calendar: July 2016

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EVENTS

  • A Summer Luncheon on the veranda WED JULY 6, 2016 NOON (Front and Side Verandas)
    Summer Luncheon

    The Montalvo Service Group hosts their famous Summer Luncheons each year on the veranda of Montalvo's historic Villa. Bring your friends and create a memorable experience in this lovely setting. Wine and salad lunches are featured every Wednesday from ...
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  • Rick Springfield TUE JULY 12, 2016 7 P.M. (Lilian Fontaine Garden Theatre)
    Rick Springfield
    with The Romantics

    Rick Springfield with the Romantics in Montalvo's beautiful outdoor Lilian Fontaine Garden Theatre
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  • Lunching on the front veranda WED JULY 13, 2016 NOON (Front and Side Verandas)
    Summer Luncheon

    The Montalvo Service Group hosts their famous Summer Luncheons each year on the veranda of Montalvo's historic Villa. Bring your friends and create a memorable experience in this lovely setting. Wine and salad lunches are featured every Wednesday from ...
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  • Dine on the lovely front veranda! WED JULY 20, 2016 NOON (Front and Side Verandas)
    Summer Luncheon

    The Montalvo Service Group hosts their famous Summer Luncheons each year on the veranda of Montalvo's historic Villa. Bring your friends and create a memorable experience in this lovely setting. Wine and salad lunches are featured every Wednesday from ...
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  •  FRI JULY 22, 2016 5 P.M. (Park Grounds)
    Rock the Garden 2016
    5 Hour Sculpture
    A Pop-Up Arts Festival

    If you only had five hours to present a work of sculpture in a public park, what would you create?Montalvo asked that question of 60 international artists. We chose the most compelling responses. And this July, we invite the ...
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  • Getting into the spirit at a summer luncheon! WED JULY 27, 2016 NOON (Front and Side Verandas)
    Summer Luncheon

    The Montalvo Service Group hosts their famous Summer Luncheons each year on the veranda of Montalvo's historic Villa. Bring your friends and create a memorable experience in this lovely setting. Wine and salad lunches are featured every Wednesday from ...
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  • Brian McKnight FRI JULY 29, 2016 8 P.M. (Lilian Fontaine Garden Theatre)
    Brian McKnight

    Grammy-nominated Brian McKnight has toured successfully for over a decade and has collaborated with performers across many genres—including Quincy Jones, Justin Timberlake, Mariah Carey, Diddy, Christina Aguilera Rascal Flatts, Nelly, Vanessa Williams, Willie Nelson and Kenny G.
    Buy tickets Dining on the Terrace

  • Gladys Knight SUN JULY 31, 2016 8 P.M. (Lilian Fontaine Garden Theatre)
    Gladys Knight

    This seven-time Grammy winner has enjoyed #1 hits in pop, R&B and Adult Contemporary, and has triumphed in film, television and live performance.
    Buy tickets Dining on the Terrace

  • Cooking Up Fun! ON NOW THRU FRI, JULY 1 (Historic Villa)
    Cooking Up Fun

    A mix of cooking and crafts makes this class a hands-on feast of fun for aspiring chefs. Students will begin by getting the low-down on kitchen safety and learn how to follow recipes to make delicious, nutritious foods. After the cooking is done, they will ...

  • Art from Around the World ON NOW THRU FRI, JULY 1 (Park Grounds)
    Art From Around the World

    Students will embark a trip through art, history, and geography as they explore the creative traditions of Africa, Asia, Oceania, and more. Along the way, they will make sculptures, prints, metalwork, and jewelry inspired by the traditions of each culture. Upon completion of this camp ...

  • Rhythms of West Africa ON NOW THRU FRI, JULY 1 (Park Grounds)
    Rhythms of West Africa

    Through traditional dance, hand drumming, and mask making, campers will gain an understanding of the influences and significance of these practices in the context of West African culture. Combining drum patterns and dance steps, students will learn how to perform as an ensemble. At the ...

  • Amazine: The Art of Comics MON, JULY 11 - FRI, JULY 15 (Park Grounds)
    Amazine: the Art of Comics

    This introductory course will teach students the complete set of techniques needed to create and illustrate compelling characters and stories, just like the ones in their favorite comic books. At the start of the week, campers will learn about the important aspects of character design ... Register for 9 a.m. (Ages 6 & up)

  • Fortitude: Build Your Own Fort MON, JULY 11 - FRI, JULY 15 (Park Grounds)
    Fortitude: Build Your Own Fort

    Aspiring architects will master basic building principles by creating their own ultimate fort. Collaboration and imagination will be integral to their success!At the start of the week, campers will survey their building site and study the design of historic forts. They will also learn ... Register for 9 a.m. (Ages 8 & up)

  • Meet the Masters: Impressionism MON, JULY 11 - FRI, JULY 15 (Park Grounds)
    Meet the Masters: Impressionism

    Drawing inspiration from the works of Vincent van Gogh, Claude Monet, and George Seurat, students will learn about the history and techniques associated with the Impressionist movement, and gain an understanding of the elements of visual art such as line, shape, form, color and texture ... Register for 1 p.m. (Ages 6 & up)

  • Adventure in Neverland MON, JULY 11 - FRI, JULY 15
    Let's Put On A Show: Adventure in Neverland

     30 young actors. Five days. One dazzling performance. Can it be done? You bet!This week’s production has been adapted from the original JM Barrie novel Peter Pan and entices us to a world of scalawag pirates, tick-toking alligators, pixies, and adventure. Join the ... Register for 9 a.m. (Ages — all)

  • You Rock! MON, JULY 11 - FRI, JULY 15 (Park Grounds)
    You Rock: Make Your Own Music Video

    Calling all rock-stars-in-training! Students will work in small groups to conceptualize, direct, film, edit, and perform in their own music video featuring a song of their choice. After filming, they will also use video editing software to add finishing touches to their production. At the ... Register for 1 p.m. (Ages 9 & up)

  • Out On A Limb: Become a Treehouse Master MON, JULY 18 - FRI, JULY 22 (Park Grounds)
    Out on a Limb: Become a Treehouse Master!

