Courses

Learn the basics of bread-making, including the terminology, ingredient functionality, dough handling, fermentation steps, mixing and dough development, as well as the fermentation in the baking process. You will be able to take all recipes and finished products (20-30 loaves of bread) home.


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This course will build on the knowledge learned in Artisan Breads I. The focus will be on sourdough breads and the functions of bread making. Artisan Breads I is required before participating in Artisan Breads II. You will be able to take all recipes and finished products (20-30 loaves of bread) home.


October 10-12, 2022, 222 Artisan Bakery
If you already have knowledge of the beautiful Italian language, this course is designed for you. This class will review grammar and syntax in conjunction with readings in Italian.


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Think drawing is a gift that must come naturally? Drawing is a skill that can be developed with practice. You will learn how to draw with proper techniques, discovering how to represent what you see through studies in contour drawing, perspective, positive/negative space and value.


October 5, 2022 to November 9, 2022, Art and Design West, Room 2101
Learn Italian in this beginning course that explores the fun and enjoyment of the language and culture.


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Do you want to learn the Spanish language? Beginning Spanish is the perfect place to start, as you will be introduced to the language, even if you have little to no knowledge of it!


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You will learn how to create and bake breads from around the world, including Brioche, Challah, Mediterraneanand many more! Artisan Breads I and II must be taken before participating in Breads of the World.


December 12-14, 2022, 222 Artisan Bakery
Tracing family history is a fascinating journey. Learn about the genealogy research process and the way to interpret information through hands-on examples that help you dig deeper into your family's past. Develop a strategy to accomplish your objectives, evaluate the results and share information with others. Make your family history come alive!


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Our cultural background suggests what we eat, how we celebrate holidays and when we go to bed and rise in the mornings. Our parents' cultures tell us what a family is. In this course, we will note questions for interviewing an elderly or helpful relative and hear about Irish land records. We will access ancestry.com library edition to follow both your family and an African-American in the U.S. Census.


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Experience the benefits of early morning yoga as you stretch and strengthen your body, awaken and refresh your mind, and nourish your spirit. Our practice will focus on the synchronization of movement and breath.


September 3, 2022 to November 5, 2022, Offered as Online via Zoom and In-Person Options
November 19, 2022 to December 17, 2022, Offered as Online via Zoom and In-Person Options
Come join us as you continue your journey through the German language and culture. Get your lingering questions about this fascinating culture answered!


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For those with some drawing experience, you will refine and expand your drawing and observation skills.


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Pick up where the beginner's course left off and expand on your basic techniques. Learn skills beyond the basic and techniques of playing guitar that will further enrich your basic guitar playing. Basic guitar playing experience needed.


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Learn new skills, review some basics and play aloud in class. You will be able to bring your own pieces to play weekly, as well. Participants should have had at least a few years of piano lessons.


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Do you know some Spanish, but want to further your learning? Look no further than Intermediate Spanish!


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You will focus on mastering the basics of fingerspelling, numbers, colors, facial grammar and sentence structure. You will also learn conversational and cultural behaviors necessary to hold a beginning-level conversation in ASL with deaf or hearing-impaired users of the language.


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This course will cover the basics of bee keeping. Topics will include basic honey bee biology, how to start a colony, techniques for inspecting a colony, recognizing colony pests and diseases, and obtaining products from colonies. This course will conclude with a student-led inspection of a colony.


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This weekend intensive foundational class introduces you to traditional techniques in metalsmithing and jewelry making through the manipulation of copper and brass utilizing power tools and hand tools. You will learn sawing, piercing, surface manipulation, basic forming, and cold and hot fabrication methods (riveting, gas torch soldering).


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Ever wanted to learn to golf? Want to take your love of golf to the next level? Level II introduces you through technology to golf fitness, course management and the nuances of the game. Great refresher for the recreational player or a must for new golfers. Join us to learn the game in a mixed group setting. **Please note the dates in the catalog were misprinted. The correct dates of the course for Fall 2022 are Saturdays, September 24-October 22 from 2-4 p.m.


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Learn the fundamentals of music theory while playing and applying those skills. Notes, rhythms, tempos and more will be taught. This is a great class if you've never touched a piano or if you played at one time and want a refresher course!


