COURSES
ALL CLASSES

1. ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL)
$50
10 weeks Wed. starts 2/7 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Is English your Second Language? English taught to Foreign born students. Converse, write and understand English in this adult class.
FELICIA M. MAISEY, Instructor
2. G.E.D.ABE PREPARATION
$50
10 weeks Tues. starts 2/6 6:30- 8:30 p.m.
Interested in G.E.D. Certificate but concerned about ability? Spend time in our program & gain knowledge to pass the test.
MARIE PREGLER, Instructor
3. *GROUNDS OF SCULPTURE
$79
Tues. May 1
Welcome to the world's great outdoor sculpture gardens. J. Seward Johnson, Jr., heir of Johnson & Johnson decided to create beautiful sculptures in the trees & shrubs in the garden. Come and visit the 35 acres in N.J. during our tour of sculptures. Enjoy the vibrate colors of plant displays . Of course you can visit the gift shop and get ideas for decorating your home. Bus, lunch, entrance fee are included included. Leave KV at 10:30 A.M. and arrive home approx. 7 p.m.
For further information call: 215-646-1768
4. BIRDWATCHING
$35
Tuesday 2/27 7 to 9 p.m.
Springtime is bird migration time & an excellent time to develop & hone birdwatching skills. An introduction class will be held on Tues. Feb, 27 from 7-9 p.m. at Keith Valley Middle School. Bring a pair of binoculars & field guide(s) if you have them. This class will teach you how to properly focus & use binoculars give you the opportunity to see field guides options. There will be 3 field trips, each on a Saturday from 8-10 a.m. They will be held March 17 at Ft. Washington State Park, April 7 on the Green Ribbon in Ambler & vicinity, & May 5 at Robbins Park in Ambler.
Judith Gratz, Instructor, Environmental Educator
5. ART (OIL PAINTING)
$40
10 weeks Tues. starts 2/6 7-8:30 p.m.
Learn the essentials of oil painting and acrylics. You will learn perspective, color mixing, and composition. Individual instruction for the beginner or advanced student. Bring your own materials: canvas and oil paints. By the end of 10 weeks you will have an art work to be proud to exhibit at our Open House.
G.W. CATERER, Instructor
6. BASIC ART (DRAWING)
$40
10 weeks Wed. starts 2/7 7-9:00 p.m.
Have you always wanted to learn to draw/sketch? Learn the basic steps of drawing. Fine tune your current skills. Come & be inspired! Learn to draw in a variety of media. This course includes composition, perspective, color & figure sketching. Bring the following the 1st night: paper for charcoal or pastel, charcoal (pencil or sticks) or pastels (pencil or sticks or colored pencils.
PATRICIA DeFEO, Instructor
7. CAKE DECORATING
$30
6 weeks Wed. starts 2/21 7-9 p.m.
Learn to decorate cakes at home. 6 lessons devoted to more advanced techniques. Learn the professional way & much more. An additional $7. material fee payable to instructor 1st night of class
CATHY SALEMNO, Instructor
8. HEALTHY BASICS - A Cooking Class for Beginners
$50
5 weeks Tuesday 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM starts 2/6
Do you tell people that you burn water? Are you afraid of your kitchen? Tired of take-out, frozen dinners, eating at restaurants, or just eating the same things over and over? Want to save money by cooking at home but don't know how to start? This is the course for you! Have fun preparing and EATING healthy recipes each week while learning kitchen basics. We'll cover healthier cooking options using a different method each week: frying, baking, roasting, grilling, etc., along with how to use some simple appliances such as a crockpot or rice cooker. Not only will you receive a new skill, you'll also get simple, easy to create, delicious recipes that you can duplicate at home. Recipes will be healthy but does take into account nut allergies, gluten or dairy sensitivities. Should you have any other food allergies or sensitivities please notify the instructor via email newyouwellnessllc@gmail.com before attending the class. There is a $50.00 per person materials fee to be paid to the instructor the first night of class.
NANCY WALTERS, Instructor:
9. HEALTHY BASICS 11
$50
5 WEEKS Tues. starts 3 /13 7-9 p.m.
We are following up demand for an advanced cooking class. This will have new fast recipes & cover more healthy cooking options such as soups. Are you prepared to wow your family and guests? They will never know that they are eating healthy, nourishing food.
NANCY WALTERS, Instructor
10. CROCHETING (Beginner)
$40
10 weeks, Wed. starts 2/7 7-8:30 p.m.
Enjoy learning the basic skills needed to crochet items for your self & for gifts. Explore common stitches, yarn selection & basic pattern reading so you will be able to select patterns & yarns on your own.. An additional $8 materials fee is payable to the teacher.
DONNA EBERZ, Instructor
11. CROCHET (continuation course)
$30
6 weeks Tues. starts 3/6 7-8:30 p.m.
Add to your beginner crochet skills. The group will select topics to learn- such as pattern reading, crocheting in the round, increasing, decreasing, seaming, afghan, gloves, top, or whatever pattern interests you. Bring worsted weight yarn & appropriate hook for practice the 1st night.
