Non-Credit Courses at Rehoboth Beach

Meet new people, gain new interests, and learn new skills. Our classes offer a relaxed atmosphere where our non-credit instructors make learning fun. Take advantage of a low-stress learning environment to develop your talent within. The Rehoboth Site offers a discount of 25% for those 55 years of age and better. Register Today! Don't wait…registering early may ensure that your class will still be available. Please Call 302-227-6295, fax, mail, or hand deliver the registration form and payment by check or credit card to:

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Wilmington University
41 Rehoboth Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
Rehoboth@wilmu.edu
302-227-6295

The Rehoboth Beach Site offers a discount of 25% for those 55 years of age and better.

When enrollment in a course is below the required number, Wilmington University reserves the right to cancel a course. Students who register for courses that are canceled will be given the opportunity to select replacement courses or receive a full refund.
REGISTER EARLY; last minute registrations will not revive an already canceled course.


Spring 2016 Non-Credit Courses

Topics of Interest

Selling on eBay $80.00
This course is designed to teach the basics of selling on eBay. You will learn to set up an account with both eBay and PayPal. Bring a small item you wish to sell with a detailed description of that item. You will also need to bring your checkbook, credit card, e-mail address, and password. We will take a picture of the item in class and follow the listing for three days. You will learn the process of sending an invoice, collecting payment, and shipping the item to the highest bidder.
Computer Basics recommended.

February 9 – February 12

T, W, R, F 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

April 4 – April 7

M, T, W, R 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
eBay: Beyond the Basics $80.00
This course is designed to continue exploring the eBay selling tool. Students will learn how to use Turbo Lister (a tool to help you create professional-looking listings) as well as upload and edit items in bulk.

February 22 - February 25

M, T, W, R 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Learn what your iPhone can do for you $80.00

Set up and customize your iPhone with your settings, Apple id, and iCloud storage. Starting with the basics, you will learn how to move through your iPhone’s basic features easily. An introduction to the apps such as contacts, photos, FaceTime, music, email, messaging and more are covered. All iOS systems 4 thru 9 are welcome.

January 15 - February 5 Fridays 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Beyond the Basics of Your iPhone $80.00

Become more familiar with the apps that help you communicate, take photos and listen to music on your iPhone. More advanced functions of your iPhone will be explored as well as connections to iTunes and iCloud. All iOS systems 4 thru 9 are welcome.

February 18 - March 10 Thursdays 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Learning the Basics of Your Digital Camera $80.00
Familiarize yourself with all the options provided in point-and-shoot digital cameras and DSLR cameras. We will explore basic functions of the camera and how to use them. Please bring a digital camera, memory card, camera batteries, instruction manual and USB cable to each class.

January 15 - February 5

Fridays 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Beyond the Basics of Your Digital Camera $80.00
You already know all the automatic settings and special effect modes of your digital camera. Now explore the manual modes to take control of your camera. Learn how to manipulate Aperture, Shutter Speed and ISO to take pictures for the lighting situation at hand. Previous experience or the basic digital camera course is recommended.

February 19 - March 11

Fridays 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Photoshop Elements Editing $80.00
Focus on editing and manipulating your photos. Learn to use layers, adjustment layers and filters. Manipulation of photos for special effects will be explored as well as more advanced techniques of selections for manipulation of images.

February 19 - March 11

Fridays 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Grammar and Punctuation for Writers $80.00
You’ve got a great idea for a short story or a memoir piece, but the rules of grammar and punctuation are daunting. “What should I do?” You ask? Well, first of all, you’ll need to correct the 3 errors in that sentence! That will be easily accomplished in this 4-session class, designed for writers who have questions about punctuation, capitalization, quotations, fragments and subject-verb agreement.

February 3 - February 24

Wednesdays 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Writing Your Memoirs $80.00
Every memoir is based on fact but filtered through memory and emotion to read more like fiction than biography. In this course, you will tap into those mental snapshots and start to put “your story” to the page.

February 3 – February 24

Wednesdays 12:30 PM – 2:30 pm
Writing Your Memoirs Continued $80.00
This course is open to anyone who has previously taken the Writing Your Memoirs class within the past year. It will review and build on previous memoir writing concepts, and provide more advanced material and prompts to encourage students to keep writing!

March 2 – March 23

Wednesdays 12:30 am – 2:30 pm
Writing Short Fiction $80.00
This course will help students create believable characters and bring these characters to a moment of decision through plot elements of conflict and resolution. Elements of dialogue, setting, scene vs. summary, and objective correlative will be studied.

