Holiday chocolate workshops

King County Library System
Date: 12/18/2014

Chocolate Holiday Gift Making for Teens and Adults at the Algona-Pacific Library – Thursday, December 18, 4 PM.
Join pastry chef Laurie Pfalzer to learn how to make chocolate gifts for the holidays. Discover how to make dark chocolate ganache which we will turn into beautiful, hand-rolled truffles. You will also learn to make dark chocolate and candy cane bark, white chocolate popcorn and caramel corn with dark chocolate drizzle. At the end of class you will package your gifts and take them home to give or enjoy. www.kcls.org

Handmade Chocolates for the Holidays at the Muckleshoot Library – Thursday, December 18, 7:30 PM.
Join pastry chef Laurie Pfalzer of Pastry Craft to learn how to make chocolate gifts for the holidays. Chef Laurie will demonstrate how to make chocolate ganache and how to roll and finish beautiful, dark chocolate truffles in cocoa powder. She will also demonstrate chocolate tempering to make white chocolate candy cane bark and caramel corn with dark chocolate drizzle. Come enjoy the sweetness of the holidays with handmade gifts you can make at home. Recipes and samples will be available. www.kcls.org

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 www.allegrodance.com.

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
Year-round

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:  www.evergreencityballet.org or  425-228-6800 or info@evergreencityballet.org.

Plateau Area Writers Association

www.plateauareawriters.org

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

Burien Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services

www.MoshierArtCenter.org

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.