Child (5 to 12)


Register for courses online, by phone 613-580-ARTS (2787) or in person at Guest Services inside the Shenkman Arts Centre. Program information is subject to change. For more course options click ‘Français’ at the top of the page.

Acting


All Ages Family Class

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A close to professional experience culminating in a full stage production. Learn about theatre – character development, stage business, voice and movement – with a focus on fun! Great experience for the whole family! Theatre is a team sport!

Spring Play - The Wizard of Oz!

Rehearsals: March to June 6, 2019
Show dates: June 7, 8, and 9, 2019

Fee:
$55 for current OST students and families
$210 for non-OST students/family

Sunday rehearsals with some weekly and/or Saturday. To be announced (depending on role).
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March to June 9To be announced4 years and older$210
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Home-School Drama

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Students will study theatre through imaginative play, simple characterization, mime and storytelling and collaborate in the creation of their own story in a 90-minute class leading to an in-studio performance.

Class size is limited, however late registrations will be considered, subject to availability - please call the office to confirm 613-580-2764.
 
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March 21 to May 23Thursdays: 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm4 years and older$165
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Creative Drama

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Students will study theatre through creative drama, simple characterization, mime and story-telling. There will be a presentation at the end of class.

Class size is limited, however late registrations will be considered, subject to availability - please call the office to confirm 613-580-2764.
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March 22 to May 17Fridays: 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm6 to 8 years$130
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Creative Drama

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Students will study theatre through creative drama, simple characterization, mime and story-telling. There will be a presentation in December and March and a stage play in the Spring Student Showcase.
Monday class Spring Showcase date May 13, 2019
Saturday class Spring Showcase date May 11, 2019


Class size is limited, however late registrations will be considered, subject to availability - please call the office to confirm 613-580-2764.
Payment can be made in full or in 4 equal instalments (see our website for details.)
DateTimeAgeFee
September 17, 2018 to June 10, 2019Mondays: 6 pm to 5:30 pm6 to 8 years$425
September 22, 2018 to June 8, 2019Saturdays: 11:30 am to 12:30 pm6 to 8 years$425
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Young Musical

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Designed for children, this class combines song, dance, and acting! Students will work together for from September to June. Enthusiasm, commitment and team spirit are necessary to participate in this class. This exploration of theatre will lead to a presentation in December and March and a stage play in the Spring Student Showcase.
Spring Showcase date May 25, 2019

Class size is limited, however late registrations will be considered, subject to availability - please call the office to confirm 613-580-2764.

Payment can be made in full or in 4 equal instalments
(see our website for details.)
DateTimeAgeFee
September 22, 2018 to June 8, 2019Saturdays: 9 am to 10 am6 to 8 years$635
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Primary Drama

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This 75-minute class builds a Theatre Team in creating theatre together: movement, voice, mask work, characterization and some script work. This exploration of theatre leads to a presentation in December and March and a stage play in the Spring Student Showcase.

Monday class Spring Showcase date May 13, 2019
Friday class Spring Showcase date May 17, 2019
Saturday class Spring Showcase date May 11, 2019


Class size is limited, however late registrations will be considered, subject to availability - please call the office to confirm 613-580-2764.

Payment can be made in full or in 4 equal instalments
(see our website for details.)
DateTimeAgeFee
September 20, 2018 to June 6, 2019Fridays: 6:15 pm to 7:30 pm9 to 10 years$550
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Junior Shakespeare

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Together, the class will have fun with the works of William Shakespeare. Child-appropriate chunks of the Bard's works will lay a foundation for reading or performing his original works. These students will enter Shakespeare’s world, 'see' the settings, ‘hear’ the characters speak and feel their emotions, and together with their teacher create an exciting performance piece! The audience will enjoy a presentation in December and March and a stage production in the Spring Student Showcase.

Spring Showcase date May 23, 2019

Class size is limited, however late registrations will be considered, subject to availability - please call the office to confirm 613-580-2764.

Payment can be made in full or in 4 equal instalments (see our website for details.)
DateTimeAgeFee
September 20, 2018 to June 6, 2019Thursdays: 6 pm to 7:15 pm9 to 12 years$585
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Intermediate Drama

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Acting - the individual within the group explores in greater depth: movement, voice, mask work, characterization, and script work. This exploration of theatre will lead to a presentation in March and a stage play in the Spring Student Showcase.

