After School Arts Program


After School Arts Program


The After School Arts Program (ASAP) offers free art classes to students in grades K-12. Covering the full spectrum of creative disciplines, ASAP aims to make a meaningful difference in the lives of youth in our community, reinforce academics, improve self-esteem, and inspire creativity. All ASAP classes are free!


It's time to register for the Spring semester!

Please note that registration is on a first come, first served basis. There is no fee to participate! View the class schedule below and see more information about each class by clicking the "+" next to the title.


Spring 2023 Classes

ARTY PARTY (Grades K-2) CLASS FULL
Wednesdays, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Join us for an hour of creating with different media and basic principles of art. Students will have a chance to explore painting, drawing, collaging, and more.

Class Schedule:
• Wednesday, February 1, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
• Wednesday, February 8, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
• Wednesday, February 15, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
• Wednesday, February 22, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
• Wednesday, March 1, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
• Wednesday, March 8, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
• Wednesday, March 15, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
• Wednesday, March 22, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
ART FOR KIDS (Grades K-2) CLASS FULL
K-2
Tuesdays, 4 – 5 pm
Explore the your world through art! Jessica Peterson-Porte leads a class for budding artists to experiment with multiple media.

Class Schedule:
• Tuesday, January 31, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
• Tuesday, February 7, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
• Tuesday, February 14, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
• Tuesday, February 21, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
• Tuesday, February 28, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
• Tuesday, March 7, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
• Tuesday, March 14, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
• Tuesday, March 21, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
MOVIN' & GROOVIN' DANCE (Grades K-2) CLASS FULL
Tuesdays, 5:30 - 6:15 pm

Dance, wiggle, and move to the music in this introductory class for elementary students. Instructor Abigail Props will provide kids the opportunity to have fun while learning some basics of dance.

Class Schedule:
• Tuesday, January 31, 5:30 – 6:15 p.m.
• Tuesday, February 7, 5:30 – 6:15 p.m.
• Tuesday, February 14, 5:30 – 6:15 p.m.
• Tuesday, February 21, 5:30 – 6:15 p.m.
• Tuesday, February 28, 5:30 – 6:15 p.m.
• Tuesday, March 7, 5:30 – 6:15 p.m.
• Tuesday, March 14, 5:30 – 6:15 p.m.
• Tuesday, March 21, 5:30 – 6:15 p.m.
ANIMAL PORTRAITS (Grades 3 - 6) CLASS FULL
Wednesdays, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Paint a parrot or draw your dog (or any animal you wish!) in this hour long class taught by artist Jeri Foley. Students will learn the basics of drawing animals and build their acrylic painting skills.

Class Schedule:
• Wednesday, February 1, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
• Wednesday, February 8, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
• Wednesday, February 15, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
• Wednesday, February 22, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
• Wednesday, March 1, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
• Wednesday, March 8, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
• Wednesday, March 15, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
• Wednesday, March 22, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
BEGINNING UKULELE (Grades 4 - 8) CLASS FULL
Tuesdays, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Learn how to play the popular portable instrument in this ukulele course with local musician Howard Vogel. Students will be able to borrow an instrument for the duration of this class.

Class Schedule:
• Tuesday, January 24, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
• Tuesday, January 31, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
• Tuesday, February 7, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
• Tuesday, February 14, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
• Tuesday, February 21, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
• Tuesday, February 28, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
• Tuesday, March 7, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
• Tuesday, March 14, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
• Performing Arts Showcase on Thursday, March 16 at 6 pm
INTERMEDIATE UKULELE (Grades 4- 12)
Tuesdays, 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Bring your musical skills and join a goofy band! Instructor Howard Vogel will help students build their ukulele repertoire with silly, fun novelty songs and the incorporation of various other instruments. Students will be able to borrow instruments for the duration of this class. Pre-requisite: Students should already know and be able to move proficiently between chords C, D, F, and G.

Class Schedule:
• Tuesday, January 24, 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
• Tuesday, January 31, 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
• Tuesday, February 7, 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
• Tuesday, February 14, 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
• Tuesday, February 21, 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
• Tuesday, February 28, 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
• Tuesday, March 7, 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
• Tuesday, March 14, 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
• Performing Arts Showcase on Thursday, March 16 at 6 pm
GELLI PRINTING (Grades 5 - 8) CLASS FULL
Mondays, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Have you ever tried gelatin printing? Instructor Ali Royal will show you how to make art using the "Gelli" printmaking method.

Class Schedule:
• Monday, January 30, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
• Monday, February 6, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
• Monday, February 13, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
• Monday, February 20, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
• Monday, February 27, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
• Monday, March 6, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
• Monday, March 13, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
• Monday, March 20, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
ART STUDIO (Grades 6 - 9)
Thursdays, 4 – 5 p.m.

This class will focus on different drawing and painting techniques.

Class Schedule:
• Thursday, February 2, 4 – 5 p.m.
• Thursday, February 9, 4 – 5 p.m.
• Thursday, February 16, 4 – 5 p.m.
• Thursday, February 23, 4 – 5 p.m.
• Thursday, March 2, 4 – 5 p.m.
• Thursday, March 9, 4 – 5 p.m.
• Thursday, March 16, 4 – 5 p.m.
• • Thursday, March 23, 4 – 5 p.m.
DRAWING AND MORE (Grades 7 - 12)
Mondays, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

This class will focus on different drawing and painting techniques.

Class Schedule:
• Monday, January 30, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
• Monday, February 6, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
• Monday, February 13, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
• Monday, February 20, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
• Monday, February 27, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
• Monday, March 6, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
• Monday, March 13, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
• Thursday, March 20, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
BEGINNING GUITAR (Grades 6 - 12)
Wednesdays, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Fingers, frets, and strings! This all-acoustic class is a great intro to guitar. Whether you’re looking to rock out on this iconic instrument or strum a simple tune, instructor Cameron Maynard will help get you ready to play. Students in this class may borrow a guitar from TAF for the duration of the course.

Class Schedule:
• Wednesday, January 25, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
• Wednesday, February 1, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
• Wednesday, February 8, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
• Wednesday, February 15, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
• Wednesday, February 22, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
• Wednesday, March 1, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
• Wednesday, March 8, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
• Wednesday, March 15, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
• Performing Arts Showcase on Thursday, March 16 at 6 pm
INTERMEDIATE GUITAR (Grades 6 - 12)
Intermediate Guitar
Wednesdays, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
You know a few songs and basic tunes for the guitar, and now its time to learn some more! Join Cameron Maynard for an intermediate level class to help build your skills. Students in this class may borrow a guitar from TAF for the duration of the course.

Class Schedule:
• Wednesday, January 25, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
• Wednesday, February 1, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
• Wednesday, February 8, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
• Wednesday, February 15, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
• Wednesday, February 22, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
• Wednesday, March 1, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
• Wednesday, March 8, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
• Wednesday, March 15, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
• Performing Arts Showcase on Thursday, March 16 at 6 pm



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