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How to Travel for Free – Part III

July 20 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

    Pulling it all together!  Part 3 of our series will cover the following: example usage strategies for specific types of trips...from earning points, to planning the trip, to using and enjoying!  Coffee and snacks will be provided, and we will, of course, have our famous prize drawing at the end of the session!  [...]

Learn to Draw Better with Larry Charles

July 12 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

If you have always wanted to draw, or if you need new techniques to make your drawing more realistic, our LEARN TO DRAW BETTER workshop is designed for you.  The workshop meets Tuesday mornings, from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, for four weeks at The Holland Center Art Studio, on the following days: July 12, [...]

The Joy of Mixed Media Painting

June 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Join us for a Mixed Media Painting Demonstration with noted Cave Creek artist Roberta Kritzia, as she presents a clear mode of producing a beautiful and creative work of art ...even if you think that you "can't even draw a stick figure." Roberta has a most unique way of encouraging "wanna be artists" to make [...]

  This consumer health lecture series will provide you with tools to use to efficiently navigate the health care system. Many topics will be covered in this lecture series,  and you will also be given tips on how to effectively communicate with health care professionals. The Third Session will cover the following: Health information patient [...]

Master Lego Camp (Ages 8-12)

June 20 @ 1:00 pm - June 24 @ 4:00 pm

Pokémon Master Engineering using LEGO® Materials LEGO Master, I choose you!! In the race to be crowned the Ultimate Pokmon Champion, we need your help! Learn to build your favorite Pokmon, level up by teaching them special moves, evolve them into more powerful versions, and come face to face with the current champion in an [...]

Lego Camp (Ages 5-7)

June 20 @ 9:00 am - June 24 @ 12:00 pm

Pokémon Engineering using LEGO® Materials Calling all Pokémon trainers!  Join our enthusiastic Play-Well Instructors as we build and catch our favorite Pokémon, rescue Pikachu from Team Rocket, take a ride on the S.S. Anne to uncover rare and mystic Pokémon, and battle to see who will hold the title of Pokémon Master. Come along on [...]

How to Travel for Free – Part II

June 15 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

We will spend this session going through what the BEST Loyalty Programs are out there AND a detailed overview of the credit card programs and what part they play in the points universe...it's not as much as you think!  Coffee and snacks will be provided, and we will, of course, have our famous prize drawing [...]

  Jim Sherbert, a top chief executive and business advisor, will take attendees through an exploration of several pillars of U.S. and Arizona history in this Americana Lifelong Learning series. Sherbert has a passion for history and the broad scope of events and people who make America unique among nations. Held on the second Tuesday [...]

2-Day Math Bash: Addition and Subtraction

June 14 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

This is a fun, 2-day addition and subtraction fact acquisition workshop!  10:00 - 1:00, June 14 & 15, 2022. Strategies will be given for learning and retaining the 121 basic addition facts and their corresponding subtraction facts. The facts are presented in logical groupings that build upon each other. Students practice each group of facts [...]

Are you tired of being told what health care you need?  Are you ready to learn how to navigate our crazy system of health care? Do you need to understand what procedures are required, or just recommended?  These are just some of the topics we will cover in this "Consumer Health Lecture Series". In this [...]

Crazy Computer Building Camp (Ages 8-14)

June 13 @ 9:00 am - June 17 @ 12:00 pm

TAKE HOME YOUR OWN COMPUTER AT THE END OF THE WEEK! Take computers apart, then build them back up to discover how they connect with the world! Learn electronics, operating systems, digital storage, code and networking. At the end, campers trade their Dell/HP practice computers for a refurbished computer system with software and peripherals to [...]

Jump Ring Earrings

June 10 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Make the perfect pair of earrings for everyday wear! These stylish earrings are simply made using jump rings (or O rings) in various sizes.  They’re sure to be your new go-to earrings!  While the design is simple, you’ll learn a lot about how to open and close large sized jump rings well.   This is a [...]

