Paint and Pour at Bristle & Timber 

Paint and pour

Saturday, Oct. 9, 1-3 p.m.


Release your inner Rembrandt when you join the NIU Alumni Association and your fellow Huskies for a fun afternoon of painting and networking at the Loves Park DIY workshop, Bristle & Timber. Attendees will paint a custom wood NIU Alumni sign while enjoying snacks, and beverages including Dawgma from Pollyanna Brewing Company!

Bristle & Timber is located at 6140 E. Riverside Blvd. in Loves Park, Illinois.

Registration is $65 per person and includes all materials, snacks and beverages. There are a limited number of spots available, so don’t wait! All sales are final.

Questions? Please contact Dana King, ’05, at 815-753-5421 or

Event Information

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The NIU Foundation follows the protocols and guidelines established by NIU regarding how to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, which is based on the recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and local public health organizations. NIU’s protocols and guidelines are located at:

Consistent with these protocols and guidelines, and out of an abundance of caution, beginning immediately the NIU Foundation and NIU Alumni Association requires masks for all indoor events (whether on-campus or off-campus) hosted by the NIU Foundation and/or the NIU Alumni Association.

We deeply respect and greatly appreciate our donors, alumni, community and friends. As we move forward – together – the NIU Foundation and NIU Alumni Association are committed to following the above guidance and making every effort to reduce any threat to everyone’s safety, health and well-being.

We hope that you will decide to join us at an upcoming event and we look forward to seeing you.

Hand sanitizer and disposable masks will be available at our events. We encourage you to consider your health and personal well-being when deciding whether to attend.

Be well, and stay safe.