r By Whitney Hancock
Have you ever wanted to illustrate your own comic book? Or perform amazing magic tricks to astonish your friends? Decorate extravagant cupcakes, or maybe make your own quilt or perform on stage? Then come join in the fun and creativeness of the Youth Arts Festival planned June 6-17 in Spanish Fork.
The Youth Arts Festival is a two-week creative arts experience for children ages 18 months to 18 years that aims to engage and enrich young children through music, dance, art, literature, drama, photography and more. Class topics will range from playing the ukulele to magic, drawing, comic design, 3-D design, floral design, cupcake wars (decorating), adaptable art, jewelry design, charms, crochet, knitting, piecing a quilt, basic sewing, creative writing and tole painting. There will also be classes in break dancing, hip-hop dancing, tumbling and Tae Kwon Do.
There will also be many classes for younger children from kinder arts to mom-and-me quilting, basic sewing, art, tumbling and dance. There will also be a few classes offered for parents.
Online registration for classes will begin just after midnight on May 11 and registration in the Parks & Recreation Office will begin at 8 a.m. that day. Classes will fill on a first come, first served basis. Register online at reconline.spanishfork.org or register in person at the Parks and Recreation Office at 775 N. Main in Spanish Fork. For more information, call 801-804-4600, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.spanishfork.org.
To check out the available classes at the festival, go to www.spanishfork.org.