 2019, 1 – 3 p.m.

Exhibition Description:
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery announces a CALL FOR ENTRIES to the Young Artists’ Works on Paper Exhibition.

This exhibition is open to all artists ages preschool through 5th grade within 100 miles of the Kankakee region. Bring your best works on paper in any style or medium (paint, collage, found items, etc). Artworks must not exceed 45” vertically or project off the wall more than 6”. Not eligible are coloring pages, functional pottery, jewelry, clothing, accessories, furniture, other primarily functional art, or time-art such as video and film.

All work must be ready to hang. If the work requires special hanging hardware, it must be provided and already installed upon delivery. All other works will be hung using teacher’s tape. For a finished look, please consider mounting the work on construction paper or using picture frame matting. Please no framed work.

We will do our very best to display all work submitted. Selection of artwork will be guided by space and aesthetic consideration for the overall exhibition.

Submission instructions:
Artists may submit up to two works. All applicants should submit their name, title, medium (what the work is made of), year it was made, and age of the artist to:
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery
c/o Victoria Strole, Gallery Director
901 N Entrance Ave
Kankakee, IL 60901

Work must be delivered (or received by mail) by April 19, 2019. Pickup/return of work will be June 24-28. If you require your work to be mailed back at the conclusion of the show, please provide a self-addressed and stamped envelope.

If you have questions, please contact Victoria Strole at Victoria.strole@presencehealth.org or 815.939.4506

 

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Free Spring Cleanup
Apr 1 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Little Musicians – Mommy & Me Program @ Little Me Studio
Apr 1 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm
Little Musicians - Mommy & Me Program @ Little Me Studio | Bourbonnais | Illinois | United States

Watch as musicality emerges through music and movement in a play-centered way!

In our music and movement programs children get to sing and move while getting their first taste of different musical beats and rhythms.

And it’s so much more than just music! Children also enjoy playful circle time songs, interactive finger plays, parachute play, as well as rhythm instrument activities with drums, bells, castanets, ribbons, scarves and more!

Age Range: 12 – 48 Months
Cost: $10.00/class or $72.00/8 classes
Enroll in one class or sign up for the entire session and SAVE!!

Benefits:
– Develops social & emotional skills essential for school readiness such as sharing, taking turns
– Improves fine & gross motor skills
– Encourages freedom within a fun & friendly structure
– Builds a solid foundation for early literacy

Painting Studio with Fly’n Gypsy Arts @ Arts Center of Kankakee County
Apr 1 @ 11:30 am – 2:30 pm
Painting Studio with Fly’n Gypsy Arts @ Arts Center of Kankakee County | Bourbonnais | Illinois | United States

Painting Studio with Fly’n Gypsy Arts
Jessica Kronika
$40.00 a day
@ Arts Center @ Northfield Square Mall

Learn techniques for a variety of painting media. Material options include: watercolor, acrylic or oil paints. Projects include sketching with painting materials, composition, perspective proportions, underpainting, volume, shape and value, brush and tool textures, glazed layering, impasto and painting mediums.

For more information please contact instructor, Jessica Kronika at: artist@flyngypsyarts.com or 847.722.7032 Students should confirm class attendance by noon the Friday before class with Instructor by phone or email.

Little Artists – Mommy & Me Program @ Little Me Studio
Apr 1 @ 11:45 am – 12:15 pm
Little Artists - Mommy & Me Program @ Little Me Studio | Bourbonnais | Illinois | United States

Meet new friends – kids and moms!! – through the creation of ART!

Our art program is a collaborative parent/child creative time where the focus is on the experience and on exploration of the materials, tools and techniques. There is no sample and few instructions for the children to follow. There is no right or wrong way. This type of process-based art encourages creativity and allows for a relaxing and calming atmosphere with the result being art that is as unique and original as your child.

Age Range: 3 – 6 Years
Cost: $12.00/class or $87.00/8 classes
Enroll in one class or sign up for the entire session and SAVE!!

Benefits:
– Promotes development of fine motor skills
– Encourages self-expression
– Develops a sense of innovation
– Provides opportunities to learn words for colors & shapes

Little Me Studio
447 S Main Street
Bourbonnais, IL 60914
815-507-2051

After School Arts & Crafts – Big Kids Program @ Little Me Studio
Apr 1 @ 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm
After School Arts & Crafts - Big Kids Program @ Little Me Studio | Bourbonnais | Illinois | United States

Does your child LOVE art? Has anyone ever told you your child is crafty? Art helps expand a child’s imagination. It helps them think outside the box by strengthening and encouraging creativity.

Our After School Arts & Crafts program is perfect for kids age 4-8 years – integrating “art play” with just the right amount of instructor-led craft activities making it ideal for children who are ready for some guidance and instruction, while still allowing for their creativity to emerge.

Parents may participate with their child, remain on site and observe their child create, or drop off for independent socialization opportunity with peers.

Age Range: 4 – 8 Years
Cost: $12.00/class or $87.00/8 classes
Enroll in one class or sign up for the entire session and SAVE!!

Benefits:
– Teaches children to think and act as artists and makers while working creatively and intelligently
– Encourages self-expression & improves self-esteem
– Develops a sense of innovation
– Promotes development of fine motor skills & coordination

Little Me Studio
447 S Main Street
Bourbonnais, IL 60914
815-507-2051

Bringing the arts to our community with regularity and intention – one child at a time.

Apr
2
Tue
Call for Entries – Young Artists’ Exhibition: Works on Paper @ Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery
Apr 2 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Call for Entries - Young Artists' Exhibition: Works on Paper @ Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery | Kankakee | Illinois | United States

Call for Young Artists
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery Young Artists’ Exhibition
Invitation to Artists Ages Preschool through 5th Grade

Exhibition dates: April 27 – June 22
Final Entry Deadline: April 19, 2019
Reception: Saturday, May 4, 2019, 1 – 3 p.m.

Exhibition Description:
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery announces a CALL FOR ENTRIES to the Young Artists’ Works on Paper Exhibition.

This exhibition is open to all artists ages preschool through 5th grade within 100 miles of the Kankakee region. Bring your best works on paper in any style or medium (paint, collage, found items, etc). Artworks must not exceed 45” vertically or project off the wall more than 6”. Not eligible are coloring pages, functional pottery, jewelry, clothing, accessories, furniture, other primarily functional art, or time-art such as video and film.

All work must be ready to hang. If the work requires special hanging hardware, it must be provided and already installed upon delivery. All other works will be hung using teacher’s tape. For a finished look, please consider mounting the work on construction paper or using picture frame matting. Please no framed work.

We will do our very best to display all work submitted. Selection of artwork will be guided by space and aesthetic consideration for the overall exhibition.

Submission instructions:
Artists may submit up to two works. All applicants should submit their name, title, medium (what the work is made of), year it was made, and age of the artist to:
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery
c/o Victoria Strole, Gallery Director
901 N Entrance Ave
Kankakee, IL 60901

Work must be delivered (or received by mail) by April 19, 2019. Pickup/return of work will be June 24-28. If you require your work to be mailed back at the conclusion of the show, please provide a self-addressed and stamped envelope.

If you have questions, please contact Victoria Strole at Victoria.strole@presencehealth.org or 815.939.4506

 

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Apr
3
Wed
Call for Entries – Young Artists’ Exhibition: Works on Paper @ Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery
Apr 3 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Call for Entries - Young Artists' Exhibition: Works on Paper @ Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery | Kankakee | Illinois | United States

Call for Young Artists
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery Young Artists’ Exhibition
Invitation to Artists Ages Preschool through 5th Grade

Exhibition dates: April 27 – June 22
Final Entry Deadline: April 19, 2019
Reception: Saturday, May 4, 2019, 1 – 3 p.m.

Exhibition Description:
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery announces a CALL FOR ENTRIES to the Young Artists’ Works on Paper Exhibition.

This exhibition is open to all artists ages preschool through 5th grade within 100 miles of the Kankakee region. Bring your best works on paper in any style or medium (paint, collage, found items, etc). Artworks must not exceed 45” vertically or project off the wall more than 6”. Not eligible are coloring pages, functional pottery, jewelry, clothing, accessories, furniture, other primarily functional art, or time-art such as video and film.

All work must be ready to hang. If the work requires special hanging hardware, it must be provided and already installed upon delivery. All other works will be hung using teacher’s tape. For a finished look, please consider mounting the work on construction paper or using picture frame matting. Please no framed work.

We will do our very best to display all work submitted. Selection of artwork will be guided by space and aesthetic consideration for the overall exhibition.

Submission instructions:
Artists may submit up to two works. All applicants should submit their name, title, medium (what the work is made of), year it was made, and age of the artist to:
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery
c/o Victoria Strole, Gallery Director
901 N Entrance Ave
Kankakee, IL 60901

Work must be delivered (or received by mail) by April 19, 2019. Pickup/return of work will be June 24-28. If you require your work to be mailed back at the conclusion of the show, please provide a self-addressed and stamped envelope.

