Free Watercolor Workshop for Kids at Jamaica Pond on June 9; Materials Provided

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The popular ParksARTS Watercolor Painting Workshops are back, with an upcoming event for budding artists ages nine and up at Jamaica Pond on June 9th.

The Jamaica Pond boathouse

Juleen Jones, who has a BFA in Fine Art from Montserrat College of Art, and owns a custom painting business called The Artist Touch, is the featured instructor.

Child artists of all skill levels are welcome to create "greenspace-inspired masterpieces" and all materials will be provided.

This is a free event led by the Boston Parks and Recreation Department and sponsored by Holly and David Bruce. The JP workshop is the first of six workshops across the city.All classes are held from 12 noon to 2 p.m. weather permitting. Dates and locations for the workshops are as follows:

Saturday, June 9

Jamaica Pond Boathouse, 507 Jamaicaway, Jamaica Plain

Sunday, June 10

Adams Park, 4225 Washington Street, Roslindale Square

Saturday, June 16

Christopher Columbus Park, 110 Atlantic Avenue, North End

(meet at Rose Garden)

Sunday, June 17

LoPresti Park, 33 Sumner Street, East Boston

Saturday, June 23

John Harvard Mall, 29 Harvard Street, Charlestown

Sunday, June 24

James P. Kelleher Rose Garden, Back Bay Fens, 70 Park Drive, Fenway

For more info please call 617-635-4505 or visit or