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Class dates, times and instructors are subject to change. 

Summer Class Registration begins May 1 for Residents; May 8 for Non-Residents.

For more information about recreation programs and classes, please call 480-358-3700.

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 Please note: there have been some changes to our Arts & Hobbies classes. Check the descriptions below for the most up to date information.

Drawing & Painting Workshop (beginners welcome)
Weekdays from 7/5 - 7/14
11:40 a.m - 1 p.m.

Bring your ideas to class and develop a drawing or painting in the medium of your choice: watercolor, acrylics, palette knife, pen & ink, or oil. If you have always wanted to grow & explore your favorite subject be it portraits, landscapes, florals, or abstract design, this is a workshop designed to instruct you with your personal projects. Beginners welcome. Instructor: Miri Weible

Ceramics for Adults   Saturdays
Session A: 5/13 - 6/17: 12:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Session B: 6/24 - 7/29: 12:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Thursdays
Session A: 5/11 - 6/15: 5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Session B: 6/22 - 7/27: 5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Do you have a project or holiday gift in mind? Let's build it! Join the fun! Instructor: Jed Cossonay  

Creative Kids Painting, Drawing and Design   Weekdays from 7/5 - 7/14
Creative Kids #1: 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Creative Kids #2: 2 p.m. -3:30 p.m.

This summer, we'll do some creative projects with wood, metal, pottery, canvas, stone and intersting beads with leather. We'll cut, paint, draw, sew, glue, and plant. Come join the fun!. Please wear painting clothes. Instructor: Miri Weible


Fairy Houses   Saturdays
Session A: 5/13 - 6/17: 9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Session B: 6/24 - 7/29: 9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Have you ever wondered where fairies live? Come create this fanciful and decorative fairy-land. This conversation piece will be great for your living room or outside landscaping. Instructor: Hatjey Cossonay

Polymer Clay Jewelry Making for Adults 
Adults will have a great time using polymer clay to make pendants, bracelets, earrings and pins that sparkle, shine and become conversation pieces. Instructor: Hatjey Cossonay 

Polymer Clay Jewelry Making for Kids 

Saturdays
Session A: 5/13 - 6/17: 10:30 a.m.- noon
Session B: 6/24 - 7/29: 10:30 a.m. - noon

Kids will have a great time using polymer clay to make pendants, bracelets, earrings and pins that sparkle, shine and become conversation pieces. Instructor: Hatjey Cossonay 

You and Your Child: Adventures in Painting and Crafts
Weekdays from 7/5 - 7/14
9:30-9:55 a.m.

You and your child will explore mixing colors as you draw, paint, roll or manipulate clay, fabric, and different textures together. We will explore with brushes, rollers, markers, pastels, stampings, 7 wood with fun being key here. We  take time to stretch and play between projects. Instructor: Miri Weible 

Saturday Ceramics for Kids  Saturdays
Session A: 5/13 - 6/17: 10:30 a.m. - noon
Session B: 6/24 - 7/29: 10:30 a.m. - noon

Kids will really enjoy making these COOL projects like a NASCAR car, scenes from Ice Age or Cinderella in her horse and carriage. You'll be so excited by these projects! Instructor: Jed Cossonay 

Teens Crafts & Painting Class
Weekdays from 7/5 - 7/14
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Teens will be exposed to a variety of materials and projects to help improve critical thinking skills and solve visual problems in a composition design and perspective. Projects will include drawing, painting, watercolor, acrylic and colored pencils. Students will use models and develop intuitive design skills. Continuing students will work independently in their chosen media. Please wear painting clothes. Instructor: Miri Weible


Refund Policy

  • Refunds will be given to cancellations received before the end of the registration period. Please expect 4-6 weeks to receive your refund.
  • Failure to attend a program or 'no shows' will not be granted a refund.
  • Requests for refunds must be given in writing.
  • All Convenience Fees paid for online transactions are non-refundable. 
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