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Community Education


Community Education


Contents

Important Dates!

Animal Activities.............................4

Alachua/Bradford Counties........... 17

Arts and Crafts............................4-5

Career and Test Prep......................9

August 7

Registration begins for Fall A

College for Kids........................... 15

Sept 2

Labor Day, college closed

Computers and Technology............8

Sept 3

Classes begin for Fall A

Culinary and Healthy Living.............9

Oct 4

UF Homecoming, college closed

Dance.......................................... 10

Drawing and Painting.....................6

General Information...................... 18

Health and Fitness....................... 11

Health and Wellness..................... 12

Understanding this brochure

Hobbies....................................... 14

House and Garden....................... 15

Kids and Family............................ 15

Course Title

How To Use Your Kindle Fire

Learn all the basics of your Kindle Fire (and HD), Fire parts and basic navigation; books, movies/TV, music, apps, search the web, and check email. Learn about Amazon’s Cloud Services and the benefits of buying Amazon Prime.

Languages................................... 14

Money and Finance...................... 16

Outdoor Adventures..................... 16

Performing and Visual Arts.............7

Special Interests........................... 17

Sports......................................... 13 Writing...........................................6

Registration Form...................... 18

COM0040 is the course #

Melissa Graham Course Manager melissa.graham@sfcollege.edu

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3 Wed., starts 7/2, 6 p.m.—8 p.m. Instructor: Ken Humphlett SF NW Campus, B-204 FEE $39

3 Wed. means this course runs for 3 Wednesdays and starts on 7/2

Registration FEE

1F4 is the section #

Course location: Bldg B, Rm 204

Our programs need a minimum number enrolled before a class can run — so don’t wait to sign up! Call today for more information!

Rosalind Roberts Administrative Specialist rosalind.roberts@sfcollege.edu

352-395-5193

Joni Murano Graphic Designer joni.murano@sfcollege.edu

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Karina Zamora Office Assistant karina.zamora@sfcollege.edu

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Animal Activities AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Class *

Learn how to best communicate with your puppy and also provide an opportunity for your dog to socialize. Classes aimed at earning the AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy distinction. Get info on puppy raising questions including housetraining, chewing, and the most effective way to teach practical skills.

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6 Sat., starts 9/7, 9 a.m.—10 a.m. NOTE: At completion your puppy (up to 1 yr.) is eligible to be enrolled in the S.T.A.R. Puppy Program. Distinction information listed at akc. org/starpuppy. No class on 9/14; make-up day is 10/19.

Rally Obedience For Dogs *

Join other dog lovers for fun and games in the exciting sport of rally. Learn techniques through positive training to keep your dog highly motivated while performing a variety of fun exercises.

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6 Sun., starts 9/8, 11 a.m.—12 p.m. No class on 9/15; make-up day is 10/20.

AKC Beginning Dog Training *

Develop a happy working relationship with your dog. Discover innovative methods for communicating with your dog, with emphasis on instant response and attentiveness, encouraged by high motivation and praise. All basic obedience exercises are AKC oriented and geared for a great family dog, as well as competition.

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AKC Advanced Dog Training *

If you are familiar with AKC Techniques, and your dog knows basic obedience exercises, then this next level class is for you. Enjoy an advanced class that teaches a development of mutual trust and respect. Good citizen and AKC Community Canine titles can be earned by exam in this class.

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6 Sat., starts 9/7, 11 a.m.—12 p.m.

6 Sat., starts 9/7, 10 a.m.—11 a.m.

* Instructor: Mitzi Calvert, CGC Eval. SF NW Campus, Lot 9A NW Field FEE $34 NOTE: No sr. waivers. Additional $25 fee paid at 1st class. Class meets at field across from Walgreens (on corner of NW 91st St). Provide email address, instructor will send map. * Current vaccinations, including flu vaccines, will be required before beginning classes. Dog classes are held outside in a large field. No class on 9/14; make-up day is 10/19.

Horseback Riding 101

Horse riding is for beginners, but all levels are welcome. Should be fun and exciting! In the first few lessons, riders will have the opportunity to interact with their horses on the ground. Learn the basics of grooming and riding in a structured, fun environment. Become a confident rider and handler under the professional training of Madonna Bynum.

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4 Thu., starts 9/5, 6 p.m.—7:30 p.m. Instructor: Madonna Bynum MADONNA’S EQUINE ACADEMY, Barn 7624 NE 62nd Dr FEE $29 NOTE: No sr. waivers. Additional $100 facility fee paid to instructor at 1st class. Class will meet in outdoor arena. Wear appropriate clothes: long pants, closed‑toe shoes or boots with 1/2” heel (no tread). Directions will be emailed. Any questions, call Madonna Bynum at 352-222‑3266.

Arts and Crafts Parent/Child: Fall Pumpkin Fun

Looking for that perfect art activity for you and your little one? Engage in some creativity....create a fun mixed media art design using wood, paint, felt, and tissue paper to create a unique fall inspired piece of art! For children ages 5 and up and one parent.

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1 Sat., starts 10/12, 10 a.m.—11:30 a.m. Instructor: Brandi Brinker TWO HAWK HAMMOCK 17990 NE 53 LN, Williston FEE $29 NOTE: No sr. waivers. $10 material fee will be paid to instructor at class. Please, no children under 5. Course fee and materials FEE is for one adult and one child. $10 extra plus the $10 materials fee for each additional child.

Intermediate Cabbing: Colors!

Expand your cabbing skills with colorful stones, whether hard or soft, brittle, prone to chipping or undercutting. Learn the best cabbing techniques to meet these challenges. For the SPRING term, class will choose four natural purple stones to work on (could include Amethyst, Lepidolite, Stichtite, Fluorite, Tiffany Stone, Charoite, or Purpurite). Additional materials may be available from the instructor. Prerequisite: Introduction to Cabbing or previous experience cutting cabochons.

Crochet 101

Join Ms. Pauline in this new class and learn how to crochet! You will learn the basics such as how to hold the yarn and needle, how to single, double and triple crochet, and much more so you can make a custom project to take home.

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4 Sun., starts 9/8, 1 p.m.—2:30 p.m. Instructor: Pauline Thompson SF NW Campus, B-04 FEE $39 NOTE: No sr. waivers. A supply list will be emailed to students prior to first class.

Crochet 102

Have you taken Crochet 101? Need to take your crochet skills to the next level? Join Crochet 102 where we will continue pattern reading and diagram, learning new stitches and working on useful projects. Learn about choosing the right yarn for your projects, finishing off your work, joining yarn for multi-color projects and so much more.

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4 Sun., starts 9/8, 2:30 p.m.—4 p.m. Instructor: Pauline Thompson SF NW Campus, B-04 FEE $39 NOTE: No sr. waivers. A supply list will be emailed to students prior to first class.

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Beginner’s Soap Making

Learn to make handcrafted cold process soap. The class will include instructions for making soaps with goat’s milk, coconut milk, honey, and beeswax. Working with synthetic and natural colors will also be demonstrated.

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1 Sat., starts 9/14, 9:30 a.m.—12:30 p.m. Instructor: Heidi Schweibert CUSTOM SAGE 120 NE 1st St, Williston FEE $34 NOTE: No sr. waivers. $10 material fee paid to instructor at class. Class size is limited, register early!

Intermediate Soap Making

Learn to make handcrafted hot process and translucent soap. This class will review basic cold process soap and end with translucent soap. Course will also focus on analyzing ingredients to create recipes for various skin types and desirable qualities.

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1 Sat., starts 9/21, 9:30 a.m.—12:30 p.m. Instructor: Heidi Schweibert CUSTOM SAGE 120 NE 1st St, Williston FEE $34 NOTE: No sr. waivers. $10 material fee paid to instructor at class. Feel free to bring a picnic lunch. Beginner class advised but not required.

4 Tue., starts 9/3, 6 p.m.—9 p.m. Instructor: Laurie Adams SF GTEC 2153 SE Hawthorne Rd FEE $59 NOTE: No sr. waivers. $30 materials fee plus required GGMS membership fee ($7.50) for use of club equipment paid to instructor at 1st class.

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Arts and Crafts - cont. Hand Sewing Basics

In this beginners class learn about tools and equipment used in sewing, body measurements and basic pattern construction. We’ll cover fundamental techniques such as how to hand-make a small purse or makeup bag.

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2 Thu., starts 10/3, 6 p.m.—8 p.m. Instructor: Vailma Roca-Fernandez GAINESVILLE HIGH SCHOOL, Front Office 1900 NW 13th St FEE $39 NOTE: Supply list for class will be emailed. Approx. cost $10-$15 for supplies; please register by 9/30.

Knitting Cables

If you’ve never knitted cables and want to learn how, this class is for you. Learn how to read cable abbreviations, understand cable charts, use a cable needle and even cable without one. The easy in-class project will give you the basic knowledge for other cable patterns. We’ll practice and then start a cable scarf project.

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2 Sat., starts 9/28, 1 p.m.—3 p.m. Instructor: Scarlett *Kiki* Geiger SF NW Campus, B-29 FEE $34 NOTE: No sr. waivers. $10 material fee paid to instructor at class. Class size is limited, register early!

Learn Cross-Stitch

Don’t let all of those little X’s intimidate you! Cross stitch is a wonderfully fun traditional form of needlework. Learn to do cross stitch in just three sessions by stitching a small, whimsical beginner project. Learn about fabrics, threads, and accessories and go home with a completed piece.

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3 Thu., starts 9/12, 6 p.m.—7:30 p.m. Instructor: Vailma Roca-Fernandez GAINESVILLE HIGH SCHOOL, Front Office 1900 NW 13th St FEE $39 NOTE: Supply list for class will be emailed. Approx. cost $10-$15 for supplies; please register by 9/9.

Home Decor

Native American Culture/Crafts

Learn all about Native American culture, beliefs and stories, while also creating/crafting beautiful beadwork (with looms) featuring Native American patterns.

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4 Tue., starts 9/3, 6 p.m.—8 p.m. Instructor: Bruce Capin WESTWOOD MIDDLE SCHOOL, Office 3215 NW 15th Ave FEE $49 NOTE: No sr. waivers. Supply list for crafting will be provided by instructor.

Intro To Lace Knitting

Love the look of lace, but think it’s too complicated? This course will break down the fundamentals of lace patterns and ease you into what is considered unparalleled around the world. Start practicing on yarn and needles, and then begin a simple lace scarf/shawl project in the second class. How to keep track, mistakes, and charts will be covered. You must know how to knit. Basic skills: cast on, knit and purl stitch, bind off.

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2 Sat., starts 9/7, 1 p.m.—3 p.m. Instructor: Scarlett *Kiki* Geiger SF NW Campus, B-29 FEE $34 NOTE: Bring $20 to first class for materials, a notebook and pen, US 7 or 8 straight needles, and knitting bag supplies. Other supplies and patterns will be provided.

