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. Fax, mail, or hand deliver the registration form and payment by check or credit card to:

Wilmington University
41 Rehoboth Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
Rehoboth@wilmu.edu


Fall 2014 Non-Credit Courses

Topics of Interest

Learn what your iPhone can do for you $85.00
Set up and customize your new iPhone with your iPhone’s settings, Apple ID, contacts, email set up and iTunes apps. Starting with the basics, you learn how to move through your iPhone’s features easily. Learn about email, attachments, Face Time, and manage contacts. Become more familiar with apps that help you communicate and share as well as send photos and videos. Learn about iCloud and storage opportunities. Get comfortable taking photos and videos on your iPhone, sharing and editing. You will explore apps. that help edit, manipulate and share your photos and videos. Instructor uses IOS 7.
October 3 - October 24 Fridays 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Selling on eBay $75.00
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. If you do not have a password, we will set one up for you. We will take a picture of the item in class and then 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.

November 13 – December 11
No class November 27

Thursdays 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Family Heirloom Cookbook $75.00

Gather your most loved recipes handed down from one generation to another and join us in compiling your own family tree cookbook.  This class will meet one Saturday each month from September to December.  Students can bring pictures of their prepared recipe or pictures of family gatherings.  Hand written recipes can be scanned or you can create them as a document.  Once your book has been put together, students will learn to upload them to an Online site where they can then order them bound in a hard copy.  This would make a treasured holiday gift.

September 20, October 18, November 15,
December 13

Saturdays 10:00am – 12:00 pm
Sewing for the Home $75.00
This class will meet off site.
This class will begin with an introduction to the fundamentals of fabric and instruction on the making of valances, including rod pocket and board mounted styles.
The second class will concentrate on pillows and cushions, including how to make and apply welting and zippers. The last night will include instruction for some basic projects to beautify your home, including how to make a round tablecloth, shower curtain, and dust ruffle.

September 9, September 23, October 7

Tuesdays 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Film Appreciation Series: The Golden Age of Hollywood $10.00

In this four week course, you will be viewing some of Hollywood’s classics. The films that will be viewed and discussed are My Man Godfrey (1936), The Lady Eve (1941), Arsenic & Old Lace (1944), Harvey (1950). Learn to recognize cinematic techniques, sharpen your powers of observation, view more critically and enhance your enjoyment of all types of film.  Please call to reserve a seat.  Discount does not apply.

September 26 – October 17
September 27 – October 18
Fridays
Saturdays
12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
No Solder Wire Jewelry $85.00

Learn metal to metal no-soldering techniques: Riveting, and Wire-weaving

September 3 – September 24 Wednesdays 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Small Torch Jewelry $85.00

Using a small pen torch for soldering, make findings, earrings, rings, and more.

October 1 – October 22          Wednesdays 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Twisted Rope Circle of Life Beads $85.00

Create beaded beads that tell a story or represent important events, and a twisted beaded rope necklace to hold them.

October 29 – November 19 Wednesdays

9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Writing Your Memoirs $85.00

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!

September 17 – October 8 Wednesdays 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Writing Your Memoirs Continued $85.00

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! 

October 15 – November 5 Wednesdays

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Writing Short Fiction: $85.00

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.

September 17 – October 8 Wednesdays

12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Small Torch Jewelry $85.00

Using a small pen torch for soldering, make findings, earrings, rings, and more.

October 1 – October 22          Wednesdays 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Writing Short Fiction Continued $85.00

This course is open to anyone who has previously taken the Writing Short Fiction class within the past year. It will review and build on previous fiction writing concepts, and provide more advanced material and prompts to encourage students to keep writing!

October 15 – November 5 Wednesdays

12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Writing Creative Nonfiction $85.00

Creative Nonfiction is the art of writing about real events with a special emphasis on language that blends elements of story-telling with journalism. CNF includes the personal essay, literary or social analysis, the memoir, feature articles, and reportage of any event. Together we will explore several of these categories.

