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Shop our Second Hand Picasso Art Sale
Dates: 12/15/2014 - 12/22/2014, Times: All Day

Second Hand Picasso graphicOur Second Hand PICASSO art sale and fundraiser continues through December 22. Come shop for a unique holiday gift and/or find something for yourself. Hours are:

Thursday, 12/18 1pm-8pm
Monday, 12/22 9am-5pm
Call for weekend hours.

Visioning - Dreamtending with Linda Z. Smith
Dates: 01/06/2015, Times: 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Linda Z. SmithIn this class, we clearly articulate our vision, our dream, our desire; we create a collage to support the expressed desire, and we journal and journey into the expressed dream. Before the first class please get the book: VISIONING-Ten Steps to Designing the Life of Your Dreams by Lucia Capacchione. Please bring a couple of glue sticks, scissors, a large spiral notebook, a couple of favorite writing pens in different colors, and some favorite magazines to each class. This class is held in the art-filled home of Linda Z. Smith.

Tuesdays, Jan. 6, 13, 20, 27, Feb. 3, 10 / 6:30 – 9:00 pm / $70

The Playwright's Forum I: Basic Playwriting/Writing for the Stage
Dates: 01/07/2015, Times: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This basic playwriting class will cover all facets of what constitutes drama and playwriting and examine the elementary structure of scenes, plots, characterizations, conflicts and how they are used to arrive at a denouement.  After covering the basics, participants will begin writing scenes. The instructor will work with the new dramatists on their creations. Even students who are more advanced and have completed a work will be encouraged to review these basics and participate in the writing classes.

Wednesdays, Jan. 7, 14, 28, Feb. 4, 11, 25, Tuesdays, Jan. 20, Feb. 17 / 7:00 – 9:00 pm / $160

ABOUT THE PLAYWRIGHT’S FORUM with Brian McFadden
We are delighted to offer this outstanding forum led by professional playwright Brian J. McFadden. Brian has a BA from LaSalle University, Philadelphia and an MA in theatre from Catholic University of America in Washington, DC.  His work has been presented in regional theatre, Off-Broadway and Off-Off Broadway venues. During his career, Brian has worked with such notable playwrights, directors and performers as John Guare, Walter Kerr, F. Murray Abraham, and Jason Robards.

Yes We Can! Art Exhibition Opening Gala
Dates: 01/09/2015 - 02/06/2015, Times: All Day

Join us for an evening of exceptional art, wine, hors d’oeuvres, and conversation as you meet and mingle with our three Yes We Can! artists: Pat Smith (80), The Reverend William T. Elliott (90) and Dale Meier, Ph.D. (92). We will celebrate each artist, their life, process, and work with a luncheon dedicated to them. See the Yes We Can! luncheon section.

The exhibit will be on display through February 6.

Friday, January 9 – 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. no charge

Visioning - Dreamtending with Linda Z. Smith
Dates: 01/13/2015, Times: 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Linda Z. SmithIn this class, we clearly articulate our vision, our dream, our desire; we create a collage to support the expressed desire, and we journal and journey into the expressed dream. Before the first class please get the book: VISIONING-Ten Steps to Designing the Life of Your Dreams by Lucia Capacchione. Please bring a couple of glue sticks, scissors, a large spiral notebook, a couple of favorite writing pens in different colors, and some favorite magazines to each class. This class is held in the art-filled home of Linda Z. Smith.

Tuesdays, Jan. 6, 13, 20, 27, Feb. 3, 10 / 6:30 – 9:00 pm / $70

The Playwright's Forum I: Basic Playwriting/Writing for the Stage
Dates: 01/13/2015, Times: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This basic playwriting class will cover all facets of what constitutes drama and playwriting and examine the elementary structure of scenes, plots, characterizations, conflicts and how they are used to arrive at a denouement.  After covering the basics, participants will begin writing scenes. The instructor will work with the new dramatists on their creations. Even students who are more advanced and have completed a work will be encouraged to review these basics and participate in the writing classes.