The allure of hand made,eye catching adornments will inspire you. With a desire to design simple jewelry, learn basic non-casting jewelry construction techniques. Come create unique rings, bracelets, and pendants. Enameling on copper will also be taught. 6 Tue., starts 9/3, 6:30 p.m.—8:30 p.m. Instructor: Dietrich Dohrmann WESTWOOD MIDDLE SCHOOL 3215 NW 15th Ave FEE $59 NOTE: No sr. waivers. $15 materials fee paid at 1st class. Bring pencil and paper.

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1 Sat., starts 9/7, 9:30 a.m.—12:30 p.m. Instructor: Heidi Schweibert CUSTOM SAGE 120 NE 1st St, Williston FEE $29 NOTE: No sr. waivers. $10 materials fee to be paid to instructor at class.

Laser Wood Engraving

In this class, a small laser engraver will be used to engrave your name or small icons on a wooden tag. Learn how to use laser engraver just by using a simple phone app. The size of the name or small icons will be within 1x1 inch. You are welcome to bring any wooden object within 5x5 inches with no coating or wooden hardener to engrave on. A small wooden charm will be provided.

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1 Sat., starts 9/28, 1 p.m.—2:30 p.m. Instructor: Chih Jou Chiu SWAMP CITY GALLERY LOUNGE 404 SE 2nd St FEE $99 NOTE: No sr. waivers. $50 material fee paid to instructor at class.

Metal Enamel Pins

Jewelry Construction

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Design a personalized wood sign using paint; stencils; assorted craft materials and high tech equipment. A laser engraver and vinyl plotter is on-site, so you leave with a custom, professional sign for yourself or someone special!

Enameling is the ancient technique of firing colored glass in powder form on metal. In this class, we will use basic enameling techniques, along with glass beads to create unique patterns on metal, and everyone will make a pin charm.

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1 Sat., starts 9/7, 6 p.m.—8:30 p.m.

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1 Sat., starts 9/14, 1 p.m.—2:30 p.m.

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1 Sat., starts 9/21, 1 p.m.—2:30 p.m. Instructor: Chih Jou Chiu SWAMP CITY GALLERY LOUNGE 404 SE 2nd St FEE $99 NOTE: No sr. waivers. $50 material fee paid to instructor at class.

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Drawing and Painting parent/child classes

Flip Cup Acrylic Paint Pouring

Flip cup painting for beginners is an acrylic pouring technique where different colors of paint are mixed with a pouring medium, before being poured into a larger cup. A canvas is placed face down on the cup, then flipped so the cup is upside down on the canvas. In this course, students will learn the basics of acrylic flip cup paint pouring and will produce a 12x12 acrylic flip cup painting. The instructor will assist the students by providing positive commentary, troubleshooting paint issues, and recommending different techniques. Please note that this is a MESSY process! Students who are sensory averse/avoiders should note that you will likely have paint touching your hands and arms, even while wearing gloves.

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1 Sat., starts 10/5, 9:30 a.m.—12:30 p.m. Instructor: Heidi Schweibert CUSTOM SAGE 120 NE 1st St, Williston FEE $29 NOTE: No sr. waivers. $20 materials fee will be paid to the instructor at the class. Please, no children under 10. Course fee and materials fee is for one adult and one child. $15 extra plus the $10 materials fee for each additional child.

Beginning Painting With Acrylics

Acrylic paint, the chosen medium for many amateur and professional artists, is versatile, nontoxic, easy to clean, and offers brilliant color. This class will introduce you to the fundamentals of painting with acrylics, how to lay out a picture, as well as mix and apply the paint to create your own painting in class.

Moms, bring your child and paint a stone mermaid alongside unique farm animals, including miniature horses, goats, emus, tortoises, and cows.

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1 Sat., starts 9/14, 10 a.m.—11:30 a.m. Instructor: Brandi Brinker Two Hawk Hammock 17990 NE 53rd Ln, Williston FEE $29 NOTE: No sr. waivers. $8 material fee will be paid to the instructor at the class. Please, no children under 5. Course fee and materials fee is for one adult and one child. $10 extra plus the $8 materials fee for each additional child.

Writing

Immersive Writing Experience

Begin writing your manuscript and immerse yourself in this thorough writing experience for aspiring authors. Author Kandra Albury will help guide you, while providing feedback, in everything from back cover content, introduction, dedication, and actual chapters (and much more!)

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1 Sat., starts 9/21, 10 a.m.—1 p.m.

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1 Sat., starts 10/19, 10 a.m.—1 p.m. Instructor: Kandra Albury SF NW Campus, C-113 FEE $49 NOTE: No sr. waivers. Bring a pen, note pad, or digital device if you have one for taking notes.

6 Wed., starts 9/4, 6 p.m.—8 p.m. Instructor: James Booth SF NW Campus, S-220 FEE $69 NOTE: No sr. waivers. Suggested materials: canvas (size is up to you) or gessoed Masonite board, heavy paper, or whatever you wish to paint on, and water containers. Please come with the picture you want to paint.

This class will assist the student in developing skills in his/her chosen medium, which may include watercolor, acrylics or graphite drawing. Individual students will be working on their own projects and assistance will be provided as needed by the instructor.

Mommy & Me Painted Stone Mermaids

4 Thu., starts 9/12, 10 a.m.—12 p.m. Instructor: Beryl Bayer SF BLOUNT CENTER, DC-08 401 NW 6th St, Downtown FEE $49 NOTE: No sr. waivers. A supply list will be provided by the instructor. Bring whatever supplies you have to class.

An introduction and exploration of the art of drawing. We will be exploring techniques and methods with mixed mediums, including colored pencil, watercolor, charcoal, and pastels.

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6 Wed., starts 9/4, 6 p.m.—8 p.m. Instructor: Wendy Thornton SF NW Campus, B-224 FEE $69

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4 Wed., starts 9/11, 2 p.m.—4 p.m. Instructor: Beryl Bayer SF BLOUNT CENTER, DC-08 401 NW 6th St, Downtown FEE $49 NOTE: No sr. waivers. A supply list will be provided by the instructor. Bring whatever supplies you have to class.

Learn the basic techniques needed to produce lively, colorful, luminous and exciting watercolor paintings. Play with wet in wet puddles of paint and watch how they flow together to create atmospheric illusions.

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4 Wed., starts 9/11, 10 a.m.—12 p.m. Instructor: Beryl Bayer SF BLOUNT CENTER, DC-08 401 NW 6th St, Downtown FEE $49 NOTE: No sr. waivers. A supply list will be provided by the instructor on the 1st day of class. Bring whatever supplies you have to class.

Watercolors: Beyond Basics II

Using the techniques learned in Exploring Watercolors, the student will learn how to add value, volume and weight to objects to create dynamic and dramatic still life paintings.

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4 Wed., starts 9/11, 6 p.m.—8 p.m. Instructor: Beryl Bayer SF BLOUNT CENTER, DC-08 401 NW 6th St, Downtown

6 Thu., starts 9/5, 6 p.m.—7:30 p.m. Instructor: James Miller GAINESVILLE HIGH SCHOOL 1900 NW 13th St FEE $59 NOTE: No sr. waivers. A supply list will be provided by the instructor on the 1st day of class. Bring whatever supplies you have to class.

How do you get your work published in today’s competitive market? Learn about the different types of publishing options available, how to prepare a query letter, find an agent or self-publish, depending on your individual needs. Now that Create Space is no longer in existence, how do you self-published most effectively? We will cover the latest info on the publishing world in general.

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Exploring Watercolors

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Publishing Your Work

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Exploration In Drawing

This class is a continuation of INTRODUCTION TO DRAWING: PART 1. By introducing the student to the techniques and principles of value, three dimensional forms will be will be drawn and effective compositions will be created.

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Art Your Way

Introduction To Drawing: Part 2

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4 Thu., starts 9/12, 2 p.m.—4 p.m. HIGH SPRINGS OLD SCHOOL 23760 NW 187th Ave, High Springs Instructor: Beryl Bayer FEE $49 NOTE: No sr. waivers. A supply list will be provided by the instructor. Bring whatever supplies you have to class.

Writing Very Short Stories

Learn to create short story or prose poem structure. Includes discussions of the necessary skills, review of established fiction and non-fiction short stories and prose poetry, as well as in-class prompts, creative writing exercises and discussions on how to improve your short stories for publication.

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6 Wed., starts 9/11, 6 p.m.—7:30 p.m. Instructor: Kaye Linden SF NW Campus, B-204 FEE $69 NOTE: No sr. waivers. Prerequisite: Must have good basic writing skills and be prepared to work hard as the class is intensive. Please bring paper and pen/laptop. Textbook: ”35 Tips for Writing a Brilliant Flash Story” and/or “35 Tips for Writing Powerful Prose Poems” by Kaye Linden, available on Amazon.com.

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Performing and Visual Arts Beginner’s Photography Bootcamp

Learn how to use your 35mm or digital camera by using the right tools and techniques. This class is for beginners, and people who have done photography for a while but have had no formal training.

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6 Tue., starts 9/3, 5:30 p.m.—8:30 p.m. SF NW Campus, P-162

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6 Thu., starts 9/5, 5:30 p.m.—8:30 p.m. SF NW Campus,P-163 Instructor: James Atyeo FEE $89 NOTE: No sr. waivers. You must have a SLR camera (film or digital), with manual override and interchangeable lenses. Also, if shooting film you are responsible for the purchase and processing for class assignments.

Advanced 35MM/Digital Photography

Now that you have finished Photography Bootcamp, join other like minded photographers and have fun challenging yourself with new ideas and assignments. Learn composition, lenses, lighting, metering and more.

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6 Wed., starts 9/4, 5:30 p.m.—8:30 p.m. Instructor: James Atyeo SF NW Campus, P-162 FEE $99 NOTE: No sr. waivers. You must have a SLR camera (film or digital), with manual override. You are responsible for the purchase and processing of your film or digital images. There will be a field trip on 1 Saturday or Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., date/location TBD by class. You MUST have taken a previous Photo I course with Jim Atyeo and have his permission to register.

Rhythm Essentials Hand Drumming

Learn to play a variety of hand drums, focusing on African/Afro Caribbean music and rhythms. If you don’t have a drum some will be provided.

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6 Mon., starts 9/9, 7:30 p.m.—9:30 p.m. Instructor: Leon Larson SF NW Campus, S-29 FEE $69 NOTE: $10 fee paid to instructor at 1st class. Please bring your own drum.

Play a variety of hand drums, focusing on African/ Afro Caribbean music and rhythms. If you don’t have a drum some will be provided.

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6 Mon., starts 9/9, 7:30 p.m.—9:30 p.m. Instructor: Leon Larson SF NW Campus, S-29 FEE $69 NOTE: $10 fee paid to instructor at 1st class. Please bring your own drum.

Playing the guitar can be relaxing, enjoyable and easy to learn! Acquaint yourself with various folk strums, picking styles, chords, and embellishments.

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6 Wed., starts 9/4, 6 p.m.—7:30 p.m. Instructor: Julian Kazimier WESTWOOD MIDDLE SCHOOL, Office 3215 NW 15th Ave FEE $69 NOTE: Please bring guitar and notepad.

