Friday, July 14, 2017

Gallia County Events July 14-23


                                              

                            Gallia County Events in Gallia County July 14-23

French 500 Flea Market
July 14-16
8:00am – 5:00pm
FREE Admission & Parking


Gallia County Fairgrounds
189 Jackson Pike
Gallipolis, OH 45631


Come see what everyone has for sale. Homemade furniture, baked goods, fresh vegetables, antiques and so much more. Vendors inside and outside. Rain or shine.

Pouring Paint Class
July 14
5:00pm – 8:00pm
Price: $30
Ages: All


The Artisan Shoppe & Studio
300 Second Avenue
Gallipolis, OH 45631
740-853-2364


You will learn the "Dirty Pouring Paint" method on a 12"x12" canvas. Have fun, no experience needed and go home with an exciting and gorgeous painting. Artist guaranteed! For more information about this class, upcoming classes or to register, please visit the website at www.theartisanshoppe.org

Drew Hastings
July 14
7:00pm
     

Tickets starting at $20 (plus ticketing fees)
Ariel Opera House
Second Avenue
Gallipolis, OH 45631
740-446-2787


Renowned Comedian, Author, Mayor and Farmer. Anecdotes, Storytelling and his commentary on the American Scene. A regular favorite on the nationally syndicated Bob & Tom Radio Comedy Show. For more information, call the Ariel at 740-446-2787

The Hoop Project
July 15 - 16
Starts July 15 at 8:00am
$200 per team

Gallipolis City Park
300 First Avenue
Gallipolis, OH 45631

The Hoop Project is a 3 vs. 3 full-court basketball tournament held in the Gallipolis City Park featuring 200 teams of all ages. The Hoop Project has become an attractive event not just for Gallia County, but for basketball players from across the United States.
DEADLINE TO ENTER HAS PASSED
Entry fee: $200 per team
3 Game Guarantee
Divisions for all ages
Referees for every game
Dunk Contest: $1,000 cash prize
**$2,500 CASH PRIZE for top men's court champion**
For more information, visit www.thehoopproject.com

French 500 Flea Market
July 14-16
8:00am – 5:00pm
FREE Admission & Parking

Gallia County Fairgrounds
189 Jackson Pike
Gallipolis, OH 45631

Come see what everyone has for sale. Homemade furniture, baked goods, fresh vegetables, antiques and so much more. Vendors inside and outside. Rain or shine.

Basic Blacksmithing
July 15
10:00am - 1:00pm
Price: $50
Ages: 16+ (If you are under 18, you need an adult to be present with you)

The Artisan Shoppe & Studio
300 Second Avenue
Gallipolis, OH 45631
740-853-2364

We'll be forging basic S-hooks. Each student will have two completed hooks. It is required that you wear long pants, closed toe shoes and cotton shirts. Nothing low cut or full of holes. Also, it is strongly recommend that students bring hearing protection, safety goggles and unlined leather gloves. For more information or to register for a class, call the Shoppe at 740-853-2364 or online at www.theartisanshoppe.org

Color Me Happy
July 15
10:00am – 12:00pm
FREE Event, Ages 18+

Bossard Memorial Library
7 Spruce Street
Gallipolis, OH 45631
740-446-7323

Adults, please join other coloring enthusiasts for Bossard Library's Color Me Happy: Adult Coloring program. Enjoy genial conversation, soothing music, and light refreshments. Coloring sheets and pencils/pens will be provided. Please feel free to bring your own supplies if you would like. This event is free and open to adults ages 18 and up.

Psychedelic Saturday: Macramé Wall Hanging
July 15
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Price: $15
Ages: 12+

The Artisan Shoppe & Studio
300 Second Avenue
Gallipolis, OH 45631
740-853-2364

Psychedelic Saturday 4 Class Package: $50. For four Saturdays in July, we are starting our Psychedelic Saturday series. This second class, we will be doing a small, simple macramé wall hanging project. You can come whenever you want from 12:00pm – 2:00pm though we do appreciate when participants reserve their spots. You can reserve your spot by coming to the shoppe, requesting an invoice or you can reserve your spot through our website!

French 500 Flea Market
July 14-16
8:00am – 5:00pm
FREE Admission & Parking

Gallia County Fairgrounds
189 Jackson Pike
Gallipolis, OH 45631

Come see what everyone has for sale. Homemade furniture, baked goods, fresh vegetables, antiques and so much more. Vendors inside and outside. Rain or shine.

