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Please check out the current copy of the LEISURE TIMES (located in the right column)for a complete listing of current classes and activities.

 

YOUTH ACTIVITIES

 

 

CLASSES

 

 

DRAWING I

Ages 6-10. This class teaches basic to intermediate drawing skills, art techniques and vocabulary. Students are introduced to a new subject matter at each class and learn a variety of art concepts including still life, perspective, portraiture, realism/abstraction, color theory, composition skill, line and patterning. Min. 4/Max. 8 participants.
Instructor: Kelly Price
Day: Thursday, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.

JANUARY Session:        1/8 – 1/29            Activity # 5127.415
FEBRUARY Session:      2/5 – 2/26            Activity # 5128.415

Fee per session: $35; $5 city resident discount
PLUS $15 materials fee per session payable to instructor

DRAWING II

Ages 11-17. Learn intermediate to advanced drawing skills, art techniques and vocabulary. Students are introduced to further subject matter at each class, progressing in a variety of art concepts as introduced in Drawing I. Must have had Drawing I as a prerequisite or instructor's approval. Min. 4/Max. 8 participants.
Instructor: Kelly Price
Day: Thursday, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

JANUARY Session:        1/8 – 1/29            Activity # 5131.415
FEBRUARY Session:      2/5 – 2/26            Activity # 5132.415

Fee per session: $35; $5 city resident discount
PLUS $15 materials fee per session payable to the instructor.


TEENS & TWEENS ART PARTY!!

Ages 9-19. Teens & Tweens Art Party classes are designed to help our youth become inspired through creating art. Each student is encouraged to find and nurture their own unique style in their painting. We will create an acrylic painting on canvas in each class so every student can leave with their own original piece of art. Paintings will be completed within the three hour class time. The instructor will provide all required materials. REGISTRATION ONLY COVERS ONE CLASS; however, we encourage all of our participants to register for multiple classes to create multiple pieces of art.
Instructor: Melynda Enslow
FEE: $35; $5 city resident discount
Day: Saturday, 12:00 noon – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Fire Station #7, 250 International Dr. NW

STARRY NIGHT by Vincent Van Gogh
Date: 1/10, Pre-register by 1/5              Activity # 5117.415
Date: 1/24, Pre-register by 1/19            Activity # 5118.415
Date: 2/7, Pre-register by 2/2               Activity # 5119.415
Date: 2/28, Pre-register by 2/23            Activity # 5120.415

MIDNIGHT WOODS with Full Moon Background
Date: 3/14, Pre-register by 3/9              Activity # 5123.415
Date: 3/28, Pre-register by 3/23            Activity # 5124.115

ABSTRACT CREATIONS (Unique/Original Works)
Date: 4/11, Pre-register by 4/6              Activity # 5127.115
Date: 4/25, Pre-register by 4/20            Activity # 5128.115

OCEAN SUNRISE
Date: 5/9, Pre-register by 5/4               Activity # 5131.115
Date: 5/23, Pre-register by 5/18            Activity # 5132.115

 

YOGA BEARS

For 3-5 years olds. Have your child feeling happier and confident while encouraging their creative spirit in this 30 minute class. Min. 4/Max. 8 participants. Adult supervision is required.
Instructor: Dawn Grant
Day: Tuesday, 9:15 - 9:45 a.m.

SESSION III:  Activity # 9121.314   11/18 - 12/16; NO Class 11/25

WINTER/SPRING

Session I:         1/6 – 1/27           Activity # 9122.415
Session II:        2/3 – 2/24           Activity # 9123.415
Session III:       3/3 – 3/24           Activity # 9124.415
Session IV:       3/31 – 4/21         Activity # 9125.115
Session V:        4/28 – 5/19         Activity # 9126.115

Fee per session: $15; $5 city resident discount

BENDY KIDS

For elementary school age children who want physical fitness in a noncompetitive setting. This 30 minute energetic class will teach them to relax and focus while learning about their minds and bodies. All while having fun! Min. 4/Max. 8 participants.
Instructor: Dawn Grant
Day: Tuesday, 4:00 - 4:30 p.m.