DONNA EBERZ, Instructor
12. KNITING (Beginners, intermediate,& Advanced)
$40
10 weeks Tues. 7-8:30 p.m. starts 2/6
Learn to knit or improve your existing skills. New stitch patterns as well as finishing techniques will be explored. There is a $15. material fee due to the instructor 1st night.
UYVONNE BIGHAM, Instructor
13. INTRODUCTION TO MACHINE KNITTING Level 1
$25
5 weeks Wed. starts 2/7 6:30-8:30 p.m.
If you are a hand knitter who would like to complete projects faster, or a person who doesn't knit at all, this is the class for you. Class will cover the basics of machine knitting. We will make several projects including a scarf, hat & gloves will be covered as well as pattern reading and yarn selection. Material fee of $50. payable to instructor 1st night of class. Machines will be provided .for students use for a rental fee.
UYVONNE BIGHAM, Instructor
14. INTRODUCTION TO MACHINE KNITTING Level 11
$25
5 weeks Wed. starts 3/14 6:30-8:30 pm
This course will build upon the level 1 class. It will cover garment making and finishing techniques.
UYVONNE BIGHAM, Instructor
15. ESSENTIAL OILS 101 & DIY ROLLERBALL REMENDIES
$15
1 night Wed. 2/7 7-8:30 p.m.
Bust winter blues with Essential oils! Learn all the ways you can use essential oils to support health & wellness throughout the year. You will learn the 3 ways you can use essential Oils & the most commonly used & versatile ones for the family medicine cabinet. During class you will also Make your own rollerball of any E.O. blends to start using right away. Material fee: $5. payable to instructor.
SARAH SWEENEY, Instuctor
16. ESSENTIAL OILS 101 & DIY ROLLERBALL REMENDIES
$15
1 night Wed. 3/7 7-8:30 p.m.
Same workshop as above.
SARAH SWEENEY, Instuctor
17. FLORAL DESIGN
$35
6 weeks, Wed starts 2/21 7-9 p.m.
Class will be making boutonnieres, corsages, fresh and silk arrangements, up- rights, and center pieces. Decorate for Spring.. Add elegance to your home with flowers. Planning a wedding? Would you like to learn about centerpieces, bouquets, corsages & boutonnieres? This is the class for you. Come learn and have fun doing it. An additional $50 materials fee is payable to the teacher.
LINDA FITZGERALD, Instructor
18. *PHOTOGRAPHY
$50
10 weeks 7-9 p.m. Tues. starts 2/6
Learn how to improve your photos and create images you are proud of. This course will cover many photographic techniques including basic camera functions, equipment, digital technology, composition, portraiture, color theories, the importance of lighting, Photoshop and much more. Students should have access to a camera that has manual mode as assignments are given requiring it.
JIM GREIPP, Owner: Pau Hana Productions Commercial Advertising Photography Studio
19. *The Art, Science and Magic of Photography
$50
6 Weeks Wed. starts March 7th 6:30 - 9:30 pm
If you have a digital camera and shoot in Auto mode, you are only using about 40% of the capability of your camera. In this hands-on course you will learn how to use your DSLR or mirrorless camera to shoot in low-light conditions, capture images of things that are moving, and create artistic photographs. You will also learn how to use inexpensive or free enhancement software to make your photos works of art. You must have a DSLR or mirrorless camera that can be used in manual mode and has interchangeable lenses. Please bring your camera and camera manual to the first class. Class includes a field trip. CLASS LIMITED TO 15 STUDENTS
FRANK SLEZAK | Studio 63 | www.studio63.us
20. *Adobe Photoshop Lightroom
$50
6 weeks Tue. starts March 6 6:30 - 9:30 pm
Ever wonder how professional photography and magazine editors create crisp, stunning photographs? Do you shoot a lot of photographs and then can't find them when you are looking for them? In this hands-on course you will learn how to use Adobe Lightroom to organize and enhance your images like the pros do. Adobe Lightroom, designed for photographers, is the most popular enhancement software program on the market today. You will need a laptop computer for this class. If you do not own Adobe Lightroom software, do not purchase it until after the first class. Class includes a field trip. CLASS LIMITED TO 15 STUDENTS
FRANK SLEZAK | Studio 63 | www.studio63.us
21. SEWING (Beginning & progressive)
$40
10 weeks, Tues. starts 2/6 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Come join me and discover the thrill of creating something with the sewing machine. We will get started the first night with basic knowledge such as threading the machine and a simple stitch. We will work at each individual's pace to make a throw pillow and move on to a simple garment. Class size is limited.
PAT CIROTTI, Instructor
22. WATERCOLOR (Beginners & Advanced)
$40
10 weeks Tues. starts 2/6 7 9 p.m.
Discover the joys of watercolor. Learn the basics, washes, use of brushes and other techniques. We will explore all watercolor materials such as watercolor pencils, and ink in addition to paint. Many demonstrations: scenes, flowers, animals and basic portrait techniques covered. A $10 additional materials fee is payable 1st night to instructor.
MELLISSA BAKER, Instructor
23. *ACCOUNTING
$50
10 WEEKS Wed. starts 2/7 7-8:30 p.m.
Cover fundamental accounting and bookeeping. Comprehensive approach to viewing finances for entrepreneur or business owner. Understand main financial reports, cash flow, profit, growth, inventory, pricing, taxes, payroll, audits, explained in every day language.