“Stop the Bleed”

June 8 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

STOP THE BLEED This class is all about bleeding control for massive hemorrhage.  It is a national initiative from the American College of Surgeons to help all members of the community be able to help each other in case of a bleeding emergency.  Topics covered will include a short power point presentation and lots of [...]

Water Safety Awareness

June 8 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am

  Summer is a wonderful season when people get a break from school and/or work,  and celebrate life. But there are some dangers out there and this class will try to discuss how best to have a safe and happy summer. Water Safety Awareness is paramount. WATER SAFETY AWARENESS This class will emphasize overall safety [...]

Join us for a fun, fast-paced, 2-day, multiplication and division extravaganza! Mary Jo Stewart, who has been tutoring students for over 35 years, brings an enthusiasm for math that is contagious, and learning math in a group setting sets just the right tone. June 7 & 8, 2022, from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm. $75 [...]

If you have ever wanted to paint still life scenes like the pros do, this four-session workshop is for you. Each Tuesday morning in June instructor Larry Charles will demonstrate the six techniques still life artists use to capture realistic scenes.  Expect to take home one completed oil painting from each session. Unique to Valley [...]

Desert Foothills Book Festival

June 4 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

The Holland Center and Desert Foothills Library and proud to host the 1st Annual Desert Foothills Book Festival! READING IS FUN! It’s even better when you come meet the Award-Winning Local Authors who write the books you love to read! Have a blast talking all things book and don’t forget to get a signed copy [...]

You Can Be Happy….NO MATTER WHAT!

May 28 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

What if you could be happy, feel good, experience joy and wake up each morning excited about the day ahead? What if you could feel like this regardless of what is going on around you? The last two years have taken a toll on all of us to varying degrees. Know that regardless of what [...]

Gelli Prints 101

May 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join award winning fiber artist Mimi Damrauer for a fun class learning to paint paper in Gelli Printing 101!  No experience necessary…everyone can do it!!! Gelli printing is easier than painting! You get professional looking results for minimal effort! If you missed Mimi's April class, here is another opportunity to get the basic concepts and [...]

How to Travel for Free! Part I

May 18 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Who doesn't like to travel for free? Are you maximizing the use of your points, though, or wasting them? It's a game that few know how to play correctly! This is the first of a three part comprehensive course on Frequent Flyer/Loyalty Points. Part 1 of our series: Understanding the Basics, Valuation of Points, and [...]

Colorful Copper Earrings

May 13 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Think it would be fun to make your own jewelry – either for yourself or as a gift? Here’s a perfect opportunity to get started!  This class will show you how to transform a simple piece of copper sheet (or what the jewelry industry refers to as a copper blank) into a beautiful jewelry component.  [...]

Pastels with Beverly – 3 week Workshop

May 12 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This three day, three-hour workshop will be using a landscape photograph supplied by the instructor.  The last day you can bring your own photo either landscape, still life or animal to work from, which ever you prefer. The three classes will be practicing basic techniques like underpainting techniques, and how to build your pastel paintings, [...]

  Jim Sherbert, a top chief executive and business advisor, will take attendees through an exploration of several pillars of U.S. and Arizona history in this Americana Lifelong Learning series. Sherbert has a passion for history and the broad scope of events and people who make America unique among nations. Held on the second Tuesday [...]

Kentucky Derby Party

May 7 @ 2:00 pm

Join us for an afternoon of Food, Fun and Fancy Hats at The Holland Center! The world's most legendary racetrack, Churchill Downs, has conducted thoroughbred racing and continuously presented America's most fantastic race, the Kentucky Derby, since 1875. Reserve your front-row seat at the Holland Center, for this year's event and join in the excitement of [...]

Journaling and Exploring New Media

May 5 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

  Join Mimi in this 2 week class as you create something beautiful with all of those art supplies that you have bought and don’t know how to use!    Week 1 we will be making a small blank journal and some quick collage papers.  You may also bring any journal and collage papers that [...]

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