November 12 – December 3 Wednesdays

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Computer Workshops

Introduction to Computers $75.00

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

September 8 – September 11 M, T, W, R

8:00 am – 10:00 am

Windows 7 Operating System $75.00

Learn disk and file management, customizing your desktop, installing, deleting and running programs, and keeping your system running at its peak.

Introduction to Computers recommended.
September 15 – September 18 M, T, W, R 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Windows 8 Operating System $75.00

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.  Introduction to Computers recommended.

Introduction to Computers recommended.
December 15 – December 18 M, T, W, R 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Introduction to Internet and E-Mail $75.00

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. 

Introduction to Computers recommended.
September 22 – September 25 M, T, W, R

8:00 am – 10:00 am

Introduction to Microsoft Office 2013 $75.00

Microsoft Office 2013 is a suite of application programs, which includes Word (word processing), Excel (spreadsheets), Power Point (presentations), and Publisher (desktop publishing).  We will complete a project a day in each of the above listed programs. 

September 29 – October 2 M, T, W, R 8:00 am – 10:00 am
File Management $75.00

This class is designed to help you gain a better understanding 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.

Introduction to Computers and Windows Operating Systems recommended.
October 6 – October 9 M, T, W, R 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Introduction to Word $75.00

Learn to create and modify documents using this word processing software.

Introduction to Computers strongly recommended.
October 13 – October 16 M, T, W, R 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Intermediate Word $75.00

This is a continuation of the Introduction to Word class using more complex documents.  Introduction to Word is strongly suggested.

October 20 – October 23 M, T, W, R, 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Introduction to Excel $75.00

Learn how to open, enter and navigate, and edit and save information in a worksheet. 
Basic knowledge of Windows and keyboarding is necessary.

October 27 – October 30 M, T, W, R, 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Intermediate Excel $75.00

Learn to list the database functions; pivot tables, goal seeking, & “what if” analysis.  Introduction to Excel or knowledge of Excel is necessary.

November 3 – November 6 M, T, W, R, 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Advanced Excel $150.00

Learn to use advanced formulas and work with various tools to analyze data in spreadsheets. You will also organize table data, present data as charts, and enhance the look and appeal of workbooks by adding graphical objects.
Prerequisites: Students taking this course should be familiar with the personal computer and the use of a keyboard and a mouse. Student should also have some experience working with Microsoft® Office Excel® 2013 (or Excel 2007 or Excel 2010).

October 2 – November 20 Thursdays 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Quicken Deluxe 2012 $85.00

This software is used for managing personal finances (banking, investing, household expenses, taxes, planning, etc.).

November 10 – November 13 M, T, W, R, 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Exploring Social Media $75.00

Social Media is the future of communication, a countless array of Internet based tools and platforms that increase and enhance the sharing of information. This new form of media helps with the transfer of text, photos, audio, video, and information. Come and explore the use of Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, and Blogs.
Prerequisites: Students taking this course should be familiar with the personal computer and the use of a keyboard and a mouse.

December 1 – December 4 M, T, W, R, 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Building an e-Portfolio $75.00

e-portfolios are “personalized, Web-based collections of work, responses to work, and reflections that are used to demonstrate key skills and accomplishments for a variety of contexts and time periods.” Learn how to create your own e-portfolio which can be used as a collection of your resume and key accomplishments for future employers to view.

December 8 – December 11 M, T, W, R, 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Learning the Basics of Your iPad $85.00

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, through how to set the settings and adding new programs (apps).  Learn to surf the web, create a music or photo library, and send emails.

October 9 – October 30 Thursdays 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Introduction to Mac $85.00

This class uses the Apple Macintosh OS X Mavericks operating system.

October 6 – October 27 Mondays 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Explore MAC’s Free Software              

$85.00

Discover Free Programs that came on your MAC.  Class will cover the Mail application, Address Book, iCal, Safari, Preview, and others.  This class uses the Apple Macintosh OS X Mavericks Operating system. Prerequisites: Introduction to MAC course or a working knowledge of MAC OS X.

November 3 – November 24 Mondays 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Pages on Your MAC Laptop

$75.00

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

November 7 – November 21 Fridays 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Black Friday Preparation

Listed below are some items you might be interested in purchasing for the holidays. Learn about the basics of each type of technology before Black Friday. Each day will be on a different technology. Time is limited to 2 hours per technology. Bring your questions!  Discount does not apply.

