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Northside Adult & Community Education FALL 2015 CLASS CATALOG

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Mobile Technology | 2 Internet & Social Media | 3 Microsoft Office Applications | 8 Fine Arts & Jewelry Making| 20 Home Improvement | 26 Sports & Fitness | 32

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W hat’s Inside Join Jennifer King, editor of the popular blogs Spend Less, Shop More and HEB Bargain shopper to learn how to save more on everything you buy. Her classes Couponing 101 and Black Friday 2015: Insider Tips and Strategies are sure to fill up fast!

Learn how to transform your decor with chalk-based paint, the hottest trend in home decorating. Lisa Mendiola of Burlap Junkies brings her in-demand painting workshop to Northside in our Shabby Shelf Vintage Furniture Painting Workshop (pg 26).

Northside Aquatics offers a wide range of classes and activities for children and adults, including Swim Lessons, Diving Lessons, Lifeguard Certification, and Swim Team. And now they’re offering special AquaAerobics classes just for our Community Education students! Check it out on page 35.

Are you confused by all of the nutrition information out there? Let Registered Dietition and Personal Trainer Tiffany Batsakis guide you! Her threepart Nutrition for Health and Wellness (pg 14) gives guidelines for good health along with healthy, simple meal ideas and recipes. Menu Planning and Meal Prep for Busy People (pg 28) will help you create healthy meal plans to maximize your health and budget.

Tai Chi, i Chin Ching, Meditation, Yoga, Kung Fu, Tae Kwon Do, Karate... Eastern -influenced forms of exercise and wellness abound. Check out our Sports and Fitness offerings (pg 33) to find your way to wellness.

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It’s time to organize your life with mobile technology and we have the classes to help you do it. iPhone and iPad Fundamentals, Running Your Business From Your iPhone/iPad, Mobile Security, and our new iPad/ iPhone Round Table (pg 2) will help you make the most of your device.

Wedding blogger and budget guru Cris Stone had a fabulous San Antonio wedding on a budget of only $5,000 and she knows that she can help you do the same. Check out her classes Top Ten Ways to Save on Your Budget Wedding and Top Ten Ways to Save on Your Honeymoon on page 26. Š Miranda Laine Photography

Aquaponics (pg 30) is a revolutionary combination of the best of aquaculture and hydroponic gardening. It is a fun and easy way to raise fish together with organic vegetables, greens, herbs and fruits.

Birthdays, Day of the Dead, Halloween... get ready by learning the art of Face Painting (pg 26). Learn easy, beginner techniques that will impress adults and kids alike.

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Mobile Technology ...................................................2 Internet & Social Media .........................................2-3 Graphic & Computer-Aided Design..........................3 A+ Certification, Internet Security............................ 5 Computers & Keyboarding........................................7 Computers for People 55 Plus..................................7 Microsoft Office......................................................8-9 Job Readiness..........................................................9 Accounting & Bookkeeping.....................................10 Business Solutions & Professional Development...10 Become your Own Boss....................................10-11 Real Estate & Financial Planning .....................11-12 Mind & Body ................................................ 13-16 Community Health .................................................13 Health & Wellness...................................................14 Beauty & Style, Personal Growth ..........................15 Test Prep.................................................................15 Parenting................................................................15 CPR .......................................................................15 Professional Continuing Education ........................16 Science & Discovery ..............................................16 The Arts ........................................................ 17-23 Languages ............................................................ 17 Writing.....................................................................18 Music..................................................................... 18 Dance.....................................................................19 Fine Arts & Crafts, Jewelry Making................... 20-23 Fun & Play ................................................... 24-35 Sewing & Needlecraft.............................................24 Home Decorating & Improvement.....................25-26 Weddings & Special Events....................................26 Photography, Travel & Tours..............................26-27 Cooking & Food Crafting ................................. 28-29 Gardening..........................................................30-31 Pets & Animals........................................................31 Green Living & Do-It-Yourself.................................32 Sports & Fitness, Outdoor Recreation...............33-35 Classes for Kids ........................................ 36-41 Registration & Program Information................ 42-45

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Mobile Technology Fundamentals of the iPhone/iPad 3100259

It’s time to learn the basics of your device. Michael the Mobile Coach will teach you how to make system changes, how to set up WiFi, Bluetooth and so much more. Walk away with the necessary need-to- knows every iPhone/iPad user should understand and use to make life’s operations run much more effectively. Instructor: Espinoza Tuition $20 Tue 1 session 10:00am-12:00pm 9/29 Northside Learning Ctr C113 iPhone Fundamentals

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Michael the Mobile Coach can show you how to maximize the abilities of your iPhone. You will discover how to change basic settings, setup Bluetooth, WiFi, find the best apps, multitask, and more. Save time and get more organized by syncing your iPhone with Outlook, Google and other services. Instructor: Espinoza Tuition $24 Thu 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 10/1 Northside Learning Ctr C113 3100258

iPhone/iPad Round Table

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It’s time to organize your life with your mobile technology! Find out how apps work and learn how to set up your contacts, use notes, calendar, and more to make your days easier. Bring your devices with you to class. Instructor: Espinoza Tuition $20 Tue 1 session 10:00am-12:00pm 10/6 Northside Learning Ctr C113

You asked for it, so we delivered. Bring your mobile devices and ask Michael the Mobile Coach all your operational questions. This is an open Q&A session for both iPhones & iPads. If you would like to send questions ahead of time, you mail email them to themobilecoach@ gmail.com and your questions will be added to the discussion list. Instructor: Espinoza Tuition $20 Tue 1 session 10:00am-12:00pm 11/3 Northside Learning Ctr C111 970017

These powerful and dynamic mobile devices can profoundly change the way you run your business. Our talented instructor will teach you how to increase your productivity and operate much more efficiently using apps that meet the needs of your business. Instructor: Espinoza Tuition $20 Tue 1 session 10:00am-12:00pm 10/13 Northside Learning Ctr C111

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Apple offers many different services today. It’s important to understand what they do and how you can manage them. Let the mobile coach, Michael Espinoza, teach you all about the iCloud, how it works with your devices, the importance of your Apple ID, and much more! Instructor: Espinoza Tuition $20 Tue 1 session 10:00am-12:00pm 11/17 Northside Learning Ctr C113 Mobile Security

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Keep your mobile phone or tablet safe and secure with these simple measures. You’ll learn how to manage passwords, secure location data, protect yourself from malware and hacks, and locate and disable devices when they go missing. Instructor: Estrada Tuition $25 Tue 1 session 6:30pm-9:30pm 11/10 Northside Learning Ctr D114

Internet & Social Media Sell Your Stuff On eBay

Organize Your Life Using Your iPhone/iPad

Running Your Business From Your iPhone/iPad

Understanding Apple ID, iCloud, Apple Pay, & Password Management 3100255

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If your attic or basement is bursting with stuff you don’t need, you can clear space and make money by auctioning it off on eBay. Learn how to open a seller account, conduct research, create listings, and incorporate effective photography and descriptions. Price your items; open and use a PayPal account, monitor your listings, and complete transactions. Leave with the tools and confidence to continue selling and buying on your own with 100 percent positive feedback. A $5 supply fee is payable to the instructor at class. Instructor: Ramirez Tuition $39 Mon 1 session 6:30pm-9:30pm 11/9 Northside Learning Ctr C111 The Power of Google

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Facebook Marketing For Your Business

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Google offers so much more than a search engine. Learn all about products and apps to help businesses of all kinds succeed on and off the web. Get ready to discover tons of amazing Google tools to help you generate more profits and stay productive with your business. Instructor: Chowdhury Tuition $89 Thu 1 session 8:30am-5:00pm 10/29 Northside Learning Ctr C113

Social Media Boot Camp

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Build a Website Using WordPress Part I

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Build A Website Using WordPress Part II

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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 11/5 Northside Learning Ctr C113

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 9/24 Northside Learning Ctr C113 Thu 1 session 8:30am-5:00pm 11/12 Northside Learning Ctr C113

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. Instructor: Chowdhury Tuition $89 Thu 1 session 8:30am-5:00pm 10/1 Northside Learning Ctr C113 Thu 1 session 8:30am-5:00pm 11/19 Northside Learning Ctr C113

Come join us to learn the basics of Facebook marketing and how to utilize it to grow your business. You will learn how to setup and optimize your Facebook profile, Facebook business pages and use practical strategies to generate targeted leads. Prerequisite: Facebook Fundamentals or equivalent experience. An email account required to register on Facebook. Instructor: Chowdhury Tuition $89 Thu 1 session 8:30am-5:00pm 10/22 Northside Learning Ctr C113

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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 10/8 Northside Learning Ctr C113 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 tips of the trade to help you attract more viewers to your sites and increase your marketability. Instructor: Chowdhury Tuition $89 Thu 1 session 8:30am-5:00pm 10/15 Northside Learning Ctr C113

Graphic & Computer-Aided Design Web Design & Development Certificate

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Learn to create a website using Adobe Dreamweaver CS6, JavaScript, XHTML and CSS. With a strong emphasis on Cascading Style Sheets, from fundamentals to styling menus and forms, this course will teach you to create and manage styles using CSS within Dreamweaver. Instructor Steve Ramirez will show you how to use Dreamweaver to resolve style conflicts, and the best way to create lightweight, sitewide style sheets. Style form elements, control layout and positioning through styles, and use JavaScript to fully realize a site’s potential, from understanding the basics to creating real world forms and controls. A working knowledge of Personal Computers and Windows is required. A $25 materials fee is payable to the instructor at the beginning of the class. Materials Fee $25 Tuition $329 M,W 12 sessions 6:30pm-9:30pm 9/21 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Graphic Design Program

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Explore the fundamental concepts of graphic design and visual communication. Learn the core concepts and techniques that can be applied to any work flow for print, the web, or building assets that will find their way into other applications. Adobe CS6 Illustrator will be used to cover concepts, principles and elements of great design. $15 materials fee is payable to instructor at the beginning of class. Instructor: Ramirez Materials Fee $15 Tuition $169 T,Th 4 sessions 6:30pm-9:30pm 10/6 Northside Learning Ctr C113

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Adobe Illustrator CS6

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Illustrator offers unmatched flexibility in creating professional vector graphics (illustrations). Our talented instructor will teach you the ins and outs of Illustrator. 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. Instructor: Dooley Materials Fee $8 Tuition $79 Tue 1 session 8:30am-5:00pm 11/3 Northside Learning Ctr C113 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. Materials Fee $8 Tuition $79 Tue 1 session 8:30am-5:00pm 10/13 Northside Learning Ctr C113 Sat 1 session 9:00am-4:30pm 11/7 Northside Learning Ctr C113 Adobe Photoshop CS6 Level II

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Adobe InDesign CS6

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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 1 session 9:00am-4:30pm 11/14 Northside Learning Ctr C113 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. You will receive a thorough explanation of the core features and techniques that make this powerful page layout application fun and easy to use, providing you with a foundation upon which advanced skills and workflows can be built. 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: Dooley Materials Fee $8 Tuition $79 Tue 1 session 8:30am-5:00pm 11/10 Northside Learning Ctr C113

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AutoCAD Basics

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AutoCad Advanced

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Revit Architecture 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 Materials Fee $20 Tuition $79 Sat 5 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 10/3 Northside Learning Ctr C111

This class serves as the second part of the AutoCAD Level I class. It is intended for those who wish to further develop their AutoCAD skills in order to create technical drawings in the architecture/engineering field. The course material will be presented in a series of brief demonstrations, while the student will be provided with weekly exercises in class along with presenting a final drawing sample at the end of the course. Instructor: Castanares Tuition $79 Sat 5 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 11/14 Northside Learning Ctr C111

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 Materials Fee $20 Tuition $79 Sat 5 sessions 1:00pm-4:00pm 10/3 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Revit Architecture Advanced 320667

Continue with Revit with activities on 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. Instructor: Castanares Tuition $79 Sat 5 sessions 1:00pm-4:00pm 11/14 Northside Learning Ctr C111

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Self-Paced ONLINE COURSES to prepare you for the road ahead Health Careers

70 self-paced, high quality online training programs to ready you for nationally recognized certifications.

Health care is one of the largest job sectors in the nation, and the unfilled demand for career professionals approaches half a million open jobs. Health careers represent four of the top five in-demand occupations in the country. Course Examples: • Certified Nursing Assistant • Medical Office Assistant

Green / Sustainability

As corporations become increasingly eco-friendly, skilled workers with knowledge of environmentally conscious design are indispensable. Developed in partnership with the U.S. Green Building Council, these official online USGBC courses offer high quality content and subject matter based on the expertise of the leaders in green and sustainability. Course Examples: • LEED 210: Green Building Core Concepts and Strategies for Construction Management • LEED 210: Green Building Core Concepts and Strategies for Facilities Management

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A+ Certification

Home Internet Security Wireless 411

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: Gleason Tuition $300 M,W 12 sessions 6:00pm-9:00pm 9/21 Northside Learning Ctr C113

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 $25 Tue 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 10/6 Northside Learning Ctr D114

A+ Certification: Practical Application Prep 3210002

Wireless Network Monitoring 320635

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This course will prepare you for the CompTIA A+ 220-802 and PC Pro Certificate exam. This hybrid course prepares students to complete tasks such as diagnosing and configuring hardware and operating systems, mobile devices, security and troubleshooting. Students will learn through lectures and hands-on virtual simulators. Show your skills at the end of class and try the TestOut PC Pro Certificate Exam. This exam requires individuals to perform real-world IT tasks and demonstrate critical job skills. Prerequisite: A+ Essential Prep Course. Instructor: Gleason Tuition $300 M,W 12 sessions 6:00pm-9:00pm 11/2 Northside Learning Ctr C113

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 $25 Tue 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 10/13 Northside Learning Ctr D114

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The goal of NISD’s CISSP Training is to provide individuals seeking a career as an information security professional a comprehensive review covering all aspects of information systems security. The course will be offered in a six-week period, for a total of 36 hours of instruction covering the 10 domains of the CISSP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK). The course domains include; Access Control; Application Security; Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery; Cryptography; IS Governance and Risk Management; Legal, Regulations, Investigations and Compliance; Operations Security; Physical (Environmental) Security; Security Architecture and Design; Telecommunications and Network Security. Five weeks will include intensive course work, and the sixth week will include a practical lab to apply your newly learned skills. These classes will assist in your preparations for taking the CISSP exam. This class is designed for students that have at least two years of experience working in Information Technology. These classes will prepare you to take the CISSP exam and receive your certification. Instructor: De Leon Tuition $579 Tue 6 sessions 6:15pm-9:15pm 9/29 Northside Learning Ctr C111 210-397-8100

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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 $25 Tue 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 10/20 Northside Learning Ctr D114 Viruses, Spyware, and Malware 320514

Cable Modems and DSL have sure made surfing the Net not only faster, but also very convenient. This convenience unfortunately comes with a price. Invest an evening learning how threats such as viruses, spyware, hacking and malware can affect not only your computer’s 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 $25 Tue 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 10/27 Northside Learning Ctr D114 Malware Removal

CISSP - Internet Security CISSP Training Ready, Set, Go!

How Do Hackers Do It?

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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 Instructor: Estrada Tuition $25 Tue 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 11/3 Northside Learning Ctr D114 Mobile Security

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Keep your mobile phone or tablet safe and secure with these simple measures. You’ll learn how to manage passwords, secure location data, protect yourself from malware and hacks, and locate and disable devices when they go missing. Instructor: Estrada Tuition $25 Tue 1 session 6:30pm-9:30pm 11/10 Northside Learning Ctr D114

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Learn medical Spanish quickly and easily, honing your basic conversational skills and mastering key healthcare words and phrases.

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Gain the skills you’ll need to succeed in the fast-growing field of project management. Learn how to use the five most popular social media platforms to grow and promote your business.

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Intro to Computers and Typing

Computer Classes For People 55 Plus

Keyboarding/Typing 6510001

Computer Basics for Seniors Level I

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, will guide you step by step in mastering the keyboarding process. Instructor: Rodriguez Tuition $69 Tue 1 session 9:00am-4:00pm 9/29 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Introduction to Computers & Windows Part I 320538

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. $20 manual fee is payable to instructor at class. Instructor: Rodriguez Materials Fee $20 Tuition $79 Wed 1 session 8:30am-5:00pm 11/4 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 Wed 1 session 8:30am-5:00pm 11/11 Northside Learning Ctr C111

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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. Materials Fee $15 Tuition $64 M,W 6 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 9/28 Northside Learning Ctr C113 T,Th 6 sessions 6:30pm-8:30pm 10/20 Northside Learning Ctr C113 Computer Basics for Seniors Level II

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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. Materials Fee $15 Tuition $64 M,W 6 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 10/19 Northside Learning Ctr C113 T,Th 6 sessions 6:30pm-8:30pm 11/10 Northside Learning Ctr C113 Internet Basics for Seniors

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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: Rodriguez Tuition $24 T,Th 2 sessions 1:00pm-4:00pm 10/13 Northside Learning Ctr C111 T,Th 4 sessions 6:30pm-8:30pm 12/8 Northside Learning Ctr C113

“No Shows” are not refundable. To obtain a refund, you must cancel your registration at least two days before the first class meeting.

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The OASIS program is sponsored by Well-Med, The City of San Antonio, Warm Springs Foundation and Morningside Ministries.

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Office Applications Excel Level I

320625

Start your electronic spreadsheet training with the latest and easiest version of Microsoft Excel. Learn the fundamentals of Excel to include working with worksheet basics, such as entering labels, values and formulas, editing and formatting a worksheet and chart creation. Tuition $39 Sat 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 9/19 Northside Learning Ctr C113 Tue 1 session 6:30pm-9:30pm 9/22 Northside Learning Ctr C113 Tue 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 9/22 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Tue 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 11/3 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Mon 1 session 6:30pm-9:30pm 11/16 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Excel Level II

320628

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 Sat 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 9/26 Northside Learning Ctr C113 Tue 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 9/29 Northside Learning Ctr C113 Tue 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 10/20 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Wed 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 10/28 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Tue 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 11/17 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-9:30pm 11/18 Northside Learning Ctr C111

Excel Level III Filters and Functions

320620

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. 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 6:30pm-9:30pm 10/5 Northside Learning Ctr D114 Excel Level IV Formulas and Functions

320663

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 9:00am-12:00pm 10/10 Northside Learning Ctr C113 Excel Pivot Tables

321010

Learn even more advanced way to use Excel Pivot table reports! Find out how to 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 $39 Thu 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 10/1 Northside Learning Ctr C111

Excel: Internet and Integration

321011

Access Level I

320629

Access Level II

320630

Access Level III Designing Useful Forms

320670

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 $39 Mon 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 10/19 Northside Learning Ctr C111

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 Sat 1 session 1:30pm-4:30pm 9/19 Northside Learning Ctr C113 Thu 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 10/8 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Thu 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 11/5 Northside Learning Ctr C111

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 Sat 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 9/26 Northside Learning Ctr C113 Mon 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 10/26 Northside Learning Ctr C111

Learn how to create useful forms to better manage your database. Create forms in design view containing option buttons, check boxes, combo boxes and list boxes. Learn to customize the tab order in forms, add form headers and footers and use Format Painter and AutoFormat to make formatting easy. Also learn how to create a switchboard to manage all your forms. Prerequisite: Access Levels I and II. Tuition $49 Sat 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 10/3 Northside Learning Ctr C113

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Word Level I

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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 Wed 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 9/30 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Mon 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 11/2 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Word Level II Beyond Basic Formatting

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 Wed 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 10/14 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Thu 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 11/12 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Word Mail Merge

321012

Richard Rodriguez will teach you the basics of mail merge. Find out how easy it is to use Mail Merge to create a new address list, and use merge fields. Instructor: Rodriguez Tuition $39 Wed 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 10/21 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Publisher Level I

321019

Learn how to create and modify a pre-designed publication in MS Publisher. Walk away knowing how to make professional-looking newsletters, brochures, business cards, web sites and more. Tuition $39 Wed 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 10/7 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Tue 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 11/10 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Publisher Level II

321027

Learn how to control colors and gradients, create and apply styles, work with WordArt objects, and apply section page numbers and bookmarks. They will also learn how to create and manage mail merge lists, edit web forms and elements, and maintain and publish Web sites created in previous editions of Publisher. Finally, students will learn to customize the Ribbon and Quick Access toolbar. Tuition $39 Tue 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 10/27 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Tue 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 11/17 Northside Learning Ctr C111

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320650

Powerpoint Level II

320500

Powerpoint Level III

321029

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 Mon 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 10/5 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Mon 1 session 6:30pm-9:30pm 11/2 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Tue 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 11/10 Northside Learning Ctr C111

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 Thu 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 10/22 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-9:30pm 11/4 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Modifying and creating custom templates from a blank presentation, building and working with custom slide masters, formatting and rotating objects and adding sound and movie clips are just a few of the skills you will learn in Powerpoint Level III. Tuition $39 Thu 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 10/29 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Powerpoint: Custom Show Animations 321031

Captivate your audience by upgrading your presentation with multimedia animation, sound, graphics and video. Learn to set timing, use transitions, and even record yourself to provide the narration to create a perfect slideshow. Instructor: Rodriguez Tuition $39 Mon 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 10/12 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Shortcuts, Tips & Tricks: Copy, Cut,& Paste in Word, Excel, Powerpoint & Internet 321024

