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Lakewood Heritage, Culture & the

Classes

Adult & Youth Classes Summer 2018


LAKEWOOD HERITAGE, CULTURE & THE ARTS CLASSES Summer 2018 WELCOME! Lakewood’s Heritage, Culture & the Arts (HCA) Classes publication is dedicated to offering creative classes and exciting summer camps and programs. We welcome your participation whether it’s a challenging new class or expanding your creative talents! ENROLLMENT DISCOUNT HCA offers several types of discounts, applied automatically upon registration. EARLY REGISTRATION: To receive this discount, class registration must be completed at least seven days in advance of the first class date. CLASS REGISTRATION Online: Lakewood.org/Register By phone: 303.987.5436 (WH), 303.987.7845 (LCC), 303.987.7850 (LHC) In person: At any of our three HCA facilities listed below. SAVE YOUR CLASSES BY SIGNING UP EARLY! Sign up early to avoid class cancellations. Classes with low enrollment are generally canceled three days prior to the first meeting date. REFUND, CREDIT AND TRANSFER POLICY Patrons requesting refunds four or more days before the class start date will be charged a 15 percent processing fee. Refund requests within three days of start date will receive a 50 percent refund. No refunds are given once the class has started. Should we cancel a class, a full refund will be issued to your household account, and you will be notified to discuss options. We understand extenuating circumstances do arise and cancellations can be reviewed on a case by case basis. Refunds are issued via check or credit card; no cash refunds. Household credit may be used for any City of Lakewood program. No processing fees will be charged if you transfer to any other current class being offered; if there is a balance due, payment is required at time of transfer. If there is a credit due, it will be placed in your household account for future use.

ON THE COVER Let’s Fly Into Summer Fun! Summer camps offers a multitude of creativity for our young audience where they are encouraged to create, explore, and develop self-expression. From painting to dance, history to singing and acting, kids will soar in our multifaceted and fun arts program.

Lakewood Cultural Center (LCC) 470 S. Allison Parkway (Alameda & Wadsworth) Registration or information: 303.987.7845 Washington Heights Arts Center (WH) 6375 W. First Ave. Registration or information: 303.987.5436 Lakewood Heritage Center (LHC) 801 S. Yarrow St. Registration or information: 303.987.7850


CLASSES AT A GLANCE CLASS NAME

INSTRUCTOR

AGE

DAY

TIME

DATES

LENGTH

PG

Jessica Riggs Dianne Losasso Dianne Losasso Dianne Losasso Dianne Losasso Dianne Losasso Dianne Losasso Dianne Losasso Dianne Losasso Maria Olano Maria Olano Dianne Losasso Dianne Losasso Kid Cruz Jessica Riggs Jessica Riggs

16+ 18 + 16+ 16+ 6-17 18+ 18+ 18+ 16+ 16+ 16+ 18+ 18+ 14+ 13+ 15+

Tue Thu Wed Wed Wed Wed Wed Thu Wed Wed Fri Wed Wed Mon Tue Tue

6-7:30 pm 8-9 pm 8-9 pm 8-9 pm 11 am-noon 11:15 am-12:15 pm 11 am-noon 7-8 pm 7-8 pm 3-4 pm 9:30-10:30 am 10-11 am 10:15-11:15 am 7-8 pm 7:30-8:30 pm 8:30-9:30 pm

Jun 5-Aug 21 Jun 7-Aug 16 Jun 6-Jul 11 Jul 18-Aug 15 Jul 25-Aug 22 Jun 6-Jul 18 Jul 25-Aug 22 Jun 7-Aug 16 Jun 6-Aug 15 Jul 11-Aug 22 Jul 6-Aug 24 Jul 18-Aug 15 Jun 6-Jul 11 Jun 4-Aug 20 Jun 5-Aug 21 Jun 5-Aug 21

Ongoing Ongoing 5 weeks 5 weeks 4 weeks 6 weeks 5 weeks Ongoing Ongoing Ongoing Ongoing 5 weeks 5 weeks Ongoing Ongoing Ongoing

7 7 7 7 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 9 9 9 9 9

Teresa Carson Judith Scott Slawa Radziszewska Izzy Lozano Susan Michalakes Susan Michalakes

16+ 16+ 18+ 18+ 13+ 13+

Mon Thu Wed Thu Sat Sat

6:30-8:30 pm 9:30 am-noon 6:30-9 pm 6:15-9:15 pm 10 am-1 pm 10 am-1 pm

Jun 4-Jul 23 Jun 14-Jul 19 Jul 11-Aug 15 Jun 7-Jul 26 Jun 9, Jul 14 Jun 16, Jul 21

8 weeks 6 weeks 6 weeks 8 weeks 1 day 1 day

10 10 10 10 10 10

Cheri Talbot Cheri Talbot Mitzi King Mitzi King Mitzi King

18+ 18+ 18+ 18+ 10-18

Varies Varies Tue-Thu Tue-Thu Mon-Fri

Varies Varies 5:30-8 pm 5:30-8 pm 10 am-2 pm

Varies Varies Jun 26-28 Jul 17-19 Jul 23-27

Ongoing Ongoing 3 days 3 days 5 days

11 11 11 11 11

Judy McCann Laurey Patten Laurey Patten Laurey Patten

18+ 18+ 16+ 16+

Tue Thu Sat Wed

6:30-9:30 pm 6-9 pm 12:30-3:30 pm (bronze) 6-9 pm (silver)

Jun 5-Jul 17 Jun 21-28 Jul 14-21 Aug 1-8

6 weeks 2 weeks 2 weeks 2 weeks

12 12 12 12

Alina Deac Pelegrin Alina Deac Pelegrin

18+ 18+

Sat Sat

10 am-1 pm 10 am-1 pm

Jun 16-Jul 21 Aug 4-18

6 weeks 3 weeks

13 13

Gary Jugert Gary Jugert Gary Jugert Gary Jugert

12+ 12+ 12+ 12+

Wed Wed Thu Thu

4:15-6:15 pm 6:30-8:30 pm 6:30-7:20 pm 7:30-8:20 pm

Jun 13-Aug 8 Jun 13-Aug 8 Jun 28-Jul 26 Jun 28-Jul 26

6 weeks 6 weeks 6 weeks 6 weeks

14 14 14 14

DANCE Ballet: Teen/Adult Beginning Ballroom & Latin Samplers Ballroom: Country Two Step Ballroom: Country Waltz Belly Dance: Beginning Belly Dance: Beginning Belly Dance: Beginning Belly Dance: Beginning Belly Dance: Continuing/Intermediate Dance Fitness: Barre Toning Dance Fitness: Barre Toning Dance Fitness: Latin Dance Blast Dance Fitness: Swingin’ to the Beat Hip Hop: Beginning Breakdancing Tap: Beginning Tap: Continuing/Intermediate DRAWING Drawing/The Art of Seeing Daytime Drawing Skills Drawing and Painting Portraits and Images Drop-in Figure Evening Figure Drawing Intro to Zentangle for Adults Zentangle 2 FIBER AND TEXTILE Primitive Rug Hooking Rug Hooking Drop-In Beginning Quilting Table Runner Beginning Quilting Quilting Fun with Fabric JEWELRY AND METALSMITHING Beg/Inter Jewelry & Metalsmithing Intermediate/Advanced Rings & Things Precious Metal Clay Jewelry Beg/Inter Precious Metal Clay Jewelry Beg/Inter MOSAICS Contemporary Mosaics Outdoor Mosaic Structures MUSIC Intro to Ukulele Intro to Ukulele Guitar Level 1 Guitar Level 2

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Drop-In Classes

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CLASSES AT A GLANCE CLASS NAME

INSTRUCTOR

AGE

DAY

TIME

DATES

LENGTH PG

Izzy Lozano Gail Firmin Izzy Lozano Izzy Lozano Norbert Nagel Slawa Radziszewska Slawa Radziszewska Jan Janas Rita Moore

16+ 18+ 18+ 18+ 18+ 18+ 18+ 18+ 18+

Mon Wed Tue Tue Thu Tue Fri Tue/Wed/Thu Thu

6-9 pm 10 am-noon 6-9 pm 6-9 pm 6-9 pm 10 am-1 pm 10 am-1 pm 6-9 pm 1-4 pm

Jun 11-Jul 16 Jun 13-Jul 25 Jun 5-Jul 17 Jul 24-Aug 21 Jun 14-Jul 19 Jul 10-Aug 14 Jul 13-Aug 17 Jul 17-19 Jun 14-Aug 9

6 weeks 6 weeks 6 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 6 weeks 6 weeks 3 days 9 weeks

Dave Barry

18+

Tue

6-9 pm

Jun 5-Jul 10

5 weeks 16

PAINTING Introduction to Watercolor Pen and Ink Watercolor Painting 1: The Journey Begins Painting 2: The Journey Continues Pastel Landscape Painting Oil Painting for Everyone Intermediate Portrait Oil Painting Silk Painting Workshop China Painting

14 14 15 15 15 15 15 16 16

PHOTOGRAPHY Beg Photoshop for Photographers PAPERMAKING Beginning Papermaking Workshop Continuing Papermaking Making Big Sheets of Paper

Anne Van Leeuwen 16+ Anne Van Leeuwen 16+ Anne Van Leeuwen 16+

Sat 10 am-1 pm Mon 10 am-noon Mon/Wed/Fri 10 am-1 pm

Jun 23, 30 2 days Jun 25, Jul 16, 30 3 days Aug 20, 22, 24 3 days

16 16 16

POTTERY Introduction to Pottery Beginning/Intermediate Pottery Beginning/Intermediate Pottery Beginning/Intermediate Pottery Pottery Pottery Beginning/Intermediate Hand-Building for Sculptural Work

James McLellan James McLellan James McLellan James McLellan Bob Smith Sumi von Dassow James McLellan James McLellan

17+ 17+ 17+ 17+ 17+ 17+ 17+ 17+

Sat Tue Thu Tue Tue Thu Mon Mon

1:30-4 pm 6:30-9:30 pm 6:30-9:30 pm 6:30-9:30 pm 1-4 pm 1-4 pm 6:30-9:30 pm 6:30-9:30 pm

Jun 2-Aug 18 Jun 5-Jul 10 Jul 19-Aug 23 Jul 24-Aug 28 Jun 5-Aug 21 Jun 7-Jul 12 Jun 4-Jul 9 Jul 23-Aug 27

Ongoing 6 weeks 6 weeks 6 weeks Ongoing 6 weeks 6 weeks 6 weeks

17 17 17 17 17 17 17 17

Fun With Functional Pottery Fun With Functional Pottery Fun With Functional Pottery Low-Fired Fun Glazing and Decorating Soda Kiln Pottery Class Pottery Pit-Firing Workshop Pottery Pit-Firing Workshop Wood Firing Workshop Soda Fired Pottery

Sumi von Dassow Sumi von Dassow Sumi von Dassow Bob Smith Sumi von Dassow James McLellan Sumi von Dassow Sumi von Dassow Loay Boggess James McLellan

17+ 17+ 17+ 18+ 17+ 18+ 18+ 18+ 18+ 18+

Tue Wed Thu Sat Tue Thu Sat Wed Sun Wed

9 am-noon 6:30-9:30 pm 1-4 pm 9:30 am-12:30 pm 9 am-noon 6:30-9:30 pm 9 am-noon 9 am-noon 9 am-3 pm noon-2 pm

6 weeks Ongoing 6 weeks Ongoing 6 weeks 6 weeks 1 day 1 day 1 day 1 day

17 17 17 18 18 18 18 18 19 19

Introduction to Raku Firing Advanced Raku Firing

Michael Bowe Michael Bowe

18+ 18+

Sat Sat

9 am-3 pm 9 am-3:45 pm

Jun 5-Jul 10 Jun 6-Aug 29 Jul 19-Aug 23 Jun 2-Aug 18 Jul 24-Aug 28 Jun 7-Jul 12 Jun 16, Aug 18 Jul 18 Jun 10, Jul 8, Aug 5 Jun 13, Jul 25, Aug 22 Jul 7 Jun 9, Jul 21, Aug 11

1 day 1 day

19 19

Craft Tea

HCA Staff

3-12

Sat

11 am-noon

1 day

20

Call Me Mrs. Evers Guided Museum Tours Indigenous Representation in Hollywood Storytime Copperplate Calligraphy Birds of a Feather, Art in Flight Beginning Bird Watching Handwriting for Kids

Ladias Muhammad HCA Staff Jeanne Rubin Staff/Belmar Library Renee Jorgensen Audubon Society Audubon Society Renee Jorgensen

18+ All All 0-5 16+ ALL 18+ 7-14

Tue Tue-Sat Tue Wed Sat Fri Wed Sat

12-2 pm 11 am & 2 pm 12-2 pm 10-11 am 1-4 pm 5-6:30 pm 8-10 am 10 am-4 pm

Jun 16, Jul 21, Aug 18 Jun 12 Tue-Sat Aug 14 TBD Aug 11-25 Jun 8 Jul 18 Jul 14

1 day 1 hr 1 day 1 day 3 weeks 1 day 1 day 1 day

20 20 20 20 20 20 21 21

SPECIALITY

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CLASSES AT A GLANCE CLASS NAME

INSTRUCTOR

AGE

DAY

TIME

DATES

LENGTH

PAGE

Introduction to Calligraphy: The Italic Hand Soapmaking FREE! Drop into Art Essential Oils

