Youth Programs (ages 6-11)

Some of our upcoming winter and spring youth programs for ages 6-11 years of age are highlighted below.
Programs held once a month on the second Wednesday of the month 4 - 6 PM.
Pre-registration and payment is required.
Register here or call 704-843-2195 ext. 258.
You can view our entire program offerings in our Play Waxhaw Program Guide.  

Learn to Draw A Cartoon Face
Jeff Mangum is an illustrator, muralist, and caricature artist in Charlotte, Step-by-step instructions on how to draw a cartoon face with various face shapes, eyes, hair styles, and mouths.
Cost: $20/Waxhaw Resident $25/Non-Resident
10 person minimum. 20 person maximum.
Location: The Meeting Place, 209 W. S. Main Street, Waxhaw
Instructor: Jeff Mangum, Caricatures by Jeff

 Day  Date  Time  Activity #
 Wed Feb 13 4-6 PM YP-021319

Creating Simulations, Animations & Visual Effects
Create fun simulations, animations, visual effects and sounds using MIT’s ALL NEW FREE Scratch 3.0 -  This hands-on introduction to coding is the perfect way to give your child hands-on exposure to the fundamentals of vital computational thinking and problem solving skills. Parents are welcome to sit in on the fun and learning too. Bring flash drives to save work and bring creations home.
Cost: $25/Waxhaw Resident $30/Non-Resident
8 person minimum.  20 person maximum.
Location: Kid Coders, 216 West North Main Street, Waxhaw
Instructor:  Ken Adelglass, Founder and Chief Code Coach

 Day  Date  Time  Activity #
 Wed  Mar 13  4-6 PM  YP-031319

Paint the Community Mural
Come help create the next mural to attach to the community mural fence at Eight Legs Gallery.  It is FREE to create. Just bring a smile and the will to paint.  “Decorate Your Frame Of Mind “
Cost: Free
Location:  Eight Legs Gallery, 316 E. S. Main Street, Waxhaw
Instructor:  David Hunt, Artist

 Day  Date  Time Activity # 
 Wed  Apr 10  4-6 PM  YP-041019

The Secret of Magic with Arty the Clown
Learn some AMAZING coin and card tricks, illusions, and other magic techniques with wild and silly Arty the Clown.  Have fun, and amaze your friends and family!
Cost: $20/Waxhaw resident $25/Non-Resident
10 person minimum.  20 person maximum.
Location: Town Creek Park Shelter, 4400 Waxhaw-Marvin Rd, Waxhaw
Instructor:  Jeff Mangum, Arty the Clown 
 Day  Date  Time  Activity #
 Wed  May 8  4-6 PM  YP-050819

Clown Faces and Balloon Twisting
For those who have never painted a face or twisted a balloon before! You’ll learn how to face paint a selection of pretty, easy and quick designs and paint your own or a friend’s face. And what kid doesn’t love a balloon animal?  Corky the Clown will teach you how to twist a balloon into simple and easy styles.
Cost: $20/Waxhaw Resident $25/Non-Resident
10 person minimum.  20 person maximum.
Location: Town Creek Park Shelter, 4400 Waxhaw-Marvin Rd, Waxhaw
Instructor: Susan Magnum, Corky the Clown

 Day  Date  Time  Activity #
 Wed  June 12  4-6 PM  YP-061219


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