Crochet: Flower Accessories

Ages 15+

With a few simple stitches, create a neck band adorned with a flower. Supply list will be given at registration. All skill levels welcome. Instructor: Grace Raphael.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 4/18 Days: Tu Time: 6:30-8:30pm Price: $13 IDIn-district / $16 ODOut-of-district Class #: 13452 Online Registration: Register

Crochet Lacy Baby Blanket

Intermediate level, ages 15+
CANCELED • Create a stunning gift for the new mom using shell stitch and a lacy effect. Instructor: Grace Raphael
Location: Bob Keefer Center
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 3/15-29 Days: W Time: 5:30-7:30pm Price: $36 IDIn-district / $44 ODOut-of-district Class #: 13451 Online Registration: Canceled

Plant Pressing

Ages 8+

Grasses, fern fronds, and petite petals all make great specimens to be preserved through the art of plant pressing. In this two-hour class you will put together your own plant press, learn the difference between native and non-native plants, spend time gathering items and create the first several pages of your plant press book. Join us throughout the spring and summer months as we explore other Willamalane parks for additional plants for our presses. Cost includes plant press and page materials. Please register by April 20.

Location: Dorris Ranch Barn
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 4/29 Days: Sa Time: 12PM-2PM Price: $19 IDIn-district / $23 ODOut-of-district Class #: 13552 Online Registration: Register

Naturally Dyed Eggs

All ages

In this family-friendly class, we will create beautifully dyed eggs from natural items found in your own kitchen. Please provide a dozen hardboiled eggs per family. Register by April 4.

Location: Dorris Ranch
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 4/8 Days: Sa Time: 12PM-2PM Price: $15 IDIn-district / $18 ODOut-of-district Class #: 13487 Online Registration: Register

Art Therapy with Pastels

Ages 18+

CANCELED • Explore the simple technique of “touch art” with artist and facilitator Clair Coiner. Bring just your fingertips and a willingness to explore your inner world in a peaceful and reflective environment. Let your feelings transform themselves onto paper with color and form. Embrace an organic and effective process. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 3/22-4/5 Days: W Time: 2PM-4PM Price: $48 IDIn-district / $58 ODOut-of-district Class #: 13359 Online Registration: Canceled

Wood Carving

Ages 50+

Instruction available for beginners; drop-in studio for experienced carvers who share ideas and information. Furnish your own tools and wood.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 1/3-4/18 Days: Tu Time: 1PM-3PM Price: $5 IDIn-district / $6 ODOut-of-district Class #: 13416 Online Registration: Register

Watercolor: Unique Still Life

Ages 50+

Paint unusual still-life subjects such as ethnic objects and collage. Instructor Ellen Gabehart shares how to create a specific mood by using special colors, value control and textures. Weekly demonstrations plus individualized evaluations make this class suitable for all levels. Register in advance. No class 5/29.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 4/10-6/5 Days: M Time: 12:30PM-3:30PM Price: $66 IDIn-district / $78 ODOut-of-district Class #: 13328 Online Registration: Register

Watercolor: Expressive Springtime

Ages 18+

A beginner-friendly class designed to help the aspiring artist capture the blossoming landscapes, gardens and flowers of spring. Instructor Jill Lauch shares how to express everything from moody skies and delicate foliage to spring’s explosion of color and light. Learn simple techniques in a fun and encouraging atmosphere. Register in advance. No class 4/13 & 5/4.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 4/6-6/8 Days: Th Time: 6:30PM-8:30PM Price: $66 IDIn-district / $78 ODOut-of-district Class #: 13337 Online Registration: Register

Turning Rocks into Beautiful Jewelry

Ages 18+

This creative experience covers everything from rock identification to fitting your polished cabochon stone into its setting and all steps in between. Bring an Ultra Fine Sharpie and ear plugs, everything else furnished. Taught by Springfield Thunderegg Rock Club instructors. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 1/12-2/9 Days: Th Time: 5:45PM-8:45PM Price: $17.50 IDIn-district / $20 ODOut-of-district Class #: 13324 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 2/16-3/16 Days: Th Time: 5:45PM-8:45PM Price: $17.50 IDIn-district / $20 ODOut-of-district Class #: 13325 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 3/23-4/27 Days: Th Time: 5:45PM-8:45PM Price: $17.50 IDIn-district / $20 ODOut-of-district Class #: 13326 Online Registration: Register

