Artful Aging Drumming & Acting Culminating Events

Have you enjoyed an Artful Aging class yet? We’re wrapping up a few classes here in our second year of Artful Aging Classes: Acting 1, taught by Ed Breese, Film and Darkroom Photography, taught by Katie Sheffield, and Afro-Caribbean Drumming/Creative Movement, taught by Dr. Arnold Nyarambi. These are classes that teach adults 55 and older new art skills. Check out the culminating events for these classes where the students get a chance to show off their new skills. These events are all free and open to the public, and all offer light refreshments.

Afro-Caribbean Drumming/Creative Movement‘s culminating event will be at the library on Saturday, June 30 at 2:00 pm. The students will perform 3 songs in traditional African attire. Dr. Nyarambi will discuss African culture and the types of drums used. Traditional African foods will also be served! Click here for our Facebook event link.

Film and Darkroom Photography‘s culminating event will be at Slocumb Galleries, on ETSU’s campus (232 Sherrod Drive) on Monday, July 2 at 5:00 PM. This event opens the photography exhibit, which will remain at Slocumb Galleries until July 18. Students will showcase their work and discuss the creative process for their artwork. Click here for our Facebook event link.

Acting 1‘s Culminating event will be at the Blue Moon Theatre (located at 215 E Main Street in downtown Johnson City) on Saturday, July 7, at 2:00 PM. The students will perform monologues and scenes from a variety of sources. Click here for our Facebook event link.

For more information on Artful Aging or other Adult Service programs at the Johnson City Public Library, visit us online at call 423-434-4454. You can also follow us on Facebook and Instagram for up-to-the-moment updates on the library.

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