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6 Mon., starts 9/9, 6:30 p.m.—8 p.m. Instructor: Julian Kazimier SF DAVIS CENTER 17500 SW Archer Rd, Archer FEE $69 NOTE: Please bring guitar and notepad.

Hippodrome Play Observership

In the Hippodrome’s Observership Program, YOU are invited to join the backstage world which few audience members get to see. The Hipp’s first Oberservership of the season, The Blameless by Nick Gandiello, asks audiences a profound question: How can you carry on after living through the unimaginable? Peek behind the velvet curtain to explore this funny, heartbreakingly-real story of a family broken apart by violence and their struggle to heal and forgive. The Observership package includes 5 classes and 1 ticket to a preview performance.

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5 Wed., Thu., Fri., starts 9/13, 4 p.m.—6 p.m. Instructor: Hippodrome Instructor HIPPODROME STATE THEATRE 25 SE 2nd Pl FEE $100 NOTE: No sr. waivers. Sessions will be held on Fri. 9/13 from 4-6pm, Fri. 9/20 from 12:45-3pm, Fri. 9/27 from 3-5pm, Thur 10/3 (Time TBD), and Wed 10/3 from 7-10pm.

Screen Writing - The Basics

This course is designed to introduce participants to the basics of writing a screenplay. Students will learn to create a logline, develop characters, specifically the protagonist and antagonist and plot a story in a screenplay format. Participants may even achieve writing the first ten or fifteen pages, or the first act or a treatment. Take advantage of this new offering from the Hippodrome Education department!

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6 Mon., starts 9/16, 6:15 p.m.—7:30 p.m. Instructor: Hippodrome Instructor HIPPODROME STATE THEATRE 25 SE 2nd Pl FEE $149 NOTE: No sr. waivers.

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The flute is another instrument used in sound therapy, for meditation, for relaxation, and simple enjoyment, especially in the Native American culture. There are many stories of how the flute came to be, which we will discuss. Students will learn the basics of playing the flute (breathing, techniques, fingering), legend of the flute, basics on how to make one and the parts of the flute, how to use the flute in meditation and how to play a basic song. Flutes are provided for class use to students who do not already have one.

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Advanced Hand Drumming

Fret-No-More! Guitar 101

Healing Native American Flute

6 Wed., starts 9/4, 6:30 p.m.—7:30 p.m. Instructor: Bruce Capin WESTWOOD MIDDLE SCHOOL, Office 3215 NW 15th Ave FEE $44 NOTE: No sr. waivers.

Healing Tibetan Singing Bowls

Tibetan Singing Bowls are centuries old tools used for healing and meditation purposes, creating a range of sounds to restore the normal vibratory frequencies of diseased and out-of-harmony parts of the body, mind and soul. The sounds generated by Tibetan Singing Bowls promote healing. The sound synchronizes brain waves and enhances awareness of the mind/body connection. Learn how to play the bowl and meditate using the bowl.

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6 Wed., starts 9/4, 7:30 p.m.—8:30 p.m. Instructor: Bruce Capin WESTWOOD MIDDLE SCHOOL, Office 3215 NW 15th Ave FEE $44 NOTE: No sr. waivers.

Online

Introduction To Voiceovers: 1-on-1

Explore the fun, rewarding possibilities of the voiceover industry! Learn about different types of voiceovers and tools you’ll need to find success. Your instructor, a professional voice actor from Voices For All, will take notes as you read a real script in this one-on-one video chat setting, and offer some coaching to improve your delivery. 18 and over.

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Online: Register and start anytime Instructor: Voices For All One-on-One 90 Minute Online Course Voices For All, Inc. FEE $49 NOTE: No sr. waivers. This is an online oneon-one course that you can begin anytime. Voices For All will contact you to schedule lesson. Must have Internet access and video chatting capabilities using either of the following free methods: Skype (for PC users) or iChat, Facetime, etc.

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Computers and Technology Advanced Python

Python is a general purpose scripting language that is ideal for task automation and is quick to write and implement. As a follow-up to Python for Beginners, you will learn advanced programming techniques and use 3rd party-tools, such as sciPy, to turn raw data into usable information for data analysis.

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6 Wed., starts 9/4, 5 p.m.—7 p.m. Instructor: Curtis Clark SF NW Campus, C-114 FEE $89 NOTE: No sr. waivers. Please bring a USB thumb drive. Prerequisites: You should have taken Python for Beginners or have previous advanced programming knowledge.

Python For Beginners

Python is a general purpose scripting language that is ideal for tasks such is quick to write, and implement. Three main popular applications for Python; web server data processing, data science/data analysis and scripting prototype programs. Course covers syntax, basic program development, and using open source libraries.

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5 Wed., starts 9/11, 5 p.m.—7 p.m. Instructor: Curtis Clark SF NW Campus, C-114 FEE $79 NOTE: No sr. waivers. Bring a USB storage device/flash drive.

Cyberwise: Internet/PC Safety

Whether you realize it or not, the internet touches almost all aspects of your daily life and you need the tools, resources, and education to stay safe online. In this class, you will learn how to gain computer skills, how to avoid scams and fraud, cyberbullying, conducting a safe web search, as well as safely shopping online. Your instructor will also discuss email safety, password safety, and keeping up-to-date on security news.

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3 Thu., starts 9/12, 6 p.m.—8 p.m. Instructor: Ken Humphlett SF NW Campus, B-204 FEE $49 NOTE: No sr. waivers. Bring a pen and paper for taking notes. The instructor will provide a list of books and sites to improve your knowledge. Should have some essential computer knowledge and experience.

Gmail For Seniors

Learn how to set up and manage a Gmail account using Google. Gmail is a free email service run by Google. If you’ve never had an email account before, Gmail is a good place to start. It is reliable and free, and it comes with plenty of storage space for your messages. Your email is stored online, so you can access it from any device that can connect to the internet. This course will explore the many uses of Gmail and the best way to manage your account.

COM0002.1F6

1 Sat., starts 9/28, 10 a.m.—12 p.m. Instructor: Brian Fox SF NW Campus, C-118 FEE $34 NOTE: No sr. waivers. This course is for seniors, but everyone is welcome to register! Please have your Google/Gmail account created (and know your login and password).

Intro: 3D Printing

Learn about 3D printing and how you can join the 3D Printing revolution. Discover the different types of printers for beginners and what services are available for people that don’t own printers. Find out about free design software and file repositories and where you can get existing print designs.

COM0045.1F6

1 Sat., starts 9/14, 9 a.m.—12 p.m. Instructor: Daniel Blumberg SF NW Campus, B-204 FEE $39 NOTE: Bring paper and pen for notes.

Microsoft Office Basics I

This six-week course will cover the three most popular applications in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Each application will be covered in two sessions, focusing on both basic and many of the most popular and useful features. All students need to bring a USB drive and possess a basic working understanding of Windows.

COM0039.1F3

6 Wed., starts 9/4, 5:30 p.m.—8:30 p.m. Instructor: Brian Fox SF NW Campus, C-118 FEE $109 NOTE: No sr. waivers. Bring a USB/flash drive if you have one. Must be comfortable with the keyboard and typing.

· Medical Terminology: A Word Association Approach · Mastering Public Speaking · Twelve Steps to a Successful Job Search · Spanish for Medical Professionals

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4 Thu., starts 9/5, 3 p.m.—6 p.m. Instructor: Brian Fox SF NW Campus, C-118 FEE $84 NOTE: No sr. waivers. Bring a USB/flash drive.

PC for Beginners and Beyond II

In this course, we will discuss basic computer security, navigating Windows, managing your files, creating and customizing documents, changing your system’s settings.

COM0021.1F3

4 Thu., starts 10/3, 3 p.m.—6 p.m. Instructor: Brian Fox SF NW Campus, C-118 FEE $84 NOTE: No sr. waivers. Bring a USB/flash drive.

Note: Unless a prerequisite is noted, classes are designed for all levels!

Introduction to MS Excel Discover how to create worksheets, workbooks, charts, and graphs quickly and efficiently in Microsoft Excel 2016, now available through Office 365. Introduction to MS Word Learn how to create and modify documents using Microsoft Word 2010, the world’s most popular word processing program. Using Social Media in Business Learn how to use the five most popular social media platforms—Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Google+—to grow and promote your business. Blogging and Podcasting for Beginners Learn how to create your very own blog and add a podcast too using the tools that you already have available on your computer.

Speed Spanish Learn six easy recipes to glue Spanish words together into sentences, and you’ll be engaging in conversational Spanish in no time.

· Introduction to Windows 10 · Keyboarding · Introduction to Natural Health and Healing · Medical Math · Creating WordPress Websites

Available Online ANYTIME! Starting at $119

COM0020.1F3

Intro To Interior Design Explore a career in interior design as you learn how to transform any room into a beautiful and functional space.

What Makes the Self-Paced Tutorial option different than the Instructor-Led Course? The content of the Fundamentals course and its SPT counterpart are the same, but the new SPT version offers greater flexibility to students. Here is how:

Instructor-Led Course 1. Content is released one module at a time throughout the course term 2. Students learn on an instructor-led track that follows biweekly lesson plans 3. Course must be completed in 6 weeks

This course is for people new to computers or those wanting to move beyond the basics. Learn the parts, terminology, the basics of Windows, how to create and save files, how to make a smart computer purchase, and much more.

Online Options

Online

Self-Paced Tutorial 1. All content is made available to students immediately after they register 2. Students can work through the content at their own speed within the course term 3. Course must be completed in three months

PC for Beginners and Beyond I

Introduction to Photoshop CC Learn how to use Adobe Photoshop CC, the world’s best graphics program, to edit and process photos and create original images.

Available Online ANYTIME! Starting at $119

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Additional classes online!

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Career and Test Prep College and Career Pathfinder

This workshop is for students and adults who are wondering about possible careers, majors, and colleges. We will focus on the training opportunities available at Santa Fe College and the jobs to which they lead. We will also introduce you to useful online resources for researching possible career paths, choosing academic and career goals, and planning effectively to achieve those goals.

CAR0040.1F1

1 Thu., starts 9/5, 6 p.m.—8 p.m. Instructor: James Yawn SF NW Campus, R-217 FEE FREE

Health Career Opportunities

Explore Cardiovascular Technology, Dental Hygiene, Dental Assisting, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Nuclear Medicine Technology, Nursing, Respiratory Care, Radiography, Central Sterile Processing Technology, Surgical Technology, and Physical Therapy Assistant. Learn how to enter the programs leading to these exciting careers. A tour of the Health Sciences building is included.

CAR0060.1F2

1 Thu., starts 9/26, 5:30 p.m.—6:30 p.m. Instructor: Health Sciences Instructor SF NW Campus, W Bldg Lobby FEE FREE

Why Am I Not Getting Hired?

Are you applying for jobs and not getting hired, let alone an interview? Examine what you might be doing or saying wrong that could jeopardize your hiring odds. Explore options to improve your job search and learn just how effective your job application, resume, and interview skills are in this new class. Is your resume matching the job you want? Bring your resume and other job search materials so we can fine-tune your job search skills to help you land your dream job.

