WEEK OF February 22 – February 26
As always we request that you call in advance to reserve your space…
One Day Painting with Panache
Tuesday, February 23 10:00am – 12:00 noon
At the Education Center studio! Acrylic artist Jim Tindall will lead the 2 hour class for beginning students who will complete a finished landscape, still life or portrait in one session. All materials are provided $45
5 session Basic Photography
Tuesdays, February 23, March 2, 8, 15, 22 9:00am-12:00 noon
OR (call to specifiy date)
One Day Basic Photography
Saturday, March 12 9:00am-12:00pm and 1:00-4:00pm
Instructor Lee Phillips offers this introductory class on basic photography. No prior experience is necessary. $20
Do It yourself – Dollhouse Workshop
Every Thursday afternoon 1:00am-3:00pm
Building a dollhouse, display box or vignette? Bring your own supplies and spend a few fun hours each Thursday afternoon assembling your dream house. Don’t have a project? Come and learn from the other crafters. Free with annual registration.
One Day Windows 10 Demonstration
Thursday, February 25 4:00-5:30pm
Debra Bond leads a live demonstration of the features of the Windows 10 operating system. This does NOT require you to bring your device. This is a great way to preview the upgrade before moving up to the new technology. $35
ON DISPLAY NOW February 16, 17, 18, 23, 24, 25, 9:00am – 4:00pm
Arkansas in World War I exhibit on loan from the Arkansas Historic Commission 9am-4pm February 16, 17, 18, 23, 24, 25
A traveling exhibit consists of 12 banner panels that showcase images from the Arkansas History Commission’s holdings, including original documents, photographs, posters, maps and historical objects and tell the story of Arkansas’s role during World War I, at home and on the battlefields. The exhibit covers a chronology of the war, training troops in Arkansas, troops overseas, the home front, providing for the war, healthcare and Arkansas heroes. No fee, accepting donations.
Sterling Scholars Lecture Series
First Wednesday of each month, 1:00-2:00pm $10
March 2 – Geocaching and Orienteering with Dr. Debra Burris, Ph.D. Astrophysics
April 6 – Diamonds are Forever, appraising your jewels with Lori Blagg, Master Gemologist
May 4 – Indian Rock Cave, the Ozark Shelter Project and artifacts from the Edgemont Shelter with Dr. Jamie Brandon, Ph.D. Archeology
Mater Gardeners Lunch and Learn – Thursdays, March 10, April 7, May 12, 12noon – 1:00pm bring your lunch! $5
March 10 – Pruning Crepe Myrtles with Sharon Berdine
April 14 – How to plant from seeds with Bob Berdine
May 12 – Deer Resistant Plants for Arkansas yards with Maude Huber
Wilton Cake Decorating (Fondant) – Saturdays, March 12, 19, 26, 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Learn the art of delicious decorating with fondant and gum paste. Donna Johnson returns to teach this three session course on making cakes pretty with flowers and bows. Beginners are welcome, $35 plus materials.
ONE DAY Fused Glass – Wednesday, March 16 2:00pm-4:00pm
Learn the art of fused glass. Local artisan, Barbara Cornett, will help you with your custom creations. All supplies and materials are furnished. This class is suitable for ages 12 and up. Any experience level is welcome. Cost of designing your fused glass piece is $35.
ONE DAY Jewelry Making – Wednesday, March 16 10:00am-12:00noon
Learn the basics of jewelry making, select your beads from our stock, design your earring, necklace or bracelet and then leave with your project. Our local artisan will have all the tools and supplies you will need to use. This class is suitable for ages 12 and up, any experience level is welcome. Cost of designing your own unique jewelry is $20.
ONE DAY Jeweled Spider Art – Thursday, March 17 9:45am-11:45am
Did you know that legend has it that spiders are considered lucky? Instructor Fran Schroeder can teach you to create your one of a kind jeweled spider. All supplies and beads are provided. Any experience level is welcome. Cost of designing your very own spider creation is $10.
Ukrainian Egg Decorating – Saturday, March 19 9:00am – 12:00noon
Celebrate Easter by making a traditional egg created with the wax and dye method. Sue Allen Pico returns to teach this course with traditional and contemporary designs. These works of art are made with real eggs, but can last a lifetime. Beginners are welcome, all materials are provided, $25
ONE DAY AARP Safe Driving Course – Wednesday, March 30 1:00pm-5:00pm
A certified course for the state approved discount on auto insurance taught by ASU instructor Clay Fires. Limited spaces so call to sign up now. $20 AARP members, $25 non-AARP members.
Movie Magic – Classic Film Appreciation
AKC Canine Good Citizenship – Dog and handler training
ONE DAY Oil Painting – Tuesday March 15 1:00pm-3:00pm $45
5 Session Oil Painting – Thursdays March 10, 17, 24, 31, April 7 9:30am – 11:30am
Enjoy a session of creativity with our local artist, Doris Sexson, all supplies are provided for a selected landscape of Fairfield Bay. Cost for this wonderful experience is only $45.
NOTE: CEC ANNUAL REGISTRATION FEE $35 WILL BE COLLECTED PRIOR TO CLASS