AFTERSCHOOL CIRCUS CLASSES
Wise Fool offers a variety of circus classes for ages 4 to 18 in a supportive and noncompetitive environment. Students learn trapeze, unicycle, stilt walking, clowning, juggling, aerial fabric, acrobatics, puppet making and more. Youth practice teamwork and healthy risk-taking, while developing self-confidence, trust and exploring self-expression. We also offer afterschool sessions and winter, spring break and summer camps for youth ages 7 to 12. To learn more call 992-2588 or go to www.wisefoolnewmexico.org/classes/youth-programs.
Afterschool tennis programs are now underway at the Santa Fe Tennis and Swim Club. Program offers one, two and three-day a week group lessons for ages 6 and up, and individual lessons. Located at the facility in the Museum Hill neighborhood, at 1755 Camino Corrales. Call 988-4100, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.santafetennis.net for more information.
BELISAMA IRISH DANCE
Belisama Irish Dance offers classes for the whole family to enjoy. Performance opportunities in the community, local competition and fun choreography classes. Ages 5 and up. Santa Fe and Los Alamos locations. Call Adrienne Bellis, director, 670-2152, or go to www.belisamadance.com.
DRAGONFLY ART STUDIO
Fine art classes for ages 6 to 16 are designed to stimulate kids’ imagination and creativity, while they have fun experimenting in a range of art media. Afterschool art classes meet one day per week from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. and end with a student art show. Dragonfly also offers art birthday parties, adult and kid sewing and printmaking workshops, and holiday workshops where kids can create handmade gifts. For details, call Oceanna at 670-5019, or visit www.dragonfylartstudioforkids.com.
ETIQUETTE SCHOOL HOLIDAY MANNERS CAMP
‘Tis the season to polish the silver and polish the dining skills. Your young ones will impress with their manners at the table this holiday season. This fun and engaging class includes a three-course luncheon at Rio Chama and discussion about holiday traditions, conversation starters, expressing gratitude and more. Come dressed in your finest party wear. Ages 7 through 17; $60. November 18 or December 9. Etiquette School of Santa Fe. Please RSVP at 988-2070 or via www.etiquettesantafe.com.
GENOVEVA CHAVEZ COMMUNITY CENTER’S WINTER BREAK CAMPS
Fun, educational and safe winter break camps for ages 6 through 12. Week 1: December, 18-21, $45 a day or $135 Monday through Thursday. Week 2: December, 26 to 29, $45 a day or $135 Tuesday through Friday. 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Proof of age required for 6 year olds. Activities include social games, sports, swimming, ice-skating, arts and crafts, and game time. Parents must provide daily lunch and snacks. Call Melissa Bustos 955-4005 or Diego Gabaldon 955-4014, or visit www.chavezcenter.com.
GIRLS INC. OF SANTA FE
Girls Inc. of Santa Fe inspires all girls to be strong, smart and bold. Your girl will have an opportunity to participate in fun, hands-on activities in a safe, girl-centered environment, while also enjoying science, sports, field trips, art and homework help. Pick-up is available from many schools. Sliding scale tuition and scholarships also available. Reserve now for spring break and summer camps! Call 982-2042 or go to www.girlsincofsantafe.org.
GUARANTEED READING COURSE
Floy Gregg, 22-year veteran Developmental Reading Specialist helps end reading frustration and struggles for you and your child. Fast track course average reading improvement is three grade levels, with 80 percent or greater comprehension. Reading rate, comprehension, critical and analytical testing skills, vocabulary and self-esteem skyrocket. Soon homework takes less time and other subjects improve. Bob’s mom says, “You have nothing to lose, your child has everything to gain.” Call 570-1276 for your complimentary consultation regarding your concerns. Learn more at www.floygregg.com.
MARTIAL ARTS TRAINING CENTER
Private and group classes for tots, kids, teens and adults, in a beautiful, cutting-edge facility located in the South Railyard. Enjoy the art and practice of martial arts in an environment that stresses safety, discipline, respect and anti-bullying, with a focus on building self-confidence and learning technique. Receive professional instruction and begin your personal quest today. For more information, call 982-7083, or visit www.martialartstrainingcenter.biz.
MOVEMENT ARTS FOR EVERY BODY
Ongoing movement classes for children and collaborative play workshops for fun-loving adults and kids at the Railyard Performance Center. Creative Movement classes for ages 2 to 6: Sundays at 12:15 p.m. and Thursdays at 3:30 p.m. Barefoot Ballet for Beginners for ages 5 to 10: Sundays at 1:15 pm. New: Laboratory of Fun, a multigenerational, playful, collaborative experience for children ages 9 and up, and playful adults; session times are evolving. Please email or call Kathryn Mark for details: email@example.com or (406) 880-3563.
