Jewelry making – swirly gig workshop

Covington Library
Date: 12/13/2014, 10:30 AM

For grades 4-12. Have swirls of fun loading sparkly glass beads onto strips of wire you can coil into rings and bracelets. Craft a Swirly Gigs for yourself or as a holiday gift!  Registration for this class begins Saturday, November 29 at 10 AMPresented by The Jewel Skool and sponsored by Friends of the Covington Library.

Professional development workshop for performing artists

Date: 11/15/2014

As part of the Arts and Social Change Symposium 2015, which seeks to encourage and support artists from all of the culturally diverse communities of King County, 4Culture is hosting this daylong workshop for performing artists. Learn about the resources available to promote and improve your performance, presentation and marketing skills. This is an all-day professional development event open to all performing artists.

Tabletop Moviemaking: Film and Animation in Miniature

Covington Library

In this two-hour workshop for ages 8-12, write a script, build characters and settings, shoot and edit a movie using an iPad, then end with a screening! Students will use paper characters and dioramas to experience the fundamentals of the moviemaking process. iMovie will be used to learn the basics of editing, sound effects, titles and transitions. Presented by Brick Maier/Tabletop Media.  Register online or with the library beginning October 23.

The Hi-Liners Musical Theatre DownStage Center classes

The Hi-Liners
Beginning 10/3/2014

In addition to developing theatre arts skills, DownStage Center classes can help you develop your ability to speak up in school, increase the creativity going into your homework and improve your classroom presentations. It is documented that having the arts in our lives makes us better students in general!

It’s not too late to register! Registration remains open for the first five weeks of class!  Register at  The classes being offered are:

Nonprofit legal checklist class

Date: 11/4/2014

Learn about all the legal requirements and best practices for nonprofits from speaker Judy Andrews, Apex Law Group. This training is part of a series for South King County and is underwritten with support from The Seattle Foundation and United Way of King County. $10 fee includes lunch. Attendance limited to South King County and the organizations that serve South King County. The session will take place at the Tukwila Community Center, 12424, 42nd Avenue S in Tukwila. Register here.

Dance classes at Allegro

Allegro Performing Arts Academy

Allegro Performing Arts Academy offers classes in ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical, musical theater, drama, tumbling, creative movement (Tiny tots), hip hop and occasional master classes from out-of-town choreographers.  Classes are for all ages and levels! Easy registration at

Life drawing sessions

Burien Arts  Association

The life drawing sessions will be held every Monday afternoon from 1 – 4 PM at the Burien Arts Gallery, 826 SW 152nd Street. Male and female models will pose on alternate weekends with drawing of the figure available in 1 hour of short poses and a 2 hour long pose. Drawing horses and some easels will be available. Four-session passes will be available issued for $40 (no exchanges for future dates). Drop in sessions are available for $20.  Call 206-244-7808 for more information.

Fiestas de Alfabetizacion Temprana en Espanol

Las “Fiestas” son talleres diseñados para los padres hispanos con niños de edades comprendidas entre los 0 a 5 años de edad, ofrecidos en las bibliotecas de KCLS. El objetivo es prepararlos para el Kindergarten. Las “Fiestas” ofrecen la  oportunidad de comprender y reforzar el papel de los padres como primeros y más importantes educadores de sus hijos a temprana edad. 

Dance classes at Evergreen City Ballet

Evergreen City Ballet

Evergreen City Ballet is one of the Northwest’s premiere dance institutions, and offers a wide range of classes year round to all ages and skill levels: Mommy & Me, Creative Movement, Angelina Ballerina, Level 1 through Performance Division, Modern, Pilates, Hip Hop, Adult Tap & Ballet.

For more information: or  425-228-6800 or

Plateau Area Writers Association

Speakers’ series, workshops, critique groups, and Enumclaw Plateau History Project.

Burien Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services

The Moshier Community Art Center, 430 S 156th, is one of Puget Sound’s hidden gems. Located in Burien, the art center provides a fully equipped ceramics studio for students from beginner to advanced skill levels. Each session we offer art classes for all ages including classes in ceramics, painting, drawing, mosaics, book arts, sculpture and more! Also available are 24-hour access studio spaces for ceramic artists and art classes for adults and teens with disabilities. 206.988.3700.