Sunday, January 10, 2010

More snow this morning.....

We got even more snow this morning!! I think it is getting old, but it is pretty. It is causing some hardships here on the farm--such as getting hay and wood. Our chickens are refusing to lay, but one duck is giving me an egg each week. I believe they are striking for warmer weather. They refuse to leave their coop where they have a heat lamp on.

Yesterday we had another homeschool family from church over and the men worked together getting hay and wood, while us gals stayed here at the house (in the warmth) and made some potato soup and grilled cheese. The kids played games on the Wii. We had a lot of fun. There are still some public schools closed for tomorrow, although the county is starting to get the gravel roads in the rural area cleaned off now.

If you are in the St Joseph MO area, here are some upcoming classes for you.

Don't miss out on these upcoming Center for Community Arts classes for kids!
Pre-Registration Required, Call 271-4106

Beginning Wheel Throwing for Kids
Ages 8 and up
This class is for kids who want to learn how to make pottery using the
pottery wheel.
Must have experience in hand building.
Focus will be on centering and pulling pieces while creating bowls, cups and
vases.
Students will glaze their own pieces and they will be kiln fired
A lot of good, messy, fun!
Tuesdays, January 12 - March 2
6:00 - 7:30
Tuition: $75.00

MudPuppies Pottery
Ages 6 - 12
New students will learn the basic skills of hand building.
Returning students are welcome and will work on advanced skills.
Students will glaze their own pieces and they will be kiln fired.
Mondays, January 25 - March 22
7:00 - 8:00 pm
Tuition: $75.00

Mud Dobbers
Ages 4-6
This class is designed for children and a grown up to enjoy making clay
masterpieces together.
Students and adults will glaze their own pieces and they will be kiln fired.
Mondays, January 25 - March 8
6:00 - 6:45

Aikido
Ages 6 - 15
This modern Japanese art involves both physical and mental discipline for
self defense and self control.
It is taught in a noncompetitive environment and will help build your
child's self confidence!
Parents are allowed to participate with their child's permission!
Wednesdays, January 13 - April 28
6:30 - 7:30
Tuition: $75.00

Martha Greer, Director
Center for Community Arts
Missouri Western State University
Downtown University Center
515 N. 6th St.
St. Joseph, MO 64501
(816)271-4121
fax:(816)271-5847
mgreer5@missouriwestern.edu

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