The Mattoon Arts Council will be offering a pottery class in the new year. The pottery class will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 30-31, Feb. 6-7, 13 and 20 in the Mattoon High School art room. Participants will learn to throw clay on the pottery wheel and will glaze their individual pottery pieces. The cost of the class is $60 dollars and setting is limited to registration is required. To register, call Janahn Kolden at 273-8296.