Brand-new art and precious jewelry classes are offered through Ridgefield Continuing Education. All classes provide special instruction for both start and advanced students.

Drawing for Everybody starts Wednesday, Feb. 25, (six sessions; 7 to 9 pm; $126). Jewelry/Beading Workshop is Wednesday, Feb. 25, (one session; 7 to 8:30 pm; $29). Explore the Mediums starts Monday, March 16 (four sessions; 10 to 12 pm; $92). Knitting starts Tuesday, March 17, (six sessions; 6:30 to 8:30 pm; $126). Drawing for Newbies starts Thursday, March 19 (4 sessions; 10 to 12 twelve noon; $92). Quick Track Painting for All starts Monday, March 23 (six sessions; 7 to 9 pm; $126). Calligraphy meets Mondays, March 23 and 30 (2 sessions; 6:30 to 8:30 pm; $49). Hand Painted Furnishings, Leather Beaded Bracelet and other classes start in April.

Materials are extra. Ridgefield senior (age 62 and over) discount rate offered. Advanced registration needed. Visit ridgefieldschools.org for products or registration info or phone Peggy Bruno at 203-431-2812.