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Monthly Writing Session: Good Grief

Let's explore some of the various ways to write about grief, the absence of a loved one(s) in our life, or the ways writing can help us cope with either. After a brief overview of some inspiring authors (across genres) who write about loss, we'll spend some time writing—and sharing, as desired.  *Please make a note that this class takes …

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$15

K-5 Early Release Workshop – Hide-a-key

Follow Your Art Community Studios 647 Main St, Melrose, Massachusetts, United States

This is a 1.5 hour hand-building one-time pottery workshop open to all students currently in grades K-5. The project will be: Treasure Boxes Age Group: Only students in the age range listed in the course title are eligible for enrollment. Students who do not meet the age criteria must contact ceramics@fyamelrose.org to ask for permission …

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$50

Beginner Sewing – Kids

Follow Your Art Community Studios 647 Main St, Melrose, Massachusetts, United States

This 1.5 hour workshop will cover all of the basics! We will learn all about the sewing machine, safety and threading. Then we will warm up with some practice at the machine and make a travel tissue cover. Why learn to sew? Here are a few things learned while sewing:  Hand eye coordination, fine motor skills, …

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$51

Beginner Sewing – Adults

Follow Your Art Community Studios 647 Main St, Melrose, Massachusetts, United States

Is your sewing machine sitting in the back of a closet gathering dust? Do you wish you remembered how to thread it? Do you want to learn to sew? I can teach you how!Bring your sewing machine and all of its accessories (power cord, manual, bobbins, presser feet, needles, etc.) to this 2 1/2 hour …

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$66

Drawstring Backpack Workshop – Kids

Follow Your Art Community Studios 647 Main St, Melrose, Massachusetts, United States

During this 2 hour class, students will make a drawstring backpack. Machines are provided. Students MUST have prior sewing experience or have taken the Beginner Sewing Workshop. These bags are perfect for sports, dance, books or to use for activities when you want your hands free. They are a great way to use fun or …

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$45

Zipper Pouches – Adults

Follow Your Art Community Studios 647 Main St, Melrose, Massachusetts, United States

During this 2 hour class, students will make a zipper pouch. Machines are provided. Students MUST have prior sewing experience or have taken the Beginner Sewing Workshop. No need to fear zippers! These easy zipper pouches are perfect for toiletries, electronic gear, school supplies or makeup. Students MUST have prior sewing experience or have taken …

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$50

Monthly Writing Session: Poetry

Follow Your Art Community Studios 647 Main St, Melrose, Massachusetts, United States

Poetry: Magic from the MundaneIn the specificity of our mundane lives, we find the magic of our own time and place. Using poetry as prompts, this generative session will explore the senses and how small details can create places of universal connection within our work. Whether poetry is your medium or not, these writing exercises …

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$15

Quarterly Write-In

Follow Your Art Community Studios 647 Main St, Melrose, Massachusetts, United States

Looking for a little inspiration? Want to meet other writers? Join us at our quarterly Write-Ins in the Writers Studio. Relax into your current writing project and enjoy unstructured writing time in our comfy studio, or start something new using one of our provided prompts. Our Write-Ins are free, but please register, as space is …

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Free

Giftmaking – Shrinkies!

Follow Your Art Community Studios 647 Main St, Melrose, Massachusetts, United States

Shrinkies are a studio favorite around the holidays! They make great gifts, ornaments, suncatchers...just about anything! Join us for an hour of Shrinky Dink creation, using our premade patterns or create your own. Facilitated by returning staff member and Assistant to the Program Manager, Olivia Frakt. Arts for All: The Arts for All program at …

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$20

Giftmaking – Shrinkies!

Follow Your Art Community Studios 647 Main St, Melrose, Massachusetts, United States

Shrinkies are a studio favorite around the holidays! They make great gifts, ornaments, suncatchers...just about anything! Join us for an hour of Shrinky Dink creation, using our premade patterns or create your own. Facilitated by returning staff member and Assistant to the Program Manager, Olivia Frakt. Arts for All: The Arts for All program at …

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$20

Giftmaking – Snowflakes!

Follow Your Art Community Studios 647 Main St, Melrose, Massachusetts, United States

Snowflakes are another studio favorite around the holidays! They make great gifts, ornaments, and garlands, and are fun to twist and plan out! Join us for an hour of snowflake creation, using our premade patterns or create your own. Facilitated by returning staff member and Assistant to the Program Manager, Olivia Frakt. Arts for All: …

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$20

Giftmaking – Snowflakes!

Follow Your Art Community Studios 647 Main St, Melrose, Massachusetts, United States

Snowflakes are another studio favorite around the holidays! They make great gifts, ornaments, and garlands, and are fun to twist and plan out! Join us for an hour of snowflake creation, using our premade patterns or create your own. Facilitated by returning staff member and Assistant to the Program Manager, Olivia Frakt. Arts for All: …

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$20