Active Generations

The Active Generations Gift Shop

“Where Sioux Falls’ shoppers find handmade treasures!” Best sellers include homemade knitted sweaters! Infant, toddler and youth sizes. We can Custom make sweaters in the colors of your favorite pro teams (i.e Vikings/ Green Bay, and local high school teams) Homemade baby items include: Afghans/swaddling blankets/ burp bibs / knitted caps with booties / tickle [...]


Gift Shop Crafters

Thursdays, 9 a.m.–3 p.m. Craft Room 201 The informal, creative group gets together weekly to make craft items for Active Generation’s gift shop—dish towels, baby items etc. Help is very much appreciated. Join these crafters and bring your enthusiasm and ideas!


Knitting Club

Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. Craft Room 201 The Center’s Knitting Club meets Wednesday mornings at 9:30 in Room 201. Come and learn to knit or bring a project that you are working on and socialize. The club is currently working on two community service projects: “Keep America Warm” afghans for the homeless, and “Caps for Kids” [...]


Painting & Drawing Open Studio

Tuesdays and Wednesdays 8 a.m.–2 p.m. Learn about oils, watercolors, and drawing. Students mentor each other. No registration required. Cost: Own supplies.


Quilting Club

Every Tuesday 10 a.m. Craft Room 201 The Center’s quilting club is a great way to learn about quilting or share your own experience with others. The group makes lap robes for nursing homes and baby quilts and larger quilts to sell in our gift shop. People with quilting experience are encouraged to help those [...]


Woodcarving Class

Mondays and Saturdays 9 a.m., Room 132 The Center’s Woodcarving Club, led by member Frank Orthmeyer, meets every Monday and most Saturdays at 9 a.m. in the Art Room (132). For more information, contact Frank Orthmeyer at 333-9980.