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April 5, 2017

SGFC Students Pre-Finals Party

End of the semester got you stressin’? Snap that laptop closed and join Springfield Creatives for a pre-finals party. We’ll be celebrating the SC Mentor Network and highlighting some of our standout Creatives students. Plus, meet the crew at Campaignium and hear about the great work this local agency is producing. This event is open […]

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July 21, 2017

Kids Learn Art Class

Kids Learn Art Class April 23 3-4:30 $15 Reservations not required but encouraged to tailor to specific age groups. We will have a variety of activites aimed at teaching basic art techniques to young people. Instructor will be Bridget Koonce. Bridget has a Masters degree in Studio Art and has taught homeschool art, girl scout […]

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March 29, 2017

An Evening with Piper Kerman

Charlie Rosenbury

Don’t miss this Library Foundation special ticketed event featuring Piper Kerman, author of best-selling memoir “Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison.” Kerman brought her crucible experience to millions of readers in her 2010 memoir; NetFlix brought it to millions more in the critically acclaimed series of the same name. She […]

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March 29, 2017

A Conversation with “Maisie Dobbs” Author Jacqueline Winspear

Charlie Rosenbury

Best-selling author Jacqueline Winspear will talk about her award-winning “Maisie Dobbs” mystery series that explores the aftermath of World War I as part of the Library’s One Read celebration. Books will be available for purchase and signing at the event. Visit thelibrary.org/oneread for more information and a complete schedule of One Read programs.

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July 21, 2017

Community art project

Community art project April 18-22 free to attend A week of Art! Join us this week to contribute to our community project. We are open 10am – 7pm. Come by anytime and be a part of our community art project

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July 21, 2017

Henna Party Night

Henna Party Night April 15 6:30-8pm $20 Learn how to do henna & get henna done! $20 to attend. Everyone that attends receives one henna cone to take with you. We will start will mingling and looking at henna inspiration followed by a henna making demonstration. You will learn basic henna techniques and everyone will […]

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July 21, 2017

“Lines Were Drawn: Safe Space Show & Tell”

“Lines Were Drawn: Safe Space Show & Tell” April 14 6-8 pm free to attend an open mic for artists of all kinds to come together over drinks in a safe space and share your works or works-in-progress in the form of spoken word, song, art, ideas, concepts, stories, poetry, puppetry, or movement. Have a […]

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March 29, 2017

An Evening with Author-Illustrator Sophie Blackall

Charlie Rosenbury

Sophie Blackall won the 2016 Caldecott Medal for her tender illustrations in “Finding Winnie.” Sophie will tell the story of her role in the book, from her childhood obsession with Winnie the Pooh to her research at the London Zoo, at this One Read event for all ages. “Finding Winnie” will be available for purchase […]

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April 13, 2017

Meet-a-Member | Emma Allman

Branden Schwab

I first met Emma at the Spring SGFC Portfolio Review held at the eFactory this past February. At the review, a number of talented students and young professionals offered up their work to the altar of constructive critique, and Emma’s work was an instant stand-out. Exquisitely funky color harmonies, a witty edginess, thoughtful organization and […]

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March 28, 2017

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Charlie Rosenbury

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April 12, 2017

Urban Roots Farm: Growing Food & Community Downtown

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It’s not everyday you meet inspirational people who, seeing a one and a half acre of land in the middle of town harboring old furniture, trash, and drug activity, say: “We need to make a farm here!” Welcome to the story of Urban Roots Farm, a farm, yes, a FARM, in downtown Springfield. Urban Roots […]

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July 21, 2017

Pinhole Photo Creation Class

Pinhole Photo Creation Class April 9 $20 Learn how to make a pinhole camera, take a photo, then develop your photo. Come with nothing, leave with a pinhole camera and some developed photos. All materials provided. Please Register for the class by April 7

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