COURSES
ALL CLASSES

1. ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL)
$50
10 weeks Tues. 6:30-8:30 p.m. starts 1/31
Is English your Second Language? English taught to Foreign born students. Converse, write and understand English in this adult class.
SYIEDA GRAHAM LOGAN, Instructor
2. ESL (continued)
$50
10 weeks Tues. 6:30-8:30 p.m. starts 1/31
This is a ESL class a continuation of the above class.
AMANDA McCOUCH, Instructor
3. G.E.D. PREPARATION
$50
10 weeks Tues. 6:30- 8:30 p.m. starts 1/31
Interested in G.E.D. Certificate but concerned about ability? Spend time in our program & gain knowledge to pass the test.
MARIE PREGLER, Instructor
4. MATH
$50
10 WEEKS Wed. 6:30-8:30 p.m. starts 2/1
This course offers help in basic math skills. You can catch up on what you missed or forgot in High School. We will administer a sample test to see your weakness. Materials fee extra.
JIM POTCHAK, Instructor
5. *MUSEUM OF THE THREE STOOGES
$12
Tues 6-8 p.m. March 21
The museum in our back yard is a 3-story 10,000 sq. foot building displaying thousands of pieces of Stoogeabilla. It houses an 85 seat theater with films shown continually. It is wheelechair accessible. Kids 12 & under are free. You are in for a fun time The museum is located on Bethlehem pike & 904 Sheble Ln north of Butler Rd. , Ambler. When you register we will provide a map.
For further information call: 215-646-1768
6. LANDISVALLEY MUSEUM
$89
Tues. April 25
Come & visit a Lancaster PA Dutch village & farm of from 1740-1940. Helen K. & George Landis left the 24 buildings and 75,000 household objects to the museum. There are the bake house, school, etc. You can tour the 1856 historic house, see some crafts being mad, ride a horse drawn wagon and have a home cooked meal. Bus, tour, lunch included. Leave K.V. at 9 a.m. & arrive back approx. 4 p.m.
For further information call: 215-646-1768
7. SPRING BIRDWATCHING
$30
Tues. 7-9 p.m. April 4
Spring is a wonderful time for birding. Migrants are moving from their southern winter homes to their nesting sites here & further north. Their colors are the most beautiful (especially the males)and their songs and calls will fill the air with special magic. Join the class to develop a further appreciation for birds & their diversity. We will begin this class with an introductory lesson indoors on Tues. April 4 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. @ Keith Valley Middle School Bring binoculars and field guides to class if you have them. You will learn how to properly focus your binoculars and how to use a field guide. The next three classes will be held on Saturday mornings at different locations. The dates, times are as follows: Sat. April 30, 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. Sat. May 14, 7:00 to 9:00 a.m. Sat. May 28, 7:00 to 9:00 a.m. Locations to be announced Further details about meeting places will be provided at the first class.
JUDITH GRATZ,?Instructor Environmental Edu
8. I WANT A FUN FUNERAL
$20
1 night Wed.7-9 p.m. 2/1 7-9 p.m.
Just as you only live once, you only die once! Contemplating your own funeral is not for the faint of heart, but getting some thoughts down on paper and into the hands of a trusted love one can be the best move you never considered making before. In this fun and lively workshop, you'll get an easy-to-complete packet that includes everything that needs to be decided. With humor, support, and discussion, a dreaded task becomes not only easy, but creative and meaningful. It's a huge gift for your family, and there are so many more and interesting options for funerals than ever before. Come learn about them and plan yourself an awesome farewell, and have fun in the process. There is a $5 material fee payable to the instructor the 1st. night.
KYLE TEVLIN, Instructor
9. ART (OIL PAINTING)
$40
10 weeks Tues.starts 1/31 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
10. BASIC ART (DRAWING)
$40
10 weeks Wed. starts 2/1 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
11. CAKE DECORATING
$25
6 weeks Wed. starts 2/22 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
12. HEALTHY BASICS - A Cooking Class for Beginners ($25 registration fee and $25 material fee)
$50
5 weeks Tuesday 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM starts 1/31
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. Registration fee-$25 and material fee-$25.
