child painting a mural

Mural Masterpieces offers students in grades 2-6 the chance to work together on a large mural and also to make a smaller painting to take home.

Infused Oils, Mural Masterpieces offered

Posted January 15, 2018

Plymouth School District Community Education & Recreation is offering Mural Masterpieces for students and an herbal-infused oils class in early February.

Upcoming opportunities

Register by Jan. 26 and save $10 on the following classes, which meet at Plymouth High School unless otherwise noted:

  • From the Garden – Infused Oils, Salves & Lotions: Learn to make herbal-infused oils with plants from your garden. Make and take home an infused oil, a salve, and a lotion, as well as recipes and an understanding of their therapeutic applications. Class will meet with instructor Linda Conroy, owner of Moonwise Herbs, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Monday Feb. 5; fee is $36 until Jan. 26 (then $46), which includes all supplies.
  • Mural Masterpieces: All students in grades two through six – not just those at Fairview Elementary School – are invited to have fun, be artistic and be a part of a creative team. Students will work together to create a large theme-based mural for the school, plus a smaller one to take home. Class will meet with art teacher Field Lehmann from 4 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays from Feb. 6 to March 20 in the Fairview Art Room; fee is $25 until Jan. 26  (then $35).

Not too late to join

  • Friday Playgroup: Kids with their caregivers can get the wiggles out at this parent-supervised group. Enjoy a time of structured activities such as yoga, music and crafts, along with free play each Friday. Dress for indoor and outdoor play. Playgroup will meet from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Fridays until April 27 (except March 30) at the Plymouth Youth Center next to Riverview Middle School; fee is $12 per family, which helps with instructor costs.
  • Child Swim Lessons: Our staff has up to 40 years of experience teaching children to swim using the American Red Cross six comprehensive course levels. Children must be 50 inches tall for Level 1; participants in all other levels must have passed the previous level. Classes meet Saturday mornings (times vary by level) from Jan. 20 to March 17 (except Jan. 27); fee is $41 until Jan. 5 (then $51).
  • Adult Woodworking is for those interested in working on wood-related projects of all types. New participants will work closely with the instructor to learn the concepts and tools of the trade, while completing personal projects big or small. Returning or experienced participants may use the facilities independently and receive assistance when necessary. Class will meet with instructor Ralph Gunkel from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays from Jan. 24 to March 7 in the construction lab at Plymouth High School; fee is $67 ($53 for Generations members and district residents ages 62 and up) until Jan. 12, then $77 (plus the cost of materials for projects).
  • “Children on Their Birthdays”: This PG movie is based on a Truman Capote story in which a young girl and her mother set off a sequence of events that change a small town forever. The movie will begin at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18 in the Plymouth High School Auditorium, 125 Highland Ave. The showing is free, but movie-goers are asked to register with Community Ed & Rec by calling (920) 892-5068, emailing, or registering online.

Learn more:

Register online; this option allows you to pay with a credit card at no extra charge and to receive immediate confirmation of enrollment.
Print a registration form to mail or bring to Community Ed & Rec, 125 Highland Ave., Plymouth WI 53073.
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• Call (920) 892-5068, email, or visit the Community Ed & Rec office on the north end of Plymouth High School, 125 Highland Ave.