DCA of­fer­ing art classes

Dorchester Star - - Regional -

CAM­BRIDGE — Dorchester Cen­ter for the Arts has a few slots re­main­ing for up­com­ing pro­grams. While space is lim­ited, there is still time to regis­ter for the fol­low­ing classes and work­shops.

Pet Sweater Cro­chet — In­struc­tor: Mary Ro­mans

Stu­dents will cro­chet a sweater for their pet in this one-day class. Par­tic­i­pants can choose from an as­sort­ment of pat­terns to make a sim­ple sweater that will fit most small to medium sized pets. Some cro­chet or nee­dle art ex­pe­ri­ence is nec­es­sary, and the class is open to ages 16 to adult. The class will meet from 1 to 5 p.m. Satur­day, Nov. 5. Fees are $25 for DCA mem­bers; $35 for non­mem­bers.

Po­etry Work­shop “Open­ing the Door: How Po­ems Be­gin” with Sue Ellen Thomp­son

Po­ets and po­ems are of­ten re­mem­bered for their open­ing lines, and this class will ex­am­ine the ques­tion, whether there a “right” or at least a “bet­ter” way to be­gin a poem. Par­tic­i­pants will ex­plore some of the ways in which po­ets have tra­di­tion­ally cho­sen to open their po­ems and then look at some po­ems that break with tra­di­tion. The ses­sion is open to po­ets at all lev­els, from be­gin­ner to ad­vanced. This work­shop will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wed­nes­day, Nov. 16. Fees are $50 for DCA mem­bers; $75 for non-mem­bers.

Call 410-228-7782 to sign up, or visit dorch­ester­arts.org to learn more.

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