Aberdeen Recreation and Cultural Center - ARCC

The Aberdeen Recreation and Cultural Center is a multifaceted arts and community center that provides programming in the visual arts, dance, music, theatre, and special interest areas.

Operating as usual

09/16/2021

Updated pre-registration date for the upcoming Raku Pottery class:
Get ready for some smoke and fire! Raku is an exciting, yet unpredictable way to fire pottery. Spend 3 weeks making creations, one week to glaze, then p**f! – fire in an outdoor kiln on Saturday, October 16, to get extraordinary pieces unobtainable from a regular kiln firing.
Ages 18 and up..
Activity #311572

Dates: Thursdays, September 23 - October
Time: 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
(Firing on Saturday, October 16)
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Instructor: Jerome Wild
Fee: $85.00 plus $30.00 clay/alternative firing fee
Pre-register by: September 20

How to Register:
In Person: at the ARCC - 225 3rd Ave SE, Aberdeen, SD 57401
Over the Phone: (605)626-7081
Online: https://webtracaberdeensd.us See Less

Updated pre-registration date for the upcoming Raku Pottery class:
Get ready for some smoke and fire! Raku is an exciting, yet unpredictable way to fire pottery. Spend 3 weeks making creations, one week to glaze, then p**f! – fire in an outdoor kiln on Saturday, October 16, to get extraordinary pieces unobtainable from a regular kiln firing.
Ages 18 and up..
Activity #311572

Dates: Thursdays, September 23 - October
Time: 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
(Firing on Saturday, October 16)
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Instructor: Jerome Wild
Fee: $85.00 plus $30.00 clay/alternative firing fee
Pre-register by: September 20

How to Register:
In Person: at the ARCC - 225 3rd Ave SE, Aberdeen, SD 57401
Over the Phone: (605)626-7081
Online: https://webtracaberdeensd.us See Less

09/16/2021

Upcoming Class -
Beginning Fiction Writing:
If you have a work in progress or an idea for a novel, or if novel writing is something you've always wanted to do but you don't know how to start, come join us for a class in Beginning Novel Writing. Ages 18 and up.
Activity #318635

Dates: Thursdays, Sept 23 - Nov 11
(No class October 14 & 21)
Time: 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Instructor: Liza Kollman
Fee: $40.00 plus Supplies
Pre-register by: Sept 20

How to Register:
In Person: at the ARCC - 225 3rd Ave SE, Aberdeen, SD 57401
Over the Phone: (605)626-7081
Online: https://webtracaberdeensd.us

Upcoming Class -
Beginning Fiction Writing:
If you have a work in progress or an idea for a novel, or if novel writing is something you've always wanted to do but you don't know how to start, come join us for a class in Beginning Novel Writing. Ages 18 and up.
Activity #318635

Dates: Thursdays, Sept 23 - Nov 11
(No class October 14 & 21)
Time: 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Instructor: Liza Kollman
Fee: $40.00 plus Supplies
Pre-register by: Sept 20

How to Register:
In Person: at the ARCC - 225 3rd Ave SE, Aberdeen, SD 57401
Over the Phone: (605)626-7081
Online: https://webtracaberdeensd.us

09/15/2021

Upcoming Class -
Cook without a Book: Session A
Come join us to gain confidence cooking outside the confines of a recipe as we learn to reconstruct our own. Each week will include experimenting or taste testing. Group discussions, participation & assignments to use what we learn will be included each week. This 5-week class is for recipe perfectionists and free birds alike. (Please Note: Dairy, Wheat, and Meat products may be used.) Ages 14 and up.
Activity #310650

Session A: Thursdays, September 23 - October 21
Time: 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Instructor: Ci Droege
Fee: $49.00 plus $5.00 supply fee (Payable to the instructor)
Pre-register by: September 20

How to Register:
In Person: at the ARCC - 225 3rd Ave SE, Aberdeen, SD 57401
Over the Phone: (605)626-7081
Online: https://webtracaberdeensd.us

Upcoming Class -
Cook without a Book: Session A
Come join us to gain confidence cooking outside the confines of a recipe as we learn to reconstruct our own. Each week will include experimenting or taste testing. Group discussions, participation & assignments to use what we learn will be included each week. This 5-week class is for recipe perfectionists and free birds alike. (Please Note: Dairy, Wheat, and Meat products may be used.) Ages 14 and up.
Activity #310650

