A plethora of events and classes are being offered at the PACE Center and, Mainstreet Center and the Schoolhouse Theater. Take a look!
Pace Center 20000 Pikes Peak Ave. Parker, CO 80138
Schoolhouse Theater 19650 E. Mainstreet – Parker, CO 80138
Mainstreet Center 19650 E. Mainstreet – Parker, CO 80138
Tickets are on sale to Family Circle Members now. Tickets go on sale to the public starting on August 1st. Visit www.ParkerArts.org or call the Box Office at 303.805.6880 for more information, or to buy tickets.
- Wiley and the Hairy Man PACE Center • April 6-7 2018
- Henry and Mudge PACE Center • April 13, 2018
- Uncharted Series: ETHEL With Robert Mirabal – The River PACE Center • April 14, 2018
- PSO: Grieg Piano Concerto and Other Scandinavian Favorites PACE Center • April 27, 2018
- Parker Chorale: Folk, Rock, Pop, Jazz… the Works! PACE Center • April 28, 2018
- Wonderbound – Madness, Rack and Honey PACE Center • May 5-6, 2018
- DU Lamont School of Music: Lamont Chamber Superstars The Schoolhouse • May 13, 2018
- Family Discovery Series: Songs and Tales from the Colorado Trails The Schoolhouse • May 19, 2018
The Full Monty PACE Center • July 20, 2018 – August 5, 2018
Español para todos: Beginning Spanish – starting August 8!
Enjoy the beauty and usefulness of the Spanish language. Begin with the basics: greetings, basic expressions, numbers, simple conversations, etc., or continue developing your previously acquired skills to get comfortable with the language. Classes are casual and encourage conversation in Spanish for beginning (Español para todos), intermediate (Hablemos más español), and advanced (Conversaciones en Español) students. Please see course level descriptions online.
Fee: $60 R/$66 NR
10900 T, Aug. 8 – Sept. 12, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Reader’s Theatre for Seniors: Great Literature
Enjoy the experience of acting without memorization. Using scripts adapted from great works of literature, we’ll learn how to make the words on the page come alive using active oral interpretation.
Fee: $135 R/$148 NR
10704 W, Aug. 23 – Oct. 11, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Upcoming Art Classes for Teens and Adults
Hands On: Introduction to DSLR Photography
This course is designed to help you understand and get more out of your Digital SLR or “superzoom” camera. Full of tips, tricks, and live demonstrations, this class will help you understand Aperture, ISO, Shutter-Speed, RAW versus JPEG, and how to use them to your advantage using simple terminology.
Fee: $65 R/$71 NR
10853 W, Sept. 13 – Oct. 11, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Art After School
Visual arts for children after school. This one-week class includes drawing, colored pencil, watercolor, and acrylic painting!
Fee: $50 R/$55 NR
10984 M, T, Th, F, Sept. 25 – 29, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. (no class on W, 9/27)
KidzArt: Parent’s Night Out
Enjoy a worry-free evening while your kids attend an arts enriching Parent’s Night Out at PACE Center. KidzArt instructors will lead students in creating an original Music themed watercolor drawing, a clay animal masterpiece and other fun projects with a break for pizza dinner.
Fee: $65 R/$71 NR ($20 discount for each additional sibling.)
10712 Sa, Sept. 16, 7:00 – 9:30 p.m.
Drop-off can begin at 6:45 p.m.
Parents – purchase tickets to comedian Paul Riser at PACE Center. Drop your kids off for an enrichment program while enjoying an evening to yourselves! Please visit www.ParkerArts.org or call the Box Office at 303.805.6800.
Beginning and Intermediate Workshop with Tadashi
Ages: 10+ years
Learn with a Master Tadashi Hayakawa. Beginner and intermediate artists, students, and hobbyists, will learn how to enjoy the process of creating art with imagination and freedom of expression along with basic techniques. This class is great for all ages, especially seniors or those needing physical therapy. Students must supply their subject matter and supplies: paper or canvas, media (pencil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, or other), brushes, water jar, and a tablecloth or drop cloth. Students as young as 10 may register if they are motivated to be a fine artist.
Location: PACE Center
Fee: $20 R/ $22 NR
Su, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Professional Workshop with Tadashi
Ages: 18+ years
Advanced artists will learn to reach their next level, develop critical art appreciation while creating enthusiasm and energy for art expression with Tadashi Hayakawa. Students are encouraged to bring a current work in progress and must supply their own canvas or drawing/painting pads, with all materials including paint, brushes, pallets, water jar, drop-cloth, etc. Donations made to Tadashi Hayakawa are encouraged. Please contact Tadashi at 303-475-8111 for workshop questions.
Location: PACE Center
Su, 12:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
ABOUT PARKER ARTS
PARKER ARTS encompasses the many facilities and events that the Town of Parker’s Cultural Department oversees, including a wide variety of local, regional, national and international cultural, arts, scientific and educational programming and rentals. The PACE Center is home to a 536-seat theater, the 250-seat amphitheater, Bellco art gallery, event room, dance studio, culinary kitchen, and several classrooms. The historic Schoolhouse on Mainstreet houses a cozy 200-seat theater, small art gallery, gym, and vintage classrooms. The century-old Ruth Memorial Chapel is on the National Register of Historic Places and is the perfect setting for a small wedding, church groups or quiet meetings. Discovery Park, located next to Parker’s library, the park and plaza on Mainstreet and Pine Drive is a unique destination. With interactive fountains in the summer, a vibrant ice trail in the winter, and performances and events throughout the year, the new 1.5-acre park promises to be a four season community gathering place. For more information about Parker Arts, visit www.PACEcenteronlineorg.