A great class jammed packed with useful tips, tricks and shortcuts of cutting & pasting in three dynamic MS Office Products: Excel, Word, Powerpoint & in the internet. Leave class with new ways to strengthen and improve your efficiency and effectiveness using these dynamic products. Instructor: Rodriguez Tuition $39 Tue 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 10/6 Northside Learning Ctr C111

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MS Project Fundamentals

321032

Organizations are successfully using project management concepts to deal with increasingly competitive markets, financial pressures to improve performance, restructuring, and globalization. Project management provides a structure for dealing with the “faster, better, cheaper” pressures that most organizations are facing. Sound project management cannot be left to chance. This comprehensive three-day course provides participants with an overview of the essential elements (e.g., selecting projects, planning, managing and control, etc.) of project management and the project management life cycle. Participants gain an understanding of the techniques, practice and new directions for project management; and gain practical experience with approaches to achieving successful project performance. You will need to purchase the books “Project 2013: Basic Student Manual” number AX1426037015 and Book 2 “Project 2013: Advanced Student Manual” number AX142603704X, available through Logical Operations (1-800-456-4677 or www. logicaloperations.com). Instructor: Rodriguez Tuition $199 M,W 3 sessions 8:30am-5:00pm 12/7 Northside Learning Ctr C111

Job Readiness

Business Writing

170052

Communicating clearly and efficiently is essential to getting the interview, getting the job, and making a name for yourself. In this course, we will look at the different types of writing skills needed to be successful in your current or your next job. We will take a look at resumes, cover letters, proper email etiquette, and the grammatical/mechanical needs for solid writing. Come prepared to learn the secrets to selling yourself and your business elegantly. Instructor: Smith Tuition $55 Fri 3 sessions 10:00am-1:00pm 11/6 Northside Learning Ctr C113 Administrative Assistant Professional Certificate Program 320560

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 36-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. Prerequisite; Intro to Personal Computers I & II. Please purchase the following book: ISBN#9780749453459 ---- The Definitive Personal Assistant & Secretarial Handbook Author: Sue France Instructor: Rodriguez Tuition $180 M,W 10 sessions 1:00pm-4:00pm 9/30 Northside Learning Ctr C111 T,Th 10 sessions 6:00pm-9:00pm 10/1 Northside Learning Ctr D128

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Accounting & Bookkeeping Quickbooks 2011 Level I

320177

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 1-800-456-4677 to place the order. Tuition $69 Sat 1 session 9:00am-4:00pm 10/24 Northside Learning Ctr C113 Mon 1 session 8:30am-5:00pm 11/9 Northside Learning Ctr C111 Quickbooks 2011 Level II 320528

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: Ramirez Tuition $54 Sat 1 session 9:00am-4:30pm 10/31 Northside Learning Ctr C113 Accounting Made Easy

450161

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-9:00pm 10/6 O’Connor HS G 109 T,Th 10 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 10/6 Northside Learning Ctr C104 How To Create a 501(c)3

310258

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! Instructor: Shaw Tuition $25 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-9:30pm 10/21 Northside Learning Ctr C112

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Business Solutions & Professional Development

Become Your Own Boss

Public Speaking: Transform Fear into Confidence 310238

Learn about the exciting world of the VoiceOver industry, from audiobooks to commercials. Discover the plentiful opportunities available for voice talent, what skills are needed, and how to get started. All will perform a short commercial. The $10 materials fee is payable to the instructor at class. Instructor: Dean Materials Fee $10 Tuition $25 Tue 1 session 6:30pm-9:00pm 9/22 Northside Learning Ctr C112 Thu 1 session 6:30pm-9:00pm 10/1 Clark HS A101 Mon 1 session 6:30pm-9:00pm 11/2 Northside Learning Ctr C112

In order to advance in life or career, it’s crucial to overcome the fear of public speaking. You will practice exercises designed to move you from anxiety and fear to composure and confidence. Instructor Janice Dean has over 20 years experience helping people improve their speaking and delivery skills. The $10 materials fee is payable to the instructor at class. Materials Fee $10 Tuition $25 Mon 1 session 6:30pm-9:00pm 10/19 Northside Learning Ctr C104 Improve your Speaking with Vocal Variety

310210

Does your voice get your message across? Expand your ability to adapt your use of volume, pitch, and tempo to give color and expression to your speaking. An $10 booklet fee is payable to the instructor at class. Instructor: Dean Materials Fee $10 Tuition $25 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-9:00pm 10/26 Northside Learning Ctr C104 Improve your Speaking with Physical Variety

310247

When you speak, does your body language compliment your message? Increase your ability to utilize space, rhythm, and physical expression to give power and clarity to your speaking. An $10 booklet fee is payable to the instructor at class. Instructor: Dean Materials Fee $10 Tuition $25 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-9:00pm 10/28 Northside Learning Ctr Building A Present Ideas With Clarity and Purpose

310254

Change your Accent, Improve your Life

310226

Gain respect and credibility from your colleagues or customers. Learn how to respond quickly to on-the-spot questions in business conversations and meetings with concise and clear answers. The practice exercises may be used immediately in the workplace. A $10 supply fee is payable to the instructor. Instructor: Dean Materials Fee $10 Tuition $25 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-9:00pm 10/21 Northside Learning Ctr C116

By improving your English pronunciation and diction, it becomes easier to move forward in your professional and personal life. The class will offer several tips and techniques to help you speak English more clearly. The $10 materials fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Dean Materials Fee $10 Tuition $25 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-9:00pm 9/30 Northside Learning Ctr C116 Thu 1 session 6:30pm-9:00pm 11/5 Clark HS A101

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510001

Break Into Import Export

310202

People all over the world are eager to buy American products, and exporting experience is in demand. Participants in this workshop will learn how to spot import/export opportunities, identify potential products and arrange for shipping and customs clearances. We will also show you how to find sources of assistance, obtain a Letter of Credit, and expand your line into new markets. Travel overseas while looking for bargains, selling at a great profit and even deduct the trip from your taxes. A $5 materials fee is due at the beginning of class. An optional training CD is available for $35 Instructor: Veltkamp Tuition $40 Thu 1 session 2:00pm-5:00pm 11/12 Northside Learning Ctr C112 25 Hot Home-Based Businesses To Start For Under $1000 310195

Want to be your own boss, but not sure what kind of business to start? We’ll explore at least 25 profitable home-based businesses that you can start for less than $1000. In fact, many can be started for almost nothing. For each business, we’ll discuss start-up requirements and finding the market niches, as well as provide you with an action plan. For more information visit, www. bizshop.com A $5 materials fee is payable to the instructor at class. Optional Manual on CD is available for $35. Instructor: Veltkamp Materials Fee $5 Tuition $40 Thu 1 session 6:15pm-9:15pm 11/12 Northside Learning Ctr C112 So You Have A Great Idea! 310199

This class covers what to do when you’ve thought of that great new product or service. We cover getting a prototype developed, finding a manufacturer, getting patents and other protection and how to market your new product or service. A $5 materials fee is payable to instructor at the beginning of class. An optional training CD is available for $35. Instructor: Veltkamp Materials Fee $5 Tuition $40 Fri 1 session 2:00pm-5:00pm 11/13 Northside Learning Ctr C112

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Real Estate Sell Your Stuff On eBay, Craigslist, Etsy & More!

320419

Learn the tips and tricks of selling your new or used items on social media sites like Facebook, local sites like Craigslist, marketplaces like Amazon and Etsy, and more. All you need is a computer and something to sell (and we give you ways to get wholesale inventory as well). A $5 materials fee due in class. A $35 instructional manual on CD is available. Instructor: Veltkamp Materials Fee $5 Tuition $40 Fri 1 session 6:15pm-9:15pm 11/13 Northside Learning Ctr C112 Sidelines For Seniors

970003

Retired doesn’t mean you need to live on a fixed income! Learn a variety of ways you can bring in extra money! These are part-time businesses and freelance gigs that are particularly well suited to those over 50. They can be fun, can be started with very little investment, and can greatly improve your financial situation. While doing full-time business is always an option, learn about those opportunities that can easily fit into your lifestyle. $5 materials fee is payable to instructor at the beginning of class. Optional class manual on CD is available for $35 Instructor: Veltkamp Tuition $40 Sat 1 session 9:30am-12:00pm 11/14 Northside Learning Ctr C104 Small Business Success Boot Camp

310194

This three-hour seminar will jump start your small business by providing all the necessary basics -- licensing, accounting, pricing and marketing -- you need to get going. You’ll leave with a plan of action and a clear idea of what is required to be one of the business success stories instead of one of the business failure statistics. A $5 materials fee is payable to the instructor at class. Optional Small Business Manual on CD is available for $35. Instructor: Veltkamp Materials Fee $5 Tuition $40 Sat 1 session 12:30pm-3:30pm 11/14 Northside Learning Ctr C112 Running Your Business From Your iPhone/iPad

970017

Real How Real With

Estate Investing: to Get Started in Estate Investing No Money

970026

Experienced Real Estate Attorney/Broker/ Investor Victor M. Maas teaches new and experienced investors how to get started in real estate investing with little to no money. There are countless ways to make money in real estate investing and this class is about discussing the most profitable ways all while minimizing your risk. This is the first in a series of three classes on how to become a real estate investor. Instructor: Maas Tuition $25 Mon 1 session 6:30pm-9:30pm 10/5 Northside Learning Ctr Building F Real Estate Investing: How To Find Hidden Real Estate Deals

970027

Experienced Real Estate Attorney/Broker/ Investor Victor M. Maas teaches new and experienced investors how to find Hidden Real Estate Deals no guru will teach you. There are so many ways to find real estate investing deals and this class covers the most profitable methods, including foreclosures, drive for cash, probates, and more. This is the second in a series of three classes on how to become a real estate investor. Instructor: Maas Tuition $25 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-9:30pm 10/14 Northside Learning Ctr Building F

Understanding the Home Buying Process

340069

Understanding the Home Selling Process

340070

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 $25 Thu 1 session 6:00pm-8:00pm 10/1 Northside Learning Ctr C116

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 $25 Tue 1 session 6:00pm-8:00pm 10/13 Northside Learning Ctr Building A

Real Estate Investing: How to Structure Real Estate Deals & Wholesaling for Maximum Profit 970028

Experienced Real Estate Attorney/Broker/ Investor Victor M. Maas teaches new and experienced investors how to structure real estate deals, including cash purchases, resale contracts, wholesaling, Deeds subject to all liens, owner financing, wraparound financing, and rent to own. This is the third in a series of three classes on how to become a real estate investor. Instructor: Maas Tuition $25 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-9:30pm 10/21 Northside Learning Ctr Building F

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These powerful and dynamic mobile devices can profoundly change the way you run your business. Our talented instructor will teach you how to increase your productivity and operate much more efficiently using effective Apps that do just about everything your business needs to function. Instructor: Espinoza Tuition $20 Tue 1 session 10:00am-12:00pm 10/13 Northside Learning Ctr C111

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Financial Planning & Money Management Get Rich Slow

Wills and Trusts

340085

Cut through the sales pitches and information overload to create a simple plan to build long-term wealth through investing, with Michael Taylor, the ‘So...Money’ finance columnist for the San Antonio Express News. In four sessions, you’ll learn simple, automatic, timeless principles of personal investing to build a foolproof plan either by yourself, or in partnership with your financial advisor. Instructor: Taylor Tuition $45 M,W 4 sessions 6:30pm-8:30pm 10/5 Northside Learning Ctr C104 Make your Child a Millionaire 340088

Invest WITH your kids, and invest FOR your kids. The first session focuses on practical, concrete ways to teach children about saving money, compound interest, and investing in public markets. The second session will address tax-advantaged ways for building long-term wealth through investing for children. Michael Taylor, the ‘So...Money’ finance columnist for the San Antonio Express News, will lead these sessions geared for parents (and grandparents) who want to ensure prosperity of their children through education and investment. Instructor: Taylor Tuition $35 Wed 2 sessions 6:30pm-8:30pm 10/21 Northside Learning Ctr C104

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Couponing 101

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310141

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 $25 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 10/14 Northside Learning Ctr C112 Federal Student Loan Forgiveness 340086

There are many different options to reduce, extend and receive forgiveness of your Federal Student Loans. If you have federal students loans after 2007, you may qualify for one of the federal student loan Forgiveness Programs. Find out if you qualify, what documents you will need and how to enroll. Bring your questions and receive straight answers for certified debt experts on your Federal Student Loan debt. Instructor: Scull FREE Tue 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 9/29 O’Connor HS G 111 Mon 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 10/19 Brandeis HS B119 Reverse Mortgages: Because Retirement is Supposed to Be Fun!

340040

If you, or someone you love, is at least 62 years old and a homeowner, you should know all the facts about reverse mortgages. This important financial tool can provide peace of mind by allowing you to convert some of the equity in your home into tax-free cash through a variety of payment options. Best of all, you retain ownership and will NEVER have to make a payment for as long as you live in your home. Learn all the facts about reverse mortgages so that you can make better-informed financial decisions. This course is A MUST for all senior homeowners and their families. Instructor: Reisen Tuition $25 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 10/28 Northside Learning Ctr C116

220403

Learn how to save 50% or more on your grocery bills, build a stockpile, shop for free, and more! This interactive class, hosted by Spend Less, Shop More and HEB Bargain Hunter blogger Jennifer King, covers the three main questions new couponers have: how to get coupons, how to stay organized, and where to go for the best deals! We’ll also cover classic mistakes new couponers make (and how to avoid them), how to still save money when you don’t have coupons, and other insider tips to help families stretch their food budget. Each attendee will receive a free couponing workbook, printed coupon policies for all the major San Antonio chains, at least one free coupon insert to kick-start their collection, and a freebie taken from Ms. King’s personal stockpile. Instructor: King Tuition $25 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 9/30 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Social Security Program

460125

Planning For Long Term Care

340046

Shopping For A Funeral

340024

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 Wed 1 session 1:00pm-2:30pm 9/23 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Thu 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 10/15 O’Connor HS G 114

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 9/22 Northside Learning Ctr C104

When it comes time to plan for a funeral, you need to know what your options are. Learn what questions you should be asking so that you and your family can make better, more practical decisions. Learn the legal requirements, rules and regulations binding the funeral industry, what you must do, and what choices you have. Bill Bischoff, (retired Air Force chaplain) of FuneralCaring USA, will provide sandwiches and drinks. CEUs are available from the National Association of Social Workers. Instructor: Bischoff Tuition $18 Mon 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 10/12 Brandeis HS B123 Thu 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 11/5 Clark HS A003

Black Friday 2015: Insider Tips & Strategies

220404

Insider tips & strategies to save $$$ on your holiday shopping list! This interactive class, hosted by Spend Less, Shop More and HEB Bargain Hunter blogger Jennifer King, teaches you how to maximize savings over the holiday weekend without losing your mind. We’ll cover possible freebies and money-makers available on Thanksgiving and Black Friday itself, plus how to avoid crazy crowds, where to go for the best gift card deals, what NOT to buy that weekend, and more. Bring your holiday shopping list with you so you can prepare your action plan during class. Instructor: King Tuition $25 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 11/4 Northside Learning Ctr C112

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Community Health & Safety Confrontation: Avoidance & Control

8000029

Have you ever been in a verbal or even a physical confrontation with another person? If so then this class might just be for you. It teaches you the skills you need to avoid the situation in the first place. It also shows you how to DE-Escalate the situation should it go from bad to worse. Learn simple techniques on how to physically control or restrain someone without causing permanent injury or death. Techniques that can keep you out of jail. Learning the difference between assault vs. self defense is information worth knowing. Instructor: Chmylak Tuition $55 Fri 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 10/23 Northside Learning Ctr C104 Senior Safety: Protecting yourself from Financial Scams and Con Games 8000028

People over 55 are victimized by crime more often than any other demographic. Instructor Ian Lovestock, a certified Elder Crimes Specialist with 38 years of policing experience, will teach seniors and their families to protect themselves from financial exploitation, scams and con games that plague the senior population. Instructor: Lovestock FREE Wed 1 session 1:00pm-3:00pm 10/14 Casa Helotes Healthy Aging

450214

Healthy habits for a healthier you, an education program by the Alzheimer’s Association. Science is able to provide insights into how to optimize our physical and cognitive health as we age. Learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging. Instructor: Funk FREE Mon 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 9/21 Brandeis HS B117 Senior Resources

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This workshop will update you on the many resources out there as we care for ourselves and/or care for the seniors in our lives. Experts from the Bexar Area Agency on Aging will provide information on their many free services, including Medicare Counseling, Medicare Fraud, Waste and Abuse prevention, Family Caregiver support, Long Term Care resources, Advance Directives, Direct Care Services such as homemaker/ chore services or installation of grab bars. Also included will be the unique resources available for veterans and grandparents caring for grandchildren. A comprehensive workshop to ensure you have the support you need to live well, feel well, and age well! Instructor: Lindemann FREE Fri 1 session 1:00pm-2:30pm 10/2 Casa Helotes Wed 1 session 6:00pm-7:30pm 10/28 Northside Learning Ctr C112

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Medicare From A To B (and including D)

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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 3:00pm-4:30pm 9/30 Northside Learning Ctr C112 Wed 1 session 3:00pm-4:30pm 10/21 Northside Learning Ctr C116 End of Life Planning

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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 10:00am-12:00pm 9/29 Northside Learning Ctr C116 Tue 1 session 2:00pm-4:00pm 10/13 Northside Learning Ctr C116 Tue 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 11/10 Northside Learning Ctr C104 Alzheimer’s Disease: The 10 Warning Signs

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Understanding the ten warning signs can lead to a proper diagnosis and learning how to follow up. 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 9/28 Brandeis HS B117 Alzheimer’s Disease: Memory Loss & 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 10/5 Brandeis HS B117

Fall 2015

Alzheimer’s Care: Organized Activities

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A person with dementia will eventually need a caregiver’s assistance to organize the day. Planned activities can enhance the person’s sense of dignity and self esteem by giving more purpose and meaning to their life. This course will demonstrate the Alzheimer’s Association’s recommendation to create a daily plan to organize activities, with useful information on planning activities, creating a daily plan, and measuring the plan’s success. Instructor: Funk FREE Mon 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 10/19 Brandeis HS B117 Alzheimer’s Disease: Legal & Financial Planning 450194

This class will help you understand the legal and financial issues that may impact those with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia. Learn how to make important decisions regarding money and legal documents, and ways to put legal and financial plans in place. Instructor: Funk FREE Tue 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 11/3 Brandeis HS B117 Alzheimer’s Disease: Effective Communication Strategies 450213

Communication is more than just talking and listening - it’s also about sending and receiving messages through attitude, tone of voice, facial expressions and body language. Explore how communication takes place when someone has Alzheimer’s, learn to decode the verbal and behavioral messages delivered by someone with dementia, and identify strategies to help you connect and communicate at each stage of the disease. Instructor: Funk FREE Mon 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 11/16 Brandeis HS B117 Alzheimer’s Disease: Communication & Behaviors 450167

Learn best ways to interact with the person with dementia and how to respond when dementia causes unpredictable behaviors. Decode behavioral messages, identify common behavior triggers, and learn strategies to help intervene with some of the most common behavioral challenges of Alzheimer’s disease. We will also discuss courses and treatments, prevalence and mortality of Alzheimer’s disease. Instructor: Funk FREE Mon 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 12/7 Brandeis HS B117 Multiple Sclerosis: The Basics

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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 2.3 million people worldwide with one person an hour being newly diagnosed. This class is sponsored free by The National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Instructor: Gray FREE Tue 1 session 6:30pm-8:00pm 10/20 O’Connor HS G 106

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Health & Wellness

Qi Gong Exercise (I Chin Ching)

Beat Stress With Drumming HealthRhythms 150049

HealthRhythms is a research-based group drumming recreational music-making protocol. Studies have demonstrated a boost to the immune system, improved mood states and reduced stress and burnout. No previous musical experience is needed, all instruments will be provided. HealthRhythms is not a drumming or performance -based class. It promotes communication and self-expression through the drum. Your instructor, Jorge Ochoa, is a trained REMO HealthRhythms Facilitator. HealthRhythms i s Tr a d e m a r k e d . I n s t r u c t o r : O c h o a Tuition $48 Mon 6 sessions 7:15pm-8:15pm 10/5 Northside Learning Ctr Portable 8B iRest Meditation

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iRest Yoga Nidra is a practice of deep relaxation and meditation that releases negative emotions and thought patterns, calms the nervous system, and assists you in meeting any circumstances you may encounter in life. It is simple to learn, easy to practice, adaptable for those with physical limitations, and can become a valuable lifetime tool. Instructor: Honermann Tuition $69 M,W 8 sessions 6:00pm-7:15pm 10/5 TBD

I Chin Ching or Yijin jing roughly translates to“change of tendon and muscle.” The idea is that by tensing your muscles through static holds/stretches and dynamic motions you can build stronger, more flexible muscles and tendons, while achieving better balance and coordination. That’s a lot of promise for just 49 exercises! Many of the Qi Gong exercises are similar to yoga postures and these can be done by anyone. No experience or uniform is required - just wear comfortable clothes. Instructor: Barrera Tuition $49 Wed 6 sessions 7:30pm-8:30pm 9/23 Shaolin West SA Tai Chi for Beginners

