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Marfa Live Arts
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  • Teaching playwriting to all high schoolers in the Marfa Independent School District during the 2012-13 school year.
  • Evening of Marfa Junior/Senior HS students’ one-act plays: Wednesday, 12/14/12, 7:30 PM at the Crowley Theater.

 

Chinati Foundation
432.729.4362
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Sandra Hinojos

  • Family Saturdays at Artlab
    • December 1, 8, 15, and 22 from 1 – 3:00 PM
    • FREE
    • Art activities for children & families on Saturday afternoons at the Chinati Artlab, designed for students ages 3+ with adult companion, no registration necessary.
  • Winter Art Classes for students ages 5-13
    • AGES 5 – 8: Wednesday, Thursday and Friday December 26, 27, 28 & January 2, 3, 4, 3 – 5:00 PM
    • AGES 9 – 13: Wednesday, Thursday and Friday December 26, 27, 28 & January 2, 3, 4, 3 – 5:00 PM
    • Registration required, available at http://www.chinati.org/information/winterartclass.php
  • Introduction to Print-Making (for adults, free to MHS students!)
    • Five-week intro to printmaking, three two-day classes.
    • Linocuts: 1/26 and 1/27, Photo etching: 2/23 and 2/24, Silkscreen printing: 3/30 and 3/31
    • $75 per class, $30 for members.
    • FREE TO MARFA HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
    • Registration closed on 1/3.

 

Marfa Contemporary
Dr. Natalie Maria Roncone, 432.729.3500, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

  • Past Workshop: Art & Science of Pinhole Photography
    • 10/27/12, workshop with Lori Oden for adults and children 6+
    • Students make pinhole cameras, experiment with exposure and printing times in traditional wet darkroom.
    • Free, registration required.

 

Marfa Public Library
432-729-4631
Renne Mick, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Ryan Young, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

  • Storytime for pre-schoolers/kids ages 2-5, hosted by Kelly Webb.
    • Tuesdays 10-11 am.
  • GED Tutoring Sessions
    • Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1-5 pm; hours and dates may vary.
  • Website offers links to free online classes (from UC-Berkley, MIT, etc.) and educational resources.

 

Marfa International School
432-729-1919
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  • After School Program
    • Daily, 11/26/12 – 3/8/13
    • Open to all children grades 1-8, Monday cooking class also open to Kindergartners.
    • Daily from 4:15 – 5:30 PM at the school, kids dropped off at 4:05, picked up at 5:30.
    • MISD students can ride school bus to class, arrange with MISD.
    • $100 per class per session, no reimbursement for missed classes, space limited.
    • Activities include dancing with Meliza Brandin, cooking with Rocky Barnette, art with Jennie Lynn Hamilton of Marfa Live Arts, Intro to Aiki Jujutsu with Caesar Malendez, Yoga with Suzi Gruschkus, Lego building with David Hollander.
    • Complete schedule available at www.marfais.org

 

District 6 (Far West Texas) 4H Club
1618 Airport Dr. Fort Stockton, TX 79735.
432-336-8585
Matt Tarpley, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Or Jesse Lea Schneider - 432-729-4746
http://d64-h.tamu.edu/about/
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Far-West-District-VI-4-H/106902219364080 (online info for 4H events is kinda hard to find, might want to include the websites)

  • Livestock shows throughout December, Januarary…
  • “Teen Retreat” 1/4/13-1/6/13 at Lake Brownwood
  • Range Evaluation, Range & Plant ID Contest – 3/2/13
  • Quiz Bowl Contests: Beef, Horse & Nutrition – 4/6/13
  • Rifle Contest in Crane – 4/6/12
  • Wool and Mohair judging contest – 4/9/13

 

Marfa Roller Derby
http://marfarollerderby.com/
Cat Cox, Jenny Grisham

  • Past Event: Community Skate Night
    • 10/28/12 – 6-8pm at the MAC building
    • Free skating, open to all ages.
    • Contact Marfa Roller Derby for information on skate/roller derby practice.

 

Chihuahuan Desert Nature Center
432-364-2499
Jessica Glassock, Education Coordinator – This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

  • School Groups – Education about plants, animals, geology
    • Hands-on activities, outdoors education, etc.
  • Youth Group service projects
  • Annual The Earth Rocks! Science field day for children
    • Activities, exhibits, guided tours during National Earth Science Week
    • $7.50 per child, limited to first 300 children
  • Various hiking/field investigation group programs, for groups of <20 or >20.
  • Toddle on the Wild Side event for families with toddlers
  • Nature Camps for children

 

Alpine Public Library
(432) 837-2621
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Mary Beth Garret – Children’s Library – This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it - Phone – Ext. 3

  • Pajama Story Time for kids 6-10.
    • Crafts, puppet shows, readings, etc.
  • Toddler’s Program on Tuesdays at 10 am.
  • Dr. Seuss program in the works for February.
  • Teen Book club?? Used to exist, trying to bring it back…

 

Marathon Public Library
(432) 386-4136
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