AQU- Snorkeling
Learn to snorkel, or improve your skills. This course will cover the basics and advanced techniques. This course is great if you are going on a cruise or teaching grandchildren. Enjoy the underwater world of beautiful fish and coral. All equipment is provided, or participants are welcome to bring their own.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Snorkeling AQU01113 1/14/2019 - 1/14/2019 4:00 PM - 4:50 PM M SeaBreeze Info
Register Snorkeling AQU01114 2/18/2019 - 2/18/2019 4:00 PM - 4:50 PM M SeaBreeze Info
Register Snorkeling AQU01115 3/18/2019 - 3/18/2019 4:00 PM - 4:50 PM M SeaBreeze Info
AQU-Discover Scuba
This course explores what it is like to breathe under water. A Discover Scuba Diving experience is a great way to fulfill a lifetime dream, or decide if you want to go on to become a certified diver. Participants will see how scuba gear is put together and go diving in a very easy, safe four-feet of water. The instructor provides all gear.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Discover Scuba AQU02113 1/14/2019 - 1/14/2019 3:00 PM - 3:50 PM M SeaBreeze Info
Register Discover Scuba AQU02114 2/18/2019 - 2/18/2019 3:00 PM - 3:50 PM M SeaBreeze Info
Register Discover Scuba AQU02115 3/18/2019 - 3/18/2019 3:00 PM - 3:50 PM M SeaBreeze Info
AQU-Intro to Scuba
This is a participant’s first step towards becoming a certified scuba diver! This course covers the classroom requirements, as well as pool time to learn the skills needed. After class, participants will be ready to schedule an open water certification dive through the instructor or a PADI dive shop. Fees payable to instructor first day of class: $100 for books and gear. Participants will meet in Clearwater from 11am-1:30pm, and then SeaBreeze pool from 3-4:50pm.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Intro to Scuba AQU03113 2/11/2019 - 2/13/2019 3:00 PM - 4:50 PM M,W SeaBreeze Info
Register Intro to Scuba AQU03114 3/11/2019 - 3/13/2019 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM M,W SeaBreeze Info
ART- Acrylic for Beginners
Description: At the end of this course, you will be able to: complete a 11x14 Acrylic Painting; Apply basic acrylic painting techniques to create your own art pieces; Hold a brush properly and use it to create specific brushstrokes; Select color to create depth, perspective, and interest in your paintings; Clean and care for your art supplies to extend the
life of the product. There is a $30.00 material fee payable to instructor the first day of class.
Participants need to bring to class: a palette knife; a water container; paper towels; easel; color wheel; table cloth; a "stay wet" palette; and acrylic paints (Instructor will send a paint list via email).
email).
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Acrylic for Beginners: (Egret) ART11112 3/8/2019 - 3/29/2019 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM F Colony Cot Info
Register Acrylic for Beginners: (Floral - Spring Bouquet) ART11111 2/1/2019 - 2/22/2019 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM F Colony Cot Info
Register Acrylic for Beginners: (Florals - White Daisies Vase) ART11110 1/4/2019 - 1/25/2019 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM F Colony Cot Info
ART- Acrylic Painting: Absolute Beginner
Bring all your questions to be answered in 1 day. Learn the step by step basics of painting with acrylic from start to finish. What do I really need to get started? How to set up a palette. How to hold a brush. What is an acrylic brush? What is the difference between oil and acrylic painting? How to use mediums. Arrachme will demo step by step how to seal a painting with varnish after it is complete. $10 supply fee payable to the instructor. No experience necessary. Arrachme 828-230-6613
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Acrylic Painting: Absolute Beginner ART41102 1/8/2019 - 1/8/2019 12:00 PM - 4:30 PM Tu Lake Miona Info
ART- Acrylic: Stress-Free Painting on Canvas
These classes are fun, low-key & stress-free painting class. Each participant is guided through the painting process, all while having fun and socializing with others. Classes are geared for people that want whimsical fun-art, not fine-art! Students will complete the 11x14 canvas painting during class. No experience or supplies needed, but students are encouraged to bring an apron. $10 supply fee payable to instructor first day of class. Please contact instructor for more info: terisfunart@gmail.com
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Stress-Free Acrylic Painting on Canvas (American Flag w/Statue of Liberty) ART06120 2/6/2019 - 2/6/2019 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM W Lake Miona Info
Register Stress-Free Acrylic Painting on Canvas (Flamingo Trio) ART06119 1/28/2019 - 1/28/2019 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM M Lake Miona Info
ART- Acrylics: Loving Vincent
Explore the beauty of color through classic landscape with a twist. Visit the impressionist style of painting when paint made its way into tubes. The sky can be green or blue or purple or yellow. Apply paint to canvas while you move forward to modern day and experience what happened in the 20th century color explosion. Finish a painting. No experience necessary. Call instructor for supply list. Arrachme 828-230-6613
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Acrylics: Loving Vincent ART16114 3/12/2019 - 3/12/2019 12:00 PM - 4:30 PM Tu Lake Miona Info
ART- Acrylics: Rhythm of Abstract Painting
How to intuitively approach a plain white canvas, a board, or a sheet of watercolor paper with the intent to create an abstract masterpiece. All levels welcome. Learn how artists like Miro, and Van Gogh chose colors and made their decisions. Coax the images to talk to you. Know when to automatically pick up ink, writing implements, paints, utensils. Arrachme gives you written material to follow along so experimental art is fun and easy but comes from a solid place of wisdom. You will finish a painting. Call instructor for supply list. Arrachme 828-230-6613
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Acrylics: Rhythm of Abstract Painting ART15108 1/15/2019 - 1/15/2019 12:00 PM - 4:30 PM Tu Lake Miona Info
ART- Acrylics: The Shape of Water
Learn easy methods for flowing water, spraying water, to peaceful still water in demo format! Receive easy written instruction to follow along. Then create your own water scene on canvas. You learn to capture visual movement in your subjects then let go! Arrachme gently guides you every step of the way to finish a painting. No experience necessary. Call Instructor for supply list, Arrachme 828-230-6613.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Acrylics: Shape of Water ART16113 2/19/2019 - 2/19/2019 12:00 PM - 4:30 PM Tu Lake Miona Info
ART- Chinese Calligraphy Continuing
Focus on the techniques and materials used to create Chinese drawing in brush. Proper use of brush techniques is necessary. You must have completed the Ultra Beginner Chinese Calligraphy course or have previous experience. Heavy emphasis will be placed on Chinese calligraphy skills. Supplies required. Contact the instructor at 352-775-8677 for more information.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Chinese Calligraphy: Continuing ART40101 2/13/2019 - 3/13/2019 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM W Lake Miona Info
ART- Chinese Calligraphy: Ultra Beginners
Learning to be able to read and write Chinese may sound difficult, but students will learn the basics of Chinese calligraphy. Appreciate the abstract quality of line, strokes, speed change, the energy of handling the brush and a rhythm which students can follow. Chinese calligraphy has a history of almost 4,000 years with many styles still in use today. Supplies required. Contact the instructor at 352-775-8677 for more information.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Chinese Calligraphy: Ultra Beginners ART39101 1/9/2019 - 2/6/2019 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM W Lake Miona Info
ART- Colored Pencil Florals and Birds
Colored pencil is an ideal medium for nature painting. It is direct, manipulating and forgiving and is for both the beginner and more seasoned students. This class provides instructions needed to create beautiful nature paintings. In addition to colored pencil fundamentals, blending techniques, values composition, floral points and more will be discussed and implemented including color theory, basic strokes and layering. Contact instructor at 352-753-8770 for more information.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Waitlist Colored Pencil Florals and Birds ART28102 1/9/2019 - 2/13/2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM W Bradenton Info
ART- Colored Pencil Portraits: Shades of Grey
Advance your portrait skills using 6 shades of grey plus black and white to complete a portrait provided by your instructors plus a portrait from your favorite photo of a family member or friend.
PREREQUISITE: Colored Pencil Portraits: Don’t be Afraid of the Dark. Contact Jan @352-751-1313 for additional information. Supply list will print on your registration receipt.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Colored Pencil Portraits: Shades of Grey ART21102 2/22/2019 - 3/29/2019 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM F Lake Miona Info
ART- Colored Pencil: Beginner 1
This basic class teaches you how to use colored pencils in order to create a realistic colored pencil painting using layering and blending techniques. No previous art/drawing experience is required. Extra fee to instructor for special art tools $25.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Waitlist Colored Pencil Beginner 1 ART09110 1/2/2019 - 2/6/2019 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM W Eisenhower Info
Waitlist Colored Pencil Beginner 1 ART09111 1/3/2019 - 2/7/2019 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Th Eisenhower Info
Register Colored Pencil Beginner 1 ART09112 2/7/2019 - 3/14/2019 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Th Eisenhower Info
ART- Colored Pencil: Beginner 2
Students will learn how to create shadows, burnish, use a colorless blender, how to use Verithins, and how to create a dusted background.
