Recreation & Leisure Opportunities for All Adults ages 18 & up
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Enrich at the DCRC
Adult Ceramics Studio: Offers the convenience of working independently up to 24 hours on ceramic pieces at your own pace. Prerequisite: participants must have completed at least two Dublin adult ceramic programs.
- Register now: Nov. 3 – Dec. 17 | Tuesdays & Thursdays | 2-4 p.m.
Adult Beginner Ceramics: This beginner level, instructor led program involves skill learning to build ceramic works by hand. Techniques in decoration, glazing, and kiln firing also included.
- Register now: Nov. 3 – Dec. 15 | Tuesdays | 6-8:30 p.m.
Adult Intermediate Ceramics: An intermediate-level program for participants seeking to take their experience to the next level. Utilizing both hand building and wheel throwing techniques through instructor led classes, expand upon your skills to create ceramic pieces that may be both functional and sculptural.
- Register now: Nov. 5 – Dec. 17 | Thursdays | 6-8:30 p.m.
Ceramics Pit Firing Workshop: Learn one of the original firing processes in ceramics. Experiment with different coloring techniques, build an outdoor kiln, and learn four types of firing. Participants should bring their own bisque ware ceramic work for this workshop.
- Register now: Oct. 25 | Sunday | 9 a.m. – noon
Stained Glass: Create your own glass projects. Learn to cut glass, use copper foil, and perform finishing techniques.
- Register now: Nov. 4 – Dec. 16 | Wednesdays | 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Investigating Color: An in-depth art program on color theory and exploration. Through instructor led activities and discussion, participants engage in various color exercises for art creations utilizing color schemes, mixing, patterns, light/shading, and more.
- Register now: Nov. 5 – Dec. 17 | Thursdays | 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Make It/Take It at Kaltenbach Park: Fall Harvest Pinterest Party: Join us at Kaltenbach Park for an hour of stress-free, Pinterest fun creating apple candles and no bake pumpkin cheesecake dip. All supplies and materials included. Advanced registration is required to maintain safety protocol. $5/person (Ages 18+). Located at Ted Kaltenbach Park, 5985 Cara Rd., Dublin, OH 43016.
- Register now: Nov. 10 from 11 a.m.–12 p.m.
Make It/Take It at Kaltenbach Park: Ugly Sweater Get Together: It’s about to get U-G-L-Y…wear your favorite holiday sweater (or create your own) and join us for an hour of holiday fun! Engage in Ugly Sweater Trivia, decorate an Ugly Sweater Cookie, and try to walk away with a prize for the Ugliest Sweater! All supplies and materials included. Advanced registration is required to maintain safety protocol.
$5/person (Ages 18+). Located at Ted Kaltenbach Park, 5985 Cara Rd., Dublin, OH 43016.
- Register now: Dec. 15 from 11 a.m.–12 p.m.
Explore your Parks
Closer 2 Nature Series: Join City of Dublin Nature Education Coordinator Barbara Ray and experience your Dublin parks to get ‘closer to nature’ this season. Each month provides an opportunity to explore, learn, and actively engage in a nature topic at a different Dublin park.
- Register now: Photo Nature Hike | Wednesday, Nov. 4 | 6 – 7 p.m. | ML “Red” Trabue Nature Preserve
Virtual opportunities meet online, or involve a hybrid schedule of both in-person and online. Registered participants are emailed an online link to connect prior to the program start.
Virtual Cooking Kitchen with Local Matters: Join us each month for an online cooking program hosted by Local Matters to develop your culinary skills from the comfort of your own home. Each month offers a new cooking topic, and includes a pre-recorded demonstration, nutritional learning, and hands-on component to guide you through the process of making the featured dish. Registered participants receive the grocery list of items needed for the dish, and an online link to view the demonstration prior to the program start date listed. The link will be available to the participant for six days (so it’s easy to participate when you have time!). Demonstrations may include alternate suggestions for those with food allergies.
- Register now: Healthful Holidays & Celebrations | Friday, Nov. 13 | 6 – 8 p.m.
- Register now: Smarter Sweets | Friday, Dec. 11 | 6 – 8 p.m.
Personal Safety for Women: Learn how to protect yourself in this virtual 50 minute pre-recorded presentation offered by the Dublin Police Department that aims to introduce women 14* years of age and older to an array of subjects that concern personal safety. Once registered, participants are sent program details and the virtual connection instructions to participate. All registered participants receive a personal alarm device after completing this program.
*Participants under the age of 18 are strongly encouraged to view this presentation with a parent/guardian.
- Register now: Personal Safety for Women | Oct. 23-30 (virtual link available for one week)
- Register now: Personal Safety for Women | Nov. 11-20 (virtual link available for one week)
We Want to Hear From You
Program planning is ongoing at the DCRC, and as we look ahead to best serve you through recreation and leisure program opportunities – we want to hear from you!
We have created an online survey to obtain community feedback to support the foundation for the future of our Adult Recreation & Leisure Programming. Your feedback is vital, fully valued, and helps us in the betterment of our program offerings. This survey should take no more than five minutes to complete.
Click here to get started: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/68M38C9
Jennifer Vosters, Adult Recreation Program Supervisor