Tablets, which One is Right for Me? $10.00

This informative presentation will explain what types of tablets are available in the market. You will find out the difference between a tablet and a personal computer. Maybe you want to purchase one for someone but would like more information, if so this workshop is for you. It is not instruction on tablets.

November 17 Monday

8:00 am – 10:00 am

What to Look for in a Smartphone $10.00
November 18 Tuesday

8:00 am – 10:00 am

What to Look for in a Laptop $10.00
November 19 Wednesday 8:00 am – 10:00 am
What to Look for in an E-reader $10.00

Want to buy an e-reader for someone but not sure which one to purchase? Come to this informative presentation on e-readers and find out what types are available this holiday season. This is information on e-readers; it is not instruction on e-readers.

November 20 Thursday

8:00 am – 10:00 am

Camera and Photo Related Topics

Learning the Basics of Your Digital Camera $75.00

Explore and learn what your digital camera has to offer you. The goal of this class is to familiarize participants with options provided in a point /shoot and DSLR digital camera. Learn how to get the best photograph for your situation. We will cover automatic, semi-automatic and scene settings. Please bring a digital camera, memory card, camera batteries, instruction manual, and USB cable to class.

November 7 – December 5          
No class November 28

Fridays 8:30 am – 10:30 pm
Taking Better Pictures I $75.00

Learn basic skills in photo composition and techniques that will help you to improve your images. Learn to see creatively, as we focus on how to arrange your subject in the frame as well as related techniques to turn an everyday snapshot into a well composed image. This will be a hands-on class using your own camera.

October 6 – October 27 Mondays 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Taking Better Pictures II $75.00

This is a continuation of the Taking Better Pictures I class.  Students will explore more in depth composition techniques. 

November 3 – November 24 Mondays 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm  
Introduction to Photoshop Elements 11/12 Editing $85.00

Students will use the Editing portion of the program to manipulate photos. Learn how to use adjustment layers, the tool bar, and more advanced tools. Basic computer knowledge is necessary.

October 3 – October 24 Fridays

11:00 am – 1:00 pm

iiPhoto $85.00

Learn how to import images from your digital camera into iPhoto, organize them, and do some simple editing. Explore ways to share your photos using slideshows, creating books, calendars and cards, and Online sharing options. Bring your own photos or work with the images provided for this class. This class uses the Apple Macintosh OS X Mavericks Operating system.

October 31 – November 21 Fridays

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Art Classes

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

Drawing Fundamentals $100.00

Learn the basics of drawing, including materials, process and practice.  Students will begin with how to hold a pencil, and progress to drawing using a grid.

September 20 – October 18                                               
No class September 27

Saturdays 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Drawing Beyond the Basics $100.00

Students will learn the key to good composition.  Applying perspective to your drawings will be discussed and practiced.

November 1 – November 22 Saturdays 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Pen & Ink Techniques and Applications $100.00

Explore pen and ink drawing techniques to create value in pen and ink compositions of still life, landscape, and portrait studies.   Must have drawing experience.

November 6 – December 4

No class November 27
Thursdays 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Beginning Watercolor: Materials, Composition, and Process $100.00

This class is for the beginner.  Students will learn the basics of watercolor, including materials, composition, and experimentation with application of watercolor techniques.

September 4 – October 2                                                  

No class September 25
Thursdays 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Intermediate Watercolor $100.00

In this intermediate class students will learn to combine good composition and individual subject matter to plan, experiment, and implement into watercolor paintings.

October 9 – October 30 Thursdays 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Studio $100.00

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.

September 2 – September 23 Tuesdays 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
September 5 – September 26 Fridays

9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Studio $100.00

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.

September 30 – October 21 Tuesdays 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
October 3 – October 24 Fridays 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Studio $150.00

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.

October 28 – December 9

No class November 18

Tuesdays 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
October 31 – December 19

No class November 21 or November 28


Fridays 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Pastels $100.00

If you like to draw, there’s nothing like pastel painting!  Learn about this exciting medium as well as the techniques to create powerful and colorful pastel paintings.

