eARTh Lab

Open to all ages!

Next open lab dates and times are:

Monday, December 16, 11am-1pm
Wednesday, December 18 , 6-7:30pm

$5 per person, adults free with child's admission
Walk in, no registration needed
Exact change is helpful!

This is your place to create whatever you want using recycled materials such as bottle caps and toilet paper rolls, alongside art supplies like yarn, fabric, markers and more. Our eARTh Lab is a self led space for you to create.

Donations to our lab kindly accepted and greatly appreciated.


Beginner and Intermediate Photography with Anne Whitty

Anne Whitty currently teaches photography at Fort Meade Arts and Crafts Center.  She is also a volunteer at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington, DC. As a volunteer she photograph mollusks for the Invertebrate Zoology Department. As a professional photographer she has over eight years experience photographing people and landscapes. To see Anne's portfolio visit

Beginner Photography 

The students will learn how to use the creative automatic modes on their cameras. By the end of the class, the students will understand what each automatic mode will do to their photographs so that they can choose the right creative automatic mode for any situation.

Ages 13-Adults

Two dates to choose from: January 9th and February 4th 7-8:30pm


Supply List:

Camera, Camera Manual, Notebook, and Pen

Intermediate Photography - Photographing in Manual Mode

The students will learn how to use their camera in manual mode. In this class students will learn about aperture, shutter speed, ISO, the exposure graph, focal points, and much more. This is a two day workshop with a photography homework assignment due during the second class. There are no prerequisites, however, students should come knowing the basics of their camera.

Ages 13-Adults

Two 2-Day Course Options to choose from: January 11th & 25th 10am-12pm and February 6th and 20th 7-9pm


Supply List:

Camera, Camera manual, Notebook, and Pen

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Wander Art Workshops

Wander Art Studio
has wandered into The Creative and Performing Arts of South County!

Wander Wednesdays, for ages 6 and up. Choose 1 class or come to every class. Classes are every other Wednesday beginning September 18th. 10am-11am. Explore new art materials and techniques. A new topic every class!

Wander Workshops for ages 6 and up. Once a month, each with a different theme. Funky Feet Sneaker Art, Skulls and Flowers, Pumpkins and Leaves and Gourds O My! September 26, October 24, and November 21. 4:30-6pm. Again, choose one, or come to all of them!

Register directly through Wander Art Studio at


Join Creativity First for Play-in-a-Day camp on Wednesday, January 20th!

Wondering what to do on your day off from school? Creativity First is offering a one-day drama camp from 9:00AM-4:00PM on 1/30. At Play-in-a-Day camp children will spend the day creating their own original play based on a storybook. Using our five acting tools and skills--Voice, Body, Imagination, Cooperation, and Concentration--the campers will dramatize the play they have created together. We will have the opportunity to make some simple props and costume pieces as well. Campers will have an original production to share with family and friends  by the 4 PM dismissal time!

Creativity First Play-in-a-Day camp is open to all elementary school students. This full day of dramatic fun is just $50! (Receive a $10 discount by registering early!

Ballet Classes!

The Fall semester begins September 9th!

The Peace Nouvella PlayersTM


Peace Nouvella Players™ Ensemble Training, Coaching & Performances with Alice Yeager

For Teens (ages 13+) and Adults.

5 student minimum, 18 student maximum

Individual Coaching: by appointment, 1/2 hour=$40, 1 hour = $60, minimum 2 half hour or 1 one hour session


 Introductory Workshop provides an overview of the Peace Nouvella™ educational program.  The complete course of study includes: The Peace Nouvella Players™ training to become part of a performing arts ensemble, the Inner Peace Treaty™ journaling project and Peace Pulse™ meditative inner peacebuilding practice. Performers of all ages are eligible to join our diverse troupe of visual artists, writers, poets, storytellers, musicians, dancers, filmmakers and theater performers.  This training is also for directors, stage managers and crew as part of a creative support team. Our programs are designed to produce innovative productions that serve the greater community and provide leadership in the use of the creative arts for healing. This includes encouraging others to recognize the role artists play in finding creative solutions for the challenges we face individually, in our communities and globally in our rapidly changing times.    

Course of study is part of an educational peacebuilding program called Peace Nouvella™.  The Peace Nouvella™ educational programs are co-sponsored by the American Healing Arts Alliance Inc. non-profit and Spirit Creative Services Inc. an educational consulting company.  Peace Nouvella Players™ Ensemble instruction includes; peacebuilding communications, meditative mindfulness practice, improvisation, theater acting, and storytelling performance skills training. Other forms of creative expression are welcome including; creative writing, scriptwriting, stage, set, props and costume design, photography, filmmaking, music and dance abilities.   

 Individual coaching as part of the group classes includes individually coached sessions. These are required as a prerequisite to becoming part of the Peace Nouvella Players™ creative and performing arts ensemble. Individually coached sessions include personalized exercises designed to further skills development as a participant in classes, rehearsals and performances.  

 Performances as Peace Nouvella Players™ educational presentations are designed to provide entertaining and uplifting inspirational performances for theaters, schools, conferences, special events, organizations and faith based communities.

Girl Scout Troop 1572

Homeschooled Girl Scouts Meet-N-Greet!

Open to girls who are 8-12 years old looking for adventures, crafts, badges, hiking, field trips and games. We currently meet the first and third Wednesdays of the month at 2 pm in Edgewater.

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