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  • Beginning Soap Making

    Make your own crafted soaps, and get exactly what you want! You will learn how to use a slow cooker (supplied) for hot process soap-making. At the end of class, you will have a completely handmade batch of 6-8 bars of soap, which will be ready to use the next day. A $15 Materials Fee is due to the instructor at class.   
  • Bob Ross Oil Painting Class

    Do you have no experience painting? Don't want to paint or can't even draw a stick man. If you are one of the “anti-artist” types, you will have the most fun and be the most amazed! When your painting turns out really nice, (as I am sure it will) you may want to paint more paintings similar to your original masterpiece. If you are an experienced artist, welcome. There is always much to learn. The “Joy of Painting” may be the highlight of your year! The painting will be in oil which is quite easy to work with. I will supply all the materials that you will need including paints, 16X20 inch canvas and painting supplies. Your painting will be ready for you to frame and put on your wall at home when you finish. The Oil painting will take 2 weeks to dry but can still be put into the frame of your choice and hung immediately on your favorite wall.  All supplies will be provided. Wear painting appropriate clothing and bring a bag lunch.October Class                         December ClassMississippi River                    Pink Sunset           
  • Coffee & Canvas Art Class

    Welcome Spring’s return by painting a cherry blossom tree on stretched canvas! Your instructor will coach you through a simple step-by-step process that requires no previous painting experience to create a vibrant painting that you will be able take home at the end of this fun 2 hour session. All supplies needed for this project will be provided by Cerenity.Registration is open to seniors 55+ and limited to 15 participants. All skill levels welcome. Coffee and cookies provided. Suggested donation of $5.00 for supplies.Instructor Biography:Miriah Van Duuren has a Bachelors Minor in Studio Art from Occidental College in Los Angeles California. She has taught community education programming with Minneapolis Public Schools and enjoys facilitating art projects for children and seniors. Miriah is a resident of White Bear Lake and currently works at Cerenity Senior Care as their Marketing and Volunteer Coordinator. Sponsored by Cerenity Senior Care
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  • Coffee & Canvas Art Class: Abstract Birch Tree Forest

    Create an abstract Birch Tree forest in golden Fall splendor! Beginner and intermediate painters can dabble with new techniques and materials. Use a palette knife to generate impasto or thick application of paint on canvas with acrylics and gel medium.  Registration is open to seniors 55+ and limited to 15 participants. All skill levels welcome.Coffee and cookies provided. Suggested donation of $5.00 for supplies.Sponsored by Cerenity Senior Care
  • Coffee & Canvas Art Class: Folk Art School House

    Please join us in reminiscing with your fellow classmates about heading back to school in your youth or helping the grandkids get ready for their first day of school as you paint your very own little red school house in a simplistic, but beautiful folk art style. You will be proud to display (or gift) your finished acrylic painting complete with a school house amidst rolling hills, fences, and folksy trees!  Registration is open to seniors 55+ and limited to 15 participants. All skill levels welcome.Coffee and cookies provided. Suggested donation of $5.00 for supplies.Sponsored by Cerenity Senior Care
  • Congratulations, you've written a book. Now what?

    A revolution is taking place in the book-publishing industry. The traditional gatekeepers are no longer in control and authors are able to produce a finished, professional quality book for fewer out-of-pocket expenses, and take advantage of new ways to sell to a worldwide audience. Learn about every stage of the publishing process—creation, publication, promoting/marketing and sales—using time-honored, traditional, and cutting-edge strategies.A $3 material fee is due to the instructor the night of class. A ten-page publishing handout will be available to take home.
  • How to Write, Publish and Sell Your Ebook

    The ebook phenomenon is good news for authors. Ebooks are easier to produce and can be more profitable than print books. Authors are able to publish their work, make it visible to a worldwide audience, and attract the attention of an agent or traditional publisher. A 10-page publishing guide will be available to take home.There is a $3 materials fee due to the instructor the night of class.
  • Knitting 1

    Love the look of knitted accessories, but worried it’s too hard or time-consuming to do yourself? Come join us and learn how in a friendly interactive course. You’ll be making your first scarf by the end of the third class meeting.You will need to bring to class:  $2 materials fee payable to instructor  Solid, light colored worsted weight yarn  Size 8 or 9 knitting needles  Scissors
  • Knitting 2: Beyond Knit and Purl

    Want to take your knitting beyond simple scarves and washcloths? Join us and learn to increase, decrease, make cables and create lace in this project-based class. Choose from two lace and cable designs and learn to read a simple pattern to make something beautiful.You will need to bring to class:  $2 materials fee payable to instructor Solid, light colored worsted weight yarn Size 8 or 9 knitting needles Scissors
  • Learn to Crochet

    Crocheting is fast and easy, and the things you make are so cute!  Come and learn how in a fun, engaging class. After learning the basic stitches, you’ll start your first project. You will need to bring to class: - $2 materials fee payable to instructor - Solid, light colored worsted weight yarn - Size F crochet hook - Scissors
  • Mandala Rock Painting

    Do you love Mandalas like we love Mandalas? They are everywhere lately and are widely used for relaxation through coloring, mosaics, and so much more. How about a night of relaxation with us? In our class, we will be painting mandalas on beach stones! This class will feature a presentation on Mandalas, their meaning, and history as well as many different styles of Mandalas that you can consider painting on your rocks.Want to join us? The cost includes all of the materials you will need: natural beach stones, paints, brushes, and inspiration! You can make as many Mandala Rocks as you want in the time we meet. Keep them for yourself or give them away as gifts! This class is family friendly and great for all ages, but 8 years old and up is best.
  • Miniature Christmas Tree Decorating

    Come decorate a miniature tree 8-12 inches tall. Great for small apartments or as a gift.Tree and all the trimmings will be provided.  Bring a bag lunch and beverage to class.
  • Organize Your Photos - Digital and Print

    Having organized photos assures peace of mind. Learn about a system to once and for all get every printed photo, digital photo and your memorabilia organized. Learn about scanning for slides, movies, prints.... backing up, cloud storage & scanners. We will also demonstrate easy ways to repair old photos. You'll leave with a plan for a system that allows you to access every photo you own in literally seconds! 
  • Paper Making for Your Holiday Table

    Fall and Thanksgiving Themed!Learn how to create beautiful handmade paper from common, ordinary junk mail or other paper that is discarded. Then see how you can use your newly created pieces of paper to make napkin rings, place cards, flatware holders, and more. Materials and instruction will be given for you to make your own table decor to take home.PLEASE NOTE:  There is a $25 materials fee due to the instructor the night of class that was not listed in the printed brochure.
  • Wrap Bracelets

    This trendy leather wrap bracelet style is a hit!You’ll create a bracelet that wraps around your wrist twice and finishes with a button style clasp. A shiny row of glass, crystal, or gemstone beads surrounded by leather. All participants will receive instructions to take home so you can make more.You can wear your creation or give it to someone special as a gift! Once you learn the basic techniques you can easily create bracelets using any mixture of beads.