Chautauqua-Wawasee has offered exceptional programming this summer to the community and the final two weeks of 2012 will not disappoint! All programs will take place at Syracuse Community Center, 1013 Long Drive, Syracuse, Ind.
Artistic Evenings, held on Thursdays from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., offer a unique experience where guests can meet and learn about each artist. This is open to all, free of charge. This Thursday, July 19, will feature Larry Rudolech, whose works include “Lake Worshipers,” a painting that captures a beautiful morning at the Boat-In Service held on Lake Wawasee. Thursday, July 26, will highlight the great “Wall pocket King,” Douglas Grant. Douglas is known for his massive collection of American Art Pottery.
Just for Kids — Children in Kindergarten through sixth grade can enjoy Hobby Shop on Saturdays, July 21 and July 28, from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Your little artist can make their own creation that you can treasure for years. Each session is only $5 per child, to cover cost of materials.
From “The Ground Up” is part of Chautauqua-Wawasee’s educational series that is loosely based on Eli Lilly’s book, “Early Wawasee Days.” This is a free learning adventure for all ages. Saturday, July 21, from 10:30 a.m. to noon, will be led by local historian Jack Elam who will turn the calendar back to explore Native American history and area pioneer experiences.
Saturday, July 28, will include a very special “Show N Tell” where you can share your own experiences and memories of Lake Wawasee. The July 28 session will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and includes snacks and beverages.
Neighbors in our world combines education and religion and the upcoming sessions will examine the Quaker and Amish Religions. These programs will be held on Sundays, July 22 and July 29, from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, July 22, will be led by Jim McAdams, son of Quaker pastor Walter McAdams. Sunday, July 29th will feature the Amish Faith by Susan Miller. The Neighbors in our World series is open to all ages and is free of charge.
Chautauqua-Wawasee is a non-for profit organization truly dedicated to our community by providing quality program utilizing the four pillars of the Chautauqua Institution which consist of Arts, Education, Religion and Recreation. To save your space at any of the above programs, or for more information on Chautauqua-Wawasee, contact Marlies Selent-West at 574-518-1094, or email [email protected].