Wheel Throwing for Teens
Thursday, May 23 • 1600-1730
Friday, May 24 • 1500-1630
Saturday, May 25 • 1300-1430
Create to your heart’s content! Using a potter’s wheel, students learn to “throw on” a clay piece of their choice and then how to include any add-ons. Register now as classes are open to only three students! $15/session plus material fee.
Hand Building for Adults
Friday, May 31 • 1230-1430
In this class you will be introduced to the many techniques of hand building. The instructor will assist you with the multiple techniques of constructing the piece, including but not limited to using the slab table, extruder, molds, coiling, and glazing techniques. This class is open to beginners and advanced students. $15/session plus material fee.
Wheel Throwing for Adults
Wednesday, May 22 • 1230-1430
Thursday, May 23 • 1800-2000
Saturday, May 25 • 1500-1700
Tuesday, May 28 • 1800-2000
Focusing on the foundations of throwing, this class is perfect for the beginner to the advanced potter. Throwing basics covered include centering, pulling a wall, trimming pots, altering, and glazing your work. Basic forms covered are the cylinder, bowl, and plate. As ability increases, you can also learn to add handles, lids, and spouts to your work! Register now as classes are open to only three students! $15/session plus material fee.
Introduction to Clay for Kids
Wednesday, May 22 • 1500-1630
This class introduces your child to the many techniques of pottery. Besides learning the basics of how to create a pottery piece, students also learn coiling and glazing techniques. This class is open to three students.
Wheel Throwing for Kids
Tuesdays in May • 1600-1730
Tuesdays & Thursdays in June • 1600-1730
Students learn how to use the potter’s wheel safely and manipulate clay as it spins to create their own work of art!
$10 per class plus material fee.
Thursday • 1500-1600 and 1600-1700
Do you have a budding artist in need of instruction? We have the perfect drawing class just for you! Register your child today for our drawing class to experience this elegant art form! Drawing lessons are taught on an ongoing basis and registration is ongoing. $8.50/class.
Wednesday • 1630-2000
Learn to play the koto, an ancient Japanese musical art form! This classical instrument involves thirteen strings arched tautly over movable bridges on a soundboard, and to produce sounds, musicians pluck them with their thumb and first two fingers. Classes are offered in thirty-minute lessons between the above times. $12.50 per thirty-minute lesson.
Tuesday • Adults: 1330-1430 | Children: 1430-1530
Traditional Japanese dance is often featured at festivals, and its graceful motions create memorable moments in Japanese theater. Dressed in traditional apparel, you too can learn to perform this fine art using the beauty and elegance of your body! $10 per lesson.
Kumon Enrichment Program
Your Yokosuka Community Center has Kumon! As the world’s largest math and reading enrichment program, this learning technique uses repetition and individual practice to help students reach their full potential. Lessons are available in math, Japanese, and English at all skill levels for students aged four to adult. For more information, please call at 243-6713. $80/subject/month.
We offer many classes for children too, not only for skill and music development but also the learning enhancement with KUMON®.
For adults and children alike; what a great way to learn basics of the Japanese language. Choose from our many available days and start communicating with our hosts.
Kumon is the world’s largest after-school math and reading enrichment program. It uses repetition and individual practice to help the student reach their full potential. The Yokosuka Community Center is offering three types of Kumon: Math, Japanese Language, and English Language for students ages 4 to adult. Kumon Math varies from simple addition and subtraction all the way to Calculus. Kumon Japanese Language teaches students the three Japanese writing forms; Hiragana, Katakana, and Kanji. Kumon English Language is offered only to people whose first language is Japanese. Students must take a short placement test to be put at the appropriate level. Students will not progress to the next level without mastering it 100%. For more information, please call the Community Center at 243-6713, or visit the Kumon class located on the third floor of the Community Readiness Center. $80 per subject per month.