DIANA SHERMAN, Instructor
24. *BUSINESS 101
$40
6 weeks Wed. starts 2/7 7-8:30 p.m.
This 6 week course addresses the essentials to starting a business. It takes not just understanding the product or service you wish to engage in but knowing the importance of infrastructor. One needs To still have a solid accounting system, bookkeeping, administration, technical, social media & marketing plan& background. This course will address what is needed for a startup business to have in place to succeed.
LESLIE CRUDUP, Instructor
25. *ANDROID WORKSHOP
$70
7 weeks Tues. starts 2/6 6:00 to 9:PM
Android phones and tablets have a lot of untapped potential. There are many APPS to download onto your phone or tablet, many are free. Games of course, an office suite,maps and navigation. You can get a new phone line to save minutes on your phone plan; for travelers time and weather where you are or where you are going. Currency and other converters, even language translation, cheap calls overseas with your new number are available. How about using a tablet to watch a movie, even on your big flat screen? $15 lab fee payable first night. Bring phone, or tablet fully charged and charger. Also cables, manual for your device.
TED ROTH, Instructor
26. *BASIC COMPUTER COURSE
$50
5 weeks starts Tues. 2/6 6-8 p.m.
The essentials of what you need to make the most efficient use of your computer using MS Office 2013. Copy, move & delete to keep your computers up to date with out a lot of outdated material. Write letters, address the envelopes and print them all. You will learn how to send and receive e-mail and how to send a letter or resume as an e-mail attachment. In class you will receive attachments, file them on the hard drive and print them out. We will download and use pictures from the internet. An additional materials fee is payable to the teacher.
KATHLEEN RUGGIERI Instructor
27. *PRACTICAL EXCEL
$50
5 weeks, Tues. starts 2/6 8:00-10:00 p. m.
This course will show you how to construct a spreadsheet and you will learn about storage and retrieval options, printing, functions, ranging, copying, charts and more using MS Office 2007. Produce professional work for proposals and reports. An additional materials fee is payable to the teacher.
KATHLEEN RUGGIERI, Instructor
28. *INTERMEDIATE EXCEL
$50
5 Weeks Tues. 6-8 p.m. starts 3/13
MS Office is a very comprehensive computer program. The main components included in the popular package are Word, Excel, Power Point & Outlook. We will review each program & see about using 2 or 3 of the functions in one document. This is a hands-on class. You may bring your own laptop to class. Lab fee due 1st night.
KATHLEEN RUGGIERI Instructor
29. *MS OFFICE
$50
5 weeks Wed. starts 3/13 8-10 pm
MS Office is a very comprehensive computer program. The main components included in the popular package are Word, Excel, Power Point & Outlook. We will review each program & see about using 2 or 3 of the functions in one document. You may bring your own laptop to class. Lab fee due 1st night.
KATHLEEN RUGGIERE, Instructor
30. *WORDPRESS OVERVIEW
$39
1 night Tues. 2/6 6:30-8:30 p.m.
An introduction to WordPress web publishing. This free program for designing, building, and managing websites powers over 25% of all sites. Learn if it's right for you. We'll review its development, current status, requirements, components, add-ons, and design process, plus share information on domain names, hosting options, site administration, security, social integration, SEO, marketing, and costs. 2 hours - $39.00 (Prerequisite for WordPress Web Design)
HOW CARSON, Instructor
31. *WEB GRAPHICS
$45
1 night Tues. 2/20 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Posting photos and artwork online is easy with the right tools. Image files, created by cameras or phones, should be optimized for fast loading, and saved with search-friendly file names in web-friendly formats. Explanation and demonstration of selecting appropriate file formats and sizes. Hands-on workshop using the free GIMP image editor to crop, scale, rotate, and adjust color before uploading - (Prerequisite for WordPress Web Design)
HOW CARSON, Instructor
32. *WORDPRESS FOR SMALL BUSINESS AND NON-PROFIT SITES:
$119
3 nights Tues. starts 2/27 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Hands-on - Create a WordPress website for personal, business, or non-profit use. Plan your site, design layouts and add pages or posts, photos and graphics, and forms. Build headers, footers, and widgets. Use a visual page builder for multi-column layouts. Create private pages for site members, manage content and users. users. Be prepared to work each week, building your own starter website. (Prerequisites: WordPress Overview and Web Graphics or equivalent)
HOW CARSON, Instructor
33. *WORDPRESS ADVANCED TOPICS
$39
1 night Tues. 3/27 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Its extensibility makes WordPress useful for a wide range of website tasks. Plugins enable you to set up ecommerce with shopping carts and order forms, create membership sites, add forums, bulletin boards, AV content, databases, invoicing; and use SEO tools for better page rank. Find out how WordPress provides a reliable, secure platform for your business or organization.
HOW CARSON, Instructor
34. ASSET PROTECTION PLANNING
$15
1 night Wed. 2/21 7-8:30 p.m.
If I need a nursing home, how will I pay for it? Will Medicare cover the cost? Will I lose my entire nest egg , including my home? What is Medicaid and what will it pay? If I give away my assets, can I still qualify? What is Medicaid Estate Recovery? This course will explore these questions and more.
