Summer Classes/Central Park Activities
Central Park Activities Summer 2016
On Thursdays, in conjunction with the Farmer Market, a series of free, family friendly "Make and Take" activities will be held in Central Park. Ages 5 and up.
|June 9||Face Painting|
|June 23||Bubble Blowing Contest|
|June 30||Peanut Pals|
|July 7||Magnetic Masterpiece|
|July 14||Balloon Buddies|
|July 28||Summer Sunset Painting|
|August 4||Summertime Games in the Park|
|August 11||Mr. Potato Head|
A limited number of classes are held in the evenings during the summer at the Aberdeen Recreation and Cultural Center. Classes include:
- Summer Strings
- Open Studios
- Central Park Activities-New!
This class will cover basics of throwing functional forms
such as mugs, bowls, and plates. Experienced students
explore larger and more complex forms. Ages 16 and up.
Dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 7 – June 23
Time: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Instructor: Gratia Brown
Fee: $60.00 plus $30.00 supply fee
Preregister by: June 3
Min/Max Enrollment: 6/8
TEEN INTENSIVE POTTERY – NEW!
This class will introduce high school students to working
with clay sculpturally and on the potter’s wheel. Students
will explore basic functional forms such as mugs, and bowls
and sculpture techniques. Ages 14 and up.
Dates: Thursdays, June 9 – June 30
Time: 4:00 – 6:00 p.m..
Instructor: Gratia Brown
Fee: $35.00 plus $15.00 supply fee
Preregister by: June 6
Min/Max Enrollment: 4/8
SUMMER WHINE & CANVAS – NEW!
Spend a summer evening in cool, air conditioned comfort
whining about the drama in your life and blow off some stress
by completing a mixed media acrylic painting on canvas.
No wine to offer, but plenty of whining and laughter therapy
(along with coffee, tea and cookies) to help ease the stress of
the day! Ages 16 and up.
Date: Thursday, June 23
Time: 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Instructor: Cassie Mraz
Fee: $25.00 plus supplies
Preregister by: June 20
SUMMER ARTS FOR WELLNESS
Free drop in activities for DIY art therapy to de-stress
yourself and help promote physical and emotional
wellness. Most materials supplied, unless otherwise listed.
For more information, please call 626-7081.
Explorations in art journaling as an oasis of safety and
pleasure to express whatever is on your mind, both scary
things and delights. You are in control. There are no rules,
- nothing to fear. Bring a journal and your favorite images
from magazines, old photos, pressed flowers, etc. Art supplies
for embellishment will be provided. Ages 16 and up.
Dates: Tuesdays in June
Time: 1-3 p.m. & 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Fee: No Fee
PLEIN AIRE AT THE PARK – NEW!
Calling all Plein Aire painters! Spend some creative time
outdoors in Aberdeen’s own Gem – Storybook Land! Start
painting around 7 p.m. when the temperatures cool off
and day still holds the beautiful South Dakota evening
sunlight. For more information, call 626-7081.
No charge: Some watercolor supplies provided or bring
your own acrylic or oil supplies.
Dates: 2nd Wednesday, June-August
Time: 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Location: SBL Visitor Center
HAPPY HOURS - ADULT COLORING SESSIONS
Dates: 2nd Thursday each month
Time: 2-3 p.m.
Click here to register for activities and passes
If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact the Aberdeen Recreation and Cultural Center at (605) 626-7081.