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Enjoy a festival, join a fun run, tour an interpretive site, or just make your own celebration with a family picnic or camping trip. Choose from dozens of activities and events throughout the year. You can submit your state park event via email to get it placed on the calendar. The Discover Pass is required for vehicle access to Washington state parks and state-managed recreation lands. For more information, visit the Discover Pass website.

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  1. Foundations of Woodworking

    January 8, 2018 - March 30, 2018

    This course will drill deep into the basics, beginning with a firm foundation in understanding wood as a material and incorporates introductory training in a wide range of techniques. You'll leave with a in depth experience of hand tools, practice applications of joinery methods, consider choices for wood selection and working with non-toxic materials, and understand practical planning for designing and executing woodworking projects. The curriculum focuses on imparting skills through a series of projects designed to build on one another in techniques and complexity.

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  2. Furniture Making: Finding your Voice

    January 8, 2018 - March 30, 2018

    This 12 week course is focused on developing the skills that will allow you to start to find your voice as a furniture designer / maker. Design will be the consistent thread through the numerous projects of this class. We will take a hybrid approach to furniture making by blending traditional hand tool techniques with pragmatic use of woodworking machines.

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  3. Learn to Paint Using Acrylics with Julie Read

    January 9, 2018, 9:00 AM - February 6, 2018, 12:00 PM

    Learn to paint using acrylics in this 5 week course! Students will explore a range of acrylic painting techniques to create soft images inspired by nature, and also bold, bright, wild creations that acrylics are known for! Each assignment will guide students step-by-step through planning for a painting, preparing surfaces for paint, and finishing a completed painting.

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  4. Calligraphy with Rebecca Wild

    January 11, 2018, 1:00 PM - February 8, 2018, 4:00 PM

    In this 5-week class, we will focus on the historical Humanist Bookhand as we learn basic lettering principles, technique and practical and creative uses for calligraphy. This is designed for beginners and those who need a refresher course. Bring a healthy dose of patience and concentration as you practice your ABC’s.

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  5. Learn to Paint with Gouache with Kelly Drake

    January 12, 2018, 9:30 AM - February 9, 2018, 12:00 PM

    Gouache is one of those mediums that requires some special techniques and know-how. That is what this class is about. You will learn tricks and tips that you need to start painting in gouache. You will find out what support to paint on, which brushes to use, how much water to add as well as when to use a varnish. Come to class ready to have lots of fun.

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