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Shenkman Arts Centre

Shenkman Arts Centre, courses for General Interest in the spring

Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Beading - Indigenous Beaded PopSocket - Virtual during the fall 2021
* Beading - Indigenous Beaded PopSocket - Virtual during the winter 2022
Join Kelly Nahwegahbow-Marsolais in this hands-on DIY Indigenous inspired beaded PopSocket workshop. Learn a simple design and assemble your creation. The beaded phone grip will let you take selfies like a pro and provide you with a more comfortable and secure grip on your phone or tablet. This is a fashionable and functional beaded accessory that will transform your device! Supply kit will be available for pick up. Requires a personal electronic device with internet connection.
  • Sun, 2 pm-4 pm, May 16, $95.75 1592184
    15 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
  • Sun, 2 pm-4 pm, Jun 13, $95.75 1592185
    15 yrs+, 1 class,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Crochet - Level 2 - Virtual during the fall 2021
* Crochet - Level 2 - Virtual during the winter 2022
Once you have the basics through Crochet Level 1 or equivalent, you're ready for more advanced techniques and projects. Requires a personal electronic device with internet connection.
  • Sun, 2:15 pm-3:15 pm, Apr 25-Jun 20, $57.50 1592116
    18 yrs+, 8 classes,   cancelled
Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* Crochet - Virtual during the fall 2021
* Crochet - Virtual during the winter 2022
'Learn the basics of crochet. Complete simple projects that teach a variety of skills. Requires a personal electronic device with internet connection.
  • Sun, 12:30 pm-1:30 pm, Apr 25-Jun 20, $57.50 1592114
    18 yrs+, 8 classes,   cancelled
Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* LEGO® Club - Virtual during the fall 2021
* LEGO® Club - Virtual during the winter 2022
Virtually build LEGO® engineering, architecture and vehicle projects on your home computer. Learn the LEGO Studio 2.0 application through a succession of building activities. Then build a variety of LEGO projects from instructions. Render your projects for display. After class, you can use your new skills to create your own virtual LEGO projects with the software. In collaboration with “the LEGO® guy,\" Ian Dudley of Orange STEM Education (www.orangestem.ca). No LEGO is needed. You will require a PC or Mac, laptop or desktop computer (not a Chromebook) to run Studio 2.0 and to connect to Zoom. You will also need to download and install Studio 2.0 prior to the first class. More information provided upon registration.
  • Sun, 2 pm-4 pm, May 2, $27.25 1592220
    7 yrs-12 yrs, 1 class,   Register >
  • Wed, 4 pm-5:30 pm, May 12-May 26, $61.25 1592219
    7 yrs-12 yrs, 3 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 2 pm-4 pm, Jun 13, $27.25 1592221
    7 yrs-12 yrs, 1 class,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* LEGO® Electronics - Virtual during the fall 2021
* LEGO® Electronics - Virtual during the winter 2022
Learn about electronic circuits as you use a web-based tool on your home computer or device. Learn about power sources, wiring and how to identify and use electrical components including resistors, capacitors, LEDs and switches. Learn bread boarding as you safely assemble and test virtual circuits with a variety of components in series and in parallel. Work on successively more difficult circuit building challenges. In collaboration with “the LEGO® guy,\" Ian Dudley of Orange STEM Education (www.orangestem.ca). You will require a PC or Mac (laptop or desktop), or a Chromebook, tablet or iPad, and internet access for Zoom and other web-based applications. This course will help you learn to use any electronics kit including Snap Circuits®, micro:bit or Arduino, but you do not need one for the course
  • Sun, 2 pm-4 pm, Apr 25, $27.25 1592222
    7 yrs-12 yrs, 1 class,   Register >
  • Sun, 2 pm-4 pm, May 9, $27.25 1592223
    7 yrs-12 yrs, 1 class,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* LEGO® Minecraft® Engineer - Virtual during the fall 2021
* LEGO® Minecraft® Engineer - Virtual during the winter 2022
Virtually build cool MinecraftTM LEGO® projects on your home computer. Learn the LEGO Studio 2.0 application through a succession of building activities. Then build virtual Minecraft TM LEGO projects and render them for display. After class, you can use your new skills to create your own virtual LEGO projects with the software. _x005F _x005F In collaboration with 'the LEGO® guy,' Ian Dudley of Orange STEM Education (www.orangestem.ca). You will need a PC or Mac, laptop or desktop computer (not a Chromebook) to run Studio 2.0 and to connect to Zoom. The web tool is LEGO® Mindstorms® EV3 and NXT compatible, but you do not need any LEGO© or robotics products for this course.
  • Wed, 4 pm-5:30 pm, Apr 21-May 5, $61.25 1592227
    7 yrs-12 yrs, 3 classes,   Register >
  • Sun, 2 pm-4 pm, May 30, $27.25 1592228
    7 yrs-12 yrs, 1 class,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* LEGO® Robotics and Coding - Virtual during the fall 2021
* LEGO® Robotics and Coding - Virtual during the winter 2022
Learn to code, and simulate the movement of, a virtual robot using web-based software on your home computer or device. Work with a virtual robot that uses distance, rotation and colour sensors to navigate. Learn to program the robot starting with calculating distances and turns. Then learn to use various coding blocks including sensor blocks, loop blocks, wait blocks and move blocks as you work on successively more difficult coding challenges. In collaboration with “the LEGO® guy,\" Ian Dudley of Orange STEM Education (www.orangestem.ca). You will require a PC or Mac (laptop or desktop), or a Chromebook, tablet or iPad, and internet access for Zoom and other web-based applications. The web tool is LEGO® Mindstorms® EV3 and NXT compatible, but you do not need any LEGO or robotics products for this course.
  • Sun, 2 pm-4 pm, May 16, $27.25 1592225
    7 yrs-12 yrs, 1 class,   Register >
  • Sun, 2 pm-4 pm, Jun 6, $27.25 1592226
    7 yrs-12 yrs, 1 class,   Register >
Note: this course was offered during the spring and is no longer available for registration. Please try the following searches:
* LEGO® Space Creations - Virtual during the fall 2021
* LEGO® Space Creations - Virtual during the winter 2022
Virtually build a variety of space-themed and Star Wars® mini projects on your home computer. Learn LEGO® Studio 2.0 and build micro-scale fighters, rockets and other spacecraft from instructions. Create scenes and render them as realistic images to display. After class, you can use your new skills to create your own virtual LEGO projects with the software. _x005F _x005F In collaboration with 'the LEGO® guy,' Ian Dudley of Orange STEM Education (www.orangestem.ca). You will need a PC or Mac, laptop or desktop computer (not a Chromebook) to run Studio 2.0 and to connect to Zoom. You will also need to download and install Studio 2.0 prior to the first class. More information provided upon registration.
  • Sun, 2 pm-4 pm, Apr 18, $27.25 1592229
    7 yrs-12 yrs, 1 class,   Register >
  • Wed, 4 pm-5:30 pm, Jun 2-Jun 16, $61.25 1592230
    7 yrs-12 yrs, 3 classes,   Register >
Map location of Shenkman Arts Centre
Shenkman Arts Centre
245 Centrum BLVD
Ottawa,ON
(613) 580-2787


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