September 13th, 2019
New Course Interest Survey
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Visiting Speakers and Special Events
The Story of a Holocaust Survivor and New Field Trip
A Brief History of On Top of the World Communities
Sept. 18, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
A-Tisket, A-Tasket, it's time to make a basket! Ceramic, woven, basket forms make great gifts as well as being functional. In this course, students will incorporate coils or clay slats to construct a basket form of the maker's choice. Potters will make their baskets during the first session and glaze them in the second session. Supplies and clay are included. All skill levels welcome.
Members: $50; Non-Members: $60
All You May Want to Know About Eye Health & Good Vision
Sept. 18, 3-4 p.m.
Learn how conditions will affect your eyes as you have birthdays. Learn how yearly comprehensive eye examinations can help diagnose and even prevent vision loss. An eye exam may also help detect potential problems from many medical conditions. Join us and learn how systemic conditions (Heart Disease, Arthritis, and many others) may affect your eyes and your quality of life and how to help keep your eyes healthy for a lifetime of good vision.
Members: $2; Non-Members: $7
Prepare the Home as You Age
Sept. 19, 10-11:30 a.m.
The home you have lived in most of your life can cause problems as you age. This talk will introduce you to some simple home modifications to reduce risk of falling and keep your home a safe place.
Members: Free; Non-Members: $5
Operation Cobra: A World Saving Discovery
Sept. 20, 10-11:30 a.m.
This Powerpoint program reveals the true source of the discovery of the Soviet Ballistic Missiles in Cuba in 1962 that lead to the confrontation between Russia and the United States that nearly started WWIII. It also reveals why a cover story was used by the US Government in place of the truth. It took 43 years to recognize the man behind the discovery.
Members: $10; Non-Members: $15
The Gluten Free Kitchen: Tools and Tips
Sept. 21, 10-11:30 a.m.
When you make the switch to a gluten-free diet, it can be a bit tricky to know how to stock and set up your kitchen. Attend this presentation and learn simple pointers to help you set up a gluten-free kitchen, so you'll be ready to create healthy gluten-free meals at home.
Members: $15; Non-Members: $20
Essential Oils - Do You Know?
Sept. 24, 9-11 a.m.
What are essential oils? How do they work? How do I know if they are a good quality? What are medical grade oils? Can I use them internally? How else can I use them? What can I use them for? Come explore the fascinating world of essential oils.
Members: $12; Non-Members: $17
Facial Exercise Techniques
Sept. 24, 1-3 p.m.
Learn how to perform isometric facial exercises, stimulate facial acupressure points, and do neck, shoulder, eye, and yoga exercises to increase blood flow to the face. Use a self-applied lymphatic facial draining massage. Leave with hand-outs on how to make nourishing facial scrubs and masks. These techniques combined are designed to help rejuvenate the face and neck. Please bring mirror and facial cream.
Members: $25; Non-Members: $30
Current Heroin/Opioid Situation in Marion County
Sept. 24, 2-3:30 p.m.
Our county has experienced a dramatic increase in deaths caused by opioids. There were 17 deaths in 2015, 98 deaths in 2016, and an estimated 138 in 2017 (Fifth Circuit Medical Examiner’s Office). May 2017 the Marion County Heroin/Opioid Task Force was created to reduce the number of overdose deaths and increase community awareness on the heroin/opioid epidemic.
Members: Free; Non-Members: Free
Reincarnation and Karma
Sept. 25, 9-11 a.m.
Have you lived before? Will you live again? Why is the number of Westerners who believe in Reincarnation growing? In this discussion class, we will consider Western theories of Reincarnation and Karma with some comparison to Eastern beliefs. This will allow each person to form their own beliefs, choose to believe or disbelieve and consider the implications. Skeptics welcome.
Members: $25; Non-Members: $30
One Stroke Painting For the "Not So New Beginners"
Sept. 27, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
This technique was developed by Donna Dewberry, and designed to bring out the artist in everyone with just a few simple basic one stroke painting combinations! Certified instructor Teri will guide you through the steps to paint sunflowers, vines, leaves, and much more – students will learn how to blend colors, use palette and care for brushes. Beginners will be surprised at how fun and quick it is to learn this method of painting! Teri will provide 9 x 12 size canvas. No previous painting experience is necessary. Students are required to bring own supplies. List of required supplies available at time of registration, or from instructor via e-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org *Notice: some supplies will be available for purchase from instructor on the first day of class.
Members: $75; Non-Members: $85
Quilling: Autumn Scene
Sept. 27, 1-4 p.m.
Students will create a 5X7 matted fall scene using quilled paper strips to form the design. This class will introduce various shapes and techniques building on previous experience. Note: A $5 supply fee is due to the instructor the first day of class. Prerequisite: Intro to Quilling (tools from that class) or previous quilling experience and tools.
Members: $22; Non-Members: $27
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