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classes THE FOLLOWING CLASS LISTINGS ARE PAID ADVERTISEMENTS. ANNOUNCE YOUR CLASS FOR AS LITTLE AS $16.75/WEEK (INCLUDES SIX PHOTOS AND UNLIMITED DESCRIPTION ONLINE). SUBMIT YOUR CLASS AD AT SEVENDAYSVT.COM/POSTCLASS.

art ART & CLAY IN MIDDLEBURY: Adult: Clay Mon. & Thu. Wheel, Wed. series the Cup, Fruit Bowl, Putting it Together, Glaze. Mon. afternoon Hand Building, Oils, Pastels, Drawing, Watercolors With Ashley Wolff, Digital Photography. Kids: Create With Color, DIY Room Decor, Art of Nature, Holiday Gifts, Clay Wheel and Hand Building, Home School Clay and Art Classes. Location: Middlebury Studio School, 2377 Rte. 7, Middlebury. Info: Barbara Nelson, 247-3702, ewaldewald@aol.com, middleburystudioschool.org. HAITIAN PAINTING & CULTURE: Chill with Julio Desmont, the Clemmons Family Farm’s artistin-residence. Paint to your heart’s content, learn about Haitian culture, and pick up a few words of patois at his “Art That Binds” community-building painting classes. Learn more at bit.ly/CFFArtBinds. Sun., 3 p.m., multiple dates. Cost: $35/2 hours. Location: Clemmons Family Farm Authentica Art Gallery, 2190 Greenbush Rd., Charlotte. Info: Clemmons Family Farm, 765-560-5445, clemmons familyfarm@gmail.com, clemmonsfamilyfarm.org.

BCA Studios

Burlington City Arts Fall Class Registration is now open! Find these classes and many more at burlingtoncityarts.org. ACRYLIC PAINTING: This class introduces students to the tools and techniques artists use to create successful works of art in one of the most versatile mediums available: acrylic paint. Learn the basics of mixing colors, blending and a variety of acrylic painting techniques. No experience necessary. Price includes all basic materials, as well as open studio access during the weeks of your class. Find more information and register at burlingtoncityarts. org. Tue., Oct. 1-Nov. 5, 6-8:30 p.m. Location: BCA Studios, 405 Pine St., Burlington. Info: Kiersten Williams, 865-7157, kwilliams@ burlingtoncityarts.org, burlingtoncityarts.org. ARTIST BOOKS + ZINES: Ages 18 & up. Prerequisite: Basic digital editing skills. Have you wanted

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to make a book or zine but don’t know where to start? Bring your project ideas and create unique artist books and zines from start to finish in this eight-week hands-on class. Sequencing choices, layout in Adobe InDesign, digital printing and hand-binding techniques will be covered. Class price includes darkroom and digital lab access during open lab hours. Find more information and register at burlingtoncityarts. org. Thu., Oct. 17-Dec. 12, 6-8 p.m. (no class Nov. 28). Location: BCA Studios, 405 Pine St., Burlington. Info: Kiersten Williams, 865-7157, kwilliams@burlingtoncityarts.org, burlingtoncityarts.org. DARKROOM CRASH COURSE: Ages 18 & up. No experience necessary. Explore the traditional, analog, black-and-white darkroom! Learn how to properly expose black-and-white film, process film into negatives, and make silver gelatin prints. Students will leave with the skills and confidence to join the darkroom as a member. All 35mm film, paper and darkroom supplies included. Bring your manual 35mm or medium format film camera to the first class. Find more information and register at burlingtoncityarts.org. Mon., Nov. 18-Dec. 9, 6-9 p.m. Location: BCA Studios, 405 Pine St., Burlington. Info: Kiersten Williams, 865-7157, kwilliams@burlingtoncityarts.org, burlingtoncityarts.org. DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY: Learn the basics of making a great photograph from initial exposure to editing and printing in this comprehensive class. Organizing and editing files in Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop will also be covered, and students will leave with a selection of high-quality prints made on our archival Epson printer. A DSLR or digital Mirrorless Rangefinder and a Mac-compatible portable hard drive or flash drive required. Find more information and register at burlingtoncityarts.org. Mon., Sep. 16-Oct. 28, 6-9-Cost: $240/ person; $216 for BCA members. Location: BCA Studios, 405 Pine St., Burlington. Info: Kiersten Williams, 865-7157, kwilliams@ burlingtoncityarts.org, burlingtoncityarts.org. DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY PROJECTS: Ages 18 & up. Prerequisite: Basic proficiency with manual camera settings and Adobe Lightroom. Do you shoot digital images or scan color film and have a project idea to explore? This eight-week class will challenge you to edit and refine your photographs to create the

