Basic Throwing and Hand-Building:
The Spring 8-week session will continue with "sets", hand-built bowls and the use of clay slip in decoration.
Saturday Morning Clay:
This Spring 8-week session will continue with "sets", hand-built and thrown covered containers and the use of clay slip in decoration.
Pottery Open Lab Time
Cost: $6 per hour. Lab Time is FREE for current pottery students.
Dates: Every first and third Thursday of the month
Time: 8:30am - 12:00pm
Cost: Drop-in fee to the Rec
ALL Stitchers wanted: sew, quilt, needlework, knit, crochet.... beginners welcome! Looking for Stitchers interested in getting together twice a month to finish those UFO's, learn something new, share your knowledge, get to know other stitchers. Bring your projects and show'n'tells! Childcare will be provided: $4 first child / $2 each additional child.
This is an on-going, drop-in class. Kids will have fun learning basic Tae Kwon Do blocks and kicks, while also improving their coordination, balance, self-confidence and discipline.
Tae Kwon Do
Tuesday/Thursdays from 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Cost for Adults:
Cost for Youth:
The tenets of order and simplicity is applied in this Korean martial art. Tae Kwon Do emphasizes increased coordination, balance, mental awareness, confidence and overall fitness. These family-oriented classes are ideal for children and adults.
Visit http://www.mountainacademymartialarts.com/ for more information.
Bring your kids and we'll play with them, read books, color, or put in a movie while you get a break and get in shape too. Please provide diapers/wipes/snacks or anything else your child may need to be happy and comfortable while you go play and work out. Parents: If your child is ill, please do not bring them!
The CSU Extension in Gilpin County offers classes that provide valuable information for a variety of different topics which may include: energy conservation, pine beetle control, noxious weeds and more.
Extreme Gardening: Mountain Vegetables and Ornamentals Workshop
April 26th at the Gilpin Community Center. Vegetables 9am - 12pm, Ornamentals 1pm - 4pm. Cost is $20 per session or $30 all day. Please bring your own lunch (Critter control techniques will be covered at lunch). For more information or to register, call 303-582-9106.
We still have a few more spots open for the Community Garden this year - you get a 50 sq. foot plot and water at the community garden near the Extension office for $15. Call 303-582-9106 for an application or more information.
Last day to buy low-cost seedling trees is April 18th and pick is May 13th. Many species have sold out, so call 303-582-9106.
Free Wildfire Mitigation and Fire-wise Landscaping Workshop May 10th from 9am - 12pm at the Gilpin County Community Center. RSVP's appreciated 303-582-9106. Defensible-space (D-space) does not mean moonscape: learn top tips on making your house less likely to burn in a wildfire, while still making it attractive.
Workshop highlights include:
How's your defensible space? There are still three spaces available for Gilpin residents to get 50% off your defensible space work this year - http://www.timberlinefire.com/gilpin-wildfire-mitigation-grant
Native Plant Master classes have started - two upcoming indoor classes are basic botany (4/22) and native plant landscaping (4/26). Fantastic field classes start April 30, and continue through the summer. For more information or to register: http://npm.eventbrite.com
It's not too early to think about a summer adventure for your kids ages 10-12. The Metro to Mountain 4-H Adventure will consist of youth from metro and mountain areas taking part in an amazing race full of challenges and fun on June 25th and 26th. The first day and an overnight will take place in Gilpin County , and the second day in Denver. This is a great opportunity for fun, life skills, and friendship. Enrollments are due May 21, cost is $30. Space is limited!
For more information on classes please contact the Colorado State University Extension, Gilpin County Office at 303-582-9106 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the CSU Extension website: http://www.extension.colostate.edu/gilpin