Prerequisite- Colored Pencil Beginner 1 required.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Colored Pencil: Beginner 2 ART17104 2/13/2019 - 3/20/2019 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM W Eisenhower Info
Register Colored Pencil: Beginner 2 ART17105 2/21/2019 - 3/28/2019 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Th Info
ART- Colored Pencil: Don't be Afraid of the Dark
In this beginning portrait class, you will build your confidence by creating black and white value studies of facial features. PREREQUISITE: Colored Pencil Techniques or previous colored pencil experience as approved by instructors. Contact Jan @ 352-751-1313 for additional information. Supply list will print on your registration receipt.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Colored Pencils Portraits: Don't Be Afraid of the Dark ART20102 1/11/2019 - 2/15/2019 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM F Lake Miona Info
ART- Colored Pencil: Furry Pets 1
This class concentrates on rendering individual pet features and culminates with students creating a pet project in its entirety using suede mat board. Prerequisite- Colored pencil experience
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Waitlist Colored Pencil: Furry Pets 1 ART19103 1/8/2019 - 2/12/2019 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Tu Eisenhower Info
ART- Colored Pencil: Furry Pets 2
In this class you will bring in your own photographs and render your furry pet portrait from those photos using colored pencils. I will help you with composition, color selection, and creating your pet paintings. Prerequisite- Colored Pencil Furry Pets 1.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Colored Pencil: Furry Pets 2 ART43101 2/26/2019 - 4/9/2019 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Tu Lake Miona Info
ART- Digital Artistry: Advanced
This course is designed for students who have taken my basic class or already have some experience doing post photo-processing and have worked with some of the tools such as Photoshop or Corel Painter, or iColorama. Intended for people who want to really explore both the aesthetics of digital art and different ways to create it. Supply fee of $20 payable to the instructor the first day of class. Students will need to bring to class a laptop with Windows 10 as operating system.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Digital Artistry: Advanced ART49101 1/17/2019 - 2/4/2019 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM M,Th Eisenhower Info
ART- Luscious Watercolor Landscapes
This course will get the beginner and intermediate students started painting vibrant and beautiful landscapes in watercolor. Beginning with an introduction to materials and demonstrations of various techniques, student’s skill set will be identified. Also through demonstration and exercises, students will learn how to set up their palettes, mix colors, create washes, and incorporate proper pictorial images and more. Focus is on skill building from “thumbnail sketches” and Value Studies to developed paintings. Students will also learn value and color theory in relation to compositional design. This course is an opportunity to learn “how to paint”. A $5.00 supply fee is payable to the instructor the first day of class. Contact instructor at 352-753-8770 for more information.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Waitlist Luscious Watercolor Landscapes ART47101 2/20/2019 - 3/27/2019 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM W Eisenhower Info
ART- Mixed Media Painting Adventures:
Join the fun and learn how to use various mediums to transform plain surfaces into decorative works of art! Each class will feature a different subject matter. Rocks, terra cotta pots, glass, wood boards, and a whole lot more is offered in this selection of courses! Sign up for one or all! Great for gift-giving or for holiday craft shows!!!
No experience or supplies needed, an apron is recommended. $10 supply fee payable to instructor day of class. Please contact instructor for more info: terisfunart@gmail.com
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Mixed Media Painting Adventures! (Beginner Alcohol Ink) ART07132 12/17/2018 - 12/17/2018 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM M Lake Miona Info
ART- Oil Painting: Intermediate
This class is for the experienced artist who wants to take their oil painting skills to a higher level.
Join award-winning artist, Michael Pintar, and focus on maximizing composition, managing palette choices for clean color, adding interest through loose brushwork and using palette knives, establishing strong values and edge control. Important: Student must have all supplies and equipment associated with creating studio paintings using oil paints. Instructor will provide supply and material requirements prior to first class.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Oil Painting: Intermediate ART35102 2/28/2019 - 3/7/2019 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Th SeaBreeze Info
ART- Oil Painting: Introduction
This class is designed for anybody who wants to explore oil painting. You’ll learn about the materials used,mixing colors, how to start and finish an oil painting. Some of the concepts include underpainting and
blocking-in,fat-over-lean, using different brushes and a palette knife, glazing, scumbling, and more. Drawingexperience is helpful. There is a $40 supply fee payable to the instructor the first day of class. All materials and easels will be provided during each class.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Oil Painting: Introduction ART03107 1/21/2019 - 2/18/2019 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM M Eisenhower Info
Register Oil Painting: Introduction ART03108 3/18/2019 - 4/15/2019 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM M Eisenhower Info
ART- Tropical Watercolors: Beginner
“You Can Do It !” Sandy Simpson, certified Terry Madden Watercolor Teacher, continues Terry’s legacy encouraging aspiring artists to learn tools and techniques using bright, vibrant, transparent tropical colors. Teaching in his style, using her originals, her subjects include: Florida’s Skies & Water, Flowers, Boats & Beach houses, Birds, Palm Trees, Lighthouses & Rocks. Have fun exploring composition, mixing colors,perspective, lights & darks techniques to apply to your paintings.
Beginners/Beginners Plus welcome. Approx. cost of basic paint & palette $35.00 + Arches paper.
Email :watercolorsbysandy@gmail.com for a complete list of supplies required & suggested.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Tropical Watercolors: Beginner ART37102 3/6/2019 - 3/13/2019 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM W SeaBreeze Info
ART- Tropical Watercolors: Intermediate
“Teaching is my passion. Bring your supplies and a positive attitude.” Have a fun, creative learning
experience exploring composition, mixing colors, perspective, lights & darks. Sandy Simpson, Certified Terry Madden Watercolor Teacher, continues Terry’s legacy encouraging aspiring artists to learn tools and techniques using bright, vibrant, transparent tropical colors,
teaching in his style, using her originals. Subjects include: Florida’s Skies & Water, Flowers, Boats &
Beach houses, Birds, Palm Trees, Lighthouses & Rocks. “You Can Do It !”
Email : watercolorsbysandy@gmail.com for a complete list of supplies required & suggested.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Tropical Watercolors: Intermediate ART38102 3/20/2019 - 3/27/2019 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM W SeaBreeze Info
ART- Zentangle for Beginners
Let go, relax, and have fun drawing structured patterns that create beautiful images. No experience or artistic skill necessary. We let go of the outcome and focus on being present. Zentangle has been known to take away stress, pain, and anxiety. It’s calming relaxing, and lots of fun. You will be amazed when you discover your own creativity! Receive step by step instruction in a meditative environment while tangling (drawing) on Italian Fabriano Paper Tiles with Quality Pigma Pens. Learn new Zentangle patterns each week that are easy and geared towards the beginner tangler. Supply fee of $15 is payable to the instructor the first day of class.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Art Zentangle for Beginners ART44102 1/15/2019 - 2/5/2019 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM Tu Pimlico Info
ART- Zentangle Mindful Drawing
Get the full Zentangle experience by drawing and shading structured patterns on Zentangle Fabriano Paper Tiles. Soft music plays in the background as we focus on being present and letting go of the outcome. Leave feeling relaxed, rejuvenated and in the right frame of mind to take on the rest of the day. First timers are welcome. You do not have to take the beginner class to take this one. $15 supply fee due to instructor at first class to cover all supplies needed for the entire four weeks including Pigma Micron Pens, Zentangle Pencil, Tortillion and Paper Tiles.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Art Zentangle Mindful Drawing ART45103 2/19/2019 - 3/12/2019 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM Tu Pimlico Info
ART-Acrylic Painting-Expressions of the Soul 2
This course will explore and expand the adventure into your creative self through painting and mixed media. Choosing your personal colors, shapes and lines with an intuitive approach and a non-judgmental attitude, you will discover deeper levels of your primary self and build new bridges to your imagination. Supplies required and will print on your receipt.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Acrylic Painting- Expressions of the Soul 2 ART36101 2/4/2019 - 3/18/2019 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM M Lake Miona Info
ART-Great American Collectors
This 5-part series will examine some of America’s greatest collectors, where their collections reside and what makes them so special. Maybe you could visit them as you travel in America! You will learn about the Cone Sisters and their collection at the Baltimore Museum of Art, the Mellon Family collection at the National Gallery in Washington, D.C., Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney’s museum in NYC, Kay and Velma Kimbell’s collection in Fort Worth and the Eli and Edith Broad’s new museum, The Broad, in LA.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Great American Collectors ART33101 1/9/2019 - 3/6/2019 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM W Pimlico Info
ART-One Stroke Painting: Beginner 1
Discover your hidden talent! Developed by Donna Dewberry, the One Stroke Painting technique is easy for everyone. This course offers hand’s-on painting sessions taught by a One Stroke certified instructor. Learn the basic techniques and combination strokes to paint wildflowers, daisies, rosebuds, wisteria, bees, sunflowers, leaves, vines, birdhouses, and more. People who have never picked up a brush before will feel comfortable trying and mastering this method. Learn how to prepare, load, and care for brushes. No previous painting experience is required for this course. Note: items will be available for purchase at the first class (appx. $65).
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Waitlist One Stroke Painting: Beginner ART05104 2/14/2019 - 3/7/2019 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM Th Lake Miona Info
ART-One Stroke Painting: Beginner 2
This course will enhance your skills by building on the strokes learned at the beginner level and go beyond to further strengthen your One Stroke talents. Participants will be introduced to the next level of brush strokes and techniques, while learning to paint pansies, roses, hydrangeas, and dragonflies. Participants will use all supplies from the beginner course.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register One Stroke Painting: Beginner 2 ART14105 3/14/2019 - 4/4/2019 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM Th Lake Miona Info
ART-One Stroke Painting: More
Learn a variety of flowers, trees, vines, leaves and ferns to produce beautiful arrangements, bouquets, and borders. Design elements will be taught to enhance your painting skills and take you to the next level of One Stroke painting. Emphasis will be on introducing the student to paint on various surfaces, such as glass, metal, canvas, and fabric. Students will use the acrylic brushes, paints, and supplies from the Beginner class. Prerequisite: Completion of the One Stroke Beginner course & One Stroke Beginner 2 course. Supply fee to instructor first class (appx. $25).