GARRETT GUMMER 111, ESQUIRE, Instructor
35. BANKRUPCY, MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE, & DEBT COLLECTION
$15
1 night starts Tues. 2/20, 7-8:30 p.m.
Are you buried in debt? Have you lost a job, suffered an injury, recently become divorced or experienced some other significant event which has adversely affected your ability to meet your monthly expenses? Learn what resources are available to you and how best to keep your head above water.
JAMES V. MONAGHAN, Instructor
36. MEDICARE WORKSHOP
$15
1 night Tues. 4/10 7-8:30 pm
If Medicare sounds like alphabet soup to you, and you seem to have more questions than answers, come to an informational workshop hosted by Thrivent Financial, where you can learn more before you make important Medicare decisions. Learn about Part A, Part B, Supplement Insurance, prescription drug costs, etc.
ANTHONY SPANGLER, Instructor
37. PLANNING YOUR ESTATE
$15
1 night Wed. 2/7, 7-8:30 p.m.
What is estate planning? Is it necessary for everyone or just the rich? Do I really need a will? How can a Power of Attorney save my family significant expense if I become disabled? What is a living will? What are the benefits of having a revocable living trust? This course will explore these questions and more.
GARRETT GUMMER 111, ESQUIRE, Instructor
38. PROBATE AND THE ADMINISTRATION OF AN ESTATE
$15
1 night Wed. 3/6 7-8:30 p.m.
When is probate necessary? How can I avoid probate? What happens if I die without a will? What steps are necessary to administer an estate? What are my duties as an executor? Will I be entitled to a fee for my services? Will the estate have to pay taxes? This course will explore these questions and more!
GARRETT GUMMER 111, ESQUIRE, Instructor
39. RETIREMENT PLANNING TODAY
$25
2 nights Wed. 2 /21 & 2/28, 7- 9:30 p.m.
How much money do you need to retire? Learn how to improve retirement income; convert IRAs to tax free income; proper distribution planning; improve standard of living; understand risk before and during retirement; asset allocation; taxes and estate planning. Additional fee of $24 payable to teacher first night for cost of book. Guest is free.
MARK J. GERDELMANN, Instructor Windsor Financial Group
40. *RETIREMENT PLANNING TODAY
$25
2 nights Tues. 2/27 & 3/6,-7- 9:30 p.m.
Same course as above.
MARK J. GERDELMANN, Instructor Windsor Financial Group
41. THE FUNDAMENTALS OF INVESTING
$25
Tues. 2/13 7-8 p.m.
This course is designed to give the average person a fundamental knowledge of today's most talked-about investments and investing concepts. It will provide enough information to make the average person conversant with common investment terminology as well as a basic understanding of today's financial news headlines. The wisdom of investing greats Warren Buffett and Jack
STEPHEN ZALES
42. SOCIAL SECURITY
$15
1 night Tues. Febuary 13 7-8 p.m.
Social security is easy for an individual who I single & not married. But most individuals are married, divorced or diverced & remarried, they are a multiple income family. For these people it becomes much more complicated. You need to make the right decision because the wrong one can result in less income the rest of your life. This course is a comprehensive overview of the major components of S.S. its benefits, options & strategies as it relates to an individual, their spouse, children, parents & retirement. A must take class if you wish to maximize your S.S. benefits & retirement income.
TIMOTHY ZAUZIG, Instructor
43. SOCIAL SECURITY
$15
1 night Wed, March 14 7-8 p.m.
Same course as above
Tjimothy Zauzig, Instructor
44. *TRANSITION TO RETIREMENT:*
$25
2 nights 2/13 & 2/21 7-9 p.m.
*The Top 5 Decisions Everyone Must Consider As you approach retirement, it is common to find yourself overwhelmed with many important financial decisions. This purely educational class will go through the five most important topics every retiree must consider: Social Security, Medicare, Housing, Income Replacement and Taxes. Good information is the key to making smart decisions. Take control of your finances, avoid costly mistakes and get ready to enjoy retirement!
ANDREW HERRON CFP, Instructor
45. *RETIREMENT INCOME AND WITHDRAWAL STRATEGIES**
$25
Wednesday 2/27 6:30pm-8:30pm*
For decades you have diligently saved money for retirement, and now you face the daunting decision of how to replace your income when you stop working. This is one of the most important and least talked about issues in personal finance. In this class, we will go through the most common strategies for creating sustainable withdrawals from your savings. Learn about the 4% rule, dividends, the impact of taxes, the pros and cons of annuities, the best investment strategies to support withdrawals and more. These decisions can have a lasting impact on your ability to maintain your current lifestyle and retire without worry. Our goal in this class is to take a complicated subject and make it approachable and easy to understand so you can make smart decisions and have confidence in your future.
ANDREW HERRON, CFP, Instructor
46. WORKERS' COMPENSATION SEMINAR
$15
1 night Wed. 2/21, 7-9 p.m.