If you have questions, please contact Victoria Strole at Victoria.strole@presencehealth.org or 815.939.4506

 

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Baby Book Club!
Apr 3 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Baby Book Club! @ Bradley | Illinois | United States

Join us at our Bradley Jumpstart office for Baby Book Club on Wednesdays through May! Come at 5pm each week as we read a book, do a craft, and engage in a developmentally appropriate activity. This event is open to the public!

Apr
4
Thu
Call for Entries – Young Artists’ Exhibition: Works on Paper @ Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery
Apr 4 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Call for Entries - Young Artists' Exhibition: Works on Paper @ Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery | Kankakee | Illinois | United States

Call for Young Artists
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery Young Artists’ Exhibition
Invitation to Artists Ages Preschool through 5th Grade

Exhibition dates: April 27 – June 22
Final Entry Deadline: April 19, 2019
Reception: Saturday, May 4, 2019, 1 – 3 p.m.

Exhibition Description:
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery announces a CALL FOR ENTRIES to the Young Artists’ Works on Paper Exhibition.

This exhibition is open to all artists ages preschool through 5th grade within 100 miles of the Kankakee region. Bring your best works on paper in any style or medium (paint, collage, found items, etc). Artworks must not exceed 45” vertically or project off the wall more than 6”. Not eligible are coloring pages, functional pottery, jewelry, clothing, accessories, furniture, other primarily functional art, or time-art such as video and film.

All work must be ready to hang. If the work requires special hanging hardware, it must be provided and already installed upon delivery. All other works will be hung using teacher’s tape. For a finished look, please consider mounting the work on construction paper or using picture frame matting. Please no framed work.

We will do our very best to display all work submitted. Selection of artwork will be guided by space and aesthetic consideration for the overall exhibition.

Submission instructions:
Artists may submit up to two works. All applicants should submit their name, title, medium (what the work is made of), year it was made, and age of the artist to:
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery
c/o Victoria Strole, Gallery Director
901 N Entrance Ave
Kankakee, IL 60901

Work must be delivered (or received by mail) by April 19, 2019. Pickup/return of work will be June 24-28. If you require your work to be mailed back at the conclusion of the show, please provide a self-addressed and stamped envelope.

If you have questions, please contact Victoria Strole at Victoria.strole@presencehealth.org or 815.939.4506

 

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Puppet Workshop!
Apr 4 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Apr
5
Fri
Call for Entries – Young Artists’ Exhibition: Works on Paper @ Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery
Apr 5 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Call for Entries - Young Artists' Exhibition: Works on Paper @ Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery | Kankakee | Illinois | United States

Call for Young Artists
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery Young Artists’ Exhibition
Invitation to Artists Ages Preschool through 5th Grade

Exhibition dates: April 27 – June 22
Final Entry Deadline: April 19, 2019
Reception: Saturday, May 4, 2019, 1 – 3 p.m.

Exhibition Description:
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery announces a CALL FOR ENTRIES to the Young Artists’ Works on Paper Exhibition.

This exhibition is open to all artists ages preschool through 5th grade within 100 miles of the Kankakee region. Bring your best works on paper in any style or medium (paint, collage, found items, etc). Artworks must not exceed 45” vertically or project off the wall more than 6”. Not eligible are coloring pages, functional pottery, jewelry, clothing, accessories, furniture, other primarily functional art, or time-art such as video and film.

All work must be ready to hang. If the work requires special hanging hardware, it must be provided and already installed upon delivery. All other works will be hung using teacher’s tape. For a finished look, please consider mounting the work on construction paper or using picture frame matting. Please no framed work.

We will do our very best to display all work submitted. Selection of artwork will be guided by space and aesthetic consideration for the overall exhibition.

Submission instructions:
Artists may submit up to two works. All applicants should submit their name, title, medium (what the work is made of), year it was made, and age of the artist to:
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery
c/o Victoria Strole, Gallery Director
901 N Entrance Ave
Kankakee, IL 60901

Work must be delivered (or received by mail) by April 19, 2019. Pickup/return of work will be June 24-28. If you require your work to be mailed back at the conclusion of the show, please provide a self-addressed and stamped envelope.

If you have questions, please contact Victoria Strole at Victoria.strole@presencehealth.org or 815.939.4506

 

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Friday Night Date Night @ Bennett-Curtis House
Apr 5 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Friday Night Date Night @ Bennett-Curtis House

Join us the 1st Friday of every month for a special date night. Our chef will be preparing a special 5-course dinner for two! This evening will feature a prix fixe menu at $60 per guest. Reservations are necessary. Dining room is open for reservations from 5-9pm. Call (815) 465-2288 today

Apr
6
Sat
Call for Entries – Young Artists’ Exhibition: Works on Paper @ Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery
Apr 6 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Call for Entries - Young Artists' Exhibition: Works on Paper @ Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery | Kankakee | Illinois | United States

Call for Young Artists
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery Young Artists’ Exhibition
Invitation to Artists Ages Preschool through 5th Grade

Exhibition dates: April 27 – June 22
Final Entry Deadline: April 19, 2019
Reception: Saturday, May 4, 2019, 1 – 3 p.m.

Exhibition Description:
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery announces a CALL FOR ENTRIES to the Young Artists’ Works on Paper Exhibition.

This exhibition is open to all artists ages preschool through 5th grade within 100 miles of the Kankakee region. Bring your best works on paper in any style or medium (paint, collage, found items, etc). Artworks must not exceed 45” vertically or project off the wall more than 6”. Not eligible are coloring pages, functional pottery, jewelry, clothing, accessories, furniture, other primarily functional art, or time-art such as video and film.

All work must be ready to hang. If the work requires special hanging hardware, it must be provided and already installed upon delivery. All other works will be hung using teacher’s tape. For a finished look, please consider mounting the work on construction paper or using picture frame matting. Please no framed work.

We will do our very best to display all work submitted. Selection of artwork will be guided by space and aesthetic consideration for the overall exhibition.

Submission instructions:
Artists may submit up to two works. All applicants should submit their name, title, medium (what the work is made of), year it was made, and age of the artist to:
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery
c/o Victoria Strole, Gallery Director
901 N Entrance Ave
Kankakee, IL 60901

Work must be delivered (or received by mail) by April 19, 2019. Pickup/return of work will be June 24-28. If you require your work to be mailed back at the conclusion of the show, please provide a self-addressed and stamped envelope.

If you have questions, please contact Victoria Strole at Victoria.strole@presencehealth.org or 815.939.4506

 

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Charlotte’s Web Auditions @ Country Theatre Workshop
Apr 6 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Charlotte's Web Auditions @ Country Theatre Workshop | Cissna Park | Illinois | United States

Youth on Stage announces Audition info for their auditions for Charlotte’s Web. Please go to our website for more information.
https://www.countrytheatre.org/auditions

Apr
7
Sun
Call for Entries – Young Artists’ Exhibition: Works on Paper @ Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery
Apr 7 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Call for Entries - Young Artists' Exhibition: Works on Paper @ Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery | Kankakee | Illinois | United States

Call for Young Artists
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery Young Artists’ Exhibition
Invitation to Artists Ages Preschool through 5th Grade

Exhibition dates: April 27 – June 22
Final Entry Deadline: April 19, 2019
Reception: Saturday, May 4, 2019, 1 – 3 p.m.

Exhibition Description:
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery announces a CALL FOR ENTRIES to the Young Artists’ Works on Paper Exhibition.

This exhibition is open to all artists ages preschool through 5th grade within 100 miles of the Kankakee region. Bring your best works on paper in any style or medium (paint, collage, found items, etc). Artworks must not exceed 45” vertically or project off the wall more than 6”. Not eligible are coloring pages, functional pottery, jewelry, clothing, accessories, furniture, other primarily functional art, or time-art such as video and film.

All work must be ready to hang. If the work requires special hanging hardware, it must be provided and already installed upon delivery. All other works will be hung using teacher’s tape. For a finished look, please consider mounting the work on construction paper or using picture frame matting. Please no framed work.

We will do our very best to display all work submitted. Selection of artwork will be guided by space and aesthetic consideration for the overall exhibition.

Submission instructions:
Artists may submit up to two works. All applicants should submit their name, title, medium (what the work is made of), year it was made, and age of the artist to:
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery
c/o Victoria Strole, Gallery Director
901 N Entrance Ave
Kankakee, IL 60901

Work must be delivered (or received by mail) by April 19, 2019. Pickup/return of work will be June 24-28. If you require your work to be mailed back at the conclusion of the show, please provide a self-addressed and stamped envelope.