CAR0023.1F2

1 Tue., starts 9/24, 6 p.m.—7 p.m.

CAR0023.1F4

1 Thu., starts 10/3, 6 p.m.—7 p.m. Instructor: JoAnn Wilkes SF NW Campus, I-40 FEE FREE NOTE: Call 352-395-5047 to see if you qualify for the ‘Focus on the Future’ program and to register for class.

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Cooking without using animal products is NOT just for vegetarians! Those interested may be anyone interested in slowly becoming a vegetarian or vegan, to someone who wants to eat less animal products for health reasons, to people interested in just getting more creative with their current veg recipes!

CUL0059.1R3

1 Wed., starts 9/11, 5:45 p.m.—7:45 p.m.

Downtown Walking Food Tour

This offering is our longest at 3 hours, and our most filling, with 5 restaurant stops. Learn about early Gainesville history while sampling some of the best food that downtown has to offer. This will be an approx. 1.5 mile, 3 hour guided walking tour that will be a heavy lunch.

CUL0106.1B7

1 Sun., starts 9/15, 10:45 a.m.—1:45 p.m. Instructor: GNV Food Tour Instructor DOWNTOWN SW Corner of Bo Diddley Plaza FEE $59 NOTE: No sr. waivers. Wear comfortable shoes for walking. Class will meet at the Bo Diddley plaza near Steamers.

Eat, Drink, And Be Scary!

Join us on a special Halloween themed food tour. We will have spooky drinks, food and local ghost stories wrapped into some Halloween history. This will be a 1.3 mile, 2.5 hr walking tour in the downtown Gainesville area. Feel free to come festively dressed! 21 or older ONLY!

CUL0105.1B3

1 Tue., starts 10/1, 7 p.m.—9:30 p.m. Instructor: GNV Food Tour Instructor DOWNTOWN SW Corner of Bo Diddley Plaza FEE $65 NOTE: No sr. waivers. Wear comfortable shoes for walking. Class will meet in front of the stage at Bo Diddley Plaza downtown.

CUL0059.2R3

1 Wed., starts 9/18, 5:45 p.m.—7:45 p.m.

Eating In Season

Introducing our newest class from Saporito’s: Eating in Season: Foods That Grow Together Go Together! Whole food enthusiast, Renate du Plessis at Saporito Oil, Vinegar, Spice! An amazing opportunity to learn from one of Gainesville’s best. Discover food in season and planning whole food meals for active households. Learn kitchen basics and traditional cooking with nutrient dense food while maximizing efforts. Taste Renate’s inseason dishes from locally grown food, bringing South African flair to Alachua County.

CUL0083.1R6

CUL0059.1R4

1 Sat., starts 9/14, 3 p.m.—5 p.m. Instructor: Saporito OVS Instructor SAPORITO OVS 4401 NW 25 Place FEE $24

1 Thu., starts 9/26, 5:45 p.m.—7:45 p.m.

CUL0059.3R3

1 Wed., starts 10/9, 5:45 p.m.—7:45 p.m. Instructor: Leah Sherer CELEBRATIONS’ KITCHEN 317 NE 35th Ave FEE $39 NOTE: No sr. waivers. $25 materials fee due at class.

Holiday Fruit and Veggie Carving

Learn how to safely create wonderful, edible Thai decorations from fresh fruit and vegetables.

CUL0055.1F1

2 Sat., starts 10/5, 2:30 p.m.—4 p.m. Instructor: Sirikul Blumberg SF NW Campus, B-02 FEE $29 NOTE: No sr. waivers. Please bring $10 to 1st class for materials (carving knives, cutting boards, etc.). Students must bring their own carrots and cucumbers (2/ea.) at 1st class.

Teas Around The World

This class will introduce you to tea culture, the preparation and consumption of tea throughout the world. During the class we will drink many different varieties of white, green, oolong and black teas from China, India, Japan and other countries.

HOB0071.1B2

4 Thu., starts 9/12, 6 p.m.—8 p.m. Instructor: Michael Garvin SF CIED, DB-120 530 W University Ave, Downtown FEE $49

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Dance

couples dancing

Couples Ballroom Dancing

Learn 3 essential dances- Waltz, Fox Trot, and East Coast Swing. Learn basic patterns, lead/ follow, and timing in each dance in a stress free environment.

DAN0011.1B1

3 Sun., starts 9/8, 5:30 p.m.—6:30 p.m.

Latin Couples Dancing

Learn 3 exciting Latin dances: Rumba, Salsa, and Bachata. You can enjoy dancing on a cruise, parties, at your wedding or a friend’s. Learn basic patterns, lead/follow, and timing in each dance in a stress free environment.

DAN0066.1B1

3 Sun., starts 9/8, 7 p.m.—8 p.m. Instructor: Eileen Parris PARRIS DANCE STUDIO 2716 SW 100th St FEE $39 NOTE: No sr. waivers. $6 facility fee paid at 1st class. Limited to 7 couples, both participants must register for class. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes (no flip flops).

Argentine Tango Introduction

Beginning Hustle Dance

Learn how to dance with a partner. Emphasis on having fun in a non-judgmental atmosphere. No experience needed. Couples friendly, you do not have to rotate. Single friendly, no partner required.

DAN0005.1B3

4 Thu., starts 9/5, 6:30 p.m.—7:30 p.m. Instructor: Andrew Weitzen B’NAI ISRAEL 3830 NW 16th Blvd FEE $49 NOTE: No sr. waivers. $10 facility fee paid to instructor at 1st class. Please wear comfortable shoes/clothing. No class on 9/12; will be made up.

Beginning Swing Dance

Learn how to dance with a partner. Emphasis on having fun in a non-judgmental atmosphere. No experience needed. Couples friendly, you do not have to rotate. Single friendly, no partner required.

DAN0035.1G4

4 Thu., starts 9/5, 7:30 p.m.—8:30 p.m. Instructor: Andrew Weitzen B’NAI ISRAEL 3830 NW 16th Blvd FEE $49 NOTE: No sr. waivers. $10 facility fee paid to instructor at 1st class. Please wear comfortable shoes/clothing. No class on 9/12; will be made up.

Introduction to the tango with an emphasis on having fun in a non-judgmental atmosphere. Learn how to dance with a partner. No experience needed. Couples friendly, you do not have to rotate. Single friendly, no partner required.

Intro To Nia: Mindful Movement

Nia is a non-impact cardio-dance class that draws from the worlds of dance, martial arts, and yoga which improves mobility, agility, flexibility, strength, and stability, and is easily adapted for individual needs. This class offers a low-stress workout environment and an invitation to celebrate your inner dancer, warrior, and child. Everybody welcome - no previous experience is needed.

DAN0055.1B2

4 Sun., starts 9/8, 11 a.m.—12 p.m. Instructor: Sarit Sela B’NAI ISRAEL 3830 NW 16th Blvd FEE $49 NOTE: No sr. waivers. Please wear comfortable exercise clothes and bring a water bottle.

Mystical Belly Dancing

Shimmy into shape and unlock the ancient mysteries of belly dancing. Be prepared for an energetic class that will lift your spirits. Play with finger cymbals and veils as you shimmy and sway your body into better health.

DAN0020.1B2

6 Tue., starts 9/3, 6:30 p.m.—7:30 p.m. Instructor: Marjorie Malerk ETHNIC DANCE EXPRESSIONS 4000 W Newberry Rd, Suite D FEE $49 NOTE: $10 facility fee paid at 1st class.

Senior Line Dance

This combined beginner and intermediate class is a great way to get moving, have fun, improve your health, sharpen your mind and body, and lift your spirits while listening to great music. Make some new friends and have a great time!

DAN0036.1G4

4 Thu., starts 9/5, 8:30 p.m.—9:30 p.m. Instructor: Andrew Weitzen B’NAI ISRAEL 3830 NW 16th Blvd FEE $49 NOTE: No sr. waivers. $10 facility fee paid to instructor at 1st class. Please wear comfortable shoes/clothing. No class on 9/12; will be made up.

DAN0045.1R4

6 Thu., starts 9/5, 12 p.m.—1 p.m. Instructor: Andrew Weitzen SENIOR RECREATION CENTER 5701 NW 34th St FEE $49 NOTE: No sr. waivers. Wear comfortable shoes and clothing.

Ballroom Basics 101

Learn 4 popular dances - Bachata, Waltz, Rumba and East Coast Swing. You can enjoy dancing on a cruise, parties, at your wedding or a friend’s. Learn basic patterns, lead/follow, and timing in each dance in a stress free environment. Singles and couples are welcome to attend. Rotating partners is optional.

DAN0086.1B2

4 Tue., starts 9/3, 7 p.m.—8 p.m. Instructor: Eileen Parris RENA’S BALLROOM 720 NW 23rd Ave FEE $49 NOTE: No sr. waivers. $6 facility fee paid at 1st class. No black soled shoes or flip-flops.

Call 352-395-5193 for more information or to register.

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Health and Fitness

“Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity.” ~ John F. Kennedy

Aerial Fitness

Aerial fitness uses a variety of aerial tools with a focus on strengthening and stretching to prepare the body for more advanced aerial work. If you like an intense workout, this is the class for you! Key words are: core strength.

HEA0154.1B2

4 Tue., starts 9/10, 10 a.m.—11 a.m. Instructor: Gainesville Circus Center Instr. GAINESVILLE CIRCUS CENTER 250 SE 10th Ave FEE $29 NOTE: No sr. waivers. $10 facility fee paid to instructor at 1st class. Please wear comfortable clothes, preferably tights or leotards. No experience necessary but must be in good physical condition.

Aerial Yoga

Aerial Yoga is a new type of yoga that uses a fabric hammock as a tool to help students achieve the traditional Yoga positions. Aerial Yoga is uniquely developed for beginners thru all levels of experience. Also combines elements of partner acro-yoga. No previous aerial, acrobatic, or yoga experience is necessary.

HEA0009.1B4

4 Mon., starts 9/9, 7:30 a.m.—8:30 a.m. Instructor: Gainesville Circus Center Instr. GAINESVILLE CIRCUS CENTER 250 SE 10th Ave FEE $29 NOTE: No sr. waivers. $10 facility fee paid to instructor at 1st class. Please wear comfortable clothes, preferably tights or leotards.

Intro To Aerial Dance

Intro to Aerial Dance offers foundation core strengthening and flexibility to prepare individuals for more advanced aerial skills. Whether you are looking to further your dance training with aerial technique or would like to diversify your workout, this unique class provides fun, challenging and creative exercises to benefit athletes of all levels.

DAN0031.1F1

4 Sat., starts 9/7, 11:15 a.m.—12:15 p.m. Instructor: Gainesville Circus Center Instr. GAINESVILLE CIRCUS CENTER 250 SE 10th Ave FEE $29 NOTE: No sr. waivers. $10 facility fee paid to instructor at 1st class. Please wear comfortable clothes, preferably tights or leotards. No experience necessary but must be in good physical condition.

