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Watercolors for Beginners

Come and see how to use watercolors, including tips and tricks and some interesting effects that can be created utilizing household items. Participants should bring a photo or image (from a magazine, etc.) that they would like to try to paint. You will learn techniques on the first night and begin to create projects by drawing or experimenting with paint. The second class is where you will finish your project.

Instructor: Julie Bontrager
When: Monday, Mar. 31, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Monday, Apr. 14, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Dresser Business Development Center Auditorium
Cost: $25, plus $5 for supplies

Watercolor & Collage

Come and enjoy continuing from your basic watercolor and adding textures and papers to create your own unique artwork. Both beginners and more experienced students will enjoy learning in this two-night class. Enjoy the creative atmosphere and your artwork being created.

Instructor: Julie Bontrager
When: Tuesday, Apr. 29, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday, May 6, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Dresser Business Development Center Auditorium
Cost: $25, plus $5 for supplies

Landscaping – Planting Bulbs

The instructor will provide a step-by-step guide on what to do to plant bulbs. Participants should bring specific landscape related questions and plant photos to help with questions.

Instructor: Michael Crittenden
When: Monday, May 19, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Glen Oaks Community College
Cost: $40

Women in WWII

This 1½ hour class examines women during World War II who actively participated in the war working in such industries as bomb factories and the manufacturing of tanks on the home front, women who trained for active armed service, experienced active warfare, and women who participated in such activities as resistance movements.

Instructor: Irene Elksnis-Geisler
When: Monday, June 2, 6.30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Glen Oaks Community College
Cost: $40

Landscaping – Upkeep and Pruning

The instructor will provide a step-by-step guide on what to do during the summer months to keep your plants alive and thriving, including pruning. Participants should bring specific landscape related questions and plant photos to help with questions.

Instructor: Michael Crittenden
When: Monday, July 14, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Glen Oaks Community College
Cost: $40

Astronomy

This class will look at the highlights of some of the significant people and events in the history of astronomy, how to spot popular stars, constellations, planets and other galactic objects visible to the naked eye, and the relationship between the sun, moon and earth—plus additional tips for basic stargazing.

Instructor: Marty Kunce
When: Tuesday, Aug. 5, 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: Glen Oaks Community College
Cost: $40

Have any questions or suggestions for other programs, please contact Amy Young via the Contact form for Amy Young, or call (269) 294-4308.