November 15th, 2019
View the New Catalog to Prepare for Our Upcoming Kick-Off Event!
If you haven’t already, please check out our “Know Before You Go Video”- http://bit.ly/MTPKickOffWI20
To prepare everyone for the upcoming Kick-Off Event on Wednesday, November 20th, we will be posting a .pdf version of the new catalog online on Tuesday, November 19th. Be sure to complete the following steps:
- Print out or pick up a copy of MTP’s registration form.
- Browse the catalog online on Tuesday, November 19th (this file will be for viewing purposes only-registration will not be available on Tuesday).
- Fill out the registration form with all of the classes that you would like to register for.
- Stop by the Circle Square Cultural Center between 1 and 3 p.m. on Wednesday, November 20th for our Jan-June 2020 Kick-Off Event and bring your registration form to enroll at the event.
Registration After the Kick-Off Event
Can’t make it to the Kick-Off Event on Wednesday, November 20th? That’s okay! Registration will be available online only starting Thursday, November 21st.
Online registration, along with in-person and phone registration will be available on Friday, November 22nd. Office hours are Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please call (352) 861-9751 for assistance.
NEW Course Interest Survey
We have a new survey available this week! Please take a moment to review these proposed courses on the interest survey and let us know if you would be interested in attending these courses:
Saving the Attwater's Prairie Chicken
Nov. 22, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
The Attwater's Prairie Chicken is one of North Americas most endangered bird species. In this course, participants will get an inside look at what the state of Texas and local zoos are doing to save this animal from extinction.
Members: $15; Non-Members: $20
Dec. 2 & 9, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
In this course, students will make a multi-purpose wine cooler/kitchen tool caddy. This pot can be used interchangeably due to its size. Potters will create their wine cooler and decorate the pot's exterior in bas relief, or additive clay pieces, as desired. We'll make our pots in the first class session and glaze it on our second. All supplies included and all levels of expertise welcome.
Members: $50; Non-Members: $60
Caribbean History: Columbus, Cannibals, Cargo
Dec. 2, 1-3 p.m.
Discover the truth about the Carib Indians, who had the fortunate honor of being the first to meet Columbus in 1492.
Members: $17; Non-Members: $22
Beginning Colored Pencil: Painting a Plum
Dec. 3, 5, & 10, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Colored pencils can produce stunning and highly detailed paintings – with near photographic results possible. The basics of colored pencil painting will be explored in three classes. During the first class you’ll become familiar with fundamental techniques. During the 2nd and 3rd classes you will use the techniques to create a botanical painting of a plum. All your materials for this project will be supplied for a $10 supply fee payable to the instructor the first day of class.
Members: $70; Non-Members: $80
Social History of New France (1604-1763)
Dec. 4, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
New France was the area in North America colonized by France during the 17th and 18th Centuries. This course will cover the events that shaped the North American French people from the attempted colony on St. Croix Island in 1604 to the end of the French and Indian War in 1763.
Members: $22; Non-Members: $27
Windows 10 in Pieces: Make Windows 10 Work For You- Start Menu
Dec. 4, 1-3 p.m.
Tap into the usefulness of the Windows 10 Start Menu, one of the most underrated and underused features of the operating system. Topics to be covered include personalizing the start menu, adding and removing apps and icons, and changing the desktop wallpaper. It is recommended that students bring their own Windows 10 laptop to class. Students may bring their own Mac or Windows laptops. 10 Windows 10 computers are available in the lab. If you need to use one, let the office know when you register.
Members: $22; Non-Members: $27
App Series: Traveling With Technology
Dec. 5, 9-10:30 a.m.
You can plan your entire vacation online from the convenience of a smart phone or tablet. From apps that help us find hotel and airplane tickets, to applications that will help us during travel, like money conversion calculators, GPS, maps, and translators. The connection is important. Make the most out of your next trip with some handy planning apps to help you get around.
Members: $15; Non-Members: $20
iPads and iPhones: How Do They Work?
Dec. 5 & 12, 1:30-3 p.m.
Join Art Rojas to learn how to navigate and use some of the more interesting applications like the radio, calculator, books and GPS. Discover tips, tricks and shortcuts to help you make the most of your phone or your tablet. Learn about useful features such as the camera and smart controls. Come back with questions in week two to learn about other applications you would like to use. This class is for beginner and intermediate level users.
Members: $35; Non-Members: $40
Holiday Stained Glass Suncatcher Workshop
Dec. 6 & 7, 10 a.m-1 p.m.
Let's get ready for the Holiday gift giving season! Workshop is open to previous MTP Suncatcher students only. In this fast-paced workshop, you may complete as many suncatcher type ornaments as you can. Many patterns will be available. There is a $5.00 supply fee (cash or check) payable to the instructor on first day. Let's have some fun!
Members: $37; Non-Members: $42
Stained Glass: Glass Bevel Mini-Box
Dec. 6 & 7, 2-5 p.m.
Small glass bevels will be used in lieu of stained glass to create stained glass boxes. These can be used to hold rings and other sparklies. They may also be used as gifts, but don't forget to put the sparklies inside first. Brass castings, twisted wire, decorative soldering, and hinged box lids are used to create something totally unique. Visit Master the Possibilities for view a sample box. Note: There is a $3 supply fee payable to the instructor the first day of class, and students must have stained glass experience.
Members: $27; Non-Members: $32
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