If you have questions, please contact Victoria Strole at Victoria.strole@presencehealth.org or 815.939.4506

 

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Charlotte’s Web Auditions @ Country Theatre Workshop
Apr 7 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Charlotte's Web Auditions @ Country Theatre Workshop | Cissna Park | Illinois | United States

Youth on Stage announces Audition info for their auditions for Charlotte’s Web. Please go to our website for more information.
https://www.countrytheatre.org/auditions

Apr
8
Mon
Call for Entries – Young Artists’ Exhibition: Works on Paper @ Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery
Apr 8 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Call for Entries - Young Artists' Exhibition: Works on Paper @ Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery | Kankakee | Illinois | United States

Call for Young Artists
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery Young Artists’ Exhibition
Invitation to Artists Ages Preschool through 5th Grade

Exhibition dates: April 27 – June 22
Final Entry Deadline: April 19, 2019
Reception: Saturday, May 4, 2019, 1 – 3 p.m.

Exhibition Description:
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery announces a CALL FOR ENTRIES to the Young Artists’ Works on Paper Exhibition.

This exhibition is open to all artists ages preschool through 5th grade within 100 miles of the Kankakee region. Bring your best works on paper in any style or medium (paint, collage, found items, etc). Artworks must not exceed 45” vertically or project off the wall more than 6”. Not eligible are coloring pages, functional pottery, jewelry, clothing, accessories, furniture, other primarily functional art, or time-art such as video and film.

All work must be ready to hang. If the work requires special hanging hardware, it must be provided and already installed upon delivery. All other works will be hung using teacher’s tape. For a finished look, please consider mounting the work on construction paper or using picture frame matting. Please no framed work.

We will do our very best to display all work submitted. Selection of artwork will be guided by space and aesthetic consideration for the overall exhibition.

Submission instructions:
Artists may submit up to two works. All applicants should submit their name, title, medium (what the work is made of), year it was made, and age of the artist to:
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery
c/o Victoria Strole, Gallery Director
901 N Entrance Ave
Kankakee, IL 60901

Work must be delivered (or received by mail) by April 19, 2019. Pickup/return of work will be June 24-28. If you require your work to be mailed back at the conclusion of the show, please provide a self-addressed and stamped envelope.

If you have questions, please contact Victoria Strole at Victoria.strole@presencehealth.org or 815.939.4506

 

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Little Musicians – Mommy & Me Program @ Little Me Studio
Apr 8 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm
Little Musicians - Mommy & Me Program @ Little Me Studio | Bourbonnais | Illinois | United States

Watch as musicality emerges through music and movement in a play-centered way!

In our music and movement programs children get to sing and move while getting their first taste of different musical beats and rhythms.

And it’s so much more than just music! Children also enjoy playful circle time songs, interactive finger plays, parachute play, as well as rhythm instrument activities with drums, bells, castanets, ribbons, scarves and more!

Age Range: 12 – 48 Months
Cost: $10.00/class or $72.00/8 classes
Enroll in one class or sign up for the entire session and SAVE!!

Benefits:
– Develops social & emotional skills essential for school readiness such as sharing, taking turns
– Improves fine & gross motor skills
– Encourages freedom within a fun & friendly structure
– Builds a solid foundation for early literacy

Painting Studio with Fly’n Gypsy Arts @ Arts Center of Kankakee County
Apr 8 @ 11:30 am – 2:30 pm
Painting Studio with Fly’n Gypsy Arts @ Arts Center of Kankakee County | Bourbonnais | Illinois | United States

Painting Studio with Fly’n Gypsy Arts
Jessica Kronika
$40.00 a day
@ Arts Center @ Northfield Square Mall

Learn techniques for a variety of painting media. Material options include: watercolor, acrylic or oil paints. Projects include sketching with painting materials, composition, perspective proportions, underpainting, volume, shape and value, brush and tool textures, glazed layering, impasto and painting mediums.

For more information please contact instructor, Jessica Kronika at: artist@flyngypsyarts.com or 847.722.7032 Students should confirm class attendance by noon the Friday before class with Instructor by phone or email.

Little Artists – Mommy & Me Program @ Little Me Studio
Apr 8 @ 11:45 am – 12:15 pm
Little Artists - Mommy & Me Program @ Little Me Studio | Bourbonnais | Illinois | United States

Meet new friends – kids and moms!! – through the creation of ART!

Our art program is a collaborative parent/child creative time where the focus is on the experience and on exploration of the materials, tools and techniques. There is no sample and few instructions for the children to follow. There is no right or wrong way. This type of process-based art encourages creativity and allows for a relaxing and calming atmosphere with the result being art that is as unique and original as your child.

Age Range: 3 – 6 Years
Cost: $12.00/class or $87.00/8 classes
Enroll in one class or sign up for the entire session and SAVE!!

Benefits:
– Promotes development of fine motor skills
– Encourages self-expression
– Develops a sense of innovation
– Provides opportunities to learn words for colors & shapes

Little Me Studio
447 S Main Street
Bourbonnais, IL 60914
815-507-2051

After School Arts & Crafts – Big Kids Program @ Little Me Studio
Apr 8 @ 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm
After School Arts & Crafts - Big Kids Program @ Little Me Studio | Bourbonnais | Illinois | United States

Does your child LOVE art? Has anyone ever told you your child is crafty? Art helps expand a child’s imagination. It helps them think outside the box by strengthening and encouraging creativity.

Our After School Arts & Crafts program is perfect for kids age 4-8 years – integrating “art play” with just the right amount of instructor-led craft activities making it ideal for children who are ready for some guidance and instruction, while still allowing for their creativity to emerge.

Parents may participate with their child, remain on site and observe their child create, or drop off for independent socialization opportunity with peers.

Age Range: 4 – 8 Years
Cost: $12.00/class or $87.00/8 classes
Enroll in one class or sign up for the entire session and SAVE!!

Benefits:
– Teaches children to think and act as artists and makers while working creatively and intelligently
– Encourages self-expression & improves self-esteem
– Develops a sense of innovation
– Promotes development of fine motor skills & coordination

Little Me Studio
447 S Main Street
Bourbonnais, IL 60914
815-507-2051

Bringing the arts to our community with regularity and intention – one child at a time.

K3 Writers
Apr 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

K3 Writers   Meeting Schedule 3

Come join us at our next meeting.   Whatever your writing format.  (Fiction Non-Fiction, Memory/Autobiography, Song, Performance Art, Children’s, Poetry)

We are a sharing non-judgmental group.   We write for the fun of it.  Meetings are the Second and Fourth Mondays of the  month.

Kankakee Public Library

201 East Merchant Street Kankakee,

Illinois  Meeting Room One A 7-8:30 p.m.

 

Winter/ Spring   2019

 

Monday   January     28

Monday   February    11

Monday   February    25

Monday   March        11

Monday   March        25

Monday   April          08

Monday   April          22

Monday   May           13

Tuesday  May            28

 

Contact    emjekemp@gmail.com

Apr
9
Tue
Call for Entries – Young Artists’ Exhibition: Works on Paper @ Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery
Apr 9 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Call for Entries - Young Artists' Exhibition: Works on Paper @ Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery | Kankakee | Illinois | United States

Call for Young Artists
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery Young Artists’ Exhibition
Invitation to Artists Ages Preschool through 5th Grade

Exhibition dates: April 27 – June 22
Final Entry Deadline: April 19, 2019
Reception: Saturday, May 4, 2019, 1 – 3 p.m.

Exhibition Description:
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery announces a CALL FOR ENTRIES to the Young Artists’ Works on Paper Exhibition.

This exhibition is open to all artists ages preschool through 5th grade within 100 miles of the Kankakee region. Bring your best works on paper in any style or medium (paint, collage, found items, etc). Artworks must not exceed 45” vertically or project off the wall more than 6”. Not eligible are coloring pages, functional pottery, jewelry, clothing, accessories, furniture, other primarily functional art, or time-art such as video and film.

All work must be ready to hang. If the work requires special hanging hardware, it must be provided and already installed upon delivery. All other works will be hung using teacher’s tape. For a finished look, please consider mounting the work on construction paper or using picture frame matting. Please no framed work.

We will do our very best to display all work submitted. Selection of artwork will be guided by space and aesthetic consideration for the overall exhibition.

Submission instructions:
Artists may submit up to two works. All applicants should submit their name, title, medium (what the work is made of), year it was made, and age of the artist to:
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery
c/o Victoria Strole, Gallery Director
901 N Entrance Ave
Kankakee, IL 60901

Work must be delivered (or received by mail) by April 19, 2019. Pickup/return of work will be June 24-28. If you require your work to be mailed back at the conclusion of the show, please provide a self-addressed and stamped envelope.

