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TODDLER TIME

TODDLING TOWARDS ART

Ages 10 months - 3 years. We'll combine arts and crafts with popular children's songs. Each toddler must be accompanied by an adult. No fee. Min. 4; Max. 15.
Pre-registration is required and opened 7 days prior to each class date.
Day: Tuesday, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Location: Fire Station #9, 1020 Ivey Cline Rd.

CHRISTMAS CRITTERS      Activity # 9060.318

Crafts and create cool Christmas critters! Get in the Christmas spirit with us!
Day: 12/18, Pre-register by 12/17

 

GIGGLES & WIGGLES

Ages 18 months - 3 years. CHECK IT OUT! We've added optional themes to each class! Kiddos are welcome to dress for the occasion or bring their own favorite themed toys to play with! 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.
Day: Friday, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Location: David W Phillips Activity Center, 946 Burrage Rd. NE

WINTER WONDERLAND      Activity # 9054.318

Bundle up for this fun class!
Day: 12/7

 

YO-PLAY-GA

Ages 2-5. Reaching to our toddler toes and back up like the flower grows. We'll use music to stretch our imaginations and mini muscles while laughing and having fun! Bring a yoga mat and water. No fee. Min. 4; Max. 15.
Pre-registration is required and opens 7 days prior to each class day.
Day: Friday, 11:15 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Location: David W Phillips Activity Center, 946 Burrage Rd. NE

WINTER SOLSTICE      Activity # 9204.318

We will pose like snow covered mountain, dance like ice skaters, and walk like penguins! We will even make our own glitter snow globes to use while meditating!
Day: 12/7, Pre-register by 12/6

 

PRE-SCHOOL ACTIVITIES

BIG BOOKS & LITTLE PICASSOS

Ages 2-5. we'll read a story before the creativity begins! We'll pain like Picasso, so wear old clothing! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Min. 4; Max. 12.
Pre-registration is required. 
Day: Wednesday, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Fee per class: $10; $5 city resident discount

THE MERRY CHRISTMAS MYSTERY      Activity # 9066.318

It's Christmas morning, but something is wrong with Santa's presents! Will Pooh and his gang solve the mystery? Come find out as we paint Santa and his friends using nothing but our hands and feet!
Day: 12/5, Pre-register by 12/3
Location: David W Phillips Activity Center, 946 Burrage Rd. NE

 

BIG BOOKS & LITTLE COOKS

Ages 2-5. Joins us for a story and fun in the kitchen! We'll play games and make themed snacks! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Min. 4; Max. 12. 
Pre-registration is required.
Day: Thursday, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Fee per class: $10; $5 city resident discount

HOW TO MAKE AN APPLE PIE AND TRAVEL THE WORLD      Activity # 9062.318

What happens when you want to make an apple pie and the grocery store is closed? Join us as we make apple-themed foods and learn all about apple pie!
Day: 11/29, Pre-register by 11/27
Location: Fire Station #9, 1020 Ivey Cline Rd.

HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS      Activity # 9063.318
Everyone knows and loves the Grinch. Enjoy the classic story with some fun, new treats!
Day: 12/13; Pre-register by 12/11
Location: David W Phillips Activity Center, 946 Burrage Rd. NE

 

BIG BOOKS & TINY DANCERS

Ages 2-5. This Big Books series will get you moving! We may jump, dance, and sing... come and find out! Children 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.
Day: Monday, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Location: David W Phillips Activity Center, 946 Burrage Rd. NE

THE HAPPY SNOWMAN      Activity # 9071.318

The kids in this tale sing, dance, and play with their new snow friend. We'll stay warm inside and have happy dances of our own!
Day: 12/10

 

 

YOUTH ACTIVITIES

ARTFUL ANTICS

Activity # 9028.318
Ages 5-10. The EARTH without ART is just EH! Make the world a more colorful place with this free after school arts & crafts class. Drop in every week to see what different, wacky, creative and amazing art projects we have to offer. Min. 2; Max. 10. No fee.
Pre-registration is required.
Day: Wednesday, 9/19 - 12/12
No class: 10/31 & 11/21
4:00 - 4:45 p.m.

