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For Immediate Release
September 24, 2019

Painting Bamboo

Halawa Xeriscape Garden Workshop

What

The first of our “Paint in the Garden,” Series for this new workshop schedule is a fun-filled, NO PAINTING EXPERIENCE REQUIRED workshop! Participants will receive step-by-step instructions from start to finish. As they complete their masterpiece they will learn about unique characteristics of Bamboo. Use of this drought tolerant plant in your landscape can help reduce outdoor water consumption. This creative hands-on workshop is offered by the Board of Water Supply (BWS), Friends of Halawa Xeriscape Garden (FOHXG) and Erika Brown, member of FOHXG.   

painting bambooWhen

Saturday, October 12, 2019
10:30 a.m. to noon

Where

Halawa Xeriscape Garden
99-1268 Iwaena Street
Halawa Valley's Central Park Industrial Area
(get directions)

Cost

$30 for general public and Friends of Halawa membership “Friend” level
$25 for supporting, corporate and lifetime memberships
We accept cash, check, and most major credit cards.

Details

Participants will have fun creating an impressionistic bamboo painting on a spacious 11” x 14” canvas. Instructor Erika Brown will coach students on the use of acrylic paints and how to use layering, blending and shading techniques to give their masterpiece just the right look. Painting in the Garden: Bamboo Workshop is for ages 10 years old and older. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Participants should bring an apron and have the option of packing a meal and/or snack with beverage.

Register

Advanced registration is required. Registration opens Tuesday, September 24, 2019, and closes at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, October 11, 2019, or when all spaces are filled. Call (808) 748-5315 or email workshops@hbws.org to register. For more information about xeriscaping or classes at the Halawa Xeriscape Garden, visit www.boardofwatersupply.com. BWS security and workshop registration requires submittal of participants full name, home address, phone number, and email address where applicable.

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A photo is attached for your consideration and use. The photo is courtesy of the Board of Water Supply.


Contact:

Sheri Mikami
Community Relations Specialist
Honolulu Board of Water Supply
(808) 748-5315


About the Board of Water Supply

The Board of Water Supply (BWS), a semi-autonomous agency of the City and County of Honolulu, manages Oahu’s municipal water resources and distribution system. As the largest water utility in the State, the BWS serves approximately one million customers on Oahu. The BWS embraces its mission of "Water for Life – Ka Wai Ola" – to provide a safe, dependable, and affordable water supply, now and into the future. UwÄ“ ka lani, ola ka honua – "When the heavens weep, the earth lives."