Creative Arts

  • Knitting

    Monday, September 21, 2020 | 10:00-12:00pm

    Drop-in to enjoy lively discussions and laughs with this group. Work on your own project or use Next supplies to create items for donation to various charitable organizations in the area.
  • Quilting

    Wednesday, September 23, 2020 | 10:00-2:00pm

    Novice or experienced quilters are welcome each Wednesday for this social and creative group. Participants enjoy working on individual projects and sharing ideas. Drop-in any Wednesday and join the fun.
  • Advanced Pottery Studio

    Thursday, September 24, 2020 | 9:30-12:30pm

    This group of advance potters work independently in our studio.
  • Easy Felted Soap

    Tuesday, September 29, 2020 | 11:00-12:00pm

    Join Program Coordinator Jolee Hentgen for an array of craft classes that just might provide you with beautiful items to use as gifts for friends and family during the holiday season.

    It’s fun and funky, unique and spectacular. Simply put Felted Soap is “Good Clean Fun”. Join Jolee in creating a trio of pretty, practical colorful soaps that are entirely your own! The wool gently exfoliates your skin eliminating the need for a loofah or wash cloth. The covering around the soap helps prolong the life of the soap, so it lasts longer. These make a fantastic gifts or stocking stuffers.

    This class has limited seating due to social dstancing guidelines. 

  • The Perfect DIY Halloween Candy Jar!

    Tuesday, October 6, 2020 | 11:00-12:00pm

    Join Program Coordinator Jolee Hentgen for an array of craft classes that just might provide you with beautiful items to use as gifts for friends and family during the holiday season.

    Candy corn, caramels, M&M’s, skittles! Pick your favorite to fi ll this festive Halloween candy jar. Join Jolee to create and design your very own, using a terra cotta pot, saucer, a glass bowl and wooden knob. Just perfect for decorating and displaying your desired Halloween treats!

    This class has limited seating to accomidate social distancing guidelines. 

  • Painting with Acrylics and Oils

    Tuesday, October 20, 2020 | 9:30-10:30am

    (Beginners through Advanced) 10-week class: October 20 - December 8 

    Join noted artist and instructor Karen Halpern - Procedure: Lessons will be emailed to students each week in a PowerPoint Format. Students work on the lesson in their own space, contacting Karen via emails with questions or to discuss their paintings with her. They will then email her a photo as they progress, and of their completed lesson. In that way they will be able to stay in touch. The next subject, and information to guide the work, will follow on the third week of class, and then again on the fifth class date and the seventh class. Karen will welcome questions emailed to her — and receiving photos of the paintings as they progress for guidance and helpful suggestions. This will be followed up by students sending the finished paintings thus concluding the class.

  • Photography Club

    Tuesday, October 20, 2020 | 10:00-11:00am

    Photography Club Meets every 3rd Tuesday of the month 10:00 am - 12:00 pm - via Zoom

    Interested in photography as a hobby? Interested in taking better pictures? Want to learn how to fully utilize your camera, regardless of what type of camera you use? Join the Photography Club to enhance your skills, to share ideas and to enjoy each other’s company and pictures. Chuck Green will be available to “coach” members.

    For additional information contact NextPhotoClub@gmail.com

  • Pinecone Wreath

    Tuesday, October 20, 2020 | 11:00-12:00pm

    Join Program Coordinator Jolee Hentgen for an array of craft classes that just might provide you with beautiful items to use as gifts for friends and family during the holiday season.

    New season, new wreath. It's time to swap out those summery fl orals with something a little more festive and cold-weather-friendly. Because whether it's trick-or-treaters or Thanksgiving
    guests you're greeting this season, you can always count on a seasonal wreath on the front door to set the right stylish mood — or you can one hang one indoors! A pinecone wreath is the perfect festive fall decor project, not to mention really fun, easy to make, and full of natural charm! Join Jolee to create this gilded masterpiece.

    This class has limited seating in order to accomidate social dstancing. 

  • Watercolor Painting Workshop

    Wednesday, October 21, 2020 | 2:00-3:00pm

    8 week class: 2:00 - pm 4:00 pm  Ocotber 21- December 9 

    Join noted artist and instructor Karen Halpern - Procedure: Each week of class a new assignment, with directions and examples, will be emailed to each student. The student will then work on the painting in their own space. They will contact Karen via email with any questions — or to show her the work in progress by photographing it and photo of the fi nished work for her comments or suggestions. The following week, a new PowerPoint lesson will be sent to the students, following the outlined procedure as above. This continues through the 8 weeks.