COURSES
ALL CLASSES

1. ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL)
$50
10 weeks Tues. 6:30-8:30 p.m. starts 9/12
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. G.E.D. PREPARATION
$50
10 weeks Tues. 6:30- 8:30 p.m. 9/12
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. *LONGWOOD GARDENS Celebrate the holidays
$79
Tues. Dec. 5
Welcome to the world's great horticultural showcases. Enjoy the vibrate holiday colors of plant displays You're the insider Conservatory. Before leaving we will see the majic of the enchanting sparkling lights world. Of course you can visit the gift shop and get ideas for decorating your home. Bus, dinner at a the cafe dining room included. Leave KV at 10:30 A.M. and arrive home approx. 7 p.m.
For further information call: 215-646-1768
4. BIRDWATCHING
$30
Tuesday Sept. 12 from 7 to 9 p.m.
Learn the highly enjoyable pastime of birdwatching, or expand your skills, as we look for migrating birds passing through, and resident birds that stay all year. The first class will be held on Tuesday Sept. 12 from 7 to 9 p.m. This introduction class will feature an appreciation for birds: their feathers, why most of them can fly, how they breathe, how differences in appearance can be clues to their food preferences and habitats, how to identify birds, and more. We will also look at different optics, how to select binoculars, how to properly focus them, and how to choose a field guide to the birds. Please bring binoculars and field guides to class if you have them. There will be 3 field trips: (1) Saturday September 23, (2) Saturday October 7, and (3) Saturday October 21. All will be held from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Details about locations will be provided during the first class and by email.
Judith Gratz, Instructor, Environmental Educator
6. BASIC ART (DRAWING)
$40
10 weeks Wed. starts 9/13 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
$25
6 weeks Wed. starts 9/13 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 9/12
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 10/17 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.
NANCY WALTERS, Instructor
10. CARD MAKING
$40
10 weeks Tues, 7-8:30 p.m. starting 9/12
Have you ever wondered how to make those beautiful embossed layered cards that you see in the gift shops? Want to make a one of kind card that your loved ones will treasure and never part with? In this class, you will learn all the tricks and the techniques of embossing, die cutting, foiling, layering that the professionals use. We will make unique shaped cards, tags, etc. each class and have lots of fun while doing it. $20 additional materials fee is payable 1st night to instructor.
BJ Sellman, Instructor
11. CROCHETING (Beginner)
$40
10 weeks, Wed. starts 9/13 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
12. CROCHET (continuation course)
$30
6 weeks Tues. starts 9/12 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
13. KNITING (Beginners, intermediate, Advanced)
$40
10 weeks Tues. 7-8:30 p.m. starts 9/12
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
14. INTRODUCTION TO MACHINE KNITTING Level 1
$20
5 weeks Wed. 6:30-8:30 p.m. starts 9/13
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
15. INTRODUCTION TO MACHINE KNITTING Level 11
$20
5 weeks Wed. 6:30-8:30 pm starts 10/11
This course will build upon the level 1 class. It will cover garment making and finishing techniques.
UYVONNE BIGHAM, Instructor
16. ESSENTIAL OILS 101 & DIY ROLLERBALL REMENDIES
$15
1 night Wed. 9/13. 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, Instructor
17. ESSENTIAL OILS 101 & DIY ROLLERBALL REMENDIES
$15
1 night Wed. 10/11 7-8:30 p.m. 1 night
Same workshop as above.
SARAH SWEENEY, Instuctor
18. FLORAL DESIGN Wed.
$35
6 weeks, starts 9/13 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
19. Memoir Writing
$40
10 weeks Wed. starts 9/13 7-9 p.m.
Do You Remember?: Writing Memoirs With Integrity. This memoir writing course will introduce both experienced and novice writers to the subtle nuances of documenting prolific memories into a tangible work of writing. Writers will learn how to impart their reality into the work while learning what and what not to include, the value of truth and authentic details, and how/what to question about one's memory versus others who might not recall the same things about an event. Writers will learn to make decisions about how far is too far and how far is not far enough within the confines of storytelling that is based on one's experiences and observations. This course will help students learn to write what they know and to show, not tell , which are key ingredients in memoir writing. This course will be a platform from which students can develop and complete a memoir excerpt, which can later be fully developed into a full memoir. The suggested text that will be used as a guide is The Memoir Project: A Thoroughly Non-Standardized Text For Writing & Life by Marion Roach Smith. All writers must have a notebook and pen from day one.
