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EZ Wood Crafting for Fall

In this class, you will develop a take home painted wood craft of unique autumn-splendor for fall decorating. This take home painting is perfect for your home, workplace or personalized gift. Your creation will be based on a color book work style design bringing out the artist within. Your unique creations will be constructed with paint and embellishments of your choice to express your own unique design. You don't have to be crafty or good at painting to enjoy this craft. Only be prepared to have a good time and some relaxing fun. Two fun sessions are scheduled in order to assure you have enough time to complete your project. Supplies are included in the registration fee.

Date

Day

Time

Instructor

Cost

Location

Class #

October 4 & 6,
2016

T & TH

6pm-9pm

Danny Poovey

$50.00

CVCC EC
Rm. 1209

 EZ Wood Crafting for Spring

In this class, you will develop a take home painted wood craft of unique spring-splendor for decorating. This take home painting is perfect for your home, workplace or personalized gift. Your creation will be based on a color book work style design bringing out the artist within. Your unique creations will be constructed with paint and embellishments of your choice to express your own unique design. You don't have to be crafty or good at painting to enjoy this craft. Only be prepared to have a good time and some relaxing fun. Two fun sessions are scheduled in order to assure you have enough time to complete your project. Supplies are included in the registration fee.

Date

Day

Time

Instructor

Cost

Location

Class #

March 14 & 16,
2017

T & TH

6pm-9pm

Danny Poovey

$50.00

CVCC EC
Rm. 1209

 

First Time Homebuyers

This course will provide students with the basics of finding a home, getting pre-qualified for a mortgage, how to check the neighborhood housing, determining the value of a purchase, and making a reasonably offer. Course covers from preparation to closing.

Date

Day

Time

Instructor

Cost

Location

Class #

October 6,
2016

TH

6:30pm-8:30pm

Tom McNeely

$10.00

CVCC EC
Rm.

 

 Flower Arranging-Beg.  
This course will provide you with the knowledge of learning different designs of flower arranging, wreath making and other items for the home.

Date

Day

Time

Instructor

Cost

Location

Class #

March 28-May 2,
2017

T

6pm-9pm

Wanda Reep

$70.00

CVCC EC
1209

 

 

Flower Arranging-Advanced  
This is a continuation of Beginning Flower Arranging. This class will further your knowledge of flower arranging, wreath making and other items for the home. Pre-requisite: Beg. Flower Arranging.

Date

Day

Time

Instructor

Cost

Location

Class #

September 13-
November 1,
2016

T

6pm-9pm

Wanda Reep

$70.00

CVCC EC
1209

 

 
History of the Civil War
 
In this 4-week course we will summarize and present the major events and battles related to the War Between the States in chronological order. In addition, this course will set forth the major political issues and philosophies that set the stage for the Civil War, sustained the conflict, and continue to linger on to this day in the hearts an minds of most Americans. This class is approved for teacher renewal credits.
 

Date

Day

Time

Instructor

Cost

Location

Class #

September 13-
October 4, 2016

T

6pm-8pm

Richard Eller

$55.00

Cat. Co. History
Museum,
Newton

 

 
History of North Carolina
 
In this four-week course, we will study the geographic, political, economic, and social conditions existing in NC from America's discovery to the present. Topics include native and immigrant backgrounds, colonial and Reconstruction periods, party politics, and race relations. Upon completion of this class, students will be able to analyze significant political, socioeconomic, and cultural developments in North Carolina. This class is approved for teacher renewal credits.
 

Date

Day

Time

Instructor

Cost

Location

Class #

March 7-
March 28,
2017

T

6pm-8pm

Richard Eller

$55.00

Cat. Co. History
Museum,
Newton

 

 
 Holiday Deco-Wreath Making
In this one-day class, learn the basics of Deco-Mesh wreath construction hands-on. Class includes various methods of decorating a holiday wreath. Supplies are included in the registration fee and supplies will be given on the first night of class. Students will have a finished holiday wreath after completion.
 

Date

Day

Time

Instructor

Cost

Location

Class #

October 11,
2016

T

6pm-9pm

Angie Byers

$55.00
Includes
supplies

CVCC EC,
Rm. 1209

 

March 14, 2017

T

6pm-9pm

Angie Byers

$55.00
Includes
supplies

CVCC EC,
Rm. 1209

 

 
Soap Making Basics
This 3-day class students will gain a thorough understanding of the basics of soap making process. We will cover safety, tools, techniques, molds, cutting and wrapping. Participation is not necessary but in order to participate the students must have an apron, kitchen gloves, safety glasses, and covered arms and feet for two weeks of this class.

Date

Day

Time

Instructor

Cost

Location

Class #

September 12-
September 26,
2016

M

6pm-9pm

Ann Oswald

$65.00

CVCC EC,
Rm. 1209

 

February 6-
February 20,
2017

M

6pm-9pm

Ann Oswald

$65.00

CVCC EC,
Rm. 1209

 

 
Soap Making-The Basics and Beyond
This class will give students an extensive understanding of the basics of soap making process. We will cover safety, tools, techniques, molds, cutting and wrapping. Participation is not necessary but in order to participate the students must have an apron, kitchen gloves, safety glasses and covered arms and feet for two weeks of the class.

Date

Day

Time

Instructor

Cost

Location

Class #

October 10-
October 24,
2016

M

6pm-9pm

Ann Oswald

$65.00

CVCC EC,
Rm. 1209

 

March 20-
April 3,
2017

M

6pm-9pm

Ann Oswald

$65.00

CVCC EC,
Rm. 1209

 

 
Soap Making-Using Lotions
Students will gain a thorough understanding of the basics of skin lotions and various techniques used for thickening lotions and the various oils and waxes used to construct the lotions. A batch of lotion will be made.

Date

Day

Time

Instructor

Cost

Location

Class #

November 7,
2016

M

6pm-9pm

Ann Oswald

$45.00

CVCC EC,
Rm. 1209

 

 
Soap Making-Using Oils
Skin nourishing massage oils and face cleansing oils will be covered. Students will gain a thorough understanding on how the oils work and how to blend based on different skill conditions. Materials: $16

Date

Day

Time

Instructor

Cost

Location

Class #

December 12,
2016

M

6pm-9pm

Ann Oswald

$45.00

CVCC EC,
Rm. 1209

 

 
Stained Glass-Beg. Level I
In this 6-week class, learn the fundamentals of stained glass design in the fun and entertaining class. You will learn how to choose the correct glass, create patterns, cut and grind glass and complete two projects. A supply list is available the first night of class; approximate cost of supplies $75.
 

Date

Day

Time

Instructor

Cost

Location

Class #

September 12-
October 17,
2016

M

6:30p-8:30p

Melanie Zimmerman

$60.00

Newton Rec.
Center,
Newton

 

February 6-
March 13,
2017

M

6:30p-8:30p

Melanie Zimmerman

$60.00

Newton Rec.
Center,
Newton

 

 
Stained Glass-Beg. Level II
In this 6-week class, continue to learn the fundamentals of stained glass design in the fun and entertaining class. You will learn how to choose the correct glass, create patterns, cut and grind glass and complete a lampshade project. A supply list is available on the first night of class; approximate cost of supplies is $75.
 

Date

Day

Time

Instructor

Cost

Location

Class #

November 7-
December 19,
2016

M

6:30p-8:30p

Melanie Zimmerman

$60.00

Newton Rec.
Center,
Newton

 

April 3-May 15,
2017

M

6:30p-8:30p

Melanie Zimmerman

$60.00

Newton Rec.
Center,
Newton

 

 
 
 
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