Are you confused by all of the nutrition information out there? Is it difficult to know which “diet” to follow? Should you eat a high protein, low carb diet? Gluten free? Paleo? Blood type? Let Registered Dietition Tiffany Batsakis guide you in what’s right for you by discussing general guidelines for good health along with a review of the three macronutrients that make up the food we eat. Each session of this three-part class will feature a healthy, simple meal idea and recipe that goes along with the topics discussed. A $15 supply fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Batsakis Materials Fee $15 Tuition $60 Tue 3 sessions 6:30pm-8:00pm 9/15 Northside Learning Ctr C103

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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 9/22 Shaolin West SA Sat 6 sessions 12:30pm-1:30pm 9/26 Shaolin West SA Tue 6 sessions 7:30pm-8:30pm 11/3 Shaolin West SA Sat 6 sessions 12:30pm-1:30pm 11/7 Shaolin West SA Basic Yoga

Nutrition for Health and Wellness 450221

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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 $49 Mon 6 sessions 5:45pm-6:45pm 9/14 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Thu 6 sessions 6:45pm-7:45pm 9/17 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Mon 6 sessions 5:45pm-6:45pm 10/26 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Thu 6 sessions 6:45pm-7:45pm 10/29 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Vinyasa Flow Yoga

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This is a multi-level class that involves poses smoothly running together and becoming like a dance. The breath is vital in helping you move from one pose to the next on an inhale or an exhale. Due to the nature of this class moving between slow and fast asana (poses), it is recommended that you are a regularly practicing yogi, and know the basic fundamental poses. This class is not recommended for novice beginners (see our Basic Yoga class to get started!) Instructor: Johnson Tuition $49 Mon 6 sessions 6:45pm-7:45pm 9/14 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Mon 6 sessions 6:45pm-7:45pm 10/26 Northside Learning Ctr C101

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Essential Oils Every Day

450220

Essential Oils as Natural Perfumes

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Essential Oils have been used in daily life for centuries and can support a healthy body, lifestyle, and home. Explore the history of essential oils, how to select oils for specific purposes, and how to incorporate essential oils in every day living. A $5 supply fee is payable to the instructor at class. Instructor: Roddy Materials Fee $5 Tuition $17 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-8:00pm 9/30 Northside Learning Ctr C116 Tue 1 session 10:00am-12:00pm 11/10 Northside Learning Ctr C104

Did you know most perfumes contain synthetic or toxic ingredients? Wear natural essential oils instead! Discover the ancient secret of creating personalized scents using natural essential oils. Get a chance to smell a huge variety of oils, find the ones you like the best for yourself, learn which oils smell terrific on men, and get recipes to make your own perfume. The $5 materials fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Roddy Materials Fee $5 Tuition $17 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-8:00pm 10/14 Northside Learning Ctr C116 Essential Oils for Balancing the Chakras 450185

The body has seven main energy centers, called Chakras. When our Chakras are functioning correctly, we have a healthy body. Learn about the seven main Chakras, how what happens to us as children affects the health of our Chakras, and the essential oils that can balance them. A $5 supply fee is payable to the instructor at class. Instructor: Roddy Materials Fee $5 Tuition $17 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-8:00pm 11/18 Brandeis HS B131 Living Green with Essential Oils

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Essential Oil Gift Ideas

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Use essential oils for cleaning and freshening your home, and for personal care items and you can eliminate many of the chemical and artificial ingredients found in commercial cleaners, air fresheners, and body care items. Better for you and better for our planet! (Many of them are better for your pocketbook, too!) A $5 supply fee is payable to the instructor. Instructor: Roddy Materials Fee $5 Tuition $17 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-8:00pm 10/28 Brandeis HS B133

Make the thought count even more by making gifts yourself this holiday season. Using essential oils and other ingredients you can find at most stores, you’ll learn to make personal gifts for home, relaxation, pampering and more. Leave with some small sample gifts we’ll make in class and dozens of recipes and ideas for many more. New for 2015! The $10 materials fee is payable to the instructor. Instructor: Roddy Materials Fee $10 Tuition $17 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-8:00pm 12/2 Northside Learning Ctr C112

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Beauty & Style

SAT Test Preparation

Get Glam with Pam!

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How To Apply False Eyelashes

7000013

Spend the day with Professional Make Up Artist and Owner/Director of the Ms. San Antonio Latina Pageant. Find out tricks of the trade make up and beauty/style secrets. Learn how to create the “perfect eyebrow” apply false eyelashes, select the right color palette and more! Instructor: Fernandez Humble Tuition $54 Sat 1 session 9:00am-3:00pm 10/10 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Stop struggling with applying lashes. Learn how to apply them in five minutes and see the difference they make. Learn what glue to use, which pair is right for you, and the tips and tricks to making them look natural. Complimentary Pair of lashes for those who attend. Instructor: Fernandez Humble Tuition $25 Sat 1 session 10:00am-1:00pm 11/7 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Personal Growth Positive Psychology

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Learning to use our natural strengths, gratitude, and optimism through positive psychology we can reach our maximum potential, be happier people, and lead better lives. Come and learn about the new field of Positive Psychology, how it’s used and who is using it around the world. You will have a chance to find out how your brain works and how it can work better for you Instructor: Garcia Tuition $35 Thu 2 sessions 6:00pm-8:30pm 11/12 Northside Learning Ctr C104 Get Mystic with Sonia!

SAT Preparation

420046

This course prepares you for the Verbal and Math Reasoning sections of the SAT tests. Each class is two sessions; six hours on a Saturday, from 9:00am-3:00pm and, two hours on a weekday, i.e. Mon., Tues., Wed., Thurs from 6:00pm-8:00pm. Materials are included in the cost of the tuition. Instructor: Tajchman Tuition $57 Sat 2 sessions 9:00am-3:00pm 9/26 Northside Learning Ctr C116 Sat 2 sessions 9:00am-3:00pm 10/31 Northside Learning Ctr C116

Parenting Parenting Your Adopted or Foster Child

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While parenting any child can be a challenge, parenting adopted and foster children can be especially so. This class is designed to help you solve common problems that arise from your child’s past experiences with loss, abuse, neglect, and poor attachments. Through class lectures, exercises, role-playing and journaling; parents’ will learn practical strategies to improve on your relationship and help your child. These parenting techniques will further help your child rebuild the three essential pieces needed for a successful life: attachment, selfregulation, and competency. Instructor: Charles Tuition $59 Thu 4 sessions 6:30pm-8:30pm 10/8 Northside Learning Ctr C112 FREE CLASSES FOR PARENTS AND FAMILIES! Northside ISD offers free classes for parents and families in a wide range of subject areas.

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Spend a day with Sonia increasing your intuitiveness and channeling your inner mystic. Learn about crystals, the law of attraction and more! Instructor: Beatrice Tuition $45 Sat 1 session 9:00am-3:00pm 10/3 Northside Learning Ctr Building A

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. For more information, call 397-7960 Early On School Readiness prepares young children to succeed as they enter school by helping them develop communication, problem solving, and life skills important to future school and work success. For more information, call 397-7960 Title 1 Family Literacy Program offers literacy ser vices, parent education, and early childhood education programs. For more information, call 397-7960 Title 1 Family Involvement Program encourages parents and families to actively participate in school activities and positively influence their child’s education through parenting workshops, English language classes, and reading programs. For more information, call 397-8930

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CPR & First Aid

First Aid

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CPR with First Aid

450030

CPR for Adults, Children, & Infants

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CPR for Health Care Providers

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Covers Basic First Aid, Home Safety, Splinting, Bleeding Control, Bandaging, and Victim Assessment. No Testing required. Class sanctioned by the American Heart Association. You will receive a first aid certification card good for three years. Instructor: Chmylak Tuition $45 Thu 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 10/22 Northside Learning Ctr C106

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: Chmylak Tuition $72 Thu 1 session 5:30pm-9:30pm 11/19 Northside Learning Ctr C112

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: Chmylak Tuition $55 Thu 1 session 6:30pm-9:30pm 9/24 Northside Learning Ctr C112 Thu 1 session 6:30pm-9:30pm 11/12 Northside Learning Ctr C112

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: Chmylak Tuition $55 Thu 1 session 6:30pm-9:30pm 10/8 Northside Learning Ctr C106 Thu 1 session 6:30pm-9:30pm 12/3 Northside Learning Ctr C112

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Professional Continuing Education Bouncing Back! Counseling Strategies to Foster Resilience in Children and Youth 440155

This class will provide school counselors and community mental health professions a review of research on the topic of resilience. In addition to an introduction to a variety of creative individual and small group counseling strategies for fostering resilience in individual and small group sessions. Please bring drawing materials such as markers, watercolors, colored pencils, or pastels. LPC and CEU credits are available Instructor: Ball Tuition $29 Sat 1 session 9:30am-12:30pm 9/12 Northside Learning Ctr C112 Mental Health First Aid 101

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Have you ever thought of becoming a Mental Health First Aider? Come learn about how this program will change the way you look at individuals who are dealing with mental health struggles such as depression and anxiety disorders. Mental health disorders are more common than heart disease and cancer combined. In the same way as we learn physical first aid, mental health first aid teaches you how to recognize those crucial warning signs of a mental health crisis. CEU credits for PHR/SPHR as well as a 3-year certification, textbook, handouts, and resource materials. Instructor: Cox Tuition $19 Thu 1 session 6:30pm-8:00pm 10/8 Northside Learning Ctr C116 Why Mental Health First Aid?

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One in five Americans has a mental illness and many are reluctant to seek help or might not know where to turn for care. Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour training course designed to give members of the public key skills to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. Mental Health First Aid allows for early detection and intervention by teaching participants about the signs and symptoms of specific illnesses like anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, eating disorders, and addictions. The program offers concrete tools and answers key questions like “What can I do?” and “Where can someone find help?” CEU credits for PHR/SPHR as well as a 3-year certification, textbook, handouts, and resource materials. Instructor: Cox Tuition $50 Sat 1 session 8:30am-4:30pm 10/17 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Science & Discovery Anger Management Workshop 440092

Gain a thorough understanding of anger/rage as it relates to learned behaviors, brain chemistry, and subconscious imagery. Topics include understanding negative emotions, the mind-brain connection, anger log, emotional addictions, and several tools for overcoming negative anger. Instructor, Frank Bohannan, BBA, is a certified faith-based anger management facilitator/trainer. CEU, LPC, LMFT, LCDC, CPE credits available. Instructor: Bohannan Tuition $42 Mon 2 sessions 6:30pm-9:15pm 10/12 Northside Learning Ctr C112 Stress Management Workshop 440153

We live in very stressful times, discover some of the best ways to manage your stress! Identify what you can do about stress and how to measure your stress levels. Learn about strategies to control pain and techniques that involve visual feedback of numerous body functions such as heart rate, blood pressure, blood flow, and muscle tension. You will be introduced to several ways to enhance your well-being, techniques to minimize the effects of stress and how to use voice, sound, and music to help you live a better life. Instructor: Garcia Tuition $35 Thu 2 sessions 6:30pm-8:30pm 10/29 Northside Learning Ctr C116 Ladybugs & Knights of the Roundtable: Small Group Counseling Strategies for Children/Adolescents 440156

This class will provide school counselors and community mental health professions innovative skill based small group counseling sessions for girls and boys to foster positive social skills, resilience, a positive sense of self, and healthy coping strategies. Please bring drawing materials such as markers, watercolors, colored pencils, or pastels. LPC and CEU credits are available Instructor: Ball Tuition $29 Sat 1 session 9:30am-12:30pm 11/14 Northside Learning Ctr C116

Genealogy Just the Beginning

Genealogy - The Next Step 7700019

The class will focus on research techniques to locate information regarding your ancestors such as researching birth, marriage, and death records in the United States. You will learn about military records and how to research your ancestors in wars they may have fought in. This class will also cover researching immigration records along with learning how to prepare for visits to various repositories. You’ll also learn techniques to break down brick walls. This intermediate class is designed for students who have taken Genealogy Just the Beginning or have some knowledge of genealogy research. Instructor: LeVan Tuition $29 Thu 2 sessions 6:30pm-8:30pm 11/12 Northside Learning Ctr C116 Archaeology Fundamentals 7700015

Learn and practice archaeological methods in this two part session held at UTSA’s Center for Archaeological Research. In week one, tour our working archaeological laboratory, see how archaeology can illuminate the human past, and participate in “experimental archaeology” by utilizing ancient technologies. In week two, learn about major archaeological discoveries in the San Antonio area and get the chance to process real artifacts in the lab using archaeological techniques. Instructor: Lytle Tuition $45 Tue 2 sessions 6:30pm-8:30pm 10/20 UTSA CAR Legacy Room Maya Archaeology

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Explore the ancient Maya world through archaeology. Learn about their unique architecture, iconography, hieroglyphic writing, the so-called “Maya Collapse”, and why the world didn’t end in 2012 during this 2 part session at the UTSA Center for Archaeological Research. Instructor: Lytle Tuition $45 T,Th 2 sessions 6:30pm-8:30pm 11/17 UTSA CAR Legacy Room

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Preserve the past for future generations to come by beginning your family historical picture. In the first week you will learn how to begin your research and focus on using census records to find your ancestors. The second week we will discuss how to use the internet to find vital records, deeds, military, immigration and naturalization records. You’ll also learn about the various genealogy programs you can use. At the completion of this course you should be able to complete a family tree of five generations. Instructor: LeVan Tuition $29 Thu 2 sessions 6:30pm-8:30pm 10/15 Northside Learning Ctr C116

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Languages

Simply Spanish: Level 1

140030

Simply Spanish: Level 2

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In this beginning course, emphasis will be on vocabulary, pronunciation and conversational skills. Everyday words and phrases will be covered. Join your instructor, Susan Sutherland, in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. We will be using the book ‘Spanish Is Fun, Book One’ ISBN # 978-1-56765-815-6. You will need to purchase the book yourself and bring it to class. Books are available online at www.perfectionlearning.com or call 800-831-4190. Instructor: Sutherland Tuition $95 Mon 10 sessions 10:00am-11:30am 9/28 Northside Learning Ctr C112 Designed for those students who have taken Simply Spanish Beginning or have some knowledge of the Spanish language. This continuing class will develop conversational skills and increase vocabulary in a relaxed setting. We will be using ‘Spanish is Fun, Book One’ and begin with Lesson 6. Instructor: Sutherland Tuition $95 Wed 10 sessions 12:30pm-2:00pm 9/30 Northside Learning Ctr C112 Simply Spanish: Level 3

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If you have mastered the basics and want to continue with the textbook ‘Spanish is Fun, Book One’, Lesson 9, then join Susan Sutherland and increase your vocabulary in this relaxed setting. Instructor: Sutherland Tuition $95 Mon 10 sessions 12:30pm-2:00pm 9/28 Northside Learning Ctr C112 Simply Spanish: Level 4

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We will complete “Spanish is Fun, Book One”, beginning with Lesson 19. After six weeks we will start on “Spanish is Fun, Book Two”. Book Two fee is payable at registration and will be handed out the first day of class. Instructor: Sutherland Tuition $95 Tue 10 sessions 12:30pm-2:00pm 9/29 Northside Learning Ctr C112 Simply Spanish: Level 5

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This course is for students who want to continue in ‘Spanish is Fun, Book 2’, second edition, lesson 4. We have books available for purchase at our office. Instructor: Sutherland Materials Fee $20 Tuition $95 Tue 10 sessions 10:00am-11:30am 9/29 Northside Learning Ctr C112 Simply Spanish: Level 6

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This course is for students who want to continue in ‘Spanish is Fun, Book 2’, second edition, lesson 7. We have books available for purchase at our office. Instructor: Sutherland Tuition $95 Wed 10 sessions 10:00am-11:30am 9/30 Northside Learning Ctr C112

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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://www.perfectionlearning. com or call 800-831-4190. We will be using the book ‘Spanish Is Fun’ ISBN # 978-156765-815-6 the 4th edition. Instructor: Garza Tuition $114 Mon 8 sessions 6:30pm-9:00pm 9/28 Brandeis HS B118 Spanish Beyond Beginning 140010

Designed for those students who have taken the basic course or who have some background in Spanish. Continue to develop conversational skills and increase your vocabulary in a relaxed atmosphere. We will be using the second half of the ‘Spanish is Fun’ textbook as well as other, more advanced material. If you have any questions about the book please call our office at 397-8100. Instructor: Garza Tuition $114 Wed 8 sessions 6:30pm-9:00pm 9/30 Brandeis HS B118 Italian for Beginners

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An opportunity to enable you to achieve basic two-way understanding with Italians in uncomplicated, practical, everyday situations. Learn to feel at ease with the language when traveling in Italy for a more rewarding visit. Students may bring their own tape recorders if they like. You will need to purchase the book Get Started In Italian ISBN# 978-0-07-175007-3. Instructor: Hughes Tuition $114 Tue 8 sessions 6:30pm-9:00pm 9/29 O’Connor HS G112 Italian Beyond Beginning

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French - Beginning

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Keep perfecting your Italian language skills and get a little deeper into your subject matter with this experienced teacher. You’ll use the second half of the book Get Started in Italian by Vittoria Bowles. Students may bring their own tape recorder if they wish. Instructor: Hughes Tuition $114 Thu 8 sessions 6:30pm-9:00pm 10/1 O’Connor HS G112

This is your opportunity to learn the basics of conversation from a talented teacher. A class for beginners that starts right off with ‘joie de vivre’ and ‘esprit de corps’. The textbook used in class will be French Made Simple ISBN#0-7679-1859-2, by Pamela Rose Haze, you will need to purchase your own book. Instructor: Kearney Tuition $114 Mon 8 sessions 6:30pm-9:00pm 9/28 Brandeis HS B122

Fall 2015

Conversational Russian

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Chinese Mandarin

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Sign Language

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Russian is the fourth most spoken language in the world and is one of the six official languages at the United Nations. This class is a great way to learn the basics of conversation; whether you want to speak Russian for personal enrichment, travel, or business. Learn to speak phrases; have simple conversations about family, hobbies, work, study, modern Russian culture, and how to conduct basic transactions during travel. Instructor: Rosario Tuition $114 Thu 8 sessions 6:30pm-9:00pm 10/1 O’Connor HS G110

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. Students can purchase the textbook ‘Conversational Mandarin Chinese Online, Simplified Character Version’ by Tien-Wei Xie, from the instructor at the first class session for $18. The textbook can also be purchased online but should wait until the week before the first class date, in case the class is cancelled due to insufficient registrations. Instructor: Beekley Tuition $114 Mon 8 sessions 6:00pm-8:30pm 9/28 Brandeis HS B121

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: Shoemake Tuition $99 Thu 8 sessions 6:30pm-8:30pm 10/1 O’Connor HS G110

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Writing

Introduction to Poetry

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Have you ever wondered what goes into a poem? In this course, we will take a look at a variety of different poetic forms and then apply your new knowledge. By the end of this course, you will have a half dozen or more poems of your own to prove your growing poet prowess. No experience necessary. Come with a notebook, sketchbook, laptop... whatever you need to write. Instructor: Smith Tuition $55 Sat 3 sessions 10:00am-1:00pm 10/24 Northside Learning Ctr Building A Business Writing

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Communicating clearly and efficiently is essential to getting the interview, getting the job, and making a name for yourself. In this course, we will look at the different types of writing skills needed to be successful in your current or your next job. We will take a look at resumes, cover letters, proper email etiquette, and the grammatical/mechanical needs for solid writing. Come prepared to learn the secrets to selling yourself and your business elegantly. Instructor: Smith Tuition $55 Fri 3 sessions 10:00am-1:00pm 11/6 Northside Learning Ctr C113 Introduction to the Short Story

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Sensory detail, dynamic characters, and a nuanced plot create the formula for a polished short story. In The Art of the Short Story, we will build from the basics and learn about sophisticated techniques that will strengthen your fiction. Prerequisite: S o m e e x p e r i e n c e o r I n t ro d u c t i o n to the Short Story. Instructor: Knox Tuition $55 Tue 3 sessions 6:00pm-9:00pm 11/3 Northside Learning Ctr Building A 170053

Are you a writer without an audience? Whether you write poetry, nonfiction, or fiction, find opportunities, both online and in print. Get the resources and tools to determine the right venue for your writing, understand the basics of publishing rights, and get answers to your questions about the changing publishing world. Instructor: Knox Tuition $19 Tue 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 12/1 Northside Learning Ctr C112

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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 $55 Mon 8 sessions 7:00pm-8:00pm 9/28 Northside Learning Ctr C116 Mon 8 sessions 8:00pm-9:00pm 9/28 Northside Learning Ctr C116 Tue 8 sessions 7:00pm-8:00pm 9/29 Northside Learning Ctr C116 Guitar for Teens & Adults Beyond Beginning

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This is a follow up course for those students who have taken a beginning guitar class. Basic knowledge of open string chords and notes is helpful. Emphasis will be on playing popular songs in class. Topics include barre chords, scales, lead and rhythm playing, and music theory. Instructor: Saenz Tuition $55 Tue 8 sessions 8:00pm-9:00pm 9/29 Northside Learning Ctr C116 Ukulele for Teens & Adults 150060

It’s time to begin that short story you’ve always wanted to write. Get the fundamentals of short fiction, including character building, perspective, plot, and setting. No experience is needed for this introductory class - just bring something to write on and an open mind. Instructor: Knox Tuition $39 Tue 2 sessions 6:00pm-9:00pm 9/22 Northside Learning Ctr Building A

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Begin your journey in music with ukulele! Learn the basics of this popular, easy-toplay instrument. You will learn how to play chords that will allow you to play countless songs; including a variety of strumming and picking patterns to help you get a desired sound. Grasp the patterns usefulness for playing chose songs and writing music. Please bring your own ukulele. Instructor: Flores Tuition $55 Fri 8 sessions 6:30pm-7:30pm 10/2 Northside Learning Ctr C116 Violin for Teens & Adults

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Piano Keyboarding for Teens & Adults

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Ever wanted to recreate the beautiful sounds of the violin. Learn the basics of first position notes, posture, and creating a smooth tone. You will get to know simple and familiar songs. No musical background is needed. Please bring your own instrument and folding stand. The material fee of $10 will be collected for the required book Instructor: Wright Materials Fee $10 Tuition $119 Sun 8 sessions 2:00pm-3:00pm 9/27 Texas Strings Tue 8 sessions 10:00am-11:00am 9/29 Texas Strings

Piano your Teacher Never Taught You

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How To Play The Piano By Ear

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Blues and Boogie Woogie Piano

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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. 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. Topics include how chords work in a song, how to form the three main types of chords, how to handle different keys and time signatures, and more. The materials fee of $29 will be collected in class by the instructor for the workbook and practice DVD. Instructor: Coffman Materials Fee $29 Tuition $35 Sat 1 session 8:30am-11:30am 10/10 Northside Learning Ctr Building F

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 ‘Piano your Teacher Never Taught You’ class and is open to anyone who has a basic understanding of chords on any instrument. Prior experience with chords recommended. The 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 Materials Fee $29 Tuition $35 Sat 1 session 12:15pm-2:45pm 10/10 Northside Learning Ctr Building F

Play the blues and have a ball! This hands-on workshop introduces beginners and experts alike to the uniquely American piano form known as the blues. For beginners it’s a low-stress introduction to piano playing. For those who already play traditional piano, this workshop sets the stage for learning many different styles including rock, gospel, jazz, boogie-woogie, and improvising techniques. You’ll learn the universal blues chord progression, the six note blues scale, blues rhythm, and much more! The materials fee of $29 will be collected in class by the instructor for the workbook and practice CD. Instructor: Coffman Materials Fee $29 Tuition $35 Sat 1 session 3:00pm-5:30pm 10/10 Northside Learning Ctr Building F Register for any two Piano Workshop classes and

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 $75 Mon 8 sessions 7:30pm-8:30pm 9/28 Northside Learning Ctr C106

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Dance A Taste of Dance

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Argentine Tango

Here’s the opportunity that you’ve been waiting for! A chance to watch entertaining dance performances and take mini-lessons in various dance styles, such as Latin, country & western, ballroom and more for FREE in this Taste of Dance Saturday Workshop. No Dance Experience Necessary! Instructor: Studio One FREE Sat 1 session 10:00am-12:00pm 9/26 Studio One

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 Wed 6 sessions 7:30pm-8:30pm 9/30 Studio One

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Baila Cumbia y Bachata!