Renee Jorgensen Andre Polo HCA Staff Mitzi King

16+ 16+ All 18+

Sat Sat Tue Thu

1-4 pm 2-4 pm 12-1 pm 5:30-7 pm

3 weeks 1 day 1 day 1 day

21 21 21 21

Habitat Hero: Wildscaping 101

Audubon Society

ALL

Thu

4-5:30 pm

Jun 16-30 Aug 18 Jun 5, Jul 10, Aug 7 Jun 21, Aug 2, Aug 9 Aug 2

1 day

21

Pamela Bliss Pamela Bliss Joy Jensen Judie Dickinson Judie Dickinson

16+ 16+ 16+ 16+ 16+

Mon Wed Sat Sat Sat

9:30 am-noon 6:30-9 pm 1:30-4 pm 9:30 am-4 pm 9:30 am-1 pm

Jun 18-Jul 23 Jun 20-Jul 25 Jun 9-Jul 14 Jun 2 Jun 9

6 weeks 6 weeks 6 weeks 1 day 1 day

22 22 22 22 22

Joseph Sikora Joseph Sikora

18+ 18+

Wed Wed

3-5 pm 6:30-8:30 pm

Jun 20-Aug 15 Jun 20-Aug 15

8 weeks 8 weeks

23 23

WEAVING Beyond Beginning/Intermediate Weaving Intermediate/Advanced Weaving Beginning Four Shaft Weaving Kumihimo Braid-Making Ply Split Braiding WOODCARVING Woodcarving Woodcarving

YOUTH CLASSES AT A GLANCE CLASS NAME

INSTRUCTOR

AGE

DAY

TIME

DATES

LENGTH

PAGE

Maria Olano Maria Olano Maria Olano Maria Olano Maria Olano Maria Olano Cali Nass Cali Nass Cali Nass Maria Olano Cali Nass Maria Olano Cali Nass Maria Olano Maria Olano Jessica Riggs Kid Cruz Cali Nass Jessica Riggs Jessica Riggs Kid Cruz Jessica Riggs Jessica Riggs Jessica Riggs Kid Cruz

1.5-2 1.5-2 6-12 3-4 3-4 3-4 3-5 3-5 4-6 5-6 5-6 5-6 5-15 7 7 6-9 6-12 6-12 8-12 10-15 8-14 10-17 12-17 13-17 10-15

Tue Thu Thu Tue Thu Sat Mon Fri Mon Thu Fri Sat Fri Wed Sat Thu Mon Fri Tue Wed Mon Thu Wed Tue Sat

9-9:45 am 9-9:45 am 3-4 pm 10-10:45 am 10-10:45 am 10-10:45 am 3:15-4 pm 2:15-3 pm 4-5 pm 4-5 pm 3-4 pm 10:45-11:45 pm 5-6 pm 4-5 pm 11:45 am-12:45pm 5-6 pm 5-6 pm 4-5 pm 4-5pm 5-6 pm 6-7 pm 6-7 pm 6-6:30 pm 5-6 pm 1-2 pm

Jul 3-Aug 21 Jul 5-Aug 23 Jul 12-Aug 23 Jun 3-Aug 21 Jul 5-Aug 23 Jun 9-Aug 25 Jul 2-Aug 20 Jul 6-Aug 24 Jun 4-Aug 20 Jun 7-Aug 23 Jul 6-Aug 24 Jun 9-Aug 25 Jun 8-Aug 24 Jun 6-Aug 22 Jun 9-Aug 25 Jun 7-Aug 23 Jun 4-Aug 20 Jun 8-Aug 24 Jun 5-Aug 31 Jun 6-Aug 22 Jun 4-Aug 20 Jun 7-Aug 23 Jun 6-Aug 22 Jun 5-Aug 21 Jun 9, Jul 14

Ongoing Ongoing 6 weeks Ongoing Ongoing Ongoing Ongoing Ongoing Ongoing Ongoing Ongoing Ongoing Ongoing Ongoing Ongoing Ongoing Ongoing Ongoing Ongoing Ongoing Ongoing Ongoing Ongoing Ongoing 1 day

24 24 24 24 24 24 25 25 25 25 25 25 26 26 26 26 26 27 27 27 27 27 28 28 28

HCA Staff HCA Staff

1.5-3 ALL

Sat Tue

10-10:45 am noon-1 pm

Jun 9-Aug 25 Jun 5, Jul 10 Aug 7

Ongoing 1 day

28 28

DANCE Dance With Me Dance With Me Rainbow Kids Yoga Creative Movement Creative Movement Creative Movement Pre Hip Hop Pre Hip Hop Pre Tap Pre Ballet I Pre Ballet I Pre Ballet I Hula Hoop Pre Ballet II Pre Ballet II Tap I Hip Hop I Hip Hop I Ballet Level I Ballet Level 2 Hip Hop II Modern/Contemporary for Youth Pre Pointe Beginning Ballet for Teens HIp Hop Power Moves VISUAL ARTS Mini-Art Explorers FREE! Drop Into Art

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summer

camps

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See pages 29-34 for our youth summer camps. Please visit Lakewood.org/Camps for full camp descriptions and to register online.


DANCE CLASSES Information: 303.987.7845 Ages: 13 and up (unless otherwise noted)

DANCE SEASON DISCOUNT Receive a $10 discount when you register for the summer season (both sessions). Classes are for 13 and up, unless otherwise noted. All classes are registration classes with drop-in option. For those who can only participate when schedule permits, fee is $10 for 1 hr. class, $12 for 1.5 hr. class. Please call ahead for availability. For classes in which a partner is required, price is per person.

PRIVATE DANCE INSTRUCTION Private dance instruction is available by appointment. Looking to dust off your dancing shoes or perhaps some personalized attention? We offer single, three or five-lesson packages in the dance of your choice. Waltz, Salsa, Swing as well as Wedding First Dance, Father/Daughter, Mother/Son are just a variety of many styles we offer. Call 303.987.7877 for pricing and information. BALLET: TEEN /ADULT Instructor: Jessica Riggs Whether you’ve had years of experience or want to start again, this class offers a wonderful and fun environment to develop strength, agility, flexibility, and fluidity of movement. Steps are practiced in classical and contemporary combinations in center and across the floor. *Teens! Have you been wanting a class of your very own? Take a peek in the Youth section for Ballet for Teens. Ages: 16 and up $50 Early registration price, $55 Regular price #272001-01 Jun 5-Jul 10 Tue 6-7:30 pm #272001-02 Jul 17-Aug 21 Tue 6-7:30 pm Location: LCC

BEGINNING BALLROOM & LATIN SAMPLERS Instructor: Dianne Losasso These classes are designed to get you on the dance floor a.s.a.p. with a few basic, easy to learn, steps from each dance style. Ballroom sampler will explore the fox trot, waltz and tango. The Latin sampler will explore the rumba, cha cha and samba. Partner required. Dance shoes or leather soles recommended. Ages: 18 and up $40 Early registration price, $45 Regular price BALLROOM #272406-01 Jun 7-Jul 12 Thu 8-9 pm LATIN #272503-01 Jul 19-Aug 16 Thu 8-9 pm Location: LCC (No class Jun 28) BALLROOM: COUNTRY TWO STEP Instructor: Dianne Losasso If you love country music...you will enjoy dancing with your partner to your favorite popular country music artists. Twostep footwork is easy to learn and bares resemblance to the ballroom fox trot with many more swirls and twirls for the lady. Variations of this dance will be explored to keep it interesting. Partner required. Pair this class with Country Waltz to receive season discount. Ages: 16 and up $40 Early registration price, $45 Regular price #272600-01 Jun 6-Jul 11 Wed 8-9 pm Location: LCC (No class Jul 4)

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DANCE CLASSES Information: 303.987.7845 Ages: 13 and up (unless otherwise noted) BALLROOM: COUNTRY WALTZ Instructor: Dianne Losasso Country waltz is lyrical and quick moving as you glide down the dance floor in a series of triple steps and turns. Learn important basics of lead, follow and connection with your partner while enjoying popular country waltz music. Partner required. Pair this class with Country Two Step to receive season discount. Ages: 16 and up $40 Early registration price, $45 Regular price #272601-01 Jul 18-Aug 15 Wed 8-9 pm Location: LCC BELLY DANCE: BEGINNING Instructor: Dianne Losasso Learn the basics of this fun, international dance form (posture, isolations, basic steps, and easy combos) while increasing core strength, coordination and fluidity. Classic body movements of the hips, ribcage, arm and hands are covered. Mother/daughter combo July special, Wednesday mornings, must be accompanied by adult. Ages: 18 and up, **6-17 (section 03) $40 Early registration price, $45 Regular price (4 weeks) *$31 Early registration price, $36 Regular price (4 weeks) **$27 Early registration price, $32 Regular price (Youth fee) *#272301-01 Jun 6-Jul 18 Wed Location: CWRC 11:15 am-12:15 pm #272301-02 Jul 25-Aug 22 Wed 11 am-noon **#272301-03Jul 25-Aug 22 Wed 11 am-noon #272301-04 Jun 7-Jul 12 Thu 7-8 pm #272301-05 Jul 19-Aug 16 Thu 7-8 pm Location: LCC (No class Jun 20, 28, Jul 4)

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BELLY DANCE: CONTINUING/INTERMEDIATE Instructor: Dianne Losasso This continuing class builds on the basics from Beginning Belly Dance and introduces more complex moves, such as layering, zills (finger cymbals), veil techniques and combinations. Continue exploring this beautiful, exotic and ancient art form. Technique is emphasized that can increase core strength, flexibility, grace and self-esteem. Get in touch with your sensuality and experience freedom to express yourself through natural feminine movements. Hip scarf and jazz or ballet shoes recommended. *Ages: 16 and up $40 Early registration price, $45 Regular price #272302-01 Jun 6-Jul 11 Wed 7-8 pm *#272302-02 Jul 18-Aug 15 Wed 7-8 pm Location: LCC (No class Jul 4) DANCE FITNESS: BARRE TONING Instructor: Maria Olano Enhance your workout! This dance toning class will help you develop a strong, coordinated, flexible body, with the graceful body lines achieved with exercises, stretches and fluid movements used in this beginning technique class. We will work on gentle and basic patterns of movements in this unintimidating, fun class for all ability levels. Enjoy an hour of great dance toning exercise in a safe, supportive class structure. Ages: 16 and up (3 weeks) *$22Early Registration price, $27 Regular price (4 weeks) $31 Early Registration price, $36 Regular price *#272801-01 Jul 11-25 Wed 3-4 pm #272801-02 Aug 1-22 Wed 3-4 pm #272801-03 Jul 6-27 Fri 9:30-10:30 am #272801-04 Aug 3-24 Fri 9:30-10:30 am Location: LCC


DANCE CLASSES Information: 303.987.7845 Ages: 13 and up (unless otherwise noted) HIP HOP: BEGINNING BREAKDANCING Instructor: Kid Cruz Learn the basic rundowns of toprocking, footwork, freezes and power moves as well as developing your vocabulary, body awareness and musicality. Increase motivation, confidence and teamwork and grow these skills into more difficult moves and combinations. Ages: 14 and up $40 Early registration price, $45 Regular price #272201-01 Jun 4-Jul 9 Mon 7-8 pm #272201-02 Jul 16-Aug 20 Mon 7-8 pm Location: LCC

DANCE FITNESS: LATIN DANCE BLAST Instructor: Dianne Losasso Great for physical and mental exercise! Start out learning basic footwork patterns of favorite Latin dances: salsa, cha cha, including “shines” which are various foot patterns danced when partners separate (typically done in salsa). Later we’ll pair up to show how this footwork will work in partner dancing. Singles and couples welcome. Pair this class with Swing & Beyond to receive the season discount. Ages: 18 and up $40 Early registration price, $45 Regular price #272802-01 Jul 25-Aug 22 Wed 10-11 am Location: LCC DANCE FITNESS: SWINGIN’ TO THE BEAT Instructor: Dianne Losasso Enjoy the great sounds of swing music and the fun footwork, turns and body movement of swing dance! You’ll get the benefits of exercise doing swing as a line dance and then learning how that translates to partner dancing. Singles and couples welcome. Pair this class with Latin Dance Blast to receive the season discount. Ages: 18 and up $31 Early registration price, $36 Regular price #272803-01 Jun 6-Jul 18 Wed 10:15-11:15 am Location: CWRC (No class Jun 20, Jul 4)

TAP: BEGINNING Instructor: Jessica Riggs Step-shuffle-ball-change your way to the Lakewood Cultural Center! This class is an introduction to the principles of tap dance technique in a fun and relaxed environment. Students learn the fundamental steps of tap dance, including basic movements performed at the barre and on the floor and simple rhythmic combinations in center. $49 Early registration price, $54 Regular price #272002-01 Jun 5-Jul 10 Tue 7:30-8:30 pm #272002-02 Jul 17-Aug 21 Tue 7:30-8:30 pm Location: LCC TAP: CONTINUING/INTERMEDIATE Instructor: Jessica Riggs Building on Beginning Tap, students continue to learn tap vocabulary progressive tap steps, rhythm and technique in a fun and relaxed environment. Prior experience is recommended for this level. Ages: 15 and up $49 Early registration price, $54 Regular price #272003-01 Jun 5-Jul 10 Tue 8:30-9:30 pm #272003-02 Jul 17-Aug 21 Tue 8:30-9:30 pm Location: LCC

