With to-do lists, deadlines and meetings filling up the calendar, taking the time to de-stress is almost a necessity these days. The list below includes a handful of ways to slow down, suss out and keep your mind sharp at the same time!
Join fellow culinary fanatics by enrolling in a class or two taught by cooking school staff, featured instructors and celebrity chefs from around the world. Sharpen your knife skills, prepare for holiday dinners or celebrate a special occasion. Whether your palate prefers sweet & savory or sour & spicy, there’s a class on the menu for every foodie.
With four locations across Collin County and over 30 different paintings scheduled each month, your datebook has never looked so colorful! Make it a Moms-Night-Out by requesting a group party or go solo and join an existing class with step-by-step instructions from experienced, local artists. Whichever you choose, you’ll walk away relaxed, bearing a one-of-a-kind masterpiece to adorn the walls of your home.
From Folk Candle & Leather Journal Making to Canning Basics, 101 & Model T driving classes, you’re sure to find a class that will peak your interest. Fall 2016 Workshops are coming to a close at the end of this month, but keep an eye on the calendar for possible classes beginning in the Spring.
Go DIY-crazy and learn to craft from friendly, expert instructors. Sit among fellow artists at a crafting table in-store and knit a scarf, or curl up on your couch with your laptop & classes via Craftsy and Creativebug to piece together a quilt. You’ll make new friends and handmade gifts at the same time!
With four different programs, FIT4MOM gives women the “Strength for Motherhood” by providing classes and support for moms in every stage of motherhood. Prepare for baby’s arrival with Fit4Baby, workout with your kiddos and tone your core muscles simultaneously with Stroller Strides and Stroller Barre or take your fitness goals to the next level with Body Back.
Get creative when you enter this 100-year-old house on the edge of the historic district in McKinney. No matter your age or experience level, there’s something here for everyone. The Art House’s calendar is chock full of activities, classes and workshops, such as pottery wheel and sculpture, drawing and painting, fabric art and jewelry making.
Learn calligraphy, master the settings on your DSLR camera, plan & design a beautiful landscape for your yard, write your memoirs or find your long-lost ancestors. Continuing your education has never been easier with the classes offered at Collin College. Ten varied categories include instruction in Creative Writing, Music, Event Planning and Home & Design, to name a few.