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Jr. Chefs I

$68

with Cathy Oriatti - Rm 149

Calendar Feb 9, 2019 at 9 am, runs for 5 weeks

9:00 - 9:50  Grades:  4th - 8th

Full participation cooking class for students K-8th grade.  Recipe selections allow for students to explore essential cooking techniques using an assortment of kitchen tools and gadgets.  Individual and group recipes will be prepared.  Kitchen safety and ingredient & tool knowledge will be a part of each session.  All recipes will be nut free.  Parent participation is welcome, online sign up is available.  Students are encouraged to bring reusable containers to transport food samples home, but disposable containers will be available each week.  Students may bring an oversized T-shirt or apron to wear to protect clothing, if desired.

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Krazy Chemistry

$74

with Alana Berke

Calendar Feb 9, 2019 at 10 am, runs for 5 weeks

10:00 - 10:50  Grades:  K - 6th

Do your kids like to get messy?  Introduce them to the science behind the mess!  This is a hands on science lab exploring chemistry with safe "kitchen chemistry" ingredients.  Students will build science vocabulary while forming hypothesis, making and recording observations, measuring, making conclusions and a lot more!

No prerequisites.

Lego Engineering

$74

with Alana Berke

Calendar Feb 9, 2019 at 10 am, runs for 5 weeks

10:00 - 10:50  Grades: K - 6th

Children have a blast building with Legos. Now they have an opportunity to learn about the science behind what they’re building! We’ll explore concepts such as modeling in 2 and 3 dimensions, testing and evaluating designs, meeting design constraints, conducting investigations and so much more!

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Meet me in the “Mittel” (Beginning German) *1

$45

with Janet Stock - 108

Calendar Feb 9, 2019 at 10 am, runs for 5 weeks

10:00 - 10:50  Grades: 5th - 8th

Meet me in the “Mittel” (Beginning German for Grades 5-8)

Guten Tag! It’s a good day to start learning German and exploring German culture. For students in fifththrough eighth grade, you’ll start to see the connections between English and its Germanic parentlanguage. We will learn greetings and geography, sports and sayings, family and food, traditions andtravels through practice and play together. If you’d like to know what “Gesundheit” or “Kindergarten”really mean, this is the class for you!

Painting on Canvas

$53

with Sarah David - Rm 107

Calendar Feb 9, 2019 at 10 am, runs for 5 weeks

10:00 - 10:50  Grades:  3rd - 8th

Have you always wondered how the real artists paint? Whether you are an aspiring Van Gogh or just looking to explore your creative side, you are sure to go home with a painting that is uniquely yours. Each class is guided step by step so it is easy and fun. We will provide the paints, canvases, brushes, easels and aprons.

No previous experience required.

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Sew comfy pajama pants

$58

with Anna Wanderer

Calendar Feb 9, 2019 at 10 am

10:00 10:50 Grades: 3rd-Adult

Bring a favorite pair of pajama pants and learn to measure, cut and sew your own custom pair. Students will use machine and hand sewing techniques to make a pair of pajama pants. No sewing experience required.

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Sew comfy shirts, jackets, and robes

$58

with Anna Wanderer

Calendar Feb 9, 2019 at 9 am, runs for 5 weeks

9:00 - 9:50 Grades: 3rd to Adult

Students will learn to make a paper pattern for their own measurements, then cut and sew a simple shirt, jacket or robe. No sewing experience required.

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Super Drawing & Painting I

$58

with Kelly Henrikson - 124

Calendar Feb 9, 2019 at 11 am, runs for 5 weeks

11:00 - 11:50  Grades: 2nd - 8th

Do you love to doodle, paint or draw? Then this art class is for you. Learn to be a fabulous artist like Bob Ross.  Students will learn how to draw and paint what they see utilizing basic shapes and lines to create objects and different subjects in our lives.   Students will explore many different art mediums such as pens, markers, pencils, color pencils, watercolors, acrylics, and pastels to create their compositions. All supplies included.

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