Creative Classes

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Feel a little crafty? Come try out our fun groups of previously idle hands.
Here are some classes/groups we offer regularly.

Creative Art

This multi-media class attracts aspiring artists who come to work on projects that are unique to each senior. With the help of the class leaders, seniors explore painting, fabric art, or other media a student may choose. Guest instructors often available. Each three-hour class permits time for individual interaction between artist and instructor. $1 plus material fees apply for this class.

Explore fabric art, jewelry or other media. Surprise yourself!
Click on the video to the left for a finger-technique demonstration by our art instructor Ray. Ray donated his beautiful chickens to the Center.

Ceramics

From angels to baskets to a bear in a tree, ceramics students’ interests drive the wide variety of projects. The Center operates its own firing kiln for class ceramic projects. Find a personal project from among vases, wall plaques, coffee mugs, piggy banks and figurines. Ceramics class offers a wide selection of paint colors in glazes, acrylics and other technique paints that are available. The instructor guides technique and finishing details. $1 plus material, including bisque pieces, and firing fees.

Crafters Corner

If you like to knit and crochet, come together with other seniors. We meet every Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Don’t have supplies? No problem! We have some available for you to use.

We’ve expanded to jewelry-making. Bring your own supplies or buy on-site at a reduced rate.

$1 plus materials.

Marcia Hoffman displays her collection of crochet needles.

Photography: Senior Snappers

If you’re a photo-bug by nature, join the Photography class on Thursdays at 1:30 p.m. Discuss photo techniques including cropping, lighting, special effects and more with a professional photographer and fellow shutterbugs.
Check out the Senior Snappers’ own website with samples of their amazing photo art.
 
Cost for class is $2.