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.

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

Spring 2014 Non-Credit Courses

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. At the completion of this course students will be more familiar with each part of the computer and more knowledgeable of how to use a computer with comfort and ease.
January 13 – January 16 M, T, W, R 8:00 am – 10:00 am
March 31 – April 3 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.
January 21 – January 24 T, W, R, F 8:00 am – 10:00 am
April 14 – April 17 M, T, W, R 8:00 am – 10:00 am
 
Windows 7 Operating System Basics $75.00
Students will learn how to customize their desktop. They will learn how to open, save, and print using Paint and WordPad. They will also learn how to keep their system running at its peak.
Introduction to Computers recommended.
January 27 – January 30 M, T, W, R 8:00 am – 10:00 am
 
Windows 8 Operating System Basics $75.00
Windows 8 has changed the landscape of all previous operating systems. Students will learn how to maneuver and customize the Modern UI (user interface). They will also learn how to use the apps. Whether you are new to using a computer or just bought a new computer with Windows 8, this is the class for you. If you have a laptop, netbook, or tablet feel free to bring it to class.
February 3 – February 6 M, T, W, R 8:00 am – 10:00 am
March 17 – March 20 M, T, W, R 8:00 am – 10:00 am
 
Microsoft Office 2010 Basics $75.00
This software helps you use your computer to accomplish many useful tasks. The programs for this class include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher. Students will complete one project per program a day.
February 10 – February 13 M, T, W, R 8:00 am – 10:00 am
 
File Management Basics $75.00
Ever lose a document or a picture on your computer? In this class, students will learn how to save, name, rename, open, delete, move, copy, find, and search for files on the hard drive as well as on removable drives (USB drive and DVD drive). Students will also learn how to keep their files organized.
February 18 – February 21 T, W, R, F 8:00 am – 10:00 am
 
Word Basics $75.00
Microsoft Word is the Office suite’s flagship software. It is a word processing program that has become a worldwide standard. Students will learn how to create, modify, save, print, and find documents using the word processing program Microsoft Word. They will also learn about the important keys on the keyboard and some keyboard shortcuts.
February 24 – February 27 M, T, W, R 8:00 am – 10:00 am
 
Excel Basics $75.00
Microsoft Excel is the Office suite’s spreadsheet program. Excel is best suited for working with numbers and formulas. It functions much like a visual calculator, being used for budgets, estimating expenses, or creating charts. Students will learn how to create, modify, save, print and find a workbook using the spreadsheet program Microsoft Excel. They will also learn about the important keys on the keyboard and some keyboard shortcuts.
March 3 – March 6 M, T, W, R 8:00 am – 10:00 am
 
Quickbooks Premier 2012 Basics $85.00
Quickbooks is the most popular accounting software for small businesses. Students will learn how to track sales and expenses. They will learn how to set up a new business in Quickbooks.
March 10 – March 13 M, T, W, R 8:00 am – 10:00 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. When the class has finished you will feel much more comfortable with your new iPad.
February 27 – March 20 Thursdays 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
 
Introduction to Mac $85.00
This class uses the Apple Macintosh OS X Mountain Lion operating system.
April 28 – May 19 Mondays 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
 
iPhoto $85.00
Now that you are taking better photos, 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.
April 29 – May 20 Tuesdays 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
 
Explore MAC’s Free Software $85.00
Prerequisites: Introduction to MAC course or a working knowledge of MAC OS X.
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 Mountain Lion Operating system.
May 1 – May 22 Thursdays 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
 

CAMERA AND PHOTO RELATED TOPICS:

Learning the Basics of Your Digital Point and Shoot 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 cameras. 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.
January 24 – February 14 Fridays 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
 
Beyond the Basics of your Digital Camera $75.00
You know all the automatic settings and special effect modes of your digital camera. Now learn how to use 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. Also covered are more settings of individual cameras than in the basic course. Composition and artistic endeavors are explored. Previous experience or the basic digital camera course is recommended.
February 28 – March 21 Fridays 8:30 am – 10:30 am
 