Belly Dance Fitness

Learn the art of belly dancing while getting a great workout. In this class you will learn simple technique, combinations, rhythms, shimmies, and drills.

Kundalini Yoga

Kundalini Yoga is the yoga of awareness, designed to help people lead full and healthy lives. We will use posture, rhythm, breathing techniques, mantra, and meditation to deepen internal awareness, build energy and strength, release tension, improve flexibility, and calm the mind. Appropriate for ALL levels.

HEA0021.1G3

6 Thu., starts 9/5, 6 p.m.—7:30 p.m. Instructor: Kim Holton, Ph.D., RYT GAINESVILLE HIGH SCHOOL 1900 NW 13th St FEE $54 NOTE: No sr. waivers. Please bring a yoga mat and a blanket or large towel.

Stretch and Relax With Yoga

Focus on basic breathing techniques, warm-ups, Hatha yoga postures and techniques for relaxation, releasing stress, and revitalizing the mind, body, and spirit. Each class is structured, beginning with an initial check-in and brief education, body and breath awareness, warm-up, postures, deep relaxation, and ends with a final check-in.

HEA0098.1F1

4 Tue., starts 9/17, 6:30 p.m.—8:30 p.m. Instructor: Shenna Benarte SF NW Campus, V-16 (inside Gym) FEE $49 NOTE: No sr. waivers. Bring a towel, blanket or yoga mat.

Fitness 1 on 1

A certified personal trainer will motivate, encourage and challenge you with a variety of exercises and teach you proper form. The exercises will be based on your current fitness level and designed to help you meet your fitness goals! Fee covers four sessions.

SPO2015.1B1 4 Sessions FEE $59

Fitness 1 on 1 For Seniors

If you want to improve your physical health and be better able to keep up with your grandchildren then this is for you. A certified personal trainer will help you work on improving your balance and help you strengthen your body. Fee covers four sessions.

SPO2016.1B2 4 Sessions FEE $59

Instructor: Fitness Pro Instructor FITNESS PRO PERSONAL TRAINING 3741 W University Ave NOTE: No sr. waivers. $10 facilities fee due at 1st class. For new Fitness Pro customers only. Instructor will call to schedule your personal fitness program. You must register between 8/7 and 10/11.

Posture and Stretching Yoga

Students will learn basic and intermediate poses to achieve re-alignment, balance, and relaxation.

WELL0023.1R4

6 Wed., starts 9/4, 6 a.m.—7 a.m. Instructor: K. A. Shakoor GLOBAL MMA ACADEMY 4000 W Newberry Rd, Suite F FEE $39 NOTE: No sr. waivers. Wear comfortable clothing.

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HEA0088.1B1

6 Wed., starts 9/4, 6 p.m.—7 p.m. Instructor: Rona Bennett HIP MOVES FITNESS STUDIO 708 NW 23rd Ave FEE $39 NOTE: No sr. waivers.

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Yoga/Pilates Mix

Tired of regular Yoga? Tired of regular Pilates? Let’s combine the best elements of both for our Yoga/Pilates mix. Come focus on flexibility, core strength, posture, coordination, coupled with meditation and relaxation.

HEA0014.1B6

6 Thu., starts 9/5, 7 p.m.—8 p.m. Instructor: Rona Bennett HIP MOVES FITNESS STUDIO 708 NW 23rd Ave FEE $49 NOTE: No sr. waivers. Bring a yoga mat (if you have one) or a towel.

Yoga For Relaxation

Understand yogic practices and concepts to build total health: physical, mental, emotional and spiritual. Learn yoga postures, breathing, values in life.

HEA0030.1B3

6 Wed., starts 9/4, 9:30 a.m.—11 a.m. Instructor: Sandra Angelou ETHNIC DANCE EXPRESSIONS 4000 W Newberry Rd, Suite D FEE $49 NOTE: $10 facility fee paid 1st class. Bring a yoga mat (if you have one) or a towel.

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Health and Wellness Walking Staff Self-Defense

Learn to use or manipulate a walking staff for exercise and self-defense. This coordinates many parts of the body. These movements are good for flexibility, blood flow, energy, brain exercise, coordination and breathing. The Japanese developed many techniques for self-defense over centuries of travel on foot throughout Japan. This can be practiced by students from the ages 13 to 80.

SPO0026.1W3

6 Sun., Thu., starts 9/5, 6 p.m.—7 p.m. Instructor: Thomas Huffman AIKIDO OF GAINESVILLE 4424 SW 35th Terrace FEE $69 NOTE: No sr. waivers. Wear comfortable workout clothing. Class will meet at 2-3 pm on Sundays.

Advanced Mindfulness-Based Meditation

Advanced Mindfulness-Based Meditation for Stress Reduction class will continue onward with the next series of meditation classes based on the Mindfulness-Based-Stress-Reduction (MBSR) course from the University of Massachusetts Medical School’s “Center for Mindfulness” for your personal meditation needs. For comfort, we will be seated on chairs.

HEA0144.1F4

4 Tue., starts 9/3, 6 p.m.—7 p.m. Instructor: Beatriz Bruna de SF NW Campus, B-204 FEE $39 NOTE: No sr. waivers. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a water bottle. Class is open to continuing students. Prerequisite: prior practice of Mindfulness Meditation.

Beginning Thai Meditation

Participants will learn how meditation works, numerous different meditation techniques, and strategies for integrating meditation into your daily work and life!

WELL0014.1F6

2 Sat., starts 9/14, 9 a.m.—11 a.m. Instructor: Sirikul Blumberg SF NW Campus, B-02 FEE $34 NOTE: Wear loose, comfortable clothing.

De-Stress and Relax: Meditation

Learn effective and retainable methods to achieve calmness with meditation.

WELL0039.1F1

6 Mon., starts 9/9, 7 p.m.—8 p.m. Instructor: K. A. Shakoor SF NW Campus, B-202 FEE $49 NOTE: No sr. waivers. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a water bottle.

Detox Yoga

This yoga class will focus on poses that help detoxify the body and relieve stress. Course includes handouts and “homework” to help keep you feeling great all week! Suitable for all levels; no prior yoga experience necessary.

WELL0018.1R3

6 Tue., starts 9/3, 6 p.m.—7 p.m. Instructor: Trisha Kannan WESTWOOD MIDDLE SCHOOL, Office 3215 NW 15th Ave FEE $39 NOTE: Please bring a yoga mat and wear comfortable clothing.

Detox Your Body 101

Learn what toxins you are most prone to by completing a self-assessment handout, then learn the foods that detox you the healthy way. This course is an interactive lesson with handouts, taught by a detox specialist certified through the Health Science Academy.

WELL0012.1R3

1 Sat., starts 9/14, 1 p.m.—3 p.m. Instructor: June Camerlengo SF NW Campus, B-04 FEE $34 NOTE: No sr. waivers. Please bring $3 for handouts.

Eating Carbs: Sugars/Starches

In this class, earn the difference between various types of carbohydrates and what they do to your body. Find out when to eat each type of carb, and with what...Discover what the GI index is and how to eat to avoid spikes in energy, insulin, and weight! This course is taught by a certified nutritional therapist.

HEA0029.1B4

1 Sat., starts 9/7, 11 a.m.—12:30 p.m. Instructor: June Camerlengo SF NW Campus, B-02 FEE $34 NOTE: No sr. waivers. Bring $3 for handouts.

Intro to Somatics: Move Well

Learn to release your chronic muscle tension in a gentle but effective way with Somatics. Doing Somatics on a regular basis will help you regain greater mobility, flexibility, and fluidity. It’s a great way to become more resilient to stress and discomforts.

WELL0024.1F6

3 Tue., starts 9/10, 6:30 p.m.—8 p.m. Instructor: Beth Michelson SF NW Campus, B-26 FEE $49 NOTE: No sr. waivers. Please bring a mat, a small towel, or a small pillow. Class taught by Beth Michelson, a Licensed Massage Therapist and Certified Somatic Exercise Instructor.

Qigong For Everyone

Qigong (pronounced “chee gung”) is China’s rich tradition of self-healing using movement, breath and awareness. Practice easy-to-learn, enjoyable Qigongs including selections from the beautiful and legendary Wild Goose style.

HEA0099.1W3

Epigenetics

Take the Nutritional Deficiency Self-Assessment Test and learn which antioxidants, polyphenols, probiotics, and more, to implement into your own personalized nutrition plan to improve your profile.

HEA0135.1F6

1 Sat., starts 9/21, 11 a.m.—12:30 p.m. Instructor: June Camerlengo SF NW Campus, B-04 FEE $34 NOTE: No sr. waivers. Bring $3 for handouts.

6 Wed., starts 9/4, 6:30 p.m.—7:45 p.m. Instructor: Ernest Campbell WESTWOOD MIDDLE SCHOOL, Office 3215 NW 15th Ave FEE $54 NOTE: Please wear comfortable clothing.

Self-Defense 101

This course is designed to provide the basic information necessary to protect yourself from attack in your daily life. Learn how to increase your awareness, avoidance and de-escalation techniques, as well as physical self-protection methods.

SEL0011.1R1

4 Mon., starts 9/9, 9 a.m.—10 a.m.

Integrated Energetic Exercise

This class will address energetic exercises in four categories: 1) Medical Qigong, 2) Tai Chi, 3) Hatha Yoga, and 4) Mindfulness and Meditation. This class is for all levels; beginners welcome. The goal of this class is to achieve balance, energy and relaxation.

WELL0019.1R2

6 Wed., starts 9/11, 7:30 p.m.—9 p.m. Instructor: K. A. Shakoor GLOBAL MMA ACADEMY 4000 W Newberry Rd, Suite F FEE $39 NOTE: No sr. waivers. Please wear comfortable clothing.

SEL0011.1R4

4 Thu., starts 9/12, 6 p.m.—7 p.m. Instructor: Jeremey Ahlgren MORING-SAN DOJO 6710 NW 126th Ave FEE $49 NOTE: No sr. waivers. Please bring a water bottle and towel.

Intro to Energetic Medicine

Students will be introduced to concepts of energetic medicine and how to apply it to their daily lives for a better quality of health and wellness.

WELL0030.1F1

6 Mon., starts 9/9, 6 p.m.—7 p.m. Instructor: K. A. Shakoor SF NW Campus, B-202 FEE $49 NOTE: No sr. waivers. Wear comfortable clothing.

Call 352-395-5193 for more information or to register.

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Sports

Beginner Adult Fencing

Warm‑up and stretching, footwork, bladework, beginning tactics and strategy. Improves your coordination, rhythm, timing and focus. An exercise program that equally develops mind and body.

SPO0075.1B1

6 Mon., starts 9/2, 6 p.m.—7:30 p.m.

SPO0075.2B3

6 Wed., starts 9/4, 6 p.m.—7:30 p.m. Instructor: Brian Harper FLORIDA FENCING ACADEMY 1925 NW 2nd St FEE $59 NOTE: No sr. waivers. Taught by Florida Fencing Academy. All equipment provided.