March 2 - March 23

Wednesdays 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Jewelry III $90.00
Learn soldering techniques to make your own headpins, soldered wire jewelry and more.

January 12 - January 26

Tuesdays 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Kumihimo (Japanese Braiding with Beads) $120.00
Enjoy the ancient art of Japanese braid making, incorporating beads for a modern twist in contemporary jewelry making.

March 9 - April 6
No class March 30

Wednesdays 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Marbling and Beading on Silk $120.00
Learn how to marble on silk scarves with special pigment inks and embellish with bead embroidery and fringing technique.

March 18 - April 15
No class April 1

Fridays 12:30 am – 3:30 pm


Computers

Computer Basics $80.00
This class is for the true beginner. Students will be introduced to starting the computer, the different parts of a computer, computer terminology, how to use a mouse and keyboard, and many other topics.

January 25 - January 28

M, T, W, R 8:00 am – 10:00 am

April 25 - April 28

M, T, W, R 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Windows 10 Operating System $80.00
This demonstration-only class will explore the user interface, File Explorer, Windows 10 apps and additional Windows accessories. Students are welcome to bring their Windows 10 laptop to class.
Computer Basics recommended.

January 11 - January 14

M, T, W, R 8:00 am – 10:00 am

March 7 - March 10

M, T, W, R 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Windows 8 Operating System $80.00
This demonstration-only class will explore the user interface, File Explorer, Windows 8 apps and additional Windows accessories. Students are welcome to bring their Windows 8 laptop to class.
Computer Basics recommended.

February 1 - February 4

M, T, W, R 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Introduction to Internet and E-Mail $80.00
Learn about Internet Explorer, the Internet, and how to browse the Web. Learn how to use an email account, send and receive emails, and how to send, receive and open file attachments.
Computer Basics recommended.

February 8 - February 11

M, T, W, R 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Introduction to Microsoft Office 2013 $80.00
Microsoft Office 2013 is a suite of application programs that includes Word (word processing), Excel (spreadsheets), PowerPoint (presentations), and Publisher (desktop publishing). We will complete a project per day in each of the above-listed programs.
Computer Basics and Windows Operating Systems are recommended.

February 22 - February 25

M, T, W, R 8:00 am – 10:00 am
File Management $80.00
This class is designed to help you gain a better understanding of how the file management system works on your computer. You will learn about the hierarchical file system, as well as how to organize and keep track of files.
Computer Basics and Windows Operating Systems recommended.

February 29 – March 3

M, T, W, R 8:00 am – 10:00 am
QuickBooks Premiere 2015 $80.00
You will learn about accounts receivable and accounts payable, how to create and print invoices, how to create and print checks, and how to reconcile checking accounts.
Computer Basics recommended.

March 14 - March 17

M, T, W, R 8:00 am – 10:00 am
QuickBooks Beyond the Basics $80.00
In this continuing course, you will learn about customizing reports and forms, working with inventory, jobs, estimates and more. QuickBooks Payroll includes tracking employee time, issuing paychecks, paying liabilities and producing required payroll reports.

March 21 - March 24

M, T, W, R 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Introduction to Word $80.00
Learn to create and modify documents using Word processing software.
Computer Basics is recommended .

April 4 - April 7

M, T, W, R 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Excel Basics $80.00
Learn how to open, navigate, edit, and save information in a worksheet.
Basic knowledge of Windows and keyboarding is necessary.

April 11 - April 14

M, T, W, R 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Excel Beyond the Basics $80.00
Topics covered in this class will include data manipulation and advanced functions to summarize and analyze data having multiple attributes.

April 18 - April 21

M, T, W, R 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Tablets and Their Operating Systems $60.00
This class will explore the basics of Android navigation. Learn about using home screens, as well as running and managing apps on Android, Google and other Android accounts. Setting up Wi-Fi, connecting to the internet, and setting up and using email will be covered.

January 19 - January 21

T, W, R 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Surface Basics $60.00
This class will explore the basics of Surface navigation. Learn about using the home screen, as well as running and managing apps. Setting up Wi-Fi, connecting to the internet, and setting up and using email will be covered.

January 19 - January 21

T, W, R 10:30 am – 12:30 am
Learning the Basics of Your iPad $80.00
This class will explore the iPad from the basics (such as using the buttons connecting to your computer and getting online) to using the programs (apps) that come with the iPad, as well as how to set the settings and add new programs (apps). Learn to surf the web, create a music or photo library, and send emails.