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DRAWING CLASSES Information: 303.987.7845 or 303.987.5436 Ages: 18 and up (unless otherwise noted) Suppliy list included on your receipt DRAWING/THE ART OF SEEING Instructor: Teresa Carson Yes, you can draw! Drawing is simply recording information gathered through the “art of seeing.” Discussions will include composition, light, value, the use of line and shape, good design principles and appropriate use of materials. Ages: 16 and up $87 Early registration price, $92 Regular price #270301-01 Jun 4-Jul 23 Mon 6:30-8:30 pm Location: WH DAYTIME DRAWING SKILLS Instructor: Judith Scott The foundation for most artwork is drawing. You will enjoy applying successful drawing techniques working primarily in pencil and charcoal. Important topics will include successful compositions, value, subject matter, use of line, shape and much more. Use of examples, critiques and discussion will improve how you do and see art! Ages: 16 and up $83 Early registration price, $88 regular price #270306-01 Jun 14-Jul 19 Thu 9:30 am-noon Location: WH DRAWING AND PAINTING PORTRAITS AND IMAGES Instructor: Slawa Radziszewska Using pencil and charcoal, you will practice the techniques for successful portraits. Students should have basic drawing experience. This is a great class to begin drawing the human face or for painters and figure-drawing students who would like to improve in this area. $86 Early registration price, $91 Regular price #270321-01 Jul 11-Aug 15 Wed 6:30-9 pm Location: LCC

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D DROP-IN EVENING FIGURE DRAWING Coordinator: Izzy Lozano All are welcome to attend these traditional figure drawing sessions. There is no instruction, but a faculty member will supervise the classroom. The session begins with quickgesture and short-pose drawing of the nude model. The latter part of the session will include longer poses. Bring your own supplies. There is a $9 per class drop-in fee. No registration required. #270332-01 Jun 7-Jul 26 Thu 6:15-9:15 pm Location: LCC INTRO TO ZENTANGLE FOR ADULTS Instructor: Susan Michalakes, Zentangle Method Certified Do you want to try something fun and new? The Zentangle Method is an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. If time allows, students will also have the opportunity to work with black tiles and white ink. Materials included. Ages: 13 and up $35 Early Registration price, $40 Regular price #270371-01 Jun 9 Sat 10 am-1 pm #270371-02 Jul 14 Sat 10 am-1 pm Location: LCC ZENTANGLE 2 Instructor: Susan Michalakes, Zentangle Method Certified Interested in exploring more zentangles and expanding your skills? We’ll continue to explore different tangles, shading, stand- alone patterns, white on black, Renaissance tiles, mandalas, using color and whatever else fits our fancy! This great art form is good for stress reduction, opening up creative blocks and further exploring your inner artist! Prerequisite: Intro to Zentangle for Adults. Materials included. Ages: 13 and up $20 Early Registration price, $25 Regular price #270372-01 Jun 16 Sat 10 am-1 pm #270372-02 Jul 21 Sat 10 am-1 pm Location: LCC


FIBER AND TEXTILE Information: 303.987.5436 Ages: 18 and up (unless otherwise noted) Supply list included on your receipt BEGINNING QUILTING Instructor: Mitzi King Have you ever wanted to learn to quilt? Check out tools of the trade and explore color and fabric. Cut, sew and take home a small lap-sized quilt. $150 Program registration price #276602-01 Jul 17-19 Tue-Thu 5:30-8 pm Location: LHC

PRIMITIVE RUG HOOKING Instructor: Cheri Talbot This class is designed to teach the basics of rug hooking. By the end of two classes, you will finish a beginner’s project! Wool, a hook and a pre-stamped pattern are included in the registration cost. Please bring a 8-inch or 10-inch quilter’s hoop and scissors. Available dates vary, call 303-987-7850 to register. $40 Location: LHC RUG HOOKING DROP-IN Instructor: Cheri Talbot This class is designed for intermediate and advanced rug hookers. No supplies are provided but bring your lunch, and advice and friendship are available to everyone! No pre-registration required. $3 Location: LHC BEGINNING QUILTING TABLE RUNNER Instructor: Mitzi King Have you ever wanted to learn to quilt? Check out tools of the trade and explore color and fabric. Cut, sew and take home a beautiful table runner. $150 Program registration price #276601-01 Jun 26-28 Tue-Thu 5:30-8 pm Location: LHC

QUILTING FUN WITH FABRIC Instructor: Mitzi King Dye your own fabric while learning sewing, layout and basic quilt making. Create batiks, sun print fabric and use linoleum to cut shapes and dye fabric. Craft a lightweight twin-sized quilt for summer as a final project. Ages: 10-18 $200 Program registration price #271601-01 Jul 23-27 Mon-Fri 10 am-2 pm Location: LHC

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JEWELRY AND METALSMITHING Information: 303.987.5436 Ages: 18 and up (unless otherwise noted) BEGINING/INTERMEDIATE JEWELRY & METALSMITHING Instructor: Judy McCann This jewelry making program encourages the talents of both beginner and experienced jewelry students. Instruction of jewelry fabrication techniques includes basics of sawing, filling, soldering, polishing as well adding patinas to metals. Fabrication methods using copper, brass, nickel and silver (not provided) allow participants to create traditional jewelry, sculptural designs which may include bezel set stones (bring stones). Weekly instructor interaction and encouragement invite the design and completion of jewelry projects. Basic hand tools are provided with some necessary sharing. Open studio time will be available. $160 Early registration price, $165 Regular price #270717-01 Jun 5-Jul 17 Tue 6:30-9:30 pm Location: WH (No class Jul 3) INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED RINGS & THINGS Instructor: Laurey Patten In this class we will explore more complicated projects with silver clay, such as rings, stonesetting, beads and other composite pieces that require the use of silver clay paste. Previous experience with metal clay (either silver or bronze) is highly recommended. PMC is not included in course fee. Anticipated materials cost of $65 includes clay and the use of silver paste, which is payable at the first class. $54 Early registration price, $59 Regular price #270715-01 Jun 21-28 Thu 6-9 pm Location: WH

PRECIOUS METAL CLAY JEWELRY - BEGINNER/ INTERMEDIATE Instructor: Laurey Patten PMC is an exciting, clay-like medium that, when fired, transforms into precious metal. Create unique jewelry from bronze or silver PMC. Build and refine a number of pieces using various forming and texturing techniques and polish and mount fired creations into finished pendants, earrings, beads or pins. PMC is not included in the course fee. Anticipated clay cost for silver is approximately $60 and bronze $15, which is payable at the first class. All skills levels welcome. Ages: 16 and up $54 Early registration price, $59 Regular price BRONZE #270706-01 Jul 14-21 Sat 12:30-3:30 pm SILVER #270710-01 Aug 1-8 Wed 6-9 pm Location: WH

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MOSAICS Information: 303.987.5436 Ages: 18 and up (unless otherwise noted) CONTEMPORARY MOSAICS Instructor: Alina Deac Pelegrin This class will provide a good foundation of knowledge and skills for the beginner to learn about mosaics as a fine art form and start creating mosaic artworks. Topics will include materials and equipment, design principles, safety, cutting techniques, gluing and grouting. Students will have the opportunity to explore several mosaic methods using different types of glass and other tesserae. Students are welcome to bring designs or personal items to incorporate in their work. Cost includes a $20 materials fee. All tools and supplies are included. Additional drop-in studio time is available. No prior experience necessary. $125 Early registration price, $130 Regular price #277900-01 Jun 16-Jul 21 Sat 10 am-1 pm Location: WH

OUTDOOR MOSAIC STRUCTURES Instructor: Alina Deac Pelegrin This three-day class explores the fascinating history and methods of building outdoor mosaic structures, from molding the supporting frame to smoothing out the finishing touches. Students will use hammers and pliers to shape metal lathe, then will saturate it with concrete, and will use thinset mortar to adhere mosaic pieces. All three-dimensional structures will also be grouted and polished for a strong and appealing final look. All tools and supplies are included. No prior experience is necessary. $85 Early registration price, $90 Regular price #277908-01 Aug 4-18 Sat 10 am-1 pm Location: WH

INSPIRE: ARTS WEEK LAKEWOOD

FIRST THURSDAYS

May 31-June 10 • Lakewood.org/INSPIRE Dance. Exhibits. Film. Music. Pottery. Photography. Theater. Writing. Join in on this extended week celebrating the arts by attending free and discounted events offered by dozens of Lakewood arts partners.

Thursday evenings: May 3, June 7, July 12, August 2

FAMILY NIGHTS AT THE POOL Morse Park: June 21, July 13, August 1 Glennon: June 26, July 18, August 10

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End your day with a splash! On Family Nights, the pool will reopen 5:30-8 p.m. for pool games and the inflatable obstacle course. General admission applies.

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Music, food trucks, games and more on the plaza at Lakewood Cultural Center.

SUMMER AT BEAR CREEK LAKE PARK Lakewood.org/BCLPEvents The possibilities for summer fun are almost endless. Bear Creek Lake Park hosts naturalist education programs, guided hikes, adventure races, horseback riding, archery, camping, fishing and more.

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MUSIC Information: 303.987.7845 or 303.987.5436 Ages: 16 and up (unless otherwise noted) INTRO TO UKULELE Instructor: Gary Jugert The ukulele is approachable and engaging and the must-have instrument of the 21st century. You should join the fun. No previous musical experience necessary. In seven weeks, you’ll learn to read standard sheet music and tablature, harmonize using chords, create fascinating chord-melody arrangements, tackle arpeggios, and play solo and ensemble pieces. We’ll explore tips for buying, tuning and maintaining your ukulele. Students will need to bring a playable ukulele and a onetime fee of $5 payable to the instructor first day of class for textbook. Children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Ages: 12 and up $75 Early registration price, $80 Regular price #275004-01 Jun 13-Aug 8 Wed 4:15-6:15 pm #275004-02 Jun 13-Aug 8 Wed 6:30-8:30 pm Location: LCC (No class Jul 4, Jul 18) GUITAR LEVEL 1 Instructor: Gary Jugert No previous guitar or music experience required. It’s easier than ever for you to get started or get back into it. In four weeks, you’ll learn to read sheet music and tablature, you’ll know the most important chords, you’ll learn how to finger-pick melodies, you’ll master a little music theory, and you’ll play solo and ensemble pieces. All students must start at Level 1 regardless of previous experience. Students will need to bring a playable acoustic guitar and a one-time fee of $5 payable to the instructor first day of class for textbook. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Ages: 12 and up $25 Early registration price, $30 Regular price #275011-01 Jun 28-Jul 26 Thu 6:30-7:20 pm Location: LCC (No class Jul 19)

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GUITAR LEVEL 2 Instructor: Gary Jugert All students must complete Level 1 prior to enrolling in Level 2. Continue your journey into guitar with four more weeks of new chords, more complicated melodies, and chord-melody arrangements designed for solo and ensemble play. Students will need to bring a playable acoustic guitar and a onetime fee of $5 payable to the instructor first day of class for textbook. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Ages: 12 and up $25 Early registration price, $30 Regular price #275012-01 Jun 28-Jul 26 Thu 7:30-8:20 pm Location: LCC (No class Jul 19)

PAINTING INTRODUCTION TO WATERCOLOR Instructor: Izzy Lozano Learn the techniques required for successful watercolor painting. You will work toward the completion of complex paintings while experimenting with materials and techniques. No experience is required, but painters with some experience are also welcome. Painting materials will be discussed. Course fee includes the use of professional grade paint and watercolor supplies. $91 Early registration price, $96 Regular price #270211-01 Jun 11-Jul 16 Mon 6-9 pm Location: LCC PEN AND INK WATERCOLOR Instructor: Gail Firmin Expand on your watercolor experience by adding various techniques using pen and ink to create different effects in your paintings. Bring your watercolor supplies, your reference photos and a black Ultra-fine Sharpie to class. Ages 18 and up $55 Early registration price, $60 Regular price #270257-01 Jun 13-Jul 25 Wed 10 am-noon Location: WH (No class Jul 4)


PAINTING Information: 303.987.5436 Ages: 18 and up (unless otherwise noted) Supply list included on your receipt PAINTING 1: THE JOURNEY BEGINS Instructor: Izzy Lozano This course gives students a strong foundation in technical and formal aspects of the medium (oil or acrylic). This course will strengthen your work through the use of color, composition and balance. The novice will use a prescribed method of critiquing art through a heirarchy of thought. $91 Early registration price, $96 Regular price #270235-01 Jun 5-Jul 17 Tue 6-9 pm Location: LCC (No class Jul 3)

OIL PAINTING FOR EVERYONE Instructor: Slawa Radziszewska Come and experience the rich, vibrant colors of oil painting. The course will include demonstrations and examples in the use of various mediums, agents and paints emphasizing basic representational imagery. Some drawing experience is suggested, but beginners are welcome. $98 Early registration price, $103 Regular price #270221-02 Jul 10-Aug 14 Tue 10 am-1 pm Location: WH