Wednesday class Spring Showcase date May 22, 2019
Friday class Spring Showcase date May 24, 2019


Class size is limited, however late registrations will be considered, subject to availability - please call the office to confirm 613-580-2764.

Payment can be made in full or in 4 equal instalments (see our website for details.)
DateTimeAgeFee
September 19, 2018 to June 5, 2019Wednesdays: 4:30 pm to 5:45 pm11 to 12 years$550
September 21, 2018 to June 7, 2019Fridays: 5:45 pm to 7 pm11 to 12 years$550
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Musical Theatre

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Dreaming of Broadway!? Students will work together to explore the world of dancing, singing and acting. Build on your skills. Enthusiasm, commitment and team spirit are necessary to participate in this class. This exploration of musical theatre will lead to an in studio performance.

Spring Showcase date May 25, 2019

Class size is limited, however late registrations will be considered, subject to availability - please call the office to confirm 613-580-2764.

Payment can be made in full or in 4 equal instalments (see our website for details.)
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September 18, 2018 to June 7, 2019Fridays: 4:30 pm to 6 pm9 to 12 years$410
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Dance


Acrobatic - Level 1

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Free flowing class combines traditional dance styles with acrobatics. Think gymnastics but with no apparatus. Improve flexibility, strength and dance techniques. Take dance to new heights!
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April 3 to May 22Wednesdays: 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm6 to 8 years$63.501464184
April 3 to May 22Wednesdays: 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm9 to 12 years$63.501464239
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Ballet Jazz - Level 1

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Basic to intermediate ballet and jazz techniques will be practiced. Combination of contemporary movements and ballet techniques. Exercises are structured to develop strength, balance, flexibility and coordination. Learn choreography from both dance styles.
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April 14 to June 16Sundays: 11 am to 11:45 am4 to 5 years$55.501426475
April 14 to June 16Sundays: 11:45 am to 12:30 pm5 to 6 years$55.501426307
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Gotta Dance

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Introduction to the elements of dance and space. Practice fundamental large and fine motor skills through basic ballet and jazz steps.
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April 13 to June 15Saturdays: 11 am to 11:45 am4 to 5 years$55.501426608
April 13 to June 15Saturdays: 11:45 am to 12:30 pm5 to 6 years$55.501426308
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Tap Dance - Level 1

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Learn the basics of tap dance through intricate dance combinations, expressive footwork and some simple choreography, with an emphasis on rhythm and clarity of step.
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April 9 to May 28Tuesdays: 6 pm to 7 pm6 to 12 years$82.251426403
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Urban Dance - Level 1

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This unique style of dance incorporates hip hop, break dancing, pop'n lock, and freestyle. Master the dance moves from each style in a fun and energetic class.
DateTimeAgeFeeCode
April 9 to May 28Tuesdays: 6:15 pm to 7:15 pm5 to 8 years$82.251426405
April 9 to May 28Tuesdays: 7:15 pm to 8:15 pm9 to 12 years$82.251426406
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Digital Arts


Intro to Game Development 

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Create your own mobile game! Using tools like Unity and Adobe Photoshop, develop animation skills and your very own video game.
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April 8 to June 10Mondays: 7 pm to 8:30 pm12 to 18 years$122.501426726
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Scratch Animation

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Create a short animated film drawing, painting or scratching onto film stock. Then screen the finished work.
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May 25Saturday: 1 pm to 4 pm8 to 12 years$20.501426464
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Drawing


Draw it out!: Part III

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Learn fundamental drawing skills including rendering, shading, colour blending, and perspective while exploring personal creativity in this fun and interactive course!

No class on April 20 (Easter).

Instructor: Lindsay Watson
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March 23 to June 1Saturdays: 10 am to noon8 to 10 years$245P19SC01D
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Creative Creators: Drawing and Painting (Bilingual)

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Calling all young artists! Let’s unleash your creativity and bring your artistic skills to the next level! Let your imagination and personal style shine through while creating fun projects. We will explore incredibly useful drawing and painting techniques while inspiring ourselves from fantasy, nature, literature, and much more. Get ready to experiment with an exciting combination of tools and materials including pencil, pastel, charcoal, ink, as well as watercolor and acrylic paint. No prerequisite; new students welcome each term.