Wednesdays, Jan. 7, 14, 28, Feb. 4, 11, 25, Tuesdays, Jan. 20, Feb. 17 / 7:00 – 9:00 pm / $160

ABOUT THE PLAYWRIGHT’S FORUM with Brian McFadden
We are delighted to offer this outstanding forum led by professional playwright Brian J. McFadden. Brian has a BA from LaSalle University, Philadelphia and an MA in theatre from Catholic University of America in Washington, DC.  His work has been presented in regional theatre, Off-Broadway and Off-Off Broadway venues. During his career, Brian has worked with such notable playwrights, directors and performers as John Guare, Walter Kerr, F. Murray Abraham, and Jason Robards.

The Playwright's Forum I: Basic Playwriting/Writing for the Stage
Dates: 01/14/2015, Times: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This basic playwriting class will cover all facets of what constitutes drama and playwriting and examine the elementary structure of scenes, plots, characterizations, conflicts and how they are used to arrive at a denouement.  After covering the basics, participants will begin writing scenes. The instructor will work with the new dramatists on their creations. Even students who are more advanced and have completed a work will be encouraged to review these basics and participate in the writing classes.

Wednesdays, Jan. 7, 14, 28, Feb. 4, 11, 25, Tuesdays, Jan. 20, Feb. 17 / 7:00 – 9:00 pm / $160

ABOUT THE PLAYWRIGHT’S FORUM with Brian McFadden
We are delighted to offer this outstanding forum led by professional playwright Brian J. McFadden. Brian has a BA from LaSalle University, Philadelphia and an MA in theatre from Catholic University of America in Washington, DC.  His work has been presented in regional theatre, Off-Broadway and Off-Off Broadway venues. During his career, Brian has worked with such notable playwrights, directors and performers as John Guare, Walter Kerr, F. Murray Abraham, and Jason Robards.

Cocktails & Canvas - January
Dates: 01/16/2015, Times: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Ready for a fun and creative evening? For Cocktails & Canvas, you don’t need an artistic bone in your body. You bring your favorite brew or cocktails, and we will provide the canvas, acrylics, brushes and the instruction. It’s like follow the leader for adults! Ursula Steckert and Allise Noble will lead you through the process, where everyone paints their own version of the featured painting. You’ll end up with your very own stretched canvas painting. Choose a date or come to all of them! Register early to ensure your space. These sell out!
Red Birds-Friday, Jan. 16
7:00 – 9:00 pm / $40 cash or check; $43 debit or credit

Future Cocktails & Canvas Dates include: 

DATE NIGHT! Golden Trees-Saturday, Feb. 7
Paint a Set of 4 Wine Glasses-Friday, Feb. 20
Cocktails on the Beach-Saturday, Mar. 21
Field of Poppies-Friday, Apr. 24

Check out the Kids & Canvas event in the children’s section!

Visioning - Dreamtending with Linda Z. Smith
Dates: 01/20/2015, Times: 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Linda Z. SmithIn this class, we clearly articulate our vision, our dream, our desire; we create a collage to support the expressed desire, and we journal and journey into the expressed dream. Before the first class please get the book: VISIONING-Ten Steps to Designing the Life of Your Dreams by Lucia Capacchione. Please bring a couple of glue sticks, scissors, a large spiral notebook, a couple of favorite writing pens in different colors, and some favorite magazines to each class. This class is held in the art-filled home of Linda Z. Smith.

Tuesdays, Jan. 6, 13, 20, 27, Feb. 3, 10 / 6:30 – 9:00 pm / $70

The Playwright's Forum I: Basic Playwriting/Writing for the Stage
Dates: 01/20/2015, Times: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This basic playwriting class will cover all facets of what constitutes drama and playwriting and examine the elementary structure of scenes, plots, characterizations, conflicts and how they are used to arrive at a denouement.  After covering the basics, participants will begin writing scenes. The instructor will work with the new dramatists on their creations. Even students who are more advanced and have completed a work will be encouraged to review these basics and participate in the writing classes.

