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Advanced Earring Making - with Polymer Clay
Advanced Earring Making - with Polymer Clay

Join your instructor and local jewelry artist, Kirstin West of KJ West Designs, and keep the fun going with this advanced course on polymer clay.

THURSDAYS, APRIL 22 AND 29; 6 TO 8 P.M.

Advanced Knitting - In the Round
Advanced Knitting - In the Round

Crystal will teach you how to knit a mini-sweater yoke top down with raglan increases. You will need basic knitting experience for this class.

TUESDAYS AND THURSDAYS, APRIL 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29; 11 A.M. TO 12:30 P.M.

Art & Sandwiches
Art & Sandwiches

Here’s an opportunity to appreciate some of the finest art ever produced. We will spend a delightful lunchtime session looking at the architect Eero Saarinen (1910-1961) and his iconic TWA Flight Center at the JFK Airport.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 12; NOON TO 1:30 P.M.

Beginner Earring Making - with Polymer Clay
Beginner Earring Making - with Polymer Clay

Join your instructor and local jewelry artist, Kirstin West of KJ West Designs, for this beginner’s course on polymer clay.

THURSDAYS, APRIL 1 AND 8; 6 TO 8 P.M.

Beginner Graphgan Making
Beginner Graphgan Making

Corner-to-Corner Crochet
In this class we will read a chart and pattern for creating an image with the corner-to-corner crochet technique.

WEDNESDAYS AND FRIDAYS, APRIL 21, 23, 28, 30, MAY 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21; 11 A.M. TO 12:30 P.M.

Candle Pouring with Wax Buffalo
Candle Pouring with Wax Buffalo

We can all use a little maker therapy right now; an escape, a new hobby, something to fill the extra hours at home.

SATURDAY, APRIL 24; 1 TO 2:30 P.M.

Crochet - Basics
Crochet - Basics

This is a great course for very beginners or for those who are still learning to navigate the basics of crochet.

MONDAYS, MARCH 22, 29, APRIL 5, 12, 19, 26; 5:30 TO 7 P.M.

Crochet - Part Two
Crochet - Part Two

Come back for round two where things are not quite as basic. It is time to have some fun.

MONDAYS, MAY 3, 10, 17, 24, JUNE 7, 14; 5:30 TO 7 P.M.

Filet Crochet
Filet Crochet

Crystal will teach you how to use the filet crochet technique to create open spaces in your crochet work. In filet crochet, the open spaces form the background, while filled blocks create the design.

MONDAYS, MARCH 22, 29, APRIL 5, 12, 19, 26; 11 A.M. TO 12:30 P.M.

Flower Arranging - with Honeysuckle Hollow Florist
Flower Arranging - with Honeysuckle Hollow Florist

Mercedes Ivener from Honeysuckle Hollow Florist creates floral arrangements that are thoughtful, artistic and inspired by nature. She designs with the season in mind, working with local and worldwide growers to find the most spectacular blooms.

SATURDAY, MARCH 13; 1 TO 2:30 P.M.

Freezer Meal Prep
Freezer Meal Prep

By meal-prepping freezer meals, you can avoid the struggle of figuring out what to cook for dinner and come home to a hot, home-cooked meal.

THURSDAY, MARCH 18; 6 TO 7:30 P.M.

Garment Making
Garment Making

Advanced Crochet
Join Crystal for this fun course. You will learn how to gauge swatch for sizing, choose fibers that suit the garment, and following a pattern to make a simple garment of your choice.

WEDNESDAYS AND FRIDAYS, MARCH 24, 26, 31, APRIL 2, 7, 9, 14, 16; 11 A.M. TO 12:30 P.M.

Irish Cuisine
Irish Cuisine

It’s time to eat, drink and be Irish for the night. Chef Gasaway is going to take us on a culinary cruise to the Emerald Isle.

TUESDAY, MARCH 16; 6 TO 8 P.M.

Kentucky Derby
Kentucky Derby

Fancy hats, mint juleps, rum balls. Giddy up. This class will be fun and prepare you for the big race. Saddle up and gallop to register for this one. Everyone that signs up is a winner already.

TUESDAY, APRIL 27; 6 TO 8 P.M.

Knitting - Beginner
Knitting - Beginner

In this course you will learn to cast on, bind off, knit stitch, garter stitch, and purl stitch. You will also learn to gauge swatch for your project and how to size yarn to needles.

MONDAYS, MARCH 22, 29, APRIL 5, 12, 19, 26; 1 TO 2:30 P.M.

Knitting - In The Round
Knitting - In The Round

This class is for beginners, advanced, and up. The class will be working in the round on circular needles creating a stockinette stitch.

TUESDAYS AND THURSDAYS, MARCH 23, 25, 30, APRIL 1, 6, 8; 11 A.M. TO 12:30 P.M.

Knitting - Sock School
Knitting - Sock School

Come and knit a sock or two with Crystal. In this class will we work a top-down sock, close up a toe, and add an afterthought heel!

TUESDAYS AND THURSDAYS, MAY 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27, JUNE 1, 3, 8, 10; 11 A.M. TO 12:30 P.M.

Make Your Own Sign
Make Your Own Sign

Join Brenda Wright for a night of crafting your very own adorable round welcome sign. You will be making a 12” wood door hanging that you can customize to your own style.

THURSDAY, APRIL 15; 6 TO 7:30 P.M.

Needle Felting
Needle Felting

Join maker-extraordinaire, Crystal Huls, to learn basic techniques for needle felting. Needle felting is the process of stabbing wool with a special needle to pull the wool into itself to be shaped as desired.

WEDNESDAYS, MAY 26, JUNE 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; 1 TO 2:30 P.M.

Spring Photo Safari
Spring Photo Safari

Shooting photos on location with instructor Jerry Mennenga.

SATURDAYS, APRIL 10, 17, 24, MAY 1, 8; 10 A.M. TO NOON

Summer Cocktails
Summer Cocktails

Time to shake up happy hour and get refreshed with a cold cocktail. Join Chef Gasaway and WITCC Culinary graduate and beverage guru, Jzar Templin, as they lead us on this mixology journey.

TUESDAY, MAY 25; 6 TO 8 P.M.

Summer Photo Safari
Summer Photo Safari

Shooting photos on location with instructor Jerry Mennenga.

SATURDAYS, JUNE 12, JULY 10, JULY 31; 10 A.M. TO VARIES

Watercolor Painting w/Jean Weiner
Watercolor Painting w/Jean Weiner

Learn the watercolor techniques our friendly instructor, Jean Weiner, uses to paint “Tiffany the Green Sea Turtle.” Through building background layers and developing foreground subjects, your painting will become rich and vibrant.

SATURDAYS, APRIL 10, 17, 24, MAY 1; 10 TO 11:30 A.M.