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Fantastic Digital Photography I & II *1

$49

with Kelly Henrikson - 124

Calendar Jan 27, 2018 at 10 am, runs for 6 weeks

10:00 - 10:50  Grades:  2nd - 12th

Do you love to take photos?  This class gives easy camera technical explanations, shooting exercises, and a review of student photography to allow students to grow and take the best photos.  Students will explore how to use light and depth, compose and capture the most compelling photographs. Students will also learn about fine art photography.  Students must be able to take photos during class, and must bring a camera or device with them.  DSLR cameras, iPads, iPhones or any digital camera are welcome.

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Fused Glass Fanatics *1

$63

with Rose Jarecki - Rm 123

Calendar Jan 27, 2018 at 9 am, runs for 6 weeks

9:00 - 9:50  Grades:  2nd - 8th, Adults

Get fired-up with all new color-infused glass art! Experience a variety of artistic techniques to create seasonal decorations, jewelry, and functional home décor. Artist grade materials; professionally kiln fired by a full-time, juried Illinois glass artist.

No prerequisites. This class is open to adults, too!

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Future Vet *1

$74

with Alana Berke

Calendar Jan 27, 2018 at 11 am, runs for 6 weeks

11:00 - 11:50  Grades:  K - 6th

Kids will take on the role of veterinarian and learn about what a vet does. Students will perform mock exams, first aid treatment. diagnose, design treatment plans, perform mock surgery and more! Learn about animal anatomy and preventative care too!

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Get Going with German *1

$45

with Janet Stock - 108

Calendar Jan 27, 2018 at 9 am, runs for 6 weeks

9:00 - 9:50  Grades: 1st - 4th

Gummi bears… …bratwurst…Kindergarten… saying “Gesundheit” when someone sneezes…all of these things are originally German. You probably didn’t even know that you can already speak some German! Join a lively class to learn German language and culture this fall. We will learn how to introduce ourselves and to use some basic phrases, understand how the alphabet and words sound different in German, as well as learn vocabulary about weather, colors, food, sports, and holidays through games, songs, interactive items, and guided practice.

Harry Potter Potions *1

$74

with Alana Berke

Calendar Jan 27, 2018 at 9 am, runs for 6 weeks

9:00 - 9:50  Grades:  K - 6th

Have you always wanted to attend The Hogwarts School of Magic? You’ll love this class! Become a science wizard as you explore the magic of chemistry in fun, educational science labs inspired by the Harry Potter books and movies!

No prerequisites.

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Harry Potter Potions *1

$74

with Alana Berke

Calendar Jan 27, 2018 at 11 am, runs for 6 weeks

11:00 - 11:50  Grades: K - 6th

Have you always wanted to attend The Hogwarts School of Magic? You’ll love this class! Become a science wizard as you explore the magic of chemistry in fun, educational science labs inspired by the Harry Potter books and movies!

No prerequisites.

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Improvisation *1

$38

with Alison Henderson - Rm Stage

Calendar Jan 27, 2018 at 9 am, runs for 6 weeks

9:00 - 9:50 - Grades:  5th - 8th

Spontaneity, creativity and teamwork are life skills enhanced by learning improvisation. Improvisation builds confidence and public speaking skills. Have an edge by learning how to create characters and scenes instantly while having a great time exercising your creativity and imagination! Listen for the classroom with the most laughter!

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Introduction to Knitting *1

$53

with Chris Busch - Rm 103

Calendar Jan 27, 2018 at 10 am, runs for 6 weeks

10:00 -10:50  Grades: 3rd - 8th, Adults

Always wanted to learn to knit? Well here is your chance! In this basic hands-on class, students will learn casting on, binding off and the basic knit stitch. Students will also work on a simple project. Needles and yarn will be provided.

No previous experience required. This class is open to adults, too!

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