Feel the heat of the Latin Beat. This is a six week session in which the instructors will introduce a mix of Latin Dances including the Rumba, Merengue. These dances are typically fast and common in the local dance club scene. Instructor: Studio One Tuition $50 Thu 6 sessions 7:30pm-8:30pm 10/1 Studio One Thu 6 sessions 7:30pm-8:30pm 11/12 Studio One Sizzling Salsa

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Learn the latest Salsa 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 Thu 6 sessions 6:30pm-7:30pm 10/1 Studio One Thu 6 sessions 6:30pm-7:30pm 11/12 Studio One Club Style ChaCha

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Spice up the dance floor in our Club Style ChaCha dance class. Specifically designed to teach you the footwork and moves you need to shine at the club scene. No dance experience necessary. Instructor: Studio One Tuition $50 Thu 6 sessions 8:30pm-9:30pm 10/1 Studio One

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So you’ve seen your abuelos y abuelas, tios y tias y todo su familia bailando Tejano & Bachata! Now it’s your turn to learn these popular, fun, and energizing Tejano & Latin dances. Our talented instructor will teach you the basics of Tejano & Bachata Dancing So what are you waiting for, este baile es para ti! No partner necessary. Price is per person. Instructor: Studio One Tuition $50 Tue 6 sessions 6:30pm-7:30pm 11/10 Studio One Country and Western Two-Step & Waltz

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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 twostepping, gliding, turning and spinning all around the dance floor. So, put your dancing shoes on and get to it. Instructor: Alvarez Tuition $50 Tue 6 sessions 6:30pm-7:30pm 10/6 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Country & Western Two Step & Triple Two Step 130017

Country dancing is one of San Antonio’s most popular social dance styles! Gain confidence and have fun while you learn two country classic dances, the Country Two-Step, and Triple Two Step. No partner is needed! Come and find out how much fun ‘country’ can be. Instructor: Studio One Tuition $50 Tue 6 sessions 6:30pm-7:30pm 9/29 Studio One Tue 6 sessions 8:30pm-9:30pm 11/10 Studio One

West Coast Swing

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Grab your partner and Swing onto the dance floor with your talented instructor. Enjoy learning the popular and whimsical West Coast Swing! Instructor: Studio One Tuition $50 Tue 6 sessions 8:30pm-9:30pm 9/29 Studio One Tue 6 sessions 7:30pm-8:30pm 11/10 Studio One Daytime Line Dancing

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Have a great time learning some of the most fun line dances that everyone is dancing at all the parties and clubs. Your talented instructor will show you how to do the Cupid Shuffle, Electric Slide, Boot Scootin Boogie, Goodtime and more! Instructor: Studio One Tuition $30 Thu 6 sessions 11:00am-12:00pm 10/1 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Line Dancing

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Ballroom Dance

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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 Tue 6 sessions 7:30pm-8:30pm 9/29 Studio One

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 Wed 6 sessions 6:30pm-7:30pm 9/30 Studio One Tue 6 sessions 7:30pm-8:30pm 10/6 O’Connor HS N 102 Dance Studio Wed 5 sessions 6:30pm-7:30pm 11/11 Studio One

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Fine Arts

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. The $30 materials fee payable to the instructor will provide all materials needed. Instructor: Garza Materials Fee $30 Tuition $57 Sat 4 sessions 10:00am-1:00pm 9/19 Northside Learning Ctr C106 Wed 4 sessions 6:30pm-9:30pm 9/23 Northside Learning Ctr C106 Sat 4 sessions 10:00am-1:00pm 10/24 Northside Learning Ctr C106 Acrylic Painting: Fundamentals 110172

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 $85 Thu 6 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 9/17 Northside Learning Ctr C106 Wed 6 sessions 6:30pm-9:30pm 10/28 Northside Learning Ctr C106 Thu 6 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 10/29 Northside Learning Ctr C106 Acrylic Painting: Skilled

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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. Prerequisite: Must have taken Acrylics: Fundamentals Instructor: Garza Tuition $85 Thu 6 sessions 1:00pm-4:00pm 9/17 Northside Learning Ctr C106 Thu 6 sessions 1:00pm-4:00pm 10/29 Northside Learning Ctr C106

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 garden landscape 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 Materials Fee $5 Tuition $129 Thu 6 sessions 6:00pm-9:00pm 10/1 Clark HS A004 Fri 6 sessions 9:00am-12:00pm 10/2 Northside Learning Ctr C106 Watercolor Painting

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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, a garden landscape, in hand. 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 Materials Fee $5 Tuition $129 Fri 6 sessions 12:15pm-3:15pm 10/2 Northside Learning Ctr C106 Mixed Media Canvas

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The hottest paintings aren’t just paint! Learn how to combine multiple types of media -- paint, ink, paper, photo images and other embellishments -- to create a beautiful work of art you’ll be proud to show off. This semester, the subject is “The Possibilities Fairy.” Inspired by a drawing by a child with autism, the Possibilities Fairy never sees one’s limits or disabilities, she only sees the possibilities. Create you own Possibilities Fairy to remind yourself or someone you love of life’s possibilities. A $20 materials fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Hoffman Materials Fee $25 Tuition $45 Mon 3 sessions 9:30am-12:30pm 10/12 Northside Learning Ctr C106

Drawing Techniques for Teens and Adults

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Drawing Techniques II

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Zentangle: Beyond Doodling

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Develop your drawing talent and learn tips to make your drawings more interesting. Working primarily from still life, students will learn methods to put balance, proportion and scale to their drawings. Work though various exercises and learn to see value, proportions, negative space and other elements necessary to develop a drawing. Students will be amazed at their drawings as they work with a variety of drawing pencils and other tools. This fun drawing class is for both the inexperienced as well as someone who has had other drawing classes. The $10 materials fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Fluke Materials Fee $10 Tuition $95 Sat 4 sessions 9:30am-12:00pm 9/19 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Learn how to draw accurately. Students will work through various exercises and learn to see value, proportions, negative space and other elements necessary to develop a drawing. We will grid a photo and transfer to drawing paper. Students will be amazed at their drawings as they work with a variety of drawing pencils and other tools. This is a beginning course, but more experienced student will be able to refine their drawing skills. New lessons for Fall 2014. The $10 materials fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Fluke Materials Fee $10 Tuition $95 Sat 4 sessions 9:30am-12:00pm 10/24 Northside Learning Ctr C104

Using patterns to create beautiful images, the Zentangle style of drawing is both creative and relaxing. Through repetitive, simple steps, you’ll build unique, creative drawings limited only by your imagination. Artists and nonartists of any skill level, age, or interest will enjoy this art form that’s been embraced by many for stress-relief, non-verbal journaling, improving eye-hand coordination, and design inspiration. A $10 supply fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Bowen Materials Fee $10 Tuition $95 Wed 4 sessions 10:00am-12:00pm 9/30 Northside Learning Ctr C116

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Glass Crafting Calligraphy: Copperplate 110271

This flowing script was inspired by graceful inscriptions on sixteenth-century copperplate engravings. A simplified version is used today, a beautiful alphabet that makes a statement on wedding & party invitations, a little gift to the guest who receives an envelope ! Calligrapher Deborah Bowen will introduce you to this elegant form of writing through projects like decorated envelopes and art pieces you’ll be proud to display. The $20 materials fee is payable to the instructor provides all materials needed. Instructor: Bowen Materials Fee $20 Tuition $95 Wed 4 sessions 10:00am-12:00pm 9/30 Northside Learning Ctr C104 Calligraphy: Holiday Works of Art

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Make your holiday greeting cards extra special this year. Master calligrapher Deborah Bowen will show you how to incorporate calligraphy, watercolor, and collage to create beautiful cards that will be treasured as gifts themselves. Take what you’ve learned even further to create place cards, wall art, and even custom gift wrap. The $20 materials fee is payable to the instructor provides all materials needed. Instructor: Bowen Materials Fee $20 Tuition $95 Wed 4 sessions 10:00am-12:00pm 10/28 Northside Learning Ctr C104 Calligraphy: A Mini Course for the Holidays

Stained Glass: Tiffany Foil Method

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 $35 and a supply fee of about $75 (depending on selection) is payable to the studio in class. Materials Fee $35 Tuition $150 Tue 6 sessions 6:00pm-8:00pm 9/22 Stained Glass Crafters Workbench Pick your Pleasure Mosaic 110286

Learn the art of mosaic while making a project that is unique to you. You will be able to pick your pleasure of a final product, such as a stepping stone, plant stand, plant hook, wall art, or any other way we can find to display your art. Supply fee includes glue, grout, substrate, and some glass provided. A $30 supply fee is payable in studio; additional costs will be payable if you choose the plant stand, plant hook, or wall art. Materials Fee $30 Tuition $50 Fri 2 sessions 6:00pm-8:00pm 10/2 Stained Glass Crafters Workbench Wine Bottle Cheese Tray

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Calligraphy is an art form that can take years to master, but this mini-class will teach you basic calligraphy techniques to give extra flair and beauty to your holiday cards, party invitations, or place cards. A $7 supply fee payable to the instructor will provide paper, handouts, and a pen for you to keep. Instructor: Bowen Materials Fee $7 Tuition $25 Sat 1 session 1:00pm-4:00pm 10/24 Northside Learning Ctr C116

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These cheese trays will be a wonderful item to give to the hostess of your holiday parties. The supply fee includes not only the firing of your bottle but a cheese spreader and decorative colorful Rafia ribbons attached to the neck of your bottle. Colorful decals provided at an additional cost. A $15 supply fee is payable in the studio. Materials Fee $15 Tuition $35 Sat 1 session 10:30am-12:30pm 10/3 Stained Glass Crafters Workbench

Halloween Decorations

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Winter Snowflakes

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Holiday Ornaments and Gift Tags

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Fused Crosses

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Come in for some fusing fun and get ready for Halloween and Day of the Dead. Create your choice of Day of the Dead Mask or Photo Holders with Green Witch or Orange Pumpkin. Photo Holders are great way to share the fun with grandparents showing off the kids’ costumes. A supply fee of $15 is payable in the studio. Materials Fee $15 Tuition $40 Sat 1 session 10:30am-12:30pm 10/17 Stained Glass Crafters Workbench

Dazzle your guests with the sparkling shine and shimmer of your new and unique holiday ornaments. Your beautiful bevel snowflakes will adorn your home with warmth and cheer. No cutting involved to create these wonderful snowflakes, which use bevels (some in colors) and the foil technique to craft these brilliant light catchers. A $15 supply fee is payable to the instructor at class. Materials Fee $15 Tuition $35 Sat 1 session 10:30am-2:00pm 10/24 Stained Glass Crafters Workbench

This is always a very popular class so register early! Make three ornaments, choosing from Christmas Trees, Mistletoe, Santa Hat, Reindeer, Snowman, Santa Going down Chimney, Angels, and more. Use these beautiful glass ornaments as present toppers or gift tags that can then be used for years to come. A supply fee of $15 is payable in the studio. Materials Fee $15 Tuition $35 Sat 1 session 10:30am-12:30pm 11/7 Stained Glass Crafters Workbench

This is one of our most popular classes. These crosses are always fun to do and they allow your creativity to flow. Additional supply kits can be purchased to make more crosses. After you make one, you will want to make others for the special people in your life. A $15 supply fee is payable to the instructor. Materials Fee $15 Tuition $35 Sat 1 session 10:30am-12:30pm 11/14 Stained Glass Crafters Workbench

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Pottery

Jewelry Making

Students learn the basic of hand-building as they work with various clays (low-fire white and red). Pieces will be fired to bisque and will be painted and glazed. Students will be delighted as they see the different effects from different types of glazing methods as well as painting with stains and varnishes. You will want to keep these treasures or give as gifts. The $25 materials fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: My Art Starz Materials Fee $25 Tuition $89 Tue 4 sessions 7:00pm-8:30pm 10/6 Northside Learning Ctr C106

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. The $10 materials fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Moreno Materials Fee $10 Tuition $25 Wed 1 session 6:00pm-8:30pm 9/30 Northside Learning Ctr Building A Tue 1 session 6:00pm-8:30pm 12/1 Northside Learning Ctr Building A

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Pottery II Holiday Gifts

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We will build on techniques learned in the first pottery class, such as slab and coil. However, if you missed the first session, you can still join this class! We will focus on cute decorative items that will be kiln fired and glazed in time for the holidays. The $25 materials fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: My Art Starz Materials Fee $25 Tuition $89 Tue 4 sessions 7:00pm-8:30pm 11/3 Northside Learning Ctr C106

Jewelry Basics

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Glass Tile Jewelry

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Tila Bracelet

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Learn the fundamentals of Glass Tile Jewelry making so you can create your own fabulous pieces for gifting and keeping. Create a bracelet, pendant necklace and earrings. Tool use & supplies to complete one set will be provided. A $20 supply fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Moreno Materials Fee $20 Tuition $25 Wed 1 session 6:00pm-8:30pm 10/7 Northside Learning Ctr Building A Fri 1 session 6:00pm-8:30pm 12/4 Northside Learning Ctr Building A

This sparkling bracelet is constructed with flat, square tila beads and seed beads, which are woven together is an easy right angle stitch. This project is perfect for the beginner but also rewarding for the experienced beader. A $35-$45 supply fee is payable to the instructor at class. Instructor: Ross Materials Fee $45 Tuition $25 Sat 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 9/26 Northside Learning Ctr C104

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This chunky spiral bracelet has a beautiful and eye-catching design. With several loops intertwining around each other, this bracelet is woven with several sizes of seeds beads in a spiral stitch. Some knowledge of spiral stitch is helpful but not necessary A $35-$45 supply fee is payable to the instructor at class. Instructor: Ross Materials Fee $45 Tuition $25 Sat 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 10/17 Northside Learning Ctr Building A Superduo Bracelet and Earrings

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For all you bling lovers out there, this is the project for you! Using a right angle stitch, you’ll combine Swarovski Crystals and seed beads to make a wide bracelet you can dress up or down. This piece will be a must-have! A $35-$45 supply fee is payable to the instructor at class. Instructor: Ross Materials Fee $45 Tuition $25 Sat 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 12/12 Northside Learning Ctr C104

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Superduo glass beads have a tapered shape that allow for exciting new patterns and shapes in jewelry design. This bracelet and earring set uses superduo and seed beads to create separate motifs that are then joined together with jump rings. This is a very easy project for beginners but experienced beaders will love the design too. A $35-$45 supply fee is payable to the instructor at class. Instructor: Ross Materials Fee $45 Tuition $25 Sat 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 10/31 Northside Learning Ctr Building A

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Paper Crafting

Silhouette Secrets: Electronic Cutting Machine Basics 110243

So you’ve just taken your new Silhouette cutting machine out of the box - now what?! Take a tour of the Silhouette Studio software (PC version) and learn just what you can do with your versatile machine. Even if you don’t own a Silhouette cutter yet, join us for an informative overview of the basic features and endless creative possibilities. The materials fee of $5 is payable to the instructor. Instructor: Tarun Materials Fee $5 Tuition $19 Thu 1 session 7:00pm-9:00pm 11/12 Northside Learning Ctr C106 Cricut Workshop: Electronic Cutting Machine Basics 110244

If you’ve never taken your Cricut diecutting machine out of the box, this is the perfect time to do it. This workshop will cover the basics of cartridges and overlays, blades and mats, and machine settings. Bring your Cricut and try out the endless creative possibilities . The class will be taught on a Cricut Expression, but will cover the Expression 2 if requested. Instructor: Moreno Tuition $25 Fri 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 11/13 Northside Learning Ctr Building A Paper Crafts: Spooky Treats

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Create five fun and festive treat containers ready to hand out to anyone on your Trick or Treat list! Use various paper crafting tools and materials to explore different paper packaging construction and embellishing techniques to make cute containers that are just as sweet as what they hold. Each project will be ready to fill with your favorite candy or treat when you leave the class. A $15 supply fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Cerwin Materials Fee $15 Tuition $19 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 10/7 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Paper Crafts: Custom Christmas Cards

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Get ahead of the holiday rush and check one thing off your to-do list. Spend an evening creating 20 beautiful, handmade cards better than anything you can buy. Learn to use popular paper crafting products, creative techniques, and on-trend colors to create cards your family will be talking about all year. You will leave with 20 ready-to-mail custom cards and envelopes for half of what you’d pay in the store! A $25 supply fee is payable to the instructor in class and provides all materials and use of tools. Instructor: Cerwin Materials Fee $25 Tuition $25 Tue 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 11/17 Northside Learning Ctr C104 Paper Dahlia Wreath

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Create a fabulous paper dahlia wreath as seen on popular DIY websites! This hands-on class will teach you the basics to create endless decorating possibilities for holidays and special occasions. You will go home with a distinctive design in autumn colors perfect for any wall. Optional decorative accents available for purchase. The $7 supply fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Kronenthal Materials Fee $7 Tuition $19 Thu 1 session 6:00pm-8:00pm 10/8 Northside Learning Ctr C104 Stars for the Season

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Tis the season for stars! Learn to craft threedimensional folded paper stars that you can use for mantels, garlands, tree ornaments, home decor, gift wrap embellishments and more. These stars can be made customized from special papers - such as sheet music for musicians - or enhanced with decoupage, paint, beads, and more. A $5 materials fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Hoffman Materials Fee $5 Tuition $25 Wed 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 11/11 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Paper Crafts: Simply Beautiful Paper Crafting Techniques 110273

Stop paying way too much for boring greeting cards at the store! Learn how to make beautiful and more affordable cards yourself. Spend an evening learning how to use a variety of paper crafting tools to create eight stunning greeting cards. We will explore different ways to stamp, punch, emboss, and score to create small works of art for you to send to loved ones. Envelopes included! An $8 supply fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Cerwin Materials Fee $8 Tuition $19 Tue 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 10/27 Northside Learning Ctr Building A

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Faux Stained Glass

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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. A $10 supply fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Moreno Materials Fee $10 Tuition $25 Wed 1 session 6:00pm-8:30pm 11/18 Northside Learning Ctr Building A

Glass painting is a great technique if you love the look of stained glass, but don’t have the time or tools for the real thing. Using paint and document frame from any craft store, you’ll create your own work of glass art that will look beautiful decorating any room or hung from a window to catch the light. A $15 supply fee is payable to the instructor. Instructor: Hoffman Materials Fee $15 Tuition $29 Mon 1 session 9:00am-1:00pm 11/2 Northside Learning Ctr C106 Salt Dough Ornaments 120045