January 11 - January 14

M, T, W, R 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Beyond the Basics of Your iPad $80.00
Have you been using your iPad and feel comfortable sending emails, surfing the internet, and playing games? Are you ready for more? Some of the skills we will cover in this class are adding additional email accounts, saving email attachments, printing, using iCloud, changing the settings in apps, controlling what notifications you receive and organizing your photos.

March 8 - March 11

T, W, R, F 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Introduction to Mac $80.00
Have a new Mac? Switching from a PC? Had your Mac for some time? Learn how to get the most out of your Macintosh computer and OS X El Capitan.

February 29 - March 21

Mondays 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Mac Free Software $80.00
Students will explore Mail, Contacts, Calendar, Safari, Calculator, Preview and other applications. This class will use OS X El Capitan.
Introduction to Mac strongly suggested.

April 11 – April 14

M, T, W, R 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Apple "Photos" for Mac $80.00
Learn to use Photos on your Apple computer. “Photos” has a powerful and intuitive editing tools component to help you perfect your images as well as create projects for sharing. You are welcome to bring your iPad and iPhone as well to sync photo sharing.

February 18 - March 10

Thursdays 12:15 pm – 2:15 pm

Art Classes

Students are strongly encouraged to register early, as space is limited.

Watercolor, Pen-and-Ink Miniatures $120.00

Enjoy combining watercolor painting with pen-and-ink technique in miniature paintings.

January 13, 14, 20, and 21

W, R 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Painting with Acrylics for Beginners $120.00

Acrylics are one of the most exciting mediums for those who’ve always had an interest in painting but were hesitant to try. Due to their ease of use and “forgiving” qualities, acrylic paints are the perfect place to start your exploration of painting. This class will give you basic information about the paints, brushes and painting techniques, as well as a primer on color and composition. There’s no time like the present to try your wings and get creative!

February 4 - February 25

Thursdays 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Painting with Acrylics for Beginners Part II $120.00

Now that you have some understanding of acrylic painting, learn more techniques and move on to more challenging subjects.

March 3 – March 24

Thursdays 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Pastels $120.00

This class encompasses the planning, preparing and execution of pastel painting. Explore with technique, texture and materials.

February 5 - February 26

Fridays 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Oil Painting for Beginners $120.00

Learn the basics of this traditional and very popular medium. Use regular oil paints or the new water mixable paints as you learn about the medium and painting techniques to create paintings you’ll be proud to call your own. No painting experience necessary.

April 7 - April 28

Thursdays 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Print Making $120.00

Explore mono printing and transfer painting combined with mixed media embellishments for one-of-a-kind matted creations.

March 15 - April 12
No class March 29

Tuesdays 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Mixed Media Art and Collage $120.00

Have fun and expand your creativity by painting, gluing, fastening, sewing and nailing (attaching) small, interesting components together to create unique, thoughtful pieces of art.

April 4 - April 25

Mondays 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Studio $120.00

This course is not for beginners. This course is for experienced artists seeking critique and individualized instruction on paintings recently completed or in progress, regardless of medium (acrylic, pastel, watercolor or drawing). Students must show their work prior to gaining admittance.

January 12 – February 2

Tuesdays 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

February 16 – March 8

Tuesdays 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

March 22 – April 19
No class March 29

Tuesdays 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Studio $120.00

This course is not for beginners. This course is for experienced artists seeking critique and individualized instruction on paintings recently completed or in progress, regardless of medium (acrylic, pastel, watercolor or drawing). Students must show their work prior to gaining admittance.

January 15 – February 5

Fridays 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

February 19 – March 11

Fridays 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

March 25 – April 22
No class April 1

Fridays 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Languages

Books used for class require additional cost

Introductory Spanish $120.00

Discover the basic skills of language learning: pronunciation, speaking, listening, reading, and writing. This course is designed for beginners.

January 12 - February 16 Tuesdays 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Continuing Spanish $120.00

This course is for those with an introductory level background in Spanish or those who have taken such courses in the past. The emphasis will be on conversation with an ability to expand and elaborate on model sentences and dialogues.

March 1 - April 12
No class March 29
Tuesdays 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Introductory Italian $120.00

Discover the basic skills of language learning: pronunciation, speaking, listening, reading, and writing. This course is designed for true beginners.