Session A: Thursdays, September 23 - October 21
Time: 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Instructor: Ci Droege
Fee: $49.00 plus $5.00 supply fee (Payable to the instructor)
Pre-register by: September 20

How to Register:
In Person: at the ARCC - 225 3rd Ave SE, Aberdeen, SD 57401
Over the Phone: (605)626-7081
Online: https://webtracaberdeensd.us

09/10/2021

Upcoming Class - Beginning Watercolor:
Learn the basics of watercolor, from the different forms to techniques used. Ages 14 and up.
Activity #313000

Dates: Wednesday, September 22 - October 6
Time: 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Instructor: Cassandra Mraz
Fee: $30.00 plus supplies
Pre-register by: September 16

How to Register:
In Person: at the ARCC - 225 3rd Ave SE, Aberdeen, SD 57401
Over the Phone: (605)626-7081
Online: https://webtracaberdeensd.us

Upcoming Class - Beginning Watercolor:
Learn the basics of watercolor, from the different forms to techniques used. Ages 14 and up.
Activity #313000

Dates: Wednesday, September 22 - October 6
Time: 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Instructor: Cassandra Mraz
Fee: $30.00 plus supplies
Pre-register by: September 16

How to Register:
In Person: at the ARCC - 225 3rd Ave SE, Aberdeen, SD 57401
Over the Phone: (605)626-7081
Online: https://webtracaberdeensd.us

09/09/2021

Upcoming Class -
Photoshop for Beginners:
This course is an introduction to Photoshop. Including a tour to understand the layout of the program. In this course you will also see some of the basic functions and tasks that Photoshop can be used for. Ages 14 and up. Activity #319014

Dates: Tuesdays, September 21 - October 12
Time: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Instructor: Aaron Malsbury
Fee: $52.00
Pre-register by: September 16

How to Register:
In Person: at the ARCC - 225 3rd Ave SE, Aberdeen, SD 57401
Over the Phone: (605)626-7081
Online: https://webtracaberdeensd.us

Upcoming Class -
Photoshop for Beginners:
This course is an introduction to Photoshop. Including a tour to understand the layout of the program. In this course you will also see some of the basic functions and tasks that Photoshop can be used for. Ages 14 and up. Activity #319014

Dates: Tuesdays, September 21 - October 12
Time: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Instructor: Aaron Malsbury
Fee: $52.00
Pre-register by: September 16

How to Register:
In Person: at the ARCC - 225 3rd Ave SE, Aberdeen, SD 57401
Over the Phone: (605)626-7081
Online: https://webtracaberdeensd.us

09/09/2021

Upcoming Class: Creative Writing for Teens
Whether you want to write short stories, poetry, or a novel, you're in the right place. Our class will focus on the basics of creative writing and all of the tricks of the trade. The first three weeks of class will consist of learning about the various types of creative writing and discovering where your talents lie. During the two week break you will develop a work in progress in your chosen medium and the last three weeks of the session will be spent editing and polishing your pieces. The instructor will be available over email/chat during the two week break to help with any questions you might have. The Monday after our session we will have an optional showcase/reading where you can present your work to family and friends like the professional writers do. Ages 12-18. Activity #318630

Dates: Mondays, September 20 – November 8 (No class October 11 & 18)
Time: 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Instructor: Liza Kollman
Fee: $30.00 plus Supplies
Preregister by: September 16

How to Register:
In Person: at the ARCC - 225 3rd Ave SE, Aberdeen, SD 57401
Over the Phone: (605)626-7081
Online: https://webtracaberdeensd.us

Upcoming Class: Creative Writing for Teens
Whether you want to write short stories, poetry, or a novel, you're in the right place. Our class will focus on the basics of creative writing and all of the tricks of the trade. The first three weeks of class will consist of learning about the various types of creative writing and discovering where your talents lie. During the two week break you will develop a work in progress in your chosen medium and the last three weeks of the session will be spent editing and polishing your pieces. The instructor will be available over email/chat during the two week break to help with any questions you might have. The Monday after our session we will have an optional showcase/reading where you can present your work to family and friends like the professional writers do. Ages 12-18. Activity #318630

Dates: Mondays, September 20 – November 8 (No class October 11 & 18)
Time: 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Instructor: Liza Kollman
Fee: $30.00 plus Supplies
Preregister by: September 16