Learn recipes and techniques for making beautiful flour & salt dough Christmas ornaments. Your instructor Bernice Houston will bring her extensive collection of cookie cutters and years of experience to inspire you. You’ll create several ornaments in class and leave with dough and ideas to create many more at home. Instructor: Houston Tuition $25 Sat 1 session 9:30am-12:30pm 11/14 Northside Learning Ctr C103 Bows for Christmas 120071

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. The $7 materials fee is payable to the instructor. Instructor: Wilson Materials Fee $10 Tuition $25 Thu 1 session 6:30pm-9:30pm 11/12 O’Connor HS G214 Thu 1 session 6:30pm-9:30pm 12/3 Northside Learning Ctr C106

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Sewing & Needlecraft 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 $115 Tue 8 sessions 6:00pm-9:00pm 9/29 Northside Learning Ctr C112 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. Instructor: Creative Sewing Center Materials Fee $35 Tuition $55 Mon 4 sessions 10:00am-12:00pm 9/21 Creative Sewing Ctr Tue 4 sessions 10:00am-12:00pm 10/13 Creative Sewing Ctr Sewing Skills: Reading & Cutting Out Patterns

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Learn the language of sewing while cutting out a shirt, skirt, or bathrobe. Bring a pattern with all its pieces and instruction sheets, a basic sewing kit including pins, tape measure, chalk marker or fabric marker, and good sewing scissors. Instructor: Creative Sewing Center Tuition $25 Mon 1 session 10:00am-1:00pm 10/19 Creative Sewing Ctr Sewing Skills: Seam Finishes and Hems

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Learn four different seam finishes, including a flat fell and Hong Kong Finish, and three hems, including Blind hem. The kit for these techniques will start you on your way to a notebook of techniques. You will need a basic sewing kit including pins, tape measure, chalk marker or fabric marker, and good sewing scissors. Machines are not provided for this beyond beginner level class. Please bring a machine in working order. The kit fee is $20 is payable the morning of the class. Instructor: Creative Sewing Center Materials Fee $20 Tuition $25 Mon 1 session 10:00am-1:00pm 10/26 Creative Sewing Ctr

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Sewing Skills: Collars and Facings

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Continue your notebook of techniques with the special skills needed for finishing a garment with a facing or a collar. The kit for this class includes a shoulder/ neckline section for a simple facing and an open front shirt collar. You will need a basic sewing kit including pins, tape measure, chalk marker or fabric marker, and good sewing scissors. Machines are not provided for this intermediate level class, so please bring a machine in working order. The kit fee is $20 is payable the morning of the class. Instructor: Creative Sewing Center Materials Fee $20 Tuition $25 Mon 1 session 10:00am-1:00pm 11/2 Creative Sewing Ctr Sewing Skills: Zippers and Waistbands

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Learn four different zipper techniques including front pants zipper and elegant garment lapped zippers, and techniques for working with waistbands. A kit will include the fabric, interfacing, and zippers for needed for practicing these skills. You will need a basic sewing kit including pins, tape measure, chalk marker or fabric marker, and good sewing scissors. Machine are not provided for this intermediate level class. Please bring a machine in working order. The kit fee is $20 is payable the morning of the class. Instructor: Creative Sewing Center Materials Fee $20 Tuition $25 Mon 1 session 10:00am-1:00pm 11/9 Creative Sewing Ctr Sew Sew Yo-Yo

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Love hand sewing? Love making personalized gifts and decor? Have a lot of scrap materials? Join in on the fun of making easy fabric yo-yo’s.Yo-yos are great for embellishing ready to wear, home decor, jewelry, bags, quilts and more. You’ll learn how to cut, sew, and the many ways to use these fun and easy yo-yos. Supply List available at time of registration Instructor: Moreno Tuition $25 Thu 1 session 6:00pm-8:30pm 10/1 Northside Learning Ctr Building A Christmas Embroidery 610061

Just in time for the festive season, you will how to do Christmas Needle Weaving on a t-shirt and how to apply the same technique to a card you will make in class. These skills that you learn can be applied to decorate stockings, holiday table cloths and napkins, tree skirts or clothing in time for Christmas Gift Giving. Please bring to class a t-shirt, scissors, a 6-inch embroidery hoop and small roll of scotch tape. A $6 supply fee will provide the needles, templates, thread, needle threaders and cards. Instructor: Houston Materials Fee $6 Tuition $24 Mon 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 11/9 Northside Learning Ctr C104

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Crochet Basics

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Crochet Projects: The Next Step

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Knitting Basics

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Knitting Projects: The Next Step

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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 Tue 6 sessions 12:00pm-2:00pm 9/22 Northside Learning Ctr C116 Sat 6 sessions 10:00am-12:00pm 10/3 Northside Learning Ctr C104

Now that you’ve learned to crochet, you have to keep practicing! And there is no better way than to join a group and have support from an experienced teacher. Bring any crochet project and join instructor Joanne Leach and other students for a few hours of fun and practice. All experience levels welcome. Instructor: Leach Tuition $55 Tue 6 sessions 12:00pm-2:00pm 11/3 Northside Learning Ctr C116

Learn the basics of knitting, including casting on, knit, purl, and binding off. You’ll create fingerless gloves, washcloths, and flowers, and get the foundation for a hobby that will bring you enjoyment for a lifetime. Please bring number 9 needles and 1 skein of Red Heart varigated yarn. Instructor: Leach Tuition $55 Tue 6 sessions 10:00am-12:00pm 9/22 Northside Learning Ctr C104 Sat 6 sessions 12:00pm-2:00pm 10/3 Northside Learning Ctr C104

Now that you’ve learned to knit, you have to keep practicing! And there is no better way than to join a group and have support from an experienced teacher. Bring any knitting project and join instructor Joanne Leach and other students for a few hours of fun and practice. All experience levels welcome. Instructor: Leach Tuition $55 Tue 6 sessions 10:00am-12:00pm 11/3 Northside Learning Ctr C116

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Home Pocket Pages: Simple Solutions for Fabulous Photo Albums 110280

Searching for something simpler than scrapbooking but with all the bells & whistles? No time to sort through boxes of photos or years of digital photo files? There’s an easier way to get your photos off your hard drive, out of shoe boxes and into an album for you and your family to enjoy! Instructor Melissa Tarun will share the how-to’s about Project Life, a back-to-basics approach to memorykeeping, along with tips on capturing everyday moments and big life events A supply list is available at registration. Instructor: Tarun Tuition $19 Thu 1 session 7:00pm-9:00pm 11/19 Northside Learning Ctr C106 Candy & Snack Bouquets

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Can’t find the right gift or centerpiece? A Candy and/or Snack Bouquet is your answer. A creative, one-of-a-kind alternative to flowers, you can customize for that special person. Learn step-by-step how to put together an awesome arrangement for any occasion: Birthdays, Promotions, Get Well Soon, Christmas, Teacher Appreciation and just because. A supply list is available upon registration. Additional items available for purchase during class. Instructor: Moreno Tuition $25 Wed 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 10/21 Northside Learning Ctr Building A Wed 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 12/16 Northside Learning Ctr Building A Mesh Wreath

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Love decorating your home for the season? Make a beautiful one-of-a-kind 20” Deco Mesh Wreath for any occasion...Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year. Your imagination will run wild. Once you complete the class project, you’ll find any excuse to make more! A supply list will be provided at registration. Instructor: Moreno Tuition $25 Thu 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 10/8 Northside Learning Ctr Building A Thu 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 11/12 Northside Learning Ctr Building A Thu 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 12/3 Northside Learning Ctr Building A

Fall Wreath

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Florist and designer Sherry Wilson will guide you as you use mixed silk fall flowers to decorate a grapevine wreath to decorate your home this harvest season. Bring a glue gun, scissors, and wire cutters. The $37 materials fee covers everything else you need and is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Wilson Materials Fee $38 Tuition $25 Thu 1 session 6:30pm-9:30pm 10/1 O’Connor HS G214 Christmas Centerpiece 220405

Make your own fresh flower centerpiece for your holiday gatherings. Instructor Sherry Wilson will teach you basic flower arranging and design concepts. You will use flowers, greenery, and embellishments to make a traditional red and green themed arrangement. Bring a sharp knife and scissors. A $28.50 supply fee payable to the instructor provides everything else. Instructor: Wilson Materials Fee $29 Tuition $25 Thu 1 session 6:30pm-9:30pm 12/10 O’Connor HS G213 Fresh Flower Ball

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A fresh flower ball, also called a pomander, is a great project that can be used for weddings, centerpieces, holiday decor and more! Floral Designer Sherry Wilson will teach you how to create a 8-inch floral ball with fresh flowers, just in time for the holiday season. You’ll love this versatile, beautiful piece! A $15 supply fee payable to the instructor provides everything else. Instructor: Wilson Materials Fee $15 Tuition $25 Thu 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 10/15 O’Connor HS G213

Couponing 101

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Black Friday 2015: Insider Tips & Strategies

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Learn how to save 50% or more on your grocery bills, build a stockpile, shop for free, and more! This interactive class, hosted by Spend Less, Shop More and HEB Bargain Hunter blogger Jennifer King, covers the three main questions new couponers have: how to get coupons, how to stay organized, and where to go for the best deals! We’ll also cover classic mistakes new couponers make (and how to avoid them), how to still save money when you don’t have coupons, and other insider tips to help families stretch their food budget. Each attendee will receive a free couponing workbook, printed coupon policies for all the major San Antonio chains, at least one free coupon insert to kick-start their collection, and a freebie taken from Ms. King’s personal stockpile. Instructor: King Tuition $25 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 9/30 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Insider tips & strategies to save $$$ on your holiday shopping list! This interactive class, hosted by Spend Less, Shop More and HEB Bargain Hunter blogger Jennifer King, teaches you how to maximize savings over the holiday weekend without losing your mind. We’ll cover possible freebies and money-makers available on Thanksgiving and Black Friday itself, plus how to avoid crazy crowds, where to go for the best gift card deals, what NOT to buy that weekend, and more. Bring your holiday shopping list with you so you can prepare your action plan during class. Instructor: King Tuition $25 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 11/4 Northside Learning Ctr C112

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Fabulous Faux Finishes Classic, Tuscan, & Metallic 220382

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 Materials Fee $29 Sat 1 session 9:30am-12:00pm 10/10 Northside Learning Ctr C112 Fabulous Faux Finishes 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. The materials fee of $29 is payable to the instructor in class and includes two DVDs, custom pan, and custom roller. Instructor: Coffman Tuition $35 Materials Fee $29 Sat 1 session 1:00pm-3:30pm 10/10 Northside Learning Ctr C112

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Be the hero of your home this Halloween with your new, awesome face painting skills! This fun, interactive class will demonstrate everything you need to know to take your costume to the next level. Demonstrations will include different animal designs, masks, and recommendations for tools/supplies. Instructor: Masi Tuition $22 Sat 1 session 12:00pm-2:00pm 10/17 Northside Learning Center C103 Face Painting: Dia de los Muertos

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Amaze yourself and your friends with spectacular face painting this year! This fun and interactive class will demonstrate everything you need to know to create beautiful, one-of-a-kind sugar skull face art. Interactive demonstrations will include different designs, techniques, and recommendations for tools/supplies. Instructor: Masi Tuition $22 Sat 1 session 2:00pm-4:00pm 10/17 Northside Learning Center C103 Register for both 10/17 classes and

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Shabby Shelf Vintage Furniture Painting Workshop 580043

Learn how to transform your decor with chalk-based paint, the hottest trend in home decorating. Lisa Mendiola of Burlap Junkies brings her in-demand painting workshop to Northside. You’ll learn chalk-based painting techniques by painting a decorative hanging shelf with Maison Blanche Vintage Furniture paint and adding antique wax for a custom finish. The $40.50 supply fee provides the shelf, use of brushes, wax, a small pot of Maison Blanche furniture paint (enough to take home for use on other small pieces), and everything else you need for this fantastic workshop. A supply fee of $40.50 is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Mendiola Materials Fee $41 Tuition $45 Sat 1 session 1:00pm-3:00pm 10/17 Northside Learning Ctr C106

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Liven up any party with fabulous face painting! Learn easy, beginner techniques that will impress adults and kids alike. This fun and interactive class will demonstrate multiple designs, and show how a few simple tricks can create beautiful face art. Demonstrations include recommendations for tools/supplies. Instructor: Masi Tuition $22 Sat 1 session 12:00pm-2:00pm 11/7 Northside Learning Center C103 Introduction to Table Games

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Advanced Table Games

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Learn the rules, etiquette, and strategies of table games such as Blackjack, Craps, and Poker. An experienced dealer will teach you what you need to know to have fun and be more successful at the tables. Instructor: Andrews Tuition $18 Mon 1 session 7:00pm-8:30pm 11/9 Northside Learning Ctr C112

An advanced table games class for those who have “Introduction to Table Games.” Learn the winning techniques to compete and be more successful at table games such as Blackjack. Instructor: Andrews Tuition $18 Mon 1 session 7:00pm-8:30pm 11/16 Northside Learning Ctr C104

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Weddings and Special Events Top Ten Ways to Save on Your Budget Wedding

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Top Ten Ways to Save on Your Honeymoon

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Throwing a budget wedding can be overwhelming and frustrating. Do you know the best ways to save and still have an amazing and memorable wedding day? Instructor Cris Stone, of the popular budget wedding blog Kiss My Tulle, will share the secrets she’s learned in her 7+ years of helping couples plan their wedding and from her own experience throwing a $5,000 wedding in the Texas Hill Country. Learn how to score a free wedding dress, the two best budget wedding themes, and get tons of great online and local resources for an affordable wedding. Instructor: Stone Tuition $25 Tue 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 9/29 Northside Learning Ctr C104

After the wedding comes”¦ the honeymoon. Even if you’re not paying for your own wedding ““ the cost of a honeymoon can be an unexpected surprise. Instructor Cris Stone, of the popular budget wedding blog Kiss My Tulle, will share the secrets she’s learned in her 7+ years of helping couples plan their budget weddings and honeymoons. Learn the best ways to try and score freebies and upgrades, reasonable budget estimates for top honeymoon locales, and the five best sites to score honeymoon deals. Instructor: Stone Tuition $25 Tue 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 10/6 Northside Learning Ctr Building A

Photography Fundamentals of Photography 460057

Learn from a professional photographer who will provide you with a strong foundation on the technical aspects of photography as well as learning to take beautiful photographs. Some topics covered will be exposure, aperture shutter speed, depth of field and more. No prior experience is necessary. Any kind of camera can be used. Instructor Justin Moore is a professional nature photographer. Instructor: Moore Tuition $52 Mon 4 sessions 6:00pm-8:00pm 10/19 Brandeis HS B123

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Come explore the growing San Antonio craft beer community with San Antonio Girls’ Pint Out as your tour guide! Both beergeeks and newbies will find something to like as we visit the following local breweries: Freetail Brewing, Alamo Beer, Southerleigh, and Busted Sandal. You will receive a guided tour of each brewery to experience how their beer is made and each stop will pour several 6-8oz samples to showcase what makes each brewery unique. Between breweries, our guides will provide some fun and interesting facts on the many aspects of the SA craft beer scene and will make sure the day goes smoothly, while you relax, meet some fellow beer enthusiasts and enjoy some great local beer. The tuition includes all tasting fees and transportation, lunch is not included. Food will be available to purchase at The Pearl. You may also choose to bring your own cooler with your snacks, picnic lunch and water or soft drinks. No consumption of alcoholic beverages will be allowed on the bus. Instructor: Girls Pint Out Tuition $59 Sat 1 session 12:15pm-6:15pm 10/10 Northside Activity Ctr Parking Lot San Antonio Ghost Tour

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Join Sisters Grimm Ghost Tours as they take you inside the most haunted hotel in Texas for an unforgettable evening. Enjoy a 2 hour tour that starts inside the haunted Menger Hotel and continues with a Ghost Walk of the downtown area. Hear the grim history of one of the nation’s oldest cities and learn about it’s most active sites. Make sure to wear comfortable walking shoes, or you’ll be dead on your feet! Child price (ages 7-15) for the tour is $20.00, discount will be applied at check-out. Meet at the Menger Hotel main lobby area, check-in starting at 7:15pm. Tour will start promptly at 7:30pm. Instructor: Ghost Tours Tuition $25 Thu 1 session 7:30pm-9:30pm 10/15 Menger Hotel Main Lobby

An Evening in Fredericksburg: Shopping, Dinner, & Entertainment! 240133

Relax on a comfortable bus to the wonderful hill country town of Fredericksburg where you will enjoy an afternoon of shopping on your own, have dinner in the restaurant of your choice, and then top off your evening at the Fredericksburg Theater for a thrilling performance of “OUR TOWN”. This is Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize winner which is his most acclaimed and produced play. The humble setting of Grover’s Corner is the backdrop to a poignant portrayal of how relationships and seemingly simple moments can provide the deepest echoes in our lives. Join us for a beautiful day and a fun evening! The class price includes the bus and your group ticket to the play. We will leave the Northside Athletic Center at 2pm Saturday afternoon and return about 11pm. Instructor: Mora Tuition $62 Sat 1 session 2:00pm-11:00pm 10/17 Northside Activity Ctr Parking Lot Hill Country Wine Tour

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With 42 unique and visually stunning wineries scattered throughout the 15,000 square miles of the Hill Country there is always someplace new to explore. Each place has its own personality and style of winemaking, yet all share a commitment to quality and a fervent passion for what they do. This fall we have some new wineries we haven’t visited before and a couple of favorites that we can’t resist. We’ll visit Texas Hills Vineyard in Johnson City, Hye Meadows in the town of Hye, and Torre de Pietro in Fredericksburg. As time permits, we’ll take a little side detour to the incredible Wildseed Farms to see the flowers, buy seeds, plants or gifts. Each winery has its own tasting fee and number of wines you get to try. The tuition includes all tasting fees and transportation, lunch is not included. You may also choose to bring your own cooler with your snacks, picnic lunch and water or soft drinks. No consumption of alcoholic beverages will be allowed on the bus. Instructor: Mora Tuition $69 Thu 1 session 9:00am-5:00pm 9/24 Northside Activity Ctr Parking Lot

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Fall is a great time to relax down a winding road as we do the driving to three wineries in the beautiful Texas Hill Country. The first stop will be the Fredericksburg Winery on Main Street in Fredericksburg. Then travel to Hilmy Winery located off the infamous 290 wine trail and finish our trip at Pedernales Cellars in Stonewall. With time permitting we will stop briefly in Luckenbach in case there is someone who hasn’t been to this landmark. Each winery has its own tasting fee and number of wines you get to try. The tuition includes all tasting fees and transportation, lunch is not included. You may also choose to bring your own cooler with your snacks, picnic lunch and water or soft drinks. No consumption of alcoholic beverages will be allowed on the bus. Instructor: Mora Tuition $69 Sat 1 session 9:00am-5:00pm 11/7 Northside Activity Ctr Parking Lot

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Christmas Shopping at Old Town Spring

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A Christmas tradition continues with our annual shopping trip to Old Town Spring (outside of Houston), an early era railroad town whose small Victorian style homes have been converted into shops. A variety of unique gift items including antiques, collectibles, clothes and accessories can be found in over 150 shops. Old Town Spring also has museums, galleries, wineries and many charming tea shops and restaurants. Lunch will be on your own. Everything will be decorated for Christmas and it’s a perfect time to begin to catch the spirit. This trip fills up fast, so don’t delay your registration! Instructor: Mora Tuition $69 Sat 1 session 7:00am-8:00pm 11/21 Northside Activity Ctr Parking Lot Collette Vacations: Beijing 240134

This leisurely paced tour features a 7-night single hotel stay located in the heart of Beijing. Take in everything from the quiet pleasure of lunch with a local family at home in the Hutongs to the once-in-a-lifetime thrill of walking on the Great Wall. Explore historic Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City. Venture to the Summer Palace and the Lama Temple. Learn dumpling making, try Chinese calligraphy and immerse yourself in a traditional tea ceremony. Experience the honored ancient alongside the visionary futuristic that can only be found in this incredible city. This trip departs on 4/26/2016 and returns 5/04/2016. The trip cost is $3,059 (Double), $3,459 (Single) or $3,029 (Triple) and includes airfare, hotel accommodations and fourteen meals. Find out more information during our free informational seminar. Instructor: Sprute FREE Thu 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 9/24 Northside Learning Ctr C106 Collette Vacations: Mackinac Island

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This classic Midwestern tour features Michigan, Wisconsin and Illinois. Savor two incredible nights amid the luxury of the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island. Enjoy a horse and buggy tour of Mackinac Island. Explore the wonderful city of Chicago with a local guide. Visit the Bavarian-influenced town of Frankenmuth. In Southfield, experience the inspirational Henry Ford Museum and view historic homes and famous American workshops including those from Thomas Edison, Henry Ford and Robert Frost. Dine at the elegant Edsel and Eleanor Ford Estate and enjoy a private tour of their home. This trip departs on 7/23/2016 and returns on 7/30/2016. The trip cost is $4,339 (Single), $3,249 (Double) or $3,219 (Triple) and includes airfare, hotel accommodations and ten meals. Find out more information during our free informational seminar. Instructor: Sprute FREE Tue 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 11/3 Northside Learning Ctr D109

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Cooking Tamales! 220183

Bring your family and friends and start your own holiday tradition! Master the art of making traditional tamales with this experienced teacher. Learn how to prepare the masa, the ‘guiso’ or stew, how to prepare the corn husks, and assemble your own brand of tamales. You’ll prepare both bean and pork tamales and get to take some home for the family. The $8 materials fee is payable to the instructor at the beginning of class. Instructor: Torrez Materials Fee $8 Tuition $39 Sat 1 session 9:00am-3:00pm 12/5 Northside Learning Ctr C103 Need childcare? We offer kids classes running at the same time as Tamales! Ask at registration!