PAINTING 2: THE JOURNEY CONTINUES Instructor: Izzy Lozano This course is designed to structure experience and creative thought so that subject matter is authentic and expressed in effective ways. Art theory will be the emphasis of the course. The student will be pushed to present works that carry theme, motif, and meaning for deeper meaning and defense of their vision. Oil and acrylic mediums welcome. $73 Early registration price, $78 Regular price #270236-01 Jul 24-Aug 21 Tue 6-9 pm Location: LCC

INTERMEDIATE PORTRAIT OIL PAINTING Instructor: Slawa Radziszewska Painters who are familiar with oil-painting techniques will learn how to create convincing and successful images of the human face. Practice new techniques and refine your skills. Class will include demonstrations and individual projects. Bring your painting supplies and some photographs for consideration for your projects. $98 Early registration price, $103 Regular price #270222-01 Jul 13-Aug 17 Fri 10 am-1 pm Location: WH

PASTEL LANDSCAPE PAINTING Instructor: Norbert Nagel We will work primarily in studio, but outdoors when possible. Topics will include successful composition, controlling color and using surface techniques. Discussions will include being familiar with pastel materials and critique sessions. Students should have drawing skills, and some experience with pastels is preferred but not required. Come dressed to work outside. Supplies will be discussed at the first class, but bring any pastel supplies you may have. $89 Early registration price, $94 Regular price #270243-01 Jun 14-Jul 19 Thu 6-9 pm Location: WH

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WS SILK PAINTING WORKSHOP Instructor: Jan Janas Immerse yourself in the colorful world of painting on silk. Students of all levels will work with different dye painting approaches each day: Day 1 will focus on mixing dye colors; Day 2 stresses how to control the moving dye on the silk surface and how to not control it; Day 3 students will create and paint a silk composition based on a famous artist’s work. Jan will demonstrate the silk techniques, hand-out silk information, and show painted samples of her work. Supply list included on your receipt. $75 Early registration price, $80 Regular price #270269-01 Jul 17-19 Tue/Wed/Thu 6-9 pm Location: LCC CHINA PAINTING Instructor: Rita Moore Transform a plain white plate into a delicate work of art. Beginning and experienced painters will create a variety of subjects on china. Registered students will receive material ordering information. $55 Early registration price, $60 Regular price #277001-01 Jun 14-Aug 9 Thu 1-4 pm Location: WH

PHOTOGRAPHY BEGINNING PHOTOSHOP FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS Instructor: Dave Barry Don’t let yourself be intimidated by Photoshop. Get a solid foundation and just learn the basics of what you need to know as a photographer. Basic adjustments and retouching will improve your photography and make those average shots into much better images. Every digital photographer can benefit from knowing a little Photoshop. Please bring your computer. $85 Early registration price, $90 Regular price #277707-01 Jun 5-Jul 10 Tue 6-9 pm Location: LCC (No class Jul 3) 16 Online Registration: Lakewood.org/Register

BEGINNING PAPERMAKING WORKSHOP WS Instructor: Anne Van Leeuwen This is a short workshop that will teach you to make sheets of paper using a blender and materials that you have at home. You will gain the skills to make cards for holidays, notes, etc. Ages: 16 and up $37 Early registration price, $42 Regular price #270519-01 Jun 23 & 30 Sat 10 am-1 pm Location: WH CONTINUING PAPERMAKING Instructor: Anne Van Leeuwen Basic paper making experience is a requirement to attend. Students will be refining their knowledge of pulp. The class will work with various additives, sizing, methylcellulose, retention aid for pigmenting and sheet forming. Class will meet for 3 sessions and have studio access June 4-July 30. Ages: 16 and up $89 Early registration price, $94 Regular price #270516-01 Jun 25, Jul 16, 30 Mon 10 am-noon Location: WH MAKING BIG SHEETS OF PAPER Instructor: Anne Van Leeuwen We will be using a “pulp sprayer,” not unlike the device used for paint spraying. The paper we make will be 3x4 feet. Members of the workshop will prepare the large molds for their paper and choose colors to pigment the fibers. Stencils are used for design work on the sheets. We will work outside for the spraying and use the sun to dry. Enrollment will be limited to 4 participants. Ages: 16 and up $85 Early registration price, $90 Regular price #270521-01 Aug 20, 22, 24 Mon/Wed/Fri 10 am-1 pm Location: WH


POTTERY Information: 303.987.5436 Ages: 17 and up (unless otherwise noted)

INTRODUCTION TO POTTERY Instructor: James McLellan Topics will include wheel-throwing and an overview of firing, glazing and surfacing. Tools and your first bag of clay are provided, so come in and explore pottery! There is limited space, and the class is for beginning students only. Registered students are encouraged to use the studio during open hours. $72 Early registration price, $77 Regular price #270042-01 Jun 2-Jul 7 Sat 1:30-4 pm #270042-02 Jul 14-Aug 18 Sat 1:30-4 pm Location: WH BEGINNING/INTERMEDIATE POTTERY Instructor: James McLellan Success at pottery requires learning the language of clay. This class is for those with no experience and for those who don’t feel confident with their skills. It will provide a firm grounding in the basics of wheel- and handbuilt pottery while also tackling intermediate topics like lids, bottles, plates, etc. A $25 fee will be collected at the first class for your initial clay supply, glazes and firings. Basic pottery toolkits are available for purchase for $15. Additional drop-in studio time is available to registered students. $87 Early registration price $92 Regular price #270043-01 Jun 5-Jul 10 Tue 6:30-9:30 pm #270043-02 Jul 19-Aug 23 Thu 6:30-9:30 pm #270043-03 Jul 24-Aug 28 Tue 6:30-9:30 pm Location: WH

POTTERY Instructor: Session 1 & 3 Bob Smith Session 2 Sumi von Dassow Enjoy creative stoneware, wheel-throwing and hand-building, glazing and firing. Receive individualized attention in a small class. Beginners and experienced students are welcome. A $25 fee will be collected at the first class for initial clay supply, glazes and firings. Basic pottery toolkits are available for purchase for $15. Additional drop-in studio time is available to registered students.. $87 Early registration price, $92 Regular price #270001-01 Jun 5-Jul 10 Tue 1-4 pm #270001-02 Jun 7-Jul 12 Thu 1-4 pm #270001-03 Jul 17-Aug 21 Tue 1-4 pm Location: WH BEGINING/INTERMEDIATE HAND-BUILDING FOR SCULPTURAL WORK Instructor: James McLellan This class will focus on basic hand-building techniques, such as slab and coil building with an emphasis on sculptural work. Instruction and demonstrations will be based on each student’s interest. A $25 course fee will be collected at the first class for initial clay supply, glazes, and firings. Additional drop-in studio time is available to registered students. $87 Early registration price, $92 Regular price #270071-01 Jun 4-Jul 9 Mon 6:30-9:30 pm #270071-02 Jul 23-Aug 27 Mon 6:30-9:30 pm Location: WH FUN WITH FUNCTIONAL POTTERY Instructor: Sumi von Dassow Class will focus on making functional pottery on the wheel, but we’ll go beyond the basics of cylinders and bowls, and make functional pottery fun. Some pottery experience required. $87 Early registration price, $92 Regular price #270059-01 Jun 5-Jul 10 Tue 9 am-noon #270059-02 Jun 6-Jul 18 Wed 6:30-9:30 pm #270059-03 Jul 19-Aug 23 Thu 1-4 pm #270059-04 Jul 25-Aug 29 Wed 6:30-9:30 pm Location: WH (No class Jul 4) Online Registration: Lakewood.org/Register 17


POTTERY Information: 303.987.5436 Ages: 17 and up (unless otherwise noted) LOW-FIRED FUN Instructor: Bob Smith Let’s fire some pots without glazes and still get beautiful, unique surfaces. This will be two sessions of atmospheric firing. You do not need to take the first session in order to take the second, but there will be different firings in the two sessions. In the first class, we will discuss appropriate forms for each of the firings. There will be a throwing demonstration each of the first four weeks: on the fourth week we will also apply terra sigillata slip to the pots. The last two weeks of each session we will fire our pots. With one exception, we will be able to take our pots home the day they are fired! We will be using the raku kiln and the reduction gas kiln. Intermediate to advanced adult students. Ages: 18 and up $87 Early registration price, $92 Regular price #270067-01 Jun 2-Jul 7 Sat 9:30 am-12:30 pm #270067-02 Jul 14-Aug 18 Sat 9:30 am-12:30 pm Location: WH SODA KILN POTTERY CLASS Instructor: James McLellan This is a glazing process where sodium carbonate is introduced at high temperature in a kiln. This creates soda vapors that land on pottery forming a glaze to create unique textured surface treatments. This firing is a variation of salt firing techniques developed in Europe in the 13th Century. Topics include creating work, surface approaches and placement in kiln for good results. Pottery experience required. Ages: 18 and up $87 Early registration price, $92 Regular price #270074-01 Jun 7-Jul 12 Thu 6:30-9:30 pm Location: WH

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GLAZING AND DECORATING Instructor: Sumi von Dassow Class will focus on using high-fire glazes for both electric and gas kilns. We will explore how multiple glazes interact and learn how to choose the most appropriate glazes for each form. Various methods of glaze application will be covered including pouring, dipping and spraying, as well as the use of mask and resist materials. Bring as many bisque-fired pots as you can (cone 6 or higher clay). Previous pottery experience required. $87 Early registration price, $92 Regular price #270023-01 Jul 24-Aug 28 Tue 9 am-noon Location: WH POTTERY PIT-FIRING WORKSHOP WS Instructor: Sumi von Dassow During this one-day workshop, participants will load the pit with unglazed bisqued pots and fire it. Unloading will take place the following day. Participants should bring three to five bisque-fired pieces made from light-colored clay, preferably burnished or coated with terra sigillata and bisque-fired to cone 010. (Contact instructor with questions.) A $3 initial registration fee is required when you register. The remaining balance will be due on the day of firing. The fee is based on the number and size of pots ($3-$10 per pot). Ages: 18 and up $3 Initial registration fee #270012-01 Jun 16 Sat 9 am-noon #270012-02 Jul 18 Wed 9 am-noon #270012-03 Aug 18 Sat 9 am-noon Location: WH

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POTTERY Information: 303.987.5436 Ages: 18 and up (unless otherwise noted) WOOD FIRING WORKSHOP WS Instructor: Loay Boggess Join us for a wood firing and enjoy the camaraderie of the group experience as we prepare the wood and tend the fire. Our mini kiln reaches cone 8-10 in about five hours. Wood fired ceramics have a special patina from the deposit of ash and the mark of flame. We load your reduction-glazed bisque stoneware the night before the firing and ask that you wad the bottom of the work by Saturday afternoon. Limit six pieces or as space allows. Your registration fee pays for one pot. Firing fees are $5-$8 per pot and the remaining balance is due on the day of firing. Additional instructions will be on your receipt. $5 Initial registration fee #270034-01 Jun 10 Sun 9 am-3 pm #270034-02 Jul 8 Sun 9 am-3 pm #270034-03 Aug 5 Sun 9 am-3 pm Location: WH SODA FIRED POTTERY Instructor: James McLellan A mixture of soda ash and water is introduced into the kiln near the end of the firing. Unique textures and surface finishes result as the vaporized mixture is carried by the gas flames over the artwork. Pots may be left for firing or you may observe the loading at noon the day prior to firing. On the firing day, you may observe the introduction of soda ash to the kiln during the final phase of the firing. See instructor for details. A $3 initial registration fee is required when you register. The remaining balance will be due on the loading day. The fee is based on the number and size of pots ($3-$10 per pot). $3 initial registration fee #270019-01 Jun 13 Wed noon-2 pm #270019-02 Jul 25 Wed noon-2 pm #270019-03 Aug 22 Wed noon-2 pm Location: WH

INTRODUCTION TO RAKU FIRING Instructor: Michael Bowe This fun one-day class introduces ceramicists to basic raku process theory and technique, including safe approaches to firing, reduction methods and materials, cooling, clay selection and glaze application. Completing this workshop allows registration for the Advanced Raku Firing class. It is recommended that participants bring bisque-fired pieces to WH up to 24 hours in advance of class for glazing. The instructor will contact students a week before class begins. $30 Regular price #270101-01 Jul 7 Sat 9 am-3 pm Location: WH ADVANCED RAKU FIRING Instructor: Michael Bowe Scheduled firing sessions are available to raku artists: 9-10:30 a.m., 10:45-12:15 p.m., 12:30-2 p.m., or 2:15-3:45 p.m. Students will need to call 303.987.5436 at time of registration to sign up for their individual time block. Prerequisite: Intro. to Raku or previous experience. $45 Regular price #270102-01 Jun 9 Sat 9 am-3:45 pm #270102-02 Jul 21 Sat 9 am-3:45 pm #270102-03 Aug 11 Sat 9 am-3:45 pm Location: WH