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register One Stroke Painting: More ART24102 1/10/2019 - 1/31/2019 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM Th Lake Miona Info
CRA- Mini/Fairy Artificial Garden
Don’t need the benefits of live plants or are a snowbird? This class is for you! Learn the secrets of floral and landscape design to create a miniature beach/tropical scene with realistic looking succulents or a woodland/fairy garden using artificial plants and flowers. See www.gardening-inspirations.com/Workshops for sample photo. Supply fee approximately $45.
Notes: Supply fee, payable to instructor at end of class, covers foam, sand, moss, wire, glue, plants, basic miniature accessories, use of all tools and more. Supply fee is approximate and will vary depending upon supplies chosen. Bring your own container to match your decor, or appropriate containers are available at class, most $12. The ideal container should be 10-12” wide and 4" deep, and can be a bowl or rectangular pot of any material.
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Register Mini/Fairy Artificial Garden CRA15101 2/16/2019 - 2/16/2019 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Sa Lake Miona Info
CRA- Miniature/Fairy Garden
Make a tropical beach or woodland scene for indoors or your covered lanai using ferns, foliage, and succulents. Enhance with creative miniature accessories, the style being smaller, adorable versions of what you can realistically find in larger landscapes. See www.gardening-inspirations.com/Workshops for sample photo. Supply fee approximately $35. Notes: Supply fee, payable to instructor at end of class, covers soil, drainage rock, mulch, plants, basic miniature/fairy accessories, use of all tools, and more. Supply fee is approximate and will vary depending upon supplies chosen. Bring your own container to match your decor, or appropriate containers are available at class, most $12. The ideal container should be 12-14" wide and 4-6" deep, and can be a bowl or rectangular pot of any material, with or without a drainage hole. Bring gardening gloves if you have them.
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Register Miniature/Fairy Garden CRA09102 2/23/2019 - 2/23/2019 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Sa Moyer Info
CRA- Outdoors Mini/Fairy Garden
Learn the secrets to designing and creating a miniature or fairy garden for your outdoor container. We’ll utilize foliage and flowering plants that are meant for surviving our tropical environment outdoors. See www.gardening-inspirations.com/Workshops for sample photo. Supply fee approximately $45.

Notes: Supply fee, payable to instructor at end of class, covers soil, mulch, glue, plants, basic miniature/fairy accessories, and use of all tools. Supply fee is approximate and will vary depending upon supplies chosen. Bring your own container to match your outdoor décor (many can be found at big box stores for approximately $10). The ideal container should be 14-16" wide and 12” deep, and must have a drainage hole. Bring gardening gloves if you have them.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Outdoors Mini/Fairy Garden CRA14101 3/30/2019 - 3/30/2019 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Sa Moyer Info
CRA- The Wonderful World of Herbs
Come learn from a former farmers’ market herb grower about how to grow, use, and store delicious and healthy herbs. Afterwards you’ll create your own herb container garden to take home. See www.gardening-inspirations.com/Workshops for sample photo. Supply fee $30.
Notes: Supply fee, payable to instructor at end of class, covers herbs, soil, use of all tools, and more. Optionally you may add miniature accessories to complete our garden for an additional fee. Bring your own container 14-16” wide and 8-12” deep, with a drainage hole. Bring gardening gloves if you have them.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Waitlist The Wonderful World of Herbs CRA16101 3/16/2019 - 3/16/2019 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Sa Lake Miona Info
Register The Wonderful World of Herbs CRA16102 3/19/2019 - 3/19/2019 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Tu Lake Miona Info
CUL- Cake Decorating for Beginners:
Students will learn the basics of cake decorating using buttercream icing: how to level, torte, fill, frost, and decorate a round cake. This fun class is geared for anyone that has ever wanted to try or wants a refresher on basic cake decorating. Lot’s of helpful information and recipes included. An apron is recommended, but no experience or supplies needed. $15 supply fee payable to instructor day of class. Please notice: No Dietary restrictions, contact instructor for more info: terisfunart@gmail.com
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Cake Decorating for Beginners: (Cake w/Buttercream & Fondant) CUL06105 1/7/2019 - 1/7/2019 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM M Pimlico Info
Register Cake Decorating for Beginners: (Spring Theme) CUL06104 3/3/2019 - 3/3/2019 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Su Bridgeport Info
Register Cake Decorating for Beginners: (Valentine Cake) CUL06106 2/11/2019 - 2/11/2019 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM M Pimlico Info
CUL- Fast & Fabulous Hors D'oeuvres Beginners
These creative bites will delight everyone during this interactive class. This is a basic beginner class, designed to take the stress and hassle out of preparing delicious Hors d’oeuvres. Recipes are not complicated or gourmet – just fun & delicious. Students will “taste” during class, and go home with a sample tray of Hors d’oeuvres & recipes. Students encouraged to bring a beverage and an apron. $20 supply fee payable to instructor day of class. Please notice: No Dietary restrictions, contact instructor for more info: terisfunart@gmail.com
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Waitlist Fast & Fabulous Hors D'oeuvres for Beginners: (Holiday Theme) CUL03106 12/30/2018 - 12/30/2018 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Su Bridgeport Info
Waitlist Fast & Fabulous Hors D'oeuvres for Beginners: (Sweet & Savory) CUL03107 2/17/2019 - 2/17/2019 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Su Bridgeport Info
Register Fast & Fabulous Hors D'oeuvres for Beginners: (Sweet & Savory) CUL03108 3/19/2019 - 3/19/2019 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM Tu Bridgeport Info
CUL- Sweet Treats Decorating for Beginners:
Have fun learning how to decorate plain cupcakes, cookies & more using buttercream/fondant and various other decorations to transform them into beautiful, tasty works of art! No supplies or experience required, just bring an apron. $15 supply fee payable to instructor day of class.
Please notice: No Dietary restrictions, contact instructor for more info: terisfunart@gmail.com
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Sweet Treats Decorating for Beginners: (Valentine Theme) CUL05108 2/10/2019 - 2/10/2019 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Su Bridgeport Info
DAN- Ballroom Level 1 Baby Boomer
This class is for all who want to dance to the music of your generation. The music has become a standard and is played at all social dance events. A “must learn” for wedding receptions, class reunions & cruises. You will learn steps, style, & body movements for the many various rhythms. In five weeks this class will give you the knowledge and confidence to “Let Loose” and “Do Your Own Thing”. Easy, fun and very informative dance class. Partner required at signup.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Ballroom Level 1 Baby Boomer DAN16102 3/2/2019 - 3/30/2019 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Sa Hibiscus Info
DAN- Ballroom Level 1 Rock 'N' Roll Swing
This is a favorite dance class in The Villages. You will learn the feel and the rhythm of the AUTHENTIC STYLE of rocking 50’s, 60’s and present upbeat tempos of today. You and your partner will learn the step patterns, timing, lead/follow, style, body moves and interesting footwork to the popular Rock ‘N’ Roll music. Partner required at signup.
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Register Ballroom Level 1 Rock 'N' Roll Swing DAN03106 1/10/2019 - 2/7/2019 5:15 PM - 6:15 PM Th Allamanda Info
Register Ballroom Level 1 Rock 'N' Roll Swing DAN03107 2/28/2019 - 3/28/2019 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Th Allamanda Info
DAN- Ballroom Level 1 Slow & Foxtrot Rhythms
You and your partner will receive admired attention as you dance around the floor with dance steps designed to fit the music. While others are swaying in place, you will be moving around the dance floor with romantic body moves twirls, underarm turns and dips. You will learn to combine and inter-change the slow dance style step patterns to the brighter tempos of Fox Trot. Emphasis will be placed on the style of each dance and how to stay on time to the music. Individual attention and help given to all students. Partner required at signup.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Ballroom Level 1 Slow & Foxtrot Rhythms DAN13103 2/28/2019 - 3/28/2019 5:15 PM - 6:15 PM Th Allamanda Info
DAN- Ballroom Level 1 Waltz
Everyone should have the experience of dancing the Waltz, a foundation dance for all other smooth dances and a very special dance class for beginners. Detailed, easy introduction to the basic Waltz step patterns, how to stay on time to the music and the necessary lead and follow skills for comfortable partner coordination. We will teach you exactly what you need to know to get you moving to the beautiful Waltz melodies. Partner required at signup.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Ballroom Level 1 Waltz DAN18102 3/2/2019 - 3/30/2019 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Sa Hibiscus Info
DAN- Ballroom Level 1-B Latin Rhythms
A continuation of introducing you to the most popular Latin dances. You will learn new Latin Rhythm step patterns, timing, lead & follow skills. Learn how body moves and footwork will easy develop the style of the dance. You and your partner will enjoy your skills of dancing interchangeable step techniques from one Latin dance to other Latin rhythms. Partner required at signup.
