Just for Fun

Registration for all Winter/Spring Classes will begin Monday, January 7, 2019. 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.


With this class, we will go over various art techniques utilized with a multitude of media, and anything that piques interest. We will take our time to explore how to better apply certain techniques, within different media, and utilize the combined skill set of the participants to sound ideas off of, and get input on different approaches for project concepts. Sign up for 1 session or all 4. Ages 18 and up.
Activity #116010
Dates: Session A: January 15
            Session B: February 12
            Session C: March 12
            Session D: April 9
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Instructor: Crystal Harper
Fee: $15.00 plus $15.00 supply fee, per session
Preregister by: 3 days before session begins
Min/Max Enrollment: 2/10


Learn techniques and design styles of egg painting (including pysanky, Czech and other styles using a wax resist method and traditional tools. Better yet, you can display your newly decorated eggs all year! Ages 14 and up.
Activity #114328
Session A: Thursday, February 21
         Time: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Session B: Friday, February 22
         Time: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Instructor: Marcella Faflack
Fee: $15.00 plus $15.00 supply fee
Preregister by: February 14
Min/Max Enrollment: 4/16


Join local baker, and cookie artist Robin Niewenhuis, of Sweet Pea Cakery, for a night of cookie decorating. You’ll learn some fantastic insider tips and tricks of cookie artistry, and go home with a dozen cookie masterpieces. Ages 16 and up.
Activity #110600
Dates: Monday, April 1
Time: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Fee: $20.00 plus $15.00 supply fee payable to instructor
Instructor: Robin Niewenhuis
Preregister by: March 25
Min/Max Enrollment: 4/8


Did you know you can see a galaxy 2 ½ million light-years away with your unaided eyes? Craters on the Moon with binoculars? Countless wonders await you any clear night. The first step in astronomy for beginners is simply to look up and ask, “What’s that?” This class will introduce you to a lifetime of enjoyment viewing the night sky. Bring your binoculars, telescope or nothing. People wishing to participate should put their name on the interest list at The Parks, Recreation and Forestry Office by March 7, by calling 626-7015.
Dates: Tuesdays, March 12 & 19
Time: 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Location: ARCC
Fee: Free

How to Register:

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