Artwork of Mattoon elementary students
NOTICE: The next Mattoon Arts Council meeting will be at 6 p.m. Mar. 2, 2016, at the Mattoon Tourism & Arts Office, 1718 Broadway Ave., Mattoon, IL 61938.
Ukulele workshop with international orchestra from New Zealand offered
A master class with members of the Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra will be offered at 6 p.m. March 1 at the Lone Elm Room of the depot. The workshop is sponsored by the Mattoon Arts Council, EIU Doudna Fine Arts Center and Sound Source Music.
The class will cost $15 per person. Those wishing to rent a ukulele to use during the workshop may do so for an additional $5. Seating is limited, and pre-registration is required by Feb. 19.
Registration forms are available here and at the Mattoon tourism and arts office located on the north end of the Mattoon depot, or you may email Susan Cole, arts coordinator, at email@example.com or call 258-6286.
The Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra is an ensemble of ukulele players based in Wellington, New Zealand. The band is composed entirely of ukuleles and a double bass.
The orchestra will perform at 7:30 p.m. March 2 in the Dvorak Concert Hall at the Doudna Fine Arts Center at EIU. Tickets are $20. For more information call 581-3110 or visit www.eiu.edu/doudna/events.php?id=231.
The Scrap Quilting workshop has been filled; however, if you would like more information about other upcoming events, please email Susan Cole at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 217-258-6286.
The Mattoon Arts Council will present “Scrap Quilting, Strip by Strip” on Feb. 20 in the Lone Elm Room of the train depot. The workshop will be from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., and the fee of $65 will include a continental breakfast, lunch and a related book. The instructor is DeAnn Cash, an employee of Lori’s Pins ‘n Needles in Paris who has been a quilter for more than 25 years.
Class size is limited, so register soon! The form is available here. Supply lists will be provided after registration is received. Questions? Email email@example.com.