Get your kids enrolled in arts and culture camps during this month's school spring break in the Tri-Cities.
Place des Arts (1120 Brunette Ave., Coquitlam) has Shakespeare 101: Hamlet Made Fun! for students in grades 6 to 8. The course runs from March 21 to April 3 and is taught by Kevin Bennett, an alumnus of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London, England. The workshop ends with a presentation for friends and family of participants. To sign up, call 604-664-1636.
Port Moody Arts Centre (2425 St. John's St., Port Moody) has two courses: Family Clay runs from March 21 to 25 or March 28 to April 1, 9 to 11:30 a.m.; and Wire Crochet Jewellery from March 21 to 25, 12:30 to 3 p.m., for teens aged 12- to 16-years-old. To register, call 604-931-2008, ext. 101.
Evergreen Cultural Centre (1205 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam) has From Script to Stage for youth aged seven to 12, from March 28 to April 1, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The course shows young people how to stage a play and a production will be held on Friday, April 1 for friends and family of participants. Call 604-927-6555. As well, ECC hosts Kids on Stage from March 21 to 25, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., for children aged seven to 12. Judith M. Atkinson will lead a mixed media class for kids aged eight to 12, called Exploring the Natural World, from March 28 to April 1, 9 to 11:30 a.m. while Wendy Anderson will run her visual art camp, called Great Canadian Artist Series, during the same dates but in the afternoon, from 12:30 to 3 p.m. Half day camps are $100 and full day sessions are $195, including a supervised lunch. Call 604-927-6552.
The Outlet (Leigh Square Community Arts Village, Port Coquitlam) hosts We Got The Beat! jam session from March 28 to April 1, 9 a.m. to noon. Preschoolers aged four to six can make musical instruments, learn to play beats, sing songs and dance. Call 604-927-8400 to register.