Leisure Ledger January - April 2018

Arts 32 Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Ages 12-15 #217068 Mar 1 Th 4:00-5:00pm #217070 Mar 8 Th 4:00-5:00pm #217071 Mar 15 Th 4:00-5:00pm #217073 Mar 22 Th 4:00-5:00pm #217074 Mar 29 Th 4:00-5:00pm #217076 Apr 5 Th 4:00-5:00pm #217079 Apr 12 Th 4:00-5:00pm #217080 Apr 19 Th 4:00-5:00pm #217081 Apr 26 Th 4:00-5:00pm Walnut Creek Wetland Center Ages 2-5 (with parent) #217085 Jan 6 Sa 10:00-11:00am #217091 Jan 13 Sa 10:00-11:00am #217114 Jan 20 Sa 10:00-11:00am #217117 Jan 27 Sa 10:00-11:00am #217120 Feb 3 Sa 10:00-11:00am #217123 Feb 10 Sa 10:00-11:00am #217125 Feb 17 Sa 10:00-11:00am #217128 Feb 24 Sa 10:00-11:00am Ages 6-11 #217088 Jan 6 Sa 1:00-2:00pm #217093 Jan 13 Sa 1:00-2:00pm #217115 Jan 20 Sa 1:00-2:00pm #217118 Jan 27 Sa 1:00-2:00pm #217121 Feb 3 Sa 1:00-2:00pm #217124 Feb 10 Sa 1:00-2:00pm #217126 Feb 17 Sa 1:00-2:00pm #217131 Feb 24 Sa 1:00-2:00pm Ages 12-15 #216792 Jan 11 Th 4:00-5:00pm #217053 Jan 18 Th 4:00-5:00pm #217055 Jan 25 Th 4:00-5:00pm #217059 Feb 1 Th 4:00-5:00pm #217062 Feb 8 Th 4:00-5:00pm #217063 Feb 15 Th 4:00-5:00pm #217065 Feb 22 Th 4:00-5:00pm Parking Space Picassos Age: All ages. Grab you family and head over to Lake Lynn to create your parking space masterpiece. Each family will be given chalk to create their summer-themed parking spot. Enjoy music, games and popsicles while working together to have fun and see whose spot is the most creative. Course fee is per family. Lake Lynn Community Center – Course Fee: $10 #213872 Apr 14 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Pottery – Intergeneration Clay Workshop Age: 6-11yrs. Share in the fun of handbuilding with your child! Come to the pottery studio at Pullen and support your child as you both make original ornamental and functional works in clay. Learn a little about clay while you learn a little about your child and the creative process! Projects will be glazed and fired after the class for pickup at a later date. Please register child only; one caregiver must attend with each child. Instructor: Gretchen Quinn. (2 sessions) Five Points Center for Active Adults Course Fee: $50 #215882 Mar 8-15 Th 6:00-8:00pm Spring Egg Decorating Age: 3yrs and up. Springtime is here again! Join us at Sanderford Road Center to make fun and colorful decorative eggs with your family. Come one, come all! Sanderford Road Park #216540 Mar 23 F 5:00-6:00pm be performed before an audience of family and friends. Five Points Center for Active Adults #214322 Jan 8-Apr 23 2nd/4th M 3:30-5:30pm Family Cutting Creations Workshop Age: 9yrs and up. Want to learn more about using a craft cutting machine? In our brand new workshop, you will have the opportunity to learn or improve your skills using a craft cutting machine. Each week you will create a new project using the machine. Come and explore the creative possibilities. This is an introductory class. Optimist Community Center – Course Fee: $45 #217122 Jan 11-Feb 15 Th 6:00-7:00pm #217127 Mar 1-Apr 12 Th 6:00-7:00pm Juggling for Genius Age: 10yrs and up. Join an activity that has been shown to increase brain mass. Juggling can trigger the nondominant side of the brain, which can make you smarter and able to focus more. This course is a great stress reliever and excellent for students during test-taking time. This course is free. Method Road Community Center #216468 Jan 1-29 M 6:30-8:00pm #216469 Feb 5-26 M 6:30-8:00pm #216470 Mar 5-26 M 6:30-8:00pm #216471 Apr 2-23 M 6:30-8:00pm Pop-up Studios for Kids Age: 2-15yrs. What would you make if an arts center moved into your neighborhood