NANCY WALTERS, Instructor
13. HEALTHY BASICS II ($25 registration fee and $25 material fee)
$50
5 WEEKS Tues. starts 3/7 7-9 p.m.
We are following up demand for an advanced cooking class. This will have new recipes and cover more healthy cooking options. Are you prepared to wow your family and guests? They will never know that they are eating healthy, nourishing food. Registration fee-$25 and material fee-$25
NANCY WALTERS, Instructor
14. EASTER/SPRING ORNAMENTS
$35
5 WEEKS Wed. starts 2/1 6:30-9 p.m.
No experience necessary. Class will cover basic fundamentals, simple canes, surface techniques using polymer clay tools. We will make Easter/Spring ornaments that can be used indoors or outdoors. Bring to 1st class 2 oz. white plus 2 oz. of any color of Premo or Fimo clay. Bring your tools if you have any. Instructor will have tools & pasta machines for class use. For a supply list or questions before class e-mail madcapjewelry@comcast.com
KATHLEEN EDWARDS, Instructor
15. WHAT TO DO WITH TWO-HOLE BEADS
$35
5 WEEKS Wed. starts 3/8 6:30-9 p.m.
SuperDuos, Crescents, Tilas & more are fun new shapes to use. We will create earrings & bracelets. To 1st class bring 2 colors of SuperDuos, & gold metallic 8/0 seed beads & to use with the SuperDuos& gold metallic 11/0 seed beads & gold earwires, plus Fireline in smoke & beading (not sewing) needles. Instructor wil have kits 1st class for sale. If you need magnification aids, please bring it. For a supply list or questions before class e-mail madcapjewelry@comcast.com
KATHLEEN EDWARDS, Instructor
16. Wire Wrapping - Wire Weaving
$35
5 WEEKS Tues. starts 1/31 6:30-9 p.m.
This is an intermediate level class. You will learn wire weaving for geometric and free forms. Make components and how to connect them. For the 1st class bring 30 feet of 22g dead soft craft wire (one or two colors). Tools are provided for class use, but you should bring your own if you have them. Supplies will be available for purchase at class. E-mail the instructor with any questions at info@madcapjewelry.com
ALAN EDWARDS, INSTRUCTOR
17. Wire Wrapping - Earring
$35
3 WEEKS Tues. starts 3/7 6:30 9 p.m.
Learn to make simple to complex earrings, including non-traditional forms. No previous experience necessary. Bring your own supplies and tools, if you have them. Tools are available for class use. Supplies will be available for purchase at class. E-mail the instructor with any questions at info@madcapjewelry.com
ALAN EDWARDS, INSTRUCTOR
18. CROCHETING (Beginner)
$40
10 weeks, Wed. starts 2/1 7-8:30 p.m.
Enjoy learning the basic skills needed to crochet items for yourself & 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
19. CROCHET (continuation course)
$30
6 weeks Tues. starts 1/31 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
20. KNITING (Beginners, intermediate, Advanced)
$40
10 weeks Tues. 7-8:30 p.m. starts 1/31
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
21. INTRODUCTION TO MACHINE KNITTING Level 1
$20
5 weeks Wed. 6:30-8:30 p.m. starts 2/1
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
22. INTRODUCTION TO MACHINE KNITTING Level 11
$20
5 weeks Wed. 6:30-8:30 pm starts 3/8
This course will build upon the level 1 class. It will cover garment making and finishing techniques.
UYVONNE BIGHAM, Instructor
23. ESSENTIAL OILS 101 & DIY ROLLERBALL REMENDIES
$15
1 night Tues. 1/31. 6 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
24. ESSENTIAL OILS 101 & DIY ROLLERBALL REMENDIES
$15
1 night Tues. 3/7 7-8:30 p.m. 1 night
Same workshop as above.
SARAH SWEENEY, Instuctor
25. FLORAL DESIGN
$35
Wed. 6 weeks, starts 2/1 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
26. *The Art, Science and Magic of Photography
$50
10 weeks Wed., starts 2/1 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Get a new DSLR or mirrorless camera? Want to take artistic pictures rather than snapshots? Want to be able to shoot like the pros do? This 10-week hands-on course will help you to understand how to use your camera so that you can shoot fast-moving objects without blur, shoot in low light or bright light, and create shots with blurred backgrounds like you see in magazines. For this class, students must have a DSLR or mirrorless camera capable of shooting in auto mode, aperture priority mode, shutter priority mode and manual mode. This course is limited to 15 students.