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SPECIALTY Information: 303.987.7850 Ages: All ages (unless otherwise noted) HISTORICAL LUNCHEONS & LECTURES, TEAS & THEATER CRAFT-TEA Join us for a fun craft or activity, followed by morning “tea” and snack with your little one! Activities best suited for ages 3-12. $10 for ages 3-12, other attendees free. Themes will be Fun in the Sun, Yankee Doodle and Dog Days of Summer. $10 Program registration price #277720-01 Jun 16 Sat 11 am-noon #277720-02 Jul 21 Sat 11 am-noon #277720-03 Aug 18 Sat 11 am-noon Location: LHC CALL ME MRS. EVERS Presenter: Starring Ladios Muhammad and directed by Rich Beall This one-woman show tells the tale of Myrlie Evers, wife of civil rights leader Medgar Evers, whose husband was gunned down in the driveway of their home in 1963. Mrs. Evers spent years fighting for justice for her husband and became a civil rights leader in her own right, the first woman to serve as chairperson of the NAACP. Ages: 18 and up $20 Luncheon and Lecture registration price $12 Lecture-only #277710-01 Jun 12 Tue noon-2 pm #277710-1L Jun 12 Tue 12:45-2 pm Location: LHC GUIDED MUSEUM TOURS Explore Lakewood’s past with an hour-long guided tour. Stroll through historic Belmar Park, once home to The Denver Post heiress May Bonfils Stanton, as you learn about life in early Lakewood. An experienced guide will lead you through the museum’s historic structures such as the 1930s farmhouse and 1920s Country School. Tours leave the Visitor Center at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday. Tour cost: $5/adult, $4/senior 65+, $3/youth ages 3-12 Location: LHC 20 Online Registration: Lakewood.org/Register

INDIGENOUS REPRESENTATION IN HOLLYWOOD Presenter: Jeanne Rubin The Lakewood Heritage Center and the International Institute for Indigenous Resource Management partner for a presentation that speaks to diversity and unique perspectives. Film that is written, made and directed by indigenous peoples is an expressive medium to communicate messages about who indigenous people were, who they are and who they are striving to become. $20 Luncheon and Lecture registration price $12 Lecture-only registration price #277710-02 Aug 14 Tue noon-2 pm #277710-2L Aug 14 Tue 12:45-2 pm Location: LHC STORYTIME Enjoy a different group of stories and songs each week, followed by a craft or activity! Themes include cars, seasons and sounds. Activities are best suited for ages 0-5. In partnership with Belmar Library. Free, no pre-registration needed. Location: LHC COPPERPLATE CALLIGRAPHY Instructor: Renee Jorgensen Develop a solid foundation to use the Italic lettering hand for beautiful and contemporary uses. Learn basic Italic letterforms, letter spacing and proper use of calligraphic materials. Finish this three-part exploration with a completed project. Ages: 16 and up $75 Program registration price #276716-01 Aug 11-25 Sat 1-4 pm Location: LHC BIRDS OF A FEATHER, ART IN FLIGHT! FREE! Instructor: Audubon Society of Greater Denver Birds capture our sense of wonder, the thrill of adventure and the magic of flight. Using bird songs, poetry, photography and artwork, we will explore the way that birds have touched our hearts and minds over the centuries. #277714-01 Jun 8 Fri 5-6:30 pm Location: LHC


SPECIALTY Information: 303.987.7850 Ages: All ages (unless otherwise noted) BEGINNING BIRD WATCHING Instructor: Audubon Society of Greater Denver Are you fascinated by birds but not sure where to begin? Let the local experts show you how to successfully embrace the skill of bird watching! Learn about the habitat of Lakewood’s own Belmar Park as well as the year-round and summer birds that call this beautiful location home. Ages: 18 and up $10 Program registration price #277715-01 Jul 18 Wed 8-10 am Location: LHC HANDWRITING FOR KIDS Instructor: Renee Jorgensen Kids will discover how paper, pencil and ink pens become more than just doodling tools. Learn the five “S’s” for nice handwriting and the secrets to a clean well-formed alphabet in cursive and printing. Come and explore the possibilities! Ages: 7-14 $40 Program registration price #276715-01 Jul 14 Sat 10 am-4 pm Location: LHC INTRODUCTION TO CALLIGRAPHY: THE ITALIC HAND Instructor: Renee Jorgensen This three-part workshop offers a solid foundation learning the Italic lettering hand. Learn basic Italic letterforms, letter spacing and proper use of calligraphic materials. Explore contemporary applications as you finish a project. Ages: 16 and up $80 Program registration price #276714-01 Jun 16-30 Sat 1-4 pm Location: LHC

SOAPMAKING Instructor: Andre Polo Have you ever wondered how to make soap at home? Explore supplies, different techniques and fun recipes in this class. You will take several pieces of handmade soap with you at the end! All supplies included in registration cost. Ages: 16 and up $50 Program registration price #276701-01 Aug 18 Sat 2-4 pm Location: LHC FREE! DROP INTO ART Lakewood Cultural Center invites families to learn and play together at these free community art days. Different projects are offered each month in a variety of media, such as paint, charcoal, collage, and found objects. Adults must accompany children under 10. Jun 5, Jul 10, Aug7 Tue noon-1 pm Location: LCC Plaza ESSENTIAL OILS Instructor: Mitzi King Discover what essential oils are and how to use them. Create a moisture bar and rollerball while learning the best oils to help pain management and other ailments. Ages: 18 and up $35 Program registration price #279701-01 Jun 21 Thu 5:30-7 pm #279701-02 Aug 2 Thu 5:30-7 pm #279701-03 Aug 9 Thu 5:30-7 pm Location: LHC

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Instructor: Audubon Society of Greater Denver Not only can your personal backyard be a private sanctuary for you and your family but it can also be an amazing habitat to support local birds, pollinators and other wildlife. This program will offer suggestions on native plant choices to attract local and migrating birds, as well as tricks for supporting a miniature ecosystem around your home. $5 Program registration price #277716-01 Aug 2 Thu 4-5:30 pm Location: LHC Online Registration: Lakewood.org/Register 21


WEAVING Information: 303.987.5436 Ages: 16 and up (unless otherwise noted) BEYOND BEGINNING / INTERMEDIATE WEAVING Instructor: Pamela Bliss Are you ready to have more weaving aventures? Make a baby blanket, a shawl, a rug or your choice of project on wider floor looms. This class will be a mixture of discussion of various weave structures and practical application to your work. You will receive individual coaching and learn about using color and texture. You are encouraged to use the weaving studio between classes. $144 Early registration price, $149 Regular price #277321-01 Jun 18-Jul 23 Mon 9:30 am-noon Location: WH INTERMEDIATE / ADVANCED WEAVING Instructor: Pamela Bliss Weavers with some experience will find a fun and challenging atmosphere as we continue to explore weave structures and range further afield for materials. Using 4, 8, or 12 shaft looms, you can work either on a project of your own choosing or one based on frequent presentations. Access to weaving software will help you explore your designs further. The studio is generally available between classes. $144 Early registration price, $149 Regular price #277323-01 Jun 20-Jul 25 Wed 6:30-9 pm Location: WH BEGINNING FOUR SHAFT WEAVING Instructor: Joy Jensen Enter the enchanting world of weaving in this class designed for those with little or no knowledge of this art. We will learn how to plan a project, measure and organize our yarn and weave a plain weave scarf in wool. Yarn for your project is included in the price. Handouts are included and students will have access to the weaving studio between classes. $144 Early registration price, $149 Regular price #277322-01 Jun 9-Jul 14 Sat 1:30-4 pm Location: WH

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KUMIHIMO BRAID-MAKING Instructor: Judie Dickinson Kumihimo - Japanese for “a gathering of threads�- is a braid-making technique to create intricate woven decorative cords. This timeless technique is done on a maru dai (braiding stool). The braids can be used in jewelry, clothing and for household wares. No experience required. All materials will be provided. Bring a snack or lunch. $33 Early registration price, $38 Regular price #277312-01 Jun 2 Sat 9:30 am-4 pm Location: WH PLY SPLIT BRAIDING Instructor: Judie Dickinson This is an introduction to ply-splitting, a technique employed for centuries by the camel drivers of the Thar Desert in northwest India and northeast Pakistan. They use spun goat hair to make the harnesses, straps and adornments for their camels. Among nontraditional uses are belts, bands, jewelry and baskets. We will use pearl cotton to make a key fob designed by Linda Hendrickson. Materials fee included. $45 Regular price #277326-01 Jun 9 Sat 9:30 am-1 pm Location: WH

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WOODCARVING Information: 303.987.5436 Ages: 18 and up (unless otherwise noted) WOODCARVING Instructor: Joseph Sikora Learn the traditional art of European chip carving, relief carving and carving in the round. Course will include demonstrations, examples and discussions about materials, techniques and tools. All materials supplied. Students will complete two projects. An $8 required materials fee will be collected at the first class (for new students only). $74 Early registration price, $79 Regular price #277201-01 Jun 20-Aug 15 Wed 3-5 pm #277201-02 Jun 20-Aug 15 Wed 6:30-8:30 pm Location: WH (No class Jul 4)

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REQUIRED ATTIRE FOR YOUTH DANCE CLASS Leotard and tights (girls), sweatpants/shorts and T-shirt (boys), athletic/jazz pants and tank top (jazz & hip hop). Required Footwear for Youth Dance Class ballet slippers (leather, not satin or house; pink or white for girls, black for boys), tennis shoes, jazz shoes, tap shoes or bare feet depending on class (no flip flops, street shoes or socks) *Students must meet minimum age requirement before class start date.

YOUTH DANCE Information: 303.987.7845 DANCE WITH ME Instructor: Maria Olano This class is an excellent introduction to the world of dance. A creative movement class designed for child and parent/caregiver to enhance gross motor coordination and listening skills through music, props and dance. Please have your child wear comfortable clothing that he/she will not trip over in. Ages: 1.5-2 $20 Early registration price, $ 25 Regular price #273005-01 Jul 3-24 Tue 9-9:45 am #273005-02 Jul 31-Aug 21 Tue 9-9:45 am #273005-03 Jul 5-26 Thu 9-9:45 am #273005-04 Aug 2-Aug 23 Thu 9-9:45 am Location: LCC

RAINBOW KIDS YOGA Instructor: Maria Olano Kids will bring to life yoga poses, games and stories by using themes and lots of creativity. Nothing is too silly! Children will learn through observation and imitation with short and clear explanations and personal demonstrations. Every movement will eventually become yoga and what makes it yoga, of course, is awareness. Ms. Olano will be teaching under the teachings of Gopala Amir Yaffe and is certified to teach his Rainbow Kids Yoga method. Ages: 6-12 $7 drop-in fee Jul 12-Aug 23 Thu 3-4 pm Location: LCC CREATIVE MOVEMENT Instructor: Maria Olano This class provides dancers with an introduction to movement and music while learning teamwork, showmanship in a positive and nurturing environment. Lessons include exercises for learning basic rhythms, patterns and using imagination. Ages: 3-4 $25 Early registration price, $30 Regular price #273001-01 Jun 3-24 Tue 10-10:45 am #273001-02 Jul 31-Aug 21 Tue 10-10:45 am #273001-03 Jul 5-26 Thu 10-10:45 am #273001-04 Aug 2-23 Thu 10-10:45 am #273001-05 Jun 9-30 Sat 10-10:45 am #273001-06 Jul 7-28 Sat 10-10:45 am #273001-07 Aug 4-25 Sat 10-10:45 am Location: LCC

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PRE HIP HOP Instructor: Cali Nass This funky, age appropriate hip-hop class is geared toward teaching rhythm, while adding fun dance games and movement sequences to music. Ages: 3-5 $25 Early registration price, $30 Regular price #273701-01 Jul 2-23 Mon 3:15-4 pm #273701-02 Jul 30-Aug20 Mon 3:15-4 pm #273701-03 Jul 6-27 Fri 2:15-3 pm #273701-04 Aug 3-Aug 24 Fri 2:15-3 pm Location: LCC PRE TAP Instructor: Cali Nass Students will use their imagination while learning rhythms, patterns, tap steps, and choreography. This class will also introduce fundamental ballet positions. All participants must have tap shoes for safety while learning tap steps. Ages: 4-6 $25 Early registration price, $30 Regular price #273101-01 Jun 4-25 Mon 4-5 pm #273101-02 Jul 2-23 Mon 4-5 pm #273101-03 Jul 30-Aug 20 Mon 4-5 pm Location: LCC

PRE BALLET I Instructor: Maria Olano (Thu & Sat), Cali Nass (Fri) Building on elements from Creative Movement, this class will teach basic ballet positions, terminology, awareness of patterns and coordination through music in a lively and engaging environment. Ages: 5-6 $25 Early registration price, $30 Regular price #273201-01 Jun 7-28 Thu 4-5 pm #273201-02 Jul 5-26 Thu 4-5 pm #273201-03 Aug 2-23 Thu 4-5 pm #273201-04 Jul 6-27 Fri 3-4 pm #273201-05 Aug 3-24 Fri 3-4 pm #273201-06 Jun 9-30 Sat 10:45-11:45 am #273201-07 Jun 7-28 Sat 10:45-11:45 am #273201-08 Aug 4-25 Sat 10:45-11:45 am Location: LCC

