AI&G offering Summer Art Day Camps

 Those who love art are invited to join in on a creative and exciting summer break at the Art Institute & Gallery in Salisbury.

AI&G is located on 212 West Main St. in the lower level of The Gallery Building (across from the

Wicomico Library). Free parking for stays of less than 2 hours is available in the large public lot across from the library.

This summer we will have all day classes in two sessions (a.m and p.m.), so you can choose one or both, whatever fits your schedule best. Discounts are given for members of AI&G and all day classes.

Courses in July:

ArtsCool with Brigitte Bowden, Kinetic Sculptures with Alison Chism, Artopia Series: Focus on Faces & My World with Megan Hunter Scarmazzi, drawing and making faces; Life is Art Series with Sarah Halcott: Animals, Storytelling, and Famous Artists; Artopia: My World

Courses in August:

African Drums with Ted Nichols, Fun with Clay with Patricia Rose, Whimsical Art (clay to origami) Jess Cross-Davis; Art & Ecology with Karen Marriott; Cut x Paste- A Zine workshop (drawing, collage and writing) with Megan Hunter Scarmazzi, Kinetic sculpture (wood, papier mache, found objects) with Alison Chism

For more course, tuition and instructor details visit or call 410-546-4748.

AI&G is a 501c3 non-profit arts organization, funded in part by the Maryland State Arts Council (funding for the Maryland State Arts Council is also provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency), The Salisbury Wicomico Arts Council and the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore. AI&G is locally supported by individual donations, memberships, designated donor funds and an annual appeal.

Tickets on sale for Fun Day at Jolly Roger

 Tickets are now on sale for the MAC Inc. Fun Day at the Jolly Roger Amusement Park in Ocean City. The Fun Day will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 25.

Tickets are $25 and are on sale in advance only. The Fun Day will be held rain or shine. Tickets include unlimited Splash Mountain from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; amusement rides from 2-6 p.m. (limit two rides on the roller coaster and excluding Speedworld and Extreme Zip Line); and unlimited golf at either course from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

For tickets, call 410-742-0505, ext. 113. The deadline to purchase tickets is 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 23.

Proceeds will be used to provide scholarships to MAC’s Richard A. Henson Wellness Center. MAC Inc., the Area Agency on Aging, is a nonprofit organization.

Summer Ballroom Dance set for July 11

Ballroom Made Simple dance instruction in Salisbury will host a “Caribbean Nights” summer Ballroom, Latin & Swing Dance party on Saturday, July 11, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Tropical attire is welcome.

The dance event is open to the public and will be held in the Bradford Activity Room of the Salisbury Wicomico Senior Services Building, 909 Progress Circle in Salisbury (behind the Holly Center).

Admission is $10 per person. Doors open at 7 p.m. with a 30-minute beginner group “Merengue” lesson with instructor Pam Wood. Light refreshments available.

Advance RSVPs are appreciated for set up purposes. Call 443.783.3060 or email

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