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Restorative yoga is a powerfully gentle practice with exceptional benefits, such as the reduction of blood pressure and reduced risk of stroke or heart attack. Additionally, restorative yoga can help reset the body and relax the mind. Additionally, restorative yoga can help reset the body and relax the mind.


September 2, 2022 to November 4, 2022, Online
November 18, 2022 to December 16, 2022, Online
This course introduces the basic East Asian brushwork and tools used in traditional Chinese and Korean calligraphy. You will learn and practice the basic skills used in writing the Standard or Regular script in traditional Chinese calligraphy and Korean calligraphy.


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Breathing, like movement, is so fundamental to the human experience that we rarely even think about our breath. However, mindful movements and breath work, or intentional practices of breathing and moving, can deeply increase our quality of life.


September 1, 2022 to November 3, 2022, Online
November 17, 2022 to December 22, 2022, Online
Yoga for Beginners provides the fundamentals of practice for those getting started in yoga, as well as those with more experience who enjoy gentler movements. You will learn posture alignment, practice breath work through guided demonstration and reap the benefits of yoga, including improved balance, physical strength, flexibility, relaxation, increased energy and better digestion.


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This class is for the experienced beginner who is ready for a gentle challenge. In this class, instructor Louise Hamlin-Laird will begin with a gentle warm-up, transitioning into a flow that syncs our movement with our breath, and ending with a restorative pose to relax and stretch.


September 1, 2022 to November 3, 2022, Offered as Online via Zoom and In-Person Options
November 17, 2022 to December 22, 2022, Offered as Online via Zoom and In-Person Options
Join us and develop your beginner skills and techniques of playing classical guitar for students with no previous classical guitar playing experience.


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Learn how to develop skills and techniques for playing jazz and blues guitar. No previous playing experience needed.


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First time at the wheel? Ever wanted to try wheel throwing? Now's your chance! Join us for a one-day, three-hour session where we'll walk you through the basics of wheel throwing. Lumpy pots and goofy bowls galore. No extended commitment necessary.


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The SIUE STEM Center has resources to borrow for doing science topics at home, and we'll bring some of them to your Zoom window! Join us to take a tour through this month's night sky and talk about why the winter is so dark and why sunrise is starting to come earlier. **Due to unforeseen circumstances for our presenter, this session will be cancelled for the Fall 2022 season. We do apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.


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Do you ever wish you could take beautiful photographs like your friends? Or like what you see on social media? This course will help you learn the basic functions of your camera to create high quality images.


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It's the holidays and what's the holidays without cookies? Learn new and easy cookie recipes that will become your new holiday favorites! In this class we will bake soft Italian amaretti cookies, chocolate chip cheesecake cookie bars, shortbread and tea cookies, hot cocoa cookies and a quick and easy chocolate sandwich cookie!


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Increase your learning through Educard! Educard allows anyone over the age of 16 to sit in on regular for-credit classes at SIUE for a reduced rate. While you do not gain credit for the courses, you can gain a whole new realm of knowledge in subjects that interest you most, from accounting to zoology. Join us and see what you can learn!


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Join the SIUE STEM Center staff as we flex our inventor brains to solve a challenge in our community! More than your average egg drop experiment, we will have adults and kids design water collection devices, musical instruments and maybe a rover to explore places humans can't visit.


Saturday, October 22, 2022, Science East Room 1272
Just in time for spring showers and events, learn how to make foolproof macarons with perfect shells and delicious fillings that are quick, easy and delicious!


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It's a Rye Lover's Dream. We'll hit on 6 vastly different German Breads while also making Rolls. You will be able to take all recipes and finished products (20- 30 loaves of bread) home. All ingredients will be provided for the baking process. **Due to shortage in supplies, the fall 2022 courses advertised in the catalog are unable to be hosted. We are hoping to bring the courses back in the spring 2023 semester.


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If you already have knowledge of this beautiful language, this course is designed just for you. Join us as we continue our journey through learning the Italian language and delve deeper in grammar and syntax.


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Expand your skills in metalsmithing and jewelry making in a state-of-the-art dedicated metalsmithing studio at SIUE. This five-week course will allow you to further develop your skills in piercing, forming, fabrication, and surface design as well as introduce you to new techniques like enameling and etching.


