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Can you Float the Boat?


with Joseph Merrihew

Calendar Apr 29, 2021 at 3:30 pm

How do things float? What is buoyancy? What keeps the balance of the boat? In this class, students will construct a boat that will attempt to hold weights (coins). Whose boat will hold the most weight?

Ages: 5-7

Architecture Painting Workshop (Online Class)


with Kari Ganoung Ruiz

Calendar Apr 29, 2021 at 5 pm

Thursday, April 29, 5:00-7:00pm EST, Advanced Beginner and Up 

This session, we will paint a bucolic farm scene! Kari will demonstrate the compositional sketch, initial block in, and painting finish using oil color. Along the way, she’ll discuss the challenges of successfully adding architecture to your landscape paintings!

Materials: Rigid painting panel 8”x10” aspect ratio with white surface we will be toning during class.

Oil Colors: White, Cool Yellow (Cadmium Yellow Light), Warm Yellow (Cadmium Yellow Medium), Cool Red (Quinacridone Red), Warm Red (Cadmium Red Medium), Blue (Ultramarine Blue), Blue (Cobalt Blue).

Brushes: An array of synthetic long and short flatspaper (or sketchbook).

Mineral Spirits and Paper Towels

Pencil, Eraser, and Reference Photo printed out.

Reference Image
Click here to view/download the reference image for class!

Dance with Me ages 2-3 Drop In (May 3)


with Emily Brown

Calendar May 3, 2021 at 3 pm

For Ages 2-3 with Parent, Guardian or Adult Family Member

 This registration is for May 3 class only.

Join the fun as you and your toddler move along to energetic songs and perform exercises designed to work with the developing motor skills of your toddler for a safe and enjoyable experience! Not only will your child have a blast in our toddler dance class, but they will also learn important physical and personal skills, including balance, coordination, rhythm, socialization, and self-expression, just to name a few. Perhaps one of the greatest benefits is that all of this development is happening with you by their side, sharing in treasured memories that will last a lifetime!

Sweatin' to the '80s - Adult Cardio Class (May 3)


with EMD Instructor

Calendar May 3, 2021 at 7:30 pm

his registration is for the May 3rd class only.

There is a class limit of 6 so pre-registration is encouraged.

Get ready to move, shake, smile, and work it 80’s style! We're channeling a whole lot of '80s with this 45-minute workout of nonstop dancing, mixing cardio with strength-based toning. The only equipment needed is a sweatband since this much cardio will leave you dripping! Lace up your sneakers, grab your scrunchie and leg warmers for this fitness dance class that is an epic-workout-disguised-as-a-dance-party! By the end of this class, you’ll be sure to feel a total body engagement and come out feeling stronger than ever! The best part? No professional dance experience or training required! “Sweat Into the 80’s” is a dance fitness class for every level!

Beginner Photography 2 (Online Class)


with Thom Williams

Calendar May 4, 2021 at 4 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Tuesdays, May 4, 11, 18 & 25, 4:00-5:30pm EST

A series of 4 classes focusing on beginner composition techniques. It is best if students have a working knowledge of their camera including an understanding of the exposure triangle. Each class will include new instruction and homework designed to put into practice new knowledge. Images created will be reviewed in class for students to receive input and further guidance.

(Please note: This class is being offered in conjunction with other Art Centers in the state. Participants will be from around New York State and not limited to local LPCA students.)

Scene Study - Acting Classes with Beth Glover (Online)


with Beth Glover

Calendar May 4, 2021 at 5 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Tuesdays: May 4, 11, 18, 25, & June 1, 5:00-7:00PM EST

Actor and Director Beth Glover will take you on a 5-week journey in scene study, allowing actors to deep-dive and explore different writers, styles and genres of scripts. We will quickly jump into breaking down and working on scenes using actual TV & Film scripts as well as theater plays.

Creating characters, telling their stories, and having a great time doing it are the order of the day!

Beth Glover has been a professional actor for 30 years. Her latest film Beyond the Night is streaming now on Netflix. She is currently teaching Acting in the Theatre Department of SUNY Plattsburgh. For complete credits, go to her website:

Advanced Photography 8 Week Course (Online Class)


with Thom Williams

Calendar May 4, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Tuesdays, May 4, 11, 18 & 25, June 8, 15, 22 & 29, 6:00-7:30pm EST

A free form photographic journey where each student is able to deep dive into a specific topic of photography that THEY select and are mentored through the discovery of. Each class will be an open discussion as well as a critique of the student's progress. This group dynamic will expose each student to other topics of discussion that may not directly relate to there’s but potentially give a new perspective or added insight into their own journey.

(Please note: This class is being offered in conjunction with other Art Centers in the state. Participants will be from around New York State and not limited to local LPCA students.)

A Gift for Mom


with Sharon Wood

Calendar May 5, 2021 at 4 pm

The best gifts come from the heart. In this class, students will create a special gift from the heart for Mother's Day. 

AGES: 6-7

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