Wednesdays, Jan. 7, 14, 28, Feb. 4, 11, 25, Tuesdays, Jan. 20, Feb. 17 / 7:00 – 9:00 pm / $160

ABOUT THE PLAYWRIGHT’S FORUM with Brian McFadden
We are delighted to offer this outstanding forum led by professional playwright Brian J. McFadden. Brian has a BA from LaSalle University, Philadelphia and an MA in theatre from Catholic University of America in Washington, DC.  His work has been presented in regional theatre, Off-Broadway and Off-Off Broadway venues. During his career, Brian has worked with such notable playwrights, directors and performers as John Guare, Walter Kerr, F. Murray Abraham, and Jason Robards.

The Playwright's Forum I: Basic Playwriting/Writing for the Stage
Dates: 01/21/2015, Times: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This basic playwriting class will cover all facets of what constitutes drama and playwriting and examine the elementary structure of scenes, plots, characterizations, conflicts and how they are used to arrive at a denouement.  After covering the basics, participants will begin writing scenes. The instructor will work with the new dramatists on their creations. Even students who are more advanced and have completed a work will be encouraged to review these basics and participate in the writing classes.

Wednesdays, Jan. 7, 14, 28, Feb. 4, 11, 25, Tuesdays, Jan. 20, Feb. 17 / 7:00 – 9:00 pm / $160

ABOUT THE PLAYWRIGHT’S FORUM with Brian McFadden
We are delighted to offer this outstanding forum led by professional playwright Brian J. McFadden. Brian has a BA from LaSalle University, Philadelphia and an MA in theatre from Catholic University of America in Washington, DC.  His work has been presented in regional theatre, Off-Broadway and Off-Off Broadway venues. During his career, Brian has worked with such notable playwrights, directors and performers as John Guare, Walter Kerr, F. Murray Abraham, and Jason Robards.

Visioning - Dreamtending with Linda Z. Smith
Dates: 01/27/2015, Times: 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Linda Z. SmithIn this class, we clearly articulate our vision, our dream, our desire; we create a collage to support the expressed desire, and we journal and journey into the expressed dream. Before the first class please get the book: VISIONING-Ten Steps to Designing the Life of Your Dreams by Lucia Capacchione. Please bring a couple of glue sticks, scissors, a large spiral notebook, a couple of favorite writing pens in different colors, and some favorite magazines to each class. This class is held in the art-filled home of Linda Z. Smith.

Tuesdays, Jan. 6, 13, 20, 27, Feb. 3, 10 / 6:30 – 9:00 pm / $70

The Playwright's Forum I: Basic Playwriting/Writing for the Stage
Dates: 01/27/2015, Times: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This basic playwriting class will cover all facets of what constitutes drama and playwriting and examine the elementary structure of scenes, plots, characterizations, conflicts and how they are used to arrive at a denouement.  After covering the basics, participants will begin writing scenes. The instructor will work with the new dramatists on their creations. Even students who are more advanced and have completed a work will be encouraged to review these basics and participate in the writing classes.

Wednesdays, Jan. 7, 14, 28, Feb. 4, 11, 25, Tuesdays, Jan. 20, Feb. 17 / 7:00 – 9:00 pm / $160

ABOUT THE PLAYWRIGHT’S FORUM with Brian McFadden
We are delighted to offer this outstanding forum led by professional playwright Brian J. McFadden. Brian has a BA from LaSalle University, Philadelphia and an MA in theatre from Catholic University of America in Washington, DC.  His work has been presented in regional theatre, Off-Broadway and Off-Off Broadway venues. During his career, Brian has worked with such notable playwrights, directors and performers as John Guare, Walter Kerr, F. Murray Abraham, and Jason Robards.

