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.
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.
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.