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Gain a general introduction to the art of crochet from home! You will apply various techniques using a variety of hook sizes, stitch types and yarn styles. You will complete an entire project over the length of the course!


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A simple look at classic Italian Bread Recipes. Such as Focaccia, Ciabatta, Fougasse as well as a couple pizza dough recipes. You will be able to take all recipes and finished products (20- 30 loaves of bread) home. All ingredients will be provided for the baking process.


October 24-26, 2022, 222 Artisan Bakery
November 7-9, 2022, 222 Artisan Bakery
Delve into jewelry making with this hands-on weekend warrior intensive. You will learn to fabricate your own statement ring or pendant from sterling silver and your choice of cabochon stone.


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At a time when "fake news" seems to be popping up everywhere, media literacy is literacy. We will take a closer look at the media and the pivotal role it plays in our ability to make sense of the world we live in today.


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SIUE's Intensive English Pathway (IEP) is a great resource for those who would like to strengthen their English skills and improve reading, writing, listening and/or speaking through interactive classes. This program offers affordable classes to English language learners in multiple skillsets.


October 17, 2022 to December 6, 2022, SIUE Main Campus
Health professionals work with many different people, and communication is key. This course will introduce you to the basic vocabulary, grammar and idiomatic expressions needed to communicate in Spanish in a health professional context.


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You will learn the basics of the Tiffany Style copper foil stained glass technique. You will get to choose from a simple 3-piece stained glass sun catcher pattern. (You may bring in your own, and we can try to use it!)


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If you have inherited a stamp collection, are thinking about starting a collection or are a current collector who considers themselves a novice, this course is for you! We will partake in a high-level overview and discussion for a topical collector, sharing tools of the trade, resources and various philatelic material you can use to enhance your collection.


Thursday, November 3, 2022, Online
Thursday, December 1, 2022, Online
This class will blend yoga and Pilates into a gentle flow that will lengthen and strengthen your body. Good for beginners and advanced students.


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You will develop the skills and techniques for playing American roots music (country, bluegrass, blues and folk) on the guitar. You will need to have a basic understanding of chords on the guitar to participate in this course and will need to have access to an acoustic guitar.


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Looking at the stars is a relaxing family hobby, but how do you navigate in the sky when there are no landmarks? Actually, once you start learning a few stars you can find all sorts of landmarks for stargazing. **Due to unforeseen circumstances for our presenter, this session will be cancelled for the Fall 2022 season. We do apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.


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Just in time for holiday guests, learn how to make fluffy biscuits, flavorful scones, moist muffins and quick breads for your next brunch at home! This class will focus on the techniques used to make these brunch breads from scratch, and you will bake all of these delicious breads during this class.


Saturday, November 5, 2022, Online
Learn how to make delicious pies from scratch, including homemade pie crust! This class will teach baking techniques for great tasting and beautiful pies. We will make homemade pie crust, a fruit pie, a cream pie, a pecan pie and a custard-based pie.


Thursday, November 17, 2022, Online
Learn how to make impressive from-scratch layer cakes that are moist, flavorful and delicious! This class will teach baking techniques for perfect cakes and will include recipes for yellow cake, chocolate cake, American buttercream and Swiss meringue buttercream.


Wednesday, October 12, 2022, Online
Learn the fundamentals of basic cake-decorating tools and essential skills for beginners while developing your own technique for learning, applying and completing a frosted cake. You will master how to properly handle tools, fill icing bags, prepare your area for decorating, trim and layer a two-layer round cake, and decorate it.


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You will learn how to utilize Color Theory, Composition and Painting Techniques to create works in Acrylic paint. We will facilitate quick, lecture-style, explanations of these fundamental painting elements as you work. This will help you improve your knowledge in art and technical skills.


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You will learn how to utilize Color Theory, Composition and Painting Techniques to create works in Watercolor. We will facilitate quick, lecture-style, explanations of these fundamental painting elements as you work. This will help you improve your knowledge in art and technical skills.


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In this ceramic art studio course, you will be introduced to essential clay handbuilding techniques: pinch, coil, slab, and one-piece molds/stamps. Designed for all skill levels, you can pursue various representational, abstract, large-scale, and/or functional objects. You will engage in additional aspects of the ceramic process such as: glazing, kiln-loading/unloading, and mixed-media/cold finishes.