Santa Fe camp for outdoor adventure and nature immersion is offering programs to explore, enjoy, and learn during all four seasons. New holiday camps feature nature games, exploration, animal tracking, story-time, natural crafting, art, and hiking. Two holiday camps: Thanksgiving (November 20 to 22) and Winter Break (December 18 to 21). After school, homeschool, and preschool programs begin Spring 2018. Check website for details: www.sfmountainkids.com, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
PANDEMONIUM PRODUCTIONS SPRING SPLASH MUSICAL THEATER CLASSES
Musical theatre after school program for student’s ages 7 to 17, January 17 through May 20 for the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale, “The Little Mermaid,” featuring songs from the Disney movie of the same name. Rehearsals take place at El Museo de Cultural Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, from 3:45 to 5:45 p.m. Tuition is $695 in advance, $710 with a payment plan. $100 deposit is required with registration. Scholarships available. For more information, visit www.pandemoniumprod.org or call 920-0704.
RIO GRANDE SCHOOL AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITIES PROGRAM (ASAP)
Rio Grande’s After School Activities Program is intended to refine each child’s skills as well as enhance self-esteem, self-control, sportsmanship, leadership, and teamwork. Classes can be 6 to 12 weeks in length and are taught by RGS teachers, parents and community members. The program offers classes in sports, the arts, and academics and is open to the community. Check riograndeschool.org/asap for details.
RIO RAPIDS NORTHERN SOCCER CLUB
Get in the game and play soccer with Santa Fe’s largest soccer league! Practices begin March 19; the eight-week season starts March 31. Development and Academy leagues for ages 3 to 14. Practices in El Dorado and Santa Fe and games at The Downs at Santa Fe. For more information visit northernsc.org or call 982-0878
SANTA FE CLIMBING CENTER
Our instructors introduce climbing in a healthy environment and help experienced climbers advance their skills. Afterschool classes: Mondays, ages 5 to 8; Tuesdays, ages 9 to 12; Wednesdays, ages 5 to 9; Thursdays, ages 7 to 10. Weekend class: Saturday morning, ages 5 to 12. Four-week Friday Classes, December 1 to 22: ages 2 to 5, 9 a.m.; ages 4 to 7, 2 p.m. Climbing Team: Wednesday and Friday, 4 p.m., ages 7 to 12; Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 4:30 p.m., ages 12 to 18. For information: 986-8944, www.climbsantafe.com.
SANTA FE PERFORMING ARTS
Become part of Santa Fe Performing Arts’ Youth Theater Programs! From January 22 to April 29, 2018: New, original piece based on “Where The Wild Things Are,” ages 6 to 19, Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 4 to 6 p.m., with show dates in April. Directed by Tara Khozein. NEW: Creative Movement, ages 4 to 7, eight weeks, January 9 through February 27. Classes Tuesdays 4 to 6 p.m. with Lynn Gravatt. Scholarships available. For more information, call 982-7992, email email@example.com, or visit www.sfperformingarts.org.
SANTA FE YOUTH SYMPHONY
Music instruction and performance opportunities for youth in orchestra, mariachi and jazz. The Elementary Strings program offers afterschool viola, violin and cello instruction at various schools throughout the city. Auditions for Orchestra, Mariachi and Jazz in January, May and August. For details call 672-5565 x101, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.sfysa.org.
Indoor ramps for year-round fun! Afterschool and home school programs are now underway. Sessions and lessons for all abilities, ages 3 years old and up. Skateboards and gear provided to get started, with a complete shop specializing in safety gear. Curriculum includes: skateboard homework and exploring the history of skateboarding using our museum and video library. Birthdays, parents’ nights out and monthly events. 825 Early Street #H. For more information, call 474-0074, or visit www.skateboardsafety.com.
THE SCHOOL OF ASPEN SANTA FE BALLET
Learn in a supportive environment that fosters confidence, technique and artistry. Classes for children ages 3 and up in creative dance, ballet, jazz, folklórico, modern and more. Performance opportunities. Call 983-5591. Enroll online at www.aspensantafeballet.com.
UMBRELLA THEATRE CHILDREN’S PROGRAM
Theatre classes for kids in kindergarten to second grade, and third to ninth grade. We teach acting skills by training the voice, body and mind through improvisation, theater games and performance. Young Actors, third to ninth grade, will have starring roles in our spring production. Gotitas, students in kindergarten through second grade bilingual class, will be featured in cameos. Sliding scale tuition. Teatro Paraguas Studio, 3205 Calle Marie, afterschool from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Teens welcome for Saturday Internship Program. Contact 471-3140; email@example.com; www.tpchildrensprogram.weebly.com.