Joy

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A collaborative children’s art show with all proceeds from sales donated to Red Door Shelter.

What: JOY is an art show that brings together different schools, organizations and centres from around Toronto. Children submit artistic canvases and then all pieces are sold for $25, the proceeds from the sales are donated to Red Door Shelter. This year, Havergal College has sponsored students from Art Heart to participate. Kingsway College School and Donview Middle School will also be submitting art. The theme for this year’s show is JOY, participants are asked to depict what brings them/the world JOY. What makes this show so unique is that children from more fortunate circumstances put forth an incredible effort to help those in need. The “JOY” of art brings children from all sorts of backgrounds to together and allows them an opportunity to increase their self-confidence and self-esteem through participating in the event!

Why: JOY’s mission is to help those less fortunate while also providing aspiring young artists who may not be privy to such a showcase/opportunity to participate in a gallery show. They learn new skills, see projects from concept to fruition, get to experience the buzz of opening night and boost self-esteem and confidence. Furthermore those children from more fortunate circumstances learn about the benefits of helping those in need.

When: Thursday, June 9th / 6pm – 8pm

Where: The Great Hall, 1087 Queen Street West, Toronto, M6J 1H6

Admission:  Free! (includes light snacks)

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All Things Mini

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Not only will we be offering making minis this year, we’ll also be offering making mini cakes too! If you sign up for our adult baking class you can learn how to make these fantastic, little mini cakes. Not only are they adorable, but they are perfect for one serving size and are great to serve at your next dinner party!

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One cake’s flowers were made with gumpaste and the other with modelling chocolate. Each has its own benefits however. Gumpaste tends to dry out extremely quickly and will sometimes crack. Gumpaste is often used to make flowers and decorative pieces as it can be rolled out very thin. Modelling chocolate is similar to a clay like substance and is easier to smooth out your seems with. Both are very pliable materials and are fantastic to use for decorating cakes.

 

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Love Local

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On June 4th, 2011 Seasons Family Centre will be hosting a fantastic colouring table at Love Local Show. Wondering what exactly Love Local is? Well Love Local is an unprecedented, one-day, outdoor retail showcase featuring fashion, beauty, art and crafts made and/or designed in Toronto. Love Local takes everything you love about the old-school craft show and transforms it into a cultural boutique event where Torontonians can shop, explore and mingle with local artisans. It will be an amazing event, so come on out, shop around while your kids do some colouring! Visit www.lovelocal.ca for more details.

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Opening Soon

 

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We’re so excited for our upcoming opening, our classes will start the week of September 26th, 2011. We will be working all summer on getting Seasons ready for the Fall and we’ll keep you updated with lots of photographs of our progress. We will be hosting open houses in September so please check our website for more information.

 

 

 

 

 

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