Princeton celebrates Arts and Culture Week

A list of classes, shows and events taking place in Princeton from April 21 to 28 for Arts and Culture Week.

Princeton is celebrating province-wide Arts and Culture Week from April 21 to 28 with a watercolour workshop, paper-mache class, highland dance show and more.

Here is a list of what’s going on during the week:

Weekend watercolours workshop

April 21 and 22, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

This painting workshop by artist Gail Short examines colour values for beginner and intermediate painters. Adults and teens welcome.

Both days for $100 or $90 with a 2012 Arts Council Membership. Bring your own lunch or eat out.

Call Elaine at 250-295-6905 to sign up.

Princeton Community Band concert

April 21, doors at 6:30 p.m.

Stop by to listen to adult musicians. Admission by donation.

Princeton Rock and Fossil Club

April 21, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

This event features hand-on activities that will help find unique rocks and fossils in the Princeton-area.

Paper-mache classes

April 23 and 26, 3:30 to 5 p.m.

Artist Merrilyn Huycke will lead an afternoon of recyclable art making paper-mache birds. Think “colourful, hilarious, fantastic and original.”

Ages four to 13, adults welcome. Kids under eight will need an adult helper. Free.

Artists trading cards

April 24, 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Bring scraps of anything two dimensional to make cards to trade with others.

Youth and children allowed with an adult. Free.

Youth Theatre

April 25, 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

The Princeton Youth Theatre Club is holding an afternoon of theatre sports.

Open to all children and youth. Free.

Night out at the movies

April 27, showtime 7 p.m.

Enjoy Oscar-winning silent movie The Artist at Riverside Theatre. Rated PG13.

Tickets are $5 at the door.

Gelatin mono-printmaking course

April 28, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Learn to design and produce one-of-a-kind artwork using a gelatin plate, printmaking paper, found objects and water-based ink.

This course costs $20. Registration is required by April 20 so supplies can be ordered.

Princeton Highland Dance Show Spring Fling

April 29, doors 1:30 p.m., show 2 p.m.

Watch Princeton’s Highland Dancers and listen to music at this annual event.

Tickets available from dancers for $7 or at the door for $10.


All classes and events take place at the Riverside Centre. Call the Princeton and Recreation Community Office at 250-295-6067 for more information.




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