If you have questions, please contact Victoria Strole at Victoria.strole@presencehealth.org or 815.939.4506

 

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Apr
10
Wed
Call for Entries – Young Artists’ Exhibition: Works on Paper @ Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery
Apr 10 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Call for Entries - Young Artists' Exhibition: Works on Paper @ Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery | Kankakee | Illinois | United States

Call for Young Artists
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery Young Artists’ Exhibition
Invitation to Artists Ages Preschool through 5th Grade

Exhibition dates: April 27 – June 22
Final Entry Deadline: April 19, 2019
Reception: Saturday, May 4, 2019, 1 – 3 p.m.

Exhibition Description:
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery announces a CALL FOR ENTRIES to the Young Artists’ Works on Paper Exhibition.

This exhibition is open to all artists ages preschool through 5th grade within 100 miles of the Kankakee region. Bring your best works on paper in any style or medium (paint, collage, found items, etc). Artworks must not exceed 45” vertically or project off the wall more than 6”. Not eligible are coloring pages, functional pottery, jewelry, clothing, accessories, furniture, other primarily functional art, or time-art such as video and film.

All work must be ready to hang. If the work requires special hanging hardware, it must be provided and already installed upon delivery. All other works will be hung using teacher’s tape. For a finished look, please consider mounting the work on construction paper or using picture frame matting. Please no framed work.

We will do our very best to display all work submitted. Selection of artwork will be guided by space and aesthetic consideration for the overall exhibition.

Submission instructions:
Artists may submit up to two works. All applicants should submit their name, title, medium (what the work is made of), year it was made, and age of the artist to:
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery
c/o Victoria Strole, Gallery Director
901 N Entrance Ave
Kankakee, IL 60901

Work must be delivered (or received by mail) by April 19, 2019. Pickup/return of work will be June 24-28. If you require your work to be mailed back at the conclusion of the show, please provide a self-addressed and stamped envelope.

If you have questions, please contact Victoria Strole at Victoria.strole@presencehealth.org or 815.939.4506

 

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Baby Book Club!
Apr 10 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Baby Book Club! @ Bradley | Illinois | United States

Join us at our Bradley Jumpstart office for Baby Book Club on Wednesdays through May! Come at 5pm each week as we read a book, do a craft, and engage in a developmentally appropriate activity. This event is open to the public!

Apr
11
Thu
Call for Entries – Young Artists’ Exhibition: Works on Paper @ Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery
Apr 11 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Call for Entries - Young Artists' Exhibition: Works on Paper @ Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery | Kankakee | Illinois | United States

Call for Young Artists
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery Young Artists’ Exhibition
Invitation to Artists Ages Preschool through 5th Grade

Exhibition dates: April 27 – June 22
Final Entry Deadline: April 19, 2019
Reception: Saturday, May 4, 2019, 1 – 3 p.m.

Exhibition Description:
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery announces a CALL FOR ENTRIES to the Young Artists’ Works on Paper Exhibition.

This exhibition is open to all artists ages preschool through 5th grade within 100 miles of the Kankakee region. Bring your best works on paper in any style or medium (paint, collage, found items, etc). Artworks must not exceed 45” vertically or project off the wall more than 6”. Not eligible are coloring pages, functional pottery, jewelry, clothing, accessories, furniture, other primarily functional art, or time-art such as video and film.

All work must be ready to hang. If the work requires special hanging hardware, it must be provided and already installed upon delivery. All other works will be hung using teacher’s tape. For a finished look, please consider mounting the work on construction paper or using picture frame matting. Please no framed work.

We will do our very best to display all work submitted. Selection of artwork will be guided by space and aesthetic consideration for the overall exhibition.

Submission instructions:
Artists may submit up to two works. All applicants should submit their name, title, medium (what the work is made of), year it was made, and age of the artist to:
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery
c/o Victoria Strole, Gallery Director
901 N Entrance Ave
Kankakee, IL 60901

Work must be delivered (or received by mail) by April 19, 2019. Pickup/return of work will be June 24-28. If you require your work to be mailed back at the conclusion of the show, please provide a self-addressed and stamped envelope.

If you have questions, please contact Victoria Strole at Victoria.strole@presencehealth.org or 815.939.4506

 

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Puppet Workshop!
Apr 11 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Apr
12
Fri
Call for Entries – Young Artists’ Exhibition: Works on Paper @ Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery
Apr 12 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Call for Entries - Young Artists' Exhibition: Works on Paper @ Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery | Kankakee | Illinois | United States

Call for Young Artists
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery Young Artists’ Exhibition
Invitation to Artists Ages Preschool through 5th Grade

Exhibition dates: April 27 – June 22
Final Entry Deadline: April 19, 2019
Reception: Saturday, May 4, 2019, 1 – 3 p.m.

Exhibition Description:
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery announces a CALL FOR ENTRIES to the Young Artists’ Works on Paper Exhibition.

This exhibition is open to all artists ages preschool through 5th grade within 100 miles of the Kankakee region. Bring your best works on paper in any style or medium (paint, collage, found items, etc). Artworks must not exceed 45” vertically or project off the wall more than 6”. Not eligible are coloring pages, functional pottery, jewelry, clothing, accessories, furniture, other primarily functional art, or time-art such as video and film.

All work must be ready to hang. If the work requires special hanging hardware, it must be provided and already installed upon delivery. All other works will be hung using teacher’s tape. For a finished look, please consider mounting the work on construction paper or using picture frame matting. Please no framed work.

We will do our very best to display all work submitted. Selection of artwork will be guided by space and aesthetic consideration for the overall exhibition.

Submission instructions:
Artists may submit up to two works. All applicants should submit their name, title, medium (what the work is made of), year it was made, and age of the artist to:
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery
c/o Victoria Strole, Gallery Director
901 N Entrance Ave
Kankakee, IL 60901

Work must be delivered (or received by mail) by April 19, 2019. Pickup/return of work will be June 24-28. If you require your work to be mailed back at the conclusion of the show, please provide a self-addressed and stamped envelope.

If you have questions, please contact Victoria Strole at Victoria.strole@presencehealth.org or 815.939.4506

 

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BINGO with the Books @ Kankakee Public Library
Apr 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
BINGO with the Books @ Kankakee Public Library | Kankakee | Illinois | United States

Bring your friends along for a fun time including refreshments and prizes.  This event is free and open to the public.  Future events will be held on the second Friday of each month so mark your calendars now.

BINGO is free and open to the public.

Apr
13
Sat
Call for Entries – Young Artists’ Exhibition: Works on Paper @ Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery
Apr 13 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Call for Entries - Young Artists' Exhibition: Works on Paper @ Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery | Kankakee | Illinois | United States

Call for Young Artists
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery Young Artists’ Exhibition
Invitation to Artists Ages Preschool through 5th Grade

Exhibition dates: April 27 – June 22
Final Entry Deadline: April 19, 2019
Reception: Saturday, May 4, 2019, 1 – 3 p.m.

Exhibition Description:
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery announces a CALL FOR ENTRIES to the Young Artists’ Works on Paper Exhibition.

This exhibition is open to all artists ages preschool through 5th grade within 100 miles of the Kankakee region. Bring your best works on paper in any style or medium (paint, collage, found items, etc). Artworks must not exceed 45” vertically or project off the wall more than 6”. Not eligible are coloring pages, functional pottery, jewelry, clothing, accessories, furniture, other primarily functional art, or time-art such as video and film.

All work must be ready to hang. If the work requires special hanging hardware, it must be provided and already installed upon delivery. All other works will be hung using teacher’s tape. For a finished look, please consider mounting the work on construction paper or using picture frame matting. Please no framed work.

We will do our very best to display all work submitted. Selection of artwork will be guided by space and aesthetic consideration for the overall exhibition.

Submission instructions:
Artists may submit up to two works. All applicants should submit their name, title, medium (what the work is made of), year it was made, and age of the artist to:
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery
c/o Victoria Strole, Gallery Director
901 N Entrance Ave
Kankakee, IL 60901

Work must be delivered (or received by mail) by April 19, 2019. Pickup/return of work will be June 24-28. If you require your work to be mailed back at the conclusion of the show, please provide a self-addressed and stamped envelope.

If you have questions, please contact Victoria Strole at Victoria.strole@presencehealth.org or 815.939.4506

 

https://www.facebook.com/events/321302898520255/?event_time_id=321302921853586

Apr
14
Sun
Call for Entries – Young Artists’ Exhibition: Works on Paper @ Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery
Apr 14 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Call for Entries - Young Artists' Exhibition: Works on Paper @ Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery | Kankakee | Illinois | United States

Call for Young Artists
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery Young Artists’ Exhibition
Invitation to Artists Ages Preschool through 5th Grade

Exhibition dates: April 27 – June 22
Final Entry Deadline: April 19, 2019
Reception: Saturday, May 4, 2019, 1 – 3 p.m.