Tissue Painting

Ages 50+

Make and take home a unique work of abstract art using the simplest of materials! Create the design you want by cutting or tearing various shapes and colors of tissue paper, combining and layering to create your own work of art. No experience necessary; all supplies provided. Instructor: Judy O’Brien. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 2/22 Days: W Time: 10AM-1PM Price: $16 IDIn-district / $20 ODOut-of-district Class #: 13447 Online Registration: Canceled
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 4/24 Days: M Time: 1PM-4PM Price: $16 IDIn-district / $20 ODOut-of-district Class #: 13448 Online Registration: Register

The Japanese Art of Notan

Ages 14+

Notan is a Japanese term used to express “light-dark” as a design element. Using only light and dark paper, scissors and glue, create amazing cutouts that take on an almost three-dimensional appearance. Each composition seems to blossom on the page. Make and take home a collage; no experience necessary! Instructor: Judy O’Brien. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 4/8 Days: Sa Time: 10AM-12PM Price: $16 IDIn-district / $20 ODOut-of-district Class #: 13763 Online Registration: Register

Oil Painting

Ages 50+

Emphasis on color, drawing skills, composition, technique and equipment. Supply list discussed first class. Register in advance. Instructor: Gloria Tinker.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 1/19-3/23 Days: Th Time: 9AM-12PM Price: $83 IDIn-district / $98 ODOut-of-district Class #: 13332 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 3/30-6/15 Days: Th Time: 9AM-12PM Price: $83 IDIn-district / $98 ODOut-of-district Class #: 13333 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 1/19-3/23 Days: Th Time: 1PM-4PM Price: $83 IDIn-district / $98 ODOut-of-district Class #: 13334 Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 3/30-6/15 Days: Th Time: 1PM-4PM Price: $83 IDIn-district / $98 ODOut-of-district Class #: 13335 Online Registration: Register

Needle Felting Fun

Ages 15+

Ready to try needle felting but not sure where to begin? Regardless of your experience, join us each month for needle felting fun. Create a cute character to take home after just one class or work on an ongoing project. Supplies included. Instructor: Leslie Seese. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 3/18 Days: Sa Time: 10:30AM-1PM Price: $18 IDIn-district / $21 ODOut-of-district Class #: 13458 Online Registration: CANCELED
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 4/5 Days: W Time: 5:30PM-8PM Price: $18 IDIn-district / $21 ODOut-of-district Class #: 13459 Online Registration: Register

Lace Makers

Ages 50+

Learn more tatting techniques while working on a project. Students should bring tatting tools to class.

Location: Adult Activity Center
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 1/11-4/26 Days: W Time: 2PM-4PM Price: $53 IDIn-district / $63 ODOut-of-district Class #: 13453 Online Registration: Register

Drawing: Unique Still-Life

Ages 50+

Expand your creativity by using still-life objects to create unique compositions, while experimenting with a variety of mixed media. Review basic shapes, color harmony, values and use of different art tools to create a variety of textures. Weekly demonstrations and individual evaluations by instructor Ellen Gabehart make this unique class suitable for all levels. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 4/11-5/30 Days: Tu Time: 9:30AM-12:30PM Price: $66 IDIn-district / $78 ODOut-of-district Class #: 13330 Online Registration: Register

Custom Duck Decoy

Ages 50+

Ages 50+. Carve a duck decoy from butternut wood. Woodcarver John Culver will help you create a smooth duck carving, you add the personalized details. Appropriate for beginner and intermediate carvers. A butternut cutout and finishing oil provided, other cutouts available for purchase. Bring carving tools, sandpaper and filleting glove for hand protection. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 1/25-3/29 Days: W Time: 1PM-3PM Price: $75 IDIn-district / $89 ODOut-of-district Class #: 13338 Online Registration: Register

Beginning Bead Stringing

Ages 15+

Learn two different beginning bead stringing techniques. Students leave with a completed freshwater pearl necklace and a bracelet of their own design. All materials are included. Instructor: Angela Lees. Register in advance.