January 13 – February 17 Wednesdays 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Continuing Italian $120.00

This course is geared for those who already have a limited introduction to Italian, and are interested in improving their grammar. This course is for students who have successfully completed the Introductory Italian course or who have previously studied the language.

March 2 – April 13
No class March 30
Wednesdays 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Advanced Italian $120.00

This course requires a background in Italian. Students will be introduced to advanced expressions and conversational methods necessary for survival in an Italian-speaking area. In addition to vocabulary and structure, the culture of Italy will be explored via its history, art, music and geography.

January 13 – February 17 Wednesdays 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
March 2 – April 13
No class March 30
Wednesdays 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Introductory French $120.00

This course is for a true beginner of French whose objective is to learn just enough French to get by in a French-speaking environment. Participants will experience a “hands-on” fun approach that includes greetings and leave-takings, numbers and the alphabet, asking for and following directions, telling time, describing clothing, and ordering from a menu.

Continuing French $120.00

Introductory French or equivalent is required. This course will cover chapters 6-10 of Essential French text: vocabulary relevant to getting around a town, ordering in a restaurant, describing everyday life, the world of work and socializing. Conversational emphasis, but some basic grammar included.

February 16 - March 22 Tuesdays

5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Advanced French $120.00

Introductory French, Continuing French or equivalent are required. This course will provide you with an opportunity to expand the vocabulary you acquired during the previous two courses. A different topic will be explored each week, supported by any needed grammar refreshers. This course is conducted primarily in French.

February 17 - March 23 Wednesdays

5:30 pm – 7:30 pm


Workshops

Beading on the Loom $60.00

In this two-day workshop students will create a bracelet using a simple bead loom and size 10 beads. Students will use the color and design of their choice. Bead loom will be provided by instructor for a fee of $8.50.

January 13 and January 20 Wednesdays

9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Beading off the Loom $60.00

In this two-day workshop students will create two, off-the-loom bracelets, one with right angle weave, and one with brick stitch.

January 14 and January 21 Thursdays

9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Twisted Wire Jewelry Basics $60.00

Students will learn basic wire shapes and how to link them to create a wire and bead necklace. Clasp making will be demonstrated. Please call the office for a list of supplies.

April 13 and April 20 Wednesdays

9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Grieving the Death of a Loved One NO CHARGE

This workshop is designed to provide support for bereaved individuals and to help them develop coping skills for the healing process.

February 12 Friday

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Preparing Your Garden for Spring $20.00

After sleeping all winter, your garden is longing to get ready for spring. In this workshop, students will learn the steps to take to ensure a more beautiful spring and summer landscape.

March 17 Thursday

1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Planting and Pruning $20.00

In this workshop, you will learn the necessary principles of planting and pruning to help ensure a more beautiful landscape.

March 24 Thursday

1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Creating Art on Your iPad $30.00

You finally got your iPad and are happily emailing, web-surfing or watching the latest flicks. Did you know that you can also satisfy your creative urges with it as well? iPad coupled with the ArtRage app is the perfect painting and drawing tool! Whether you’ve never picked up a brush, can’t draw a straight line, or are an accomplished traditional artist, this workshop will give you the basics to harness the power of iPad and ArtRage to let out that creative genie inside you! Your creations can even be printed via your home inkjet printer so you can frame and hang your masterpieces at home!

February 4 Thursday

12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Understanding iCloud $20.00

What it is, what it can do and how you can get started using it effectively.

February 19 Friday

1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

April 21 Thursday

1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Google Chrome Basics $20.00

Is your current web browser frustrating you? Explore Google Chrome with us. Topics covered will include themes, apps, bookmark management, folders and using settings to make Chrome work for you.

February 22 Monday

11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Quick Fix with Photoshop Elements (Versions 11 or 12) $30.00

Students will learn how to quickly fix photos using Photoshop Elements. Within the organizer and more advanced editing portions of the program, there are tools for simple adjustments. Learn to crop, control contrast and color balance, and fix red eye easily.

March 25 Friday

9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Getting to Know Your iPad $20.00

The iPad can allow you to surf the web, send and receive email, watch movies and TV shows, read eBooks, listen to music, play games and even do a little work. We will cover getting started with an iPad and using the programs (apps) that come with a new iPad, including Safari, the camera, mail and the App Store.

