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Northside Adult & Community Education SUMMER 2014 CLASS CATALOG

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Microsoft Office | 2 Design Studio | 6 Arts& Crafts| 16 Cooking & Baking| 18 Kids Camps & Classes| 24

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We have Drawing classes for adults (pg 16) and children, too. In fact, there are more than a dozen arts & crafts classes and camps for kids this summer! (pg 24, 29)

Choose your flavor! We are offering more than 75 camps and classes for children this summer. From Computers to Crafts and Music to Magic, there is something for everyone’s taste. (pg 24-33)

Try one of our dance classes and find the rhythm of your life. Choose from Tango, Line Dancing, or one of the many others. (pg 15)

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Profit & IT ........................................................ 2-11

Our new Office Techniques classes get you the knowledge you need in less time. Our Office Application classes give indepth training in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access. pg 2-3

Whether Pilates, Yoga, or Fencing, we have a range of Sports & Fitness classes that will help you stay fit and healthy. pg 23

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Microsoft Office Techniques .....................................2 Office Applications ..................................................3 Computers & Keyboarding.......................................4 Mobile Technology ..................................................4 Administrative Assistant ..........................................4 Internet & Social Media ...........................................5 Design Studio .......................................................6-7 A+ Certification ...................................................... 7 Internet Security...................................................... 8 Accounting & Quickbooks ........................................8 Nonprofit & Grant Writing .........................................8 Job Readiness .........................................................9 Computers for People 55 Plus ...............................10 Managing your Money & Real Estate ................... 11 Mind & Body ............................................... 12-13 CPR ......................................................................12 Community Health & Safety ..................................12 Health & Wellness..................................................13 Personal Growth ...................................................13 Professional Continuing Education .......................13 Science & Discovery .............................................13 The Arts ........................................................ 14-17 Languages ........................................................... 14 Music .................................................................... 14 Dance ....................................................................15 Fine Arts.................................................................16 Jewelry Making ..................................................... 17 Sewing, Needlecraft, & Crafts................................17 Fun & Play ................................................... 18-19 Cooking, Baking, Food Crafting ...................... 18-19 Animal Kingdom ....................................................20 Garden & Home ....................................................21 Just for Fun ............................................................22 Media Arts & Photography .....................................22 Driver Education ....................................................22 Outdoor Recreation, Sports & Fitness ..............22-23 Classes for Kids ...................................... 24-33 Camps at a Glance ...........................................35 Registration Information ................................... 4, 34 Program Information......................................... 35-37

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Sometimes, you just need a taste... Our new Microsoft Office Techniques classes are designed to give you the knowledge you need in less time. In two hours, you’ll learn specific Word or Excel skills to enhance your productivity at work. Microsoft Office Techniques Excel Charts

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Learn how to create, print, and publish charts to the internet. Find out how easy it is to paste a picture of a chart, link a chart, embed a chart into a Word document, edit a linked or embedded chart, create organization charts, create SmartArt and more! Instructor: Rodriguez Tuition $29 Tue 1 session 8:30am-10:30am 6/17 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Excel PivotCharts and Pivot Tables

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Learn to save a worksheet as a web page, copy data from a web page, create a web query, link and embed Excel data, paste a picture, link data, edit linked data, embed data, and edit embedded data. Instructor: Rodriguez Tuition $29 Tue 1 session 2:30pm-4:30pm 6/17 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Word Mail Merge

Get the most out of your data. Use the PMT Function, create What-If data table, solve a problem with Goal Seek, use Solver to resolve problems, create Lookup functions, create PivotTables and PivotCharts, and use the PivotTable Field List. Instructor: Rodriguez Tuition $29 Tue 1 session 11:00am-1:00pm 6/17 Northside Learning Ctr C111

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Internet Integration with Excel

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Learn to harness the powerful tool that Mail Merge can be. Instructor Richard Rodriguez will teach you how easy it is to use Mail Merge. Learn to create a new address list and how to use merge fields in a variety of documents. Tuition $29 Tue 1 session 8:30am-10:30am 6/24 Northside Learning Ctr C111

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Word Tables

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Learn the fundamentals of creating a table, entering data, selecting data in a table, and how to change Table Structure, and Format a Table. Instructor: Rodriguez Tuition $29 Tue 1 session 11:00am-1:00pm 6/24 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Enhance Documents and Automate Tasks Using Word

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Spend an afternoon learning about Desktop Publishing. Richard Rodriguez will show you how to create newsletter columns, set column widths, insert column breaks, and balance columns. find out about layout and design, using dropped capitals, enhancing a document with borders and shading and more. Tuition $29 Tue 1 session 2:30pm-4:30pm 6/24 Northside Learning Ctr C111

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Profit & IT Office Applications Excel Level I

Excel Level IV Formulas and Functions 320625

Start your electronic spreadsheet training with the latest and easiest version of Microsoft Excel. Learn the fundamentals of the Excel to include working with worksheet basics, such as entering labels, values and formulas, editing and formatting a worksheet and chart creation. Tuition $39 Tue 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 6/3 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Sat 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 6/7 Northside Learning Ctr C113 Tue 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 6/17 Northside Learning Ctr C113 Thu 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 8/7 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Excel Level II

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Review basic building-block functions and a few critical keyboard shortcuts that will speed up working with Excel data. Perform advanced searching and data retrieval with Lookup Functions, tabulate and sort data with counting and statistical functions, formulate data with text and math functions, and even work with financial data using advanced formulas. Practical examples that will help you transition to using these formulas and functions in real-world scenarios will be provided. Prerequisite: Excel Levels I, II and III. Tuition $39 Sat 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 6/21 Northside Learning Ctr C113 Mon 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 6/23 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Thu 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 8/28 Northside Learning Ctr C111

Learn more about creating and editing Excel Charts, managing Workbooks, working with page layout and printing. Explore more Excel functions and formulas and learn how to create and manage data lists. Prerequisite: Excel Level I. Tuition $39 Mon 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 6/9 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Tue 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 6/10 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Sat 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 6/14 Northside Learning Ctr C113 Thu 1 session 1:30pm-4:30pm 6/19 Northside Learning Ctr C113 Thu 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 8/14 Northside Learning Ctr C111

Word Level I

Excel Level III Filters and Functions

Word Level II Beyond Basic Formatting

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Learn to create date and text filters for viewing information more efficiently. Learn how to use Subtotals, a powerful analyzing tool, and more fill-handle examples for filling/copying data more efficiently. This class also serves as a formal introduction to formulas and functions, so you will walk away knowing how to create formulas and copy them correctly using relative and absolute referencing. Use statistical functions (Sum, Average, Min and Max) and logical functions (If, And, Or) and paste special options. Prerequisites: Excel Level I & II Tuition $39 Mon 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 6/16 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Sat 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 6/21 Northside Learning Ctr C113 Thu 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 8/21 Northside Learning Ctr C111

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Learn how to add, move through, and edit text; move words from one part of your document to another; work on two or more documents simultaneously; change the size or appearance of text; change margins and tab settings; automatically center, right align, justify, and indent text; run the integrated grammar and spell check; use the thesaurus, and save, retrieve, copy, organize, and more. A working knowledge of personal computers is required. Tuition $39 Tue 1 session 1:30pm-4:30pm 6/3 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Tue 1 session 1:30pm-4:30pm 6/10 Northside Learning Ctr C113 320647

From Headers and Footers to timesaving formatting techniques, this course brings a lot to the table. This course explains each of the following features; Creating Hyperlinks, Page Breaks, Indents and Spacing, Margins, Setting Tabs, Formatting Tables, ClipArt, Pictures and Shapes. Whether new to Word or wanting to learn new techniques, gain insight for increased productivity and professional-looking documents with Microsoft Word. Prerequisites; Word Level I. Tuition $39 Tue 1 session 1:30pm-4:30pm 6/10 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Thu 1 session 1:30pm-4:30pm 6/12 Northside Learning Ctr C113

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PowerPoint Level I

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Learn how to use Microsoft PowerPoint to create impressive slide presentations filled with formatted text, images, video, audio, animation, charts, and hyperlinks. Find out how to save your presentations so you can share them with others over the Web or on CDs. Tuition $39 Sat 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 6/7 Northside Learning Ctr C113 Wed 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 6/18 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Powerpoint Level II

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Learn how to add effects, features and charts in Microsoft PowerPoint to enhance your current presentations. Delve deeper into PowerPoint’s rich features by exploring the many text options, Adding Pictures and Charts, using SmartArt, Custom Animations and adding sound/movie clips. We will also learn about slide masters, content slides and action buttons while creating a non-linear presentation. Powerpoint Level 1 Tuition $39 Sat 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 6/14 Northside Learning Ctr C113 Wed 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 6/25 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Access Level I

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Find out how easy it is to put this dynamic relational database management software to work for you. Learn the fundamentals of the Access user interface, along with database basics such as creating, saving, closing and opening an Access database. Learn how to create simple tables, with emphasis on understanding data types, field sizes and field properties. You will also learn how to create simple forms, select queries and reports from the tables you create. Tuition $39 Tue 1 session 1:30pm-4:30pm 6/3 Northside Learning Ctr C113 Wed 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 6/18 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Tue 1 session 1:30pm-4:30pm 6/24 Northside Learning Ctr C113 Access Level II

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Understanding relationships between objects in an Access database is vital. Learn how to develop and create relationships between tables and how to use these relationships to develop simple and complex queries. Prerequisite: Access Level I Tuition $39 Thu 1 session 1:30pm-4:30pm 6/5 Northside Learning Ctr C113 Wed 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 6/25 Northside Learning Ctr C111

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STUDENT INFORMATION Northside Independent School District offers classes to the public for purpose of information, instruction, enlightenment, and example ONLY. Such classes are NOT to be construed as endorsement from the individual instructor, his/her company, or Northside School District. We urge all students to conduct their own research into subjects and courses of study. T U IT IO N A N D F E E S • Tuition and posted book/supply fees are payable in full at the time of registration. Books are delivered to students at the first class meeting. • Additional fees for course materials, supplies, and textbooks may vary. Students should be prepared to pay additional fees the first class session as noted in course description. Please do not send us supply fees that are payable to the instructor. • Returned Check fee of $25 will be charged for checks returned by your bank. • Credit card use is subject to verification. • Confirmation of Mail-in Registration will be sent if you supply us with a self-addressed stamped envelope. R E F U N D S A N D C A N C E L L A T IO N S • Classes cancelled by Community Education will result in full refund by mail or by credit card. Allow four to five weeks for processing of check and cash. • Credit vouchers are good for one year only from date of issue. • All class cancellations or transfers initiated by the student must be made in person or by phone (no email) and are subject to a processing fee of $12 per course. • Student-initiated refunds will be given (minus the $12 cancellation fee) if requested at least two working days before the day of the first class meeting. After that time, no refunds can be given. NO REFUNDS ARE ISSUED IF YOU FAIL TO ATTEND CLASS. NOTE: Most of our classes are designed for adults only. 16 years and older may attend. Children under 16 are admitted depending on the nature of the class and must be accompanied by a paying adult.

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Computers - Technology

Mobile Technology

Introduction To Computers & Windows Part I 320538

Introduction to the Cloud

Learn computer terminology and have hands-on interaction using a word processor (MS Word), and spreadsheet (MS Excel). This course will provide you with a broad-based grounding and basic proficiency with these programs. No prerequisites. Instructor: Rodriguez Tuition $79 Mon 1 session 8:30am-5:00pm 6/9 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Introduction To Computers & Windows Part II 320539

Delve even further into the Microsoft Office environment and complete the materials guide from Introduction to Personal Computers & Windows Part I. Emphasis will be placed on Word, Excel, and Powerpoint. Prerequisite: Introduction to Personal Computers & Windows Part I. Instructor: Rodriguez Tuition $79 Mon 1 session 8:30am-5:00pm 6/16 Northside Learning Ctr C111

Keyboarding/Typing Keyboarding/Typing

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This course has been specifically designed for people who need to learn how to type on a computer keyboard using the ‘touch’ system. In today’s technological world, keyboarding or typing has become a necessary skill. Our patient instructor, Richard Rodriguez, will guide you step by step in mastering the keyboarding process. Tuition $79 Mon 1 session 8:30am-5:00pm 6/2 Northside Learning Ctr C111

iPhone Fundamentals

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Michael the Mobile Coach can show you how to maximize the abilities of your iPhone in this short class. You will discover how to change basic settings, setup Bluetooth, WiFi, find the best apps, multitask, and more. Save time by getting more organized by syncing your iPhone with Outlook, Google and other services. Tuition $18 Fri 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 6/6 Northside Learning Ctr C113 Android Phone and Tablet PC Fundamentals

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During this class, learn how your Smartphone or Tablet PC can make your life easier and more productive. Demonstrations of the many ways you can use your Smartphone throughout the day can save you time, money, and keep you organized as well as entertained. Instructor: Espinoza Tuition $18 Fri 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 6/20 Northside Learning Ctr C113 iPad Fundamentals

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There are certain basics that you need to learn with any device. The iPad is no exception. Michael the Mobile Coach will show you how to manage basic settings and teach you how the iPad and iTunes work together. Invest a morning learning about your iPad - it will be worth your time. Instructor: Espinoza Tuition $18 Fri 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 6/13 Northside Learning Ctr C113

Administrative Assistant Professional Certificate Program

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Gain knowledge of business communication and corporate etiquette skills. Grow through personal development that will prepare you for your next career move. Use Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and Powerpoint programs with a focus on use in an office environment. In addition, you will create an effective resume and learn the skills to ace job interviews. This 24-hour course will assist you as you interface with other employees, your customers, your board, and senior management within your company. Learn the essentials that are vital in your position in today’s work environment. A $35 book fee is payable to instructor the first class. Prerequisite; Intro to Personal Computers I & II. Instructor: Rodriguez Tuition $180 T,Th 8 sessions 6:00pm-9:00pm 6/3 Northside Learning Ctr D128

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Find out what all of the Cloud hype is all about! Learn what it is, how it works, and how it can help you improve and increase your personal and business efficiency. Instructor: Espinoza Tuition $18 Thu 1 session 6:30pm-9:30pm 6/19 Northside Learning Ctr C113

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Internet & Social Media Google! It’s More Than A Search Engine

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Google is a powerful tool and so much more than your average search engine. Learn about Google Groups, Answers, Catalogs, Language Tools, and Google Labs, just to mention a few. Most importantly, learn about the FREE services available to you. Whether you’re looking for a college, want to shop, or just want to test drive the latest in web technology, Google has you covered. Instructor: Sandoval Tuition $39 Thu 1 session 1:30pm-4:30pm 6/26 Northside Learning Ctr C113 Google Drive

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Google Drive is the name for a suite of free, online applications that can be used for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations and for file storage. Learn how to create documents, convert Word, Excel and other documents for online editing and sharing, and how Google Drive can be used as a replacement for hundreds of dollars of office software. Discover how Drive can also be used as a very powerful tool for collaboration and for sharing information. Required: Google email account. Instructor: Brown Tuition $39 Tue 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 6/10 Northside Learning Ctr C113 Google Email, Calendars and Forms

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Learn tips and tricks to get organized with Google Mail, Calendars and Forms. Discover how to manage your schedule with Google Calendar: creating appointments, inviting attendees, responding to the invitations of friends and colleagues, coordinating schedules with others, and even keeping up with holidays and sporting events on your Google Calendar. Use Google Forms to gather information, and how to manage the information that you collect in spreadsheets. Required: Google email account. Instructor: Brown Tuition $39 Tue 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 6/17 Northside Learning Ctr C113 Facebook Fundamentals

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Learn how to navigate the world’s most popular social network. Learn to create a profile, make and find Facebook friends, communicate via status updates and wall posts, chat, and share photos, videos and links. Find out about the advanced features of Facebook, including permissions and add-in applications. An email address is required to take this course and register on Facebook. Instructor: Garcia Tuition $39 Thu 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 6/5 Northside Learning Ctr C113

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Facebook For Your Business

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Learn dozens of ways to promote a company’s brand, increase sales, drive traffic to a site, and engage with customers using one of the hottest social networking venues today. Instructor Anna Lisa Garcia teaches the fundamentals of social media marketing, as well as how to create a professional, toplevel presence that can put a company in the viral marketing sweet spot. Learn how to create Facebook fan pages, develop a balanced messaging strategy, build Facebook advertising, and how to use Facebook analytics. Prerequisite: Facebook Fundamentals or equivalent experience. An email account required to register on Facebook. Tuition $39 Thu 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 6/12 Northside Learning Ctr C113 Social Media Boot Camp

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Social media is one of the most exciting, highly-effective communication tools that can provide powerful and cost-efficient marketing. Walk away from this boot camp knowing how to set up and optimize social media sites, generate targeted leads via Facebook ads, how to generate traffic, increase returns on-site investment, apply practical strategies, and the do’s and don’ts of social media. A working knowledge of computers and the internet is required. You must also have a valid email address already set up before class. Instructor: Chowdhury Tuition $89 Thu 1 session 8:30am-5:00pm 5/29 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Build a Website Using WordPress Part I

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Invest a day learning how to build a website for your business. Our expert instructor will teach you how to install WordPress, the difference between the domain name and web hosting, how to create posts and pages, post videos, install themes, search engine basics, and how to monetize your website. By the end of class, your website should be up and running. Please bring your website domain and web host information with you to class. If you do not have an existing one, you may purchase during class to build your website. This is a hands-on class. No coding or programming skills needed but a working knowledge of personal computers and the internet and an established email address are required to take this class. Instructor: Chowdhury Tuition $89 Thu 1 session 8:30am-5:00pm 6/5 Northside Learning Ctr C111

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Build A Website Using WordPress Part II

