5818 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19144

The Arts

Performing Arts

The songsters unlimited (Center in the Park’s Choir)
Founded by Eddlilera Kinzer and currently under the direction of Jerome Lang, The Songsters have been making a joyful noise at CIP and uplifting spirits, creating an enjoyable experience for everyone through the gift of music for 30 years! NEW MEMBERS ARE WELCOMED!
Rehearsal Time: Wednesdays, 10am

Poetry & Discussion Group
Get together with a group of poets and poetry enthusiasts to read and write poetry before engaging in lively discussions.
Thursdays, 10:45-12pm

Piano Lessons
New Instructor! Jackie Cohen has been teaching privately and playing professionally for over 30 years. She holds a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance from Boston University. She has also completed coursework in Music Education at Chestnut Hill College and four-hand piano at Temple University's Boyer College of Music and Dance.
Ms. Cohen's teachers include Ms. Susan Starr, Dr. Bela Nagy, and Edith Stearns. She worked with notable musicians in masterclasses, including renowned pianist Andre Watts.
Jackie is an active performer in the Philadelphia area and has been a featured pianist at some of the area's top performance venues, including the Kimmel Center. In addition to performing and teaching, Jackie is a sought-after accompanist, working with various chamber ensembles, theater companies, choral ensembles and operas.
Cost: $15 Per Lesson
For more information please contact the Program Office at 215-848-7722, ext. 225.

Fine Arts

Painting With Jim
Explore the possibilities of personal expression through sketching and painting in a variety of mediums. Individual attention is given in preparatory drawing, composition, use of color and painting techniques. This 15-week painting studio class is open to all levels of expertise.
Fridays, 9:00am to 12:00pm-15 week session
Cost: $162.00 CIP Member, $182.00 Non-Member

Pottery Class
Instructor: Jimmy Clark
A comprehensive pottery course for beginners & more advanced students. Individual instruction in hand-building, glazing, & firing techniques are included in this series.
Weds 1pm & 5:30pm-15 week session
Cost: $162.00 CIP Member, $182.00 Non-Member


Adult Coloring
Join us for a moment of relaxation and creativity. There are amazing benefits of coloring for adults like socialization, reduced stress, self expression and you can create homemade home décor. The coloring sheets and utensils are provided.
Thursdays, 2:30-3:30pm
Cost: Free

Learn sewing skills like replacing buttons, stitching up fabric, and tons more like creating your own fashion pieces!
Mondays & Wednesdays, 1:00pm - 10 Week Course
Cost: Free

Join our 4 week course with instruction by professionals and materials to make jewelry pieces like necklaces, earrings, and bracelets, etc.
Wednesday, 10:00am-11:00am
Cost: $22

Rubber Stamping
Learn the craft of rubberstamping and how to create your very own handmade greeting cards!
1st & 3rd Wednesdays, 2:30pm

Crocheting & Knitting
Learn basic stitches, how to follow printed instructions and obtain proper guage. Knitters can be beginners or experienced. Learn the basics and work on a project of your choice. Students must provide supplies.
Thursday, 10:00am-12:00pm
Cost: Free

Contact: info@centerinthepark.org