Location: Bob Keefer Center
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 4/18 Days: Tu Time: 6PM-8PM Price: $22 IDIn-district / $26 ODOut-of-district Class #: 13444 Online Registration: Register

Beginning Bead Stringing

Ages 50+

Learn two different beginning bead stringing techniques. Students leave with a completed freshwater pearl necklace and a bracelet of their own design. All materials are included. Instructor: Angela Lees. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 4/4 Days: Tu Time: 3:30PM-5:30PM Price: $22 IDIn-district / $26 ODOut-of-district Class #: 13442 Online Registration: Register

Bee Skeps

Ages 15+

With simple supplies, create a decorative beehive for your home or patio. No experience necessary; all supplies provided. Instructor: Elaina Clark. Register in advance.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 4/12 Days: W Time: 5:30PM-7:30PM Price: $16 IDIn-district / $20 ODOut-of-district Class #: 13437 Online Registration: Register

Card-making Club

Ages 50+

Create cards while sharing expertise with others. Bring your own supplies. Make cards for yourself and to donate to military families.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: Monthly Days: Third Tu Time: 3PM-5PM Price: Free Class #: N/A Online Registration: Drop-in

Rock Shop

18+

Equipped with slab and trim saws, grinders, sanders and polishers. Staff will cut rocks. Instructors: Springfield Rock Club. Shop closed 1/1, 1/2, 1/18, 2/15.

Location: Adult Activity Center
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: Weekly Days: TuWTh Time: 9am-3pm Price: $17.50 IDIn-district/| $20 ODOut-of-district for 5-session punch pass; $4.50 IDIn-district/$5 ODOut-of-district drop-in Class #: N/A Online Registration: 541-736-4544
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: Weekly Days: F Time: 12-5pm Price: $17.50 IDIn-district/| $20 ODOut-of-district for 5-session punch pass; $4.50 IDIn-district/$5 ODOut-of-district drop-in Class #: N/A Online Registration: 541-736-4544
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: Weekly Days: Sa Time: 9am-12pm Price: $17.50 IDIn-district/| $20 ODOut-of-district for 5-session punch pass; $4.50 IDIn-district/$5 ODOut-of-district drop-in Class #: N/A Online Registration: 541-736-4544

Autumn Floral Clinic

Create a seasonal grapevine wreath for your entryway and a centerpiece for Thanksgiving with Floral Designer Tricia Hewitt. $32 flowers and materials fee will be due at the first class.

Location: Adult Activity Center
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 11/17 Days: M Time: 6:30-8:30pm Price: $18 IDIn-district / $22 ODOut-of-district Class #: 43311 Online Registration: Learn More

Wood Shop

Ages 18+

Visit the friendly folks at the Willamalane Wood Shop, which features saws, planer, jointer and hand tools. Instructors: Rick Dougherty and Mike McCallum.

 

Location: Adult Activity Center
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: Every Days: M W F Time: 8am-12:30pm Price: $25 IDIn-district/$27.50 ODOut-of-district for 5-session punch pass; $6 IDIn-district/$6.50 ODOut-of-district drop-in Class #: N/A Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: Every Days: Tu Th Time: 9-11:30am, 12:30-3pm Price: $25 IDIn-district/$27.50 ODOut-of-district for 5-session punch pass; $6 IDIn-district/$6.50 ODOut-of-district drop-in Class #: N/A Online Registration: Register
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: Every Days: Sa Time: 9am-12pm Price: $25 IDIn-district/$27.50 ODOut-of-district for 5-session punch pass; $6 IDIn-district/$6.50 ODOut-of-district drop-in Class #: N/A Online Registration: Register

Wood Carving

Ages 50+

Instruction available for beginners; drop-in studio for experienced carvers. Furnish own tools and wood. No meeting 11/11.

Location: Adult Activity Center
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: Every Days: Tu Time: 1-3pm Price: $5 IDIn-district / $6 ODOut-of-district Class #: 42989 Online Registration: Learn More