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Continue building your website in WordPress. Learn the more advanced features and how to make your site more dynamic, functional, user friendly and NOTICED. Please bring your website domain and web host information with you to class. If you do not have an existing one, you may purchase during class to build your website. This is a hands-on class. No coding or programming skills needed but a working knowledge of personal computers and the internet and an established email address are required to take this class. Instructor: Chowdhury Tuition $89 Thu 1 session 8:30am-5:00pm 6/12 Northside Learning Ctr C111 SEO Search Engine Optimization Part I

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Having an expensive website without generating any traffic, leads, or customers is a complete waste of time and money. Learn the basics of SEO marketing to boost the ranking of your website and generate targeted leads and increase your website’s traffic. Walk away knowing how to use SEO, conduct a keyword search, the difference between onsite SEO and offsite SEO, a Google Panda update, create back links and more. A working knowledge of personal computers and the internet and an established email account is required to take this class. Instructor: Chowdhury Tuition $89 Thu 1 session 8:30am-5:00pm 6/19 Northside Learning Ctr C111 SEO Search Engine Optimization Part II

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Continue learning ways to achieve top SEO for your website, social media, blogs and more! Your talented instructor will teach you the tips of the trade to help you attract more viewers to your sites and increasing your marketability. Instructor: Chowdhury Tuition $89 Thu 1 session 8:30am-5:00pm 6/26 Northside Learning Ctr C111

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Design Studio Adobe Photoshop CS6 Level I

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Photoshop is a photo-rendering program. It is used by professionals to color-correct and touch up photos, as well as give the user the ability to add text, effects and filters. Our instructor will introduce you to the tools and palettes used in this program. Learn how to touch up photos, import images, add effects and filters to elements in your documents, organize layers, and save your images for the Web. A working knowledge of personal computers and Windows is required to take this class. An $8 book fee is payable to the instructor at class. Tuition $89 T-Th 3 sessions 6:00pm-9:00pm 6/10 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Mon 1 session 8:30am-5:00pm 6/23 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Sat 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 8/2 Northside Learning Ctr C113 Adobe Photoshop CS6 Level II

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You’ll be amazed at what you can do by combining multi-layered images, masks and filters to easily create incredibly sophisticated and professional-looking pictures. Learn how to extract images from a complex background, combine multiple images and text into a single composited image, and much more. Photoshop I is required before taking this class Instructor: Ramirez Tuition $54 Sat 2 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 8/16 Northside Learning Ctr C113

Adobe InDesign CS6 Level I

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Website Development Dreamweaver CS6 Level I

Learn how to create a website using the Dreamweaver and Fireworks applications. In addition to an overview of these two applications, you will also learn how to create websites using style sheets. A strong understanding of basic computer functions (creating files and folders) is required to take this class. A $10 book fee is payable to the instructor. Instructor: Ramirez Tuition $89 M-W 3 sessions 6:30pm-9:30pm 8/4 Northside Learning Ctr C111

Adobe Illustrator CS6 Level I

You will develop advanced web designs using templates and libraries. In addition, you will also learn about image rollover and advanced usage of tables, graphics, and cascading style sheets (CSS) as well as the ability to FTP (File Transfer Protocol) and the utilization of Dreamweaver’s powerful synchronization tool. Mandatory prerequisite: Web Page Development Level I. Instructor: Ramirez Tuition $89 M-W 3 sessions 6:30pm-9:30pm 8/11 Northside Learning Ctr C111

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Illustrator offers unmatched flexibility in creating professional vector graphics (illustrations). Learn how to work with shape tools, drawing paths, formatting the objects ‘fill’ and ‘stroke’, working with brushes, swatches, 3D graphics, text effects and more. This is a hands-on class in which you will create many amazing illustrations in Illustrator. An $8 materials fee is payable to the instructor at class. Instructor: Ramirez Tuition $89 T-Th 3 sessions 6:00pm-9:00pm 6/24 Northside Learning Ctr C111

Hundreds of great in-depth online courses, from Creating Web Pages to Accounting, Speed Spanish to Grant Writing, and everything in between.

Website Development Dreamweaver CS6 Level II

Becoming a game creator is easy with Game Maker. Learn how to create video games quickly and easily using this powerful, yet user-friendly program (no programming experience required!) In this introductory class you will learn the significance of the video game industry and its impact on today’s society for both players and designers. With an overview of the intriguing developments in game worlds, design features, genres, interactivity and effects, you will be able to begin your own adventure as a game designer. A working knowledge of personal computers is required to take this class. $15 materials fee is payable to instructor at the beginning of class. Instructor: Ramirez Tuition $89 T-Th 3 sessions 6:00pm-9:00pm 6/17 Northside Learning Ctr C111

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Game Design & Development for Teens & Adults 320565

Available any time from any computer in the world! All are Six Weeks Long. Most are $99

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InDesign is the industry standard page layout application. Whether you are creating a newsletter, magazine article/cover or just interested in learning how the process is done, this Level I class will provide you with this knowledge. Learn how to navigate and customize the workspace, manage documents and pages, work with text frames and graphics, export and print finished documents and much more. Strong PC experience is required to take this class. Instructor: Ramirez Tuition $89 T-Th 3 sessions 6:00pm-9:00pm 6/3 Northside Learning Ctr C111

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Autodesk AutoCAD Basics

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Learn how to draft using the most current version of AutoCAD for the architectural and engineering fields. Students will gain experience through a series of demonstrations and weekly exercises. No programming skills are required but students should have a working knowledge of computers. $20 CD and manual fee are paying to instructor on the first day of class. Instructor: Castanares Tuition $77 Sat 4 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 6/7 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Autodesk Revit Architecture Basics

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Learn the basics of ‘Revit Architecture’ through a small residential project. You will be introduced to the concepts of building information modeling and the tools for parametric building design and documentation. Class material will be presented in a series of brief demonstrations, and you will be provided with weekly exercises in class along with working on the project. The objective is to enable you to create full 3D architectural project models and set them up in working drawings. Students must have working knowledge of drafting, design, or architecture design principles and experience with MS Windows Vista or Windows XP. $20 manual fee is payable to instructor at the beginning of class. Instructor: Castanares Tuition $77 Sat 4 sessions 1:00pm-4:00pm 6/7 Northside Learning Ctr C111

Autodesk Revit Architecture Advanced

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A continuation from Revit Architecture Basics, this class provides some brief activities on the following items: Developing the building model, detailing and drafting, construction documentation and presenting the building model. Students will walk away understanding the creation of full 3D architectural project models and set them up in working drawings. Course material will be presented in a series of brief demonstrations and will be followed up with weekly activities in class along with working on a commercial project towards the last class session. Students must have taken the Revit Basic course and have a working knowledge of drafting, design or architectural design principles and experience with Microsoft® Windows® Vista or Microsoft® Windows® XP. Instructor: Castanares Tuition $77 Sat 4 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 8/2 Northside Learning Ctr C111

A+ Certification A+ Certification Essentials Prep

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This course will prepare you for the CompTIA A+ 220-801 exam. It covers the fundamentals of computer technology, basic networking, operational procedures, installation and configuration of PCs, printers, laptops and related hardware. Students will learn through lectures and hands-on virtual simulators. Prerequisite: A basic understanding of computers. A $125 license fee will be payable by credit card in the first class. Instructor: Rodriguez Tuition $300 M,W 12 sessions 6:00pm-9:00pm 6/2 Northside Learning Ctr C113

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Internet Security Wireless 411

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Setting up a home wireless network is only one step of the process. Securing your wireless network is another piece of the puzzle that most home users do not give a second thought about. Learn what components make up a wireless network, how to set it up, and most importantly, how to secure it and protect yourself from hackers and intruders. Don’t let yourself be exposed and let others surf for free on your network! Your instructor, Erik Estrada, is both a CompTIA Security+ and CISSP Certified Professional. Tuition $24 Mon 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 6/2 Northside Learning Ctr D128

Accounting & Bookkeeping Quickbooks 2011 Level I

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Get going with Quickbooks. Learn how to set up a company’s financials. Create your product inventory and services and set up customers, vendors and employees. Use Quickbooks invoicing process, bill payment, banking features, and charts of accounts and registers to manage all aspects of your business. Students will have to purchase the $30 Quickbooks textbook (TLR0807S3) or you may call 1-800-4564677 to place the order. Instructor: Rodriguez Tuition $79 Wed 1 session 8:30am-5:00pm 6/4 Northside Learning Ctr C111 M-W 3 sessions 6:30pm-9:30pm 8/18 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Quickbooks 2011 Level II

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Keep going with Quickbooks by customizing your company’s forms and templates. Explore Quickbooks outstanding report features including the ability to create graphs that track your business. Learn to manage credit cards, assets, and liability accounts. Use Quickbooks as an easy method to track and pay sales tax and do your payroll. Instructor: Rodriguez Tuition $79 Materials $24 Wed 1 session 8:30am-5:00pm 6/11 Northside Learning Ctr C111 M-W 3 sessions 6:30pm-9:30pm 8/25 Northside Learning Ctr C111

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Wireless Network Monitoring 320635

Viruses, Spyware, and Malware 320514

Wireless Internet is a great thing, but how do you administer your network? Your Comp TIA Security+ and CISSP Certified instructor, Erik Estrada, will teach you some tools so you can monitor who is on your network and easily locate the ‘bad’ guys. Please bring your wireless network questions for discussion. Wireless 411 is a recommended prerequisite to help you better comprehend the class content. Tuition $24 Mon 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 6/9 Northside Learning Ctr D128

Invest an evening learning how threats such as viruses, spyware, hacking and malware can affect not only your computers performance but also your security. Learn many important techniques that will teach you how to better secure your computer and personal information. The security of your internet experience is in your hands. Your instructor, Erik Estrada, is a CompTIA Security + and CISSP Certified Professional. Tuition $24 Mon 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 6/23 Northside Learning Ctr D128

How Do Hackers Do It?

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Knowing how hackers work will protect you from becoming a victim. Learn what is inside a hacker’s mind. What are they thinking? Erik Estrada, a CompTIA Security+ and a CISSP Certified Professional, will introduce you to some basic techniques hackers use to figure out and gain access to your personal information. Learn ways to protect yourself and your family. Tuition $24 Mon 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 6/16 Northside Learning Ctr D128

Accounting Made Easy Part I

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Students will learn accounting by simplifying accounting principles. You will create your own company and use real accounting transactions as you open a business. This class is designed for those who would like to obtain a job in the accounting field, but lack the knowledge to do so. Ismael Diaz will teach everything you need to know to get a job in the easiest way that you could possibly learn it -- with real world experience. Students will need to purchase the textbook College Accounting (ISBN 9780618824175.) Instructor: Diaz Tuition $160 T,Th 10 sessions 6:00pm-9:30pm 6/10 Marshall HS F 104

Grant Writing Introduction to Grant Writing

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A basic course for those new to the grant proposal writing process or those wanting a refresher. Participants will gain an overview of philanthropy and learn how to conduct research for private foundations that make grants to nonprofit organizations. They will also learn the components of a grant and how to construct a winning proposal. Attention will also be given to the importance of planning and cultivation of potential corporate and foundation donors. Instructor: Garcia Tuition $39 Thu 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 6/12 Northside Learning Ctr C112

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Malware Removal

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Ever wondered what some of the tools and other utilities used to remove viruses, malware or spyware are? We’ll tell you. The best part is that most of these tools are free! Why spend money when you can easily remove your own viruses and malware? The security of your Internet experience is in your hands. Your instructor, Erik Estrada is a Comp TIA, Security + and CISSP Certified Professional. A recommended first course is Viruses, Spyware and Malware. Tuition $24 Mon 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 6/30 Northside Learning Ctr D128

Nonprofit Business Solutions How To Create a 501(c)3

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Attorney William Shaw will teach you how to create your own 501(c)3 or nonprofit organization. Learn everything from how to file your paperwork, create your board of directors, write the bylaws, create policies and procedures and more! Tuition $24 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-9:30pm 6/4 Northside Learning Ctr C116 Nonprofit Management

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Develop the skills and strategies you need to become an integral part of one of America’s fastest growing service sectors. In this course, a seasoned veteran in the nonprofit management field will show you how to transform your good intentions into a professional plan of action. You’ll understand the unique characteristics of nonprofit organizations while mastering the core knowledge necessary to become an effective leader in the nonprofit arena. Instructor: Garcia Tuition $89 Thu 1 session 8:30am-5:00pm 6/26 Northside Learning Ctr C106

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Job Readiness Developing your Job Search Skills

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Did you know that only about 20 percent of jobs are advertised? Learn where to find the other 80 percent of jobs not listed. We will explore different methods of a job search, with pros and cons of each, how to target specific employers, making use of the internet, and writing a prospecting letter. Instructor: Espinoza Tuition $18 Fri 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 6/6 Northside Learning Ctr C111

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Improving Your Interviewing and Presentation Techniques 960004

What is your résumé communicating to a potential employer? Since a résumé represents you on paper, what you write and how you write it is extremely important in landing an interview. Are you conveying the right message to the employer? Learn how to write an effective résumé, general rules and guidelines, and how to modify it to fit your needs. This class will also talk about cover letters, reference pages, and salary history and requirements. Instructor: Espinoza Tuition $18 Fri 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 6/13 Northside Learning Ctr C111

After you receive the attention of a prospective employer with your well-written résumé, you must prepare yourself for the very important job interview. In this class you will learn the various types of job interviews, and have the opportunity to practice answering interview questions. Going through these role-playing exercises in a safe classroom environment will give you that extra confidence to excel in the real interview. Instructor: Espinoza Tuition $18 Fri 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 6/20 Northside Learning Ctr C111

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Career Opportunity Have you considered becoming an ... Apprentice?

The pathway to a life-long career with high pay and excellent benefits can be achieved by working in the Building Trades and Construction industries. If you are 18 or older with a GED or High School diploma, and want more information and specific details, contact the program listed. INSULATORS Tracy Gillis ...........................830-626-8088 CARPENTERS Bernard Helge .....................210-488-1451 ELECTRICIANS Russell Hughey ...................210-225-8900 IRON WORKERS Scott Kitchen ....................... 210-532-1152 PLUMBERS & PIPEFITTERS/ HVAC Frank Southers ....................210-226-2661 SHEET METAL Doug John ...........................210-349-3350

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Computer Classes For People 55 Plus Computer Basics For Seniors Level I 320496

A course specifically designed for people who are 55 years or older and want to enter the computer age. Learn the fundamentals of using a PC; using the mouse and keyboard, typing a document on your computer, and saving to a CD. You will learn lots of computer terminology, how to identify items on your computer and the basics of windows. Don’t delay! The computer age awaits! A $15 supply fee is payable to instructor at the beginning of class. Instructor: Sandoval Tuition $64 T,Th 6 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 6/3 Northside Learning Ctr C113 Computer Basics for Seniors Level II 320509

This is a continuation course specifically designed for people who have completed the Computer Basics for Seniors class. So you’ve learned some of the basics of computers -- don’t stop there! Continue expanding your skills by delving deeper into the Windows environment. You will learn how to organize files and folders, the basics of Word (for letter writing), and an introduction to Excel (creating spreadsheets) for making your life simpler and more organized! A $15 supply fee is payable to instructor at the beginning of class. Prerequisite; Computer Basics for Seniors. Instructor: Sandoval Tuition $54 T,Th 4 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 6/24 Northside Learning Ctr C113

Internet Basics for Seniors 320485

Microsoft Word for Seniors 500007

Learn the basics of what the Internet is, how it works, and what it can do for you. Your Professional Trainer will guide you step by step in learning about search engines (vehicles that assist you in obtaining information), web browsing and other key components in mastering the art of navigation of the World Wide Web. A $12 materials fee is payable to instructor at the beginning of class. Prerequisite; Computer Basics for Seniors Instructor: Sandoval Tuition $56 M,W 4 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 6/2 Northside Learning Ctr C113

This class has been designed for seniors who have completed the Senior classes in Computer Basics, & The Next Step. Learn the basics of Microsoft Word, how to create a document, flyer, shortcuts tips and tricks and more. Instructor: Sandoval Tuition $54 M,W 4 sessions 1:30pm-4:30pm 6/16 Northside Learning Ctr C113

Email Basics for Seniors

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A course specifically designed for people who are 55 years of age or older and want to learn the ins and outs of using email via the Internet. A $12 supply fee is payable to instructor at the beginning of class. Prerequisite; Computer Basics for Seniors Instructor: Sandoval Tuition $56 M,W 4 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 6/16 Northside Learning Ctr C113

Microsoft Excel For Seniors 500008

Designed for those seniors who have completed the Computer Basics for Seniors: The Next Step and those who want to explore Excel’s spreadsheet and database features. Learn commonly used functions to perform calculations, format spreadsheets and print procedures. Instructor: Sandoval Tuition $54 M,W 4 sessions 1:30pm-4:30pm 6/2 Northside Learning Ctr C113

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Managing Your Money Social Security Program

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Find out about retirement, survivor benefits, disability, Medicare and supplementary Security Income (SSI), as well as the Welfare Reform legislation and how it affects Social Security benefits and SSI payments. Learn all about the most convenient way of getting answers to your Social Security questions, such as what benefits does Social Security have to offer. Spokesperson Oscar Garcia will show you how you can apply for benefits, find answers, get retirement estimates and even get a replacement card. Instructor: Garcia FREE Tue 1 session 1:30pm-3:30pm 8/5 Northside Learning Ctr Building F Wills and Trusts

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Uncle Sam can take 37 percent or more of your estate and almost 40 percent of the income of your estate or trust if your Will and Trust is not properly prepared. Attorney William Shaw will show ways of minimizing or eliminating these taxes. Instructor: Shaw Tuition $18 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 6/11 Northside Learning Ctr C116

Planning For Long Term Care

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Without a plan in place, the expense of long term care could wipe out a lifetime of savings. Explore your options regarding your long term care and learn what the State of Texas is offering in their Partnership Program to help. Instructor: Gelo Tuition $18 Tue 1 session 7:00pm-9:00pm 6/3 Northside Learning Ctr Building A Understanding the Homebuying Process

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Whether you are a first-time home buyer or you’re adjusting your lifestyle to changes, there’s information you need to know and there are steps you can take to get the best possible home for you and your family at the most affordable price and terms. In this class, we will discuss: steps to prepare for home ownership, working with realtors and lenders, which home best fits your needs, new construction or an existing home, making an offer and planning for a stress-free move. Instructor: Ibarra Tuition $18 Mon 1 session 6:00pm-8:00pm 8/18 Northside Learning Ctr C112 Understanding the Home Selling Process

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Whether this is the first time you are selling a home or the last time, get the information you need to know to ensure you receive the best possible offer with the most attractive terms. In this class, we will discuss why buyers buy one home and not another, hiring a real estate agent, preparing and pricing your property, the state of the market, the buyer’s offer, and the closing. Instructor: Ibarra Tuition $18 Wed 1 session 6:00pm-8:00pm 8/20 Northside Learning Ctr C112

HUD Homes: Buying & Investing Made Simple

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Jonathan de la Garza will teach you how to find and make offers on the most popular foreclosures on the market. Whether you’re looking for a home to live in or to secure your future with income producing properties, HUD homes can prove to be a great investment in the real estate market. The first half of the class will be lecture and the second part you will visit a minimum of two HUD homes to gain practical experience. Tuition $20 Sat 1 session 1:00pm-3:30pm 6/28 Northside Learning Ctr C112 Buying HUD Homes and Foreclosures

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Jonathan “The HUD King” de la Garza is a foreclosure specialist and will be sharing with you how to find not only HUD homes, but other government foreclosures available for investment or a home to live in. Owning, buying and selling real estate is a key component in building your personal wealth. Come prepared to take notes and learn how to find investment properties without subscribing to a website that will charge you. Tuition $20 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 6/4 Northside Learning Ctr C112

PLEASE NOTE: Northside Independent School District offers classes to the public for purpose of information, instruction, enlightenment, and example ONLY. Such classes are NOT to be construed as endorsement or investment recommendations from the individual instructor, his/her company, or Northside School District.

