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519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States

January 2019

$15

Family Saturday Clay Day: Let it Snow Mugs

January 19 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm / Each Saturday, until January 19.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: January 18
Ages: 5+

Instructor Anna Ellis will help students make mugs just in time for a hot beverage on a cold day! REFUND POLICY Classes without sufficient enrollment by the registration deadline will be canceled. Fees are 100% refundable for classes canceled by the Academy. 85% of class fees will be refunded if you cancel a week or more before the start of class.  If the withdrawal notice is received within one week (7 days) of the class’s first meeting, then there are no refunds issued. PHOTO POLICY The Academy Center of the Arts may use photos of students taken during class or events for any marketing promotions including print, web, social media, and video productions.  If you or your child wish to not be included please inform the instructor with written notice at the first meeting. Crowd scenes or group photos are exempt.

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$200

Pottery Basics & Beyond VII

January 21 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm / Each Monday, until March 11.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: January 19
Ages: 15+
Academy Center of the Arts

Ready to try your hand at the potter’s wheel? There will be helpful demonstrations and lots of hands-on time in this session. You will be learning the basics of wheel throwing, hand building, and surface decoration in this fun and casual class, taught by instructor Kim Clarke. You will get some tips and tricks that will help you create some beautiful pottery! This is a great way for you to take a break and explore your creative side in this fun introduction to clay. No experience needed!”   SENIOR DISCOUNTS (ages 62+) Enter your DOB and apply the coupon code ‘SENIOR’ for a $25 discount off any class over $75. REFUND POLICY 1. Classes without sufficient enrollment by the registration deadline will be canceled. Fees are 100% refundable for classes canceled by the Academy. 2. 85% of class fees will be refunded if you cancel a week or more before the start of class.  If the withdrawal notice is received within one week (7 days) of the class’s first meeting, then there are no refunds issued. PHOTO POLICY The Academy Center of the Arts may use photos of students taken during class or events for any marketing promotions including print, web,…

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$80

Workshop: Plaster Forms and Clay

January 26 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm / Each Saturday, until January 26.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: January 24
Ages: 15+
Academy Center of the Arts

Learn how to create plaster texture slabs and drop molds to expand your clay forms. Participants will create two (2) one piece forms out plaster for personal studio exploration and one (1) piece to aid in the studios community development.  These forms will further the vocabulary of the hand-built clay form. The forms themselves will be created through the use of found objects sculpted forms. One day class with instructor, Justin Rice     REFUND POLICY 1. Classes without sufficient enrollment by the registration deadline will be canceled. Fees are 100% refundable for classes canceled by the Academy. 2. 85% of class fees will be refunded if you cancel a week or more before the start of class.  If the withdrawal notice is received within one week (7 days) of the class’s first meeting, then there are no refunds issued.     PHOTO POLICY The Academy Center of the Arts may use photos of students taken during class or events for any marketing promotions including print, web, social media, and video productions.  If you or your child wish to not be included please inform the instructor with written notice at the first meeting. Crowd scenes or group photos are exempt.…

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February 2019

$40

Pottery Date Night II

February 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm / Each Friday, until February 15.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: February 13
Ages: 18+
Academy Center of the Arts

Go ahead and get a little dirty on Friday night! Couples, singles, and friends are welcome to join us at The Academy Center of the Arts Pottery Studio for an evening of fun, romance and throwing on the potter’s wheel.  Instructor Kim Clarke will walk you through the simple steps to throwing on the pottery wheel.  Have something to remember your special Date night for many years! Beer, wine, light snacks, clay and tools are included. Wear or bring clothes to change into that you don’t mind getting dirty. Preregistration is required. Please register online, but if you have any additional questions contact Ted Batt at tbatt@academycenter.org or 434-528-3256 x127 for more information. The $40 fee is per person and the event is for adults ages 18 and over. REFUND POLICY 1. Classes without sufficient enrollment by the registration deadline will be canceled. Fees are 100% refundable for classes canceled by the Academy. 2. 85% of class fees will be refunded if you cancel a week or more before the start of class.  If the withdrawal notice is received within one week (7 days) of the class’s first meeting, then there are no refunds issued. PHOTO POLICY The Academy Center of the…

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$140

Introduction to Kiln Fired Glass X

February 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm / Each Tuesday, until March 12.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: February 17
Ages: 15+
Academy Center of the Arts

