Arts & Special Interest

YOUTH/TEEN ART CLASSES

Kidz Clay • Ages 10-15

Make a mess, make some art, and make your mark… in clay! We’ll hand build and explore the potter’s wheel. A variety of topics presented, so students may repeat the class. No experience needed. $15 materials fee due to instructor at first class. Work will be available for pick up after firing. Dress for mess! Instructor: Dorothy Round.

James City County Recreation Center

Th9/10-10/84:15-5:15 p.m.$40209060-A


TEEN/ADULT  ART CLASSES

Oil Painting • Ages 16+

Beginner and experienced painters welcome. Students receive individual instruction based on skill level. Join us to create your own masterpiece while making new friends. Students provide own supplies. For the list, call 757-220-3755 or email annekushnick@gmail.com. Instructor: Anne Kushnick

James City County Recreation Center

T7/7-8/251-3 p.m.$100206020-A
W7/8-8/2610 a.m.-noon$100206020-B
T9/1-12/15*1-3 p.m.$130209020-A
*no class 11/3 & 11/24


W9/2-12/9*10 a.m.-noon$130209020-B
*no class 11/25


 
Pastels • Ages 16+

Learn how to use this versatile and fun medium to create portraits and landscapes. Students provide own supplies. For the list, call 757-220-3755 or email annekushnick@gmail.com. Instructor: Anne Kushnick

James City County Recreation Center

W7/8-8/261-3 p.m.$100206030-A
W9/2-12/9*1-3 p.m.$100209030-A
*no class 11/25


 
Acrylic Painting • Ages 16+

Join us to create your own masterpiece while making new friends. If you’ve never picked up a brush or have some skills in acrylics this class is for you. For a list of supplies please contact the instructor at 757-220-3755 or annekushnick@gmail.com. Instructor: Anne Kushnick.

James City County Recreation Center

Th7/9-8/271-3 p.m.$100207470-A
Th9/3-12/10*1-3 p.m.$130209470-A
*no class 11/26



Pottery • Ages 16+

Turn raw clay into finished forms. Both hand building and the potter’s wheel explored. Clay must be purchased in class from instructor (cash or check) - $20 due at first class for one bag of clay and use of craft room glazes. Additional clay is $20/bag. 

James City County Recreation Center

Registration for fall classes begins 7/11, 9 a.m.

Beth Turbeville


M9/14-11/3010:30 a.m.-1 p.m.$140209040-A
M9/14-11/306-8:30 p.m.$140209040-B
Elizabeth Krome


T9/8-12/1*9:30 a.m.-noon$140209040-C
*no class 11/3


T9/8-12/1*6-8:30 p.m.$140209040-D
*no class 11/3 



Pottery 101 • Ages 16+

Get your hands into clay. Each week you’ll explore a method or topic in wheel throwing, hand building or sculpture. Experienced students may enroll and pursue their own direction, but demonstrations will be geared towards beginners. Clay must be purchased in class from instructor (cash or check) - $20 due at first class for one bag of clay and glazes. Additional clay $20/bag. Instructor: Beth Turbeville or Elizabeth Krome.

James City County Recreation Center

Registration for fall classes begins 7/11, 9 a.m.

W9/9-12/2*6-8:30 p.m.$140209040-E
*no class 11/25 



Open Clay Studio • Ages 16+

Practice can make the difference in how you progress in pottery. Uninstructed, this open studio time allows students to continue to work on pieces begun in class. Must be enrolled in current adult pottery class to register. No access to the kiln. Participants must sign-in in the craft room.

James City County Recreation Center

Registration for Fall classes begins 7/11, 9 a.m.

F9/11-12/4*9:30-11:30 a.m.$10 (2-visit pass)209180-A
F9/11-12/4*9:30-11:30 a.m.$25 (5-visit pass)209180-B
F9/11-12/4*9:30-11:30 a.m.$40 (unlimited)209180-C
*no class 11/27


F9/11-12/4*6-8 p.m.$10 (2-visit pass)209180-D
F9/11-12/4*6-8 p.m.$25 (5-visit pass)209180-E
F9/11-12/4*6-8 p.m.$40 (unlimited)209180-F
*no class 11/27


Sun9/13-12/6*2-4 p.m.$10 (2-visit pass)209180-G
Sun9/13-12/6*2-4 p.m.$25 (5-visit pass)209180-I
Sun9/13-12/6*2-4 p.m.$40 (unlimited)209180-J
*no class 11/29



YOUTH/TEEN SPECIAL INTEREST CLASSES

Preschool Summer Chocolate Making • Ages 3-5 with parent/guardian 

Have fun in this summer-themed chocolate making workshop. You’ll make chocolate shells, sea stars and a few other beachy critters! In addition, enjoy s’mores marshmallows, chocolate cluster cups and other fun surprises. Please note any food allergies at time of registration, tie back long hair, and bring an apron and airtight container. Instructor: The Williamsburg Chocolatier, Inc.

James City County Recreation Center

Sat6/2710-11:30 a.m.$20206101-A


Kid’s Tropical Summer Cookie Decorating • Ages 6-13

Get ready for summer and the beach! Let’s decorate palm trees, fish, flamingos and more in this fun Cookie Decorating Workshop! We’ll use Buttercream Icing and some Royal Icing to put the finishing touches on our treats! Stars, Smooth icing, Zig Zags and lines will create our cute designs. Please note food allergies with registration, tie back long hair, and bring two large airtight containers to take home cookies and an apron/hand towel! Instructor: The Williamsburg Chocolatier, Inc.

James City County Recreation Center

Sat6/27noon-2 p.m.$20206101-B


ADULT SPECIAL INTEREST CLASSES

Guide to Genealogy – Intermediate • Ages 16+

Do you want to improve your genealogy research skills? Whether a beginner or intermediate-level genealogist, you have room to advance your research skills making them more accurate and thorough so you can discover more about your ancestors. This class will be conducted via the Zoom application. To join the class, please email joy.johnson@jamescitycountyva.gov by Thursday, July 2 to receive the Zoom meeting link. Instructor: Paula Guerra.

ESOL Classes for Adults • Ages 18+

The Peninsula Regional Education Program offers ESOL classes in Williamsburg to improve speaking, listening, reading and writing skills while learning U. S. history, government, civics, culture and citizenship. Classes held September to May. For registration information, call 757-603-6532 or visit www.peninsulaed.com.

GED® & Adult Education Classes • Ages 18+

The Peninsula Regional Education Program offers classes in Williamsburg for GED Test and workforce preparation. Classes held September to May. For registration information, call 757-603-6532 or visit www.peninsulaed.com.

Healthcare Boot Camp and Industry Training • Ages 18+

Interested in a career in Healthcare? The Peninsula Regional Education Program is offering a FREE Healthcare Boot Camp that can lead to a Certified Training program in the Healthcare field for eligible participants. For more information, call 757-603-6532 or visit www.peninsulaed.com.