Taking Better Pictures $75.00
Creating a beautiful photograph is easier than you think. 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. We will explore the area within walking distance of Wilmington University to take photographs, so please dress appropriately for the weather.
Bring to class: your camera, camera instruction manual, cable to connect your digital camera to a computer, accessories you have such as lenses, tripod, etc.
You should be familiar with your camera and know the basic operation of your camera. Digital cameras will be emphasized, but film cameras are welcome.
April 28 – May 19 Mondays 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
 
Upload, Share, and Store Your Photos on the Internet $75.00
In this class you will learn how to send and receive pictures in email, upload, edit and share photos on several of the most popular web sharing sites. You will also learn how to upload files to Walmart and /or CVS. Photo editing will also be explored in several sites and Photo books on some of the most popular sites. We will explore web-sharing sites such as Flickr, Picassa and Facebook.
January 23 – February 13 Thursdays 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
 
Introduction to Organizing with Photoshop Elements 11/12 $85.00
In this class you will learn to use the “Organizer” component that Elements has to offer. Learn to catalog your photos and use quick editing solutions. Basic computer knowledge is necessary. This basic class will teach you how to get your images from your camera into the program, as well as import, tag, and use albums. We'll also explore the feature Quick Fix, which lets you crop, fix red eye, adjust lighting & color, and sharpen with a before/after view.
January 24 – February 14 Fridays 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
 
Editing Photos in Photoshop Elements 11/12 $85.00
This course will explore the “expert” editing function of Photoshop Elements. We will learn to use layers, which is the foundation of the program. The tool bar, selection tools, adjustment layers, and action sets will be learned in our manipulation of images. Special effects and “create” projects will also be explored.
February 28 – March 21 Fridays 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

ART

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.
March 13 - April 3 Thursdays 1:00 pm – 4:00 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.
April 10 – May 8 Thursdays 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
No Class April 24
 
Intermediate Watercolor $100.00
In this class students will learn to combine good composition and individual subject matter to plan, experiment, and implement into watercolor paintings.
January 9 – January 30 Thursdays 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
 
Portrait Painting for Acrylic or Oil Painters $100.00
This class is for the intermediate level painter who would like to learn the fundamentals of painting a portrait (from photographs) including posing the subject, basic facial anatomy, expression and capturing a likeness. This class relies heavily on student practice and one – on one instruction, therefore the class size is limited.
January 16 – February 6 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.
January 14 – February 4 Tuesdays 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
February 11 – March 4 Tuesdays 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
March 11 – April 1 Tuesdays 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
April 29 – May 20 Tuesdays 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.
January 17 – February 7 Fridays 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
February 14 – March 7 Fridays 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
March 14 – April 4 Fridays 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
April 18 – May 16 Fridays 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
No class April 25

Art Workshops

Monotype Print Making $50.00
If you'd like to bring a little spontaneity to your artwork and dip your creative toe into printmaking, try your hand at making a monotype print! Monotype is the simplest and most painterly form of printmaking, requiring only oil paints, a surface (plate) on which to apply them, paper and a brayer or rolling pin.

$3 materials.

March 27 & April 3 Thursdays 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
 
Introduction to Creating Art on iPad $50.00
OK, 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 who has avoided digital art tools, this 3 hour introductory workshop will give you the basics to harness the power of iPad and ArtRage to let out that creative genius inside you!  Your creations can even be printed via your home inkjet printer so you can frame and hang your masterpieces at home!
February 13 & February 20 Thursdays 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
 
Intermediate Creating Art on iPad $50.00
In this intermediate class students will learn more about refining their Artrage skills. Take what you’ve learned from the first class and explore the tools in greater detail.
February 27 & March 6 Thursdays 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
 
Perspective Drawing $25.00
Trying to draw or paint realistically without understanding perspective drawing often discourages aspiring (and even more experienced) artists.  This 3 hour workshop will give you all you will need to confidently draw objects and shadows in correct perspective and will help remove this barrier to your creativity!  
March 13 Thursday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
 
