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Jul
11
Sat
‘Night Out in New Orleans’ – Date Night
Jul 11 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
'Night Out in New Orleans' - Date Night

‘Night Out in New Orleans’ Date Night  – Adult Hands-on Cooking Class

Join Chef Robin Pate for a Night out in NOLA! A hands-on cooking class where you’ll learn how to make (and enjoy):

New Orleans Style Spicy Shrimp w/ Pistolettes

Gouda Grits w/ Grillades Debris

Muffuletta Salad

King Cake Ice Cream

What a fabulous way to spend your Saturday night! Wine/beer included.

Chef Robin Pate

Saturday July 11th – 5PM – 8PM

Members $60 / Non-members $65

Jul
12
Sun
Homemade Pasta-Making – Hands-On Cooking Class
Jul 12 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Homemade Pasta-Making - Hands-On Cooking Class

Pasta is one of the most common staples in the American home. The history of pasta shapes and sizes is an interesting one though! Join Michael Paoletti of Food, Booze & Hiccups as he describes the different flours used in pasta making, the types of sauces best utilized for different kinds of pasta, and teach how to make pasta in your own home kitchen. In this class, you will make a homemade noodle and a gnocchi dish. Menu includes:

Roman Style Gnocchi w/ Mushroom Ragout
Fettuccini Carbonara w/ Pork Belly

**Price includes wine/beer!

Chef Michael Paoletti
Sunday, July 12th 12PM – 2PM
Members $55 / Non-members $60

Build-Your-Own Charcuterie Board – Hands-On Cooking Class
Jul 12 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Build-Your-Own Charcuterie Board - Hands-On Cooking Class

Meat & cheese boards have become a staple on many restaurant menus and are the perfect entertaining plate, as well as a way to try different types of meats and cheeses. Coming to the United States from Europe, we have jumped on the charcuterie train and are being more creative than ever with how to design a board. Join Michael Paoletti of Food, Booze & Hiccups as he describes the types of meats, cheeses, pickles, fruits, jams, and more that can be added to your charcuterie board. He will teach you how to pair each meat with accouterments that balance, all while creating a beautiful display for all to enjoy. Please bring with you board or platter that you would like to build your charcuterie board on to bring home!! **Please make sure board is a small choice – no more than 10″ diameter – for 2-3 people to enjoy!

Chef Michael Paoletti
Sunday, July 12th 3-5PM
Members $50 / Non-members $55

Jul
13
Mon
Art Exploration Encore – Morning Camp
Jul 13 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Art Exploration Encore - Morning Camp

Art Exploration Encore! – Morning Camp – July 13th – 17th (Ages 6-11)

Due to the popularity of this class, we are offering a second session! Children Ages 7 – 11 will learn drawing, painting, and collage in this class for beginning artists. This class is highly popular throughout the school year, and is now available for summer!

Instructor: Carmen Lugo

Cost: $135 Members / $160 Non-members

Beginning Sewing – Morning Camp
Jul 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Beginning Sewing - Morning Camp

Beginners Sewing Camp – Morning Camp – July 13th -17th (Ages 8-11)

In this class students will learn the art of sewing. They will learn to sew stitches for minor clothing repairs, starting with how to properly thread a needle. Then students will learn to sew on a button, draw out and cut fabric using a pattern. During this week each student will make a hand sewn toy and sew a fully functional apron on the sewing machine.

Instructor: Danea Brown

Location: Visual Arts Room

Cost: $175 Members / Non-members $200

Jr. Chef: Around the World – Morning Camp
Jul 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Jr. Chef: Around the World - Morning Camp

Becky’s Kitchen at The Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center will be offering summer Jr. Chef Camps for young food enthusiasts ages 7-14. In addition to preparing a varied menu each week, the Jr. Chefs will be taught kitchen safety, knife skills (age appropriate), a variety of food preparation techniques, table setting and service, dining etiquette, and proper cleaning of the kitchen. Parents are invited to dine with students the last day (Friday) of each session with a reservation and a lunch fee of $5.00 per guest (max of 2 guests). All camps include a 9- 12 PM session and 1- 4 PM session for each.

