Center’s art classes begin July 25
Belly dancing, knitting, jewelry design. painting
The Waupaca Community Arts Center’s second session of classes will begin Tuesday, July 25, at the center.
Some classes from the first session are being repeated and others are being added.
People may choose classes for this this session in two ways.
They may stop in at the center, located at 200 N. Main St., and look over the offerings from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.
They may also visit www.wcacenter.com/wcac-classes-2 for a detailed list of the classes and the registration form.
People may pay for the classes by cash, check, credit or debit card in person or at www.wcacenter.com by scrolling down to donate.
Those who have questions may call the arts center at 715-258-5664.
The offerings include classes for all ages.
Featured during August are the Tuesday night Belly Dance classes by Kahina.
They are offered in three age groups: ages 6-10 on Aug. 8 and 22, ages 11-16 on Aug. 1 and 15, and an adult class (17+) on Aug. 29.
Participants will get some exercise and learn a little cultural background on the Middle East.
Other classes offered include hand casting, book making, basic drawing, knitting, crocheting, jewelry, papermache dolls, woodworking, painting, wool dyeing and ceramic painting.
A class in Environmental Sculpture will take place on Aug. 4, at the new eco-park near Waupaca Municipal Airport-Brunner Field.
It will be an all-day, bring a box lunch class taught by University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point art graduate Amanda Langer.
The cost for the classes depends on how many a person or any group of family and friends sign up to take.
One class is $25 or $40 if it last two days.
People may choose five class sessions for $95 (different classes or different people), or the best buy, 10 class sessions for $175.
The arts center also holds an Open Mic from 6-8 p.m. on the third Saturday of the month.
The next one is Saturday, July 15.
People may perform or recite something of their choice for up to 10 minutes.
The cover charge is $5 and includes refreshments.
It is an informal, living room atmosphere for first timers and professionals alike.
Ending on Tuesday, July 18 is the silent auction for the last of the late David DeBolt’s work, as well as some contributed by Robert Lardinois.
This has been running since May, and all profits go to a Waupaca Fine Arts Festival Memorial for DeBolt.