How to Register:
In Person: at the ARCC - 225 3rd Ave SE, Aberdeen, SD 57401
Over the Phone: (605)626-7081
Online: https://webtracaberdeensd.us

09/09/2021

Upcoming Class:
K-9 Kindergarten & Enrichment Classes: Session A
For puppies ages 3 months to 2 years - maximum. This weekly class emphasizes a basic obedience regimen, with a high priority placed on socialization between canines, and meeting new people. Participants will learn canine body language, and how it relates to other canines, animals and people. Puppies will also be introduced to agility equipment, near the end of each session. Participants are required to bring proof of appropriate vaccinations, and Bordetella vaccination is required to attend. Ages 14 and up.
Activity #308804

Session A: Saturdays, September 18 - October 30 (No Class October 2)
Time: 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Instructor: Patsy Brosz
Fee: $100.00
Preregister by: September 15

How to Register:
In Person: at the ARCC - 225 3rd Ave SE, Aberdeen, SD 57401
Over the Phone: (605) 626-7081
Online: https://webtracaberdeensd.us

Upcoming Class:
K-9 Kindergarten & Enrichment Classes: Session A
For puppies ages 3 months to 2 years - maximum. This weekly class emphasizes a basic obedience regimen, with a high priority placed on socialization between canines, and meeting new people. Participants will learn canine body language, and how it relates to other canines, animals and people. Puppies will also be introduced to agility equipment, near the end of each session. Participants are required to bring proof of appropriate vaccinations, and Bordetella vaccination is required to attend. Ages 14 and up.
Activity #308804

Session A: Saturdays, September 18 - October 30 (No Class October 2)
Time: 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Instructor: Patsy Brosz
Fee: $100.00
Preregister by: September 15

How to Register:
In Person: at the ARCC - 225 3rd Ave SE, Aberdeen, SD 57401
Over the Phone: (605) 626-7081
Online: https://webtracaberdeensd.us

08/05/2021

Join us in Melgaard Park at 6:45 p.m. for a music filled Thursday night with the last Melgaard Park Activity of the Summer - Drum! in conjunction with the Aberdeen Municipal Bands’ concerts in the park series.

Concert starts at 7:00 pm, and are free and open to the public! All ages are welcome.

Join us in Melgaard Park at 6:45 p.m. for a music filled Thursday night with the last Melgaard Park Activity of the Summer - Drum! in conjunction with the Aberdeen Municipal Bands’ concerts in the park series.

Concert starts at 7:00 pm, and are free and open to the public! All ages are welcome.

08/03/2021

Make sure to stop on by the Kuhnert Arboretum for the last Tuesday Night Activity of the summer - Fish Windchime! Activity packs will be available from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. or until all packs are gone.

Make sure to stop on by the Kuhnert Arboretum for the last Tuesday Night Activity of the summer - Fish Windchime! Activity packs will be available from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. or until all packs are gone.

08/03/2021

Don't forget to register for ARCC Dance, Music and Visual Arts classes! Registration begins Tuesday, August 3, 2021 from 7am-5pm and will continue weekdays 8am-5pm until the start of classes.

How to Register:
In person: 225 3rd Ave SE, Aberdeen, SD
Over the phone: (605) 626-7081
Online: https://webtracaberdeensd.us
*Online Registration is only available through Sept. 9th

Don't forget to register for ARCC Dance, Music and Visual Arts classes! Registration begins Tuesday, August 3, 2021 from 7am-5pm and will continue weekdays 8am-5pm until the start of classes.

How to Register:
In person: 225 3rd Ave SE, Aberdeen, SD
Over the phone: (605) 626-7081
Online: https://webtracaberdeensd.us
*Online Registration is only available through Sept. 9th

08/02/2021

Don't forget to stop on by the Sertoma Plaza at Storybook Land from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. or until all sets are gone, for the last Monday Night Activity of the Summer - Chia Pet!

Don't forget to stop on by the Sertoma Plaza at Storybook Land from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. or until all sets are gone, for the last Monday Night Activity of the Summer - Chia Pet!

07/28/2021

Don't forget to stop on by the Kuhnert Arboretum for the Tuesday Night Activity - Pressed Flower Bookmark! Activity packs will be available until 8:00 p.m. or until all packs are gone.

Don't forget to stop on by the Kuhnert Arboretum for the Tuesday Night Activity - Pressed Flower Bookmark! Activity packs will be available until 8:00 p.m. or until all packs are gone.

