Activity Guide

Register online at recreation.nanaimo.ca General Inquiries 250-756-5200 50 Mud Pies 3 to 6 Years Little hands will stay busy while pinching, rolling and squeezing clay. Basic handbuilding skills will be utilized as children have fun working on and creating each unique ceramic piece. Dress for mess. Thu, Apr 2-23 10-10:45 am $69/4 34391 Thu, Apr 30-May 21 10-10:45 am $69/4 34392 Thu, May 28-Jun 18 10-10:45 am $69/4 34393 Bowen Pottery Studio Handbuilding for Children 7 to 12 Years Children will learn the basic handbuilding skills (coiling, pinching, slab building and sculpting) through project making, and they will be encouraged to use their creativity to make each piece their own. Cost includes clay, glaze and firing. Dress for mess. Thu, Apr 2-23 4-5 pm $75/4 34384 Thu, Apr 30-May 21 4-5 pm $75/4 34385 Thu, May 28-Jun 18 4-5 pm $75/4 34386 Bowen Pottery Studio Pottery Wheel - Teen 13 to 17 Years For those with little or no previous experience working with clay. Learn the basic techniques that will help you create pots, vases, bowls and pretty much anything that can be thrown on a pottery wheel. Clay, glazes and firings are included in cost. Mon, Apr 27-Jun 15 5:30-7:30 pm $174/7 34401 Bowen Pottery Studio Pottery Wheel - Adult Beginner For those with little or no previous experience working with clay. Dip your hands into something new. Learn basic techniques that will help you create pots, vases, bowls and much more. Clay, glazes and firings are included in the cost. Tue, Apr 28-Jun 9 6:30-9 pm $210/7 34388 Thu, Apr 30-Jun 11 6:30-9 pm $210/7 34389 Bowen Pottery Studio Pottery Wheel - Adult Intermediate Designed for those who have mastered the basic skills in a beginner class and want to learn more. Clay, glazes and firings are included in the cost. Participants must have completed a beginner class. Wed, Apr 29-Jun 10 6:30-9 pm $210/7 34390 Bowen Pottery Studio Bowen Park Pottery Studio POTTERY CLASSES HELD AT THE BOWEN POTTERY STUDIO LOCATED IN Bowen Park Complex (500 BOWEN RD) At the Bowen Park Pottery Studio, we have the tools, equipment and supplies available for the public to drop in and work independently. Children, when accompanied by an adult, are welcome (both pay drop-in fees). No instruction is provided. Clay may be purchased for $32 (including tax) per 22 pound bag and includes all firing and glazing fees. DROP-IN INFO $12 per session • If you would like to use the Pottery Room during the drop-in time, you will need to purchase a ticket in advance and then give that ticket to the Pottery Room Attendant and sign in. • Pottery room tickets have a one-year expiry date. • Pottery room tickets are non-refundable. DROP-IN SCHEDULE SEPTEMBER TO JUNE Tue • 3:30-6:30 pm Thu • 12-3 pm Sat • 9 am-12 pm Rates and schedule subject to change. The Pottery Studio is closed in July & August. Arts & Crafts

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