Classes

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Youth Activities

Toddler Activities

GIGGLES & WIGGLES

Ages 18 months - 3 years. Check out our NEW Imagination Playground! During this interactive playtime for toddlers, we will wiggle to music, giggle with friends, and have a whole lot of fun! All toddlers must be accompanied by an adult. No fee. Min. 4; Max. 15.
Pre-registration is required and opens 7 days prior to each class date.

Location: David W Phillips Activity Center, 946 Burrage Rd. NE

Day: Friday, 10:15 - 11:15 a.m.

9060.119        Friday                         May 31                         10:15- 11:15 AM

 9051.119        Friday                         June 14                        10:15-11:15 AM

 9051.219        Friday                         June 28                        10:15-11:15 AM

 9052.219        Friday                         July 12                         10:15-11:15 AM

9053.219         Friday                         July 26                         10:15-11:15 AM

9054.219         Friday                         August 9                       10:15-11:15 AM

9055.219         Friday                         August 23                     10:15-11:15 AM

MOVE AND GROOVE 

Ages 2-5. NEW PROGRAM! Join us for singing, dancing, and Imagination Playground creativity! Children must be accompanied by an adult. No fee. Min. 4; Max. 15. Pre-registration is required.

Location: David W Phillips Activity Center, 946 Burrage Rd. NE

Day: Tuesday, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Activity #9024.119                    Tuesday                    June 25                    10:00-11:00 AM

Activity #9024.219                    Tuesday                    July 30                      10:00-11:00 AM

Activity #9025.219                    Tuesday                    August 27                 10:00-11:00 AM

Yo-Play-Ga

Ages 2 -5. Reaching to our toddler toes and back up like the flower grows, we'll use music to stretch or imaginations and mini-muscles while laughing and having fun! Bring your water. Max 12. Registration opens 7 days prior to each class date. Call 704.920.5604 for availability. No fee.

Location: David Phillips Activity Center, 946 Burrage Rd. NE

Sun Catchers - Summer is here! It's the perfect time to pose like butterflies and salute the sun!
Activity #9202.119                    Tuesday                      June 11                    11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Fireworks - We'll make fun firework meditation jars and pose like stars to shine our own light!
Activity #9203.219                    Tuesday                      July 2                        11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Sandy Beach - This time our yogis are taking a trip to the beach! Saluting the sun, posing like sea turtles, and more!
Activity #9204.219                    Tuesday                      July 30                      11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Forest Fairies & Friends - We'll stand tall like trees and follow our fairy friends through a forest adventure!
Activity #9205.219 Tuesday August 20 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

 

NATURE SNAP KIDS!

Ages 6-10. A photography class designed just for kids! We'll provide cameras (or you can bring your own) to play photography games and capture nature! No fee. Min, 4; Max. 8. Pre-registration required.
Day: Thursday, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

5/30 Act # 9080.119

Location: David Phillips Activity Center, 946 Burrage Rd. NE

 

Cooking Classes

BIG BOOKS & LITTLE COOKS

Ages 2 -5.  Join us for a story and fun in the kitchen!  We'll play games and make themed snacks.  Children must be accompanied by an adult. Max. 10.  Pre-registration is required

Fee Per Class: $5 City Resident; $10 Non-Resident

Location: David Phillips Activity Center, 946 Burrage Rd. NE

Smiley Shark - Smiley shark is the smiliest fish in the ocean!  When the other fish wont let him in on their games, he gets less smiley.  Will he get his smile back?

Activity #9131.119          Thursday                    June 13; register or cancel by June 12          10:00 - 11:00 AM

Green Eggs & Ham - Do YOU like green eggs and ham?  Join us for a colorful feast!

Activity #9131.219          Thursday                    July 18; register or cancel by July 17             10:00 - 11:00 AM

Should I share My Ice Cream? - Will Gerald share his "awesome, yummy, sweet, super, great, tasty, nice, cool ice cream" cone with his best friend Piggie?

Activity #9132.19             Thursday                    August 8; register or cancel by August 7        10:00 - 11:00 AM

 

GOOD FOOD, GOOD MOOD

Ages 6 & up, plus an adult, ages 18 & up. These healthy food swaps will have you doing a happy dance! Join our fun family classes as we make tasty - and healthy - recipes. Classes are designed for children and adults to work together. Class price is per person, youth or adult. Classes can vary from 1 1/2 to 2 hours. Each child must be accompanied by an adult. Max. 8. Pre-registration is required.

Fee Per Participant: $8 City Resident; $13 Non-Resident

Location: David Phillips Activity Center, 946 Burrage Rd. NE

Great Greek - High in protein, you'll be surprised by how many ways greek yogurt can be used in the kitchen.
Activity #9094.219                    Thursday                    July 18 6:00 PM

Gadzoodles - Everyone loves noodles, but have you ever had zoodles?
Activity #9095.219                    Thursday                    August 8 6:00 PM 

 

COOKING ACADEMY: STEAM

Ages 6- 12. These STEAM activities include a specialized lesson, two recipes, and a movement activity. We'll be going bananas over healthy dishes! Min. 2; Max 8. Pre-registration is required.

