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Arts Alliance Special Events for January


Monday, January 16th from 6:00 – 8:00 P.M.

Strength in Colors Opening Reception

Sterling House Community Center

The opening reception for Strength In Colors: Our Differences Make Us Stronger.

Free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

The show runs from Monday, January 16th to Friday, February 10th.  Artists who submitted work were encouraged to show us what unites us, rather than what divides us.  This

Saturday, January 28h from 12:30 – 3:30 P.M. there will be a Paper-making with Invasive Plants class at Sterling House Community Center.


The class is for Ages: 16+, and all materials will be supplied by the instructor

The skill level: Absolute beginner and the Instructor is Britt Garth.  The cost:

Arts Alliance of Stratford members: $42.00 and Non-members: $50.00.

What are invasive plants?

Invasive plants are defined as non-native plant species which were introduced from other regions. If there are no natural predators to keep invasive plants in check, they can grow aggressively, crowding out native plants. Once native plants are under threat, it can affect the native insects and animals that depend on them.

This paper-making workshop will explain how paper can be made from invasive species of plants and common weeds, using prepared visual aids. The short presentation will be followed by a hands-on component where students will get to try pulling sheets of paper themselves.

Registration page:

The Arts Alliance Writers Group is coming soon.  The class will begin on Tuesday, February 7th and will be from 11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.

Writers Group


Watercolor for Beginners starting in February.  Learn the basics of watercolor from color theory to execution of a still life and beach scene in this 5-week hands-on course. The course will take place at the Sterling House Community Center and is for Ages: 16+.

Registration information will be available soon.


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