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CPR Classes

Mind & Body Community Health & Safety Medicare From A To B (and including D)

CPR for Adults, Children, & Infants 450012

Learn techniques that could save someone’s life! Have a plan for an emergency and develop the skills necessary to help an adult, child or infant who is not breathing or whose heart has stopped beating. Learn the new CAB and early warning signs of stroke and cardiac arrest. AED (Automated External Defibrillator) training will be included with this course. A two-year certification card will be provided at the completion of the course. Instructor: CPR Tuition $48 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-9:00pm 6/18 Rescue CPR Wed 1 session 6:30pm-9:00pm 8/6 Rescue CPR CPR with First Aid

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Become certified in basic first aid, home safety, splinting, bleeding control, bandaging, victim assessment and adult, infant and child CPR. AED (Automated External Defibrillator) training will be included with this course. This class is for non-medical personnel. This course meets the requirements for Foster care, Adoption and Child Care workers. Instructor: CPR Tuition $72 Wed 1 session 6:00pm-9:30pm 6/25 Rescue CPR CPR for Health Care Providers

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CPR for adults, children, and infants will be covered in this class that provides the two year American Heart Association certification for medical personnel who need CPR for their employment. The Automated External Defibrillator (AED) training will be included in this course. Instructor: CPR Tuition $48 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-9:00pm 6/11 Rescue CPR Wed 1 session 6:30pm-9:00pm 8/13 Rescue CPR

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AACOG, Bexar Area Agency on Aging, will provide basic information for Medicare. They will address in-patient hospital, skilled nursing facility, home health and hospice care under Medicare Part A. Learn about Doctor’s services, medical/surgical services, durable medical equipment, physical, occupational and speech therapies, ambulance coverage, Medicare preventive services and outpatient hospital services under Medicare Part B. A very brief explanation of Medicare HMOs will be given. Medicare handouts and other resource material will be provided. A short discussion of the prescription drug benefit, Part D will also be included. Instructor: Banda FREE Wed 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 8/6 Northside Learning Ctr C112 Alzheimer’s Disease: The 10 Warning Signs

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Understanding the ten warning signs can lead to getting a proper diagnosis and learning how to follow up on the symptoms. You will then be prepared to ask the right questions of your health care professional to determine what next steps need to be taken. Presented by the San Antonio Regional office of the Alzheimer’s Association, Star Chapter. Instructor: Funk FREE Mon 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 6/16 Marshall HS F 111

Multiple Sclerosis: The Basics

End of Life Planning

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Fraudwatch

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Find out effective ways to protect yourself and your family from identity theft and fraud. AARP’s Lisa Rodriguez will teach you strategies to keep your family safe. Tuition $18 Tue 1 session 6:00pm-8:00pm 6/10 Marshall HS F 116

Alzheimer’s Disease: Memory Loss and Dementia 450171

Have you noticed possible signs of Alzheimer’s disease or do you know someone who has just been diagnosed? This class on memory loss, dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease is intended for anyone who would like to know about different forms of dementia, how to lower your percentage of getting Alzheimer’s Disease and who to contact if you think you may have symptoms. Instructor: Funk FREE Mon 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 8/4 Northside Learning Ctr C112

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Hospice care provides many more services than we are aware of such as medical equipment, prescriptions and Home Health Aide. Learn about these services plus an explanation of what is an Advance Directive, Medical Power of Attorney and DNR and how this will impact end of life care. Instructor: Brown RN BSN FREE Tue 1 session 6:00pm-8:00pm 6/10 Northside Learning Ctr Building A

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Rescue CPR is located at 4903 Golden Quail. For information and directions, call our office at 397-8100.

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Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a disease that attacks the central nervous system and interferes with the brains ability to send and receive messages. Learn about this disease in laymen’s terms. MS affects over 350,000 people with more than one person an hour diagnosed. This class is sponsored free by The National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Instructor: Gray FREE Mon 1 session 6:30pm-8:00pm 6/16 Northside Learning Ctr C106

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Personal Growth Dealing with Difficult People

Health & Wellness Essential Oils for Rest and Relaxation

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Learn how to use essential oils to help you relax, sleep better, and reduce stress. Experienced Aromatherapist Sue Roddy Stewart will teach you how to choose a quality essential oil, then share with you the many different oils and blends of oils that you can use to make your life a calmer, more relaxed place. A $5 supply fee is payable to the instructor. Tuition $17 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-8:00pm 8/6 Northside Learning Ctr C104 Essential Oils for Pain and Inflammation

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There are many essential oils that can be very effective for pain and discomfort. There will be a brief introduction to choosing effective essential oils. Then you’ll learn about oils that reduce inflammation and are effective for pain relief and get essential oil recipes. A $5 supply fee is payable to the instructor at the beginning of class. Instructor: Roddy Stewart Tuition $17 Mon 1 session 6:30pm-8:00pm 6/16 Northside Learning Ctr C104 Basic Yoga

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Learn beginning yoga for relaxation and improved body strength and discipline. Some intermediate poses will also be taught so that previous students of yoga can continue progressing. Individuals who need some modifications in their routine due to physical limitations are welcome too. Bring a yoga mat and step away from the world for a little while. Instructor: Johnson Tuition $39 Thu 4 sessions 6:45pm-7:45pm 6/5 Northside Learning Ctr C116 Thu 4 sessions 6:45pm-7:45pm 7/31 Northside Learning Ctr Building F Tai Chi for Beginners

Professional Continuing Education Youth Mental Health First Aid

Science & Discovery Genealogy: Just the Beginning

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Preserve the past for future generations to come by beginning your family historical picture. In the first week you will focus on family group charts and census records to begin your family tree. The second week we will discuss how to find vital records, deeds, military, immigrations and naturalization records as well as various genealogy programs. At the completion of this course you should be capable of completing a family tree of five generations. Instructor: LeVan Tuition $28 Thu 2 sessions 6:30pm-8:30pm 6/19 Northside Learning Ctr C104

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Tai Chi is a gentle yet invigorating practice, incorporating deep breathing, a relaxed posture and a focus on inner mental and physical balance. Tai Chi has been shown to improve health and longevity, quality of life, improved flexibility and joint strength, and serenity of mind. No experience or uniform is required. Instructor: Barrera Tuition $49 Tue 6 sessions 7:30pm-8:30pm 6/3 Shaolin West SA Sat 6 sessions 12:30pm-1:30pm 6/7 Shaolin West SA

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Youth Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour course primarily designed for adults, family members, caregivers, school staff, health and human services workers, or anyone who works with young people 12-25. A whole new curriculum spans mental health challenges for youth today. You will review normal adolescent development, and intensive guidance through the ALGEE action plan (Mental Health First Aid Action Plan) for both crisis and non-crisis situations. Tuition includes Textbook, handouts, and resource materials. CEU credits as well as a certificate of completion is available. Instructor: Cox Tuition $65 Sat 1 session 8:30am-4:30pm 6/14 Northside Learning Ctr Building F

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It seems we all are challenged by learning to cope with people who stress our lives. Cantankerous mates, controlling authority figures and employees with a negative attitude are all contributors. If you find yourself dwelling on these people, dreading being in their presence or wanting to run away, this seminar is for you. Irv Loev, Ph.D. can assist you to understanding difficult people. Tuition $21 Thu 1 session 6:30pm-9:30pm 6/19 Northside Learning Ctr C112 For Ladies Only: Lifestyle Makeover

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Professional Life Coach Michele Spearman will teach you how to recreate your life by using the 5 step R-E-N-E-W Method! Start the new year out right with a life plan to regain clarity and purpose. A $5.00 materials fee is payable to instructor at the beginning of class. Tuition $24 Wed 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 6/11 Marshall HS F 120 Strengthening Your Intuition

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Are you able to sense events before they actually occur? Do you just “know” who that someone is on the other end of the line before you pick up the telephone? Let our talented instructor show you how to channel and strengthen your intuitiveness and take your skill to new heights. Instructor: Beatrice Tuition $18 Tue 1 session 6:30pm-9:30pm 6/10 Marshall HS F 107 Manifestation 101: Creating What’s In Your Minds Eye 420164

Our talented instructor will teach you how to manifest anything into the physical realm by using the energy of the Creator of All That Is. Learn how to clear limiting beliefs to open the way to abundance in all areas of life. Some topics covered include: How we create and attract things, how our thoughts and emotions affect the manifestation process, mass consciousness/ body talk and the use of positive affirmations in our everyday life. Instructor: Beatrice Tuition $18 Tue 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 6/17 Marshall HS E 107 How to Create and Attract Your Perfect Partner 420165

Are you looking for that perfect someone to share your life with? Finding that elusive ideal mate doesn’t come that easily for most of us because we haven’t learned the importance of being very clear in our thoughts what type of person would truly make us happy. Sonia Beatrice will teach you how to generate awareness, gain clarity, and how to invite that special someone into your life. Tuition $18 Tue 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 6/24 Marshall HS E 107

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The Arts Languages

Music

Spanish Beginning

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By mastering the sound system, vocabulary, word order and fundamentals of grammar, the rest of the communication comes easier. Conversations will include culture, customs, history and literature to enable students to understand the background of the language. Emphasis will be on listening and speaking. You will need to purchase the book yourself and bring it to class. Books are available online at http://amscopub. com/home.htm or call 800-531-0071. We will be using the book ‘Spanish Is Fun’ ISBN # 978-1-56765-815-6 the 4th edition. Instructor: Garza Tuition $85 T,Th 6 sessions 6:30pm-9:00pm 6/10 Marshall HS F 113 Chinese Mandarin

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A beginning class in Conversational Chinese using Mandarin, the national standard language in China. There are 142 dialects in China, you will learn the basics of the most important one, written characters, both numbers and vocabulary, that are common to all. At the end of class you will be able to properly pronounce approximately 150 words and be able to converse about health, time, weather and money, count to 1,000 and read and write numbers 1 through 999. A book fee of $17 is payable to the instructor at class (cash check or money orders). Instructor: Beekley Tuition $85 M,W 6 sessions 6:00pm-8:30pm 6/9 Marshall HS F 113 Sign Language

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Guitar: Beginning

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A basic introduction to guitar playing for teen and adult students. Topics include timing, open string chords, notes in first position, elements of reading music, and application of lead and rhythm guitar playing through familiar songs. Please bring your own acoustic guitar. Instructor: Saenz Tuition $32 Mon 4 sessions 7:00pm-8:00pm 6/2 Northside Learning Ctr C116 Tue 4 sessions 7:00pm-8:00pm 6/3 Northside Learning Ctr C116 Piano Keyboarding

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A perfect course for those who would love to delve into the versatility of the piano keyboard. Learn the basics of music theory, reading music, and playing simple songs in small group session. Bring your own keyboard and batteries to class or a keyboard will be provided free of charge for classroom use. Instructor: Bush Tuition $79 Fri 7 sessions 7:30pm-8:30pm 6/13 Northside Learning Ctr C112

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How To Play The Piano By Ear

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Learn one of music’s deepest mysteries; How to play songs without relying on music. A very practical presentation of music theory that includes predicting chord progressions, learning from recordings, and transposing, all expressed in everyday language. This is an ideal follow-up to the ‘Instant Piano’ class and is open to anyone who has a basic understanding of chords on any instrument. Expand your musical horizons, and free yourself from sheet-music dependence, and be the life of the party! Prior experience with chords recommended. Materials fee of $28 for the ‘How To Play Piano by Ear’ book and practice CD will be collected in class by the instructor. Instructor: Coffman Tuition $35 Sat 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 6/7 Northside Learning Ctr C112

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If you want to communicate with a friend or loved one in basic American Sign Language, join us in learning finger spelling and sign as appropriate for home and school situations. You will leave the class with a basic vocabulary of 500 words or more. The book used is ‘A Basic Course in American Sign Language’ (T.J. Publishers ISBN#0932666426) spiral bound. You will need to purchase your own book. Instructor: Linthicum Tuition $69 M,W 6 sessions 6:30pm-8:30pm 6/9 Marshall HS F 107

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Some music teachers may not want you to know this, but you don’t need years of weekly lessons to learn piano. In just a few hours, you can learn enough secrets of the trade to give you years of musical enjoyment. How do we do it? While regular piano teachers teach note reading, piano professionals use chords. And you can learn all the chords you’ll need to play any song in this one session. Any song. Any style. Any key. If you can find middle C and know the meaning of Every Good Boy Does Fine, you already know enough to enroll in this workshop. Instructor Craig Coffman has 20 years experience teaching piano, playing professionally and directing music. A $28 materials fee payable to the instructor in class includes a workbook and 60 minute practice CD or Cassette. Tuition $35 Sat 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 6/7 Northside Learning Ctr C112

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Dance Hip Hop

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Line Dancing

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Get a great cardio work-out in this fast paced fun class. You will learn the newest moves to upbeat music. No previous dance experience needed. Please make sure you have socks for the first class and shoes will be discussed then. Instructor: Andrews Tuition $35 Tue 4 sessions 6:30pm-7:30pm 6/3 Marshall HS Dance Studio

Have a great time learning some of the fun line dances that everyone is dancing at all the parties and clubs. Your Award winning dance instructor, will show you how to do the Cupid Shuffle, Electric Slide, Boot Scootin Boogie, Goodtime and more! Instructor: Studio One Tuition $50 Thu 6 sessions 6:30pm-7:30pm 6/5 Studio One

Jazz Dance

Country and Western Two-Step & Waltz

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Use stretching exercises to warm the body and practice dance patterns all to the beat of popular music. Improve your flexibility, stamina and coordination while having fun. Getting in shape is an added plus. Price is per person. Instructor: Andrews Tuition $35 Tue 4 sessions 7:30pm-8:30pm 6/3 Marshall HS Dance Studio Tap Dance

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This introductory course covers the basic steps of tap technique. Tap dance, is an important component of contemporary American musical theater. Have fun learning coordination, rhythmic variations, and performance skills through a series of tap combinations in a fun filled atmosphere. Tap shoes are required. Instructor: Studio One Tuition $50 Wed 6 sessions 6:30pm-7:30pm 6/4 Studio One Salsa Rhythms

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Learn the latest Latin club dance moves and show everyone how well you can strut your stuff on the dance floor. Your talented instructors will show you how easy and fun it is to learn how to Salsa Dance. Price is per person. Instructor: Studio One Tuition $50 Wed 6 sessions 6:30pm-7:30pm 6/4 Studio One Bachata - Merengue

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Spice up the dance floor with the hottest moves from two of the most popular Latin dance styles Bachata and Merengue. Professional dance instructor Esteban Cardenas will teach you the basic steps of these passionate, energetic, and easy to learn fun dances. Instructor: Studio One Tuition $50 Wed 6 sessions 7:30pm-8:30pm 6/4 Studio One

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Enjoy learning two of the most traditional country and western dances, the two-step and waltz. Our professional and award winning dance instructors will show you how easy it is to learn the basic steps! Before you know it, you will be two-stepping, gliding, turning and spinning all around the dance floor. So, put your dancing shoes on and get to it. Instructor: Studio One Tuition $50 Thu 6 sessions 7:30pm-8:30pm 6/5 Studio One Sat 6 sessions 1:00pm-2:00pm 6/7 Studio One Country and Western Swing

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Professional Dance Instructors will teach you some of the wonderful dances of the past and present. The Foxtrot and Waltz are classy dances that will give you that impressive edge at the next social event of the season. So, put your dancing shoes on and get ready to start gliding, promenading and box-stepping. No partner necessary. Price is per person. Instructor: Studio One Tuition $50 Fri 6 sessions 6:30pm-7:30pm 6/6 Studio One

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Argentine tango has been thrilling dancers for more than 100 years. Tango is loved by dancers and audiences for its beauty, passion, drama and excitement. Enjoy learning the following elements of tango; walking, turning, stopping, navigation, and some embellishments. Instructor: Studio One Tuition $50 Fri 6 sessions 7:30pm-8:30pm 6/6 Studio One Baila Esta Cumbia! Tejano Dancing

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So you’ve seen your abuelos y abuelas, tios y tias y todo su familia bailando Tejano! Now it’s your turn to learn the popular, fun, and energizing Tejano Dance. Our talented instructor will teach you the basics of Tejano Dancing to include Cumbias, Polkas, Vueltas (turns) y mas (and more). So what are you waiting for, esta baila es para ti! No partner necessary. Price is per person. Instructor: Studio One Tuition $50 Sat 6 sessions 12:00pm-1:00pm 6/7 Studio One

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Billy Ray Shaver shows you how to do the latest country swing dance moves that everyone in the dance clubs and parties are doing! Find out how easy it is to twist and twirl all around the dance floor! Partner not required. Instructor: Studio One Tuition $50 Thu 6 sessions 8:30pm-9:30pm 6/5 Studio One Ballroom Dance

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Wondering what to wear for dance classes? Just wear what you would if you were going out dancing!