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Register Ballroom Level 1-B Latin Rhythms DAN22101 1/19/2019 - 2/9/2019 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM Sa Hibiscus Info
DAN- Ballroom Level 2 Rock 'N' Roll Swing
This class is a continuation of Level 1 Rock ‘N’ Roll Swing. Now that your feet are “rocking” and your body “rolling”, you are ready to add new step patterns with new dance positions to create a more animated, spirited, lively and enjoyable Rock ‘N’ Roll style swing. You and your partner will enjoy showing off your new dancing skills. Partner required at signup.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Ballroom Level 2 Rock 'N' Roll Swing DAN15104 1/19/2019 - 2/9/2019 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM Sa Hibiscus Info
DAN- Ballroom Level 2 Slow & Foxtrot Rhythms
This class series is a continuation of your dance training for these two most popular dances, new step patterns, new dance positions, new style features, all designed to make you and your partner “that special couple to watch” at all dancing events. You will learn how to stay on time to the music and how to musicality create your dance steps to the music played. Partner required at signup.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Ballroom Level 2 Slow & Foxtrot Rhythms DAN14102 1/10/2019 - 2/7/2019 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Th Allamanda Info
DAN- Chi Dancing
Creating an abundance of Chi (Life Energy) will lift your spirit, open your heart, and fill you with enthusiasm. Chi Dance (Meditation in Motion Movements) will activate major energy centers in the body, dissolving stagnant energy that prevents the flow of life-giving Chi. Sessions begin with Chi Bliss warm ups, Chi Dance movements, and Great Circle Meditation. Once mastered this practice, you will gain improved balance, strength, agility, grace, coordination, and great mental focus.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Waitlist Chi Dancing DAN27101 1/18/2019 - 2/15/2019 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM F Hibiscus Info
DAN- Dance of Yoga
This Yoga-inspired dance flow is a mind, body experience that contains stretching, coordination, balance, and relaxation phases. The moves are choreographed to rhythmic music that facilitates graceful free-flowing motion. Participants will improve their flexibility, strength and balance, as well as realizing a calming sensation of well-being.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Dance of Yoga DAN01109 2/14/2019 - 3/21/2019 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Th Bacall Info
DAN- East Coast Swing: Beginner
This class will prepare couples to get out on the dance floor, have fun, and enjoy all the popular Village bands. Our class will focus on learning basic easy to follow steps, leads and turns. Dance pace is appropriate for Villagers, and the step by step instruction is casual and fun. Partner required at signup.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Waitlist East Coast Swing: Beginner DAN29102 1/6/2019 - 2/10/2019 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Su Fenney Info
DAN- East Coast Swing: Intermediate Level II
This Intermediate East Coast Swing course is a follow-up class to the beginner class, or for those who already know basic East Coast Swing steps/beginner turns. Students will be taught new turns with a focus on refining your moves. Dance pace is appropriate for Villagers, casual and fun. Partner required at signup.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register East Coast Swing: Intermediate Level II DAN30101 2/24/2019 - 3/31/2019 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Su Fenney Info
DAN- Line Dance: Beginner
This course is for those individuals who would like to further their experience in basic steps and line dance technique in a fun atmosphere. Learn more dances as well as those dances done on The Villages Town Squares. Dancers should have knowledge of most basic steps for this class. Proper footwear is required - no flip flops allowed.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Waitlist Line Dance: Beginner DAN26101 1/7/2019 - 2/11/2019 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM M Allamanda Info
Register Line Dance: Beginner DAN26102 2/25/2019 - 4/1/2019 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM M Allamanda Info
DAN- Line Dance: Introduction
You can line dance in six easy lessons. This class is for the individual who is new to line dancing and wants to learn in a fun, comfortable atmosphere. Basic steps and line dance technique will be taught while learning some of the line dances done on The Villages Town Squares and in social settings. Proper shoes are required - no flip flops allowed.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Waitlist Line Dance: Introduction DAN25101 1/7/2019 - 2/11/2019 9:00 AM - 9:50 AM M Allamanda Info
Register Line Dance: Introduction DAN25102 2/25/2019 - 4/1/2019 9:00 AM - 9:50 AM M Allamanda Info
DAN- Line Dancing for Beginners
This course is designed to teach the new dancer (or those who do not think they can dance) the fundamentals of line dance. This will be a fun course!
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Waitlist Line Dancing for Beginners DAN28101 1/6/2019 - 2/24/2019 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Su Big Cypres Info
Register Line Dancing for Beginners DAN28102 3/3/2019 - 4/7/2019 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Su Big Cypres Info
DAN- Night Club Two Step
This slow dance is very easy to learn and can be done to any slow music. Instead of just swaying to the music, we put some lovely moves together so that both partners look good. Become the envy on the dance floor when you learn this dance. Join me with your Partner. This will be a beginner class and I teach slowly and make sure you are having a good time while you are learning. No flip flops; dance shoes that slide are preferred. Partner is required at signup.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Night Club Two Step DAN23102 1/7/2019 - 2/11/2019 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM M Pimlico Info
DAN- Two Step 201, Beyond Basic
Students need to have taken Two-Step 101 class or know the basics of country two-step. This class will focus on technique and choreography, new moves and styles. Students will learn dance frame, lead and follow, turn techniques, and other tips to make dancing more enjoyable. Smooth soled shoes are recommended (or bring an old pair of socks to slip over your shoes). Partner required at sign up.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Two Step 201, Beyond Basic DAN20102 1/3/2019 - 2/7/2019 7:45 PM - 8:45 PM Th Bacall Info
Register Two Step 201, Beyond Basic DAN20103 2/21/2019 - 3/28/2019 7:45 PM - 8:45 PM Th Bacall Info
DAN-Ballet: Beginner
This class is for anyone who wishes to strengthen and improve their posture, develop flexibility and control, and help stretch and access all muscles in the body in a gentle, structured manner. The format of the classical ballet class, as it is taught worldwide, starts with exercise at the barre, then in the center for balance and control. Steps across the floor add the element of movement in preparation for little combinations of basic ballet vocabulary.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Waitlist Ballet: Beginner DAN08109 1/7/2019 - 2/11/2019 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM M Fenney Info
Register Ballet: Beginner DAN08110 2/18/2019 - 3/25/2019 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM M Fenney Info
Waitlist Ballet: Beginner DAN08111 1/25/2019 - 3/8/2019 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM F Saddlebroo Info
DAN-Ballet: Continuing
This course is for students who have some knowledge of basic ballet positions and steps. It includes barre and floor work, and is a full body workout. Steps across the floor will be revisited, and new ones added.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Ballet: Continuing DAN12109 1/7/2019 - 2/11/2019 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM M Fenney Info
Register Ballet: Continuing DAN12110 2/18/2019 - 3/25/2019 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM M Fenney Info
Register Ballet: Continuing DAN12111 1/25/2019 - 3/8/2019 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM F Saddlebroo Info
DAN-Country Pattern Partner- Beginner
Couples will learn the basic steps first. Participants will be taught four beginner dances. Each dance will be reviewed each week. Everyone dances in a circle, and every couple will be doing the same patterns. Partner required.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Country Pattern Partner- Beginner DAN05111 1/3/2019 - 2/7/2019 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Th Bridgeport Info
Register Country Pattern Partner- Beginner DAN05112 2/14/2019 - 3/21/2019 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Th Bridgeport Info
DAN-Country Pattern Partner: Beg. Plus
The dances taught in this course are a little more advanced. Participants who have taken the Beginner’s course first would continue with learning more dances. Partner required.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Country Pattern Partner- Beg.Plus DAN06111 1/3/2019 - 2/7/2019 7:30 PM - 8:45 PM Th Bridgeport Info
Register Country Pattern Partner- Beg.Plus DAN06112 2/14/2019 - 3/21/2019 7:30 PM - 8:45 PM Th Bridgeport Info
DAN-Two Step 101
Country Two Step is a free-style couple’s dance to upbeat country music. This course is designed for the beginner with little or no experience in Country Two Step. Learn the basic steps, lead, follow, turns and several basic patterns in this course. Smooth soled shoes are recommended (or bring an old pair of socks to slip over your shoes). Partner required at sign up.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Two Step 101 DAN09105 1/3/2019 - 2/7/2019 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Th Bacall Info
Register Two Step 101 DAN09106 2/21/2019 - 3/28/2019 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Th Bacall Info
GEN- Build Your Family Tree on Ancestry.com
In this two session class, you will learn how to start your tree, organize your facts, find answers, share your tree, and print your tree. Bring your own fully charged laptop (Mac or Windows).
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Build Your Family Tree on Ancestry.com GEN09102 2/18/2019 - 2/25/2019 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM M Lake Miona Info
GEN- Family Tree Maker 2017 - Part 2
Topics to be covered include doing on-line research from within FTM2017 working with some data entry options, using FTM2017 Tools, and learning to print some of the advanced printing report options, including a family history book. Students must bring their own fully charged laptop (Mac or PC) with the FTM 2017 software already installed.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Family Tree Maker 2017- Part 2 GEN12101 2/5/2019 - 2/26/2019 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Tu Lake Miona Info
GEN- Genealogy: Absolute Beginning
This course is strongly recommended for all students who are new to genealogy as it provides an excellent base for the other genealogy courses offered through The Enrichment Academy and for participating in The Villages Genealogy Society. Students are requested to bring pencils, an eraser, and a three ring binder with them to class.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Genealogy: Absolute Beginning GEN02108 1/7/2019 - 1/7/2019 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM M Lake Miona Info
Register Genealogy: Absolute Beginning GEN02109 2/4/2019 - 2/4/2019 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM M Lake Miona Info
Register Genealogy: Absolute Beginning GEN02110 3/4/2019 - 3/4/2019 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM M Lake Miona Info
GEN- RootsMagic - Part 2
Topics to be covered include doing on-line research from within RootsMagic, working with some data entry options, using the RootsMagic Tools, and learning to print some of the advanced printing report options, including a family history book. Students must bring their own fully charged laptop (Mac or PC) with the RootsMagic software already installed.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register RootsMagic - Part 2 GEN11101 3/5/2019 - 3/26/2019 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Tu Lake Miona Info
GEN-Ancestry.com: Searching
This is a hands-on class where the students will have guided on-line research instruction. Topics to be covered include navigating the website, searching tips and tricks, printing tips, and how to use the various records once they have located them. Bring your own fully charged laptop (Windows or Mac).