Exhibition Description:
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery announces a CALL FOR ENTRIES to the Young Artists’ Works on Paper Exhibition.

This exhibition is open to all artists ages preschool through 5th grade within 100 miles of the Kankakee region. Bring your best works on paper in any style or medium (paint, collage, found items, etc). Artworks must not exceed 45” vertically or project off the wall more than 6”. Not eligible are coloring pages, functional pottery, jewelry, clothing, accessories, furniture, other primarily functional art, or time-art such as video and film.

All work must be ready to hang. If the work requires special hanging hardware, it must be provided and already installed upon delivery. All other works will be hung using teacher’s tape. For a finished look, please consider mounting the work on construction paper or using picture frame matting. Please no framed work.

We will do our very best to display all work submitted. Selection of artwork will be guided by space and aesthetic consideration for the overall exhibition.

Submission instructions:
Artists may submit up to two works. All applicants should submit their name, title, medium (what the work is made of), year it was made, and age of the artist to:
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery
c/o Victoria Strole, Gallery Director
901 N Entrance Ave
Kankakee, IL 60901

Work must be delivered (or received by mail) by April 19, 2019. Pickup/return of work will be June 24-28. If you require your work to be mailed back at the conclusion of the show, please provide a self-addressed and stamped envelope.

If you have questions, please contact Victoria Strole at Victoria.strole@presencehealth.org or 815.939.4506

 

https://www.facebook.com/events/321302898520255/?event_time_id=321302921853586

Apr
15
Mon
Call for Entries – Young Artists’ Exhibition: Works on Paper @ Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery
Apr 15 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Call for Entries - Young Artists' Exhibition: Works on Paper @ Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery | Kankakee | Illinois | United States

Call for Young Artists
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery Young Artists’ Exhibition
Invitation to Artists Ages Preschool through 5th Grade

Exhibition dates: April 27 – June 22
Final Entry Deadline: April 19, 2019
Reception: Saturday, May 4, 2019, 1 – 3 p.m.

Exhibition Description:
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery announces a CALL FOR ENTRIES to the Young Artists’ Works on Paper Exhibition.

This exhibition is open to all artists ages preschool through 5th grade within 100 miles of the Kankakee region. Bring your best works on paper in any style or medium (paint, collage, found items, etc). Artworks must not exceed 45” vertically or project off the wall more than 6”. Not eligible are coloring pages, functional pottery, jewelry, clothing, accessories, furniture, other primarily functional art, or time-art such as video and film.

All work must be ready to hang. If the work requires special hanging hardware, it must be provided and already installed upon delivery. All other works will be hung using teacher’s tape. For a finished look, please consider mounting the work on construction paper or using picture frame matting. Please no framed work.

We will do our very best to display all work submitted. Selection of artwork will be guided by space and aesthetic consideration for the overall exhibition.

Submission instructions:
Artists may submit up to two works. All applicants should submit their name, title, medium (what the work is made of), year it was made, and age of the artist to:
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery
c/o Victoria Strole, Gallery Director
901 N Entrance Ave
Kankakee, IL 60901

Work must be delivered (or received by mail) by April 19, 2019. Pickup/return of work will be June 24-28. If you require your work to be mailed back at the conclusion of the show, please provide a self-addressed and stamped envelope.

If you have questions, please contact Victoria Strole at Victoria.strole@presencehealth.org or 815.939.4506

 

https://www.facebook.com/events/321302898520255/?event_time_id=321302921853586

Little Musicians – Mommy & Me Program @ Little Me Studio
Apr 15 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm
Little Musicians - Mommy & Me Program @ Little Me Studio | Bourbonnais | Illinois | United States

Watch as musicality emerges through music and movement in a play-centered way!

In our music and movement programs children get to sing and move while getting their first taste of different musical beats and rhythms.

And it’s so much more than just music! Children also enjoy playful circle time songs, interactive finger plays, parachute play, as well as rhythm instrument activities with drums, bells, castanets, ribbons, scarves and more!

Age Range: 12 – 48 Months
Cost: $10.00/class or $72.00/8 classes
Enroll in one class or sign up for the entire session and SAVE!!

Benefits:
– Develops social & emotional skills essential for school readiness such as sharing, taking turns
– Improves fine & gross motor skills
– Encourages freedom within a fun & friendly structure
– Builds a solid foundation for early literacy

Painting Studio with Fly’n Gypsy Arts @ Arts Center of Kankakee County
Apr 15 @ 11:30 am – 2:30 pm
Painting Studio with Fly’n Gypsy Arts @ Arts Center of Kankakee County | Bourbonnais | Illinois | United States

Painting Studio with Fly’n Gypsy Arts
Jessica Kronika
$40.00 a day
@ Arts Center @ Northfield Square Mall

Learn techniques for a variety of painting media. Material options include: watercolor, acrylic or oil paints. Projects include sketching with painting materials, composition, perspective proportions, underpainting, volume, shape and value, brush and tool textures, glazed layering, impasto and painting mediums.

For more information please contact instructor, Jessica Kronika at: artist@flyngypsyarts.com or 847.722.7032 Students should confirm class attendance by noon the Friday before class with Instructor by phone or email.

Little Artists – Mommy & Me Program @ Little Me Studio
Apr 15 @ 11:45 am – 12:15 pm
Little Artists - Mommy & Me Program @ Little Me Studio | Bourbonnais | Illinois | United States

Meet new friends – kids and moms!! – through the creation of ART!

Our art program is a collaborative parent/child creative time where the focus is on the experience and on exploration of the materials, tools and techniques. There is no sample and few instructions for the children to follow. There is no right or wrong way. This type of process-based art encourages creativity and allows for a relaxing and calming atmosphere with the result being art that is as unique and original as your child.

Age Range: 3 – 6 Years
Cost: $12.00/class or $87.00/8 classes
Enroll in one class or sign up for the entire session and SAVE!!

Benefits:
– Promotes development of fine motor skills
– Encourages self-expression
– Develops a sense of innovation
– Provides opportunities to learn words for colors & shapes

Little Me Studio
447 S Main Street
Bourbonnais, IL 60914
815-507-2051

After School Arts & Crafts – Big Kids Program @ Little Me Studio
Apr 15 @ 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm
After School Arts & Crafts - Big Kids Program @ Little Me Studio | Bourbonnais | Illinois | United States

Does your child LOVE art? Has anyone ever told you your child is crafty? Art helps expand a child’s imagination. It helps them think outside the box by strengthening and encouraging creativity.

Our After School Arts & Crafts program is perfect for kids age 4-8 years – integrating “art play” with just the right amount of instructor-led craft activities making it ideal for children who are ready for some guidance and instruction, while still allowing for their creativity to emerge.

Parents may participate with their child, remain on site and observe their child create, or drop off for independent socialization opportunity with peers.

Age Range: 4 – 8 Years
Cost: $12.00/class or $87.00/8 classes
Enroll in one class or sign up for the entire session and SAVE!!

Benefits:
– Teaches children to think and act as artists and makers while working creatively and intelligently
– Encourages self-expression & improves self-esteem
– Develops a sense of innovation
– Promotes development of fine motor skills & coordination

Little Me Studio
447 S Main Street
Bourbonnais, IL 60914
815-507-2051

Bringing the arts to our community with regularity and intention – one child at a time.

Apr
16
Tue
Call for Entries – Young Artists’ Exhibition: Works on Paper @ Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery
Apr 16 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Call for Entries - Young Artists' Exhibition: Works on Paper @ Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery | Kankakee | Illinois | United States

Call for Young Artists
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery Young Artists’ Exhibition
Invitation to Artists Ages Preschool through 5th Grade

Exhibition dates: April 27 – June 22
Final Entry Deadline: April 19, 2019
Reception: Saturday, May 4, 2019, 1 – 3 p.m.

Exhibition Description:
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery announces a CALL FOR ENTRIES to the Young Artists’ Works on Paper Exhibition.

This exhibition is open to all artists ages preschool through 5th grade within 100 miles of the Kankakee region. Bring your best works on paper in any style or medium (paint, collage, found items, etc). Artworks must not exceed 45” vertically or project off the wall more than 6”. Not eligible are coloring pages, functional pottery, jewelry, clothing, accessories, furniture, other primarily functional art, or time-art such as video and film.

All work must be ready to hang. If the work requires special hanging hardware, it must be provided and already installed upon delivery. All other works will be hung using teacher’s tape. For a finished look, please consider mounting the work on construction paper or using picture frame matting. Please no framed work.

We will do our very best to display all work submitted. Selection of artwork will be guided by space and aesthetic consideration for the overall exhibition.