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portfolio of work you envision. Organizing and editing techniques in Adobe Lightroom, printing on our Epson large format printers and more will be covered, tailored to individual student interests. Class price includes darkroom and digital lab access during open lab hours. Find more information and register at burlingtoncityarts.org. Mon., Nov. 4-Dec. 16, 6-9 p.m. Location: BCA Studios, 405 Pine St., Burlington. Info: Kiersten Williams, 865-7157, kwilliams@burlingtoncityarts.org, burlingtoncityarts.org. FRIDAY ADULT WHEEL: Ages 18 & up. Curious about the pottery wheel? Spend a Friday night with our pottery instructors at the BCA Clay Studio. A ticket includes a wheel-throwing demonstration at the beginning of class, access to a wheel, and time to try making a bowl or cup. There is a $5 additional fee per clay piece to be fired and glazed by the studio. Ticket purchases for this class are nonrefundable. Find more information and register at burlingtoncityarts.org. Fri., 7:30-9 p.m., starting Sep. 20. Cost: $10/ person; $9 for BCA members. Location: BCA Studios, 405 Pine St., Burlington. Info: Kiersten Williams, 865-7157, kwilliams@ burlingtoncityarts.org, burlingtoncityarts.org. FRIDAY FAMILY CLAY: Spend a Friday night with your family at the BCA Clay Studio. A ticket provides a wheel demonstration at the beginning of class, wheel access (for ages 6+), hand building for any age, unlimited clay, and time to create. Youth must be accompanied by an adult. Adults may assist their child(ren) free of charge. Additional tickets are required for adults who would like to join the fun and either hand build or use a wheel of their own. If you’d like your work to be fired and glazed by the studio, there is a $5 fee per piece. Finished pottery will be available for pickup three weeks after visit. Class ticket purchases are nonrefundable. Find more information and register at burlingtoncityarts.

org. Fri., 5-7 p.m., starting Sep. 20. Cost: $10/person; $9 for BCA members. Location: BCA Studios, 405 Pine St., Burlington. Info: Kiersten Williams, 865-7157, kwilliams@burlingtoncityarts.org, burlingtoncityarts.org.

Location: Petra Cliffs Climbing Center, 105 Briggs St., Burlington. Info: Andrea Charest, 657-3872, andrea@petracliffs.com, petracliffs.com.

JEWELRY: Ages 18 & up. Learn the basics of creating metal jewelry. Techniques covered will include sawing, piercing, filing, annealing, soldering, texturing, cold connections, basic hollow construction, ring sizing and more, so that students can create at least two completed pieces. The class includes copper and brass and use of all basic tools, as well as studio access during the weeks of your class. Find more information and register at burlingtoncityarts. org. Tue., Sep. 24-Oct. 29, 5:30-8 p.m. Cost: $255/person; $229.50 for BCA members. Location: BCA Studios, 405 Pine St., Burlington. Info: Kiersten Williams, 865-7157, kwilliams@burlingtoncityarts.org, burlingtoncityarts.org. LIFE DRAWING: Ages 18 & Up. Spend the evening with other local artists drawing from one of our experienced models. Please bring your drawing materials and paper. Purchase a ticket to hold your spot; drop-ins are welcome if space is available. Ticket purchases for this class are nonrefundable. Find more information and register at burlingtoncityarts. org. Fri., 7:30-9 p.m., starting Sep. 20. Cost: $10/person; $9 for BCA members. Location: BCA Studios, 405 Pine St., Burlington. Info: Kiersten Williams, 865-7157, kwilliams@burlingtoncityarts.org, burlingtoncityarts.org. PRINTMAKING: Ages 18 & up. This class will show you a whole range of printing techniques that can be used on their own or in combination to create unique artwork. Through demonstrations and hands-on learning, you’ll be introduced to the studio’s equipment and materials. Students will also be encouraged to explore these techniques and have fun experimenting. Class price includes basic supplies and open studio access during the weeks of your class. No previous experience needed. Find more information and register at burlingtoncityarts.org. Tue., Sep. 24-Oct. 22, 9:30 a.m.-noon. Cost: $212.50/nonmembers; $191.25 for BCA members. Location: BCA Studios, 405 Pine St., Burlington. Info: Kiersten Williams, 865-7157, kwilliams@burlingtoncityarts.org, burlingtoncityarts.org.

climbing ADULT CLIMBING CLINICS: In addition to being a full-body workout, climbing is a great way to meet new people. Our adult clinics offer a friendly environment to learn (or improve upon) skills while experiencing the growing Vermont climbing community. Our instructors are trained to focus on movement while also building proper technical skills. Weekly classes start Sep. 17. Cost: $105/3 2-hour sessions, incl. gear & 3 additional visits.

