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Art Studio

  1. Drawing and Nature Walk in Rockwood Park

    October 25, 2020, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Rockwood Park & Museum

    Bring any sized sketch pad and pencil for an enjoyable creative afternoon in the park. Begin with an outdoor sketching lesson with drawing instructor, Karen Berstler. Take a nature walk and learn about Rockwood Park historical facts, designs and creators. Stop at various locations to sketch the garden's beauty. Karen will be there to answer any sketching questions during the walk. Leave with the beginnings of your very own nature book! Meet in the Mansion's Courtyard by the Visitor's Entrance to start the class. • Social distancing will be in practice during the tour. • Face masks are required. • PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED • TOUR LIMITED TO 10

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Art Studio - Adult & Teen

  1. VIRTUAL FIBER ARTS AND FABRIC DYEING

    October 7, 2020, 6:00 PM - October 28, 2020, 8:00 PM @ Virtual Zoom Art Studio Class

    Four 2-hour virtual classes. We will explore the many ways of creating art and functional pieces with fabric and other fibers. Students will learn home and eco-friendly dyeing techniques and make small weaving, sewing and embroidery projects. Open to all levels. Students will receive a list of materials they are asked to purchase on their own prior to the start of class. Ages: 16+

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  2. VIRTUAL BEGINNER'S WATERCOLOR

    October 14, 2020, 6:00 PM - November 4, 2020, 8:00 PM @ Virtual Zoom Art Studio Class

    Four 2-hour virtual classes. Learn watercolor techniques and how to apply them to a painting. Techniques include washes, brush work, glazing and color mixing. Practice each skill and combine them in a final project. Students will receive a list of materials they are asked to purchase on their own prior to the start of class. Zoom meeting invitation and material list will be sent out after registration. Ages: 16+

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  3. VIRTUAL BEGINNING ACRYLIC PAINTING

    October 16, 2020, 6:00 PM - November 6, 2020, 8:00 PM @ Virtual Zoom Art Studio Class

    Four 2-hour virtual classes. Learn fundamental painting techniques and create a painting from still life, landscapes or colorful abstraction. Explore adding mediums for transparency, texture, color mixing and mark making. Students will receive a list of materials they are asked to purchase on their own prior to the start of class. Zoom meeting invitation and material list will be sent out after registration. Ages: 16+

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Events

  1. Quilting with Maryann: Virtual Senior Programs with AbJones Senior Center

    October 22, 2020, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Absalom Jones Senior Center

    Maryann introduces you to the materials and equipment needed to get started quilting with your sewing machine. About this Event Maryann introduces you to the materials, equipment, and quilt square designs you need to get started quilting with your sewing machine. New Castle County's Virtual Senior Programs with Absalom Jones Senior Center is presented in part with a grant from Delaware Health and Social Services and the Delaware Aging Services COVID-19 Response Virtual Social Activities Program Materials used in this episode: Electronic sewing machine Thread (cotton or polyester, cotton recommended) Bobbin ¼-inch seem foot (for quilting) Scissors just quilting Clips 45mm Rotary Cutter (60mm for heavy fabrics) Fiskars Rotary Blade 45mm Titanium Quilting Ruler OLFA Rotating Cutting Matt Iron Ironing Matt Seem Ripper

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  2. Rockwood Park Family Stroll Scavenger Hunt

    October 23, 2020, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Rockwood Park & Museum

    Enjoy the beauty of Rockwood Park and Museum and the Power of Nature. Family based scavenger hunt that provides participants the opportunity to explore different parts of the park, the existing plantings, and the history of the existing structures. Great opportunity for parents with children participating in virtual education to supplement their child's learning.Social distancing and face masks required, along with temperature checks and a brief COVID form. Please meet your tour guide at the Visitor's Entrance. Pre-Registration is required for this activity. Confirmation email prior to the activity will be sent to confirm attendance. Please call Rockwood for additional information, 302-761-4340.

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  3. Rockwood's Historic Structures Walking Tour

    October 25, 2020, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM @ Rockwood Park & Museum

    Take a rare walk back in time to learn how the existing and lost structures of Rockwood completed a working estate. Your guide will be dressed in vintage clothing and will use vintage photographs to provide you with the history of Rockwood as you walk from structure to structure. Tour is approximately 75 minutes in length and covers approximately 1 mile to include surfaces of grass, gravel and paved areas. Comfortable walking shoes and ability to traverse locations of the tour are recommended. Face masks required. COVID screening form and temperature checks will be completed by Rockwood staff. Ages 14 and up. Pre-registration required. FEE: 3.00 in county; 6.00 out of county.

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  4. Tai Chi with Winston, Virtual Senior Program with Absalom Jones Senior Center

    October 27, 2020, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Absalom Jones Senior Center

    Winston Gacutan guides you through this ancient form of exercise combining meditation with gentle flexible movements. Material needed: A stable chair without rollers. New Castle County's Virtual Senior Programs with Absalom Jones Senior Center is presented in part with a grant from Delaware Health and Social Services and the Delaware Aging Services COVID-19 Response Virtual Social Activities Program

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  5. Power of Nature

    October 27, 2020, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Rockwood Park & Museum

    The Power of Nature provides in person nature programs for children ages 5-12 (accompanied by a parent or guardian). Using various locations throughout Rockwood Park, the one hour interactive session will provide a variety of nature and standards based science topics utilizing stories, movement and crafts. Weather permitting. Tuesday, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Participants should meet in the courtyard of the Visitor's Entrance. Please bring supplies to include: scissors, pencils, crayons, markers, glue stick, clipboard, and a towel or mat to sit on. Masks are required. Social distancing will be in place.

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  6. Quilting with Maryann: Virtual Senior Programs with AbJones Senior Center

    October 29, 2020, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Absalom Jones Senior Center

    Maryann introduces you to the materials and equipment needed to get started quilting with your sewing machine. About this Event Maryann introduces you to the materials, equipment, and quilt square designs you need to get started quilting with your sewing machine. New Castle County's Virtual Senior Programs with Absalom Jones Senior Center is presented in part with a grant from Delaware Health and Social Services and the Delaware Aging Services COVID-19 Response Virtual Social Activities Program Materials used in this episode: Electronic sewing machine Thread (cotton or polyester, cotton recommended) Bobbin ¼-inch seem foot (for quilting) Scissors just quilting Clips 45mm Rotary Cutter (60mm for heavy fabrics) Fiskars Rotary Blade 45mm Titanium Quilting Ruler OLFA Rotating Cutting Matt Iron Ironing Matt Seem Ripper

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Glasgow Park

  1. Drive-In Concert: Best Kept Soul at Glasgow Park

    October 24, 2020, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Oval

    Come out and enjoy a special live concert drive-in style featuring Best Kept Soul, bringing their tribute to Motown to this Drive-In Concert at Glasgow Park. This special concert is being held at the Glasgow Park Oval (larger grassy area near tennis courts and dog park). Bring your own treats and enjoy the show! Space is limited. Admission is on a first come, first served basis. All ages. FREE Best Kept Soul Saturday, October 24 Gate opens at 3:30 p.m. Show starts at 4 p.m. Glasgow Park 2275 Pulaski Highway, Bear/Glasgow Event rules: Please stay at your car (inside or next to it) Please observe social distancing Please stay home if you are ill Public restrooms will not be available

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