Meriden YMCA

Find your inner artist!  Come check out our Fall art, dance, screenwriting and theatre classes during our OctobARTfest! Learn about our art programs and try some free classes!

  • When: October 9 - 12, & 14, 2023
  • Where:  Meriden YMCA Art Center, 14-16 West Main Street
  • Parking:  Hanover Street lot across from the Y Art Garage


Try a free class at Rhythmic Force Dance at the Y during OctobARTfest!

  • Check out our Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, Acro and Contemporary classes. 
  • Visit our dance page for class descriptions, days and times.
  • Please note: Monday - Thursday classes are at the Y Art Center, Saturday classes are at the Meriden Y at 110 West Main Street

Mixed Media Art

Come find your creativity! In our mixed media art class, students have fun working with a variety of art forms. Try a free class during OctobARTfest!

  • When: Saturday October 14th 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. 
  • Grades: Kindergarten and up
  • Where: The Y Art Garage  at the Meriden YMCA Art Center, 14-16 West Main Street. The Y Art Garage entrance is located on the Hanover Street side of the building. Park in lot on Hanover Street across from the Art Garage. 


Come talk about writing a movie and get ideas for a script. 

  • When: Saturday October 14th 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Grades: Grades 4 and up 
  • Where: Y Art Center

Meriden Youth Theatre at the Y

Come see what we are singing and dancing about!

  •  Saturday October 14th
  • 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Cinderella Grades 8-12  
  • 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. Sister Act Grades 5-8 
  • 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Once on a Housetop Grades K-4 
  • Where: Y Art Center

Click on the button below to preregister.

Y OctobARTfest 

For more information contact Carolyn Daniels at 203-494-0651 or