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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

Meets Tuesday mornings from 10:00 am-12:00 pm from June 13- July 18

Six classes-
Twelve hours total

$90.00

 


History and Practice of Photography

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Have a camera and don’t know how to use it? Join us for six two-hour sessions as your instructor helps explain various principals about making photographs. The class explores the history of photography, practice with today’s cameras, information about composition and subject matter, understanding exposure and depth of field. Slide programs, handouts and practical advice might help you become a better photographer.

Ken Barrett, Jr. has practiced professionally since 1972. A University of Florida graduate he was a member of Flagler College Art Department for over 20 years. His work has been published in over a dozen books. He has twice been awarded first place in photography at the Fall St. Augustine Arts & Crafts Festival in the last three years. He is a life member of the St. Augustine Art Association.

Ken Barrett, Jr. TBA TBA

$96.00

 

 

Beginning/Intermediate Arcylic 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 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 see at DaraDodsonArt.com.

Dara Dodson

St. Augustine High School

3205 Varella Avenue

St. Augustine, FL 32084

Meets Tuesday mornings from 10:00 am-12:00 pm from June 13- July 18

Six classes-
Twelve hours total

$90.00

Lifestyle & Home

Sewing With a Twist

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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 fashion and fun.

Barbara Scheidker brings many years of experience as a tailor, teacher, and sewing mentor to all ages.

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

Meets Tuesday mornings from 10:00 am-12:00 pm from June 13- July 18

Six classes-
Twelve hours total

 $90.00

Limited to 7 people

 

      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 mornings from 10:00 am-12:00 pm from June 12- July 3
Four  Classes- Eight Hours Total

$60.00

 

 

Computers and Technology

Microsoft Excel Introduction
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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

Monday, June 19
Meets from 10:00 am-2:30 pm
Four  Hour Class with Lunch Break
$75.00

Microsoft Excel

Intermediate

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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 that will save hours every week.

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

Monday, June 26
Meets from 10:00 am-2:30 pm
Four  Hour Class with Lunch Break

$75.00

 

 

Music & Dance

Basic Bluegrass Banjo

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If you have been fascinated by bluegrass-style banjo and need to learn or improve your picking skills, this is the class you need. Learn to play the banjo, 3-finger style. This course is for the beginner and covers everything you need to know. We will examine the elements of the instrument, chords, charts, tablature and playing techniques.

Grant Paxton is a versatile vocalist, multi-instrumentalist and excellent teacher. He plays and teaches Scruggs-style banjo and other instruments.

Grant Paxton

RB Hunt Elementary 

125 Magnolia Drive St.

Augustine, FL 32080

TBA

$80.00

 

Beginning to Intermediate Guitar

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Katherine Archer is offering a guitar class for beginners up to intermediate players. This is a very “hands on” class with the goal of getting you playing and having fun immediately. Explore finger-picking, some blues riffs, chords and basic theory, maybe some jazz chords, if that is your interest.

Katherine Archer is a versatile guitarist and singer who loves to share music across a broad range of the spectrum. She performs extensively at local venues, festivals, and events throughout the region and abroad.

Katherine Archer

St. Augustine High School

3205 Varella Avenue

St. Augustine, FL 32084

Meets Tuesday mornings from 10:30 am-12:00 pm from June 13- July 18

Six classes-
Nine hours total

 $80.00

 

Intro to Ballroom Dance

Learn to Ballroom Dance and join in on the fun.  This class will teach you all the basics in ballroom dancing.

Dancers will learn the Foxtrot, Waltz, Jitterbug, Lindy, Merengue, Rumba, Cha Cha, and Tango.  Students will complete the class knowing the basics on dance!

Partners and Singles all welcome! 

Tara Everett is a graduate of New Jersey City University  with a BS Degree in Business and Marketing with years of dance experience.  As a ballerina, Tara studied dance for over 15 years and has taught ballroom dancing for many Adult Education classes in New Jersey. 

Tara Everett

St. Augustine High School

3205 Varella Avenue

St. Augustine, FL 32084

Meets Tuesday mornings from 10:00- Noon

June 13, 20 & 27

Three classes- six hours total

$60.00

 

 

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