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​Summer Programs for Adults

Adults can get in on the summer fun, too! Attend our free events for a fun, educational time. Did we mention it's all FREE?! Browse our selections below and start to plan your summer with us.


​Georgia O'Keeffe-Inspired Flower Painting

KD’s studio instructor will provide instruction for participants to create their own painting on canvas. We will provide canvas, paints, pallets, brushes, cups and quality instruction.

​Paint the Beach

KD’s studio instructor will provide instruction for participants to create their own painting on canvas. We will provide canvas, paints, pallets, brushes, cups and quality instruction.

​Passport on a Plate

Take a culinary adventure and cook up cuisines from Asia, Greece, Italy, Spain and France. No passport needed for this food adventure as we create new dishes everyday including: stir fry from Asia, Stuffed grape leaves and hummus, polenta, tapas from Spain, French Crepes and other international favorites !

​Picasso-Inspired Selfie Painting

KD’s studio instructor will provide instruction for participants to create their own painting on canvas. We will provide canvas, paints, pallets, brushes, cups and quality instruction.

​Planting a Garden and Making Paper Pots

What can you plant now? What to plant for a lush fall garden? We will discuss what to grow at which times and I’ll share tips for growing a backyard garden in the desert. This class also has a hands on component. After talking about what to grow, we will create a paper pot, add soil and plant a sunflower seed. Everyone goes home with a gardening handout and a potted plant.

​Raw Plant-Based Cooking with Author Melanie Albert

Join Melanie A. Albert, Intuitive Cooking Expert and local Phoenix Cookbook Author in a fun, interactive hands-on raw culinary class. Learn how to create a beautiful Deconstructed Lasagna with local Arizona farmers’ veggies, raw marinara, cashew cream, and herbal pesto. Learn how to expertly plate your lasagna to create a beautiful culinary presentation.

​The Sixties: The Making of Jimi Hendrix

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame describes Hendrix as “arguably the greatest instrumentalist in the history of rock music”. He expanded the range and vocabulary of the electric guitar into areas no musician had ever ventured before. We will travel with him from his early days to his ground breaking recordings and his electrifying performances at Monetary and Woodstock.

​Van Gogh Starry Night Painting

KD’s studio instructor will provide instruction for participants to create their own painting on canvas. We will provide canvas, paints, pallets, brushes, cups and quality instruction.

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