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Ancestry.com: Searching GEN04106 1/21/2019 - 1/28/2019 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM M Lake Miona Info
GEN-Family Tree Maker 2017-Part 1
In this four session class, all aspects of Family Tree Maker 2017 will be covered, from entering data to printing reports to researching online from within the program. Students must bring their own fully charged laptop (Mac or PC) with the Family Tree Maker 2017 software already installed.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Family Tree Maker 2017- Part 1 GEN03106 1/8/2019 - 1/29/2019 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Tu Lake Miona Info
GEN-Getting the Most From Familysearch.org
In this two session class the website Familysearch.org will be explored at length. Students will learn to use the free databases the website has to offer from locations in the United States as well as the world. Also, students will learn to use other resources such as digitized family histories and the exceptional instruction materials the site contains. Bring your own fully charged laptop (Windows or Mac).
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Getting the Most From Familysearch.org GEN05105 3/18/2019 - 3/25/2019 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM M Lake Miona Info
HEA- A Peaceful Mind is a Precious Gift
A peaceful mind is the foundation for health, happiness and well-being, yet quieting the mind can be difficult! Learn simple tools that help calm the restless activity of the mind. Relax, unwind. Create a powerful shift, enjoy a fresh perspective, and experience life anew! Includes Present Moment Meditation™. Chairs provided.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register A Peaceful Mind is a Precious Gift HEA11101 2/28/2019 - 2/28/2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Th Eisenhower Info
HEA- Age-less Yoga Face
Why stop exercising above your neck? In this workshop you can learn how to incorporate a facial regime that equates giving your face a workout. A recent study found that facial exercise can actually make you look years younger. This class will begin with yoga exercises to allow nourishing blood flow into the face. Followed by facial exercises, facial acupressure points, eye, neck & shoulder exercises, and ending with a relaxing facial balancing meditation. Wear comfortable clothing, bring a mirror, and a yoga mat.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Waitlist Age-less Yoga Face HEA08102 2/23/2019 - 2/23/2019 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Sa Bradenton Info
Register Age-less Yoga Face HEA08103 3/16/2019 - 3/16/2019 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Sa Bradenton Info
HEA- Chakra Clearing
There are 7 main energy centers in the body, known as chakras. Each chakra is located throughout our body so that it correlates to specific body ailment and physical dysfunctions; each energy center also houses our mental and emotional strengths. ... The clearing of the energy can also balance our emotional state of mind.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Chakra Clearing HEA12102 2/12/2019 - 3/19/2019 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Tu Canal Stre Info
HEA- Experience the Self: An Inner Journey
Have you ever wondered who you are beyond your name, form and the many roles you've played throughout your lifetime? Embark on an extraordinary journey and experience the radiant, peaceful presence within. Enrich your life! Enjoy ease, harmony, and a greater sense of Self. Includes Present Moment Meditation™. Chairs provided.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Experience the Self: An Inner Journey HEA10101 2/27/2019 - 2/27/2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM W Bradenton Info
HEA- Let Me Interest You in Your Health
This course will be individual sessions on various health topics to include coronary artery disease and its risk factors, atrial fibrillation, congestive heart failure, and the basics of pacemakers. The goal is to help people develop a better understanding of their health conditions, so they can make better informed decisions. I will provide up to date information in an engaging and easy to understand format. We will have a discussion of each topic then after a 30-45 min lecture the floor will be open for Q&A session.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Let Me Interest You in Your Health HEA06102 1/7/2019 - 2/4/2019 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM M Lake Miona Info
HEA- Medication Safety for the Older Adult
This course will review most medications used by older adults and empower them with knowledge. Medications to be reviewed by class will be high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, and asthma/COPD medications. Each class will cover drug interactions, food interactions, warnings, dosing and side effects. Q & A will be held at the end of each class. Feedback from students will be used to include other medications of interest.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Cancelled CANCELLED-Medication Safety for the Older Adult HEA09102 3/5/2019 - 3/26/2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Tu Lake Miona Info
HEA- Meditation Deep Relaxation
Many people have a hard time meditating. But every night when you fall asleep there’s one thing you have to do: let go of your thoughts. We’re using a biological process of sleep to help you naturally and effortlessly disengage from your thoughts. Just lying of down in a comfortable position, listening to slowly guided meditation and affirmations, you’ll be going into a sleep state where you can enter the deepest states of meditation, effortlessly. The hardest thing you’ll have to do is stay awake. Bring blanket or jacket and small pillow.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Meditation Deep Relaxation HEA13102 1/4/2019 - 1/25/2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM F Manatee Info
HEA- Taking Charge of Your Health
This course is designed to help the lay person understand how to take charge of their personal health and maintain it for life. We will discuss: Understanding How Your Body Works, Getting Your Doctor Involved & Why, Calories and Weight Management, Developing a Safe and Effective Exercise Program and Maintaining Success for Life.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Cancelled CANCELLED-Taking Charge of Your Health HEA14102 1/22/2019 - 2/5/2019 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Tu,Th Tierra Del Info
HEA-Ageless Grace
Ageless Grace is a cutting-edge Brain Fitness Program based on neuroplasticity that activates all 5 functions of the brain: analytical, strategic, kinesthetic learning, memory/recall, creativity & imagination. Each of the 21 tools stimulate the body and increase cognitive functions.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Ageless Grace HEA01109 2/11/2019 - 3/18/2019 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM M Bacall Info
HEA-Matter of Balance
This fall prevention program combines interactive class discussion and exercises proven to reduce fall risk. Developed by the Maine Department of Health and Boston University, Matter of Balance addresses fall hazards in the home and environment, fear of falling, assertiveness, fall related behaviors and the importance of exercise.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Matter of Balance HEA04104 1/3/2019 - 2/21/2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Th Captiva Info
Register Matter of Balance HEA04105 2/28/2019 - 4/18/2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Th Captiva Info
Waitlist Matter of Balance HEA04107 1/3/2019 - 2/21/2019 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Th Manatee Info
Register Matter of Balance HEA04108 2/28/2019 - 4/18/2019 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Th Manatee Info
HIS- 3,000 Years of Egyptian History
Kings, pharaohs, mummies, pyramids, the and beauty secrets of the ancient Egyptians and why it wasn’t always good to be the king.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register 3,000 Years of Egyptian History HIS37101 1/8/2019 - 1/8/2019 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Tu Bridgeport Info
HIS- Conspiracy Theory – JFK
It has been 50 years since President John F. Kennedy was assassinated, we have heard about the conspiracy theories. Decades of investigations, hearings, records documents, books, movies and interviews have failed to provide an answer to The Question: Did Lee Harvey Oswald act alone when he shot the President? This class will review theories about who could have been involved and what more is known today.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Waitlist Conspiracy Theory – JFK HIS30101 3/1/2019 - 3/15/2019 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM F Lake Miona Info
Register Conspiracy Theory – JFK HIS30102 3/2/2019 - 3/16/2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Sa Lake Miona Info
HIS- Discovering the Amazon
History of the discovery of Amazon, the 1st naturalists to venture into the dense and dangerous jungles and the frightening and fantastic creatures and useful plants they found in its jungles and rivers.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Discovering the Amazon HIS43101 3/21/2019 - 3/21/2019 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Th Eisenhower Info
HIS- Famous Island Prisons
History of the prisoners and what they had done to send them to the ‘colonies of the damned’ including the successful/unsuccessful escapes from the world’s most famous island prisons.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Famous Island Prisons HIS40101 2/28/2019 - 2/28/2019 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Th Eisenhower Info
HIS- Grant Moves South
A detailed look at Grants Overland campaign. Featuring the battles of the Wilderness, Spotsylvania and Cold Harbor.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Grant Moves South HIS31102 2/19/2019 - 2/21/2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Tu,Th Lake Miona Info
HIS- History of Ireland
History of early Ireland including the Celts and the Druids and the wealth of Irish legends including; banshees, changelings, pookas and leprechauns.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register History of Ireland HIS42101 3/17/2019 - 3/17/2019 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Su Bridgeport Info
HIS- Italian Renaissance
Power, Plots, Popes, and Poison:
History of the ‘dark side’ of the Italian & French Renaissance, 200 years of power, plots, popes and poison.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Italian Renaissance HIS38101 2/14/2019 - 2/14/2019 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Th Eisenhower Info
HIS- LBJ and Lady Bird Johnson
Lyndon Johnson, the 36th President of the U.S. was an enormously talented and intriguing man. A legendary master in amassing and wielding power, he skillfully used it to accomplish lofty goals and influence the world-in civil rights, reducing poverty, and unfortunately, Vietnam. His character flaws are equally legendary.
Lady Bird Johnson was a successful entrepreneur, astute political operative and a concerned environmentalist. She was the balancing force that tempered the excess of her husband and created the funds for his political ambitions. Come examine the fascinating lives and lasting influence of these two individuals from small towns in Texas.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Waitlist LBJ and Lady Bird Johnson HIS34101 2/21/2019 - 3/14/2019 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Th Lake Miona Info
HIS- Madams in America 1850-1910: Part 1
Learn how America’s first CEOs of the service industry ran their 'Houses of Joy', see images of their original buildings and antiques and hear anecdotes about their personal lives.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Madams in America 1850-1910: Part 1 HIS36101 12/13/2018 - 12/13/2018 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Tu Eisenhower Info
HIS- Madams in America 1850-1910: Part 2
Another historical romp about the 1st CEOs of the America’s service industry with a change of venue featuring the famous/infamous madams of New Orleans, Alaska and San Francisco.
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Register Madams in America 1850-1910: Part 2 HIS41101 3/14/2019 - 3/14/2019 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Th Eisenhower Info
HIS- Spain: Dreams, Legends and Lies
The dreams, legends and lies that created the history of Spain including the truth about Ferdinand & Isabella and their infamous Spanish Inquisition.
