Franklin, TN Community
WATERCOLOR JOINS UPCOMING CLASSES
Franklin Recreation Complex
Franklin, TN – The Franklin Recreation Complex, 1120 Hillsboro Rd., offers activities for all ages in including classes in adult watercolor, preschool musical theatre, mindfulness, kids cooking, adult painting, piano lessons and line dancing. Broaden your horizons and try something new!
Basic Watercolor & Pencil Techniques
Try watercolor—learn painting and brush techniques, color mixing, special effects and more. This new class will also teach pencil techniques, design, composition and creating mood. Professional artist and instructor Tim Pafford will teach this class for teens and adults at the Franklin Recreation Complex, 1120 Hillsboro Rd. No experience is necessary. This ongoing class meets on Tuesday evenings, August 1-September 19, ($30 per class, #10043) from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Registration is also open for a September 26-November 21 session ($240, 8 weeks, #10063). Register on-line at www.wcparksandrec.com.
Color Wheels-Homeschool Art Class
Each week, students in this ongoing art class will explore art history, techniques, styles and artists from the past and present. A variety of media will be used to create rich experiences for each child. Instructor: Shelly Egly. Color Wheels for homeschoolers meets Fridays, September 1-29 from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Franklin Recreation Complex, 1120 Hillsboro Rd. For ages 5-11. The fee is $70 for the five-week session. Register on line at www.wcparksandrec.com (activity # 10299).
Private piano lessons are offered on Fridays in 30-minute time slots. Learn note reading skills, music theory and artistic technique. For ages 4 through adults. Contact instructor James Weinberg to set up lesson times: 615-268-2296.The Franklin Recreation Complex, 1120 Hillsboro Rd., 615-790-5719.
Sticky Fingers Preschool Art Club
Enhance and celebrate you preschooler’s creativity by enrolling them in the Sticky Fingers Preschool Art Club at the Franklin Recreation Complex, 1120 Hillsboro Rd. Ms. Shelly offers educational art experiences geared to young children (ages 3 to 6, potty-trained), with 2 to 3 works of art completed in each class. Choose Fridays, September 1-29 ($60 for 5 classes, #10070) or Mondays, September 11-25 ($36 for 3 classes, #10067). Both classes are from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Register on line at www.wcparksandrec.com.
Color Wheels-After School Art
Join the fun as explore art history, techniques, styles, and famous artists from past to present. This class is for kids 5 to 11 years, and meets Wednesdays, September 6-27 from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. The fee is $58. Registration is online at www.wcparksandrec.com (#10064). This class meets at the Franklin Recreation Complex, 1120 Hillsboro Rd.
Preschool Musical Theatre
Theatre professional Julia Nolan leads this fun Preschool Musical Theatre class for ages 3-5 years. Learn songs and dances along with theatre games to perform for parents, family and friends. Class meets Wednesdays, September 6-27 at the Franklin Recreation Complex, 1120 Hillsboro Rd. from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The course fee is $80m and registration is open at www.wcparksandrec.com (activity # 10334).
Mommy & Me Movement
Bring the kids, ages 0-4 months for a fun and energetic 30-minute movement class. Moms and kids will dance, sing, bond and make memories. Dads, grandparents and caregivers are welcome. Mommy & Me Movement meets on Mondays, beginning September 11 from 9:15 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. at the Franklin Recreation Complex, 1120 Hillsboro Rd. General admission fees apply. (Class is free to all premium family pass holders.)
Kids Cooking Class
Kids will tantalize their taste buds and have fun with food in this Kids Cooking Class, September 18-October 24 at the Franklin Recreation Complex, 1120 Hillsboro Rd. Class meets on Tuesdays from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p./m. and is for ages 8 to 12. Learn kitchen skills and nutrition while making guacamole, pizza dough, sauces, no-bake cookies and more! The course is $120, and registration is open at www.wcparksandrec.com (activity #10305).
Safe Kids 101
Does your child know where your first aid kit is kept? What if someone tried to break in while they were home alone? This 3-hour course trains kids (ages 9 to 12) to be safe at home and in the community, receiving hands-on training for serious situations but in a fun, memorable way. Includes a Smart Kids workbook. Class meets Saturday, September 30 from 1:45 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Franklin Recreation Complex, 1120 Hillsboro Rd. To register, go to www.smartkids101.com-Programs. $35 per child.
Williamson County Parks and Recreation is a public organization, here to benefit the community. Anyone may register for and participate in the department’s programs, teams, classes and events. For program registration, pass purchasing or additional information, visit www.wcparksandrec.com. You may also receive department information by “liking” Williamson County Parks and Recreation on Facebook; following us on Twitter at @wc_parksandrec or Instagram at @willcoparksandrec or on Pinterest or YouTube.