Arts & Cultural

Programs


Pasco Recreation Services offers a wide variety of programs for all ages, which we are always working to expand. Below you will find an introduction to the current programs we offer:
    
  • Crafty with Paper: Every holiday is an excuse to celebrate! Why not do so with a handmade card? Take these classes with card-making guru, Tiffany Almeida, as she explores fun & easy ways to create a card for different occasions.  Each participant will create 6-8 homemade cards & a 3-D project. All supplies will be provided for you & participants will take all extra product home.
  • Preschool through Teen Dance Classes: From the traditional Tap and Ballet to the funkier Hip Hop and Dance Fusion, we offer a wide variety of dance classes guaranteed to keep your kids moving and grooving year round.  Classes are held at the Dance Connection studio in Kennewick and are taught by experienced instructors.Dance
  • Sewing with Marcy: If you’ve always wanted to learn to sew then this fun and entertaining class is for you!  Marcy will teach you pattern fitting, alterations and much more.  Handy hints and demonstrations are available upon request.  Work on your own projects or choose one of the many class projects such as craft items, home décor, jean jackets and decorative sweatshirts.  Students are required to provide all supplies for the class.  A limited number of sewing machines are available for use.  If you have your own sewing machine you are encouraged to bring it to the class.
Wood Carving
  • Basin Wood Carvers: Learn the art of wood carving at the Pasco 1st Avenue Center on Thursdays from 1-4 pm. No wood carving experience is necessary.  Experienced wood carvers will guide novice carvers through the  basic techniques of this beautiful art form.  Beginners will have the opportunity to use knives and other carving tools without having to purchase them first.  Tools are in limited supply, so if you have your own please bring them.  Instructors will inform participants of materials needed for this course.  
  • Best of Broadway: Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA will come to Spokane as part of a brand new North American Tour. Critics are raving that this breathtaking production is “bigger and better than ever before” and features a brilliant new scenic design by Paul Brown, Tony Award®-winning original costume design by Maria Björnson, lighting design by Tony Award®-winner Paule Constable, new choreography by Scott Ambler, and new staging by director Laurence Connor.
    We’ll travel by motorcoach to Spokane and partake in a delicious dinner at Anthony’s Homeport Restaurant before enjoying the production of the Phantom of the Opera. Fee includes transportation, dinner, gratuity, and Broadway ticket-orchestra seating.
  • Premier World Discovery:
    • San Antonio Holiday: This winter tour is set in the great state of Texas, where you'll take a tour of the City of San Antonio. You'll also visit "El Mercado Marketplace," The Alamo, and even take a “Riverwalk Cruise.”  To find out more about this excursion there will be trip presentations set for Tuesday May 2, and Tuesday May 30, beginning at 1:30pm. For more information and/or to request a travel packet please call us at 509 545-3456. You may also email us at recreation@pasco-wa.gov 
    • Philadelphia, the Poconos and Brandywine Valley: This late summer tour is set in the Philadelphia area, where you'll take a tour of the City of Philadelphia. You'll also visit "Valley Forge National Park,” Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell. To find out more about this excursion there will be trip presentations set for Tuesday May 2, and Tuesday May 30, beginning at 1:30pm. For more information and/or to request a travel packet please call us at 509 545-3456. You may also email us at recreation@pasco-wa.gov 
       
Learn more about how to register for these and other programs.

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