for two months? Would you paint with your preschooler? Would your 2nd grader learn to draw animals? Would your middle schooler learn printmaking? Would you stop by to use a sewing machine to start a project that’s been hanging out in your imagination for a while? Sign up and create your answer. Pop-up Studios are coming to Walnut Creek Wetland Center and Laurel Hills Community Center this spring. Register for a free class and live your Creative Life! Questions? Email ArtEverywhere@raleighnc.gov . Laurel Hills Community Center Ages 2-5 (with parent) #217134 Mar 3 Sa 10:00-11:00am #217136 Mar 10 Sa 10:00-11:00am #217138 Mar 17 Sa 10:00-11:00am #217142 Mar 24 Sa 10:00-11:00am #217145 Mar 31 Sa 10:00-11:00am #217147 Apr 7 Sa 10:00-11:00am #217151 Apr 14 Sa 10:00-11:00am #217153 Apr 21 Sa 10:00-11:00am #217157 Apr 28 Sa 10:00-11:00am Ages 6-11 #217135 Mar 3 Sa 1:00-2:00pm #217137 Mar 10 Sa 1:00-2:00pm #217139 Mar 17 Sa 1:00-2:00pm #217144 Mar 24 Sa 1:00-2:00pm #217146 Mar 31 Sa 1:00-2:00pm #217148 Apr 7 Sa 1:00-2:00pm #217152 Apr 14 Sa 1:00-2:00pm #217156 Apr 21 Sa 1:00-2:00pm #217158 Apr 28 Sa 1:00-2:00pm Greystone Blanketeers Age: 16yrs and up. Knit, crochet, sew or quilt for charity. We meet the fourth Tuesday of the month from 1:00-4:00pm to make blankets, hats and afghans for various charitable organizations in the Raleigh area. Items are distributed to women’s shelters, local hospitals and homeless groups. Come join us, meet new people, and help bring a little joy to those in need. We do not offer lessons, but all members gladly share their knowledge. For those who cannot attend but wish to make items at home, all are gladly accepted. For more information, contact Betty Boucher at 919-251-9120. Greystone Community Center #214382 Jan 23 T 1:00-4:00pm #214393 Feb 27 T 1:00-4:00pm #214394 Mar 27 T 1:00-4:00pm #214395 Apr 24 T 1:00-4:00pm Joyful Chorus Age: 18yrs and up. Enjoy singing? Share your enthusiasm by joining the Joyfuls. Sing for clubs, organizations, groups and events. Five Points Center for Active Adults Joyful Chorus #213976 Jan 8-Apr 23 M 12:00-1:00pm Joyful Harmony Group #213977 Jan 8-Apr 23 M 11:00am-12:00pm Knitting and Crocheting Age: 18yrs and up. This class is for knitters and crocheters of all levels. Learn basic and new techniques and work on your projects as you socialize with others. Instructor: Judy Bregler. Anne Gordon Center for Active Adults Course Fee: $10 #215256 Jan 9-Feb 27 T 2:00-4:00pm #215257 Mar 6-Apr 24 T 2:00-4:00pm #215258 Jan 11-Mar 1 Th 2:00-4:00pm #215259 Mar 8-Apr 26 Th 2:00-4:00pm Quilting – Intermediate Age: 18yrs and up. This class is designed for individuals who have a basic knowledge of quilting and are comfortable using quilting tools. Bringing your own sewing machine is required. Each session will have a main design, and we will explore other options if time allows. Instructions and a supply list will be available before the session starts. For more information, please call 919-996-4720. Instructor: Martha Killian. Anne Gordon Center for Active Adults Course Fee: $15 #215260 Jan 22-Mar 26 2nd/4th M 3:30-5:30pm Readers Theatre Age: 18yrs and up. Readers Theatre is much like radio: The script is read (no memorizing) and the story comes alive through the words of the author and the tone, pitch and emotion of the actors’ voices. Minimal props and costumes may be used to enhance the story but are not required. Scripts include formal published plays and readings from noted authors. No previous acting experience is required. Plays may continued from page 31 —

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