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Paint a Winter Scene Workshop
Tuesday, January 9,  9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Adults

Instructor: Larry D'Amico
It's the middle of winter!  Warm up those hands by painting a winter scene at The RAC!  Join Larry D'Amico for this one day workshop, exploring the colors and tones of winter.  Workshop open to all levels.  Please bring a canvas and paint set (acrylic or oil) to class, as well as any seasonal inspiration you may have. 
FEE: $105 (members receive discount)


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Make a 3D Printed Fidget Spinner!
Wednesday, January 10,  3:30 - 5:00 pm
Ages 9 - 12

Instructor: Nicole Zahour
Learn to work in CAD design to create your own 3D printed fidget spinner. Mathematics and design concepts will be discussed as each student creates their own unique spinner. Work will be printed after class and available for pick up in a week. All supplies included.
FEE: $20 (members receive discount)


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Loosen up and Paint: A BYOB Night Out!
Thursday, January 18, 6:00 - 9:00 pm
Thursday, February 15, 6:00 - 9:00 pm
21 & over

Instructor: Laura Anechiarico, MAT
BYOB and join us for an evening of self expression through paint! No paint-by-numbers, no pressure to be perfect – workshop will start with a simple still-life and progress from there. Participants will be encouraged to work at their own pace, and in their own style. No experience necessary; if you’ve never picked up a paintbrush, make this the first time! All supplies included. (remember, BYOB!)
FEE $65 per session (members receive discount)


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Let's Fold Paper - Simple Origami Made Fun!
Saturday, January 20
Ages 6 - 9, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ages 9 - 12, 12:30 - 2:30 pm

Instructor: Sarah Cronin
Come learn the creative art of Japanese paper folding. Starting with the basic folds, students will learn to make 3 - 4 figures, as well as a box to carry their new projects home. Figures include animals, hats, bookmarks, birds and more. All supplies included.
FEE: $20 (members receive discount)


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Drum Circle: Family Workshop
Saturday, January 27 and March 24,  1:00 - 2:00 pm
Ages 3 - 7 and family

Instructor: Eugene Posniewski
Come join us and play drums with the guidance of our drum circle teacher! Tablas, tom toms, congas, bongos, tambourines, and many more to play. Participants will have a great time in a fun environment while learning and experimenting with rhythms.
FEE: $25 per family per workshop (members receive discount)


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Knitting from the Beginning
Saturday, January 27,  1:30 - 3:30 pm
Teens/Adults

Instructor: Stephanie Paley
This workshop serves as an introduction to knitting and purling.  Additional techniques will be presented as students begin their first project.  Class will also include a discussion of the many different types of fibers available, and the advantages/disadvantages of each one. (materials fee: $20) 
FEE: $20 (members receive discount)


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Let It Out with Improv Workshop
Saturday, February 3,  2:00 - 4:00 pm
Adults

Instructor: Em Harpp-Meulbroek
Trying to beat stress and enjoy a couple of hours of pure fun just for you? Try this accessible, creative workshop designed for everyone who needs to take a break from life’s incessant demands. This is a class where we will play games and do exercises just for the fun of it, and benefit from mindfulness, socialization, laughter and creative communication.
FEE: $30 (members receive discount)


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Create a 3D Printed Valentine's Day Pendant
Thursday, February 8,  3:30 - 5:00 pm
Ages 9 - 12

Instructor: Nicole Zahour
Learn to work in CAD design to create your own unique pendant for Valentine's Day. Mathematics and design concepts will be discussed as each student creates their own unique piece of jewelry. Work will be printed after class and available for pick up in a week. 
FEE: $20 (members receive discount)


T.G.I.F.: Thank Goodness! Improv Fridays Workshop
Fridays, February 9 and March 9,  7:00 - 8:30 pm
Ages 12 - 17

Instructor: Em Harpp-Meulbroek
Want something to do on a Friday night where you can let loose and have fun with friends? Try an Improv Workshop. Improv is fun, fast-paced, hilarious, and ANYONE can do it. It’s not just for actors or comedians, it gives you life skills in addition to being highly entertaining. All you need to do is show up. Games, exercises, and a break from your busy lives will start your weekend out right.
FEE: $25 per workshop (members receive discount)


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So You Wanna Be A Songwriter?!
Saturday, February 10,  2:00 - 4:00 pm
Ages 10 - 13

Instructor: Nina Ossoff
This workshop is designed for songwriters of all levels that want to learn how to harness their melodies and lyrics into a great song! Writers will be encouraged to bring in finished work or ideas for critique and discussion. In addition song forms in all genres will be analyzed for greater insight.
Nina Ossoff has been a professional songwriter for over 20 years. She is a multi-genre and multiplatinum writer with many successes to her credit. Her songs have been placed in movies and television shows such as Miss Congeniality, Bring It On, The Letterman Show, and Good Morning America. Her teaching and mentoring venues include Mercy College, Sleepy Hollow High School (songwriter-in-residence), NYU, and Westchester Arts Camp.
FEE: $30 (members receive discount)


BAG Improv Workshop
Saturday, March 10,  2:00 - 3:30 pm
Ages 9 & up and their grown-up (parent, guardian, older sibling, caregiver)

Instructor: Em Harpp-Meulbroek
Looking for something fun to do together on the weekend? Try improv, a totally fun activity, but instead of getting dropped off, brin your grown-up to class with you! That’s right, try improv WITH the grown-up of your choice. The two of you will join a group of other adults and kids, and together we’ll explore the exciting, hilarious and fast-paced world of improv! Improv is a fantastic opportunity to get seriously silly, express yourself, and learn together. Improvisation is good for your brain: we are at our best when we live in the moment, and improv allows you to do just that. Play games, do exercises, and make scenes together intergenerationally, and see what fun it can be to make things up together, as you go along! No experience is necessary. Just come with an open mind, and a grown-up!
FEE: $25 (members receive discount)


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Make a Chilly Penguin out of Polymer Clay
Saturday, January 27
Ages 5 - 8, 2:00 - 3:00 pm
Ages 9 - 12, 3:00 - 4:00 pm

Instructor: Terry Taylor
Make winter more fun by creating a cute polymer clay penguin. Terry Taylor shows students how to make a penguin by transforming balls, coils and cones of polymer clay into a one-of-a-kind sculpture. Then dress up your penguin with a "Magic Color Clay" scarf, hat, or maybe earmuffs, it is up to you. Includes all materials.
FEE: $20 per workshop (members receive discount)


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Make a Panda out of Polymer Clay
Saturday, March 3
Ages 5 - 8, 2:00 - 3:00 pm
Ages 9 - 12, 3:00 - 4:00 pm

Instructor: Terry Taylor
Saturday is Panda-riffic! Join the fun and create a cute polymer clay panda. Terry Taylor shows students how to make a cute panda by transforming balls, coils and cones of polymer clay into a one-of-a-kind sculpture. Then dress your panda for fun, the outfit is up to you. Includes all materials.
FEE: $20 per workshop (members receive discount)