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HULA HOOP Instructor: Cali Nass This upbeat aerobic workout offers more than just cardio. Hula hooping increases stamina, tones muscles, improves balance, and releases stress. In addition to this fun workout we will be reviewing terminology and moves, playing theatrical games, memorizing choreography and working on finding each dancer’s unique expression through the art of hoop dance. This class is for all skill levels! Ages: 5-15 $25 Early registration price, $30 Regular price #273601-01 Jun 8-29 Fri 5-6 pm #273601-02 Jul 6-27 Fri 5-6 pm #273601-03 Aug 3-24 Fri 5-6 pm Location: LCC PRE BALLET II Instructor: Maria Olano Building on elements from pre ballet I, this class will teach basic ballet positions, terminology, awareness of patterns and coordination through music in a lively and engaging environment. Prerequisite: One year Pre- Ballet I or instructor recommendation. Ages: 7 $25 Early registration price, $30 Regular price *$20 Early registration price, $25 Regular price (3 weeks) #273202-01 Jun 6-27 Wed 4-5 pm #273202-02 Jul 11-Aug 1 Wed 4-5 pm *#273202-03 Aug 8-22 Wed 4-5 pm #273202-04 Jun 9-30 Sat 11:45 am-12:45 pm #273202-05 Jul 7-28 Sat 11:45 am-12:45 pm #273202-06 Aug 4-25 Sat 11:45 am-12:45 pm Location: LCC

TAP I Instructor: Jessica Riggs Using warm-ups, movement across the floor and short combinations, students will learn how to use their shoes to create a variety of different sounds, how to count music and the basic movements that are the building blocks of the dance form. Class is for students with little or no tap experience. Ages: 6-9 $25 Early registration price, $30 Regular price #273401-01 Jun 7-28 Thu 5-6 pm #273401-02 Jul 5-26 Thu 5-6 pm #273401-03 Aug 2-23 Thu 5-6 pm Location: LCC HIP HOP I Instructor: Kid Cruz (Mon), Cali Nass (Fri) This class introduces young dancers to tumbling and hip hop through exercises and movement as they learn to control their balance and coordination. This class can be taught to students with or without previous dance experience. Ages: 6-12 $25 Early registration price, $30 Regular price #273702-01 Jun 4-25 Mon 5-6 pm #273702-02 Jul 2-23 Mon 5-6 pm #273702-03 Jul 30-Aug 20 Mon 5-6 pm #273702-04 Jun 8-29 Fri 4-5 pm #273702-05 Jul 6-27 Fri 4-5 pm #273702-06 Aug 3-24 Fri 4-5 pm Location: LCC

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BALLET LEVEL 1 Instructor: Jessica Riggs Terminology and movement are introduced while body placement, flexibility, balance, alignment, strength and classic ballet technique is achieved through barre and center floor work. Dancers will be prepared for ballet steps by practicing moving across the floor and combinations. Ages: 8-12 $25 Early registration price, $30 Regular price #273102-01 Jun 5-26 Tue 4-5 pm #273102-02 Jul 3-24 Tue 4-5 pm #273102-03 Jul 31-Aug 21 Tue 4-5 pm Location: LCC BALLET LEVEL 2 Instructor: Jessica Riggs Young dancers with prior experience will continue to learn terminology and movement while body placement, flexibility, balance, alignment, strength and classic ballet technique is achieved through barre and center floor work. Across the floor and combinations will be developed further and prepare dancers for added ballet steps. Ages: 10-15 $25 Early registration price, $30 Regular price (4 weeks) *$20 Early registration price, $25 Regular price (3 weeks) #273103-01 Jun 6-27 Wed 5-6 pm #273103-02 Jul 11-Aug 1 Wed 5-6 pm *#273103-03 Aug 8-22 Wed 5-6 pm Location: LCC

HIP HOP II Instructor: Kid Cruz This class builds upon the skills learned from Hip Hop I and developing vocabulary, body awareness and musicality. Also develop confidence and teamwork and grow these skills into more difficult moves and combinations. Prerequisite: One year of Hip Hop I or instructor recommendation. Ages: 8-14 $25 Early registration price, $30 Regular price (4 week) *$20 Early registration price, $25 Regular price (3 week) #273703-01 Jun 4-25 Mon 6-7 pm #273703-02 Jul 2-23 Mon 6-7 pm *#273703-03 Jul 30-Aug20 Mon 6-7 pm Location: LCC MODERN/CONTEMPORARY FOR YOUTH Instructor: Jessica Riggs While learning contemporary and modern techniques students learn floor work, weight shifting and traveling, and practice dynamic, expressive interpretations of movement. Class allows students to self-express and have greater sense of how the body moves. Emphasis is placed on alignment, balance, strength and flexibility to enhance proper dance technique. Ages: 10-17 $25 Early registration price, $30 Regular price #273301-01 Jun 7-28 Thu 6-7 pm #273301-02 Jul 5-26 Thu 6-7 pm #273301-03 Aug 2-23 Thu 6-7 pm Location: LCC

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PRE POINTE Instructor: Jessica Riggs This is an introduction to pointe, focus is on proper mechanics, strengthening, ballet pointe vocabulary and developing personal artistry and expression within the ballet aesthetic. Students begin with a brief barre warm-up focused on preparing the ankles and feet, followed by work in the center and across the floor. Students are required to take Ballet II and have at minimum two years of ballet. Ages: 12-17 $25 Early registration price, $30 Regular price (4 week) *$20 Early registration price, $25 Regular price (3 week) #273105-01 Jun 6-27 Wed 6-6:30 pm #273105-02 Jul 11-Aug 1 Wed 6-6:30 pm *#273105-03 Aug 8-22 Wed 6-6:30 pm Location: LCC BEGINNING BALLET FOR TEENS Instructor: Jessica Riggs This class is perfect for students who have little to no experience in ballet technique classes. Class focuses on barre work and center which will give you strength, flexibility, vocabulary and footwork. Ages: 13-17 $25 Early registration price, $30 Regular price #273104-01 Jun 5-26 Tue 5-6 pm #273104-02 Jul 3-24 Tue 5-6 pm #273104-03 Jul 31-Aug 21 Tue 5-6 pm Location: LCC HIP HOP POWER MOVES Instructor: Kid Cruz Be prepared in this high level athletic workshop to learn and master harder moves such as head spins, windmills and air-flares. Each workshop is different. Class is for intermediate and advanced level students. Ages: 10-15 $25 workshop fee #273901-01 Jun 9 Sat 1-2 pm #273901-02 Jul 14 Sat 1-2 pm Location: LCC 28 Online Registration: Lakewood.org/Register

YOUTH VISUAL ARTS Information: 303.987.7845 MINI-ART EXPLORERS Instructor: HCA Staff This parent/caregiver class is a great way to spend time together and create an environment where your child can be free in their artistic expression. When discovering their inner creativity - it is the process, not the product that is the most important thing. Each week a different theme and a variety of materials will be explored. Materials such as paint, markers, glitter, glue, stamps and much more will be provided. It will get messy and in the process our Mini-Art Explorers build fine motor and decision-making skills while building their self-confidence. Ages: 1.5-3 $25 Early registration price, $30 Regular price #271101-01 Jun 9-30 Sat 10-10:45 am #271101-02 Jul 7-28 Sat 10-10:45 am #271101-03 Aug 4-25 Sat 10-10:45 am Location: LCC FREE! DROP INTO ART Lakewood Cultural Center invites families to learn and play together at these free community art days. Different projects are offered each month in a variety of media, such as paint, charcoal, collage, and found objects. Adults must accompany children under 10. All Ages Jun 5, Jul 10, Aug 7 Tue noon-1 pm Location: LCC Plaza

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for full camp descriptions and to register online. EarlyregistrationbeginsFebruary15tosevendayspriortothe firstdayofcamp.Regularregistrationbeginssevendayspriorto first day of camp. Extended supervision is available with these camps.

ADVENTURES IN HISTORY Location: Lakewood Heritage Center (LHC) Information: 303.987.7879 Extended supervision is available with these camps. FARM TO TABLE CANNING & PICKLING Ages: 6-10 $90 Early registration price, $100 Regular price #274751-01 Jun 4-8 Mon-Fri 9 am-noon #274751-02 Jun 25-29 Mon-Fri 9 am-noon GARDENING ON THE FARM Ages: 6-10 $90 Early registration price, $100 Regular price #274749-01 Jun 4-8 Mon-Fri 1-4 pm #274749-02 Jun 25-29 Mon-Fri 1-4 pm POKEMON IN YOUR BACKYARD Ages: 6-10 $190 Early registration price, $200 Regular price #274748-01 Jun 4-8 Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm #274748-02 Aug 6-10 Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm FIBER ARTS FOR KIDS Ages: 6-10 $90 Early registration price, $100 Regular price #274753-01 Jun 11-15 Mon-Fri 9 am-noon

HAND EMBROIDERY FOR KIDS Ages: 6-10 $90 Early registration price, $100 Regular price #274752-01 Jun 11-15 Mon-Fri 1-4 pm HOMEBOUND HAYRIDES Ages: 6-10 $90 Early registration price, $100 Regular price #274745-01 Jun 11-15 Mon-Fri 9 am-noon Jul 16-20 Mon-Fri 9 am-noon #274745-02 Jul 23-27 Mon-Fri 9 am-noon #274745-03 HARDY HOMESTEADERS Ages: 6-10 $90 Early registration price, $100 Regular price #274744-01 Jun 11-15 Mon-Fri 1-4 pm Jul 16-20 Mon-Fri 1-4 pm #274744-02 Jul 23-27 Mon-Fri 1-4 pm #274744-03 POP CULTURE DETECTIVES Ages: 6-10 $190 Early registration price, $200 Regular price #274746-01 Jun 18-22 Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm QUILTING CAMP Ages: 6-10 $190 Early registration price, $200 Regular price #274769-01 Jun 18-22 Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

We believe cost should not be a barrier to accessing Lakewood summer camps. Please contact us for information on financial assistance opportunities: 303.987.5448 or SummerCamps@Lakewood.org.

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SUMMER CLASSES CAMPS ADVENTURES IN HISTORY continued KITCHEN ACCESSORY CRAFTS Ages: 6-10 $90 Early registration price, $100 Regular price # 274754-01 Jul 16-20 Mon-Fri 1-4 pm EMBROIDERY SAMPLER Ages: 6-10 $90 Early registration price, $100 Regular price #274771-01 Jul 9-13 Mon-Fri 9 am-noon QUILTING SAMPLER Ages: 6-10 $90 Early registration price, $100 Regular price #274772-01 Jul 9-13 Mon-Fri 1-4 pm ONE GIANT LEAP FOR MANKIND Ages: 6-10 $190 Early registration price, $200 Regular price #274747-01 Jun 25-29 Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm ROCKS ROCK Ages: 6-10 $190 Early registration price, $200 Regular price #274755-01 Jul 30-Aug 3 Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm

PERFORMING ARTS Location: Lakewood Cultural Center (LCC) 470 S. Allison Pkwy. | Lakewood.org/Camps

Information: 303.987.7845 Extended supervision is available with these camps DANCE CAMPS ( AGES 4-7) These fun filled sessions will consist of a theme-related story, dance, craft time and outside break (weather permitting). Please bring a healthy snack and bottled water. A short performance will be presented on the last day. Lessons never repeat. BALLERINA & CAVALIERS DANCE CAMP Ages: 4-7 $112 Early registration price, $117 Regular price *$89 Early registration price, $94 Regular price (4 day camp) *#274802-01 May 29-Jun 1 Tue-Fri 1-4 pm #274802-02 Jun 4-8 Mon-Fri 9 am-noon #274802-03 Jun 18-22 Mon-Fri 9 am-noon

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SUPERHERO DANCE CAMP Ages: 4-7 $112 Early registration price, $117 Regular price Jun 11-15 Mon-Fri #274805-01 Jun 25-29 Mon-Fri #274805-02

9 am-noon 9 am-noon

DANCE WORKSHOPS (AGES 7-15) These energy filled one-week workshops are perfect for any level of dancer who wants to learn or continue learning different dance styles. Please bring a healthy snack and bottled water for break time. A short performance will be presented on the last day. Lessons never repeat. HIP HOP & URBAN DANCE Ages: 7-15 $112 Early registration price, $117 Regular price Jun 4-8 Mon-Fri #274813-01 #274813-02 Jun 11-15 Mon-Fri #274813-03 Jun 18-22 Mon-Fri #274813-04 Jun 25-29 Mon-Fri

1-4 pm 1-4 pm 1-4 pm 1-4 pm

MAGIC Enjoy a Friday performance of mastered skills! INTRO TO MAGIC FOR 7-9 YEAR OLDS Ages: 7-9 $140 Early registration price, $145 Regular price Jun 25-29 Mon-Fri #274051-01

9 am-noon

MORE MAGIC FOR 7-9 YEAR OLDS Ages: 7-9 $140 Early registration price, $145 Regular price Jul 9-13 Mon-Fri #274053-01

9 am-noon

INTRO TO MAGIC FOR 10-15 YEAR OLDS Ages: 10-15 $140 Early registration price, $145 Regular price Jun 25-29 Mon-Fri #274052-01

1-4 pm

MORE MAGIC FOR 10-15 YEAR OLDS Ages: 10-15 $140 Early registration price, $145 Regular price Jul 9-13 Mon-Fri #274054-01

1-4 pm


SUMMER CLASSES CAMPS MUSIC The Friday performance will be showcased in the LCC lobby.

STORY BOOK DRAMA Ages: 5-7

SING I T! Ages: 11-16

$112 Early registration price, $117 Regular price #274013-01 Jul 9-13 Mon-Fri #274013 -02 Jul 23-27 Mon-Fri

*$89 Early registration price, $94 Regular price (4 day camp) #274103-01 May 29-Jun 1 Tue-Fri 9 am-noon

BROADWAY MUSIC REVIEW Ages: 8-13 $112 Early registration price, $117 Regular price Jun 11-15 Mon-Fri #274106-01

SUMMER SINGING SENSATION Ages: 10-15 $112 Early registration price, $117 Regular price #274101-01 Jun 18-22 Mon-Fri

9am-noon

Come experience the world of acting on the big, medium and small stages. This summer we will have classes in three locations. Our beautiful, 320-seat theater (LCC) provides students the experience of stage performance; the Community Room (LCC-CR) gives a comfortable and relaxing setting for the performer, and our Country Schoolhouse (LHC) provides an intimate environment.

