WHAM Art Center, 16560 N. Dysart Road, continues its April class schedule.
Sign up is at wham-art.org/classes1.
• Special events are periodically scheduled throughout the year for teens to participate, volunteer or enter contest and events.
The next teen event is from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday, April 10 and is a Recycle Art Festival.
• A full course in poetry, which is a three-part series for $30, will begin Monday, April 12, on the art of creative writing.
Join other artists, writers, poets and upcoming poets during this three-part series designed to introduce students to the building blocks of creative poetry writing. The series is taught by Bern Mulvey, an author, and professor currently teaching writing at ASU.
Those interested can take one class or take them all. All classes are from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
According to the WHAM website, the second class, scheduled originally for Monday, April 19 will be rescheduled. The class scheduled for Monday, April 26 is still on.
• The next Kids Painting and Drawing Class for ages 8 through 12 is from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 13, and the topic is hot air balloons — acrylic painting. The cost is $20.
Art classes are designed to help create art in children’s development across many domains, physical, social, cognitive, emotional, imagination and experimentation development. Instructor is CARree Tolle and the maximum number of students is 12.
• The next WHAM Undergound Poetry Slam is from 6 to 8 p.m. April 16 and will have a spring theme/new beginnings. It is an open mic poetry and storytelling. It’s free and is both virtual and live with limited seating in gallery. It’s hosted by Dustin Garvey and Bern Mulvey.