Frank Slezak, Instructor Studio 63 (www.studio63.us)
27. *From Good to WOW
$50
10 weeks Tues. starts 1/31 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Ever wonder why magazine-quality photos look sharper, clearer and more colorful than pictures you take? The answer is simple, photography editors use digital software to enhance their images. You can produce the same results using post-processing software that adds zip, clarity and vibrance to your photos. In this course, you will learn how to use ON1 RAW, a new generation of non-destructive software designed to organize and enhance your images and turn them from good to wow! For this hands-on course, students must have a laptop computer and the latest version of ON1 RAW software. Students should NOT purchase the ON1 RAW software before the first class. Students who are not sure whether they want to take this course should attend the first class to see a demo of the software. You will be able to register for the 10-week class after the first class if you decide to take it. This course is limited to 15 students.
Frank Slezak Instructor Studio 63 (www.studio63.us)
28. *Focus on Photography
$50
10 weeks Wed. starts 2/1 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
This advanced, hands-on photography course is a follow-up course to The Art, Science and Magic of Photography. Focus on Photography is a topics-based course designed to take you to the next level as a photographer. Each week a different topic in photography will be covered. (Note: A list of potential topics will be discussed during the first class; students will choose the topics they want to cover in the course.) For this hands-on 10-week course, students must be able to use their DSLR or mirrorless camera to shoot images in manual mode. This course, limited to 15 students, will include field trips and remote-classroom work.
Frank Slezak, Instructor Studio 63 (www.studio63.us)
29.* PHOTOSHOP & DIGITAL RETOUCHING
$50
10 weeks 7-9 p.m. Wed. starts 2/1
Whether you are interested in just cleaning up your vacation photos or creating photographic art, all digital photographers need an understanding of post production. This class will cover basic photo enhancement techniques (camera raw, tool use) while frequently delving in to more advanced methods of photo retouching (layers, image blending). Adobe Photoshop will be the primary focus but other photo editing software will also be discussed. Bringing a laptop to class is encouraged but not required. ALSO - if you are not careful, you might learn quite a bit of photography skills as well. JIM GREIPP, Owner: Pau Hana Productions: The Commercial Advertising Photography Studio.
JIM GREIPP, Owner: Pau Hana Productions Commercial Advertising Photography Studio
30. SEWING (Beginning & progressive)
$40
10 weeks, Tues. starts 1/31 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
31. WATERCOLOR (Beginners)
$40
10 weeks starts 1/31 Tues. 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.
BARBARA SURICK, Instructor
32. WATERCOLOR (Advanced)
$40
10 weeks starts 2/1 Wed. 7-9 p.m.
This class is for the student who is adept with Watercolor basics. Personal projects will be encouraged with advanced techniques demonstrated. Painting from a live model and a still-life set-up will be available. Material fee is $10 and payable 1st night to instructor
BARBARA SURICK. Instructor
33. FICTION WRITING WORKSHOP
$40
8 weeks Tues. starts 1/31 6:30-8:30 p.m.
This fiction writing workshop is for all levels of writers looking to share their ideas, practice their writing skills, and receive feedback and give input. Every week we will have a new in class writing exercise that covers a new aspect of writing. Every two weeks we will showcase a new writing prompt in which the group will come prepared with a new short fiction story based on it. Each member will share their story in class and as a group we will critique and give advice on the plot, characters, and storyline. Examples of well-known short fiction will be given out each week to the group for help, inspiration, and interest. Bring with you a notebook and pen/pencil to the first class.
MARINELLA DELLA VECCHIA, Instructor
34. ACCOUNTING 10 WEEKS
$50
Wed. starts 2/1 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
35.*BUSINESS 101
$40
6 weeks Wed. starts 2/1 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
36. *BASIC COMPUTER COURSE
$50
5 weeks starts Tues. 3/7 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
37. *MICROSOFT OFFICE
$50
5 Weeks Tues. 8-10 p.m. starts 1/31
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 RUGGIERI Instructor
38. *POWER POINT
$50
5weeks s Tues. starts 3/7 8-10 pm
Use PowerPoint to create an electronic photo album. You will learn how to scan photos and use your own digital photos & music & sounds to create an interesting photo album. Material fee to instructor payable the 1st night to instructor. .
KATHLEEN RUGGIERE, Instructor
39. *PRACTICAL EXCEL
$50
5 weeks, Tues. starts 1/31 6:00-8:00 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
40. *MICROSOFT OFFICE
$50
5 Weeks Tues. 6:30-8:30 p.m. starts 3/7
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.
THEODORE ROTH, Instructor
41. *BEGINNING/ REFRESHER COMPUTER CLASS.
