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Acrylic Paint Pouring: Beginners

$35

with Tara Finlay

Calendar Jan 26, 2019 at 11 am, runs for 1 week
With this exciting process, students never know what beautiful patterns will be created until the paint is poured. We’ll cover what types of paint and additives work best to create beautiful abstract art. This class is appropriate for any artistic skill level, from beginner to pro, that wants to learn this technique. You will be transporting your wet paintings home in a container provided by the instructor, but you may want to have some plastic and a clean trunk or floor to rest the container on for the trip home. $30 materials fee payable to the instructor the day of class.

Acrylic Paint Pouring: Beginners

$35

with Tara Finlay

Calendar Mar 30, 2019 at 11 am, runs for 1 week
With this exciting process, students never know what beautiful patterns will be created until the paint is poured. We’ll cover what types of paint and additives work best to create beautiful abstract art. This class is appropriate for any artistic skill level, from beginner to pro, that wants to learn this technique. You will be transporting your wet paintings home in a container provided by the instructor, but you may want to have some plastic and a clean trunk or floor to rest the container on for the trip home. $30 materials fee payable to the instructor the day of class.

After The Paycheck Stops: Retirement Income Primer

$13

with Seth Cheikin

Calendar Feb 27, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week
This class is designed for people who are thinking about retiring or have retired recently. Students will learn ideas to help build a reasonable and sustainable strategy for managing income and expenses during retirement, utilizing the framework of Plan for the Expected, Prepare for the Unexpected and Position the Portfolio for Both.

Ayurveda

$27

with Brett Aldrich

Calendar Jan 7, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
Have you been having difficulty sleeping or battling poor digestion? Are you constantly dealing with stress and tried everything you can think of to help with no success? Do you feel sluggish all day? This workshop may be for you! An ancient 5,000 year old practice called Ayurveda could be of service. Come and experience a very simple yet effective discussion on what Ayurveda is and how it can help you find balance and ease. You will be provided with simple, easy, lifestyle and diet advice you can practice at home. Participants will receive a small bag of goodies to bring home to use and share.

Ballroom Dancing For Couples

$57

with Joyce Bailey

Calendar Jan 16, 2019 at 7 pm, runs for -47 weeks

This class introduces couples to basic ballroom dance skills that will help them enjoy a night out, or prepare them for special events such as weddings, anniversaries, or social gatherings. The class also helps boost a student’s confidence by teaching them to look great while dancing to styles such as waltz, foxtrot, cha-cha, rumba, and merengue. Requirement: A dancing partner. Class payment is per person.

Ballroom Dancing For Couples

$57

with Patty Medina

Calendar Mar 6, 2019 at 7 pm, runs for -47 weeks
This class introduces couples to basic ballroom dance skills that will help them enjoy a night out, or prepare them for special events such as weddings, anniversaries, or social gatherings. The class also helps boost a student’s confidence by teaching them to look great while dancing to styles such as waltz, foxtrot, cha-cha, rumba, and merengue. Requirement: A dancing partner. Class payment is per person.

Banish Your Sugar Demons With Hypnosis

$22

with Hugh Sadlier

Calendar Mar 18, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
Hypnosis can help you get to the root cause of your sugar cravings. Discover the underlying mental and emotional connections that are not available to your conscious mind. Release the old connections and replace them with new, comfortable, confident, in-control ones.

Blacksmithing: Mixed Levels

$275

with Bill Presby

Calendar Jan 8, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 13 weeks
This mixed level course provides beginners with the basics of traditional blacksmithing, while also helping experienced students advance their skills. The course focuses on forge welding and manipulation of iron. Tools and practice materials provided. Requirements: Wear work clothes, protective shoes, goggles, and gloves. The price of this course includes a lab fee of $35.00.




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