Keepsake apron included in cost of the camp!

Jr. Chef: Around the World – Morning Camp – July 13th – 17th

7/13

  • Marinated Chicken Fajita Kabobs with Salsa
  • Handmade Tortillas
  • Pineapple Upside Cake

7/14

  • French Omelet
  • Cheesy Grits
  • Berry Compote
  • Homemade Breakfast Sausage Patties

7/14

  • Shrimp Scampi
  • Handmade Fettuccini
  • Caprese Salad Kabobs
  • Tiramisu

7/15

  • Sausage and Ham Jambalaya
  • Turnip Greens
  • Cheesy Cornbread with Homemade Butter
  • Peach Cobbler a la mode

7/16

  • Lasagna Rollups
  • Italian Salad
  • Garlic Cheesy Bread
  • Italian Pistachio Cookies

Instructor: Robin Pate

Cost: $210 Member / $235 Non-member

Jr. Chef: USA Staples-Afternoon Camp
Jul 13 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Jr. Chef: USA Staples-Afternoon Camp

Becky’s Kitchen at The Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center will be offering summer Jr. Chef Camps for young food enthusiasts ages 7-14. In addition to preparing a varied menu each week, the Jr. Chefs will be taught kitchen safety, knife skills (age appropriate), a variety of food preparation techniques, table setting and service, dining etiquette, and proper cleaning of the kitchen. Parents are invited to dine with students the last day (Friday) of each session with a reservation and a lunch fee of $5.00 per guest (max of 2 guests). All camps include a 9- 12 PM session and 1- 4 PM session for each.

Keepsake apron included in cost of the camp!

Jr. Chef: USA Staples – Afternoon Camp – July 13th – 17th

7/13

  • Frittata
  • Potato Cakes
  • French Toast
  • Fresh Fruit Syrup

7/14

  • Beef and Vegetable Soup
  • Cheesy Cornbread
  • Seasonal Fruit Pizza

7/15

  • Teriyaki Pork
  • Vegetable Stir-Fry
  • Steamed Rice
  • Chocolate Chip Blondie

7/16

  • Sloppy Joes on Homemade Biscuits
  • Baked Fries
  • Waldorf Salad
  • Pudding Filled Cupcakes

7/17

  • Blackened Grilled Fish
  • Rice Pilaf
  • Steamed California Vegetables
  • Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Icing

Instructor: Robin Pate

Cost: $210 Member / $235 Non-member

Painting for Teens – Mixed Media & Abstract-Afternoon Camp
Jul 13 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Painting for Teens - Mixed Media & Abstract-Afternoon Camp

Painting for Teens – Mixed Media & Abstract – Afternoon Camp – July 13th-17th (Ages 12-18)

This class will focus primarily on Mixed Media and Abstract painting techniques for teens, to help navigate the world of both abstract and non-objective painting and learn to create successful abstract work. We will focus on learning to work the canvas as a whole, creating interesting shifts in color and value, mark making, and texture.

Instructor: Carmen Lugo

Cost: $135 Members / $235 Non-members

Jul
14
Tue
Art Exploration Encore – Morning Camp
Jul 14 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Art Exploration Encore - Morning Camp

Art Exploration Encore! – Morning Camp – July 13th – 17th (Ages 6-11)

Due to the popularity of this class, we are offering a second session! Children Ages 7 – 11 will learn drawing, painting, and collage in this class for beginning artists. This class is highly popular throughout the school year, and is now available for summer!

Instructor: Carmen Lugo

Cost: $135 Members / $160 Non-members

Beginning Sewing – Morning Camp
Jul 14 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Beginning Sewing - Morning Camp

Beginners Sewing Camp – Morning Camp – July 13th -17th (Ages 8-11)

In this class students will learn the art of sewing. They will learn to sew stitches for minor clothing repairs, starting with how to properly thread a needle. Then students will learn to sew on a button, draw out and cut fabric using a pattern. During this week each student will make a hand sewn toy and sew a fully functional apron on the sewing machine.

Instructor: Danea Brown

Location: Visual Arts Room

Cost: $175 Members / Non-members $200