$50
5 weeks Tues. starts 1/31 5:30-7:30
Catch up with your children and grandchildren with what they learn in school. E-mail confidently back and forth to family, send and receive attachments like photos, be able to print them out if they are recipes or photos. Send letters, budget your finances, use map programs to find your way to new places, etc. Help with your computer questions. Learn how to successfully search the Internet for medical questions, hobby needs or travel destination. Lab fee $10 payable to instructor 1st night.
THEODORE ROTH, Instructor
42. *INTRODUCTION TO WORDPRESS WEB DESIGN
$159
6 weeks starts 1/31 Tues. 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Since it launched 13 years ago, WordPress has grown to be the top web publishing platform in the world, used by over 25% of all sites. This powerful content management system enables anyone to design, build, and manage their own website without having to write code. Students will have a development site to use for the class, and will learn to design attractive page layouts using the latest drag and drop visual design tools. Create and edit pages and posts, add graphics, build interactive forms, embed video clips, downloadable documents, or social media links. Each class includes detailed demonstrations with time for hands-on practice learning to be a do-it-yourself webmaster. Create a site for yourself, your business or organization; or learn to design sites for others. Whether it's a business information site, online brochure, personal blog, or a full ecommerce site, this course will familiarize you with the tactics, tools, and tricks of the trade used by web development professionals. 6 sessions, Material fee payable to instructor 1st night $39 development server fee.
HOW CARSON, Instructor
43. ASSET PROTECTION PLANNING
$15
1 night Wed. 3/8 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
44. BANKRUPCY, MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE, & DEBT COLLECTION
$15
1 night starts Tues. 2/21 , 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
45. ESTATE PLANNING
$15
1 night Tues. 3/28 6:30-8 p.m.
Estate planning can be a daunting task filled with acronyms like CRUT, GRAT, ILIT and other terms that may sound like a foreign language. This guide will help you decipher some of those "foreign" terms. Estate planning is one of the most Important things you can do for yourself and your family.
JASON BISHOP, Instructor
46. MEDICARE WORKSHOP
$15
1 night Tues. 3/21 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
47. PLANNING YOUR ESTATE
$15
1 night Wed. 3/15, 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
48. PROBATE AND THE ADMINISTRATION OF AN ESTATE
$15
1 night Wed. 3/22 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
49. RETIREMENT PLANNING TODAY
$25
2 nights Tues. 3/7 & 3/14,-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
50. RETIREMENT PLANNING TODAY
$25
2 nights Wed. 3/22 & 3/29,-7- 9:30 p.m.
Same course as above.
MARK J. GERDELMANN, Instructor Windsor Financial Group
51. *Transition to Retirement: How to Create Income That Lasts*
$15
2 nights Wed. 2/1511 & Tues. 2/21 7:00-9 p.m.
You can bring a guest *This class will focus on one of the most important and least talked about topics in personal finance. * You have been working, saving and investing your money for most of your life, but how do you come up with a reliable plan to withdraw the money now that you are approaching retirement? Learn how to use a simple process to organize and coordinate your finances as you prepare for retirement. You will learn about the different strategies to safely withdraw money and Empower yourself to take control of your finances, avoid the common mistakes, and then get busy enjoying
ANDREW HERRON, CFP, Instructor
52. SOCIAL SECURITY PLANNING
$20
1 night Tues. 2/7 7-9 p.m.
*You can bring a guest. The rules for Social Security are changing in the very near future! This is a must attend class for anyone thinking about retiring or claiming Social Security. Whether you are married, single, divorced or widowed you deserve to know your options. Many people end up leaving lots of money on the table because they were not well prepared to make this decision. You will learn in simple fashion the basics to Social Security, what is changing, and strategies to maximize your benefits. Each attendee will be offered a complimentary analysis that will examine their specific benefits and outline the most efficient time and ways to claim Social Security for their situation.
ANDREW HERRON CFP, Instructor
53. WORKERS' COMPENSATION SEMINAR
$15
Wed.2/22, 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
54. BASIC HOME REPAIR
$40
Mondays. starts 2/6 10 weeks 6:30-8:30 p.m.
* Class held at the Home Depot in Willow Grove on Old York Rd. Want some advise? Don't know how to fix a water leak/drip? Drawers will not close or open smoothly? Lamp cord chewed by the dog/cat? Tiles broken? drafty windows, Wallboard holes. We will address each night one or more of these home repairs in this 10 week class. You can bring your own problems to this class and we will try to address your concern. Learn how to use the right tools for the job.