Soccer Team Camp at URG (boys)
July 16 -20

University of Rio Grande
College Avenue
Rio Grande, OH 45674

A team camp for boy’s high school squads is planned for July 16th-20th. Cost is $305. Fees for the residential camps include lodging, meals, training sessions and tournament play. Camp directors are URG men’s soccer head coach Scott Morrissey and women’s soccer head coach Tony Daniels. The camp brochure is available on both the men’s and woman’s soccer links of the school’s athletic website, www.riostorm.com. Online registration and payment is available at www.redstromsoccercamps.com
Registration forms should be mailed to URG Lyne Center, PO Box 500, Rio Grande, OH 45674. Checks should be made payable to We Storm Soccer Camps. For more information, contact Scott Morrissey at 740-245-7126, 740-645-6438 or email scottm@rio.edu; or Tony Daniels at 740-245-7493, 740-645-0377 or email tdaniels@rio.edu

Behind the Scenes – Art and Theatre Day Camp
July 17
9:00am – 3:00pm
$45
Ages 6-12

French Art Colony
First Avenue
Gallipolis, OH 45631
740-446-3834

Calling all Artists and Actors alike!! Does your child love to create? Here they can learn how the magic is made in this hands on camp. We will explore the ways in which play-writing informs the designers behind the costumes and sets of some of the most popular plays and movies. For more information, please call the FAC at 740-446-3834

Boss Baby StoryTime
July 17
2:00pm
Free Event, Ages 3-8

Bossard Memorial Library
7 Spruce Street
Gallipolis, OH 45631
740-446-7323
Please join Ms. Rachael, Ms. Kim, and Ms. Samantha on Monday, July 17 for a special StoryTime featuring Boss Baby by Marla Frazee. This special StoryTime will start at 2:00pm and will feature stories, crafts, and games. A special event at this StoryTime will be a Baby Picture Guessing Game where you have the chance to guess Library staff members by their baby pictures. This event is most suitable for those ages 3-8.

COSI Science Spot
July 18
1:00pm – 4:00pm
FREE Event

Bossard Memorial Library
7 Spruce Street
Gallipolis, OH 45631
740-446-7323

As part of our Summer Reading Program "Build a Better World", Bossard Library will feature the COSI Science Spots in the Riverside Room on Tuesday, July 18.
Drop in anytime between 1:00pm and 4:00pm and play, explore, and learn about science at 20 different hands-on stations. In addition, the Library will offer extra science activities for attendees. This event is for all ages and is free and open to the public.

Classes at the French Art Colony
July 18 – August 22 (Tuesday Evenings)

French Art Colony
530 First Avenue
Gallipolis, OH 45631
740-446-3834

3:30pm – 4:15pm - Kids Art – ages 5-10 - $75 for a 6 week session
4:15pm – 5:15pm - Ballet – ages 6-12 - $80
5:15pm – 6:15pm - Theatre – ages 8-18 - $80
$15 Drop-In rate. For more information please call the FAC at 740-446-3834

Teen Summer Program
July 20
2:00pm

Bossard Memorial Library
7 Spruce Street
Gallipolis, OH 45631
740-446-7323

Teens join us on Thursday, July 20 as we spend an enchanting afternoon with Emma Watson in Disney's Beauty and the Beast. The movie will start at 2:00pm and the Library will furnish snacks and drinks. For more information, please call the Library at 740-446-7323

Kids' Art Camp
July 21
11:00am - 1:00pm
Price: $10
Ages: 6+

The Artisan Shoppe & Studio
300 Second Avenue
Gallipolis, OH 45631
740-853-2364

Kid friendly mixed media art camp! Walk-ins are accepted if minimum number of students is met. All Kids' Art Camp - Mixed Media dates: July 7th, 14th, 21st, and 28th, August 4th, 11th, and 18th. When you sign up, it is just for one date. The price doesn't include all dates

Pouring Paint Class
July 21
5:00pm – 8:00pm
Price: $30
Ages: All
# of spots: 5 spots

The Artisan Shoppe & Studio
300 Second Avenue
Gallipolis, OH 45631
740-853-2364

You will learn the "Dirty Pouring Paint" method on a 12"x12" canvas. Have fun, no experience needed and go home with an exciting and gorgeous painting. Artist guaranteed! For more information about this class, upcoming classes or to register, please visit the website at www.theartisanshoppe.org

Psychedelic Saturday: Tie Dye
July 22
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Price: $15
Ages: 10+

The Artisan Shoppe & Studio
300 Second Avenue
Gallipolis, OH 45631
740-853-2364

Psychedelic Saturday 4 Class Package: $50. For four Saturdays in July, we are starting our Psychedelic Saturday series. This third class, we will be making tie dye shirts. You can come whenever you want from 12:00pm-2:00pm though we do appreciate when participants reserve their spots. You can reserve your spot by coming to the shoppe, requesting an invoice or you can reserve your spot through our website!