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Glass Crafting

Fine Arts Drawing for Teens and Adults

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This course will teach the novice, basic drawing techniques and the more accomplished artist will refine their skills. Begin each drawing session with exercises designed to help you tap into the creative side of the brain. Learn about value, composition, negative space and more. We will work primarily with graphite. A $10 supply fee payable to the instructor in class provides everything needed. Instructor: Fluke Tuition $95 Sat 4 sessions 10:00am-12:00pm 6/7 Northside Learning Ctr C112 Sat 4 sessions 10:00am-12:00pm 8/2 Northside Learning Ctr C112 Oil Painting with Ahuva

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Award-winning instructor Ahuva Shweiki will guide you step-by-step through the techniques of oil painting. Color mixing theory, composition, light and shadow techniques will all come together in a beautiful Sunflower (January session) or Ocean scene (March session) suitable for framing. Class is designed for beginners but experienced painters are welcome. A $5 fee for a color mixing chart and subject photograph is payable to the instructor in class. Students must provide their own supplies. Instructor: Shweiki Tuition $129 Thu 6 sessions 6:00pm-9:00pm 5/22 Northside Learning Ctr C106 Fri 6 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 5/23 Northside Learning Ctr B104 Watercolor Painting

Intro to Painting

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This introductory class is designed for teens and adults with or without painting experience, regardless of the painting medium. After a study of the basic elements, principles, and materials, the instructor will guide you in how to mix colors and create a value study using acrylic paints. You will learn composition, space, shape, balance, rhythm, unity and general art vocabulary. By the end of the course, you will create one or two monochromatic paintings using your new knowledge. A $30 supply fee payable to the instructor will provide all materials needed. Instructor: Garza Tuition $57 Sat 4 sessions 10:00am-1:00pm 5/31 Northside Learning Ctr C106 Acrylic Painting: Fundamentals

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Acrylic paints bridge the gap between oil paints and watercolors, as they have the characteristics of both. Once you are familiar with the fundamentals of painting, you are ready to learn how to prepare your canvas, various techniques for backgrounds, and begin your first masterpiece on stretched canvas. Prerequisite: Intro to Painting. An optional $30 supply fee provides paint and one canvas. A supply list is available for those who wish to get their own supplies. Instructor: Garza Tuition $83 Tue 6 sessions 6:30pm-9:30pm 5/20 Northside Learning Ctr C106 Fri 6 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 5/23 Northside Learning Ctr C106

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A must-take class for the beginning painter with step-by-step instructions. Each student will leave with a sound knowledge of color theory, drawing, moisture control, wet-into-wet techniques, graded washes, glazing, negative painting, focal points, and composition. Complete the class with your first masterpiece in hand: a beautiful Fall scene. A $5 fee for a color mixing chart and subject photograph is payable to the instructor in class. Students must provide their own supplies. Instructor: Shweiki Tuition $129 Fri 6 sessions 12:15pm-3:15pm 5/23 Northside Learning Ctr B104

For the seasoned acrylic painting student, this class will further study the elements and principles of art through weekly critiques and discussions of art work. Creating your own composition and developing a personal style, as well as the use of mixed media, will be encouraged. Instructor: Garza Tuition $83 Wed 6 sessions 1:00pm-4:00pm 5/21 Northside Learning Ctr C106

Stained Glass: Fusing Frenzy

Stained Glass: Tiffany Foil Method

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Learn Tiffany’s method of creating stained glass while making your own beautiful glass window in this in-depth series. Choose your pattern and glass from the selection available and use our equipment as you explore this classic technique. After completing this course, you will be able to continue creating stained glass windows for yourself, family, and friends. An equipment rental fee of $30 and a supply fee of about $75 (depending on selection) is payable to the studio in class. Tuition $145 Wed 6 sessions 6:00pm-8:00pm 7/9 Stained Glass Crafters Workbench

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This series is a great way to try fusing glass, learn multiple techniques, and create some unique and beautiful pieces. Each session will be dedicated to a specific project: two sizes of Coral Sea Bowls, a Slumped Bottle Cheese Board, Etched Dichroic Pendants, and a four-layer Woven Dish. A supply fee of about $85 (depending on selection) is payable to the studio in class. Tuition $115 Tue 4 sessions 6:00pm-8:00pm 6/17 Stained Glass Crafters Workbench

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Sewing & Needlecraft

Jewelry Making Jewelry Basics

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Learn the fundamentals of jewelry making so you can create your own fabulous pieces for gifting and keeping. Learn basic terminology, tool selection and use, and jewelry techniques, including crimping, creating loops and working with findings. Explore basic jewelry design as you create a bracelet and matching earrings. Tools will be provided for classroom use. A $10 supply fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Moreno Tuition $25 Wed 1 session 6:00pm-8:30pm 6/11 Northside Learning Ctr Building A Wed 1 session 6:00pm-8:30pm 7/30 Northside Learning Ctr Building A Beaded Nail Cross

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This beautiful Beaded Cast Iron Nails Cross will look amazing on your wall. Add an inspirational touch to your home decor or office, or as a gift to family or friend. We will string seed beads through jewelry wire then wrap around the Iron Nail Cross. Basic jewelry techniques are helpful, but not necessary. Tools will be available to use. A $10 supply fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Moreno Tuition $25 Wed 1 session 6:00pm-8:30pm 6/18 Northside Learning Ctr Building A Summer Flowers

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A beautiful bracelet of eight flowers, woven with Swarovski crystals and glass pearls. Both beginners and experienced beaders alike will enjoy this right angle weave technique. A $35-$45 supply fee is payable to the instructor at class. Instructor: Ross Tuition $25 Sat 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 6/28 Northside Learning Ctr C104 Twisted Bracelet (Intermediate)

Basic Sewing

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This easy, step-by-step sewing class is designed for true beginners. You will learn pattern terms, how to select patterns for size, which materials to buy, how to lay out and cut, and simple machine usage. With teacher’s assistance, students will choose projects appropriate to individual sewing experience. Supply list available at registration. Please bring your own portable machine, accessories, and extension cord. Instructor: Wehmeyer Tuition $114 T,W 8 sessions 6:00pm-9:00pm 6/3 Northside Learning Ctr B104 Begin to Sew

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A great opportunity for those wishing to learn basic sewing skills on a sewing machine, this four-session class will teach students to make three beginner projects: a pin cushion, pillowcase, and lined tote bag. Machines are available by request or students can bring their own. A $35 supply fee payable in the first class provides fabric, thread, and instructions for three projects. Tuition $55 Mon 4 sessions 1:00pm-3:00pm 6/30 Creative Sewing Center Wonder Woman Apron

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Amazing, colorful, out of this world Wonder Woman Adult Apron. Show your true inner Super Hero! This three-session class will teach students to use and create a pattern, piece together, and complete a fabric project. Basic sewing skills required. Please bring your own portable machine, accessories, and extension cord. Supply List available at time of registration Instructor: Moreno Tuition $45 Th,T 3 sessions 6:00pm-8:00pm 8/7 Northside Learning Ctr Building A

Crochet Basics

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Learn the basics of crochet and begin a hobby that can last a lifetime. Students will learn how to read a pattern and other essential techniques while making various projects. Please bring one skein of Worsted medium weight yarn in any light solid color (no variegated), a size G crochet hook, and scissors. Instructor: Leach Tuition $55 Sat 5 sessions 10:00am-12:00pm 5/31 Northside Learning Ctr C116 Wed 5 sessions 6:30pm-8:30pm 7/23 Northside Learning Ctr C116 Knitting Basics

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Learn the basics of knitting, including casting on, knit, purl, and binding off. You’ll create fingerless gloves, washcloths, and flowers. Please bring number 9 needles. A $5 fee is payable to the instructor at class for practice yarn and instruction booklet. Instructor: Leach Tuition $55 Sat 5 sessions 10:00am-12:00pm 7/26 Northside Learning Ctr C116

Crafts Let’s Take a “Bow”

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Learn this important skill for adding that special touch to your wreaths, crafts and floral arrangements. Using a variety of ribbons, each student will complete several different bows to take home. Please bring a pair of scissors. A supply fee of $7 is payable to the instructor. Instructor: Wilson Tuition $24 Tue 1 session 6:30pm-9:30pm 7/29 Northside Learning Ctr C104 Fiesta Wreath

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Not just for Fiesta, these wreaths are great to show off the colors of summer. Florist and designer Sherry Wilson will guide you as you use mixed silk flowers and ribbons to decorate a 12-inch grapevine wreath. Bring a glue gun, scissors, and wire cutters. A $35 supply fee is payable to the instructor in class. Tuition $25 Thu 1 session 6:30pm-9:30pm 6/12 Northside Learning Ctr C104

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Surround your wrist with the sparkle and color of crystal and beads. This is a challenging course for the more advanced jewelry student who has experience with right angle weave. A supply fee of $35-$45 is payable to the instructor at class. Instructor: Ross Tuition $25 Sat 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 8/9 Northside Learning Ctr C104

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Fun & Play Cooking Juice For ‘Em: Boost your Energy

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A Taste of Italy: Fresh Pasta

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Learn how making your own delicious juices can deliver important vitamins and nutrients and give your energy and immunity a boost. Instructor Patricia Chavez will show you how juicing can make it easy to add more fruits and vegetables to your family’s diet. Get tips on choosing a juicer, guidance on selecting produce, and make and sample several tasty juice recipes. A supply fee of $7-12 is payable to the instructor in class (price depends on produce availability). Tuition $19 Sat 1 session 9:00am-11:00am 6/21 Northside Learning Ctr C103

Discover the secrets of making fresh homemade pasta. In this hands-on class, you’ll learn to blend, knead, roll and cut the dough. Instructor Gena Nadeau will then teach you a variety of ways to cut it, shape it, and fill it. You’ll try a variety of styles and leave inspired to make many more. A $10 food fee is payable to the instructor in class. Tuition $19 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 6/25 Northside Learning Ctr C103

Juice For ‘Em: Super Smoothies

Join Chef Michelle for a menu that is sure to make you swoon: Stuffed Mushrooms, Salmon Fillets en Papillote with Ginger-Lime Sauce and Rice Pilaf, finishing with a decadent Cappuccino Soufflé with Chocolate Drizzle. Students should bring containers to take any leftover food home. A food fee of $15 is payable to the instructor. Tuition $26 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-9:30pm 8/20 Northside Learning Ctr C103

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Super smoothies are a delicious and easy way to get more fruits and vegetables in your family’s diet. Instructor Patricia Chavez will teach you the difference between smoothies and juices and give tips on juicer selection. You’ll make and sample tasty recipes and find new ways to get your colorful five a day! A supply fee of $7-12 is payable to the instructor in class (price depends on produce availability). Tuition $19 Wed 1 session 6:00pm-8:00pm 8/6 Northside Learning Ctr C103 Unconventional Veggies

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Forget the peas and carrots -- enjoy eggplant, fennel, zucchini, leeks and more! Learn how to buy, cut, and cook these unconventional veggies, and some unconventional ways to cook more well-known vegetables like peppers and squash. You’ll get hands-on as you prepare and taste the delicious offerings of summer. A $10 supply fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Nadeau Tuition $19 Sat 1 session 10:00am-12:00pm 8/9 Northside Learning Ctr C103

Dinner is Served: Salmon with Ginger Lime Sauce

Making Sushi

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Sushi is a work of art as much as a food, and while it is now available in a western ‘quick and easy’ serving style, the traditional ways are far from lost. The best way to get really good, fresh sushi is to learn to make it yourself. This experienced teacher will guide you in preparing your own sushi with fish and vegetables. A $15 food fee, payable to the instructor in class, provides all the materials needed. Instructor: Skinner Tuition $26 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-9:30pm 6/18 Northside Learning Ctr C103 Tue 1 session 6:30pm-9:30pm 7/29 Northside Learning Ctr C103

30 Minute Meals: Chicken Dijon 520275

In 30 minutes, you can have a dish that is company-worthy, but ridiculously easy. This oven-baked Chicken Dijon is sure to become one of your go-to recipes. In this hands-on class, you’ll also learn knife skills, make a few simple side dishes, and get valuable tips on cooking, substitutions, and leftovers. A supply fee of $10 is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Nadeau Tuition $19 Sat 1 session 10:00am-12:00pm 6/14 Northside Learning Ctr C103 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 8/13 Northside Learning Ctr C103 College Survival Cooking

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Students moving into their first apartment will benefit from this hands-on class where they will learn to prepare recipes that are a simple and healthy alternative to fast food. Understanding a few basic cooking skills and some secrets to shopping will help save time and money. Make recipes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, plus learn how to use leftovers to stretch your food dollar. You will also receive a sample grocery list accompanied by the current prices at local stores in our area. A supply fee of $10 is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Keyes Tuition $26 Sat 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 8/2 Northside Learning Ctr C103

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Baking

Food Crafting

Bread Baking Basics

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Nothing beats the smell of fresh baked bread and Chef Michelle Villarreal is here to teach you how to make your own. This experienced chef will guide you in making Italian Bread, Pizza Dough, and Challah, the traditional Jewish egg bread, made in a three-string style. Don’t forget to bring a plastic bag or container to take home your delicious results. A supply fee of $6 is payable at class. Tuition $24 Tue 1 session 6:30pm-9:30pm 8/12 Northside Learning Ctr C103 Bread Baking Basics: Dessert Breads

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Chef Michelle Villarreal is back with another basic bread class and this time you will make Cranberry Scones, Soft Pretzels and Cinnamon Rolls. Don’t forget to bring a plastic bag or container to take home your delicious results! A supply fee of $6 is payable at class. Tuition $24 Thu 1 session 6:30pm-9:30pm 6/12 Northside Learning Ctr C103 Gluten-Free Baking

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Learn how to prepare a simple gluten-free baking mix that’s a great starter for cookies, breads, and muffins. The instructor will discuss different aspects of living a gluten-free lifestyle and will go over types of flours and products that are essential to successful gluten-free baking. Students will also get hands on and make delicious recipes using the mix they create. A supply fee of $10 is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Cooper Tuition $26 Thu 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 8/7 Northside Learning Ctr C103 Gluten-Free Breads

Cake Decorating Boot Camp

Fabulous Fourth Cupcake Bouquet

Royal Icing 101

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In this hands-on class, you will learn the fine art of mixing, coring, thinning, and bagging Royal Icing. Each student will mix, color and bag a full batch of Royal Icing from scratch. They will take home 6 sealed bags of frosting, perfect for decorating cookies, cakes, and candies. A $10 supply fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Alviso Tuition $19 Mon 1 session 6:00pm-8:00pm 8/11 Northside Learning Ctr C103

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Wedding Cookies

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Learn to hand decorate a variety of Weddingthemed cookies, including a 3D wedding cake, bouquet, wedding dress, dove, and more. In this hands-on class, you will learn fundamental royal icing techniques such as flooding, pull-thru and drop-in techniques. Each student is provided with fresh sugar shortbread cookies, royal icing, dragees, disco dust, colored sugars, edible decorations, and a take-home carrier. A $10 supply fee is due to the instructor in class. Instructor: Alviso Tuition $19 Mon 1 session 6:00pm-8:00pm 6/9 Northside Learning Ctr C103 Oh Baby Cookies

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Oh Baby! Learn to hand-decorate a variety of Baby-themed cookies, including 3D baby cradle, sock monkey, owl, baby face, and more. In this hands-on class, you will learn fundamental royal icing techniques such as flooding, pull-thru and drop-in techniques. Each student is provided with fresh sugar shortbread cookies, royal icing, dragees, disco dust, colored sugars, edible decorations, and a carrier to take home your sweet confections. A $10 supply fee is due to the instructor in class. Instructor: Alviso Tuition $19 Mon 1 session 6:00pm-8:00pm 6/23 Northside Learning Ctr C103 I Love the 80s Cookies

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Learn to hand decorate a variety of totally awesome 80s-themed cookies, including Rubik’s Cube, PacMan, MTV, roller skate, and more. In this hands-on class, you will learn fundamental royal icing techniques such as flooding, pull-thru and drop-in techniques. Each student is provided with fresh sugar shortbread cookies, royal icing, dragees, disco dust, colored sugars, edible decorations, and a carrier to take home your sweet confections. A $10 supply fee is due to the instructor in class. Instructor: Alviso Tuition $19 Mon 1 session 6:00pm-8:00pm 8/4 Northside Learning Ctr C103

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Consider putting your diets aside for these mouth-watering treats. In this class, we will make a rich chocolate cake and other delicious desserts. Even those that eat gluten will love these sweets. Vegetarians welcome. A supply fee of $14 is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Cooper Tuition $26 Fri 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 6/13 Northside Learning Ctr C103

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Your cupcake centerpiece will set off fireworks at your Fourth of July bash! You’ll learn a variety of cupcake decorating techniques, plus some papercrafting skills, as you create a sizzling display on a reusable stand. A $24 supply fee includes a half-dozen cupcakes, frosting, reusable cupcake stand, presentation box, decorating kit, papers, and other supplies. Instructor: Tarun Tuition $25 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-9:00pm 6/25 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Finding bread that is gluten-free AND delicious can be a real challenge. Now you can learn to make your own gluten-free bread so tasty that even those who are not gluten-free will gobble it up. A supply fee of $10 is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Cooper Tuition $26 Thu 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 8/21 Northside Learning Ctr C103 Gluten-Free Desserts

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No time? No problem! In just three nights, you’ll learn the Wilton Method - the easiest way to learn cake decorating. Learn to ice a cake, create ribbon roses and other flowers, as well as shell and rosette borders. This course is for all skill levels. Request a supply list at registration or download from our website. Instructor: Tarun Tuition $45 M-W 3 sessions 6:30pm-9:00pm 6/2 Northside Learning Ctr C103

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Looking for a fun night out with your friends? Call us at 397-8100 (opt 2) to discuss setting up custom classes for groups of 8 or more!