Submission instructions:
Artists may submit up to two works. All applicants should submit their name, title, medium (what the work is made of), year it was made, and age of the artist to:
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery
c/o Victoria Strole, Gallery Director
901 N Entrance Ave
Kankakee, IL 60901

Work must be delivered (or received by mail) by April 19, 2019. Pickup/return of work will be June 24-28. If you require your work to be mailed back at the conclusion of the show, please provide a self-addressed and stamped envelope.

If you have questions, please contact Victoria Strole at Victoria.strole@presencehealth.org or 815.939.4506

 

https://www.facebook.com/events/321302898520255/?event_time_id=321302921853586

Baby Art & Sensory Play @ Little Me Studio
Apr 16 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Baby Art & Sensory Play @ Little Me Studio | Bourbonnais | Illinois | United States

Designed for babies age 6-12 months of age, this class will introduce you and your little one to a variety of sensory and art experiences through a range of activities including bubbles, baby safe art materials, mirrors and more! This multi-sensory play and learning class is all about building brain power, stimulating reflexes and sharing giggles — right along side mom and dad.

And the program is beneficial for parents too allowing for opportunities to meet other families with children of a similar age.

Recommended Age: 6-12 Months
Prior Registration: Yes
Cost: $8.00

Apr
17
Wed
Call for Entries – Young Artists’ Exhibition: Works on Paper @ Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery
Apr 17 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Call for Entries - Young Artists' Exhibition: Works on Paper @ Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery | Kankakee | Illinois | United States

Call for Young Artists
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery Young Artists’ Exhibition
Invitation to Artists Ages Preschool through 5th Grade

Exhibition dates: April 27 – June 22
Final Entry Deadline: April 19, 2019
Reception: Saturday, May 4, 2019, 1 – 3 p.m.

Exhibition Description:
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery announces a CALL FOR ENTRIES to the Young Artists’ Works on Paper Exhibition.

This exhibition is open to all artists ages preschool through 5th grade within 100 miles of the Kankakee region. Bring your best works on paper in any style or medium (paint, collage, found items, etc). Artworks must not exceed 45” vertically or project off the wall more than 6”. Not eligible are coloring pages, functional pottery, jewelry, clothing, accessories, furniture, other primarily functional art, or time-art such as video and film.

All work must be ready to hang. If the work requires special hanging hardware, it must be provided and already installed upon delivery. All other works will be hung using teacher’s tape. For a finished look, please consider mounting the work on construction paper or using picture frame matting. Please no framed work.

We will do our very best to display all work submitted. Selection of artwork will be guided by space and aesthetic consideration for the overall exhibition.

Submission instructions:
Artists may submit up to two works. All applicants should submit their name, title, medium (what the work is made of), year it was made, and age of the artist to:
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery
c/o Victoria Strole, Gallery Director
901 N Entrance Ave
Kankakee, IL 60901

Work must be delivered (or received by mail) by April 19, 2019. Pickup/return of work will be June 24-28. If you require your work to be mailed back at the conclusion of the show, please provide a self-addressed and stamped envelope.

If you have questions, please contact Victoria Strole at Victoria.strole@presencehealth.org or 815.939.4506

 

https://www.facebook.com/events/321302898520255/?event_time_id=321302921853586

Baby Book Club!
Apr 17 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Baby Book Club! @ Bradley | Illinois | United States

Join us at our Bradley Jumpstart office for Baby Book Club on Wednesdays through May! Come at 5pm each week as we read a book, do a craft, and engage in a developmentally appropriate activity. This event is open to the public!

Apr
18
Thu
Call for Entries – Young Artists’ Exhibition: Works on Paper @ Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery
Apr 18 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Call for Entries - Young Artists' Exhibition: Works on Paper @ Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery | Kankakee | Illinois | United States

Call for Young Artists
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery Young Artists’ Exhibition
Invitation to Artists Ages Preschool through 5th Grade

Exhibition dates: April 27 – June 22
Final Entry Deadline: April 19, 2019
Reception: Saturday, May 4, 2019, 1 – 3 p.m.

Exhibition Description:
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery announces a CALL FOR ENTRIES to the Young Artists’ Works on Paper Exhibition.

This exhibition is open to all artists ages preschool through 5th grade within 100 miles of the Kankakee region. Bring your best works on paper in any style or medium (paint, collage, found items, etc). Artworks must not exceed 45” vertically or project off the wall more than 6”. Not eligible are coloring pages, functional pottery, jewelry, clothing, accessories, furniture, other primarily functional art, or time-art such as video and film.

All work must be ready to hang. If the work requires special hanging hardware, it must be provided and already installed upon delivery. All other works will be hung using teacher’s tape. For a finished look, please consider mounting the work on construction paper or using picture frame matting. Please no framed work.

We will do our very best to display all work submitted. Selection of artwork will be guided by space and aesthetic consideration for the overall exhibition.

Submission instructions:
Artists may submit up to two works. All applicants should submit their name, title, medium (what the work is made of), year it was made, and age of the artist to:
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery
c/o Victoria Strole, Gallery Director
901 N Entrance Ave
Kankakee, IL 60901

Work must be delivered (or received by mail) by April 19, 2019. Pickup/return of work will be June 24-28. If you require your work to be mailed back at the conclusion of the show, please provide a self-addressed and stamped envelope.

If you have questions, please contact Victoria Strole at Victoria.strole@presencehealth.org or 815.939.4506

 

https://www.facebook.com/events/321302898520255/?event_time_id=321302921853586

Apr
19
Fri
Call for Entries – Young Artists’ Exhibition: Works on Paper @ Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery
Apr 19 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Call for Entries - Young Artists' Exhibition: Works on Paper @ Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery | Kankakee | Illinois | United States

Call for Young Artists
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery Young Artists’ Exhibition
Invitation to Artists Ages Preschool through 5th Grade

Exhibition dates: April 27 – June 22
Final Entry Deadline: April 19, 2019
Reception: Saturday, May 4, 2019, 1 – 3 p.m.

Exhibition Description:
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery announces a CALL FOR ENTRIES to the Young Artists’ Works on Paper Exhibition.

This exhibition is open to all artists ages preschool through 5th grade within 100 miles of the Kankakee region. Bring your best works on paper in any style or medium (paint, collage, found items, etc). Artworks must not exceed 45” vertically or project off the wall more than 6”. Not eligible are coloring pages, functional pottery, jewelry, clothing, accessories, furniture, other primarily functional art, or time-art such as video and film.

All work must be ready to hang. If the work requires special hanging hardware, it must be provided and already installed upon delivery. All other works will be hung using teacher’s tape. For a finished look, please consider mounting the work on construction paper or using picture frame matting. Please no framed work.

We will do our very best to display all work submitted. Selection of artwork will be guided by space and aesthetic consideration for the overall exhibition.

Submission instructions:
Artists may submit up to two works. All applicants should submit their name, title, medium (what the work is made of), year it was made, and age of the artist to:
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery
c/o Victoria Strole, Gallery Director
901 N Entrance Ave
Kankakee, IL 60901

Work must be delivered (or received by mail) by April 19, 2019. Pickup/return of work will be June 24-28. If you require your work to be mailed back at the conclusion of the show, please provide a self-addressed and stamped envelope.

If you have questions, please contact Victoria Strole at Victoria.strole@presencehealth.org or 815.939.4506

 

https://www.facebook.com/events/321302898520255/?event_time_id=321302921853586

Youth Art 101 at Arts Center
Apr 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

2019 Area Music Awards @ Kankakee Majestic Center
Apr 19 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
2019 Area Music Awards @ Kankakee Majestic Center | Kankakee | Illinois | United States

Ed Oberlander – Musician of the Year. Ty Lemna – Lifetime Achievement Winner, Matt Shipley – Best Male Artist, Melissa Ziemer – Best Female Artist, Mind Enigma – Best Rock Band, Lois Harris – Best Female Vocalist, Joshua Jones – Best Male Vocalist, Thurman Family – Best Gospel/R&B, Full Speed – Best Live Band, Ken Carroll – Best Contemporary Christian Artists, Mick Rockert – Best Album, Carrying Torches – Best Song, Fuel & Fire – Best Duo, Vern ‘N’ Vern – Best Acoustic Artist

 

 

https://www.facebook.com/events/708891336171442/

Apr
22
Mon
Little Musicians – Mommy & Me Program @ Little Me Studio
Apr 22 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm
Little Musicians - Mommy & Me Program @ Little Me Studio | Bourbonnais | Illinois | United States

Watch as musicality emerges through music and movement in a play-centered way!

In our music and movement programs children get to sing and move while getting their first taste of different musical beats and rhythms.

And it’s so much more than just music! Children also enjoy playful circle time songs, interactive finger plays, parachute play, as well as rhythm instrument activities with drums, bells, castanets, ribbons, scarves and more!

Age Range: 12 – 48 Months
Cost: $10.00/class or $72.00/8 classes
Enroll in one class or sign up for the entire session and SAVE!!

