Kids and adults can sign up for art classes
Anderson Arts Center announces April and May creative classes for children and adults.
• "Painting Places" for ages 12-17 will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 17. Children will bring a photo of their yard, house, garden, park, vacation spot, or any place they like to be and learn the techniques of painting with acrylics. $40 per student.
• "Earth Day Art" for ages 5-11 will be from 9-11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 24. Children will celebrate Earth Day by creating art in honor of the plants and rocks of the Earth. In this program, students will paint a pot, plant a flower, and learn how to take care of it. Also, they will learn how to turn their lakeshore rock collection into art by painting a mini scene on a rock. $40 per student.
• "Garden Art for Mother's Day" for ages 5-10 will be from 9-11 a.m. Saturday, May 8. Children will create art for their mother or the mother figures in their life. In this program, students will learn how to make a flower basket for gathering garden treasures out of fleece and yarn, a personalized stress toy with a balloon, and wooden flower ornaments. $35 per student.
• "Ballroom Dance" for all ages and skill levels will run for four weeks from 7-8 p.m. Tuesdays, May 11 to June 1. The class covers basic dance skills and advanced techniques. $75 per couple for all four weeks. A second session will be offered starting June 8.
All supplies for each class are included in the registration cost. Advance registration is required. For details or to register, call (262) 653-0481 or visit www.kempercenter.com.
Anderson Arts Center is at 6603 3rd Ave., Kenosha, Wisconsin.