NEW: Holiday ornament "make and take" activity.

Join art instructor, Miss Christina, and her helper, Miss Ashley, for a fun night of holiday memory making!

Children ages 6-13 can be registered and bring one special adult with them to create a beautiful holiday ornament together. 

Enjoy a cocoa bar, candy canes, and holiday tunes while making memories and a festive craft to take home!

Date: Wednesday, December 13, 2023

Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Ages: 6-13

Cost: $35 per child - each registered child may bring one adult to make an ornament together. 

Location: Municipal Complex in Harrisburg Town Hall

Pre-registration is required - spots are limited!  To register please visit:


Winter/Spring 2024 Art Classes with Christina Thomas

Students will create works in a variety of mediums not limited to papier mache', painting, drawing, and watercolor. These classes let students be expressive and give them a creative way of thinking with their art in a fun, respectful environment. Each session will be different as most projects will tie to the season, like oil pastel blended snowmen in winter or zentangle flowers in spring. 

Session 1: January 16 - February 20

Session 2: March 19 - April 23

Tuesdays, 5:30pm to 6:30pm 

Ages 6-10

$85 per person, per session

Classes are held at Harrisburg Town Hall in the Municipal Complex Room. 

Class size: 20 children per session maximum

Pre-Registration is required! 

 To register please visit:

Additional Information
**Instructors may or may not contact you prior to the camp/class start date. Please plan on arriving on the first day at the designated location and time. 

If you have questions about the program or need help with registration, please contact the Parks and Recreation office at 704-455-7275 x option 1. We are open Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm daily, unless otherwise posted.

Policies and Waivers: 

  • PROGRAM Refund Policy: Refunds will only be considered and/or issued when an official withdrawal is requested through the Parks & Recreation office, via email, phone, or in person, within the timeframes specified below. NO refunds will be issued due to non-attendance or lack of participation.  
    • 100% Refund of paid registration fee for withdrawals requested 15+ business days prior to the program start date.  
    • 50% Refund of paid registration fee for withdrawals requested 1-14 business days prior to the program start date
    • NO refunds will be issued for withdrawals requested less than one business day prior to the program start date.  
    • A $10 administrative fee will be applied to all refunds. Convenience fees are non-refundable.
  • General Liability Release and Indemnification Waiver (PDF)

  • Media Release Waiver (PDF)

  • Zero Tolerance Policy and Parents Code of Conduct (PDF)

About Instructor: Christina Thomas

Mrs. Thomas is a dedicated, passionate art teacher. She has been teaching since 2015. She started teaching at Francis Bradley Middle School in Huntersville but currently teaches at West Cabarrus High School. She continues to paint in her free time and create commission pieces. Mrs. Thomas graduated from UNC-Charlotte with a Bachelor in Fine Arts with a concentration in painting and art education, along with a minor in art history. Mrs. Thomas is happily married to her amazing husband and has one sweet little boy!

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