An Outlet for your Creative Expression
with Lois Levy
Are you looking to explore the artist within? Are you seeking a creative stress reliever or a relaxing outlet? Then this class is for you! Art journaling is a satisfying creative process that anyone can do. Designing your very own unique art journal is an enjoyable way of letting go and getting in touch with your imaginative self. No experience is necessary, just a desire to create. With the use of ink markers, paint, scribbled thoughts, collage and other fun creative techniques this class will allow you to do something just for yourself. No need to be concerned with the outcome. You are in the “no judgement zone” here. So come and join us to celebrate your expressive inner artist in this relaxed atmosphere. Join us to explore the imaginative pathways to the discovery of your own creative visual stories. Please bring a bag lunch for this class as we will have a break time that includes sharing thoughts about our artistic exploration.
For Adults 18 years and older. A Materials list will be provided at registration.
(Partners Not Required)
with Alfonso from Touch Dancing TV Show
Hit the dance floor with confidence, and impress your friends after a few lessons learning the right moves for the ballroom and the clubs. This class will cover Ballroom Dancing and Smooth Latin Disco Dancing, so no matter the occasion, you will be ready to cut the rug in style.
Our friendly instructor Alfonso will teach you all the right moves, and emphasize how to Lead and Follow. Dancers of all abilities--beginner, intermediate and even advanced—will find tips and techniques to improve their skills.
with Lisa Baglivi
Learn to draw or brush up on your skills with this class for beginners and those with some drawing experience. Instructor Lisa Baglivi will cover the fundamentals, including observation skills, values, proportions, contour drawing and composition. Skills will be developed by creating still life drawings, studying perspective, and studying old masters. Material list will be provided after registration.
For Adults, Aged 16 and Older
with Tom Boucher
This course will teach the fundamentals of guitar playing to beginner and intermediate students. Participants will learn how to tune a guitar, read basic musical notation, along with simple exercises to strengthen your hands, and play a song melody using notes and chords. Students must supply their own guitars.
This program is for students aged 16 and older
Capture the Essence of Nature’s True Light
with Suzzanne Fokine, MFA
This class is for anyone who wants to learn to paint outdoors. Instructions will be in oil but you may choose any medium you are most familiar with such as watercolor, pastels or acrylics. Class is open to absolute beginners or accomplished painters and any one in-between. Each class starts off with demonstrated lessons. Students sketch and paint with the guidance of the instructor throughout the class. Students are responsible for their own supplies. Topics covered include dealing with the elements of outdoors, chasing the light, composition, color, hue, value, tone, intensity, choosing and mixing colors, brushes, varnishes, and more. Participants must be 16 years of age or older.
with Heather Cusack
It’s Spring, and there is no better time to explore the possibilities of the herb garden. Students will work in the herb garden growing at the Recreation Center and learn how to design their own or care for an existing one. We will harvest and use the herbs in foods, teas and medicines, and also learn to make medicinal tinctures and cosmetic preparations. You will even be able to take your own creations home with you. Each student will receive an herb plant and resources for local seeds, plants, and compost. Learn to make your own compost, feed the soil, and grow beautiful herbs and flowers! Plants provide us with nourishment, healing and beauty, and also a habitat for the so important pollinators; attracting bees, butterflies, moths, hummingbirds, and dragonflies to your yard. Learn about the uses of sage, rosemary, calendula, thyme, tumeric, ginger, ashwaganda, holy basil, passionflower, peppermint, spearmint and others.
Come prepared to garden with gloves and hand tools. Materials fee is for seeds, plants, compost and ingredients for the concoctions.
with Linda Nemeth
Discover the fun of experimenting with watercolors in this six-week class for beginners who have never held a brush in their hands and for intermediate students who have had some exposure to the medium. Emphasis will be on learning to play with and explore light, color, value, texture, and how to create various techniques while releasing the creative side of you. Throughout this course, our instructor will create a supportive, relaxed and enjoyable atmosphere through demonstrations and individual instruction. Students will be provided with a list of materials needed when registering for this course.