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Mon, Jan 16


Bethel Reformed Church

Roots Fine Arts Week Calgary

This week if jammed packed of fine arts & fun!

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Roots Fine Arts Week Calgary
Roots Fine Arts Week Calgary

Time & Location

Jan 16, 2023, 9:00 a.m. – Jan 19, 2023, 3:00 p.m.

Bethel Reformed Church, 730 101 St SW, Calgary, AB T3H 3Z5, Canada

About the Event

This is a 4 day program for students ages 4-18. Students will be split into age groups to help adapt programming accordingly.  

We are blessed to have some very talented instructors within Roots who will be working with our students for the 4 days of classes:

Heather Kemp will be teaching print making, abstract art, step by step landscape or floral painting. Students will have a handful of projects to take home after this class. 

Kristen Federchuk will be teaching acrylic painting with the end project being an 11"x14" animal portrait done by each student to take home at the end of the 4 days.  

Acting Up is coming back to teach the basics of drama; projection, clarity of speech, expressive voice, eye contact, body language, developing a character, props & costumes, and for the older groups - memorizing, moving on stage and rehearsing 

Rebekah Rekken, one of our Roots teachers, will be running a gym class to help burn off that extra energy!

Voice of the Martyrs, Vanessa Brobbel,  has developed a course that has blended doodling/art with issues of persecution, culture/social studies, and what the Bible says about these things. We want you to know that she very wisely and carefully discusses issues of persecution according to age and is very aware that this is a sensitive topic. We are confident that this course will encourage a biblical foundation for social issues in caring and compassionate environment. The overall project the students will be working toward as a team is designing the artwork for a prayer calendar. Individual drawings will be combined to populate the final pages creating a calendar that each student will have as a keepsake and reminder to pray for their persecuted brothers and sisters. This portion of the program is only for students ages 12+ due to the content being discussed. 

This program is for Roots familes & friends of Roots families only 

Ages 4-5: This will be a morning program only for this age group.  Rebeca Sanchez has worked with students at the Roots support group meetings and has a variety of crafts, games and story time planned for the children.

Ages 6-11: Students will participate in classes with Heather Kemp, Kristen Federchuk, Acting UP and Rebekah Rekken.

Ages 12+: Students will participate in classes with VOM and then choose two other classes with the above instructors.

Parents: Are required to stay on site for the duration of the daily programming. We will need parental volunteers who have thier police checks. If you do not have a police check but are willing to get one, Roots will send a volutneer letter and pay for the police check to be completed. 

Younger Children: Yes younger children can attend with you, there will be space in the nursery and a play area in the gym for you supervise your child in.  Younger children need to stay with parents at all times. 

Schedule for week:

8:50am - Doors Open 

9:10- 9:30 - Announements & opening prayer

9:35-10:35 -First Class

10:40-11:40- Second Class

11:40-12:25  - Lunch Break

12:30-1:30 - Third Class

1:35-2:35 - Fourth Class

2:35 - Dismissal

What to bring: 

- Indoor, non-marking running shoes

- Lunch and snacks & drinks for your family

- Painting smock/shirt for each student 

All other art supplies wil be provided for students

Registration Deadline: January 10th at midnight


Ages 4-5 $55/student

Ages 6-11 $155/student

Ages 12+ $165/student

Coupon Code: FAW23 can be used for Roots registered students only.  If you have non-Roots students you also want to register be sure to create a second registration as coupons cannot be used for ages 4-5 tickets or non-Roots students.

Roots Waiver 

On behalf of my child, I/we hereby waive and release the Roots Christian Home Education Fellowship,The Father’s House Christian School and any Roots volunteer/facilitator/administrative staff of the Roots Christian Home Education Fellowship from any liability to my(our) children. I/We are fully aware of the risks and potential for harm involved in such events, and on behalf of our child, release from liability Roots Christian Home Education Fellowship (Roots), The Father’s House Christian School and waive any claims such minor may have as a result of an accident, mishap or negligence of the Released Party and/or and other party under or affiliated with the Released Party.

I acknowledge that I, the parent/guardian of the registered attendee/s agree to stay on site at the venue for the fine arts week, to oversee my child/ren for the duration of the program.  Should I not be able to stay at the venue with my child/ren, a handwritten note with my signature will be sent with my child and given to the program organizer, stating the adult who is staying on site and has agreed to be responsible for my child/ren for the duration of the program. 


  • Ages 4-5

    2 hours morning session only for children ages 4-5

    Sold Out
  • Ages 6-11

    Students will participate in 2 art classes, drama and gym daily

    Sale ended
  • Ages 10+VOM, Painting & Drama

    Students will participate in the Voice of the Martyrs program, Kristen Federchuk's acrylic painting class & drama with Acting Up.

    Sale ended
  • Ages 10+VOM, Gym & Art

    Students will participate in the Voice of the Martyrs program, a gym class & Heather Kemps art class (multiple art projects).

    Sale ended



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