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Pets & Animals Puppy Basics

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Learn how to teach your puppy from six weeks to six months about crate training, potty training, different leashes, grooming and other concerns such as barking and chewing. Yes, of course we want you to bring your puppy! (No children allowed without an adult). Proof of vaccination must be presented at the class. Instructor: Becerril Tuition $10 Tue 1 session 5:00pm-6:00pm 6/3 Northside Learning Ctr Courtyard Puppy Kindergarten

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For puppies at least four months and up to 12 months. Your puppy will learn the basic commands of sit, heel, down, stand, stay, and walk on a leash as well as how to puppy play. One dog, one trainer, please, and for best results, the trainer should be the same adult family member each class. Bring a nylon or leather collar and leash. No retractable leashes, please. Proof of vaccination must be presented at the first class. Instructor: Becerril Tuition $45 Tue 4 sessions 6:00pm-7:00pm 6/3 Northside Learning Ctr Courtyard Dog Obedience

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Understanding Your Best Friend Dogs Have A Lot To Say 530011

Healthy Dog Treats - Frosty Paws (Frozen Fruit Treats) 530037

A class jam-packed with information such as why do our dogs do the things they do, like wagging their tails and barking at the same time or biting us in a playful way. Sometimes what they do can be frustrating if we don’t understand pet behavior! Learn what you can do to prevent an attack when you are walking your dog. Clicker training and doggie park etiquette will also be discussed. Bring all your questions (but not your pet) and get those answers so you can modify your pets behavior. Instructor: Fenn Tuition $10 Sat 1 session 10:00am-12:00pm 6/21 Northside Learning Ctr B104

Frosty Paws are frozen treats made with fruit, honey, and yogurt, so there is no cooking involved. These yummy frozen treats an easy alternative, healthy snack for you pet. In this hands-on course you will prepare the treats and go home with samples, recipes and informational handouts . A supply fee of $8-$10 is payable to the instructor at class. Instructor: Lee Tuition $19 Thu 1 session 6:30pm-9:00pm 6/19 Northside Learning Ctr C103

Cats Rule! Indoors And Out 530012

Liver is a nutrient-rich and most dogs and cats will readily eat. It can provide your pet with protein, fat, iron, niacin and vitamin A, so never mind the Beggin Strips. In this handson course you will prepare the treats and go home with samples, recipes and informational handouts. An $8-$10 food fee is payable to the instructor at class. Instructor: Lee Tuition $19 Thu 1 session 6:30pm-9:00pm 8/14 Northside Learning Ctr C103

Cat owners have a lower risk of dying of heart attacks. Return the favor and learn tips on how to keep your cat healthy. Instructor Renee Fenn will also answer many commons questions, including can cats hold a grudge, keeping Fluffy from marking his territory, preventing furniture scratching and other common cat behaviors. Instructor: Fenn Tuition $10 Sat 1 session 10:00am-12:00pm 8/2 Northside Learning Ctr C104

Healthy Pet Treats - Frozen Liver and Bacon Bites 530035

This basic class is for dogs at least ten months old and for dog owners who want their pet not only to respect a set of human-oriented manners, but also to perform certain tasks on command. Teach your dog to heel, sit, stay, down, and walk on a leash. Bring proof of rabies shot to first class. One dog, one adult trainer, for best results, the trainer should be the same family member for each class. Bring a nylon or leather collar and leash (please no retractable leashes). Proof of vaccination must be presented at the first class. Instructor: Becerril Tuition $45 Tue 4 sessions 7:15pm-8:15pm 6/3 Northside Learning Ctr Courtyard

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Garden Gardening 101

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Gardening can be intimidating. If you are unsure of how to get started, Dr. Harris will teach you how to plan a garden, soil preparation, how to build raised beds, composting, fertilizing, watering, and harvesting the veggies (the best part). Tuition $19 Tue 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 6/3 Northside Learning Ctr C112 Blooms in My Shady Yard

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Learn about plants blooming in the shade. There are a number of plants that thrive in the shade, it is knowing which ones to choose. In fact, many of the plant varieties shown and discussed in the class will die very quickly in the sunshine of South Texas. Dr. Tom Harris, a Texas Certified Master Gardener, Master Pruner, and gardening columnist teaches the class and answers questions. Tuition $19 Tue 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 6/10 Northside Learning Ctr C112 Building a Mini-Greenhouse 570039

Who would have thought you could build a plant shelter or a mini-greenhouse in less than two hours? In this course, we show you how it’s done, what materials you need, what tools to use and how to set it up, stake it down, and cover it. These shelters stand up to wind gusts and rain storms and can be converted from a shelter to a greenhouse in very little time and with little effort or expense. Dr. Tom Harris, a Texas certified Master Gardener will also have his publications available at this class. Tuition $19 Tue 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 6/17 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Baby Steps in Landscaping 570056

Before you go out and spend the big bucks to hire a landscape designer or architect, there are many things you can do concerning the design of beds around your house and yard. You’ll learn how to do the most of the basic design process yourself including some hands-on experience. Master Gardener, Master Pruner, and gardening columnist Dr. Tom Harris will help you get started on drafting your plan and offer tips on selecting and planting the right varieties. Please note the class is not a landscape designer or a landscape architect program. Tuition $19 Tue 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 6/24 Northside Learning Ctr C112 Getting Ready for Fall Gardening

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Whether or not you’re ready, fall gardening is well underway by September. Learn what flowers, grass, trees, shrubs, and veggies will all do well with fall planting. The class will discuss bed preparation, selecting the right varieties of plants including planting, watering, and fertilizing them. Dr. Tom Harris, a Texas-certified Master Gardener, Master Pruner, and gardening columnist teaches the class and answers questions. Tuition $19 Tue 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 7/29 Northside Learning Ctr C113

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Our world is changing and we must change with it. We must become better stewards of our resources and save as much money doing it as possible. Energy efficient homes to reduce costs and protect the environment are one of the biggest savings we as homeowners can control. But are they cost effective? How many solar cells would I need to provide enough electricity for my household needs? Alex Mendez, from Solar Community will teach you exactly what a solar panel is and how they work. There will be plenty of time to ask questions. Please bring paper and pencil to class. Instructor: Mendez FREE Tue 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 6/17 Northside Learning Ctr Building F Rainwater Harvesting

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Our most precious commodity is water yet we seem to know so little about conserving it. Texas Rainfall Catchment is helping people design and build affordable rainwater systems so we can use this scarce resource in an environmentally-friendly way. An overview will be given on rainwater harvesting, water conservation, different grades of water, and what types of containers can be used for catching rainwater. Instructor: Texas FREE Thu 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 6/19 Northside Learning Ctr Building F Residential Green Building Program 220378

Everyone wants to save money and energy. Learn the complete details on rebates and incentives available for your present home or for the home you plan to build. Kris Zebrowski from Build San Antonio Green will give you all the “green” specifics designed for San Antonio. Instructor: Zebrowski FREE Wed 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 6/25 Northside Learning Ctr Building F

Fabulous Faux Finishes Classic, Tuscan, & Metallic

Solar Energy For Your Home

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In just one morning, you can learn how to create an Old World wall, how to paint fake granite or ceramic tile, and how to make removable texture such as a fake leather. Learn the secrets of the pros and create a mouth dropping wall (or more) in your home. A required materials fee of $29 is collected in class for a custom roller and pan, and two DVDs on this process. Instructor: Coffman Tuition $35 Sat 1 session 9:30am-12:00pm 6/7 Northside Learning Ctr B104 Suede, Rustic, & Modern

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Join us for a simpler and faster way than sponging to achieve a soft blend of colors on your accent wall. You will also learn how to make a wall look like brick or stone - all from joint compound and tape. A required materials fee of $29 includes two DVDs, custom pan, and custom roller. Instructor: Coffman Tuition $35 Sat 1 session 1:00pm-3:30pm 6/7 Northside Learning Ctr B104

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Driver Education

Media Arts

Just For Fun Balloon Twisting for Fun and Profit For All Ages (Ages 7 and Up)

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Would you like to earn extra income or have a fundraiser for your organization? You will learn all the twists and turns to make balloon designs such as a dog, lady bug, or hat for fun or profit. Your instructor, Justin Botter, has 20 years of experience in balloon twisting and will teach you several different styles and shapes. A $15 supply fee is payable to the instructor at class and will include balloons, a two-way hand pump, and an instruction booklet. Instructor: Botter Tuition $15 Tue 1 session 6:00pm-8:00pm 6/24 Northside Learning Ctr Building F

Photography Photography With Your iPhone

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There is a whole new world out there waiting to be photographed, especially now that we have advanced features on our phones. Bring your iPhone and learn the basics of photography as well as how to use videos and editing features to capture that perfect picture. Please bring your iPhone to class. Instructor: CPR Tuition $46 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-9:30pm 7/30 Rescue CPR

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Find out what it takes to use your voice to make extra money. From animation and audiobooks to telephony and commercials, this class will introduce you to the expanding field of voiceovers. Your instructor, Janice Dean will play samples from working voice-over artists. You will discover what voice talent does, what the pros look for, how to prepare, pitfalls to avoid, and what’s needed to advance. Everyone will get to record a short commercial and listen to playback. This class is tons of fun, highly informative and a terrific first step for anyone interested in the Voice-Over industry. Bring pen to takes notes. Janice Dean has been a Creative Communication Strategist for over 40 years. A $10 booklet fee is payable to the instructor at class. Instructor: Dean Tuition $26 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-9:00pm 5/21 Northside Learning Ctr C112 Tue 1 session 6:30pm-9:00pm 6/17 Marshall HS F 107 Thu 1 session 6:30pm-9:00pm 8/14 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Defensive Driving

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Drive Defensively in Texas is a driving safety course which has been approved by the Texas Education Agency (TEA) for the legal requirements of ticket dismissal and insurance discounts. There will be a multiple choice exam at the end of class. Please arrive 15 minutes early to process paperwork. Please bring your citation and an identification to class along with $5.25 for the ticket dismissal administration fees. Instructor: Lagos Jr. Tuition $30 Sat 1 session 9:00am-3:00pm 6/21 Northside Learning Ctr C104 Sat 1 session 9:00am-3:00pm 8/23 Northside Learning Ctr C104 Teen Drivers Education

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In this 32-hour classroom-based course, Rhodes Driving Schools Inc. will teach you the road rules, sign identification, laws, road safety, and defensive driving techniques, and the information that is required by the state of Texas to obtain your drivers license. Find out how to obtain your learners permit during your class and receive information regarding the driving portion requirement so you can get behind the wheel and start practicing. For more information on Rhodes Driving Schools, please visit: www.rhodesdrivingschools.com Tuition $195 M-Th 16 sessions 6:30pm-8:30pm 6/9 Marshall HS F 115

Outdoor Recreation Hiking & Backpacking: The First Step

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Learn to get away from it all by preparing for day trips or week-long expeditions. Then start exploring your special paradise on foot. Also, learn about some great places to hike using your new-found knowledge. Class covers essential equipment, hiking safety, and all questions raised by participants. Instructor: Starr Tuition $25 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-9:00pm 6/4 Northside Learning Ctr C104

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Hiking & Backpacking: The Next Step

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This class builds on “Hiking & Backpacking: The First Step” and gives you real practice in use of gear and equipment, campsite selection, and hiking technique at beautiful Eisenhower Park (19399 NW Military Hwy, near Camp Bullis). Wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes and bring a day pack, lunch, and drinking water. Requires hiking about 3 miles along semi-improved trails. Instructor: Starr Tuition $45 Sat 1 session 9:00am-2:00pm 6/7 Eisenhower Park

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Land Navigation: Map, Compass, & GPS

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Stay found! Learn how to use essential outdoor navigation tools to travel by foot to a destination. You’ll meet at Eisenhower Park (19399 NW Military Hwy, next to Camp Bullis). Discover how to determine your location using observation, triangulation techniques, or GPS coordinates. Topographic maps and compasses will be provided for class use. Bring a handheld GPS unit if you have one, or plan to look on. Dress comfortably, bring drinking water and wear sturdy shoes. Instructor: Starr Tuition $31 Sat 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 6/14 Eisenhower Park

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Golf

Sports & Fitness

Golf - Beginning (Adult)

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Learn the basics of the grip, stance, and swing. Work on some of the specialized shots, putts, and approaches. Even if you have taken this class before our instructor will work with you at the level you are at. Clubs available at no charge. A one time $8 ball fee is payable at first class. Instructor: Gainous III Tuition $52 Wed 4 sessions 7:15pm-8:15pm 6/4 Alamo Golf Course Sat 4 sessions 10:00am-11:00am 6/7 Alamo Golf Course Sat 4 sessions 12:00pm-1:00pm 6/7 Alamo Golf Course Wed 4 sessions 7:15pm-8:15pm 7/16 Alamo Golf Course Sat 4 sessions 10:00am-11:00am 7/19 Alamo Golf Course Golf - Level II (Adult)

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For the golfer who has learned the basics and would like to continue to progress. Students will work on use of woods and irons, rules, and course strategy. Clubs available at no charge. An $8 ball fee payable at first class. Instructor: Gainous III Tuition $52 Sat 4 sessions 11:00am-12:00pm 7/19 Alamo Golf Course

Tennis

Pilates with Monique

Basic Yoga

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Learn beginning yoga for relaxation and improved body strength and discipline. Some intermediate poses will also be taught so that previous students of yoga can continue progressing. Individuals who need some modifications in their routine due to physical limitations are welcome too. Bring a yoga mat and step away from the world for a little while. Instructor: Johnson Tuition $39 Thu 4 sessions 6:45pm-7:45pm 6/5 Northside Learning Ctr C116 Thu 4 sessions 6:45pm-7:45pm 7/31 Northside Learning Ctr Building F Tai Chi for Beginners

Tennis - Beginning Adult

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Learn the basic forehand drive, backhand, serve, volley, rules, score keeping, and court etiquette. Rackets will be available for students who don’t have their own. A $5 ball fee is to be paid to instructor at the first class. Instructor: Meritz Tuition $44 Sun 4 sessions 5:30pm-6:30pm 6/8 NISD Tennis Center Sun 4 sessions 5:30pm-6:30pm 6/8 NISD Tennis Center Sun 4 sessions 5:30pm-6:30pm 7/13 NISD Tennis Center Sun 4 sessions 5:30pm-6:30pm 7/13 NISD Tennis Center

210-397-8100

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Pilates is an overall conditioning for the body with an emphasis on developing elongated supple muscles, a balance between the body and mind through strengthening your body core. Improve posture, increase flexibility, and get strong, sculpted muscles. No prior experience is needed. Just bring a mat and have fun while becoming a better and stronger you. Instructor: Johnson Tuition $39 Thu 4 sessions 5:30pm-6:30pm 6/5 Northside Learning Ctr C116 Thu 4 sessions 5:30pm-6:30pm 7/31 Northside Learning Ctr Building F

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Tai Chi is a gentle yet invigorating practice, incorporating deep breathing, a relaxed posture and a focus on inner mental and physical balance. Tai Chi has been shown to improve health and longevity, quality of life, improved flexibility and joint strength, and serenity of mind. No experience or uniform is required. Instructor: Barrera Tuition $49 Tue 6 sessions 7:30pm-8:30pm 6/3 Shaolin West SA Sat 6 sessions 12:30pm-1:30pm 6/7 Shaolin West SA

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Kung Fu

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Students practice open hand forms, selfdefense, weapons, sparring, meditation, strength training, and aerobic conditioning. This dynamic approach allows for rapid advancement in fighting skill, balance, dexterity, and endurance. Before attaining black belt, the student will learn 21 long forms, covering seven different open hand systems and six weapons. Instructor: Barrera Tuition $49 Tue 6 sessions 6:30pm-7:30pm 6/3 Shaolin West SA Exercise Room Taekwondo - Self Defense For Beginners

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Learn the basics of self-defense tactics from one of the world’s most popular martial arts disciplines. We will practice striking, blocking, kicking, close-quarter combat techniques, wrist-locks, arm-locks, and basic take-down techniques. Please wear comfortable clothes (sweat pants and t-shirt), Instructor: Cavazos Tuition $39 Tue 4 sessions 7:15pm-8:00pm 6/10 DC Martial Arts large room Fencing - Foil Adult Beginning

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Learn the basics of modern foil fencing in this Olympic Sport. These light-weight swords have a blade that is thin and rounded, so they are very flexible and the most common sword to learn with. In a group setting with bouting (sparring) time, practice several types of attacks and appropriate defenses. No experience or equipment needed. A supply fee of $100 is payable to the instructor at class and covers cost of a fencing weapon, which you will own and the use of protective gear. All sessions will use foil weapons. Instructor: Hardy Tuition $70 Mon 6 sessions 7:00pm-8:00pm 6/2 San Antonio Fencing Center Fencing - Saber Adult Beginning

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Learn the basics of modern saber fencing. Sabers are thin and rounded and tend to be wider and flat, and therefore less flexible except towards the tip. In a group setting with bouting (sparring) time, practice several types of attacks and appropriate defenses. No experience or equipment needed. A supply fee of $100 is payable to the instructor at class and covers cost of a fencing weapon, which you will own and the use of protective gear. All sessions will use saber weapons. Instructor: Hardy Tuition $70 Thu 6 sessions 7:00pm-8:00pm 6/5 San Antonio Fencing Center

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Classes for Kids

Full Day Enrichment Camps In addition to our full day camps offered through Learning Tree, YMCA, And Family Endeavors, we have several full-day and half-day week-long enrichments camps, as well as multi-session and single session classes. In many cases, you can combine morning and afternoon camps for a full-day option. Just ask at registration! Classes and camps are offered at NISD school locations, at the Northside Learning Center, and at community partner locations.

