Arts & Crafts

Instructor Carol Luc is an accomplished artist with an M.F.A. in painting, Northern Illinois University, M.A. in painting, B.F.A. in Advertising Design, Wayne State University.  In addition to her degrees, Carol has done course work at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and at the Center for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI.  If you would like to see her work and read more about the instructor visit  Carol Luc is also displaying some of her work in our lobby  

Watercolor: Flower Studie

Once you have acquired an understanding of color theory and color mixing, watercolor studies of flowers will challenge you to put your knowledge to work.  In the 2nd and 3rd class, bring favorite flowers (fresh or artificial) in vase to work from.
Wednesday, Mar 6    • 2:00-4:00pm • $13M/$18NM
Wednesday, Mar 13  • 2:00-4:00pm • $13M/$18NM
Wednesday, Mar 27  • 2:00-4:00pm • $13M/$18NM

Watercolor: Still Life Studies

Watercolor studies, sometimes include flowers as well as simple set-ups, will challenge you to use color and value more realistic manner.  Each week will have a different still life set up to work from. 
Wednesday, Apr 3   • 2:00-4:00pm  • $13M/$18NM
Wednesday, Apr 10 • 2:00-4:00pm • $13M/$18NM
Wednesday, Apr 17 • 2:00-4:00pm • $13M/$18NM 
Wednesday, Apr 24 • 2:00-4:00pm • $13M/$18NM 
Wednesday, May 1  • 2:00-4:00pm • $13M/$18NM

wine glass

Hand-painted Wine Glasses

Get creative while having fun with family and friends by personalizing a pair of wine glasses.  The wine glasses and all the art materials are included.  Painting can go beyond the canvas!  

Daytime session, lunch is not provided for this session, due to “The Sound of Music” with John Boda.  You are welcome to register and attend both events or purchase just a meal.  
Monday, Mar 11 • 1:00-2:30pm • $16 without meal • $21 with meal

Dinner community event, includes a grilled chicken sandwich, chips and dessert
Tuesday, Mar 19 • 5:00-7:00pm • $21

spring wreath

Spring Wreaths

Wreaths are in!  Celebrate the season by making a spring wreath with Maria.  She promises this is an easy craft for all.  

Daytime session, lunch is not provided for this session, due to Men’s Club Brunch.  
Monday, Apr 15 • 11:00am -12:00pm • $10 

Dinner community event, includes a BLT, cole slaw and dessert
Tuesday, Apr 16 • 5:00-7:00pm • $16

Helping Children in Need

Linus is a non-profit organization that provides love, a sense of security, warmth and comfort to children who are seriously ill, traumatized, or otherwise in need through the gifts of new, handmade blankets and afghans, lovingly created by volunteer “blanketeers.”  Edie Doughty will be instructing the group in how to make a soft fleece blanket for a child in need to donate to the Linus Project.  Please register for one blanket option 1) I want to make a tie fleece blanket 2) I want to make a crocheted edge blanket.  You will need to bring a sharp pair of scissors and hooks if you are making a crocheted edge blanket.  Coffee and donuts will be provided.  The cost includes the price of the fleece and yarn to create your blanket.  
Wednesday, Mar 27 • 1:00-2:30pm  • $10
Wednesday, Apr 24 • 1:00-2:30pm • $10