Courses

Gain practical knowledge and basic conversational skills in this fun and relaxed class! This class is ideal for new students, or those who want to review the basics.
This class is offered for GOLD CARD MEMBERS Gold. Card members use discount code GOLD at checkout.


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Sign language is the third most common "foreign" language in the United States, and can be used right here in the Northwest. Learn and practice finger spelling and signs for 350-450 words in this welcoming environment. Instructor: H. Vreeland


January 14, 2020 to March 10, 2020, 05:00pm, WCH 15
Pick up speed and expand your signing vocabulary with immersion practice. Learn 350 more words and become a better communicator. Class will include two field trips. Instructor: H. Vreeland


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This course will focus on key creative writing fundamentals. Learn, share your work, and form a community of practice! This course will focus on Character Development/Point of View; Structure; Dialogue; Word building. Each session will include a discussion-based informational session, writing prompts, and option critiques for those who are interested in sharing their work and receiving feedback from peers. This class will apply to short story and novel writing format - all genres welcome! Instructor: E. Fiocco


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Traveling in Europe on your own terms can be a wonderful adventure if you are well-prepared. When you plan and organize your own travel you can decide how, when and where you'll travel and at the same time travel more economically. Join Jean and Wes Melo, who have lived in Europe and often return, for a glass of wine while they tell you the secrets to traveling in Europe. They will share their recommendations to help independent travelers enjoy a safe and enjoyable vacation. Travel tips will include planning your trip, the best months to travel, packing, the best flights to take (or avoid!), the best places to visit, pros and cons of train travel vs. renting a car, and lots more.


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Learn how to be a storyteller by capturing, organizing, preserving and recording the priceless stories of your life and the stories of the special people you have known. The class will include discussions on storytelling in various forms, from essays to autobiographies, written as well as visual methods of presentation. There will also be samples, demonstrations and hands-on exercises. The instructor is Ada Duncan, a retired newspaper journalist and author. She currently writes a monthly column for The News Review.
This class is offered for GOLD CARD MEMBERS. Gold Card members use discount code GOLD at checkout.


January 21, 2020 to February 25, 2020, 02:00pm, CWT 10
If you are planning a trip to Italy this class is for you! Taking a tour or going on your own, this class will enhance your travels. You'll learn some very helpful and useful Italian phrases, become acquainted with important cultural differences and learn about the best places in Italy to visit -- all with a glass of wine (included)! Instructor: J. Melo


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You'll discover where to find ideas and prime the writer's pump with pre-writing techniques. Learn how to craft a well-written query letter and/or a book proposal (or synopsis) that gets a nod from an editor. You'll find your voice and wow your readers using a 3 step formula for writing a piece. Characterization, plot, and conflict will be covered for those writing a novel, and much more. What makes this class unique is time will be provided for individual one-on-one appointments with the instructor during class. Believe in yourself and invest in your ideas by taking this class. Instructor: B. J. Bassett is a popular instructor who motivates students to realize their dreams.


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Writing your own obituary will give you a chance for self-reflection, bring a new perspective on your life, re-kindle some memories and remove the burden from your loved ones. You will have an opportunity to compose your obituary in class, which you can re-write or amend later. Instructor: A Duncan


Tuesday, March 3, 2020, 01:00pm, TAP 14