It's a Sign of the Pines



Lines on the Pines for Kids 2013



Lines on the Pines for KIDS goes to College!

Sunday, October 12, 2014

11 AM – 4:00 PM

Kramer Hall ~ The Richard Stockton College ~Hammonton (See Photos)

30 Front Street, Hammonton, NJ

Events, Exhibits, and Workshops

Free and Open to the Public

EXHIBITOR/PARTICIPANT LIST (2013)

ARTISTS
Lily Doyle  - Undercover Artist
Sandy Sandy  - Watercolors

AUTHORS
Gloria Repp
John Calu

Dave Hart
Shirley O'Neill
Paul Evans Pedersen, Jr.

BASKETRY
Diamond Frandsen - The Ivy Cottage 
Debra Simpson - The Ivy Cottage 
Steven Carty - Pinelands Basketry

BOG OWNER
Ann Fox - Fox’s Cranberries
                                                 
DECOY CARVERS
Barbara & Ray Nyman - Nyman Decoys

FACE PAINTER
Heather Hires -Face & Body Painting by Heather

GLASSBLOWER
Phil Gilson- Gilson & Sons

GROUPS
AtlantiCare
Hammonton Art District
The Noyes Museum of Art of RSC
Pinelands Preservation Alliance
Plexus Publishing
The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey~ School of Arts and Humanities

Stockton ~ Kramer Hall
Wharton State Forest

HIKING & NATURE WALKS
Karl Rothenbach - Pine Barrens Adventure
                                 
JEWELRY
Cookie & Paul Evans Pedersen  - Pine Barrens Diamonds

MUSICIAN
Valerie Vaughn - NJ’s Troubadour

PHOTOGRAPHY
Loralea Kirby & Zak Kirby - Thru Our Eyes Imagery
Ann-Marie & Stephen Woods - NJPineways  

SCRABBLE
Ann Blackman - Pine Barrens Enthusiast
                                       
VEHICLES   
Sweetwater Fire Truck
Autobahn

VIDEOGRAPHER
David Kessler - Pines Film Project
                             
WILDLIFE
Becca Gutwirth - Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge

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Workshops for Ages 7, 8 & 9:  Registration Fee & Workshop Fees $3 – $10
Workshops for Ages 10, 11 & 12: Registration Fee & Workshop Fees $3 – $10
            Must be accompanied by an adult – adults are free in all workshops.
                No previous experience needed!

2013 Workshops for KIDS  7, 8, and 9
(Check back in August-September for 2014 schedule)

#1. Fox’s Cranberry Bog - Building a Buggy Jar. ($5.00) A take-home craft made with a small Mason jar and lid. Design your own special bug with decorative stickers, eyes, pipe cleaners, pom-poms and glue. You can fill it with paper bugs or use it to store some of your favorite things.                    
#2. The Ivy Cottage – Make a Needle Felted Acorn. ($5.00) Try the exciting and fun craft of needle felting.  Join Custom Designer, Diamond Frandsen as she guides students in making Oak acorns combining wool roving and real acorn caps.  From earth tone to bright colors use your imagination to make a pocketful of acorns.          
#3. Yippee for Yupo!  ($5.00) Paint a Hummingbird in watercolor on synthetic Yupo paper with instruction by Pine Barrens artist, Sandy Sandy. Yupo (pronounced “You-Poe”) is a looser, more forgiving way to work in watercolor. This fun and informative class will be a jump start to watercolor for beginner, as well as a great experience for all artists. Participants will proudly leave with a matted piece, ready to frame.
#4. Nyman Decoys - Creating a “Flatty” shorebird, fish or duck.($5.00) A flatty is a silhouette of a subject cut out of a thin piece of wood, cardstock or printed on a sheet of paper.  Selection is then painted, colored with crayons/markers/colored pencils, to look like a particular shorebird, fish or duck. Children will learn the various species of shorebirds, fish and ducks that live in the area of the Pines, and become aware of many that are considered to be on the endangered species list created by NJ Wildlife.
#5. Valerie Vaughn, NJ’s Troubadour. ($3.00) Through music and theatrical play, audience members are encouraged to be part of the show. With the use of masks, costumes, props and instruments all will perform songs describing and depicting life in the Pines.
#6a/b. Gloria Repp author of the Friendship Bog Series – Create a Tale. ($5.00) Gloria invites students to hop into the world of frogs, with its tall pine trees and muddy bogs and delicious water bugs. The group will talk about how it would feel to be a tiny frog, and the children will imagine a frog for their very own story. With the help of discussion and visual aids, each will create a tale to remember.
#7a/b. Pinelands Folk Music Center and Steven R. Carty –  Weave your own basket. ($5.00) In this workshop you will have the opportunity to weave a round reed basket. This particular style of round reed basket has a wooden base and is well suited for first time weavers. Join us - you’ll have fun! 
#8.b/c Phil Gilson & Paul Evans Pedersen, Jr. – NJ Glass.($5.00) Learn facts about the making of the Jersey Lilly, Dump Turtle, Jersey Tree Frog, and the Jersey Devil bottles and why glass factories were built in New Jersey. Using paper, tracing paper and crayons, kids will create a slug plate/mold with the help of glassblower, Phil Gilson. Singer and song-writer Paul Evans Pedersen Jr. will then discuss the Mason Jar. Learn why the NJ Pine Barrens sugar sand and the pine trees were so crucial in the birth of one of New Jersey's and America's first industries. Discover where the first Mason jars were made, patented, and how shortsightedness actually turned into a blessing and became the reason that the Pine Barrens exist today. Several varieties of Mason Jars will be on display.
#9.a/b Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge – All about Owls. ($3.00) A bird handler from this Medford-based Refuge will introduce you to several owls that live right here in New Jersey! You'll get a personal introduction and be able to study wings, feet, and skulls. You'll even get to dissect an owl pellet to discover what they've been eating!