Beginning Aikido

Aikido is a self-defense martial art meant to end the conflict quickly with the least response necessary to be effective. Learn basic Aikido techniques and the principles that make them work, which may include pure physics, psychology, anatomy, kinesthesiology, and geometry.

SEL0005.1F4

6 Mon., Wed., starts 9/9, 7 p.m.—8 p.m. Instructor: Thomas Huffman AIKIDO OF GAINESVILLE 4424 SW 35th Terrace FEE $69 NOTE: No sr. waivers. Wear comfortable workout clothing that cover shoulders and knees.

Golf For Beginners

In this beginners class, you’ll be taught basic golf fundamentals from putting through driving. Receive one hour of instruction and one hour of supervised practice or playing.

SPO0020.1E1

6 Wed., starts 9/4, 3 p.m.—5 p.m.

Golf Part II

Building on the basic golf fundamentals taught in level I. Receive one hour of instruction and one hour of supervised practice or playing.

SPO0019.1E6

6 Tue., starts 9/3, 3 p.m.—5 p.m. Instructor: Eric Thomas IRONWOOD GOLF COURSE 2100 NE 39th Ave FEE $49 NOTE: No sr. waivers. $30 greens fee paid at 1st class; covers use of the course, golf balls and any available clubs.

Pickleball

This game is played with a hard paddle and a polymer Wiffleball. This beginner course will introduce pickleball rules, body positioning, footwork, drills and game strategy. Drills and strategy will focus on serve return, dinks and lobs.

SPO0057.1A3

4 Mon., starts 9/9, 9 a.m.—10:30 a.m. Instructor: G’ville Pickleball Assoc. Instr. MLK CENTER 1028 NE 14th St FEE $49 NOTE: No sr. waivers.

Gym Santa Fe

You Got Served: Tennis 101

Get access to SF’s weight and exercise room, the gym floor, scheduled classes, and racquetball courts when not in use by classes or college activities. Call 395-5549 for info on available hours and activities or go to: santafesaints.com/information/fitness_center. Children must be at least 16 years old to register. You are responsible for getting a Student ID Card.

Tennis instruction for beginners. Those who have never played will be given basic instruction in the correct way to hold a tennis racket, to swing a racket, and the proper footwork, all in a fun-oriented environment.

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6 Wed., starts 9/4, 6:30 p.m.—7:30 p.m.

You Got Served: Tennis Part Deux

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The focus of this class goes beyond the basics and emphasizes intermediate and advanced techniques such as using spin and patterns of play in competition.

10 weeks, starts 9/3 SF NW Campus, V/Gym FEE $50

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6 Thu., starts 9/5, 6:30 p.m.—7:30 p.m.

6 weeks, starts 9/3 SF NW Campus, V/Gym FEE $30

Instructor: David Porter JONESVILLE TENNIS 14080 NW 32nd Ave FEE $49 NOTE: No sr. waivers. Please wear comfortable clothing and shoes. Bring a racquet if you have one.

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4 weeks, starts 9/3 SF NW Campus, V/Gym FEE $20

Taekwondo

This course includes 6 weeks of training and a free uniform ($49 value). If you’re looking for a fun and unique fitness regimen with a supportive group of fellow adult students and instructors, then you’ll want to enroll for this course!

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6 Mon., Wed., starts 9/2, 7:10 p.m.—7:50 p.m. Instructor: Erik Magbanua PRO TAEKWONDO TOWER SQ. 5827 SW 75th St FEE $69 NOTE: No sr. waivers.

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6 Tue., Thu., starts 9/3, 7:50 p.m.—8:30 p.m. Instructor: Somi Parks PRO TAEKWONDO MILLHOPPER 4907 NW 43rd St, Suite F FEE $69 NOTE: No sr. waivers.

Karate 101

Karate classes are designed to increase your fitness, focus, self-confidence, self-defense methods, and technical abilities. Learn proper punching, kicking, and blocking methods as well as pre-arranged fight movement patterns called “kata” or forms.

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4 Tue., starts 9/10, 11 a.m.—12 p.m. 4 Wed., starts 9/11, 1:30 p.m.—2:30 p.m. Instructor: Jeremey Ahlgren MORING-SAN DOJO 6710 NW 126th Ave FEE $49 NOTE: No sr. waivers. Bring a water bottle and a karate Gi.

Intro To Angling in Florida

Learn what thousands of Floridians enjoy year round. In this class we give you an overview of equipment, when and where you can catch fish, and from various places to fish in Florida. 2 Thu., starts 9/26, 6 p.m.—8 p.m. Instructor: Robert Craig SF NW Campus, A-202 FEE $34 NOTE: $20 materials fee to be paid to instructor at 1st class.

Call 352-395-5193 for more information or to register.

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* After you have registered with Community Ed, stop by Student Life in Building S, Rm. 127 to pay the $5 for your gym card. Please be sure to bring your receipt. *

Kickboxing 101

This class is great for novices, fighters, hobbyists, and people looking for a fun way to get in shape. There are separate days designated for sparring (sparring not required, but available).

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4 Mon., starts 9/9, 6 p.m.—7 p.m.

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4 Sat., starts 9/14, 9 a.m.—10 a.m. Instructor: Jeremey Ahlgren MORING-SAN DOJO 6710 NW 126th Ave FEE $49 NOTE: No Sr. waivers. Bring a water bottle and any MMA/Boxing gloves you might own.

Running For All: No Excuses!

Class will stress one’s motivations to enable you to begin and continue running, as well as the practical skills to encourage others to start this fabulous lifestyle change.

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NOTE: Gym is open Mon. thru Fri. at available hours. Gym will be closed for holidays (including Labor Day, 9/2) and weekends.

5 Tue., starts 9/10, 6:30 p.m.—7:30 p.m. Instructor: Russell Wesley SF NW Campus, B-202 FEE $39 NOTE: Please wear comfortable clothing/ shoes. All participants will have the opportunity to attend a Florida Track Club Meeting.

Intro To Fly Fishing

Learn the basics of casting, rigging, knot tying and fly construction and learn a little about the history along the way. Course will include some lecture time in class and practice casting outside.

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3 Wed., starts 9/25, 6 p.m.—8 p.m. Instructor: Robert Craig SF NW Campus, A-202 FEE $44 NOTE: $20 materials fee to be paid to instructor at 1st class, any fly rods, reels and fly line if you have it.

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Hobbies

Become a Ham Radio Operator

This course will teach you how to pass the FCC Technician License exam (35 multiple choice questions) and help you to become a licensed Technician Level Ham Radio Operator. Anyone wishing to will be able to meet with Santa Fe Amateur Radio Society and North Florida Amateur Radio Club at the end of the class.

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2 Sat., starts 9/14, 8:30 a.m.—12:30 p.m. Instructor: Karl Zawoy SF NW Campus, P-263 FEE $49 NOTE: No sr. waivers. Bring pen and paper for notes, ARRL Ham Radio License Manual 4th Edition (spiral bound). Book can be purchased from AARL.org and Amazon.com for ($20$30). Any questions, contact the instructor at goKR6G@gmail.com.

Beginning Drone Flying For Fun

Groundwork—

Pick up a new hobby or continue to learn about an existing one. Drone flying rules have changed, and even recreational pilots will soon need to take a written exam by the FAA. Get a feel for the topics on the exam and changes to the rules and have some hands‑on fun too! This course combines fun and learning for over the course of four weeks. Bring your drone or use one of ours!

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4 Tue., starts 9/3, 6 p.m.—8 p.m. Instructor: Daniel Oakley SF NW Campus, O-124 FEE $59 NOTE: This class is open to all levels of drone enthusiasts from novice to experienced pilots (1-5 lbs. weight).

Rocket Science 101

An introduction to the principles and practice of rocketry: how rockets work, how they can be useful, and even how to build them. An overview of the science behind it will be presented. You will build a working model rocket as a class project, and there will be an opportunity to launch the completed models during the 2nd session. Safety and legality will be emphasized.

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2 Sat., starts 9/21, 10 a.m.—2 p.m. Instructor: James Yawn SF NW Campus, O-103 FEE $29 NOTE: Students under 18 must be accompanied by a registered parent or guardian. There will be a lunch break from Noon to 1 p.m.

Intro to Contract Bridge

Ooops!

Introducing students to the game of bridge, starting with fundamentals assuming no previous knowledge of playing cards. Teaching the 2 over 1 bidding system which is standard in North America. Starting with basic card play technique, and touching up on some advanced topics like end-plays and squeezes.

We cancelled your class because we didn’t know you were interested. Our programs need a minimum number enrolled before a class can run — so don’t wait!

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6 Mon., starts 9/9, 1 p.m.—3 p.m. Instructor: Gainesville Bridge Club Instructor UNITARIAN FELLOWSHIP CHURCH 4224 NW 34th St FEE $54 NOTE: No sr. waivers. Please bring a deck of cards to class.

Languages

American Sign Language I

Sign language is a non verbal method of communicating with deaf or hard-of-hearing persons. Participants will learn approximately 120 signs, along with finger spelling and basic ASL grammar in this beginning class. No previous signing experience is necessary to take this class.

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5 Wed., starts 9/11, 5:30 p.m.—7 p.m. Instructor: Sheila Lucas SF NW Campus, B-202 FEE $54 NOTE: Bring text “A Basic Course in American Sign Language” by Tom Humphries, Carol Padden, Terrence J O’Rourke (approx. cost $30).

Japanese For The Beginner

Are you interested in speaking Japanese or are you planning to visit Japan? In this course, you will learn the basics of Japanese grammar and conversation skills. Subjects will cater to travelers, students and business professionals.

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6 Thu., starts 9/5, 6:30 p.m.—8:30 p.m. Instructor: Sayuri Anderson IPS - KIRKPATRICK CENTER, RM-148 3737 NE 39th Ave FEE $84 NOTE: Study materials discussed at 1st class. Bring text “Japanese for Busy People” :Romanized Version; with CD attached. Can be purchased at any local or online bookseller for approx. $16.

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Portuguese For The Traveler

Portuguese covers basic language skills by emphasizing the five competencies of listening, speaking, reading, writing, and culture. Learn the correct grammar expressions to survive in Portuguese speaking countries! The course will include cultural readings, class discussions, use of Internet, and a variety of activities to target the use of grammar and build sentences to help them to connect to native speakers.

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6 Thu., starts 9/12, 6 p.m.—7:30 p.m. Instructor: Ericka Ghersi SF NW Campus, B-201 FEE $69 NOTE: No sr. waivers. Please bring laptop or smart phone to work with language online applications during class.

Spanish II - Part I

Did you enjoy Spanish 1, Parts 1 and 2? Are you pretty comfortable with basic conversation, speaking in the present tense, and using house, family, travel, colors, telling time and other basic vocabulary. Develop proficiency in the language, and improve your listening and speaking skills.

