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Mixed Media Art Show Opening Reception

August 17 @ 7:00 pm - September 5 @ 8:30 pm
Grand Manan Art Gallery 21 Cedar Street
Grand Manan Island, New Brunswick E5G 2C3 Canada
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The Grand Manan Art Gallery presents our fifth show of the season featuring: The Pal-Ettes, John Draper, and Wendy Moore. The show runs from August 17 to September 5. All are welcome to the opening reception on August 17 at 7 pm at the gallery.

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Oil Painting with Maggie Rose – Intermediate to Advanced

August 19 @ 9:00 am - August 23 @ 4:00 pm
Sunbury Shores Arts and Nature Centre 139 Water Street
ST. Andrews, New Brunswick E5B 1A7 Canada
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This workshop is for those who have oil painting experience, or who have taken a previous course with Maggie. Artists are encouraged to step out of their comfort zones and execute work with more complexity. Techniques and methods to broaden the understanding of representational painting will be explored through daily introductions to contemporary painters. Emphasis will be placed on exploration and the "big picture" aspects of creating a complete whole, no matter the chosen technique. Subject matter is up to each individual. Working from life and/or photographs are equally encouraged. The option to develop one piece or several are up to the individual. Participants are encouraged to arrive with a variety of possible ideas to explore. Discussions on all aspects of oil painting will develop in the moment based on the work being created.

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3:30 pm

Lego Club at Peavey Library

August 22 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Peavey Memorial Library, 26 Water St
Eastport, ME 04631 United States
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Weekly self-directed Lego play group. Build your own original creation! Work on a group project with friends! All Legos are provided. Adult supervision required for young children.

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7:30 pm

Lighthouse Days

August 22 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Grand Manan Museum 1141 Route 776
Grand Manan, New Brunswick E5G 4E9 Canada
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When he was 16, Chris Mills walked into an employment centre in Halifax and said "I want a job as a light keeper". An advisor told him there were no more keepers. Seven years later, Chris took a three-week relief shift at the Cross Island lighthouse near Lunenburg, NS, where indeed, there were still keepers (although not for long). As the Coast Guard de-staffed lighthouses, Chris moved from light to light in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick until complete de-staffing chased him to British Columbia, where light keeping was alive and well (as it is today). It was a dream come true for Chris, and his interest in lighthouses continues to this day. Join Chris as he takes a look back at lightkeeping in the 1990s, and as he explores Canada's lighthouse legacy, with a special look at Grand Manan’s Gannet Rock Lighthouse.  Admission by Donation.

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