Summer Ends With Disney and Music But Fall Brings New Adventures to HFA
Saturday, August 21 promises an evening of wild adventures at Hitchcock Academy in Brimfield with the showing of the Disney animated classic, Zootopia presented free on the outdoor screen at dusk. Pack a picnic supper or enjoy dinner from the Maddie’s Dogs food truck. This free animated adventure features the exploits of bunny Officer, Judy Hopps, and her fox sidekick, Nick Wilde as they work to solve the case of the disappearing mammals in the mythical metropolis of Zootopia.
Zootopia, and the September 1 concert on the common by the James Paul Band mark the end of Hitchcock Academy’s summer programming. However, HFA looks to September with a full schedule of classes and events to welcome fall. Starting on September 9 HFA will offer ages 7 and up beginner to advanced guitar lessons. The lessons will include acoustic or electric guitar, introduction to music theory and instruction in how to read tablature. On September 18 Hitchcock presents its inaugural Fore a Good Cause golf tournament at Heritage Country Club in Charlton. Registration includes 18 holes of golf at central Massachusetts’ premier public course, cart, prizes, and a steak dinner.
On September 15 and continuing weekly through October 6 on Wednesdays from 6 to 9 pm, Hitchcock offers lessons in painting through ArtSong, an arts enrichment program that provides a framework for creativity and self-expression. The four week workshop teaches the essential of how to draw and paint using acrylic paint. Through demonstration and application each student will create their own original artwork. Registration information for this and all Hitchcock Academy courses can be found on their website under Current Classes.