07/26/2021

If you're out & about tonight, stop on by the Sertoma Plaza at Storybook Land from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. or until all activity packs are gone, for the Monday Night Activity - Mini Pocket Game.

If you're out & about tonight, stop on by the Sertoma Plaza at Storybook Land from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. or until all activity packs are gone, for the Monday Night Activity - Mini Pocket Game.

07/23/2021

Start your Friday morning with friends! Join us in the Storybook Land Castle at 10:00 a.m. for a fantastic morning filled with music, dancing, story time, crafts and lots of fun! and as always, Fridays with Friends is free and open to the public! All ages are welcome.

Start your Friday morning with friends! Join us in the Storybook Land Castle at 10:00 a.m. for a fantastic morning filled with music, dancing, story time, crafts and lots of fun! and as always, Fridays with Friends is free and open to the public! All ages are welcome.

07/22/2021

Join us in Melgaard Park at 6:45 p.m. for a music filled Thursday night with the Melgaard Park Activity - Claves, in conjunction with the Aberdeen Municipal Bands’ concerts in the park series.

Concert starts at 7:00 pm, and are free and open to the public! All ages are welcome.

Join us in Melgaard Park at 6:45 p.m. for a music filled Thursday night with the Melgaard Park Activity - Claves, in conjunction with the Aberdeen Municipal Bands’ concerts in the park series.

Concert starts at 7:00 pm, and are free and open to the public! All ages are welcome.

07/20/2021

Swing on by the Kuhnert Arboretum from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. or until all sets are gone, for tonight's Tuesday Night Activity - Pinecone Raccoon. You don't want to miss out on these adorable little trash pandas!

Swing on by the Kuhnert Arboretum from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. or until all sets are gone, for tonight's Tuesday Night Activity - Pinecone Raccoon. You don't want to miss out on these adorable little trash pandas!

07/16/2021
07/16/2021

Good morning! Join us in the Storybook Land Castle at 10:00 a.m. for a fantastic morning filled with music, dancing, story time, crafts and lots of fun! and as always, Fridays with Friends is free and open to the public! All ages are welcome.

Good morning! Join us in the Storybook Land Castle at 10:00 a.m. for a fantastic morning filled with music, dancing, story time, crafts and lots of fun! and as always, Fridays with Friends is free and open to the public! All ages are welcome.

07/12/2021

Don't forget to stop by the Kuhnert Arboretum on July 13, from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. or until all sets are gone, for the Tuesday Night Activity - Seed Bird Mosaic!

Don't forget to stop by the Kuhnert Arboretum on July 13, from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. or until all sets are gone, for the Tuesday Night Activity - Seed Bird Mosaic!

Photos from Aberdeen Recreation and Cultural Center - ARCC's post 07/10/2021

If you're out and about on Monday, July 12th, swing on by the Sertoma Plaza at Storybook Land from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. or until all sets are gone, for the Monday Night Activity - Kerplunk!

07/09/2021

Good morning! Join us in the Storybook Land Castle at 10:00 a.m. for a fantastic morning filled with music, dancing, story time, crafts and lots of fun! and as always, Fridays with Friends is free and open to the public! All ages are welcome.

Good morning! Join us in the Storybook Land Castle at 10:00 a.m. for a fantastic morning filled with music, dancing, story time, crafts and lots of fun! and as always, Fridays with Friends is free and open to the public! All ages are welcome.

07/06/2021

Stop by the Kuhnert Arboretum from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. or until all sets are gone, for tonight's Tuesday Night Activity - Sea Shell Crab. They look a bit like Yeti crabs to me!

Stop by the Kuhnert Arboretum from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. or until all sets are gone, for tonight's Tuesday Night Activity - Sea Shell Crab. They look a bit like Yeti crabs to me!

07/06/2021

Rain, rain, go away!!!

We’re so sad we couldn’t see you due to the rain this morning, but we’re rescheduling our performance of “Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?” to THURSDAY, JULY 8 at 10 AM!! We hope to see all of our morning friends soon!! Have fun in the puddles! ☔️🌈🌧

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225 3rd Ave SE
Aberdeen, SD
57401

Opening Hours

Monday 8am - 5pm
Tuesday 8am - 5pm
Wednesday 8am - 5pm
Thursday 8am - 5pm
Friday 8am - 5pm
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