Felicia M. Maisey, Instructor
20. *The Art, Science and Magic of Photography
$50
Wed. 6:30 - 8:30 pm 10 weeks starts 9/13
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 LIMITED TO 15 STUDENTS
FRANK SLEZAK | Studio 63 | www.studio63.us
21. *Adobe Photoshop Lightroom
$50
Tue. 6:30 - 8:30 pm 10 weeks starts 9/12
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 LIMITED TO 15 STUDENTS
FRANK SLEZAK | Studio 63 | www.studio63.us
22. SEWING (Beginning & progressive)
$40
10 weeks, Tues. starts 9/12 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
23. WATERCOLOR (Beginners & Advanced)
$40
10 weeks starts 9/12 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.
MELLISSA BAKER, Instructor
24. ACCOUNTING
$50
10 WEEKS Wed. starts 9/13 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
25. *BUSINESS 101
$40
6 weeks Wed. starts 9/13 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
26. *BASIC COMPUTER COURSE
$50
5 weeks starts Wed. 9/13 7-9 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 9/12 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
28. *INTERMEDIATE EXCEL
$50
5 Weeks Tues. 6-8 p.m. starts 10/10
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
5weeks Wed. starts 10/17 7-9:00 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. *COMPUTERS FOR EVERYONE
$50
6:00 to 8:30 p.m. 7 weeks Tuesdays October 3 to November 14
This course is a beginning or a refresher class. 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 attachments 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. Material fee payable to instructor 1st night. The computers in our lab are based on Windows 10. If you bring your fully charged laptop to class, you will learn in your own environment for when you are at home.
TED ROTH, Instructor
31. *WORDPRESS OVERVIEW
$39
1 night Tues. 9/12 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. (Prerequisite for WordPress Web Design)
HOW CARSON, Instructor
32. *WEB GRAPHICS
$45
1 night Tues. 9/19 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
33. *WORDPRESS FOR SMALL BUSINESS AND NON-PROFIT SITES
$119
3 nights Tues. starts 9/26 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). Material fee $25.
HOW CARSON, Instructor
34. *WORDPRESS ADVANCED TOPICS
$39
1 night Tues. 10/17 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
35. ASSET PROTECTION PLANNING
$15
1 night Wed. 9/20 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
36. BANKRUPCY, MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE, & DEBT COLLECTION
$15
1 night starts Tues. 9/19, 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
37. MEDICARE WORKSHOP
$15
1 night Tues. 9/12 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
38.MEDICARE WORKSHOP
$15
1 night Wed. 10/4 7-8:30 p.m.
Same course as above.
ANTHONY SPANGLER, Instructor
39. PLANNING YOUR ESTATE
$15
1 night Wed. 9/27, 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
40. PROBATE AND THE ADMINISTRATION OF AN ESTATE
$15
1 night Wed. 10/4 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
41.*RETIREMENT PLANNING TODAY
$25
2 nights Tues. 10/10 & 10/17, 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
42. *RETIREMENT PLANNING TODAY
$25
2 nights Wed. 10/18 & 10/25,-7- 9:30 p.m.
Same course as above.
MARK J. GERDELMANN, Instructor Windsor Financial Group
43. *TRANSITION TO RETIREMENT:*
$25
2 nights Wed. 10/11 & 10/18 7-9 p.m.
*The Top 5 Decisions Everyone Must Consider* *Wednesday's September 27th and October 4th 6:30pm-8:30pm * 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
44.*RETIREMENT INCOME AND WITHDRAWAL STRATEGIES*
$25
1 night*Wed. 11/01 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
45. WORKERS' COMPENSATION SEMINAR
$15
1 night Wed. 9/20, 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
46. SUCCESSFUL HOME SELLING SECRETS
$15
1 night - Wed. 9/13 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.
47. HOME BUYING BASICS FOR BEGINNERS
$15
1 night Wed. 9/27 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.