    Students will learn about architecture, engineering, and the use of tools and materials as they design and build a treehouse on the grounds of Montalvo!The week begins with campers surveying their building site. Next, they will work as a team to collaboratively design a ... Register for 9 a.m. (Ages 9 & up)

  • Spy Camp: Art Heist MON, JULY 18 - FRI, JULY 22 (Park Grounds)
    Spy Camp: Art Heist!

    Campers’ mission—if they choose to accept it—is to master the art of espionage. But before they can enter the field, they will need to earn their spy license by demonstrating mastery of key sleuthing skills like collecting clues, decoding messages, physical training, and ... Register for 9 a.m. (Ages 6 & up)

  • Strokes of Genius: Painting Technique MON, JULY 18 - FRI, JULY 22 (Park Grounds)
    Strokes of Genius: Painting Technique

    Color, form, line, shape, texture, value, volume: they are the basic elements of all visual art. This beginning painting class will give campers the opportunity to explore these principles as they apply to painting. Students will also learn how to use various paints and brushes ... Register for 1 p.m. (Ages 6 & up)

  • Mosaic Art MON, JULY 25 - FRI, JULY 29 (Park Grounds)
    Mosaic Art

    An entire week of hands-on fun! Students will begin the course by learning about examples of mosaic design through the centuries. Next, they will create their own mosaic designs and—using a variety of materials such as tiles, glass, buttons, and seeds—turn their vision ... Register for 1 p.m. (Ages 9 & up)

  • Snapshot: Digital Photography MON, JULY 25 - FRI, JULY 29 (Park Grounds)
    Snapshot: Digital Photography

    The focus is on creativity and self-expression in this fun photography class. Students will begin each day learning a new photographic technique which they will then practice, all while exploring Montalvo’s beautiful grounds searching for subject matter. Key principles like the rule of thirds ... Register for 9 a.m. (Ages 9 & up)

  • Cooking Up Fun! MON, JULY 25 - FRI, JULY 29 (Historic Villa)
    Cooking Up Fun

    A mix of cooking and crafts makes this class a hands-on feast of fun for aspiring chefs. Students will begin by getting the low-down on kitchen safety and learn how to follow recipes to make delicious, nutritious foods. After the cooking is done, they will ... Register for 9 a.m. (Ages 6 & up)

  • American Pop Star MON, JULY 25 - FRI, JULY 29
    American Pop Star

    This fun week of singing, dancing, and stage skills will have campers on the path to pop stardom in no time! First, students will be introduced to the basics of vocal music and dance skills. Next, singing some of today’s chart-topping hits, students will ... Register for 1 p.m. (Ages 6 & up)

  • Circus Arts MON, AUGUST 1 - FRI, AUGUST 5 (Park Grounds)
    Circus Arts

     Come join the circus! Using face paint, costuming, and their unique sense of humor, each student will create a clown persona. Next, they will master acro-stunts and other skills to create individual and group performances that express that new persona. Along the way, they will ... Register for 1 p.m. (Ages 6 & up)

  • Spy Camp: Art Heist MON, AUGUST 1 - FRI, AUGUST 5 (Park Grounds)
    Spy Camp: Art Heist!

    Campers’ mission—if they choose to accept it—is to master the art of espionage. But before they can enter the field, they will need to earn their spy license by demonstrating mastery of key sleuthing skills like collecting clues, decoding messages, physical training, and ... Register for 9 a.m. (Ages 6 & up)

  • Electronic Art MON, AUGUST 1 - FRI, AUGUST 5 (Park Grounds)
    Electronic Art

    What can young minds accomplish when armed with a battery, some wire, and their innate imagination? Pretty much anything—and students will see how in this fun introduction to electronics! Campers will begin the course by learning what circuits are and how electricity works. Next ... Register for 9 a.m. (Ages 9 & up)

  • Woodworking: Sculpting with Wood MON, AUGUST 1 - FRI, AUGUST 5 (Park Grounds)
    Woodworking: Sculpting with Wood

    In this introductory course, students will learn how to use hand tools to craft dynamic three-dimensional sculptures from wood. Instruction will include tool safety and training while exploring hand-cutting, sanding, application techniques, and finishing processes. At the end of the week, their creations will be ... Register for 1 p.m. (Ages 9 & up)

  • Project Wonderland MON, AUGUST 1 - FRI, AUGUST 5
    Let's Put On A Show: Project Wonderland

    30 young actors. Five days. One dazzling performance. Can it be done? You bet! Campers will go on a journey into a world of complete illusion, full of fantastic shapes and unreal perspectives with this week’s production. In a zany retelling of Lewis Carroll ... Register for 9 a.m. (Ages — all)




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