Drawing in Proportion $25.00
Correct proportion in drawing and painting means drawing the objects the right size and in the right position on your canvas or paper to accurately portray the distance between them.  It's a critical skill for depicting depth whether in realistic landscape and still life works, or in drawing the figure.  This workshop introduces you to the concepts and teaches you how to use proportion tools to easily make your drawings more accurate.
March 20 Thursday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
 
Watercolor and Ink $50.00
In this two day workshop, students will enjoy combining watercolor painting with pen and ink technique.
May 15 & May 22 Thursdays 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

LANGUAGES:

Books used for class additional cost. Enjoy a fun, new approach to learning language basics. Gain knowledge of culture and history in a fun and exciting environment.

        
American Sign Language $85.00
This highly requested non-credit 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.
January 16 – February 20 Thursdays 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
 
American Sign Language Continued $85.00
This continuation of American Sign Language will expand on vocabulary, grammatical structure and conversational sign. Students will gain personal insight into deaf culture and strong sign language communication.
March 6 – April 10 Thursdays 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
 
Introductory Italian $85.00
Discover the basic skills of language learning: pronunciation, speaking, listening, reading, and writing. This course is designed for true beginners.
January 15 – February 19Wednesdays 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
 
Italian II $85.00
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 perfect for students who have successfully completed the Introductory Italian course or who have studied the language.
March 5 – April 9 Wednesdays 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
 
Advanced Italian $85.00
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.
January 13 – March 3 Mondays 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
No class January 20 or February 17
 
Advanced Italian Continued $85.00
Designed to continue the format and conversational skills introduced in the Advanced Italian course, the students will have the opportunity to perfect them and to further explore Italian culture.
March 10 – April 28 Mondays 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
 
No class April 14 and April 21
 
Introductory Spanish $85.00
This is an introductory course which will drill pronunciation, conversational skills and auditory comprehension.  Students will have the opportunity to interact in everyday situations.
January 14 – February 18 Tuesdays 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
 
Spanish II $85.00
This course will continue to drill the skills presented in Spanish I with a stronger emphasis on speaking and listening stressing common expressions and sentence structure.
The text and CD's required for Spanish I will also be used in this course.
March 4 – April 8 Tuesdays 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
 
Continuing French $85.00
Beginning 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.
January 15 – February 19 Wednesdays 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
 
Advanced French $75.00
Beginning French, Continuing French or equivalent are required. This 4-week course will provide an opportunity to expand on vocabulary acquired during the previous 2 courses. A different topic will be explored each week, supported by any needed grammar, including past tense. This course is conducted primarily in French.
March 5 – March 26 Wednesdays 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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, Facetime, 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.
January 23 – February 13 Thursdays 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
 
Sussex County Historical Chats NO CHARGE
Come and enjoy casual discussions on lower Delaware’s historical lore and sagas. Listen to verifiable tales about Sussex County and the Delaware Bay area. Participation is welcome in this highly interactive class.
February 12 – March 5 Wednesdays 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
 
Film Appreciation Series: The Golden Age of Hollywood NO CHARGE
In this four week course, you will be viewing some of Hollywood’s classics. This series features women in their most iconic roles!  The films that will be viewed and discussed are I’m No Angel (Mae West), Laura (Gene Tierney), Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (Marilyn Monroe), and Breakfast at Tiffany’s (Audrey Hepburn).  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.
February 8– March 1 Saturdays 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
March 7 – March 28 Fridays 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
 
Personalize Your Kindle Fire $75.00
The Kindle Fire is a versatile device that allows users to do many things beyond reading e-books. In this 4 day class you will learn how to use the internet, email, download books, movies, games and Apps. Personalize your Kindle to make it convenient, easy and fun!
January 25 – February 15 Saturdays 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
 
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.
Introduction to Computers recommended.
March 4 – March 25 Tuesdays 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
May 5 – May 8 M, T, W, R 8:00 am – 10:00 am
 
Bead Making $85.00
In this course students will learn to make beautiful, handmade, recycled paper beads, clay beads, and papier mache beads, for earrings, bracelets, and more.
January 8 – January 29 Wednesdays 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
 