 

YOUTH ART WITH JESSICA

Ages 6-12. Min. 5; Max. 10.
Pre-regsitration is required.
Day: Tuesday, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Location: David W Phillips Activity Center, 946 Burrage Rd. NE

MATISSE CUT-OUTS      Activity # 9103.318

Create a Matisse-inspired masterpiece of paper shapes and colors using scissors and paste. He would be so proud of you "drawing with scissors"!
Day: 12/4, Pre-register by 11/30
Fee: $25; $5 city resident discount

 

BONJOUR, CIAO, YASSOU OR HELLO!

Ages 6-12. Fill your passport and travel the world with us without ever having to board a plane! We'll explore far away countries and learn about their cultures through food, stories, crafts and more! Min. 4; Max. 12.
Pre-registration is required.
Day: Monday, 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Fee: $10; $5 city resident discount
Location: David W Phillips Activity Center, 946 Burrage Rd. NE

NICARAGUA: THE LAND OF LAKES AND VOLCANOES      Activity 9084.318

Explore Nicaraguan culture while adventuring through the rainforest and making our own volcanoes!
Day: 11/19, Pre-register by 11/15

CHINA: CHINESE NEW YEAR      Activity # 9085.318
Discover fun facts about China's culture as we prepare for the Chinese New Year in February! We will make our own dragons for the big parade and decorate lanterns!
Day: 12/3, Pre-register by 11/29

 

ART-VENTURES

Ages 8-12. Combine the outdoors with adventure and art. We'll collect supplies for our projects on our walk through the park. Wear clothes for messy activities. Min. 2; Max. 12. 
Pre-registration is required.
Day: Thursday, 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

HOLLY JOLLY NATURE ORNAMENTS      Activity # 9027.318

What better decorations for the tree than some handmade ornaments made from natural materials found by you! We will enjoy the warm "campfire" as we make these festive crafts. No fee.
Day: 12/6, Pre-register by 12/4
Location: David W Phillips Activity Center, 946 Burrage Rd. NE

 

CRAZY COOKING

Ages 8-15. Joins us in our brand new kitchen where we'll make super fun, super tasty treats! Impress your friends and family with your cooking skills! Min. 4; Max. 10.
Pre-registration is required.
Day: Thursday, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Fee per class: $15; $5 city resident discount
Location: David W Phillips Activity Center, 946 Burrage Rd. NE

CHRISTMAS COOKIE CONCOCTIONS      Activity # 9079.318

Everyone knows the classic Christmas Cookies, but here you'll learn some new, exciting and crazy cute holiday sweets!
Day: 12/6, Pre-register by 12/4

 

TEEN ACTIVITIES

NOT YOUR GRANDMA'S BOOK CLUB

Activity # 9008.318
Ages 14-18. Gathering with our friends each week we'll talk about great reads selected by the group. We'll discuss a variety of topics each week. No fee. Min. 4; Max. 12.
Pre-registration is required.
Day: Thursday, 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
9/20 - 12/13, No meeting 11/22
Location: David W Phillips Activity Center, 946 Burrage Rd. NE

 

ADULT ART

PAINTING WITH ANNE PROPST

Anne has painted professionally for over 20 years, teaching many students in her studio over the years, is offering some of her most popular classes at our newest facility. Anne has won and placed in shows nationwide. To learn more, visit her website www.artannepropst.com
Location: David W Phillips Activity Center, 946 Burrage Rd. NE

OIL PAINTING INSTRUCTION
Learn the basics of oil painting from personal photographs. All materials are included. Min. 5; Max. 10.
Pre-registration is required.
Day: Tuesday, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Fee per class $110; $10 city resident discount

LET'S PAINT SANTA CLAUS      Activity # 5102.318
What better way to decorate than with 'Ole Saint Nick. Using a favorite picture of Santa we'll bring his image to life just in time to hang for Christmas.
Day: 12/4, Pre-register by 11/27

