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November 5th and 6th

Artists Lantern Building - Brookside Primary School

Saturday, November 5th, 10:00-4:00 and Sunday, November 6th: 10:00 - 4:00 


This is a workshop for building a larger scale lantern on theme.  Marvelous Magic!

Saturday, November 5th

10:00-4:00 PM - Build a large scale lantern using willow, tape, and ingenuity.

Work on lantern design, how to carry it, and lighting options.

Sunday, November 6th

10:00-4:00 PM Continue working on lanterns inclusive of papering.

The workshop is free to attend, but donations are always helpful and won't be refused!

Preregistration is required.

To reserve your spot, please register on-line here:




Saturday, November 12th
New This Year
 Family Large Scale Lantern Building
This is for family groups to work together to create a larger scale lantern. Previous experience is highly recommended. Limited to 6 family groups. Pre-registration is required.

To reserve your spot, please register on-line here:

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November 13th

Community Lantern Building Workshops 

Brookside Primary School

Sunday, November 13th

10:00-12:00 - Session 1         1:00-3:00 - Session 2


Work with artists Mame McKee, Sarah-Lee Terrat, and MK Monley to build a simple lantern to carry in the 12th annual River of Light Lantern Parade on Saturday, December 3rd, 5:00pm in downtown Waterbury.

Workshops are free to attend

– All tools and materials will be provided

– Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult

– There will be a limit of 25 participants for each session

– Donations will be welcome

- Preregistration required

To reserve your spot, please register on-line here:

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