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McCord Gallery sets kids activities lineup

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Updated: August 7, 2014 6:17AM



The McCord Gallery & Cultural Center, 9602 W. Creek Road, Palos Park, will host a series of creative children’s activities in July.

Dino Draw for children ages 4 to 6 will be held from 4 to 5:30 p.m. July 7, 14 and 21. Children will create, cut, color and shape dinosaur eggs, fossils and a brontosaurus bank, among other activities.

Monet’s Garden Party for children ages 4 to 6 will be held from 4 to 5:30 p.m. July 8, 15, 22 and 29. Children will learn about famous garden paintings and the artists and make functional art pieces to put in home gardens.

American Folk Art for children ages 7 to 12 will be from 10 a.m. to noon July 14 to 18. Students will be introduced to American folk art and create their own pieces. All supplies are included.

Around the World with Painting for children ages 7 to 12 is slated to be held from 10 a.m. to noon July 21 to 25. Students will learn about the colors and patterns used in artwork in many different countries and create their own paintings. All supplies are included.

To register, visit www.mccordgallery.org or call (708) 671-0648.

Staff report



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