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Camp Invention (Grades 1-6)

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Camp Invention is a nationally-acclaimed summer enrichment experience led by local certified educators. Each day, campers work in teams as they rotate between four fun thematic modules. Your child will explore the dynamic realm of the five senses on a bionic adventure, create morphing vehicles that operate on land, in the air and underwater, build an epic, insect-themed pinball machine , and invent and tinker with circuits and design solutions to nature-based challenges. We’re building the future, one thinker at a time. Register online at www.campinvention. org or call 800-968-4332 Instructor: Staff Tuition $260 M-F 5 sessions 9:00am-3:30pm 6/16 Kuentz ES Cafeteria

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Young Rembrandts: African Safari Camp (Ages 6-12)

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Go on a Safari adventure with Young Rembrandts this summer! In this full-day, week-long camp, explore the exciting land and many animals that inhabit Africa. We will draw a variety of animals in various scenes with different media. Explore the African Safari through the fun technique of cartoon, and challenge our artistic talents by creating two large scenes. Projects, games, and crafts will round out the days. Our exploration through Africa allows for a bounty of adventure and creativity. All materials are provided. Students should bring a snack, lunch and water bottle. Instructor: Young Tuition $199 M-F 5 sessions 9:00am-3:00pm 8/4 Northside Learning Ctr C112

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Full Day Enrichment Camps at the San Antonio Fencing Center Fencing Camp: Renaissance Adventure (Ages 6+) 260090

Fencing Camp: Bouting Buccaneer (Ages 6+)

Learn the fundamentals of foil fencing, including footwork, blade work and bouting. Active role playing with games where kids will be a knight, problem solve through our kingdom, swashbuckler and shield, foam swords and bout with actual foils. Fencing gear will be provided. Participants must wear athletic shoes, long athletic pants, and a t-shirt. Please make sure your child brings a towel, extra t-shirt, water bottle, sack lunch and one snack (lunch is not provided). Tuition $225 M-F 5 sessions 8:00am-3:00pm 6/16 San Antonio Fencing Ctr

Learn time honored tradition of saber fencing through a pirates eyes. Jump aboard our fencing ship for fun filled days of pirate games like walk the plank and have a swashbuckling good time. Fencing gear will be provided. Participants must wear athletic shoes, long athletic pants, and a t-shirt. Please make sure your child brings a towel, extra t-shirt, water bottle, sack lunch and one snack (lunch is not provided). Tuition $225 M-F 5 sessions 8:00am-3:00pm 7/14 San Antonio Fencing Ctr

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Fencing Camp: Star Wars (Ages 6+)

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The Jedi have found a disturbance in the force, generated by the dark side. San Antonio Fencing Center calls upon all young Padawan to complete their Jedi training. Learn the fundamentals of Epee fencing including footwork, blade work, and bouting. Fencing gear will be provided. Participants must wear athletic shoes, long athletic pants, and a t-shirt. Please make sure your child brings a towel, extra t-shirt, water bottle, sack lunch and one snack (lunch is not provided). Tuition $225 M-F 5 sessions 8:00am-3:00pm 8/11 San Antonio Fencing Ctr

Have you ever wanted to be an Iron Chef, a super hero, a dancer or a mad scientist? Would you like to explore the oceans or climb a mountain to see where the wild things are? Sign up now and experience the fun at the Learning Tree Summer Camp Adventure!

Learning Tree Summer Camp Adventure Included in the camp is enrichment, physical activity, centers, art, and one weekly field trip. All supplies and fees are included in the weekly tuition of $120 per child. Parents must provide snack, lunch, and a refillable water bottle.

June 9-August 8 7:00am - 6:30pm, Monday-Friday Grades K-5 (2013-2014 School Year) Non-Northside ISD Students are welcome $120/week per child $96 for week of June 30-July 3 (no program July 4)

TWO LOCATIONS! Beard ES 8725 Sonoma Pkwy

Lewis ES 1000 Seascape

To Register www.nisd.net/learning-tree

(210) 397-8102

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Family Endeavors’ Summer Day Camp June 9 – August 15, 2014 (7 a.m. - 6 p.m.) Wanke Elementary (10419 Old Prue Rd. San Antonio, TX 78249) Ages 5 - 13 Get ready for an action packed, exciting, and fun filled summer camp! Children will enjoy weekly themes, camp dress up days, various group activities, and two field trips per week (one of which is swimming). All program costs are included in the weekly price of $115 for your first child. Each additional sibling is only $85 per week. Financial assistance is available to those who qualify.

Parents must provide a lunch, afternoon snack, and refillable water bottle daily. Non-Northside ISD students are welcome. For more information or to enroll: (210) 431-6466 Online registration: www.familyendeavors.org

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Computers Game Design Camp (Grades 6-12)

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Create video games quickly and easily using Game Maker 7 Pro, a powerful, yet user-friendly program (no programming experience required). Students will learn the basic tools and functions of this program, how to plan out and organize specific functions for your game, and what key components are necessary for creating a successful game experience for your end-user. Imagine how cool it will be to be able to play a video game that YOU created in game camp! A working knowledge of personal computers is required to take this class. Instructor: Dooley Tuition $179 M-F 5 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 8/4 Northside Learning Ctr C111

Web Mastering Camp (Grades 6-12)

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Look at sample websites, discuss the elements that are necessary in making a good looking site, and examine basic HTML structure for troubleshooting. Using Dreamweaver, you will learn how to structure and build a website, add and format text, import graphics, create interactive buttons and rollovers, link to pages on your website, pages on the web, add an email link, and more. An overview of resizing and saving images for optimal use on the web, using Fireworks and Photoshop will also be covered. A working knowledge of Personal Computers is required to take this class. A $20 materials fee is payable to instructor at the beginning of class. Instructor: Dooley Tuition $179 M-F 5 sessions 1:30pm-4:30pm 8/4 Northside Learning Ctr C111

Most of our camps fill up. Register early to avoid disappointment.

Love LEGOS?

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If your child is interested in bugs, insects and other creepy crawlers, join us and become a junior entomologists. We will be collecting insects and learning how to properly identify them and what important role they play. Your instructor, Molly Keck, a Texas AgriLife Extension Entomologist, will each student with a collection kit. This will be the most fun you will ever have with bugs. Tuition $110 M-Th 4 sessions 9:00am-12:30pm 6/23 Northside Learning Ctr C116 Science Experience (Ages 8-13)

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Experience the watery world of science in this three day camp. Build a volcano, get slimed, and make your own bubbles, all while learning the scientific principals behind the fun. A supply fee of $10-12 is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Cooper Tuition $59 M-W 3 sessions 1:00pm-4:00pm 6/16 Northside Learning Ctr C103 W-F 3 sessions 1:00pm-4:00pm 7/30 Northside Learning Ctr C103

Our Bricks4Kids camps are for you!

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Space Adventures (Ages 4+)260084

At night monsters come out, so make sure to build a shelter before that happens! Kids will craft their shelters, some of the mobs, critters, and tools using LEGO® bricks. Campers will face new challenges each day, and will be building motorized Bricks4Kidz models while crafting key elements from the popular game. Tuition $145 M-F 5 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 6/9 Northside Learning Ctr C101 M-F 5 sessions 1:00pm-4:00pm 8/4 Northside Learning Ctr C101

Your imagination and creativity will blast off as we introduce NEW motorized model builds for this engaging and popular theme. Learn about current developments at NASA, test your Star Wars trivia, design and race your own pod. Ignite your imagination as we explore and create things that really are out of this world! Themed games and challenges and creative building stations add to the fun! Tuition $145 M-F 5 sessions 1:00pm-4:00pm 6/16 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Kidz Favorites (Ages 4+)

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Steve is jumping for joy as he introduces the newest members of his Minecraft® world. Campers will be challenged to bring their virtual designs to life by building new mob figures, mosaics, and custom models, incorporating LEGO® Bricks. Tuition $145 M-F 5 sessions 1:00pm-4:00pm 6/9 Northside Learning Ctr C101

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Bug Camp (Ages 7-11)

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We’ll build some of our favorite LEGO® themes and get a chance to play a bit too. This is your chance to experience some of our most popular builds from our camps and to let your imaginations run wild. Each day we will bring something a little different so that kids are free to explore and create anything their hearts’ desire. Tuition $145 M-F 5 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 7/28 Northside Learning Ctr C101

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Ninjago (Ages 4+)

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This action-packed camps explores all things Ninja! We will learn about, create and play Ninjago characters, use standard bricks to construct arenas and dojos, and incorporate motorized models including launching spinners and Dragon Boat rides! Opportunities for creative free building, LEGO® based games and challenges and a small daily take-home ensure there is something for every LEGO enthusiast! Tuition $145 M-F 5 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 8/4 Northside Learning Ctr C101

We have both morning and afternoon sessions. Combine for a full day option. To r e g i s t e r, g o o n l i n e t o www.bricks4kidz.com/sanw or call 210-900-2351.

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Adventures in Fiction Drama Drama Kids: Renaissance Fair (Ages 5-12) 260079

Drama Kids is a unique combination of creative and entertaining theater activities such as silent scenes, improvisation, dialogue development, and theatre games. Students will explore their favorite characters from storybooks from around the world. Using the masks they have made the characters will come alive through an end of session performance. A T-shirt will be handed out at the end of class. A $20 supply fee is payable to the instructor at the beginning of class and will cover all supplies. Instructor: Detamore Tuition $79 M-F 5 sessions 9:00am-11:30am 6/16 Northside Learning Ctr C101

Summer Camp with the American Girls (Ages 7-11) 260086

It’s a Zoo! Reading Adventures (Ages 6+)

Go to Camp with your favorite American Girl dolls! We’ll learn how Molly saves the day at Camp Gowonagain and learn the secrets of Camp Nokomis with Rebecca. Then we’ll create our own camp style for our favorite doll or stuffed animal. Supply fee of $15 is payable to the instructor on the first day and includes craft materials, worksheets, and more. Instructor: Tarun Tuition $39 M-T 2 sessions 1:30pm-4:00pm 6/9 Northside Learning Ctr C116

We will make a wild & wacky animal family album while visiting our favorite animals from storybooks as well as nonfiction books. A $6 supply fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Tarun Tuition $19 Thu 1 session 10:00am-12:00pm 6/19 Northside Learning Ctr C104 Tue 1 session 10:00am-12:00pm 8/12 Northside Learning Ctr C104

Happy Birthdays with the American Girls (Ages 7-11) 260071

Celebrate the birthdays of your favorite American Girl Historical Dolls - Samantha and Kit ! Be our guest at a Victorian tea party just like Samantha’s and help plan a Depression-Era celebration for Kit. Bring your favorite doll and enjoy crafts, story time, puzzles and games from different historical time periods. Supply fee of $15 is payable to the instructor on the first day and includes craft materials, worksheets, and more. Instructor: Tarun Tuition $39 W,Th 2 sessions 1:30pm-4:00pm 6/11 Northside Learning Ctr C116 Camp Half Blood (Ages 9+) 300003

Magic Magic Camp (Ages 7-13)

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Help your child develop confidence, public speaking skills, dexterity, memory, creativity, and coordination, all while having a great time and learning the art of magic. The first four days will consist of learning and practicing the art of magic. On the fifth day, students will showcase their favorite effects in a magic show for their friends and family. For past students we have added new magic tricks and even some style illusions that you can perform at home or school talent shows. The $50 supply fee provides over $100 worth of retail supplies, including cards, coins, rope, sponge balls and much more. Instructor: Botter Tuition $69 M-F 5 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 6/23 Northside Learning Ctr C104 M-F 5 sessions 1:00pm-4:00pm 6/23 Northside Learning Ctr C104

Calling all Greek mythology demi-gods! We’ll explore the world Greek myths and The Lightning Thief with fun activities related to the first book in the Percy Jackson series and themes of friendship, courage and overcoming adversity. A $15 supply fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Tarun Tuition $39 M-T 2 sessions 10:00am-12:30pm 6/16 Northside Learning Ctr C116 The Daring & Not-So-Dangerous Camp for Kids (Ages 7+) 300001

Fun and facts based on the Dangerous Book for Boys and Daring Book for Girls! We will construct the best paper airplane, drop eggs competitively, perfect the art of hula hooping, and try other challenges put forth in the books. A $15 supply fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Tarun Tuition $39 M-T 2 sessions 10:00am-12:30pm 7/28 Northside Learning Ctr C116 Harry Potter’s Wizarding Birthday Party (Ages 9+)

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July 31 is Harry Potter’s birthday! Celebrate Harry’s 11th birthday and his official acceptance into Hogwarts with games, activities and trivia challenges related to Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, the first book in the series. A $15 supply fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Tarun Tuition $39 W,Th 2 sessions 10:00am-12:30pm 7/30 Northside Learning Ctr C116

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Be a Super Hero! Reading Adventures (Ages 6+)

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What is a hero? We will have a ‘super’ time making our own lightning, testing our super hero strength, and building our vocabulary and storytelling powers. A $7 supply fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Tarun Tuition $19 Wed 1 session 10:00am-12:00pm 8/13 Northside Learning Ctr C104 Fancy Nancy’s Splendiferous Reading Adventure(Ages 6+)300006

Get ready to learn Nancy’s favorite big words and be fancy! Put on your fanciest finery and explore the Fancy Nancy books in style. A $8 supply fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Tarun Tuition $19 Wed 1 session 10:00am-12:00pm 6/18 Northside Learning Ctr C104 Magic Treehouse Book Camp (Ages 6-9)

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The Magic Treehouse Books transport kids through time to visit fascinating moments in history. If your children like Jack and Annie, they’ll love this two-day camp filled with activities and crafts from Dinosaurs before Dark and Knights at Dawn. If your kids have never read them, these fun-filled days may open the door to a love of books. Kids are invited to bring their favorite Magic Treehouse book to this Book Club just for children. A supply fee of $14 is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Tarun Tuition $29 M-T 2 sessions 10:00am-12:00pm 8/4 Northside Learning Ctr C104 Storybook Science (Ages 7-12)

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The wonderful world of reading brings science to life! We will revisit favorite children’s books through kid-friendly science experiments. For each book we will imagine the story, ask thought-provoking questions, learn new science facts and relate the experiment to everyday life. A supply fee of $8 is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Tarun Tuition $21 Wed 1 session 10:00am-12:30pm 6/11 Northside Learning Ctr C103 Fri 1 session 10:00am-12:30pm 8/8 Northside Learning Ctr C103

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Arts & Crafts Drawing Techniques (Ages 8+)

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Learn tips and techniques and draw like a pro! Students will have fun warming up with a variety of challenging exercises designed to help them identify value, proportions and composition. Then draw from life and work with other resource materials. Create compositions with impact, using weight of line, observation, value and tone. A supply fee of $10 is payable to the instructor at class. Instructor: My Art Starz Tuition $89 M-Th 4 sessions 10:00am-12:00pm 6/9 Northside Learning Ctr C106

Learn the tricks of famous cartoonists. Kids will produce large, full-sheet drawings of a pirate ship and its motley crew, a big top circus, and a jungle scene. We will brainstorm our way to our own original cartoon characters. Students will produce a 3-panel comic strip and learn how to do word bubbles, inking and other elements of interest. Participants will also enjoy making various hand-made devices, and learn about optical illusions and how animated cartoons work. A $10 supply fee is payable to the instructor at class. Instructor: My Art Starz Tuition $89 M-Th 4 sessions 9:30am-12:00pm 8/11 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Drawing Furry Friends (Ages 8+)

Clay Creations (Ages 7+)

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All kids love animals and this is a chance to draw and paint their favorite pet or imaginary and wild animals. Kids will have fun cartooning, as well as developing their drawing skills as they work with various drawing media, such as pencil, soft pastels, acrylics on canvas, and watercolor. Kids can dream up their own imaginary creatures, or learn to paint realistic creatures using photographs. Each child will get one of their pieces framed so they can proudly display it at home. A supply fee of $10 is payable to the instructor at class. Instructor: My Art Starz Tuition $89 M-Th 4 sessions 9:30am-12:00pm 6/16 Northside Learning Ctr C106 Canvas Kids (Ages 6+)