February 16 Tuesday 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
April 18 Monday 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Security Settings for Your iPad/iPhone $20.00

Explore what settings allow you to adjust the security of your iPhone/iPad. Topics covered include setting the passcode, erasing data, deleting browser history and cookies, and using the “Find My Phone” app.

February 17 Wednesday

1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

April 19 Tuesday

1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Syncing Your iPad $20.00

How do you get your computer and iPad to share information? Learn how to connect your iPad to your computer to transfer email contacts, music, videos and more. Learn when you should sync your iPad. Please bring your iPad and iPad’s power cord to this class.

February 18 Thursday

1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

April 20 Wednesday

1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Apple’s Program Pages on Your Mac Laptop Using OS X El Capitan $30.00

Learn to navigate Apple’s program Pages on your Mac laptop through making brochures, newsletters and cards. Arrange pictures, text and more to create professional designs for printing or Internet communication.

April 29 Friday

12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Ospreys $20.00

Join us in learning more about the ospreys that make Delmarva their home. This workshop will discuss topics such as taxonomy, classification, population, diet, behavior, feeding and egg laying.

April 28 Thursday

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm


Off Site Offerings

Rehoboth Art League Offerings

These classes will be held at The Rehoboth Art League Studios on Rt. 9, 12000 Old Vine Road Lewes or The Henlopen Acres Campus, 12 Dodd’s Lane Rehoboth Beach. Rehoboth Art League’s registration, payment, refund, and class policies apply. For additional information and to register, please call Rehoboth Art League at 302-227-8408.

Understanding Your Painting $200 Members of the Rehoboth Art League
$235 Non-Members of the Rehoboth Art League
Register Online for This Course

This class is offered by Wilmington University in partnership with The Rehoboth Art League. This class will meet at The Rehoboth Art League Studios on Rt. 9 (12000 Old Vine Road, Lewes, DE). For additional information and to register, please call Rehoboth Art League at 302.227.8408.
Come equipped and ready to paint. Each class begins with a specific topic, meant to help you grow your understanding of a painting. We will work from still life, photos or your imagination. You can work representationally or abstractly. Individual instruction will be given to each student to help develop a specific plan for growth.

January 6 - February 24 Wednesdays

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Beads on a String: Putting a Poetry Manuscript Together $100 Members of the Rehoboth Art League
$135 Non-Members of the Rehoboth Art League
Register Online for This Course

This class is offered by Wilmington University in partnership with The Rehoboth Art League. This class will meet at The Rehoboth Art League Studios on Rt. 9 (12000 Old Vine Road, Lewes, DE). For additional information and to register, please call Rehoboth Art League at 302.227.8408.
In this workshop, we will take a look at some of the advice that established poets and publishers have given. We will cover such issues as how to come up with a title, the wisdom of using section dividers, deciding which poems to leave out, and the importance of choosing a first and last poem for the collection. Then, to illustrate one poet’s approach to arranging individual poems, we will take a close look at her Pulitzer Prize winning collection.

January 23 Saturday

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Inverted Stacking Pottery Workshop $70 Members of the Rehoboth Art League
$105 Non-Members of the Rehoboth Art League
Register Online for This Course

This class is offered by Wilmington University in partnership with The Rehoboth Art League. This class will meet at The Rehoboth Art League Henlopen Acres Campus (12 Dodd’s Lane Rehoboth Beach, DE). For additional information and to register, please call Rehoboth Art League at 302.227.8408.
Learn how to center large masses of clay, the differences in forms with emphasis on strength for support, how to measure and make edges so that forms stack together well. Get tips on throwing the 2nd half of the pots with regard to inverted stacking, how to use tools for the process, including ribs and torches. See demo's on trimming, finishing and the stacking process. Learn how to use these techniques in your own work and how to adapt it to fit personal needs. Must have some throwing experience.

This is an intermediate / advanced level course.
January 23 Saturday

11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Additional Off Site Offerings

Call the office at Wilmington University in Rehoboth (302.227.6295) to register for the off-site offerings, as space is limited. Last-minute cancellations and no-shows for off-site offerings will result in forfeiture of fees.

Lewes: From Whales to War NO CHARGE

This class will meet at the Zwaanendael Museum, 102 Kings Highway, Lewes, DE 19958. A history of Lewes, Delaware from the 17th century to the 20th century. History highlights include: the Swanendael Settlement; the burning of Lewes by Lord Calvert’s men of Maryland; the sinking of the legendary British warship, HMS DeBraak; the bombardment of Lewes by the British; Fort Miles and the recently discovered “Roosevelt Inlet Shipwreck.”