ACRYLIC PAINTING INSTRUCTION
Learnt he basics of acrylic painting from personal photographs. All materials are included. Min. 5; Max. 10. 
Pre-registration is required.
Day: Tuesday, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Fee per class: $110; $10 city resident discount

LET'S PAINT SANTA CLAUS      Activity # 5104.318

What better way to decorate than with Ole' Saint Nick. Using a favorite picture of Santa we'll bring his image to life just in time to hang Christmas.
Day: 12/11, Pre-register by 12/4

SANTA ENAMELS      Activity # 5105.318
Using enamel paint, you will complete two projects on wine glasses or coffee cups. Bring with you Testors enamel paint, one each of white, red, yellow and blue. All other materials are included. Min. 5; Max. 10.
Pre-registration is required.
Day: Tuesday, 12/18
Pre-register by 12/11
9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Fee: $75; $5 city resident discount

 

KNITTERS AND KNOTTERS 

 

Act. #5001.218 Ages 18 & up.
Do you like knitting, crocheting, and exploring your creative side? Come chat over coffee while making cozy scarves, hats, or blankets for the winter! Knitting isn’t your thing? Come join us anyway and tie a fleece blanket! All experience levels welcome. For materials list call 704.920.5604. No fee. Min. 2; Max.10.

Day: Thursday, 9/6 – 12/13, NO class 11/22 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Burrage Road Activity Center, 946 Burrage Rd. NE 

 

 

INTERMEDIATE SEWING 

 

Act. #5125.318 Ages 18 & up.
For the sewer who is familiar and comfortable with their sewing machines, has completed a few simple projects and is ready for more challenges! Bring a sewing machine and project to class and be ready to sew. Contact the instructor before class to discuss project. Min. 2/Max. 6 participants.
Instructor: Bonnie Ray
Day: Monday, 10/29 – 12/3 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Fee $35; $5 city resident discount.
Location: Fire Station #7, 250 International Dr., NW

 

 

FIT AND FABULOUS EXERCISE AND SOCIAL CLUB

 

Act. #4069.218 

Maintain good health with mobility, strengthening and light cardio exercises. This chair-based workout also includes balance and coordination. Enjoy Bunco, luncheons, special trips, birthday celebrations and parties throughout the year!
Day: Wednesday, 9/5 – 12/19 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Fee: $10; $5 city resident discount
Location: Fire Station #8, 1485 Old Charlotte Rd

 

 

QUILTING 

DAY INSTRUCTION CLASS

Beginner and intermediate quilters, enjoy creating a lifetime keepsake. For a materials list call 704.920.5603. Instructor: Carolyn Sweet
Day: Tuesday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
SESSION II: 11/27 – 1/29 Act. #5018.318 NO class 11/20, 12/25 & 1/1
Fee per 8 week session: $40; $5 city resident discount
Location: Logan Multi-Purpose Center

EVENING INSTRUCTION CLASS
For all levels of quilters, we’ll create lifetime keepsakes and lifetime friends. Min. 2; Max. 8.
Instructor: Johnnie McCallum
Day: Thursday, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
SESSION II: 11/29 – 1/24 Act. #5010.318 NO class 11/22, 12/27
Fee per 8 week session: $30; $5 city resident discount
Location: Hartsell Recreation Center

EVENING CLASS Act. #5011.318
This class is self-instructed.
Day: Thursday, 9/4 – 12/20, NO class 11/8 & 11/22
        7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Fee: $20; $5 city resident discount
Location: Fire Station #7, 250 International Dr., NW

 

BRIDGE LESSONS

Ages 18 & up. For those who have never played bridge or have not played in a while, these lessons are for you! Min. 8; Max. 20.
Day: Tuesday, 1:00 – 3:30 p.m. Fee: $35 per 6 week session; $5 city resident discount
Location: Hartsell Recreation Center


DUPLICATE LITE Act. #1009.318
10/23 – 12/4, Pre-register by 10/13

 

 

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