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Learn to paint, large and small, on canvas, paper, and wood panel. Students will see how different processes are required for the different painting surfaces. Kids have a blast painting animals, still life, and landscapes using a step-by-step method. They will learn basic color theory and super fun techniques that produce beautiful paintings every time. Kids will produce at least one large painting, as well as a miniature, and various sizes in between. A $10 supply fee is payable to the instructor at class. Instructor: My Art Starz Tuition $89 M-Th 4 sessions 10:00am-12:00pm 6/23 Northside Learning Ctr C112 The Magic of Watercolor (Ages 6+)

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Learn a ‘wet-into-wet’ painting method, ‘dropping jewels,’ and other techniques from a professional painter. Kids have fun practicing and experimenting with different color combinations and types of watercolor paints. They will produce a small postcard-sized painting as well as a large paintings that will be suitable for framing. Each child will have one of their pieces framed so they can proudly display them at home. A $10 supply fee is payable to the instructor at class. Instructor: My Art Starz Tuition $89 M-Th 4 sessions 12:30pm-2:30pm 6/23 Northside Learning Ctr C112

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Pinch, roll, and slip your way to fabulous clay sculptures. Students will experience many different types of clay: low-fire ceramic clay that will be glazed and kiln-fired to last a lifetime, Sculpey clay to make miniature sculptures, and colorful modeling clay to create whimsical animals. Kids will enjoy taking many treasures home at the end of the week. A $10 supply fee is payable to the instructor. Instructor: My Art Starz Tuition $89 M,W 4 sessions 10:00am-11:30am 7/28 Northside Learning Ctr C106 Papermaking Camp (Ages 8+)

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The ultimate in upcycling! Kids will turn junk mail and other recyclable paper into unique handmade paper. They’ll learn the process from pulp to finished product, using seeds, flower petals, glitter and more to enhance paper they can use for cards, bookmarks, and journals. They’ll even create a paper that will grow into a flower or herb garden! A $7 supply fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Hoffman Tuition $49 M-W 3 sessions 1:00pm-4:00pm 6/16 Northside Learning Ctr C112 Mixed Media Canvas (Ages 8+)

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The hottest paintings aren’t just paint! Kids will learn how to combine multiple types of media -- paint, ink, paper, photo images and other embellishments -- to create a sunrise scene. This beautiful work of art is one you’ll be proud to show off. A $20 supply fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Hoffman Tuition $39 Th,F 2 sessions 1:00pm-4:00pm 6/19 Northside Learning Ctr C106

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Glass Slipper Camp (Ages 13+)

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Enjoy a great week exploring the world of glass mosaics and fusing. at Stained Glass Crafters Workbench. During this four-day camp, students create a frit fused plate, which can be framed and hung on any wall; enough puddle pendants for all the family members and the BFFs; two micro-mosaic pendants; and a jeweled mosaic shoe great for holding a cell phone while charging. On the last day of class, students graduate with a Glass Achievement Certificate and pizza party. A supply fee of $65 is payable to the studio in class and includes the pizza party. Tuition $149 T-F 4 sessions 10:00am-12:00pm 6/17 Stained Glass Crafters Workbench

Dynamite Duct Tape Crafts (Ages 7-12) 110189

Don’t miss out on this super colorful and popular kids’ hobby that’s great for both boys and girls. Students will learn to create several exciting new projects (toys and accessories) with a rainbow of duct tape. They will also have the chance to design their own creations. A supply fee of $8 includes duct tape for all activities plus additional supplies. Students may also bring their favorite roll of duct tape to class. Instructor: Tarun Tuition $21 Mon 1 session 10:00am-12:30pm 6/9 Northside Learning Ctr C104 Fri 1 session 10:00am-12:30pm 6/20 Northside Learning Ctr C104 Fri 1 session 10:00am-12:30pm 8/1 Northside Learning Ctr C116

Jewelry Making Rainbow Loom Jewelry (Ages 8-14)

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Rubber band jewelry is the hot new trend. Come to this hands-on fun class and make your own wearable jewelry using rubber bands. Learn new patterns and styles for bracelets, necklaces and more. Bring your own loom and bands. Looms and bands will be available in class for a supply fee of $10. Instructor: Cooper Tuition $21 Thu 1 session 1:00pm-3:30pm 6/19 Northside Learning Ctr C104 Tue 1 session 1:00pm-3:30pm 7/29 Northside Learning Ctr C104

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Kids in the Community Kitchen KICK! Cooking Camp: Get your Food On! (Ages 8-13) 260063

KICK! Pizza & Pasta (Ages 6-12)

In this hands-on camp, students will learn the basics of cooking, including kitchen and food safety, the importance of measuring properly, and how to follow a recipe. They’ll practice basic cooking and baking skills by making delicious and healthy dishes for every meal of the day, from Fabulous Funny Face Pancakes, Cheesy Pleasy Mac and Cheese and Corny Dogs, to Funtastic Fruit Salad and Chicken Friendly Fingers. After five days in our kitchen, they’ll be ready to put their cooking skills to work in YOUR kitchen! A food fee of $28 is payable to the instructor in the first class and will cover supplies for the week. Instructor: Cooper Tuition $99 M-F 5 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 6/16 Northside Learning Ctr C103

Cooking is not only fun but educational as well, teaching children reading, counting, measuring, time, and enhanced fine-motor skills. In this class, young chefs will knead the dough, make the sauce, slice vegetables and assemble their very own pizzas. They’ll also learn some easy and tasty pasta dishes. Supply fee of $7 is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Cooper Tuition $25 Fri 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 6/13 Northside Learning Ctr C103

KICK! Cooking Camp: World Travelers (Ages 8-13) 260087

In this hands-on camp, students will learn the basics of cooking, including kitchen and food safety, the importance of measuring properly, and how to follow a recipe. They’ll practice basic cooking and baking skills by making delicious and healthy dishes from all over the globe, from Mexico to Asia with lots of stops in between. They’ll learn to try new things and gain valuable skills in the process. A food fee of $28 is payable to the instructor in the first class and will cover supplies for the week. Instructor: Cooper Tuition $99 M-F 5 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 7/28 Northside Learning Ctr C103

KICK! Stay Cool Wraps (Ages 7-16)

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Beat the heat with cool lettuce wraps and creamy homemade ice cream! Kids will chop the veggies, churn the ice cream, and make cookies for their own ice-cream sandwiches. They’ll learn basic knife skills (with child-safe knives of course!), food safety, and how to follow recipes, all while having fun. A $5 food fee is payable to the instructor. Instructor: Villarreal Tuition $25 Fri 1 session 9:30am-12:30pm 6/27 Northside Learning Ctr C103 KICK! Pies in the Sky (Ages 7-16)

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Pies are on the menu for this fun and educational class. Students will make a Chicken Pot Pie from scratch and then follow it up with a Fruit Pizza Pie. A $5 food fee is payable to the instructor. Instructor: Villarreal Tuition $25 Tue 1 session 1:30pm-4:30pm 8/5 Northside Learning Ctr C103

KICK! Sushi for Kids (Ages 8+)

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Sushi is a healthy and tasty food option for kids and it’s great fun to make, too! Kids learn about seaweed and sushi rice, and experiment with different fillings, including veggies and cooked fish. They’ll assemble their own rolls and at the end of the class, they’ll have time to enjoy their tasty creations. A $15 food fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Skinner Tuition $25 Thu 1 session 9:30am-12:30pm 8/7 Northside Learning Ctr C103 KICK! Super Subs (Ages 7-16)

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Make your own sub from scratch! Kids will make Italian meatballs, marinara sauce, and the Italian bread to make their own meatball sub. If they still have room after devouring that, there will be chocolate chip cookies for dessert! A $5 food fee is payable to the instructor. Instructor: Villarreal Tuition $25 Fri 1 session 9:30am-12:30pm 8/15 Northside Learning Ctr C103 Juice For ‘Em: Juicing for Kids (Ages 8-16) 520289

Drink your fruits and veggies! Kids will have a blast choosing, chopping, and juicing their way to five-a-day. They’ll make several delicious juices and smoothies, all while learning about nutrition and healthy lifestyles. A supply fee of $7-12 is payable to the instructor in class (price depends on produce availability). Instructor: Chavez Tuition $19 Tue 1 session 10:00am-12:00pm 6/10 Northside Learning Ctr C103 Mon 1 session 10:00am-12:00pm 8/11 Northside Learning Ctr C103

For cooking classes, registration will close 24 hours prior to star t date to allow instructor time to prepare for class. Please inform our of fice prior to class star t if your child has any food allergies.

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Cake Decorating Cupcakes for Kids: Cupcake Art (Ages 7+)

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Kids will learn to embellish cupcakes with edible icing sheets and cut, punch, stamp and emboss 2D and 3D delicious, colorful decorations. A supply fee of $10 includes cupcakes, cookies, frosting, edible decorations and a take home container. Instructor: Tarun Tuition $21 Thu 1 session 10:00am-12:30pm 6/26 Northside Learning Ctr C103 Thu 1 session 1:30pm-4:00pm 8/7 Northside Learning Ctr C106 Cupcakes for Kids: Bugs and Critters (Ages 6-10) 520206

Students will learn buttercream frosting decorating techniques, how to roll, cut out and decorate with fondant, and bug-themed cupcake decorating ideas. A supply list is available at registration. A $6 fee payable to the instructor provides the decorating kit. Instructor: Tarun Tuition $21 Fri 1 session 10:00am-12:30pm 6/13 Northside Learning Ctr C103 Sat 1 session 10:00am-12:30pm 6/28 Northside Learning Ctr C103 Wed 1 session 10:00am-12:30pm 8/6 Northside Learning Ctr C103 Cake Boot Camp (Ages 9-12)

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Kids will learn how to design and decorate their own ‘Cake-Bot’! We will use frosting and fondant to create a colorful Robot Cake the students will take home. A supply list is available at registration. Instructor: Tarun Tuition $21 Mon 1 session 10:00am-12:30pm 6/23 Northside Learning Ctr C103 Sat 1 session 10:00am-12:30pm 8/9 Northside Learning Ctr C106 Thu 1 session 10:00am-12:30pm 8/14 Northside Learning Ctr C103 Cake Boot Camp (Ages 12-16)

Kids Begin to Sew (Ages 8-14)

Music 610054

A great opportunity for kids to learn basic sewing skills on a sewing machine, this foursession class will teach students to make three beginner projects: a pin cushion, pillowcase, and lined tote bag. Sewing machines are provided. A $35 supply fee payable in the first class provides fabric, thread, and instructions for three projects. Instructor: Sewing Center Tuition $55 M-Th 4 sessions 10:00am-12:00pm 6/9 Creative Sewing Center M-Th 4 sessions 1:00pm-3:00pm 6/9 Creative Sewing Center M-Th 4 sessions 10:00am-12:00pm 6/30 Creative Sewing Center

Beauty & Style Mom & Me Style: Braids and Nails (Ages 7-14)

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Piano Keyboarding (Ages 7-12)

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Children love to make music. Introduce them to the world of piano keyboarding in a relaxed atmosphere. This class will focus on the basics of theory, reading music and playing simple songs. Bring your own keyboard and batteries to class or a keyboard will be provided free of charge for classroom use. Instructor: Bush Tuition $79 Fri 8 sessions 6:30pm-7:30pm 6/13 Northside Learning Ctr C112 Guitar For Children Beginning (Ages 8-12)

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Join our experienced teacher and learn chords, notes, and how to read music to develop skills and test the level of interest. Please provide an acoustic guitar. Instructor: Saenz Tuition $32 Mon 4 sessions 6:00pm-7:00pm 6/2 Northside Learning Ctr C112 Tue 4 sessions 6:00pm-7:00pm 6/3 Northside Learning Ctr C104

Here’s your chance to learn the hot new styles like fishtail and French braids, as well as other tricks and techniques for pretty hair and nails. Participants will be able to practice the styles and go home with a new look. Children need to be accompanied by an adult (over 16). Price is per child. A supply feel of $8-10 is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Cooper Tuition $25 Fri 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 6/20 Northside Learning Ctr C104 Mon 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 7/28 Northside Learning Ctr C104

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Students will create their own Pirate’s Treasure Cake to take home and learn the basics of cake decorating. In this hands-on class, they will learn how to frost a cake, pipe borders & decorations, and make rolled fondant decorations A supply list is available at registration. Instructor: Tarun Tuition $21 Tue 1 session 10:00am-12:30pm 6/24 Northside Learning Ctr C103

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Dance, Yoga & Gymnastics Ballet for the Summer (Ages 3-10)

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Aspiring ballerinas will learn basic steps and positions while enjoying movement to music. There will be a recital on the last day of class. Tuition $69 Ages 3-5 T,Th 6 sessions 6:30pm-7:15pm 6/10 Marshall HS E122 Wed 7 sessions 6:30pm-7:15pm 6/11 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Sat 7 sessions 9:30am-10:15am 6/14 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Sat 7 sessions 10:30am-11:15am 6/14 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Ages T,Th 6/10 Wed 6/11 Sat 6/14

6-10 6 sessions 7:30pm-8:30pm Marshall HS E122 7 sessions 7:30pm-8:30pm Northside Learning Ctr C101 7 sessions 11:30am-12:30pm Northside Learning Ctr C101

Hip Hop Street Dance (Grades 1st-8th)

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Students will learn synchronized steps to form the latest moves. Steps, body attitude and choreography will all be taught in this exciting class. Students will have an opportunity to perform at a WNBA basketball game at the AT&T Center. Tuition $69 Grades 1st-3rd M,W 6 sessions 6:30pm-7:30pm 6/9 Marshall HS E122 Grades 4th-8th M,W 6 sessions 7:30pm-8:30pm 6/9 Marshall HS E122 Tiny Hip Hop Show Team (Ages 3-5)

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Students will learn synchronized steps to form the latest moves. Steps, body attitude and choreography will all be taught in this exciting class. Students will have an opportunity to perform at a WNBA basketball game at the AT&T Center. 1st-3rd 6:30pm-7:30pm. 4th-8th 7:30pm-8:30pm. Tuition $75 Fri 8 sessions 7:15pm-8:00pm 6/13 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Sat 8 sessions 1:15pm-2:00pm 6/14 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Tiny Cheer Show Team (Ages 3-5)

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This is an opportunity for your little cheerleader to learn the basics of cheers, dances and stunts. Students will have an opportunity to perform at a WNBA basketball game at the AT&T Center. Tuition $75 Fri 8 sessions 6:15pm-7:00pm 6/13 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Sat 7 sessions 12:30pm-1:15pm 6/14 Northside Learning Ctr C101 T o r e g i s t e r , c a l l 289-2921 o r 323-6 094 o r e -m a i l r i c k s t e x a s c h e e r 1@ a o l . c o m . Attire will be discussed at class.

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Come Dance With Me (18-36 months)

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Kindermotion (Ages 3-5)

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Take time out of your busy schedule to interact with your toddler while they learn some basic dance steps. Creative dancing will stimulate and improve coordination in your little dancer. Music will be incorporated with movements. One $53 tuition for each parent/child combo. Instructor: KinderDance Tuition $42 Wed 4 sessions 9:00am-9:30am 6/4 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Kids love this developmentally-designed education program focusing on motor skills, physical development, fitness, floor gymnastics, nutrition, imagery and creative movement. This class helps prepare students’ minds and bodies for athletic and academic pursuits in the future. Instructor: KinderDance Tuition $42 Wed 4 sessions 9:45am-10:15am 6/4 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Dance for Tots (Ages 2-3)

Kinder Yoga (Ages 3-5)

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Yoga for Kids (Ages 6-10)

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This fun-filled program is designed to develop gross motor skills, movement, creativity, physical development, body and social awareness, while learning numbers, colors, shapes and songs. Pre-Ballet skills will also be introduced. Parents are asked to wait outside the classroom and will be invited to the end of class performance. Instructor: KinderDance Tuition $42 Tue 4 sessions 9:45am-10:15am 6/3 Northside Learning Ctr C112 Tue 4 sessions 9:45am-10:15am 7/29 Northside Learning Ctr C106 Dance For Beginners (Ages 3-5)

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Running, skipping and twirling in dance class can boost your reading and math abilities. Counting, pattern awareness, rhythms, and progressing in sequence are all skills needed to teach the total child. Your child will learn the basics of ballet, tap, creative movements, along with some acrobatics - all with a focus on building positive selfesteem. Shoes will be discussed at the first class. Parents are asked to wait outside the classroom and will be invited to the end of class performance. Instructor: KinderDance Tuition $52 Tue 4 sessions 10:30am-11:15am 6/3 Northside Learning Ctr C112 Tue 4 sessions 10:30am-11:15am 7/29 Northside Learning Ctr C106

Distinct Dance (Ages 4+)

Your little one will have so much fun learning the basics of traditional yoga in a playful environment. Kids will learn various yoga poses through creative play and games. Class will focus on making Yoga fun will teaching kiddos how to make the mind/body connection stronger. No yoga mats are necessary instructor is providing to use at class. Instructor: Louvin Tuition $21 Mon 4 sessions 10:30am-11:00am 6/2 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Your child will learn the basics of Hatha Yoga using standing, balancing, seated, and prone positions. They will also use partner poses to learn trust and will have group activities as well. There will be a short relaxation at the end where we will use breath work and other techniques that help learning to process positive and negative emotions, stress and peer pressure. Instructor: Louvin Tuition $19 Mon 3 sessions 11:15am-12:00pm 6/9 Northside Learning Ctr C112

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A class with your child in mind. Students will be introduced to Jazz, Hip-Hop and other types of dance. This class will emphasize flexibility, stamina and coordination. Dance patterns, steps and choreographed routines will be taught. Dance outfits will be available for purchase but are not required. Performance at a WNBA Basketball game at the AT&T Center. Tuition is $10 per class with a one-time registration fee of $10. Tuition $10 M,W 6 sessions 6:30pm-7:30pm 6/9 Marshall HS Dance Studio On-going Registration To register, call 310-0216 or visit www.dysteam.webs.com. Dance costumes are available for purchase, but not required.

