Acrylic Painting with Jack Sabon (located in Johnson)

Upstairs at Johnson Town Clerk

Free to seniors 60+

River Arts invites seniors (60+) to join in a special Acrylic Painting class with artist instructor Jack Sabon. Sabon, an Athabascan Indian, gravitates toward Southwestern and Native American themes. His use of brilliant colors express beauty, and native theme to represent his background as an Alaskan Native. Since moving to Vermont, he explores more New England color values and cloudscapes, bridging in spiritual musings.

Canvas boards, paints, and all other materials will be provided. Participants should bring simple landscape photograph to work from.

2 Thursdays: October 18 & 25 from 1-3pm

Free to seniors 60+

Spaces limited, pre-registration required by calling 802-888-1261 or emailing [email protected]

Located above Town Clerk, at 293 Main Street in Johnson
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M.E. Art Group

Free to adults 60 and up

Want to talk art, get project ideas, share techniques and tips on media or participate in special workshops in a variety of disciplines? Join our drop-in M.E. (Morrisville Elder) Art Group every Thursday, 10-12p.m. and get creative with others! Bring your art supplies and work on your own piece, or use some of our supplies to start something new. Open to all levels of skill and experience! The Art Group will be on break for the months of July and August.
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Elder Blossom Song Project

The Manor

Free

Join in on this special sing-along chorus for community members 60+. Learn by ear in unison and 2-part harmonies. Culminates in a special holiday concert for friends and family.

Takes place at The Manor. Open to community members 60+. Pre-registration required, please call 802-888-1261 to sign-up.

Instructor Bio: Being from a musical family, Alice Perron began playing the guitar at 15 and the piano while at Johnson State College where she earned her BA in music. Since then she's been giving piano lessons and directing the Saint Michael's choir for whom she's enjoyed writing and arranging music. She has sung with The Northeast Kingdom Chorus and the Vermont Philharmonic chorus and has continued to study music throughout her life. In recent years she began caring for elderly and has completed PCA and LNA training. This work has inspired her to begin the Elder Blossom Song Project, bringing the joy and benefits of singing to the elderly and disabled in our community.

Friday Afternoons at 1pm:

October 5 & 19

November 9 & 23

December 7

Final Holiday Concert: Wednesday, December 12, 2pm
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