No class on April 22 (Easter) and May 20 (Victoria Day).

Instructor: Annie Plouffe
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April 15 to June 17Mondays: 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm9 to 12 years$220P19SC02A
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Let’s Draw!

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Do you love to draw, and want to learn more techniques and tricks? In this class we will explore the fundamentals of drawing, and experiment with a wide range of materials including pencil, charcoal, pastels, and ink. We will also discover how drawings have been used by artists throughout history. A balance of technique and individual creativity will be promoted in this class. This course is open to new and returning students.

No class on April 21 (Easter).

Instructor: Clare Brebner
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March 24 to June 2Sundays: 1 pm to 3 pm9 to 12 years$245P19SC02B
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Step Up Your Drawing (Bilingual)

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Are you ready to take your drawing to the next level? In this class, we will go beyond the basics and introduce figure drawing, perspective, in-depth shading, colour blending techniques, and much more! Materials will include pencil, charcoal, pastels, and ink. Learn new techniques, while expressing your individual creativity. Perfect for students who have already taken an art class, or have previous art experience. (Tuition includes 2 draped models.)

No class on April 21 (Easter).

Instructor: Tara Heft
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March 24 to June 2Sundays: 9:30 am to noon11 to 14 years$265P19ST01B
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Teen Portfolio Development - Drawing and Painting Emphasis

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This course will focus on developing students’ observational skills while focusing on tone, form, proportion, likeness, depth, composition, and texture. Special attention will be given to portraiture, life drawing, and still life. Students will work from a model in preparation for the Canterbury visual arts interview. Through a variety of painting, drawing, mixed media, and sculpture projects, students will refine their skills and develop a substantial body of work. This course will cover all of the requirements for the Canterbury visual arts portfolio. Also available to teens wanting to attend De la Salle or pursuing their own interest in art. This course is open to new and returning students. Students are asked to bring their own sketchbooks each class. (Tuition includes one draped model.)

Please note: Taking the Teen Portfolio Development course is however not a guarantee that all students will be accepted in the school of their choice.

No class on April 21 (Easter).

Instructor: Sonia Arenas
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March 24 to June 2Sundays: 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm12 to 14 years$275P19ST01C
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Mixed Media


Explore! Create! Discover!: Part III

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In this exciting course, children will work with different materials and techniques while creating their own artworks. Young artists will learn about painting, drawing, collage, printmaking, and sculpture and will develop their understanding of colour, shape, and texture. This course proposes a pleasant balance between fun and creative skills. New and stimulating projects will be presented each season (part I, II, III). No prerequisite; new students welcome.
No class on April 21 (Easter).

Instructor: Sonia Arenas
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March 24 to June 2Sundays: 9 am to 10 am4 to 5 years$210P19SC01A
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Art Fun! Draw, Paint, Sculpt III (Bilingual)

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In this fun and dynamic course we will explore all sorts of art techniques. We will look for inspiration from the world around us and from our imagination. We will explore colour, drawing, painting, clay, mosaics, and much more. This is a fun course that builds a strong art foundation. The goal of these classes is to give children the chance to freely express themselves, have fun, and build self-confidence through making art.

No class on April 20 (Easter).

Instructor: Nadine Argo
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March 23 to June 1Saturdays: 1 pm to 3 pm6 to 8 years$245P19SC01B
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Young Artists: A World Of Ideas: Part III

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In this course young artists will make different projects and participate in activities especially designed to help them discover their creative skills and personal style. This mixed media course will allow students to learn about a diversity of techniques like painting, drawing, collage, printmaking, papier mâché sculpture, and more while developing techniques and tricks to give them an appreciation and understanding of visual art. Students will be inspired by a range of artists and will explore a combination of tools and materials to turn their ideas into masterpieces!

No class on April 21 (Easter).

Instructor: Sonia Arenas
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March 24 to June 2Sundays: 10:30 am to 12:30 pm6 to 8 years$245P19SC01C
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Creativity Development: Techniques and Confidence III (Bilingual)

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Explore and learn art techniques while having the opportunity to find your style. This exploration will focus on learning strong art techniques in drawing, painting, sculpting, and more. This course will be a fun challenge and will give a wonderful opportunity for self-expression. This course is open to new as well as returning students.

