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Free arts classes for veterans, families 
Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness (DNACA) is offering two free arts classes for veterans, active military and their family members.  
A creative writing class with Sharon McKinney will be offered on Wednesdays at 4 p.m. beginning July 8 through Aug. 26. The class will cover elements of the short story, dialogue, character development, editing, and more. Notebooks and writing utensils provided, or bring your own.  
A pencil drawing class with Sarah Broderick will be offered on Thursdays, at 4 p.m. from July 9 through Aug. 6. Class will conclude with the Veterans Art Show on Aug. 13. Drawing pads and graphite pencils provided, or bring your own.  
Both classes are offered free-of-charge to veterans, active military, and their family members. Families may participate whether or not the veteran attends. Due to gathering size restrictions, a limited number of students are allowed, and social distancing and masks are required. Pre-registration is required.   
Classes will be held at 501 H St., Crescent City (please park in the lot behind the building).  
To register, or for more information, call DNACA at 707-464-1336, or email office@dnaca.net.   
Art in Public Places   
Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness’ (DNACA) Art in Public Places exhibit in the Del Norte Superior Court at 450 H St in Crescent City is a collection from artist Arlene Krogstad entitled “Colorful Del Norte.” The exhibit is available for viewing through Aug. 13. The courthouse is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays except for state holidays. DNACA’s Art in Public Places exhibit on the mezzanine of the Del Norte County Regional Airport, 1650 Dale Rupert Rd. is an exhibition of works by Horst Wolf entitled “Random Ramblings”. This show is available for viewing through October 1. The airport terminal’s regular hours are 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. weekdays, 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturdays, and 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sundays. For more information, contact DNACA at 707-464-1336 or office@dnaca.net.    
California Redwoods Art Association   
Claire Heasler is the Artist of the Month at the 2nd Street Gallery. Other exhibits include Susan Humphry at the Del Norte County Library, Catherine Balck at the Wild Rivers Foundation offices, with Carol Long and Nancy Bachmann at the Sutter Coast Hospital Infusion Center. There are an additional 35 individual artists’ work on display in the Main Hall at Sutter Coast Hospital. The 2nd Street Gallery will be open by appointment only for the foreseeable future. For more information, call 707-460-1414.   
Coloring book available   
The coloring book “Colorful Critters of Del Norte County” is a great way to engage students with a home art and learning project! This book is hand-drawn by local artist Rosemary Garcia, highlighting the “wild side” of Del Norte County with colorful critters. The coloring book includes captions in English, Tolowa, and Yurok, and at the end of the book are interesting facts about each of the 17 featured animals. “Colorful Critters of Del Norte County” is available at these local outlets: Del Norte Office Supply at 240 I St. and the Mail Room at 900 Northcrest Drive, both in Crescent City, and the Yurok Country Visitor Center at 101 Klamath Blvd in Klamath. For more information, contact DNACA at 707-464-1336 or office@dnaca.net.   
Coast Redwoods Art Association   
Coast Redwoods Art Association’s Crescent Harbor Art Gallery, located at 140 Marine Way in Crescent City. The Artist of the Month is Bettie Belitz, who has created art works in clay, watercolor, pen and ink, acrylics, and oils. The Del Norte County Library at 190 Price Mall is also displaying work by Eva-Marie Tanner-Klaas. For more information, call 707-464-9133.  
Gallery of Arts and Culture   
The Gallery of Arts & Culture at 175 H St, Crescent City, will reopen Friday, June 26. Masks and gloves will be required according to the Department of Public Health until they are certain the virus is abating. The gallery has been sanitized and freshened, and will be ready to welcome guests and visitors. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 11  a.m. to 6  p.m. For more information, call the gallery at 707-464-4745.    
Brian Scott Gallery   
Brian Scott Gallery, located at 515 Chetco Ave in Brookings, showcases more than 25 artists. The Artist of the Month to ceramic artist Linda Ross. Her ceramic figures are beautifully portrayed, using interesting and original glaze colors, and incorporating bead work into some of the sculptures. Please visit the Gallery, now open Tuesday through Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. where you can enjoy ocean views from the third-floor patio. For further information, call 541-469-1241.  
Fog and Fine Art Gallery   
Located in Wright’s Custom Framing and Art Supply, 810 Chetco Ave., Brookings, the Fog and Fine Art Gallery displays many local artists showing a variety of media including jewelry, pottery, painting, and more. The gallery also has a dedicated classroom that inspires new and seasoned artists with workshops. The gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. For more information on class listings, painting demonstrations, and featured artists call 541-469-7900 or visit the gallery on Facebook @WrightsCustomFraming.   
Manley Art Center and Gallery   
The gallery will reopen on a limited basis with a four-person show featuring Linda Evans, Sharon Guinn, Peggy Patton and John Gehl from June 30 till July 25. The opening will be July 11, 3 - 5 p.m. Masks will be required in the gallery and they will be on hand. Please do not bring food. Drinks will be offered. Manley Art Center and Gallery is located at 433 Oak St., Brookings. For more information call 541-469-1807 or visit pelicanbayartsassociation.org online. 
• For community arts calendar listings, visit www.dnaca.net online. For inclusion in Arts Scene listings, items should be sent to the Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness (DNACA) at office@dnaca.net by Tuesday of each week. 

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