ACTING BASICS Ages: 8-12 $112 Early registration price, $117 Regular price #274034-01 Jul 30-Aug 3 Mon-Fri

9 am-noon

THEATER FOR TEENS Ages: 13-17 $225 Early registration price, $230 Regular price #274008-01 Jul 30-Aug 3 Mon-Fri

9 am-4 pm

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NEW! ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE ESCAPE Ages: 9-12 $185 Early registration price, $190 Regular price (4 day camp) No class Jul 4 Jul 2-6 Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm #274004-01

STAGE PERFORMANCE/THEATER PRODUCTION Ages: 9-15 $395 Early Registration price, $400 Regular price (No class on Jul 4) Jul 2-13 Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm #274002-01

Be sure to bring • water • snacks/lunch • sunblock

9 am-4 pm

PERFORMING ARTS

DRAMATIC EXPRESSIONS Ages: 7-10

Planning to play all day?

9 am-4 pm

MUSICAL THEATER FOR TEENS Ages: 13-17 $225 Early registration price, $230 Regular price #274006-01 Jul 23-27 Mon-Fri

THEATER

$225 Early registration price, $230 Regular price Jun 25-29 Mon-Fri #274001-01

BROADWAY BOUND FOR YOUTH Ages: 9-12 $225 Early registration price, $230 Regular price #274007-01 Jul 16-20 Mon-Fri

9 am-noon

9 am-noon 9 am-noon

Information: 303.987.7845 Come and enjoy our art classes, where campers are encouraged to experiment and develop their own ideas. Mediums explored with in each camp could be one or more of the following: drawing, painting, watercolor, pastel, sculpture, pottery, jewelry, metalsmithing, weaving, fibers, printmaking and mixed media. Extended supervision is available with these camps. Please see page 10 for details.

FOR AGES 5-7 I heART CAMPING Ages: 5-7 $89 Early registration price, $94 Regular price (4 day camp) #274314-01 May 29-Jun 1 Tue-Fri 9 am-noon OUTSIDE THE LINES Ages: 5-7 $89 Early registration price, $94 Regular price (4 day camp) #274316-01 May 29-Jun 1 Tue-Fri 1-4 pm Online Registration: Lakewood.org/Register 31


SUMMER CAMPS WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE Ages: 5-7 $112 Early registration price, $117 Regular price #274318-01 Jun 11-15 Mon-Fri 9 am-noon

NATURE + ART= Ages: 7-10 $89 Early registration price, $94 Regular price (4 day camp) #274336-01 May 29-Jun 1 Tue-Fri 1-4 pm

LITTLE MASTERS Ages: 5-7 $112 Early registration price, $117 Regular price #274309-01 Jun 11-15 Mon-Fri 1-4 pm

STAR WARS Ages: 7-10 $112 Early registration price, $117 Regular price #274330-01 Jun 4-8 Mon-Fri 9 am-noon

SHIPS AHOY Ages: 5-7 $89 Early registration price, $94 Regular price (4 day camp) No class Jul 4 #274313-01 Jul 2-6 Mon-Fri 9am-noon

MAD SCIENTISTS Ages: 7-10 $112 Early registration price, $117 Regular price #274354-01 Jun 4-8 Mon-Fri 1-4 pm

COLOR ME HAPPY! Ages: 5-7 $89 Early registration price, $94 Regular price (4 day camp) No class Jul 4 #274317-01 Jul 2-6 Mon-Fri 1-4 pm ART-O-SAUROUS Ages: 5-7 $112 Early registration price, $117 Regular price #274303-01 Jul 9-13 Mon-Fri 9 am-noon ROLY POLY FUN Ages: 5-7 $112 Early registration price, $117 Regular price #274305-01 Jul 9-13 Mon-Fri 1-4 pm ANIMAL SAFARI Ages: 5-7 $112 Early registration price, $117 Regular price #274308-01 Jul 23-27 Mon-Fri 9 am-noon ROADTRIP U.S.A. Ages: 5-7 $112 Early registration price, $117 Regular price #274312-01 Jul 23-27 Mon-Fri 1-4 pm

FOR AGES 7-10 KID CRIBS Ages: 7-10 $89 Early registration price, $94 Regular price (4 day camp) #274355-01 May 29-Jun 1 Tue-Fri 9 am-noon 32 Online Registration: Lakewood.org/Register

GOOD ENOUGH TO EAT Ages: 7-10 $112 Early registration price, $117 Regular price #274335-01 Jun 11-15 Mon-Fri 9 am-noon UNDERWATER ADVENTURE Ages: 7-10 $112 Early registration price, $117 Regular price #274320-01 Jun 11-15 Mon-Fri 1-4 pm LET’S EXPERIMENT Ages: 7-10 $112 Early registration price, $117 Regular price #274334-01 Jun 18-22 Mon-Fri 9 am-noon PLUSHIES Ages: 7-10 $112 Early registration price, $117 Regular price #274508-01 Jun 18-22 Mon-Fri 1-4 pm CARDBOARD DESTRUCTO Ages: 7-10 $112 Early registration price, $117 Regular price #274514-01 Jun 25-29 Mon-Fri 9 am-noon CANVAS CREATIONS Ages: 7-10 $112 Early registration price, $117 Regular price #274201-01 Jun 25-29 Mon-Fri 1-4 pm DUCT TAPE! Ages: 7-10 $89 Early registration price, $94 Regular price (4 day camp) No class Jul 4 #274337-01 Jul 2-6 Mon-Fri 9 am-noon


SUMMER CAMPS IN THE AMAZON Ages: 7-10 $89 Early registration price, $94 Regular price (4 day camp) No class Jul 4 #274347-01 Jul 2-6 Mon-Fri 1-4 pm ART OF MINECRAFT Ages: 7-10 $112 Early registration price, $117 Regular price #274357-01 Jul 9-13 Mon-Fri 9 am-noon KAPOW! BOOM! CRASH! Ages: 7-10 $112 Early registration price, $117 Regular price #274329-01 Jul 9-13 Mon-Fri 1-4 pm SECRETS OF COMIC STORYTELLING Ages: 7-10 $112 Early registration price, $117 Regular price #274221-01 Jul 16-20 Mon-Fri 9 am-noon WAY TO GROW Ages: 7-10 $112 Early registration price, $117 Regular price #274326-01 Jul 16-20 Mon-Fri 1-4 pm WACKY WOOD Ages: 7-10 $112 Early registration price, $117 Regular price #274501-01 Jul 23-27 Mon-Fri 9 am-noon MAGICAL & MYTHICAL CREATURES Ages: 7-10 $112 Early registration price, $117 Regular price #274323-01 Jul 23-27 Mon-Fri 1-4 pm SPACE EXPLORERS Ages: 7-10 $112 Early registration price, $117 Regular price #274325-01 Jul 30-Aug 3 Mon-Fri 9 am-noon METROPOLIS Ages: 7-10 $112 Early registration price, $117 Regular price #274353-01 Jul 30-Aug 3 Mon-Fri 1-4 pm

FOR AGES 10-15 MIXED MEDIA MAYHEM Ages: 10-15 $112 Early registration price, $117 Regular price #274379-01 Jun 4-8 Mon-Fri 9 am-noon SCREENS & PRINTS Ages: 10-15 $112 Early registration price, $117 Regular price #274371-01 Jun 4-8 Mon-Fri 1-4 pm ART JOURNALING Ages: 10-15 $112 Early registration price, $117 Regular price #274509-01 Jun 18-22 Mon-Fri 9 am-noon EXPERIMENTAL! Ages: 10-15 $112 Early registration price, $117 Regular price #274376-01 Jun 18-22 Mon-Fri 1-4 pm DRAWING & PAINTING TECHNIQUES Ages: 10-15 $112 Early registration price, $117 Regular price #274225-01 Jun 25-29 Mon-Fri 9 am-noon PAPER FASHION SHOW Ages: 10-15 $112 Early registration price, $117 Regular price #274513-01 Jun 25-29 Mon-Fri 1-4 pm GRAFFITI ART Ages: 10-15 $112 Early registration price, $117 Regular price #274204-01 Jul 16-20 Mon-Fri 9am-noon SECRETS OF COMIC STORYTELLING Ages: 10-15 $112 Early registration price, $117 Regular price #274221-02 Jul 16-20 Mon-Fri 1-4 pm FASHION DESIGN Ages: 10-15 $112 Early registration price, $117 Regular price #274378-01 Jul 30-Aug 3 Mon-Fri 9 am-noon

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ABSTRACT PAINTING Ages: 10-15 $112 Early registration price, $117 Regular price #274202-01 Jul 30-Aug 3 Mon-Fri 1-4 pm

ADVANCED YOUTH POTTERY CAMP Ages: 12-17 $122 Early registration price, $127 Regular price #274403-01 Jul 9-20 Mon/Wed/Fri 9 am-noon

END OF SUMMER CAMP

MESA VERDE POTTERY WORKSHOP Ages: 10-15 $25 Regular price #271004-01 Jun 25 Mon

1-3 pm

CLAY WHISTLE AND WHEEL CAMP Ages: 6-9 $30 Regular price #274405-01 Jul 2 #274405-02 Aug 6

1-4 pm 9 am-noon

CAMP REMIX Ages: 5-15 $165 Early registration price, $170 Regular price #274512-01 Aug 6-10 Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm

VISUAL ARTS AT WASHINGTON HEIGHTS ARTS CENTER Location: Washington Heights Arts Center (WH) 6375 W. First Ave. | Lakewood.org/Camps

Information: 303.987.5436

WEAVING

JEWELRY & METALSMITHING JEWELRY & METALSMITHING CAMP Ages: 10-16 $112 Early registration price, $117 Regular price #274901-01 Jul 16-20 Mon-Fri 9 am-noon #274901-02 Jul 16-20 Mon-Fri 1-4 pm

Wild Weaving for Kids Camp Ages: 10-15 $112 Early registration price, $117 Regular price #274601-01 Jun 11-15 Mon-Fri 9 am-noon

CULINARY Location: LINK: Link Recreation Center, 1295 S. Reed St. LHC: Lakewood Heritage Center, 470 S. Allison Pkwy. Information: 303.987.7845 | Lakewood.org/Camps

MOSAICS Youth Tile Mosaic Art Camp Ages: 10-14 $112 Early registration price, $117 Regular price #274511-01 Jun 4-8 Mon-Fri 9 am-noon

POTTERY MUDSLINGING CAMP Ages: 6-9 $112 Early registration price, $117 Regular price #274401-01 Jun 4-8 Mon-Fri 1-4 pm #274401-02 Jul 9-13 Mon-Fri 1-4 pm YOUTH CLAY SCULPTURE & WHEEL CAMP Ages: 10-15 $122 Early registration price, $127 Regular price #274402-01 Jun 11-22 Mon/Wed/Fri

Mon Mon

1-4 pm

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BASICS OF COOKING Ages: 7-14 $90 Early registration price, $100 Regular price #274651-01 Jun 18-22 Mon-Fri 9 am-noon #274651-02 Jun 25-29 Mon-Fri 9 am-noon FANTASY FOODS Ages: 6-10 $90 Early registration price, $100 Regular price #274756-01 Jul 16-20 Mon-Fri 9 am-noon

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INSTRUCTOR BIOS DAVE BARRY Dave is a Colorado native, and has been a professional photographer since 1975. He has taught at numerous venues in Colorado including Front Range Community College, Colorado Photographic Art Center, Working with Artists and others.

HOLLY CAUSEY Holly has been learning and teaching art, fiber arts, cooking, sewing, crafts and quilting classes for many years. She has a lot of fun to working with children because they love to explore their world and are so open to creativity.

PAMELA BLISS Pamela has been weaving for more than 20 years and teaching locally for over 10 years. As a teacher, she is known for her sense of humor and warmth. One student said, “Pamela takes the fear out of learning something new.”

EMILY ERKMAN Emily has been training performers since 2004. She is the owner and operator of Miss Emily’s Voice Studio and is passionate about helping others expand on their natural talent and love of music.

LOAY BOGGESS Loay is a lifetime learner and artist conversant in multiple mediums including clay, weaving, bookbinding, printmaking, and photography. In 2001 she received a BFA from CU Denver. In 2007, Loay found her passion in mud and fire. She instructs the monthly wood firings at Washington Heights Art Center and runs Sunday Open Studios. MICHAEL BOWE Michael is a student of both functional and decorative ceramic work and has a special interest in low fire methods and techniques. Michael is a performing artist and writer who happily discovered a love for ceramic art in the not-too-distant past. MICHELE BROWER Michele received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Painting from the University of Denver. She also attended Loreto Heights College, the University of Arizona and the University of California. Currently, she teaches K-8 art classes at the Logan School for Creative Learning. Her work has been exhibited in numerous shows, galleries and museums dating back to 1977. Michele is currently showing her canvases with Artwork Network in the Santa Fe Arts District in Denver. TERESA CARSON Teresa has always had a natural affinity to the creation of all things art. At a very early age, she decided that she would be an art teacher. Teresa holds both bachelor’s and master’s of arts in education from the University of New Mexico. While her main emphasis is a specialization in ceramics, her minor is fine arts drawing. Visit Lakewood.org/Classes to find out more about our amazing instructors!