No class on April 20 (Easter).

Instructor: Nadine Argo
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March 23 to June 1Saturdays: 9:30 am to 12:30 am12 to 16 years$265P19ST01D
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Music


Guitar - Level 1

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Strengthen guitar skills while learning basic chords, strumming, picking and tuning. Recognize different strumming patterns and shuffle accompaniment. Bring your own guitar.
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April 13 to June 15Saturdays: 10 am to 11 am10 to 14 years$142.501426459
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Guitar - Level 2

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Once you have the basics through Guitar Level 1 or equivalent, you're ready for more advanced music.
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April 13 to June 15Saturdays: 11 am to noon10 to 14 years$142.501426461
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Guitar - Level 3

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Learn songs while adding new techniques and skills along the way. Choose a song you would like to learn. Learn to play each of the songs submitted.
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April 13 to June 15Saturdays: 4 pm to 5 pm10 to 14 years$142.501472894
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Ukulele

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Learn a unique instrument that is affordable, fun, and easy to learn.
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April 13 to June 15Saturdays: 3 pm to 4 pm10 to 14 years$142.501426462
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Painting


Creative Painting: Part III

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Made your last macaroni card? Ready to pick up your big girl/boy paintbrush and learn some solid artistic skills? Explore the art of painting and drawing landscapes, portraits, abstracts and mixing media, while developing the fundamentals of strong art-making, such as colour theory, composition, paint application, and rendering. All skill levels welcome.

No class on April 20 (Easter).

Instructor: Lindsay Watson
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March 23 to June 1Saturdays: 1 pm to 3:30 pm11 to 14 years$245P19ST01A
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Pottery


Parent and Me

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A wonderful way to share some special time in this activity with your child or grandchild. The students will learn the basic hand building techniques such as coils and pinch pots. Adults will make their own project. Cost is per person and materials are included.

Instructor: Victoria Rodgers
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 April 28 to June 2Sundays: 12:30 pm to 2 pm4 years and older$161PARENTME.401B
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Handbuilding 7 to 13 years

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A very exciting and enjoyable program for children learning basic handbuilding techniques. Students are encouraged to express their own creativity with each piece. Returning students are given more challenging projects and materials are included.

Instructor: Saturdays - Yvette Randell
Instructor: Sundays - Victoria Rodgers
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March 2 to April 6Saturdays: 10 am to 11:30 am7 years to 13 years$173HANDCHILD.501B
March 3 to April 7Sundays: 3 pm to 4:30 pm7 years to 13 years$173HANDCHILD.502B
April 27 to June 1Saturdays: 10 am to 11:30 am7 years to 13 years$173HANDCHILD.401B
April 28 to June 2Sundays: 3 pm to 4:30 pm7 years to 13 years$173HANDCHILD.402B
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Teen and Adult Wheel 1

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This program is especially fun for adults and teenagers to experience the challenge and joy of the pottery wheel. The basic Level 1 wheel program is covered. Materials included. Please bring an apron or an old towel to protect your clothes.

Instructor: Andrée Pilon-McCullough
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March 2 to April 6Saturdays: 10 am to noon12 years and older$234TEENADULT.501
April 27 to June 1Saturdays: 10 am to noon12 years and older$234TEENADULT.401
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Monster Workshop (Bilingual)

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Come and create your very own hand built pottery monster! Each participant will design 1 monster using clay which can hold your phone or device! During this 1.5 hour workshop participants will learn the pinch pot and coil methods of handbuilding. Our technicians will take care of glazing and firing your monsters in our kilns. The monsters will be ready 2 weeks after the workshop for you to pick up.

Instructor: Katherine King
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March 13Wednesday: 10 am to 11:30 am6 years and older$26WORKSHOP.402B
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Apple Bowl Workshop

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Come and create your very own hand built pottery apple bowl! The bowls will be ready 2 weeks after the workshop for you to pick up.

Instructor: Pascale Laforge
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March 14Thursday: 10 am to 11:30 am6 years and older$26WORKSHOP.406B
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