If you are hurt on the job and you cannot work, how are you going to pay your bills? Who will pay for the medical services you will need? You may assume that your employer will take care of you but what happens if they refuse to pay your benefits? These and many more questions will be answered at this one night seminar. Subjects will include eligibility, benefits, litigation, medical care, lump sum settlements and more. Whether you are healthy and on the job or injured and receiving benefits, you should know your rights under Pennsylvania Law.
JAMES V. MONAGHAN,Iinstructor
47. SUCCESSFUL HOME SELLING SECRETS
$15
1 night– Wed. 2/7 6:30-8:30pm
Learn the tricks and the traps of selling your home in any market. In this information packed class, you will learn the do's and don'ts of selling your home, including: how to screen real estate agents, how to determine your best sales price and negotiate the best overall deal (including commission rate and inspection requests), how to best stage your home and how to prepare it for the inspection process. Truly a must attend for any homeowner looking to sell their home or investment property in the near future.
STEVE SALEMNO, Instructor.
48. HOME BUYING BASICS FOR BEGINNERS
$15
1 night Wed. 3/7 6:30-8:30pm
An interactive class designed to teach home buyers the basics of buying a home. The 10 step guide walks you through buyer agent representation, getting pre-approved, the available mortgage programs and how to choose the best option for you, viewing homes (and what to look for), how to make an offer (including negotiation tips for getting the best price), the inspection process, mortgage appraisals and commitments, what to expect leading up to and on settlement day and a whole lot more.
STEVE SALEMNO, Instructor.
49. PREPARING YOUR HOME FOR SALE
$15
1 night - Wed. 2/21 6:30-8:30pm
This class combines the concepts of home staging and home inspections so that you can properly prepare your home for sale. We will provide tips and suggestions on how to stage each room of your home to make it show its best as well as educate you about the major mechanical systems of your home, structural components/issues, maintenance items to determine what inspectors look for when completing a home inspection.
STEVE SALEMNO, Instructor.
50. BREAKING YOUR WEIGHT LOSS BARRIERS*
$50
7 weeks Wed. starts 2/7 7-8:30 p.m.
First, this is not a weight loss class. This class is to help you identify and work through the mental barriers you have created for yourself that are preventing you from realizing your weight loss goals. For instance, some people really struggle with incorporating more water into their daily routine. We will identify what about drinking more water turns your off, or prevents you from doing it, and as a group, come up with some solutions that you can try to boost your water intake, such as adding low calorie fruit to give it some flavor. If you are ready to break down your barriers, this is the class for you! A $10 materials fee due to the instructors on the first night of class.
NANCY WALTERS, Instructor:
51. NATURAL CLEANING DIY AT HOME
$15
Wed. 3/14 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Make your own safe, simple & sane cleaning solutions for your home. Save money & feel better with non-toxic household cleaning solutions that work great. Get easy recipes & samples to try out right away. Find out what works best - and what doesn't. Get tips on how to save time & energy when cleaning your home.
BETSY NICKEL, Instructor
52. THE ART OF LISTENING
$25
2 weeks Tues. starts Feb. 6 6:30- 9p.m.
There is a reason we have 2 ears and 1 mouth Book $15. due the 1st night of class.
MARION MCGOWEN Instructor
53. HERE NOW
$30
3 weeks Wed. starts Feb.7 6:30-9 .m.
The Gift of Being Present)
MARION MCGOWEN Instructor
54. MEDITATION & RELAXATION
$30
3 weeks starts 2/20 6:30-9 p.m.
Learn to stay relaxed and calm in any situation.
MARION MCGOWEN Instructor
55. THRIVING CHAOS
$30
3 weeks Wed. starts 2/28 6:30-9 p.m.
Taught from the prospective of the instructor who lost 2 daughters, 2 sisters and a business in 3 years.
MARION MCGOWEN Instructor
56. PARAPSYCHOLOGY AND METAPHYSICS
$30
3 weeks Tues. starts 3/27 Tuesday
This course is designed for those ready to take it up a notch. We will visit the Akashic records meet your guides , tap into your intuition
MARION MCGOWEN Instructor
57. ACCEPTANCE OF WHAT IS
$30
3 weeks Wed. starts 3/21 6:30-9 p.m.
Probably the Most Practical Powerful Class This Semester It addresses a cold hard reality that many families are dealing with at this time (you are not alone) The most painful tears are not the ones that fall from your eyes they are the ones that fall from your Heart.
MARION MCGOWEN, Instructor
58. THE POWER OF CRYSTALS
$25
1 night Wed. 4/11 6:30-9: p.m.
Bring your own or you can use some of ours during class. This is a fun class & empowering.
MARION MCGOWEN, Instructor
59. MANDALAS
$25
2 nights Wed. starts 4/4 7-8:30
Mandalas are used universally to promote healing and other positive states of being. Maybe you want to experience inner peace, relaxation or maybe you simply want to use the circular pattern to express yourself! Mandala coloring is an easy and effective way to bring about transformational changes in your life! Mandalas such an effective tool for relaxing and meditating. First of all, coloring is fun and relaxing. It's an enjoyable way to express your creativity, there is no right or wrong way to color a mandala and Coloring lifts your spirits and brings out the child in you.
JOHANNA ABUD MICHELI, Instructor
60. *AMERICAN RED CROSS STANDARD FIRST AID WITH COMMUNITY CPR/AED
$70
6 hours 3/6 & 3/7 Tues. & Wed. 6-9 pm.