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Register Spain: Dreams, Legends and Lies HIS39101 2/24/2019 - 2/24/2019 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Su Bridgeport Info
HIS- The Knights Templar
The Knights Templar a religious military order of knighthood at the time of the Crusades was founded to protect Christian pilgrims to the Holy Land. The order under the Pope grew prominent in military campaigns, building castles and fortresses and wealth. Falsely accused of blasphemy and blamed for failures in the Holy Land, the order was destroyed by King Philip IV of France. This class will cover the origin, growth and demise and questions. What happened at the end? Where did their treasure go? Are they related to The Masons?
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Waitlist The Knights Templar HIS29101 1/4/2019 - 1/18/2019 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM F Lake Miona Info
Waitlist The Knights Templar HIS29102 1/5/2019 - 1/19/2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Sa Lake Miona Info
HIS- Tsars & Empresses of Imperial Russia
History, anecdotes and surprises about Imperial Russia presented through the lives of famous and notorious Rurik & Romanov Tsars & Empresses.
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Register Tsars & Empresses of Imperial Russia HIS44101 3/31/2019 - 3/31/2019 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Su Bridgeport Info
HIS- World War II in Europe
Detailed examination of the war in Europe. Featuring the fall of France Barbarossa, Stalingrad, D-Day and the Battle of the Bulge. The Italian and North African campaigns are also covered.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register World War II in Europe HIS32102 3/12/2019 - 3/26/2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Tu Lake Miona Info
HIS- World War II in the Pacific
An examination of the island-hopping campaigns of MacArthur and Nimitz. Pearl Harbor, Guadalcanal and many more other naval and land battles, will be discussed.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register World War II in the Pacific HIS33101 1/15/2019 - 1/29/2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Tu Lake Miona Info
HIS-Colonial New England History (1620-1776)
This course explores the causes of the early 17th Century migration to New England and the creation of democratic governments, public education systems and religious tolerance by the immigrants and their descendants. The 17th and 18th Century wars that helped shape the colonial attitudes leading towards the American Revolution will be visited, as well as the roots of revolution that matured in the 1770s in New England.
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Waitlist Colonial New England History (1620-1776) HIS13102 1/3/2019 - 2/21/2019 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Th Eisenhower Info
HIS-Frank Lloyd Wright- Wright or Wrong?
Led by two nineteen year Frank Lloyd Wright docents, class participants will experience the drama of Frank Lloyd Wright’s long, volatile life: his incredible self-esteem, his irresponsible romances; his remarkable vision. The story of his life will incorporate the major styles for which he became famous, highlighting several representative projects. His innovations and failings, both professional and personal, will be contrasted.
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Waitlist Frank Lloyd Wright- Wright or Wrong? HIS19102 2/14/2019 - 2/28/2019 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Th Lake Miona Info
HIS-Fredericksburg an Chancellorsville
A detailed look into the battles on the Rappahannock River after Antietam and before Gettysburg.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville HIS24102 2/12/2019 - 2/14/2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Tu,Th Lake Miona Info
HIS-The Roosevelt Women: Part 2
The story of the tangled relationships between our 32nd president FDR and the many women who loved him, including his formidable mother, his world renown wife, and his elusive mistress Lucy. Eleanor's intimate female friends and mentors are also featured in this revealing history.
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Register The Roosevelt Women: Part 2 HIS28101 3/5/2019 - 4/2/2019 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Tu Lake Miona Info
HIS-Themes&Things: American Revolution & Civil War
This course consists of engaging lectures on military, naval, and civilian aspects on these two major events in American History. The instructor dresses in different historical outfits that coincide with the different lectures, and brings in many historical artifacts, including a full medical kit from each time-period. Besides discussing the major causes and events of the wars, a major part of the course consists of portraying the lives of the ordinary soldiers and civilians, including food.
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Register Themes & Things of the American Revolution and Civil War HIS01106 2/4/2019 - 3/4/2019 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM M Lake Miona Info
HOB- Balloon Artistry: Advanced
This class will take your balloon décor skills to the next level. You will learn advanced twist, and balloon décor. Wow your friends and take your ballooning to the next level. Class requires completion of beginner course. There is a $16.00 supply fee payable to the instructor the first day of class.
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Register Balloon Artistry: Advanced HOB05102 2/13/2019 - 3/13/2019 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM W SeaBreeze Info
HOB- Beginning Balloon Artistry
Have you ever wanted to learn how to create your own balloon animals to impress a crowd or entertain at your Grandchild’s birthday parties? If so, this balloon art for beginner’s course is the perfect place to start! Start with the basics, and get step-by-step instructions for common balloon art knots and twists, then learn how to make flowers and animals. There is a $16.00 supply fee payable to the instructor the first day of class. Supplies will include a pump and more than 100 colorful balloons!
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Register Beginning Balloon Artistry HOB04104 1/9/2019 - 2/6/2019 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM W SeaBreeze Info
HOB- Bring on the Clowns!
This course will teach basic clown skills and etiquette, and prepare participants for active membership in a clown alley or group. Learn about the different types of clowns, and how to choose a character. Come learn the basics of clown arts.
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Register Bring on the Clowns! HOB03104 2/6/2019 - 3/27/2019 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM W Pimlico Info
HOB- Chess for Beginners
Participants will learn the basics of chess along with strategies. The class is designed for those with no prior chess experience or those who haven’t played in many years.
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Register Chess for Beginners HOB06104 2/18/2019 - 2/25/2019 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM M Saddlebroo Info
HOB- Mah Jongg: Beginner
Mah Jongg is a rummy-like game played with tiles, rather than cards. Learn about Mah Johngg, look at the tiles, how to build walls, pass out hands, how to read a Mah Jongg card, etc. There will be review every week. There will be review every week of the past week’s lesson.
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Waitlist Mah Jongg: Beginner HOB01111 1/8/2019 - 2/5/2019 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Tu Bridgeport Info
Register Mah Jongg: Beginner HOB01112 2/19/2019 - 3/19/2019 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Tu Bridgeport Info
HOB- Mah Jongg: Winning Strategies
Learn to play Mah Jongg with more confidence and win more hands. This interactive lecture course is for people who know how to play but would like additional assistance in setting up tiles, reading hands, analyzing the card, deciding on a hand, changing hands and strategies to improve your game. Special emphasis is on card analysis.
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Waitlist Mah Jongg: Winning Strategies HOB07103 1/15/2019 - 1/15/2019 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Tu Lake Miona Info
Waitlist Mah Jongg: Winning Strategies HOB07104 2/14/2019 - 2/14/2019 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Tu Lake Miona Info
HOB-Magic For Beginners
Magic for Beginners will teach the basics of sleight of hand. At the completion of the course, participants will know how to make a handkerchief disappear, perform tricks with rope, do a basic mind reading routine, as well as various magic effects with playing cards. Also to be discussed will be ethics in magic, magic as an art, and performance tips to amaze friends, family and grandchildren. The first class of each session covers some topics that serve as a foundation for the second and third classes. For this reason attendance at the first class is a pre-requisite for the second and third class. There is a $15 materials fee payable to instructor the first day of class.
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Waitlist Magic For Beginners HOB02106 1/8/2019 - 1/22/2019 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM Tu Lake Miona Info
Waitlist Magic For Beginners HOB02107 2/5/2019 - 2/19/2019 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM Tu Lake Miona Info
Register Magic For Beginners HOB02108 3/5/2019 - 3/19/2019 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM Tu Lake Miona Info
LAN - Spanish -"Let's Keep Talking Spanish"
Come and join us for the continuation of "Let's Talk... Spanish for Beginners. The course is designed to expand your speaking skills. It will enable you to talk about your feelings, describe what you see and do as well as where you go. The class is "user friendly" but previous knowledge of Spanish is required. There is a $5.00 fee for optional booklet.
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Register Spanish -"Let's Keep Talking Spanish" LAN20101 2/19/2019 - 3/7/2019 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Tu,Th Lake Miona Info
LAN- American Sign Language (ASL) Part 1
Participants will be exposed to fingerspelling, basic signing, receptive/expressive conversational situations, and Deaf culture. In this interactive course, participants will be asked to participate in various verbal and non-verbal group activities.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register American Sign Language (ASL) Part 1 LAN01107 2/28/2019 - 3/28/2019 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Th Lake Miona Info
LAN- American Sign Language (ASL) Part 2
This class is for those students who have taken the intro ASL class from Mr. Davis and want to expand their basic signing skills and knowledge of Deaf culture.
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Register American Sign Language (ASL) Part 2 LAN11104 1/7/2019 - 2/4/2019 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM M Lake Miona Info
Register American Sign Language (ASL) Part 2 LAN11105 1/10/2019 - 2/7/2019 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Th Lake Miona Info
LAN- American Sign Language (ASL) Part 3
This class is for students who have taken the intro American Sign Language (ASL) Part 1 and American Sign Language (ASL) Part 2 classes from Mr. Davis and want to continue expanding their intermediate signing skills and knowledge of the Deaf culture. Students will also be given an opportunity to interact with members of the Deaf community.
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Register American Sign Language (ASL) Part 3 LAN18103 2/25/2019 - 3/25/2019 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM M Lake Miona Info
Cancelled CANCELLED-American Sign Language (ASL) Part 3 LAN18104 2/28/2019 - 3/28/2019 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Th Lake Miona Info
LAN- Culture of France for Travelers
This class is aimed at those planning a trip to France, or those just interested in the French culture. Learn the exciting aspects of French life- including language, art, culinary treats, music, fashion, literature, and a touch of history.