Mexican Classics: Carne Guisada

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You can prepare this authentic cowboy beef stew made with chunks of beef and chili after attending this class. This talented Mexican cook will also teach you how to make rice and beans to round out the meal. Remember, what you learn here in one night can feed you for a lifetime! The food fee of $8 is payable at the beginning of class. Instructor: Torrez Materials Fee $8 Tuition $29 Tue 1 session 6:00pm-10:00pm 10/27 Northside Learning Ctr C103 A Taste of Greece

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Get a taste of sun-drenched islands of Greece. You’ll make some classic Greek dishes like Avgolemono and discover how to work with quintessential Greek flavors of lemon, olive oil, garlic, oregano and more. The materials fee of $10 is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Nadeau Materials Fee $10 Tuition $19 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 12/2 Northside Learning Ctr C103

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A Tale of Two Cities: Paris and London

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From sophisticated to savory, sample the best of the Paris Bistro and the London Pub. You’ll start off in the City of Lights with bistro fare including the quintessentially French Croque Monsieur and composed salad. Then head to London for the best pub grub, Bangers and Mash. The materials fee of $10 is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Nadeau Materials Fee $10 Tuition $19 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 10/21 Northside Learning Ctr C103 Tue 1 session 10:00am-12:00pm 12/1 Northside Learning Ctr C103 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 Materials Fee $15 Tuition $25 Tue 1 session 6:30pm-9:30pm 11/3 Northside Learning Ctr C103 Making More Sushi

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An advanced sushi class for those who have taken “Making Sushi.” You’ll enjoy making “fusion” type rolls with ingredients more readily available here in America. We’ll do some sauces for sushi as well as crunchy tempura rolls. A $15 food fee is payable to the instructor at class. Instructor: Skinner Materials Fee $15 Tuition $25 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-9:30pm 11/18 Brandeis HS B133

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Are you confused by all of the nutrition information out there? Is it difficult to know which “diet” to follow? Should you eat a high protein, low carb diet? Gluten free? Paleo? Blood type? Let Registered Dietition Tiffany Batsakis guide you in what’s right for you by discussing general guidelines for good health along with a review of the three macronutrients that make up the food we eat. Each session of this three-part class will feature a healthy, simple meal idea and recipe that goes along with the topics discussed. A $15 supply fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Batsakis Materials Fee $15 Tuition $60 Tue 3 sessions 6:30pm-8:00pm 9/15 Northside Learning Ctr C103

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Dinner is Served: Honey Mustard Pork Chops 520171

Learn to make a menu that is perfect for company during this holiday season: Asparagus Wraps, Honey Mustard Pork Chops with Dueling Sauces, Twice Baked Potato Rounds, and Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting. Students should bring containers to take any leftover food home. A food fee of $15 is payable to the instructor. Instructor: Villarreal Materials Fee $15 Tuition $25 Tue 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 12/8 Northside Learning Ctr C103 Artisan Cheese

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Discover how easy and fun it can be to make mozzarella cheese in your own kitchen! In this hands-on class, you’ll get detailed instructions and recipe ideas, sample the delicious results, and take home cheese you’ve made in class. An $8 supply fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Topper Materials Fee $8 Tuition $19 Mon 1 session 6:00pm-8:00pm 10/5 Northside Learning Ctr C103 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 11/11 Brandeis HS B133

Menu Planning and Meal Prep for Busy People 520343

Do you find it difficult to eat healthy because you’re always on the go? Do you find yourself wasting food or buying meals out? Let Registered Dietitian and personal trainer Tiffany Batsakis help you create a healthy meal plan and ways to quickly and easily implement it to maximize your health and budget! This class will include a simple menu, recipes, and through a hands on approach, we will prepare the foods provided. A $15 supply fee is payable in class. Instructor: Batsakis Materials Fee $15 Tuition $40 Tue 1 session 6:00pm-9:00pm 11/17 Northside Learning Ctr C103

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Master the exotic tastes of Thailand in this hands-on class. Popular Sushi instructor Erin Skinner will teach you the basics of Thai food, including noodle and stir-fry recipes and the classic flavors of lemongrass, coconut, ginger, and curry. A food fee of $15 is payable to the instructor. Instructor: Skinner Materials Fee $15 Tuition $25 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-9:30pm 9/30 Brandeis HS B133

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Food Crafting Kitchen Secrets: Knife Skills

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Sharpen your skills with this class on the tools and techniques you need to make your time in the kitchen safe and efficient. You’ll learn what three knives you can’t live without and how to use them to chop vegetables, bone poultry, and prepare meat. As an added bonus, you’ll learn to make stock and a stuffed roast from the from your results. Bring your good knives to class if you wish. A $10 supply fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Nadeau Materials Fee $10 Tuition $19 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 9/23 Northside Learning Ctr C103 Tue 1 session 10:00am-12:00pm 10/13 Northside Learning Ctr C103 Kitchen Secrets: Stocks, Sauces, & Gravies 520341

Master the art of the mother sauces. You’ll learn some of the most important recipes and techniques used in the top kitchens all over the world. Prepare a creamy béchamel (white sauce), savory tomato sauce, rich gravy, and luxurious mayonnaise. These sauces are the key to everything from macaroni and cheese to perfect potato salad. A $10 supply fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Nadeau Materials Fee $10 Tuition $19 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 10/14 Brandeis HS B133 Tue 1 session 10:00am-12:00pm 10/27 Northside Learning Ctr C103

Baking Bread Baking Basics

520141

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 French Bread, Pizza Dough, and Bolillos, the little Mexican baguette rolls. You’ll roll up your sleeves and learn to knead, proof, and shape your bread and take home the warm, delicious results. A supply fee of $7 is payable at class. Instructor: Villarreal Materials Fee $7 Tuition $25 Thu 1 session 6:30pm-9:30pm 11/5 Northside Learning Ctr C103 Baking Basics: Muffins and Scones

520342

Learn the secrets of lighter-than-air biscuits and rich scones. Whether served up with sausage gravy or topped with ripe berries and whipped cream, the perfect biscuit is the base of it all. And no Sunday brunch or coffee break is complete without that decadent scone. You’ll make both, with plenty of recipe ideas and serving suggestions. A $10 food fee is payable to the instructor. Instructor: Nadeau Materials Fee $10 Tuition $19 Wed 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 10/7 Northside Learning Ctr C103 Tue 1 session 10:00am-12:00pm 11/10 Northside Learning Ctr C103

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Introduction to Cake Decorating

520179

Learn to hand decorate a variety of Halloweenthemed cookies, including haunted house, spider web, zombie hand, and many more. In this hands-on class, you will learn fundamental royal icing techniques such as flooding, pullthru, and drop-in techniques. Each student is provided fresh sugar cookies, royal icing, dragees, disco dust, colored sugars, edible decorations, and a carrier to take home your creations. The $10 material fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Alviso Materials Fee $10 Tuition $19 Mon 1 session 6:15pm-8:15pm 10/26 Northside Learning Ctr C103

Holiday Cake Decorating Boot Camp

520337

Thanksgiving Cookies

Dimensional Designs Fondant Cupcakes

520327

Holiday Cupcakes

520233

Day of the Dead Sugar Skulls

520164

Halloween Cookies

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A beautiful and traditional form of Mexican Sugar Art, sugar skulls are used for paying tribute to our dearly departed. In this handson class, learn to decorate 3D Sugar Skulls using Royal Icing and other decorations such as dragees, feathers, and gumpaste flowers to create sweet offerings for those we love. The $15 material fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Alviso Materials Fee $15 Tuition $19 Sat 1 session 1:00pm-3:00pm 10/24 Northside Learning Ctr C103

520230

Learn to hand decorate a variety of Thanksgiving-themed cookies, including turkey, cornucopia, fruits, vegetables and more. In this hands-on class, you will learn fundamental royal icing techniques such as flooding, pullthru, and drop-in techniques. Each student is provided fresh sugar cookies, royal icing, dragees, disco dust, colored sugars, edible decorations, and a carrier to take home your creations. The $10 material fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Alviso Materials Fee $10 Tuition $19 Sat 1 session 1:00pm-3:00pm 11/21 Northside Learning Ctr C103 Christmas Cookies

520231

What is Christmas without cookies? In this hands-on class, you will learn fundamental royal icing techniques such as flooding, pullthru, and drop-in techniques to create trees, mittens, ornaments, snowmen, and many more. Each student is provided fresh sugar cookies, royal icing, dragees, disco dust, colored sugars, edible decorations, and a carrier to take home your creations. The $10 material fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Alviso Materials Fee $10 Tuition $19 Mon 1 session 6:15pm-8:15pm 12/7 Northside Learning Ctr C103 Sat 1 session 1:00pm-3:00pm 12/12 Northside Learning Ctr C103

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If you ever wanted to decorate your own cake, this is the perfect place to start! You will 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. Plus, join us for a bonus class where you will learn to decorate a 2D or 3D shaped novelty or character cake from start to finish! This course is for all skill levels. Request a supply list at registration or download from our website. Instructor: Tarun Tuition $59 Thu 5 sessions 7:00pm-9:00pm 9/24 Northside Learning Ctr C103

Usher in the winter holidays and a new year with a quick introduction to the basics of cake decorating! Learn basic buttercream techniques and six simple-to-pipe flowers that transform ordinary cakes into extraordinary designs. Class will focus on holiday-inspired decorations to jump start your holiday caking. A supply list is available at registration. Instructor: Tarun Tuition $35 Thu 2 sessions 6:30pm-9:15pm 12/3 Northside Learning Ctr C103

Learn how to decorate cupcakes with embossed fondant. Create colorful, dimensional designs that cover and embellish your cupcakes and cookies, adding a unique modern touch. Bring 6 any flavor cupcake or 6 round cookies, Wilton 14 pc. Cupcake Decorating Set (Flowers or Hearts) & apron; frosting, fondant & other class supplies provided. A supply fee of $8 is payable to the instructor and provides frosting, fondant, and other class supplies. Instructor: Tarun Materials Fee $8 Tuition $19 Thu 1 session 7:00pm-9:00pm 10/29 Northside Learning Ctr C106

Join us for a hands-on class and turn cupcakes into works of holiday art! Learn basic techniques for decorating with buttercream and working with fondant. A supply fee of $9 is payable to the instructor and provides fondant and a reusable decorating kit. A supply list for remaining items is provided at registration. Instructor: Tarun Materials Fee $9 Tuition $19 Thu 1 session 7:00pm-9:00pm 12/17 Northside Learning Ctr C106

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Garden 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. Instructor: Harris Tuition $19 Tue 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 10/6 Northside Learning Ctr C104 Nitty-Gritty Of Gardening: Soils, Fertilizers, & Composting

570030

Raised Bed Gardening

570017

Soil is the starting point for gardening. Fertilizing is what we have to do to help the plants grow and prosper. Composting is nature’s way of recycling the leaves, grass clippings, and other vegetative materials that nourish the soil, We will cover all three topics, plus when, where and why you use compost as a natural supplement. Master Gardener gardening columnist Dr. Tom Harris, will show you how to make your own compost and explain the details of how soils, fertilizers, and compost all work together. Instructor: Harris Tuition $19 Tue 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 10/13 Northside Learning Ctr C104

If you live on rocks or caliche, then raised beds are the only way to garden successfully. It’s not hard to do, and with a little patience and a few tools, you will be harvesting your home-grown produce in no time! We’ll discuss types of edging, materials to use and types of soil used to fill them. Dr. Tom Harris, a Texas-certified Master Gardener, Master Pruner and gardening columnist teaches the class and answers questions. Dr. Harris will also have his publications available at the class. Instructor: Harris Tuition $19 Tue 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 10/20 Northside Learning Ctr C104

What’s Wrong with My Plant?

570009

Grow Anything in a Container

570026

Holiday and Miniature Fairy Gardening

570058

Plant diseases are caused by fungi, bacteria, nematodes, viruses and environmental conditions. Many of these problems we cause ourselves, many are caused by pests. In this class, we discuss the causes and treatments of all these diseases with emphasis on identification before treatment. Students are encouraged to bring in one or two diseased plants for identification by the class. Dr Tom Harris, a Texas certified Master Gardener, Master Pruner and gardening columnist teaches the class and answers questions. Instructor: Harris Tuition $19 Tue 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 10/27 Northside Learning Ctr C104

If your gardening space is limited, but you still want to grow veggies, flowers, herbs or fruit trees, you can still do it...just on a smaller scale. Portable gardening beds are called containers and you can grow anything in a container that you can grow in the ground. We’ll discuss containers, soil, fertilizing, watering and harvesting. Dr. Tom Harris, a Texas-certified Master Gardener, Master Pruner, and gardening columnist teaches the class and answers questions. Dr. Harris will also have his publications available at the class. Instructor: Harris Tuition $19 Tue 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 11/3 Northside Learning Ctr C104

Garden Under Glass: Terrarium Gardening

570060

Aquaponics

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Terrariums are a great way to have a mini garden in your home or office. These delightful yet small-scale landscapes bring vibrant plant life and perfect adornment to any space, and make great gifts or party favors. You’ll learn how to build your own terrarium, exploring low and no-maintenance options using cacti, succulents, ferns, and mosses. Additional plants and décor will be available for purchase Class materials fee will be starting at $15 depending on the glass container size you select. Instructor: Jarvis Tuition $19 Sat 1 session 11:00am-1:00pm 10/31 Rainbow Gardens

Aquaponics is the gardening revolutionary combination of the best of aquaculture and hydroponics. It is an amazingly fun and easy way to raise fish together with organic vegetables, greens, herbs and fruits. Learn the history of aquaponics, what can be grown in aquaponic systems, aqua animals that can be raised along with the types of systems and their role in food production. This class concentrates on home aquaponics but the instructor will discuss commercial opportunities and provide a class demonstration of auto siphons and micros units. Instructor: Sumrow Tuition $22 Thu 1 session 6:30pm-8:30pm 10/29 Northside Learning Ctr C116

Create a magical miniature garden with a make believe landscape using real plants. Our garden and design expert, Laura Jarvis will teach you the basic designing of a Fairy garden, trimming and caring for your pint-sized design. The class will have a holiday twist which will be a great way to learn and make miniature garden gifts. A $35 supply fee is payable to the instructor and includes, an eight inch pot, plants, pebbles and of course the Fairy. Instructor: Jarvis Materials Fee $35 Tuition $19 Sat 1 session 11:00am-1:00pm 11/7 Rainbow Gardens Courtyard

All classes, including free classes, require prior registration. Please call 397-8100 or visit www.nisd.net/ace to register.

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Pets & Animals Backyard Bees

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You’ll be surprised to learn you don’t have to live on 5 acres to manage a hive. Learn what it takes to be a beekeeper; time, equipment, resources, where to put hives and how to manage them. Whether you are interested in keeping bees for fun, honey, wax or other products, environmental stewardship, or pollination, this class will help the first-time or the very beginner beekeeper to get started. Class will end with a trip to small local apiary (12:00pm2:00pm), transportation on your own. There will be a demonstration of a beesuit as well as opening up a hive to see how things work. Course hosted by Entomologist and Beekeeper, Molly Keck with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. Ages 8 and up as long as accompanied by a paying adult. Course fee includes lots of handouts. Instructor: Keck Tuition $48 Sat 1 session 10:00am-2:00pm 10/17 Northside Learning Ctr C116 Backyard Chickens

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Everyone loves fresh vegetable so what about fresh eggs? Have your own backyard chickens. Learn what type of coop to build, how to care for your hens, and what to feed your flock to have the best results for egg production. Get those questions answered, like do you need the noisy rooster? Instructor: Molberg Tuition $15 Sat 1 session 10:00am-12:00pm 10/24 Northside Learning Ctr B104

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 $12 Tue 1 session 5:00pm-6:00pm 9/22 Northside Learning Ctr Courtyard Puppy Kindergarten

460096

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 $69 Tue 6 sessions 6:00pm-7:00pm 9/22 Northside Learning Ctr Courtyard Dog Obedience

Understanding Your Best Friend Dogs Have A Lot To Say 530011

A class jam-packed with information about why do our dogs do the things they do. 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 $12 Sat 1 session 10:00am-12:00pm 11/21 Northside Learning Ctr C116 Cats Rule! Indoors And Out 530012

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. Tuition $12 Sat 1 session 10:00am-12:00pm 10/24 Northside Learning Ctr C116

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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. 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 $69 Tue 6 sessions 7:15pm-8:15pm 9/22 Northside Learning Ctr Courtyard

“No Shows” are not refundable. To obtain a refund, you must cancel your registration at least two days before the first class meeting.

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Green Living

Do-It-Yourself

Solar Energy for Residential and Commercial 640002

Basic Welding

You may have been considering going solar for years and had reservations from past information or financing, we can dispel common myths and update on recent changes in the solar markets. Whether you may be interested in reducing your energy bill, reducing your carbon footprint or maybe both. Let Mario Castanares from Solarview Inc. (leader in residential/commercial installations) introduce how solar works and how to maximize your rebates for purchasing your solar equipment. You will receive a free workshop brochure/handouts; along with a free solar proposal for your residence or your business. Instructor: Castanares FREE Mon 1 session 6:00pm-7:30pm 10/26 Northside Learning Ctr C112

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Learn oxyacetylene welding, shielded metal arc welding (stick), gas metal arc welding (MIG), oxyacetylene cutting and plasma cutting, as well as necessary safety information. A $60 supply fee payable to the instructor will cover materials used in class, however, students can expect to spend approximately $75 to $100 on their own welding helmet, safety goggles and gloves. Students are advised not to buy any equipment prior to class as Instructor will discuss types and sources at the first class. Instructor: Sharp Materials Fee $60 Tuition $139 Mon 8 sessions 6:30pm-9:00pm 9/28 Holmes HS H 100 Welding Lab

Shabby Shelf Vintage Furniture Painting Workshop 580043

Learn how to transform your decor with chalk-based paint, the hottest trend in home decorating. Lisa Mendiola of Burlap Junkies brings her in-demand painting workshop to Northside. You’ll learn chalk-based painting techniques by painting a decorative hanging shelf with Maison Blanche Vintage Furniture paint and adding antique wax for a custom finish. The $40.50 supply fee provides the shelf, use of brushes, wax, a small pot of Maison Blanche furniture paint (enough to take home for use on other small pieces), and everything else you need for this fantastic workshop. A supply fee of $40.50 is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Mendiola Materials Fee $41 Tuition $45 Sat 1 session 1:00pm-3:00pm 10/17 Northside Learning Ctr C106

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 .............................................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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Sports - Fitness Zumba 210060

Zumba is a Latin-inspired, dance-fitness class that incorporates Latin and International music and dance movements, which create a dynamic, exciting, and effective system. It combines fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body in an aerobic/fitness fashion to achieve a unique blended balance of cardio and muscle-toning benefits. Instructor: Reyes Tuition $55 Mon 8 sessions 6:30pm-7:30pm 9/28 Marshall HS Dance Studio Zumba Toning

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When it comes to body sculpting, Zumba Toning raises the bar. Learn how to use hand weights to enhance rhythm, and tone all the target zones, including arms, abs and thighs. Zumba Toning is the perfect way to sculpt your body naturally while having fun. You will need to bring your own weights to class, two 1.5 - 5 lb size. Instructor: Reyes Tuition $55 Tue 8 sessions 6:15pm-7:15pm 9/29 O’Connor HS N 102 Dance Studio Kick-Boxing 210129

Challenge yourself to an intense, choreographed kick-boxing class that includes punching and kicking combo movements that allow you to shed off those extra calories while maintaining a lean physique. Weights may be used in this class. You will need fitness gloves, water, and towel for this class Instructor: Fitness Tuition $42 Tue 6 sessions 6:00pm-7:00pm 9/22 BBE Fitness Sat 6 sessions 9:00am-10:00am 9/26 BBE Fitness Tue 6 sessions 6:00pm-7:00pm 11/3 BBE Fitness Sat 6 sessions 9:00am-10:00am 11/7 BBE Fitness Chair Fitness for Active Seniors

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Become stronger and more flexible! This class will incorporate cardiovascular fitness with balance work, strength training, and conditioning using a chair along with light weights, resistance bands, and light weight medicine balls. Please bring a pair of light weight dumbbells to class. Instructor: Amecucci Tuition $39 Tue 6 sessions 12:30pm-1:30pm 9/22 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Tue 6 sessions 12:30pm-1:30pm 11/3 Northside Learning Ctr C101

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Pilates with Monique

210105

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 $49 Thu 6 sessions 5:45pm-6:45pm 9/17 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Thu 6 sessions 5:45pm-6:45pm 10/29 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Basic Yoga

450190

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 $49 Mon 6 sessions 5:45pm-6:45pm 9/14 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Thu 6 sessions 6:45pm-7:45pm 9/17 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Mon 6 sessions 5:45pm-6:45pm 10/26 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Thu 6 sessions 6:45pm-7:45pm 10/29 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Vinyasa Flow Yoga

