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Course Course Description Instructor Location Schedule Price

Art & Crafts

Fundamentals of Drawing and Painting

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Learn the skills to create the art you desire through fun exercises and exciting projects. A variety of media, including charcoal, pencil, pastels, and paint of choice will be explored. Classes progress from exploring media to individual artistic techniques, depending on the need of the student. A list of materials will be provided at the first class.

Cable Spence is an award winning artist who graduated from the American Academy of Art in Chicago. IL. His paintings and pastel drawings are stunning in their vibrant colors and realism.

Cable Spence

Mill Creek Elementary School

3750 International Golf Parkway

St. Augustine, FL 32092

NEW START DATE!!

Meets Tuesday evenings from 6:00-8:00 pm from Sept. 19- October 24
Six classes-
Twelve hours total

$80.00

Beginning/Intermediate Acrylic Painting

Paint lovely landscapes and St. Augustine scenes while learning the principles and techniques of acrylic painting. You will complete 2-4 paintings during the class.

Dara Dodson is a professional artists of 25 years who has taught painting in small group and individual settings. She follows her lifelong passion for art as a member of the St. Augustine Art Association and the St. Augustine Beach Art Studio. Her artwork can be seen at DaraDodsonArt.com.

Dara Dodson

St. Augustine High School

3205 Varella Avenue

St. Augustine, FL 32084

NEW START DATE!!

Meets Tuesday evenings from 6:00-8:00 pm from Sept. 26- October 31
Six classes-
Twelve hours total

$80.00

More History and Practice of Photography II

Photography is an intriguing mixture of art, science, technology and history. In this course you will touch on many aspects of the evolution of the practice and the art of photography, as well as learning techniques to improve your photographs. This course is an intermediate photography course but open to all levels of interest.

 

Ken Barrett is a St. Augustine native whose interest, skills and talent in photography dovetail perfectly with the history, community, nature and art of the area. He is a professional photographer and former teacher at Flagler College who exhibits at local and regional galleries.

Kenneth Barrett, Jr.

RB Hunt Elementary School

125 Magnolia Street

St. Augustine, FL 32080

NEW START DATE WILL BE POSTED SOON

Meets Tuesday evenings from 6:00-8:00 pm from TBA

Six classes-
Twelve hours total

POSTPONED DUE TO HURRICANE- PLEASE CHECK BACK LATER

$96.00

 

How to Make Beautiful Bows

Learn the skill and secrets of making beautiful bows, including three different styles of bows, from casual to formal.

Cindy Wicker makes and sells bows, simple and fancy but always simply beautiful, for all occasions. She is dedicated to making products you can be proud of.

For a list of materials, click here Bow Making Class Materials List

Cindy Wicker

Mill Creek Elementary School

3750 International Golf Parkway

St. Augustine, FL 32092

NEW START DATE!!

One class meeting

Tuesday,  October 3 from 6:00-8:00 pm

Two hours total

$25.00

 

Lifestyle & Home

Ashtanga Yoga

Beginner’s Ashtanga Yoga – Primary Series – This series  will focus on the abbreviated counted primary series.  Learn the fundamentals of the Ashtanga yoga practice in a slow, safe and comprehensive manner. Beginning with Sun Salutations and the fundamental standing asanas (postures), breathing techniques, finishing with seated postures.

Lisa Tavary is a registered yoga alliance teacher.  She has studio experience teaching at 8 Limbs Yoga Studio, Vulcan Crossfit, Community Ed, and conducting kid’s yoga lessons with preschoolers at local elementary schools.

Lisa Tavary

RB Hunt Elementary School

125 Magnolia Street

St. Augustine, FL 32080

NEW START DATE!!

Meets Tuesday evenings from 5:30- 7:00 pm from Sept. 19- October 24

Six classes-
9 hours total

 $80.00

Seasonal Origami

 Origami is the art of transforming a flat, square piece of paper into a finished sculpture suitable for giving as a unique personalized gift or for seasonal decorations. During this class, we will make several modular pieces as well as single sheet sculptures (including a Christmas tree, stars, a whimsical elf, etc.), learn the basic folds, bases, and how to read and understand origami diagrams. We will also briefly discuss the history of origami and its present day scientific use in medicine and the aerospace industry.