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In this ceramic art studio course, you will be introduced to essential ceramic wheelthrowing techniques: centering, throwing, altering, trimming, and functional attachments. Designed for all skill levels, you can pursue various functional pottery forms such as cups, bowls, plates, jars, teapots, and pitchers.


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The Beginners 1 course is perfect for those who have already taken the Intro level course or have some previous knowledge of the language. From the beginning, you will be immersed in engaging linguistic and socio-cultural experiences that will give you the confidence to find your own identity as members of the worldwide community of Spanish speakers.


October 27, 2022 to December 22, 2022, Online
An integrated course that includes grammar, vocabulary, communication in context and culture content. From the start, you will be an active participant in your learning experience and develop your own "Spanish tool kit" to express yourself clearly and effectively at all times.


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It's back-to-school time, so let's cook with kids! We will learn how to make homemade macaroni and cheese (without all the preservatives!), rainbow veggie rollups, easy cheesy meatball bites, s'more snack mix, and peanut butter and jelly stuffed cookies!


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Start off the night preparing a red wine berry sangria to enjoy with two appetizers: baked brie with drunken blackberries and roasted red grape crostini with whipped ricotta. For the main course, we will prepare a red wine braised beef with roasted garlic mashed potatoes and roasted broccoli. We will finish the evening with cheesecake bars topped with red wine gelee.


Friday, October 21, 2022, Online
Start off the night preparing a white wine sangria to enjoy with a flavorful goat cheese crostini. For the main course, we will prepare a creamy white wine chicken with buttered noodles and a pan seared salmon with lemon white wine butter sauce. We will finish the evening with a Moscato mini trifle with tipsy berries.


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Nancy Lutz, PhD, associate professor of anthropology at SIUE, will discuss different styles of nonverbal communication across gender, culture and power (e.g., employer-employee relations), including ways in which gender, power and cultural differences can create miscommunication. **The Fall 2022 session has been canceled due to an unavoidable conflict on the part of our lecturer.


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Join Ms. Brandy and learn how to wet felt a small ball of wool to create a tiny adorable felted acorn. You will be able to make many acorns. We will include acorn hats, wool for felting, and glue.


Saturday, October 8, 2022, Macoupin Art Collective
Open studio hours allow you to work on metalsmithing projects independently. An instructor will be available to answer questions as needed. You may sign up for one night or all available nights. You will have access to the metalsmithing studio but must provide your own basic kit and metal materials.


Friday, December 2, 2022, Art & Design East Room 1209
Friday, December 9, 2022, Art & Design East Room 1209
Friday, December 16, 2022, Art & Design East Room 1209
Friday, January 6, 2023, Art & Design East Room 1209
Friday, January 20, 2023, Art & Design East Room 1209
Explore the various pests of the Midwest and their management strategies in this introductory and interactive lecture. We will be focusing on the most common insects eating your house plants, green house treasures and garden crops, along with the most sustainable solutions in terms of cost, environment and effectiveness.


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In this exciting two-hour workshop, we will discuss and practice propagation techniques for a variety of indoor and outdoor plants for home, landscape and garden. Plant propagation is a process for creating new plants through strategic cutting of a mother plant.


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Join us as we explore the Bible and learn about religion with a minister who has more than 40 years of knowledge and experience. No matter your religion or level of knowledge about the Bible, you are welcome to join us. There is no obligation to join a religion.


September 7, 2022 to December 21, 2022, Online
You will develop chords and strumming techniques on the guitar. You will learn how to play basic chords, strummingpatterns and songs.


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This weekend open studio is designed to allow you to work on metalsmithing projects independently. An instructor will be available to answer questions and assist as needed. You will have access to the metalsmithing studio but must provide your own basic kit and metal materials.


November 26-27, 2022, Art & Design East Room 1209
December 17-18, 2022, Art & Design East Room 1209
Everyone's body and mind are special and unique, and should be respected and cared accordingly. The purpose of the class is to promote holistic healthcare by providing an opportunity for experiencing techniques which are commonly used by counselors and therapists for relaxation.


November 15, 2022 to December 6, 2022, SIUE Main Campus
It doesn't matter if you live in a mansion or a bungalow, getting top value out of your home can be possible through home improvements and maintenance. Jen and Jean will walk through the home improvements and maintenancethat will increase your home's value.