Circle of Life Beads and Twisted Beaded Rope $85.00
Create beads that tell a story that represent important events in your life, and a two color twisted rope necklace.
March 19 – April 9 Wednesdays 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
 
Knots, Beads, and Micro Macrame $85.00
Combine delicate lace macrame and sparkly seed beads, crystals and glass beads to thin nylon or silk cords to create micro-macrame necklaces and more.
April 26 – May 17 Saturdays 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
 
Metallic Seed Bead Jewelry $85.00
In this class students will learn to stitch two timeless metallic bracelets in gold, bronze, and pewter.
April 30 – May 21 Wednesdays 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
 
Jewelry Making III $85.00
Learn soldering techniques to make your own headpins, soldered wire jewelry, and more.
January 8 – January 29 Wednesdays 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
 
Introduction to Jewelry Making $85.00
In this course students will learn about the basic tools and techniques used in the jewelry-making process. Each class will build on the knowledge gained from the previous class. Topics covered will include beading wire, crimps, split rings/jump rings and clasps. Supply List for each project will be discussed at the first class.
March 19 – April 9 Wednesdays 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
 
Jewelry Making II $85.00
This class takes jewelry making to the next level. Learn basic soldering, grinding, and drilling to make jewelry like a pro.
April 30 – May 21 Wednesdays 1:00 pm – 4:00 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!
January 15 – February 5 Wednesdays 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
 
Writing Your Memoirs Continued $85.00
This class is for those who have completed Writing Your Memoirs and are looking for additional writing instruction, prompts, and assignments.
February 12 – March 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.
March 12 – April 2 Wednesdays 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
 
Writing Short Fiction Continued $85.00
This class is for those who have completed Writing Short Fiction and are looking for additional writing instruction, prompts, and assignments.
April 9 – May 7 Wednesdays 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
No class April 23
 
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, reportage of any event. Together we'll explore several of these categories.
March 12 – April 2 Wednesdays 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
 
Writing Creative Nonfiction Continued $85.00
This class is for those who have completed Writing Creative Nonfiction and are looking for additional writing instruction, prompts, and assignments.
April 9 – May 7 Wednesdays 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
No class April 23
 
Grammar and Punctuation for Writers $85.00
Does the period go inside or outside the quotation marks? Where should I put the comma?
This 4-session interactive class is for those who have a great story to tell but stumble over basic punctuation and capitalization.  Bring your grammar questions and get answers about punctuating your character's spoken words, using semicolons or colons, and managing those troublesome commas. 
February 12 – March 5 Wednesdays 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

WORKSHOPS:

Treasures from the Delaware Archives: NO CHARGE
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.
February 12 Wednesday 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
 
Cooking at Big Fish $75.00
Must be 21 to register. Discount does not apply. 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.
February 8 Saturday 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
 
Jest for the Health of It No Charge
This workshop will explore the power of fun and humor.
April 7 Monday 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
 
Who Are You Driving Crazy? No Charge
This workshop will be a humorous approach to discovering the personality styles that you were more than likely born with…how to understand why other people behave the way they do…how to understand how we often irritate others and not take people’s behavior personally.
April 7 Monday 1:00 pm – 3:00 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.
March 15 Saturday 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
 
Lavender Fields No Charge
This class will be held at Lavender Fields.
"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."
May 15 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.
May 10 Saturday 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
May 10 Saturday 1:00 pm – 3:00pm
 
Coastal Storms: Their Impacts and Community/Individual Preparedness Measures No Charge
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
February 28 Friday 1:00 pm – 3:00 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, to give birth, and to raise their young.
This workshop will include species identification, insights into behavior and adaptations, and conservation efforts for these endangered and threatened species. This workshop will meet at the MERR Institute in Lewes (College of Marine Studies/Pollution Ecology Lab) 801 Pilottown Road, Lewes, DE 19958.
March 8 Saturday 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
 
