Calendar of Events

  Bring Minecraft to life using LEGO® parts! Build an Iron Golem, the Nether Portal, and the Ender Dragon. Students will explore real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture while building their favorite Minecraft objects. First and foremost, Minecraft is a game, but it also doubles as an educational tool. Lessons in math, physics, geometry, [...]

Minecraft Engineering with LEGO® Materials (Ages 5-7)

June 28 @ 9:00 am - July 2 @ 12:00 pm

Bring Minecraft to life using tens of thousands of LEGO® parts!  Build engineer-designed projects such as a Creeper, a Lava Trap, and a Minecart. Create your favorite Minecraft mobs, tools, and objects with the guidance of an experienced Play-Well instructor. First and foremost, Minecraft is a game, but it also doubles as an educational tool. [...]

STEM Explorations with LEGO® Materials (Ages 7-12)

June 14 @ 1:00 pm - June 18 @ 4:00 pm

Attention 7 - 12 year olds! The Holland Center is bringing back its LEGO® Summer Camps! This class is an opportunity for kids to master engineering skills as they apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture through engineer-designed projects such as elaborate Houseboats, heavy duty Forklifts, and Big Ben Clocktowers!  They will design and [...]

Adventures in STEM with LEGO® Materials (Ages 5-7)

June 14 @ 9:00 am - June 18 @ 12:00 pm

Summer is coming and we are again offering some wonderful, week-long Lego camps to fascinate and entertain youngsters. Class will take place from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm, Monday through Friday.  This wonderful week with Legos will let your child or grandchild's imagination run wild with tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Build engineer-designed projects [...]

Finding Art in a Cemetery? How can that be? This is the topic for May's Art, Coffee, and Conversation and you won't want to miss it!  Led by Nicolette Bonnstetter, this lively and unusual discussion will really surprise you.  Nicolette is revisiting this very popular class from last Fall by popular demand.  She has more [...]

Summerize Your Home

May 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Believe it or not, it's that time again - time to start to plan how to keep your house safe when you leave it for long periods of time. What keeps you awake nights after leaving your home in the desert for the summer? Water leaks, Air Conditioners, Watering Systems? You can sleep well and [...]

  This month’s Travel Talk with Dave Decker will have a special focus on multigenerational vacations: reuniting loved ones from across the miles after being apart way too long. With vaccinations rolling out, we can cautiously start to plan appropriate family trips, starting this summer. We will discuss the best types of vacations to accommodate [...]

Fused Glass Necklaces

April 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

I have enough jewelry, I don’t need any more – said no one ever!  So come and add to your collection with your very own fused glass necklace.  Create your unique pieces on a 7” x 7” kiln shelf.  Whatever fits on this shelf is how many you can make!  Start  imagining  and  bring your [...]

Hybrid Hypnosis

April 22 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Michele Guy Syne, C.Ht. uses a hybrid-hypnosis and the power of the subconscious mind to quickly, and easily remove limiting beliefs, and patterns of behavior which no longer serve you. The emotional pain behind trauma, PTSD, addictions, fears, phobias, and anxiety are released, freeing you up to live your life with Joy, and Passion. Michele [...]

Understanding Grief and Mourning

April 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Losing a loved one can be a devastating and overwhelming experience, but there is plenty of help available when you are ready. The more you know about what to expect when someone passes on, the less frightening it is. It's a long way from denial to acceptance and there are many resources along the way [...]

A Walk, Talk, and Taste of the Desert

April 17 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

  You can live off the desert if you know what to pick and when. Of course, you need to know what to do with it! Find out as we stroll through Desert Awareness Park in small guided groups for an up close look at the food producing plants. We will discuss the harvesting techniques [...]

What do you think of when you hear the name William Tecumseh Sherman? Certain things may come to mind, but you'd be surprised at what an interesting and varied life he had.  Jim Sherbert will bring him alive for you in the 4th session of his lecture series. Did you know that Sherman was 2nd [...]