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Check out some of the upcoming classes at Sertoma Arts Center and use the links below to register online! For a full list of classes available, visit RecLink.

Youth

Game Creators

Instructor: Michelle Davis Petelinz
Ages: 7-10 years old        
Fee: $100 resident/ $115 non-resident
Date & Time: Thursday, July 14 – Aug. 18, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Register for Game Creators

If you’ve ever wanted to design your own game for which you make up the rules, the board and all the game pieces, here’s your chance! Become a toy maker, and create an entire game, including the logo, box, board, playing pieces, and book of rules. Then we’ll play everyone’s game on the last day of class. Supplies included.

Teens

Whimsical Watercolor Cottagecore

Instructor: Lauren Blackwell
Ages: 11-15 years old        
Fee: $30 resident/ $45 non-resident
Date & Time: Wednesday, June 8, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Register for Whimsical Watercolor Cottagecore

Magical mushrooms houses, garden gnomes, forest fairies and more – this class is all about using drawing and watercolor techniques to create beautiful, magical outdoor scenes and creatures! Supplies included.

Two teens work to hand build pottery pieces with their instructor

Pottery – Flowers and Flower Pots

Instructor: Lynn Kurisko
Ages: 9-15 years old        
Fee: $75 resident/ $90 non-resident
Date & Time: Mondays, June 6 – June 27, 4:00 to 5:45 p.m.
Register for Flowers and Flower Pots

Using nature and imagination as a guide, children in this pottery class will be able to play while they create a spring flower pot with flowers. Supplies included. Pieces will be ready for pick up 2 weeks after the last class.

Pottery – Sun Shaped Candle Holders

Instructor: Ashley Bonner
Ages: 12-15 years old        
Fee: $45 resident/ $60 non-resident
Date & Time: Tuesday, June 7 – June 14, 4:00 to 5:30 p.m.
Register for Sun Shaped Candle Holders

Celebrate the return of summer by creating a sun shaped candle holder! During the first class, teens will use basic handbuilding techniques to create their candle holders. During the second class, teens will be decorating their creations with vibrant glazes. Supplies included. Pieces will be ready for pick up 2 weeks after the last class.

Fibers

woman sewing floral fabric

Sewing Machine Basics

Instructor: Joy Kelley
Ages: 18+ years old        
Fee: $36 resident/ $51 non-resident
Date & Time: Saturday, June 4, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Register for Sewing Machine Basics

Sewing machines are wonderful tools, but they are also complex and can be intimidating for beginners. This hands-on class offers a fun and supportive environment where beginners will gain the confidence to set up and use a sewing machine. We will cover machine set-up, operation, accessories, safety, and basic maintenance. We will also address you particular sewing goals and offer advice on sewing machines and supplies to consider as you progress. A supply fee of $7 is paid to the instructor at start of workshop. Note: This class does not cover computerized or embroidery machines. We will be using Sertoma’s machines.

Mixed Media

Bunches of different plants lay on a table as someone lays them on a sheet in a book

Cyanotype Photography & Handmade Books Workshop

Instructor: Sarah Ann Austin
Ages: 14+ years         
Fee: $135 resident/ $150 non-resident
Date & Time: Saturday & Sundays, June 4 – June 12, 10:00a.m to 1:00 p.m.
Register for Cyanotype Photography & Handmade Books

Discover the Art of one of the original forms of Photography, Cyanotype. Anna Atkins created the first photographic book in 1842 made entirely of botanical Cyanotypes. Learn how to mix photosensitive emulsion, coat your own paper, and make one-of-a-kind prints with objects and plant life from around the Arts Center and from your own garden or home. The final outcome will be a handmade book structure of your cyanotype prints. Instructor will supply their handmade paper to cover your books with and even to make a print on if you choose. No previous Photographic or book making experience necessary. Supplies included.