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Coronado Recreation and Golf Services and the Cultural Arts Commission are bringing a number of special Valentine’s Day events to the community that will inspire creativity and family fun.

Coronado Recreation and Golf Services and the Cultural Arts Commission are bringing a number of special Valentine’s Day events to the community that will inspire creativity and family fun.

Nothing expresses affection better than a handmade gift. Take this opportunity to make a friend or loved one tissue paper flowers. Great for kids! Coronado TV and on demand CoronadoArts YouTube will be showing step-by-step instruction. Kits containing tissue paper, stem wire and the instructions are available for purchase through the Coronado Recreation reservation desk at 619-522-7342 for $2. Pickup for these kits will be weekdays from Feb. 3-19 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Spreckels Center, 1019 Seventh Street.

Acrylic painting on canvas is back with “Chocolates and Canvas.” The talented Trisha Ross will instruct participants on how to paint a heartfelt masterpiece. Have your own paint experience or plan a paint party. Purchase kits through the Recreation reservation desk at 619-522-7342 for $5 each. Pick up your supplies, which include paint, brushes and canvas, at the Spreckels Center, 1019 Seventh Street, between Feb. 3-19, weekdays from 2 to 4 p.m. Step-by-step painting instructions can be viewed on Coronado TV and on demand on CoronadoArts YouTube.

Coronado Flower Show main showcase designer Maribel Herrera is presenting a Valentine’s Day floral arranging workshop. Learn step by step how to create a balanced, vibrant, cupid-inspired arrangement that will warm your heart. Tune into Coronado TV or on demand at CoronadoArts YouTube to get a list of items needed to purchase from your local grocery store. Make Feb. 14 extra special!

If you are looking for a way to sweeten up Valentine’s Day, we have the perfect idea for you. Join Coronado Sweet Cookie Studio for its step-by-step cookie decorating virtual class. Learn to use the tools and techniques needed to make professional-level decorated cookies. Complete cookie decorating kits are available for $40 to anyone who would like to skip straight to the decorating! To order, text 360-471-0822. Arrangements will be made for kit pickup at the time of purchase at the Spreckels Center. The virtual class can be viewed on Coronado TV and on CoronadoArts YouTube.

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