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This is a multi-level class that involves poses smoothly running together and becoming like a dance. The breath is vital in helping you move from one pose to the next on an inhale or an exhale. Due to the nature of this class moving between slow and fast asana (poses), it is recommended that you are a regularly practicing yogi, and know the basic fundamental poses. This class is not recommended for novice beginners (see our Basic Yoga class to get started!) Instructor: Johnson Tuition $49 Mon 6 sessions 6:45pm-7:45pm 9/14 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Mon 6 sessions 6:45pm-7:45pm 10/26 Northside Learning Ctr C101

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Qi Gong Exercise (I Chin Ching)

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Tai Chi for Beginners

450199

Kung Fu

210122

I Chin Ching or Yijin jing roughly translates to“change of tendon and muscle.” The idea is that by tensing your muscles through static holds/stretches and dynamic motions you can build stronger, more flexible muscles and tendons, while achieving better balance and coordination. That’s a lot of promise for just 49 exercises! Many of the Qi Gong exercises are similar to yoga postures and these can be done by anyone. No experience or uniform is required - just wear comfortable clothes. Instructor: Barrera Tuition $49 Wed 6 sessions 7:30pm-8:30pm 9/23 Shaolin West SA 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 9/22 Shaolin West SA Sat 6 sessions 12:30pm-1:30pm 9/26 Shaolin West SA Tue 6 sessions 7:30pm-8:30pm 11/3 Shaolin West SA Sat 6 sessions 12:30pm-1:30pm 11/7 Shaolin West SA 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 9/22 Shaolin West SA Tue 6 sessions 6:30pm-7:30pm 11/3 Shaolin West SA Taekwondo: Self Defense For Beginners 450070

Learn the basics of self-defense and counter combat tactics from several of the world’s most popular martial arts disciplines. We will practice balance, 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). For questions please call 210-507-0257. Instructor: Cavazos Tuition $39 Tue 4 sessions 7:15pm-8:00pm 10/6 DC Martial Arts

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Fencing

Outdoor Recreation

Fencing - Teen/Adult Beginning (Ages 14 & up) 210134

Learn the basics of modern Olympic sport fencing at San Antonio’s only three weapon fencing club with a dedicated, stand-alone fencing facility. In a group setting with bouting (sparring) time; practice several types of basic footwork, bladework, attacks and appropriate defenses for the Foil, Epee, and Sabre swords. All fencing blades are light-weight, flexible, and rounded making it one of the safest sports. No experience or equipment needed. A supply rental fee of $75 is payable to the instructor at the first class which covers the use of fencing weapon and protective gear. Materials Fee $75 Tuition $70 Mon 6 sessions 7:00pm-8:00pm 9/14 San Antonio Phoenix Fencing Club Sat 6 sessions 11:00am-12:00pm 9/19 San Antonio Phoenix Fencing Club Mon 6 sessions 7:00pm-8:00pm 10/12 San Antonio Phoenix Fencing Club Sat 6 sessions 11:00am-12:00pm 10/17 San Antonio Phoenix Fencing Club Fencing - Saber, Teen/Adult Beginning (Ages 14 & up) 210121

Learn the basics of modern Saber fencing. In a group setting with bouting (sparring) time; practice several types of basic footwork, bladework, attacks and appropriate defenses. All fencing blades are light-weight, flexible, and rounded making it one of the safest sports. No experience or equipment needed. A supply rental fee of $75 is payable to the instructor at the first class which covers the use of fencing weapon and protective gear. Materials Fee $75 Tuition $70 Thu 6 sessions 6:00pm-7:00pm 9/17 San Antonio Phoenix Fencing Club Thu 6 sessions 6:00pm-7:00pm 10/15 San Antonio Phoenix Fencing Club

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One Step at a Time: Long Distance Hiking

650007

Long Distance Hiking: The Next Step

650003

Have you ever dreamed of hiking 25 miles? How about 2,000? Traveling long distances is not just an awesome adventure, but also a remarkable physical and psychological triumph. Young or old, age is no barrier to magical encounters while traveling by foot. Expert backpacker Phil Starr will introduce you to planning, gear, and food requirements for your personal humanpowered trek. He will also acquaint you with long-distance trail systems in Texas and across the United States, all of which provide adventures you can tailor to your capabilities, skills, and available time. Instructor: Starr Tuition $49 Wed 3 sessions 6:30pm-8:30pm 11/4 Northside Learning Ctr C104

This class builds on Long Distance Hiking 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 11/21 Eisenhower Park Land Navigation: Map, Compass, & GPS

650004

Golf - Beginning (Adult)

230019

Golf - Level II (Adult)

230020

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 Materials Fee $8 Tuition $52 Mon 4 sessions 7:00pm-8:00pm 9/21 Alamo Golf Course Wed 4 sessions 6:00pm-7:00pm 9/23 Alamo Golf Course Wed 4 sessions 7:00pm-8:00pm 9/23 Alamo Golf Course Sat 4 sessions 10:00am-11:00am 9/26 Alamo Golf Course Mon 4 sessions 7:00pm-8:00pm 10/26 Alamo Golf Course Wed 4 sessions 6:00pm-7:00pm 10/28 Alamo Golf Course Wed 4 sessions 7:00pm-8:00pm 10/28 Alamo Golf Course Sat 4 sessions 10:00am-11:00am 10/31 Alamo Golf Course

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 9/26 Alamo Golf Course Sat 4 sessions 11:00am-12:00pm 10/31 Alamo Golf Course

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 $33 Sat 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 9/5 Eisenhower Park

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Tennis

AquaAerobics with Northside Aquatics!

Tennis - Beginning Adult

Tennis Adult League

Classes are held at the Northside Natatorium and Swim Center off Loop 1604 and at the George Block Aquatics Center off Culebra and 410. When registering, please ensure you select the class for your desired location. Spaces are limited so register as soon as possible to reserve your space.

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Learn the basic forehand drive, backhand, serve, volley, rules, scorekeeping, and court etiquette. Rackets will be available for students who don’t have their own. Instructor: Tennis Center Tuition $45 Sun 4 sessions 5:30pm-6:30pm 9/20 AnneMarie Tennis Ctr Sun 4 sessions 5:30pm-6:30pm 9/20 NISD Tennis Ctr Sun 4 sessions 5:30pm-6:30pm 10/25 AnneMarie Tennis Ctr Sun 4 sessions 5:30pm-6:30pm 10/25 NISD Tennis Ctr 660010

Come out and compete to be crowned the NISD adult tennis champ! The adult tennis league will be six weeks consisting of either singles or doubles. Instructor: Tennis Center Tuition $25 Tue 6 sessions 7:00pm-9:00pm 9/8 NISD Tennis Ctr Tue 6 sessions 7:00pm-9:00pm 9/8 AnneMarie Tennis Ctr Tue 6 sessions 7:00pm-9:00pm 10/27 AnneMarie Tennis Ctr Tue 6 sessions 7:00pm-9:00pm 10/27 NISD Tennis Ctr

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AquaAerobics combines low impact exercise and a pool for a workout that is energizing and invigorating. Make a splash while improving your cardiovascular fitness, strength and flexibility. Classes are lead by an instructor in a shallow pool. The ability to swim is not required. Tuition $50 M,W,F 12 sessions 12:00pm-1:00pm 9/14 NISD Swim Ctr 10/12 NISD Swim Ctr 11/9 NISD Swim Ctr M,W,F 9/14 10/12 11/9

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Tuition $40 T,Th 8 sessions 12:00pm-1:00pm 9/15 NISD Swim Ctr 10/13 NISD Swim Ctr 11/10 NISD Swim Ctr T,Th 8 sessions 1:00pm-2:00pm 9/15 NISD Swim Ctr 10/13 NISD Swim Ctr 11/10 NISD Swim Ctr Tuition $31 M,W,F 12 sessions 9:00am-10:00am 9/14 George Block Aquatics Ctr 10/12 George Block Aquatics Ctr 11/9 George Block Aquatics Ctr

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Classes for Kids Arts & Crafts Young Rembrandts: Preschool Art (Ages 3 1/2-5) 110239

Specifically designed with the needs of our youngest learners in mind, the Young Rembrandts preschool program uses subjects they’re familiar with such as animals and toys, as well as their favorite learning tools - pictures, stories, touching, and doing - to enhance social and conflict resolution skills while improving listening, fine-motor skills, and time-ontask. Give your preschooler the information they’re hungry for and be amazed by what they’ll create! Instructor: Young Rembrandts Tuition $55 Thu 4 sessions 10:00am-11:00am 10/1 Northside Learning Ctr C104 Young Artists: Egyptian Art (Ages 7-12)

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Unlock the secrets of ancient Egypt. You’ll learn fascinating facts about Egypt as you learn to write your name in hieroglyphics and create an Egyptian-inspired masterpiece using watercolors. A supply fee of $5 is payable to the instructor. Instructor: Merriam Materials Fee $5 Tuition $19 Sat 1 session 1:00pm-3:00pm 9/19 Northside Learning Ctr C112 Young Artists: Masks of Many Cultures (Ages 7-12) 110185

The African, Latin American, and Native American cultures used masks for many important life events and holidays. We will look at a fascinating array of masks, and learn their meaning. Select the one that inspires you the most and make your own version using a variety of materials. A supply fee of $5 is payable to the instructor. Instructor: Merriam Materials Fee $5 Tuition $19 Sat 1 session 1:00pm-3:00pm 10/17 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Young Artists: Drawing Animals (Ages 7-12)

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Kids on Canvas: Frosty! (Ages 6+)

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Learn tried and true artist’s techniques for drawing animals while you experiment with different art materials. You’ll be amazed what you can create! A supply fee of $5 is payable to the instructor. Instructor: Merriam Materials Fee $5 Tuition $19 Sat 1 session 1:00pm-3:00pm 11/7 Northside Learning Ctr C104

Paint your own frosty in this acrylic painting class for kids age 6 and up. Students will be guided through a step by step process and learn tips and techniques from a painter. Each student will complete one painting on an 11x 14 canvas. Great gift or decoration for the holidays. The $10 materials fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: My Art Starz Materials Fee $10 Tuition $29 Sat 1 session 9:00am-11:30am 12/5 Northside Learning Ctr C112 Great Glass Art (Ages 6-14)

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Kids will have a great time making a fused pendant, faux blown glass, and glass on glass mosaic votives, all perfect for the giving season. A supply fee of $20 is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Touch Materials Fee $20 Tuition $25 Sat 1 session 12:00pm-3:00pm 12/5 Northside Learning Ctr C106

Paper Arts for Kids (Ages 8+)

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Sculpy Christmas Ornaments (Ages 8-12)

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Creative Duct-tivities: Duct Tape Creations (Ages 7-12)

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Kids will explore the possibilities of paper as both an art form and a flexible medium. They’ll create several projects, including making art-quality pulled paper sheets and 3D paper casts. A $10 supply fee is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Hoffman Materials Fee $10 Tuition $29 Sat 1 session 9:00am-1:00pm 10/24 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Use colorful polymer clay to craft a Santa, wreath or ornament to hang on the tree! Collage a Christmas card while your Sculpy is baked by the instructor at the end of class. A supply fee of $10 is payable to instructor. Instructor: Merriam Materials Fee $10 Tuition $19 Sat 1 session 1:00pm-3:00pm 12/12 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Join us for hands-on fun and learn basic duct tape techniques to craft unique creations that can be used over and over again! Feel free to bring your favorite roll(s) of duct tape to class. A supply fee of $8 includes duct tape for all activities plus additional supplies. Instructor: Tarun Materials Fee $8 Tuition $19 Sat 1 session 10:00am-12:00pm 11/7 Northside Learning Ctr C112

Hey parents! Have some errands to run? Need to get some holiday shopping done? Take advantage of one of our great Saturday classes. Kids will have fun learning while you take care of business!

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Homeschool Enrichment Classes

Food Crafting

DAYTIME CLASSES FOR KIDS IN ART, SCIENCE, AND TECHNOLOGY

Crazy for Cupcakes: Halloween Edition (Ages 7-12) 520336

Young Rembrandts: Elementary Art (Ages 6-12) 110240

Kids can join in the fun with this hands-on class learning buttercream and basic fondant decorating techniques to create fun Halloween treats. They will learn the basics of bags and tips, plus rolling, cutting and making shapes and figures out of fondant and use these to adorn cupcakes. The materials fee of $9 is payable to the instructor provides fondant and a decorating kit. A supply list for remaining items is provided at registration. Instructor: Tarun Materials Fee $9 Tuition $21 Sat 1 session 10:00am-12:30pm 10/3 Northside Learning Ctr C103

Classes for Kids Children’s Etiquette

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‘Proper Etiquette’ is simply learning to use good manners, which is another way of respecting others. Sometimes it helps to have someone else give reinforcement to what you are trying to teach your children at home. Students will learn how to meet people, perform introductions, what to do in social situations and several skills in behavior, including ordering from a menu, interacting with peers and teachers and more. Instructor: Fernandez Humble Tuition $20 Sat 1 session 9:00am-12:00pm 10/3 Northside Learning Ctr C116

Science & Discovery Amazing Discoveries: Preschool Fun (Ages 3-5)

Drawing is the fundamental skill of the visual arts that can - and should - be learned by all children. Young Rembrandts teaches the drawing skills children need while developing learning skills that give children an academic advantage. This program offers innovative guided instruction, topics that kids love and relate to, and instructors that know how to reach this group. Not only hands-on and visual...it’s simply fun. You and your child will both be amazed by what they can create! Instructor: Young Rembrandts Tuition $55 Tue 4 sessions 10:00am-11:00am 10/6 Northside Learning Ctr C106 Young Rembrandts: Cartoon Drawing (Ages 10-14) 110241

Surely the most fun you can have while learning! This entertaining program combines Young Rembrandts’ innovative, hands-on teaching method with light-hearted subject matter that engages children, their sense of humor, and their vivid imaginations. Maintaining a quick pace and drawings that tell a story also help kids to stay on-task, learn from their mistakes, find new solutions to a problem, and communicate ideas and concepts through pictures - skills with lifetime benefits. Instructor: Young Rembrandts Tuition $55 Tue 4 sessions 11:00am-12:00pm 10/6 Northside Learning Ctr C106 Game Design (Grades 3-8)

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Boost your child’s interest and vocabulary with these classes that incorporate play with science, math and language arts. These hands-on sessions are filled with wonder and excitement as students explore a new theme each week, including Dino Dig, Measurement, Simple Machines, and Color Blast. Instructor: Ibarra Tuition $55 Wed 4 sessions 9:00am-10:00am 11/4 Northside Learning Ctr C116

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Becoming a game creator is easy with MacroMedia Fusion II. 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 how to program 4 different games as well as begin an original game of your own choosing. 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. Instructor: Dooley Tuition $115 M,W 6 sessions 1:00pm-4:00pm 9/28 Northside Learning Ctr C113

Call to discuss your enrichment class needs 210-397-8103 Looking for enrichment opportunities for your students? Let us set up a custom class for your group! Choose from cooking, fine arts, computers & keyboarding, fitness, dance, and more.

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Amazing Discoveries

These completely hands-on science sessions make excellent introductions, additions, or reviews for various units of study. Enhance your child’s interest, expand their vocabulary, and reinforce skills as they enjoy being actively involved in science. Register for individual sessions, or save by registering for all four for only $60! Amazing Discoveries: Dinos Galore (Ages 6-10)

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Amazing Discoveries: Simple Machines (Ages 6-10)

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Your child will become a paleontologist during an adventurous expedition chiseling and digging up dinosaur fossils then reconstructing them. A supply fee of $3 is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Ibarra Materials Fee $3 Tuition $19 Wed 1 session 10:30am-12:30pm 11/4 Northside Learning Ctr C116

Students will have fun learning how the simple machines: inclined plane, screw, wedge, lever, wheel and axle and pulley, make work easier, function and how they affect force and motion. Instructor: Ibarra Tuition $19 Wed 1 session 10:30am-12:30pm 11/11 Northside Learning Ctr C116 Amazing Discoveries: Matter Matters (Ages 6-10) 300029

Tying together science and math with sweet cupcake experiments provides an excellent exploration of the fundamentals of solids, liquids, and gasses. Students will learn the effects of temperature on the state of matter and its properties. A supply fee of $2 is payable to the instructor in class. Instructor: Ibarra Materials Fee $2 Tuition $19 Wed 1 session 10:30am-12:30pm 11/18 Northside Learning Ctr C116 Amazing Discoveries: Light & Shadow (Ages 6-10) 300030

Exploring light and shadow, students will witness its relationship, different sources, reflective and transparent objects plus more in this fun, interactive class. Instructor: Ibarra Tuition $19 Wed 1 session 10:30am-12:30pm 12/2 Northside Learning Ctr C116 Register for all four Amazing Discovery class for just

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Music

Dance

TamboFUNction Drumming 150047

Kinder “Dance With Me” (18-36 months)

TamboFUNction Drumming is a fun and functional rhythmic adventure! Your instructor, Jorge Ochoa, is an Occupational Therapist and Musician. Using his talents in music, he will use drums and percussion to address the following skills; attention/focus, impulse control, taking turns, social skills, communication reinforcement, creative self-expression, leadership, confidence/self-esteem, basic color and shape identification, prepositional concepts, motor skills, counting and left/ right discrimination. No previous musical experience is required, and all instruments will be provided. This course is for all Special Needs children and Pre-K through Kinder ages 3-6. This class is for all children Pre-K to Kinder (3-6 years old) and older children with special needs. Instructor: Ochoa Tuition $48 Mon 6 sessions 6:15pm-7:00pm 10/5 Northside Learning Ctr Portable 8B 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 $69 Mon 8 sessions 6:30pm-7:30pm 9/28 Northside Learning Ctr C106 Guitar For Children Beginning (Ages 8-12)

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Got Talent? Singing, Acting & Dancing!

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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 $55 Mon 8 sessions 6:00pm-7:00pm 9/28 Northside Learning Ctr C116 Tue 8 sessions 6:00pm-7:00pm 9/29 Northside Learning Ctr C116

Do you think you’ve got what it takes to be the next Taylor Swift, Demi Lovato or Justin Bieber? Let our experienced instructor, Maggie Heffington help you through the process of learning how to sing, act, and dance. Who knows, you might be Hollywood’s next big superstar! Instructor: Studio One Tuition $72 Ages 6-10 Sat 6 sessions 2:00pm-3:00pm 10/3 Studio One Ages 11-14 Sat 6 sessions 3:00pm-4:00pm 10/3 Studio One

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Take time out of your busy schedule to interact with your toddler while they learn some basic dance steps. Your little dancer will have so much fun while doing movement exploration, increasing balance, motor development, strength, coordination and social interaction. Creative dancing will stimulate and improve coordination in your tiny dancer. Music will be incorporated with movements. One $60 tuition for each parent/child combo. Instructor: KinderDance Tuition $60 Wed 6 sessions 9:00am-9:30am 9/23 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Wed 6 sessions 9:00am-9:30am 11/4 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Kinder Tots (Ages 2-3)

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Kinderdance (Ages 3-5)

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Kindermotion (Ages 3-5)

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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. This is an Independent Child Class. Child must be able to participate in class without the caregiver in the room, with one instructor and a small group of children the same age. Parents are asked to wait outside the classroom. Instructor: KinderDance Tuition $60 Wed 6 sessions 9:45am-10:15am 9/23 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Wed 6 sessions 9:45am-10:15am 11/4 Northside Learning Ctr C101

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 self-esteem. Shoes will be discussed at the first class. Instructor: KinderDance Tuition $70 Wed 6 sessions 10:30am-11:15am 9/23 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Wed 6 sessions 10:30am-11:15am 11/4 Northside Learning Ctr C101

This class is designed for those students who like to dance and move, but don’t necessarily want classical technique. This curriculum focuses on: Imagery & Creative Dance, Motor Skills, Physical Development, Fitness, Nutrition & Imagery, preparing students’ minds and bodies for athletic and academic pursuits. Instructor: KinderDance Tuition $60 Wed 6 sessions 11:30am-12:00pm 9/23 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Wed 6 sessions 11:30am-12:00pm 11/4 Northside Learning Ctr C101

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Pre-School Ballet (Ages 3-5)

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Pre-School Tap (Ages 3-5)

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Come dance with us! Your little dancer will learn the fundamentals of ballet in a fun, structured setting. Creative dance movements channel your little one’s motor, listening and social skills through dance and music! Instructor: Studio One Tuition $40 Sat 4 sessions 9:00am-9:45am 9/19 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Sat 4 sessions 9:00am-9:45am 10/17 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Sat 4 sessions 9:00am-9:45am 11/14 Northside Learning Ctr C101

Come dance with us! Your little dancer will learn the fundamentals of tap in a fun, structured setting. Creative dance movements channel your little one’s motor, listening and social skills through dance and music! Instructor: Studio One Tuition $40 Sat 4 sessions 9:45am-10:30am 9/19 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Sat 4 sessions 9:45am-10:30am 10/17 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Sat 4 sessions 9:45am-10:30am 11/14 Northside Learning Ctr C101

Distinct Dance (4 And Up) 130062

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. There will be public performances at the Spurs and parades. Tuition is $10 per class with a one-time registration fee of $10. Instructor: Henderson Tuition $10/class Wed 13 sessions 7:15pm-8:15pm 9/9 Carlos Coon ES Gym Thu 13 sessions 7:15pm-8:15pm 9/10 McDermott ES Gym Thu 13 sessions 6:00pm-6:45pm 9/10 Leon Valley ES Gym Mon 13 sessions 7:15pm-8:15pm 9/14 Mary Hull ES Gym