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Register Culture of France for Travelers LAN03105 1/31/2019 - 2/21/2019 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Th Lake Miona Info
LAN- French IV
A continuation of The Enrichment Academy's French III. It is open to graduates of French III and those with limited French Studies. The emphasis will be on speaking and interacting as applied to today's French culture. Included is an introduction to composing and writing phrases. No book is required, all material furnished.
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Register French IV LAN19102 3/28/2019 - 4/18/2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Th Lake Miona Info
LAN- French 1
This course uses Total Physical Response (TPR) to get students involved. Students participate in French conversations centered around simple daily experiences.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Waitlist French 1 LAN04106 1/3/2019 - 1/24/2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Th Lake Miona Info
LAN- French II
A continuation of French 1. Students will develop skills using verbs/tenses as applied to popular culture. No book is required, all materials are furnished.
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Register French 2 LAN12104 1/31/2019 - 2/21/2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Th Lake Miona Info
LAN- French III
This class is offered to those who have completed my French I & II. The objective will be to continue building vocabulary, grammar, concepts and sentence structure with emphasis on speaking French. No book is required, all materials are furnished.
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Register French 3 LAN17103 2/28/2019 - 3/21/2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Th Lake Miona Info
LAN- Italian 1: Beginners Traveling To Italy
This course is an introduction to the Italian Language for students interested in learning Italian or planning to visit Italy. This class provides a basic foundation of the language plus much more information about Italy in general. Students will be encouraged to read and speak Italian at all times during class. The instructor was born and grew up in Rome and speaks fluent Italian. We will use “Learn Italian the Fast and Fun Way” the fourth edition by Marcel Danesi: ISBN # 978-143-807-4962. Good introductory easy book with CD available at Barnes & Noble.
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Register Italian 1: Beginners Traveling To Italy LAN06108 1/16/2019 - 2/6/2019 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM W Eisenhower Info
Waitlist Italian 1: Beginners Traveling To Italy LAN06109 2/20/2019 - 3/13/2019 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM W Eisenhower Info
LAN- Spanish: Let Me Teach You (Ultra Beginner )
This ultra-beginner's course is for those who have no experience in Spanish, but have been afraid to try, thinking it may be too hard. Well, it’s not! In this course, the participants will be provided with a sufficient understanding of the Spanish language. Materials in this course will provide participants with the confidence to advance to higher level Spanish courses. Be introduced to many words, some you already know; how to count; days of the week; months of the year, etc.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Let Me Teach You Spanish (Ultra Beginner) LAN07107 3/5/2019 - 3/26/2019 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Tu Lake Miona Info
LAN-Basic German
This course offers a way to refresh German language skills. It reviews and practices basic communication skills to introduce and meet others; to ask for directions; to get around using planes, trains, busses, street- and personal cars; to find and check into a hotel; order food in a restaurant; shop in a super market, drug or department store; and seek help in case of an emergency. This course is designed for students who have had exposure to German in the past.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Basic German LAN05102 1/8/2019 - 2/19/2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Tu Lake Miona Info
LAN-Continuation of Spanish-A
This is the continuation of “Conversational Beginners’ Spanish”. You must have completed “Conversational Spanish’ or have Spanish speaking experience. Heavy emphasis will be placed on speaking, listening, interpretation and writing. In addition, there will be heavy concentration on sentence structure and verb agreement. Course A and B are structured in such a way you can take either one first.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Continuation of Spanish-B LAN15102 2/28/2019 - 4/18/2019 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Th Lake Miona Info
LAN-Spanish: Conversational Beginner's Spanish
This course is intended for students who have previous (limited) Spanish experience from high school, college, or have taken Mario’s “Let Me Teach Your Spanish” course. For those who lack confidence, it is recommended to start with “Let Me Teach Your Spanish.” Learn some grammar, write simple sentences, have simple conversations, go deeper into numbers, the alphabet, some conjugation, the concept of Ser & Estar-.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Waitlist Conversational Beginner's Spanish LAN08104 1/8/2019 - 2/26/2019 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Tu Lake Miona Info
LAN-Spanish-Beginning Spanish for Travel
Traveling abroad? Come and acquire general conversational skills. Master how to get a room, read a menu, follow directions, and use basic survival skills. Great class for beginners!
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Waitlist Spanish - Beginning Spanish for Travel LAN13102 1/8/2019 - 2/12/2019 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Tu,Th Lake Miona Info
LIT- "No Fear Shakespeare"
If you want to understand what Shakespeare’s contribution to our literature has meant, but are intimidated by language and poetry, this course is for you. Selected plays will be discussed and may be read either in Elizabeth’s English or modern translation or both! Other necessary information will be provided.
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Register "No Fear Shakespeare" LIT23102 1/8/2019 - 1/24/2019 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM Tu,Th Eisenhower Info
LIT- American Women Writers: Part 2
1870 through The Great Depression: Continuing our exploration of great American women writers. (Part 1 is not a prerequisite.) This course will approach the works of writers like Susan B. Anthony; Emma Lazarus; Sarah Orne Jewett; Willa Cather; Kate Chopin; Edith Wharton; Gertrude Stein; Edna St. Vincent Millay; Dorothy Parker; Pearl Buck; Lillian Hellman; Margaret Mitchell; and Zora Neale Hurston among others. Men and women are invited to participate and see how these writers provide an important insight into America. Students will read and be prepared to discuss one chapter per week (usually fewer than 30 pages.) Prior to the first class purchase book: A Jury of Her Peers: Celebrating American Women Writers from Anne Bradstreet to Annie Proulx by Elaine Showalter ( (2009) (2009)
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Register American Women Writers: Part 2 LIT18101 1/2/2019 - 2/20/2019 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM W Lake Miona Info
LIT- American Women Writers: Part 3
1940s through 2000s: This final course (parts 1 and 2 are not a prerequisite) will feature more contemporary women writers like Sylvia Plath; Eudora Welty; Carson McCullers; Flannery O’Connor; Harper Lee; Ayn Rand; Sylvia Plath; Adrienne Rich; Joyce Carol Oates; Mary McCarthy; Elizabeth Bishop; Betty Friedan; Toni Morrison; Maya Angelou; Alice Walker; Ursula LeGuin; Anne Tyler; Joan Didion; Susan Sontag; Marilynne Robinson; Sandra Cisneros; Amy Tan; Bharati Mukherjee; Ann Beattie; Jane Smiley and Annie Proulx among others. Men and women are invited to participate and see how these writers provide an important insight into America. Students will read and be prepared to discuss one chapter per week (usually fewer than 30 pages). Prior to the first class purchase book: A Jury of Her Peers: Celebrating American Women Writers from Anne Bradstreet to Annie Proulx by Elaine Showalter (2009)
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Waitlist American Women Writers: Part 3 LIT19101 3/6/2019 - 4/17/2019 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM W Lake Miona Info
LIT- Around the World in Twenty Poems
Take a trip around the world without leaving the classroom! Participants will read and discuss poems from the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Africa and gain insights from their cultural contexts as well as learn about each region’s traditional poetic forms. Each week, we will come together to share a poetic triumph and issue a challenge as an optional writing exercise. An additional reading list is available for the very adventurous.
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Register Around the World in Twenty Poems LIT22102 1/5/2019 - 1/26/2019 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Sa Fenney Info
LIT- Edgar Allan Poe
The Man, the Myth, the Legend. The short, miserable, misunderstood life of Edgar Allan Poe ignited the creative genius of a unique writer with a distorted vision of life and love. As a youngster, Poe was never loved and nurtured; as a man, he never experienced success and happiness. Still, this drug addled, alcoholic genius entertains us today with his bizarre poetry of simplistic visions and his gothic tales of hallucinogenic surprise.
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Register Edgar Allan Poe LIT20101 2/20/2019 - 2/27/2019 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM W Eisenhower Info
LIT- I Love Lucy: Laughs, Struggles, Legacy
Lucy, Ricky, Fred, and Ethel overcame unbeatable obstacles in order to reinvent television comedy and to teach viewers how to laugh at ourselves. Originally airing from 1951 to 1957, this trend-setting, image-breaking CBS situation comedy is still popular in reruns and on DVD. This incredible foursome knew what they wanted the show to be, fought the establishment to make it happen, and live forever in our hearts.
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Register I Love Lucy: Laughs, Struggles, Legacy LIT21101 3/6/2019 - 3/13/2019 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM W Eisenhower Info
LIT- Memoirization: Translating Memory
This 4-week course is designed to provide students with the tools to realize the depth and breadth of their own memories through an exploration of genre and form. This course explores narrative structure through the voices of fictional, poetic, and nonfictional speakers. Participants will learn to develop their own creative works through the objects, subjects, and events that hold especial significance to them.
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Register Memorization: Translating Memory LIT24102 1/6/2019 - 1/27/2019 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Su Colony Cot Info
LIT-American Glory:Steinbeck,Faulkner & Hemingway
These gentlemen were the highly acclaimed novelists of the mid-twentieth century. Each was an American. Each had an engaging past. The class will examine and discuss these three authors who brought worldwide attention to American Literature.
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Register American Glory:Steinbeck,Faulkner & Hemingway LIT01102 1/23/2019 - 1/30/2019 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM W Eisenhower Info
LIT-Fitzgerald & His Alter-Ego, Gatsby
F. Scott Fitzgerald is most well-known for his 1925 novel, The Great Gatsby. Is this novel autobiographical? Reading the novel is not a requirement, but the class will explore reasons why this novel, over time, has surpassed Fitzgerald’s other successful novels and why this particular work has been made into a major motion picture at least three times, with Robert Redford, Paul Rudd, and Leonardo DiCaprio each portraying the romantic protagonist, Jay Gatsby.
