Graffiti – Stylized Writing Workshop – Part 2

Join us for Part 2 of our Graffiti Program. We will continue to explore our own graffiti styles with guidance from the Artist.

Our artist has a background of writing on walls in the mid 90’s and then working on building walls in the 2000’s as a carpenter.

He is currently involved in creating a city-wide beautification & preservation project aimed at providing low cost murals to the public while celebrating history and diversity within the community as well as encouraging shopping local and supporting long standing businesses.

Adults, Teens and Children aged 10+ welcome.

Graffiti: Stylized Writing Workshop – Part 1

Ever wonder what Graffiti is all about? Join us for a talk and stylized writing workshop with a Graffiti/Writing Artist.

He will talk about history and what is happening currently with this art form.

We will also explore lettering and experiment with creating our own.

Our artist has a background of writing on walls in the mid 90’s and then working on building walls in the 2000’s as a carpenter.

He is currently involved in creating a city-wide beautification & preservation project aimed at providing low cost murals to the public while celebrating history and diversity within the community as well as encouraging shopping local and supporting long standing businesses.

Adults, Teens and Children aged 10+ welcome.

Teen Board Game Day

Looking for something to do during the half day? Come down to Endicott Library April 1st from 5:30-8:00pm to play your favorite board games, Magic: The Gathering, Super Smash Bros or whatever! Have any suggestions on games? Questions? Comments? Contact Tobi sbentley@minlib.net

Magic: The Gathering @Endicott Feat: Take the Crown

Join your fellow planeswalkers as you battle it out for the title of “The Monarch” in an all new style of play for Magic: The Gathering.

Players will receive cards to add to their collection that will introduce new mechanics to enhance their game while learning new multiplayer rules to play with their friends. Finally players will play a multiplayer game with these new added rules with their Magic: The Gathering cards for a prize. The battle for the crown takes place on March 25th from 5:30-8:00pm. This event is for ages 10 and up.

Questions? Contact Tobi Bentley at sbentley@minlib.net

Art In Bloom Opening Reception

Please join us for the Art In Bloom Opening reception! Come and see works of art at the Main Library.

If you would like to have a piece featured, a  non-refundable $25 entry fee will allow you 2 entries into the exhibition.  The fee can be paid through PayPal on the website www.artinbloomdedham.com or by check to Friends of Dedham Library, PO Box 322, Dedham, MA 02026.

Applications are available at both library branches.  If you have any questions, please send an email to friends.dedhamlibrary@gmail.com.

Me2/Boston Flute Choir – Classical Music For Mental Health

Enjoy various works for flute ensemble, brief mental health testimonies, and a Q&A with the musicians. Conductor Eileen Yarrison and these dynamic musicians will create a stigma-free zone where all are welcome!

Sponsored by Dedham Library Innovation Team as part of the One Book Dedham program.

Magic: The Gathering for Kids feat: Deckbuilders Workshop

Magic: The Gathering @Endicott Presents The Deckbuilders Workshop! Have a deck that needs work? Need more lands for your new deck? Want to build a new deck but don’t know where to start? Or do you want to learn some advanced techniques from Tobi?

All of these and more will be covered on March 11th from 5:30-7:30pm. Tobi will bring some extra land cards and commons to help make your dream decks become a reality. Are you already a skilled Magic player? Come help others build their decks or coach each other on how to be better players.

This event is free and open to all plainswalkers! Questions? Contact Tobi Bentley sbentley@minlib.net

Paint Pouring Art

Make a mess!

Learn to create abstract, surreal, organic art by carefully pouring acrylic paint onto canvas. Wear clothes you don’t mind getting paint on.

This is a youth program for ages 10 – 18.

Gifts from the Hive: Beeswax Cloth Wraps

Reduce plastic use and upcycle your old cotton shirts! We will melt beeswax into 100% cotton cloth and create a wonderful wrapping for foods and kitchen containers.

Please bring your cotton material, we’ll supply the beeswax. Choose an old, preferably colorful, buttoned, long-sleeved, 100% cotton shirt (not a t-shirt). Or some other 100% cotton fabric. We will cut fabric into various sizes and make a few wraps.

If you have any questions please contact Gianna at gbird@minlib.net. Space will be limited so please register. If you register and find you are unable to make it, please un-register yourself or contact Gianna so that others may participate.

Middle School Youth Action Team PSAs

The Dedham Middle School Youth Action Team worked with the Dedham Organization for Substance Awareness to create Public Service Announcements. They will be presenting their PSAs at the Library and also discussing some of the things they learned during the project.