Acquire glass cutting skills and learn the basics of firing and slumping while creating projects in glass. Possible projects include sun catchers, bowls, vases and many others. SENIOR DISCOUNTS (ages 62+) Enter your DOB and apply the coupon code ‘SENIOR’ for a $25 discount off any class over $75. REFUND POLICY 1. Classes without sufficient enrollment by the registration deadline will be canceled. Fees are 100% refundable for classes canceled by the Academy. 2. 85% of class fees will be refunded if you cancel a week or more before the start of class.  If the withdrawal notice is received within one week (7 days) of the class’s first meeting, then there are no refunds issued. PHOTO POLICY The Academy Center of the Arts may use photos of students taken during class or events for any marketing promotions including print, web, social media, and video productions.  If you or your child wish to not be included please inform the instructor with written notice at the first meeting. Crowd scenes or group photos are exempt.

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$65

Kids Clayworks: Hand Building for Kids!

February 20 @ 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm / Each Wednesday, until March 13.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: February 18
Ages: 5-10

Children will learn hand building techniques from instructor Anna Ellis. Students will make a Tea pot, 4 cups, 4 saucers. Last Class for glazing. Let your child learn the pottery process from start to finish. REFUND POLICY 1. Classes without sufficient enrollment by the registration deadline will be canceled. Fees are 100% refundable for classes canceled by the Academy. 2. 85% of class fees will be refunded if you cancel a week or more before the start of class.  If the withdrawal notice is received within one week (7 days) of the class’s first meeting, then there are no refunds issued. PHOTO POLICY The Academy Center of the Arts may use photos of students taken during class or events for any marketing promotions including print, web, social media, and video productions.  If you or your child wish to not be included please inform the instructor with written notice at the first meeting. Crowd scenes or group photos are exempt.

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$70

Raku Workshop with Kim Clarke

February 23 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm / Each Saturday, until February 23.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: February 21
Ages: 15+
Academy Center of the Arts

Join Kim Clarke on this first of a series of Raku Workshops at the May Carter Pottery Studio.  Students may bring 4-5 bisque pieces not taller than 12″ and no wider than 6″.  (no plates or bowls please).  If you have any questions please contact Ted Batt at tbatt@academycenter.org or 528-3256, ext. 127.  This class is limited to 7 students. REFUND POLICY 1. Classes without sufficient enrollment by the registration deadline will be canceled. Fees are 100% refundable for classes canceled by the Academy. 2. 85% of class fees will be refunded if you cancel a week or more before the start of class.  If the withdrawal notice is received within one week (7 days) of the class’s first meeting, then there are no refunds issued. PHOTO POLICY The Academy Center of the Arts may use photos of students taken during class or events for any marketing promotions including print, web, social media, and video productions.  If you or your child wish to not be included please inform the instructor with written notice at the first meeting. Crowd scenes or group photos are exempt.

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March 2019

$130

Young Potters: Beginning Throwing VI

March 5 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm / Each Tuesday, until April 9.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: March 3
Ages: 9-13
Academy Center of the Arts

Get creative centering and throwing on the wheel with instructor Ruth Glaze! Learn hand building and enjoy advanced projects according to skill level. REFUND POLICY 1. Classes without sufficient enrollment by the registration deadline will be canceled. Fees are 100% refundable for classes canceled by the Academy. 2. 85% of class fees will be refunded if you cancel a week or more before the start of class.  If the withdrawal notice is received within one week (7 days) of the class’s first meeting, then there are no refunds issued. PHOTO POLICY The Academy Center of the Arts may use photos of students taken during class or events for any marketing promotions including print, web, social media, and video productions.  If you or your child wish to not be included please inform the instructor with written notice at the first meeting. Crowd scenes or group photos are exempt.