Benefits:
– Develops social & emotional skills essential for school readiness such as sharing, taking turns
– Improves fine & gross motor skills
– Encourages freedom within a fun & friendly structure
– Builds a solid foundation for early literacy

Painting Studio with Fly’n Gypsy Arts @ Arts Center of Kankakee County
Apr 22 @ 11:30 am – 2:30 pm
Painting Studio with Fly’n Gypsy Arts @ Arts Center of Kankakee County | Bourbonnais | Illinois | United States

Painting Studio with Fly’n Gypsy Arts
Jessica Kronika
$40.00 a day
@ Arts Center @ Northfield Square Mall

Learn techniques for a variety of painting media. Material options include: watercolor, acrylic or oil paints. Projects include sketching with painting materials, composition, perspective proportions, underpainting, volume, shape and value, brush and tool textures, glazed layering, impasto and painting mediums.

For more information please contact instructor, Jessica Kronika at: artist@flyngypsyarts.com or 847.722.7032 Students should confirm class attendance by noon the Friday before class with Instructor by phone or email.

Little Artists – Mommy & Me Program @ Little Me Studio
Apr 22 @ 11:45 am – 12:15 pm
Little Artists - Mommy & Me Program @ Little Me Studio | Bourbonnais | Illinois | United States

Meet new friends – kids and moms!! – through the creation of ART!

Our art program is a collaborative parent/child creative time where the focus is on the experience and on exploration of the materials, tools and techniques. There is no sample and few instructions for the children to follow. There is no right or wrong way. This type of process-based art encourages creativity and allows for a relaxing and calming atmosphere with the result being art that is as unique and original as your child.

Age Range: 3 – 6 Years
Cost: $12.00/class or $87.00/8 classes
Enroll in one class or sign up for the entire session and SAVE!!

Benefits:
– Promotes development of fine motor skills
– Encourages self-expression
– Develops a sense of innovation
– Provides opportunities to learn words for colors & shapes

Little Me Studio
447 S Main Street
Bourbonnais, IL 60914
815-507-2051

After School Arts & Crafts – Big Kids Program @ Little Me Studio
Apr 22 @ 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm
After School Arts & Crafts - Big Kids Program @ Little Me Studio | Bourbonnais | Illinois | United States

Does your child LOVE art? Has anyone ever told you your child is crafty? Art helps expand a child’s imagination. It helps them think outside the box by strengthening and encouraging creativity.

Our After School Arts & Crafts program is perfect for kids age 4-8 years – integrating “art play” with just the right amount of instructor-led craft activities making it ideal for children who are ready for some guidance and instruction, while still allowing for their creativity to emerge.

Parents may participate with their child, remain on site and observe their child create, or drop off for independent socialization opportunity with peers.

Age Range: 4 – 8 Years
Cost: $12.00/class or $87.00/8 classes
Enroll in one class or sign up for the entire session and SAVE!!

Benefits:
– Teaches children to think and act as artists and makers while working creatively and intelligently
– Encourages self-expression & improves self-esteem
– Develops a sense of innovation
– Promotes development of fine motor skills & coordination

Little Me Studio
447 S Main Street
Bourbonnais, IL 60914
815-507-2051

Bringing the arts to our community with regularity and intention – one child at a time.

K3 Writers
Apr 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

K3 Writers   Meeting Schedule 3

Come join us at our next meeting.   Whatever your writing format.  (Fiction Non-Fiction, Memory/Autobiography, Song, Performance Art, Children’s, Poetry)

We are a sharing non-judgmental group.   We write for the fun of it.  Meetings are the Second and Fourth Mondays of the  month.

Kankakee Public Library

201 East Merchant Street Kankakee,

Illinois  Meeting Room One A 7-8:30 p.m.

 

Winter/ Spring   2019

 

Monday   January     28

Monday   February    11

Monday   February    25

Monday   March        11

Monday   March        25

Monday   April          08

Monday   April          22

Monday   May           13

Tuesday  May            28

 

Contact    emjekemp@gmail.com

Apr
23
Tue
Art Happenings Workshops 2019
Apr 23 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Apr
24
Wed
Baby Book Club!
Apr 24 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Baby Book Club! @ Bradley | Illinois | United States

Join us at our Bradley Jumpstart office for Baby Book Club on Wednesdays through May! Come at 5pm each week as we read a book, do a craft, and engage in a developmentally appropriate activity. This event is open to the public!

Apr
26
Fri
Youth Art 101 at Arts Center
Apr 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Apr
27
Sat
The Thrill of the Putt @ Leo Hassett Community Center
Apr 27 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The Thrill of the Putt @ Leo Hassett Community Center  | Manteno | Illinois | United States

Who: Teams of 4 at $20/person ($80 per team), must be 21+ to participate.

What: Teams will travel to participating businesses and play miniature golf while keeping score, then meet up at Stampede Saloon for the “19th Hole”, aka after-party, for karaoke, raffles, prizes, food, and fun! Prizes for Best Costume, Best Team name, Best Golf Score, and Best Business Hole Design will be awarded.

When: Saturday, April 27, 2019: 12 p.m. – Check-in, 1 p.m. – Tee-off, 5 p.m. – “19th Hole”

Where: Meet at Leo Hassett Community Center, end at Stampede Saloon

Why: To get to see community businesses, and help benefit *The Prince Home for Helpless Veterans (10% of proceeds will be donated)

For more information, e-mail info@mantenochamber.com.
To register: Visit https://mantenochamber.chambermaster.com/eventregistration/register/1114

*Those who bring donations to benefit The Prince Home will be entered into a drawing for a prize!

https://www.facebook.com/events/415608915675329/

 

Apr
29
Mon
Little Musicians – Mommy & Me Program @ Little Me Studio
Apr 29 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm
Little Musicians - Mommy & Me Program @ Little Me Studio | Bourbonnais | Illinois | United States

Watch as musicality emerges through music and movement in a play-centered way!

In our music and movement programs children get to sing and move while getting their first taste of different musical beats and rhythms.

And it’s so much more than just music! Children also enjoy playful circle time songs, interactive finger plays, parachute play, as well as rhythm instrument activities with drums, bells, castanets, ribbons, scarves and more!

Age Range: 12 – 48 Months
Cost: $10.00/class or $72.00/8 classes
Enroll in one class or sign up for the entire session and SAVE!!

Benefits:
– Develops social & emotional skills essential for school readiness such as sharing, taking turns
– Improves fine & gross motor skills
– Encourages freedom within a fun & friendly structure
– Builds a solid foundation for early literacy

Painting Studio with Fly’n Gypsy Arts @ Arts Center of Kankakee County
Apr 29 @ 11:30 am – 2:30 pm
Painting Studio with Fly’n Gypsy Arts @ Arts Center of Kankakee County | Bourbonnais | Illinois | United States

Painting Studio with Fly’n Gypsy Arts
Jessica Kronika
$40.00 a day
@ Arts Center @ Northfield Square Mall

Learn techniques for a variety of painting media. Material options include: watercolor, acrylic or oil paints. Projects include sketching with painting materials, composition, perspective proportions, underpainting, volume, shape and value, brush and tool textures, glazed layering, impasto and painting mediums.

For more information please contact instructor, Jessica Kronika at: artist@flyngypsyarts.com or 847.722.7032 Students should confirm class attendance by noon the Friday before class with Instructor by phone or email.

Little Artists – Mommy & Me Program @ Little Me Studio
Apr 29 @ 11:45 am – 12:15 pm
Little Artists - Mommy & Me Program @ Little Me Studio | Bourbonnais | Illinois | United States

Meet new friends – kids and moms!! – through the creation of ART!

Our art program is a collaborative parent/child creative time where the focus is on the experience and on exploration of the materials, tools and techniques. There is no sample and few instructions for the children to follow. There is no right or wrong way. This type of process-based art encourages creativity and allows for a relaxing and calming atmosphere with the result being art that is as unique and original as your child.

Age Range: 3 – 6 Years
Cost: $12.00/class or $87.00/8 classes
Enroll in one class or sign up for the entire session and SAVE!!

Benefits:
– Promotes development of fine motor skills
– Encourages self-expression
– Develops a sense of innovation
– Provides opportunities to learn words for colors & shapes

Little Me Studio
447 S Main Street
Bourbonnais, IL 60914
815-507-2051

After School Arts & Crafts – Big Kids Program @ Little Me Studio
Apr 29 @ 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm
After School Arts & Crafts - Big Kids Program @ Little Me Studio | Bourbonnais | Illinois | United States

Does your child LOVE art? Has anyone ever told you your child is crafty? Art helps expand a child’s imagination. It helps them think outside the box by strengthening and encouraging creativity.

Our After School Arts & Crafts program is perfect for kids age 4-8 years – integrating “art play” with just the right amount of instructor-led craft activities making it ideal for children who are ready for some guidance and instruction, while still allowing for their creativity to emerge.