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6 Tue., starts 9/3, 5:30 p.m.—7 p.m. Instructor: Julia Lunardo SF NW Campus, B-02 FEE $69 NOTE: Please purchase ‘Spanish the Fast and Fun Way’ by Gene Hammitt from the SF College book store or on Amazon prior to the start of the class. A laptop, iPad, or smart phone is needed in order to participate in online practice activities. A thin, three ring binder is also recommended for keeping notes and hand-outs. No class on 9/10.

Call 352-395-5193 for more information or to register.

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Spanish III

Improve your conversational Spanish in this low intermediate level class! In addition to continued practice using the skills and vocabulary that we learned in “Spanish I and II,” students will learn how to use time expressions with HACER, the present progressive tense, reflexive verbs, and more. There will be reading and listening comprehension practice as well as opportunities to converse using these new skills. The course is flexible and can be tailored to students interests and needs.

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6 Tue., starts 9/3, 7:15 p.m.—8:45 p.m. Instructor: Julia Lunardo SF NW Campus, B-02 FEE $69 NOTE: Please purchase ‘Easy Spanish Stepby-Step’ by Barbara Bregstein prior to the start of the class and complete work in the book through the top of page 87 on Amazon prior to the start of the class. A laptop, smart phone or iPad is needed in order to participate in online practice activities. Bring a folder or 3-ring binder for handouts. No class on 9/10.

Thai For The Traveler

If you are headed for a trip to Thailand, you may find this excursion into the wonders of Thailand your passport to greater cultural understanding. Starting with the introduction of the basic survival skills of tourists: greetings with the first impression, manners, and tips for travel to Thailand are included.

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2 Sat., starts 9/14, 11:30 a.m.—1 p.m. Instructor: Sirikul Blumberg SF NW Campus, B-02 FEE $39

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House and Garden Downsizing: It’s Time

Does your life seem unmanageable because you’ve collected too much “stuff” over the years and don’t know where to start? This informational seminar will get you started and on the road to success.

Organize Your Papers

Learn the secrets of building an accessible filing system that suits your needs. You can file or pile, but you will still have access to your information.

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1 Thu., starts 9/12, 6:30 p.m.—8 p.m. Instructor: Helen Kornblum, MA SF NW Campus, B-202 FEE $24 NOTE: No sr. waivers. Bring pencil and paper to take notes.

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1 Wed., starts 9/18, 6:30 p.m.—7:30 p.m.

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1 Wed., starts 10/9, 6:30 p.m.—7:30 p.m. Instructor: Heather Damron, LMHC SF NW Campus, A-204 FEE $24 NOTE: Bring a pen and paper for notes.

Kids and Family: Parent/Child Flip Cup Acrylic Paint Pouring

Flip cup painting for beginners is an acrylic pouring technique where different colors of paint are mixed with a pouring medium, before being poured into a larger cup. A canvas is placed face down on the cup, then flipped so the cup is upside down on the canvas. In this course, students will learn the basics of acrylic flip cup paint pouring and will produce a 12x12 acrylic flip cup painting. The instructor will assist the students by providing positive commentary, troubleshooting paint issues, and recommending different techniques. Please note that this is a MESSY process! Students who are sensory averse/avoiders should note that you will likely have paint touching your hands and arms, even while wearing gloves.

Fall Pumpkin Fun

Looking for that perfect art activity for you and your little one? Engage in some creativity; create a fun mixed media art design using wood, paint, felt, and tissue paper to create a unique fall inspired piece of art! For children ages 5 and up and one parent.

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1 Sat., starts 10/12, 10 a.m.—11:30 a.m. Instructor: Brandi Brinker TWO HAWK HAMMOCK 17990 NE 53 LN, Williston FEE $29 NOTE: No sr. waivers. $10 material fee will be paid to instructor at class. Please, no children under 5. Course fee and materials fee is for one adult and one child. $10 extra plus the $10 materials fee for each additional child.

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1 Sat., starts 10/5, 9:30 a.m.—12:30 p.m. Instructor: Heidi Schweibert CUSTOM SAGE 120 NE 1st St, Williston FEE $25 NOTE: No sr. waivers. $20 materials fee will be paid to the instructor at the class. Please, no children under 10. Course fee and materials fee is for one adult and one child. $15 extra plus the $10 materials fee for each additional child.

Mommy & Me Painted Stone Mermaids

Moms, bring your child and paint a stone mermaid alongside unique farm animals, including miniature horses, goats, emus, tortoises, and cows.

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1 Sat., starts 6/29, 10 a.m.—11:30 a.m. Instructor: Brandi Brinker Two Hawk Hammock 17990 NE 53rd Ln, Williston FEE $29 NOTE: No sr. waivers. $8 material fee will be paid to the instructor at the class. Please, no children under 5. Course fee and materials fee is for one adult and one child. $10 extra plus the $8 materials fee for each additional child.

College For Kids

Minecraft Modding With Tynker

Tynker’s easy visual approach turns your child’s passion for Minecraft into a lifelong interest in learning, making, and creativity. As kids build mods and create add‑ons for Minecraft, they’ll learn to code, think critically, and write programs. They will see coding as a tool they can use to bring anything in their imagination to life.

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6 Thu., starts 9/5, 10 a.m.—12 p.m. Instructor: Gwendolyn Thompson SF CIED, DB-112 530 W University Ave, Downtown FEE $89 NOTE: For ages 8-14.

Creative Writing Workshop For High Schoolers

This course will give aspiring young writers a chance to develop confidence and master their craft in a supportive and collaborative setting. Ranging across genres; from poetry to plays to graphic novels, writers will create original pieces, participate in spoken word events, and work as contributing editors to produce a Gainesville area literary magazine for young writers.

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4 Wed., starts 9/11, 4 p.m.—6 p.m. Instructor: Andrew Westfall OAK HALL SCHOOL, Room 16 8009 SW 14 Ave (off Tower Rd) FEE $49 NOTE: Bring pens, composition journal and a laptop/iPad to class.

Call 352-395-5193 for more information or to register.

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Money and Finance Retirement Planning Today

In this course, learn how to manage investment risks, use new tax laws, make informed decisions about your company retirement plan, and adjust your estate plan to function properly under the new laws. Couples may attend together for a single registration fee.

Savvy Social Security Planning

Learn the basics of social security, how it works and how to maximize your benefits. Understand where social security benefits fit into your retirement plan.

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1 Tue., starts 10/1, 6 p.m.—8 p.m. Instructor: Karen O’Brien SF CIED, DB-117 530 W University Ave, Downtown FEE $29 NOTE: No sr. waivers. Bring a note pad and pen.

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2 Tue., starts 10/15, 6:30 p.m.—9:30 p.m.

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2 Thu., starts 10/10, 6:30 p.m.—9:30 p.m. Instructor: Gville Financial Solutions Staff SF NW Campus, R-01 FEE $49 NOTE: No sr. waivers. Instructor will provide materials.

Online Options Stocks, Bonds, and Investing: Oh, My! Learn how to make wise investment decisions so that you have enough money to live comfortably through your retirement. Personal Finance Protect your assets and discover how best to achieve all your financial goals.

Outdoor Adventures

Additional classes online!

Understanding Medicare

What are your options? What are the costs? And what is the difference? There are several types of plans to choose from once you are eligible for Medicare Parts A and B. This class will bring clarity to those choices so you can better make an informed decision.

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1 Tue., starts 9/17, 6 p.m.—7:30 p.m. Instructor: Karen O’Brien SF CIED, DB-117 530 W University Ave, Downtown FEE $29 NOTE: No sr. waivers. Bring a note pad and pen. Where Does All My Money Go? Learn how to get control of your money once and for all. Keys to Successful Money Management Certified financial planner shows you how most wealthy people build their fortunes.

Available Online ANYTIME! Starting at $119

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Refund Policy For Outdoor Adventure Trips —

Consider your reservation for a trip/class carefully! All classes require preregistration. If you cancel your reservation with less than 1 week notice of the trip date, a refund will NOT be issued. * Please call Adventure Outpost at least 2 days before trip to discuss boat preference (canoe, kayak or tandem kayak.)

For All Outdoor Adventures — *

No sr. waivers. Maps or directions will be emailed 1-2 days before trip. Lessons are included for beginners and equipment is provided. If you have any questions about your hike or canoe/Kayak adventure, you may contact your trip leader for further information. The phone number is listed below: Lars Andersen/Adventure Outpost: (386) 454-0611

Bird Watching

Develop your skill in identifying the birds in our region. Whether you are a beginner or have some experience in bird watching, this field course will increase your knowledge of our feathered friends. This class is taught by a variety of our local birding experts. Please provide email address and phone number, instructor will contact you before 1st class.

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5 Sat., starts 9/7, 7:45 a.m.—9:45 a.m. Instructor: Ala Audubon Instructor SHERWIN-WILLIAMS, E side of parking lot 34th St and SW 20th Ave FEE $49 NOTE: No sr. waivers. Bring binoculars if you have them, cameras are welcome too. Register early, this class fills quickly. The last class will be a trip to Cedar Key which lasts until 1:30 p.m. Please provide email address, instructor will contact you.

Island Hopping The Cedar Keys *

The Cedar Keys area of Florida’s Big Bend is a low, wet country where land merges gradually with the sea, shrinking and expanding with the ebb and flow of tides. Shore birds, dolphins, horseshoe crabs and a menagerie of plant and animal species make this a fascinating area to explore by kayak. The gentle current makes for easy paddling. Good for beginners and pros alike. Basic instructions given for beginners.

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1 Sat., starts 9/7, 9 a.m.—1 p.m. Instructor: Lars Andersen CEDAR KEY FEE $59

Silver River: Naturalist’s Edition *

This will be a slow-poking exploration, geared toward inquisitive paddlers more interested in learning wild lore than covering distance. Unlike our other paddle tour/classes, this one will only cover a couple of miles in total, allowing time to drift, observe and learn about the river’s plants, animals, archaeology, history and other wild lore.

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1 Wed., starts 9/11, 9 a.m.—1 p.m. Instructor: Lars Andersen SILVER SPRINGS ST PARK FEE $59

Historic Duckpond Tour

Formerly known as the Hotel Thomas in 1910 as a home for Major William R. Thomas, in 1928 it was converted to a hotel. Enjoy this historic and scenic personalized tour of one of Gainesville’s most beautiful neighborhoods

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1 Sun., starts 9/29, 1 p.m.—3 p.m. THOMAS CENTER, Fountain 302 NE 6th Ave

Historic Micanopy Walking Tour

Suwannee River Wilderness Trail *

Paddle one of the most scenic sections of the Suwannee River and learn about plants and animals as well as highlights from nearly 12,000 years of human history.

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The oldest inland town in Florida will be showcased on this tour. We will visit the Micanopy Historical Society’s museum, see the residential and commercial district, and view some significant objects from Micanopy’s past.