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The Little Gym Way: Birds (10-19 months) (Mommy & Me) 130161

From infant to toddler, our fun-filled action packed classes promote early development and provide a strong foundation for your child’s critical first three years. In every learning unit your child will celebrate new physical, emotional and social challenges all while having serious fun! Join us for jumping, rolling and balancing all with lots of smiles and high 5’s! Instructor: Rasmussen Tuition $ 58 Wed 4 sessions 9:00am-9:45am 6/11 The Little Gym of Helotes The Little Gym Way: Beasts & Super Beasts (Mommy & Me) (19months-3years) 130162

From infant to toddler, our fun-filled action packed classes promote early development and provide a strong foundation for your child’s critical first three years. In every learning unit your child will celebrate new physical, emotional and social challenges all while having serious fun! Join us for jumping, rolling and balancing all with lots of smiles and high 5’s! Instructor: Rasmussen Tuition $ 58 Tue 4 sessions 6:15pm-7:00pm 6/10 The Little Gym of Helotes The Little Gym Way: Pre-K Gymnastics-Funny Bugs (Ages 3-4)

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Designed to help your child channel all that energy and reach developmental milestones, they will enjoy gaining greater strength, flexibility and coordination in structured gymnastics activities that are combined with a healthy dose of fun. Instructor: Rasmussen Tuition $ 58 Wed 4 sessions 11:00am-12:00pm 6/11 The Little Gym of Helotes

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The Little Gym Way: Giggle Worms (Ages 4-5)

Dance Camp 130164

Designed to help your child channel all that energy and reach developmental milestones, they will enjoy gaining greater strength, flexibility and coordination in structured gymnastics activities that are combined with a healthy dose of fun. Instructor: Rasmussen Tuition $ 58 Thu 4 sessions 5:30pm-6:30pm 6/12 The Little Gym of Helotes The Little Gym Way: Gymnastics (Ages 6-12)

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A springboard to success, your child will enjoy learning basic gynmastics movements to help increase balance, flexibility, endurance, and agility to achieve a specific gynmastics skills proficiency. Instructor: Rasmussen Tuition $ 60 Thu 4 sessions 6:30pm-7:30pm 6/12 T h e L i t t l e G y m o f H e l o t e s The Little Gym Way: Skills Thrills Camp (Ages 6-12) 260094

The Skills Thrills camp is designed to offer the perfect combination of skill-building, fun and success. These 3-hour camps offer a more intensive gymnastics skill-building opportunity for your child. By the end of each day, your child will have made significant strides toward the learning of the skill of focus. Tuition $ 120 M-F 5 sessions 1:00pm-4:00pm 6/9 T h e L i t t l e G y m o f H e l o t e s The Little Gym Way: Quest Camp (Ages 3-8)

Come jump and prance with Kinderdance. Dance not only teaches your child valuable skills, but it also provides a fun way to stay active and moving. Camp consists a blend of dances, motor development, physical fitness, floor gymnastics, health/ discussion, and craft. Parent show on Friday during the last 30 minutes of class time. Camp registration/medical release must be completed by parent at camp. Princess & Knight (Ages 5-10)

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Tuition $100 M-F 5 sessions 1:00pm-3:00pm 6/9 Northside Learning Ctr C112 Under the Sea (Ages 5-10)

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Tuition $100 M-F 5 sessions 1:00pm-3:00pm 6/23 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Fun in the Sun (Ages 5-10)

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Tuition $100 M-F 5 sessions 1:00pm-3:00pm 7/28 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Put Your Groove On (Ages 5-10)

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Tuition $100 M-F 5 sessions 1:00pm-3:00pm 8/11 Northside Learning Ctr C101

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Each day of camp a theme is based on a fun, exciting mission or “Quest” that the kids are challenged to complete. Different themes and quests will cleverly incorporate all of our gymnastic equipment in a fun, totally new camp format. Each day will incorporate opportunities for the kids to practice their gymnastic skills and exercise their imaginations and cooperation skills working together to complete each Quest. Tuition $ 60 T,Th,F 3 s e s s i o n s 9 : 0 0 a m - 1 2 : 0 0 p m 6/10 The Little Gym of Helotes

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Sports & Fitness Taekwondo For Beginners (Ages 3-4) 450071

Combine Korean and American styles of Taekwondo in this Olympic sport. This exciting, non-aggressive course for boys and girls promotes self-discipline and self-confidence which can be reflected in everyday life. Join now and earn a certificate towards the first level of Orange belt. Uniforms are optional but will be available for purchase if desired. Instructor: Cavazos Tuition $30 Tue 4 sessions 6:00pm-6:30pm 6/10 DC Martial Arts large room Tue 4 sessions 6:00pm-6:30pm 7/15 DC Martial Arts large room Taekwondo For Beginners (Ages 5-12) 450066

Taekwondo, an Olympic sport, is an exciting, non-aggressive sport for boys and girls. This fun and structured environment promotes self-discipline and self-confidence which can be reflected in everyday life. Your instructor is a 6th Degree Black Belt and will help you earn a certificate towards the first level of Taekwondo, the Orange belt. Uniforms are optional but will be available for purchase if desired. Instructor: Cavazos Tuition $30 Tue 4 sessions 6:30pm-7:15pm 6/10 DC Martial Arts large room Tue 4 sessions 6:30pm-7:15pm 7/15 DC Martial Arts large room

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Tennis - Pee Wee (Ages 4-8) 230028

A fun introductory class for the very young. Students will learn how to hold the racket, swing, and hit the ball. Hand-eye coordination will be stressed. Emphasis will be on having fun on the tennis court using the quick start format. Rackets will be available if you do not already have one. A $5 ball fee is payable to the instructor at the first class. Tuition $49 Sun 4 sessions 3:30pm-4:15pm 6/8 NISD Tennis Center Sun 4 sessions 3:30pm-4:15pm 6/8 NISD Tennis Center Sun 4 sessions 3:30pm-4:15pm 7/13 NISD Tennis Center Sun 4 sessions 3:30pm-4:15pm 7/13 NISD Tennis Center

Golf Junior Beginning (Ages 6-15) 230003

A class designed especially for the young golfer. Students will be taught the grip, stance, swing and the rules and etiquette of the game. Get an early start on a hobby that could last a lifetime. An $8 ball fee is payable to the instructor at the first class. Clubs are available at no charge Instructor: Gainous III Tuition $52 Sat 4 sessions 11:00am-12:00pm 6/7 Alamo Golf Course Wed 4 sessions 6:00pm-7:00pm 6/11 Alamo Golf Course Wed 4 sessions 6:00pm-7:00pm 7/16 Alamo Golf Course Sat 4 sessions 12:00pm-1:00pm 7/19 Alamo Golf Course

Tennis - Junior (Ages 9-15) 230004

An introductory class for juniors. Learn the basic strokes, forehand and backhand, drives, rules, scorekeeping, and tennis etiquette. Please bring a tennis racket or one will be available for use. A $5 ball fee is payable to the instructor at the first class. Tuition $44 Sun 4 sessions 4:30pm-5:30pm 6/8 NISD Tennis Center Sun 4 sessions 4:30pm-5:30pm 6/8 NISD Tennis Center Sun 4 sessions 4:30pm-5:30pm 7/13 NISD Tennis Center Sun 4 sessions 4:30pm-5:30pm 7/13 NISD Tennis Center

Golf

Self-Defense Anti-Kidnapping (Ages 4+) 210094

This program encourages, confidence, physical fitness, positive self esteem, and self-discipline. Students are instructed in safety awareness, defense against possible anti-kidnapping situations, releases from an aggressor and the ability to avoid threatening situations. Ages 4 years to adults. $10 per class with a one time $10 registration fee. Tuition $10 M,W 6 sessions 7:30pm-8:30pm 6/9 Marshall HS Dance Studio On-going Registration To register, call 310-0216 or visit www.dysteam.webs.com. Uniforms are available for purchase, but not required.

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Camps at a Glance Course Name Learning Tree Summer Adventure Camp Family Endeavors Summer Camp Spectacular YMCA Summertime Bricks Camp: Mining & Crafting 1 Drawing Techniques Kids Begin to Sew Dynamite Duct Tape Crafts Bricks Camp: Mining & Crafting 2 Dance Camp: Princess & Knight The Little Gym Way: Skills Thrills Camp Kids Begin to Sew Summer Camp with the American Girls The Little Gym Way: Quest Camp Juice For 'Em: Juicing for Kids Storybook Science Happy Birthdays with the American Girls Cupcakes for Kids: Bugs and Critters KICK! Pizza & Pasta Camp Invention Fencing Camp: Renaissance Adventure KICK! Cooking Camp - Get your Food On! Drama Kids - Renaissance Fair Drawing Furry Friends Camp Half Blood Bricks Camp: Space Adventures Science Experience Papermaking Camp Glass Slipper Camp Fancy Nancy's Splendiferous Reading Adventures It's a Zoo! Reading Adventures Mixed Media Canvas Rainbow Loom Jewelry Dynamite Duct Tape Crafts Mom & Me Style: Braids and Nails Magic Camp Bug Camp Canvas Kids Cake Boot Camp Magic Camp Dance Camp:Under the Sea The Magic of Watercolor Cake Boot Camp Cupcakes for Kids: Cupcake Art KICK! Stay Cool Wraps Cupcakes for Kids: Bugs and Critters Kids Begin to Sew Fencing Camp: Bouting Buccaneer Bricks Camp: Kidz Favorites KICK! Cooking Camp - World Travelers Clay Creations The Daring & Not-So-Dangerous Camp for Kids Dance Camp: Fun in the Sun Mom & Me Style: Braids and Nails Rainbow Loom Jewelry Harry Potter's Wizarding Birthday Party Science Experience Dynamite Duct Tape Crafts Young Rembrandts: African Safari Camp Game Design Camp Bricks Camp: Ninjago Magic Treehouse Book Camp Web Mastering Camp Bricks Camp: Mining & Crafting 1 KICK! Pies in the Sky Cupcakes for Kids: Bugs and Critters KICK! Sushi for Kids Cupcakes for Kids: Cupcake Art Storybook Science Cake Boot Camp Fencing Camp: Star Wars Cartoon Drawing Juice For 'Em: Juicing for Kids Dance Camp: Put your Groove On It's a Zoo! Reading Adventures Be a Super Hero! Reading Adventures Cake Boot Camp KICK! Super Subs

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Subcategory Summer Day Camp Summer Day Camp Summer Day Camp Bricks Arts & Crafts Sewing Arts & Crafts Bricks Dance Sports & Fitness Sewing Adventures in Fiction Sports & Fitness Cooking Adventures in Fiction Adventures in Fiction Cooking Cooking Science & Discovery Sports & Fitness Cooking Drama Arts & Crafts Adventures in Fiction Bricks Science & Discovery Arts & Crafts Arts & Crafts Adventures in Fiction Adventures in Fiction Arts & Crafts Jewelry Making Arts & Crafts Beauty & Style Magic Science & Discovery Arts & Crafts Cooking Magic Dance Arts & Crafts Cooking Cooking Cooking Cooking Sewing Sports & Fitness Bricks Cooking Arts & Crafts Adventures in Fiction Dance Beauty & Style Jewelry Making Adventures in Fiction Science & Discovery Arts & Crafts Arts & Crafts Computers Bricks Adventures in Fiction Computers Bricks Cooking Cooking Cooking Cooking Adventures in Fiction Cooking Sports & Fitness Arts & Crafts Cooking Dance Adventures in Fiction Adventures in Fiction Cooking Cooking

Many camps and classes can be combined for full-day and multi-day options. Don't forget our multi-session classes in Music, Tennis, Golf, Dance, and Sports & Fitness, running throughout the summer! 210-397-8100

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Northside Independent School District BOARD OF TRUSTEES ROBERT (Bobby) BLOUNT, JR. President, District 4 KATIE N. REED Vice President, District 5 BENNIE L. COLE Secretary, District 2 GEORGE LYNN BRITTON, JR. Trustee, District 1 M'LISSA M. CHUMBLEY Trustee, District 3 CAROL HARLE, Ph.D. Trustee, District 6 KAREN FREEMAN Trustee, District 7

ADMINISTRATION BRIAN T. WOODS, Ed.D. Superintendent LINDA MORA, Ph.D. Deputy Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction DON SCHMIDT Assistant Superintendent for Student, Family and Community Services

ADULT & COMMUNITY EDUCATION STAFF LYDIA MARTINEZ Director of Adult and Community Education ESTER BUENDIA Coordinator, After School Programs TERRY PEREZ Coordinator, ACE Learning Tree ARACELI G. DOMINGUEZ Family Involvement Specialist NANCY BENTLEY DUNLAP Coordinator, Adult Basic Education

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To support Northside Independent School District’s mission by encouraging the community to strive for personal excellence and lifelong learning beyond the classroom. By visiting our website, www.nisd.net/ace you can find information on all of these programs, as well as the latest news, cur rent schedules, and contact information. C O M M U N IT Y E D U C A T IO N Since the establishment of the Community Education Department in 1984, Northside Independent School District has fostered the concept of lifelong learning for all members of our society. Dedicated to the idea that the school is the center of the community, our doors remain open during “non-traditional” hours to offer educational opportunities that will enrich the lives of people both personally and professionally. 397-8100 A P P R E N T IC E S H IP The pathway to a career with high pay and excellent benefits can be achieved by working in the Building Trades and Construction industries. 397-8107 A D U L T E D U C A T IO N Adult Secondary Education classes include basic education and General Educational Development (GED®) preparation classes focused on helping students obtain the knowledge and skills necessary for employment, selfsufficiency and GED® certificate completion. 397-8109 G E D ® T E S T IN G C E N T E R GED® Testing is by appointment only at the GED® Testing Center. The General Educational Development Diploma, also called the High School Equivalency Certificate in Texas, provides proof of the completion of an alternative high school education. 397-8100 E N G L IS H F O R S P E A K E R S O F O T H E R L A N G U A G E S (E S O L C L A S S E S ) English for Speakers of Other Languages classes help adults improve their English proficiency with curriculum focusing on reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills. ESOL students will gain knowledge and skills that will help them become active and informed parents, workers and community members. 397-8109

BRENDA FAZ-VILLARREAL Coordinator, Family Literacy ANNA LISA GARCIA Coordinator, Community Education JENNA WALLACE Coordinator, Community Education MARY VADILLO Coordinator, Community Education DOROTHY GONZALEZ Bookkeeper

Community Education Class Locations Please call 397-8100 for information

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ESTHER SALAZAR Administrative Assistant DARLENE YOUNG Administrative Assistant

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D IS T A N C E L E A R N IN G Distance learning classes are designed for students who are unable to attend regularly scheduled Adult Education classes Monday through Friday. The sessions are held primarily online using Internet activities with face-to-face workbook practice and tutoring sessions. 397-8952 P R E P A R IN G A D U L T S F O R C O L L E G E A N D C A R E E R T R A N S IT IO N (P A C C T ) PACCT is an intensive college preparation program designed to help adult students gain the knowledge and skills necessary for long-term college success. Course content areas include Introduction to College Algebra, Introduction to College Writing, and Student Development. 397-8129 E A R L Y O N /S C H O O L R E A D IN E S S The Early On/School Readiness program, through collaborations and partnerships, prepares young children to succeed as they enter school. 397-7960 T IT L E O N E F A M IL Y L IT E R A C Y P R O G R A M Our Title 1 Family Literacy Program is a school-community partnership that helps break the cycle of poverty and illiteracy by integrating early childhood education, adult literacy or adult basic education, and parenting education into a unified family literacy program. 397-7960 F A M IL Y IN V O L V E M E N T Our Family Involvement program works to encourage parents to participate in school activities and positively influence their child’s education. 397-8930 P R E C IO U S M IN D S , N E W C O N N E C T IO N S Precious Minds, New Connections is a parenting education program designed to help parents and other caregivers of young children become knowledgeable about the critical development of their children. 397-7960 L E A R N IN G T R E E A F T E R S C H O O L P R O G R A M Learning doesn’t stop when the bell rings. The Learning Tree After School program provides a safe and positive environment for children while parents are still at work. Youth leaders engage students in enriching activities, homework help, and recreation. 397-8108 P L A Z A C O M U N IT A R IA In partnership with other district departments and the Mexican Consulate, Plaza Comunitaria provides basic education, technology literacy, financial literacy, and parenting education for those with limited English proficiency. 397-7563

HIGH SCHOOL Marshall 8000 Lobo Lane

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ELEMENTARY Beard Kuentz Lewis Raba Wanke

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SCHOOLS 8725 Sonoma Parkway 12303 Leslie Road 1000 Seascape 9740 Raba Drive 10419 Old Prue Road

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DISTRICT & COMMUNITY PARTNER SITES Alamo Golf Club 9700 Rochelle Creative Sewing Center 10242 W Loop 1604 N, Suite 108 DC Martial Arts 7723 Guilbeau #101 Rescue CPR 4903 Golden Quail, Suite 100 San Antonio Fencing Center 435 Isom Road, Suite 208 Shaolin West SA 7950 Mainland, Suite 103 Stained Glass Crafters Workbench 7515 Eckhert Road Studio One 8055 West Ave #111, #101 The Little Gym of Helotes 10350 Bandera Road, Suite 302

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Northside Independent School District Adult & Community Education 5900 Evers Road San Antonio, TX 78238-1606

Register Online By Phone By Fax By Mail Walk-in Registration Information See pages 4, 34

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