The Playwright's Forum I: Basic Playwriting/Writing for the Stage
Dates: 01/28/2015, Times: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This basic playwriting class will cover all facets of what constitutes drama and playwriting and examine the elementary structure of scenes, plots, characterizations, conflicts and how they are used to arrive at a denouement.  After covering the basics, participants will begin writing scenes. The instructor will work with the new dramatists on their creations. Even students who are more advanced and have completed a work will be encouraged to review these basics and participate in the writing classes.

Wednesdays, Jan. 7, 14, 28, Feb. 4, 11, 25, Tuesdays, Jan. 20, Feb. 17 / 7:00 – 9:00 pm / $160

ABOUT THE PLAYWRIGHT’S FORUM with Brian McFadden
We are delighted to offer this outstanding forum led by professional playwright Brian J. McFadden. Brian has a BA from LaSalle University, Philadelphia and an MA in theatre from Catholic University of America in Washington, DC.  His work has been presented in regional theatre, Off-Broadway and Off-Off Broadway venues. During his career, Brian has worked with such notable playwrights, directors and performers as John Guare, Walter Kerr, F. Murray Abraham, and Jason Robards.

Visioning - Dreamtending with Linda Z. Smith
Dates: 02/03/2015, Times: 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Linda Z. SmithIn this class, we clearly articulate our vision, our dream, our desire; we create a collage to support the expressed desire, and we journal and journey into the expressed dream. Before the first class please get the book: VISIONING-Ten Steps to Designing the Life of Your Dreams by Lucia Capacchione. Please bring a couple of glue sticks, scissors, a large spiral notebook, a couple of favorite writing pens in different colors, and some favorite magazines to each class. This class is held in the art-filled home of Linda Z. Smith.

Tuesdays, Jan. 6, 13, 20, 27, Feb. 3, 10 / 6:30 – 9:00 pm / $70

The Playwright's Forum I: Basic Playwriting/Writing for the Stage
Dates: 02/03/2015, Times: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This basic playwriting class will cover all facets of what constitutes drama and playwriting and examine the elementary structure of scenes, plots, characterizations, conflicts and how they are used to arrive at a denouement.  After covering the basics, participants will begin writing scenes. The instructor will work with the new dramatists on their creations. Even students who are more advanced and have completed a work will be encouraged to review these basics and participate in the writing classes.

Wednesdays, Jan. 7, 14, 28, Feb. 4, 11, 25, Tuesdays, Jan. 20, Feb. 17 / 7:00 – 9:00 pm / $160

ABOUT THE PLAYWRIGHT’S FORUM with Brian McFadden
We are delighted to offer this outstanding forum led by professional playwright Brian J. McFadden. Brian has a BA from LaSalle University, Philadelphia and an MA in theatre from Catholic University of America in Washington, DC.  His work has been presented in regional theatre, Off-Broadway and Off-Off Broadway venues. During his career, Brian has worked with such notable playwrights, directors and performers as John Guare, Walter Kerr, F. Murray Abraham, and Jason Robards.

The Playwright's Forum I: Basic Playwriting/Writing for the Stage
Dates: 02/04/2015, Times: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This basic playwriting class will cover all facets of what constitutes drama and playwriting and examine the elementary structure of scenes, plots, characterizations, conflicts and how they are used to arrive at a denouement.  After covering the basics, participants will begin writing scenes. The instructor will work with the new dramatists on their creations. Even students who are more advanced and have completed a work will be encouraged to review these basics and participate in the writing classes.

Wednesdays, Jan. 7, 14, 28, Feb. 4, 11, 25, Tuesdays, Jan. 20, Feb. 17 / 7:00 – 9:00 pm / $160

ABOUT THE PLAYWRIGHT’S FORUM with Brian McFadden
We are delighted to offer this outstanding forum led by professional playwright Brian J. McFadden. Brian has a BA from LaSalle University, Philadelphia and an MA in theatre from Catholic University of America in Washington, DC.  His work has been presented in regional theatre, Off-Broadway and Off-Off Broadway venues. During his career, Brian has worked with such notable playwrights, directors and performers as John Guare, Walter Kerr, F. Murray Abraham, and Jason Robards.

