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Sunset Kayaking

at Discovery Center - Oak Park Exact location will be
provided to registrants few days, Chicago, Illinois 00000

Enjoy Chicago at these special time of day from the unique vantage point of the river. See how the city looks transformed when viewed from the river at sunset. See the sunset reflecting off the water and the downtown skyscrapers. No experience is needed for these 3-hour paddles. Dress for the weather. Please Note: $30 Materials Fee will be collected...

Sunday Jun 23rd, 7pm - 9pm

Wire Wrapped Pendants Techniques

at Bead In Hand - Oak Park 145 Harrison St, Illinois City, Illinois 60304

Add sophistication to cabochons or other stones by making secure wraps with wire. Students will Learn: To use square and half-round wires for a classic, bezeled look​ How to measure the wire How to use chain nose, round nose and flat nose pliers to hold and shape wire How to "tuck" the ends of wire for a smooth finish Supplies Bead In Hand...

Tuesday Jun 25th, 2pm - 5pm

Leather & Bead Wrap Bracelet

at Bead In Hand - Oak Park 145 Harrison St, Illinois City, Illinois 60304

The popular Leather & Bead Wrap Bracelet uses cord to securely wrap beads between two lengths of leather. Students will Learn: Students select beads and learn how to measure the correct amount of leather for their desired bracelet.  Students will attach the button and use the Griffin bead cord to add beads and wrap the bead cord...

Tuesday Jul 2nd, 2pm - 4:30pm

Flat Spiral Bracelet

at Bead In Hand - Oak Park 145 Harrison St, Illinois City, Illinois 60304

Students will Learn: The basic pattern for the flat spiral stitch How to follow a bead weaving pattern How to identify which bead(s) their needle passes through for each step How to hold the work as they stitch How to add thread How to finish and attach (or make) a clasp By the end of class students will have completed: Students new to seed...

Saturday Jul 6th, 3pm - 5pm

Illinois Concealed Carry License Program

at Discovery Center - Oak Park Exact location will be
provided to registrants few days, Chicago, Illinois 00000

This is a two day licensed program to allow persons to carry a concealed weapon throughout the state of Illinois. Glock 17 or 357 revolver is supplied for usage during range time of the course.  Note: Range and ammo fees are approximately $55-$60. Electronic fingerprinting is available on-site for an additional $65-$70.

Saturday Jun 22nd, 10am - 6pm

  (2 sessions)
$200

2 sessions

Architectural Chicago Kayak Tour

at Discovery Center - Oak Park Exact location will be
provided to registrants few days, Chicago, Illinois 00000

See Chicago from a whole new perspective... by kayak! Enjoy this architecture and history tour.  You start with an introduction to paddle strokes, group dynamics and river safety. Then, experience the city from water level in this guided tour on the river. Paddle through our great urban “canyon” between the skyscrapers. Learn the story of...

Saturday Jun 22nd, 10am - 1pm

Basic Earring Design

at Bead In Hand - Oak Park 145 Harrison St, Illinois City, Illinois 60304

Basic Earring Design is a great way to start working with wire. Learn how to make simple loops, wrapped loops, and dangles -- techniques that can be used in a wide variety of jewelry designs. You'll also get written instructions with diagrams to take home so you'll always have refresher information handy. Students will learn:  The elements...

Tuesday Jul 9th, 3pm - 5pm

Kumihimo Japanese Braiding: Full Workshop

at Bead In Hand - Oak Park 145 Harrison St, Illinois City, Illinois 60304

Kumihimo is a great travel project. Everything gets prepared in advance so you have a neat package that doesn't require extra tools and doesn't take a lot of space. Students will Learn: How to place their cords on the kumihimo disk How to add weights for proper tension The basic pattern for moving the cords and adding beads to create a beaded...

Sunday Jun 23rd, 1:30pm - 4pm

Simple Netted Necklace

at Bead In Hand - Oak Park 145 Harrison St, Illinois City, Illinois 60304

Great for beginners, netting is simpler and faster than it appears. Students will Learn: How to follow a basic netting pattern How to identify which bead their needle passes through for each step How to add thread How to finish and attach (or make) a clasp By the end of class students will have completed: Students won't complete the necklace...

Monday Jun 24th, 3pm - 5:30pm

Basic Stringing

at Bead In Hand - Oak Park 145 Harrison St, Illinois City, Illinois 60304

Basic Stringing will show you the nitty-gritty of beading wires and crimp beads, with plenty of practice making secure finishes using a crimp tool. Written instructions, diagrams and helpful tips are included with your finished project. Students will learn:  Elements of necklace and bracelet design  Features of different clasps and closures ...

Sunday Jul 14th, 1pm - 4pm

Peyote Stitch & Beyond

at Bead In Hand - Oak Park 145 Harrison St, Illinois City, Illinois 60304

If you know how to thread a needle and follow a basic sewing pattern, off-loom bead weaving will have familiar techniques. But don't worry--these classes are designed to get you started regardless of prior experience with a needle! Students will Learn: This class teaches the basics of seed beading and students will learn about the different types...

Monday Jul 15th, 2pm - 5pm

Unarmed Security Training Certification

at Discovery Center - Oak Park Exact location will be
provided to registrants few days, Chicago, Illinois 00000

Security is an ever growing field. Anyone interested in entering the Security Field must complete a certified 20-hour training program as the first step toward obtaing their Permanent Employment Registration Card (PERC) which is required by the State of Illinois for all persons employed as a registered employee of a private detective, private alarm...

Saturday Jun 29th, 8am - 6pm

  (2 sessions)
$59

2 sessions

Beaded Rivoli Bezels

at Bead In Hand - Oak Park 145 Harrison St, Illinois City, Illinois 60304

This class is for you if:  You are experienced with Peyote stitch  You want a new challenge using Peyote stitch  You like things that sparkle  Students will Learn:  How to create a strip of flat peyote that is the correct length for the rivoli  How to stitch the peyote strip around a rivoli so it creates a secure...

Saturday Jun 29th, 1:30pm - 4:30pm

Bead Embroidery, Freeform Style

at Bead In Hand - Oak Park 145 Harrison St, Illinois City, Illinois 60304

Combining needle, thread, fabric and beads creates stunning pieces of wearable art! This class is for you if: You enjoy combining mediums and experimenting with different techniques You enjoy hand sewing and want to incorporate beads. You want to learn more about materials to use for bead embroidery Students will Learn: How to stitch around...

Saturday Jul 27th, 2pm - 5pm

Improvisation Class for Beginners

at Discovery Center - Oak Park 405 1/2 South Blvd, Oak Brook, Illinois 60302

You play theatre games & exercises designed to develop spontaneity, communication, flexibility and awareness.  Recommended for actors, comics, and non-performers interested in bringing more spontaneity and humor into their lives. A fun way to get to know others.

Tuesday Jul 30th, 7pm - 8:30pm

  (3 sessions)
$79

3 sessions

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