Flex Your Own Creativity! Fall Classes Now Open for Registration

This fall, there’s something for everyone – learn a new art form or hone your skills in painting, drawing, photography or music classes. Check out the Parks and Recreation Fall 2017 Activity Guide, and register yourself or your family for a new experience.

Walters Cultural Arts Center:

Classes for children throughout Arts Month include: Clay Kids, Youth Wheel, Let’s Paint, Let’s Draw: The Great Outdoors, Theatre Games, Beginning Acting, Improv Adventures, and Beginning Guitar. See all the details at www.hillsboro-oregon.gov/WaltersClasses.

Beginning/Intermediate Ceramics: (14 years – adult): Grow your skills class by class as you create cups, plates, and bowls and personalize your creations using color and texture. Tuesdays, Oct 2 – Dec 5. 6 – 8:30pm. $120+.

Wheel Throwing (14 years – adult): Roll up your sleeves, get “muddy”, and set your creativity loose in a fun, supportive class. Mondays, Sept 18 – Oct 23. 6 – 8pm. $98+.

Ceramic Jewelry Making – NEW! (14 years – adult): Explore the elements of design, uses of pattern and color, and incorporate beads, wire wrapping and more to create unique ceramic jewelry. Tuesdays, Oct 10 – Nov 7. 6:30 – 8:30pm. $65+.

Fall Watercolor Explorations (14 years – adult): Create paintings inspired by fall leaves while experimenting with a variety of watercolor techniques to make dynamic textures and effects. Thursdays, Sept 28 – Nov 16. 2 – 4pm. $60+.

Watercolor: Autumn Colors – NEW! (16 years – adult): Explore the hues in nature and light qualities of the season to bring your images to life. For beginners and experienced painters alike. Wednesdays, Sept 27 – Oct 25. 4 – 5:30pm. $40+.

Landscapes in Watercolor – NEW! (18 years – adult): Bring the world to your fingertips as you dive deeply into the key elements that make up skies, clouds, trees and more. All levels welcome. Tuesdays, Sept 26 – Nov 14. 1 – 3pm. $60+.

Capture: Saving Your Memories – NEW! (18 years – adult): Discover step-by-step how to edit, backup, archive, and enjoy your images – making the process fun and creatively rewarding instead of a chore! Tuesdays, Oct 33 – Nov 14. 6:30 – 8pm. $36+.

Beginning Guitar: Fundamentals (17 years – adult): Begin playing right away, even if you’ve never played before, and explore foundations of guitar playing through rhythm, agility, chords, melody and more. Tuesdays, Oct 10 – Nov 14. 6:30 – 8pm. $28+.

Hillsboro Senior Center:

Watercolor: Bold and Free (16 years – adult): Experiment with color, brushwork and ink. Engaging exercises offer a springboard for inspiration and opportunity to let your imagination – and the paint itself – take you to bold new places. Thursdays, 10/5 – 11/9. 10 – 11:30am. $38+

Jackson Bottom Wetlands:

Basket Weaving with English Ivy: Learn to weave a simple basket out of English Ivy. Remove the ivy from a local park and then recycle the vines into a functional work of art. Ages 16 – adult. Saturday, Oct. 7. 10am – 4pm. $30+

Shute Park Aquatic and Recreation Center:

Enroll the kids in an opportunity to explore creativity in motion with classes in ballet, creative dance, jazz, and more. Get your munchkin painting and decorating for the holiday season with messy art, pumpkin painting, and make-it Mondays. See the Fall 2017 activity guide for more information.

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