Erie Classes

Erie classes are held at our studio 254 E 10th Street, Erie PA 16502

Register by calling 814-321-2928 or e-mail us at erie@boxoflight.org

Spring 2014 Schedule

Kids 8+

Minecraft Adventure Nights

Thirst for adventure?  Join our network and play in the sandbox that is Minecraft.  We're in this together, on a quest to complete a challenge of Game Master Jude's choosing.  No matter if we succumb to spiders, zombies, and skeletons, it's sure to be an epic night to remember!

Use one of our laptops or bring your own.  For our first run of class it is $5 per student.  Pre-registration required.  Space is limited.

Fridays from 5:30 - 7 PM | $5 per student
April 25 (SOLD OUT) | May 2 (SOLD OUT) | May 9th | May 16th

Kids 21+

Winecraft Series

Bite-sized design classes.  Bring your friends.  Bring your wine.
$15, Hors d'oeuvres provided.  Ages 21+


Web Design

Thursday, May 8th 6:30-8:00 PM

Learn basic web design by creating a website about the coolest person in the universe: You!  Use images, unlock the secrets of HTML, and master tips that will help you customize blogs, websites, and social media pages.

About the Instructor: Jude Shingle taught himself HTML, CSS and PHP to build Box of Light’s website. If he can do it, so can you!


Book Design

Thursday, May 15th 6:30-8:00 PM

Learn to construct your own books using simple, everyday materials.  These beautiful hand-sewn books make excellent journals or a special gift.

About the Instructor:  Jill Kambs is a trained book binder with a MFA in Book Arts from the University of Iowa.


Permaculture Design

Thursday, May 22nd 6:30-8:30 PM

Learn a set of design principles to apply to your garden. Create a more efficient space that needs less maintenance and provides more abundance over the long term!  Bring a full page satellite photo of your garden or property (Google Maps satellite view is fine).

About the Instructor:  Annie Schmitt is an urban farmer; she received her Permaculture Design Certification from the Cornell Horticultural Extension.

Families of All Ages!

Spring Family Workshops

$15 for the first family member, $5 for each family member after that. Call 814.321.2928 to register.


Cel Painting

Saturday, May 3rd 1:00-3:00 PM

Learn how the art of animation started!  Create your own animation cel - just like the type used in hand-drawn animated Disney movies.  Each participant will leave with a framed single cel suitable for hanging.


Found Object Animation

Saturday, May 10th 1:00-3:00 PM

Animate everyday objects to make them do the impossible!   Make a human skateboard do tricks, bring your pocket change to life, make fireworks out of candy, or animate whatever else you may imagine.  Film and edit your movie complete with sound effects and titles.

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