Cocktails & Canvas - February 7
Dates: 02/07/2015, Times: 12:00 am

Ready for a fun and creative evening? For Cocktails & Canvas, you don’t need an artistic bone in your body. You bring your favorite brew or cocktails, and we will provide the canvas, acrylics, brushes and the instruction. It’s like follow the leader for adults! Ursula Steckert and Allise Noble will lead you through the process, where everyone paints their own version of the featured painting. You’ll end up with your very own stretched canvas painting. Choose a date or come to all of them! Register early to ensure your space. These sell out!
DATE NIGHT! Golden Trees-Saturday, Feb. 7
7:00 – 9:00 pm / $40 cash or check; $43 debit or credit

Future Cocktails & Canvas Dates include: 

Paint a Set of 4 Wine Glasses-Friday, Feb. 20
Cocktails on the Beach-Saturday, Mar. 21
Field of Poppies-Friday, Apr. 24

Check out the Kids & Canvas event in the children’s section!

Visioning - Dreamtending with Linda Z. Smith
Dates: 02/10/2015, Times: 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Linda Z. SmithIn this class, we clearly articulate our vision, our dream, our desire; we create a collage to support the expressed desire, and we journal and journey into the expressed dream. Before the first class please get the book: VISIONING-Ten Steps to Designing the Life of Your Dreams by Lucia Capacchione. Please bring a couple of glue sticks, scissors, a large spiral notebook, a couple of favorite writing pens in different colors, and some favorite magazines to each class. This class is held in the art-filled home of Linda Z. Smith.

Tuesdays, Jan. 6, 13, 20, 27, Feb. 3, 10 / 6:30 – 9:00 pm / $70

The Playwright's Forum I: Basic Playwriting/Writing for the Stage
Dates: 02/10/2015, Times: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This basic playwriting class will cover all facets of what constitutes drama and playwriting and examine the elementary structure of scenes, plots, characterizations, conflicts and how they are used to arrive at a denouement.  After covering the basics, participants will begin writing scenes. The instructor will work with the new dramatists on their creations. Even students who are more advanced and have completed a work will be encouraged to review these basics and participate in the writing classes.

Wednesdays, Jan. 7, 14, 28, Feb. 4, 11, 25, Tuesdays, Jan. 20, Feb. 17 / 7:00 – 9:00 pm / $160

ABOUT THE PLAYWRIGHT’S FORUM with Brian McFadden
We are delighted to offer this outstanding forum led by professional playwright Brian J. McFadden. Brian has a BA from LaSalle University, Philadelphia and an MA in theatre from Catholic University of America in Washington, DC.  His work has been presented in regional theatre, Off-Broadway and Off-Off Broadway venues. During his career, Brian has worked with such notable playwrights, directors and performers as John Guare, Walter Kerr, F. Murray Abraham, and Jason Robards.

The Playwright's Forum I: Basic Playwriting/Writing for the Stage
Dates: 02/11/2015, Times: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This basic playwriting class will cover all facets of what constitutes drama and playwriting and examine the elementary structure of scenes, plots, characterizations, conflicts and how they are used to arrive at a denouement.  After covering the basics, participants will begin writing scenes. The instructor will work with the new dramatists on their creations. Even students who are more advanced and have completed a work will be encouraged to review these basics and participate in the writing classes.

Wednesdays, Jan. 7, 14, 28, Feb. 4, 11, 25, Tuesdays, Jan. 20, Feb. 17 / 7:00 – 9:00 pm / $160

ABOUT THE PLAYWRIGHT’S FORUM with Brian McFadden
We are delighted to offer this outstanding forum led by professional playwright Brian J. McFadden. Brian has a BA from LaSalle University, Philadelphia and an MA in theatre from Catholic University of America in Washington, DC.  His work has been presented in regional theatre, Off-Broadway and Off-Off Broadway venues. During his career, Brian has worked with such notable playwrights, directors and performers as John Guare, Walter Kerr, F. Murray Abraham, and Jason Robards.

