Tuesday, January 17, 2012

DIA FREE for 175 Guests

On Thursday, January 26th, the Detroit Institute of Arts will offer the first 175 Michigan residents FREE general admission to celebrate Michigan's 175th birthday!
If you want to see the Rembrandt exhibition, call ahead to reserve your tickets.  There is an additional cost of $16.00 but it is worth it!  Especially if you get in for free.
The DIA is open 10-4 Wed. & Thurs.  10-10 Friday 10-8pm for the next month to accommodate all of the Rembrandt. visitors.

DIA website  
The Detroit Institute of Arts

1 cent sale at Office Max

In case you need some stuff to get organized - especially with tax documents, check out the one cent sale at Office Max this week. You must use your MaxPerks Rewards card, pay the marked price, and fill out a rebate form.  But, in the end, it's a one cent sale.

  • 10 Ream Case of 8.5x11 paper (A WHOLE CASE!)
  • 1" Binder
  • 10 Pack of Banker Boxes
  • Accordion File 

Link to the specials

Monday, January 16, 2012

DSLR Photography Class

Learn how to use your digital camera (perhaps a new one you got for the holidays). OK, so this is not a free class, but it is worth every penny!
It's a three week class in the evening from 6:30-8:30  
February 7, 14, & 21 
Oak Park Community Center on Oak Park Blvd, just West of Coolidge.
Here is a link to the flyer with the details.
If you would like to register for the class, call 248-691-7555.
Register online at this link.  

Ron Warren Photography's website
RWP Blog 
RWP Facebook Page for tips and tricks and photos too. 

Thursday, January 5, 2012

Second Sunday Art $5-15

The Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center (BBAC) offers some fun, family-friendly art activities on the second Sunday of the month.  They are located at 1516 S. Cranbrook, Birmingham, MI (north of 14 on the west side). Google map

Sunday, January 8th from 1-4
Studio 1 - Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Ezra Keat's The Snowy Day with an afternoon of cocoa, storytelling and wintery art-making.  Make your own soft, stuffed snow creature or draw  a winterscape using a wet chalk pastel technique.  $5.00
The Snowy Day
Ceramic Arts Studio - Venture into the studio to experiment and explore while getting your hands dirty! $15.00 no reservations required.

The BBAC also offers a wide range of art classes.  You can still sign up for the winter 2012 classes that begin next week (January 9th). Link to the BBAC class registration.

Get started on your creativity! 

Monday, January 2, 2012

Staples Deals & $5 off

Happy New Year!  

Check out Staples this week's ad for some great dollar deals and here's a coupon for $5 off your purchase of $25 or more.  There are even some 5 cent folders to restock for the kids in your life.  Pens, sticky notes, and composition books are on sale too.