June 25: Picasso for a Night with Carol Hartley hosted by Let’s Create — Be an artist from 6-9 p.m. Thursday at Let’s Create, located next door to All Things Chocolate. This is the perfect activity for you and your best friend, spouse, family and more. The cost is $45, and all supplies and professional instruction are included. For more information visit www.picassoforanight.com or call 912-659-0098.
Hinesville Area Arts Council hosts Art Mini Day Camp — Kids ages 6-11 are welcome to come grow in the area of art. All children are required to bring a lunch. The cost is $20 per artist. Classes are held every Friday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information, call Emily at 870-718-9414.
Paddleboard on Ebenezer Creek — Experience the creek as a guide explains the swamp ecosystem. Enjoy an easy paddle while lookomg out for turtles, herons, swallow-tailed kites and noisy kingfishers diving for their next meal. You might even be lucky enough to spot an alligator. Admission is $50, and the paddle is rom 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. For more information, go to www.naturesavannah.org or call 912-236-8115.
Savannah Winds Annual Patriotic Concert at Armstrong State University — “In Celebration of our Independence.” Doors open by 2:30 p.m. Concert begins at 3 p.m. Reserved-seating admission is $12-20, depending on location. Discounts are available to senior, military, students and children. Armstrong students/faculty admitted free with Pirate Card. Advance tickets are recommended. Call to make wheelchair and companion seating arrangements. Call 912-344-2556 weekdays for additional ticketing information.
Native American Week hosted by Let’s Create — Explore traditions of Native American culture. Children will be given Native American-inspired names to kick off the week. Attendees will read folk tales, make wampum, style headdresses, make rain sticks, create dream catchers and discuss the significance of these to Native American culture. Cost: $70 per class. Ages 6-8: June 29 through July 2, 9 a.m. to noon; ages 9-12, June 29 through July 2, 1-4 p.m. For more information, go to www.letscre8.net. To RSVP, call 912-480-0007.
Gravel Hill Farms hosts summer riding camps — This riding camp will focus on learning to ride and take care of horses. American Saddlebred farm, saddle-seat and hunt-seat riding lessons. Camps will be held Tuesday, June 30, and Tuesday, July 7, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be a $150 fee for participation. For more information, email Alicia Floyd with Gravel Hill Farms at firstname.lastname@example.org, go to www.gravelhillfarms.com or call (912) 977-1366.