Know what to do in case of an emergency. Learn how to save a life! Training meets OSHA Guidelines for First Aid Programs and combines lecture, interactive video demonstrations featuring emergency scenarios that are likely to occur in a variety of environments and hands-on training to teach participants lifesaving skills. You must attend the entire class, successfully complete a variety of skills and pass a written quiz. Upon completion of the course, you will obtain a 2 year certification. First Aid: Participants learn to recognize and care for a variety of first aid emergencies, such as burns, cuts and scrapes, sudden illnesses, head, neck and back injuries, and heat and cold emergencies. CPR Adult / Pediatrics: Participants learn how to perform CPR and care for cardiac emergencies in adults and breathing and cardiac emergencies for children AED: Participants learn how to use automatic external defibrillators
JENNIFER ROCK, Instructor Certified ARC
61. *CPR/AED Recertification
$40
2 hours Wed. 3/13 6-8 p.m.
Refresh your life saving skills. This CPR review is good for those who have renewed their certification within the last two years. Set up as a challenge course you will showcase your life-saving skills while reviewing main topics. You must successfully complete a variety of skills and pass a written quiz. Upon completion of the course, you will obtain a 2 year certification. Adult or Pediatric CPR Recertification.
JENNIFER ROCK Instructor Certified ARC SAFETY
62. BELLYDANCE BASICS Beginners & Intermediate
$40
10 weeks, Wed. starts 2/7 7:15-8:30 pm
This course offers the basics of Mid Eastern Belly Dancing using coordination between mind and body. Learn the sensual art of belly dancing and keep fit, improve your gracefulness, work out your tensions, be more sensual, and at the same time feel more at ease with your self-image.
DANCERS OASIS, Instructor & Professional Mid-Eastern Dancer
63. *LINE DANCING
$40
8 weeks Wed. starts 2/7 7-8:30 p.m.
Have you stood on the side lines at a party because you did not know the steps? Join us to learn some fun Line Dancing moves or just come for the great exercise and next time you are out you can join the group!. You will learn many different line dances to all genres of music like Funky, Latin Country, Top 40, Hip Hop, Ballroom, Blues, Irish, Swing and much more. You never need a partner in our Line Dancing Lessons but feel free to bring along some friends and have a lot of fun.
JOHANNA ABUD MICHELI, Instructor
64. DANCE SWING DANCE
$20
4 WEEKS Tues 7-8:00 P.M. starts 2/6
Remember the dance craze of the 1940-1950's? Well Swing Dancing, sometimes called Jitterbug, is back! Join us for a good time. No partners necessary., but bring your sense of rhythm & timing. Be prepared to have lots of fun and laughs. Please wear comfortable clothes, dance shoes-leather soles are best.
VINCE MASCIARELLI, Instructor
65. *AMERICAS BOATING COURSE
$25
5 weeks. Wed. starts 2/7 7-9 p.m.
A Boating Safety Course and State Certification for PA residents. For new boaters or as a refresher course, ABC III is a National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) and U.S. Coast Guard approved basic safe boating course. Proctored exams are given for a boat operator license or safe boating education certification. This course meets the requirements for PA residents to operate their boats in all States and Canada, including New Jersey. You will learn navigation aids, rules of the road, regulations, water sports safety, required safety equipment, trailering, PWC operation, and other valuable boater safety skills. Course materials cost is $45. payable on first night of class; includes a comprehensive 244 page full-color course book and an animated, narrated, interactive CD. DELAWARE RIVER SAIL & POWER SQUADRON - Instructors.
DELAWARE RIVER POWER SQUADRON, Instructor
66. *AIKIDO
$50
10 weeks Tue. starts 2/6 7:00-8:00 PM
Aikido is a form of self-defense which can quickly neutralize violent aggression with nonviolence and is very much distinguished from the schools of Karate. It is a method of circular defenses never opposing but rather moving with the force of aggression. There is a 1 hour instruction and 1/2 hour free practice. Open to men & women.
Dr. HARRIS BRODY, Instructor
67. BASKETBALL FOR MEN .
$50
10 weeks Wed. starts 2/7 7-8:30 p.m.
Basketball will be the primary interest of this class - Have fun, great exercise and enjoy meeting others who have a love for basketball.
FRANCIS BRYNE, Instructor
68. BASKETBALL FOR MEN
$50
10 weeks Wed. starts 2/7 8:30-10 p.m.
Same course as above.
FRANCIS BRYNE Instructor
69. *SCUBA DIVING
$249
10 weeks Tues. starts 2/6 7:30-10:30 p.m.
*Held at the pool at Simmon's Elementary School on Babylon Rd. This 30-hour program will teach you skin and scuba diving. All equipment is provided for pool sessions. Successful completion will allow you to take your open-water certification dives which are provided though the instructor and the dive shop. Bring your bathing suit, paper and pen, on the 1st night of class. Swimming skills are a must. An additional material book fee to be paid to the instructor.
JOHN R. GOVERNALE, Instructor
70. VOLLEYBALL FOR MEN & WOMEN A.
$50
10 weeks Tue starts 2/6 7-8:30 p.m.
