Arts & Crafts
Flower Arranging Club
W, Feb 24 | 2:30pm|$15M$20NM
Explore the art of floral design by watching different videos teaching us to use different techniques to achieve a stunning design. By combining different textures and colors, you will learn to achieve designs to brighten your home and create beautiful arrangements for special occasions. The group will learn through creative
Music, Art & Kindness Rocks
Th, Feb 25 | 10:30am| No Cost Listen to some music and relax with a few friends. If people would like to design, paint and display kind words on rocks or just want to chat from a social distance, sign up. Art supplies included, but feel free to bring your own paint, paint pens, markers or brushes. media and each other, the only fee is for the flowers to create an arrangement for you to take home.
Spring Rocks around Town
M, Mar 1, 8 & 22 | 1:00pm| No Cost
M, Mar 15 & 29 | 12:30pm| No Cost
Let’s make people smile in our community. We will try and decorate as many spring rocks as possible to create a community rock hunt throughout Niles. Art supplies included, but feel free to bring your paint pens, markers or brushes—suggested $2 donation for each class to replenish supplies.
Watercolor with Carol Luc
Tu, Mar 2-30| 1-3pm |$11M/$16NM Each Class
Tu, Apr 6-27 | 1-3pm |$11M/$16NM Each Class
Please bring your own supplies, supply list will be made available upon registration. This class is a fun way to express your artistic side with a wonderful and knowledgeable instructor.
F, Mar 5-26| 12pm| No Cost
F, Apr 9-30| 12pm| No Cost
Drop-in ceramics requires registration and all participants need to bring their own supplies. If you are new to ceramics and would like to join just let us know. We will have someone from the class assist you with what materials are needed.
Flower Arranging Club
Tu, Mar 9 | 11am|$15M/$20NM
Tu, Apr 13 | 11am|$15M/$20NM Explore the art of floral design by watching videos teaching us to use different techniques to achieve a stunning design. By combining different textures and colors, you will learn to achieve designs to brighten your home and create beautiful arrangements for special occasions. The group will learn through creative media and each other; the only fee is for the flowers to create an arrangement for you to take home.
Wood Burning—Adults & Crafts Company (Virtual or In-Person Option)
Tu, Mar 23| 11am| $35 (Register by Mar 15)
The crafting club will be combined with an in-person group and a virtual group to help everyone in this independent craft club. The wood burning kit allows you to make your mark. By using pyrography (wood burning), you burn designs directly into the natural tree slice provided This technique creates a rustic yet elegant craft to add to your home décor or gift to friends. The craft kit will provide a practice piece of wood to fine-tune your technique. The gloss finish gives your piece a polished look and a selection of paint colors is also included for a little extra pizzazz.
Th, Apr 1| 2:30pm|$20M/$25NM
Imagine being able to enjoy the sense of smell…through a mask. Yes, it’s possible. Tedd Neenan, Certified Aromatherapist at Aroma Workshop, Chicago’s premier scent destination, will be here to present an aromatherapy demo. After introducing participants the nitty gritty of essential oils (where they come from, how they are made, and how you can use them in your lives), you will have the opportunity to make your own custom fragrance with the guidance of a scent expert. Each participant will make and take home two hydrating mists that can be used as general air or furniture refreshers. Breathe some new life into those spring days!
Mystery Craft with Maria
M, Apr 12 | 2:30pm| $15M/$20NM
Enjoy the afternoon crafting with Maria, one of our NSC members. She will walk you through the project step by step. The crafts are simple and easy for all levels. We guarantee you will have a few laughs while being creative.
Decorating Wine Bottles
W, Apr 21 | 2pm|$5M/$7.50NM
You will need to save 4 wine bottles or beer bottles for this craft. Easy and fun, this craft can be placed over a mantel fireplace, shelf, etc. All you have to do is make sure the bottles are empty and cleaned and we will provide the decorating supplies. This craft is a win-win, you will have some fun preparing for the event.
Hand Painted Wine Glasses
M, Apr 26 | 1pm|$5M/$7.50NM
Painting can go beyond the canvas. We get creative while having fun with friends by personalizing a pair of wine glasses. The wine glasses and all the art material are included.
Weaving Loom—Adults & Craft Company (Virtual or In-Person Option)
W, Apr 28| 1:30pm| $34 (Register by April 19)
The crafting club will be combined with an in-person group and a virtual group to help everyone in this independent craft club. This kit includes three types of yarn, a dowel, a loom, and the tools needed to make beautiful wall art! The loom and tools can be used over and over again so you can truly perfect your craft. We include three types of yarn, so you can learn multiple ways to add texture and flair.