Leather Wrap and Rhinestone Bracelets $50.00
Learn to wrap two versions of the same bracelet using rhinestone chains with leather cords.
April 12 and April 26 Saturdays 9:00 am – 12:00 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.
March 15 and March 22 Saturdays 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
 
Getting to Know Your Kindle $25.00
The Kindle is a versatile device that allows users to do many things beyond reading e-books. All models of the Kindle can access the Internet. This connectivity makes downloading books, applications and other content convenient and easy. This feature, along with others, makes the Kindle a multifunctional device. The basics will be covered in this 2 hour workshop and don't forget to bring your Kindle.
January 18 Saturday 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
January 18 Saturday  1:00 pm – 3:00 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 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.
January 11       Saturday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
January 25       Saturday 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
 
Using Apple’s “Pages” to make Brochures and Newsletters $25.00
Learn to use Apple’s program Pages. Make brochures, newsletters and posters. They are easily printed and/or shared through the Internet on the web or email as .pdf files. Arrange pictures, text and more to make your club or business’s communication professional.
April 11 Friday 12:30 pm – 3:30 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.
March 1 Saturday 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
April 26 Saturday 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
 
iTunes, Where do I Begin? $25.00
Learn how to import music from CDs into your iTunes library, how to organize and create playlists of your favorite songs, and explore what can be downloaded from the iTunes website for free. If time permits, the class will explore how to use iTunes to manage an iPod
January 16 Thursday 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
 
Skype $25.00
Have friends and family far away that you would like to stay in touch with, even to see? Learn the basics of setting up a Skype account, creating a contact list, and making calls on your computer. This class will make actual Skype calls, so bring your best smile.
April 3 Thursday 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
 
Getting Started with Facebook $25.00
This workshop is for students who do not have a Facebook account. In this workshop students will create an account and set up a profile.
February 24 Monday 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
 
Getting Started with Facebook Continued $25.00
This workshop is for students who have an existing Facebook account. Students will upload pictures, set security, find friends, and post information.
March 3 Monday 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
 
Fast and Easy Homemade Easter Eggs $40.00
In this hands on workshop students will learn how to make a variety of homemade chocolate-covered Easter eggs.  Students will take home all the candy made along with recipes.
Supplies and ingredients are provided, but each student should bring an apron if desired.
April 5 Saturday 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
 
Compost vs. Mulch $25.00
This workshop will explore the difference between compost and mulch and the benefits of both.
March 1 Saturday 9:00 am – 11:00 am
 
Soil and Nutrition $25.00
This workshop will discuss the role that soil and nutrition play in plant health. Learn what you can do to grow better plants.
March 15 Saturday 9:00 am – 11:00 am
 
Planting and Pruning $25.00
Learn the necessary principles of planting and pruning to help ensure a more beautiful landscape.
March 29 Saturday 9:00 am - 11:00 am
 
Beautifying Your Landscape with Custom Containers $25.00
Learn the design principles of creating containers for all seasons. Containers, plants, soils, fertilizers and great plant combos will be discussed.
February 4 Tuesday 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
 
Truly Unique Terrariums $25.00
It is easy to make a terrarium for your home or office. In this workshop students will discuss and observe demonstrations of step by step instructions on planting different types of terrariums.
February 11 Tuesday 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
 
Planning for Retirement $25.00
This workshop will cover eligibility requirements for Social Security retirement and important considerations concerning when to begin collecting benefits. It will also discuss Survivor benefits, Disability benefits and Medicare eligibility.
February 8 Saturday 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
 
Unlocking the Mysteries of Medicare $25.00
This workshop will cover the eligibility requirements for Medicare and basic benefit information. It will also discuss how to enroll and penalties for late enrollment.
January 28 Tuesday 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
 
What Every Woman Should Know about Social Security $25.00
This workshop is designed for women to discuss important information every woman needs to know concerning Social Security Retirement, Survivors benefits, Spousal benefits, Divorce Spouse benefits, filing options and much more.
March 8 Saturday 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
 
The Future of Social Security $25.00
This workshop is designed to cover the current challenges facing Social Security and proposals in congress to “fix” the program.
March 24 Monday 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm


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