October 2 – October 23 Thursdays 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Languages

Books used for class additional cost

American Sign Language $125.00

This course will focus on vocabulary specific to every day communication.  Students will learn finger spelling, numbers, and signed hand shapes.  They will also gain knowledge of the deaf culture in a fun and relaxed learning environment.

September 16 – October 21 Tuesdays 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
American Sign Language Continued $125.00

This continuation of American Sign Language will expand on vocabulary, grammatical structure, and conversational sign.  Students will gain personal insight into deaf culture.

October 28 – December 2 Tuesdays

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Introductory Italian $125.00

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

September 22 – October 27 Mondays 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Italian II $125.00

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

November 3 – December 8 Mondays 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Advanced Italian $125.00

This course requires a background in Italian or courses equivalent to the Italian II and Italian III (offered at Wilmington University, Rehoboth Campus).  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.

September 17 – October 22

October 29 – December 3

Wednesday

Wednesday

5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Introductory Spanish $125.00

This course is for the true beginner of Spanish whose objective is to learn just enough Spanish to get by in a Spanish-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.

September 16 – October 21 Tuesdays 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Spanish II $125.00

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 dialogue.  

October 28 – December 2 Tuesdays 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Introductory French $125.00

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.

September 17 – October 22 Wednesdays

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Continuing French $125.00

This course is geared for those who already have a limited introduction to French and who are interested in learning some grammar.  Specifically, present tense and simple past tense will be taught in order to advance communication techniques.  This course is for students who have successfully completed the Introductory French course or who have studied the language.

October 28 – December 2 Wednesdays

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

     

Workshops

Putting Your Landscape to Bed            $25.00

This workshop will provide information on how to prepare your landscape for the winter months ahead.  Pruning, composting, and planting for spring will be discussed.

September 24 Wednesday

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Living the Paleo Lifestyle $25.00

This workshop is an introduction to the Paleo concept and lifestyle. The workshop will explain what Paleo is, discuss the health benefits, detail the foods you can eat, and the foods you should avoid. The workshop will also include a cooking demonstration and recipes.  If you want to learn about eating for optimal health this workshop is for you.

October 8 Wednesday 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
November 1 Saturday 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Citizen Science on Delaware's Inland Bays NO CHARGE

At the DE Center for the Inland Bays more than a hundred volunteers have joined the ranks of our citizen collectivizing data for our Fish Monitoring Program, the Your Creek initiative, our Inland Bays Horseshoe Crab Survey and for the University of DE Inland Bays Citizen Monitoring Program.  Research is labor-intensive and without citizen scientists these projects couldn't be done. Hear about their work and find out how you can join them. This course will be held at the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays 39375 Inlet Road (DE Seashore State Park)

October 20      Monday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Discovery Cruise $25.00

Come join the crew of the Discovery and cruise the water of the Delaware Bay to learn about this important coastal estuary.  This two and a half hour cruise will be led by experienced science educators who will sample the water of the Bay with nets to reveal small animal plankton, bottom dwelling invertebrates and a variety of fish.  This is a hands-on activity so come prepared to get your hands a little bit wet and slimy.
Discount does not apply.  The vessel leaves from Fisherman’s Wharf, 7 Angler’s Road, Lewes, DE.

September 19 Friday 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Online Book Borrowing for Use on iPad/iPhone $25.00

Anyone with a Delaware Library card can borrow digital books from the State’s Online system for FREE. In this workshop you will download the app, search the digital card catalog, and borrow your first book. You will learn how to return the book when finished. Please bring a fully charged iPhone or iPad, and your Delaware library card.

September 27 Saturday

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Making the Most of the Music App on your iPad/ iPhone $25.00
In this workshop, you will customize the settings for the Music App on your iPhone or iPad devices, learn how to move music from your CD to your device through your computer, organize your music and make playlists. Please bring your power cord with your iPhone or iPad!
October 11    Saturday 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Manage Your Email on iPad and iPhone $25.00

Increase your skills using the iPad or iPhone Mail App! Adding accounts, customizing settings, sending attachments, downloading received attachments, and building contact lists will be covered. Please bring a fully charged iPhone or iPad, and the user names and passwords for any email accounts you wish to add to your device.

