Painting parties coming to Mercy Plaza Nov. 10 and 12

Great River Friends and the Art Center of Burlington are offering Painting in the Plaza in November. Art center instructors will guide participants in painting a creative heart or whimsical winter scene on canvas.

Two sessions are offered: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, or 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 12, in the Mercy Plaza lobby, 1225 S. Gear Ave., West Burlington. The $40 cost includes materials, guidance and refreshments. No outside beverages will be allowed.

Proceeds will be split evenly between the Art Center of Burlington and Great River Friends, which supports Great River Health and the com­munity through the gifts of time, talent and treasure.

To register, visit or call (319) 754-8069.