Paint, Paper & Pen

Registration for all Fall Classes has begun. Programs are filled on a first-pay, first-served basis, preregistration by the published deadline is required. Payment can be made by credit or debit card by phone or by check or cash in person. Online Registration also available.  All classes are subject to 6.5% sales tax. Please call the Aberdeen Recreation and Cultural Center for more information at 626-7081.

“INK SPOTS” WRITERS GROUP


The “Ink Spots” are an informal group of people who enjoy writing and learning from each other. Each week different prompts will be used to write a quick squiggle that can be shared if the writer chooses. Group listening to help the writer express themselves without interruption. For more information, call Sheila Richards at 225-6054.
Dates: 2nd Wednesday, September-December
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Fee: No Charge

COLLAGE YOUR MEMORIES - NEW!


Combine family or travel memorabilia and photos into beautiful artwork. Think of it as “free form scrap booking”. It's fun and also great for sharing memories while creating new ones! Ages 14 and up. Activity #315600
Date: Saturday, September 24
Times: 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Instructor: Ruth Wegehaupt
Fee: $20.00 plus supplies
Preregister by: September 21
Min/Max Enrollment: 4/10

NOVEL WRITING – NEW!


Explore how to get your big idea on paper! Come with a work in progress, or start a brand new work with us. We’ll look at plot structure, story arcs, character development, and the long term issues of turning a story into a page turner. No experience necessary, but current works in progress are also welcome! Ages 16 and up. Activity #318635
Date: Tuesdays, November 1 - 29
Times: 7:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Instructor: Liza Kollman
Fee: $40.00 plus supplies
Preregister by: October 27
Min/Max Enrollment: 3/10

ENCAUSTIC PAINTING


One of the oldest forms of art, encaustic uses hot wax to paint and seal images in layers. Learn techniques to transfer images onto the wax; ink in lines or paint with oils. The more layers you make the more depth the finished piece will have. Ages 16 and up. Activity #313500
Date: Saturday, November 5
Times: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. & 1:30 – 5:00 p.m.
Instructor: Ruth Wegehaupt
Fee: $35.00 plus supplies
Preregister by: November 2
Min/Max Enrollment: 4/10


MAKE A BOOK – NEW!


Learn simple binding techniques to compile your memory collages or make your own blank journal. Ages 14 and up. Activity #315210
Date: Tuesday, Nov. 8 & Thursday, Nov. 10
Times: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Instructor: Ruth Wegehaupt
Fee: $20.00 plus supplies
Preregister by: November 3
Min/Max Enrollment: 4/10


  1. Aberdeen Recreation & Cultural Center


    Physical Address
    225 3rd Avenue SE
    Aberdeen, SD 57401

    Phone: 605-626-7081
    Fax: 605-626-7989


How to Register:


  • In Person: ARCC       225 3rd Ave SE
  • Over the Phone: (605)626-7081