November 1 Saturday

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Getting to Know Your iPad $25.00

The iPad can allow you to surf the web, send and receive email, watch movies and TV shows, read e Books, 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.

October 2 Thursday 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
e-Bay, Where Do I Begin? $25.00

This workshop will be an introduction to getting started with eBay.  Learn to set up a paypal account, photograph and post your item to be sold, calculate shipping, and how to follow your progress.  This is a great precursor to the Selling on eBay class.

November 6 Thursday 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Syncing Your iPad $25.00

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 pad’s power cord to this class. 

November 22 Saturday

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Coastal Storms NO CHARGE

Their Impacts and Community/Individual Preparedness Measures    
This workshop will include discussion on the March 1962 storm, other notable northeasters, and recent tropical systems (hurricanes Irene and Sandy). It will also cover the following.

  • Storm impacts to property, infrastructure, natural resources
  • Community Sustainability and Resilience (Delaware examples)
  • Getting Ready – Individual preparedness measures
October 24 Friday 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Treasures from the Delaware Archives No Charge

This workshop will meet at the Lewes Library.

This special presentation showcases the wide variety of the documents and photographs that can be found in the collections of the Delaware Public Archives.  While many of these items have had a significant impact on the social, economic, and political lives of Delawareans other images reflect the joys and concerns that take place in everyday Delaware life.

October 20 Monday 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
More Treasures of the Delaware Public Archives NO CHARGE

While the Delaware Public Archives has presented its popular “Treasures” program for many years in venues throughout the First State, the Archives is returning with this new presentation entitled “More Treasures of the Delaware Public Archives.” Featuring an array of unique documents and photographs that provide a look at Delaware life from the 17th century to the present, these images tell the story of the First State and the people who have made Delaware their home. 

October 27 Monday

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Lavender Fields $10.00

This class will be held at Lavender Fields. Discount Does Not Apply.

"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."

September 25 Thursday 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.

October 4 Saturdays

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Marine Mammals and Sea Turtles of the Delaware Coast $25.00

Delaware’s tiny coastline boasts more than 36 different species of marine mammals and sea turtles that occur 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.  This course is held off site. 

October 18 Saturdays

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Sea Glass Basics $25.00

In this workshop students will learn about the history and uses of sea glass.  They will learn where to look for it, and when, and about shard identification.  Colors and rarity will be discussed.

October 11 Saturdays

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Introduction to the “Organizer” of Photoshop Elements 11/12 $25.00

Students will learn to use the Catalog/Organizer segment that Adobe Photoshop Elements 11/12 has to offer. This workshop covers how to get images from the camera into the program. You will learn how to load, store and arrange photos and find the quick editing features available.          

September 26 Friday

8:30 am – 10:30 am

Quick Fix with Photoshop Elements 11/12: $25.00

Students will learn how to quickly fix photos using Photoshop Elements 11/12. 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 as well as fix red eye easily. Advanced editing techniques will not be covered in this workshop.

September 26 Friday

11:00 am – 1:00 pm

How to Upload a Photo and Send It as an Email $25.00

How do you get your photos on your computer and REALLY know where they are stored? Bring your camera, a flash drive or your memory card and learn how to put your photos on your computer and feel secure in knowing how to get back to them later. Students will also learn to send and receive photos by email.

September 26 Friday

1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Pages on Your iPad $25.00

Learn to navigate Apple's program Pages on your iPad. (You must download it). Arrange text, import pictures, and more, to design creative documents. Documents can be printed, sent as PDF files, shared through the Internet or merely be saved as Word files.  

December 5 Friday

11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Twisted Wire Jewelry Basics:         $50.00

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.

November 26 – and December 3 Wednesdays

9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Fabric Star Holiday Ornaments:   $50.00

Using a folded fabric technique learn to construct a beautiful Christmas ornament to treasure through the years.

December 10 and December 17 Wednesdays

9:00 am – 12:00 pm



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