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$150

Mosaic Madness IV

March 6 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm / Each Wednesday, until April 10.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: March 3
Ages: 18+
Academy Center of the Arts

In this fun and fully interactive class, learn to make your own mosaic art pieces, with instructor, Kim Clarke. We will be working using the direct method. Choose from several project bases (mirror, address number plaques, frames etc). All bases and materials are included, along with colored glass, adhesives and grout. Use the wide array of colored glass and mirror tiles provided or bring in your own tiles, bases other fun items that can be used in mosaics. Great for beginners. **A $15 materials fee is due to the instructor on the first night of class. SENIOR DISCOUNTS (ages 62+) Enter your DOB and apply the coupon code ‘SENIOR’ for a $25 discount off any class over $75. REFUND POLICY 1. Classes without sufficient enrollment by the registration deadline will be canceled. Fees are 100% refundable for classes canceled by the Academy. 2. 85% of class fees will be refunded if you cancel a week or more before the start of class.  If the withdrawal notice is received within one week (7 days) of the class’s first meeting, then there are no refunds issued. PHOTO POLICY The Academy Center of the Arts may use photos of students taken during class…

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$15

Family Saturday Clay Day: March Winds Wind Chime

March 9 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm / Each Saturday, until March 9.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: March 7
Ages: 5+

Instructor Anna Ellis will teach students how to make clay wind chimes. REFUND POLICY Classes without sufficient enrollment by the registration deadline will be canceled. Fees are 100% refundable for classes canceled by the Academy. 85% of class fees will be refunded if you cancel a week or more before the start of class.  If the withdrawal notice is received within one week (7 days) of the class’s first meeting, then there are no refunds issued. PHOTO POLICY The Academy Center of the Arts may use photos of students taken during class or events for any marketing promotions including print, web, social media, and video productions.  If you or your child wish to not be included please inform the instructor with written notice at the first meeting. Crowd scenes or group photos are exempt.

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$40

Pottery Date Night III

March 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm / Each Friday, until March 15.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: March 13
Ages: 18+
Academy Center of the Arts

Go ahead and get a little dirty on Friday night! Couples, singles, and friends are welcome to join us at The Academy Center of the Arts Pottery Studio for an evening of fun, romance and hand building. Join instructor Anna Ellis in making Covered Keepsake Boxes! Have something to remember your special Date night for many years! Beer, wine, light snacks, clay and tools are included. Wear or bring clothes to change into that you don’t mind getting dirty. Preregistration is required. Please register online, but if you have any additional questions contact Ted Batt at tbatt@academycenter.org or 434-528-3256 x127 for more information. The $40 fee is per person and the event is for adults ages 18 and over. REFUND POLICY 1. Classes without sufficient enrollment by the registration deadline will be canceled. Fees are 100% refundable for classes canceled by the Academy. 2. 85% of class fees will be refunded if you cancel a week or more before the start of class.  If the withdrawal notice is received within one week (7 days) of the class’s first meeting, then there are no refunds issued. PHOTO POLICY The Academy Center of the Arts may use photos of students taken during…

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$200

Pottery Basics & Beyond VIII

March 18 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm / Each Monday, until May 6.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: March 15
Ages: 15+
Academy Center of the Arts

Ready to try your hand at the potter’s wheel? There will be helpful demonstrations and lots of hands-on time in this session. You will be learning the basics of wheel throwing, hand building, and surface decoration in this fun and casual class, taught by instructor Kim Clarke. You will get some tips and tricks that will help you create some beautiful pottery! This is a great way for you to take a break and explore your creative side in this fun introduction to clay. No experience needed!”   SENIOR DISCOUNTS (ages 62+) Enter your DOB and apply the coupon code ‘SENIOR’ for a $25 discount off any class over $75. REFUND POLICY 1. Classes without sufficient enrollment by the registration deadline will be canceled. Fees are 100% refundable for classes canceled by the Academy. 2. 85% of class fees will be refunded if you cancel a week or more before the start of class.  If the withdrawal notice is received within one week (7 days) of the class’s first meeting, then there are no refunds issued. PHOTO POLICY The Academy Center of the Arts may use photos of students taken during class or events for any marketing promotions including print, web,…

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$200

Clay Lab 4

March 19 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm / Each Tuesday, until May 7.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: March 16
Ages: 15+
Academy Center of the Arts

Clay Lab – investigating the surface through material studies, clay science and experimentation. Open to all skill levels. “Further your understanding of clay as a raw material to realized object.” SENIOR DISCOUNTS (ages 62+) Enter your DOB and apply the coupon code ‘SENIOR’ for a $25 discount off any class over $75. REFUND POLICY 1. Classes without sufficient enrollment by the registration deadline will be canceled. Fees are 100% refundable for classes canceled by the Academy. 2. 85% of class fees will be refunded if you cancel a week or more before the start of class.  If the withdrawal notice is received within one week (7 days) of the class’s first meeting, then there are no refunds issued. PHOTO POLICY The Academy Center of the Arts may use photos of students taken during class or events for any marketing promotions including print, web, social media, and video productions.  If you or your child wish to not be included please inform the instructor with written notice at the first meeting. Crowd scenes or group photos are exempt.

