Travel Sketching. Wednesday, February 22 and March 1, 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Explore the joy of expressive sketching using a wide nib calligraphy pen and water brush to develop images with rich lines and subtle tonal values. Sketches are a wonderful addition to your travel journal—come learn skills to enhance your adventures. Materials provided; no previous experience necessary. Sign up for just one class or join us for both days. Register on the SCPL calendar.
Volunteer instructor Carolyn Fitz is a local resident with many years of experience leading classes in Sketching, Calligraphy, and Sumie painting at Cabrillo College and the Yosemite Conservancy Art Program.
Managing SLV Water Resources: Challenges and Opportunities. Wednesday, February 22, 7:00–8:15 p.m. Volunteer presenter Gail Mahood is a retired professor of geology at Stanford University who serves on the Board of Directors of the SLV Water District. She also represents the District on the Santa Margarita Groundwater Agency. This presentation will be offered in person and on Zoom. Register on the SCPL calendar.
OUR COMMUNITY READS EVENTS
The Depression, the Dust Bowl, and Dorothea. Saturday, February 25, 2:30–4 p.m. Felton Library Community Room. During the 1930s, music painted a vivid picture of a nation in crisis. Felton’s own Patti Maxine and Alison Steele of Sugar by the Pound will play songs of the era. The music will be followed by the short documentary “Dorothea Lange, An American Odyssey,” a portrait of the photographer portrayed as Vera Dare in Mary Coin, best known for her work documenting and humanizing the plight of migrants and farm workers in the 1930s. Refreshments will be served. Sponsored by Felton LIbrary Friends. Register here.