January 20 Wednesday

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Tea Tasting 101 $15.00

Explore the wonders of tea in a workshop offered by the resident Tea Instructor from the Spice & Tea Exchange of Rehoboth at 10 Rehoboth Avenue. You will be introduced to the history of tea and its cultivation and will be provided an overview of tea types (black, green, yellow, white, herbal & others). Get up close and personal to the aromas and tastes as you sample through the tea selections provided. You’ll learn the principles for brewing the perfect cup of tea, related health benefits and tea storage tips! Purchase discounts will be available in the store on the day of class. Discount does not apply.

February 11 Thursday

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Garden Party: Afternoon Tea at Victoria’s $22.95

Bring a friend and join us for afternoon tea at Victoria’s in the Boardwalk Plaza Hotel on the Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk. The menu consists of assorted tea sandwiches, sweets, scones, fruit and your choice of two teas. What a wonderful way to spend a February afternoon. Discount does not apply.

February 11 Thursday

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

The Story of HMS DeBraak NO CHARGE

This class will meet at the Zwaanendael Museum, 102 Kings Highway, Lewes, DE 19958. The presentation includes the story of the sinking of the HMS DeBraak, a British warship that foundered and sank off of Cape Henlopen in 1798 at the beginning of the Napoleonic War period. Hear the history of the ship and some background information about the turbulence Europe was experiencing at that time. A slide show presentation will showcase many of the 20,000 artifacts found on the DeBraak when it was recovered in the 1980s.

February 17 Wednesday

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Barratt’s Chapel $5.00

This class will meet at Barratt’s Chapel, 6362 Bay Road, Frederica, DE 19946. In this workshop, you will learn about Methodist history in the Americas as well as the history of Barratt’s Chapel. The architecture of the building will be discussed. Students will have the opportunity to view many Methodist objects from the 18th and 19th centuries. Join us in learning about “The Cradle of American Methodism.” Discount does not apply.

February 24 Wednesday

10:00 am – 11:30 am

Film Appreciation Series: The Golden Age of Hollywood NO CHARGE

This class will meet at the Lewes Library 111 Adams Ave, Lewes, DE 19958. Please call our office to reserve a seat. In this course, you will view some Hollywood classics like Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1921), Duck Soup (1933), It Happened One Night (1934) and Citizen Kane (1941). Learn to recognize cinematic techniques, sharpen your powers of observation and enhance your enjoyment of all types of film.

February 26 - March 18 Fridays

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Film Appreciation Series: The Golden Age of Hollywood NO CHARGE

This class will meet at the South Coastal Library 43 Kent Ave, Bethany Beach, DE 19930. Please call our office to reserve a seat. In this course, you will view some Hollywood classics like Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1921), Duck Soup (1933), It Happened One Night (1934) and Citizen Kane (1941). Learn to recognize cinematic techniques, sharpen your powers of observation and enhance your enjoyment of all types of film.

February 27 - March 19 Saturdays

11:30 am – 2:30 pm

Snakes and Turtles $4.00

This class meets at the Cape Henlopen State Park Nature Center at 15099 Cape Henlopen Dr, Lewes, DE 19958. See, touch and learn about our local reptiles and their habitats in this hands-on, entertaining and educational program for the entire family. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Discount does not apply.

March 9 Wednesday

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Pockets to Petticoats: 18th Century Women’s Clothing and Accessories NO CHARGE

This class will meet at Zwaanendael Museum, 102 Kings Highway, Lewes, DE 19958. In honor of women’s history month, you can learn what women of all classes wore in the 18th century. See how they made their clothes and how lifestyles influenced what they wore. Reproduction garments, accessories and an actual 18th century short gown will be displayed during the presentation.

March 16 Wednesday

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Cooking at Big Fish $85.00

Must be 21 to register. This class, held at Big Fish Grill, will feature menu items from the Big Fish Restaurant Group. Hands-on participation in the preparation of featured items is encouraged. This class will include a tour of the seafood market, a whole fish cutting demonstration and tips about purchasing seafood. Discount does not apply.

March 19 Saturday

10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Fused Jewelry Workshop $40.00

This class will meet at D&D Stained Glass, 205 Washington Street, Millsboro, DE 19968. Students will learn a variety of techniques to create up to four cabochons with dichroic glass. Workshop includes all supplies. Discount does not apply.