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$200

Beginning and Intermediate Pottery VIII

March 19 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm / Each Tuesday, until May 7.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: March 16
Ages: 15+
Academy Center of the Arts

For beginning and intermediate students with instructor Justin Rice. Introduction to and focusing on wheel throwing and incorporating some hand building and glazing techniques, with advanced technique instruction for returning students. SENIOR DISCOUNTS (ages 62+) Enter your DOB and apply the coupon code ‘SENIOR’ for a $25 discount off any class over $75. REFUND POLICY 1. Classes without sufficient enrollment by the registration deadline will be canceled. Fees are 100% refundable for classes canceled by the Academy. 2. 85% of class fees will be refunded if you cancel a week or more before the start of class.  If the withdrawal notice is received within one week (7 days) of the class’s first meeting, then there are no refunds issued. PHOTO POLICY The Academy Center of the Arts may use photos of students taken during class or events for any marketing promotions including print, web, social media, and video productions.  If you or your child wish to not be included please inform the instructor with written notice at the first meeting. Crowd scenes or group photos are exempt.

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$200

Pottery Projects VIII

March 20 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm / Each Wednesday, until May 8.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: March 17
Ages: 18+

Is there an idea you have in your head, but don’t quite know how to pull it off? Work independently or receive expert instruction from our teacher, Kim Clarke. Bring your own ideas for projects. Demonstrations will be tailored to reflect each student’s individual needs and goals. Combined with personalized feedback from the instructor, this class will help you to make remarkable strides in your abilities to express yourself through clay. SENIOR DISCOUNTS (ages 62+) Enter your DOB and apply the coupon code ‘SENIOR’ for a $25 discount off any class over $75. REFUND POLICY 1. Classes without sufficient enrollment by the registration deadline will be canceled. Fees are 100% refundable for classes canceled by the Academy. 2. 85% of class fees will be refunded if you cancel a week or more before the start of class.  If the withdrawal notice is received within one week (7 days) of the class’s first meeting, then there are no refunds issued. PHOTO POLICY The Academy Center of the Arts may use photos of students taken during class or events for any marketing promotions including print, web, social media, and video productions.  If you or your child wish to not be included please inform…

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$150

Wednesday Independent Studio VIII

March 20 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm / Each Wednesday, until May 8.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: March 17
Ages: 15+
Academy Center of the Arts

For experienced potters looking for studio time but not necessarily instruction. Have access to pottery wheels, tools, glazes and firing and work at your own pace. Includes a 25lb. bag of clay with registration. SENIOR DISCOUNTS (ages 62+) Enter your DOB and apply the coupon code ‘SENIOR’ for a $25 discount off any class over $75. REFUND POLICY 1. Classes without sufficient enrollment by the registration deadline will be canceled. Fees are 100% refundable for classes canceled by the Academy. 2. 85% of class fees will be refunded if you cancel a week or more before the start of class.  If the withdrawal notice is received within one week (7 days) of the class’s first meeting, then there are no refunds issued. PHOTO POLICY The Academy Center of the Arts may use photos of students taken during class or events for any marketing promotions including print, web, social media, and video productions.  If you or your child wish to not be included please inform the instructor with written notice at the first meeting. Crowd scenes or group photos are exempt.

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$200

Intermediate and Advanced Hand Building VIII

March 21 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm / Each Thursday, until May 9.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: March 18
Ages: 15+

Intermediate and more advanced students will learn hand building techniques with teacher Anna Ellis. Advanced students will continue to develop independent work supplemented with a demonstration each class. Demonstrations will cover use of under glazes, utilizing different techniques in a single piece, hand building larger, and complex forms. Students will be encouraged to develop a style with personal distinction motifs in order to complete a body of work by the end of the class. SENIOR DISCOUNTS (ages 62+) Enter your DOB and apply the coupon code ‘SENIOR’ for a $25 discount off any class over $75. REFUND POLICY 1. Classes without sufficient enrollment by the registration deadline will be canceled. Fees are 100% refundable for classes canceled by the Academy. 2. 85% of class fees will be refunded if you cancel a week or more before the start of class.  If the withdrawal notice is received within one week (7 days) of the class’s first meeting, then there are no refunds issued. PHOTO POLICY The Academy Center of the Arts may use photos of students taken during class or events for any marketing promotions including print, web, social media, and video productions.  If you or your child wish to not…