Instructor: Mia Burkhaulter is a Healthy Hands Certified Instructor

Fee Per Class: $40 City Resident; $45 Non-Resident

Location: David Phillips Activity Center, 946 Burrage Rd. NE

What's Really In That Cake? - What's on a food label? We'll bake muffins with cookie dough protein balls after we find out!
Activity #9178.119                    Saturday                     June 15; register or cancel by June 13                    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Sprout A House - Help us build a house of sponges to grow sprouts and enjoy a garden fresh salad.
Activity #9177.219                   Saturday                     June 29; register or cancel by June 27                    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Measuring Mania - Learn how to measure in the kitchen while creating a peach cobbler smoothie!
Activity #9178.219                   Saturday                     July 13; register or cancel by July 11                       9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Fingerprint Family - We are creating a family tree and black bean tortillas!
Activity #9180.219                   Saturday                     August 10; register or cancel by August 8               9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Birds Of A Feather - Make a homemade birdfeeder and banana breakfast wraps with the birds singing outside!
Activity #9181.219                   Saturday                     August 17; register or cancel by August 15             9:00 AM - 12:00 PM 

 

Art Activities

SILLY SUMMER DAYS

Ages 5 -10.  Run, jump, play and be super silly in the park!  Wear play clothes and bring a water bottle.  Max 12.  Pre-registration is required.

Fee per class: $5 City Resident; $10 Non-Resident

Location: Dorton Park & David Phillips Activity Center, 946 Burrage Rd. NE

 

Bubble Trouble - Paint and craft with loads of bubbles! At Dorton Park

9021.219          Wednesday                    June 26; register or cancel by June 25          10:00 - 11:00 AM

 

The Big Freeze - Cool down with chilly activities!  At David Phillips Activity Center

 9022.219          Wednesday                    July 24; register or cancel by July 23           10:00 - 11:00 AM

 

Out Of This World - Travel to a different planet with these space themed activities! At Dorton Park

 9023.219          Wednesday                    August 7; register or cancel by August 6      10:00 - 11:00 AM

 

 

SHAPING SUMMER

Ages 6 - 12.  Getting crafty and exploring different media while making amazing art to share with all of our friends.  Min. 5 Max 10.  Pre-registration is required. 

Instructor: Jessica Floeter, teaches drawing, sculpture, AP Art and Art Clubs with Cabarrus County Schools.

Fee Per Class: $15 City Resident; $20 Non-Resident

Location: David Phillips Activity Center, 946 Burrage Rd. NE

 

Styrofoam Printmaking - Using Styrofoam and bright colors, we'll paint cheery designs and transfers. 

 9102.219          Thursday                         July 11; register or cancel by July 9          10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

 

Mixed Media Collage Animals- Cutting pieces of this 'n that, we'll masterfully create an animal collage from snipbits.

 9103.219          Thursday                         July 25; register or cancel by July 23          10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

 

Painted Selfie - Painting you has never been so easy.  A selfie must be submitted to the instructor prior to the class.

 9104.219          Thursday                         August 8; register or cancel by August 6      10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

 

 

CYANOTYPE

Ages 6 - 12.  Using the power of light from the sun, we'll create images with special paper without ever needing a camera.  Parents are encouraged to participate.  Min. 4; Max. 10.  Pre-registration is required.

Instructor:  Laurie Schorr is a photographic artist and educator who has been instructing photography for over 14 years.

Fee Per Class:  $15 Resident; $20 Non-Resident

Location: David Phillips Activity Center, 946 Burrage Rd. NE

9117.219          Saturday                         June 22; register or cancel by June 20           9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

 

 

ART-VENTURES

Ages 8 - 12.  Combine the outdoors with adventure and art.  We'll collect our art supplies on our walk in the great outdoors.  Wear clothes for messy activities.  Max. 12.  Pre-registration is required.

Fee Per Class: $5 City Resident; $10 Non-Resident

Location:  David Phillips Activity Center, 946 Burrage Rd. NE

 

Everything Sticks - Sticks are awesome and we're on the hunt!  Create your sculptures from your collection and decorate them with sparkles and paint!

 9080.219          Monday                         June 24: register or cancel by June 21               11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

 

Nature Tie Dye - Bring a white T-shirt and we will hunt for nature items to use as natural stencils in our spray tie dye process!

 9081.219          Monday                         July 22; register or cancel by July 19                 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

 

Rockin' Art - Rocks are beautiful in nature but lets see how we can make them more wacky and fun!

 9082.219          Monday                          August 19; register or cancel by August 16        11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

ART JUST FOR TEENS

Ages 13- 18.  Trying out a variety of art and see for yourself just how talented and creative you are!  Min. 5; Max. 10.  Pre-registration is required.

Instructor:  Jessica Floeter teaches drawing, sculpture, AP Art and Art Clubs with the Cabarrus County Schools.

Fee Per Class:  $15 City Resident; $20 Non-Resident

Location:  David Phillips Activity Center, 946 Burrage Rd. NE

 

Screen Printing - Forming art from paint, mesh and our stencils.

 9105.219          Thursday                         July 11; register or cancel by July 9                   1:00 - 3:00 PM

 

Pet Portraits - Bring in a picture of your favorite pet or animal to transform into a painted masterpiece!

 9106.219          Thursday                         July 25; register or cancel by July 23                  1:00 - 3:00 PM

 

Yarn Coiled Bowls - Make a multi-colored coiled bowl as a great summer keepsake!

 9107.219          Thursday                         August 8; register or cancel by August 6              1:00 - 3:00 PM

 

Photography Classes

PHOTOGRAPH LIKE A PRO

Ages 6 - 12. Learn how to use your camera like a pro by understanding composition, light, exposure, camera controls, creative controls and recognizing your personal vision as a photographer! We will create a series of prints to be matted and displayed. Bring a camera. Min. 4; Max. 10. Pre-registration is required.

Instructor: Laurie Schorr is a photographic artist and educator who has been instructing photography for over 14 years.

Fee Per Class: $25 Resident; $30 Non-Resident

Location: David Phillips Activity Center, 946 Burrage Rd. NE

Activity #9116.219                    Saturday                    July 20; register or cancel by July 18                    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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