Use science to create a beautiful t-shirt design. Learn how to make your own movie. Be wowed by the skills of some amazing robots. Test your knowledge of the human skeleton. Stretch those muscles with yoga. Get tips on how to navigate the web. Discover the safest way to discard medications and household waste. Find out how your teenager can earn college and high school credit simultaneously. Get creative by making your own book. Explore ways to improve your resume-writing skills. These are just a few examples of the many activities you can participate in during Fool for Art. This annual festival, held by John Tyler Community College in partnership with Chesterfield County, will take place Saturday, April 13, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the College’s Midlothian Campus (800 Charter Colony Pkwy.). Admission is free.
The day will be packed with family fun, including art, music, hands-on activities and free educational sessions, and much more. Highlights include:
To learn more about Fool for Art; to get directions to the campus; and to find a complete list of art and craft vendors, activities, sessions, and food vendors, visit www.jtcc.edu/foolforart. Still want to know more? Contact Lisa Kendrick at firstname.lastname@example.org or 804-594-1527.
John Tyler Community College is a two-year, public institution of higher education and is the fifth largest of the 23 community colleges in Virginia. With campuses in Chester and Midlothian and off-campus classrooms throughout the area, John Tyler offers quality and economical opportunities for students who want to earn a degree or certificate, transfer to a four-year college or university, train for the workforce, or switch careers. The College, which served more than 14,895 students during the 2011-12 academic year, offers 18 associate degrees, eight certificates, and 35 career studies certificates. The institution also serves 15,000 non-credit students and more than 1,000 companies and government agencies annually through the Community College Workforce Alliance. The College also is committed to sustainability. In July 2010, it received a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver Certification for Hamel Hall on its Midlothian Campus, becoming the first in the Virginia Community College System to receive such recognition. John Tyler Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.