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Grand offering arts camps for kids

NEW ULM — The Grand Center for Arts & Culture is offering some fun, art-related camps for kids this Summer. They include:

Children’s Creativity Day Camp

Exploring the World through Fine Arts. For children who have completed 1st, 2nd or 3rd grades.

Fees: $80 for four days.

Dates: M, T, W and Th, July 20, 21, 22 & 23

Times: 9-11 a.m.

Grades: Completed Grades 4th, 5th or 6th

Fees: $100 for four days

Dates: M, T, W and Th, July 20, 21, 22 & 23

Times: 12:00 – 3:00pm

Place: The Grand Center for Arts and Culture, 210 N. Minnesota St.

Instructors: Beth Sletta, Rhonda Johnson, Ed Fornberg and guest instructors. Participants can attend both camps if they would like!

Participants will create art inside and outside the Grand Center for Arts & Culture. Activities will include ceramics, wood sculpture, painting, book making, chalk art, printing/printmaking and more.

International Language and Culture Camp

Play, Sing and Create in French, Spanish, German and Chinese.

Teachers will include Tamara Furth, Beth Sletta, Chandra Schwab, Madeline Cacciatore and other guests!

Place: The Grand Center for Arts and Culture- 210 North Minnesota Street

Dates- Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday August 3rd-6th from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Fee: $100

Grades: Completed Grades 3rd, 4th, 5th or 6th

Please bring your own bag lunch.

Registrations can be received by:

• Online with a credit card at http://newulm.ce.eleyo.com.

• Phone: 507-233-8307 (registration is complete only after payment has been received).

• Mail: Community Education, 910 14th St. North, New Ulm, MN 56073.

• Stop in at the office at the Washington Learning Center, 910 14th St. North (door #1).

Bechyn Czech

Heritage Fest concert

BECHYN — The 29th annual Bechyn Czech Heritage Festival will be held as an online concert. The date remains August 9, 2020, but the event will run from 7 to 8 p.m. Watch the concert live on the Facebook page “Bechyn, Minnesota World.” Mollie B and Ted Lange will be playing favorites and taking requests while they are joined by some very special guests.

Due to federal and state recommendations with Covid-19, and the uncertainty of the next two months, we want to ensure the safety of all our guests. The digital format will allow for friends all over the world a chance to come together and celebrate Czech heritage and continue our mission of preserving our historic church in Bechyn. The 30th annual Czech Fest will return to Bechyn on August 8, 2021.

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