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Manualidades at Forest: Salt Painting

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Program Type:

Arts & Crafts

Age Group:

All Ages
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Program Description

Event Details

Stop by Forest Avenue Library for a bilingual craft activity series happening on the last Thursday of every month. Different types of crafts, dances, and music will be explored. The program is bilingual, where instructions will be given in Spanish and English. Every week a different craft will be explored! 

This month you will learn how to create a painting using glue, salt and watercolors. 


Pase por la Biblioteca Forest Avenue para una serie de actividades artesanales bilingües que tendrá lugar el último jueves de cada mes. Se explorarán diferentes tipos de artesanías, bailes y música. El programa es bilingüe, donde las instrucciones se darán en español e inglés. ¡Cada semana se explorará una embarcación diferente!

Este mes aprenderás cómo crear una pintura usando pegamento, sal y acuarelas.


Special thanks to/ Un agradecimiento especial a Forest Avenue Brick Fund


Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Children’s Program

Children under 10 years old must be accompanied by a caregiver over 12 years old.