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Learn Conversational Spanish and Create Art at Black Hawk Center in Kewanee in June

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This June, Black Hawk College Community Education Center in Kewanee is offering a variety of educational and creative classes. Adults can join the conversational Spanish courses or dive into the world of fiber arts, including crochet and knitting, with sessions designed for beginners and beyond. Meanwhile, a special Kids Craft Camp will keep children aged 6–11 engaged with activities ranging from tie-dye to slime-making. These enriching programs promise a fun-filled summer, with classes conveniently scheduled and reasonably priced. For more information or to register, interested individuals can visit the college’s website or contact the center directly.

  • Conversational Spanish – Through interactive group activities, student will learn beginning-level grammar for a basic understanding of the Spanish language. Classes are Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 4-27, from 5-7 p.m. Cost is $65.
  • Fiber Arts – Students ages 16 and older will be immersed in crochet, knitting, weaving and felting with hands-on instruction and guided practice. Classes are Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 4-20, from 5-7 p.m. Cost is $65 plus $15 materials fee.
  • Kids Craft Camp and Activities – Kids ages 6-11 will explore their artistic talents and express themselves through a variety of engaging activities. Classes are Monday-Thursday, June 10-13, from 9-11 a.m. Cost is $40 plus $10 materials fee.
    Activity schedule:

    • Monday – Tie-Dye Extravaganza
    • Tuesday – Canvas Painting Bonanza
    • Wednesday – Introduction to Drawing Project
    • Thursday – Slime Making & Friendship Bracelets

Get class details at www.bhc.edu/pace. For more information or to register, call 309-854-1875 or visit the CEC at 404 E. 3rd St. in Kewanee.

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