December 2022 Programs at HD SOUTH

December 15, 2022 | 6:00pm-7:30pm  The East Valley Astronomy Club (EVAC) is a group of more than 100 astronomy enthusiasts which began in 1987 and includes members from all over the Valley.  Join EVAC and HD SOUTH for a Star Party where attendees will learn about the cosmos and be able to view celestial bodies in our galaxy!  Registration is required.  Cost:  FREE
December 8, 2022 | 7:00pm-8:00pmMany tequilas have not changed since the original old-world processes. However, the spirit has evolved! Luann Lennox of TequilaSnobs will walk you through how to choose the best tequilas and how to avoid the fillers and additives. What are additives and can they be good and why add them? This modern-day tequila class will share with you some great new flavors, distilling methods and new designations. Luann will teach you how to shop for the best tequilas and allow you to taste a few during the class.  Luann (your Tequila Conocedora) is very passionate about Mexico’s favorite spirit. She has been facilitating educational events for more than 12 years.  Ms. Lennox has been published in a multitude of magazines and newspapers highlighting her talent and knowledgeTastings will be provided.  Age 21 and over.  Registration is required.  Cost:  FREE
December 10, 2022, | 10:30am-12:00pm. Spend a Saturday morning at the museum conducting fun and exciting science experiments. Local college professors and teachers will lead participants through science experiments that will allow participants to create their own candy cane slime and coffee filter Christmas trees. Come explore the exciting side of science safely. Come with an open mind and ready to learn. All supplies will be provided. Ages 6 & up.  Registration is required.  Cost: FREE 
December 13, 2022, | 6:00pm-8:30pm. We are welcoming back the very talented Vickie from Mae’s Cookie Jar to teach you how to decorate gorgeous holiday themed cookies!  Vickie will teach basic decorating techniques to help you master artistic cookie decoration!  Attendees will take home their creations.  All supplies are provided.  Attendance is limited.  Cost: $20 per person and includes instruction, 3 cookies, icing and sprinkles. 
December 17, 2022, | 10:30am-12:00pm Join HD SOUTH and the Gilbert Visual Art League for this fun and interactive art workshop. Peter Eobbi, a member of GVAL, will lead participants through a workshop where they will learn new artistic techniques and create their own Christmas cards. All supplies will be provided. Ages 8 & up.  Registration is required.  Cost: FREE