A Connecticut Creative Arts Organization

ASAP! Weekends


Grades 3-5 & 6-12  |  Elyse Sadtler

Washington Montessori School, New Preston

Henna is a form of temporary body art that has been used by many cultures across India, northern Africa and the Middle East for thousands of years. Come join henna artist Elyse Sadtler to discover this ancient art. Learn about what henna is, where it comes from, the science of henna on skin, henna across cultures and how to do basic design elements. You will receive your own kit, containing organic henna paste and supplies to begin your henna journey. All participants also receive a henna design of their choice by Elyse.

2017  |  Grades 6-12
Saturday, Sept 30  |  3:00-5:30pm
1 session: $35
2018  |  Grades 3-5
Saturday, Apr 7  |  3:00-5:30pm
1 session: $35


ASAP! provides a healthful snack during this workshop.

Family Fish Stocking

All Ages  |  Weantinoge Heritage Land Trust

Smyrski Farm, New Milford

This is a special experience for the entire family and a fun way to celebrate spring. Here is your chance to learn from our local fisheries about how fish are raised and understand the health of our rivers and streams. Everyone will get their very own bucket of fish to release into the river. Rain or shine – wear your galoshes!

2018  |  Saturday, May 5  |  1:00-3:30pm
1 session: $35
ASAP! provides a healthful snack during this workshop.
Register Fish Stocking

Special FX Halloween Makeup

Grades 6-12  |  Kyle Pascuitti

Washington Montessori School, New Preston

Put your best foot forward, lend an ear, and try not to get caught red-handed – especially when you realize that none of those parts are still attached to the body! This two-hour hands-on Special FX class will show you the tips and tricks that the pros use while giving you some pointers you can do right at home to improve your Halloween makeup.

2017  |  Saturday, Oct 14  |  11:30-1:30pm
1 session: $30


Pilobolus Workshop

Ages 12-60  |  Pilobolus
No dance experience necessary! Come join the fun!

Dance Etc., 117 Mt Pleasant Road, Newtown

Recognized as one of CT’s gems for its artistic excellence that changed the world of dance, Pilobolus will offer this special class for ages 15-75. Unlike any other dance company, Pilobolus works in unison to collaboratively create dances. You’ll have a chance to explore different ways of moving in small and large groups and workjust the way Pilobolus does in their own studio to make interesting and fun dances. Come discover what you CAN do!

All participants are invited to join ASAP!’s Multi-generational Community Dance Project with Pilobolus in Newtown and Danbury beginning November 12. Information will be on hand at the workshop.
2017  |  Sunday, Oct 29  |  1:00-3:00pm
1 session: $15 • $10 for Dance Etc. dancers

All Bark & Some Bites

Ages 3-10  |  Alyssa Robb & Pastry Chef Amanda Glover

Washington Montessori School, New Preston

Make your own Holiday Bark & Gift Wrap! What a perfect time to create a holiday gift for family and friends. Join Pastry Chef Amanda Glover in creating two types of chocolate bark; one is a festive white chocolate peppermint bark and the other a dark chocolate fruit and nut-studded bark. Of course you need something to wrap this savory gift! Artist Alyssa Robb will introduce patterns and stamps to compose playful designs relating to the holiday season and print handmade wrapping paper for our chocolate bark. Everyone will take home a bundle of delectable, beautifully designed packages for sharing and gifting.

2017  |  Saturday, Dec 2  |  3:00-5:30pm
1 session: $35

Hip Hop Party Dancing & Graffiti Art


Ages 3-10  |  Austin Dailey & Emil Serrano Jr.

Washington Montessori School, New Preston

Children who love to move and groove won’t want to miss this high energy, fun class with Austin Dailey and a creative journey that
explores the infinite possibilities of graffiti art with professional artist Emil Serrano, Jr. Kids will learn new party dance moves to the beat of Hip-Hop music and have fun with breakdancing, waving robotics and line dancing. Participants will learn Hip-Hop/breakdance vocabulary and basic routines, then work with Emil and learn how to make letters in bubble, block, 3D, and abstract form. Designs come to life with added highlights, outlines, and background. Children will take home their custom graffiti hat to wear while showing off their new dance moves!

2018  |  Saturday, Jan 27  |  3:00-5:30pm
1 session: $35
ASAP! provides a healthful snack during this workshop.
  • Registration is on a first come, first served basis. Refunds are not available.
  • Region 12 students are residents of Washington, Bridgewater or Roxbury, whether or not they attend Region 12 Schools.
    Nonresidents are residents of any other area.
  • Financial aid is available to those in need. Click here to download a Financial Aid Form.