JIM POTCHAK, Instructor
55. SUCCESSFUL HOME SELLING SECRETS
$15
1 night? Wed. 2/1 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.
56. HOME BUYING BASICS FOR BEGINNERS
$15
1 night Wed. 2/15 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.
57. PREPARING YOUR HOME FOR SALE
$15
1 night - Wed. 3/8 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.
58. YOUR DIGESTION - THE BEGINNING AND ENDING POINT OF HEALTH!
$15
1 night Wed. 2/22 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Are you looking to optimize your digestive health naturally? Do you want to reduce the number of supplements that you are taking? Are you looking for easier ways to prepare healthy meals and save time? Join us for this workshop and learn how to optimize your diet and digestion in a fun and engaging environment with others who are also looking to better themselves. This workshop will cover topics such as: eating more mindfully; how to increase healthy gut bacteria through foods; using superfoods to accelerate your healing; using spices as to improve digestion; optimizing meal timing; how to make the perfect smoothies and juices; and healthy snacks for busy people.
Dr. DAVID G. BENNETT,D.C., Instructor
59. THE 6 OFTEN OVERLOOKED CAUSES OF FEMALE HORMONE ISSUES.
$15
1 night Wed. 3/1 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Are you confused about what is going on with your body? Are you fatigued, sensitive to cold, constipated, have dry skin, brain fog, memory lapses, joint pain, trouble sleeping, or suffer unexplained weight issues? Confusion, unfortunately and unnecessarily, seems to be a common part of the issues relating to female hormones. Learn why blood work can often be misleading and cause prolonged suffering. More importantly, learn what you can do about it.
Dr. DAVID G. BENNETT,D.C., Instructor
60. HEALTHY FAMILY LIVING ENJOYING YOUR LIFE TOGETHER.
$15
1 night Wed. 3/8 6:30-8:30 p.m.
This workshop covers the basics that all families should be aware of in order to raise a healthy family in today's environment. It covers nutrition, environmental toxicity, exercise, and rest. From the birth process to high school sports, from learning to walk to carrying a backpack - children are subjected to health stressors and trauma. A lot of childhood problems can all be related to treatable health problems such as allergies, nutritional concerns, and potential environmental toxicity. Learn safe, natural alternatives to treating family health problems and how to improve your family's health and wellness to permit them to develop naturally to reach their goals.
Dr. DAVID G. BENNETT,D.C., Instructor
61. CURRENT TRENDS ON DRUGS AND ALCOHOL ABUSE
$25
5 weeks Wed. start 2/1 7-8:30 p.m.
Gain valuable information and insight why our society is struggling with the current drug and alcohol epidemic. After attending this seminar, it's participants will be able to clearly; Identify current trends in the use of alcohol/drugs. Recognize drug paraphernalia and become familiar with the newest drugs effecting our adolescents and young adults Recognize early behavioral changes that may indicate use/abuse of drugs/alcohol Be able to understand some reasons people begin to abuse alcohol/drugs
Charlene Agnew, Instructor
62. *REIKI LEVEL 1
$50
2 weeks 1/31 & 2/7 Tues , 6:30-9:00pm
Reiki is a non-invasive, powerful tool for natural healing. Through gentle touch and intention the ancient art of Reiki energy transfer can relive stress, eliminate pain, accelerate healing, promote tranquility, revitalize, energize, and increase awareness. Reiki utilizes the human energy field to correct blockages. By addressing the symptoms as well as the cause of a problem, Reiki supports the body's natural ability to heal itself. This soothing touch therapy helps balance body, mind and spirit and promotes a state of total well-being. *$10 additional fee for course manual payable the night of the first class
MARION MCGOWEN Instructor
63. TRANSCENDING PARADIGMS
$25
3 weeks Tues. starts 2/14 6:30-9 p.m.
Riding the wave of Change This is a VERY POWERFUL class especially for those still affected by the Nov 8thevent. We will be implementing Stress Release techniques helping to move forward and deal with WHAT IS
MARION MCGOWEN Instructor
64. PARAPSYCHOLOGY AND METAPHYSICS
$25
2 weeks Tues. starts 3/7 6:30-9 p.m.
We will explore several Very Powerful modalities based on the Instructors over 45 years of studying many holistic and Spiritual Paths
MARION MCGOWEN, Instructor
65. THE POWER OF YOUR WORDS
$25
2 weeks Tues. starts 3/21 6:30-9 p.m.
