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Art and Community Education

Immersing yourself or a child in creative and educational classes and workshops is a great way to lead a more fulfilling and enriching life. Whether it’s learning to arrange flowers, take photos, or cook a meal – develop your talent and pursue your dreams The Kroc Center!

Brookney Wade

Brooke Wade

Program Operations Coordinator | 217-231-5636

Want to teach a drawing class? Would you like to suggest a class to be offered? Please let us know!

Make It + Take It Workshops

Join us for community workshop brought to you by The Kroc Center and local experts. You can expect to learn a new skill, have fun, and leave with something you created!

Macrame Key Chain + Picture Holder

$40 per student

Saturday, June 29 | 10am-Noon

Make a key chain (either a wristlet or regular) and a picture holder in this class! As the picture holder is roughly the size of a Polaroid, we will have a photo opportunity set up with a couple instant cameras to take photos! Open to ages 8+ with an accompanying adult. Great opportunity for those of all ages to gather and create!

Led by One Knotty Maker! Register by June 21

RePete Candle Making Class

$50 per student

Saturday, August 3 | 10am-Noon

This includes instruction and material to make two 10-ounce soy candles! Candles will need to cure for an hour, so if they are not done by the time class is over, students may come back to pick them up. This class is for ages 5+ with an accompanying adult. 

Led by Repete Candle & Coffee Bar located in Warsaw, IL.

Register by July 26

Macrame Earrings, Resin Earrings, & Necklace Workshop

$45 per student

Saturday, August 31 | 10am-Noon

Students will make all 3; macrame earrings, resin earrings, and a necklace in this class! This class is for ages 8+ with an accompanying adult. A great opportunity for those of all ages to come together and create! 

Led by One Knotty Maker! Register by Aug 24

RePete Candle Making Class

$50 per student

Friday, Sept 20 | 5-7pm

This includes instruction and material to make two 10-ounce soy candles! Candles will need to cure for an hour, so if they are not done by the time class is over, students may come back to pick them up. This class is for ages 5+ with an accompanying adult. 

Led by Repete Candle & Coffee Bar located in Warsaw, IL.

Register by Sept 13

Resin Charcuterie Board

$60 per student

Saturday, Nov 2 | 10am-Noon

Make a resin charcuterie board! Choose up to 3 different colors, the color pigment is endless! Accessories to use in the resin will be pressed florals, color flakes, and glitter! Boards will come in different shapes, but will be around the same size. Boards will need 24-hours to cure and will need to be picked up later at The Kroc Center. This class is for ages 8+ with an accompanying adult. 

Led by One Knotty Maker! | Register by October 26

Coffee Workshop

$30/person

Treat your taste buds! Enjoy 2-3 desserts with coffee or latte pairings at Electric Fountain Brewing. Participants will get to vote on their favorite flavors to help EFB create their new menu! Each student will get a small bag of holiday flavored coffee to take home.

Class will take place at EFB’s location at 625 Maine St Suite 103. Ages 10+ with an accompanying adult.

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