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Dance Introduction To Dance (Ages 6-10)

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This class is designed as an introduction to ballet, tap and jazz dance in a relaxed and fun environment. This is a great way for your dancer to try different styles of dance and learn the fundamentals of movement, coordination and build great self-confidence. Instructor: Studio One Tuition $40 Sat 4 sessions 10:30am-11:15am 9/19 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Sat 4 sessions 10:30am-11:15am 10/17 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Sat 4 sessions 10:30am-11:15am 11/14 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Let’s Hip Hop (Ages 6-10)

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Hip Hop is a popular dance style that all age groups love to dance, especially kids! In this beginner’s class, your child will have fun learning the newest and hottest dance moves to Top 40 upbeat music. Instructor: Studio One Tuition $40 Sat 4 sessions 11:15am-12:00pm 9/19 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Sat 4 sessions 11:15am-12:00pm 10/17 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Sat 4 sessions 11:15am-12:00pm 11/14 Northside Learning Ctr C101

Tap Dance for Tweens & Teens (Ages 10-16)

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Jazz Dance for Tweens & Teens (Ages 10-16)

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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 6:00pm-7:00pm 9/30 Northside Learning Ctr C101

Hip Hop For Tweens & Teens (Ages 10-16)

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Tiny Cheer Show Team (Ages 3-5)

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Texas Cheerleading

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Hip Hop is a popular dance style that all age groups love to dance! In this beginner’s class, your child will have fun learning the newest and hottest dance moves to Top 40 upbeat music. Instructor: Studio One Tuition $50 Wed 6 sessions 8:00pm-9:00pm 9/30 Northside Learning Ctr C101

This class explores the art of Jazz dancing, incorporating many different styles of jazz. Each class focuses on style, technique, placement, conditioning, stretching, turns, leaps and choreography. As rigorous as Jazz may be, expect every class to be a fun upbeat experience! Instructor: Studio One Tuition $50 Wed 6 sessions 7:00pm-8:00pm 9/30 Northside Learning Ctr C101

Performance/Show Team Hip Hop Show Team (Ages 3-5)

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Tiny Hip Hop Show Team is geared towards the younger dance student. Synchronized steps to form the latest moves will be taught in this exciting class. Tuition is $40 per month. On-going registrations. Tuition $40 Fri 15 sessions 7:15pm-8:15pm 9/4 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Sat 15 sessions 1:15pm-2:00pm 9/5 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Hip Hop Street Dance (Grades 1-8)

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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. P 1st-3rd 6:30pm-7:30pm. 4th8th 7:30pm-8:30pm. Tuition is $40 per month. On-going registrations. Instructor: Cheer Tuition $40 Mon 13 sessions 6:30pm-8:30pm 9/14 Murnin ES Gym

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Ballet (Ages 3-5)

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Aspiring ballerinas will learn basic steps and positions while enjoying movement to music. Wed 6:30pm-7:15pm 9/2 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Ballet (Ages 6-10)

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Students will learn the fundamentals of movement, correct foot and arm placement and simple routines. Wed 7:30pm-8:15pm 9/2 Northside Learning Ctr C101

Texas Cheer & Dance Classes Students will have the opportunity to participate in performances at the Arneson River Theatre, Christmas Extravaganza, and a Spurs game. Tuition is $40 per month and there is a one-time $5 registration charge. For the optional performances, costume and ticket cost will be approximately $70$90. Attire will be discussed at class. Classes forming now! On-going registration To register, call 289-2921 or 323-6094 or e-mail rickstexascheer1@aol.com.

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Your little cheerleader will learn the basics of cheers, dances and stunts.Tuition is $40 per month. On-going registrations. Tuition $40 Fri 6:15pm-7:00pm 9/4 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Sat 12:30pm-1:15pm 9/5 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Learn the basics of cheers, dances, and stunts and get a chance to perform at a Spurs Basketball game! K-2 6:30pm7:30pm. 3rd-6th 7:30pm-8:30pm. Tuition is $40 per month. On-going registrations. Tuition $40 Tue 6:30pm-8:30pm 9/1 Lewis ES Gym Wed 6:30pm-8:30pm 9/2 Brauchle ES Gym Thu 6:30pm-8:30pm 9/3 Hoffmann ES Gym Fri 6:30pm-8:30pm 9/4 Krueger ES Gym

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Sports - Fitness TOT Basketball: Mommy & Me (Ages 1-2)

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Teams of Tomorrow (TOT) will work with Mommy and child to focus on ball handling skills, academics, and agility. TOT instructors will give a “mini” academic lesson each class. The program is also designed to work on agility to develop fine and gross motor skills with some super fun equipment! Instructor: Black Tuition $65 Thu 4 sessions 11:30am-12:00pm 9/24 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Thu 4 sessions 11:30am-12:00pm 10/22 Northside Learning Ctr C101 TOT Basketball (Ages 3-5) 300009

Teams of Tomorrow (TOT) is a preschool basketball program focused on athletics, academics, and agility. Your child will learn ball handling and dribbling skills. TOT instructors will give a “mini” academic lesson each class. The program is also designed to work on agility to develop fine and gross motor skills with some super fun equipment! Class Package (optional): For $25 students will receive a t-shirt and curriculum handouts that cover what is being taught in class each week. With the purchase of the class package and TOT ball students will have the opportunity to perform at the Harlem Globetrotters game (must attend both fall class sessions to participate). Instructor: Black Tuition $79 Wed 6 sessions 11:30am-12:15pm 9/16 Northside Learning Ctr C101 Wed 6 sessions 11:30am-12:15pm 10/28 Northside Learning Ctr C101

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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. Uniforms are available for purchase, but not required. $10 per week with a one time $10 registration fee. Tuition $10 Tue 13 sessions 7:30pm-8:30pm 9/8 Linton ES Gym Wed 13 sessions 7:15pm-8:15pm 9/9 Evers ES Gym Fri 13 sessions 7:30pm-8:30pm 9/11 Carnahan ES Gym Fri 13 sessions 6:00pm-6:45pm 9/11 Carson ES Gym

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If your child likes to swim and dance, synchronized swimming may be the perfect sport! This fun and active class teaches students basic synchronized swimming techniques and also covers swimming skills, strength training, coordination skills and flexibility. Children also learn about team work and cooperation in a safe and fun setting. Not sure? Attend a FREE special introductory class on Wednesday Sept 9 at 6:00pm. Phone the Aquarelles Synchro Club at 210-5899207 for more info. Instructor: Zabriskie Tuition $80 Sun 6 sessions 4:00pm-6:00pm 9/20 George Block Aquatics Ctr Sun 6 sessions 4:00pm-6:00pm 11/8 George Block Aquatics Ctr Fencing - PeeWee Epee (Ages 6-8) 210130

Learn the fundamentals of Epee fencing at San Antonio’s only three weapon fencing club with a dedicated, stand-alone fencing facility. In a group setting with bouting (sparring) time; practice several types of basic footwork, bladework, attacks and appropriate defenses as well as games designed to increase coordination and stamina. All fencing blades are light-weight, flexible, and rounded making it one of the safest sports. No experience or equipment needed. A supply rental fee of $75 is payable to the instructor at the first class which covers the use of the fencing weapon and protective gear. Instructor: Fencers’ Club Materials Fee $75 Tuition $70 Tue 6 sessions 4:30pm-5:30pm 9/15 San Antonio Phoenix Fencing Club Sat 6 sessions 9:00am-10:00am 9/19 San Antonio Phoenix Fencing Club Tue 6 sessions 4:30pm-5:30pm 10/13 San Antonio Phoenix Fencing Club Sat 6 sessions 9:00am-10:00am 10/17 San Antonio Phoenix Fencing Club

Bully Barrier

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This program is a martial arts themed bully prevention class. Students will learn how to detect, deter, and defend against many different types of bullying. The class then results in understadning the most important phase of becoming a true friend. A graduation ceremony will be held at the completion of the program where students showcase their newly aquired skills and receive a certificate. Tuition $99 Mon 13 sessions 7:30pm-8:30pm 9/14 Brauchle ES Gym

Fencing - Children Beginning (Ages 8-13) 210135

Learn the basics of modern Olympic sport fencing at San Antonio’s only three weapon fencing club with a dedicated, stand-alone fencing facility. In a group setting with bouting (sparring) time; practice several types of basic footwork, bladework, attacks and appropriate defenses for the Foil, Epee, and Sabre swords. All fencing blades are light-weight, flexible, and rounded making it one of the safest sports. No experience or equipment needed. A supply rental fee of $75 is payable to the instructor at the first class which covers the use of fencing weapon and protective gear. Instructor: Fencers’ Club Materials Fee $75 Tuition $70 Mon 6 sessions 6:00pm-7:00pm 9/14 San Antonio Phoenix Fencing Club Sat 6 sessions 10:00am-11:00am 9/19 San Antonio Phoenix Fencing Club Sat 6 sessions 10:00am-11:00am 10/17 San Antonio Phoenix Fencing Club Mon 5 sessions 6:00pm-7:00pm 10/19 San Antonio Phoenix Fencing Club Fencing - Saber, Children Beginning (Ages 8-13) 210133

Learn the basics of modern Saber fencing at San Antonio’s only three weapon fencing club with a dedicated, stand-alone fencing facility. In a group setting with bouting (sparring) time; practice several types of basic footwork, bladework, attacks and appropriate defenses. All fencing blades are light-weight, flexible, and rounded making it one of the safest sports. No experience or equipment needed. A supply rental fee of $75 is payable to the instructor at the first class which covers the use of fencing weapon and protective gear. Instructor: Fencers’ Club Materials Fee $75 Tuition $70 Thu 6 sessions 6:00pm-7:00pm 9/17 San Antonio Phoenix Fencing Club Thu 6 sessions 6:00pm-7:00pm 10/15 San Antonio Phoenix Fencing Club Karate Smart

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This program encourages confidence, physical fitness, and positive self-esteem. Students will be instructed on safety and self protection. Ages 6 years to adult. New students and yellow rank 6:30pm-7:30pm. Adults and returning students 7:30pm-8:30pm. Uniforms are required and available for purchase for $50. Tuition $70 Thu 13 sessions 6:00pm-6:45pm 9/10 McDermott ES Gym Thu 13 sessions 7:30pm-8:30pm 9/10 Rhodes ES Gym Thu 13 sessions 6:30pm-8:30pm 9/10 Mary Hull ES Gym

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Taekwondo For Beginners (Ages 3-4)

Taekwondo For Beginners (Ages 5-12)

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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 10/6 DC Martial Arts

Golf Golf Junior Beginning (Ages 6-15)

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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 Materials Fee $8 Tuition $52 Mon 4 sessions 6:00pm-7:00pm 9/21 Alamo Golf Course Sat 4 sessions 12:00pm-1:00pm 9/26 Alamo Golf Course Mon 4 sessions 6:00pm-7:00pm 10/26 Alamo Golf Course Sat 4 sessions 12:00pm-1:00pm 10/31 Alamo Golf Course

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The class is a combination of Asian and American styles of martial arts in an instructor led environment that small children will enjoy. 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 10/6 DC Martial Arts

Classes are held at the NISD Tennis Center near O’Connor High School and at the Annemarie Tennis Center off Culebra and 410. When registering, please ensure you select the class for your desired location. Spaces are limited so register as soon as possible to reserve your space. Tennis Academy: QuickStart (Ages 10 and Under) 660001

Quickstart is an innovative way for kids 10 and under to have fun and learn tennis skills. Quickstart uses a smaller court size, shortened score format, smaller rackets, and three different types of balls depending on age. This is the perfect program to set your child on the pathway to tennis. Tuition $90 M,Tu,W 12 sessions 6:00pm-7:00pm 9/14 Annemarie Tennis Ctr 10/12 Annemarie Tennis Ctr 11/9 Annemarie Tennis Ctr M,Tu,W 12 sessions 6:00pm-7:00pm 9/14 NISD Tennis Ctr 10/12 NISD Tennis Ctr 11/9 NISD Tennis Ctr

Tennis Academy: Elite (Ages 11+)

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This advanced program caters to high school varsity players and all Championship level and super championship level players. This is a high intensity program that incorporates the latest teaching methods of the USTA. Tuition $135 M,Tu,W 12 sessions 6:00pm-8:00pm 9/14 Annemarie Tennis Ctr 10/12 Annemarie Tennis Ctr 11/9 Annemarie Tennis Ctr M,Tu,W 12 sessions 6:00pm-8:00pm 9/14 NISD Tennis Ctr 10/12 NISD Tennis Ctr 11/9 NISD Tennis Ctr

Tennis Academy: Intermediate (Ages 11+) 660002

This program caters to players ages 11 and up. This program is for both beginner and intermediate level players. The program focuses on the latest stroke techniques and fundamentals to get your player ready to play. Tuition $135 M,Tu,W 12 sessions 6:00pm-7:30pm 9/14 Annemarie Tennis Ctr 10/12 Annemarie Tennis Ctr 11/9 Annemarie Tennis Ctr M,Tu,W 12 sessions 6:00pm-7:30pm 9/14 NISD Tennis Ctr 10/12 NISD Tennis Ctr 11/9 NISD Tennis Ctr

For more information, contact the NISD Tennis Center at 398-1800 or the Annemarie Tennis Center at 397-7592.

Tennis 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. Instructor: Tennis Center Tuition $45 Sun 4 sessions 3:30pm-4:15pm 9/20 AnneMarie Tennis Ctr Sun 4 sessions 3:30pm-4:15pm 9/20 NISD Tennis Ctr Sun 4 sessions 3:30pm-4:15pm 10/25 AnneMarie Tennis Ctr Sun 4 sessions 3:30pm-4:15pm 10/25 NISD Tennis Ctr

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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. Instructor: Tennis Center Tuition $45 Sun 4 sessions 4:30pm-5:30pm 9/20 NISD Tennis Ctr Sun 4 sessions 4:30pm-5:30pm 9/20 AnneMarie Tennis Ctr Sun 4 sessions 4:30pm-5:30pm 10/25 AnneMarie Tennis Ctr Sun 4 sessions 4:30pm-5:30pm 10/25 NISD Tennis Ctr

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Adult & Community Education offers non-credit classes to all members of the community for personal enrichment and professional development. You do not have to be a resident of Northside School District to take our classes. attendees 16 years and older. Children under 16 are admitted only with prior permission of the program coordinator and instructor and must be accompanied by a paying adult. Children may not accompany adults to class and we do not provide child care. Youth Classes Please adhere to listed age

requirements. Unless designated as a “Mom & Me” class, parents will be expected to leave the classroom once class starts. All instructors are background checked and we adhere to strict safety policies. Registration All classes, including free

classes, require pre-registration. Many classes fill up so register early to avoid disappointment. If space is available, registrations are taken until the first day of the class. Early registrations are encouraged to avoid class cancellations due to low enrollment. Registration for some cooking and crafting classes may close two business days before class time to allow instructors to purchase supplies for class. Fees Financial support for our program

comes from class fees. Tuition fees are due at registration. Visa and Mastercard can be used to pay for class online, by phone, by fax, by mail and in person. We can also accept cash and check payments in our office. Retur ned Checks A $25 fee will be

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materials fee which is payable to the instructor in the first class. This fee is noted in the class description and is in addition to the class fee paid upon registration. Some classes may require students to bring supplies; refer to class description. Classes make great gifts! Gift Certificates in any amount can be purchased online on our registration website or through our office. Refund Policy Refunds minus a $6

processing fee will be given if requested at least two working days before the day of the first class meeting. After that time, no refunds can be given. Refund requests must be made by calling our office at 397-8100 (option 2). We cannot process refund requests by email. Instructors are not authorized to approve requests for refunds. NO REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED IF YOU FAIL TO ATTEND CLASS. Refunds for payments made by credit card will be processed to same card used and will take 24-48 hours for processing. Refunds for cash and check payments will be made by check and will take 4 to 6 weeks for processing. Cancellations If we cancel a class, you

will be offered the choice of an alternative class, electronic voucher, or full refund. Electronic vouchers are valid for one year from date of issue and can be used toward any class. Confir mation If you provide an email

address at registration, class confirmation will be emailed to you. A class reminder will be sent via email 24-48 hours prior to class, but students are expected to manage their class registrations and schedules.

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need to change room assignments due to class size or requirements. Upon arrival for your class, please refer to the Campus Supervisor, classroom signs (on or near door), or television monitor (NLC Campus only) for final room assignment. 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. We make no guarantees, expressed or implied, that classroom instruction will result in a specific gain. We cannot be held responsible for any loss, material or otherwise, incurred while following a teacher's directions. We are not responsible for any personal property left in our buildings. Students take courses at their own risk. Neither the Northside ISD nor any of its instructors is liable for any injury you may sustain. Every effort has been made to make this publication accurate as of the publication date; however, all policies, tuition/fees, instructors, and/or curriculum are subject to change at any time by appropriate action of instructors or administrators of this program. This publication is not intended to be a contract, explicit or implied. Any questions about our policies or program can be addressed to our office at 397-8100.

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We a r e a l w a y s l o o k i n g f o r e x p e r i e n c e d instructors and new course ideas.

Our instructors come from varied backgrounds, from Northside teachers to business leaders, and all share one characteristic: a passion for sharing their area of interest. If you have an idea for a class, please visit our website and submit a proposal detailing the course you would like to teach and what makes you the per fect person to teach it. Our coordinators review all applications based on our program needs and student requests. We plan four to five months in advance for our semesters, and work to select seasonally-appropriate classes. If your proposal fits a need, the coordinators will be in touch to further discuss your ideas.

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Northside Independent School District

BOARD OF TRUSTEES KATIE N. REED President, District 5 M’LISSA M. CHUMBLEY Vice President, District 3 CAROL HARLE, Ph.D. Secretary, District 6 JOSEPH H. MEDINA Trustee, District 1 GERALD B. LOPEZ Trustee, District 2 ROBERT (Bobby) BLOUNT, JR. Trustee, District 4 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 CARRIE RIOS

Adult and Community Education By visiting our website, www.nisd.net/ace you can find information on all of these programs, as well as the latest news, current schedules, and contact information. COMMUNITY EDUCATION 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 APPRENTICESHIP 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 ADULT LITERACY & EDUCATION 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, self-sufficiency and GED® certificate completion. 397-8109 GED® TESTING CENTER 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 ENGLISH FOR SPEAKERS OF OTHER LANGUAGES (ESOL CLASSES) 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

After School Programs Coordinatator NANCY BENTLEY DUNLAP Coordinator, Adult Basic Education DENISE LOPEZ Coordinator, Community Education MARY VADILLO Coordinator, Community Education JENNA WALLACE Coordinator, Community Education DOROTHY GONZALEZ Bookkeeper ADRANA LEWIS Administrative Assistant ESTHER SALAZAR Administrative Assistant

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Community Education Class Locations Please call 397-8100 for information

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DISTRICT SITES Annemarie Tennis Center 7001 Culebra Road George Block Aquatics 7001 Culebra Road Northside Activity Center 7001 Culebra Road Northside Learning Center 6632 Bandera Road Northside Swim Center 8400 N. Loop 1604 NISD Tennis Center 12045 Leslie Road Cover Image © Stephanie Frey | Dreamstime.com

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ACE Purpose Statement To support Northside Independent School District’s mission by encouraging the community to strive for personal excellence and lifelong learning beyond the classroom. DISTANCE LEARNING 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 COLLEGE AND CAREER PREPARATION (CCP) CCP 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 LEARNING TREE AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM 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 w o r k . Yo u t h l e a d e r s e n g a g e s t u d e n t s i n e n r i c h i n g a c t i v i t i e s , h o m e w o r k h e l p , and recreation. 397-8108 PLAZA COMUNITARIA 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 SCHOOLS Brandeis Clark Holmes O’Connor

COMMUNITY PARTNER SITES Alamo Golf Club 9700 Rochelle 78240 BBE Fitness 7007 Bandera Rd, Suit 3 78238 Casa Helotes 12070 Leslie Road, Helotes 78023 Center for Archaeological Research UTSA 6900 N Loop 1604 W 78249 Creative Sewing Center 10242 W Loop 1604 N, Suite 108 78254 ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS DC Martial Arts 7723 Guilbeau #101 78250 Brauchle 8555 Bowens Crossing 78250 Eisenhower Park 19399 NW Military Hwy 78257 Carlos Coon 3110 Timber View Dr 78251 Northeast ISD Community Learning Ctr 8750 Tesoro 78217 Carnahan 6839 Babcock Rd 78249 Rainbow Gardens 8516 Bandera Road 78250 Hoffmann 12118 Volunteer Pkwy 78253 San Antonio Phoenix Fencing Club Isom Road, Suite 208 78216 Krueger 9900 Wildhorse Pkwy 78254 Shaolin West SA 7950 Mainland, Suite 103 78250 Leon Valley 7111 Huebner Rd 78240 Stained Glass Crafters Workbench 7515 Eckhert Road 78240 Lewis 1000 Seascape 78251 Studio One 8055 West Ave #111 78213 Linton 2103 Oakhill Rd 78238 Texas Strings 15609 NW Military Hwy 78231 Mary Hull 7320 Remuda Dr 78227 McDermott 5111 USAA Blvd 78240 Murnin 9019 Dugas 78251 Rhodes 5714 North Knoll 78240 13011 Kyle Seale Pkwy 5150 DeZavala Road 6500 Ingram Road 12221 Leslie Road

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