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 The cover of the Winter 2022 Arlington Community Education catalog features a series of abstract portraits, Trinity, Will, Trey, and Jasmine: A Self Portrait, by Cover Artist Contest winner Jasmine Milton. The cover of winter catalog features abstract portraits, Trinity, Will, Trey and 'Jasmine: A Self-Portrait,' by contest winner Jasmine Milton.

UPDATED Jan. 11: Learn something new this winter with Arlington Community Education (ACE). A new term of classes for adults and youth begins next week. See all classes and register at

Adults: Nearly 200 adult classes are available, including 55 new classes. Many fitness and dance, language, fine arts-and-crafts, and music-and-theater classes start the week of Jan. 17 and run for eight to 10 sessions.

Shorter multiweek and one-night classes begin each week through late March, in categories, including food-and-drink, home-and-garden, writing-and-literature, career, technology-and-finance, recreation-and-travel, and wellness-and-life.

Classes are held in the evening at ACE’s temporary location, Gibbs School and online via Zoom. There are also daytime and weekend options, both online and around town, as well as outdoor classes/

ACE Kids: For youth, a new semester of ACE Kids begins Jan. 17. Classes are held after school at all elementary and middle schools for six to 10 weeks in such categories as arts-and-crafts, fitness-and-dance, STEM, languages and life skills. There is also a selection of classes for high school students featuring college prep and driver’s ed.


Add some structure and fun to the school break with creative classes in STEM, art, crafts, theater, LARP and Nathan’s Ninjas for grades K–5. Choose mornings, afternoons or combine for a full day. VacationFun runs from Tuesday through Friday, Feb. 22 through 25, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at Ottoson Middle School.

Register for any ACE program at

Arlington Community Education is a program of the Arlington Public Schools that is completely supported by tuition received from our courses. ACE provides affordable education and enrichment for residents of Arlington and surrounding communities.

Thiss news announcement was published Nov. 29, 2021, and updated Jan. 11, 2022.

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