Art & Artistic

Acrylic and Oil Painting - Beginning
Acrylic and Oil painting techniques are introduced through practice and demonstration. Emphasis is placed on choice of materials, depiction of light and shadow, painting techniques, basic color mixing and composition. This course provides students with a foundation for creative expression in oil painting.

8 wks
Cost: $125
Thu 6:30p-8:30p
4/02/2020 – 5/28/2020

Bob Ross Joy of Painting®
You’ve seen him on TV. Now you can learn the Bob Ross method of Oil Painting. All you need is desire, a willingness to learn, and practice. You will create 6 finished paintings. Materials list (approx. $190 for new students) will be provided.

6 wks
Cost: $145
Tue 6:00p-9:30p
9/10/2019 – 10/29/2019
1/14/2020 – 2/18/2020
4/7/2020 – 5/12/2020

Drawing I
Learn to develop a feel for design through the study and use of line in relationship to shape, texture, shade, and form.  Supply list provided.  Supplies are at an additional cost.

8 wks
Cost: $125
Wed. 6:30p-8:30p
9/11/2019 – 11/06/2019

Pastel Painting- Beginning
To familiarize the beginning student with the tools and materials of pastels and how to use them. Emphasis on mixing color and achieving correct tonal values. Learn a variety of techniques while working towards developing your own style. Instructor demonstrations. Supply list provided and supplies needed are additional cost.

8 wks
Cost: $125
Mon. 6:30p-8:30p
3/30/2020 – 5/18/2020

Stained Glass
Join the fun in this hands-on craft class and create stained glass projects such as lamp shades, night lights, 3-D objects and more.  Supply cost NOT included in class fee. Class will be held off-site at Elfin Crafts in Seville.

6 wks
Cost: $115
Wed 7:00p-9:00p
9/11/2019 – 10/16/2019
4/01/2020 – 5/06/2020

Watercolor Painting
Familiarize yourself with the tools and materials of watercolor and how to use them.  Mix colors, achieve correct tonal values and develop your own style.  Material list provided.  Supplies are additional.

8 wks
Cost: $125
Thu. 6:30p – 8:30p
9/12/2019 – 11/07/2019

Fun & Practical Skills

Basic Dog Grooming
For the beginning dog groomer who wants to learn the principles of dog grooming for fun or profit.  Topics include bathing, handling, parasite control, equipment usage and maintenance.  Do not bring dog first night of class.  Must provide up-to-date shot record.  Class limit of 10.

4 wks
Cost: $120
Mon 7:00p-9:30p
9/09/2019 – 9/30/2019
11/04/2019 – 11/25/2019
3/02/2020 – 3/23/2020
4/06/2020 – 4/27/2020

Canine Massage Therapy
Canine massage can help ease arthritis and soreness, help with anxiety, stimulate blood flow and induce relaxation for your dog. Please bring your dog and a blanket the first night of class. Must provide up-to-date shot record. Class limit of 6.

4 wks
Cost: $85
Tue. 6:30p – 8:30p
10/15/2019 – 11/05/2019
1/07/2020 – 1/28/2020
2/25/2020 – 3/17/2020

Staging Your House Like a Pro
Thinking, even remotely, of selling your house?  It’s not too early to declutter and stage.  Learn how to approach this daunting task and be ready to capitalize the equity hiding in your house now.

2 wks
Cost: $50
Mon 7:00p-9:00p
4/13/2020 – 4/20/2020

Voiceovers - Now Is Your Time!
Such A Voice illustrates how you could begin using your speaking voice for commercials, films and videos! Learn a unique way to cash in on one of the most lucrative full or part-time careers out there! This exciting class could be the game changer you’ve been waiting for. Bridget Renshaw is a successful voice artist (Samsung, Audible, and Mazda commercials, as well as Spanish Telenovela English translations). She draws on her wealth of industry experience to teach you the ins and outs of voice-overs. Join Bridget for a fun-filled and enlightening evening!

1 wk
Cost: $45
Wed 6:30p-8:30p
10/21/2019
5/13/2020

Language

American Sign Language at Work
This class is for students that have little or no experience With ASL and want to learn to communicate with deaf co-workers, neighbors, friends and colleagues. Topics covered include vocabulary, grammar and cultural information. Textbook not included in the cost of the class. CEUs available.

