Arts for Wellness


Keep your mind and spirit healthy! Come to the ARCC for some drop in, DIY art therapy through self directed activities! Studies have shown that Art can take your mind off of what is stressing you. The Open Studio sessions are not product oriented – just enjoy the process! Activities can vary from art journaling, coloring, creative drawing from pattern recognition, scrapping, Zentangle art, and creative writing or, work on your own projects that you bring from home to work on in a relaxing stress free atmosphere.

Sessions meet weekly. Some supplies are provided for activities listed, or you may bring your own in! Remember – we aren’t concerned about creating works of art (although it may be a by-product), just the act of letting our activity take us away! Ages 18 and up.

No charge. Sessions begin the week of September 10.
Thursday Mornings: 10:00 a.m. - Noon


Brighten up the beginning of your week with creative scrap booking and multi-media prompts for the fall season. Each prompt will revolve around fall: think sweaters, cozy coffee shops, falling leaves, holidays and more. Follow a prompt OR do your own thing! Some art supplies are provided. (Bring your own sketchbook!) Take a break, and prepare to be inspired. Ages 18 and up.

No charge. Sessions begin the week of September 10.
Monday Nights: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Facilitator: Anna Jahraus


Line dancing is an excellent way to keep physically fit, build agility and exercise the memory. The Aberdeen Senior Line Dancers meet Tuesdays and Thursdays at the ARCC at 1:00 p.m. for line dance fun and socialization. An Aberdeen Senior Center Membership is required to participate. For more information, please call the Aberdeen Senior Center at 626-3330 or Shirley Gelhaus at 225-6792. Participants should have basic knowledge of line dancing steps, or, enroll in the Beginning Senior Line Dance Class
  1. Aberdeen Recreation & Cultural Center

    Physical Address
    225 3rd Avenue SE
    Aberdeen, SD 57401

    Phone: 605-626-7081
    Fax: 605-626-7989