Tap dance, sewing and other classes offered at the center for the arts

March 26, 2012

The Ludington Area Center for the Arts will offer a six-week tap dance class for adults beginning on Tuesday, April 10 at 7 p.m. Taught by Carol Chesebrough, who owned The Studio in Big Rapids, the class is open to men and women who have taken beginning tap. Chesebrough is known for her easy-going and fun teaching style.

The six-week class is $55 for members of the Center and $65 for non-members.  You can become a member when you register for the class to take advantage of the membership price.  A beginning class will be added if there are enough students interested.

 

In addition, classes are being offered in the new, upstairs Art & Craft Studio at the Center:

Beginning Sewing for Adults, taught by expert seamstress Nancy Estola.  The six-week class begins on Thursday, April 12 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. and cost $100. The class will cover basic hand and machine stitching.  Students aren’t required to have a sewing machine, but if they do, they are encouraged to bring it

Beginning Sewing for High School Students, taught by Nancy Estola.  The six-week class begins on Thursday, April 12 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. and costs $100.

Beginning Sewing for Middle School Students (age 10-13), taught by Nancy Estola.  The six-week class begins on Thursday, April 12 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. and costs $100.

Fabric Graffiti for ages 8 and up (including adults), taught by Marilyn Hrymak.  The class meets on Friday, May 4 and Saturday, May 5 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. and costs $24 for both sessions.  You’ll learn how to make a graffiti print for use on a banner or pillow.

Fun with Yoyo’s for ages 8 and up (including adults), taught by Marilyn Hrymak.  The class meets on Thursday, May 10 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. and costs $8.  Learn all about yoyos and the many decorative uses for them.  Make a yoyo brooch or barrette.  Fabric, buttons, and backs will be provided, but bring cotton fabric if you have a color preference.

Make a Zip Brooch for ages 12 and up (including adults), taught by Marilyn Hrymak.  The class meets on Saturday, May 12 from 1 to 3 p.m. and costs $13.  Learn how to make a pin or brooch using a zipper.  Zippers and buttons will be provided, but bring a favorite zipper and button colors, if you have them.

Other classes are being planned for jewelry/wire wrapping, sewing a pet bed, knitting for kids, primitive sign painting, and scrapbooking. 

Call or stop by the Center for the Arts during business hours: Tuesday-Saturday, noon-5:30 p.m. for more information or to register.

 

 

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