The Middletown Arts Center (MAC) invites families to explore the arts during its All Aboard the Arts Free Family Arts Festival and Open House on Sunday, March 3rd from 1:00-4:00 p.m. The MAC is located at 36 Church Street next to the Middleton Train Station and offers classes, events and community programming for all ages and abilities. Free parking is available onsite.
Hundreds of families are anticipated to join the MAC for its sixth annual open house. Attendees will enjoy a day filled with free non-stop arts action that includes sampling the MAC’s professional classes for adults and children, preregistration for Spring Classes and its popular Summer Arts Camp, live music and performances, and tours of the 23,000 square-foot facility that includes a theater, gallery, classrooms, artist and dance studio, and computer room.
Highlights from the kids activities include a Rockin’ Choo Choo Kids Concert with Miss Sherri, hip hop, KidzArt drawing, cartooning and clay creations with the DoOdle Dude, fashion design, sewing, animal themed arts and crafts, spin art, and LEGO® building with Brick 4 Kids. Adults can also sample classes in water coloring, stained glass window making, jewelry making, gentle yoga, ballroom couple and country line dancing, and tai-chi.
Guests will be entered in free drawings for gift cards good for MAC events and classes throughout 2013. The event is free and preregistration is not required. Call the Middletown Arts Center at 732-706-4100 with any questions.
The Middletown Arts Center (MAC) is an award winning, state-of-the-art facility run by the nonprofit Middletown Township Cultural and Arts Council and is dedicated to bringing quality arts programming and events to Middletown and surrounding communities. The MAC offers enrichment programs and entertainment for all ages and abilities. Visit www.middletownarts.org for more information. The MAC can also be found on Facebook and Twitter.
Day's Schedule of Activities “All Aboard the Arts”
In the Theater
1:30-2:00 p.m. Miss Sherri’s Rockin’ Choo Choo Concert
2:00-2:30 p.m. Country Line Dancing with Rich Givney
2:30-3:00 p.m. Intro to Ballroom Dancing with Tanya Belikov
3:00-3:30 p.m. Intro to Irish Dance with Gillian Daly
3:30-4:00 p.m. Miss Sherri’s Rockin’ Choo Choo Concert
In the Gallery
1:00-4:00 p.m. Art with Miss Laurie Ruggeri
Lego Bricks4Kidz with Melina Stock
Art with Laura French
Sewing and Make a Doll Workshop with Pat Sebastiano
Jewelry Making with Jeanine Riegler
Register for The Sandy Project with Kathy Connolly
In the Office
1:00-4:00 p.m. Stop in to register for spring classes and summer camps! Become a member!
In the Lobby
1:00-4:00 p.m. Crank Up the Toons with the Doodle Dude
In Classroom One
1:15-1:45 p.m. KidzArt Drawing with Tresse DeLorenzo
2:00-2:30 p.m. Hollywood FX Face Painting with Tresse DeLorenzo
2:30-3:30 p.m. Adult Guitar Lesson with Andy McDonough
In Classroom Two
1:00-4:00 p.m. Club MAC Spin Art with Miss Maria
In the Art Studio
1:30-3:30 p.m. Stained Glass Workshop with Toni Somma
In the Computer Room
1:00-4:00 p.m. Black Rocket Productions Animation and Video Game Design
In the Dance Studio
1:30-2:00 p.m. Gentle Yoga with Cornelia Mazzan
2:00-2:30 p.m. Children’s Hip Hop with Camelia
2:30-3:00 p.m. Teen and Adult Hip Hop with Camelia
3:00-3:30 p.m. Tai Chi with Henry Hom
Jump on board and sign up for the 2013 Talent Show!
The Middletown Township Cultural & Arts Council welcomes all varieties of acts (vocal, musical, theatrical, dance, magic, etc.) to participate in a formal audition to be held at the MAC March 15 and 16. Selected acts will participate in the talent show performances on May 4 & 5. Stop by the table to register at the Open House.