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Classes and workshops continue at the Prairie Arts Council

PRINCETON — The Prairie Arts Council will continue to offer the following classes and workshops through May:

Children’s art classes — This series of children’s art classes are guaranteed to be a fun filled, nurturing experiences for children ages 7 to 12. The next class in the series will feature something different to celebrate spring. The children will create woven May baskets and paper flowers. The class will be from 10 to 11:30 a.m. May 3. The cost is $12 for members and $15 for non-members. Art supplies are included. Register in advance of the class by calling 815-875-2787.

Mother/daughter painting — What a fun and enjoyable way to celebrate Mother’s Day! You will sit side-by-side, painting together to create a paintings for each of you or someone very special. No art experience is necessary and all art materials are provided. Choose one of the following two sessions on May 10 — 10 a.m. to 12:30 or 1:30 to 4 p.m. The cost is $45 for mother and daughter. Reservations are a must and can be made by calling 815-875-2787.

Wine and paint classes — One of the most relaxed and entertaining painting sessions with family and friends continues. Instructor Melody Best has developed a new approach to an early 19th century painting technique called theorem painting that will enable students to paint botanically correct fruits and flowers and no experience is necessary. It’s a guaranteed fun evening with wine, snacks and music. All materials will be provided and everyone will finish a ready-to-frame paining to take home. Sessions will be offered May 7 and 21 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. The cost is $35 per session. Register by phone at least three days prior to the scheduled class.

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