Adult Art & Cookie Decorating

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ART PROGRAMS

ADVENTURES IN OIL & ACRYLIC

Learn to draw or paint even if you have never taken an art class. As a practicing artist, learn ways to make your drawings and paintings more accurate and more exciting! Students will work on subjects of their choice and will be encouraged to develop their own original styles to reach personal goals. Supply list available at registration. Students may arrive up to 15 minutes prior to start time. No class Nov 22.

  • Age: 18+
  • Instructor: Nancy Tilles            
  • Location: Mirasol Center, 12385 Jog Rd
DAYDATETIMER/NR FEEREGISTER
WedMar 6-2712:30-3:30pm$105/$132131302-3A
WedApr 3-2412:30-3:30pm$105/$132131302-4A
WedMay 1-2912:30-3:30pm$175/$219131302-5A


ART IN THE OPEN: EN PLEIN AIR WITH HUGH O’NEILL

In collaboration with acclaimed Florida landscape artist, Hugh O'Neill, learn to create a strong, vibrant painting around the surrounding beauty of Palm Beach Gardens. This series of four lessons takes place in various shaded city parks for all levels and mediums. No experience required! There will be demonstrations and individual instruction. Discover the secrets of a great painting! Most supplies are included at the location such as oil & acrylic paint, brushes, canvas board and easel. Watercolor supplies are not provided. Easy location set up. No strenuous walking. Restrooms available at each location.

  • Age: 18+
  • Instructor: Hugh O'Neill       
  • Location:
    • Feb 22 & Mar 14: Mirasol Center, 12385 Jog Rd
    • Feb 29: PGA National Park, 1 Ryder Cup Blvd
    • Mar 7: Sandhill Crane Access Park, 8175 PGA Blvd
DAYDATETIMER/NR FEECODE
ThuFeb 22-Mar 149:30am-12:30pm$340/$425CANCELLED


COOKIE DECORATING PROGRAMS

THE ART OF COOKIE DECORATING: WORKSHOP SERIES  

Learn the basics of cookie decorating and how to decorate sugar cookies with Royal Icing. Basic techniques include flooding, piping and wet on wet, etc. Decorating utensils will be provided for use in class and all materials are included. No prior experience needed! Each attendee will leave with the knowledge and confidence to decorate a set of 3 different designs. You will take home your tasty creations to show and savor with your loved ones. Please register at least 72 hours prior to class as cookies are baked ahead of time. No refunds for this class will be accepted within 48 hours of class. Children 5 years and older may take this class with a parent. *Both parent & child registration are required. Each will create their own three cookies.

  • Age:
    • 13+
    • *5+ with Adult
  • Instructor: Jessica Nava, DULZE Pastries
  • Location: Mirasol Center, 12385 Jog Rd
DAYDATETHEMETIMER/NR FEEREGISTER
MonMar 18Springtime6:30-8:30pm$50/$63131401-3A
SatMar 23*Chick & Bunny1:15-2:15pm$35/$44 each131401-3B
MonApr 8Bees & Honey6:00-7:30pm$50/$63131401-4A
SatApr 20*Unicorns1:15-2:15pm$35/$44 each131401-4B
MonApr 29Garden Life6:00-7:30pm$50/$63131401-4C
SatMay 11*Flowerpot1:15-2:15pm$35/$44 each131401-5A


Cookie Decorating themes.


CUPCAKE CREATIONS: HOW SWEET IT IS!

Learn how to make delicious buttercream frosting and add coloring to the frosting to achieve a variation of shades. Each student will decorate a total of 6 cupcakes with 3 different floral designs. We will assemble the couplers in piping bags and work with a variety of piping tips to create various floral designs! Please register at least 72 hours prior to class as cupcakes are baked ahead of time. No refunds for this class will be accepted within 48 hours of class. 

  • Age: 13+
  • Instructor: Jessica Nava, DULZE Pastries
  • Location: Mirasol Center, 12385 Jog Rd
DAYDATETHEMETIMER/NR FEEREGISTER
MonMay 6Mother's Day6:00-8:00pm$80/$100131403-5A

Cancelled Classes

At times,  classes are cancelled due to low enrollment. If you are interested in taking a class that has been cancelled, please email the Recreation Department or call 561-630-1100 and put your name on a list to let us know that you are interested in that class. Once we have enough people to hold the class, we will try to restart that class.

Refund Information

All refunds must be requested in writing at any of our Recreation service desks or through the Refund Request Electronic Form.

Please be advised that refunds are processed when requested, less a $20 transaction fee per class/activity. Should a participant request a refund more than three days prior to the first class, they will receive a full refund less the transaction fee. If the class or program has started and the request for a refund is made before the third meeting of the activity, the refund will be prorated, less the transaction fee. Any request for a refund made after the third class is reviewed and the appropriate refund, if any, is determined by a committee. Refunds will not be given for missed classes unless accompanied by a doctor's note or unless a class is cancelled by the Recreation Department.