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$70

Raku Workshop with Kim Clarke

March 23 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm / Each Saturday, until March 23.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: March 21
Ages: 15+
Academy Center of the Arts

Join Kim Clarke on this first of a series of Raku Workshops at the May Carter Pottery Studio.  Students may bring 4-5 bisque pieces not taller than 12″ and no wider than 6″.  (no plates or bowls please).  If you have any questions please contact Ted Batt at tbatt@academycenter.org or 528-3256, ext. 127.  This class is limited to 7 students. REFUND POLICY 1. Classes without sufficient enrollment by the registration deadline will be canceled. Fees are 100% refundable for classes canceled by the Academy. 2. 85% of class fees will be refunded if you cancel a week or more before the start of class.  If the withdrawal notice is received within one week (7 days) of the class’s first meeting, then there are no refunds issued. PHOTO POLICY The Academy Center of the Arts may use photos of students taken during class or events for any marketing promotions including print, web, social media, and video productions.  If you or your child wish to not be included please inform the instructor with written notice at the first meeting. Crowd scenes or group photos are exempt.

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$140

Introduction to Kiln Fired Glass XI

March 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm / Each Tuesday, until April 16.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: March 23
Ages: 15+
Academy Center of the Arts

Acquire glass cutting skills and learn the basics of firing and slumping while creating projects in glass. Possible projects include sun catchers, bowls, vases and many others. SENIOR DISCOUNTS (ages 62+) Enter your DOB and apply the coupon code ‘SENIOR’ for a $25 discount off any class over $75. REFUND POLICY 1. Classes without sufficient enrollment by the registration deadline will be canceled. Fees are 100% refundable for classes canceled by the Academy. 2. 85% of class fees will be refunded if you cancel a week or more before the start of class.  If the withdrawal notice is received within one week (7 days) of the class’s first meeting, then there are no refunds issued. PHOTO POLICY The Academy Center of the Arts may use photos of students taken during class or events for any marketing promotions including print, web, social media, and video productions.  If you or your child wish to not be included please inform the instructor with written notice at the first meeting. Crowd scenes or group photos are exempt.

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April 2019

$15

Family Saturday Clay Day: Yellow Rain Boot Vase

April 6 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm / Each Saturday, until April 6.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: April 4
Ages: 5+
Academy Center of the Arts

Spring flowers will need vases: Instructor Anna Ellis will teach students how to make a vase shaped like a Rain Boot! REFUND POLICY Classes without sufficient enrollment by the registration deadline will be canceled. Fees are 100% refundable for classes canceled by the Academy. 85% of class fees will be refunded if you cancel a week or more before the start of class.  If the withdrawal notice is received within one week (7 days) of the class’s first meeting, then there are no refunds issued. PHOTO POLICY The Academy Center of the Arts may use photos of students taken during class or events for any marketing promotions including print, web, social media, and video productions.  If you or your child wish to not be included please inform the instructor with written notice at the first meeting. Crowd scenes or group photos are exempt.

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$40

Pottery Date Night IV

April 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm / Each Friday, until April 12.
May Carter Pottery Studio, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA United States
Register By: April 10
Ages: 18+
Academy Center of the Arts

Go ahead and get a little dirty on Friday night! Couples, singles, and friends are welcome to join us at The Academy Center of the Arts Pottery Studio for an evening of fun, romance and throwing on the potter’s wheel.  Instructor Kim Clarke will walk you through the simple steps to throwing on the pottery wheel.  Have something to remember your special Date night for many years! Beer, wine, light snacks, clay and tools are included. Wear or bring clothes to change into that you don’t mind getting dirty. Preregistration is required. Please register online, but if you have any additional questions contact Ted Batt at tbatt@academycenter.org or 434-528-3256 x127 for more information. The $40 fee is per person and the event is for adults ages 18 and over. REFUND POLICY 1. Classes without sufficient enrollment by the registration deadline will be canceled. Fees are 100% refundable for classes canceled by the Academy. 2. 85% of class fees will be refunded if you cancel a week or more before the start of class.  If the withdrawal notice is received within one week (7 days) of the class’s first meeting, then there are no refunds issued. PHOTO POLICY The Academy Center of the…

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