Activities for Adults

Explore a new hobby of bread making, create beautiful art, or learn a new language! In these classes for adults, expert instructors will guide your journey as you try new art, food, languages, technology, DIY techniques, and other skills. Registration for winter programs opens December 8.

Drawing and Painting
Ages 18+. Adult drawing and painted classes are great for beginning and intermediate artists. These daytime drawing and painting class series cover a variety of topics, perspectives, and specific skills all around a theme for the 10-week class series. Students will receive individual guidance and weekly demonstrations to track progress and hone new skills. 

Mixed Media 
Ages 18+. Find your inspiration! These Saturday morning mixed media craft classes are great for unwinding and finding creative ways to express yourself through new mediums. Classes range from rock painting to canvas art.


Cooking classes
Ages 18+. In these cooking classes, you will learn techniques and recipes. Learn the basics and get inspired to cook a full dinner for family and friends . Classes range in skill level and cuisine.  


Ages 13+. Use games, practice drills, vocabulary lessons and review to learn a new language.

American Sign Language 



Adult Lectures
Willamalane hosts lectures for adults at Willamalane Adult Activity Center. Topics include legal advice and more!

Lunch & Learn: Birds and How To Identify Them

Do you wonder what those birds are that you see at your birdfeeder? Want to increase your skill in bird identification? At this Lunch and Learn, Ecology Instructor and Wildlife Biologist, Pat Boleyn will share her expertise on how to identify birds anywhere and understand how to attract birds to your yard. Includes lunch. 

  • Bob Keefer Center 
  • $10 in-district, $12 out-of-district
  • Friday, Mar. 18, 12-2 p.m.
  • Register on Dec. 8


Technology can be a powerful tool, making our lives easier and more fun — when you understand how to use it! Join us for beginner tech classes to better understand your Android and Apple devices.

Urban Homesteading

Ages 18+. Learn DIY skills that will help you live well and save money. Urban Homesteading covers a variety of cooking, preserving, and gardening techniques.

Wellness Workshops

Ages 14+. These workshops, taught by Willamalane's fitness instructors, are inspiring and informative sessions designed to increase your physical, mental, and emotional health. We'll focus on the changes you can make yourself, one small step at a time. How would your life change for the better if you could control chronic pain, make friends with your knees, or improve mindfulness with meditation basics? Explore these topics and more.


Writer's Workshops
Ages 18+.  For beginners and established writers alike, we'll be sharing the fun and stimulating process of writing a memoir and sharing the unforgettable people and events that shaped your life. Our facilitator is Anne Heide, a former writer at The Register-Guard.
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