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Need a little distraction from the hustle and bustle of the season? Take an art class through Lake Oswego Parks and Rec.

COURTESY PHOTO  - Finish 2019 strong by taking an art class and exploring your creative side. Lake Oswego Parks and Recreation offers many art and other classes.

Lake Oswego Parks and Recreation encourages you to finish 2019 strong by taking an art class. Classes are geared for children and adults.

Make a gift, learn a new craft or paint a masterpiece. Sign up today; have some fun and explore your creative side.

Winter Break Luscher Farm Days — Join us over winter break at the farm. Start seeds, plan a garden bed, stroll the gardens, make hot cocoa and popcorn, harvest winter veggies and create delicious soup to warm you up. For ages 5-12, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Thursday, Friday, Dec. 26-27 or 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Friday, Jan. 2, 3. Both sessions held at Luscher Farm and cost is $93.

Winter Break Art Class

Sculpey Sculpture — Create fantastical creatures, animals and people using the technique of building wire and tin foil armatures, then covering it with Sculpey. For ages 8-12, 9 a.m.-noon, Thursday, Friday, Dec. 26, 27, Christ Church Parish (CCP), $138.

Children's Gift Making Class

Holiday Gift Making — Experience three very different sessions creating holiday inspired art. Each afternoon focuses on different projects including rock painting, cork ornaments and more. All materials provided. For ages 7-12, 4-5 p.m., Wednesdays, Dec. 4, 11, 18, CCP, $43.

Adult Holiday Art Class

Paper Quilling for the Holidays — Use strips of paper that are rolled, shaped, looped curled, twisted, pinched, glued and otherwise manipulated to create shapes, designs and keepsake décor. Quilling paper and tools provided. For ages 18+, 10 a.m.-noon, Saturday, Dec. 14, CCP, $27.

Bob Ross Oil Painting — Discover the artist within, in this easy step-by-step class that takes beginners to seasoned painters from blank canvas to finished masterpiece in one class. All supplies provided. Visit to view paintings. For ages 12+. Paint Silver Falls in the Snow from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 5, CCP or Cardinal in the Window from 1-4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 17, Adult Community Center. Class cost is $49.

Winter/Spring 2020 Parks & Recreation registration

Mark your calendar for Winter/Spring 2020 registration day that begins Dec. 9 at 10 a.m. for Lake Oswego residents. Get 2020 off to a great start with a selection of classes and camps that will meet the needs of every age level and interest. If registering in person please note that you can do so at the Lake Oswego Municipal Golf Course located at 17525 Stafford Road or for your convenience register at, or call 503-675-2549. Non-resident registration will begin Dec. 16 at 10 a.m.

There is something for everyone. Join us as we lead the way to fun and adventure!

Registration information

Class information is in the Parks & Recreation Activities Guide and online You may register by internet, mail, drop-off during business hours at Lake Oswego Parks & Recreation, at the Public Golf Course, 17525 Stafford Road, Lake Oswego 97035; or fax 503-697-6579; phone 503-675-2549. Non-residents generally pay more than fees shown. Scholarships are also available for Lake Oswego residents.

Judy Nelson is a registrar with Lake Oswego Parks and Recreation.

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