Music, Mind and Magic Workshops

Music, Mind, and Magic Workshops contain a wide-range of topics that help enrich your life.  Some workshops teach you a musical skill while other workshops improve your mental and physical capabilities. Now’s your chance to try something new! Most workshops are  1-day classes held on Saturdays.  Some workshops however can be 2 - 3 classes long.  Please make sure to check the dates of each class.  


Be the life of the party with your Magic and Balloon Twisting skills. Learn tricks that will amaze your friends from professional Magician, Magic Dave Davis in these 1-day workshops. The class fee includes a Magic kit for the Magic class and balloons and a pump for the Balloon Twisting class.  


Ages 14 and over

Tue., Jan 26 OR Wed May 12, 6:45 - 8:15 p.m.

$50 non-member / $45 member

Learn all about the world of Magic! Magic tricks are a great way to socialize and make new friends, but you can also use these tricks to impress your friends, family, and passerby. Performing magic tricks can improve your public speaking and can even lead to a rewarding hobby or job.  The workshop will include tricks with everyday objects such as cards, coins, money, rubber bands, business cards, and rope.  Each trick will be performed, explained, taught, described, and are easy to follow.  Magician Dave Davis will be your personal instructor.

Intro to Adult Magic
Time Non-Member /
Member Fee
Tues, Jan 26, 2021 6:45 - 8:15 p.m. $50 / $45 Register Here
Wed, May 12, 2021 6:45 - 8:15 p.m. $50 / $45 Register Here
Balloon Twisting
Time Non-Member /
Member Fee
Wed, Mar 24, 2021 6:45 - 8:15 p.m. $40 / $36 Register Here
Tue, May 25, 2021 6:45 - 8:15 p.m. $40 / $36 Register Here


Ages 14 and over

Wed, Mar 24 OR Tue, May 25, 6:45 - 8:15 p.m.

$40 non-member / $36 member

Magic Dave will be teaching a class on balloon twisting. He will teach you the basics for twisting several different balloon animals/sculptures. You will receive hands-on teaching, balloons, a hand pump, and resources to continue with your journey into the world of balloon twisting. 


Ages 14 and over

Sat., Feb 13 OR Jun 19, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

$30 non-member / $27 member

Join local author, Gregory Peterson, to learn what it takes to be a published author. This will be an interactive class. If you are working on a project, bring it! If you are thinking about starting one, then let’s do it now! We will talk about the creative process and the business of publicity. Online option.

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The Work of Writing 
& Publishing
Time Non-Member /
Member Fee
Sat,  Feb  13, 2021 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. $30 / $27 Register Here
Sat, Jun 19, 2021 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. $30 / $27 Register Here


Ages 18 and over

Sat., Jan 16 & 23 OR May 15 & 22

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

$75 non-member / $67.50 member

In this 3-day course, learn the power of audacity by creating audio/visual digital projects. Audacity is a free program used to manipulate sound. Learn to do voice-overs, song mixes, multi-track recordings, and much more. Bring a laptop, headphones, or earbuds and your favorite MP3 audio files to use in your project. Download the free program, Audacity, prior to the workshop.


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Using Audio Software,
Audacity Workshop
Time Non-Member /
Sat, Jan 16 & 23, 2021   10:00 am -
12:00 pm
$75 / $67.50 Register Here
Sat, May 15 & 22, 2021 10:00 am -
12:00 pm
$75 / $67.50 Register Here


Kids & Adults, Ages 8 and over

Saturdays, once a month, 1:30 - 3:00 p.m.

$40 non-member / $36 member

Classes Safely Held Online

Learn from the best! Kelly Richey has been touring, recording, and teaching for over 30 years. Her 90-minute group lessons will take the beginner, intermediate, or advanced students to the next level no matter what their skill level or background may be.  Kelly delivers expert instruction tailored to meet the needs of her individual students so that they can achieve their full potential. The fee includes 30-day enrollment to Kelly’s online lessons for daily practice. Workshops are once a month. 

Register for 4-Months for $140 and receive a $20 discount.

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Monthly Guitar
Session Dates Day & Time Non-Member /
February 2/13/2021 SAT 1:30 - 3:00 pm $40/ $36 Register Here
March 3/13/2021 SAT 1:30 - 3:00 pm $40/ $36 Register Here
4-Month Session 2/13 -
SAT 1:30 - 3:00 pm $140 / $126 Register Here


Ages 14 and over

Sat., Oct 3 & 10,  10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Mon., Oct 12, 8:00 - 10:00 p.m. at WAIF studio

Learn how to present a radio show.  You will learn how to arrange music, operate an on-air board, and interview people for a show.  The final workshop day will take place at the local Cincinnati radio station, WAIF, 88.3 FM. Please bring a laptop, if you have one. All 3 classes included in the fee.

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Creative Radio 
Time                                        Non-Member /
Coming Soon
in Session 4-6

10:00 am - 12:00 pm
8:00 - 10:00 pm
$75 / $67.50 Register Here

Class Cancellations & Weather Closings

A minimum of six students must be enrolled for the session prior to the stated deadline for the class to take place (maximum 12 students). The ArtsConnect Springfield Township Community Arts Center follows Finneytown School District inclement weather closings. To verify closings, call 513-522-2108.

Due to costs incurred in planning for art classes, full refunds will only be issued when the Arts Council cancels the class. Class cancellations made within 10 business days of the class start date are eligible for a refund, minus a $5 administration fee per student. Refunds will be made by check, not to a credit card. To notify us of a cancellation, please send an email to 

Checks are payable to ArtsConnect and can be mailed to 9150 Winton Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45231

For more information, call 522-2108