|Clay Creations & Pottery Wheel Basics Classes begin Sept. 9|
Two clay classes for youth are being offered by the Johnson County Park and Recreation District beginning Sept. 9 at the Roeland Park Community Center, 4850 Rosewood, Roeland Park.
The classes are: Clay Creations and Pottery Wheel Basics. The cost per person per class for five 90-minute sessions is $56 for Johnson County Residents or $62 for nonresidents. All materials, including clay, paints, and kiln firing, are included with the classes. Search for the keyword "pottery" to find these programs in the JCPRD's Activities Catalog and online listings. Neither program will meet on Saturday, Oct. 7.
In Clay Creations, children ages six to ten will squish, pinch, pull, and pat clay into fanciful forms, which they will also glaze. This beginning class will start at 9 a.m. Saturday.
In Pottery Wheel Throwing, students ages ten to 15 will learn basic wheel-throwing techniques using an electric potter's wheel to create original hand-built pottery. This class will meet at 11 a.m. Saturday.
The JCPRD's ACTIVITIES catalog, with information and a registration form, is available for pick-up at all Johnson County Library branches. For more information or to register, call (913) 831-3359 VOICE or (913) 831-3342 TDD. To register online and for updated program listings, see the District's website at www.jcprd.com