10 wks
Cost: $295*
6:30p-8:30p
Mon & Wed, 9/09/2019 – 11/18/2019
Tue & Thu, 1/09/2020 – 3/31/2020

Russian Language I
Even if a trip to Russia isn’t in your immediate future, have fun learning the language – alphabet, vocabulary, stories, jokes and much more –  in theatrical style.  Please bring a notebook.

6 wks
Cost: $100*
Mon 6:30p-8:30p
9/09/2019 – 10/14/2019
1/13/2020 – 3/02/2020

Russian Language II
This advanced class is for students who have already started to learn the Russian language – are familiar with the alphabet and able to read simple words.

8 wks
Cost: $120*
Mon 6:30p-8:30p
10/21/2019 – 12/09/2019
03/09/2020 – 4/27/2020

History

Dietrich Bonhoeffer
A German Theologian who came of age between the two World Wars. His writings reflect the increasing alarm as he watched his fellow Germans believe the lies of the National Socialists, turning to anger and madness. A lone voice that stood up to Hitler. What message do they hold for us today?

7 wks
Cost: $75
Wed 7:30p-8:30p
4/08/2020 – 5/20/2020

Russian Culture
Russia is an ancient and multi-cultural country with great literature and music, genius arts and crafts, unique architecture and theater.  Learn about this fascinating culture.

2 wks
Cost: $50
Wed 6:30p-8:30p
2/19/2020 – 2/26/2020

Women in Russian History
Russian history is full of remarkable characters.  Learn about the Russian Tsarinas that ruled the country including Catherine I, Elizabeth and Catherine II.

2 wks
Cost: $50
Wed 6:30p-8:30p
4/22/2020 – 4/29/2020

Physical Fitness

Asian Exercise for Balance
These gentle movements cause muscle tissue to rub against internal pressure points, re-directing circulation and allowing your body’s natural healing ability to balance conditions without negative side effects.

8 wks
Cost: $75
Mon 6:00p-7:00p
1/13/2020 – 3/16/2020
4/06/2020 – 6/01/2020

Chair and Mat Yoga
Relax, reduce stress and enhance your health!  These exercises are performed slowly with emphasis on form, balance and concentration augmented by proper breathing.

7 wks
Cost: $80

Tue 5:30p-7:00p

9/10/2019 – 10/29/2019
11/05/2019 – 12/17/2019
1/14/2020 – 2/25/2020
4/7/2020 – 5/19/2020

Tue 7:00p-8:30p

9/10/2019 – 10/29/2019
11/05/2019 – 12/17/2019
1/14/2020 – 2/25/2020
4/7/2020 – 5/19/2020

Religion

Introduction to the Bible
If you have ever felt lost when opening up a Bible, this introductory course is for you. Journey into this ancient text to discover what The Bible books are about and how their stories fit into history.

6 wks
Cost: $75
Thu 6:30p-8:30p
9/12/2019 – 10/17/2019

The Bible as Literature
We know the Bible is a theological text, but it also stands a remarkable work of literature.

6 wks
Cost: $75
Thu 6:30p-8:30p
4/02/2020 – 5/14/2020

Women in the Bible: Old Testament
Originally taught at Metropolitan State in Denver. CO as Gender and The Bible, this class works to examine our understandings of women in a biblical context. In the first session, we will examine women that are familiar to us like Eve, as well as women that get mentioned in passing like Dinah and Abigail. The Old Testament will be our base text and additional readings from current theoretical scholars will be provided. The hope is that we will unpack the special place of women in the ancient and modern world and allow for ideas and questions to drive a unique and diverse conversation.

5 wks
Cost: $70*
Thu 6:30p-8:30p
1/16/2020 – 2/20/2020

Women in the Bible: New Testament
This session will examine familiar women from the New Testament like Mary, the mother of Jesus, in addition to others such as Elizabeth. This time we will use the New Testament as our base text supplemented by readings from current theoretical scholars. Hopefully we will continue to learn about the special place of women in the ancient and modern world through readings and discussion.

5 wks
Cost: $70*
Tue 6:30p-8:30p
2/25/2020 – 3/24/2020

World Religions
In this course, we will study religions of the world and think critically about the nature of religious beliefs and practices shared around the globe. Ultimately this course should provide each and every one of you with the tools to explain the common characteristics, themes and varieties of religious experience, as well as the ability to describe individual communities, beliefs and practices held by the major religious traditions of the world. By thinking critically and cooperatively, you should also be able to note the diversity among religions as well.

8 wks
Cost: $110
Thu 6:30p-8:30p
10/22/2019 – 12/17/2019

 *Additional Book Fees Required