Arts & Crafts

Cut-Ups Carving Club
  • Instructor(s): Ed Ertel, Randy Russo
  • Dates: Wednesdays 
  • Time:  9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Cost: Nominal
  • Bring your own wood carving project or work on one with the group. Carvers of all levels are welcome to join this wonderful group.
Oak bird house handcrafted by Robert Beauchesne
Adult Coloring
  • Dates: Tuesdays 
  • Time:  9:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
  • Cost: Free
  • Coloring is not an activity dedicated only for children; on the contrary, adults can also have fun with coloring pages. This activity is recognized for these relaxing virtues and is practiced for centuries, especially with Mandalas. We will have a limited supply of colored pencils, but will provide a variety of drawing sheets. Feel free to bring your own drawing sheets or other coloring mediums.
Doodling image of flowers

Dessert & Canvas - 

A fun, guided painting experience

July 12 at 12:30 pm - Sorry, this class is full!
August 10 at 12:30 pm
$7 Resident, $8 Non-Resident

August 24 at 12:30 pm
$7 Resident, $8 Non-Resident

Includes all supplies & instruction with artist Kayla and dessert.  Sign up in advance.  Class size limited to 12.

Needle Crafts
  • Volunteer Program Leader: Carolyn Feldman
  • Dates: Mondays, 
  • Time: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Fee: Free
  • Join this group of knitters as you knit your own project or work on one with the group. All levels of knitters are welcome, from beginner to advanced. Bring your own knitting needles and yarn.
Arts Crafts - Knitting Club

Sew & So Crafts

  • Volunteer Program Leader: WANTED

  • Dates: Thursdays 

  • Time:  9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

  • Fee: Free

  • Come enjoy a little bit of this and a little bit of that. This group is all hands-on and suggestions are welcome for ideas of projects to make. Many of the items made in this group are sold at the annual Holiday Bazaar in November.


Oil Painting & Water Color Instruction

  • Instructor: Lynette Goric

  • Mondays, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

  • Fee: $120 for 6 week session - Class minimum of 4 required

  • Next Session Dates: TBA; please call if you are interested and would like to be put on notice for next session. 

  • What Items to Bring (PDF)

  • Enjoy oil or water painting with impressionistic artist Lynette Goric. Lynette demonstrates to her students the joy of capturing the essence of nature in Landscapes and Florals. A member of the Connecticut Watercolor Society, her work can be seen in galleries and many public facilities. Come join us to experience the satisfaction and freedom of being creative. Painters of all levels are welcome. Session dates will be posted in the Information Center.

Arts Crafts - Oil painting