48. PREPARING YOUR HOME FOR SALE
$15
1 night - Wed. 10/11 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.
49. YOUR DIGESTION - THE BEGINNING AND ENDING POINT OF HEALTH!
$15
1 night Wed. 9/13 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
50. THE 6 OFTEN OVERLOOKED CAUSES OF FEMALE HORMONE ISSUES.
$15
1 night Wed. 9/27 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
51. BREAKING YOUR WEIGHT LOSS BARRIERS*
$50
7 weeks Wed. starts 9/13 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
52. PAIN TALK: WHAT IS PAIN KEEPING YOU FROM?
$15
1 night Tues. Oct.17 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Do You Suffer From Chronic Pain? Pain is a protective signal that is 100% produced by the brain and is affected by many factors(stress/ sleep/previous injury/beliefs). The longer you have had pain, the less reliable that pain message becomes. Come learn more about pain science and get back to doing the things you
DR. ASSAF ZOOR, DPT, Instructor
53. DIZZINESS AND BALANCE.
$15
1 night Tues. Oct. 10: 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Loss of balance and falls are a leading cause of death and loss of independence. With proper education and screenings they can be minimized. Aditionally, Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) increases therisk of falls but is easy to treat in 1 - 3 sessions with a 95% success rate. Take the time to invest in your health and balance
DR. MARGARET FITZPATRICK, DPT., INSTRUCTOR
54. HOW TO MAKE YOUR OWN NATURAL CLEANING PRODUCTS
$15
1 night Wed. 10/4 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Safe, simple & sane solutions for your home. Save money & feel better making your own non-toxic household cleaning solutions from simple ingredients that work as wee, if not better than the potentially nasty chemicals in commercial products. We will find out how they work & discuss why they do or don't. Get easy recipes & samples to take home.
BETSY NICKEL, Instructor
55. *REIKI LEVEL 1
$50
2 weeks 9/12 & 9/19 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
56.REIKI LEVEL 2
$50
3 weeks Wed. 9/13, 9/20 & 9/27 6:30-9:00pm
Learn symbol for absentee reiki. Bring pictures of those you would like to send healing to. Book is additional.
MARION MCGOWEN Instructor
57. THE ART OF FORGIVENESS AND LETTING GO
$25
2 nights Tues. starts 10/10 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
58. BLOOM WHERE YOU ARE PLANTED
$25
1 WEEK Wed. starts 10/4 6:30-9 p.m.
Reality is not a TV show. Stop looking out there for the answer. Learn to be HERE NOW! Riding the wave of Change This is a VERY POWERFUL class. We will be implementing Stress Release techniques helping to move forward and deal with WHAT IS Create your new Paradigm.
MARION MCGOWEN Instructor
59. WORD POWER (My Big Mouth)
$25
3 weeks Tues. starts 10/24 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
60. MEDITATION AND RELAXATION
$15
3 weeks Tues. starts 11/14 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
61. YOU CAN CREATE YOUR OWN PARADIGM SHIFT
$25
3 weeks Wed. starts 10/25 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
62. THE POWER OF CRYSTALS
$15
3 WEEKS Wed. starts 11/15 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
63. EFT Tapping
$15
1 night Tues. starts 11/14 6:30-9 p.m.
Transcending Paradigms
Marion McGowen Transcending Paradigms
64. *AMERICAN RED CROSS STANDARD FIRST AID WITH COMMUNITY CPR/AED
$70
6 hours 10/3 & 10/4Tues. & 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
65. *CPR/AED Recertification
$40
2 hours Wed. 10/11 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
66. BELLYDANCE BASICS Beginners & Intermediate
$40
10 weeks, Wed. starts 9/13 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
67. LINE DANCING
$40
6 weeks Wed. starts 10/11 7-8:30 p.m.
Have you stood on the side lines because you didn't know the steps? This class you'll have fun and next time your out you can join the group.
