Go! staff (view the original article here)
May 30, 2022
Finding Movement: Adult Beginning Ballet
Explore beginning ballet techniques focused on using ballet as a well-balanced physical practice that increases strength, flexibility and balance.
This is a hybrid class, available both in-person at Peak Lifestyle Studio (1118 Adams Ave.) or virtually via Zoom.
- Fridays, June 3, 10, 17, 24; 7-8 p.m.
- Ages 18+
- $75 members, $85 nonmembers
Also in June: early-morning pilates classes
Creative Writing: From Image to Story
Explore creative writing and storytelling by first examining images provided by the instructor and then developing the stories that the pictures tell. Bring your favorite notebook and writing utensils.
- Tuesday, June 7; 6-8 p.m.
- Ages 21+
- $25 members, $30 nonmembers
Also in June: “Poetry in the Park” for kids
Knitting Fundamentals: Knitting, Purling and Panicking
A weekly opportunity for novice knitters to learn a new craft or brush up on a skill they may have set aside — it’s an open forum for beginner and intermediate knitters to develop and refine their skills. Students will learn the fundamentals of knitting from needle composition, yarn fiber content, basic steps and pattern reading. This class will also cover the basics of “sheep to shawl” (from creation of yarn to finished project). All supplies included.
- Wednesdays, June 8, 15, 22, 29; 5:15-7:15 p.m.
- Ages 12+
- $60 members, $84 nonmembers
Also in June: macrame, beaded jewelry, painting and more
An outdoor class at Pete’s Pond for children to connect with nature and friends, create art using a variety of mediums and engage in science (native plant identification, water quality monitoring, etc.). Each class begins with circle time to discuss the day’s activities and topic, then moves on to nature-based art and hands-on science activities. During the last 30 minutes of the class students can choose to journal, sculpt with clay, finish up their art or play a game based on the theme of the day. They’ll also have time to explore the natural setting of Pete’s Pond (a Blue Mountains Conservancy property accessed via the south end of Second Street).
- Thursdays, beginning June 16; 10-11:30 a.m.
- Ages 8-11, entering grades 3-6
- Free (registration required)
Also in June: Wild Preschool and Little Pinecones Book Club