Parents may participate with their child, remain on site and observe their child create, or drop off for independent socialization opportunity with peers.

Age Range: 4 – 8 Years
Cost: $12.00/class or $87.00/8 classes
Enroll in one class or sign up for the entire session and SAVE!!

Benefits:
– Teaches children to think and act as artists and makers while working creatively and intelligently
– Encourages self-expression & improves self-esteem
– Develops a sense of innovation
– Promotes development of fine motor skills & coordination

Little Me Studio
447 S Main Street
Bourbonnais, IL 60914
815-507-2051

Bringing the arts to our community with regularity and intention – one child at a time.

May
1
Wed
Baby Book Club!
May 1 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Baby Book Club! @ Bradley | Illinois | United States

Join us at our Bradley Jumpstart office for Baby Book Club on Wednesdays through May! Come at 5pm each week as we read a book, do a craft, and engage in a developmentally appropriate activity. This event is open to the public!

May
3
Fri
Friday Night Date Night @ Bennett-Curtis House
May 3 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Friday Night Date Night @ Bennett-Curtis House

Join us the 1st Friday of every month for a special date night. Our chef will be preparing a special 5-course dinner for two! This evening will feature a prix fixe menu at $60 per guest. Reservations are necessary. Dining room is open for reservations from 5-9pm. Call (815) 465-2288 today

May
8
Wed
Baby Book Club!
May 8 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Baby Book Club! @ Bradley | Illinois | United States

Join us at our Bradley Jumpstart office for Baby Book Club on Wednesdays through May! Come at 5pm each week as we read a book, do a craft, and engage in a developmentally appropriate activity. This event is open to the public!

May
10
Fri
BINGO with the Books @ Kankakee Public Library
May 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
BINGO with the Books @ Kankakee Public Library | Kankakee | Illinois | United States

Bring your friends along for a fun time including refreshments and prizes.  This event is free and open to the public.  Future events will be held on the second Friday of each month so mark your calendars now.

BINGO is free and open to the public.

May
13
Mon
K3 Writers
May 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

K3 Writers   Meeting Schedule 3

Come join us at our next meeting.   Whatever your writing format.  (Fiction Non-Fiction, Memory/Autobiography, Song, Performance Art, Children’s, Poetry)

We are a sharing non-judgmental group.   We write for the fun of it.  Meetings are the Second and Fourth Mondays of the  month.

Kankakee Public Library

201 East Merchant Street Kankakee,

Illinois  Meeting Room One A 7-8:30 p.m.

 

Winter/ Spring   2019

 

Monday   January     28

Monday   February    11

Monday   February    25

Monday   March        11

Monday   March        25

Monday   April          08

Monday   April          22

Monday   May           13

Tuesday  May            28

 

Contact    emjekemp@gmail.com

May
15
Wed
Baby Book Club!
May 15 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Baby Book Club! @ Bradley | Illinois | United States

Join us at our Bradley Jumpstart office for Baby Book Club on Wednesdays through May! Come at 5pm each week as we read a book, do a craft, and engage in a developmentally appropriate activity. This event is open to the public!

May
22
Wed
Baby Book Club!
May 22 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Baby Book Club! @ Bradley | Illinois | United States

Join us at our Bradley Jumpstart office for Baby Book Club on Wednesdays through May! Come at 5pm each week as we read a book, do a craft, and engage in a developmentally appropriate activity. This event is open to the public!

May
28
Tue
K3 Writers
May 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

K3 Writers   Meeting Schedule 3

Come join us at our next meeting.   Whatever your writing format.  (Fiction Non-Fiction, Memory/Autobiography, Song, Performance Art, Children’s, Poetry)

We are a sharing non-judgmental group.   We write for the fun of it.  Meetings are the Second and Fourth Mondays of the  month.

Kankakee Public Library

201 East Merchant Street Kankakee,

Illinois  Meeting Room One A 7-8:30 p.m.

 

Winter/ Spring   2019

 

Monday   January     28

Monday   February    11

Monday   February    25

Monday   March        11

Monday   March        25

Monday   April          08

Monday   April          22

Monday   May           13

Tuesday  May            28

 

Contact    emjekemp@gmail.com

May
29
Wed
Baby Book Club!
May 29 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Baby Book Club! @ Bradley | Illinois | United States

Join us at our Bradley Jumpstart office for Baby Book Club on Wednesdays through May! Come at 5pm each week as we read a book, do a craft, and engage in a developmentally appropriate activity. This event is open to the public!

Jun
7
Fri
Friday Night Date Night @ Bennett-Curtis House
Jun 7 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Friday Night Date Night @ Bennett-Curtis House

Join us the 1st Friday of every month for a special date night. Our chef will be preparing a special 5-course dinner for two! This evening will feature a prix fixe menu at $60 per guest. Reservations are necessary. Dining room is open for reservations from 5-9pm. Call (815) 465-2288 today

Jun
9
Sun
Psychic Luncheon @ The Bennett-Curtis House
Jun 9 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Psychic Luncheon @ The Bennett-Curtis House | Grant Park | Illinois | United States

Psychic Luncheon

Includes: 5-course lunch & 5-minute personal reading by Jim Shultz or Tami Principe.

$39.95 per guest (Tax & Gratuity included)

Upcoming Dates
January 20
February 17

Jim or Tami will be available after the presentation for private readings for only $10 for 10 mins. Limited Seats. Call (815) 465-2288 now for Reservations!

​**Groups of 10+ may set-up a private show- you choose your own date & time.**

Jul
5
Fri
Friday Night Date Night @ Bennett-Curtis House
Jul 5 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Friday Night Date Night @ Bennett-Curtis House

Join us the 1st Friday of every month for a special date night. Our chef will be preparing a special 5-course dinner for two! This evening will feature a prix fixe menu at $60 per guest. Reservations are necessary. Dining room is open for reservations from 5-9pm. Call (815) 465-2288 today

Aug
2
Fri
Friday Night Date Night @ Bennett-Curtis House
Aug 2 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Friday Night Date Night @ Bennett-Curtis House

Join us the 1st Friday of every month for a special date night. Our chef will be preparing a special 5-course dinner for two! This evening will feature a prix fixe menu at $60 per guest. Reservations are necessary. Dining room is open for reservations from 5-9pm. Call (815) 465-2288 today

Sep
6
Fri
Friday Night Date Night @ Bennett-Curtis House
Sep 6 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Friday Night Date Night @ Bennett-Curtis House

Join us the 1st Friday of every month for a special date night. Our chef will be preparing a special 5-course dinner for two! This evening will feature a prix fixe menu at $60 per guest. Reservations are necessary. Dining room is open for reservations from 5-9pm. Call (815) 465-2288 today

Oct
4
Fri
Friday Night Date Night @ Bennett-Curtis House
Oct 4 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Friday Night Date Night @ Bennett-Curtis House

Join us the 1st Friday of every month for a special date night. Our chef will be preparing a special 5-course dinner for two! This evening will feature a prix fixe menu at $60 per guest. Reservations are necessary. Dining room is open for reservations from 5-9pm. Call (815) 465-2288 today

Nov
1
Fri
Friday Night Date Night @ Bennett-Curtis House
Nov 1 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Friday Night Date Night @ Bennett-Curtis House

Join us the 1st Friday of every month for a special date night. Our chef will be preparing a special 5-course dinner for two! This evening will feature a prix fixe menu at $60 per guest. Reservations are necessary. Dining room is open for reservations from 5-9pm. Call (815) 465-2288 today

Dec
6
Fri
Friday Night Date Night @ Bennett-Curtis House
Dec 6 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Friday Night Date Night @ Bennett-Curtis House

Join us the 1st Friday of every month for a special date night. Our chef will be preparing a special 5-course dinner for two! This evening will feature a prix fixe menu at $60 per guest. Reservations are necessary. Dining room is open for reservations from 5-9pm. Call (815) 465-2288 today

Jan
3
Fri
Friday Night Date Night @ Bennett-Curtis House
Jan 3 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Friday Night Date Night @ Bennett-Curtis House

Join us the 1st Friday of every month for a special date night. Our chef will be preparing a special 5-course dinner for two! This evening will feature a prix fixe menu at $60 per guest. Reservations are necessary. Dining room is open for reservations from 5-9pm. Call (815) 465-2288 today

Feb
7
Fri
Friday Night Date Night @ Bennett-Curtis House
Feb 7 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Friday Night Date Night @ Bennett-Curtis House

Join us the 1st Friday of every month for a special date night. Our chef will be preparing a special 5-course dinner for two! This evening will feature a prix fixe menu at $60 per guest. Reservations are necessary. Dining room is open for reservations from 5-9pm. Call (815) 465-2288 today