Instructor
68.*SOCIAL BALLROOM/Latin DANCING
$90
6 weeks Tues. 7-8 pm starts 9/12 ($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
69. DANCE- SWING DANCE .
$20
4 WEEKS Tues 7-8:00 P.M. starts 10/24
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
70. AMERICAS BOATING COURSE
$25
5 weeks. Wed. starts 9/13 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
71. AIKIDO
$40
10 weeks Tue. starts 9/12 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
72. BASKETBALL FOR MEN
$50
10 weeks Wed. starts 9/13 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
73. BASKETBALL FOR MEN
$50
10 weeks Wed. starts 9/13 8:30-10 p.m.
Same course as above.
FRANCIS BRYNE, Instructor
74. *SCUBA DIVING
$249
10 weeks Tues. starts 9/12 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
75. VOLLEYBALL FOR MEN & WOMEN A
$50
Tue. 10 weeks starts 9/12 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 # 76 & 75.
PATRICIA FOULKE, Instructor
76. VOLLEYBALL FOR MEN & WOMEN B
$50
Tue. 10 weeks starts 9/12 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 # 76 & 75.
PATRICIA FOULKE, Instructor
77 VOLLEYBALL FOR MEN & WOMEN D
$50
10 weeks Wed. starts 9/13 -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
78. VOLLEYBALL (Competitive)
$50
10 weeks Fri. starts 9/15 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
79. *WATER AEROBICS
$50
10 weeks Mon. starts 9/11 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
80. *YOGA (Beginners)
$50
10 weeks Tues starts 9/12 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
81. *YOGA
$50
10 weeks Wed. starts 9/13 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
82. *YOGA
$50
10 weeks Wed. starts 9/13 8:15-9:15 p.m.
Same course as above.
TOM STOHR, Instructor
83. *ZUMBA BASIC
$50
10 weeks Tues. starts 6:30-7:15 p.m. 9/19
*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
84. *ZUMBA (Toning)
$50
10 weeks Tues. starts 9/19 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
85. KINDERGARTEN PUPPY TRAINING
$50
10 weeks, Wed. starts 9/13 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
86. DOG OBEDIENCE LEVEL 2
$50
10 weeks, Wed. starts 9/13 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
87. DOG OBEDIENCE A LEVEL 1
$50
10 weeks, Wed. starts 9/13 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
88. DOGS - PET MASSAGE (DOGA)
$25
4 weeks Tues. starts 9/12 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
89. ITALIAN (beginners)
$50
Tues. 10 weeks starts 9/12 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 a fun experience. Book that: Learn Italian the fast & easy Way, 4th edition, Marcel Danesi, Ph.D
LUCIA DELLA VECCHIA, Instructor
90. Latin
$50
10 weeks Tues. 6:30-7:30 p.m. starts 9/12
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
91. Comparative Mythology:
$50
10 weeks Tues. 7:45-8:45 p.m. starts 9/12
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
92. SIGN LANGUAGE (Beginners)
$50
Wed. . starts 9/13 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!
SHARON OPRIS, Instructors
93. SPANISH I
$60
10 weeks, starts Tues. 9/12 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
94. SPANISH I
$60
10 weeks, Wed. 10 weeks starts 9/13 7:30-8:30 p.m.
Same course as above.
NANCY DeCARVALHO, Instructor
95. SPANISH 2
$60
10 weeks Wed. starts 9/13 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
96. SPANISH 2
$60
10weeks, starts Tues. starts 9/12 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
97. BEGINNING FOLK/ROCK GUITAR 1
$50
10 weeks Wed. starts 9/13 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
98. INTERMEDIATE FOLK/ROCK GUITAR 11
$50
10 weeks Wed. starts 9/13 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
99. CLARINET Beginners Clarinet Class
$50
10 weeks Wed. starts 9/13 7:30-8:30 p.m.
Bring your Bb clarinet and learn all the keys and holes that make music! Lesson books will be provided at additional expense and fun is assured! 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
100. *MAHJONGG
$40
10 weeks, Wed. starts 9/13 6:30-8:30
This is an exercise for the mind that involves skill, concentration and luck. This course is for beginners and for those needing a refresher course. In addition to learning the rules, you'll have hands on experience in playing the game and learning strategies, while having fun. Please bring $10 to the first class for materials. Class size will be limited.
CAROL RAUTENSTRAUCH, Instructor
2017 Fall Session
Starts September 12 & 13, 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 September 1, 2017. The in-person registration is September 5 & 6, 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