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Ceramics Camp


with Heather Monsen

Calendar Jun 28, 2022 at 12 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Come explore the hands on fun of working with clay. Together we will be making everything from clay magnets to garden gnomes. Every student will have an opportunity to work on the potters wheel if they would like, but the main focus of the class will be centered around handbuilding. A materials fee of $25 is payable to the instructor on the first class. 

*AGES 10-14

Ceramics (Beginner & Intermediate)


with Heather Monsen

Calendar Jun 28, 2022 at 3 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Ever wanted to take some time for yourself and play with clay, but you were too busy, too tired, or too intimidated? Learn the basics of hand-building, surface decoration, and wheel throwing to create functional pieces and sculptures. This class is geared toward the beginner who would like to learn coil, slab, and pinch construction as well as basic wheel throwing techniques and glazing. New demonstrations are given weekly, but students can also use this time as an open studio to work on their own personal projects. A $55 Materials fee, payable to the instructor, must be paid on the first night of class. Additional clay can be purchased separately. Come work in the brand new studios at Morse!

Beautiful You & Color


with Candace Sanborn

Calendar Jun 28, 2022 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Is your closet full of black-colored clothing? Would you like to learn what other colors look good on you? In this fun interactive class, you'll be draped in a variety of colors to learn about warmer and cooler tones to determine what types of colors look best on you. You'll also receive recommendations for eye shadows, blush and lipsticks for your coloring so you can put the two together to create a more vibrant you!

Open Studio Ceramics


with Heather Monsen

Calendar Jun 28, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Are you comfortable with your clay abilities and just looking for a place to work and improve your skills? This Summer, join us in the Morse High School Ceramics Studio and start making all those things you have been dreaming up! This is not an instructor lead class, but the instructor will be on site working in case you need something. A $55 Materials fee, payable to the instructor, must be paid on the first night of class. Additional clay can be purchased separately. Come work in the brand new studios at Morse!

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Introduction to Ink Brush Calligraphy


with Jing Jing Haven

Calendar Jun 29, 2022 at 4 pm, runs for 6 weeks

In this unique class, we will explore a variety of authentic Chinese calligraphy fundamentals and styles through hands-on and weekly practice experience, discussion and reflection. Class is open to all levels of interest and experience, and could be particularly beneficial for Chinese language learners, graphic designers, and artists who want to forge a stronger connection between typography on a screen and handwritten characters on paper. The class also covers the rich contents of Chinese ancient and contemporary cultures.

Ipad Bob Ross


with Andrew Edwards

Calendar Jun 29, 2022 at 5 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Come Paint with us, on the Ipad! Join us for our weekly painting session where we explore painting a scene together using the Ipad and the Apple Pencil. Landscapes, Portraits, Still Lifes, you name it, we paint it. Get to know the full creative potential of your iPad with digital artist Andrew Elijah Edwards and discover the joy of iPad painting. Make sure to bring your own Ipad and happy little Apple Pencil. * New to the IPad and want to learn the basics of getting to know this powerful tool, come to our other class 'Get to Know your Ipad' from 4-5, and then stay on for our painting hangout. For course fee of $100, you get 5 sessions with the instructor.

Make and Can Strawberry Jam!


with Allison Carroll Duffy

Calendar Jun 30, 2022 at 4 pm, runs for 1 week

Strawberry season is almost here! And what better way to enjoy these berries than in homemade strawberry jam? Join Allison Carroll Duffy, Master Food Preserver and cookbook author,  for this hands-on workshop, where you’ll learn not only how to make strawberry jam, but also how to can and preserve it--so that you can enjoy it year round! We’ll cover the basics of safe home canning, including proper procedures, techniques, and use of tools and equipment. Then we’ll learn hands-on by making a big batch of strawberry jam, and canning it using the boiling water bath method. There will be plenty of jam to taste, and each participant will go home with a jar of jam to enjoy. A materials fee of $10 included.

Cash is King


with Jodie Trana

Calendar Jul 5, 2022 , runs for 4 weeks

Cash is arguably the most important factor in business success. D&B reports 90% of all small business failures are due to poor cash flow—more money gets paid out than collected. It is the non-financial manager who really makes a difference in the day-to-day cash activities. Discover how to maximize cash flow, learn the importance of cash and find out your role in cash flow success.

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