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Studios & Classes
June 27, 2024
Unleash Your Creativity with NEPA's Summer Workshops & Classes
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Discover a summer activity or hobby through NEPA’s diverse range of workshops and classes. Whether you’re looking to learn a new skill, unleash your creativity, or simply find a fun way to spend your free time, we’ve got a little something for everyone.

From painting and pottery to cooking and book making, and everything in between, we’ve rounded up engaging workshops and classes to enrich your summer schedule!

Helpful tip: Don’t forget to register for classes in advance. If the class you’re interested in is full, these class hosts have plenty more classes on the horizon. Browse our calendar to catch the next one or something similar.

Creative Workshops & Classes
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Intro to Pottery for Adults and Teens

Every Wednesday @ 5 p.m.

Explore the basics of hand-building, wheel throwing, and glazing at Peaceful Potter in Wilkes-Barre until August 21st.

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Weaving Group

Every First Saturday

Do you enjoy weaving or want to learn? Join the Weaving Group at The Gathering Place in Clarks Summit. The group meets on the first Saturday of the month 11 AM to 3 PM.

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Weekend Warriors Abstract Painting

Fridays @ 1 p.m. and Saturdays & Sundays @ 3 p.m.

New Moon Magic Studio and Gallery in South Abington Twp. sets the mood with beautiful music, incense and candles. Release your inner child as you create some abstract magic on a canvas!

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Make Your Own Amethyst Wire Tree

Saturday, June 29 @ 12 p.m.

Come make a wire tree decorated with the healing gem Amethyst at The Crooked Branch in West Pittston. All supplies are included, and reservations are required to secure your seat.

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Beach Themed Cake Decorating

Saturdays, July 6 & July 27

Join Main Street Makery in Stroudsburg for a summer beach-themed cake decorating class! All supplies will be included to create a two-layer 8” cake (choose vanilla or chocolate).

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Alcohol Ink Workshop

July 6, August 3, & September 7 @ 1 p.m.

In this class at The Art Factory in White Mills, you will learn how to use Alcohol Ink to create beautiful and unique works of art. Explore a variety of techniques and take home four (4) finished tiles.

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Beach in Bloom Painting

Thursday, July 11 @ 6:30 p.m.

Bring your favorite bottle of wine, a snack and some friends to Art n’ Vino in Pittston. Paint the night away as the lead artist “makes rounds” helping guests create their masterpieces.

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Book Arts: Junk Journal & Stamping

Sunday, July 14 @ 1 p.m.

Upcycle an old book and create your own signature pages with Crow Design Studio/The Workshop in Scranton. All supplies included plus instructions to take home so you can make more on your own.

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The Art of Kokedema

Sunday, July 14 & Wednesday, July 17

Enjoy a fun filled evening and release some stress with The Creative Touch in Plains. Learn the art of freeing a plant from its container and planting it in a moss-covered soil ball.

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Mozzarella Cheesemaking

Saturdays, July 20 & 27

Learn how to make Mozzarella cheese with Main Street Makery in Stroudsburg. First you’ll go through the process, and then you’ll get to eat the cheese you made!

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Mixed Media Artwork Collage

Saturday, July 20 @ 12 p.m.

Make a mixed media artwork collage with The Crooked Branch in West Pittston. All the supplies needed to embellish the piece are provided, as well as the frame.

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Schitt's Creek Candle Making Class

July 26 & 27 and August 16 & 17

Designs by Olivia Grey in Pittston transforms into the quaint town of Schitts Creek during this 21+ themed candle making class. All visitors will make one 16oz candle and enjoy a full dinner of Schitt’s Creek specialties with fruit wine.

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Classic Bread Making

Sunday, July 28 @ 12 p.m.

Enjoy an afternoon learning the basics of making great bread. Main Street Makery in Stroudsburg will go through all the steps of feeding the yeast, mixing the dough, rising and shaping!

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Summer Soapmaking 101

Sunday, July 28 @ 3 p.m.

Learn the basics of soap making with The Releafery in Scranton! You’ll be guided through making to create your very own batch of vegan, herbal soap from scratch!

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Fused Glass Workshop: Under The Sea

Sunday, July 28 @ 4 p.m.

Spirited Art in Scranton will walk you through the basics of creating a beautiful fused glass piece. By the end of your event, you’ll have an under the sea masterpiece to be proud of.

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Rustic/Farmhouse Snack Plates

Wednesday, August 7 @ 6 p.m.

Make your own set of 4 farmhouse style dessert, tapas, or snack plates with Back Mountain Makery in Dallas. All material is included. Your plates with be glazed and fired after the class, and ready for pickup 3-4 weeks later.

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Watercolor 101 Class

Sunday, August 18 @ 10:30 a.m.

Create a beautiful watercolor painting with The Art Factory in White Mills. This watercolor class is a beginner class that teaches basic watercolor techniques, and usually repeats once per month.

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Paint Like Bob Ross - Northern Lights

Saturday, August 10 @ 11 a.m.

Learn the Joy of Painting® in this instructor-led oil painting class at Tamaqua Community Arts Center. No prior painting experience is needed!

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In Your Town

Saturday, August 17 & Sunday, August 18

A two-day, long-pose oil painting workshop with a live model at Hazleton Art League. The instructor will demonstrate, leading students with what they will work on each session.

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Abstract Painting with Ink

Sunday, August 25 @ 1 p.m.

The Art Factory in White Mills will guide you through the process of creating a unique piece of art using ink markers, alcohol, and a paintbrush.

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