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1 Sat., starts 10/12, 9 a.m.—1:30 p.m. Instructor: Lars Andersen SUWANNEE RIVER FEE $59

Wild Lore of the Ocklawaha *

Historic Walking Tours

1 Sun., starts 10/6, 1 p.m.—3 p.m. MICANOPY HISTORICAL SOC., Museum 607 NE Cholokka Blvd, Micanopy

On this kayak/canoe trip we’ll explore the fascinating and often quirky lore of some plants and animals growing along this wild, scenic river.

Instructor: Melanie Barr | FEE $24 per tour NOTE: No sr. waivers. Class size is limited, so register early. These are walking tours. Wear comfortable shoes and clothing; dress for weather.

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1 Sat., starts 10/5, 9 a.m.—1:30 p.m. Instructor: Lars Andersen OCKLAWAHA RIVER FEE $59

Call 352-395-5193 for more information or to register.

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Special Interests Exploring Your Local Courts

If you like CourtTv, then you’ll like Exploring Your Local Court. If you have ever wondered if Judge Judy is remotely like real court, this is an opportunity for citizens to learn about their state court system through video clips, engaging demonstrations, lecture, and Q+A sessions. The goal of this class is to provide participants with a better understanding of the roles and responsibilities of members of the judicial branch. Participants will hear from the Clerk of Court, Court Security, and local judges about their jobs and how each of these positions works together. Also, Circuit and County Court Judges will discuss what to expect in landlord/ tenant cases and small claims cases. We will take suggestions from participants on what you want to talk about for the 2nd session.

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2 Tue., starts 9/17, 5:30 p.m.—7:30 p.m. Instructor: Eighth Judicial Circuit Court Judges EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT COURT 201 E University Ave FEE $20 NOTE: Please bring a note pad and pen. The Code of Judicial Conduct governing behavior prohibits judges from discussing any pending cases with the public.

Ponce De Leon: Early Florida

In this class, you will examine Juan Ponce de Leon, his motivation and quest for Florida, early Florida history, St. Augustine and the folklore of the Fountain of Youth!

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4 Thu., starts 9/12, 6 p.m.—7 p.m. Instructor: Dennis Lewis GAINESVILLE HIGH SCHOOL 1900 NW 13th St FEE $49 NOTE: No sr. waivers.

Ironclads of the Civil War

Learn about the details of the Ironclads during the Civil War in this class. Discover that the US was not the first country to have ironclads.

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4 Wed., starts 9/18, 6:30 p.m.—8 p.m. Instructor: Robert Wooley THE VILLAGE, Tower Club Learning Center 8000 NW 27th Blvd FEE $39

Gainesville’s Rich History: 1853-1903

Topics covered will be Gainesville in the Civil War, Reconstruction, arrival of the East Florida Seminary, the building of the new courthouse and the impact yellow fever had on the town.

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1 Mon., starts 9/30, 3 p.m.—5 p.m. Instructor: Melanie Barr THE VILLAGE, Tower Club Learning Center 8000 NW 27th Blvd FEE $24 NOTE: No sr. waivers.

Playing the guitar can be relaxing, enjoyable and easy to learn! Acquaint yourself with various folk strums, picking styles, chords, and embellishments. Familiar songs are used as examples. This class is good for beginners.

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6 Mon., starts 9/9, 6:30 p.m.—8 p.m. Instructor: Julian Kazimier SF DAVIS CENTER 17500 SW Archer Rd, Archer FEE $69 NOTE: No sr. waivers. Please bring guitar and notepad.

Learn how to navigate using the stars! This two-session course teaches you the fundamentals of finding your way around using the stars. By the end of the course, be able to tell what season it is, which direction you’re traveling and how far north or south you are on the Earth.

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2 Sat., starts 9/21, 10 a.m.—12 p.m. Instructor: James Albury SF NW Campus, X-132 FEE $39

Gainesville’s Rich History: 1903-1953

Topics covered will be the arrival of the University of Florida, the building of the Masonic Temple and the Federal Building, which we now know as the Hippodrome, and the growth of downtown. We will also discuss Gainesville High School and Lincoln High in the 1920s, the land boom, and the impact of the Depression and World War II.

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1 Mon., starts 10/7, 3 p.m.—5 p.m. Instructor: Melanie Barr THE VILLAGE, Tower Club Learning Center 8000 NW 27th Blvd FEE $24 NOTE: No sr. waivers.

Intro to Buddhist Culture

This class will cover how Buddhist philosophy has integrated into the countries of the pan-Buddhist diaspora.

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6 Thu., starts 9/5, 6 p.m.—7 p.m. Instructor: K. A. Shakoor SF NW Campus, B-228 FEE $49 NOTE: No sr. waivers. Please wear comfortable clothing.

Literacy Skills for Parents

This course introduces some of the major topics parents need to understand in order to help their middle and high school students with reading and writing assignments.

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4 Wed., starts 9/11, 6 p.m.—7:30 p.m. Instructor: Delroy Thompson SF NW Campus, B-227 FEE $59 NOTE: No sr. waivers.

Alachua/Bradford Fret-No-More: Guitar 101

Learning The Constellations

Momentum For Women

In this workshop you’ll gain insights about why you allow excuses and rationalizations to keep you from creating change, how to feed your will power instead of your excuses, what it takes to create lasting change, and why accountability is essential in creating change.

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1 Thu., starts 9/5, 6 p.m.—8 p.m. Instructor: Jennifer Thomas SF ANDREWS CENTER, Rm. 103 209 W Call St, Starke FEE $34 NOTE: No sr. waivers. Please bring pen and paper to take notes.

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About the Instructor James graduated from UF in 1992 with a Bachelor of Science in Astronomy and pursued post-baccaleaureate studies in astronomy at UF shortly thereafter. James has been the manager of the Kika Silva Pla Planetarium at Santa Fe College since October 2009 and has produced numerous planetarium shows. He is currently a co-host with Dean Regas of the internationally syndicated PBS show “Star Gazers”; the world’s only weekly program on naked-eye astronomy for the person on the street. James has also been given the opportunity to speak around the country regarding the challenges and opportunities for public interest in astronomy and astronomical outreach.

Outsmart Procrastination

A professional organizer and coach will offer an understanding of procrastination and its many causes, strategies to help you overcome it, and case studies, perhaps including your own, to analyze possible solutions.

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1 Thu., starts 9/26, 6:30 p.m.—8 p.m. Instructor: Helen Kornblum, MA SF NW Campus, B-202 FEE $24 NOTE: No sr. waivers. Bring pencil and paper to take notes.

Watercolors: Beyond Basics II

Using the techniques learned in Exploring Watercolors, the student will learn how to add value, volume and weight to objects to create dynamic and dramatic still life paintings.

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4 Thu., starts 9/12, 2 p.m.—4 p.m. Instructor: Beryl Bayer HIGH SPRINGS OLD SCHOOL 23760 NW 187th Ave, High Springs FEE $49 NOTE: No sr. waivers. A supply list will be provided by the instructor. Bring whatever supplies you have to class.

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REGISTRATION

REFUNDS

1. Online - Go to sfcollege.edu/cied/communityed and click “Take A Class”.

You may drop a class and receive a full refund by calling the Community Education office DURING THE FIRST TWO WEEKS OF THE COMMUNITY EDUCATION TERM for any class 2 weeks or longer in length. For shorter classes, you must drop the class at least 2 business days before the class begins to receive a refund. After that, you must fill out a petition for refund. See website for refund policies. You will receive a refund check in the mail in approximately 3—4 weeks. Your credit card account will NOT be credited for the amount.

2. Telephone - Call 352-395-5193. Pay with Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express. 3. Office - Hours are 8 a.m.—4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday. Pay with Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express. We do not accept cash.

ONSITE REGISTRATION

CANCELLATION POLICY

Call 352-395-5193 the day before 1st class to see if space is available. FEEs must be paid at registration by MasterCard, Visa, Discover or American Express. Cash CANNOT be accepted.

Community Education reserves the right to cancel classes based on low enrollment or other causes. The student will be notified in advance, and a full refund will be provided.

GENERAL INFORMATION

SENIORS

If you need special help because of physical disabilities, please contact Community Education at 352-395-5193.

Community Education classes for seniors 60 years and older may have their registration FEEs waived for some classes if: 1) they register the first night of class - students who register before the class begins or register online will pay full price for the course; no refunds, no exceptions; 2) space is available in the class, and 3) the class has met the required minimum seats filled. The student must pay all lab FEEs or additional FEEs. Please check space availability by calling 352-395-5193 the day before 1st class. Some classes do not allow senior waivers.

Community Education reserves the right to add or delete without notice any courses offered in this catalog, or to alter the FEEs or costs. All credit card payments will receive an email receipt. Please make sure you provide your email address. This information will not be shared with any other organization or company. You do not have to be a student of Santa Fe College to take Community Education classes.

REGISTRATION FORM Please create a student ID#. You can use any combination of 8 letters and numbers.

Student ID# First Name:

Last Name:

Address:

MI:

City:

Home Phone Number: Email Address:

ST: Alt. Phone Number:

(Confirmation will be sent via email for credit card registration)

Sex:

Zip:

/

Birthdate:

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Race: Male

1 White

3 American Indian/Alaskan Native

5 Hispanic

Female

2 African American

4 Asian/Pacific Islander

6 Other

Course No./Section No.

Course Title

Course FEE

Lab FEE

Total

Method of Payment (Complete When Mailing Registration) Check #:

(Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express Number) (Exp. Date)

Make out to SF College. Mail to 530 W. University Ave., Gainesville

(Signature)

Call 352-395-5193 for more information or to register.

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Sept 27 @ 7:30 p.m. Mitch McKay in Concert Sept 29 @ 7:30 p.m. Musical Evening w/Barbara Padilla/Master Artist Series Oct 3 @ 7:30 p.m. Winds and Classics Oct 17-19 @ 7:30 p.m. Fall Play Unnecessary Farce Nov 1-2 @ 8:00 p.m. Young Dancers Workshop Program A&B Nov 8-9 @ 7:30 p.m. Carmen Suite/Master Artist Series Nov 13-16 @ 7:30 p.m. Florida Theatre Conference Nov 19 @ 7:30 p.m. SF Student Piano Recital Nov 21 @ 7:30 p.m. SF Jazz Ensemble An Evening of Jazz Dec 5 @ 7:30 p.m. Songs of the Season

Box Office 352-395-4181 sfcollege.edu/finearts

Dec 7 @ 7:30 p.m. A Holiday at Santa Fe

EXPLORE THE SF TEACHING ZOO SF KIKA SILVA PLA PLANETARIUM

9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Daily 352-395-5601 sfcollege.edu/zoo Call 352-395-5193 for more information or to register.

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NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION PERMIT NO. 444 U.S. POSTAGE PAID GAINESVILLE, FL

Check out some NEW classes for Fall term! Beginning Drone Groundwork Bird Watching Creative Writing Workshop for High Schoolers Eat, Drink and be Scary Exploring Your Local Courts Fall Pumpkin Fun Gmail for Seniors Hippodrome Play Observership Home Decor Learn Cross-Stitch Learning the Constellations Momentum for Women Ponce De Leon: Early Florida Rocket Science 101 ...and much more!

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