March 19 Saturday

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Easy Entertaining $15.00

This class will meet at the Spice & Tea Exchange of Rehoboth at 10 Rehoboth Avenue. Come learn about the history of spices and the spice trade. Then, pick up some easy entertaining tips and recipes for quick appetizers, dips, snacks and drinks for your casual get-togethers. Purchase discounts will be available in the store the day of class. Discount does not apply.

March 24 Thursday

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Old World Breads Tour NO CHARGE

This class will meet at Old World Breads at the corner of New Road and Nassau Road, Lewes, DE 19958. Tour the artisan bread bakery that specializes in handmade bread steeped in old world tradition. The bakery focuses on handcrafted, all-natural breads delivered to many of our local eateries and farmers’ markets.

March 24 Thursday

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Marine Mammals and Sea Turtles of the Delaware Coast $20.00

This class will meet at the University of Delaware Campus at 700 Pilottown Road in the pollution ecology lab. Delaware’s tiny coastline boasts more than 36 different species of marine mammals and sea turtles that appear annually. Large whales, dolphins, porpoises, seals and sea turtles can be observed at different times of the year along the coast, bays and inland waterways of Delaware. Some are merely passing through, while others remain for stretches of time, utilizing the local marine ecosystem to forage for food, give birth and raise their young. This workshop will include species identification, insights into behavior and adaptations, and conservation efforts for these endangered and threatened species.

April 9 Saturday

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Chakras 101 $30.00

This class will meet at Kaya Wellness at 43A Rehoboth Avenue 19971. Feeling stuck or just out of balance? Beyond your physical body, is an “energetic body” containing seven chakras or energy centers. Each of these chakras is associated with physical and emotional experiences, and when in balance, they can create physical and spiritual balance. This interactive workshop will simplify and unlock the seemingly complex chakra energy system in a practical, experiential way so that you will gain a firm understanding of how the chakras work and how you can use them to your benefit in your own life. Discount does not apply.

April 11 Monday

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Ft. Miles Battery 519 Lantern Tour $5.00

This class meets at the Cape Henlopen State Park Fort Miles Orientation Building. Tour Battery 519 by lantern light and learn about U-boats on the prowl, sailors in distress and what World War II turned out to be for soldiers stationed at Fort Miles. For ages 10 and older with a paying adult. Discount does not apply.

April 13 Wednesday

7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Essential Oils for a Healthy Lifestyle $30.00

This class will meet at Kaya Wellness at 43A Rehoboth Avenue 19771. Learn simple, natural solutions for home, body and pets that decrease stress, increase energy and regulate mood. Cut harmful chemicals from your life and learn methods to use these essential oils safely and effectively to enjoy immediate benefits! Discount does not apply.

April 18 Monday

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Lavender Fields $10.00

This class will be held at Lavender Fields, 18864 Cool Spring Road, Milton, DE. At a working lavender farm, learn how to plant and care for this multi-faceted plant. Have a hands-on experience with harvesting, drying and de-budding lavender. Learn of the many uses of lavender from crafting to culinary, including enjoying lavender cookies and lavender lemonade with the farmer. Discount does not apply.

April 21 Thursday

9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Discovering the Circle of Georgetown, Delaware $15.00

The tour departs from the old courthouse at 10 South Bedford Street, Georgetown, DE 19947. Why was it created? Do you know how many of Georgetown’s original buildings and structures still exist? What events exclusive to Georgetown still occur? You can take a guided tour of the Circle of Georgetown to learn about these and many other interesting facts.

April 27 Wednesday

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Breathing Techniques for Longevity $30.00

This class will meet at Kaya Wellness at 43A Rehoboth Avenue 19971. Discover yoga breathing techniques and meditation (pranayama) to quiet the mind, reduce stress, improve sleep, and mental acuity. Learn eight breathing techniques to improve the quality of your life in this transformative workshop. Discount does not apply

April 25 Monday

3:00 am – 5:00 pm

50+ Gentle Yoga $40.00

This class will meet at Kaya Wellness at 43A Rehoboth Avenue 19971. Enjoy a gentle, hammock-supported yoga class, perfect for beginners, that is easier on your joints than traditional floor yoga. This workshop is designed to increase flexibility, balance and range of movement. Restorative breathing exercises and final relaxation help promote stress reduction and mental clarity. This class meets two times. Discount does not apply

April 26 and 28 T and R

3:00 am – 4:30 pm



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