Mi-Carême Centre Programs

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Workshops

Workshop Time Price Description
Mask-making for children 2 hours $20 per child 1pm–3pm, Mon, Wed, Fri afternoons all summer. Learn about the tradition of La Mi-Carême, paint a mask, dress up in costume and have your photo taken with Marvin the Mi-Carême in our Photobooth! Under 16 (adults do not have to stay). Maximum 10 per class.
Mi-Carême for a day! $50 per person (includes lunch) All ages workshop where you’ll create a costume, participate in a demonstation of traditional papier-maché mask-making, paint yourself a mask and perform as a real mi-carême! Participants will also learn all about the tradition of Mi-Carême, the traditional songs as well as some some step dancing steps. July 5, 13, 19, 27, August 2, 10, 16, 24. Maximum 5 per class. Please register in advance at 902 224-1016.
Traditional mask-making 3 half-days $60 per person Have a traditional papier-maché mask made of yourself! One session on the making of the plaster mould. One session on the making of the papier-maché glue and technique for mask-making. And the last session on painting and decorating your personalized mask! Dates are flexible, call 902 224-1016 for more information and to register.
Guitar Lesson with Maxim Cormier Call the Centre de la Mi-Careme to book your lesson. Discount for 5 lessons.