EXPRESS YOUR CREATIVITY
This course is designed for all skill levels, no experience required, and you can use whatever acrylic paints and brushes you have already. We will be painting on wood, glass, cloth, canvas, canvas boards, and anything else that sounds like fun. The goal of the class is to have fun and explore the versatility of the medium of acrylics.
Delight in the color, brilliance, and challenge of watercolor painting. Learn composition, perspective, reflections, shadows, and color theory with new and challenging techniques. This class is for those who are already knowledgeable of the basics of watercolor.
Practice letter forms and handwriting in this class that will help you fine-tune your artistic talents. This class also covers calligraphy related art and crafts including bookbinding, basic watercolor, and more.
Learn traditional techniques including wet-into-wet, dry brush, lifting, glazing, color mixing, and much more.
Join us to create a beautiful fused glass spring garden art piece, even if you’ve never worked with glass before! Students will have access to a variety of beautiful glass. You’ll make something fun, exciting, and unique!
Create your own mosaic flower pot! Students will have access to a variety of beautiful tiles. Let your imagination come to life and you will go home with beautiful pieces to put on display.
HEALTHY, ACTIVE, AND FIT!
This program offers gentle, joint-safe exercises developed specifically for people with arthritis to help relieve stiffness, decrease arthritis pain, and improve balance. The low-impact exercises can be done while sitting, standing, or on the floor.
OSU Bone Research Labs have shown this exercise program will significantly slow the rate of bone loss in adults of all ages. Improve your balance, flexibility, coordination, and see an increase in muscle tone and overall body fitness.
Exercises are adapted for individuals needing improvement in balance and strength, who may have limited mobility, and/or difficulty standing for long periods of time. Balance aids will be used. Focus on lower and upper body strength, improving balance, and strengthening your core. The benefits? Reduce your risk of falls, increase your strength, and improve overall mobility and fitness.
This class will offer a slower paced yoga practice what will encourage moving the body within a pain free range of motion. Cues for safe alignment and a chair can be used throughout class.
Tai Chi is a form of movement, meditation, and martial art that originated in China. Promotes relaxation, relief from stress, and improved general well-being by practicing mind/body harmony and cultivating internal energy or 'chi”.
Zumba® is a dynamic, exciting, and effective fitness program featuring easy to follow, low-impact aerobic/fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms. Latin and international dance music create fun and even party-like classes. Achieve long term goals and benefits of improved agility, flexibility, cardio, and muscular strength. Join the fun and feel the beat!
TRIPS & TOURS
The Thyme Garden is a family-owned farm hidden in the beautiful coast range mountains between Philomath and Alsea. Owners Janet and Rolfe Hagen offer the Northwest’s largest selection of herbs and useful plants. A special treat will be the creating your own hanging basket filled with your selection of the herbs and flowers they offer at the nursery.
Join us for one of Shakespeare’s most popular comedies as it takes you on a beguiling odyssey full of mistaken identities, misguided passions, love potions, and magic spells. Kings, queens, fairies, lovers, and spirits all collide in an enchanted forest one midsummer night proving that “the course of true love never did run smooth.” Fall in love all over again-but watch your step!
La Vie Boheme! Jonathan Larson’s iconic Pulitzer prize winning musical that shaped a generation of audiences and taught us all to measure our life in love. Set in the East Village of New York City, Rent is about falling in love, finding your voice, and living for today.
This colorful retelling of the story of Joseph, his coat of many colors, and his amazing ability to interpret dreams is a blockbuster of biblical proportions! This is a one-of-a-kind show that you won’t want to miss! Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is a sung-through musical with lyrics by Tim Rice and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber.
Join us for a relaxing dinner cruise followed by the annual downtown Portland fireworks display viewed from the best possible location… on the river just a couple hundred yards from the firework barges! Enjoy live piano music, dinner, and fireworks while you cruise on the Willamette River.
You won’t want to miss the Rose Festival parade which features all-floral floats, marching bands, equestrian units, and many other special entries. Vintage vehicles, flag-festooned marching groups, and colorful dancers are icing on the cake. Your assigned seat awaits you, with all the amenities of being indoors (comfortable seats, no ‘weather worries’, restrooms, and concessions).