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Hypertufa Pottery Workshop

August 5 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Participants will receive hands-on instruction in casting and curing their own hypertufa trough pottery, an age old craft popular as garden art. Hypertufa is made from various aggregates bonded together using cement. These planters are wonderful for outdoor plants as they encourage healthy growth of plants. These pots will last decades if properly cared for and make perfect homes for numerous plant species. This workshop is led by Joe Triglia, Sacramento-based maker and owner of Tufarock Design located in West…

Intro to Floral Design: Summer Mason Jar

August 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

As summer winds down into autumn, come learn what to do with those flower bunches you've been buying at the farmers markets, florists, and grocery stores (or picking from your own garden!) to make them  look lovely. We'll show you all the tips and tricks on how to keep flowers fresh in any type of container while creating a wonderful trendy design and skills that you can use to re-create your Summer Mason Jar design at home, and into other seasons. We…

Photoshop Crash Course

September 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This course is designed to give the fundamentals of Adobe Photoshop, its interface, tools, and practical application to make your pictures look great!  This workshop is perfect for Photoshop newbies (with little or no experience) and paced to give you easy entry into the incredibly useful and increasingly important world of digital photo processing. By the end of this class, you’ll walk out with a firm grasp of the basics you need to know and be able to apply them immediately. Mac or…

Beginning Guitar

September 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Are you ready to learn how to play guitar? This 6 week introductory course will teach participants tuning, playing position, musical symbols, note reading in the first position, chords, strumming, finger-picking, and simple repertoire. Greg Williams has taught and performed guitar in the Sacramento area for over 25 years. Greg holds Bachelor's and Master's degrees in music from Sacramento State University and has taught on the faculty of Sacramento State College and Sacramento City College. Greg has been awarded 3…

Succulent Garden Workshop

September 9 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Have fun getting your hands dirty in this succulent garden planting workshop! All participants will get to take home a beautifully planted succulent arrangement, along with care and maintenance knowledge. Caring for indoor succulent plants can be a bit tricky. But don't worry, by the end of this workshop, you'll be an expert succulent gardener! This workshop is led by Joe Triglia, Sacramento-based maker and owner of Tufarock Design located in West Sacramento. For the past five years he has…

Beginning 1 Spanish

September 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Build a foundation for greater intercultural communication with this beginner course, for those with little to no experience with Spanish. Learn a new language in a simplified, comfortable and fun environment! Sierra 2 Center Spanish classes are taught by Deborah Fountain, a native speaker with over 35 years of teaching experience. TUESDAYS, September 19th- November 14th (Skipping October 31st; 8 meeting dates total) 6-7 p.m. in Room 12 Fee: $100; Materials: $15 Register Here We also take registration by phone…

The Art of Doodling on Metal

September 23 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

In this class, you'll discover doodling with intention through metal embossing.  This technique is sculptural, Zen-like, and simply gorgeous to look at. Instructor Charr will teach participants how to use embossing tools and the various techniques. Then you'll embark on a type of doodling that allowing freedom while creating line and design. What at first glance may look complicated is actually very simple— each deliberate stroke at a time.  Dots, lines, curves, circles and squares all flowing into one another. Per Charr,…

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