Local recording artist, producer, teacher, composer and pianist, Sarah Bonsignore hosts Connecting the Dots, a new music program series offering lessons in a variety of musical themes for children, teens and adults at the Franklin Recreation Complex, 1120 Hillsboro Road. Programs include:

  • Preschool Music and Movement
    Tuesdays, April 6-27 | 10 to 10:45 a.m.
  • American Songbook and Jazz Standards for Adults
    Tuesdays, April 6-27 | 11 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  
  • Music and Movement
    Saturdays, April 10-24 | 9 to 9:45 a.m.
  • Intro. to Piano & Reading Music
    Saturdays, April 10-24 | 10 to 11:00 a.m. 
  • Intro. to Singing Harmony/Sight Reading
    Saturdays, April 10-24 | 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.  

A variety of art programs are also offered a the Franklin Recreation Complex, 1120 Hillsboro Road, for teens and adults including acrylic and oil painting, art journaling, mixed media and open studio workshops. 

  • Mixed Media: Gelli Plate Play
    Geometrics – Saturday, March 27 | 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • Playful Palette: Acrylic Painting Practice with Friends
    Wednesdays, April 7-28 |10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Landscape Oil Painting/Plein Air
    Fridays, April 9 - May 14 | 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
  • Open Studio Draw and Paint
    Fridays, April 9 - May 14 | 12 to 1:30 p.m. 
  • Art Journaling and Mindfulness (Monthly)
    Saturday, April 10 | 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Bob Ross Certified Oil Painting – April Misty Mountains
    Saturday, April 10 | 12 to 3 p.m.
    Sunday, April 11 | 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.
  • Mixed Media Gelli Plate Play – Mandala Inspired Designs
    Sunday, April 11 | 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. 
  • Spring Paint Party – Pet Portraits on Canvas
    Wednesday, April 14 | 1 to 3:00 p.m.
  • Mixed Media – Happy as a Daisy
    Sunday, April 18 | 1 to 5:00 p.m. 
  • Spring Paint Party – Pet Portraits on Canvas
    Sunday, April 18 | 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
  • Spring Paint Party – Tulips on Wood
    Wednesday, April 21 | 1 to 3 p.m. 
  • Mixed Media Gelli Plate Play Steampunk Inspired Designs
    Sunday, April 25 | 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. 
  • Spring Paint Party – Tulips on Wood
    Sunday, April 25 | 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. 

A weekly Art Journaling and Mindfulness class will also be held at the Williamson County Enrichment Center, 110 Everbright Ave., in Franklin on Thursdays, April 1-29 from 10: a.m. to 12 p.m. or on Tuesdays, April 6-27 from either 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. or 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. 

Advanced registration is required for all programs, and class sizes are limited to meet social distancing requirements. For more information and to register, visit our website at www.wcparksandrec.com and click on the “Activities” tab or contact Amber Morris at Amber.Morris@williamsoncounty-tn.gov or by calling (615) 790-5719, ext. 2044.