This is an opportunity to play volleyball, have team play, and meet new people. Stay in shape and feel great! *$90 if you sign up for 70 & 71
PATRICIA FOULKE, Instructor
71. VOLLEYBALL FOR MEN & WOMEN B
$50
10 weeks Tue. starts 2/6 8:30-10 p.m.
This course will give you an opportunity to play Volleyball. Come out and have a good time. Some Volleyball skills needed. *$90 if you sign up for # 71 & 70
PATRICIA FOULKE, Instructor
72. VOLLEYBALL FOR MEN & WOMEN D
$50
10 weeks Wed. starts 3/7 -7-8:30 p.m.
*Held at Simmons on Babylon Rd. This course will give you an opportunity to play Volleyball in an informal atmosphere. The only prerequisite for this course is a desire to have a good time.
LINDA JOHNSON, Instructor
73. VOLLEYBALL (Competitive)
$50
10 weeks Fri. starts 3/9 7:30-9:00
*Held at Simmons on Babylon Rd. This is a power volleyball game open to men and women. There will be rigid adherence to official rules. Play will be on 2 courts if enough register. Tryouts first night with a full refund if you don't make it.
DAVID WILLIAMS, Instructor
74. *WATER AEROBICS
$50
10 weeks Mon. starts 2/5 8:15-9:15 p.m.
Get into shape for the spring & have an enjoyable exercise. Held at Simmon's Elementary School Pool, Babylon Rd. Water shoes preferred.
LINDA JOHNSON, Certified Water Aerobics Instructor
75. *YOGA (Beginners)
$50
10 weeks Tues starts 2/6 6:45- 8:15, 10 wks
This course is designed to relax the mind and body through exercises using basic Yoga positions and breathing control. Comfortable clothing a must; bring a mat or blanket. Class size limited.
C. JOYCE ELLIOT, Instructor
76. *YOGA (Bginners to Advanced)
$50
10 weeks Wed. starts 2/7 7:00-8:00 p.m.
Suitable for all levels. Hatha is a potent alignment-oriented practice that emphasizes the forms and actions within yoga postures. Traditional asanas are held in alignment. Emphasis is placed on core strength, flexibility and balance as well as concentration and breath control. This class is based on physical postures (asanas), deep breathing, mindfulness and listening to the body. Comfortable clothing a must; bring a mat or blanket. Class size limited.
TOM STOHR, Instructor
77. *YOGA
$50
10 weeks Wed. starts 2/7 8:15-9:15 p.m.
Same course as above.
TOM STOHR, Instructor
78. *ZUMBA FITNESS
$50
10 weeks Tues. starts 6:30-7:15 p.m. 2/6
*Class held at Hallowell Elementary school on Maple Ave. The Zumba program fuses hypnotic rhythms and easy to follow moves to create a on-of-a-kind fitness program that will blow you away. Our goal is simple: We want you to work out, to love working out, to get hooked. Zumba Fanatics achieve long-term benefits while experiencing an absolute blast in one exciting 45 minute calorie-burning session, body-energizing, awe-inspiring movements meant to engage & captivate for life. *Recommended: work-out clothes, fitness/aerobic/dance sneakers, towel & water. No slipons or jazz slippers. Bring water, a towel, a smile & let's go!
JOHANNA ABUD MICHELI, Instructor
79. *ZUMBA TONING)
$50
10 weeks Tues. starts 2/6 7:30-8:15 p.m.
*Class held at Hallowell Elementary school on Maple Ave. Zumba Toning blends body-sculpting techniques & specific Zumba moves into one calorie-burning, strength-training class. You'll learn how to use weighted, maraca-like Zumba Toning Sticks to enhance rhythm, build strength & tone all the target zones. *Recommended on the 1st day of class: 1-3lb. hand weights may be used to try the 1st night but it is strongly recommended to use/order Toning Sticks for your safety on the 1st night of class. Toning Sticks orders will be taken the 1st night of class and prices are $21.00 fee for 1lb and $26.00 for 2.5lbs toning sticks. Bring water, a towel, a smile & let's go!
JOHANNA ABUD MICHELI, Instructor
80. KINDERGARDEN PUPPY TRAINING
$50
10 WEEKS Wed. starts 2/7 6-7 p.m.
This is a must for puppies between the ages of three and six months. You will learn the correct way to train your puppy in a fun and positive manner before mistakes are made. The socialization provided by this class will start your puppy on his way to becoming a well adjusted adult dog and valued family member. Proof of current annual vaccinations is required on the 1st night of class. No dogs on the 1st night of class.
PAT BISPHAM & CHUCK KOHLER, Instructor
81. DOG OBEDIENCE LEVEL 2
$50
10 weeks, Wed. starts 2/7 7-8 p.m.
This 10-week course is designed to further perfect the basic obedience exercises learned in the below Level 1 course. Develop control and holding skills necessary for owner-dog teams to participate in therapy dog & canine good citizen activities. Specific obedience exercises and assistive devices will be used in particular situations to provide a rewarding experience for both handler and dog. Proof of current annual vaccinations is required on the 1st night of class. Bring dogs on the 1st night. Class size is limited.