 2013 Workshops for KIDS 10, 11 and 12

#21. Fox’s Cranberry Bog – "Building a Boggy Terrarium." ($5.00) Make your own authentic bog with small bog plants, soil, charcoal, a glass container and a little critter, which are all provided for this gardening activity. Bog plants in a terrarium need very little care. So, “make it and take it” and enjoy watching it grow at home.

#22. The Ivy Cottage – South Jersey Berry Basket Class. ($10.00) Join Master Basket Maker Debra Simpson as she guides students through an exciting hands-on process of making their very own South Jersey berry basket.  This one of a kind heirloom basket measures five inches tall and comes with a hand carved handle. While weaving in class, students will learn the history of the berry basket and some local pinelands history connecting berries and baskets. Materials & Hand Tools provided by instructor.
#23. Yippee for Yupo! ($5.00) Paint a Hummingbird in watercolor on synthetic Yupo paper with instruction by Pine Barrens artist, Sandy Sandy. Yupo (pronounced “You-Poe”) is a looser, more forgiving way to work in watercolor. This fun and informative class will be a jump start to watercolor for beginners, as well as a great experience for all artists. Participants will proudly leave with a matted piece, ready to frame.
#24. Nyman Decoys – Creating a “Flatty” Shorebird, Fish or Duck. ($5.00) A flatty is a silhouette of a subject cut out of a thin piece of wood, cardstock or printed on a sheet of paper.  Selection is then painted, colored with crayons/markers/colored pencils, to look like a particular shorebird, fish or duck.  Children will learn the various species of shorebirds, fish and ducks that live in the area of the Pines, and to make them aware of many that are considered to be on the endangered species list created by NJ Wildlife.

#25. Valerie Vaughn, NJ’s Troubadour. ($3.00) Through music and theatrical play, audience members are encouraged to be part of the show. With the use of masks, costumes, props and instruments all will perform songs describing and depicting life in the Pines.
                                                           
#26. Undercover Artist Workshop featuring the JERSEY DEVIL! ($10.00) Meet & paint with local artist, Lily Doyle. Your mission is to have fun & paint a super cool, spooky Pine Barren’s landscape featuring the Jersey Devil! Quality acrylic paints, brushes, easels, art smocks, & an 11 x 14 canvas boards are provided for this activity. While painting, learn about New Jersey’s most infamous legend; The Jersey Devil. How did this folklore begin? What is a legend and how much can we believe?  Leave with your hand painted masterpiece and lots of info on the Jersey Devil!

#27.a/b/c Thru Our Eyes Imagery – Nature Photography Workshop. ($10.00) Zachary Kirby is excited to present a nature photography workshop just for kids! Nature is remarkable, but it changes quickly. Capture it with your own camera though and you can remember it forever! This workshop includes a disposable 35mm (27 shot) camera with flash, and a binder filled with printouts and helpful hints. Basic photography guidelines, safety, and ethics will be reviewed without all of the hard to understand (and sometimes b-o-r-i-n-g) words.

 

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