Kids will have the chance to meet one of Ohio's most exciting artists this month at Blendon Woods Nature Center in Westerville.

Tim George, otherwise known as "Mr. Etch A Sketch," will teach kids how to create art on the mechanical drawing toy. George will focus on nature-related drawing during the program. He has received national attention for his etching skills. Loaner Etch A Sketch toys will be available for kids to draw on during the program.

The event takes place at 1 p.m., June 30. The nature center is located at 4265 E. Dublin-Granville Road. For more details, visit http://www.metroparks.net/parksblendonwoods.aspx.


-Melissa Kossler Dutton