PAT BISPHAM & CHUCK KOHLER, Instructor
82. DOG OBEDIENCE A LEVEL 1
$50
10 weeks, Wed. starts 2/7 8-9 p.m.
This is a beginners course in dog obedience training in which the handler and dog learn together. The aim of the course is to produce happy, well-adjusted, obedient canine citizens through a training program emphasizing praise and kindness. Basic commands of heel , sit , down , stand , stay , and come will be taught with ample time for discussion of individual problems. Necessary collars and leashes are available in class. Proof of current annual vaccinations is required on the 1st night of class. No dogs 1st night of class. Class size limited.
PAT BISPHAM & CHUCK KOHLER, Instructor
83. * DOGS- PET MASSAGE (DOGA)
$25
4 weeks Tues. starts 2/6 8:30-9 p.m.
30 minute bond between owner and four legged friend creates calm & peace for both. Shots required 1st night of class. Yoga mat or blanket, leashes, treats or non-squeaky toy for younger dogs.
MINDY LaPEITA-CASSIDY, Instructor
84. Latin
$50
10 weeks Tues. 6:30-7:30 p.m. starts 2/6
This is an introductory course that will feature listening, speaking and writing the language as well as reading and translating it. Basic grammar will be covered, and attention will be given to English derivatives for vocabulary strengthening. Textbook purchase is optional. Handouts will be furnished for this term for a fee of five dollars.
Dr. M. A. Davis. Instructor
85. Comparative Mythology
$50
10 weeks Tues. 7:45-8:45 p.m. starts 2/6
LatinGreco-Roman Myth: This course will introduce deities and stories of the Greeks and Romans. For those who have already learned about the ancient gods and goddesses there will be opportunity to explore lesser known myths and to observe how the Romans adapted Greek myth for their own purposes. Texts will be suggested for those who wish to have books in hand, but the class will be taught through handouts, storytelling and discussion. There is a fee of five dollars for materials.
Dr. M. A. Davis. Instructor
86. AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE (Level 1)
$50
10 weeks Wed. starts 2/7 7-8:30 p.m.
Learn the essentials! Build your ASL vocabulary! Speak with your hands! All of this & more in a welcoming, fun class with lots of interaction to begin your interest in the 5th most popular language in the world. A notebook & pen/pencil may come in handy
TRUDY WINOKUR, Instructor
87. SPANISH I B
$60
10 weeks, Tues starts. 2/6 7:30-8:30 p.m.
This course will introduce students to Spanish through listening, speaking, reading and writing. Basic vocabulary, grammar and pronunciation skills as well as fun activities will be included. An additional materials fee is payable to the teacher 2nd night of class.
NANCY DeCARVALHO , Instructor
88. SPANISH 1
$60
10 weeks, Wed starts 2/7 7:30-8:30 p.m.
Same course as above.
NANCY DeCARVALHO , Instructor
89. SPANISH 2
$60
10 weeks Wed. starts 2/7 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Must have a basic Spanish course or 2 Spanish classes prior. An additional material fee is payable to instructor 2nd night of class.
NANCY DeCARVALHO , Instructor
90. SPANISH 1
$60
10 weeks, starts Tues. starts 2/6 7:30-8:30 p.m.
A continuation of Spanish 1. An additional materials fee is payable to the teacher 2nd night of class.
NANCY DeCARVALHO , Instructor
91. BEGINNING FOLK/ROCK GUITAR 1
$50
5 weeks Tues. & Wed. starts 3/6 6:30-8:30 pm
Learn the elementary chords & the fundamental techniques of guitar accompaniment. This course is designed to introduce you to the guitar & explore some of its potentials. Learn to play a few songs & to find out if you want to pursue the guitar seriously or just come to class & have a good time playing & singing with the group. For guitar rental information call: (215) 855-4198. An additional materials fee may be payable to the instructor if a book is used.
ROBERT GORDON, Instructor
92. INTERMEDIATE FOLK/ROCK GUITAR 11
$50
5 weeks Tues. & Wed. starts 3/6 8:30-9:30 p.m.
Learn how to play many different chord progressions in different keys. More advanced accompaniment techniques are introduced in this course. An additional materials fee may be payable to the instructor if a book is used.
ROBERT GORDON, Instructor
93. CLARINET Lessons (Beginner and intermediate)
$50
10 weeks Tues. starts 2/6 7-8:30 p.m.
Have you put that clarinet away in a closet? Would you like to brush up and start playing again? Would you like to learn how to play as a beginner? This class will be for you. It is fun to play in a group.
LOIS RANDALL, Music teacher
2018 Spring Session
Starts February 6 & 7, 2018 and lasts 10 Weeks unless otherwise noted.

Come the first night of class - there is no confirmation of classes
Registration
Register by mail or in person. Register by mail before January 27, 2018. The in-person registration is January 30 & 31, Tuesday and Wednesday, 2018 at the Keith Valley Middle School from 7 to 8:30 PM. Use our online registration form to sign up for classes.
*Check or Money Order Only
Map and Direction to School
Classes are held at:

Keith Valley Middle School
227 Meetinghouse Road
Horsham, PA 19044


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*courses marked (*) does not give senior discounts