2023 Art & Music Funshop!
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Ukelele Jon Varney
Jon has been a guitar Instructor and a seasoned performer who has played in a variety of musical groups for over four decades. Jon currently serves as the Worship/Music Director at Faith Alliance Church. He teaches guitar, bass, ukelele and banjo at the Music Box in Wrentham. He also plays in a trio named “Take 3”.
Vocals- Andrea Cadle
Music has been a part of Andrea’s life since the 3rd grade when a gentleman in the church asked her to sing a duet with him for Sunday morning special music. From there she participated in youth choir, community theater and choral performances while studying vocal performance with a local vocal coach. Andrea has also been singing lead and harmony with church worship teams for over 25 years. She is currently the lead singer in the FAC worship band.
Drums- Andy Tarter
Andy started playing drums when he was six years old and never stopped. From Marching Bands to Garage Bands, the drums have always been his instrument. Andy has taught drums to kids of all ages at Rick’s Music World, which he found to be a rewarding and fun experience.
July 12th - Acrylic Painting - Barbara McAullife
Barbara McAullife– has been teaching art for more than 40 years. She has taught a variety of classes from college students to younger children of all ages. Barbara enjoys working with children and exploring their artistic talents.
July 19th - Colored Pencil Drawing - Barbara McAullife
Barbara will be teaching how to do a colored pencil drawing on July 19th.
July 26th - Dot Painting - Jackie Cabral
Painting mandalas is Jackie’s creative outlet outside of her job as a full time professional in a high-tech environment. Jackie discovered the art form several years ago and was immediately taken with it. Jackie’s mandala designs begin with a single dot in the center of the canvas and evolve into a circle made up entirely of dots.
Jackie has been teaching the dotting technique for several years at the Attleboro Art Museum to students of all ages.
August 2nd - Watercolor / Tempera Painting - Christine Tarter
Christine Tarter is a local artist who works in a few different mediums. She has a BA in English from Merrimack College, an Associate degree in Science in Dental Hygiene, and has worked on an art degree in Fine Art at Bristol Community College in her late 60’s. She is enthusiastic about individuals unlocking their inner artist. She intends to work in water based medium with the children this summer.
August 9th- Edible Art - Andrea Cadle
Edible art is the yummiest art! Andrea Cadle will be decorating and designing emoji cookies with our student artists!.
Previous Summer Programs:
2022 Upward Sports Basketball Program
For nearly 25 years, Upward Sports has had the goal of using sports to connect, engage, and impact communities. Upward partners with local churches, like Faith Alliance Church, to equip coaches, referees, and other volunteers to train players in the sport of basketball and the important life lessons that can be learned through sports, such as teamwork, perseverance, commitment, goal setting, and much more, in accordance with our church’s beliefs. Upward Attleboro’s coaches and volunteers will show players how these values can be incorporated in real-life game and practice time. During this summer, Faith Alliance Church is coordinating with Upward Sports and their values to bring you Upward Basketball Program at Nickerson Field! Upward is a five-week basketball program on Wednesdays from June 29-July 27 2022 for boys and girls that are entering 1st to 5th grade in the 2022-2023 school year.
Upward Sports Basketball Program was a great success in 2022! Stay tuned for information on our program for 2023!