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

The Best Day Of My Life...So Far
CIP is a part of the storytelling network Best Day Of My Life So Far whose mission is to empower older adults and engage people of all backgrounds and ages through storytelling.
Tuesdays, 1pm

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
Join piano instructor Kenneth Gates for 1-hour long lessons. Contact the Program Office for information about scheduling lessons at 215-848-7722, ext. 225.
Cost: $13/lesson

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

Exploring Color / Mixed Media
Learn to express yourself through color and collage in ways you never thought of before. Try some experimental methods working with a variety of mixed media. Explore color, form, movement, rhythms, shapes, abstracts, feelings and much more. For more information please contact info@centerinthepark.org.


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

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