The Playwright's Forum I: Basic Playwriting/Writing for the Stage
Dates: 02/17/2015, Times: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This basic playwriting class will cover all facets of what constitutes drama and playwriting and examine the elementary structure of scenes, plots, characterizations, conflicts and how they are used to arrive at a denouement.  After covering the basics, participants will begin writing scenes. The instructor will work with the new dramatists on their creations. Even students who are more advanced and have completed a work will be encouraged to review these basics and participate in the writing classes.

Wednesdays, Jan. 7, 14, 28, Feb. 4, 11, 25, Tuesdays, Jan. 20, Feb. 17 / 7:00 – 9:00 pm / $160

ABOUT THE PLAYWRIGHT’S FORUM with Brian McFadden
We are delighted to offer this outstanding forum led by professional playwright Brian J. McFadden. Brian has a BA from LaSalle University, Philadelphia and an MA in theatre from Catholic University of America in Washington, DC.  His work has been presented in regional theatre, Off-Broadway and Off-Off Broadway venues. During his career, Brian has worked with such notable playwrights, directors and performers as John Guare, Walter Kerr, F. Murray Abraham, and Jason Robards.

Cocktails & Canvas - Feb 20
Dates: 02/20/2015, Times: 12:00 am

Ready for a fun and creative evening? For Cocktails & Canvas, you don’t need an artistic bone in your body. You bring your favorite brew or cocktails, and we will provide the canvas, acrylics, brushes and the instruction. It’s like follow the leader for adults! Ursula Steckert and Allise Noble will lead you through the process, where everyone paints their own version of the featured painting. You’ll end up with your very own stretched canvas painting. Choose a date or come to all of them! Register early to ensure your space. These sell out!
Paint a Set of 4 Wine Glasses-Friday, Feb. 20
7:00 – 9:00 pm / $40 cash or check; $43 debit or credit

Future Cocktails & Canvas Dates include:

Cocktails on the Beach-Saturday, Mar. 21
Field of Poppies-Friday, Apr. 24

Check out the Kids & Canvas event in the children’s section!

Cocktails & Canvas - Apr 24
Dates: 04/24/2015, Times: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Ready for a fun and creative evening? For Cocktails & Canvas, you don’t need an artistic bone in your body. You bring your favorite brew or cocktails, and we will provide the canvas, acrylics, brushes and the instruction. It’s like follow the leader for adults! Ursula Steckert and Allise Noble will lead you through the process, where everyone paints their own version of the featured painting. You’ll end up with your very own stretched canvas painting. Choose a date or come to all of them! Register early to ensure your space. These sell out!
Field of Poppies-Friday, Apr. 24
7:00 – 9:00 pm / $40 cash or check; $43 debit or credit

Watch for more Cocktails & Canvas events in our Spring/Summer schedule.

Check out the Kids & Canvas event in the children’s section!

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Welcome to the new Creative 360 Website!

Welcome to the new Creative 360 website, your virtual information resource for all things Creative 360. You’ll find classes, events and exhibits as well as our history and mission. You’ll also have a chance to meet our staff and see

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Yes We Can! kicks off the New Year!

Yes We Can…have a happy new year, especially when the Yes We Can! program commences in January! Yes We Can! is designed to share the wisdom and experiences of people over 80 while stimulating, encouraging and motivating others to be

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We’ve exceeded our fundraising goal!

We Did it! We’ve exceeded $50,000 in donations! THANK YOU!!  Thanks to all who helped us reach our $50,000 goal! The entire $50,000 will be matched by the Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow Foundation.  If you’d still like to

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