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For those who already have some experience using acrylic paints, we will focus on learning new techniques, observational skills and painting styles. As you move through this course, we will also facilitate projects of your interest and give you helpful feedback to improve your painting skills.


October 18, 2022 to November 22, 2022, Art and Design West, Room 2101
Join a farmer on a classroom journey into the diverse and exciting world of composting. We will explore various container options you can build or buy; good old fashioned piles; composting using worms to speed the process up and produce a rich casting; and techniques, effort, benefits and downfalls of the different methods.


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Continue your learning of American Sign Language in a continuation of our introduction course. In this course, you will develop basic receptive and expressive skills including fingerspelling, vocabulary, grammar, syntax and classifiers. In addition, you will continue to be introduced to aspects of American Deaf Culture.


November 2, 2022 to December 21, 2022, Alumni Hall Room 1301
Join us for a hands on introduction to traditional glassblowing techniques. Included in your time spent with us will be a one-on-one experience with the instructor, scheduled at the participants' convenience, to execute a decorative or functional piece suitable for display.


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Join us for a weekend intensive hands on introduction to traditional glassblowing techniques. Included in your time spent with us will be a one-on-one experience with the instructor, during the weekend, to execute a decorative or functional piece suitable for display.


November 5-6, 2022, Glass Studio, Art and Design East
You will learn to develop music theory skills and techniques for the guitar. You will learn the theory of scales, harmony and melody on the guitar. You will need some previous guitar playing experience.


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This two-day workshop starts with a one-hour lecture Friday evening at the Watershed Nature Center. The lecture will cover the basics of key native and invasive species identification and provide an introduction to the habitats at the Watershed Nature Center.


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The application of powdered glass on metal is an ancient technique that can transform the surface and color of your work. This course will introduce you to the vast world of enameling. You will learn how to prepare metal surfaces to accept enamel, and kiln fire and torch fire techniques while sampling a variety of enamel application methods.


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James Bond provides literary, cinematic and cultural material that offers an enduring lens on over 60 years of social change. We will discuss the films' changing images and messages about identity, society and the moral dilemmas facing individuals and nations.


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A visual arts course, which will focus on bringing landscapes to life through paint. You will be encouraged to use both acrylics and watercolors to create a variety of landscapes. We will facilitate explanations of fundamental painting elements as you work, as well as give some examples of different styles used in history to paint the great outdoors.


October 18, 2022 to November 22, 2022, Art and Design West, Room 2101
In this three-week series, you will learn about native plants, their benefits, and how to incorporate them into your current or future landscaping, garden or farm. We will explore native habitats and common native plants used in landscaping, as well as how native plants can be used to manage storm water, prevent erosion, encourage pollinators and more.


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Attend and learn about real estate taxes and how properties are assessed and how property taxes are calculated. Participants will learn what exemptions are available and who qualifies for them, and how to determine if they are paying too much or if their assessment is in-line with their area or neighborhood.


November 2-9, 2022, New American Funding
A home is the largest asset most people will ever purchase. Learn the steps, timelines and financial requirements it takes to navigate through this process with ease. Jen and Jean have a combination of 36 years of experience as real estate agents and have assisted their clients in buying over 900 homes.


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You will create sterling silver and brass metal cuffs from thick stock wire. You will learn basic forming with sterling silver and brass wire, annealing with a gas torch, texturing metal through hammer work, and exploring surface finishes to personalize your cuffs.


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Join Ms. Ruthie and paint along with Mr. Bob! This is a fun class for all skill levels. You will be working with oil paints, brushes and turpenoid to clean your brushes.


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Ever wondered how scientists account for paranormal phenomena such as ghosts, alien life forms and cryptids such as Big Foot and Nessie? This talk explores personal experiences with these almost-human creatures through an anthropological lens.


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Miss Ruthie will teach you how to create a ceramic pumpkin. You will learn simple handbuilding/slab-building techniques, simple glaze techniques, how to use a variety of clay tools, and gain an understanding of clay and its properties.


Friday, October 7, 2022, Macoupin Art Collective
Miss Ruthie will teach you how to hand-build ceramic Christmas tree luminaries. You will learn simple hand-building techniques, how to use a variety of clay tools, and gain an understanding of clay and its properties.