Jo Sage is an experienced teacher of the ancient art of paper folding. She has taught all ages in schools and community settings. A list of materials will be supplied.

Jo Sage

St. Augustine High School

3205 Varella Avenue

St. Augustine, FL 32084

NEW START DATE!!

Meets Tuesday evenings from 6:00-8:00 pm from Sept. 19- October 24

Six classes-
Twelve hours total

NOT AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME.

Sewing With a Twist

Barbara Scheidker and Kelly Kennedy 2

Are you ready to create beautiful, affordable, well-fitting clothing? Or a craft project that requires machine sewing and pattern reading? This class will take you through every step of the process, empowering you to continue creating fashions and fun.

Barbara Scheidker brings many years of experience as a tailor, teacher, and sewing mentor to all ages. She is an imaginative designer, problem solver and expert at making or altering clothing for all ages,  genders and styles.

Must bring sewing machine and sewing projects to class. Projects can be new items or alterations to an existing piece.

Barbara Scheidker

Mill Creek Elementary School

3750 International Golf Parkway

St. Augustine, FL 32092

NEW START DATE!!

Meets Wednesday evenings from 6:00-8:00 pm from Sept. 20- October 25


Six classes-
Twelve hours total

SORRY- FULL CLASS

$90.00

Limited to 7 people

Stress Management

This workshop focuses on what stress is, its causes, major stressors in one’s life, and prevention, management, and reduction techniques.The course gives you tools to recognize and reduce stress and develop a stress management plan to avoid stress.


Laurie MacFarlane is an experienced trainer and employment specialist working in business and community settings.

Laurie MacFarlane

RB Hunt Elementary School

125 Magnolia Street

St. Augustine, FL 32080

NEW START DATE!!

Meets Tuesday evenings from 6:00-8:00 pm on Sept. 26

One Class- Two Hours

$25.00

Time Management

This workshop will analyze how you actually spend your time compared to your current perceptions; recognize time burglars and adjust your behavior to free up more time; get a handle on email and organizing paperwork using the FAST method; create SMART Goals that will keep you focused and increase your probability of success; and learn to distinguish between competing priorities based on importance and urgency.

Laurie MacFarlane is an experienced trainer and employment specialist working in business and community settings.

Laurie MacFarlane

RB Hunt Elementary School

125 Magnolia Street

St. Augustine, FL 32080

Meets Tuesday evenings from 6:00-8:00 pm on Sept. 19

One Class- Two Hours

CLOSED

$25.00

      World Languages

All About France

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Boost your French skills. Learn about French language, customs and culture. You will learn language in the context of French life and culture. All levels welcome.


Denise Baudinet is a French native speaker who has been teaching French to English speakers for more than 25 years. She has been a translator and technical writer since the early ’90s. She taught beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels French to college and university students since 2001, as well as to high school, language academy, and IB [International Baccalaureate] students. She enjoys teaching pronunciation, grammar, listening/speaking, and the culture of France. Note: Suggested book: “50 Ways to Improve Your French” ISBN# 978-0071746328

 

Denise Baudinet

St. Augustine High School

3205 Varella Avenue

St. Augustine, FL 32084

Meets Monday evenings from 6:00-8:00 pm from Sept. 18- October 9

Four  Classes- Eight Hours Total

$65.00

 

 

Conversational Spanish- Beginning to Intermediate

Learn and use Spanish language for everyday situations in an informal setting. This class is appropriate for beginning and intermediate students.