The connection between your language and your thought is much more Powerful than you Realize. The way we communicate in our everyday life. Our words become crucial forces in creating our personal Reality show
MARION MCGOWEN, Instructor
66. LET US BE RESPONSIBLE FOR OUR VISIONS AND GOALS AND HAVE FUN
$15
1 night Tues. 4/4 6:30-9
THIS IS FUN Let your inner child come out and play You are never too old. Imagine what you would do if you knew you couldn't fail when was the last time you played Let's Pretend??All are invited to play, great Stress release class
Marion McGowen Transcending Paradigms
67. THE ART OF FORGIVENESS AND LETTING GO
$25
2 nights Wed. starts 2/8 6:30-9 p.m.
This is probably one of the most powerful classes you will ever take in a night school. You forgive for your sake.
MARION MCGOWEN Transcending Paradigms
68. MEDITATION AND RELAXATION
$25
3 weeks Wed. starts 2/22 6:30-9 p.m.
Transcending paradigms We are now in a Time of Chaos and you will be given and practice many survival skills
MARION MCGOWEN Transcending Paradigms
69. YOU CAN CREATE YOUR OWN PARADIGM SHIFT
$25
3 weeks Wed. starts 3/15 6:30-9 p.m.
You can create just by being willing To open your mind and accept that Just Maybe you do not "Know it All" Allow yourself to step out of your comfort zone and discover what is keeping you stuck.
MARION MCGOWEN Transcending Paradigms
70.* AMERICAN RED CROSS STANDARD FIRST AID WITH COMMUNITY CPR/AED
$70
6 hours 2/21 & 2/22Tues. & Wed. 6-9p.m.
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
71.*CPR/AED Recertification
$40
2 hours Wed. 3/1 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
72. *HAND GUN "CONCEALED CARRY"
$40
10 weeks Tues. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Starts 1/31
Videos and talks assist in understanding the laws on gun safety
JIM POTCHAK, Facilitator
73. THE ANALYSIS OF THE TERRORIST MIND.
$20
Tues. 6:30-8:00 p.m.5 weeks
Why do terrorists kill? What motivates them? Are they criminal thugs? Sociopaths? With the intellectual origins of terrorism which, I believe are rooted in the Western Romantics' concepts of the supremacy of the individual, passion over reason, destruction to build a better society, "noble cause corruption" and how those concepts are at the root of the terrorist mindset.
JOHN SHAFFER, Instructor, former CIA agent
74. BELLYDANCE BASICS Beginners & Intermediate
$40
10 weeks, Tues. starts 1/31 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
75.*SOCIAL BALLROOM/Latin DANCING
$90
6 weeks Tues. 7-8 pm starts 1/31 $90. per couple
This course will get you up off your chair and dancing to a Slow Foxtrot, a beautiful waltz an always popular Swing (Jitterbug), A senuous rumba and a exciting Cha cha,& a fast & fun Salsa. If you always thought about learning to dance but never did, wait no longer. Dancing is fun & great exercise too. Partners required.
Lorraine Hahn, Licentiate,Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing Step in Time School of Dance
76. DANCE- SWING DANCE .
$20
4 WEEKS Tues 7-8:00 P.M. starts 3/14
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
77. AMERICAS BOATING COURSE
$25
5 weeks. Wed. starts 3/8 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
78. AIKIDO
$40
10 weeks Tue. starts 1/31 7:00-8:30 p.m.
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 practice. Open to men and women.
Dr. HARRIS BRODY, Instructor
79. BASKETBALL FOR MEN
$50
10 weeks Wed. starts 2/1 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
80. BASKETBALL FOR MEN
$50
10 weeks Wed. starts 2/1 8:30-10 p.m.
Same course as above.
FRANCIS BRYNE Instructor
81. *SCUBA DIVING
$249
10 weeks Tues. starts 1/31 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
82. VOLLEYBALL FOR MEN & WOMEN A
$50
Tue. 10 weeks starts 1/31 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 # 82 & 83.
PATRICIA FOULKE, Instructor
83. VOLLEYBALL FOR MEN & WOMEN B
$50
Tue. 10 weeks starts 1/31 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 # 82. & 83.