Friday, December 2, 2022, Macoupin Art Collective
Join the staff at the SIUE STEM Center for a tour of the stars! Activities will include a planetarium show and some hands-on space themed activities that you can try at home this winter!


Saturday, November 19, 2022, Science East Room 1272
Saturday, November 19, 2022, Science East Room 1272
Saturday, November 19, 2022, Science East Room 1272
Join Ms. Brandy and start your very own rag rug. You will learn how to prepare their fabric, how to make the tool to make the whole rug, and will have time in the studio to start the process of making you very own rag rug.


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Learn to develop your own skills and techniques for sight-reading on the guitar. You will focus on the ability to read notes and rhythms for sheet music and on the guitar. You will need some previous guitar playing experience.


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Are you tired of boring weeknight dinners? Take your palate on an international adventure with these flavorful dishes that start with a pre-cooked rotisserie chicken. Prepare Thai chicken noodles in a peanut sauce, chicken tortilla soup, Chinese chicken salad and curry chicken salad.


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Will you be selling your home soon? Proper preparation of your property and a good understanding of the home-selling process are essential for getting top dollar and making it to the closing table. Jean and Jen will walk you through the entire home-selling process so you know what to expect.


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You will create a simple set of dangling earrings and pendant from sterling silver and brass metals. You will explore fabrication through cold connections, sawing and piercing, basic forming, annealing with a gas torch, texturing metal through hammer work, and exploring surface finishes to personalize their set.


Friday, October 21, 2022, Art & Design East Room 1209
Chair yoga is a gentle form of yoga in which poses are performed while seated and with the aid of a chair. This yoga is suitable for all levels of abilities; standing is optional. It is an excellent class for beginners, seniors, individuals with recent injuries, balance or coordination issues, limited mobility and disabilities, and those who have difficulty or do not want to get up and down on the floor.


September 12, 2022 to November 14, 2022, Edwardsville Public Library
This will be a continuation of our Spanish for Healthcare Professionals I course. In order to be successful in this course, it is highly recommended that you take part 1, and/or, have basic understanding of Spanish. This is a continuation of the proper and best use of basic Spanish under the most common situations in the health field.


October 24, 2022 to December 5, 2022, Founders Hall Room 2407
While creating custom stacker rings, you will learn ring forming with heavy stock sterling silver and brass wire, soldering with a gas torch, stone setting in calibrated bezels, and exploring surface finishes to personalize your rings.


Friday, October 28, 2022, Art & Design East Room 1209
In this hands-on weekend warrior intensive you will learn to fabricate your own statement earrings from sterling silver and cabochon stones. Techniques include sawing, piercing, texturing metal, high-temperature soldering with a gas torch, bezel setting a stone and surface finishing.


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Delve into jewelry making with this hands-on weekend warrior intensive. You will learn to fabricate your own statement ring from sterling silver and choice of cabochon stone. Techniques include sawing, piercing, texturing, high-temperature soldering with a gas torch, bezel setting a stone and surface finishing.


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An ancient Chinese system of ballet-like calisthenics that stresses slow breathing, balanced and relaxed postures, and absolute calmness of mind. Like isometrics, it requires no barbells, medicine balls or other equipment; no special costume; and no special place for its practice.


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What does it mean to work as a drayer? In her book, "Harrison Trades and Professions," editor and genealogist Polly Lynn investigates the range of skilled labor performed by descendants of John Harrison the Elder of Castleblayney, County Monaghan, Ireland. This course has been canceled for the Fall 2022 semester due to an instructor conflict.


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Are you looking to change things up? Have you always been intrigued by the real estate industry? Real estate is a great career and REALTORŪ Jean Lewis is excited to share what she knows about getting started in real estate and building a rewarding career.


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Join us as we get our heart rates up by walking the East St. Louis Higher Education Campus. During our walking time, we will hear from some of our historical society members and others as they reminisce about the history of East St. Louis and the landmarks around campus.


Thursday, October 13, 2022, Learning Resource Center - East St. Louis Campus
Thursday, November 10, 2022, Learning Resource Center - East St. Louis Campus
Enjoy a guided walk at the Watershed Nature Center, a park and nature preserve nestled in the heart of downtown Edwardsville. The walk will feature a tour of the three primary native habitats present and some information about native plants and animals that call the Watershed home.


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