Adult Programs

charcoalMEDIATION ON DRAWING

Calling all adults that want to express their creative side!

Learn basic drawing skills or advance the one's you have from still life. The class will start out with basic shapes using line and form and work up to more challenging still life. 

Dates: Mondays: May 5, 12, 19, & June 2 (No class May 26)
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Preston Veterans Memorial School Library
Ages: 16+
Fee: $45 per person

Materials needed: vine charcoal, kneaded eraser, & drawing pad. If you already have those materials, great! If you would like to go out and purchase them yourself, great! If you would like us to take care of ordering the class materials you will need, then please include a $25 materials fee with your registration form.

About the Instructor: Eleanor Miller is a professional artist who lives and has a studio in Preston. She earned her BA in studio art at Connecticut College in New London and MFA from School of Visual Arts in New York. Her work is represented by galleries around the country. She has been a professional painter for 20 years.  To learn more about the artist...visit her website at www.eleanormiller.net

Mediation on Drawing Registration Form

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SELF DEFENSE SEMINAR

Preston Parks & Recreation is pleased to announce we have teamed up with Black Dragon Martial Arts. This seminar will cover proper kick and proper punch. We will also be going over escape moves, what to do when grabbed, and disarming techniques. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a water bottle. The seminar will be taught by Master Dan Jenkins who holds a 6th degree black belt in Kemp karate.


karate150Date: Thursday, May 15
Time: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Ages: 16+
Location: Preston Veterans Memorial School Gym
Fee: $15 per person for registrations received before May 1
       $25 per person for registrations received after May 1

Self Defense Seminar Registration Form

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BALLOON TWISTING

Join us for a fun three week course to introduce you into the creative world of modern balloon twisting.

Instructor: April Brunelle (www.aprilsballooncreations.com)

Dates: Wednesdays: May 5, 12, & 19
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ages: 18+
Location: Preston Plains School Library
Fee: $50 per person (includes all materials)

Balloon Twisting Registration Form

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QIGONG: MEDITATION, MOVEMENT & BALANCE
Learn gentle movement, breathing techniques to relieve
longstanding chronic pain conditions AND regain the flexibility
and balance of younger years. This class is approved for
people of all ages and physical capabilities. No special
equipment necessary.

Instructor: Jan Mallet

Date: Thursdays: May 15 - June 19
Time: 11:00 am to 12:15 pm
Ages: 18+
Location: Preston Public Library Meeting Room
Fee: $60 (6 week session)

Qigong Registration Form

 

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ADULT KNITTING RETREAT

Ever want to learn how to knit?  Well now’s your chance! Even though Summer is in the air get ready for Winter by learning to make your own winter scarf?  In this retreat you’ll learn the basics of knitting such as how to cast on, and how to do the knit stitch, which is the primary knitting stitch. If we have extra time we may learn a few other stitches also.  You’ll leave knowing how to finish off your scarf and all you need to be able to do it on your own. 

Skill Level: Beginner

Instructor: Pat Fuller

Dates: Saturday, June 7
Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Ages: 18+
Location: Preston Public Library Meeting Room
Fee: $55 (includes snacks & pizza lunch)

Adult Knitting Retreat Registration Form

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MEN’S BASKETBALL

Weekly recreational pick up games

When: Thursdays: January 9 - May 29 (NOT February 13, April 17, or May 15)
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Ages: 18+
Where: Preston Plains School Gym
Fee: $5 Preston resident, $10 non-residents

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CO-ED VOLLEYBALL

Bump, set and spike...come and enjoy an evening volleyball

Tuesdays: January 7 - May 27 (NOT April 15) 
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Ages: 18+
Where: Preston Veterans Memorial School Gym 
Fee: $5 Preston resident, $10 non-residents

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