Mrs. Cecilia R. Feliciano is a native of Cali, Colombia with a Master’s Degree in Education with emphasis in Spanish language education and Latin American studies resulting from combined studies at the University of South Alabama in Mobile, Alabama and the University of Veracruz in Mexico. Her graduate degree was completed at the University of West Florida in Pensacola. She was a chair of the Foreign Language Department at T. R. Miller High School in Brewton, Alabama for ten years prior to beginning her work as a Spanish Language instructor at Allen D. Nease High School in January 2003. She recently retired.

Cecilia Feliciano

Osceola Elementary School

1605 Osceola Elementary Road

St. Augustine, FL 32084

NEW START DATE!!

Meets on Tuesday evenings from 6:00- 8:00 pm from Sept. 19- October 24


Six  
classes-
Twelve hours total

SORRY, THE CLASS IS FULL- Check back on December 15. 

$96.00

 

 

Computers and Technology

Microsoft Excel Introduction
Excel

Microsoft Excel is one of the most valuable workplace programs but it can be one of the most intimidating for new users. Never fear, because this course will increase your comfort level and provide you with basic techniques for entering and organizing data, formatting spreadsheets and other valuable functions.


Computers will be provided or you may bring your laptop.

Barbara Smith is an accredited trainer with over 25 years of experience teaching MS Office and Adobe applications. Her training focuses on skills necessary to use software creatively and efficiently.

Barbara Smith

Mill Creek Elementary School

3750 International Golf Parkway

St. Augustine, FL 32092

NEW CLASS!!

Meets Tuesday, October 3 and Monday, October 9 from 6:00-8:00 pm


Four  Hour Class

$60.00

 

 

Microsoft Excel

Intermediate

Increase your Excel productivity with the tips and tricks packed into this hands on course. Discover the best tips and tricks in Excel, and unleash the real power of this program. Whether new, self-taught, or entering data into someone else’s spreadsheet, this course will take you from comfortable to confident.   Students will get hands on practice while we walk you through and show you how to create formulas quickly, split data into columns, apply formatting, build charts, and fast-track routine data-entry chores. Students will learn many “Shortcuts and Tips” for a quick productivity boost and will walk out of class with powerful techniques.

Computers will be provided or you may bring your laptop.

Barbara Smith is an accredited trainer with over 25 years of experience teaching MS Office and Adobe applications. Her training focuses on skills necessary to use software creatively and efficiently.

Barbara Smith

Mill Creek Elementary School

3750 International Golf Parkway

St. Augustine, FL 32092

NEW START DATE!!
Monday, September 18 and Tuesday, September 19 from 6:00-8:00 pm

Four  Hour Class
$60.00

Music & Dance

Guitar- Basics and Beyond

Now that you are feeling comfortable with chords, rhythm, strumming, picking, etc., learn to put it all together to play and sing your favorite songs. Learn the Nashville numbering system and chord charts. Flat pickers or finger pickers welcome. Songwriters welcome.

Grant Paxton is a multi-instrumental and signer who plays acoustic and electric guitar, banjo and ukulele. Grant is an excellent teacher who has fun with all levels of musical adventurers.

Grant Paxton

Osceola Elementary School

1605 Osceola Elementary Road

St. Augustine, FL 32084

Meets on Monday evenings from 6:30- 8:00 pm from Sept. 18- October 23

Six  
classes-
Nine hours total

 $75.00

Bluegrass String Band

 

Break out the fiddles, banjos, mandos, guitars, dobros, basses, dulcimers, autoharps, whatever…or just come play and sing some of the favorite bluegrass and old-time songs with folks like you, who love making music together. Basic chords and rhythm is required but we will work up to speed and develop our repertoire as we move through the class.

Tommy Bledsoe is a native of the Appalachian Mountains of Virginia who plays many string instruments and knows a ton of songs. He is a Florida Banjo Champion and a Tennessee Hog Caller (retired).

Tommy Ray Bledsoe

St. Augustine High School

3205 Varella Avenue

St. Augustine, FL 32084

NEW START DATE!!

Meets on Tuesday evenings from 6:30- 8:00 pm from Sept. 19- October 24


Six  
classes-
Nine hours total

$75.00

 

 

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