Crochet: Just the Stitches

Ages 15+

For the beginner, crochet can look difficult. Make a basic chain stitch and familiarize with basic tools. Supplies included.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 3/27 Days: M Time: 6PM-8:30PM Price: $14 IDIn-district / $17 ODOut-of-district Class #: 14312 Online Registration: Register

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

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

The Japanese Art of Notan

Ages 14+

CANCELED • 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: Canceled

Neighborhood Book Nook

Ages 18+

Book Nook free library

Memphis CVB via Flickr

CANCELED • You’ve seen them in neighborhoods — small book depositories along a walkway where neighbors share a good read. Instructor Rick Dougherty will show you how to make your own. All materials except hardware and mounting post included in cost of class. Bring safety glasses, hearing protection and tape measure to class. Register in advance. Material fee of $25 included in class price.

Location: Willamalane Adult Activity Center
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
  Dates Days Time Price Class # Registration
Calendar: + Calendar Dates: 3/2-3/23 Days: Th Time: 6:30PM-8:30PM Price: $69 IDIn-district / $82 ODOut-of-district Class #: 13348 Online Registration: Canceled

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

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

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

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