SESSION III:  Activity # 9024.314   11/18 - 12/16; NO Class 11/25

WINTER/SPRING

Session I:         1/6 – 1/27          Activity # 9127.415
Session II:        2/3 – 2/24          Activity # 9128.415
Session III:       3/3 – 3/24          Activity # 9129.415
Session IV:       3/31 – 4/21         Activity # 9130.115
Session V:        4/28 – 5/19         Activity # 9131.115

Fee per session: $15; $5 city resident discount

 

BALLET

Learn the fundamentals of ballet dance building positive and healthy bodies, along with developmental skills of dance. This dance form will take students through the firs ballet principles, stressing body position, carriage and posture. Meaningful skills combine the mind, body and spirit through fun movement using a variety of music. Ages 3 and up.
Instructor: Tuwanna McNeely

*CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE*

Fee per session: $25; $5 city resident discount
Location: Hartsell Recreation Center

 

HARTSELL KARATE CLUB

The Hartsell Karate Club will teach you how to kick, block, punch and strike. Ages 3 and up.
Instructor: James Reid

Date: Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

SESSION IV:  Activity # 1033.314   12/1 - 12/22

WINTER/SPRING

Session I:         1/5 – 1/30                  Activity # 1034.415
Session II:        2/2 – 2/27                  Activity # 1035.415
Session III:       3/2 – 3/25                  Activity # 1036.415
Session IV:       4/6 – 5/1                    Activity # 1037.115
Session V:        5/4 – 5/20; NO Class 5/25   Activity #  1038.115

Fee per session: $25; $5 city resident discount

Location: Hartsell Recreation Center

  

SOUTHWEST KARATE ACADEMY

Age 4 and up learn how to defend themselves, gain confidence and get in shape. No fee. Contact Tony Moody at 704.701.1346 for additional information.

Date: Tuesday  & Thursday, Continual
  5:30 p.m. – Ages 4 & 5
  6:00 p.m. – Ages 6-10
  7:00 p.m. – Ages 11 and up
 

 


 

HABITAT HEROES CLUB

Ages 6-12. We are out of the classroom and into nature! Join your friends in activities where you will encounter different animals, plants and elements we affect every day. Each program will develop the skills and knowledge of protecting our environment through games and practice. We will use our artistic abilities for crafts to take home. Come prepared for the weather and bring a change of clothes and a snack. Min. 4/Max. 15 participants.
Instructor: Taylor Morris
Location: Academy Recreation Center
   Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

Date: Monday, 2/16, Pre-register by 2/9        Activity # 9026.415
Date: Friday, 3/27, Pre-register by 3/20         Activity # 9027.115
Date: Wednesday, 4/1, Pre-register by 3/25   Activity # 9028.115

Fee for each program: $10; $5 city resident discount

 


 

ADULT

ART &

SPECIAL INTEREST

 

ART WITH LINDA LONG

COLORED PENCILS

Learn the basic techniques of colored pencil drawing. Min. 6/Max. 15 participants.
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Date: 1/28, Pre-register by 1/21                     Activity # 5005.415
Date: 4/29, Pre-register by 4/22                     Activity # 5006.115
Date: 5/27, Pre-register by 5/20                     Activity # 5007.115

Fee: $25; $5 city resident discount
PLUS $12 materials fee paid to instructor

WATERCOLOR PENCILS

Learn the basic techniques of watercolor pencils. Min. 6/Max. 15 participants.
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Date: 2/25, Pre-register by 2/18              Activity # 5008.415

Fee: $25;$5 city resident discount
PLUS $12 materials fee paid to instructor

FABRIC PAINTING

Learn the basics for fabric painting. Min. 6/Max. 15 participants.
Date: 3/25, Pre-register by 3/18    Activity # 5009.115


 

ADULT ART PARTY!!

Ages 18 and up. Adult Art Party classes are designed to inspire our participants through creating art. Each participant is encouraged to find and nurture their own unique style in their painting. We will create an acrylic painting on canvas in each class so every participant can leave with their own original piece of art. Paintings will be completed within the three hour class time. The instructor will provide all required materials for this class. Participants should plan to wear clothing that can get dirty or bring an apron or smock to wear. REGISTRATION ONLY COVERS ONE CLASS; however, we encourage all of our participants to register for multiple classes to create multiple pieces of art.
Instructor: Melynda Enslow
Day: Saturday, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.
FEE: $35; $5 city resident discount
Location: Fire Station # 7, 250 International Dr. NW

