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[BKARTS] BRIGHT HILL'S SUMMER WORKSHOPS FOR KIDS & ADULTS



BRIGHT HILL LITERARY CENTER ANNOUNCES ANNUAL SUMMER & 
FALL WORKSHOPS FOR KIDS AND ADULTS

TREADWELL, NY, IN THE CATSKILL MOUNTAIN REGION -- Bright Hill Literary Center in 
Treadwell announces its 15th annual Summer and Fall Workshops programs for Kids and 
Adults. All workshops will take place in Bright Hill's Education Wing, located at 94 Church 
Street, Treadwell, NY, one block north of Barlow's General Store (Main Street). Spaces are 
limited.
             The Summer Literary Workshops for Kids programs, during 
which participants will write and make artists' books; sculpt; make 
solar prints with soy-based, water-soluble paints; and paint, include:
1.         June 29 - July 3 (students 5-14) - The Call of the Wild, which includes learning the 
summer habits of Catskill Mountain Creatures;
2.         August 3 - 7 (students 5-14) - Creating Mechanical Gizmos, which includes making 
kinetic toys; and
3.         Auust 17 - 21 (students 10-17) - Writing, painting, and gold leaf illumination
            The workshops are led by Bertha Rogers, assisted by senior intern Will Henry, a 
rising junior at Alfred University; Elizabeth Moon, a rising junior at Delhi Central School; 
Cheryl Fischetti, a rising senior at Delhi Central School, and others. Pre-registration is 
required.
             The only charge for these workshops is a $25 materials fee, and the workshops are 
available to all. All workshops are from 9 am - 2:30 pm. Free morning and afternoon snacks 
are provided, but students must bring their own lunches.
             The Adult Summer & Fall workshops will focus on poetry and 
book arts and will include: 
1.         June 11 (adults), 3 - 5 pm, followed by dish-to-pass dinner and Word Thursdays 
evening reading program - Poetry Writing and Publishing, with Liz Rosenberg and Joe Weil, 
both of whom who teach at Binghamton University. Rosenberg and Weil will be featured at
Word Thursdays at 7 pm. Fee is $10, plus dish-to-pass; members $7, plus dish-to-pass.
2.         June 24 (adults), 6 - 9 pm, Pop-up and Movable Parts Artist's Book Workshop, led
by Bertha Rogers. Fee is $15, including materials; members, $10.
3.         October 10 (adults), 9 am - 3 pm, Intensive Book Arts Workshop: Sewn bindings, 
including Booklet, Japanese stab, Yamato Toji, Daifuko Cho (Ledger), Hantori Cho (Receipt), 
and Coptic. Led by Bertha Rogers, 9 am - 3 pm. The fee is $45, including materials; 
members, $35.
             For more information, and to register, call 607-829-5055 or email 
wordthur@xxxxxxxxxxxx Bright Hill Press's 2008 programs are made possible, in part, by the 
New York State Council on the Arts, the A. Lindsay and Olive B. O'Connor Foundation, the 
Otis A. Thompson Foundation, the Dewar Foundation, the Tianaderrah Foundation, the A. C. 
Molinari Foundation, the Delaware National Bank of Delhi, Stewart's Shops, area businesses, 
and its members and friends. For further information and for information about Bright Hill 
Press and its programs, contact Bright Hill Center at 607-829-5055 or email the Center at 
wordthur@xxxxxxxxxxxx


Word Thursdays/Bright Hill Press
Where Literature Lives!
94 Church Street, POB 193
Treadwell, NY 13846-0193
web site: http://www.brighthillpress.org ;
e-mail: wordthur@xxxxxxxxxxxx
And don't forget to visit http://www.nyslittree.org,
The Gateway to the Literary New York !
Bertha Rogers
Poet Laureate of Delaware County, NY
2007 Teaching Artist Distinguished Services to the Arts in Education Field Award
6430 Co. Hwy 16
Delhi, NY 13753-3123
Voice: 607-746-7306; Fax: 607-746-7274
Web Site: http://www.bertharogers.com
or http://www.brighthillpress.org
or http://www.nyslittree.org
E-mail: bkrogers@xxxxxxxxxxxx

                                    
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