GAIL FIRMIN Gail mentors for the Developmental Disability Resource Center’s Art & Soul Program, teaching art classes to disabled adults for over 10 years. She teaches drawing and watercolor classes for the City of Lakewood. She is active with the Lakewood Arts Council and a member of its co-op gallery, exhibiting her work in graphite, watercolor, pastels and mixed media. ASHLEY FULTON Ashley has a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Iowa. She has been teaching art in elementary schools for over seven years. She has extraordinary passion for education and the arts. KRISTEE GRAHAM Kristee is an internationally collected fine art painter, sculptor and jewelry designer. Her work has been shown at various fairs and festivals throughout Colorado and in many wholesale and retail venues in the U.S. Kristee is now focusing her craft on inspiring young people to follow their creative dreams. JOY JENSEN After a lifetime of working with fiber, Joy has been weaving for over nine years and continues to love all of the possibilities that are presented through color, texture and pattern. There seems to be infinite opportunity to learn and create through weaving. As a teacher, Joy loves helping students develop their projects and see them through to completion and success! RENEE JORGENSEN As an artist and illustrator, Renee’s, background includes degrees in commercial art and graphic design, along with a certification in botanical illustration. She is certified as an American Cursive Handwriting instructor, and currently teaches illustration, modern illumination and calligraphy for the School of Botanical Art and Illustration in Denver.

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INSTRUCTOR BIOS DIANNE LOSASSO Dianne is a talented instructor, international performer and choreographer. She is the owner and manager of Dance Fusion International.  She was a performing member of the renowned AVAZ International Dance Theater in Los Angeles and has appeared on TV and in instructional dance DVDs. She is a nationally known belly dance performer and instructor of 30 years. She is best known by her stage name, Dahlia.

NORBERT NAGEL Norbert has served as co-president of the Pastel Society of Colorado. Most of his work is done plein-air, working to capture the feeling of a landscape more than copying it. His background includes working with regional pastel artists and an academic background at Metropolitan State College of Denver and Colorado State University. He has won several awards for his plein-aire paintings.

ISMAEL LOZANO Ismael “Izzy” is a Colorado native and has worked in the Denver Public School system for over 17 years at every grade level as well as the collegiate level at Metropolitan State University. He has taught for the Art Students League of Denver and has taught classes at the Smithsonian Latino Center in Washington, D.C. He has worked as an oil painter for over 22 years. His work currently hangs in collections as far east as Philadelphia, and he has shown as far west as Diablo Valley College in California.

CHRISTINE O’DEA Christine has an education degree from the University of Maine and a fine arts degree from Metropolitan State College of Denver. She shows her ceramic/mixed media installations in local galleries.

JAMES MCLELLAN James has been working in ceramics for more than 18 years. Since receiving his BFA from Metropolitan State College of Denver, he has continued teaching and showing his work in Denver and out of state. James enjoys working in all of the ceramic arts and teaching beginners on the pottery wheel. JUDY MCCANN Judy’s work is a culmination of years of studying pottery and jewelry art forms. Her love of pottery led to her interest in metalsmithing. Judy is the founding member of “Painted with Fire Art Guild” at Washington Heights and is involved in many summer markets. RITA MOORE Rita has been an artist for over 40 years. She began as an artist/ graphics illustrator for the Boeing Company in Seattle. She is a private instructor and freelance artist as well as an instructor at Washington Heights teaching the art pf painting on porcelain. She has a compassion for wildlife, animals and humans, which influences her art. RICHARD NAKATA Richard is an award-winning magician who has been practicing the art of magic for over 30 years. He was born in Toyko, Japan, but came to the United States when he was very young. Most of Richard’s childhood was spent growing up in Aurora. He is now a resident of Centennial.

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JAMES OVERSTREET James is currently located in Denver Colorado working as a fine artist. His main focus is oil painting; however, he is accomplished in acrylic and watercolor. James works in other mediums as well including ceramics, sculpture, drawing and photography. He obtained his Bachelor of Fine Art degree at Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design in 2017. MARÍA CECILIA OLANO SARDI María’s first contact with dance is owed to Brazilian jazz where she acquired her first technical style and performed interpretation stage dancing both in theater and in television drama. She studied at the Martha Graham School where she worked with renowned choreographers and teachers including Martha Graham herself. María was awarded her doctoral dissertation from Catholic University in Valencia, Spain, in January 2016. LAUREY PATTEN Laurey is a certified PMC jewelry artist, a potter and a fiction writer who loves to teach. Her fascination with clay began while working as an archaeologist and site illustrator on medieval castle sites in England. Her work has been shown in Washington, D.C., Virginia and Colorado. In her “spare” time, Laurey enjoys painting, sketching, herbology, writing fantasy, and just plain having fun.

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INSTRUCTOR BIOS ALINA DEAC PELEGRIN Alina has been an illustrator, painter and expressive sculptor over the last couple of decades. She turned her attention to mosaic fine arts with explorations in color and andamento, followed by advanced studies in application and cutting techniques. Her mosaics and illustrations have been exhibited in several shows on the West Coast and Colorado. Alina is a member of the Colorado Mosaic Artists Organization and the Society of American Mosaics Artists. SLAWA RADZISZEWSKA Slawa specializes in realistic portraiture, figure painting and other representational imagery. She works from live models or photos, using oils, pastels, charcoal or watercolor. Slawa believes that creating art will fulfill our potential and that in learning new skills, we always stretch ourselves beyond our limits. As a result, this process can bring joy not only to us, but to others as well. RON RUELLE Ron has been drawing cartoons since kindergarten and has been doing it professionally for about 30 years. His comics have appeared in daily newspapers, magazines and online as well as in his own books and sometimes on tablecloths at restaurants. He has been teaching cartooning at the Community College of Aurora, but he also likes to help younger folks learn how to tell better comic stories. You can see his work at Ronruelle.com. JUDITH SCOTT Judith has an MFA from Denver University. For over 30 years she has been teaching various mediums. Currently she teaches at the Lakewood Cultural Center, the Denver Botanic Gardens and the Art Students League in Denver. She is a lifetime member of the Pastel Society of America, winning many awards over the years and is included in several art books. JOSEPH SIKORA Joseph was trained in traditional woodcarving in Bavaria, Germany. He worked for 10 years as a freelance carver while in Bavaria and returned to the United States in 1991. He displays and sells his pieces at Sikora Woodcarving in Louisville. BOB SMITH A renowned artist and studio potter for more than 40 years, Bob started his career working in functional stoneware but quickly moved to low-fire work, especially raku. His current work reflects an increased interest in Terra sigillata and saggar firing, which has made a large impact on his work in scale, gesture and surface treatment.

CAROL SMITH Carol is the music director at the University of Denver’s Ricks Center for Gifted Children, where she teaches preschool through eighth grade. She also has seven years experience teaching private piano lessons to students of all ages. Carol has a Bachelor of Arts degree in piano performance and has studied piano at the graduate level at Florida State University. She continues her studies with Alice Rybak at the University of Denver. RATHA SOK After picking up his first spray can at the age of 15, Ratha has devoted himself to expressing himself with this creative tool. A student at Metropolitan State College of Denver, majoring in business management and minoring in entrepreneurship, he owns his own clothing line while still creating artwork and murals. Ratha hosts workshops and teaches classes for youth and the community by showing them that graffiti is an art form and how it can be used in a positive way. A few organizations he has collaborated with: VSA Arts, Arts Street, Street Youth Biz and Urban Peak, CEC Middle College, Brown Elementary and West High School. ANNE VAN LEEUWEN Anne has been a hand papermaker for more than 30 years and has taught papermaking and cyanotype. She received her BA in design from UCLA. Her papermaking training includes work at Carriage House (Brookline, MASS.); Fabriano, Italy (paper’s first home in Europe); Taos Papermaking; and the International Association of Papermakers workshop’s in Italy and France. SUMI VON DASSOW Well-known as a potter, teacher and writer, Sumi has work that includes brightly glazed functional pieces, burnished and pit-fired vessels and ceramic sculpture. She has participated in the Cherry Creek Arts Festival and has won numerous awards in major national and local shows. JULIA E. WIRTH Julia’s passions are the arts and teaching. She is an active performer and has toured throughout Colorado, California and Boston and performed in such venues as Ellie Caulkins Opera House (Denver), Boston Conservatory (Boston) and Carnegie Hall (NYC) to name a few. She has had wonderful experiences working in schools throughout Jeffco and Boulder Valley school districts teaching general music, choral music and theater. Julie is an active member of ACDA, NAfME and DiMA.

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ARTIST HIGHLIGHT

Artist Kristee Graham loves to surround herself with diverse people and art forms. Native to Littleton, Kristee grew up around her family’s metal casting business and learned at an early age how to make prototype belt buckles and jewelry. Kristee inherited her love of art from her parents, and it has always been a part of her life, even in high school when she considered other career paths. “I made a list of all [the things] I wanted to do, and thought, I can be an astronomer, an astronaut, an archaeologist, but then I started thinking about those things,” Kristee shares with a laugh. After considering the challenges faced by astronauts, she decided to stick to art. Kristee has been teaching at Lakewood Cultural Center since 2013, and her art serves as an escape to far-off lands, featuring dreamlike portrayals of castles, creatures and outer space that ignite curiosity for what may be beyond the reach of our perception. Kristee thrives when trying new things, be it a fresh idea for a children’s camp or an experimental artistic direction.

Her current project that has been in the works for almost a year presents her space art in an entirely innovative way – on recycled and refurbished doors. When she first started teaching herself to paint, she was self-conscious about the unrealistic, bold neon colors in her art. But she realized it was important that she like her own art and embraced the bright colors that now serve as her trademark. Her perception of art also shifted when she began teaching children’s art camps. Kristee says, “I learn a lot more from the kids than I ever do from myself.” She loves that children are so much more open to creativity and gives an example of teaching both children and adults the same painting project. “The kids finish in an hour, and the adults finish in two hours because the adults have to get past their lifelong block of thinking ‘I’m not creative, I’ve never painted before,’ but the kids jump right in.” Whether in her intergenerational “Create with Me” class with toddlers and their parents/caregivers, or at her painting parties for adults, Kristee explains that there is always one individual completely intimidated by the

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process and another that pays little attention to her teaching and creates something unique. Kristee once watched a student muddy up the canvas over and over, until she finally asked, “What’s going on here?” The student had created an abstract piece with graffiti lettering over the top that was different from every other painting in the room. “That was one of the best things I ever learned: allow students to express themselves without passing judgement.” The most common advice Kristee gives to students of all ages is that “paint is forgiving. Many people say, ‘Oh I messed it up, can I start over?’ And I say, ‘No you didn’t mess up, just paint over it. Keep going, you’ll get there.” This mantra also helps to keep her motivated in her art. If she sticks with a piece long enough, she will be happy with it. Kristee considers patience to be the most important trait one can develop when starting as an artist and as a teacher.


HCA FACILITY HIGHLIGHT

LAKEWOOD CULTURAL CENTER Theater | Exhibits | Classes

LAKEWOOD HERITAGE CENTER

WASHINGTON HEIGHTS ARTS CENTER

801 S. Yarrow St. 303.987.7850

6375 W. First Ave. 303.987.5436 Lakewood.org/WashingtonHeights 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Monday-Thursday 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Friday 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Saturday

Museum Tours | Store | Exhibits | Classes

470 S. Allison Parkway 303.987.7845

Lakewood.org/CulturalCenter 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday Open one hour prior to performances

Classes | Exhibits

Lakewood.org/HeritageCenter

10 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday Guided tours: 11 a.m. & 2 p.m. No reservation needed for groups of 10 or fewer. 20th Century Emporium: 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday Inside the visitor center

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tickets on sale now! Lakewood.org/ SummerConcerts

June 27

We Dream Dawn with Bridget Law Alternative Folk

Opener: Andy Sydow

July 11

Hazel Miller Band

Lakewood’s rhythm & blues favorite Opener: Franny & The Jets

July 18

Dennis Johnson & The Mississippi Ramblers Roots, Slide Guitar

summer

presented by Foothills Credit Union

Opener: Dustin Devine & The Real Deal

July 25

Paa Kow

Afro Fusion/World Opener: ATOMGA

August 1

Oakhurst Bluegrass

Opener: Steepland String Band

August 8

Rob Drabkin Rock

Opener: Matt Rouch & The Noise Upstairs

ENJOY ALL SIX SHOWS FOR $30.

is just around the corner! Here is your first look at the 2018 Sounds Exciting! Summer Concert Series:

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Lakewood Heritage, Culture & the Arts 470 S. Allison Parkway Lakewood, CO 80226

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Students from our Kapow! Boom! Crash! arts camp showing their mightiness at the Kapow! Boom! Crash! Camp “end of the camp” Come and hone your inner to create art superhero show.

SUPER AWESOME art! see page 34

Heritage, Culture & the Arts Classes - Summer 2018  
Heritage, Culture & the Arts Classes - Summer 2018