ornament! All ages welcome. Thu., Sep. 12, 6-8 p.m. Cost: $30/adult, $10 children. Location: Twiggs American Gastropub, 28 N Main St., St. Albans City. Info: Once Upon a Rock, Sarah, 343-6866, once uponarockvermont@gmail.com, onceuponarockvermont.com.

dance

craft ARTS & CRAFT WORKSHOPS: North Country Studio Workshops offers a five-day intensive workshop for advanced- to professional-level artisans January 29 to February 2, 2020. NCSW fosters an atmosphere of discovery, energy, collaboration and inspiration. Workshops include basketry, book arts, brushes, clay/hand-building, clay/wheel, encaustic/cold wax, fiber 2D and 3D, metal jewelry, painting/ drawing, photography, printmaking and sculpture. The campus of Bennington College provides workshop facilities, accommodations and an inspirational setting. Explore, expand and create in a community of fine craft and fine art professionals. Jan. 29-Feb. 2, 2020. Cost: $1,350/person for full resident schedule; $1,150 for commuter. Location: North Country Studio Workshops at Bennington College, 1 College Dr., Bennington. Info: Jeanne Haskell, 603-3804520, registrar@ncsw.org, ncsw. org/workshops. BIRDS ON A BRANCH PEBBLE ART WORKSHOP: Join Spanked Puppy and Once Upon A Rock for food and fun at our first-ever themed class: Birds on a Branch! Participants are provided with an abundance of pebbles, sea glass and driftwood to create birds on a branch or their own unique piece of art. All ages welcome. Tue., Sep. 17, 6-8 p.m. Cost: $30/adult; $10/child. Location: The Spanked Puppy, 116 Main St., Colchester. Info: Once Upon A Rock, Sarah, 343-6866, onceuponarock vermont@gmail.com, onceupon arockvermont.com. PEBBLE ART WORKSHOP: Join Twiggs and Once Upon A Rock for a night of food and fun! Participants are provided with an abundance of pebbles, sea glass and driftwood to create their own unique piece of art. The first 15 people to register online will receive a driftwood Christmas

ARGENTINE TANGO CLASSES: Tango is playful, elegant and affectionate. Beginners: Step into the basics. Interm/advbeg: Polish your technique and learn something new. No partner required. LGBTQ+ friendly. Stay for the milonga (social tango dance) 7:45-10:30 p.m. Bring clean, smooth-soled shoes. Instructor Elizabeth Seyler PhD makes learning a breeze. Classes may continue into Nov. Sat., Sep. 7 & Oct. 5, and Fri., Sep. 20 & Oct. 18; interm/adv beg: 7-7:45 p.m.; beg: 7:45-8:30 p.m. Cost: $10/person, incl. free admission to milonga. Location: Champlain Club, 20 Crowley St., Burlington. Info: Queen City Tango, Eloise Beil, 999-1798, qct@queencitytango.org, queencitytango.org. DANCE STUDIO SALSALINA: Salsa classes: nightclub-style, group and private, four levels. Beginner walk-in classes, Wed., 6 p.m. $15/person for one-hour class. No dance experience, partner or preregistration required, just the desire to have fun! Drop in anytime and prepare for an enjoyable workout. Location: 266 Pine St., Burlington. Info: Victoria, 598-1077, info@salsalina.com.

drumming TAIKO AND DJEMBE CLASSES IN BURLINGTON!: Sessions begin monthly for adults, kids, parents! Parade and conga classes, too. Intermediate Taiko: Mon., 6-8:20 p.m. Taiko, adults: Tue., 5:30-6:20 p.m., and Wed., 6:30-7:50 p.m. Djembe, adults: Wed., 5:30-6:20 p.m. Taiko, kids and parents: Tue., 4:30-5:20 p.m. World Drumming, kids and parents: Wed., 4:30-5:20 p.m. Drums provided. Schedule/ register online. Location: Taiko Space, 208 Flynn Ave., Suite 3G, Burlington. Info: 999-4255, burlingtontaiko.org.

fitness STAY ACTIVE AT THE YMCA: New session starts this week with youth swim, gymnastics and tween/teen fitness; adult TRX, small group Womens’ Weight Lifting, Stroller Bootcamp, Spanish and more! Join our fall hikes with Ryan, or spin, Zumba, yoga and more group exercise classes. Oh, and cardio and weights, two pools, and a welcoming community. Be a member! Location: Greater Burlington YMCA, 266 College St., Burlington. Info: 862-9622, gbymca.org.

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