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Arts, Crafts & Pottery

We offer a variety of classes in arts, crafts and pottery for all ages. Learn how to watercolor or woodwork or let your child develop their creative side! Our affordable classes are spread throughout the community, so there is bound to be a place that is convenient for you.

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Register for Programs Online

To register for the programs below, visit our online database and search for the class to register. You can also call 970-221-6655 to register over the phone.

Artes of Mexicano

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Dates:
Wednesday, Sept 7-28 (1-2:30 P.M.)
Wednesday, Sept 7-28 (4:30-6 P.M.)
Age:
3-5 years (1-2:30 P.M.)
6-8 years (4:30-6 P.M.)
Location: Mulberry Pool
Cost: $99

Discover the beauty of Mexico's traditions and culture through various art mediums. Explore folk art through handbuilding clay. Create self-portraits in the style of Frida Kahlo and class mural painting in the tradition of Diego Rivera.

Register online here.

Comics Essentials

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Date: Tuesday, Sept. 20-Oct. 25 (6:30-8:30 P.M.)
Age: 18 years & Up
Location: Senior Center
Price: $49; $42.25 member

Develop your own style of drawing whether it's doodles, stick figures, or super heroes. Learn to draw Manga, cartoony people, places, and animals. Turn your characters and concepts into finished comics, gag cartoons, or cards. Note: Bring pencils, ruler, and paper to first class. Extra supplies optional.

Register Online here.

Scary Sculpture

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Dates:
Wednesday, Oct. 5-26 (1-2:30 P.M.)
Wednesday, Oct. 5-26 (4:30-6 P.M.)
Age:
3-5 years (1-2:30 P.M.)
6-12 years (4:30-6 P.M.)
Location: Mulberry Pool
Cost: $99

Transform the classroom into a haunted house by creating one of a kind sculptures, spooky masks, and designing your own haunted house.

Register online here.

Metal Wind Sculpture, Beginning

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Date: Wednesday, Oct. 5-Nov. 2 (9 A.M.-Noon)
Age:  18 years & up
Location: Senior Center
Cost: $84

Learn to cut, shape, and solder copper and brass sheet metal into a kinetic wind sculpture. Use basic hand tools to construct a mobile sculpture suitable for a garden or yard.

Register online here.

Holiday Pottery

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Dates:
Tuesday & Thursday, Nov. 15-Dec. 1 (6-9 P.M.)
Saturday, Nov. 19-Dec. 3 ( 9 A.M.-Noon)
Age: 18 years & Up
Location:  Pottery Studio
Cost: $74

Make personal and unique holiday decorations such as Santa centerpieces, holly trivets , and holiday candleholders. Note: No previous experience necessary.

Register online here.

Pottery

Private Pottery Instruction
Interested in having that intense one-on one time to rapidly develop your skills and knowledge? Private lessons are available for all levels. Fees vary depending on the program chosen. Not discountable.

Boy & Girl Scouts Badge Requirements
Scouts will learn the fundamentals of clay while completing the requirements set by the organization. Scouts will go on a tour and see the workings of a Pottery Studio. They will create a piece that they can personalize with their own creativity, which will be fired and glazed. Cost is $12.00 per child (5 children minimum). Not discountable.

Parents or Grandparents & Children Together
Among the many classes offered are classes specifically geared for a parent or grandparent to work with a child on pottery projects. Interesting clay projects will be completed in these unique classes. The projects are constantly being varied, so it is possible to re-register for classes as many times as you wish.

Contact Steve Dietemann for more information at 970.224.6028 or c2RpZXRlbWFubkBmY2dvdi5jb20=.