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Cancelled CANCELLED-Fitzgerald & His Alter-Ego, Gatsby LIT04102 12/12/2018 - 12/19/2018 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM W Eisenhower Info
LIT-Mark Twain's Humor
Mark Twain is America’s Humorist. Today, we quote Twain without realizing we are alluding to him because his statements have become part of our pop culture. Mark Twain was a husband and father, a writer and humorist, a businessman and speculator. Each of these roles he took seriously, so this class will peek into Twain’s mind and try to see the world the way he saw it.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Mark Twain's Humor LIT05104 2/6/2019 - 2/13/2019 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM W Eisenhower Info
LIT-Walt Disney: The Man, Myth, Legend
Walt Disney’s career, characterized by astounding successes, saw unbelievable failures. Frequently near bankruptcy, Disney lures us with targeted marketing, reinvented animation, and family-friendly parks.
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Register Walt Disney: The Man, Myth, Legend LIT16103 1/9/2019 - 1/16/2019 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM W Eisenhower Info
MUS- Bagpipes
This course will include instruction in playing the Highland Bagpipe including proper blowing techniques, tuning, positioning of the instrument, and care and maintenance. Application to solo, as well as playing with a band. The course is designed for those learning to play in a bagpipe band as an ensemble with the drum section. Participants who have some bagpipe experience, as well as those who have not played for a few years are welcome. Instrument required. There will be an expense of less than $100 for the purchase of recommended instrument and tutor book for beginners.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Bagpipes MUS01106 1/17/2019 - 3/28/2019 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Th Saddlebroo Info
MUS- Guitar 102-A
This course continues where guitar 101 left off. Students will finish learning all of the strings on the guitar (4th, 5th and 6th) and notes in first position so that more advanced melodies can be played. You will build basic guitar skills, step by step as hands on experience. Students will continue to explore the fundamentals of music notation and find out how to produce clear, beautiful notes and chords. You’ll discover how to control rhythm, tempo and volume and how to express yourself artistically. You’ll make rapid progress as you follow a carefully planned practice schedule that reinforces each new skill you learn. There will be a $15 book fee payable to instructor first day of class.
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Register Guitar 102-A MUS06106 1/10/2019 - 2/7/2019 2:30 PM - 3:20 PM Th Allamanda Info
MUS- Guitar 102-B
In this course students will focus on learning all six strings of the guitar and should be taken after guitar 101. Lessons will make it easier to read and quickly learn various styles of music. Blues, country, folk, jazz and rock styles are included, plus pop songs. Learning to play has never been easier or more fun than with these specially designed materials for the beginning guitarist. There will be a $15 book fee payable to instructor first day of class.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Guitar 102-B MUS14102 2/28/2019 - 3/28/2019 2:30 PM - 3:20 PM Th Allamanda Info
MUS- Guitar II
Pre-requisite Learn to Play Guitar with David Williams. Students must own their own guitar and bring a 3 ring binder to class.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Guitar: II MUS18101 1/14/2019 - 2/4/2019 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM M Fenney Info
Register Guitar: II MUS18102 2/18/2019 - 3/11/2019 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM M Fenney Info
MUS- Guitar: Beginner 101
If you want to learn to play guitar, then this is the beginning course for you. In these fun and informative lessons, you will build basic guitar skills step by step and learn the parts of the guitar, names of strings, process of tuning the guitar, how to hold and use a pick, how to play a chromatic scale, simple chords and learn to read notes and play simple melodies. A ¾ size nylon string guitar is recommended if you do not already own a Guitar. There will be a $15 book fee payable to instructor first day of class.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Guitar: Beginner 101 MUS02107 1/10/2019 - 2/7/2019 1:30 PM - 2:20 PM Th Allamanda Info
Register Guitar: Beginner 101 MUS02108 2/28/2019 - 3/28/2019 1:30 PM - 2:20 PM Th Allamanda Info
MUS- Learn to Play Guitar
Start playing guitar on your first session. This course will teach all of the important aspects of the instrument without reading music. Yet, explain many important musical concepts. Students must own their own guitar and bring a 3 ring binder to class.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Learn to Play Guitar MUS15103 1/10/2019 - 1/31/2019 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Th Fenney Info
Register Learn to Play Guitar MUS15104 3/7/2019 - 3/28/2019 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Th Fenney Info
MUS- Piano 102-A
This course follows piano 101 and continues with the basics of music reading. Students who have taken piano/keyboarding 101 or have some background playing beginning piano will further enjoy learning to play piano. During this class, students will continue playing melody and accompaniments focusing on playing both hands simultaneously. This course will continue expanding the range of notes and introduce sharps and flats along with different key signatures. More in-depth music rhythmic structures will be explored and a variety of music will be introduced including a performance collection. Level 102 classes can be taken in any order. Keyboards will be provided for students in class, along with all instructional materials and books. There will be a $15 materials fee payable to instructor first day of class.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Waitlist Piano 102-A MUS05106 1/10/2019 - 2/7/2019 9:30 AM - 10:20 AM Th Allamanda Info
MUS- Piano 102-B
This jam packed class takes a basic note reaching approach where students will focus on playing melody and rhythm with two hands together in different key positions. Using five fingering positions and harmonizing techniques, an expansion of notes will be introduced along with theory focusing on musical forms and patterns, simple recital type of literature will be studied along with traditional songs. Level 102 classes can be taken in any order. Keyboards will be provided for students in class, along with all instructional materials and books. There will be a $15 materials fee payable to instructor first day of class.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Waitlist Piano 102-B MUS10102 2/28/2019 - 3/28/2019 9:30 AM - 10:20 AM Th Allamanda Info
MUS- Piano 103-B
In this course students will be introduced to a range of practical procedures including melodic design and tonality, different key positions, various tempi, rhythm and harmonic awareness, intervals and major and minor triads. Scales and arpeggios continue to be practiced. Along with traditional and classical songs, jazz repertoire will be taught concentrating on varied tempos and styles. Pentatonic scales will be practiced along with chords. Level 103 classes can be taken in any order. Keyboards will be provided for students in class, along with all instructional materials and books. There will be a $15 materials fee payable to instructor first day of class.
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Waitlist Piano 103-B MUS11101 1/10/2019 - 2/7/2019 10:30 AM - 11:20 AM Th Allamanda Info
MUS- Piano 103-C
In this upbeat piano class, students will be taught using a well-designed curriculum including time signatures, simple meters, note and rest values, dynamic signs, melodic intervals and harmonic organization. Sight reading will be practiced and emphasized along with tempo marks and playing songs in higher and lower octaves. Using a repertoire of material including popular and well known standard songs, we will explore techniques and skills playing on the piano. Scales and chords will continue to be practiced in class. Level 103 classes can be taken in any order. Keyboards will be provided for students in class, along with all instructional materials and books. There will be a $15 materials fee payable to instructor first day of class.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Piano 103-C MUS12102 2/28/2019 - 3/28/2019 10:30 AM - 11:20 AM Th Allamanda Info
MUS- Piano: Beginner 101
This class is for students who have always dreamed of playing the piano. The course begins with the basics of reading music and learning the way around the keyboard. Students will learn how to read notes, play basic melody and play accompaniment using right and left hands. Fundamental music theory and structure will be explored. Keyboards will be provided for students in class, along with all instructional materials and books. There will be a $15 materials fee payable to instructor first day of class.
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Waitlist Piano: Beginner 101 MUS03108 1/10/2019 - 2/7/2019 8:30 AM - 9:20 AM Th Allamanda Info
Register Piano: Beginner 101 MUS03109 2/28/2019 - 3/28/2019 8:30 AM - 9:20 AM Th Allamanda Info
MUS- Piano: Intermediate (A-D)
Intermediate Piano classes (A-E) is a complete integrated music curriculum that emphasizes graded piano repertoire, theory and technique. The class fills an important pedagogical venue and provides a structured step-by-step program in which students will gain a deeper understanding of musical notation, theory, rhythm, chord progression, scales, stylistic technique and dynamics. Students will also gain a solid foundation of musical understanding, musicianship and learn to play many different genres of piano music including jazz, ragtime, classical and popular. Independent study and practice will be necessary. Careful attention will be paid to expression and performance. Advanced key signatures will be introduced, and the study of sharps and flats and natural signs will be taught and reviewed. Pre-requisites include Piano 102, 103, substantial previous experience playing piano and teacher approval. Intermediate classes can be taken in any order. Keyboards will be provided for students in class, along with all instructional materials and books. There will be a $15 materials fee payable to instructor first day of class.
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Waitlist Piano: Intermediate (C) MUS13103 1/10/2019 - 2/7/2019 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Th Allamanda Info
Waitlist Piano: Intermediate (D) MUS13104 2/28/2019 - 3/28/2019 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Th Allamanda Info
MUS-Ukulele in The Villages: An Intro
Learn basic Ukulele chords, strumming techniques, and variations to make playing the Ukulele with music clubs in The Villages more enjoyable. This course will cover basic Ukulele nomenclature, tuning, strumming techniques, and patterns. Sessions are based on the Keys of C, G, D, A and F, and the alternate and supplementary chords. Presenters will participate in the lessons by singing appropriate songs. There is a $3 supply fee payable to instructor first day of class for the binder. Participants should bring their own ukulele (no baritone).
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Waitlist Ukulele in The Villages: An Intro MUS04105 1/2/2019 - 2/6/2019 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM W