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An Investor's Tour of Mutual Funds
with John Byrne
This educational program provides a detailed look at the features, benefits and risks associated with mutual funds as well as a map to mutual fund selection. Course fee may be paid the night of the course.
with Erin Greenier
Beekeeping for Beginners
with Peter Cowin
This class is designed to stimulate the interest in and answer the questions of those interested in starting beekeeping as a hobby or to help pollinate their crops. It covers what is needed, where to locate beehives, where to buy them, what it costs and how to care for bees so they make honey and survive the winter.
with Peter Cowin
This three week intermediate level beekeeping course is designed to improve the skills of beekeepers with some experience or who want to go into more detail following on from the Beginners class. The course will emphasize practical honey bee colony management skills, splitting hives, swarm catching and more.
Charcoal Drawing Like the Masters
with Carolyn Wallace-Zani
Do you aspire to draw like the masters or have you ever wished you could own an original charcoal drawing? Unleash your talent and create your own masterpiece! Learn how to handle the versatile medium of charcoal like the masters to capture the essence of materials like cloth, glass and wood. Learn about design, values, textures, edges and composition. Learn how to suggest a different mood for each of your still life and landscape drawings in this class. Step-by-step instruction includes a demonstration at the beginning of each class followed by group exercises. Students will work at their own pace to develop their individual drawing style. Following each class, there will be a group class critique. No prior drawing experience is necessary. This course is ideal for beginners while more experienced students will develop more confidence in developing their own style and enhance their skill level.
Requirements / Prerequisites
Course fee does not include materials.
Drawing pad of white paper suitable for charcoal, size 11”x14”
Masonite clipboard or foam board (for a drawing surface)
Clips to hold paper to drawing board
*Drawing pad of Newsprint (any size, use for practice exercises)
Soft white chalk and white pencil (for accents on darker/toned paper)
*2B, 4B, 6B Charcoal Pencils
*Compressed Charcoal Sticks
*Kneaded eraser (to remove charcoal or soften edges)
Vinyl eraser (to create textures)
Stump (for blending)
Chamois and/or soft cloth (approximately 5”square piece for blending)
Sharpener for pencils
Straight edge (12” ruler)
Pointer (sandpaper on a block or an emery board/nail file to point/sharpen charcoal), optional
Workable Fixative (spray to protect the drawing)
Pre-Class Homework: is to begin looking closely at charcoal drawings (online, books, and museums) by famous artists as we will be discussing some of the techniques these artists used. I will look forward to seeing you in class on September 10th!
Conversational Spanish, Part I
with Annia Warner
Conversational Spanish, Part II
with Annia Warner
Country Line Dancing
with Sue McKay
No partner required - This fun line dance class will offer a variety of Country Line Dance steps and routines--done to all of your favorite country songs, old and new--that can go from classroom to dance floor in a flash! Clear instruction, step and combination breakdowns, and plenty of time to practice makes this class perfect for dancers who are brand new to line dancing as well as for those just hoping to learn a few new routines. Recommended for beginner through intermediate level dancers.