Learn 2 Sew with Leo: Beginning Sewing Class
July 22
12:30pm – 4:30pm

Bossard Memorial Library
7 Spruce Street
Gallipolis, OH 45631
740-446-7323

Have sewing machine but don't know how to use it? Always wanted to craft items with your machine but did not know where to start? If so, plan to attend our Learn2Sew with Leo Beginning Sewing Class. This class will be held on Saturday, July 22 (12:30pm-4:30pm) and Sunday, July 23 (1:30pm-4:30pm). Part 1 on Saturday will focus on basic sewing machine skills and reading a pattern. Part 2 on Sunday will focus on creating and finishing a tote. This class is open to those ages 8-adult. Those who are 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult helper. Please bring your own sewing machine, if possible. A few sewing machines will be available for those unable to bring one. Our instructor asks that you do not bring "toy" sewing machines. The minimum number of students needed to offer the class is 5 and the maximum number we will take is 20 students. Attendees must register online for this class.  This class will be taught by Leo Parks who has been sewing and also servicing sewing machines for more than 50 years. He will explain major mistakes in sewing, basic adjustments, maintenance, and techniques that make sewing easier and fun. The tote pattern will be provided.
Items to bring to the first class:
Scissors
One box of medium size straight pins (ball end preferred)
One spool of thread to match your material or in an accent color
Light weight material (pattern or color) for front and back of tote -- 45" wide, 1/3 yard
Light weight material (pattern or color) for sides, bottom, binding -- 45" wide, 1/4 yard
Heavy weight material (pattern or color) for straps and lining -- 45" wide, 1 yard or 54" wide, 2/3 yard
Fabric remnant for front pocket
Heavy fusible stabilizer -- 20" wide, 1/2 yard

Introduction to Watercolor Painting Class
July 22
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Deadline to sign up for Deluxe option: July 17th
Ages: 12+

The Artisan Shoppe & Studio
300 Second Avenue
Gallipolis, OH 45631
740-853-2364

Taught by Courtney Richie. No previous experience necessary. Basic option available until class time first come first served.
Price Options:
Basic $35 - includes use of my paint and brushes and take home the double sided printed page painted during the class.
Deluxe $45 - take home a Winsor & Newton Cotman watercolor paint kit and the double sided printed page painted during class.
Instruction will include:
-Brief overview of watercolor papers, brushes, pigments, and other equipment used.
-Demonstration of various watercolor techniques.
-Step by step, one-on-one walk through of each technique.
-Opportunity to be creative or to "follow the leader" as suits each individual.
-More advanced techniques presented depending on available time and student progress during the class.
-Each page used in class has the same image on each side, providing the opportunity to practice or use different color schemes.

Learn 2 Sew with Leo: Beginning Sewing Class
July 23
1:30pm – 4:30pm

Bossard Memorial Library
7 Spruce Street
Gallipolis, OH 45631
740-446-7323

Have sewing machine but don't know how to use it? Always wanted to craft items with your machine but did not know where to start? If so, plan to attend our Learn2Sew with Leo Beginning Sewing Class. This class will be held on Saturday, July 22 (12:30pm-4:30pm) and Sunday, July 23 (1:30pm-4:30pm). Part 1 on Saturday will focus on basic sewing machine skills and reading a pattern. Part 2 on Sunday will focus on creating and finishing a tote. This class is open to those ages 8-adult. Those who are 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult helper. Please bring your own sewing machine, if possible. A few sewing machines will be available for those unable to bring one. Our instructor asks that you do not bring "toy" sewing machines. The minimum number of students needed to offer the class is 5 and the maximum number we will take is 20 students. Attendees must register online for this class.  This class will be taught by Leo Parks who has been sewing and also servicing sewing machines for more than 50 years. He will explain major mistakes in sewing, basic adjustments, maintenance, and techniques that make sewing easier and fun. The tote pattern will be provided.
Items to bring to the first class:
Scissors
One box of medium size straight pins (ball end preferred)
One spool of thread to match your material or in an accent color
Light weight material (pattern or color) for front and back of tote -- 45" wide, 1/3 yard
Light weight material (pattern or color) for sides, bottom, binding -- 45" wide, 1/4 yard
Heavy weight material (pattern or color) for straps and lining -- 45" wide, 1 yard or 54" wide, 2/3 yard
Fabric remnant for front pocket
Heavy fusible stabilizer -- 20" wide, 1/2 yard

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