STARRY NIGHT by Vincent Van Gogh
Date: 1/10, Pre-register by 1/5             Activity # 5113.415
Date: 1/24, Pre-register by 1/19           Activity # 5114.415
Date: 2/7, Pre-register by 2/2              Activity # 5115.415
Date: 2/28, Pre-register by 2/23           Activity # 5116.415

MIDNIGHT WOODS with Full Moon Background
Date: 3/14, Pre-register by 3/9            Activity # 5121.415
Date: 3/28, Pre-register by 3/23          Activity # 5122.115

ABSTRACT CREATIONS (Unique/Original Works)
Date: 4/11, Pre-register by 4/6           Activity # 5125.115
Date: 4/25, Pre-register by 4/20         Activity # 5126.115

OCEAN SUNRISE
Date: 5/9, Pre-register by 5/4            Activity # 5129.115
Date: 5/23, Pre-register by 5/18         Activity # 5130.115

 


 

QUILTING

Enjoy creating a lifetime keepsake. Open to beginner and intermediate quilters.
Instructor: Carolyn Sweet

DAY CLASS

Tuesdays, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

SESSION II: Activity # 5019.314   12/9 - 2/3; NO Class 12/23

WINTER/SPRING

Session I:         2/10 – 3/31          Activity # 5019.415
Session II:        4/14 – 6/2            Activity # 5019.115

 

Fee per 8 week session: $40; $5 city resident discount
Location: Logan Multi-Purpose Center

EVENING CLASSES

Thursdays, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Session I:        12/4 – 2/5; NO Class 12/25 & 1/1   Activity # 5024.314
Session II:       2/12 – 4/2            Activity # 5023.415
Session III:      4/9 – 5/28            Activity # 5023.115

 

Fee per 8 week session: $30; $5 city resident discount
Location: Fire Station #7, 250 International Drive N.W.

 

CAROLINA SHAG DANCE CLASS

Learn the fundamentals of the dance that originated in the Carolinas. Open to singles and couples.  Minimum 10 participants
Instructor: Patty Blackmon
Pre-registration required

JANUARY Session: Thursday, 1/8 – 1/29
BEGINNERS: 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.               Activity # 8062.415
INTERMEDIATE: 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.          Activity # 8067.415
ADVANCED: 8:30 – 9:30 p.m.               Activity # 8072.415

FEBRUARY Session: Thursday, 2/5 – 2/26
BEGINNERS: 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.              Activity # 8063.415
INTERMEDIATE: 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.         Activity # 8068.415
ADVANCED: 8:30 – 9:30 p.m.              Activity # 8073.415

MARCH Session: Thursday, 3/5 – 3/26
BEGINNERS: 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.             Activity # 8064.415
INTERMEDIATE: 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.        Activity # 8069.415
ADVANCED: 8:30 – 9:30 p.m.             Activity # 8074.415

APRIL Session: Thursday, 4/9 – 4/30
BEGINNERS: 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.            Activity # 8065.115
INTERMEDIATE: 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.       Activity # 8070.115
ADVANCED: 8:30 – 9:30 p.m.            Activity # 8075.115

MAY Session: Thursday, 5/7 – 5/28
BEGINNERS: 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.           Activity # 8066.115
INTERMEDIATE: 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.      Activity # 8071.115
ADVANCED: 8:30 – 9:30 p.m.           Activity # 8076.115

 

Fee per session: $35; $5 city resident discount
Location: Academy Recreation Center

  

 

PIN SPLITTERS

Activity # 8013.414
Pin Splitters is a bowling league designed for individuals with developmental disabilities. Participants will gain skills in league play, competition, socialize with friends and be active!
Date: Saturday, 1/17 – 3/7; Pre-register by 1/10
  5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Registration fee: $15/ $5 city resident discount
Weekly fee: $9, payable to Foxfire Lanes. Includes 3 games and shoes.
Location: Foxfire Lanes, 225 Security St., Kannapolis

 

 

 

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LEISURE TIMES
Spring 2015

Programs, Activities and More....

 

Concord Parks and Recreation
147 Academy Ave., NW
P.O. Box 308
Concord, NC 28026
704-920-5600
Fax: 704-792-1971
Email:  Recreation@concordnc.gov

Office Hours
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday

Director of Parks & Recreation:
Bob Dowless
(704) 920-5610
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