PATRICIA FOULKE, Instructor
84. VOLLEYBALL FOR MEN & WOMEN D
$50
10 weeks Wed. starts 3/1 -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
85. VOLLEYBALL (Competitive)
$50
10 weeks Fri. starts 3/3 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
86. *WATER AEROBICS
$50
10 weeks Mon. starts 2/6 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
87. *YOGA (Beginners)
$50
10 weeks Tues starts 1/31 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
88. *YOGA
$50
10 weeks Wed. starts 2/1 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
89. *YOGA
$50
10 weeks Wed. starts 2/1 8:15-9:15 p.m.
Same course as above.
TOM STOHR, Instructor
90. *ZUMBA BASIC
$50
10 weeks Tues. starts 6:30-7:15 p.m. 1/31
*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 & lets go!
JOANNA ABUD-MATOS, Instructor
91.*ZUMBA (Toning)
$50
10 weeks Tues. sarts 1/31 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. Requirement of the 1st day of class: $23.00 fee for 1lb. Toning Sticks. 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. Bring water, a towel, a smile & lets go!.
JOANNA ABUD-MATOS, Instructor
92. KINDERGARTEN PUPPY TRAINING
$50
10 weeks, Wed. starts 2/1 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
93. DOG OBEDIENCE LEVEL 2
$50
10 weeks, Wed. starts 2/1 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
94. DOG OBEDIENCE A LEVEL 1
$50
10 weeks, Wed. starts 2/1 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
95. DOGS- PET MASSAGE (DOGA)
$25
4 weeks Tues. starts 1/31 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
96. FRENCH
$50
Tues. 10 WEEKS 6:30-8:30 p.m. starts 1/31
"Are you planning on going to France and want to be able to enjoy your trip knowing some French? Or do you like the French language, but think it would be too hard to learn? Come and we'll do it together ! We'll start with basic concepts like the alphabet, counting and greetings. We'll memorize some regular verbs and learn how to communicate in common situations."
ALINA BALTA, Instructor and a French native
97. ITALIAN (beginners)
$50
Tues. 10 weeks starts 1/31 7-8:30 p.m.
Planning a trip to Italia? Would you like to walk through the streets of Rome and speak to the locals or at least find out where you want to go? Read menus. Learning Italian from a native is fun experience.
LUCIA DELLA VECCHIA, Instructor
98. Latin: (with accommodation for those who have started in the Fall term)
$50
10 weeks Tues. 6:30-7:30 p.m. starts 1/31
Latin: Beginning and continuing students. Reading, speaking, listening and writing Latin are emphasized, with work on grammar and English vocabulary that derives from Latin. Buying a textbook is optional for beginners, for whom handouts will be furnished. There is a maximum fee of $5 for materials.
Dr. M.A.Davis. Instructor
99. Comparative Mythology:
$50
10 weeks Tues. 7:45-8:45 p.m. starts 1/31
The class is presented with a different theme each term. Starting from a base in Greco-Roman myth, we explore topics in world cultures. For example, we have discussed original Roman myth; stories of the constellations, especially the signs of the Zodiac; goddesses (focusing on six of the 3, 300 it has been estimated that there are); and monsters. This spring the class will have a look at trickster figures in myth, from the Greek Hermes to Br'er Rabbit. There is no text. There is a fee of $5 for materials.
Dr. M.A.Davis. Instructor
100. SIGN LANGUAGE (Beginners)
$50
Wed. starts 2/1 10 weeks 7-8:30 p.m.
This is a basic course in American Sign Language. Participants will learn signing vocabulary. Learn a basic skill in a easy environment. Sign language is the 5th most used language in the world. Don't be left behind!.
JEFF EMMELL, SHARON OPRIS Instructors
101. SPANISH I
$60
10 weeks, starts Tues. 1/31 6:30-7:30 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
102. SPANISH I
$60
10 weeks, Wed. 10 weeks starts 2/1 7:30-8:30 p.m.
Same course as above.
NANCY DeCARVALHO , Instructor
103. SPANISH 2
$60
10 weeks Wed. starts 2/1 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
104. SPANISH 2
$60
10 weeks, starts Tues. starts 1/31 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
105. BEGINNING FOLK/ROCK GUITAR 1
$50
10 weeks Wed. starts 2/1 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
106. INTERMEDIATE FOLK/ROCK GUITAR 11
$50
10 weeks Wed. starts 2/1 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
2017 Spring Session
Starts January 31 & February 1, 2017 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 21, 2017. The in-person registration is January 24 & 25, Tuesday and Wednesday, 2017 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