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Special Events

HALLOWEEN CRAFT NIGHT

**CANCELLED**

Moms and Dads join in helping your child decorate their own foam pumpkin and trick-or-treat bag. What a great way to get into the Halloween Spirit!

Location: Ardsley Community Center
Ages:3 - 6 years old
Date: Friday, October 10, 2014
Time: 6:00 pm
Cost: $12 per child


REGISTRATION:
Please print the registration form and return with payment to Abington Parks & Recreation (Checks payable to "Abington Township")

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BABYSITTING WORKSHOP

This course provides teens with the skills to care for youngsters. Upon completion of the course, teens will receive a Red Cross Certification Card. First Aid, creative play, resume development and professionalism will be some of the topics covered.

Participants must attend the entire course, pass the evaluations and show maturity. Please bring a pen and a lunch/snack/drink

Location: Ardsley Community Center
Ages: 11 to 15 years old
Date:
- Class 1 - November 8, 2014
- Class 2 - March 7, 2015
Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cost: $57 R/ $65 NR

REGISTRATION: Please print the registration form and return with payment to Abington Parks & Recreation (Checks payable to "Abington Township")

 

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POTTERYWORKS

  • Haunted House Clay Studio
    Design your own clay house, whether it's based on a favorite haunted house from a story or trip or your own house decorated for holidays! During this clay studio families can work together to create the most unique, frightening house imaginable, or compete against each other to see who can make the scariest house on the block. Using hand building, texture, and template techniques, each person will learn how to build a house and decorate it uniquely to their own designs. The houses will be taken to the Potteryworks Mobile Studio where they will be fired and then returned one week from the original Studio date. Once houses are returned place a battery operated light in your house for an additional spooky effect!
    - All materials included

    Location: Ardsley Community Center
    Ages: All ages
    Date: Friday, October 24, 2014
    Time: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
    Cost: $25 per house

 

  • Jewelry/Sculpture Clay Studio
    Turn your own ideas into fashion and accessories that you can show off to your friends! in this studio we will be using modeling clay to create our own necklaces, key chains, pins or mini sculptures of your favorite characters from Minecraft to superheroes to Disney. each day at the workshop you will make and take home a new project. Come socialize with other designers like yourself and exchange ideas to make your creations the best they can be.
    All materials are included.

    Location: Ardsley Community Center
    Ages: 7 years old and up
    Date: Fridays, November 7, 14, 21 & 28
    Time: 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
    Cost: $70 per person

 

  • Holiday Ornament Clay Studio
    This is a great opportunity to hand build your own clay ornaments this holiday season! These custom projects could be for your family, friends or even your pets! You have the freedom to experiment with whatever ideas that come to mind. You will build and glaze three clay pieces during this workshop. Potteryworks Mobile will transport them to their studio for firing and will return them to the township building to be picked up. Feel free to bring a favorite cookie cutter along to help you build!

    Location: Ardsley Community Center
    Ages: All ages
    Date: Friday, December 19, 2014
    Time: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
    Cost: $23 per person

 

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GINGERBREAD HOUSE
Decorating Workshop

Come join us in the holiday spirit! This workshop will allow children ages 4-12 to decorate their own pre-made gingerbread house. Perfect as a holiday gift or decoration. We supply the materials, you supply the creativity!!

(Please note: Gingerbread Houses may contain traces of nuts and/or FDA food colorants. Houses are for decorative purposes only and not intended for consumption)

Location: Ardsley Community Center
Ages: 4-12 years old
Date: Friday, December 5, 2014
Time: 6:00pm - 7:00 pm
Cost: $23 per child

REGISTRATION: Deadline; Monday, 11/24..Please print the registration form and return with payment to Abington Parks & Recreation (Checks payable to "Abington Township")

Note: Children ages 4-6 years old must be accompanied by an adult.

 

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MAD SCIENCE
Earth's Amazing Wonders &
Crazy Chemistry

Join us for a fun-filled day of science experiments and cool projects. In this 1 day Mad Science Class, children will have tons of fun mixing up potions and experimenting with all kinds of chemical reactions! Our young chemists will create exothermic reactions, and make their own sidewalk chalk and crystal gardens to take home. They will also get a chance to investigate the basics of Rocks, Minerals, Volcanoes, and Earthquakes! During the experience children will make and take home a string of ultra violet beads and a colorful layered sedimentary tube. They will also take home rocks and minerals that they'll discover while "panning for gems"

Come get Rockin' at this full day of Mad Science Fun!!!

Location: Ardsley Community Center
Ages: 7-11 years old
Date: January 19, 2015 (Abington School District is closed)
Times: 9:00 am to 3:30 pm
Cost: $72 per person
**Please pack a brown bag lunch, sack, and drink**

 

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