Enrichment and Education


Winnetka Community House offers classes on a variety of subjects for all ages. Whether you’re looking for activities for toddlers, school aged children, adults or even dogs, WCH offers it!

Classes include:

  • Next Program Starts: 10/26/18
  • Instructor: Sunshine Arts And Crafts
  • Ages: Kindergarten - 5th

Amazing Art combines all your favorite art projects and mixed media in one unique class. Kids will make tie dye shirts (to be used as art smocks for the session), experience pottery painting, create fired ceramic arts, paint a canvas acrylic painting, do recycled arts projects and more. Lessons will include concepts and techniques kids can use for a lifetime and the experience of creating awesome projects will result in great self esteem and a sense of accomplishment. Finished work will be taken home immediately. This is a drop off program. All new lessons are offered each session.

  • Next Program Starts: 11/07/18
  • Instructor: Mary Fisher
  • Ages: 1 -

Moms and tots come play and learn as we see how much fun it is to be a toddler! We will have lots of exploring time plus an art project, a story and snack to end a day of fun. An adult must accompany each child. No siblings are allowed. Please bring a sippie cup for your child.

  • Next Program Starts: 11/09/18
  • Instructor: Mary Fisher and Elyse Ferdinand
  • Ages: 4 - 6

Come over and have lunch and fun and make new friends! Come and take a different journey each week. Let's be a pirate and look for treasures one week and the next week become a chef and bake cookies. New adventures awaits you. We will learn through various art media, simple cooking projects, stories and more. Please bring a peanut-free lunch with a drink to class. Please notify us ahead of time if your child needs to be picked up from Winnetka Community Nursery School.

  • Next Program Starts: 11/11/18
  • Instructor: Confidence With Etiquette
  • Ages: 5 - 98

Make some time....a special time... to share a meal together. Learn how to eat soup, bread, salad, and a main course (comprising a protein and vegetables), and a soft dessert. Enjoy practicing how to use different types of cutlery (silverware) and crockery (flatware), and play a couple of etiquette games as you share experiences through different conversational topics. Fee is per person.

  • Next Program Starts: 11/16/18
  • Instructor: Glitzy Girlz
  • Ages: 7 - 13

Glitzy Girlz has teamed up with amazing instructors of the new craze ?WERQ? dance. The class will bring the energy and the fun! Along with ?WERQ? choreography the girls will do fun dances like Limbo and line dancing. Sign up with a group of friends and wear your FAV workout outfit!

  • Next Program Starts: 12/02/18
  • Instructor: Confidence With Etiquette
  • Ages: 3rd - 9th

Excellent dining skills will serve you well wherever you go! Come and learn the skills of how to eat soup, bread, salad, vegetables and a protein as well as soft and a crusty dessert. We will also learn how to set the table for a three course meal, how to serve different dishes and how to clear away. We practice good walking and sitting posture, greetings, handshakes and farewells, gratitude, eye contact and polite conversation.Dress attire for class is young ladies must wear a skirt or dress and young gentlemen in dress shirt, slacks and a tie.

  • Next Program Starts: 12/14/18
  • Instructor: Glitzy Girlz
  • Ages: 4 - 10

Calling all daddy's and their special little darlings.. Sign them up for this special bonding time over the holiday season. This class is full of ?heart? and is perfect for making homemade gifts with love and thought for family members. Each couple will make 3 treasured gifts including a pottery and wood craft as well as a beautiful crystal beaded piece all from the HEART! Holidays spirits and festive music provided. A wrapping station will complete the gift.